Environmental Commission Minutes 2-18-09 Print E-mail

ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION

MINUTES OF February 18, 2009

7:30pm

ROLL CALL


Member

In Attendance

Mr.

James

Muhaw

X

Mr.

Sergio

Angione

X

Ms.

Michele

Caron

X

Mr.

David

Cotter

X

Mr.

Frederick

Eckhardt

Commissioner Emeritus-absent-excused

Mr.

Angelo

Intile

X

Dr.

Larry

Kornreich

X

Mr.

Tim

Braden

Liaison TC-x

Mr.

Hugh

Merritt

Absent- excused

Mr.

Mr.

Ray

Victor

Hinkle

Canning

X

X

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 was placed on file in the Township Clerk’s Office.”

NEW BUSINESS

 PRESENTATION

To Civic Leaders of Project Porchlight from the NJ Clean Energy Commission Quincy Xavier presenter was late and presented at the end of the meeting, project Porchlight is scheduled to be March 28, 2009, Saturday from 10 am to 2pm and needed to be verified by township committee. Montville NJ is going to save energy and money one light bulb at a time!

Saturday, March 28th is Project Porchlight Day in Montville Township.

TheMontville Environmental Commission has made the call to ALL volunteers’ right from your own neighborhood to spread out all over the township.  Each home in Montville will receive a FREE new (CFL) bulb. (You MUST be home to accept the bulb).Switching just ONE old-fashioned incandescent bulb to an energy efficient 13 watt compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulb will save a homeowner $50.00 in electricity costs over five years!  Senior House on Route 202, will be the meeting point for the teams of Project Porchlight volunteers to start the distribution on Saturday morning. 

Adoption of MINUTES of January 21, 2009- motion to approve the minutes by Sergio Angione and second by Larry Kornreich, adopted unanimously

OLD BUSINESS

       PSPP/F08-11- LaSala – 2 Jacksonville Road, Block 40, lots 30.03 and 30.04– Development of retail building with apartments above – approved at the Planning Board meeting of 1/22/09- no comments offered.

         

       ZSPP/FD23-08 Youssef, Eli– (Eli Bagel) - 37 Main Rd. – B: 81, L: 2 - Prel/Final Site Plan and Use variance to allow development of a 2-story building consisting of a retail bagel shop and a two bedroom residential apartment  - Pending at Board of Adjustment for March 4, 2009- no comments offered

       Solar Program – Sergio Angione– Update from presentation at Township Committee- Sergio Angione and Michele Caron will be having a conference call with Dr. Bowen of the Board of Education to move forward with the process with Green Power. Geogenetics is moving forward as well with the public safety building by also coming up with final measurements for the building.

         

       PSE&G Letter – Larry Kornreich and David Cotter – Update on letter- both member feel that they must finalize and revise the letter by focusing the letter. The letter will then be passed onto Michele Caron for final review. 

         

       Environmental Inventory Report – Update, Michele Caron/David Cotter- Michele Caron is presently putting together a grant from ANJEC to move further with this project and find if there were other was to receive money.

OTHER BUSINESS

       High School Honors Program – Aquifer learning project – Larry Kornreich- updated the commission that both Larry Kornreich and the Advanced Placement Environmental High School teacher are looking for more programs to do with high school students and would like to hold off the Aquifer learning project until a later time. Michele Caron also advised to Larry Kornreich to reach out to Lazar School as well.

  

       Recycling Day – April 25, 2009 Saturday – Angelo Intile, Michele Caron- updated commission on the event and are working out if there will be a cost for the “Shred It” company.

Arbor Day – April 24, 2009 – Friday – Michele Caron – Dr. Gary Bowen, Superintendent of Montville Schools – Honoree- three students from Montville Elementary School will be assisting Dr. Bowen in the ceremonies.

New Business-Cool Cities- James Muhaw- would like to present a power point presentation to the commission to begin to get more awareness and move forward with cool cities.

Public Discussion-None

ADJOURNMENT- Motion to adjourn made by Sergio Angione, Seconded by David Cotter – unanimous.

Respectfully submitted,

Alicia Angione

 
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