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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Meeting Minutes-July 13th 2016



Regular Meeting of the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission


Roxbury Recreation Office
72 Eyland Avenue, Succasunna, NJ 07876
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
7pm to 10pm
MINUTES

1. Call to Order @ 7:09PM

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. in @ 7:36 Melissa F. Jerry F. Craig H. Larry M. Gene P. Vincent R. Chris R. Laurel W. Dan K. Fred H. Nancy A. Lee L. George H. Roger J.

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



Gina Genovese – Courage to Connect – Mon in October to have Press Conf. in Trenton. Dan Seiter (South Hunterdon) would come and talk @ a meeting. Department of Ed. Is supposed to provide a more complex report.

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

9. Secretary’s Report

a. 2016-20 RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the minutes for June 8, 2016. See attached



Motion: __GP______seconded: __FD____

Paula D. Fran D. Melissa F. Jerry F. Larry M. Vincent R. Chris R. Laurel W. Dan K. (A) Fred H. Nancy A. Lee L. Gene P. Craig H. Yeas___8___ Nays__0____ Abs__1____

10. Treasurer’s Report



a. Bank Account Balance - enclosed

b. 2016-21 RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves to direct treasurer to file form 990N. Chairman to sign the return.



Motion: ___GP________seconded: ____FD_______

Paula D. Fran D. Melissa F. (A) Jerry F. Larry M. Vincent R. Chris R. Laurel W. Dan K. Fred H. Nancy A. Lee L. Gene P. Craig H. Yeas___8___ Nays___0____ Abs___1___

b. 2016-22 RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the expenditures from June 8, 2016 to July 12, 2016. See attached



Motion: ____CR_____seconded: ____PD_____

Paula D. Fran D. Melissa F. Jerry F. Larry M. Vincent R. Chris R. Laurel W. Dan K. Fred H. Nancy A. Lee L. Gene P. Craig H. Yeas__8____ Nays___0____

11. Chairman’s Report – State is depending on our compiled info and paperwork received to help complete their report. Chairman’s are to begin holding meetings.

12. Committee Reports – Present chairman’s updated the commission on their progress. Discussions ensued.



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

i. Grants Committee – Chair Jerry Frisco

13. Resolutions – n/a

14. Old/Unfinished Business

15. New Business

16. Public Comment

17. Adjournment @ 8:38



Motion: ___FD______seconded: ___GP______

Paula D. Fran D. Melissa F. Jerry F. Larry M. Vincent R. Chris R. Laurel W. Dan

Friday, August 5, 2016

Meeting Minutes-June 8th 2016


Regular Meeting of the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission

Roxbury Recreation Office

72 Eyland Avenue, Succasunna, NJ 07876

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

7pm to 10pm

 

MINUTES

 

1. Call to Order @ 7:00pm

 

 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.   Chris R.   Laurel W.   Dan K.    Fred H.   Nancy A.    Lee L.  George H.   Roger J.

 

Larry M arrived @ 7:07pm           

Paula D  arrived @ 7:27pm

 

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. 2016-18   RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the minutes for May 11, 2016.  See attached

 

Motion: ___GP______seconded: _____JF____

Paula D.   Fran D.(A)   Melissa F.   Jerry F.   Larry M.   Vincent R.   Chris R.   Laurel W.   Dan K.    Fred H.  Nancy A.    Lee L.  Gene P.   Craig H.      Yeas__9___   Nays__0____ Abstain___1____

 

10. Treasurer’s Report  - Conferring with Robert Henion – Morristown Accountant

           

a. Bank Account Balance - see attached       

b. 2016-19    RESOLVED that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the expenditures from May 12, 2016 to June 7, 2016.  See attached

 

Motion: ___FD______seconded: ___JF______

Paula D.   Fran D.   Melissa F.   Jerry F.   Larry M.   Vincent R.   Chris R.  Laurel W.   Dan K.    Fred H.   Nancy A.    Lee L.  Gene P.   Craig H.      Yeas___10___   Nays___0____

 

 

11. Chairman’s Report:  Discussion about June 20th or 22nd in Trenton. – to attend would be Craig, Gene & Laurel.

            George H. DCA let us know that the work would be done in house by the State.

