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Monday, March 11, 2019

Agenda March 13, 2019 Meeting

Regular Meeting of the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission
(re-scheduled from 2/13)
Roxbury Recreation Office
72 Eyland Avenue, Succasunna, NJ 07876
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
February meeting cancelled due to Weather.
7pm to 10pm
 
AGENDA
1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. NJ Open Public Meetings Law
a. This meeting has been advertised and is being conducted in accordance with the provisions of the “Senator Byron M. Baer Open Public Meetings Act,” P.L. 1975, c. 231
4. Roll Call
Paula D.    Fran D.   Melissa F.    Jerry F.   Craig H.   Larry M.   Gene P.   Vincent R.   Laurel W.   Dan K.    Bob D.   Nancy A.    Lee L.    
5. Introduction of Elected Officials and/or Recognition of Their Representatives
6. Election and Installation of Officers, If Applicable
7. Introduction of Guest Speaker or Presentation, If Applicable
  • Consultants Report to Commission for discussion
    8. Public Comments on Agenda Items Only (Limited to 3 Minutes per Person)
    9. Secretary’s Report
    a. 2019-09 RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the minutes for January 9, 2019.   NOTE: see attached, -
    Motion:            seconded:       
    Paula D. ___   Fran D. ___  Melissa F. ___  Jerry F. ___  Larry M. ___   Vincent R. ___  Laurel W. ___       Dan K. ___  Bob D. ___   Nancy A. ___    Lee L. ___  Gene P. ___  Craig H. ___
    Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain:
     
10. Treasurer’s Report
  1. Bank Account Balance -  $8,669.63 As of Jan 31, 2019 (no change in February)
  2. Donations - $0.00
  3. Expenditures - None

2019-10 RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the Treasurer’s Report for period January 1, 2019 to January 31, 2019.   See attached 
Motion:            seconded:                
Paula D. ___   Fran D. ___  Melissa F. ___  Jerry F. ___  Larry M. ___   Vincent R. ___  Laurel W. ___       Dan K. ___  Bob D. ___   Nancy A. ___    Lee L. ___  Gene P. ___  Craig H. ___
Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain:
11. Chairman’s Report-Update
As reported to all in January, I was requested to meet with Senator Sweeney office on January 24.
       Following the meeting I contacted Senator Bucco to advise him of meeting and details.
Attached are the minutes of the meeting, that I can now provide. (sent in February)
Discussion
Committee reports – Status, Final Drafts Update (Sent copies of all Final Drafts to all Commissioners in
February. No questions, comments, updates or changes received as at March 5, 2019)
    • Summary Savings _Top Level  
    • Reports
    • Additional Updates or changes for discussion (None as at March 5, 2019)
  • Consultants Status Report
    • Update from Consultants and final draft sent to all in February
  • Shared Final Draft Reports with DOE & DCA, as approved last meeting-work in progress confirmed
  • DCA extension filed, as approved last meeting.
  • Discussion of TAP into article and my response added to article by TAP into
    12. Committee Reports – Open Discussion
    a. Data Collection – Chair Craig Heard
    b. Municipal Government – Chair Laurel Whitney
    c. Education – Chair Gene Paradiso  
    d. Finance/Administration – Chair Jerry Frisco  
    e. DPW / Utilities – Chair Paula Danchuk
    f. Police/Fire/EMS – Chair Larry Millus
    g. Personnel – Chair Vincent Reilly   
    h. Shared / Social Services – Chair Jerry Frisco
     
    EXECUTIVE Session
    2019-XX RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission - enter into Executive Session to discuss -
    Motion:                    seconded:             
    Paula D. ___   Fran D. ___  Melissa F. ___  Jerry F. ___  Larry M. ___   Vincent R. ___  Laurel W. ___       Dan K. ___  Bob D. ___   Nancy A. ___    Lee L. ___  Gene P. ___  Craig H. ___
    Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain:

