Environmental Commission Minutes 3-16-11 Print E-mail

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Montville Township Environmental Commission

March 16, 2011

Meeting began promptly at 7:00pm.

ROLL CALL. Absent with excuse: Michele Caron, Andrew Pappachen

Present: Monica Mianecki, Sergio Angione, Vic Canning, Angelo Intile, Larry Kornreich, Hugh Merritt, Tim Braden, Garry Annibal.

SUB-COMMITTEE REPORTS

Board of Adjustment –.Michele Caron absent, no report.

Board of Education – Hugh Merritt reports that Michele Caron spoke with the superintendant regarding a landscaping project at the new Board of Education Building.  He will meet with Dr. Fried next week.

Economic Development – Monica Mianecki reports that they are working on updating the website to link with the Township website.  The Farmers Market will not happen because there is no interest.

Health Department – Garry Annibal has no report.

Open Space Committee – Angelo Intile states that there will be a proposal done for the Trails project.  There is discussion regarding the Township purchasing the property located next to Seabreeze.

Planning Board – Victor Canning has no report.

Township Committee – Tim Braden has no report.

NEW BUSINESS

Wetlands application for 21 Benafly, Towaco – Larry Kornreich will follow up with Anthony Barile.  The property is located in the aquifer.

Goals for 2011 – Larry Kornreich would like the members of the board to compile a list of objectives for the current years. 

Goals for 2010 – All completed: Expand outreach with schools, Responses to application even if no comment, work with other boards which did not arise, trails and bike paths is still being planned.

 

OLD BUSINESS

Ponds  – Hugh Merritt states the application for the permit has been denied because the carp could escape from the waterways.  Mr. Tom Mazzaccaro will speak to Tony Barile to find a solution.

Trails - Angelo Intile has no update.

Arbor Day -  Sergio Angione states he’s trying to get updates from Michele Caron.

Recycling Day - April 30, 2011 - Sergio Angione states the Township approved the petting zoo but denied the kids rides. He has not been able to get an update from Michele Caron.

Landscape Registration Ordinance  – After some discussion it was decided that this would be an educational project.

Lake Valhalla  - Letter was send to Land Use with the comments.

 

OTHER BUSINESS

American Water and Anjec offer grants. Due date is March 25th.  Angelo Intile suggests having a Rockaway Valley Clean up. Monica Mianecki suggests asking Anthony Barile if there are any projects.

Motion made by Hugh Merritt, to allow Garry Annibal to sign the grant application with Anjec.  Seconded by Sergio Angione.

MINUTES

On a motion made by Vic Canning, the February 16, 2011 minutes were approved. 

Seconded by Angelo Intile, all in favor by voice vote

ADJOURNMENT

On a motion made by Garry Annibal and seconded by Vic Canning the meeting was adjourned at 7:55 pm

Respectfully Submitted.

Liz Johansen

 

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 03 May 2011 )
 
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