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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    DLC Meeting: June 20, 2019

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    Meeting – January 17, 2019 – Minutes

    DEAL LAKE COMMISSION

    MINUTES – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    JANUARY 17, 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 Clerk.  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 March 8, 2018, posting where required and filing a copy of the notice with the Commission Clerk.

     

    ROLL CALL

     

    PRESENT

    ABSENT

    Allenhurst )

    x

     

    Asbury Park (Alternate – W. Hodges)

    x

     

    Deal

     

    x

    Interlaken Alternate – C. Roarty)

    x

     

    Loch Arbour

    x

     

    Neptune 

     

    x

    Ocean

    x

     

     

    Resolution #19-001 – Resolution to Appoint Chairman

     

                UPON MOTION of Allenhurst, seconded by Interlaken, carried, that Don Brockel of the Township of Ocean be and he is hereby nominated to serve as Chairman of the Deal Lake Commission for 2019.  There being no other nominations, and UPON MOTION of Allenhurst, seconded by Loch Arbour, carried that nominations be closed.

     

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

     

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Deal Lake Commission, that Don Brockel of the Township of Ocean be and he is hereby appointed Chairman of the Deal Lake Commission for a one-year term expiring December 31, 2019 and until his successor has been duly appointed.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

                Nays:  None

                Absent: Deal, Neptune

     

     

     

     

    MINUTES – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 17, 2019

     

    Resolution #19-002 – Resolution to Appoint Vice-Chairman

     

    UPON MOTION of Loch Arbour, seconded by Allenhurst, carried, that Don Nissim of the Borough of Interlaken be and he is hereby nominated to serve as Vice-Chairman of the Deal

    Lake Commission for 2019.  There being no other nominations, and UPON MOTION of Loch Arbour, seconded by Ocean, carried, that the nominations be closed.

     

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

     

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Deal Lake Commission, that Don Nissim of the Borough of Interlaken be and he is hereby appointed Vice-Chairman of the Deal Lake Commission for a one-year term expiring December 31, 2019 and until his successor is duly appointed.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

                Nays:  None

                Absent:  Deal, Neptune

     

    Resolution #19-003 – Resolution to Appoint Treasurer

     

                UPON MOTION of Ocean, seconded by Loch Arbour, carried that Bruce Fromer of the Borough of Allenhurst be and he is hereby nominated to serve as Treasurer of the Deal Lake Commission for 2019.  There being no other nominations, and UPON MOTION of Ocean, seconded by Loch Arbour, carried, that the nominations be closed.

     

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

     

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Deal Lake Commission, that Bruce Fromer of the Borough of Allenhurst be and he is hereby appointed Treasurer of the Deal Lake Commission for a one-year term expiring December 31, 2019 and until his successor be duly appointed.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

                Nays:  None

                Absent:  Deal, Neptune

     

     

     

     

    MINUTES – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 17, 2019

     

    Resolution #19-004 – Resolution to Appoint Deputy Treasurer

     

                UPON MOTION of Ocean, seconded by Allenhurst, carried that Eric Houghtaling of the Township of Neptune be and he is hereby nominated to serve as Deputy Treasurer of the Deal Lake Commission for 2019.  There being no further nominations, and UPON MOTION of Allenhurst, seconded by Ocean, carried, that nominations be closed.

     

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

     

                NOW, THERFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Deal Lake Commission, that Eric Houghtaling of the Township of Neptune be and he is hereby appointed Deputy Treasurer of the Deal Lake Commission for a one-year term expiring December 31, 2019 and until his successor be duly appointed.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

                Nays:  None

                Absent:  Deal, Neptune

     

    Resolution #19-005 – Resolution to Appoint Secretary

     

                UPON MOTION of Ocean, seconded by Asbury Park, carried, that Erin Dolan of the Village of Loch Arbour be and she is hereby nominated to serve as Secretary of the Deal Lake Commission for 2019.  There being no other nominations, and UPON MOTION of Ocean, seconded by Allenhurst, carried, that nominations be closed.

