MONTVILLE TOWNSHIP DRUG AWARENESS COUNCIL /
MUNICIPAL ALLIANCE COMMITTEE
Minutes of April 25,
Meeting Called to Order: by Chair B. Fucetola at 7:31pm.
Members in Attendance: A. Angione, L. Connelly, J. Daughtry, M.
Duddy, K. Fisher, B. Fucetola,
G. Mandel, E. Oxild, D.
Peterson, K. Sandham, J. Witty, M. Witty and C. Ziolkowski
Members Absent: L. Blecker, J. Giudice, N. Mertz and C.
Liaisons in Attendance: K. McCorkle (Lazar SAC) and M. Palma (BOE).
Liaisons Absent: S.Gallopo (TC) and K. Goodwin (MTHS SAC)
GUEST(S): None present
MINUTES: On a motion made by M. Duddy, seconded by J.
Daughtry the March 28, 2012 meeting minutes were approved by voice vote.
CORRESPONDENCE: None presented for discussion
SUB COMMITTEE REPORTS:
- PLEASE copy B. Fucetola on meeting dates
Ahead (Project Graduation) – J. Daughtry reported the Committee will meet on
May 14 at
7:30pm. Joe Romola and J. Daughtry attended a
President’s Council meeting to request support of the
June event. Donations/additional chaperones are being
received from the mailing that was done.
Lakeland Band will be sponsoring
the T shirt for the graduates. N. Mertz
(request made in her behalf) to
have DAC members commit to what
hours they can work at the June 21 event.
Project Promotion – N. Mertz absent, no
Publicity – Montville Magazine
information is due Tuesday, May 8. E.
Oxild and C. Ziolkowski will
work on submitting information
which will include a fund-raising article.
E. Oxild will continue to post
on educational programs on the “Montville Patch”.
Dances – M. Witty summarized the proposed “ice skating”
trip for Sept/Oct. 2012 will cost $275 per
bus. It is a $6 charge for the rink admission
which includes skates. It was suggested
to charge the
students $10 each to cover
expenses. A formal proposal will be
submitted for approval at May meeting.
K. Sandham announced the last dance
is scheduled for Friday, May 18. A sign
up sheet for chaperones
Programs – included under the S.A.C. report by K. McCorkle.
FINANCIAL REPORT: N. Mertz absent, no report.
REPORT: C. Ziolkowski distributed
and summarized the Youth
Center activities report for
March. REACH participants did a road
clean up on Saturday, April 21 for Earth Day.
Clean up proceeds ($125) will be donated to “Moving Ahead” program. Steve Nebesni will attend June 13 meeting.
TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE – Scott Galloppo absent,
REPORT – D. Peterson summarized the March
report (2 arrests for possession of CDS).
contacted Dr. Fried (BOE
Superintendent) to schedule a date for the simulated crash “Every 15
Minutes”. No response to date from Dr. Fried.
REPORT – Liaison Palma
will follow up with BOE attorney regarding conducting a survey
amongst High School students based
upon the program “Community that Cares” suggested by Dr. Fried
at the March meeting.
S.A.C. REPORT - K. McCorkle reported the
“Steered Straight” program occured on Monday (April 23)
and will again
on Wednesday (May 2). A “TEEN TALK” parent
program will take place at 7:30pm on
Monday, May 7 at the High School
BY LAWS UPDATE – the
revised DAC By-Laws were presented as amended from the March meeting
discussion. Motion made by M. Duddy,
seconded by K. Fisher they were accepted as presented by voice vote.
– K. McCorkle expressed concern that she is hearing about home parties where
parents are allowing underage drinking.
Discussion followed. B. Fucetola
suggested that the signs “Parents Who Host Lose the Most” be erected around
town as a discouragement. Arrangements
will be made to have these signs erected from May 11 to July 7 (the time when
most parties will be taking place around holidays/summer time activities). It was suggested that a letter with tips on
how to keep “your child safe” be sent to the parents. This will be followed up by M. Duddy and E.
There being no further business to discuss on a motion made
by M. Duddy, seconded by K. Fisher, the meeting adjourned at 8:38pm. All in favor by voice vote.
Alicia Angione, Recording Secretary
Maryann Witty, Corresponding Secretary
LAST D.A.C. DANCE
Friday, May 18 from 7pm to 9:30pm at Lazar Middle School
Wednesdays, May 23,
June 13, September 12, October 24, November 28, December 12
7:30pm at the Youth Center