Minutes: January 20, 2009
Call Meeting to Order
Mr. Williams called the meeting to order at 7:41 p.m.
Statement of Compliance
Pursuant to the Open Public Meetings Act, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975 adequate notice as defined in Section 4D of Chapter 231, P.L. 1975 has been transmitted from the Vernon Municipal Center to the New Jersey Herald on January 15, 2009. Notice is posted on the bulletin board and filed with the office of the Township Clerk.
|Craig Williams, Chair||P|
Cynthia Davis, Recording Secretary
Pledge of Allegiance
Open Meeting to the Public
Mayor Carew came forward and advised that TLC is not on the TC agenda, after all, for the next meeting of January 22, 2009. However, the EC was listed to do a status report for open space.
Approval of Meeting Minutes
Mr. Boltz made a motion to approve the minutes from the January 13, 2009 meeting. Mr. Downey seconded the motion. All were in favor.
Planning Board Liaison Report
Mr. Gornstein was not present, therefore no report was presented at this meeting.
Applications for Review
ZB #11-08-16: Glenn McLaughlin—Completeness and Side Yard Variance for Deck
The EC had no comment on this application at this time.
Open Space—Preparations for TC Presentation
The EC discussed purchasing easements/lands through open space and using land already owned by Vernon Township to be used to “stitch together” and complete the Vernon bike path from the border of Warwick to the border of Hardyston. The proposed properties were discussed and prioritized. The planning can be broken down into project areas such as the “Black Creek, Walnut Ridge and Vernon Crossing project areas.”
Mr. Williams advised that he received a letter from Mr. John Robinson regarding the need to update the ERI by December, 2009 in order to conform with Highlands regulations.
Mr. Downey made a motion and Ms. Petryk seconded the motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:42 p.m.
Transcribed by Cynthia Davis on January 31, 2009.
Minutes approved: February 4, 2009