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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Agenda October 11, 2017 Meeting

Regular Meeting of the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission
Roxbury Recreation Office
72 Eyland Avenue, Succasunna, NJ 07876
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
7pm  
 
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.   Gene P.   Vincent R.   Laurel W.   Dan K.    Bob D.   Nancy A.    Lee L.    John E.    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
  1. Consultants - Introduction
    8. Public Comments on Agenda Items Only (Limited to 3 Minutes per Person)
    9. Secretary’s Report
    a. 2017-26 RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the minutes for August 16, 2017. NOTE: see attached 
    Motion:            seconded:       
    Paula D.   Fran D.   Melissa F.   Jerry F.   Vincent R.   Laurel W.   Dan K.   Bob D.   Nancy A.      Lee L.   Gene P.   Craig H. Yeas: _  ___ Nays: _______   Abstain:
    10. Treasurer’s Report
    a. Bank Account Balance - enclosed ($4826.41)
  1. Donations - $0.00
  2. Expenditures - $0.00
  3. 2017-27 RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the Treasurer’s Report for period August 16, 2017 to September 12, 2017. 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: _______
    11. Chairman’s Report- Meeting with Consultant Team (Craig, Fran, Laurel)
  • Committee reports – Status, Target Completion Date
    • Conduct Committee review – Baseline, Analysis, Conclusions/Recommendations  
    • Provide Final Committee Report to Data Collection Committee Chair
  • Update on Study Commission
  • July meeting check list – see attached
  • Final Requests to Roxbury, Mt Arlington, DCA-provide info they requested
  • Commission vacancies – Roxbury Municipal position
    12. Committee Reports
    a. Data Collection – Chair Craig Heard (all completed reports must be forwarded to Craig & Gene)
    b. Municipal Government – Chair Laurel Whitney (complete)
    c. Education – Chair Gene Paradiso
    d. Finance/Administration – Chair Jerry Frisco   
    e. DPW / Utilities – Chair Paula Danchuk (final review)
    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
    EXECUTIVE Session
    2017-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: _______
    2017-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: _______
    14. Old/Unfinished Business
    15. New Business
    2017-XX RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission -
    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: _______
    2017-XX RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves
    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: _______
     
    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: _______

 
 Consolidation Commission To Do List from Last Meeting and Follow-up
July 24, 2017 Updated
Additional follow-up status to our last meeting:
1-Meet with Gina regarding recent articles on Consolidation and Insurance inquiry for advice.
Done July 19
2-Contact Senator Bucco and Assemblymen Bucco re. Insurance and funding question.
Done July 23 and 24th
3-Gene, Fran and CPH to follow-up on all outstanding documents needed including DCA
Bob D secured new docs,
Fran & Laurel to check what needed for DCA to submit
Gene and CPH to prepare final OPRA list
4-Vincent to prepare final Draft Consultant agreement
Vince
5-Need Mt Arlington Audit Book for 2016
Lee & Melissa, please see if you can secure this for us
6-I reached out to Anthony regarding the Consultant Insurance question and his needs to secure.
Open
7-We tabled plans for a fund raiser event until August meeting.
Next meeting Chad will be our Guest to hear our progress and plans and share
his recent progress in other areas on consolidation.
Before this meeting, we need to finalize al document needs and advise me
who I need to get after to complete the data.
 
 

Monday, October 9, 2017

Meeting Minutes September 13, 2017

Regular Meeting of the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission
Roxbury Recreation Office
72 Eyland Avenue, Succasunna, NJ 07876
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
7pm to 10pm
 
MINUTES
 
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.    John E.    Roger J.
5. Introduction of Elected Officials and/or Recognition of Their Representatives – Lisa Masson, Sussex Co
6. Election and Installation of Officers, If Applicable
7. Introduction of Guest Speaker or Presentation, If Applicable
  1. Gina Genovese of Courage-to-Connect – Donation presentation - $7,500
  2. Consultants - Introduction
    8. Public Comments on Agenda Items Only (Limited to 3 Minutes per Person)
    9. Secretary’s Report
    a. 2017-23 RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the minutes for August 16, 2017. NOTE: see attached 
    Motion: Fran seconded:  Nancy     
    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: ALL__ Nays: _______   Abstain:
    10. Treasurer’s Report
    a. Bank Account Balance - enclosed ($4826.41)
  1. Donations - $0.00
  2. Expenditures - $0.00
  3. 2017-24 RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the Treasurer’s Report for period August 16, 2017 to September 12, 2017. See attached 
    Motion:   Fran seconded: Dan        
    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: ALL_  Nays: _______
    11. Chairman’s Report
  • Committee reports – Status, Target Completion Date
    • Conduct Committee review – Baseline, Analysis, Conclusions/Recommendations  
    • Provide Final Committee Report to Data Collection Committee Chair
  • Update on Study Commission
  • Introduction of Consultant Team
  • Acceptance of Grant
  • Recognition of efforts of Courage to Connect in Consolidation
  • Recognition of Study Commission for their efforts.
  • Thank you to Roxbury Township allowing use of their facilities for past 2 years.
  • July meeting check list – see attached
  • Consolidation of OPRA denials from MTA / Subpoena application
  • Commission vacancies – Roxbury Municipal position
    12. Committee Reports
    a. Data Collection – Chair Craig Heard (all completed reports must be forwarded to Craig & Gene)
    b. Municipal Government – Chair Laurel Whitney (complete)
    c. Education – Chair Gene Paradiso
    d. Finance/Administration – Chair Jerry Frisco   
    e. DPW / Utilities – Chair Paula Danchuk (final review)
    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
    EXECUTIVE Session
    2017-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: _______
     
     
     
    2017-XX RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves ending Executive Session   -
    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: _______
    14. Old/Unfinished Business
    15. New Business
  1. Discuss with Consultants – LLC insurance, access to Commission flip drive
  2. Put together a report of all MTA denied OPRA items – Gene & Craig
  3. Review OPRA report with MTA Mayor and/or re-submit with Subpoena, contact Lawyer
    2017-XX RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission -
    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: _______
    2017-XX RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves
    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: _______
     
    16. Public Comment

     
    17. Adjournment     8:00  pm
    Motion:  Fran          seconded:  Dan      
    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: ALL__  Nays: _______