Montville Township Environmental Commission
January 19, 2011
Meeting began promptly at 7:38pm.
ROLL CALL. Absent without excuse: Angelo Intile
Present: Larry Kornreich, Michele
Caron, Sergio Angione, Hugh Merritt, Monica Mianecki, Garry Annibal, Vic
Canning, Tim Braden, Scott Gollapo,
and Andrew Pappachen.
Appointment of Chairman - Motion
made to appoint Larry Kornreich made by Sergio Angione, Seconded by: Michelle
Caron Roll Call: Unanimous
Appoinment of Vice-Chairman - Motion
made to appoint Michelle Caron,made by Sergio Angione, seconded by Victor
Canning Roll Call: Unanimous
Appointment of Recording Secretary
- Motion made to appoint Liz Johansen, made by Sergio Angione, seconded by
Garry Annibal Roll Call: Unanimous
On a motion
made by Sergio Angione, the December 15, 2010 minutes were approved.
Michelle Caron, all in favor by voice vote
Holiday At Montville - No update
Club - Vic will check with the Planning Board.
Hugh Merritt, Monica Mianecki and Garry Annibal will look at the plans
and report back for the next meeting.
Education Classes - Everyone needs
to attend courses and notify Liz Johansen when a class is completed. Environmental Commission Handbooks will be
ordered for anyone whom does not have one.
Hugh Merritt handed out an
informational flyer for the NJ Watershed Ambassadors Program.
Board of Adjustment –.Michele Caron has no report.
Board of Education – Hugh Merritt states that he did not attend the most
recent meeting due to a conflict with his attendance at the TC meeting
for the EC pond study presentation.
Economic Development – Monica Mianecki will be their new liaison. Meetings are Wednesday mornings at
Health Department – Garry Annibal reports that the results came in for the
Lead testing at Camp
Dawson. The results were within the allowable
limits. Also, the last outbreak of bed
bugs in Montville
was two years ago. There have been no reports since then.
Open Space Committee – Angelo Intile absent, no report.
Planning Board – Victor Canning has no report
Township Committee – Tim Braden
has no report.
PONDS – Hugh Merritt attended the Township Committee meeting and
did a presentation regarding the grass carp control. He received a call from the Lake Valhalla
Club asking for help with using this method in the lake. This method works best with a waterway under
10 acres. Lake Valhalla
is 90 acres.
TRAILS - Angelo Intile absent, no update.
ARBOR DAY- April 29, 2011 - Michelle Caron suggested Terry Cavanaugh or
Mike Kopas as the Honoree. Tim Braden suggested Phyllis Schneck. She was involved with the Woman’s Club in Montville for many years.
All Commissioners are in agreement with Mrs. Schneck as the honoree.
RECYCLING DAY - April 30, 2011 - Sergio Angione thinks that having some
interactive vendors this year, may bring in some more people. He also states there should be a subcommittee
for Recycling day and it needs to be publicized better this year. The committee will be Sergio Angione,
Michelle Caron, Andrew Pappachen & Monica Mianecki.
ORDINANCE - Michelle Caron will email
the local ordinances from area towns.
There was lengthy discussion regarding how this will be enforced. Monica
Mianecki states that all surrounding towns on Lake Hopatcong
have ordinances that restrict fertilizer usage within a certain distance of the
lake and waterways.
On a motion made by Michelle Caron
and seconded by Sergio Angione the meeting was adjourned at 8:32 pm