Next DLC meeting will be March 16. Interlaken Townhall, 100 Grasmere Ave at 7PM

The DLC was chartered in 1974 by the 7 shore line towns. Our mission is to provide leadership, guidance, and resources to preserve and restore Deal Lake and its tributaries as a healthy and stable ecosystem. In addition, control lake levels during heavy storms to the best of our ability with limited ocean tide controls.

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    Considering Landscaping by the Lake or Building a Dock?

    KNOW the Land Use regulations BEFORE you dig!

    The banks of Deal Lake are regulated and protected by the Dept. of Land Use.

    Typically any land 50 feet above the lake shore line falls under the Permit by Rule regulations. 7:13

    Also see: Land Use Regulations Workshop Info

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    Meeting – August 15th, 2019 – Minutes

    DEAL LAKE COMMISSION

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    August 15, 2019

     

    The Regular Meeting of the Deal Lake Commission was held in the Borough of Interlaken Municipal Building, 100 Grassmere Avenue, and called to order at 7:00 PM by the Commission Chairman.  After the salute to the Flag, the Commission Clerk announced that the notice requirements of Open Public Meetings Act (C.231, P.L. 1975), were met by transmitting the notice to the Commission’s official newspaper on February 7, 2019, posting where required and filing a copy of the notice with the Commission Clerk.

     

    ROLL CALL

      PRESENT ABSENT
    Allenhurst x  
    Asbury Park x  
    Deal   x
    Interlaken x  
    Loch Arbour   x
    Neptune   x
    Ocean x  

     

    OTHERS PRESENT:

                Hunt Parry, Esq., Commission Attorney

    Peter R. Avakian, P.E., Commission Engineer

    Stephen Souza, Environmental Consultant

    Jessie M. Joseph, Commission Clerk

     

    Resolution #19-047 – Resolution to Approve the Minutes of the Regular Meeting,

                                        July 25,2019

               

                UPON MOTION of Allenhurst, seconded by Ocean, carried that the following Resolution be adopted:

     

    BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Deal Lake Commission held on July 25, 2019 be and the same are hereby approved (Deal and Loch Arbour do not vote).

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Ayes:  Allenhurst, Asbury Park, Interlaken, Ocean

    Nays:  None

    Absent: Deal, Loch Arbour, Neptune

     

     

     

     

     

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    August 15, 2019

     

    Resolution #19-048 – Resolution to Approve Treasurer’s Report and Authorize Payment of

                                        Bills

     

                UPON MOTION of Ocean, seconded by Interlaken, carried that the following Treasurer’s Report for August 15, 2019 be approved and the bills listed authorized for payment.

     

    BALANCE ON HAND – PREVIOUS MONTH:

      Manasquan Bank……………………………………………………………..$ 80,527.86

      NJ Cash Management Fund……………………………………………………41,656.86

    TOTAL ON DEPOSIT………………………………………………….….$122,174.72

     

    RECEIPTS

      Interest – Manasquan Bank (July)…………………………………….………….126.04

    Interest – Cash Management Fund (July)……………………………………………0.00

    Other in transit….…………………………………………………………….…….0.00

     

    TOTAL RECEIPTS………………………………………………………………126.04

     

    DISBURSEMENTS

      2019 Appropriations:

      Lorraine Carafa, CFO (August)………………………………………………….216.67

    Jessie Joseph, Admin (August)…………………….…………………………….408.33

    Don Brockel, reimburse, storage fee (August)..…………………………………106.96

    Leon S. Avakian, Inc. General Invoice #07806………………………………………..640.00

    Princeton Hydro, LLC (Invoice #37146…………………………………………699.00

    The New Coaster (Invoice #53827)………………………………………….……11.82

    Jersey Central Power & Light Co. (A/c 100xxxxxx368)……………………….…12.00

     

    Grant Disbursements:

    Leon S. Avakian:

    319H, Invoice #07805………………………………………..……….…….3,520.00

    Flume Electrification, #07804………………………………………………4,752.50

    Princeton Hydro, LLC (319H-Invoice #37154)…………………….………….…943.34

     

    TOTAL DISBURSEMENTS…………………………………………………11,310.62

     

    BALANCES AFTER AUGUST DISBURSEMENTS

      Manasquan Bank………………………………………………………………69,343.28

      NJ Cash Management Fund…………………………………………………..41,656.86

     

    TOTAL ON DEPOSIT…………………………………………………….$111,000.14

     

     

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    August 15, 2019

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Ayes:  Allenhurst, Asbury Park, Interlaken, Ocean

    Nays:  None

    Absent:  Deal, Loch Arbour, Neptune

     

    OLD BUSINESS:

     

    1. Flume Electrification – Peter Avakian, Commission Engineer, reported that a memo was received from ACoE approving the Base Bid plus Alternates 1 and 2. A pre-construction meeting has been set-up for August 16th.

     

    1. Interlaken to Loch Arbour Bridge – No update.

     

    1. 319(H) Grant – Dr. Souza said there is nothing to report. He gave a brief explanation of the floating wetland islands that will be installed.      