     

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

     

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Deal Lake Commission, that Erin Dolan of the Village of Loch Arbour be and she is hereby appointed Secretary of the Deal Lake Commission for a one-year term expiring December 31, 2019 and until her successor be duly appointed.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

                Nays:  None

                Absent:  Deal, Neptune

     

     

     

     

    MINUTES – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 17, 2019

     

    Resolution #19-006 – Resolution to Appoint Clerk

     

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

     

                WHEREAS, there exists a need for a Clerk to serve and advise the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2019; and

     

    WHEREAS, the funds for this purpose shall be provided in the 2019 Budget of the Deal Lake Commission and the Chief Financial Officer has so certified; and

     

                WHEREAS, this appointment is made without competitive bidding because the appointment involves a member of a recognized profession licensed and regulated by law, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5.

     

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Deal Lake Commission that the Clerk and Chairman be and they are hereby authorized and directed to engage the services of Jessie M. Joseph, as Clerk for the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2019 at the rate of $4,900.00 annually; and

     

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk be and she is authorized and directed to publish this Resolution in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

                Nays:  None

                Absent: Deal, Neptune

     

    Resolution #19-007 – Resolution to Appoint Chief Financial Officer

     

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

     

                WHEREAS, there exists the need for a Chief Financial Officer to serve and advise the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2019; and

     

                WHEREAS, funds for this purpose shall be provided in the 2019 Budget of the Deal Lake Commission and the Chief Financial Officer has so certified; and

     

                WHEREAS, this appointment is made without competitive bidding because the appointment involves a member of a recognized profession, licensed and regulated by law, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5.

     

    MINUTES – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 17, 2019

     

    Resolution #19-007 (continued)

     

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Deal Lake Commission that the Clerk and Chairman be and they are hereby authorized and directed to engage the services of Lorraine P. Carafa as Chief Financial Officer for the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2019 at the rate of $2,600.00 annually; and

     

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk be and she is authorized and directed to publish this resolution in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

                Nays:  None

                Absent:  Deal, Neptune

     

    Resolution #19-008 – Resolution to Appoint Attorney

     

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

     

                WHEREAS, there exists the need for an Attorney to serve and advise the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2019; and

     

                WHEREAS, funds for this purpose shall be provided in the 2019 Budget of the Deal Lake Commission and the Chief Financial Officer has so certified; and

     

                WHEREAS, this appointment is made without competitive bidding because the appointment involves a member of a recognized profession, licensed and regulated by law, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5.

     

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Deal Lake Commission that the Clerk and Chairman be and they are hereby authorized and directed to engage the services of Hunt Parry, Esq. as Attorney for the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2019 at a rate of $250.00 per meeting and $150.00 per hour for other Commission business and litigation; and

     

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk be and she is authorized and directed to publish this Resolution in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:
                Ayes:  Allenhurst, Asbury Park, Interlaken, Loch Arbour, Ocean

                Nays:  None

                Absent: Deal, Neptune

     

    MINUTES – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 17, 2019

     

    Resolution #19-009 – Resolution to Appoint Engineer

     

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

     

                WHEREAS, there exists the need for an Engineer for the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2019; and

     

                WHEREAS, funds for this purpose shall be provided for in the 2019 Budget of the Deal Lake Commission and the Chief Financial Officer has so certified; and

     

                WHEREAS, this appointment is made without competitive bidding because the appointment involves a member of a recognized profession, licensed and regulated by law, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5.

     

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Deal Lake Commission that the Clerk and Chairman be and they are hereby authorized and directed to engage the services of Leon S. Avakian, Inc. as Engineer for the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2019 at the same hourly rate presently charged the Commission in accordance with a contract on file in the Clerk’s office; and

     

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk be and she is hereby authorized and directed to publish this Resolution in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

                Nays:  None

                Absent: Deal, Neptune

     

    Resolution #19-010 – Resolution to Appoint Auditor

     

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

     

                WHEREAS, there exists the need for an Auditor to serve and advise the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2019 and to conduct the 2018 Annual Audit; and

     

                WHEREAS, funds for this purpose shall be provided in the 2019 Budget of the Deal Lake Commission and the Chief Financial Officer has so certified; and

     

                WHEREAS, this appointment is made without competitive bidding because the appointment involves a member of a recognized profession, licensed and regulated by law, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5.

