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Minutes: January 13, 2016 (R)

Ms. Decker called the meeting to order at 7:00 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 21, 2015 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

Roll Call  Also Present
Mayor ShortwayP Cory Stoner, Board Engineer
Diane WexlerP Jessica Caldwell, Board Planner
Councilmember MurphyP Glenn Kienz, Esq., Board Attorney
Martin TheobaldP Kim Decker, Board Secretary
Richard SpoerlP Carole Baksa, Board Recording Secretary
Joseph TadrickP  
Andrea CoculaP  
Ed RolandoP  
Jessica PaladiniP  
Chris Hack (#1 Alt)P  
Michael Whitaker (#2 Alt)P  
David Nieves (#3 Alt)P  
Kristi Raperto (#4 Alt)P  

Attorney Kienz acted as temporary chair and noted that the oath of office had been administered to the following just prior to the meeting:

Class I, 4 yr. term ending 12-31-19, Mayor Harry Shortway
Class III, 1 yr. term ending 12-31-16, Councilmember Jean Murphy

Reorganization 2016

Nomination of Officers

LUB Chairman—Martin Theobald

Nomination: Ms. Cocula nominated Mr. Theobald. Ms. Paladini seconded the nomination. No other nominations were made. ROLL CALL: SHORTWAY: Y, WEXLER: Y, MURPHY: Y, SPOERL: Y, TADRICK: Y, COCULA: Y, ROLANDO: Y, PALADINI: Y Passed.

Attorney Kienz resigned as temporary chair and Mr. Theobald proceeded to conduct the meeting.

LUB Vice Chairman—Joseph Tadrick

Nomination: Ms. Paladini nominated Mr. Tadrick. Ms. Wexler seconded the nomination. No other nominations were made. ROLL CALL: SHORTWAY: Y, WEXLER: Y, MURPHY: ABSTAIN, THEOBALD: Y, SPOERL: Y, COCULA: Y, ROLANDO: Y, PALADINI: Y Passed.

Professional Service Appointments

LUB Recording Secretary—Carole Baksa

Nomination: Mr. Theobald nominated Ms. Baksa. Mr. Tadrick seconded the nomination. No other nominations were made. ROLL CALL: SHORTWAY: Y, WEXLER: Y, MURPHY: Y, THEOBALD: Y, SPOERL: Y, TADRICK: Y, COCULA: Y, ROLANDO: Y, PALADINI: Y Passed.

LUB Board Secretary—Kim Decker

Nomination: Mr. Theobald nominated Ms. Decker. Mr. Tadrick seconded the nomination. No other nominations were made. ROLL CALL: SHORTWAY: Y, WEXLER: Y, MURPHY: Y, THEOBALD: Y, SPOERL: Y, TADRICK: Y, COCULA: Y, ROLANDO: Y, PALADINI: Y Passed.

LUB Attorney—Glenn Kienz of Weiner Lesniak LLP

Nomination: Ms. Paladini nominated Mr. Kienz. Mr. Tadrick seconded the nomination. No other nominations were made. ROLL CALL: SHORTWAY: Y, WEXLER: Y, MURPHY: Y, THEOBALD: Y, SPOERL: Y, TADRICK: Y, COCULA: Y, ROLANDO: Y, PALADINI: Y Passed.

LUB Engineer—Cory Stoner of Harold Pellow & Associates

Nomination: Mr. Theobald nominated Mr. Stoner. Mr. Tadrick seconded the nomination. No other nominations were made. ROLL CALL: SHORTWAY: Y, WEXLER: Y, MURPHY: Y, THEOBALD: Y, SPOERL: Y, TADRICK: Y, COCULA: Y, ROLANDO: Y, PALADINI: Y Passed.

LUB Planner—Jessica Caldwell, Caldwell & Associates

Nomination: Mr. Theobald nominated Ms. Caldwell. Ms. Paladini seconded the nomination. No other nominations were made. ROLL CALL: SHORTWAY: Y, WEXLER: Y, MURPHY: Y, THEOBALD: Y, SPOERL: Y, TADRICK: Y, COCULA: Y, ROLANDO: Y, PALADINI: Y Passed.

Consent

Resolution No. 16-01: Designating the Official Newspaper to be the New Jersey Herald and the Sunday New Jersey Herald

Resolution No. 16-02: Schedule of Meeting Dates for the Year 2016.

Motion: Ms. Cocula made a motion to approve the above resolutions. Mr. Tadrick seconded the motion. ROLL CALL: SHORTWAY: Y, WEXLER: Y, MURPHY: Y, THEOBALD: Y, SPOERL: Y, TADRICK: Y, COCULA: Y, ROLANDO: Y, PALADINI: Y Passed.

Adjournment

Motion: Mr. Spoerl made a motion to adjourn the reorganization meeting at 7:08 p.m. Mr. Tadrick seconded the motion. All were in favor.

These minutes were transcribed by Carole Baksa on January 19, 2016.