Minutes for Regular Meeting – March 14, 2012

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

Public in Attendance: Robert Wentz.

Mrs. Denneny 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 was posted on the Authority Bulletin board and filed with the Township Clerk on Feb. 9, 2012.”

Salute to the flag and a prayer.

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

Robert Wentz from Herbert Blvd. was following up on the issue of his water pipes. He thanked Mr. Cossabone for his help and also thanked the Authority Board. Mr. Wentz told the Board that he spent a lot of money on piping and asked if they would give him a reimbursement for this. Mr. Cossabone said that he did do another water test for corrositivity and it came back better than the first time and he also said they have been out there taking pH tests and flushing out the hydrant periodically. He noted that everything has been improving out there by his home. Mr. Cossabone said that he did not feel that the Authority water system caused this problem and advised the Board against paying out that money. Mr. Trimble said that if there is to be a discussion about a potential claim then it should be discussed in closed session. Mr. Milam told him they would discuss in closed session and Mr. Cossabone or Mr. Moore would get back to him. A motion was made by Mr. Calloway and seconded by Mr. DiLolle to close the meeting to the public. The motion passed unanimously.

A motion was made by Mr. Calloway and seconded by Mr. DiLolle to adopt the minutes of the Reorganization Meeting of February 7, 2012. The motion passed unanimously.

Report of Engineer J. Federici

Mr. Federici had no report at this time.

Report of Executive Director J. Moore

Mr. Moore requested that the Board adopt Resolution 27-12.

A motion was made by Mr. Calloway and seconded by Mr. DiLolle to adopt Resolution 27-12. RESOLUTION FOR DESIGNATION OF AGENTS TO ACT ON THE BEHALF OF THE MMUA FOR THE RENEWAL OF THE WATER MASTER PERMIT. The motion passed unanimously on a roll call vote. Mr. Moore and Mr. Federici will serve as agents.

Mr. Moore updated the Board on Colonial Estates and said that he had been speaking with them, Safe Drinking Water and the DEP. He was happy to report that if all goes well they should be hooking up by the end of May.

Report of Superintendent G.P. Cossabone, Sr.

Mr. Cossabone had nothing to report at this time.

Report of Solicitor J. Trimble

Mr. Trimble requested a motion to adopt Resolution 28-12 for the Authority Board to go into Closed Session.

Mr. Milam announced that for the remainder of the meeting Mr. Mercurio would be voting in place of Mr. Pileggi as he had to leave.

A motion was made by Mr. DiLolle and seconded by Mr. Calloway to adopt a Resolution authorizing the Authority to file suit against the Builders League and each individual builder named in the Agreement. The motion passed unanimously on a roll call vote.

Mr. Trimble said for the record the Robert Wentz claim has been discussed and Mr. Cossabone has been instructed to obtain further information.

Board Member Discussion

No Board discussion at this time.

Report of Liaison: Mr. Dilks

Mr. Dilks asked if the water main to Colonial Estates has been completed. Mr. Cossabone said it has been completed to the site but not connected to the meter.

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

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

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