The regular meeting of the Board of Health was called to order at 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 PRESENT
Trudy Neuhauser PRESENT
Jeanine Pentz PRESENT
Nancy Lamoreaux PRESENT
Adina Lee 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 Vice President Gabriel and seconded by Commissioner Neuhauser. All in favor.
The monthly income and expenses for January: Income: $6,168.00
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:
The Final Health Fair Account Balance was reviewed and discussed. Dr. Forman stated that based on the final balance there would be no need for donations for the 2012 Health Fair.
The REHS discussed a proposed food facility, Mi Amore. The REHS said the application was withdrawn because the cost to bring the location up to code was too high.
In regard to JQ Modern Taste, the REHS stated that it is a Risk Type 4 food establishment with a sushi operation. The preoperational inspection was completed with a satisfactory rating.
then discussed the Southside Café located at
Love Bagels had a change of ownership.
The next item discussed was the costs and approval of three contracts. A motion was made by Commissioner Pentz and seconded by Commissioner Lee to accept the UMDNJ Lattimore TB Contract. Motion carried on a roll call as follows:
was made by Commissioner Neuhauser and seconded by Commissioner Pentz
to accept the
A motion was then made by Commissioner Neuhauser and seconded by Commissioner Lamoreaux to accept the 2012 Holy Redeemer Contract Agreement. Motion carried on a roll call as follows:
The New Ordinance
regarding massage parlors was then discussed. The President stated that
this is a Borough Ordinance that needs compliance from the Health Department.
He stated the only involvement the Health Department has is that they
need permission from the Health Department to run the business and that
it must be inspected on a yearly basis or as needed after the initial
inspection. The secretary questioned if they needed to be licensed and
what fee would be charged. The President stated that the Board of Health
would need to set a fee for this type of business. The
The Health Fair Contest was then discussed. The REHS stated that in the past, letters for the contest would be sent out in May or June and at that time, it is too close to the end of school with exams, etc., which resulted in low or no participation. The REHS questioned whether the letters should be sent out earlier. The President then instructed the REHS to send the letters out on the 15th of March with a return date of May 15. Commissioner Forman then questioned whether a date for the Health Fair was set, and it has not.
In regard to the 2012 Rabies Clinic, the REHS discussed the numerous calls received in regard to the clinic. He stated he felt there would be a good turn out. He stated the volunteer was contacted to help out. Commissioner Pentz stated she would not be able to attend. Commissioner Lamoreaux volunteered, along with Liaison Klinder. The secretary then explained about a new reporting system in town. She stated she would ensure that the information for the Rabies Clinic was put on it. After a discussion it was decided to have the Animal Control Officer attend the Rabies Clinic.
Employee’s Occupation safety and Health Program and the need for a designated
inspector for air quality standards was discussed. The president explained
to the board the Borough needs someone certified in PEOSH to provide building
inspections. The Heath Officer stated that the people that do this type
of work are either HVAC Specialists or Industrial Hygienists. After further
discussion, it was decided that this would best be done by the Borough
felt that the Health Fair Date should be set. The Board agreed and set
a tentative date for
Council Liaison’s Report:
Council Liaison Klinder first reported on the Merck reduction of taxes and the effect on the Borough.
Klinder then spoke about a Cupcake Contest being held at the
He then spoke
about a Soup event being held at the
And the final item discussed was the Relay for Life which is scheduled for the first weekend in June from until
Opened meeting to the public at
Closed meeting to public
A motion was made by Commissioner Neuhauser and seconded by Commissioner Pentz to adjourn the meeting at
Next scheduled meeting will be March 8, 2012 at 7:00 P.M.
Reviewed for Content and Form:
Marconi Gapas, H.O.
Board Secretary/Clerk Typist
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