TOWNSHIP DRUG AWARENESS
Minutes of June 13, 2012
Meeting Called to Order:
by Chair B. Fucetola at 7:26pm.
Members in Attendance:
A. Angione, L. Connelly, J. Daughtry, M. Duddy, K. Fisher, B. Fucetola,
J. Giudice, L. Blecker, G. Mandel, E. Oxild, K. Sandham, and
Members Absent: N. Mertz,
D. Peterson, C. Porreca, J. Witty and M. Witty (meeting
with Recreation Commission)
Liaisons in Attendance: S.Gallopo (TC)
Liaisons Absent: K.
Goodwin (MTHS SAC), K. McCorkle (Lazar SAC) and M. Palma (BOE).
Nebesni (Alliance Coordinator for Morris County)
MINUTES: The May 23
minutes were accepted on a motion made by M. Duddy, seconded by C. Ziolkowski
noting a correction in spelling of Twp. Committee Scott Gallopo’s last name
(under 5/23/12 Twp. Committee report).
All in favor by voice vote.
“The Unkind Truth” – Thurs. June 28 at 7pm at the Senior
“Fein Such” – Teenage Wasteland article by James E. Shepard
SUB COMMITTEE REPORTS: - PLEASE copy B. Fucetola on future meeting
DAC Chair Report –B.
Fucetola reported there are no more “Parents Who Host” signs.
S. Gallopo emailed A.Brewer to post “Parents Who Host” info
on the Municipal Building’s electronic
board. B. Fucetola
will contact D. Peterson for posting this on the Police’s electronic signs.
Moving Ahead (Project
Graduation) – J. Daughtry reported that on June 14 at the Senior picnic,
T shirts will be sold for the upcoming event.
Publicity (Community Outreach) – E. Oxild had no update and suggested that
Adam Brewer be
contacted. S. Gallopo
recommended that all events get sent to Trudy Atkinson (Twp. Clerk) who
updates the Township calendar. He will follow up with T. Atkinson and A.
Brewer about the calendar
and updating the DAC web page.
Dances – M. Duddy reported dates/themes are still being
worked on. $100 deposit will be needed
have the acting group script the Halloween event.
HS Prom date –
“moving the date up” is still being considered for next year (2013).
FINANCIAL REPORT: N.
Mertz absent, no report.
YOUTH ACTIVITIES REPORT:
C. Ziolkowski reported the following (copy attached for reference):
DAC budget needs to be established and sent to Twp.
Committee for approval
57 REACH members have been selected for the next school
year. Officers’ ballots are due June 22.
4 deserving Seniors received REACH awards (plaques) – (all
Seniors received plaques in the past)
REACH training Saturday, Sept. 8 at 10am
2013 grant will be available mid to late June
TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE – S. Gallopo, no
POLICE REPORT – D. Peterson absent, no report.
B.O.E. REPORT –
Liaison Palma absent, no report.
S.A.C. REPORT - K. Goodwin and K.
McCorkle absent. It was reported that
they are waiting to hear
back from school administration regarding “Too Good for
Project Promotion – B. Fucetola
(in lieu of N. Mertz’s absence) requesting $500 for supplies for the
Matt Bellace program
scheduled at the Lazar Middle School.
This expenditure was approved on a
motion by A. Angione, seconded by K. Sandham to supplement
what may not be covered by the grant.
All in favor by voice vote.
Fein Such - M.
Duddy contacted a Parsippany attorney and summarized the “Fein Such” letter
explains the legal
ramifications of drunk driving. He
suggested having the Parsippany attorney attend
the Sept. DAC meeting
with the intent of having him speak at the High School on this topic. An
“emergency” meeting needs to be scheduled to include DAC
members, BOE Superintendent, and the HS
principal. The intent
is to have the attorney speak at Back to School night about parental fines for
underage drinking at house parties. B. Fucetola will follow up with making
contacts and scheduling a
There being no further business to discuss on a motion made
by M. Duddy, seconded by J. Daughtry the meeting adjourned at 8:08pm. All in favor by voice vote.
Alicia Angione, Recording Secretary
Maryann Witty, Corresponding Secretary
D.A.C. MEETINGS – 7:30pm at the Youth Center
Wednesdays, September 12, October 24, November 28, December
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 –