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Meeting Minutes March 14, 2018

Regular Meeting of the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission
Roxbury Recreation Office
72 Eyland Avenue, Succasunna, NJ 07876
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
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.(7:15)    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
8. Public Comments on Agenda Items Only (Limited to 3 Minutes per Person)
9. Secretary’s Report
a. 2018-04 RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the minutes for January 10, 2018 & February 21, 2018.   NOTE: see attached,  
Motion:  Gene seconded:  Vinny      
Paula D.   Fran D.(A. Feb)   Melissa F.   Jerry F.(A. Feb)   Larry M. (A)    Vincent R.   Laurel W.   Dan K.(A)   Bob D.   Nancy A.     Lee L.   Gene P.   Craig H. Yeas:  7       Nays: _______   Abstain:  Where indicated
10. Treasurer’s Report
  1. Bank Account Balance -   ($8,448.14)
  2. Donations - $0.00
  3. Expenditures - $50 – IRS Reg #8879
  1. 2018-05 RESOLVED, that the Roxbury Mount Arlington Consolidation Study Commission approves the Treasurer’s Report for period February 15, 2018 to March 9, 2018.   See attached 
    Motion:      Gene      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
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  • DCA requested info – Sent in by Fran
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  • Consultants Status Report
    • Feb 2018 conference calls review - Need to schedule next meeting
    • Discuss Draft and timing
    • Outstanding items-to discuss at meeting
  • Prior meeting check list – see attached and below
    • FD/PD/EMS contracts, benefits information – Fran to work with Bob to obtain data (Pending)
    • Court statistics – Gene (have been sent to consultants – verified)
  • Pending OPRA details review
    • “Right to Know”  Included in OPRA
    • Municipal Personnel – Name, position/title, compensation/salary, Ins. Plans, Years on job (Nancy got from State, sent to Vinny)
    • BOE 2017-2018 detail budgets (Gene will send out OPRA after Easter break)
  • BOE 2017-2018 Scatter-gram & Salary Guide  
  • Pending Tasks
    • Response times – Roxbury – Dan, MTA – Paula
    • Budget book 2017  
    • Debt Service in Audit / Schedule, Notes, Principal, Interest – Gene
    • Equalization County -Larry
  • Commission vacancies – Roxbury Municipal Alternate position
    12. Committee Reports
    a. Data Collection – Chair Craig Heard            Update on OPRA Request-Gene
    b. Municipal Government – Chair Laurel Whitney (complete)
    c. Education – Chair Gene Paradiso    Draft sent to Consultants-Salary guide not done yet
    d. Finance/Administration – Chair Jerry Frisco   
    e. DPW / Utilities – Chair Paula Danchuk (final review)    Updated Sent to Consultants
    f. Police/Fire/EMS – Chair Larry Millus    Updated sent to Consultants
    g. Personnel – Chair Vincent Reilly
    h. Shared / Social Services – Chair Jerry Frisco   
    i. Grants Committee – Chair Jerry Frisco
    13. Resolutions
    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: _______
     
     
    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: _______
    14. Old/Unfinished Business
     
    15. New Business
     
    2018-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: _______
    2018-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 : 15  pm
    Motion:    Jerry         seconded:   Vinny            
    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: _______