RESOLUTION: 2016-1

RESOLUTION
RAHWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY


DATE OF ADOPTION: MARCH 15, 2016

SUBJECT: RESOLUTION TO ENTER AN AGREEMENT WITH UNION COUNTY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER FOR THEATER PERFORMANCES AT THE RAHWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY

WHEREAS, there is a unique opportunity for the Rahway Public Library to collaborate with the Union County Performing Arts Center to bring to the residents of Rahway the talents of local artists and performers; and

WHEREAS, the Rahway Public Library is an ideal location for performances to be offered free of charge to the community and where residents and families know that they will have a high quality, enjoyable experience; and

WHEREAS, both partners have agreed on the terms of this agreement to be nine performances from April through December; and

WHEREAS, both partners have agreed that the Rahway Public Library will pay a stipend of $2,500 per month up to a maximum of $23,000 for the planning, production, and execution of these performances;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Rahway Public Library Board of Trustees that:

  1. The Library Director is authorized to enter into this agreement with Union County Performing Arts Center for theater performances at the Rahway Public Library.
  2. The compensation for such agreement is based on attached Letter of Agreement.
  3. A copy of this resolution will be advertised within (10) days of its passage.

Attached hereto is certification of the Treasurer of the Board of Trustees which states that there are legally appropriated funds to cover the cost of this contract.

IN WITNESS HEREOF, I have executed my name as Secretary and hereunto affixed the official seal of the Rahway Public Library as certification as to the accuracy of the contents of this resolution.




RESOLUTION: 2016-5

RESOLUTION
RAHWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY


DATE OF ADOPTION: March 15, 2016

SUBJECT: A RESOLUTION TO AWARD A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT TO LERCH, VINCI & HIGGINS, LLP, CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS FOR THE RAHWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY

WHEREAS; there exists for the Rahway Public Library the need for the services of an auditing firm specializing in government auditing on an as needed basis; and

WHEREAS; Lerch, Vinci & Higgins, LLP has previously audited the City of Rahway and comes highly recommended from them; and

WHEREAS; Lerch, Vinci & Higgins, LLP has submitted a letter of engagement identifying all terms and fees; and

WHEREAS; the Local Contracts Law (N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1) requires that resolutions authorizing the award of bids for a professional contract without competitive bids must be publicly advertised;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Rahway Public Library Board of Trustees that:

  1. The Library Director is hereby authorized and directed to execute an agreement with Lerch, Vinci & Higgins, LLP for auditing services to the library on an as needed basis.
  2. That the compensation for such agreement shall be based on the signed agreement attached.
  3. This agreement is awarded without competitive bidding as a ‘Professional Service Agreement’ under the provisions of local contract law because ‘professional services’ means services rendered or performed by a person authorized by law to practice a recognized profession whose practice is regulated by law and the performance of which services requires knowledge of an advanced type pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A; 11-2, and
  4. A copy of this resolution shall be advertised according to law within ten (10) days of its passage.


Attached hereto is the certification of the Treasurer of the Board of Trustees which states that there are legally appropriated funds to cover the cost of this contract.

IN WITNESS HEREOF; I have executed my name as Secretary and hereunto affixed the official seal of the Rahway Public Library as certification as to the accuracy of the contents of this resolution.




RESOLUTION: 2016-2

RESOLUTION
RAHWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY


DATE OF ADOPTION: MARCH 15, 2016

SUBJECT: RESOLUTION TO AWARD A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT TO GOMEZ LLC, ATTORNEY AT LAW, FOR LEGAL SERVICES FOR THE RAHWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY

WHEREAS, there exists for the Rahway Public Library the need for the services of a law firm with knowledge of library law and issues on an as needed basis; and

WHEREAS, GOMEZ LLC has assisted the Friends of the Rahway Public Library and comes highly recommended from them; and

WHEREAS, GOMEZ LLC has enclosed an agreement with terms and fee that are acceptable to the Rahway Public Library; and

WHEREAS, the Local Contracts Law (N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1,) requires that resolutions authorizing the award of bids for a professional contract without competitive bids must be publicly advertised;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Rahway Public Library Board of Trustees that:

  1. The Library Director is hereby authorized and directed to execute an agreement with GOMEZ LLC for legal services to the library on an as needed basis.
  2. That the compensation for such agreement shall be based on the signed agreement attached.
  3. This agreement is awarded without competitive bidding as a ‘Professional Services Agreement’ under the provisions of local contract law, because ‘professional services’ means services rendered or performed by a person authorized by law to practice a recognized profession, whose practice is regulated by law and the performance of which services requires knowledge of an advanced type pursuant to NJSA 40A, 11-2, and;
  4. A copy of this resolution shall be advertised according to law within ten (10) days of its passage.