    MINUTES – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 17, 2019

     

    RESOLUTION #19-010 (continued)

     

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Deal Lake Commission that the Clerk and Chairman be and they are hereby authorized and directed to engage the services of Robert A. Hulsart and Company as Auditor for the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2019 at the rate of $2,000.00; and

     

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk be and she is hereby authorized and directed to publish this Resolution in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

                Nays:  None

                Absent:  Deal, Neptune

     

    Resolution #19-011 – Resolution to Appoint Environmental Consultant                              

     

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

     

                WHEREAS, there exists the need for an Environmental Consultant for the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2019; and

     

                WHEREAS, funds for this purpose shall be provided for in the 2019 Budget of the Deal Lake Commission and the Chief Financial Officer has so certified; and

     

                WHEREAS, this appointment is made without competitive bidding because the appointment involves a member of a recognized profession, licensed and regulated by law, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5.

     

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Deal Lake Commission that the Clerk and Chairman be and they are hereby authorized and directed to engage Dr. Stephen Souza of Clean Water Consulting Services through Princeton Hydro, LLC as Environmental Consultant for the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2019 at the same hourly rate presently charged the Commission in accordance with a contract on file in the Clerk’s office; and

     

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk be and she is authorized and directed to publish this Resolution in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

                Nays:  None

                Absent: Deal, Neptune

    MINUTES – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 17, 2019

     

    Resolution #19-012 – Resolution to Establish Official Newspapers

     

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

               

                WHEREAS, the Deal Lake Commission is authorized by State Statue N.J.S.A. 10:4-18 to designate an official newspaper of the Deal Lake Commission.

     

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that The Coaster be designated as the official newspaper of the Deal Lake Commission and that The Asbury Press be designated as the secondary official newspaper of the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2019.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

                Nays:  None

                Absent: Deal, Neptune

     

    Resolution #19-013 – Resolution to Set Meeting Schedule for 2019

     

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

     

                WHEREAS, in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975, it is necessary for the Deal Lake Commission to post and maintain a schedule of the meetings of the Deal Lake Commission that will be held during the year 2019.

     

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Deal Lake Commission, that the following 2019 schedule is hereby designated as the official Calendar of the Deal Lake Commission.  Meeting dates are as follows:

     

    1. Workshop Meetings – when needed and advertised will be held at 6:30 p.m. or as otherwise advertised
    2. Public Meetings – beginning at 7:00 p.m. or as otherwise advertised
    3. Special Meetings – as needed and advertised according to the requirements of the Open Public Meetings Act.

     

    February 21                                         July 18

                            March 21                                             August 15

                            April 18                                               September 19

                            May 16                                                October 17

                            June 20                                                November (No Meeting)

    December 5

                Reorganization meeting for 2020 – January 16, 2020

    MINUTES – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 17, 2019

     

    Resolution #19-013 (continued)

     

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Special Meetings of the Deal Lake Commission may be called by any of the following when all requirements of the Open Public Meetings Act have been met:

     

    1. Majority of the Deal Lake Commission acting by Resolution
    2. Commission Chairman

     

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the meetings will take place at the Borough of Interlaken Municipal Building, 100 Grassmere Avenue at 7:00 PM; and

     

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a copy of this Resolution be published in the official newspaper of the Deal Lake Commission.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

                Nays:  None

                Absent:  Deal, Neptune

     

    Resolution #19-014 – Resolution to Establish a Cash Management Plan

     

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

     

                WHEREAS, pursuant to Chapter 8, Laws of 1982, the Deal Lake Commission is required to adopt a Cash Management Plan, including the Designation of a Depository or Depositories; and

     

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Deal Lake Commission, a joint meeting of the County of Monmouth, in the State of New Jersey, that Manasquan Savings Bank and Cash Management Fund of the State of New Jersey, or their successors, be and are hereby designated official depositories of Commission funds for the year 2019; and

     

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Central Jersey Bank and Investor Savings Bank be named as alternate official depositories of Commission funds; and

     

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the following accounts, together with the person or persons authorized to make withdrawals from said accounts are hereby authorized to be maintained:

     

    ACCOUNT                           ACCOUNT NO.                   SIGNATURES

    General Account                     ******-*****                         Chairman or Vice-Chairman

    MINUTES – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 17, 2019

     

    Resolution #19-014 (continued)

     

                                                                                                    Treasurer or Deputy Treasurer

                                                                                                    Chief Financial Officer

     

