Minutes for Regular Meeting – January 16, 2013

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

Salute to the flag and a prayer.

Ms. Gallagher 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 2012/2013 which schedule has been posted on the Authority bulletin board and filed with the Township Clerk on Feb. 9, 2012.

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

Matthew Scardino from the Environmental Commission introduced himself to the Board.

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

A motion was made by Mr. DiLolle and seconded by Mr. Calloway to adopt the minutes of the Regular Meeting held on December 19, 2012. The motion passed unanimously.

Report of Engineer J. Federici

Colonial Estates

Mr. Federici requested Form D approval for Colonial Estates.

A motion was made by Mr. DiLolle and seconded by Mr. Calloway to approve Form D for Colonial Estates contingent on the Engineers letter of January 10, 2013. The motion passed unanimously on a roll call vote.

A motion was made by Mr. DiLolle and seconded by Mr. Calloway to adopt Resolution 1-13. FORM D RESOLUTION APPROVING INSTALLATION OF THE OFF-SITE WATER MAIN EXTENSION FOR THE COLONIAL ESTATES PROJECT. The motion passed unanimously on a roll call vote.

Report of Executive Director J. Moore

Mr. Moore read George Cossabone’s retirement letter to the Board.

A motion was made by Mr. Calloway and seconded by Mr. DiLolle to approve the resignation of George P. Cossabone, Sr. effective March 1, 2013. The motion passed unanimously on a roll call vote.

Mr. DiLolle wished him well and thanked him for all he did for the Authority.

Report of Superintendent G.P. Cossabone, Sr.

Mr. Cossabone requested Board approval to go out to bid for Carbon Replacement for Well #7.

A motion was made by Mr. DiLolle and seconded by Mr. Simone for approval to go out to bid for Carbon Replacement for 2nd Vessel for Well #7. The motion passed unanimously on a roll call vote.Mr. Cossabone thanked everyone and said it was a pleasant 30 years especially with the current Authority Board and added that he looked at them as his friends.

Report of Solicitor J. Armano

Mr. Armano had nothing to report but congratulated Mr. Cossabone.

Report of Chairman

Mr. Milam

Mr. Milam said with Mr. Cossabone as Superintendent he made his job as a Board member easier, as a rate payer he had confidence that the water was safe to drink and on a personal level he is a friend who he has known for half a century and has always been there.

Mr. Milam said in the words of F. Scott Fitzgerald, “there ain’t no second act in life so whatever your next first act is I hope its as good as this one”. Board Members

The Board members wished Mr. Cossabone well on his upcoming retirement.

The Board members also welcomed back Mr. Pileggi to the Authority Board.

Mr. Milam congratulated Mr. Teefy on his appointment as liaison to the Authority.

Report of Liaison Mr. Teefy

Mr. Teefy wished Mr. Cossabone well and thanked him for all he has done throughout the years.

Mr. Teefy informed everyone that the Township Council meetings will now be held the second and fourth Monday’s of the month. He also added that the Township gave girls softball $85,000.00 for lights for their fields.

The Township came to agreement with Paparone Homes for property by Hunter Woods. Mr. Federici said there is two million gallon ground storage tank and there are pumps in it, the Authority will extend the water main from the tank to the intersection of Hunter Woods.

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

A motion was made by Mr. Simone and seconded by Mr. DiLolle 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.