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Walpack Township Committee
August 31, 2010
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 duly advertised.
Present were: Committeeman Maglio and Mayor Fuller
Absent: Committeeman Heigis
Also in attendance: Michelle LaStarza, Virginia Fuller
Committeeman Maglio made a motion to approve the July 2010 minutes seconded by Mayor Fuller.
Mayor Fuller made a motion to approve the vouchers for payment seconded by Committeeman Maglio. The following bills were approved for payment:
|2141||3||Century Link||PO 157||908 076 1437||2.20|
|PO 156||973 948 4872||34.64|
|PO 155||973 948 6861||27.83||64.67|
|2142||68||County of Sussex||PO 181||Primary||95.10|
|2143||5||County of Sussex||PO 168||Health Tax||68.09|
|2144||6||County of Sussex||PO 169||Library Tax||193.34|
|2145||4||County of Sussex||PO 167||Purpose Tax||2397.60|
|2147||13||Laddey Clark Ryan||PO 161||Retainer||333.33|
|2148||8||Municipal Software||PO 162||Computer Services||100.00|
|2149||15||Sprint||PO 159||Long Distance||8.10|
|2150||9||Town of Newton||PO 178||2010 911 Services||946.50|
The clerk mailed a letter to the National Park Service requesting their attendance at this meeting. There was no response from the National Park Service. Mayor Fuller stated he would make an appointment with Superintendent Donahue to discuss the scheduled October closing of the National Park Building in the township. Mayor Fuller will update the committee at the next regularly scheduled meeting.
The committee discussed the Best Practices toolkit initiative sent by Governor Christie. It is a guide that is to assist municipalities with improving efficiency and manage budgets without raising property taxes. Participation and compliance will determine the amount of aid received in state aid. Each municipality needs to meet an established percentage of the checklist items. The clerk and chief finance officer are reviewing the material.
The committee reviewed the correspondence.
There being no one in attendance and no further business to discuss, Committeeman Maglio made a motion to adjourn the meeting seconded by Mayor Fuller. The meeting was adjourned at 8:14 p.m.
Betsy M. Cuneo