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.

    Meeting – February 15, 2018 – Minutes

    DEAL LAKE COMMISSION

    MINUTES – REREGULAR MEETING

    FEBRUARY 15, 2018

     

                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 Don Brockel.  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 1, 2018, 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 (Alt. D. Alessio)

    x

     

    Loch Arbour

    x

     

    Neptune 

    x

     

    Ocean

    x

     

     

    Resolution #1 – Resolution to Approve the Minutes of the Re-Organization Meeting,                                        January 18, 2018

                           

                UPON MOTION of Neptune, seconded by Interlaken, carried that the following Resolution be adopted:

     

                BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Re-Organization Meeting of the Deal Lake Commission held on January 18, 2018 be and the same are hereby approved (Deal and Interlaken do not vote).

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

                Ayes:  Asbury Park, Loch Arbour, Neptune, Ocean

                Nays:  None

                Abstain:  Interlaken

                Absent:  Deal

     

    Resolution #2 – Resolution to Approve Treasurers Report and Authorize Payment of Bills                               

     

                UPON MOTION of Neptune, seconded by Asbury Park, carried that the following Treasurer’s Report for February 15, 2018 be approved and the bills listed authorizied for payment.

     

    BALANCE ON HAND – PREVIOUS MONTH

      Manasquan Bank…..…………………………………………….…..$111,786.43

      NJ Cash Management Fund……………………………………………40,421.13

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    February 15, 2018

     

    TOTAL ON DEPOSIT……………………………………………………….$152,207.56

     

    RECEIPTS

       Interest – Cash Management Fund (January)……………………………………..44.71

       Interest – Manasquan Bank (January)………………….…………………………26.57

      Other – 2018 Assessments (in transit – Borough of Allenhurst, Borough of

                  Interlaken, Township of Ocean)………………………………………32,500.00

     

    TOTAL RECEIPTS…………………………………………………………..32,571.28

     

    DISBURSEMENTS

       2018 Appropriations:

       Lorraine Carafa, February; reimbursement ($236.98)…………………………..453.65

       Jessie Joseph, Admin, February…………………………………………………408.33

       Don Brockel, storage fee (January)…………………………….…………………83.51

       JCP&L………………………………………………………………….…………12.37  

       Julian Ramos (snow removal, flume 1/3/2018)………………………………….100.00

     

    TOTAL DISBURSEMENTS………………………………………..…………1,057.86

     

    BALANCES AFTER FEBRUARY DISBURSEMENTS

      Manasquan Bank……………………………………………………………….143,255.14

      NJ Cash Management Fund……………………………………………………40,465.84

     

    TOTAL ON DEPOSIT……………………………………………………..$183,720.98

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

                Ayes:  Asbury Park, Interlaken, Loch Arbour, Neptune, Ocean

                Nays:  None

                Absent:  Allenhurst, Deal

     

    OLD BUSINESS

     

    1. Flume Electrification – Hunt Parry, Commission Attorney, reported that he is still working with Ocean Township’s Attorney in finalizing the contract.

     

    1. Bridge Updates – Interlaken to Loch Arbour Bridge: Peter Avakian, Commission Engineer, said he is waiting for a schedule of completion for the project from Precise Construction.

     

    Sunset Avenue Bridge:  Mr. Brockel said he has been in contact with the County and they will remove the small amounts of sand and bag fabric when the lake is lowered during our Fall Clean-up.

     

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    February 15, 2018

     

    1. 319(h) Grant – Mr. Avakian said the contract is in legal review which may take two or three months.

     

    1. Organic Material Removal from Fireman’s Pond – Nothing to report.

     

    1. Water Testing – No Report. Dr. Souza is waiting to hear back from Monmouth University about a site walk and getting things set up for tracking blue-algae.

     

    1. Deal Lake Master Plan – To be held until next meeting.

     

    1. Ship & Sniff Program with Clean Ocean Action – Mr. Brockel reported that we haven’t had a significant rainfall to do the “wet test”.

     

    1. Weed Treatment – Dr. Souza has obtained the NJDEP treatment permit and the initial treatment is tentatively scheduled for mid-May.

