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Village Council Public Workshop Agenda

For the duration of the Coronavirus pandemic, Village Hall is closed to the public and meetings are being held with participants at remote locations, connecting to conferencing software provided by 

Members of the public are invited to view meetings live using Zoom, which also allows them to “raise a hand” and contribute with voice and video when they are invited to do so during Public Comments as well as during Public Hearings during the meeting.

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Or Telephone, Dial:  1-646-558-8656                                                                             

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April 28, 2021

7:30 P.M.

1.         7:30 pm – Call to Order – Mayor

2.         Statement of Compliance with Open Public Meeting Act

Mayor: “Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided by a posting on the bulletin    board in Village Hall, by mail to the Ridgewood NewsThe Record, and by submission      to all persons entitled to same as provided by law of a schedule including the date and          time of this meeting.”

“Due to the fact that we continue to meet through a remote meeting format, there are some required announcements to make.


  • All participants are muted during this meeting.


  • Anyone wishing to make comments, may do so during Comments from the Public, and during the public hearings on any ordinances by dialing *9 on your phones to raise your hand, and then once you are recognized, dialing *6 on your phones to unmute, or by raising your hand icon if you are on your computers. You must state your name and address for the record.


  • Members of the public may also submit written comments to us for any future remote meetings by either email to Donna Jackson, Deputy Village Clerk, at, with the subject line, “Comments for Village Council Meeting” or written letter to Donna Jackson, Deputy Village Clerk.  Written comments must be received by 4:00 p.m. on the day before the remote meeting in order to be read into the record during the meeting. All written comments must adhere to the time limits already set by ordinance.


  • Members of the public commenting during a remote meeting shall not act in any manner to disrupt the meeting. If anyone becomes disruptive during the meeting, they will be muted. If time permits, the disruptive individual shall be allowed to speak after all other members of the public are provided an opportunity to comment.


  • Any continued disruption may result in the member being prevented from speaking during the remainder of this meeting. Disruptive conduct includes, but is not limited to, shouting, interruption, and the use of profanity.”


3.         Roll Call – Village Clerk

4.         Flag Salute/Moment of Silence

5.         Public Comments (Not to Exceed 3 Minutes per Person – 40 Minutes in Total)

6.         Manager’s Report

7.         Council Reports

8.         Presentation – 5G

9.         Motion to Suspend Work Session and Convene Special Public Meeting

10.       Special Public Meeting – See Attached Agenda

11.       Motion to Adjourn Special Public Meeting and Reconvene Work Session

12.       Discussion

a.         Ridgewood Water

1.         Proposed Increase in Water Connection Fees

2.         Award Contract – Software Support – SCADA System

3.         Award Contract – Water Billing and Data Collection Processing Services

4.         Award State Contract – Maintenance of Chlorine, pH and Phosphate Analyzers

5.         Award State Contract – Lead Analyzer


b.         Parking – None


c.         Budget

1.         Award Contract – Horticulture Supplies


d.         Policy

1.         Allowing Balloons at CBD Businesses

2.         Transit Village

3.         Cannabis Ordinance


e.         Operations 

1.         Dining Corrals

2.         Relocation of NJ Transit Bus Station

3.         West Glen Avenue Safety Improvements

4.         Endorse Library Grant Application – NJ Library Construction Bond Act


13.       Public Comments (Not to Exceed 5 Minutes per Person)

14.       Closed Session

a.         Legal – Update on Green Acres Diversion

b.         Personnel – Boards and Committees

15.       Adjournment




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