2019-XX RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission - Close Executive Session and return to OPEN -
Motion:                    seconded:             
Paula D. ___   Fran D. ___  Melissa F. ___  Jerry F. ___  Larry M. ___   Vincent R. ___  Laurel W. ___       Dan K. ___  Bob D. ___   Nancy A. ___    Lee L. ___  Gene P. ___  Craig H. ___
Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain:
14. Old/Unfinished Business
 
15. New Business
 
2019-XX RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the
Motion:                     seconded:             
Paula D. ___   Fran D. ___ Melissa F. ___ Jerry F. ___ Larry M. ___   Vincent R. ___ Laurel W. ___       Dan K. ___ Bob D. ___   Nancy A. ___    Lee L. ___ Gene P. ___ Craig H. ___
Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain:
 
16. Public Comment
 
 
 
 
 
17. Adjournment       :     pm
Motion:                    seconded:               
Paula D. ___   Fran D. ___ Melissa F. ___ Jerry F. ___ Larry M. ___ Vincent R. ___ Laurel W. ___ Dan K. ___ Bob D. ___   Nancy A. ___    Lee L. ___ Gene P. ___ Craig H. ___
Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain:
 

Monday, February 18, 2019

Agenda Feb 20, 2019 Meeting ***CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW***

Regular Meeting of the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission
(re-scheduled from 2/13)
Roxbury Recreation Office
72 Eyland Avenue, Succasunna, NJ 07876
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
7pm to 10pm
 
AGENDA
1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. NJ Open Public Meetings Law
a. This meeting has been advertised and is being conducted in accordance with the provisions of the “Senator Byron M. Baer Open Public Meetings Act,” P.L. 1975, c. 231
4. Roll Call
Paula D.    Fran D.   Melissa F.    Jerry F.   Craig H.   Larry M.   Gene P.   Vincent R.   Laurel W.   Dan K.    Bob D.   Nancy A.    Lee L.    
5. Introduction of Elected Officials and/or Recognition of Their Representatives
6. Election and Installation of Officers, If Applicable
7. Introduction of Guest Speaker or Presentation, If Applicable
  • Consultants
    8. Public Comments on Agenda Items Only (Limited to 3 Minutes per Person)
    9. Secretary’s Report
    a. 2019-09 RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the minutes for January 9, 2019.   NOTE: see attached, -
    Motion:            seconded:       
    Paula D. ___   Fran D. ___  Melissa F. ___  Jerry F. ___  Larry M. ___   Vincent R. ___  Laurel W. ___       Dan K. ___  Bob D. ___   Nancy A. ___    Lee L. ___  Gene P. ___  Craig H. ___
    Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain:
     
10. Treasurer’s Report
  1. Bank Account Balance -  $8,669.63 As of Jan 31, 2019
  2. Donations - $0.00
  3. Expenditures - None

2019-10 RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the Treasurer’s Report for period January 1, 2019 to January 31, 2019.   See attached 
Motion:            seconded:                
Paula D. ___   Fran D. ___  Melissa F. ___  Jerry F. ___  Larry M. ___   Vincent R. ___  Laurel W. ___       Dan K. ___  Bob D. ___   Nancy A. ___    Lee L. ___  Gene P. ___  Craig H. ___
Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain:
11. Chairman’s Report-Update
  • Committee reports – Status, Final Drafts Update
    • Summary Savings
    • Reports
    • Additional Updates
  • Consultants Status Report
    • Update from Consultants
  • Share Final Draft Reports with DOE & DCA
  • OPRA – request copies of all OPRA requests/responses provided from Municipality & BOEs
  • DCA extension
  • Discussion of TAP into article
    12. Committee Reports – Open Discussion
    a. Data Collection – Chair Craig Heard
    b. Municipal Government – Chair Laurel Whitney
    c. Education – Chair Gene Paradiso  
    d. Finance/Administration – Chair Jerry Frisco  
    e. DPW / Utilities – Chair Paula Danchuk
    f. Police/Fire/EMS – Chair Larry Millus
    g. Personnel – Chair Vincent Reilly   
    h. Shared / Social Services – Chair Jerry Frisco
     
