Minutes for Regular Meeting – December 17, 2014

Present: Mr. DiLolle, Mr. Calloway, Mr. Pileggi, Mr. Simone, Mr. Milam and Mr. Mercurio.

Excused: Mr. Dilks.

Salute to the flag and a prayer.

Ms. Maurone read the Opening Statement, “Pursuant to the Open Public Meetings Act, I hereby announce that adequate notice of this meeting, as required by said act has been provided by adopting a schedule of regular meetings for the year 2014/2015 which schedule was posted on the Authority Bulletin board and filed with the Township Clerk on Feb. 7, 2014.”

A motion was made by Mr. Calloway and seconded by Mr. Dilolle to open the meeting to the public. The motion passed unanimously.

This is a public hearing to establish water and sewer connection permit fees. Mr. Milam asked if anyone from the public wished to speak.

As no one from the public wished to speak a motion was made by Mr. DiLolle and seconded by Mr. Calloway to close the meeting to the public.

A motion was made by Mr. DiLolle and seconded by Mr. Calloway to adopt the Water and Sewer Connection Fees of $3300.00 for a Water Connection Permit and $3100.00 for a Sewer Connection Permit. The motion passed unanimously on a roll call vote.

A motion was made by Mr. Simone and seconded by Mr. Calloway to adopt the minutes of the Regular Meeting of November 19, 2014. The motion passed with Mr. DiLolle abstaining.

Report of Engineer J. Federici

I Hop Restaurant

Mr. Federici requested a Form D approval for the I Hop Restaurant on Berlin Cross Keys Road.

A motion was made by Mr. DiLolle and seconded by Mr. Simone to approve a Form D for the I Hop Restaurant contingent upon the Engineers letter of 12/2/14. The motion passed unanimously.

A motion was made by Mr. Calloway and seconded by Mr. Simone to adopt Resolution 76-14. MMUA FORM D RESOLUTION APPROVING INSTALLATION OF THE WATER MAIN EXTENSION AND SANITARY SEWER FOR THE IHOP RESTAURANT PROJECT. The motion passed unanimously on a roll call vote.

Grandview Court

Mr. Federici requested a Form A approval for Grandview Court located on Grandview Avenue and Main Street behind the Knights of Columbus tank.

A motion was made by Mr. DiLolle and seconded by Mr. Simone to approve a Form A for Grandview Court contingent upon the Engineers letter of 12/17/14. The motion passed unanimously.

A motion was made by Mr. Calloway and seconded by Mr. Pileggi to adopt Resolution 77-14. RESOLUTION FOR DESIGNATION OF AGENTS TOACT ON THE BEHALF OF THE MMUA FOR THE LAKE AVENUE SANITARY SEWER EXTENSION PROJECT. The motion passed unanimously on a roll call vote.

Report of Executive Director J. Moore

Mr. Moore requested the Board adopt Resolution 75-14.

A motion was made by Mr. DiLolle and seconded by Mr. Calloway to adopt Resolution 75-14. RESOLUTION AMENDING SECTION 21 OF THE RULES, REGULATIONS AND RATES OF THE MONROE MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AUTHORITY. The motion passed unanimously on a roll call vote.

Mr. Moore requested the Board adopt Resolution 78-14 for the 2013/2014 Audit. He added that there were no findings or concerns.

A motion was made by Mr. DiLolle and seconded by Mr. Pileggi to adopt Resolution 78-14. Mr. Milam noted that he sat in on the meeting and told Mr. Moore to tell the staff that he appreciated their diligence on working with the Auditor. RESOLUTION FOR APPROVAL OF THE 2013/2014 AUDIT. The motion passed unanimously on a roll call vote.

A motion was made by Mr. Pileggi and seconded by Mr. DiLolle to adopt Resolution 79-14. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MMUA TO DESIGNATE A PUBLIC AGENCY COMPLIANCE OFFICER IN ACCORDANCE WITH N.J.A.C. 17:27 AS PER THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY DIVISION OF CONTRACT COMPLIANCE & EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN PUBLIC CONTRACTS. Mr. Moore was designated as the officer. The motion passed unanimously on a roll call vote.

Report of Superintendent Ralph J. Manfredi, Jr.

Mr. Manfredi informed the Board that the Operations Department has gone to paperless work orders. It just started today and currently is just assigned to Supervisors.

Report of Solicitor J. Armano

Mr. Armano had no report at this time but wished everyone Happy Holidays.

Board Member Discussion

Mr. Milam wished everyone Happy Holidays and he thanked everyone for their concern for his wife’s health.

All the Board Members wished everyone Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

A motion was made by Mr. Pileggi and seconded by Mr. Calloway to approve the Investment Summary Report. The motion passed unanimously on a roll call vote.

A motion was made by Mr. Pileggi and seconded by Mr. Calloway to approve Operating, Escrow and Payroll Vouchers. The motion passed unanimously on a roll call vote.

A motion was made by Mr. Pileggi and seconded by Mr. Simone to approve Project Vouchers. The motion passed unanimously on a roll call vote.

A motion was made by Mr. Calloway and seconded by Mr. Pileggi to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously.