Walpack Township
9 Main Street
Walpack Center, NJ 07881
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Walpack Township Committee Meeting Minutes:

January 29, 2008

The meeting of the Walpack Township Committee was called to order at 8:00 p.m. by Mayor Fuller who stated that this meeting was being held in compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act having been duly advertised.

Present were:  Committeeman Heigis, Maglio and Mayor Fuller

The clerk read the minutes of the January 1, 2008 reorganization meeting.  Committeeman Maglio made a motion to approve the minutes seconded by Committeeman Heigis and unanimously carried.

The committee reviewed the vouchers.  Committeeman Heigis made a motion to approve the vouchers seconded by Committeeman Maglio and unanimously carried.  The following bills were approved:  


Dan Rivara      Buildings & Grounds $80.00  


County Treasurer  Purpose tax   2326.94


County Treasurer  Health tax    76.74


County Treasurer  Library tax   198.38


County Treasurer Open space 245.82  


New Jersey Herald  Clerk ad     79.20  
14532  Morville Agency  Insurance                    2887.00

An ordinance to exceed the municipal budget appropriation limits and to establish a cap bank was read by Mayor Fuller.  Mayor Fuller made a motion to approve the ordinance seconded by Committeeman Maglio and unanimously carried.  The ordinance will be advertised and have a public hearing at the next monthly meeting to be held February 26, 2008.

Mayor Fuller signed the Firefighting Service Agreement with Sandyston Township Volunteer Fire Department for the year 2008.  The agreement is in the amount of $2,500.

The committee reviewed the correspondence.

Ms. Pat Kibildis, Program Development Specialist, from the Municipal Alliance Program came forward to explain the Alliance Program.  Walpack, Montague, and Sandyston are grouped together.  Every four years a needs assessment must be completed.  Each municipality must supply a representative to attend two meetings of approximately two hours.  If a township chooses not to participate, the funding will no longer be issued to that township.  The meetings will take place before the end of February.  Committeeman Heigis volunteered to be the representative for Walpack.  The committee thanked Ms. Kibildis for attending the meeting.

There being no one in attendance and no further business to discuss, Committeeman Maglio made a motion to adjourn the meeting seconded by Committeeman Heigis.  The meeting was adjourned at 8:21 p.m.

Respectfully submitted, 


Betsy M. Cuneo 
Municipal Clerk