Planning Board Re-org Meeting from 1/5/2006


567 Boulevard

Kenilworth, N. J. 07033


JANUARY 5, 2006

The meeting began with a the new and re-appointed members taking the Oath of Public Office.  Mr. Clementi, Chairman, continued with an affirmation of the Open Public Meeting Act and the Pledge of Allegiance.  Roll Call:  Mr. David, Mr. Peters, Mr. Beninati, Mr. Cirillo, Mr. O’Malley, Mr. Michitsch, Mr. Corcione, Mr. Soos, Mr. Pantina, Mr. Candarella, Mr. Laudati, Mr. Schielke, Mr. Russo, and Mr. Clementi.

Absent: Mr. Vitale.  A motion was made to approve the payment of the Recording Secretary.  All in favor.


NOTE:  Only Regular members are permitted to vote, unless an Alternate is needed to replace an absent Regular member.

Mr. David, mayor, officiated over the nominations of the Board Officials.  Mr. Soos nominated Mr. Cirillo as Board Chairman, 2nd by Mr. Beninati.  All in favor.

Mr. Soos made a motion to nominate Mr. Michitsch as Vice-Chairman, 2nd by Mr. Peters.  All in favor.

Mr. Michitsch made a motion to nominate Mr. Beninati as Board Secretary, 2nd by Mr. Peters.   All in favor.

The meeting was turned over to the new Board Chairman, Mr. Cirillo.  He thanked the Board for his nomination. He said, as a native of Kenilworth, he hopes the Board will work together for the best interests of Kenilworth. 

Mr. Beninati nominated Mrs. Murphy as Recording Secretary, 2nd by Mr. Peters.  All in favor.

Mr. Soos suggested the vote for Board Attorney be held at the January 26, 2006 meeting, since there are some issues that must be resolved.  A motion to hold this vote over was made by Mr. Soos, 2nd by Mr. David.  All in favor:  Mr. David, Mr. Peters, Mr. Beninati, Mr. Cirillo, Mr. O’Malley, Mr. Corcione, Mr. Soos, and Mr. Pantina.  Opposed: Mr. Michitsch.

A vote was taken to approve the proposed calendar dates, prepared by Mrs. Murphy, with the exception of the December regular meeting.  This was moved to December 14, 2006. All in favor.

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The Board congratulated Mr. Clementi for his great job as past Chairman.

 All the members, re-appointed, continuing, and new, introduced themselves.

 Mr. Cirillo suggested the tentative Agenda for the monthly meetings be given to the Board members in a timely manner.   Mr. Beninati said the decision for the Applications is made at the workshop meetings (first Thursday of each month). 

A motion to adjourn at 7:45 p.m. was made by Mr. David, 2nd by Mr. Soos.  All in favor.

Respectfully submitted,

Janet M. Murphy,

Planning Board Recording Secretary

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