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Minutes: January 9, 2013 (R)

Mr. Theobald called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m.

Statement of Compliance

Pursuant to the Open Public Meetings Act, adequate notice of this reorganization meeting has been provided to the public and the press on January 15, 2012 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

The oath of office was administered by Mayor Marotta to Ed Rolando, Valerie Seufert, Christopher Hanke, and Patrick Rizzuto.

Kristi Raperto will need to be sworn in as a member at the next meeting.

Roll Call  Also Present
Mayor MarottaP Kim Decker, Planning & Zoning Admin. Asst.
Diane WexlerNP Cynthia Davis, Recording/Board Secretary
Councilmember RizzutoP  
Martin TheobaldP  
Richard SpoerlP  
Joseph TadrickP  
Andrea CoculaP  
Joseph Ferrer (arrived @ 7:07 p.m.)P  
Jessica PaladiniP  
Chris Hack (#1 Alt)P  
Ed Rolando (#2 Alt)P  
Valerie Seufert (#3 Alt)P  
Kristi Raperto (#4 Alt)NP  

Reorganization

Nomination of Officers

LUB Chairman—Martin Theobald

Nomination: Ms. Cocula nominated Martin Theobald as LUB Chairman. Council Member Rizzuto seconded the nomination. There were no other nominations. ROLL CALL: MAROTTA - Y, RIZZUTO - Y, SPOERL - Y, TADRICK - Y, COCULA - Y, PALADINI - Y, HACK - Y, ROLANDO - Y, SEUFERT - Y.

LUB Vice-Chair—Joseph Tadrick

Nomination: Mayor Marotta Rizzuto nominated Joseph Tadrick as Vice Chair. Ms. Seufert seconded the nomination. There were no other nominations. ROLL CALL: MAROTTA - Y, RIZZUTO - Y, THEOBALD - Y, SPOERL - Y, TADRICK - Y, COCULA - Y, PALADINI - Y, HACK - Y, ROLANDO - Y, SEUFERT - Y.

LUB Recording Secretary—Cynthia Davis

Nomination: Mr. Theobald nominated Cynthia Davis as Recording Secretary. Ms. Cocula seconded the nomination. There were no other nominations. ROLL CALL: MAROTTA - Y, RIZZUTO - Y, THEOBALD - Y, SPOERL - Y, TADRICK - Y, COCULA - Y, PALADINI - Y, HACK - Y, ROLANDO - Y, SEUFERT - Y.

LUB Board Secretary—Kim Decker

Nomination: Mayor Marotta nominated Kim Decker as Board Secretary. Ms. Paladini seconded the nomination. There were no other nominations. ROLL CALL: MAROTTA - Y, RIZZUTO - Y, THEOBALD - Y, SPOERL - Y, TADRICK - Y, COCULA - Y, FERRER - Y, PALADINI - Y.

LUB Attorney—Michael Garofalo, Esq. of Laddy, Clark & Ryan

Nomination: Mr. Theobald nominated Michael Garofalo, Esq. from the firm Laddy, Clark & Ryan, as board attorney. Ms. Cocula seconded the nomination. There were no other nominations. ROLL CALL: MAROTTA - Y, RIZZUTO - Y, THEOBALD - Y, SPOERL - Y, TADRICK - Y, COCULA - Y, FERRER - Y, PALADINI - Y.

LUB Engineer—Corey Stoner of Harold Pellow & Associates

Nomination: Mr. Theobald nominated Corey Stoner of Harold Pellow & Associates. Mayor Marotta seconded the nomination. There were no other nominations. ROLL CALL: MAROTTA - Y, RIZZUTO - Y, THEOBALD - Y, SPOERL - Y, TADRICK - Y, COCULA - Y, FERRER - Y, PALADINI - Y.

LUB Planner—Jessica Caldwell of J. Caldwell & Associates

Nomination: Mr. Theobald nominated Jessica Caldwell of J. Caldwell & Associates. Ms. Cocula seconded the nomination. There were no other nominations. ROLL CALL: MAROTTA - Y, RIZZUTO - Y, THEOBALD - Y, SPOERL - Y, TADRICK - Y, COCULA - Y, FERRER - Y, PALADINI - Y.

Resolutions

Resolution No. 13-01: Designating the Official Newspaper

The NJ Herald and Sunday Herald were designated as the LUB official newspaper. All were in favor.

Motion: Mr. Spoerl made a motion to approve of the above resolution. Mr. Ferrer seconded the motion. All were in favor except Mayor Marotta. Mayor Marotta opposed.

Resolution No. 13-02: Schedule of Meetings for the 2013 Year

The meeting dates were designated as the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at 7:00 p.m. for the 2013 year.

The meeting dates are as follows:

  • January 23, 2013
  • February 13 and 27, 2013
  • March 13 and 27, 2013
  • April 10 and 24, 2013
  • May 8 and 22, 2013
  • June 12 and 26, 2013
  • July 10 and 24, 2013
  • August 14 and 28, 2013
  • September 11 and 25, 2013
  • October 9 and 23, 2013
  • November 13 and 27, 2013
  • December 11, 2013
  • January 8, 2014

Motion: Mr. Tadrick made a motion to approve of the meetings as listed above. Mr. Theobald seconded the motion. All were in favor.

Site inspections will be held on the first Saturday of every month beginning at 9 a.m. on the dates, as follows:

  • January 3, 2013
  • February 2, 2013
  • March 2, 2013
  • April 6, 2013
  • May 4, 2013
  • June 1, 2013
  • July 6, 2013
  • August 3, 2013
  • September 7, 2013
  • October 5, 2013
  • November 2, 2013
  • December 7, 2013

Motion: Ms. Cocula made a motion to approve of the site inspection schedule listed above. Ms. Paladini seconded the motion. All members except Mayor Marotta were in favor. Mayor Marotta opposed.

Adjournment

Motion: Mayor Marotta made a motion and Ms. Seufert seconded the motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:11 p.m. All were in favor.

These minutes were transcribed by Cynthia Davis on January 10, 2013.