     

    1. Organic Material Removal from Fireman’s Pond – No update.

     

    1. Water Testing: Monmouth University and Monmouth County – Mr. Brockel said there is no update.

     

    1. Ship & Sniff Program with Clean Ocean Action – Mr. Brockel said Clean Ocean Action did a wet-weather sampling. They collected 26 samples from various locations around Deal Lake. There was a brief discussion on the four major hot spots that were found and the next steps that should be taken.  The report will be posted to the DLC website.

     

    1. Terrace Pond Depth Study – No update.

     

    1. Loch Arbour Tree Planting Project – Held until September.

     

    1. Recording of Deal Lake Commission Meetings – Held until October/December meeting.

     

    1. Deal Lake Watershed Alliance Fundraiser – Mr. Brockel said they had a tremendous turnout.

     

    1. Nobility Crest – There was a discussion on holding Nobility Crest accountable for the on-going problems as it relates to stormwater management controls. Mr. Avakian suggested reaching out to Ocean Township and ask them what measures they are making Nobility Crest adhere to help alleviate the problem.

     

    Mr. Brockel also suggested sending a letter to Freehold Soil.

     

     

     

    REGULAR MEETING

    August 15, 2019

     

    1. Fall Clean-Up – It was decided that this years Deal Lake Fall Clean-Up would be held on October 26th, which once again coincides with Monmouth University’s Big Event

     

    Resolution #19-049 – Authorizing the Commission Clerk to Advertise the Fall Clean-Up

     

                UPON MOTION of Asbury Park, seconded by Allenhurst, carried that the following Resolution, be and the same is hereby adopted:

     

    WHEREAS, the Deal Lake Commission sponsors an annual fall clean-up to remove accumulated debris and trash from the watershed; and

     

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the 2019 Fall Clean-Up be scheduled for October 26, 2019 from 9:00 AM to Noon and the Commission Clerk, be and she is hereby directed to place an ad in The Coaster and The Asbury Park Sun to include information noted above regarding the October 26th Clean-Up in an amount not to exceed $500.00.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Ayes:  Allenhurst, Asbury Park, Interlaken, Ocean

    Nays:  None

    Abesnt:  Deal, Loch Arbour

     

    1. Deal Lake Watershed Alliance Boat Tour – Mr. Brockel said the boat tour of Deal Lake that was held on August 3rd and sponsored by the DLWA was a success. They are planning on holding another one on September 28th from 8 AM to 3 PM.  They are once again looking to have the Deal Lake Commission sponsor and handle the educational materials to be handed out at the event regarding the lake.

     

    Resolution #19-050 –

     

                UPON MOTION of Ocean, seconded by Allenhurst, carried that the following Resolution, be and the same is hereby adopted:

     

    WHEREAS, the Deal Lake Commission continually strives to educate the public on various aspects of the lake; and

     

    WHEREAS, the Deal Lake Watershed Alliance will be hosting their second Boat Tour of Deal Lake on September 28, 2019 from 8:00 Am to 3:00 PM.

     

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Deal Lake Commission that it will supply educational materials to the Deal Lake Watershed Alliance to be used at their September 28, 2019 Boat Tour of Deal Lake in an amount not to exceed $40.00.

     

     

    REGULAR MEETING

    August 15, 2019

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Ayes:  Allenhurst, Asbury Park, Interlaken, Ocean

    Nays:  None

    Absent:  Deal, Loch Arbour

     

    1. Lake Closures around the State – Mr. Brockel reported on a conversation he had with the President of the Lake Hopatcong Foundation, regarding the shared algae bloom experience. They are interested in having a meeting of with various lake groups to discuss the DEP protocol and shared lessons.   He will have a report at the next meeting.

     

    NEW BUSINESS

     

    1. TOSA Pump House Improvements – Mr. Avakian reported that TOSA is going to elevate the pump house at the foot of Grassmere Avenue that was damaged during Super Storm Sandy.

     

    1. Discussion of the presentation for October DLC meeting – Jeannie Toher, Asbury Park Commissioner and Dr. Stephen Souza will be making a presentation at the October 17, 2019

    DLC meeting.  The presentation will begin at 6:30 PM and last until 7:00 PM.  The presentation will include practical stormwater management techniques for homeowners, rain gardens and bioswales.

     

    1. Seaview Square Mall – Mr. Brockel reported that the County owns part of the property that is now being worked on by DOT.  He has also spoken to representatives from Seaview Square and they are very receptive to our ideas regarding stormwater management.  He hopes to have more information in the future.

     

    1. Dr. Souza announced that the NALMS Conference is being held the last week of October in Burlington, Vermont.

     

    PUBLIC HEARING

     

                UPON MOTION of Ocean, seconded by Asbury Park, carried that the meeting be opened to the public for comment.

     

    A resident of South Wanamassa Drive, asked about enhancing the launch site by the 7-11 in Asbury Park.  He feels it would make it easier to get to the lake.

     

    Jeannie Toher, suggested he reach out to Asbury Park since that falls under their jurisdiction.

     

    There being no further comments and UPON MOTION of Allenhurst, seconded by Ocean, carried that the public hearing be closed.  There being no further business and

     

    REGULAR MEETING

    August 15, 2019

     

    UPON MOTION of Ocean, seconded by Allenhurst, carried that the meeting be finally adjourned at 8:05 PM.

     

     

     

    _____________________________

    Jessie M. Joseph, RMC

    Commission Clerk