Walpack Township
9 Main Street
Walpack Center, NJ 07881
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Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Walpack Township Committee Meeting Minutes:

August 26, 2008

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

Present were:  Committeeman Heigis, Committeeman Maglio, and Mayor Fuller

Also in attendance:  Virginia Fuller

The minutes of the July 29, 2008 meeting were presented for approval.  Committeeman Heigis made a motion to approve the minutes seconded by Committeeman Maglio and unanimously carried.

The treasurerís bills list and vouchers were not available due to the finance officers illness. 

Ordinance 2008-02 an ordinance for Determining Positions Eligible for the Defined Contribution Retirement Program was introduced for public hearing.  Committeeman Heigis made a motion to open to the public seconded by Mayor Fuller.  There being no one in attendance, Committeeman Maglio made a motion to close the public hearing seconded by Committeeman Heigis.  Mayor Fuller made a motion to adopt the ordinance seconded by Committeeman Heigis and unanimously carried.

R-14-08 a resolution for sending out late tax bills was read by Mayor Fuller.  Committeeman Maglio made a motion to approve the resolution seconded by Committeeman Heigis and unanimously carried.

R-15-08 a resolution endorsing S-1976/A-2982 to increase surcharges for defraying state police services was read by Mayor Fuller.  Committeeman Heigis made a motion to approve the resolution seconded by Committeeman Maglio and unanimously carried.

R-16-08 a resolution authorizing the township attorney to file a complaint with the New Jersey Council on Local Mandates challenging a portion of the New Jersey State Appropriation Act was read by Mayor Fuller.  Committeeman Heigis made a motion to approve the resolution seconded by Committeeman Maglio and unanimously carried.

The committee reviewed the correspondence.

A brief discussion was held discussing the state police costs.  Mayor Fuller contacted the National Park Service during the past month.  The committee reviewed the NPS letter.  Mayor Fuller will meet with the township attorney to discuss the findings.  Mayor Fuller will update the committee at the next monthly meeting.

There being no further business to discuss and no one in attendance, Committeeman Heigis made a motion to adjourn the meeting seconded by Committeeman Maglio.  The meeting was adjourned at 8:35 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Betsy M. Cuneo

Municipal Clerk

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