Bloomfield Town Council meeting, December 29, 2020
4:06PM Dec 30, 2020
If you want me to explain in the beginning, okay.
Good afternoon, everybody. Notice at the time date location agenda this meeting, to the extent then known as provide at least 40 hours prior to the commencement this meeting in the following manner pursuant to the provisions of chapter 231 of the law in 1975. by posting such notice on the bulletin board in the municipal building, and by email notification generated by IQ MC to the offices of the independent press, Lucca lights, our ledger patch person that is happened to fulfill, please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America. nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. Before
we get going, I've asked Robert Brennan, who has worked for the township for 40 years, who is leaving us at the end of this week to come on, and say his goodbyes to us. Robert has been a I believe CFO for 1110 years analysts now 1414 he's been a great member of the team. He's been a great employee to the township. And this is supposed to be last December. We asked him to say another couple of months. And then COVID hit that we have some say another couple of months and here we are. even ask them to say another couple of months. But he sends out
So Robert, you will be missed. I know we've had our keep you out of my office a couple times. But I've always enjoyed your company. Best of luck in your retirement.
Listen, America really appreciate those kind words and when we go out to lunch, you won't kick the habit starts happening. But anyway, seriously, it's been a it's been a privilege working for the township that I grew up in. Graduated Bloomfield high end, and I still can't believe I'm going on the younger 65 but I wish everyone the best and continued success in this township and go backwards.
Thank you, Robert.
Alright, moving on. Are there any communicate of minutes approval?
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no, we did not. Louis, please call the roll call.
Councilman Mendell here. Councilman Joanna. Councilwoman Cruz. Absent Councilman Davis. Here, Councilman gamble. Here. Councilman rock while you're married easier.
an employee of minutes from the Monday December 14 2020. Combined conference and regular meetings, some seconds. decade counts.
Are there any questions or comments? All in favor? Aye.
And then we have anybody on the line.
Is anyone on the line?
Okay. First up, we have hearing upon adoption or amendment of proposed ordinances on second reading. Can Councilman Mondale Can you take this for council members?
an ordinance authorizing an emergency appropriation and j s 40. A for just 53
seconds. Second. Councilman
Germano, are there any questions or comments from members of the public?
are there any questions or comments from members of the council?
Will these please call the roll.
Councilman Mondale? Yes, Councilman Joanna Yes, Councilman Davis? Yes. Councilman gamble. Yes. Councilman Rafael? Yes. Mayor Venezia.
And consent resolution. Councilman Davis, if you can move one through six, and then if anybody has any questions, we'll discuss it with Matt. After we move it.
Council, I'd like to move consent resolutions one through six.
Second, second, Councilman gamble. Does anybody on the Council have any questions for Matt? Okay. Louise, please call the roll.
Councilman gel. Yeah. Councilman Joanna? Yes. Councilwoman Davis? Yes. Councilman gamble. Yes. Councilman Rafael? Yes. Marin easier.
And just to remind everybody, before we close, we will be having a swearing in ceremony on January 4. It will be virtual. So we will put the announcement out this week to the public. Are there any more questions or comments before we adjourn? mayor, if
I can just say a real quick, I just wanted to kind of weigh in to
that I very much has enjoyed working with you the seven years or eight. I can't remember what is the seven or eight years, seven years. But then on the council, you can always great positive energy. And I didn't like I said before I enjoyed working with you. And thank you for your service to the township.
I appreciate that. Councilman. Thank you very much. Everyone have a happy new year.
Thank you to Robert. Can I have a motion to adjourn?
Motion to close?
All in favor? Aye. Hi, thank you.
Happy New Year. Happy New Year.