NEWS, SPORTS, COMMENTARY, POLITICS for Gloucester City and the Surrounding Areas of South Jersey and Philadelphia

Ray Cooney, Korean War Veteran, former employee of City School Board and Highway Depart.
Gloucester City: Those Hazy Days of Summer

Gloucester City: Mayor and Council Caucus Meeting Agenda, July 17



  1. Call to Order:
  2. Pledge of Allegiance:

3.    Roll Call:

4.    Sunshine Law: This meeting is being held in conformance with the New Jersey Open Public Meetings Act, otherwise known as the "Sunshine Law". It has been legally noticed in accordance with the law and copies have been given to those requesting the same.

5.    Public Comment Period: The Governing Body, in accordance with P.L. 2002, c. 80, have adopted the following guidelines relative to the Public Comment Period (PCP) at Caucus, Worksession, Special and Emergency Meetings of the Mayor and Common Council of Gloucester City: The PCP shall occur at the beginning of each meeting; it shall be no longer than one half-hour in length; every person wishing to speak may do so once during the period for no longer than five minutes. No changes have been made for the PCP of the regular monthly meetings.

6.    Minutes of the Previous Meeting(s): June 19, 2008, June 26, 2008 distributed; July 7, 2008 (pending)

7.    Reports:    I.    Departmental Reports

II.    Committees of Council:

  1. Celebrations

b)    Finance & Administration

        c)    Fire

  1. Housing
  2. Licensing
  3. Police

g)    Public Works

8.    Licenses:     None

9.    Resolutions:

R193    Authorizing Refunds on the Planning and Zoning Board Escrow Accounts

R194    Authorizing Adjustments on the Planning and Zoning Board Escrow Accounts

R195    Authorizing Placement of Municipal Charges On Tax Properties for Service Work

R196    To Correct Billing Charges on Utility Records    

10.    Ordinances:

for second reading and public hearing to be held on July 17, 2008

O14    Amending the Ordinance Regulating the Salaries of the Employees of the City of Gloucester City, County of Camden, State of New Jersey

11.    Old Business:

a)    Final Decision: GRC – Gorman v. Gloucester City

b)    Request by BOH for recognition of service of Mike Hainsworth

12.    New Business:

a)    The Earth Machine – composter program

b)    Draft rules – Senior and Community Center

c)    Energy Conservation suggestions

d)    2007 Audit received and distributed, please review particularly findings and determinations section.



13.    Communications:

a)    'Memorial' Operation Run for the Fallen – 08/24/08 – 1 mile

b)    Request use of Martin's Lake park – Sunday, Aug 3, 2-4PM

14.    Round Table:

15.    Closed Session: Resolution #R -2008 to enter into closed session for discussion of:

16.    Adjournment