Posted June 3, 2021
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the following Ordinance was submitted in writing, introduced, read by title and passed on first reading at a meeting of the Township Committee of the Township of Millburn, in the County of Essex on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. The ordinance will be considered for final passage and adoption at the public hearing held at a meeting beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at the Municipal Building, 375 Millburn Avenue, Millburn, New Jersey when and where or at such time and place to which said meeting may be adjourned, all persons interested will be given an opportunity to be heard concerning said ordinance. Millburn Town Hall will open for this meeting beginning at 6:30PM and all attendees shall wear a mask and shall maintain the appropriate social distance from other attendees. Members of the public who wish to participate remotely at the meeting may do so by calling or joining remotely or over the phone with the below information at 7:00 pm. Individuals calling into this number will be able to fully participate in the meeting during the appropriate public comment periods.
BY ORDER OF THE TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE
Christine A. Gatti, RMC, Township Clerk
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ORDINANCE NO. 2574-21
CAPITAL ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY AUTHORIZING THE MAKING OF VARIOUS PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS AND ACQUISITIONS IN, BY AND FOR THE TOWNSHIP, APPROPRIATING THEREFOR THE SUM OF $1,624,700 AND PROVIDING THAT SUCH SUM SO APPROPRIATED SHALL BE RAISED FROM THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND OF THE TOWNSHIP
BE IT ORDAINED by the Township Committee of the Township of Millburn, in the County of Essex, New Jersey, as follows:
Section 1. The Township of Millburn, in the County of Essex, New Jersey (the "Township") is hereby authorized to make the following public improvements and acquisitions in, by and for the Township, including all work, materials and appurtenances necessary and suitable therefor:
(A) Fire Department
(i) Acquisition of new fire apparatus and a new automotive vehicle, including original apparatus and equipment, consisting of (a) a tower ladder truck (partial funding) and (b) an SUV and (ii) acquisition of new additional or replacement equipment and machinery consisting of turnout gear.
Estimated Cost: $341,000
(B) Department of Public Works ("DPW")
Acquisition of new automotive vehicles, including original apparatus and equipment, consisting of dump trucks with plows and spreaders.
Estimated Cost: $320,000
(C) Police Department
(i) Undertaking of communication system upgrades, (ii) acquisition of new additional or replacement equipment and machinery consisting of body cameras and related equipment, (iii) acquisition of new information technology equipment consisting of a computer server and (iv) acquisition of a new automotive vehicle, including original apparatus and equipment, consisting of an SUV.
Estimated Cost: $210,000
Replacement of an awning and pool chairs at the Millburn Township Municipal Pool.
Estimated Cost: $17,200
(E) General Improvements
Undertaking of streetscape improvements in the business districts, including, but not limited to, installation of planters (with trees) and decorative lighting.
Estimated Cost: $100,000
Resurfacing, reconstruction, seal coating and/or micro-paving of various roads, as set forth on a list hereby approved and placed on file with the Township Clerk and available for public inspection during normal business hours. Additions to or deletions from said list may be made by resolutions adopted by the Township Committee and placed on file with the Township Clerk.
Estimated Cost: $406,500
Undertaking of drainage and sanitary sewer improvements at various locations.
Estimated Cost: $230,000
Section 2. The sum of $1,624,700 is hereby appropriated to the payment of the cost of the improvements and acquisitions authorized and described in Section 1 hereof (hereinafter referred to as "purpose"). Said appropriation shall be raised from the Capital Improvement Fund of the Township, as hereinafter provided. The sum of $1,624,700 is hereby appropriated from the Capital Improvement Fund of the Township to the payment of the cost of said purpose.
Section 3. Said improvements and acquisitions are lawful capital improvements of the Township having a period of usefulness of at least five (5) years. Said improvements and acquisitions shall be made as general improvements, no part of the cost of which shall be assessed against property specially benefited.
Section 4. The capital budget is hereby amended to conform with the provisions of this capital ordinance to the extent of any inconsistency therewith and the resolutions promulgated by the Local Finance Board showing full detail of the amended capital budget and capital program as approved by the Director, Division of Local Government Services, is on file with the Township Clerk and is available for public inspection.
Section 5. This ordinance shall take effect at the time and in the manner provided by law.