7-20-11 Environmental minutes Print E-mail

ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION

MINUTES OF JULY 20, 2011

 7:30pm

 

Meeting began promptly at 7:30pm.

ROLL CALL: Absent with excuse: Larry Kornreich, Garry Annibal, Deb Nielson, Michele Caron

Present: Monica Mianecki, Sergio Angione, Vic Canning (Acting Chairman), Angelo Intile, Hugh Merritt, Tim Braden, Andrew Pappachen

Committee Reports

Board of Adjustment – Michele Caron, absent, no report

Board of Education – Hugh Merritt reports that the High school would like a list of definitive duties that are needed from the students, ie academic requirements.  Most of the landscaping is completed at the BOE Building.   

Economic Development – Monica Mianecki did not attend the last meeting. Sergio Angione met with Corey Nachshen, Meghan Hunscher and Adam Brewer regarding the NRI update.  He also states that ANJEC will match funds for in-kind work.

Health Department – Garry Annibal absent, no report.

Open Space Committee – Angelo Intile reports the trails masterplan will be discussed at the Planning Board meeting on July 28.

Planning Board – Vic Canning states that there has been nothing on the planning board level involving environmental issues.

PUBLIC DISCUSSION

None

CORRESPONDENCE

None

MINUTES

On a motion made by Sergio Angione and seconded by Monica Mianecki, the June 15, 2011 minutes were approved by voice vote.

OLD BUSINESS

ENVIRONMENTAL HANDBOOK

ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES INVENTORY 

Corey Nachshen will come and do a presentation when the Township is ready.

OPEN SPACE PLAN

NEW BUSINESS

RECYCLING ASSISTANCE TO THE TOWNSHIP – Ideas – Tim Braden states that businesses are required to recycle.  Vic Canning states that hiring kids to hand out flyers to area businesses with the rules could work.  Angelo Intile suggests having signs put up that state “recycling today”.  He also suggests cutting garbage pick up to one day a week to get more people to recycle.

REVIEW OF THE TOWNSHIP’S TREE ORDINANCE – The members will look over Garry Annibal’s letter and respond for the August meeting.

OTHER ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

None

ADJOURNMENT

On a motion made by Angelo Intile and seconded by Sergio Angione the meeting was adjourned at 8:05pm.

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