Melissa Fostle had a question about the merger.  Discussion ensued and an explanation followed to explain to the Mt. Arlington representatives that their information from Mt. Arlington Mayor and Council is incorrect.  That they are a part of a study on consolidation.

 

 12. Committee Reports

            a. Data Collection – Chair Craig Heard

            b. Municipal Government – Chair Laurel Whitney

            c. Education – 2016 Salary Guide not adopted, Chris R has 2015 Salary Guide

            d. Finance/Administration – Chris Raths will print -

            e. DPW / Utilities – Chair Paula Danchuk

            f. Police/Fire/EMS – Chair Larry Millus – Still need Mt. Arlington

            g. Personnel – Still need Mt Arlington summary of benefits and rate sched.

            h. Shared / Social Services – Courts – Chris Raths will get MtA

            i. Grants Committee – Chair Jerry Frisco

 

13. Resolutions

 

14. Old/Unfinished Business

 

15. New Business

 

16. Public Comment – Ralph Eberly – Questioned assessments – Chris Raths explained how the amounts are calculated

 

17. Adjournment

 

  Motion: ___GP_____seconded: ____FD_____

Paula D.   Fran D.   Melissa F.   Jerry F.   Larry M.   Vincent R.   Chris R.   Laurel W.   Dan K.    Fred H.   Nancy A.    Lee L.  Gene P.   Craig H.      Yeas__10___   Nays___0____

 

 

Agenda-Aug 10th Meeting


Regular Meeting of the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission

Roxbury Recreation Office

72 Eyland Avenue, Succasunna, NJ 07876

Wednesday, August 10, 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.   Melissa F.   Jerry F.   Craig H.   Larry M.   Gene P.   Vincent R.   Chris R.   Laurel W.   Dan K.    Bob D.   Nancy A.    Lee L.  George H.   Roger J.

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

6. Election and Installation of Officers, If Applicable

 

            Oath of Office – Roxbury Municipality Alternate Commissioner – Bob Defillippo

 

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. 2016-23   RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the minutes for July 13, 2016.  See attached

 

Motion: ___________seconded: ___________

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

 

10. Treasurer’s Report

            a. Bank Account Balance -  enclosed

            b. 2016-XX  RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the donations from July 13, 2016 to August 9, 2016.  See attached

 

Motion: ___________seconded: ___________

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

c. 2016-24    RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the expenditures from July 13, 2016 to August 9, 2016.  See attached

 

Motion: ___________seconded: ___________

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

 

 

11. Chairman’s Report


12. Committee Reports

 

In place of Committee Reports we will have the following Committee Break-Out Sessions

 

AUG 10 WORKSHOP MEETING

7:00-7:30
SHARED/SOCIAL SERVICES
Jerry (chair)
Lee
Dan
Melissa
Laurel
Bob
Chris (sit in, please)
EDUCATION
Gene
Nancy
Dan
Paula
Fran
 
7:30-8:00
DPW/UTILITIES
Paula (chair)
Larry (will be at police)
Chris
Vincent
POLICE/FIRE/EMS
Larry (chair)
Nancy
Lee
Laurel
GRANTS
Jerry
Fran
Melissa
8:00-8:30
PERSONNEL
Vince (chair)
Lee
Gene
Fran
Bob
MUNICIPAL GOVT
Laurel (chair)
Chris
Paula
Larry
 
8:30-9:00
FINANCE & ADMIN
Jerry (Chair)
Gene
Chris
Laurel
 
 

 

13. Resolutions

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

 

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

 

14. Old/Unfinished Business

 

15. New Business

 

16. Public Comment

 

17. Adjournment

 

  Motion: ___________seconded: ___________

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