MONTVILLE TOWNSHIP DRUG AWARENESS COUNCIL /
MUNICIPAL ALLIANCE COMMITTEE
Minutes of May 23,
Meeting Called to Order: by Chair B. Fucetola at 7:30pm.
Members in Attendance: A. Angione, L. Connelly, J. Daughtry, M.
Duddy, K. Fisher, B. Fucetola,
J. Giudice, G. Mandel, N. Mertz, E. Oxild, D. Peterson, K.
Sandham, J. Witty and M. Witty
Members Absent: L. Blecker (surgery), C. Porreca and C.
Liaisons in Attendance: S.Gallopo (TC)
Liaisons Absent: K. Goodwin (MTHS SAC), K. McCorkle (Lazar
SAC) and M. Palma (BOE).
GUEST(S): Tammy McKay (Lazar Middle
School parent) and Joe Romola (Project Graduation Committee member)
Discussion followed on how to
address underage drinking. A follow up by
the Middle School Administration is needed.
MINUTES: The April 25 minutes were corrected to
acknowledge N. Mertz’s absence. On a
motion made by
M. Duddy, seconded by K. Fisher the
amended April 25, 2012 meeting minutes were approved by
CORRESPONDENCE: “Save the Date” – Weds. September 12 from 9am
to 3pm - Governor’s Council conference – B. Fucetola to send out info to
members who wish to attend.
SUB COMMITTEE REPORTS:
- PLEASE copy B. Fucetola on future meeting dates
Ahead (Project Graduation) – J. Daughtry reported all vendors have been
contacted and the
program is in place. The dessert feast is scheduled for Thurs.
June 7 so tickets can be sold. M. Witty
requested the purchase of
wristbands. N. Mertz has a supply she can provide for the evening’s use.
Project Promotion – N. Mertz reported
Matt Bellace is scheduled at Lazar
School for Thurs. June 21.
breakfast will also be served. She
requested funding of $400 to offset the breakfast expenses.
This was put into a motion by N. Mertz,
seconded by J. Daughtry, all in favor by voice vote.
Publicity – E. Oxild submitted
information to the Montville Magazine.
She will be in contact with
(Assistant Twp. Administrator) to keep the website updated.
Dances – for the record, May 18 dance had 112 in
M. Witty and M.
Duddy distributed and summarized the proposed schedule for future DAC
the 2012-13 school year (see attached).
On a motion by N. Mertz, seconded
by A. Angione $1,500 will be
budgeted to offset the Sept. (ice skating), Oct. (Monster’s wedding) and Dec.
(dance) expenses. All in favor by voice
M. Duddy stated
the Knights of Columbus will be donating $300 towards the DAC events. He
will also contact
St. Pius school to formally invite the junior high students to future DAC
Programs – J. Giudice summarized various programs to be considered in the
curriculum. “Too Good for Drugs” is a program supported
by the Students Assistance Counselors in the
Middle and High Schools. On a motion made by N. Mertz, seconded by A.
Angione, the DAC supports
this program and will fund it for
the first year. All in favor by voice
vote. A. Angione contacting the
counselors to follow through with
support from their school administration.
followed on requesting future HS Prom Dates be moved to a weekday and providing
an “after prom
party” similar to the Project Graduation event.
DAC members need to present
this request at a
BOE meeting so a changed can be supported.
J. Witty waiting for additional
supplies to use for future events.
FINANCIAL REPORT: N. Mertz reported there is $77, 211 in the
account. DAC should consider doing a
mailer as a fund-raiser. A committee
meeting will be scheduled prior to September.
REPORT: C. Ziolkowski absent. B. Fucetola distributed and summarized the
April report prepared by C. Ziolkowski (see attached).
TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE – Scott Galloppo summarized
the Twp. Committee meeting of Tuesday,
May 22 indicating that the sewer
rate will be slightly reduced and future water rates are being discussed.
not been adopted.
REPORT – D. Peterson summarized the “Re-enactment”
which is planned for Weds. May 30
(rain date: Thurs. May 31). He requested DAC funding to cover costs of
various needed supplies.
On a motion made by N. Mertz,
seconded by A. Angione, up to $600 was approved to cover the
program’s expenses. All in favor by voice vote. No arrests were made in April.
REPORT – Liaison Palma
absent, no report. B. Fucetola reported
that the “survey idea”
presented by Dr. Fried at a
previous meeting could not be done.
S.A.C. REPORT - K. McCorkle and K.
Goodwin absent, no report.
OLD BUSINESS – previously
High School program – under Police
Underage Drinking – under Guests
Survey Update – under B.O.E.
NEW BUSINESS - previously discussed
Program Ideas – under Educational Programs (J. Giudice)
There being no further business to discuss on a motion made
by J. Daughtry, seconded by N. Mertz the
meeting adjourned at 8:52pm. All in
favor by voice vote.
Alicia Angione, Recording Secretary
Maryann Witty, Corresponding Secretary
D.A.C. MEETINGS – 7:30pm at the Youth Center
Wednesday, June 13 NO meeting in July OR August
12, October 24, November 28, December 12
PROPOSED D.A.C. EVENTS
Friday, September 28 from
7:30pm to 10:30pm at Mennen Arena – Ice Skating
Friday, October 26
from 7pm to 9:30pm at HS Cafeteria – Monster’s Wedding Night
Friday, December 7
from 7pm to 9:30pm at Lazar School Gym – Holiday