    NJ Cash Management Fund    ***.*****9891                       Chairman or Vice-Chairman

                                                                                                    Treasurer or Deputy Treasurer

                                                                                                    Chief Financial Officer

     

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the funds of the Commission shall be invested in interest bearing accounts.  The Treasurer shall see that minimum funds shall be maintained in any non-interest bearing account in such amounts as the Treasurer shall deem necessary to provide the orderly transition of business by the Commission and to take advantage of any services provided to the Commission by the depository through maintenance of minimum balances in said accounts where the Treasurer deems it in the best interest of the Commission to do so.  All other monies shall be invested in interest bearing accounts, in investments in which municipal funds may lawfully be invested or in the State of New Jersey Cash Management Fund in such accounts and at such times, from time to time, and the Treasurer shall deem in the best interest of the Commission; and

     

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a certified copy of this Resolution shall be forwarded to the Deal Lake Commission Auditor.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

                Nays:  None

                Absent:  Deal, Neptune

     

    Resolution #19-015 – Resolution to Appoint Webmaster

     

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

     

                WHEREAS, the Deal Lake Commission is in need of the services of a qualified webmaster to maintain our website; and

     

                WHEREAS, Jason Taetsch has performed these services for the Commission for the years 2016-2018, competently and diligently; and

     

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that Jason Taetsch be and he is hereby appointed as webmaster for the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2019 at the rate of $800.00 annually, paid quarterly; and

     

    MINUTES – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 17, 2019

     

    Resolution #19-015 (continued)

     

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a certified copy of this Resolution shall be forwarded to Mr. Taetsch for his information and the Chief Financial Officer for her action.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

                Nays:  None

                Absent:  Deal, Neptune

     

    Resolution #19-016 – Resolution to Approve the Minutes of the Regular Meeting,

         December 6, 2018

                           

                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 December 6, 2018 be and the same are hereby approved (Deal does not vote).

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

                Nays:  None

                Absent:  Deal, Neptune

     

    Resolution #19-017 – Resolution to Approve Treasurers Report and Pay Bills                               

     

                UPON MOTION of Ocean, seconded by Loch Arbour, carried that the following Treasurer’s Report for January 2019 be approved and the bills listed authorized for payment:

     

    BALANCE ON HAND – PREVIOUS MONTH

      Manasquan Bank……………………………………….…………….$107,647.68

      NJ Cash Management Fund…………………………………………….40,937.84

     

    TOTAL ON DEPOSIT………………………………………….……$148,585.52

     

    RECEIPTS

      Interest – Manasquan Bank (November-December)………………………..249.48

      Interest – Cash Management Fund (October, November, December)……226.00

      Other…………………………………………………………………………0.00

     

    TOTAL RECEIPTS……………………………………………………… 475.48

     

    MINUTES – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 17, 2019

     

    Resolution #19-017 (continued)

     

    DISBURSEMENTS

    2019 Appropriations:

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

      Jessie Joseph, Admin (January)……………………………………………408.33

      Don Brockel, reimburse, storage fee (December); generator, ink….……1,083.07

      The New Coaster……………………………………………………………12.44

     

    2018 Appropriations Reserves:

      Leon S. Avakian, Inc. (Inv. #05830)………………………………………1,317.50

      Princeton Hydro, LLC ( Inv. #35588-$199.80, #35390 – $640.20)…………840.00

      Jeannie Toher (reimbursement – business cards)………………………………20.38

     

    Grant Disbursements (Flume Electrification):

      Leon S. Avakian, Inc. (Inv #05831)………………………………………2,817.50

     

    TOTAL DISBURSEMENTS………………………………………..…..46,715.89

     

    BALANCES AFTER JANUARY DISBURSEMENTS

      Manasquan Bank………………………………………………………….101,181.27

      NJ Cash Management Fund……………………………………………….41,163.84

     

    TOTAL ON DEPOSIT…………………………………………………$142,345.11

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

                Nays:  None

                Absent: Deal, Neptune

     

    OLD BUSINESS

     

    1. Flume Electrification Update – Mr. Brockel, Commission Chairman, reported that no formal action has been taken yet. We are still waiting for the funding from Ocean Township.  .

     

    Peter Avakian, Commission Engineer, gave a brief explanation of the grant.  He is finishing up the specs and should be ready to go out to bid once the funds become available.

