Board of Health Minutes from 5/20/2010
 

Kenilworth Board of Health

 575 Boulevard

Kenilworth, NJ, 07033

(908)-276-2740

                                                               

Minutes of the May 20, 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                                “

Dr. Jerome Forman                      “

Trudy Neuhauser                    ABSENT 

Jeanine Pentz                          PRESENT

                                    Thomas Pugliese                     ABSENT

                                    Susan   Ryan                                 “

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 Lee 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 Forman.  All in favor.

The monthly income and expenses for April: Income-$798.50 and Expenses-$1,061.68

A motion was 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

                                    Carla Gabriel                                “                                                                                                     Dr. Jerome Forman                      “

Jeanine Pentz                               “

Adina Lee                                    “

                                   

                                                           

Correspondence: 

None 

New Business:

The Seasonal Flu Program 2010-VaxCare was tabled until the June meeting.

Notice of Resignation from Registrar/Secretary, Mary Casiero, was introduced.  Mary stated she would be leaving the beginning of October.  There was a brief discussion concerning a new person for the position and the need for an Alternate Deputy Registrar in the interim.

A Resolution to appoint Jessica Weinberg as the Alternate Deputy Registrar was introduced.

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

Randy Moscaritolo                    AYE

                                    Carla Gabriel                                “                                                                                                     Dr. Jerome Forman                      “

Jeanine Pentz                               “

Adina Lee                                    “

The rodent problem at Harding School was discussed.  There is a rodent problem on 18th Street  close to the playground area in the back of the school.  It was originally though the problem centered around the two houses near the playground but REHS Weinberg discovered the rodents were nesting in the garage on Harding School property.  There are bags of garbage from Harding School that remain there overnight and the rodents get into those bags.  Health Officer Ferraioli stated they will continue to pursue the situation.

24/7 Bio-Cold Storage has been purchased for use in case of an emergency.  The unit is situated at the KFD.

A complaint was received against Annemarie Rice again.  She is posing as a rescue agency and is selling dogs for approximately $300 - $800 per dog.  This is her third location since Christmas.  She is at 306 Lafayette Street.  Bob is working on the problem.

An itinerant vendor at Galloping Hill Gold Course was discussed.  REHS Weinberg followed up on the situation after receiving a call from our Health Officer concerning the vendor.  The vendor was cooking and cutting up hamburgers, hot dogs, and chicken using the same cutting board he used to cut the raw chicken.  He informed REHS Weinberg that he made his salads in his home.  She informed the vendor that he could not serve the food to the approximately 150 people attending the outing and he would have to leave. 

Liasion Klinder excused himself at 7:45 pm

Old Business:  

The Health Fair location and date were discussed.  Health Officer Ferraioli stated the Board could use Harding School gym and cafeteria for the Health Fair.  He also stated the cafeteria would be used to draw the blood and the exhibitors would be located in the gym.   President Moscaritolo instructed REHS Weinberg to make a floor plan for the areas.  He stated she should use the old plan and superimpose it over the new area. The date of the Health Fair will be September 25th

The Rabies Clinic was discussed.  Health Officer Ferraioli stated there were 52 dogs and 8 cats for a total of 60 animals.  

           

The unexpended H1N1 funds were discussed.  Health Officer Ferraioli stated the signs were looked into but they were too expensive.  The A.M. radio station was discussed.    He reintroduced the portable AM station for Kenilworth to alert the public.  President Moscaritolo expressed concern that there would be an ongoing fee for the license.  The Board agreed to purchase the station.

A motion was made by Commissioner Pentz and seconded by Commissioner Lee to purchase the AM radio station.  Motion carried on roll call as follows:

Randy Moscaritolo                    AYE

                                    Carla Gabriel                                “                                                                                                     Dr. Jerome Forman                      “

Jeanine Pentz                               “

Adina Lee                                    “

Health Officer Ferraioli stated the Health Department has accepted the plan and the revisions for Frank’s Pit Stop.  A letter was sent indicating that he can go ahead and build the structure, we received notification from construction code official that they have nothing more to do with the plan.  The plumbing inspector has issued a permit for a backflow prevention device to protect the potable water supply.  REHS Weinberg will be doing a pre-operational inspection if he passes he will get his license.

KinderCare Daycare Center affidavit was discussed.  The agreement between KinderCare Daycare Center and the Board of Health was no fine, $75.00 court costs and they must submit a formal policy manual within 60 days of the court date.

Commissioners Report:

None

Liaisons Report:

The school budget was discussed.  Many programs have been cut.

Opened meeting to the public at 8:09 p.m.

Closed meeting to public 8:09 p.m.

A motion was made by Commissioner Forman and seconded by Commissioner Pentz to adjourn the meeting at 8:10 p.m.

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



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