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Minutes of Commissioners Meeting   -   September 20, 2017

Note:  Complete Meeting Appears on CD #22-17 on File in the Borough Clerk's Office. September 20, 2017
Wildwood Crest, NJ

Prior to the opening of the meeting, Mr. Groon led those present in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

 

The meeting of the Board of Commissioners, Borough of Wildwood Crest, Cape May County, New Jersey, was held in the Municipal Court Room at 9:30 a.m.  On roll call the following answered to their names:

 

Gould -   Cabrera -    Groon -          YES

   

Mr. Groon read the following statement:  In compliance with the Open Public Meeting Act, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975, the notice requirements have been satisfied as to the time, place and date of holding said meeting by posting notice on the bulletin board in the Borough Hall and by e-mailing and same to the Gazette-Leader, Herald of Cape May County and The Press on December 1, 2016.

 

Mr. Groon next announced the one-way in and the one-way out method of ingress and egress in case of emergency.

 

THE ADMINISTRATOR READS THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BY TITLE:

RESOLUTION NO.  1031-17

SUBJECT:           A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPROVAL OF CHANGE ORDER NUMBER 2-FINAL AND RESCINDING PREVIOUS APPROVED CHANGE ORDERS 2 & 3 AND RESOLUTION 822-16.

 

                                2013 STREET & UTILITY RECONSTRUCTION, VARIOUS STREETS

 

WHEREAS, Perna Finnigan, Inc. of Vineland, New Jersey has satisfactorily completed the contract for the project known as 2013 Street & Utility Reconstruction, Various Streets; and

 

WHEREAS, during the course of completing the project, certain additions and reductions were required as indicated on Change Order Number 2 – FINAL, increasing the total contract amount by $231,520.76 to $13,612,226.08, submitted this day by the Engineer; with the Borough of Wildwood Crest’s portion being $10,638,071.18, an increase of $257,224.86 from previously approved Change Order #1 and an increase of $598,336.93 from the original Borough of Wildwood Crest portion; and with the City of Wildwood Water Utility’s portion being $2,974,154.90, a reduction of $25,704.10 from previously approved Change Order #1 and an increase of $668,065.90 from the original City of Wildwood Water Utility portion.

 

WHEREAS, the Borough of Wildwood Crest previously approved Change Order #2 and Change Order #3 on the project and it has subsequently been determined said Change Orders 2 & 3 are no longer needed as all work included and identified in said change orders is hereby included in Change Order #2-Final and as such Change Orders 2 & 3 shall be rescinded; and

 

WHEREAS, the Engineer, Ralph Petrella Jr. of Van Note-Harvey Associates has recommended approval of Change Order #2-Final.

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Wildwood Crest, County of Cape May and State of New Jersey, that said Change Order Number 2 – FINAL, increasing the total contract amount to $13,612,226.08 (Wildwood Crest portion = $10,638,071.18; Wildwood City portion = $2,974,154.90) be and the same is hereby approved.

 

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Wildwood Crest, County of Cape May and State of New Jersey, as follows:

 

  1. That previously approved Change Orders 2 & 3 are hereby rescinded.
  2. That previously approved resolution 822-16 is hereby rescinded.
  3. That the Mayor and Borough Clerk of the Borough of Wildwood Crest be and they are hereby authorized and directed to execute and attest said change order documents on behalf of the Borough of Wildwood Crest.
  4. That the final sanitary sewer (NJDEP project #S340719-03) construction contract amount is $7,062,195.25 ($7,062,195.50, but reduced by $0.25 due to NJDEP internal rounding), including the NJDEP unallowable costs associated with the Pacific Avenue Borough Roadway Improvements.
  5. That the final storm sewer (NJDEP project #S340719-04) construction contract amount is $3,575,875.68, which said contract amount includes but is not limited to the Sunset Lake stamped concrete and overall pedestrian/bicycle safety improvements.
  6. That the final Pacific Avenue Borough Roadway Improvements construction contribution is $178,146.46, with said amount being included in the sanitary sewer portion of Change Order #2-Final.
  7. That the certification of available funds by the Chief Financial Officer of the Borough of Wildwood Crest is contingent upon the NJDEP’s approval of use of project funds for all costs associated with said Change Order #2-Final, with the exception of the Pacific Avenue Borough Roadway Improvements and if determined necessary by the State, the Sunset Lake stamped concrete and overall pedestrian/bicycle safety improvements.

