Board of Health Minutes from 12/17/2009
 

Kenilworth Board of Health

 575 Boulevard

Kenilworth, NJ, 07033

(908)-276-2740

                                                               

Minutes of the December 17, 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                                    “

                                    Thomas Pugliese                     ABSENT

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

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 November: Income-$2,086.35 and Expenses-$8,025.67

A motion was then made by Commissioner Pentz and seconded by Commissioner Lee 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                            “

                                    Adina Lee                                 “

                                                                       

Correspondence: 

The Invitation to the Holiday Reception was read by President Moscaritolo.

New Business:

2010 Board of Health Meeting Schedule was discussed.  The meeting date for the month of March was changed from the 18th to the 25th.  

                                   

Dr. Forman, Carla Gabriel, Trudy Neuhauser and Adina Lee are up for re-appointment by Mayor and Council.  President Moscaritolo requested a letter be sent from the Board requesting re-appointment of the members.

The H1N1 case at KinderCare was discussed.  On December 14th a sick child was left at the center by the father who informed the person at the desk that the child did have a fever.  The child was at the center for several hours.  This is a breach of quarantine which led to exposure of others.  State Law and regulations mandates action be taken by those in charge of Day Cares to prevent the potential spread of diseases. Health Officer Ferraioli is sending letter to Kinder Care informing them that proper procedures were not followed and requesting a copy of their Disease Control Plan with a copy of their letter to parents on the need for them to keep sick children home explaining the school will strictly enforce this policy.

Old Business:  

Novel A/H1N1 Flu Strain was discussed.  REHS Grady stated a total of 1,221 people were inoculated at the clinics that were held over several days.

2010 Budget Request was submitted on November 20th.  The budget remained the same as last year with the exception that the Visiting Nurse Service was up by 3%.   REHS Grady encountered a problem with the encumbrance she requested.  Health Officer Ferraioli sent a memo to the Finance Department concerning the encumbrance situation. 

Commissioners Report: 

None

Health Officer Ferraioli stated two new businesses will be opening this month.  Kenilworth Market will open December 28th and Bella Napoli Restaurant will open on December 18th.

 

Liaisons Report: 

Liaison Klinder informed the Board the Kettle Drive will continue on December 19th.   The Re-organizational Meeting for the Borough will be Sunday, January 3rd.

Opened meeting to the public at 7:50 p.m.

Closed meeting to public 7:50 p.m.

A motion was made by Commissioner Pentz and seconded by Commissioner Lee to adjourn the meeting at 7:52 p.m.

Next scheduled meeting will be January 21st immediately following the Re-Organizational Meeting which starts at 6:30 p.m.



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