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Minutes: September 15, 2010

Call the Meeting to Order: 7:30 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

Jason Rinker
Adam Paladini
Mary Ellen Vichiconti
Mary Bradley
Jon Rosenberg


Minutes from September 2010 approved.

Chairperson Report

Recreation Director Report

PAL Back to School/Upcoming Programs flyer discussed.

PAL Halloween Fun Day is October 30th.

Heaven Hill Pumpkin Land Festival discussed.

Location and date of holiday tree lighting discussed. The date will be Wednesday, December 1, 2010 and Maple Grange Park was decided to be the location. A tent for Santa as well as lighting, the type of crafts available, the need for tables and a possible bon fire were all discussed. Only 1 tent for crafts, music will be in the pavilion and food at the food stand. Pine cone ornament for the tree, coloring pages, face painting, cards (donated) signed going to local nursing homes. Music will be the HS jazz band, school choir and an adult choir. Food will be cider, donuts and hot chocolate with mini marshmallows. Santa will give out candy canes and a small goodie bag donated by town—not PAL.

New Business

Details for the Battle of the Bands were discussed. Schedule, format and prize breakdown were all priorities. Adam Paladini volunteered to create a flyer.

Open to Public

No members of the public were present.

Next Meeting: October 6, 2010

Meeting adjourned at 8:50 p.m.