Attached hereto is the certification of the Treasurer of the Board of Trustees which states that there are legally appropriated funds to cover the cost of this contract.

IN WITNESS HEREOF, I have executed my name as Secretary and hereunto affixed the official seal of the Rahway Public Library as certification as to the accuracy of the contents of this resolution.




LIBRARY BOARD MEETINGS FOR 2016

The Board of Trustees Meetings for 2016 are as follows:

Tuesday, January 19
Tuesday, February 16
Tuesday, March 15
Tuesday, April 19
Tuesday, May 17
Tuesday, June 21
Tuesday, July 19
Tuesday, August 16
Tuesday, September 20
Tuesday, October 18
Tuesday, November 15
Tuesday, December 20

All meetings take place at the Rahway Public Library and begin at 7:30PM.


RESOLUTION: 2015-4

RESOLUTION
RAHWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY
RESOLUTION: 2015-4
DATE OF ADOPTION: JUNE 16, 2015


SUBJECT: A RESOLUTION TO AWARD A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT TO LERCH, VINCI & HIGGINS, LLP, CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS FOR THE RAHWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY

WHEREAS; there exists for the Rahway Public Library the need for the services of an auditing firm specializing in government auditing on an as needed basis; and

WHEREAS; Lerch, Vinci & Higgins, LLP has previously audited the City of Rahway and comes highly recommended from them; and

WHEREAS; Lerch, Vinci & Higgins, LLP has submitted a letter of engagement identifying all terms and fees; and

WHEREAS; the Local Contracts Law (N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1) requires that resolutions authorizing the award of bids for a professional contract without competitive bids must be publicly advertised;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Rahway Public Library Board of Trustees that:
  1. The Library Director is hereby authorized and directed to execute an agreement with Lerch, Vinci & Higgins, LLP for auditing services to the library on an as needed basis.
  2. That the compensation for such agreement shall be based on the signed agreement attached.
  3. This agreement is awarded without competitive bidding as a ‘Professional Service Agreement’ under the provisions of local contract law because ‘professional services’ means services rendered or performed by a person authorized by law to practice a recognized profession whose practice is regulated by law and the performance of which services requires knowledge of an advanced type pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A; 11-2, and
  4. A copy of this resolution shall be advertised according to law within ten (10) days of its passage.


Attached hereto is the certification of the Treasurer of the Board of Trustees which states that there are legally appropriated funds to cover the cost of this contract.

IN WITNESS HEREOF; I have executed my name as Secretary and hereunto affixed the official seal of the Rahway Public Library as certification as to the accuracy of the contents of this resolution.


Vanessa Rozzelle, Secretary, Board of Trustees


RESOLUTION: 2015-3

RESOLUTION
RAHWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY

RESOLUTION: 2015-3
DATE OF ADOPTION: JUNE 16, 2015


SUBJECT: RESOLUTION TO AWARD A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT TO GOMEZ, LLC, ATTORNEY AT LAW, FOR LEGAL SERVICES FOR THE RAHWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY
WHEREAS; there exists for the Rahway Public Library the need for the services of a law firm with knowledge of library law and issues on an as needed basis; and

WHEREAS; GOMEZ, LLC, has assisted the Friend of the Rahway Public Library and comes highly recommended from them; and

WHEREAS; GOMEZ, LLC, has enclosed an agreement with terms and fees that are acceptable to the Rahway Public Library; and

WHEREAS; the Local Contracts Law (N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1) requires that resolutions authorizing the award of bids for a professional contract without competitive bids must be public advertised;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Rahway Public Library Board of Trustees that:
  1. The Library Director is hereby authorized and directed to execute an agreement with GOMEZ, LLC for legal services to the library on an as needed basis.
  2. That the compensation for such agreement shall be based on the signed agreement attached.
  3. This agreement is awarded without competitive bidding as ‘Professional Services Agreement’ under the provisions of local contract law because ‘professional services’ means services rendered or performed by a person authorized by law to practice a recognized profession, whose practice is regulated by law and the performance of which services requires knowledge of an advanced type pursuant to NJSA 40A, 11-2 and
  4. A copy of this resolution shall be advertised according to law within ten (10) days of its passage.
Attached hereto is the certification of the Treasurer of the Board of Trustees which states that there are legally appropriated funds to cover the cost of this contract.


IN WITNESS HEREOF; I have executed my name of Secretary and hereunto affixed the official seal of the Rahway Public Library as certification as to the accuracy of the contents of this resolution.


Vanessa Rozzelle, Secretary, Board of Trustees