Borough Caucus Meeting

April 27, 2021

Council discussed agenda items for the Tuesday, May 4 meeting starting at 7 p.m.

[Borough Caucus Agenda 4-27-2021]

[Payment of bills 4-27-2021] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 4-27-2021 for the approved payment of bills. 

Borough Caucus Meeting

March 30, 2021

Council discussed agenda items for the Tuesday, April 6 meeting starting at 7 p.m.

[Borough Caucus Agenda 3-30-2021]         

[Payment of bills 3-30-2021] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 3-30-2021 for the approved payment of bills. 

Special Borough Meeting

March 29, 2021

Council held a special borough meeting virtually today at 4 p.m. to review the details of Sustainable New Jersey’s PIE program. 

The next borough caucus meeting will be on Tuesday, March 30, starting at 6 p.m.

Borough Caucus Meeting

February 23, 2021

Council discussed agenda items for the Tuesday, March 2 meeting starting at 7 p.m. 

[Borough Agenda 2-23-2021]

[Payment of bills 2-23-2021] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 2-23-2021 for the approved payment of bills. 

Board Meeting

February 16, 2021

The February board of education meeting was held virtually.  Absent from the meeting were board members Patricia Adair and Naomi Davidson. 

The regular and special meeting minutes for January were approved. 

Under finance, the financial reports for the months ending December 2020 and January 2021 were approved.  The revised service contract with Camden County Educational Services Commission for IDEA and ESEA for the 2020/2021 school year was approved. 

Dr. Sean McCarron was designated as the Public Agency Compliance Officer (PACO) for the 2021 in accordance with NJSA 17:27-3.3.  The submission of Amendment 1 for ESEA Title IA funds to include 2019-2020 carryover funds of $2,691 and to transfer $15,802 unspent purchased services and $6,080 unspent salaries to instructional supplies for the 2020-2021 grant period was approved. 

The Board also approved several policies and public relations items. 

The next board of education meeting will be on Tuesday, March 16 starting at 7 p.m. 

[Board Agenda 2-16-2021]

[Financial Report 2-16-2021] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 2-16-2021 for the approved financial report.  The request was completed on 2-17-2021. 

Borough Meeting

February 2, 2021

At the February borough meeting, council approved the minutes of the 12/30/20, 1/5/21 reorganization and 1/5/21 regular meetings.

Under public hearing was ordinance #21-01: Ordinance to exceed the municipal budget appropriation limits and to establish a CAP Bank.  Council adopted on second and final reading. 

Under committee reports, Director of finance Councilman John Ranieri relied on his caucus report but did add that the debt statement was filed recently.  

Director of public safety Councilwoman Eleanor Kelly reported that the month of January the police department had 814 calls for service, 105 arrests and 24 hours of overtime. 

Director of public events Council president Pat Passio reported she is working with her committee on upcoming public events.  Passio added that the free rabies clinic will be on Saturday, March 20 from 10 a.m. until noon.  The location is still undecided at this time.   

Director of engineering Councilman Robert Farrell relied on his caucus report. 

Director of public works Councilman Craig Laubenstein reported that Public Works is busy with the snow.

Director of parks & recreation Councilman Luis Cepero relied on his caucus report. 

Council approved resolution #21-26: Resolution authorizing a shared services agreement by and between the Borough of Runnemede and the Borough of Magnolia for the services of a Qualified Purchasing Agent.  The NJ state contract for purchasing a Chevy Bolt from Mall Chevrolet was approved.  Council also approved the purchase of an electric charging station. 

The next borough caucus meeting will be on Tuesday, February 23 starting at 6 p.m. 

[Borough Agenda 2-2-2021]

[Approved Resolutions 2-2-2021] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 2-2-2021 for the approved resolutions.  

Borough Caucus Meeting

January 26, 2021

Council discussed agenda items for the Tuesday, February 2 meeting starting at 7 p.m. 

[Borough Caucus Agenda 1-26-2021]

[Payment of bills 1-26-2021] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 1-26-2021 for the approved payment of bills. 

Borough Reorganization Meeting

January 5, 2021

The January reorganization borough meeting was held virtually.  The clerk read the certificate of election for Patricia Tartaglia-Passio and John Ranieri.  

Patricia Tartaglia-Passio was sworn in as councilwoman for a three-year term by Mayor Nick Kappatos.  John Ranieri was sworn in as councilman for a three-year term by Councilwoman Eleanor Kelly.    

Councilwoman Pat Passio was re-elected by Council to serve as the council president for 2021. 

Council adopted several resolutions and appointments. 

There was a brief break before the regular monthly borough meeting. 

[Borough Reorganization Agenda 1-5-2021]

[Approved Resolutions 1-5-2021] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 1-5-2021 for the approved resolutions.

Board Reorganization Meeting

January 5, 2021

Due to technical difficulties there is only audio of the meeting. 

During the January board of education reorganization meeting, Dr. Sean McCarron ran the meeting until a board president was nominated.  The meeting was held virtually.  Absent from the meeting was board member Naomi Davidson. 

Dr. Sean McCarron administered the Oath of Office to Angel Beebe, Daniel Murray and Dennis Leggoe. 

Board members nominated Samantha Spaulding to be board president for 2021.  Board president Spaulding then took over the meeting.  Daniel Murray was nominated to be vice-president for 2021. 

Monthly board of education meetings will be held the third Tuesday of the month starting at 7 p.m. in the Mary E. Volz library unless specified. 

The regular meeting minutes for December 15, 2020 were approved. 

Under personnel the resignations of Richard Lengetti, district bus driver, effective January 4, 2021 and Stephanie Freedman, instructional aide at Bingham School, effective January 12, 2021 were approved. Charlene Wagoner was approved as a fulltime bus driver (food service and maintenance) Custodial Guide – Step 1 -10 months prorated $29, 166.00, plus $1,000 for holding CDL license, effective January 19, 2021. 

The next board of education meeting will be on Tuesday, February 16 starting at 7 p.m. 

[Board Reorganization Meeting Agenda 1-5-2021

Adjourned Borough Meeting

December 30, 2020

Mayor and Council held their December adjourned meeting online.  The meeting minutes for 11/24/20 and 12/1/20 were approved.  Under public hearing, four ordinances were approved.  Council also approved several resolutions.

Council did approve Shelley A. Streahle as Chief Financial Officer from Magnolia.   Streahle will be working 20 hours a week for Runnemede.  

The reorganization meeting will be on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 starting at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. 

[Adjourned Borough Agenda 12-30-2020]

[Approved Resolutions 12-30-2020] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 12-30-2020 for the approved resolutions.