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 28, 2014



Mayor Maglio called the meeting of the Walpack Township Committee to order at 7 p.m. stating this meeting was being held in compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act having been duly advertised.

Present: Committeeman Heigis, Committeewoman Wycalek, and Mayor Maglio

Also in attendance: Michelle LaStarza

Committeeman Heigis made a motion to approve the minutes of the meeting from January 28, 2014 seconded by Committeewoman Wycalek and unanimously carried.

Michelle LaStarza submitted the treasurerís report and bills list for approval. Committeeman Heigis made a motion to approve seconded by Committeewoman Wycalek and unanimously carried. The following bills were approved for payment:  

 

Check Register - (0110101001000) Cash Checking - Sussex Bank

DATE

CHECK

#

PAID

 AMOUNT

VOID AMOUNT VOID DATE

REASON

2/25/2014

2500

42

Beshada, Terry 

                      574.59

   

 

2/25/2014

2501

43

Cuneo, Betsy 

                   1,001.56

   

 

2/25/2014

2502

46

Heigis, James 

                   640.94

   

 

2/25/2014

2503

83

Kaman, Maureen E. 

                   621.00

   

 

2/25/2014

2504

47

LaStarza, M 

                   2,323.22

   

 

2/25/2014

2505

48

Maglio, Victor

                       872.53

   

 

2/25/2014

2506

84

Maria E. Maglio 

                      319.22

   

 

2/25/2014

2507

93

Wycalek, Janina A. 

                      630.94

   

 

2/25/2014

2508

3

Century Link 

                   30.80

   

 

2/25/2014

2509

3

Century Link 

                      33.73

   

 

2/25/2014

2510

16

JCP&L 

                   63.79

   

 

2/25/2014

2511

20

MGL 

                192.00

   

 

2/25/2014

2512

29

MicroSystems-NJ.com LLC 

                   104.00

   

 

2/25/2014

2513

22

Sandyston Township Vol Fire Dept 

                   2,500.00

   

 

2/25/2014

2514

62

Sussex County Clerk's Assoc 

                   120.00

   

 

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10,028.32
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             10,028.32

   

 

 

Mayor Maglio read the following resolution.

Walpack Township

RESOLUTION OF THE WALPACK TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE ENDORSING THE 
SUBMISSION OF THE 2013 RECYCLING TONNAGE GRANT APPLICATION

WHEREAS, the Mandatory Source Separation and Recycling Act, P.L. 1987, c. 102, has established a recycling fund from which tonnage grants may be made to municipalities for the calendar year 2013.

WHEREAS, it is the intent and the spirit of the Mandatory Source Separation and Recycling Act to use the tonnage grants to develop new municipal recycling programs and to continue and to expand existing programs; and

WHEREAS, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is promulgating recycling regulations to implement the Mandatory Source Separation and Recycling Act; and

WHEREAS, the recycling regulations impose on municipalities certain requirements as a condition for applying for tonnage grants, including but not limited to, making and keeping accurate, verifiable records of materials collected and claimed by the municipality; and

WHEREAS, a resolution authorizing this municipality to apply for such tonnage grants will memorialize the commitment of this municipality to recycling and indicate the assent of the Walpack Township Committee to the efforts undertaken by the municipality and the requirements contained in the Recycling Act and recycling regulations; and

WHEREAS, such a resolution should designate the individual authorized to ensure the application is properly completed and timely filed.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Walpack Township Committee of the Township of Walpack that the Township of Walpack hereby endorses the submission of the recycling tonnage grant application to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and that the application is properly filed; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the monies received from the recycling tonnage grant be deposited in a dedicated recycling trust fund to be used solely for the purpose of recycling.

Roll Call Vote: Ayes: Maglio, Heigis, Wycalek Nays: 0 Absent: 0 Absent: 0

I hereby certify that the foregoing resolution is a true and exact copy of the resolution adopted by the Walpack Township Committee held on 
February 25, 2014.

 

____________________________________

Betsy M. Cuneo
Municipal Clerk

 

Michelle LaStarza explained and submitted the 2014 Budget. Mayor Maglio made a motion to approve the introduction of the budget seconded by Committeewoman Wycalek and unanimously carried. 

A roll call followed: 

Ayes: Maglio, Wycalek, and Heigis Nays: 0 Abstain: 0 Absent: 0

The budget will be advertised in the New Jersey Herald and have a public hearing at the next meeting March 25, 2014.

Committeeman Heigis stated the National Park Service is to perform a tree inspection in the near future along Route 615.

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 7:44 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

Respectfully submitted,



Betsy M. Cuneo
Municipal Clerk

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