Board of Health Minutes from 1/20/2005
 

Kenilworth Board of Health

 575 Boulevard

Kenilworth, NJ, 07033

(908)-276-2740

Minutes of the January 20, 2005

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Health was called to order at 6:58pm. by President DeSciscio who announced that the meeting was being held in conformance with the Open Public Meeting Act.  Sunshine law was read.

On roll call the following members responded as follows:

                                    Susan Kotch                            AYE

                                    Dr. Jerome Forman                     ::

                                    Carla Gabriel                             ::

                                    Marie Condo (Alt.#1)                  ::

                                    Patricia Kotch                            ::

                                    Judy DeSciscio                           ::

                                      Dr. Rocco Moscaritolo         ABSENT

                                    Dianne Coraggio                         ::

           

           

Health Officer Ferraioli, Registered Environmental Health Specialist Buttell and Liaison Galasso were present for this evenings meeting.

A motion was made by Commissioner S. Kotch and seconded by Vice President P. Kotch to accept the previous minutes.  All in favor.

The monthly reports were discussed, approved and carried on motion by Commissioner S. Kotch and seconded by Vice President P. Kotch.  All in favor.

The monthly income and expenses for November 2004: Income-$228.21 and Expenses-$0.00, December 2004: Income- $115.00 and Expenses-$7,031.35.

A motion was then made by Vice President P. Kotch and seconded by Commissioner Forman to approve the finance report and pay the current bills.  Motion carried on roll call as follows:

                                    Susan Kotch                            AYE

                                    Dr. Jerome Forman                      ::

                                    Carla Gabriel                              ::

                                    Marie Condo (Alt.#1)                   ::

                                    Patricia Kotch                            ::

                                    Judy DeSciscio                           ::

                                      Dr. Rocco Moscaritolo         ABSENT

                                    Dianne Coraggio                         ::

Correspondence:

REHS Buttell stated that the Board received a note from “The Old Folks from Kenilworth” commending them of a job well one on the flu vaccine.

There was a short discussion held on the appointment of Board of Health Commissioners.  Commissioners Moscaritolo and P. Kotch were reappointed for a three year term and Commissioner Condo was reappointed for a two year term.  

There was a short discussion on the Visiting Nurse 2005 schedule.         

Old Business:

Vice President P. Kotch made a motion and was seconded by Commissioner S. Kotch.  The final reading and adoption of the 2004 Salary Ordinance entitled “AN ORDINANCE FIXING THE 2004 SALARIES OF THE PERSONNAL EMPLOYED BY KENILWORTH BOARD OF HEALTH AND THE BOROUGH OF KENILWORTH IN THE COUNTY OF UNION”.  Motion carried on roll call as follows:

                                    Susan Kotch                            AYE

                                    Dr. Jerome Forman                     ::

                                    Carla Gabriel                             ::

                                    Marie Condo (Alt.#1)                  ::

                                    Patricia Kotch                           ::

                                    Judy DeSciscio                           ::

                                      Dr. Rocco Moscaritolo         ABSENT

                                    Dianne Coraggio                         ::

Commissioner S. Kotch made a motion and was seconded by Vice President P. Kotch for a final reading and adoption of ordinance entitled “AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND BOARD OF HEALTH SANITARY STANDARDS, CHAPTER 212, ARTICLE XIII, SECTION 212-26, “LICENSE AND FEE SCHEDULE”.  Motion carried on roll call as follows:

                                    Susan Kotch                            AYE

                                    Dr. Jerome Forman                     ::

                                    Carla Gabriel                             ::

                                    Marie Condo (Alt.#1)                  ::

                                    Patricia Kotch                            ::

                                    Judy DeSciscio                           ::

                                      Dr. Rocco Moscaritolo         ABSENT

                                    Dianne Coraggio                         ::

Health Officer Ferraioli stated that he had information on different Reverse 911 systems.   Commissioner S. Kotch stated that Chief Dowd may have a particular system in mind that he would want to use.  Health Officer Ferraioli will follow up with Chief Dowd.

Health Officer Ferraioli stated that he received a faxed copy of the Memorandum of Agreement with the Morris Union Jointure Commission and will notify the Board when the original arrives by mail.

New Business:

A discussion was held on scheduling the Board of Health monthly meetings.  It was decided that all monthly meetings will be held on the third Thursday of every month at 7:00pm with the exception of November which will be held on the second Thursday November 10 and July and August which will be summer recess.

 

At this time, a motion was made by Vice President P. Kotch and seconded by Commissioner Condo to adjourn to Executive Session in order to discuss matters of personnel.  The motion was carried on roll call as follows:

                                    Susan Kotch                            AYE

                                    Dr. Jerome Forman                     ::

                                    Carla Gabriel                             ::

                                    Marie Condo (Alt.#1)                  ::

                                    Patricia Kotch                            ::

                                    Judy DeSciscio                           ::

                                      Dr. Rocco Moscaritolo         ABSENT

                                    Dianne Coraggio                         ::

At 7:40 p.m. a motion was made by Vice President Kotch and seconded by Commissioner Condo to re-adjourn to the regular meeting.  The motion was carried on roll call as follows:

                                    Susan Kotch                            AYE

                                    Dr. Jerome Forman                      ::

                                    Carla Gabriel                               ::

                                    Marie Condo (Alt.#1)                   ::

                                    Patricia Kotch                            ::

                                    Judy DeSciscio                           ::

                                      Dr. Rocco Moscaritolo         ABSENT

                                    Dianne Coraggio                         ::

A motion was made by Vice President Kotch and seconded by Commissioner Condo to approve the attached resolution.  Motion carried on roll call as follows:

                                    Susan Kotch                            AYE

                                    Dr. Jerome Forman                       ::

                                    Carla Gabriel                               ::

                                    Marie Condo (Alt.#1)                   ::

                                    Patricia Kotch                            ::

                                    Judy DeSciscio                           ::

                                      Dr. Rocco Moscaritolo         ABSENT

                                    Dianne Coraggio                         ::

Commissioners Report:

President DeSciscio stated that the cheese was outdated and moldy in the A & P.  She also stated that the freezers in the center of the store were overstocked .  REHS Buttell said that she was aware of the situation and had already spoken with the store manager.

Commissioner S. Kotch stated that she was at a PTO meeting and some parents were concerned about a “rash” of head lice and chickenpox.  Health Officer Ferraioli stated that both were not reportable but had suggested that the head lice case should be referred to the Board of Education Physician if it persists.

Liaisons Report:

Liaison Galasso stated that he would get directly involved in getting the window fixed.  He also stated that he has made arrangements with the Borough Clerk to email the Counsel work session and regular meeting minutes to the Board of Health.

President DeSciscio then opened the meeting to the public at 7:59p.m., hearing none closed the meeting at 7:59p.m.  

A motion was then made by Vice President P. Kotch and seconded by Commissioner S. Kotch to adjourn the meeting at 7:59 p.m.

Next scheduled meeting will be February 17, 2005 at: 7:00p.m.



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