    EXECUTIVE Session
    2019-XX RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission - enter into Executive Session to discuss -
    Motion:                    seconded:             
    Paula D. ___   Fran D. ___  Melissa F. ___  Jerry F. ___  Larry M. ___   Vincent R. ___  Laurel W. ___       Dan K. ___  Bob D. ___   Nancy A. ___    Lee L. ___  Gene P. ___  Craig H. ___
    Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain:

2019-XX RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission - Close Executive Session and return to OPEN -
Motion:                    seconded:             
Paula D. ___   Fran D. ___  Melissa F. ___  Jerry F. ___  Larry M. ___   Vincent R. ___  Laurel W. ___       Dan K. ___  Bob D. ___   Nancy A. ___    Lee L. ___  Gene P. ___  Craig H. ___
Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain:
14. Old/Unfinished Business
 
15. New Business
 
 
 
2019-XX RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the
Motion:                     seconded:             
Paula D. ___   Fran D. ___ Melissa F. ___ Jerry F. ___ Larry M. ___   Vincent R. ___ Laurel W. ___       Dan K. ___ Bob D. ___   Nancy A. ___    Lee L. ___ Gene P. ___ Craig H. ___
Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain:
 
16. Public Comment
 
 
 
 
 
17. Adjournment       :     pm
Motion:                    seconded:               
Paula D. ___   Fran D. ___ Melissa F. ___ Jerry F. ___ Larry M. ___ Vincent R. ___ Laurel W. ___ Dan K. ___ Bob D. ___   Nancy A. ___    Lee L. ___ Gene P. ___ Craig H. ___
Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain:

Sunday, January 6, 2019

2019 Proposed meeting schedule



2019 Regular Meeting Schedule
 
The following schedule does not include Emergency Meetings, Public Presentations and/or Special Meetings
 
 
January 9, 2019
February 20, 2019-CANCELLED SNOW
March 13, 2019
April 10, 2019
May 8, 2019
June 12, 2019
Monday July 1, 2019 - Commission Closure

Agenda January 9, 2019

Regular Meeting of the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission
Roxbury Recreation Office
72 Eyland Avenue, Succasunna, NJ 07876
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
7pm to 10pm
 
AGENDA
1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. NJ Open Public Meetings Law
a. This meeting has been advertised and is being conducted in accordance with the provisions of the “Senator Byron M. Baer Open Public Meetings Act,” P.L. 1975, c. 231
4. Roll Call
Paula D.    Fran D.   Melissa F.    Jerry F.   Craig H.   Larry M.   Gene P.   Vincent R.   Laurel W.   Dan K.    Bob D.   Nancy A.    Lee L.    
5. Introduction of Elected Officials and/or Recognition of Their Representatives
6. Election and Installation of Officers, If Applicable
7. Introduction of Guest Speaker or Presentation, If Applicable
8. Public Comments on Agenda Items Only (Limited to 3 Minutes per Person)
9. Secretary’s Report
a. 2018-23 RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the minutes for August 22, 2018.   NOTE: see attached, -
Motion:            seconded:       
Paula D. ___   Fran D. ___  Melissa F. ___  Jerry F. ___  Larry M. ___   Vincent R. ___  Laurel W. ___       Dan K. ___  Bob D. ___   Nancy A. ___    Lee L. ___  Gene P. ___  Craig H. ___
Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain:
b. 2018-24 RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the minutes for September 12, 2018.   NOTE: see attached,  
Motion:            seconded:       
Paula D. ___   Fran D. ___  Melissa F. ___  Jerry F. ___  Larry M. ___   Vincent R. ___  Laurel W. ___       Dan K. ___  Bob D. ___   Nancy A. ___    Lee L. ___  Gene P. ___  Craig H. ___
Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain:

c. 2018-25 RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the minutes for October 10, 2018.   NOTE: see attached,  
Motion:            seconded:       
Paula D. ___   Fran D. ___  Melissa F. ___  Jerry F. ___  Larry M. ___   Vincent R. ___  Laurel W. ___       Dan K. ___  Bob D. ___   Nancy A. ___    Lee L. ___  Gene P. ___  Craig H. ___
Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain:
 
