MINUTES OF JUNE 20 , 2012
CALL TO ORDER
Meeting began promptly at 7:32pm.
STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE
“As required by the Open Public
Meetings Act, adequate notice of this meeting has been provided. The notice specified the time and place of
the meeting to the extent known at the time.
The notice was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building,
sent to the Daily Record and placed on file in the Township Clerk’s office”.
Roll Call. Absent with excuse, Keith Lee, Deb
Present: Monica Mianecki, Michele
Caron, Angelo Intile, Larry Kornreich, Garry Annibal, Andrew Pappachen, Alex
Nesterok and Sam Monte
Board of Adjustment –.Michele Caron absent, no report.
Board of Education – No report
Economic Development – Monica Mianecki states she did not attend the meeting.
Board of Health – Garry Annibal reports they did not meet in June.
Open Space Committee – Angelo Intile has no report.
Planning Board – Larry Kornriech reports that a sign permit was applied
for at the Alzeimer’s home on River Road and was denied. Lake Valhalla modifications have been carried
to the next meeting.
Township Committee – Deb Nielson
absent, no report.
On a motion made by Garry Annibal,
the amended May 18, 2012 minutes were approved, seconded by Andrew Pappachen.
Approved by voice vote.
PUBLIC SESSION - Meeting opened up for Public discussion.
Alison Para, 63 Springbrook Road
East - her background is Sustainable Design - She contacted PSE&G regarding
burying the power lines for a four mile stretch in Town.
Joseph Mianecki, PE - 2 & 4
Bellows Lane - The Township Committee asked that the Enviromental Commission
meet with him to recommend a possible zoning change. Mr. Mianecki reports that Mr. Uhl made
specific recommendations of how to preserve the aquifer. The property does not
fall into the area of the prime aquifer in the restricted area. He states they were denied and will be going
to the Township Committee for rezoning
of that particular lots. Garry Annibal questioned the difference between the
Prime Aquifer and the restricted. Mr.
Mianecki states that it’s based on topography and geography. Salt and bedrock
with minimal infiltration make up the restricted area. There are currently 2
houses on the lot and they are on municipal water supply. Mr. Mianecki states
that the homeowner states the oil tanks are in the basement and not
underground. The client is giving up 10,000 s.f. of area for right of way to
the Township. Mr. Uhl’s April, 2012 report was in agreement with Mr. Mianecki’s
findings that the property should be in the restricted area. They are looking
to subdivide the lots and put two new houses on non conforming lots. Larry
Kornriech will ask Tom Mazzacarro to attend the next meeting so a decision can
be made. Larry Kornreich will check with
Meghan Hunscher, if there is any more information. Garry Annibal states that with the
information given, he does not believe that the property should be in Prime
Fall Event - Monica Mianecki
states she met regarding the Every Drop Counts program. She checked with Maryann Witty regarding using Camp
Dawson for a fall event, on October 20 or 27. Possibly an aquifer education
day, water conservation or a rain barrel demonstration. She is waiting to hear
back from the Superintendent.
ERI Update - Meghan Hunscher needs
the Commission to get involved. The subcommittee will be Larry Kornreich,
Andrew Pappachen, Alex Nesterok & Garry Annibal.
Metro Park Property - The Planning Board is taking recommendations
from the Recreation Department for a proposed recreation facility. The Environmental Commission had a plan drawn
up for walking paths. Larry Kornreich will follow up with Meghan Hunscher.
Alternative Energy Sources - Does
the Environmental Commission want to recommend a standard for alternative
energy sources. Should there be
standards for residential areas?
motion made by Andrew Pappachen and seconded by Garry Annibal, the meeting was
adjourned at 9:30pm .