Board of Health Minutes from 3/16/2006
 

Kenilworth Board of Health

 575 Boulevard

Kenilworth, NJ, 07033

(908)-276-2740

                                                               

Minutes of the March 16, 2006

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Health was called to order at 7:00 pm. by President Patricia Kotch 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:

                                    Randy Moscaritolo                     PRESENT                                                                                           Dr. Jerome Forman                ABSENT

Carla Gabriel                                   PRESENT

Judy DeSciscio                                   “

Dr. Sean Kaufman                             “

                                    Marie Condo (Alt.#1)                    ABSENT

                                    Gladys Caniero (Alt #2)            PRESENT    

                                    Susan Kotch                                “

Patricia Kotch                                    “

                                   

                                   

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

A motion was made by Commissioner DeSciscio and seconded by Commissioner Moscaritolo to accept the previous minutes.  All in favor.

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

The monthly income and expenses for February: Income-$4,876.00 and Expenses-$270.00

A motion was then made by Commissioner Kaufmann and seconded by Commissioner DeSciscio to approve the finance report and pay the current bills.  Motion carried on roll call as follows:

                                    Randy Moscaritolo                     AYE                                                                                                    Dr. Jerome Forman                ABSENT

Carla Gabriel                                   AYE

Judy DeSciscio                                “    

Dr. Sean Kaufman                          “

                                    Marie Condo (Alt.#1)                    ABSENT

                                    Gladys Caniero (Alt #2)       AYE

                                    Susan Kotch                              “

Patricia Kotch                                  “

                                   

Correspondence:  

There was a discussion regarding a letter that was received from New Jersey Animal Rights Alliance (NJARA).  It encouraged communities to pass a feeding ban ordinance as well as familiarizing them with the benefits of Trap Neuter Return Program.

Vice President S. Kotch made a motion and it was seconded by Commissioner DeSciscio authorizing Health Officer Ferraioli to draft a resolution regarding the Associated Humane. 

All in favor.

New Business:

Commissioner Kaufmann made a motion and it was seconded by Commissioner DeSciscio to approve the Local Health Evaluation Report.  All in favor.

There was a discussion regarding a press release for the Smoke Free Air Act which will go into effect April 15th, 2006.   The press release states that the Health Department will enforce on a complaint basis.

Health Officer Ferraioli stated that Fox Trucking was going to use Methyl Bromide to fumigate trucks that carried foreign made products.  The Board was concerned because of the proximity to the field used by various student groups.  It was agreed that the police and fire departments be notified.

                                   

Commissioner DeSciscio made a motion and seconded by Vice President S. Kotch to approve the Health Maintenance Agreement with VNA.  Motion carried on roll call as follows:

                                    Randy Moscaritolo                     AYE                                                                                                    Dr. Jerome Forman                ABSENT

Carla Gabriel                                   AYE

Judy DeSciscio                                “    

Dr. Sean Kaufman                          “

                                    Marie Condo (Alt.#1)                    ABSENT

                                    Gladys Caniero (Alt #2)       AYE

                                    Susan Kotch                              “

Patricia Kotch                                  “

Commissioner Gabriel made a motion and it was seconded by Commissioner Kaufman to approve the 2006 Contract with VNA.  Motion carried on roll call as follows:

                                    Randy Moscaritolo                     AYE                                                                                                    Dr. Jerome Forman                ABSENT

Carla Gabriel                                   AYE

Judy DeSciscio                                “    

Dr. Sean Kaufman                          “

                                    Marie Condo (Alt.#1)                    ABSENT

                                    Gladys Caniero (Alt #2)       AYE

                                    Susan Kotch                              “

Patricia Kotch                                  “

Old Business:  

REHS Buttell informed the Board that 525 Newark Avenue was treated for bed bugs and that a follow-up treatment would be necessary.

Commissioner DeSciscio made a motion and it was seconded by Vice President S. Kotch to draft a resolution to enter into an agreement with Union regarding the TB Reactor Clinic.  Motion carried on roll call as follows:

                                    Randy Moscaritolo                     AYE                                                                                                    Dr. Jerome Forman                ABSENT

Carla Gabriel                                   AYE

Judy DeSciscio                                “    

Dr. Sean Kaufman                          “

                                    Marie Condo (Alt.#1)                    ABSENT

                                    Gladys Caniero (Alt #2)       AYE

                                    Susan Kotch                              “

Patricia Kotch                                  “

Commissioners Report:  

Commissioner Caniero stated that her neighbor is feeding stray cats.

Liaisons Report:  none

President P. Kotch then opened the meeting to the public at 8:19 p.m., hearing none closed the meeting at 8:19 p.m.

A motion was then made by Commissioner DeSciscio and seconded by Vice President S. Kotch to adjourn the meeting at 8:19 p.m.

Next scheduled meeting will be April 20st at: 7:00 p.m.



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