Board of Health Minutes from 9/18/2008
 

Kenilworth Board of Health

 575 Boulevard

Kenilworth, NJ, 07033

(908)-276-2740

                                                               

Minutes of Sept. 18, 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                                “

Judy DeSciscio                       ABSENT

Dr. Sean Kaufman                       “

                                    Marie Condo (Alt. #1)            PRESENT

Jeanine Pentz (Alt. #2)            ABSENT

Dr. Antonio Pugliese                   “

                           

                                   

Health Officer Ferraioli was present for this evenings meeting. 

Liaison DeLuca was absent.

A motion was made by Commissioner Gabriel and seconded by Vice President Condo to accept the regular minutes of the previous meeting.  All in favor.

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

Commissioner Pugliese entered at 7:03 p.m.

The monthly income and expenses for June, July, and August: Income-$2,452.00 and Expenses-$2,167.30.

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

                                    Randy Moscaritolo              AYE                                                                                                       Dr. Jerome Forman                 “

                                    Carla Gabriel                           “

                                    Marie Condo                           “

                                    Antonio Pugliese                     “

                       

           

Correspondence: 

There was a brief discussion concerning the memo to Councilman DeLuca from Health Officer Ferraioli regarding Tamiflu.

The memo to Councilman DeLuca from Health Officer Ferraioli regarding poison ivy at 19 Pembrook Drive was discussed.  The property is abandoned and the Borough needs to hire a contractor to remove the plant and dispose of it.

The letter from the County regarding 193 Boulevard concerning stagnant water and mosquito breeding was presented to the Board.  Health Officer Ferraioli stated the letter outlines how the County plans to take care of the situations.

Health Officer Ferraioli stated the Annual Health Officials Conference & PHACE Conference will take place October 23, 2008.  He stated that he will be attending the Conference.

New Business:

An Annual Scholarship Fund in honor of Dr. Moscaritolo to be taken out of the Health Fair Account was presented to the Board. Commissioner Forman suggested asking the Borough Attorney the legality of using donated funds to start a high school scholarship fund.

The resolution for salary increases was presented to the Board for their approval.

A motion was made by Vice President Condo and seconded by Commissioner Gabriel to approve the Salary Increase Resolution.  Motion carried on roll call as follows:

                                    Randy Moscaritolo              AYE                                                                                                       Dr. Jerome Forman                 “

                                    Carla Gabriel                           “

                                    Marie Condo                           “

                                    Antonio Pugliese                     “

                       

Repairing the air conditioner in the Health Department vehicle was discussed.  The air conditioner repair was turned down by the Borough.  Health Officer Ferraioli stated that our Capital Budget requests (for a new car and fireproof file cabinets) were turned down by the Borough.

Health Officer Ferraioli stated the Board needs to go back to the Borough council for funds for the fireproof file cabinets.

The Environmental Dedicated Trust Account has $17,685.35; however, that money can only be used for environmental services; therefore, cannot be used for the file cabinets.  The money can be used for a car.  President Moscaritolo suggested using the Health Fair fund to buy the file cabinets.

Vice President Condo made a motion and seconded by Commissioner Pugliese to introduce an ordinance entitled “Chapter 212 Sanitary Code of the Borough of Kenilworth An Ordinance Amending Kenilworth Board of Health Ordinance Chapter 212 Articles I Sections: 212-2; 212-4; 212-5 & Article III Sections: 212-8 (a) & (b); 212-9 (a) & (b); 212-10 & Article IV Sections: 212-11-!-(3); 212-11 (b) & Article VII Section 212-14 & Article VIII Section 212-15; 212-16; &  Article IX Sections: 212-17; 212-21 & Article X Sections: 212-22; 212-23; Article XII Sections: 212-25 & Article XIII Sections 212-26 and 212-27¹” for the first reading.  Motion carried on roll call as follows:

                                    Randy Moscaritolo              AYE                                                                                                       Dr. Jerome Forman                 “

                                    Carla Gabriel                           “

                                    Marie Condo                           “

                                    Antonio Pugliese                     “

                       

The second and final reading of the Sanitary Code Ordinance will take place at the October meeting.

A motion was made by Commissioner Pugliese and seconded by Commissioner Condo to approve the Health Maintenance Agreement with Holy Redeemer Home Care for 9/1/08 – 8/31/09.  Motion carried on roll call as follows:

                                    Randy Moscaritolo              AYE                                                                                                       Dr. Jerome Forman                 “

                                    Carla Gabriel                           “

                                    Marie Condo                           “

                                    Antonio Pugliese                     “

                       

A motion was made by Commissioner Gabriel and seconded by Commissioner Forman to refund payment of Temporary Business Licenses to food vendors for the Octoberfest which was cancelled.  Motion carried on roll call as follows:

                                    Randy Moscaritolo              AYE                                                                                                       Dr. Jerome Forman                 “

                                    Carla Gabriel                           “

                                    Marie Condo                           “

                                    Antonio Pugliese                     “

                       

Health Officer Ferraioli wanted to inform the Board of the situation concerning 648 Passaic Avenue.  An ongoing complaint was discussed.  A NOV was issued after which a warrant was issued.  The warrant was ignored.  Public Works went in and cleaned up the property.  The person responsible for the property had the case dismissed, however, in doing so the Borough cannot re-coup the funds. 

There was a brief discussion about GPHP and Community Assessment for Kenilworth.

Old Business:

The Health Fair was discussed. Dr. Agristi cannot attend the Health Fair, therefore, the Health Department has to find another doctor to give the injections.

 

Health Officer Ferraioli stated that at the last meeting pet waste was discussed and it was suggested that the Board look at Union’s Pet Waste Ordinance.   The Ordinance was discussed and the Board decided to introduce the Pet Waste Ordinance at next meeting.

Commissioners Reports:

None

Liaisons Report: 

Liaison DeLuca was not present at this evenings meeting

Opened meeting to public at 8:19 pm

Closed the meeting to the public at 8:19 pm

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

Next scheduled meeting will be October 16th at 7:00 p.m.



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