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Minutes: November 23, 2011

Mr. Theobald 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 July 22, 2011 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 MarottaP Kim Decker, Planning & Zoning Admin. Asst.
Diane WexlerP Cynthia Davis, Recording/Board Secretary
Councilmember RizzutoNP  
Martin TheobaldP  
Richard SpoerlNP  
Joseph TadrickP  
Andrea CoculaNP  
Joseph Ferrer (arrived at 7:13 p.m.)P  
Jessica PaladiniP  
Chris Hack (#1 Alt)P  
Ed Rolando (#2 Alt)P  
Valerie Seufert (#3 Alt)NP  
Kristi Raperto (#4 Alt)P  

Hearings

None.

Resolutions

LU# 8-11-15: KDC Solar, LLC, Block144, Lot 16, - Block 270, Lots 11 & 26, - Block 141, Lot 12.02, - Block 184, Lot 13, - Bulk Variance, Use Variance, Site Plan & Minor Subdivision for Solar Panels

Eligible to vote: Wexler, Spoerl, Tadrick, Cocula, Paladini, Hack, Seufert

Motion: Mr. Tadrick made a motion to approve of the above resolution. Ms. Wexler seconded the motion. ROLL CALL: WEXLER - Y, TADRICK - Y, PALADINI - Y, HACK - Y. Passed.

LU# 11-10-11: Cyungkon Choi, Block 220.01, Lot 8 - Minor Subdivision and Bulk Variance - Requesting Extension of Time

Eligible to vote: Marotta, Wexler, Rizzuto, Theobald, Spoerl, Tadrick, Hack, Raperto

Motion: Mr. Tadrick made a motion to approve of the above resolution. Mayor Marotta seconded the motion. ROLL CALL: MAROTTA - Y, WEXLER - Y, THEOBALD - Y, TADRICK - Y, HACK - Y, RAPERTO - Y.

Land Use Board Discussion Items

Review Township Council Ordinance #11-26, an Ordinance Granting Municipal Historic Designation to Certain Property in the Township of Vernon

Mr. Theobald explained that this ordinance has all ready been before, and approved by, the Planning Board. The Town Council had a second reading on this ordinance and returned it to this board for your final approval. Mr. Theobald advised that there was one change to this ordinance regarding Glenwood Baptist Cemetery revising the correct Block number to 20.01, and Lot number to Lot 8.

Mayor Marotta asked if the owners of the cemeteries were in agreement with the historic designations. Ms. Paladini advised that the owners are in agreement. However, it is not a requirement of the ordinance.

Motion: Ms. Paladini made a motion to approve of the above ordinance. Mayor Marotta seconded the motion. ROLL CALL: MAROTTA - Y, WEXLER - Y, THEOBALD - Y, TADRICK - Y, PALADINI - Y, HACK - Y, ROLANDO - Y, RAPERTO - Y. Passed.

Minutes

November 9, 2011

Motion: Mr. Tadrick made a motion to accept the minutes of the LUB meeting on November 9, 2011. Mr. Hack seconded the motion. ROLL CALL: MAROTTA - Y, WEXLER - Y, THEOBALD - Y, TADRICK - Y, HACK - Y, RAPERTO - Y. Passed.

Open meeting to the public for items other than those listed on the agenda

No one came forward.

Closed meeting to the public

Ms. Paladini stated that she was concerned about paying for an attorney's time ($45.00) to discuss canceling a meeting. Mr. Theobald suggested holding the bill aside until Ms. Kovach can review the bill and advise the LUB members.

Mr. Tadrick commented that the Attorney bill for 10/11/11 shows some other discrepancies other than what Ms. Paladini mentioned. Mr. Theobald said that it will be discussed at the next meeting.

Escrows, Board Fees and Bond Reductions

  1. Board Fees
    1. Board Attorney: Jennifer Kovach, Daggett, Kraemer, Kovach & Gjeslvik
      1. Land Use Board Business: Services through 10/31/11 to 10/31/11 ($165.00)
      2. Ruggerio: LU# 7-11-14 - Services through 9/21/11 ($30.00)
      3. Nextel of New York: LU# 5-11-13 - Services through 10/31/11 ($375.00)
      4. Moore: LU# 2-11-1 - Services through 10/31/11 ($60.00)
      5. KDC Solar: LU# 5-11-11 - Services through 10/31/11 ($75.00)
    2. Board Planner: Jessica Caldwell, Harold E. Pellow & Associates
      1. Land Use Board Business: Services through 7/29/11 to 9/1/11 ($0)
      2. KDC Solar: LU # 8-11-15 - Services through 9/29/11 ($3,164.00)
    3. Board Engineer: Cory Stoner, Harold E. Pellow & Associates
      1. Land Use Board Business: ($0)
      2. Coppola: ZB #10-04-2 - Services through 9/29/11 ($42.50)
      3. KDC Solar: LU # 8-11-15 - Services through 9/29/11 ($1,746.00)
      4. Moore: LU#2-11-11 - Services through 9/29/11 ($130.50)
      5. Mountain Creek Day Lodge: PB #2-08-2 - Services through 9/29/11 ($382.50)
      6. Mountain Creek: Water Park Master Plan PB #2-91-4 - Services through 9/29/11 ($187.50)
    4. Board Recording Secretary: Cynthia Davis
      1. Services through 11/16/11 ($119.50)

Motion: Mr. Tadrick made a motion to approve of the above Board fees. Mr. Ferrer seconded the motion. All were in favor.

Adjournment

Motion: Mayor Marotta made a motion and Mr. Tadrick seconded the motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:29 p.m. All were in favor.

These minutes were transcribed by Cynthia Davis on December 7, 2011.