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:

April 30, 2013



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


Present were: Mayor Maglio, Committeeman Heigis


Also in attendance: Michelle LaStarza


The minutes of the March 26, 2013 meeting were presented for approval. Committeeman Heigis made a motion to approve the minutes seconded by Mayor Maglio.


The committee reviewed the treasurerís report and vouchers. Committeeman Heigis made a motion to approve the report and vouchers seconded by Mayor Maglio. The following bills were approved for payment:

Report Printed 2013-04-30 18:23:39 Walpack Township

 

Check Register - (0110101001000) Cash Checking - Sussex Bank

 

 

 

 

 

DATE

CHECK

#

PAID

AMOUNT

 

 

 

 

 

4/11/2013

2036

90

Wycalek, Janina A.

134.86

4/30/2013

2037

3

Century Link

163.05

4/30/2013

2038

5

County Treasurer, Health Tax

90.7

4/30/2013

2039

6

County Treasurer, Library Tax

234.02

4/30/2013

2040

7

County Treasurer, Open Space Tax

16.2

4/30/2013

2041

4

County Treasurer, Purpose Tax

3,215.98

4/30/2013

2042

35

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE

8.36

4/30/2013

2043

16

JCP&L

18.75

4/30/2013

2044

1

New Jersey Herald

148.22

 

 

 

 

4,030.14

 

TOWNSHIP OF WALPACK

RESOLUTION - BUDGET SELF EXAM

WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 40A-4-78b has authorized the Local Finance Board to adopt rules that permit municipalities in sound fiscal condition to assume the responsibility, normally granted to the Director of the Division of Local Government Services, of conducting the annual budget examination, and

 WHEREAS, N.J.A.C. 5:30-7 was adopted by the Local Finance Board on February 11, 1997, and 

WHEREAS, pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:30-7.2 through 7.5 the Township of Walpack has been declared eligible to participate in the program by the Division of Local Government Services, and the Chief Financial Officer has determined that the local government meets the necessary conditions to participate in the program for the 2013 budget year, so now therefore 

BE IT RESOLVED, by the governing body of the Township of Walpack that in accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:30-7.6a & b and based upon the Chief Financial Officer's certification, the governing body has found the budget has met the following requirements:

1             That with reference to the following items, the amounts have been calculated pursuant to law and appropriated as such in the budget: 

 

                a. Payment of interest and debt redemption charges 

                b. Deferred charges and statutory expenditures 

                c. Cash deficit of preceding year 

                d. Reserve for uncollected taxes 

                e. Other reserves and non-disbursement items 

                f. Any inclusions of amounts required for school purposes 

 

2             That the provisions relating to limitation on increases of appropriations pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A4-45.2 and appropriations for exceptions 
                to limits on appropriations found at 40A:4-45.3 et seq. are fully met (Complies with the CAP law) 

3             That the budget is in such form, arrangement, and content as required by the Local Budget Law and N.J.A.C. 5:30-4 and 5:30-5. 

 

4             That pursuant to the Local Budget Law: 

 

                a. All estimates of revenue are reasonable, accurate, and correctly stated, 

                b. Items of appropriation are properly set forth 

                c. In itemization, form, arrangement, and content the budget will permit the exercise of the comptroller function within the municipality. 

 

5             The budget and associated amendments have been introduced and publicly advertised in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Local Budget Law, except that failure to meet the deadlines of N.J.S.A. 40A:4-5 shall not prevent such certification. 

 

6             That all other applicable statutory requirements have been fulfilled. 

 

Certification: 

 

I hereby certify the foregoing to be a true and correct copy of a resolution duly adopted by the Mayor and Committee of the Township of Walpack, New Jersey at a meeting held on April 30, 2013. 

 

Betsy M. Cuneo
Municipal Clerk

 

TOWNSHIP OF WALPACK 

The 2013 budget was introduced for second reading by Mayor Maglio. 

Mayor Maglio made a motion to open the floor to the public seconded by Committeeman Heigis. 

There being no one in attendance, Committeeman Heigis made a motion to close the hearing seconded by Mayor Maglio. 

 

CERTIFICATION OF APPROVED BUDGET 

 

                IT IS HEREBY CERTIFIED that the Approved Budget complies with the requirements of law and approval is given pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40a:4-78(b) and N.J.A.C. 5:30-7. 

IT IS FURTHER CERTIFIED that The Township of Walpack has met the eligibility requirements of N.J.A.C. 5:30-7.4 and 7.5, and that I, as Chief Financial Officer, have completed the local examination in compliance with N.J.A.C. 5:30-7.6. 

Dated: April 30, 2013 

 

By: 

 

Michelle LaStarza 

Chief Financial Officer

 

 

This certification form and resolution of the governing body executing such certification should be annexed to the adopted budget (N.J.A.C. 5:30 7.6(e))

Mayor Maglio made a motion to adopt the budget seconded by Committeeman Heigis. A roll call vote followed: Ayes: Heigis, Maglio Nays: 0 Absent: 0 Abstain: 0

The committee reviewed the correspondence.

 

There being no one in attendance and no further business to discuss, Committeeman Heigis made a motion to adjourn seconded by Mayor Maglio. The meeting was adjourned at 8:25 p.m..

 

 

 

 

 

 

Respectfully submitted,



Betsy M. Cuneo
Municipal Clerk

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