Minutes: July 15, 2019

CALL TO ORDER: 7:16 p.m.

STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE

Pursuant to the Open Public Meetings Act, Chapter 231, PL 1975, adequate notice as defined in Section 3D of Chapter 231, PL 1975 of this regular meeting has been provided to the public and the press on January 29, 2019 by delivering to the press such notice and posting same at the municipal building and filed with the office of the township clerk as well as posted on the township website.

SALUTE TO THE FLAG

ROLL CALL

Cara Brown (CB) Emailed absence
Mike Cheski (MC) Present
Angela Erichsen (AE) Present
Cathy Sawoszczyk (CS) Present
Craig Williams - Chair (CW) Present

PUBLIC COMMENT

No public was present—access to the meeting room was locked—posted a notice on the main door that the environmental commission meeting was moved to the senior center.

LAND USE BOARD LIASON REPORT

CW had no report other than to indicate recent LUB meetings have been canceled due to no applications.

NEW BUSINESS

A plan review of LU# 7-19-7 Six Sigma Investment Group, LLC—Minor Site Plan re the “Faline Office Building” on Rt 515 was conducted. TC zone. A sewer connection is shown. The building and parking area coverages are the same as existing.

A plan review of LU# 6-19-6 Christopher Newsom—Major Soil Fill Application—Very steep slopes existing and proposed with soil erosion a distinct possibility into the wildlife refuge—downhill. Need to request additional retention measures.

OLD BUSINESS

The status of the NRI update was discussed briefly. The takeaway was that a grant application to ANJEC was appropriate and necessary. Cara Brown will look into mapping.

3 Silver Spruce dumping was discussed briefly—the focus being to closely follow the upcoming court proceedings. Delays were requested by the site owner.

A proposal to forward a recommendation to ban some plastics was approved, with sample bans from various municipalities. MC did present a modified proposal and CW to forward to the township clerk.

Garbage disposal regulations proposal from MC to minimize bear/resident conflicts were discussed approved and CW to forward to the township clerk.

APPROVAL OF JUNE 17, 2019 MINUTES

These minutes were approved as submitted & CW to forward to the township clerk.

ADJOURNMENT: 8:49 p.m.