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 27, 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
Committeeman Heigis made a motion to approve the minutes of the meeting
from April 29, 2014 seconded by Committeewoman Wycalek and unanimously carried.
Michelle LaStarza presented the treasurer’s report and bills list for
approval. Committeewoman Wycalek made a motion to approve seconded by
Committeeman Heigis and unanimously carried.
The following bills were approved for payment:
Check Register - (0110101001000) Cash Checking - Sussex Bank
State of New Jersey
|4/7/2014||2526||10||United States Treasury||92.06|
|5/09/2014||2529||5||County Treasurer, Health Tax||67.48|
|5/09/2014||2530||6||County Treasurer, Library Tax||274.83|
|5/09/2014||2531||7||County Treasurer, Open Space Tax||20.68|
|5/09/2014||2532||4||County Treasurer, Purpose Tax||4,107.15|
|5/09/2014||2534||1||New Jersey Herald||39.90|
|5/27/2014||2538||83||Kaman, Maureen E.||621.00|
|5/27/2014||2541||84||Maria E. Maglio||319.22|
|5/27/2014||2542||23||Sandyston-Walpack Cons. School||10,699.00|
|5/27/2014||2543||93||Wycalek, Janina A.||630.94|
Jackie Espinoza, Representative of Jersey
Central Power & Light, introduced herself to the committee.
She explained the normal process of storm restoration, distributed
contact information, and answered questions.
The committee thanked her for the information.
GLENN C. KIENZ, ESQ.
PLACE OF MICHAEL S. GAROFALO, ESQ.
FORMERLY OF THE LAW FIRM WEINER LESNIAK LLP
the Township of Walpack entered into an
agreement for professional legal services on April 29, 2014 between the Township
of Walpack, a municipal corporation (hereinafter “Township”), and Michael S.
Garofalo, Esq. of the law firm Weiner Lesniak LLP (hereinafter referred to as
Michael S. Garofalo, Esq. is no longer employed by the law firm of Weiner
Lesniak LLP; and
the April 29, 2014 Agreement provides for the use of substitute counsel.
the Township of Walpack determines that the above-mentioned legal services can
be performed adequately and effectively by Glenn C. Kienz, Esq. of the law firm
of Weiner Lesniak LLP; and
the Township of Walpack determines that it is in the best interest of the
citizens of the Township to maintain the continuity of qualified legal
representation by continuing to have legal services provided by Weiner Lesniak
LLP in the person of Glenn C. Kienz, Esq.; and
The Township Council does hereby permit the substitution of Glenn C.
Kienz, Esq. of the law firm Weiner Lesniak in place of Michael S. Garofalo,
Esq., formerly of the law firm Weiner Lesniak LLP, as Township Attorney.
All terms and conditions set forth in the Agreement dated April 29, 2014
between the Township of Walpack and Michael S. Garofalo, Esq., formerly of the
law firm Weiner Lesniak LLP, shall remain in full force and effect throughout
the balance of the contract period ending December 31, 2014, with Glenn C. Kienz,
Esq. of the law firm Weiner Lesniak LLP being substituted in place of Michael S.
Garofalo, Esq. as Township Attorney.
A copy of the Resolution will be published in the official newspaper of
the Township within ten (10) days of passage as required by law.
Betsy Cuneo, RMC
Mayor Maglio read the following resolution.
Mayor Maglio made a motion to approve the resolution seconded by
A roll call vote followed:
Ayes: Maglio, Wycalek Nays: 0 Absent:
0 Abstain: Heigis
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, 2014 must be filed with the Director of the Division of
Alcoholic Beverage Control, (N.J.A.C. 13:2-4)
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 27, 2014.
Betsy M. Cuneo, Municipal Clerk
committee reviewed the correspondence.
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 7:35 p.m.
Betsy M. Cuneo