     

    1. Eagle Scout Project – Mr. Brockel said that the project is back up and running.

     

    1. McGillicuddy’s Shoreline Clean-Up – Mr. Brockel sent another e-mail to the owner and as of this date hasn’t heard back from him. The Loch Arbour Commissioner will get in touch with the code enforcement officer to start issuing fines.

     

    1. 2018 Assessment Report – The Commission Clerk reported that we have received the 2018 Assessments from the Borough of Allenhurst, Borough of Interlaken and Township of Ocean. The Clerk will be sending out second notices.

     

    NEW BUSINESS

     

    1. Report It – After a brief discussion, the Commissioners decided not to renew the Contract with Report It for the year 2018.

               

                Resolution #3 – UPON MOTION of Asbury Park, seconded by Interlaken, carried that the following Resolution be adopted:

     

                WHEREAS, the Deal Lake Commission entered into a one year contract with Report It for anonymous reporting services; and

     

                WHEREAS, the Commissioners feel that it has not been beneficial to the Deal Lake Commission or Deal Lake.

     

                NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Deal Lake Commission that it will not renew the Report It contract for the year 2018.

     

     

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    February 15, 2018

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

                Ayes:  Asbury Park, Interlaken, Loch Arbour, Neptune,

                Nays:  None

                Absent:  Allenhurst, Deal

                Abstain:  Ocean

     

    1. Website – Jeannie Tohler, Asbury Park Commissioner, reported on the meeting that was held earlier with the webmaster. Jason Taetsch, webmaster, will be drawing up a proposal for a much needed facelift for the DLC website.  He hopes to have it for the next meeting.

     

    1. Resolution #4 – Authorize the Commission Clerk to advertise the 2018 Spring                                                                     Clean-Up and Carp Contest

     

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

     

                WHEREAS, the Deal Lake Commission sponsors an annual Spring Clean-Up to remove accumulated debris and trash from the Watershed.

     

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the 2018 Spring Clean-Up be scheduled for March 24, 2018 from 9:00 AM to Noon and the Commission Clerk is hereby directed to advertise same in an amount not to exceed $500.00.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

                Ayes:  Asbury Park, Interlaken, Loch Arbour, Neptune, Ocean

                Nays:  None

                Absent:  Allenhurst, Deal

     

    1. Carp Contest – Mr. Brockel is still waiting to hear back from the Asbury Park Fishing Club for the date.

     

    1. Route 35 Construction – Mr. Brockel said he sent an e-mail to Senator Gopal regarding the NJDOT work being done on Route 35. He is requesting the NJDOT cover the inlets during construction, install storm septors at various locations and vacuuming all of the stormwater drains after construction is complete.

     

    1. 2018 Meeting Schedule – It was decided to schedule Workshop Meetings before the regularly scheduled Commission meetings each month.

     

                Resolution #5 –  UPON MOTION of Asbury Park, seconded by Loch Arbour, carried that the following Resolution be adopted: 

     

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    February 15, 2018

     

                WHEREAS, there will be a need to have Workshop Meetings from time to time prior to the regularly scheduled meetings of the Deal Lake Commission.

     

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Deal Lake Commission that it hereby directs the Commission Clerk to re-publish the 2018 Meeting Schedule adding the Workshop Meetings to begin at 6:30 PM.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

                Ayes:  Asbury Park, Interlaken, Loch Arbour, Neptune, Ocean

                Nays:  None

                Absent:  Allenhurst, Deal

     

    PUBLIC HEARING

     

                UPON MOTION of Loch Arbour, seconded by Interlaken, carried that the meeting be opened to the public for comment.

     

    Mike Hommel, Lincoln Drive, had questions, comments and concerns regarding the water level  and algae in the lake by his house.

     

    There was a brief discussion on where the problems are coming from and possible solutions. 

    Mr. Brockel said we will be treating that area of the lake earlier this year.

     

                There being no further comments, and UPON MOTION of Asbury Park, seconded by Neptune, carried that the public hearing be closed.  There being no further business and UPON MOTION of Asbury Park, seconded by Neptune, carried that the meeting be adjourned at 8:20 PM.

     

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                                                                                                                         Jessie M. Joseph, RMC

                                                                                                                                Commission Clerk

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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