Minutes of April 17, 2008
The regular meeting of the Board of Health was called to order at 7:00 pm. by President Randy Moscaritolo 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 “
Carla Gabriel ABSENT
Judy DeSciscio PRESENT
Dr. Sean Kaufman ABSENT
Marie Condo (Alt. #1) “
Jeanine Pentz (Alt. #2) PRESENT
Susan Kotch ABSENT
Dr. Antonio Pugliese “
Health Officer Ferraioli and Liaison DeLuca were present for this evenings meeting.
Liaison DeLuca arrived at 7:05.
Borough Attorney Harvey Fruchter arrived at 7:15.
Commissioner Pugliese arrived at 7:20.
A motion was made by Commissioner DeSciscio and seconded by Commissioner Pentz to accept the regular minutes of the previous meeting. All in favor.
The monthly reports were discussed, approved and carried on motion by Commissioner DeSciscio and seconded by Commissioner Forman. All in favor.
The monthly income and expenses for March: Income-$2,764.00 and Expenses-$926.15.
A motion was then made by Commissioner DeSciscio and seconded by Commissioner Pentz to approve the finance report and pay the current bills. Motion carried on roll call as follows:
Judy DeSciscio “
Jeanine Pentz “
on the 5th Disease at
letter to Pat & Rose Guida was discussed. Health Officer Ferraioli
stated the Guidas proposed to operate the former
Health Officer Ferraioli discussed the ordinance process. President Moscaritolo asked Liaison DeLuca how to remedy the situation. Liaison DeLuca stated the Board and Hedy Lipke should co-ordinate on the sequential numbers.
The Board recognized Borough Attorney Fruchter. Borough Attorney Fruchter stated the Board needs the chapter when an ordinance is amended. It also should have our section and enter the amendment as we see fit. Borough Attorney Fruchter stated he would sit down with our Finance Officer to amend the present fee schedule. He also stated the State has passed a law that the bins such as Salvation Army be inspected. Borough Attorney Fruchter stated it would be best if it were regulated by the Health Inspector, an inspection sticker would be issued and a State mandated small fee will be assessed.
Health Officer Ferraioli inquired if the Board wanted to do the ordinance as a whole Board or as a committee and have the Borough Attorney then look it over. President Moscaritolo suggested an Ordinance Committee be established with Finance Officer Forman, Commissioner Pentz, and Health Officer Ferraioli.
Health Officer Ferraioli briefly discussed the CDC Survey of Local Board of Health Governance.
Health Officer Ferraioli discussed the discharge of grease by Big Apple Pizzeria. He received a call from the police reporting a spill at Big Apple Pizzeria. Health Officer Ferraioli went to the establishment and found grease on the sidewalk and driveway. Subsequent inspections reveal that the establishment had done this on several occasions. REHS Malinowski is presently issuing summons to the establishment.
There was a brief discussion regarding the resignation from Commissioner Susan Kotch.
The sewer map was received from Liaison DeLuca. It was then inspected and it was found that LaGriglia was the cause of the sewage problem reported by the DPW on 3/07/08.
The letter sent to A & P concerning sewer back-up was discussed. A & P stated they had Analytical Company pump out their grease trap. Health Officer Ferraioli requested a complete footprint of all the lines that are in that store, where they went and how they tied in to the grease trap. He also requested the invoice on the pumping of the grease trap by Analytical.
Annual Health Fair was discussed. Health Office Ferraioli suggested Union
and Kenilworth have a combined health fair at
A date of September 20, 2008 was set for the Annual Health Fair. A motion was made by Commissioner DeSciscio and seconded by Commissioner Pugliese to contact Schering Plough and set up the Annual Health Fair. All in favor.
A Health Fair Committee was formed which includes Commissioner Forman, Commissioner DeSciscio, and Commissioner Pentz.
The Board briefly discussed 4-C’s and Family Care Centers. Liaison DeLuca stated he would bring it before the Council to find out their opinion on the legalities concerning these centers. Liaison DeLuca stated he would report back to the Board at the next meeting.
Opened meeting to the public at 8:45
Closed meeting to the public 8:45
A motion was then made by Commissioner DeSciscio and seconded by Commissioner Pentz to adjourn the meeting at 8:46 p.m.
Next scheduled meeting will be May 15th at 7:00 p.m.
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