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AGENDA REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING TOWNSHIP OF MONROE AUGUST 24, 2020

AGENDA
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
TOWNSHIP OF MONROE
AUGUST 24, 2020
8:00PM

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A.) OPENING CEREMONIES
CALL TO ORDER
This meeting was advertised pursuant to the New Jersey Open Public Meetings Act (N.J.S.A.
10:4-6 thru 10:4-21). Adequate notice was placed in the official publications for the Township of
Monroe (i.e.: South Jersey Times, Courier Post and The Sentinel of Gloucester County). A copy of that
notice is posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Complex.
SALUTE TO THE FLAG – Cncl. Marvin Dilks
INVOCATION
ROLL CALL
PRESENTATIONS / PROCLAMATIONS
 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year Recipients
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 Work Session – July 27, 2020
 Regular Council Meeting – July 27, 2020
 Closed Executive Session – July 27, 2020
B.) CORRESPONDENCE
 Amusement Licenses – September 1, 2020 to May 31, 2021
Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar Mirarchi’s Williamstown Inn
Geets Diner Rack’s Pub & Grill
Hospitality Creek Campground Sharky’s Sports Bar & Grill
John & Doug’s Liquors Trio Tavern
C.) RESOLUTIONS
R:127-2020 Resolution Certifying That The Township Council Of The Township Of Monroe,
County Of Gloucester, State Of New Jersey, Has Reviewed The General Comment And Recommendation
Section Of The Report Of Audit For The Year 2019
R:128-2020 Resolution Authorizing The Renewal Of Certain Plenary Retail Consumption,
Plenary Retail Consumption With Broad Package Privilege, Plenary Retail Distribution And Club
Licenses Within The Township Of Monroe, County Of Gloucester, State Of New Jersey For The Years
2020-2021 License Term
R:129-2020 Resolution Of The Township Council Of The Township Of Monroe Authorizing The
Purchase Of One (1) Labrie 31 (27+4) Cu. Yd H/H Automizer Automated Refuse Collection System
Mounted On An Unused 2020 Autocar Model ACX64 Chassis 66,000lb GVW Minimum Or Equal Under
A National Cooperative Purchasing Agreement
R:130-2020 Resolution Of The Township Council Of The Township Of Monroe Authorizing The
Purchase Of One (1) McNeilus XC 32 Cu. Yd. Rear Loader Refuse Collection System Mounted On An
Unused 2020 Freightliner Model 114SD Under A National Cooperative Purchasing Agreement
R:131-2020 Resolution Of The Township Council Of The Township Of Monroe Authorizing The
Mayor To Execute An Agreement To Participate In The Alliance To Prevent Alcoholism And Drug
Abuse Program Between County Of Gloucester, New Jersey And The Township Of Monroe (October 1,
2020 To June 30, 2021)
R:132-2020 Resolution Of The Township Of Monroe Authorizing The Reduction Of A
Performance Surety Bond For Hamilton Greene Subdivision #1823, Phase 1 (Block 14401, Lots 1, 4, 5,
6, 7 & 11 And Block 14501, Lots 24, 24.01 & 25)
AGENDA
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
TOWNSHIP OF MONROE
AUGUST 24, 2020
8:00PM
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C.) RESOLUTIONS (cont’d)
R:133-2020 Resolution Of The Township Of Monroe Authorizing The Reduction Of A
Performance Surety Bond For Hamilton Greene Subdivision #1823, Phase 2 (Block 14401, Lots 1, 4, 5,
6, 7 & 11 And Block 14501, Lots 24, 24.01 & 25)
R:134-2020 Resolution Of The Township Of Monroe Authorizing The Reduction Of A
Performance Surety Bond For Hamilton Greene Subdivision #1823, Phase 4 (Block 14401, Lots 1, 4, 5,
6, 7 & 11 And Block 14501, Lots 24, 24.01 & 25)
R:135-2020 Resolution Of The Township Council Of The Township Of Monroe Authorizing The
Acceptance Of A Safety & Stabilization Guarantee In The Amount Of $5,000.00 For Holiday Inn (M3
Hotel Developers, LLC), Site Plan #429, Block 1202, Lot 23 (Buffer Landscaping)
R:136-2020 Resolution Of The Township Council Of The Township Of Monroe Authorizing The
Acceptance Of A Performance Guarantee In The Amount Of $7,920.00 For Holiday Inn (M3 Hotel
Developers, LLC), Site Plan #429, Block 1202, Lot 23 (Buffer Landscaping)
R:137-2020 Resolution Adjusting Township Of Monroe Tax Records
R:138-2020 Resolution Approving The Bill List And Paid List For The Council Meeting Of
August 24, 2020
D.) ORDINANCES
O:16-2020 An Ordinance Of The Township Of Monroe Repealing Ordinance O:11-2020
(Second Reading & Public Hearing)
O:17-2020 An Ordinance Providing For the Implementation In The Township Of Monroe Of The
“Five Year Tax Exemption And Abatement Law” Pursuant To N.J.S.A. 40A:21-1 Et Seq. And Approving
Property Tax Agreement Between The Township Of Monroe And M3 Hotel Developers, LLC, 1151
Black Horse Pike North, Block 1202, Lot 23 (Second Reading & Public Hearing)
O:18-2020 An Ordinance Of The Township Council Of The Township Of Monroe To Amend
Chapter 69 Of The Code Of The Township Of Monroe, Entitled “Special Law Enforcement Officers”
(Second Reading & Public Hearing)
O:19-2020 An Ordinance Of The Township Council Of The Township Of Monroe Amending
Ordinance O:39-2019 To Include Compensation Of Special Law Enforcement Officers I, II, III Of The
Township Of Monroe, In The County Of Gloucester, State Of New Jersey For The Year (Second
Reading & Public Hearing)
E.) NEW BUSINESS
F.) OLD BUSINESS
G.) REPORTS AND OTHER MATTERS
H.) GENERAL PUBLIC DISCUSSION
I.) ADJOURNMENT

AGENDA REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING TOWNSHIP OF MONROE AUGUST 24, 20202020-09-01T07:28:26-04:00

Tax Bill Message

Message from the tax office! 

The Tax Bills will be mailed by the end of July. The last day to pay the August quarter will August 25th  and the new due date will be on the bills.  The public is still encouraged to utilize the drop box located by the glass doors in front of Town Hall on Virginia Avenue. Payments, paperwork and rebate forms can left in this box and will be completed and returned to you.  Payments can also be mailed to our office,  paid online thru the Township’s website, paid by phone at 866-572-9477 using the tax account # on your tax bill or paid using online banking thru your bank. (The convenience fee of $1.05 for using an e-check will be credited to your next tax quarter). The fees charged for payments made by credit/debit will not be credited. Please go to our department page for additional tax office information.

Tax Bill Message2020-07-22T16:18:08-04:00

COVID: Court

COVID Update: Monroe Municipal Court

The municipal court is currently holding court sessions virtually. Please contact the court office for more information.

If you wish to pay your traffic tickets or criminal time payments online the link is www.njmcdirect.com. You may also dispute certain traffic tickets through the same link.

If you would like to contact Monroe Courts please call 856-728-9800 ext 500

The Municipal Court Office of Monroe Township is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. We have court most Tuesdays and one Thursday each month. If you try to contact the court during a court session, you may have to try again on the next business day. If you wish to pay your traffic ticket or criminal time payment the online link is www.njmcdirect.com. There is a township drop box located outside the building for your convenience as well.

If you need to know if a traffic ticket carries Motor Vehicle points; they are assessed by the MVC, and here is a link to the MVC just for that purpose. http://www.state.nj.us/mvc/

Our telephone number is 856-728-9800 extension 500. Our mailing address is Monroe Township Municipal Court, 125 Virginia Ave., Williamstown, NJ 08094. This court will handle, to conclusion, all traffic matters, local ordinance violations, and disorderly persons offenses. Any indictable charges will be referred to the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office for their review. If the County Prosecutor decides to hear the matter, the case will be presented to a Grand Jury. In the event the Prosecutor’s Office declines to prosecute the case, the case will be remanded to this court to be scheduled for disposition.

If you wish to file a criminal or traffic complaint you must come directly to our office during regular business hours to complete the necessary paperwork. Any complaint made, will be accepted for filing. The determination of probable cause to actually issue a complaint will depend on the facts presented. Please keep in mind, the court staff cannot rend legal advice, only an attorney licensed to do so can offer advice. If you need assistance with what charge to pick, you may ask a police officer, lawyer, the municipal prosecutor, or the county prosecutor. Court staff will help you navigate the process. There is no charge to file a complaint.

COVID: Court2020-07-21T10:51:58-04:00

COVID: Police Records

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY – CONTACT WITH MONROE TOWNSHIP POLICE RECORDS

REVISED 4/17/20

 CITIZEN SERVICES PROGRAM WEBSITE:  MINOR INCIDENTS WHICH OCCUR WITHIN THE TOWNSHIP OF MONROE CAN NOW BE REPORTED ONLINE FROM YOUR HOME OR OFFICE.  THESE INCIDENT ARE AS FOLLOWS:  VANDALISM/CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, IDENTITY THEFT, LOST PROPERTY, CIVIL MATTERS, NON-EMERGENCY TRAFFIC RELATED MATTERS AND MINOR THEFTS.  PLEASE GO TO THE TOWNSHIP WEBSITE AT https://monroetownshipnj.org AND CLICK ON THE LINK FOR THE CITIZEN SERVICES PROGRAM (LOCATED IN THE YELLOW BOX TITLED PUBLIC NOTICE) OR GO DIRECTLY TO THE CSP WEBSITE AT http://monroe.prophoenix.com/#/home. (SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM AND SELECT THE BLUE BOX, REPORT ONLINE).

REQUESTS FOR POLICE REPORTS: CALL POLICE RECORDS ANY DAY FROM 8:00AM – 4:00PM MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AND WE CAN EMAIL, FAX OR U.S. MAIL YOU A “REQUEST A REPORT FORM”.  ONCE THE FORM IS FILLED OUT, SEND IT BACK TO US WITH A COPY OF YOUR DRIVERS LICENSE, WE WILL RESEARCH YOUR REQUEST AND IF AVAILABLE/RELEASEABLE, FILL YOUR REQUEST PROMPLY BY EMAIL, FAX OR U.S. MAIL.

Send to:  Recordsdivision@monroetownshipnj.org

Call:  856-728-9800

Fax:  856-728-2468

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH REPORT:

PLEASE LOG ON TO WWW.CRASHDOCS.ORG AND YOU WILL NEED TO PROVIDE YOUR DATE OF CRASH, LAST NAME AND CASE NUMBER (20200XXXXX – NO SPACES OR DASHES) PLEASE ALLOW AT LEAST 7-10 DAYS FROM THE CRASH TO GET THE INFORMATION.

TOWED/IMPOUNDED VEHICLE RELEASES:

PLEASE USE THE BOX ON THE WALL TO ADVISE COUNTY DISPATCH THAT YOU ARE HERE TO PICK UP A TOW RELEASE.  A POLICE OFFICER WILL BE DISPATCHED TO PROVIDE YOU WITH YOUR RELEASE.

In the lobby:  hit the silver button on the red box

FIREARMS APPLICATIONS – EVERYTHING IS ONLINE VISIT THE WEBSITE AT:  HTTPS://WWW.NJPORTAL.COM/NJSP/FARS

IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, CONTACT RECORDS AT 856-728-9800 X246 – LEAVE A MESSAGE AND SOMEONE WILL RETURN YOUR CALL WITHIN A FEW DAYS.  AFTER YOU ARE CONTACTED THAT THEY ARE READY, COME INTO HEADQUARTERS AND AN OFFICER WILL COLLECT YOUR PERMIT/CARD FEES AND PROVIDE YOU YOUR DOCUMENTS.

Please bring in cash/check or money order – we do not accept debit or credit cards.

Monroe Township ORI Number Is:  NJ0081100

LOCAL BACKGROUND CHECKS/DISCOVERY REQUESTS:

WILL BE DONE BY EMAIL, FAX OR U.S. MAIL.

Send to:  Recordsdivision@monroetownshipnj.org

Call:  856-728-9800

Fax:  856-728-2468

TEMPORARY HANDICAPPED PARKING PERMITS:

MAIL YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION (PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR PHONE NUBMER) WITH A $4.00 CHECK (PAYABLE TO NJMV) TO MONROE TOWNSHIP POLICE RECORDS, 125 VIRGINIA AVENUE, WILLIAMSTOWN, NJ 08094.  ONCE YOUR APPLICATON IS RECEIVED IT WILL BE PROCESSED AND MAILED BACK TO YOUR HOME ADDRESS.

 FINGERPRINTING FOR OUT OF STATE EMPLOYMENT:

TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED AT THIS TIME.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR NEED TO SPEAK TO ANY RECORDS EMPLOYEES PLEASE CONTACT US AT:

PHONE:  856-728-9800 X 208, 211, 247, 274 OR 275

FAX: 856-728-2468

EMAIL:  Recordsdivision@monroetownshipnj.org

PLEASE CONTINUE TO CHECK THE MONROE TOWNSHIP POLICE FACEBOOK PAGE AND TOWNSHIP WEBSITE FOR ANY CHANGES OR UPDATES.

COVID: Police Records2020-07-17T18:13:56-04:00

COVID: Zoning & Construction

Zoning & Construction Permit Application Process

The Zoning & Construction Offices current process is as follows:
• All Applications for both Departments can be found on our website under “Forms & Applications” found at (https://monroetownshipnj.org/online-forms-2/)

Be sure to print the Zoning Application Checklist to be able to complete the Application properly for submittal

• Print the applications and complete them in their entirety
• Please be sure that any application that requires Zoning Approval, is obtained prior to sending the Construction Permit Application
• Completed applications can be sent by mail or placed in the drop box at the Court side entrance on the Virginia Avenue side of the Municipal Building

COVID: Zoning & Construction2020-07-20T08:37:26-04:00
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