Environmental Commission Minutes 6-15-11 Print E-mail


Montville Township Environmental Commission

June 15, 2011

Meeting began promptly at 7:30pm.

Roll Call. Absent with excuse, Vic Canning, Angelo Intile, Deb Nielson

Present: Monica Mianecki, Sergio Angione, Michele Caron, Larry Kornriech, Hugh Merritt, Garry Annibal, Tim Braden, Andrew Pappachen, Garry Annibal


On a motion made by Sergio Angione and seconded by Michele Caron, the May 18, 2011 minutes were approved by voice vote.

 Sub-Committees Reports

Board of Adjustment –.Michele Caron has no report.

Board of Education – Hugh Merritt is following up with Dr. Fried. 

Economic Development – Monica Mianecki reports that Maggie Peters was a guest speaker at the meeting.

Health Department – Garry Annibal reports that there was no BOH meeting. . 

Open Space Committee – Angelo Intile absent, no report. Tim Braden reports that the Township Committee approved matching funding for the open space grant.

Planning Board – Victor Canning absent, no report.

Township Committee – Tim Braden has no report.




Old Business

POND MAINTENANCE PROGRAM – Montville did not get the grant. 

ENVIROMENTAL HANDBOOK – There are currently interns that are working on this project. Michele Caron suggests having separate sections for landscapers, builders and homeowners. Mr. Tom McMillan suggests having a comment section possibly on Patch. 

GOALS FOR 2011 – Larry Kornriech suggests making the goals more attainable for 2012.

ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES INVENTORY – ANJEC grant – Sergio Angione met with Meghan Hunscher.  They will schedule a meeting. Michele Caron states there are 6 grants available.

New Business

RECYCLING ASSISTANCE TO THE TOWNSHIP – Larry Kornreich spoke with Adam Brewer regarding the recycling.  Adam Brewer states that the waste is measured by tonnage.  He can get scales if needed.  Tim Braden states that business owners should be targeted first. 

REVIEW OF THE TOWNSHIP’S TREE ORDINANCE – Meghan Hunscher would like the tree ordinance to be reviewed.  Garry Annibal will review.

EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT – Tim Braden states that the greenhouse is complete.

*** On a motion made by Garry Annibal and seconded by Sergio Angione the meeting was adjourned at 8:17pm

Respectfully Submitted.

Liz Johansen



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