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Minutes: January 12, 2011 (R)

Reorganization Meeting Minutes

Cynthia Davis, LUB Recording Secretary, called the meeting to order at 7:04 p.m.

Statement of Compliance

Pursuant to the Open Public Meetings Act, adequate notice of this Regular Meeting has been provided to the public and the press on January 19, 2010, by delivering to the press such notice and posting same at the Municipal Building and filed with the office of the Township Clerk.

Salute to the Flag

Oath of Office

Michael Garofalo, Esq., LUB attorney, administered the Oath of Office to the following members:

  • Jessi Paladini—Class IV: 4-year term
  • Christopher Hack—Alternate #1: 2-year term
  • Edward Rolando, Jr.—Alternate #2: 2-year term
  • Joseph Ferrer—Alternate #3: 2-year term

Members who were not present who will need to take the Oath of Office are Andrew Borisuk, Council Member Seufert and Edward Seger.

Roll Call

Roll Call    Also Present
Andrew BorisukNP Michael Garofalo, Esq., Board Attorney
Andrea CoculaP Jessica Caldwell, Board Planner
David GornsteinNP Corey Stoner, Board Engineer
Jessi PaladiniP Cynthia Davis, Recording Secretary
Mayor RinkerP  
Councilmember SeufertNP  
Jean MurphyP  
Martin TheobaldP  
Joseph TadrickP  
Chris Hack (#1 Alt)P  
Ed Rolando (#2 Alt)P  
Joseph Ferrer (#3 Alt)P  
Edward Seger (#4 Alt)NP  

Reorganization

Nomination of Officers:

LUB Chairman—Martin Theobald

Nomination: Ms. Murphy nominated Martin Theobald as LUB Chairman. Mr. Tadrick seconded the nomination. There were no other nominations. ROLL CALL: COCULA - Y, PALADINI - Y, RINKER - Y, MURPHY - Y, TADRICK - Y, HACK - Y, ROLANDO - Y, FERRER - Y. (Yes - 8)

LUB Vice-Chair—Jessi Paladini

Nomination: Ms. Murphy nominated Jessi Paladini as Vice Chair explaining that since Ms. Paladini has been a LUB member, she has had perfect attendance. Mayor Rinker seconded the nomination. Nomination: Mr. Tadrick nominated Mr. Borisuk for Vice Chair. Ms. Cocula seconded the nomination. ROLL CALL VOTE FOR MS. PALADINI: COCULA - N, RINKER - Y, MURPHY - Y, THEOBALD - Y, TADRICK - N, HACK - Y, ROLANDO - Y, FERRER - Y. (yes - 6, No - 2) Ms. Paladini won majority vote.

LUB Recording Secretary—Cynthia Davis

Nomination: Mayor Rinker nominated Cynthia Davis as Recording Secretary. Ms. Murphy seconded the nomination. There were no other nominations. ROLL CALL: COCULA - Y, PALADINI - Y, RINKER - Y, MURPHY - Y, THEOBALD - Y, TADRICK - Y, HACK - Y, ROLANDO - Y, FERRER - Y. ( Yes - 9)

LUB Board Secretary—Cynthia Davis

Nomination: Ms. Cocula nominated Cynthia Davis as Board Secretary. Ms. Murphy seconded the nomination. There were no other nominations. ROLL CALL: COCULA - Y, PALADINI - Y, RINKER - Y, MURPHY - Y, THEOBALD - Y, TADRICK - Y, HACK - Y, ROLANDO - Y, FERRER - Y. (Yes - 9)

LUB Engineer—Harold Pellow & Associates

Nomination: Mayor Rinker nominated Harold Pellow & Associates. Ms. Paladini seconded the nomination. ROLL CALL: COCULA - Y, PALADINI - Y, RINKER - Y, MURPHY - Y, THEOBALD - Y, TADRICK - Y, HACK - Y, ROLANDO - Y, FERRER - Y. (Yes - 9)

LUB Attorney—Laddey, Clark & Ryan

Nomination: Mr. Theobald nominated Laddey Clark & Ryan as board attorneys. Ms. Paladini seconded the nomination. ROLL CALL: COCULA - Y, PALADINI - Y, RINKER - Y, MURPHY - Y, THEOBALD - Y, TADRICK - Y, HACK - Y, ROLAND - Y, FERRER - Y. (Yes - 9)

LUB Planner—Harold Pellow & Associates

Nomination: Mayor Rinker nominated Harold Pellow & Associates. Ms. Cocula seconded the nomination. ROLL CALL: COCULA - Y, PALADINI - Y, RINKER - Y, MURPHY - Y, THEOBALD - Y, TADRICK - Y, HACK - Y, ROLANDO - Y, FERRER - Y. (Yes - 9)

Resolutions

Resolution No. 11-01: Designating the official newspaper

Motion: Ms. Cocula made a motion to designate the NJ Herald as the LUB official newspaper. Mr. Tadrick seconded the motion. ROLL CALL: COCULA - Y, PALADINI - Y, RINKER - Y, MURPHY - Y, THEOBALD - Y, TADRICK - Y, HACK - Y, ROLANDO - Y, FERRER - Y. (Yes - 9)

Resolution No. 11-02: Schedule of meetings for the 2011 year

Motion: Ms. Cocula made a motion to designate the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at 7:00 p.m. as the meeting dates for the 2011 year. Mayor Rinker seconded the motion. ROLL CALL: COCULA - Y, PALADINI - Y, RINKER - Y, MURPHY - Y, THEOBALD - Y, TADRICK - Y, HACK - Y, ROLANDO - Y, FERRER - Y. (Yes - 9)

The meeting dates are as follows:

  • January 26, 2011
  • February 9 and 23, 2011
  • March 9 and 23, 2011
  • April 13 and 27, 2011
  • May 11 and 25, 2011
  • June 8 and 22, 2011
  • July 13 and 27, 2011
  • August 10 and 24, 2011
  • September 14 and 28, 2011
  • October 12 and 26, 2011
  • November 9 and 23, 2011
  • December 14, 2011

Adjournment

Ms. Paladini made a motion to adjourn the LUB Reorganization meeting at 7:18 p.m. Mr. Hack seconded the motion. All were in favor.

These minutes were transcribed by Cynthia Davis on January 13, 2011.

Certification

I, the Board Secretary, hereby certify that the above minutes were approved at the regularly scheduled Land Use Board meeting on February 9, 2011.

Respectfully submitted,
Cynthia Davis
Board Secretary