 

WHEREAS, the CFO has certified the availability of funds as evidenced below by her signature,

Account Number(s)                           Amount                                            Signature

________________                    ________________          _______________________________

 

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that the foregoing Resolution be adopted.

Vote:          Gould - Cabrera - Groon   – Yes         

 

THE ADMINISTRATOR READS THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BY TITLE:

RESOLUTION NO.  1032-17

SUBJECT:           A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPROVAL OF CHANGE ORDER NUMBER 1

                                CURB RAMP ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS - CONTRACT NO. M-2

 

WHEREAS, R.A. Walters & Son, LLC, of Cape May Court House, New Jersey was awarded the contract known as Curb Ramp Access Improvements - Contract No. M-2 via Resolution No. 955-17 on May 10, 2017 for $174,470.00; and

 

WHEREAS, Mark R. Sray, P.E., CME, of Mott MacDonald has reviewed the quantity additions and deletions for various items and approves Change Order Number 1- Curb Ramp Access Improvements in the net addition of $1,344.00 and a reduction of $17,490.99, all of which is detailed in the attachment to the Change Order and revising the Contract Price to $158,323.01

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Wildwood Crest, County of Cape May and State of New Jersey, that said Change Order Number 1- Curb Ramp Access Improvements- reducing the total contract amount by $16,146.99 and revising the contract price to $158,323.01 be and the same is hereby approved.

 

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Wildwood Crest, County of Cape May and State of New Jersey, as follows:

 

  1. That the allegations of the preamble hereto are incorporated hereby in reference as if fully set forth.
  2. That the Mayor and Borough Clerk of the Borough of Wildwood Crest be and they are hereby authorized and directed to execute and attest said change order documents on behalf of the Borough of Wildwood Crest.

 

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that the foregoing Resolution be adopted.

Vote:          Gould - Cabrera - Groon   – Yes         

 

THE ADMINISTRATOR READS THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BY TITLE:

RESOLUTION NO.  1033-17

Approval to Submit a Grant Application and Execute a Grant Contract With the New Jersey Department of Transportation for the Reconstruction of Newark Avenue

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Wildwood Crest, County of Cape May and State of New Jersey, formally approves the grant application for the above stated project; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor and Borough Clerk are hereby authorized to submit an electronic grant application identified as No. MA-2018-Reconstruction of Newark Avenue-00090  Phase II to the New Jersey Department of Transportation on behalf of the Borough of Wildwood Crest; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor and Borough Clerk are hereby authorized to sign the grant agreement on behalf of the Borough of Wildwood Crest and that their signatures constitutes acceptance of the terms and conditions of the grant agreement and approves the execution of the grant agreement.

 

My signature and the Clerk’s seal serve to acknowledge the above resolution and constitute acceptance of the terms and conditions of the grant agreement and approve the execution of the grant agreement as authorized by the above resolution.

 

ATTEST and AFFIX SEAL

                                            _______________________________            ________________________

                                                   Patricia A. Feketics, Borough Clerk                    Carl H. Groon, Mayor

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that the foregoing Resolution be adopted.

Vote:          Gould - Cabrera - Groon   – Yes         

 

THE ADMINISTRATOR READS THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BY TITLE:

“APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOROUGH OF WILDWOOD CREST AND PBA LOCAL 59 POLICEMAN’S BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION (SUPERIOR OFFICERS), FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY 1, 2015 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2019

 

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Groon, to table the resolution.

