Board of Health Minutes from 6/25/2009

Kenilworth Board of Health

575 Boulevard

Kenilworth, NJ, 07033



Minutes of the June 25, 2009

The regular meeting of the Board of Health was called to order at 7:10 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������������� ������������������

����������������������������������� Susan�� Ryan��������������� ���������� ABSENT

Trudy Neuhauser����������������� � PRESENT���

Jeanine Pentz������������� ����������� ������

Dr. Antonio Pugliese������������� ABSENT

Adina Lee������������������������������ ���� �


Health Officer Ferraioli was present for this evenings meeting.� Liaison Klinder was absent.

A motion was made by Commissioner Pentz and seconded by Commissioner Neuhauser 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 Gabriel and seconded by Commissioner Pentz.� All in favor.

The monthly income and expenses for May: Income-$827.00 and Expenses-$941.87

A motion was then made by Commissioner Pentz and seconded by Vice President 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�������������������������� � �

Trudy Neuhauser������������������� � �

Jeanine Pentz������������������������� � �

����������������������������������� Adina Lee������������������������������ � �

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New Business:

There was a brief discussion about the Union County POD exercise.� This was to see how quickly we could set up a POD.� It was conducted at Muhlenberg Hospital.� The program went off fairly well.� Health Officer Ferraioli stated he just received information the federal government will be supplying the H1N1 vaccine.� There will be two shots.� The seasonal flu vaccine and the H1N1 vaccine with a booster shot.

The Kenilworth Little League was informed last year that they needed a two compartment sink.� Health Officer Ferraioli stated we did not pursue it last year, however, we stated they would need to comply this year. REHS Grady stated she was told that the �higher ups� said to leave the Little League alone.� Health Officer Ferraioli stated he wanted the Board to know he was going forward with requiring the Little League to get the three compartment sink.� This is a sanitary requirement.

Dr. Pugliese�s letter of resignation was mentioned.� He has purchased a home in Cranford and his business is in Westfield.� Dr. Pugliese would like to remain until the end of the year.� The Board would like to have him stay to the end of the year.� The request was stated to the Mayor.� There has been no reply as of this date.

Old Business: �

Novel A/H1N1 Flu Strain was briefly discussed. ��The Federal Government will deliver a vaccine this fall.� Health Officer Ferraioli stated we will have to look for a facility to give the vaccine.� The high school was suggested.� The seasonal flu can still be given at the Senior Center.

The Municipal Rabies Clinic was discussed.� Health Officer Ferraioli stated the clinic is set up for Sunday, October 4th from 10-1 pm at the Kenilworth Fire Department located on Washington Avenue.

The situation concerning the Shell Service Station was discussed.� REHS Grady spoke to GES, the environmental firm that is handling the contamination.� The representative for GES stated her client wanted an email sent stating what tests we were requesting.� They said they would then forward the information we requested.� REHS Grady stated she wanted to know what contaminants they were testing for and the levels that came back.� There hasn�t been any response to date.

The Health Fair Committee had a meeting.� The donation letters have gone out.� We have received $950.00 to date.� Commissioner Neuhauser suggested having a meeting to find out how many volunteers we need.� President Moscaritolo inquired if we had invited to Fire Department.� It was decided we would sent a letter to the Fire Department inviting them to attend the Health Fair.

Commissioners Report:�


Liaisons Report:�


Opened meeting to the public at 7:38 p.m.

Closed meeting to public 7:38 p.m.

A motion was made by Commissioner Neuhauser and seconded by Commissioner Pentz to adjourn the meeting at 7:39 p.m.

Next scheduled meeting will be September 17th at 7:00 p.m.

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