Walpack Township
9 Main Street
Walpack Center, NJ 07881
Phone and Fax: 973-948-6861
Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Direct Mail to: 16 Old Mine Road, Walpack NJ 07881

Walpack Township Committee Meeting Minutes:

February 22, 2011

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

Present were: Deputy Mayor Maglio and Committeeman Heigis

Absent: Mayor Fuller

Also in attendance: Michelle LaStarza

Deputy Mayor Maglio and Committeeman Heigis noted the unfortunate accident of Mayor Fuller and wished for his speedy recovery.

Deputy Mayor Maglio made a motion to approve the minutes of the January 2011 seconded by Committeeman Heigis.

Deputy Mayor Maglio made a motion to approve the vouchers for payment seconded by Committeeman Heigis. The following bills were approved for payment:

2/14/2011   2214  County Treasurer, Health Tax  74.77
2/14/2011  2215  County Treasurer, Library Tax  202.25
2/14/2011  2216  7 County Treasurer, Open Space Tax   49.99
2/14/2011  2217  4 County Treasurer, Purpose Tax  2,386.14 
2/22/2011  2218  42  Beshada, Terry 574.36 
2/22/2011  2219  43 Cuneo, Betsy  1,001.13 
2/22/2011 2220   44 Dyksen, John  638.44
2/22/2011  2221  32 Fuller, Raymond  888.43 
2/22/2011  2222  17 Fuller, Virginia  296.14 
2/22/2011  2223  46 Heigis, James  642.29 
2/22/2011  2224  47 LaStarza, M 2,  102.56
2/22/2011  2225  48 Maglio, Victor  638.17 

Chief Finance Officer Michelle LaStarza explained the budget in great detail. A slight increase in costs for insurance and audit services were adjusted in this year’s budget. Committeeman Heigis questioned the computer services in the budget. Ms. LaStarza explained the costs are for the finance and tax services packages. Deputy Mayor Maglio made a motion to approve the introduction of the budget seconded by Committeeman Heigis. A roll call vote followed: Ayes: Heigis, Maglio Absent: Fuller Abstain: 0 Nays: 0 The budget will be advertised and have a public hearing on March 29, 2011.

The committee reviewed the correspondence.

There being no one in attendance and no further business to discuss, Deputy Mayor Maglio made a motion to adjourn seconded by Committeeman Heigis. The meeting was adjourned at 8:16 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Betsy M. Cuneo
Municipal Clerk