Board of Health Minutes from 4/15/2010
 

Kenilworth Board of Health

 575 Boulevard

Kenilworth, NJ, 07033

(908)-276-2740

                                                               

Minutes of the April 15, 2010

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                                                                                           Carla Gabriel                           ABSENT 

`                                   Dr. Jerome Forman                 PRESENT

Trudy Neuhauser                          “                          

Jeanine Pentz                                “                              

                                    Thomas Pugliese                           “

                                    Susan   Ryan                            ABSENT

Adina Lee                               PRESENT

Liaison Scott Klinder, Health Officer Ferraioli and REHS Weinberg were present for this evenings meeting. 

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 Commissioner Neuhauser and seconded by Commissioner Pentz.  All in favor.

The monthly income and expenses for March: Income-$5,198.00 and Expenses-$3.083.21

A motion was made by Commissioner Pentz and seconded by Commissioner Neuhauser 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                                    “

Thomas Pugliese                          “

                                                                       

Correspondence: 

There was a brief discussion concerning the letter from NJDEP regarding 21 South 22nd Street.  Health Officer Ferraioli stated it was ground water which would have been treated on site and then discharged.  The NJDEP rescinded the discharge approval for the site.  President Moscaritolo inquired as to whether it was a private residence.  Health Officer Ferraioli stated it is a private residence.

New Business:

The Health Fair location and ate were discussed. REHS Weinberg stated if it were conducted at the same time as the street fair she would not be able to be at the Health Fair due to her inspecting the street fair booths.  Merck has not responded to Health Officer Ferraioli concerning holding the Health Fair at their facility.  He stated the schools are the only alternative.  A date of September 25th was set for the Health Fair.  A Health Fair Committee was formed which includes Commissioner Forman, Commissioner Pentz and Commissioner Neuhauser.  President Moscaritolo stated he wished to continue the scholarship for Dr. Moscaritolo.

Risk based assessment and licensing of food establishments was discussed.  President Moscaritolo requested REHS Weinberg send the Board of Health members Union’s ordinances.

Ralph’s Famous Italian Ices and Blue Sky Deli are new businesses.  Lily’s Diner and Galloping Hill Grill are current businesses being renovated.

Franks’ Pit Stop was discussed.  Health Officer Ferraioli stated this is a new concept.  This is between a mobile operation and a full retail food operation (as a fixed facility).  The Building Dept., the Plumbing Inspector and the Health Dept. are going to have a meeting to try to resolve the situation.

Old Business:  

There was a discussion concerning the Agreement between UMDNJ (Lattimore TB Clinic) and the Union & Kenilworth health Departments.  Kenilworth’s cost would be $1,000.00 to be paid on a quarterly basis.  

A motion was made by Commissioner Pentz and seconded by Commissioner Pugliese to accept the contract.  Motion carried on roll call as follows:

Randy Moscaritolo                    AYE

                                    Dr. Jerome Forman                      “

                                    Trudy Neuhauser                         “

Jeanine Pentz                               “

Adina Lee                                    “

Thomas Pugliese                          “

The A.M. radio station was discussed briefly.  Health Officer Ferraioli stated there is approximately $34,000 in the H1N1 Grant which needs to be expended before July.  He inquired about a portable AM station for Kenilworth and Union to alert the public.  Commissioner Forman suggested the programmable signs that are used by the police departments instead of the AM station.

There was a brief discussion about the 2010 Budget.

KinderCare Daycare Center was discussed.  The affidavit was sent out and we are awaiting the court date.  They have agreed to our terms. 

Commissioners Report:

None

Liaisons Report:

Liaison Klinder stated Tuesday is the School board election.  The school budget if passed will be $320 per household.  Many programs have been cut.

Opened meeting to the public at 8:02 p.m.

Closed meeting to public 8:02 p.m.

A motion was made by Commissioner Neuhauser and seconded by Commissioner Pentz to adjourn the meeting at 8:03 p.m.

Next scheduled meeting will be May 20th at 7:00 p.m.



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