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

Betty (Zearfoss) Dobleman, Gloucester City Community Activitist
Dorothy E. Bramble, 87, of Gloucester City, Services Thursday

Gloucester City Government Work Session Agenda

Monday, November 3, 2008 7:00 P.M.

313 Monmouth Street


  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):   September 25, 2008, October 6, 2008, October 16, 2008 and October 23, 2008 (pending)

7.    Reports:    I.    Engineer's Report

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:

R283    Providing for Budget Transfers

R284    Resolution of the Mayor and Common Council of the City of Gloucester City, County of Camden, New Jersey Confirming the Details of the Sale of the City's General Obligation Bonds, Series 2008A, and General Obligation Bonds, Series 2008B, to the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust and the State of New Jersey, Acting By and Through the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Pursuant to the 2008 New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust Financing Program

R285    Authorizing Exemption from Taxation for Improvements

R286    Awarding a Contract for Two (2) 2008 T-3 Series Personal Electric Mobility Units for the Gloucester City Police Department

R287    Authorizing an Escrow Agreement for Housing Trust Fund with the Council on Affordable Housing (COAH)

R288    Awarding a Contract to GWP Enterprises, Inc. for Resurfacing of Amon Avenue

R289    Awarding a Contract to American Asphalt Company, Inc. for Resurfacing of Gloucester Heights Fire Department Parking Lot



10.    Ordinances:  

For second reading and public hearing this evening:

O20    Authorizing the Sale of Certain City Owned Properties by the City of Gloucester City, County of Camden, State of New Jersey

O21    Bond Ordinance Authorizing Supplemental Funding for the Replacement of the Water Treatment Plant in the City of Gloucester City; Appropriating the Sum of $1,500,000 Therefor; Authorizing the Issuance of General Obligation Bonds or Bond Anticipation Notes of the City of Gloucester City, County of Camden, New Jersey in the Aggregate Principal Amount of Up to $1,425,000; Making Certain Determinations and Covenants; and Authorizing Certain Related Actions in Connection with the Foregoing


for second reading and public hearing to be held on November 20, 2008:

O22    Amending Chapter 87 (Vehicles and Traffic) of the City Code of the City of Gloucester City

O23    Ordinance Concerning Dangerous Conditions Existing on Properties Under Controls Issued by Federal, State and/or County Agencies Due to Environmental Conditions

11.    Old Business:


12.    New Business:


13.    Communications:

a)    From Stephen Tremback – suggests Dollar Store at Broadway and Hunter Street be turned into a bakery; requested street light at Broadway and Hunter Street

b)    NJSLM Bulletin

c)    Welsbach Progress Report

14.    Round Table:

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

16.    Adjournment