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 3, 2015



Mayor Maglio called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m. stating this meeting is being held in compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act having been duly advertised.

Present: Mayor Maglio, Committeeman Heigis, and Committeewoman Wycalek

Also in attendance: Michelle LaStarza

The minutes of the December 30, 2014 meeting and the January Re-Organization Meeting were presented for approval. Committeeman Heigis made a motion to approve the minutes seconded by Committeewoman Wycalek and unanimously carried.

The bills list was submitted by Chief Finance Officer Michelle LaStarza. The committee reviewed the bills list. Committeewoman Wycalek made a motion to approve the bills for payment seconded by Committeeman Heigis and unanimously carried. The following were approved for payment:

 

Check Register - (0110101001000) Cash Checking - Sussex Bank

DATE

CHECK

#

PAID

 AMOUNT

  VOID AMOUNT VOID DATE

REASON

1/5/2015

1501

63

STATE OF NJ 927

                      212.92

     

 

2/3/2015

2615

95

Andover Borough

                   6,210.37

(Transfer)

6,210.37

2/28/2015

have to change date to 12/31/14

2/3/2015

2616

24

Bollinger 

                   605.00

     

 

2/3/2015

2617

3

Century Link 

                   64.14

     

 

2/3/2015

2618

3

Century Link 

                   33.86

     

 

2/3/2015

2619

5

County Treasurer, Health Tax

                       139.24

     

 

2/3/2015

2620

6

County Treasurer, Library Tax

                      307.32

     

 

2/3/2015

2621

7

County Treasurer, Open Space Tax

                      20.07

     

 

2/3/2015

2622

4

County Treasurer, Purpose Tax 

                   4,090.81

     

 

2/3/2015

2623

16

JCP&L 

                      22.36

     

 

2/3/2015

2624

8

Municipal Software, Inc.  

                   1,200.00

     

 

2/3/2015

2625

96

NJ Conference of Mayors

                295.00

     

 

2/3/2015

2626

1

New Jersey Herald 

                   69.60

     

 

2/3/2015

2627

62

Sussex County Clerk's Assoc 

                   69.00

     

 

2/3/2015

2628

27

Treasurer State of NJ

                   25.00

     

 

2/3/2015

2629

37

Wantage Township  

                   75.59

     

 

----------------  
        13,218.36        
        212.92 Bank Transfers      
-6,210.37 ** Voided
----------------  

 

 

 

 

            7,220.91

     

 

 

The committee reviewed the contract for pest control submitted by Viking. The fee is $150 for the initial visit and $48 for each following visit. Committeeman Heigis made a motion to approve the contract seconded by Committeewoman Wycalek and unanimously carried.

The committee reviewed the contract for the township attorney. Mayor Maglio made a motion to approve the contract in the amount of $6,000 a year seconded by Committeewoman Wycalek and unanimously carried.

Mayor Maglio read the following resolution:

A Resolution Authorizing Submission of an Application for the Municipal Alliance Grant
 

WHEREAS, the Township Committee of the Township of Walpack , County of Sussex, State of New Jersey recognizes that the abuse of alcohol and drugs is a serious problem in our society amongst persons of all ages: and

WHEREAS, the Township Committee further recognizes that it is incumbent upon not only public officials but upon the entire community to take action to prevent such abuses in our community; and

WHEREAS, the Township Committee has applied for funding to the Governorís Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse through the County of Sussex; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Township Committee of the Township of Walpack, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey hereby recognizes the following:

1. The Township Committee does hereby authorize submission of an application for the Municipal Alliance Grant for the calendar year 2015 in the amount $7564 from Drug Enforcement Demand Reduction (DEDR) funds, $1891 Cash Match, and $5673 In-Kind.

2. The Township Committee acknowledges that Sandyston Township is acting as the lead agency for a consortium that is comprised of the municipalities of Sandyston, Montague, and Walpack.

3. The Township Committee acknowledges the terms and conditions for administering the Municipal Alliance Grant including the administration compliance and audit requirements.
 


I, Betsy Cuneo, Municipal Clerk of the Township of Walpack, do hereby certify the foregoing to be a true and exact copy of a resolution duly adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Walpack on this 3rd day of February 2015.

____________________________________

Victor Maglio, Mayor

____________________________________

Betsy M. Cuneo
Municipal Clerk

 

Mayor Maglio made a motion to approve the resolution seconded by Committeeman Heigis and unanimously carried.

A brief discussion regarding the National Park Service Vision 2030 took place. Mayor Maglio asked that everyone review the plan and documents and have comments ready for the next meeting.

The committee reviewed the correspondence.

There being no one in attendance and no further business to discuss, Mayor Maglio made a motion to adjourn seconded by Committeewoman Wycalek. The meeting was adjourned at 7:37 p.m.
 

 

 

 

 

 

Respectfully submitted,



Betsy M. Cuneo
Municipal Clerk

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