     

    Mr. Brockel said there has been no electric at the flume for the past month.  A car hit the flume and the power lines were cut.

     

     

     

    MINUTES – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 17, 2019

     

    1. Interlaken to Loch Arbour Bridge Update – Mr. Brockel said the County and the Engineering firm French Perillo will be going out to the lake to measure the depth of the water.

     

    1. 319(h) Grant Update – Dr. Stephen Souza, Commission Environmental Consultant, gave a brief explanation of the grant. He said we will be asking the State to come meet us in February to go over the project on-site.    

               

    1. Organic Material Removal from Fireman’s Pond Update – Mr. Avakian said the County is expected to take a depth measurement to determine if the pellets worked.

     

    1. Water Testing: Monmouth University and Monmouth County Update – Mr. Brockel has not heard from Monmouth University.  He is expecting the State to go out and do water testing.

     

    1. Ship & Sniff Program with Clean Ocean Action Update – No Report

     

    1. Eagle Scout Project Update – No Update

     

    1. Terrace Pond Depth Study – No Update

     

    1. Loch Arbour Tree Planting Project Update – Mr. Avakian reported that proposals have been sent out. It’s to plant trees along the shoreline in Loch Arbour to the gatehouse.  The project will also include trash cans and benches.  The proposals are due on Thursday, February 14th.  We can review them at the meeting and make a recommendation and award the bid at the March meeting.

     

    1. North Beach/Asbury Park Update – Mr. Brockel has reviewed the plans and sees some problems with the project and the lack of stormwater management.  He will be sending a letter to Asbury Park with his recommendations.

     

    Joyce Grant, an Ocean Avenue resident, reported on the conversation she had with the DEP and EPA.  She went on to voice her concerns about the project.

     

    NEW BUSINESS

     

    1. Bridge street pipe and erosion fix – Mr. Brockel reported on a major flood on Bridge Street near Sunset Landing.

     

    1. Geese remediation – Mr.Brockel is going to invite a goose management company to our next meeting to explain how they get rid of the geese using non-toxic materials.

     

    1. Carp remediation – Mr. Brockel presented the Commissioners with a proposal from Carp Solution to remove carp from the lake using net traps. They will review the proposal and discuss it at the next meeting.

    MINUTES – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 17, 2019

     

    1. Bass restocking – Mr. Brockel said he sent a letter to Fish & Wildlife requesting they restock the lake with bass. So far, no answer.

     

    1. Deal Lake Watershed Alliance Meeting – Mr. Brockel announced that there will be a meeting of the Deal Lake Watershed Alliance on Saturday, January 26th at 10:00 am at the Ocean Township Library. All are invited.

     

    1. Seaview Mall Planning Board Meeting – Mr. Brockel also announced that there is an Ocean Township Planning Board meeting on Monday, February 25th at 7:00 pm. They will be discussing the plans for the next phase of Seaview Mall.

     

    1. Mr. Brockel explained that there has been no power to the flume since the recent accident. There is a need to get power to the flume so that the lake can be lowered when necessary.

     

    Resolution #19-018 – Resolution to approve the purchase of a Generator and Cable for the

                                 Flume

     

                UPON MOTION of Allenhurst, seconded Loch Arbour, carried that the following Resolution be adopted:

     

                WHEREAS, there exists the need to have electricity in the flume at all times; and

     

                WHEREAS, from time to time an emergency happens and the electricity to the flume goes out.

     

                NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Deal Lake Commission, that the Chairman be and he is authorized to purchase a generator and cable in an amount not to exceed $800.00 to ensure the electricity to the flume is always on.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

                Nays:  None

                Absent;  Deal, Neptune

    Resolution #19-019 – HELD  Emergency repairs on the electric line to the flume in an amount not to exceed $_______

     

    PUBLCI HEARING:

     

                UPON MOTION OF Allenhurst, seconded by Ocean, carried that the meeting be opened to the public for comment.

     

    There was further discussion on the geese problem that exists on the lake.

     

    MINUTES – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 17, 2019

     

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

    UPON MOTION of Ocean, seconded by Allenhurst, carried that the meeting be finally adjourned at 8:15 PM.

     

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                                                                                                                         Jessie M. Joseph, RMC

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