10. Treasurer’s Report
  1. Bank Account Balance -  $8,669.63 As of Dec. 31, 2018
  2. Donations - $0.00
  3. Expenditures - None
2018-26 RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the Treasurer’s Report for period August 1 to November 30, 2018.   See attached 
Motion:            seconded:                
Paula D. ___   Fran D. ___  Melissa F. ___  Jerry F. ___  Larry M. ___   Vincent R. ___  Laurel W. ___       Dan K. ___  Bob D. ___   Nancy A. ___    Lee L. ___  Gene P. ___  Craig H. ___
Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain:
11. Chairman’s Report-Update
  • Committee reports – Status, Target Completion Date
    • Roxbury:  Police/Fire/EMS, Personnel, DPW - Completed
    • MTA: Personnel, DPW, Budget - Completed
  • Consultants Status Report
    • Update from Consultants
    • Insurance Renewed
  • Final Committee Top Level Report completed, ready to share with DOE & DCA
  • Update OPRA details- Roxbury BOE – No school level budgets, MTA Budget Dept. level details (as discussed at joint meeting on Dec 4, 2018).
  • DCA extension
    12. Committee Reports – Open Discussion
    a. Data Collection – Chair Craig Heard
    b. Municipal Government – Chair Laurel Whitney
    c. Education – Chair Gene Paradiso  
    d. Finance/Administration – Chair Jerry Frisco  
    e. DPW / Utilities – Chair Paula Danchuk
    f. Police/Fire/EMS – Chair Larry Millus
    g. Personnel – Chair Vincent Reilly   
    h. Shared / Social Services – Chair Jerry Frisco
     

EXECUTIVE Session
2018-XX RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission - enter into Executive Session to discuss -
Motion:                    seconded:             
Paula D. ___   Fran D. ___  Melissa F. ___  Jerry F. ___  Larry M. ___   Vincent R. ___  Laurel W. ___       Dan K. ___  Bob D. ___   Nancy A. ___    Lee L. ___  Gene P. ___  Craig H. ___
Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain:
2018-XX RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission - Close Executive Session and return to OPEN -
Motion:                    seconded:             
Paula D. ___   Fran D. ___  Melissa F. ___  Jerry F. ___  Larry M. ___   Vincent R. ___  Laurel W. ___       Dan K. ___  Bob D. ___   Nancy A. ___    Lee L. ___  Gene P. ___  Craig H. ___
Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain:
14. Old/Unfinished Business
15. New Business
2018-27 RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the 2019 Regular Meeting schedule – see attached
Motion:                     seconded:             
Paula D. ___   Fran D. ___ Melissa F. ___ Jerry F. ___ Larry M. ___   Vincent R. ___ Laurel W. ___       Dan K. ___ Bob D. ___   Nancy A. ___    Lee L. ___ Gene P. ___ Craig H. ___
Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain:
2018-28 RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the submission of our Committee reports to DOE & DCA
Motion:                     seconded:             
Paula D. ___   Fran D. ___ Melissa F. ___ Jerry F. ___ Larry M. ___   Vincent R. ___ Laurel W. ___       Dan K. ___ Bob D. ___   Nancy A. ___    Lee L. ___ Gene P. ___ Craig H. ___
Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain:
2018-29 RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the request for an extension up to 12/31/2019 to the DCA in case we can not utilize the Primary election cycle for a Consolidation vote
Motion:                     seconded:             
Paula D. ___   Fran D. ___ Melissa F. ___ Jerry F. ___ Larry M. ___   Vincent R. ___ Laurel W. ___       Dan K. ___ Bob D. ___   Nancy A. ___    Lee L. ___ Gene P. ___ Craig H. ___
Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain:
 
16. Public Comment
17. Adjournment       :     pm
Motion:                    seconded:               
Paula D. ___   Fran D. ___ Melissa F. ___ Jerry F. ___ Larry M. ___ Vincent R. ___ Laurel W. ___ Dan K. ___ Bob D. ___   Nancy A. ___    Lee L. ___ Gene P. ___ Craig H. ___
Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain: