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Minutes: November 28, 2012

Mr. Theobald 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 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

Roll Call  Also Present
Mayor MarottaP Jessica Caldwell, Board Planner
Diane WexlerP Kim Decker, Planning & Zoning Admin. Asst.
Councilmember RizzutoP Cynthia Davis, Board Secretary
Martin TheobaldP  
Richard SpoerlP  
Joseph TadrickNP  
Andrea CoculaP  
Joseph FerrerNP  
Jessica PaladiniP  
Chris Hack (#1 Alt)P  
Ed Rolando (#2 Alt)P  
Valerie Seufert (#3 Alt)NP  
Kristi Raperto (#4 Alt)NP  

(Note: Mr. Theobald advised that all the members not present tonight had called to say that they would not be in attendance.)

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Land Use Board Attorney Interviews for 2013

Motion: A motion was made by Ms. Paladini at 7:01 p.m. to go into executive session. Mr. Spoerl seconded the motion and all were in favor.

Ms. Davis read the executive session resolution into the record.

At 8:05 p.m., the meeting was brought out of executive Session and back to the regular meeting. Chair Theobald advised that the executive session was held to interview 3 prospective attorneys to represent the LUB for 2013.

Motion: Mayor Marotta made a motion to approve of the resolution. Mr. Rizzuto seconded the motion and all were in favor.

Public Hearings

LU# 9-12-12: Mountain Creek Resort, Inc. - Block 190, Lots 10.03, & 11 - Block 183, Lot 12, - Minor Site Plan for Sidewalks and Handicap Ramps along Rt. 94 to Sand Hill Road

Chair Theobald advised the members that the applicant requested that this hearing be carried to the December 12, 2012, meeting and that it will be carried with no further notice.

Resolutions

LU# 10-12-13: Advanced Self Storage of Vernon, LLC - Block 270, Lot 11.02, - Use & Bulk Variance with Preliminary & Final Site Plan for Two Additional Storage Buildings

Eligible to vote: Wexler, Theobald, Tadrick, Ferrer, Rolando, Raperto

Motion: Ms. Wexler made a motion to approve of the above resolution. Mr. Rolando seconded the motion. ROLL CALL: WEXLER - Y, THEOBALD - Y, ROLANDO - Y. Passed.

Land Use Board Discussion Items (action may or may not be taken)

Town Center Ordinance Revision

Ms. Caldwell, Board Planner, came forward to discuss the changes to the revisions made to the Town Center Ordinance.

It was requested by the members that the lighting specifications be changed to the same light poles with lanterns and hanging flower poles currently being used at Mountain Creek.

Motion: A motion was made by Mayor Marotta recommending the revised town center ordinance, with the lighting standard change, to be given to the town council for their review. Ms. Cocula seconded the motion and all were in favor.

Review Township Council Ordinance #12-17, an Ordinance Granting Municipal Historic Designation to Certain Property in the Township of Vernon - Cedar Crest Farm - Block 195, Lot 36

Mayor Marotta explained that the town council has approved the first reading of the above ordinance and sent it back to this board tonight for a second approval.

Motion: Mayor Marotta made a motion to approve of the above ordinance, as written. Mr. Rizzuto seconded the motion and all were in favor.

Minutes

October 24, 2012: Regular Meeting Minutes (Wexler, Theobald, Tadrick, Ferrer, Rolando, Raperto)

Motion: Mr. Theobald made a motion to approve of the minutes, above. Mr. Rolando seconded the motion. ROLL CALL: WEXLER - Y, THEOBALD - Y, ROLANDO - Y.

Meeting was opened to the public

No one came forward.

Meeting was closed to the public

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 10/24/12 ($330.00)
      2. Advanced Self Storage: LU# 10-12-13 - Services through 10/22/12 ($75.00)
      3. Advanced Self Storage: LU# 10-12-13 - Services through 10/24/12 ($225.00)
    2. Board Planner: Jessica Caldwell, J. Caldwell & Associates
      1. Land Use Board Business: Services through 10/24/12 ($1,650.00)
      2. Mt. Creek: LU# 9-12-12 - Services through 10/8/12 ($275.00)
      3. Advanced Self Storage: LU# 10-12-13 -Services through 10/19/12 ($440.00)
    3. Board Engineer: Cory Stoner, Harold E. Pellow & Associates
      1. Land Use Board Business: Services through 9/26/12 ($360.00)
      2. Mt. Creek Day Lodge: PB# 2-08-2 - Services through 9/27/12 ($84.00)
      3. Mt. Creek Water Park: PB# 2-91-4 - Services through 9/20/12 ($450.00)
      4. Choi: LU# 11-10-11 - Services through 9/26/12 ($126.00)
      5. KDC Solar: LU# 8-11-15 - Services through 9/27/12 ($315.00)
      6. DiMichele: LU# 5-12-11 - Services through 9/6/12 ($60.00)
      7. Mt. Creek: LU# 9-12-12 - Services through 9/19/12 ($120.00)
    4. Board Recording Secretary: Cynthia Davis - ($112.50)
  2. Request for Escrows to be Closed
    1. None

Motion: A motion was made by Ms. Cocula to approve payment of the above listed board fees. Mr. Rolando seconded the motion. All were in favor.

Adjournment

Motion: Mr. Spoerl made a motion and Ms. Cocula seconded the motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:40 p.m. All were in favor.

These minutes were transcribed by Cynthia Davis on November 30, 2012.