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:

May 28, 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, Craig Hutchenson, Kathy Kane, Janina Wycalek

Mayor Maglio made a motion to amend the agenda seconded by Committeeman Heigis. After a brief discussion Mayor Maglio made a motion to appoint Janina Wycalek to fill the vacated seat of Russell Pagano that will expire December 31, 2013. The clerk administered the oath of office. All welcomed Committeewoman Wycalek.

Representatives from Kittatinny Regional High School came forward to present the budget to the committee. Craig Hutchenson and Kathy Kane gave an informative presentation to the committee. Mr. Hutchenson explained the challenges for budget preparations keeping a 2% levy cap. Two major budget expenses are salary and health benefits. The board would like to complete two major projects regarding school safety by installing cameras and adding a foyer.

The committee thanked Mr. Hutchenson and Ms. Kane for attending the meeting.

The minutes of the April 30, 2013 meeting were presented for approval. Committeeman Heigis made a motion to approve the minutes seconded by Mayor Maglio and unanimously carried.

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

Check Register - (0110101001000) Cash Checking - Sussex Bank


1,682.75 (Transfer)  5/6/2013 307 35 INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE 
319.56 (Transfer)  5/6/2013 308 63 STATE OF NJ 927 
241.61 (Transfer) 5/6/2013 309 28 PERS EFT 
16.31 (Transfer) 5/282013 310 63 STATE OF NJ 927 
581.48 5/282013 2045 42 Beshada, Terry   
1,014.31 5/282013 2046 43 Cuneo, Betsy 
650.13 5/282013 2047 46 Heigis, James 
629.16 5/282013 2048 83 Kaman, Maureen E. 
2,350.00 5/282013 2049 47 LaStarza, M 
882.99 5/282013 2050 48 Maglio, Victor 
323.04 5/282013 2051 84 Maria E. Maglio 
63.70 5/282013 2052 3 Century Link 
21.94 5/282013 2053 16 JCP&L 
7.80 5/282013 2054 79 NJ Dept of Health & Sr. Service 
2,260.23 Bank Transfers 


Mayor Maglio read the Annual ABC Renewal. Mayor Maglio made a motion to approve the resolution seconded by Committeewoman Wycalek. Committeeman Heigis abstained as it is a conflict license.



            WHEREAS, James Heigis, a member of the Corporation, Walpack Inn Inc. is a member of the Walpack Township Committee, the issuing authority, the renewal for the year commencing July 1, 2013 must be filed with the Director of the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control, (N.J.A.C. 13:2-4)

            THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Township Committee of the Township Committee of the Township of Walpack, that there is no objection to the issuance of Plenary Retail Consumption License No. 1923-33-003-003 applied for by Walpack Inn Inc. Route 615 Walpack, New Jersey, by the Director, as they are not aware of any circumstance or provision of Law or Local Ordinance which would prohibit the issuance of said license.



            I hereby certify that the foregoing resolution is a true and exact copy of the resolution adopted by the Walpack Township Committee, held on  May 28, 2013. 


Betsy M. Cuneo,
Municipal Clerk



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 Committeewoman Wycalek. The meeting was adjourned at 8:47 p.m.







Respectfully submitted,

Betsy M. Cuneo
Municipal Clerk