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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Meeting Minutes-March 9, 2016


Regular Meeting of the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission

Roxbury Recreation Office

72 Eyland Avenue, Succasunna, NJ 07876

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

7pm to 10pm

 

MINUTES

 

1. Call to Order

 

 

2. Pledge of Allegiance

 

    Moment of silence for Art Ondish

 

 

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.   Jerry F.   Craig H.   Larry M.   Gene P.   Vincent R.   Chris R.  Steve S.   Laurel W.   Fred H.   Nancy A.    Anthony F.  George H.   Roger J.

 

5. Introduction of Elected Officials and/or Recognition of Their Representatives

 

             

6. Election and Installation of Officers, If Applicable

 

            Swearing in of new Roxbury designated Commissioners:

 

a.   Installation of Fran Day as Commissioner, replacing Maureen Castriotta who has resigned from the commission    - Fran Day recited the Oath for Commissioner

b.   Installation of Dan Kline as Alternate Commissioner, replacing Larry Millus who moved to Commissioner from Alternate Commissioner    This was tabled until the April meeting due to Mr. Kline’s absence

 

7. Introduction of Guest Speaker or Presentation, If Applicable

 

Gina Genovese introduced former Mayor of Princeton Township, Chad Goerner

 

Chad spoke about many aspects of the Consolidation of Princeton and Princeton Township and then responded to many questions from Commission Members.  The exchange and the information shared by Chad with the Commission was very informative and illuminating, and will certainly show its value in the future as the Commission’s efforts continue

 

8. Public Comments on Agenda Items Only (Limited to 3 Minutes per Person)

 

9. Secretary’s Report

            a. Correspondence

            b. 2016-13   RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the minutes for February 10, 2016.  See attached

 

Motion: ___GP______seconded: _JF________

Y Paula D.   A Fran D.     Y Jerry F.   YLarry M.   Y Vincent R.   YChris R.  Steve S.   Y Laurel W.   Nancy A.    Anthony F.   Dan K.     Fred H.    Y Gene P.   Y Craig H.   Yeas__8____   Nays__0_____

 

 

10. Treasurer’s Report

           

            c. 2016-14    RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the expenditures from February 11, 2016 to March 9, 2016.  See attached

 

Motion: ____GP_____seconded: __VR_______

Y Paula D.   Y Fran D.     Y Jerry F.  Y Larry M.   Y Vincent R.  Y Chris R.  Steve S.   Y Laurel W.   Nancy A.  Anthony F.   Dan K.     Fred H.    Y Gene P.   Y Craig H.   Yeas__9____   Nays__0_____

 

 

11. Chairman’s Report

 

Craig spoke about his planned attendance at the Assembly and Senate Budget hearings.  Need to send new OPRA to Loretta Radulic – involve Walter L only if needed.

 

Discussed a suggestion Chad mentioned concerning getting information out to the public, letting them know about our efforts and status of some key tasks

12. Committee Reports

            a. Data Collection – Chair Craig Heard

            b. Municipal Government – Chair Laurel Whitney

            c. Education – Chair Gene Paradiso (addition Fran Day)

            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 Fred Hall (addition Fran Day)

            i. Grants Committee – Chair Jerry Frisco-(additions-Chris Raths & Heather)

 

13. Resolutions

NONE

 

 

 

14. Old/Unfinished Business

            NONE

 

 

15. New Business

            NONE

 

 

16. Public Comment

 

            Kevin Lewthwaite from Chester commented on Chester Twsp & Chester Borough.  He is trying to get a consolidation effort going.

 

 

17.  Motion to adjourn:

 

Motion: ____FD_____seconded: ____PD_____

Paula D.   Fran D.     Jerry F.   Larry M.   Vincent R.   Chris R.  Steve S.   Laurel W.   Nancy A.    Anthony F.   Dan K.     Fred H.    Gene P.   Craig H.   Yeas__9___   Nays___0____

 

 

 

 

Adjournment      8:40

 

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Agenda-May 11, 2016 Meeting


Regular Meeting of the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission

Roxbury Recreation Office

72 Eyland Avenue, Succasunna, NJ 07876

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

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.   Jerry F.   Craig H.   Dan K.    Larry M.   Gene P.   Vincent R. Lee L.  Melissa F.  Chris R.  Laurel W.   Fred H.   Nancy A.  George H.   Roger J.

 

5. Introduction of Elected Officials and/or Recognition of Their Representatives

 

 

6. Election and Installation of Officers, If Applicable

 

            Swearing in of new Mount Arlington designated Commissioner:  Melissa Fostle

 

Motion:___________seconded: ___________

Paula D.   Fran D.   Jerry F.   Craig H.   Dan K.    Larry M.   Gene P.   Vincent R.   Lee L.  Melissa F.  Chris R.  Laurel W.   Fred H.   Nancy A. 

Yeas______   Nays_______

  

 

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. Correspondence –

 

 

            b. 2016-18   RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the minutes for April 13, 2016.  See attached

 

Motion: ___________seconded: ___________

Paula D.   Fran D.   Jerry F.   Craig H.   Dan K.    Larry M.   Gene P.   Vincent R.   Lee L.  Melissa F.  Chris R.  Laurel W.   Fred H.   Nancy A. 

Yeas______   Nays_______

 

 

10. Treasurer’s Report

            a. Bank Account Balance – See attached

             

 

            b. 2016-19    RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the expenditures from April 13, 2016 to May 10, 2016.  See attached

 

Motion: ___________seconded: ___________

Paula D.   Fran D.   Jerry F.   Craig H.   Dan K.    Larry M.   Gene P.   Vincent R.   Lee L.  Melissa F.  Chris R.  Laurel W.   Fred H.   Nancy A. 

Yeas______   Nays_______

 

 

11. Chairman’s Report

 

 

 

 

 

12. Committee Reports

            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 Fred Hall

            i. Grants Committee – Chair Jerry Frisco

 

13. Resolutions

 

2016-XX   RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves

 

Paula D.   Fran D.   Jerry F.   Craig H.   Dan K.    Larry M.   Gene P.   Vincent R.   Lee L.  Melissa F.  Chris R.  Laurel W.   Fred H.   Nancy A. 

Yeas______   Nays_______

 

 

14. Old/Unfinished Business

 



 

15. New Business



 

 

16. Public Comment

 

 

 

 

17. Adjournment 

 

Motion: ___________seconded: ___________

Paula D.   Fran D.   Jerry F.   Craig H.   Dan K.    Larry M.   Gene P.   Vincent R.   Lee L.  Melissa F.  Chris R.  Laurel W.   Fred H.   Nancy A. 

Yeas______   Nays_______