Vote:          Gould - Cabrera - Groon   – Yes         

 

THE ADMINISTRATOR READS THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BY TITLE:

RESOLUTION NO.  1034-17

WHEREAS, on September 7, 2017 , the NEW JERSEY BEACH BUGGY ASSOC. in conjunction with the ASSOCIATION OF SURF ANGLING CLUBS , PO Box 511 , Seaside Park, NJ 08752 , applied for a Special Events Permit for the purpose of a FISHING TOURNAMENT   to be held on OCTOBER 14, 2017 ,   from 7:00 AM to 1:30 PM, on the BEACHFRONT between CRESSE AVE and HEATHER RD ; and

                                                                                                                                                         

WHEREAS,  the NEW JERSEY BEACH BUGGY ASSOC. in conjunction with the ASSOCIATION OF SURF ANGLING CLUBS, PO Box 511, Seaside Park, NJ 08752, has supplied all documentation required under Ordinance No. 936, including the requisite Certificate of Insurance, and has further pledged to comply with all applicable rules and regulations pertaining to the conduct of said Special Event; and

 

WHEREAS, the application has been reviewed by the Board of Commissioners, upon verification by appropriate members of staff as to completeness of the application, scheduling compatibility, etc.;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Wildwood Crest, County of Cape May, New Jersey that the Borough Clerk be and she is hereby authorized and directed to issue a Special Events Permit to  the NEW JERSEY BEACH BUGGY ASSOC. in conjunction with the ASSOCIATION OF SURF ANGLING CLUBS , PO Box 511, Seaside Park, NJ 08752 for the purpose of a FISHING TOURNAMENT to be held on OCTOBER 14, 2017 , from 7:00 AM to 1:30 PM, on the BEACHFRONT between CRESSE AVE and HEATHER RD.

 

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that the foregoing Resolution be adopted.

Vote:          Gould - Cabrera - Groon   – Yes         

 

THE ADMINISTRATOR READS THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BY TITLE:

RESOLUTION NO.  1035-17

WHEREAS, on September 7, 2017 , WILDWOOD MOTOR EVENTS, LLC , 1 South Rte 47 , Wildwood, NJ 08260 , applied for a Special Events Permit for the purpose of the "MONSTER MASH" MONSTER TRUCK EVENT   to be held on SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 ,  from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, at CREST PIER and the BEACH AT HEATHER RD ; and

 

WHEREAS,  WILDWOOD MOTOR EVENTS, LLC, 1 South Rte 47, Wildwood, NJ 08260, has supplied all documentation required under Ordinance No. 936, including the requisite Certificate of Insurance, and has further pledged to comply with all applicable rules and regulations pertaining to the conduct of said Special Event; and has requested event support.

 

WHEREAS, the application has been reviewed by the Board of Commissioners, upon verification by appropriate members of staff as to completeness of the application, scheduling compatibility, etc.;

 

WHEREAS, in the spirit of tourism and to extend the shoulder season for the Wildwood Crest Community, the Board of Commissioners have agreed to waive the fee for the police services provided.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Wildwood Crest, County of Cape May, New Jersey that the Borough Clerk be and she is hereby authorized and directed to issue a Special Events Permit to  WILDWOOD MOTOR EVENTS, LLC , 1 South Rte 47, Wildwood, NJ 08260 for the purpose of the "MONSTER MASH" MONSTER TRUCK EVENT to be held on SEPTEMBER 29, 2017, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, at CREST PIER and the BEACH AT HEATHER RD.

 

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that the foregoing Resolution be adopted.

Vote:          Gould - Cabrera - Groon   – Yes         

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that all bills properly authorized, as submitted, be paid.

Vote:          Gould - Cabrera - Groon   – Yes         

 

Administrator’s Report: Nothing to report

 

 

ENGINEER’S REPORT: Nothing to report

 

Public Commentary: None

 

New Business:  Mrs. Gould inquired about the painting and pressure washing of the municipal building.  Commissioner Cabrera indicated that pressure washing would be done for the entire building and it also included the sealing of cracks in the mortar, which could cause water infiltration.  He added that all window lentils would be repaired and all white trim would be painted. 

 

Old Business:  There were no updates to Old Business.

 

After opening the floor once more, and hearing nothing further from the public, Mrs. Gould motioned and Mr. Cabrera seconded that the meeting be adjourned.  All were in favor.  The time was 9:36 a.m.

 

Dated: October 18, 2017

Patricia A. Feketics, Borough Clerk

 

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