EDC Minutes 2-18-09 Print E-mail

MONTVILLE TOWNSHIP ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

MINUTES OF FEBRUARY 18, 2009

8:00AM

ROLL CALL

            Ron Cain, Jr. - present                          Margaret Miller – Sanders  - present

            Everett Vreeland - absent                    Mark Tabakin  - absent

            Ron Soussa - absent                            Deane Driscoll – present

            Jennifer Horowitz - absent                   Alexander Kachmar – Alt. #1   - present                                                                                   Greg Milazzo – Alt #2 – absent

            Liaisons:

            Township Committee: Deb Nielson – present

            Township Officials: Linda White, Land Use Administrator         

            Planning Board Liaison: Gary Lewis & Tony Speciale – present

           

OLD BUSINESS

            Upcoming Seminars – Morris County EDC – Wednesday March 18th @ County          College of Morris 5PM to 8PM – register Ron Soussa, Dick Vreeland and Deane Driscoll

            Website Development – update – nothing new to report

            Update: Pending Board of Adjustment and Planning Board applications – Mrs. White updated  committee on pending applications

            Update:  temporary signs in community – Mrs. White indicated that there will be a subcommittee meeting with Chamber of Commerce on signs and the    subcommittee of the Planning Board. 

            Update:  Contact with Marra’s – café/bakery – Contact with this business found that this company is not interested at this time in relocating their business to Montville.

            Update:  Contact re:  Trader Joe’s – Mrs. White indicated an email was sent from Mr. Soussa as a follow up to his contact with this corporation, and that they are not interested in locating within Montville at this time.

            Update:  Master Plan update

   Mrs. White summarized the process that will be involved with the Re-    examination and Master Plan review, which will also encompass the update of all of the zoning ordinances in the community.  Mr. Lewis elaborated indicating that  the EDC will also be involved in this process. 

NEW BUSINESS

None

MINUTES

Adoption of EDC minutes of 1-21-09 – Eligible:  Mr. Vreeland, Mr. Soussa, Mr. Cain, Mr. Driscoll, Ms. Horowitz, Ms. Sanders, Mr. Kachmar and Mr. Milazzo – Adopted

OTHER BUSINESS

Mr. Speciale noted that the Chamber Dinner will be March 7th.  Discussion ensued on having an EDC member present at this event to bring more exposure to what the EDC’s function is.  Different ideas presented.  Mr. Lewis indicated he  would attend if the EDC thought this a good idea. 

The Mayor, Mrs. Nielson, indicated that she is hosting the Mayor’s Wellness     Campaign, calling it ‘toxic weight line’ asking for participation from the EDC. She summarized the activity and goals of the program, which starts March 1st through June 1st.  She asked if there were any other ideas to further this program, she welcomed them.

Meeting adjourned. 

Respectfully submitted,

Linda White

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Last Updated ( Wednesday, 18 March 2009 )
 
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