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Minutes: October 20, 2010

Call the Meeting to Order: 7:32 p.m.

Statement of Compliance

Pursuant to the Open Public Meetings Act, Chapter 23, P.L. 1975 adequate notice as defined by Section 3D, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975 has been caused to be made to the following: The New Jersey Herald, daily and Sunday, AIM and the Advertiser-News, and is posted on the bulletin board reserved for that purpose in the Vernon Municipal Center.

Roll Call

Don Sledgeski
Adam Paladini
Jon Rosenberg—excused
Mary Ellen Vichiconti
Mary Bradley
Jason Rinker
Barbara Green
Joe Gallo
Kevin Whitehead

Also Present

Pat Seger


Minutes approved from October 6, 2010.

Chairperson Report

Discussion of neighborhood block parties for our event for 2011. These are geared to anti-crime/anti-drug. Events are organized by block or neighborhood watch. Activities for the kids and also money for food or pot luck dishes.

For December 1 tree lighting, Heaven Hill will donate a balled tree for Maple Grange. Will be planted for future use. This year we will have cut tree to light. A plaque will be given to Heaven Hill for a thank you.

Recreation Director Report

Boxes are set up for cards and pine cones. Goodie bags set for kids at lighting, activity pads, candy canes, holiday characters, tattoos and foam tree letters. Decorate day of event or day before. Lights for trees have been ordered. Christmas lights up by Thanksgiving.

Update on Maple Grange

Port a Johns ordered and will arrive by Friday 10/8. Information on lights still waiting to hear. DPW is sending worker on weekends to empty garbage but ruts are not filled in yet.

New Business

Discussion on putting an ice rink in the parking lot area near the building. Maintenance would be needed and a flat spot necessary. Cost is $670.00 for largest, tools would be extra cost.

Open to Public

None in attendance.

Next Meeting: November 9, 2010 due to conflicts with regular date.

Meeting adjourned at 8:13 p.m.