Board of Health Minutes from 11/12/2009
 

Kenilworth Board of Health

 575 Boulevard

Kenilworth, NJ, 07033

(908)-276-2740

                                                               

Minutes of the November 12, 2009

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

                                    Susan   Ryan                                “

Trudy Neuhauser                    PRESENT   

Jeanine Pentz                               “

Adina Lee                               ABSENT

                       

Health Officer Ferraioli was present for this evenings meeting. 

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

The monthly income and expenses for August: Income-$939.00 and Expenses-$4,980.17

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

                                    Randy Moscaritolo                 AYE                                                                                                    Dr. Jerome Forman                   “

                                    Trudy Neuhauser

Jeanine Pentz                            “

                                                                                                           

Correspondence: 

A Resolution from Mayor and Council appointing Thomas Pugliese as Commissioner was introduced.

New Business:

A Resolution to increase the salaries of Health Department staff effective July 1, 2009 was introduced. A motion was then made by Commissioner Forman and seconded by Commissioner Pentz to approve the salary increase.  Motion carried on roll call as follows:

                                    Randy Moscaritolo                 AYE                                                                                                    Dr. Jerome Forman                   “

                                    Trudy Neuhauser                      “

Jeanine Pentz                            “

H1N1 Influenza Emergency Resolution was introduced by President Moscaritolo.  Health Officer Ferraioli briefly explained the resolution.  It covers us for liability and if we need additional funds to conduct the program.  The funds will be reimbursed when we receive the monies in December. A motion was then made by Commissioner Forman and seconded by Commissioner Pentz to approve the H1N1 Influenza Emergency Resolution.  Motion carried on roll call as follows:

                                    Randy Moscaritolo                 AYE                                                                                                    Dr. Jerome Forman                   “

                                    Trudy Neuhauser                      “

Jeanine Pentz                            “

2010 Budget Request was introduced by President Moscaritolo. Commissioner Forman, Commissioner Pentz and Commissioner Neuhauser were appointed to the Finance Committee.  A meeting was then scheduled for Wednesday, November 18th at 1:00 pm in the Kenilworth Health Office.

Old Business:  

Novel A/H1N1 Flu Strain was discussed.  Health Officer Ferraioli stated he has not scheduled a clinic for the general public because he has not received the vaccine.  Monday St. Theresa’s School had their clinic –214 children and facility members were inoculated.  Friday will finish the daycare schools. Harding and David Brearley Schools will be done Wednesday, November 18th.  The first clinic was for the first responders and had a very poor response. 

The Rabies Clinic will be held on Sunday, October 4th.  38 animals were vaccinated.  Health Officer Ferraioli stated he expected more next year.  A brief discussion followed.

The Health Fair was held on Saturday, September 26th.  President Moscaritolo stated there were 155 attendees and 135 had blood work.  The balance of the Health Fair account is $21,319.79.  The Eye Mobile was paid $160.  The eye doctor was paid $195.  We had $3,875.00 in donations.  The winner of the contest is Armando Salvatore of St. Theresa’s School.

The Seasonal Flu clinic was held on September 30th.  The Health Dept. provided 383 doses. The Senior Center vaccinated 295. Additional flu vaccine was given at Flexi-Van. 

 

Commissioners Report: 

None

 

Liaisons Report: 

Liaison Klinder arrived at 7:44 p.m.  He informed the Board the Kettle Drive is starting on December 5th and continuing on the 12th and 19th.  Anyone wishing to volunteer their time may call to do so.

Opened meeting to the public at 7:43 p.m.

Closed meeting to public 7:43 p.m.

A motion was made by Commissioner Pentz and seconded by Commissioner Neuhauser to adjourn the meeting at 7:46 p.m.

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



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