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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    June 20th: DLC Meeting starts at 7:00PM

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    You can watch Deal Lake Commission meetings and Workshops on  APTV, Optimum 77 and throughout most of Monmouth County on FiOS 28. People outside of the city can watch APTV on the APTV website, www.asburyparktv.com, or by downloading APTV app on Apple TV or Roku devices.

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    Before You Buy or Build:

    Contact the NJDEP

    Deal Lake, its tributaries and watershed are regulated by Federal and State agencies. Check before you dig.

    Strict compliance with the NJDEP regulations apply to any land 50 feet adjacent to the Deal Lake shoreline as well as any land 50 feet adjacent to any stream that drains into Deal Lake.

    Property owners should contact the NJDEP before beginning any maintenance or any construction along the lake's shoreline.

    There can be consequences, including fines and time delays for proceeding with work, prior to securing the appropriate NJDEP permit(s).

    • The NJDEP Division of Land Use Protection gives info on regulations, permits: https://www.nj.gov/dep/landuse/bybob.html

    • The NJDEP Division of Land Use Protection Contact Form: https://www.nj.gov/dep/landuse/contact.html

    • NJDEP Land Use Phone Line: 609-292-2178

    Please click below to get more info before you build or buy on Deal Lake: 


    Guide for Lake Front Property Owners

    DLC Reorganization Meeting – January 18th, 2024 – Agenda

    DEAL LAKE COMMISSION

    AGENDA – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    JANUARY 18, 2024

     

    CALL TO ORDER

     

    PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

     

    NOTICE REQUIREMENTS:  The notice requirements of C. 231, P.L. 1975, have been met by transmitting the notice of Regular Meeting to the Commissioner’s official newspaper on February 9, 2023, posting the notice where required and filing a copy of the notice with the Commission Clerk.

     

    ROLL CALL

      PRESENT ABSENT
    Allenhurst    
    Asbury Park    
    Deal    
    Interlaken    
    Loch Arbour    
    Neptune    
    Ocean    

     

    Resolution #24-001 – Resolution to Appoint Clerk

     

    Offered by:________                                     Seconded by:________

     

    WHEREAS, there exists a need for a Clerk to serve and advise the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2024; and

    WHEREAS, funds for this purpose shall be provided in the 2024 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 2024 at the rate of $8,100.00 annually.

    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:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__; Neptune__; Ocean__

     

     

     

    AGENDA – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 18, 2024

     

    Resolution #24-002 – Resolution to Appoint Chairman

     

                Nomination of _________ by ____________; seconded by __________(consensus vote)

     

    If there are no further nominations, motion to close nominations:  Offered by ______; seconded by _____ (consensus vote)

     

    BE IT RESOLVED by the Deal Lake Commission, that ___________ be and he/she is hereby appointed as Chairman of the Deal Lake Commission for a one-year term expiring December 31, 2024 or until his/her successor has been duly appointed.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__; Neptune__; Ocean__

     

    Resolution #24-003 – Resolution to Appoint Vice-Chairman

     

                Nomination of _________ by _________; seconded by _________ (consensus vote)

     

    If there are no further nominations, motion to close nominations:  Offered by_____; seconded by _____ (consensus vote)

     

    BE IT RESOLVED by the Deal Lake Commission, that ________________be and he/she is hereby appointed as Vice-Chairman of the Deal Lake Commission for a one-year term expiring on December 31, 2024 or until his/her successor be duly appointed.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__; Neptune__; Ocean__

     

    Resolution #24-004 – Resolution to Appoint Treasurer

     

    Nomination of ________ by _________; seconded by _________ (consensus vote)

     

    If there are no further nominations, motion to close nominations:  Offered by______; seconded by _______ (consensus vote)

     

    BE IT RESOLVED by the Deal Lake Commission, that ____________be and he/she is hereby appointed Treasurer of the Deal Lake Commission for a one-year term expiring December 31, 2024 or until his/her successor be duly appointed.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__; Neptune__; Ocean__

     

     

    AGENDA – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 18, 2024

     

    Resolution #24-005 – Resolution to Appoint Deputy Treasurer

     

                Nomination of ______ by _______; seconded by________ (consensus vote)

     

    If there are no further nominations, motion to close nominations:  Offered by_____; seconded by ______ (consensus vote)

     

    BE IT RESOLVED by the Deal Lake Commission, that ______________ be and he/she is hereby appointed Deputy Treasurer of the Deal Lake Commission for a one-year term expiring December 31, 2024 or until his/her successor be duly appointed.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__; Neptune__; Ocean__

     

    Resolution #24-006 – Resolution to Appoint Secretary

     

                Nomination of ________ by ________; seconded by _______ (consensus vote)

     

    If there are no further nominations, motion to close nominations:  Offered by _____; seconded by ______ (consensus vote)

     

    BE IT RESOLVED by the Deal Lake Commission, that ______________ be and he/she is hereby appointed Secretary of the Deal Lake Commission for a one-year term expiring December 31, 2024 or until his/her successor be duly appointed.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__; Neptune__; Ocean__

     

    The Clerk to administer the Oath of Office to the Commission 2021 Officers.

     

    Resolution #24-007 – Resolution to Appoint Chief Financial Officer

     

                Offered by:________                                     Seconded by:________

     

    WHEREAS, there exists a need for a Chief Financial Officer to serve and advise the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2024; and

    WHEREAS, funds for this purpose shall be provided in the 2024 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

    AGENDA – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 18, 2024

     

    Richard Gartz as Chief Financial Officer for the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2024 at the rate of $7,800.00 annually.

    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:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__; Neptune__; Ocean__

     

    Resolution #24-008 – Resolution to Appoint Attorney

     

    Offered by:________                                     Seconded by:________

     

    WHEREAS, there exists a need for an Attorney to serve and advise the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2024; and

    WHEREAS, funds for this purpose shall be provided in the 2024 Budget of the Deal Lake Commission and the Chief Financial Officer has so certified; and

    WHEREAS, the appointment is made without competitive bidding because the appointment involves a member of a recognized profession, licensed and regulate 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 2024 at the rate of $250.00 per meeting and $150.00 per hour for other Commission business and litigation at a cost not to exceed $3,000.00; 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:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__; Neptune__; Ocean__

     

    Resolution #24-009 – Resolution to Appoint Engineer

     

                Offered by:________                                     Seconded by:________

     

    WHEREAS, there exists a need for an Engineer for the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2024; and

    WHEREAS, funds for this purpose shall be provided for in the 2024 Budget of the Deal Lake Commission and the Chief Financial Officer has so certified; and

    WHEREAS, this appointment is being 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.

     

     

    AGENDA – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 18, 2024

     

    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 Commission Engineer for the year 2024 at the same hourly rate

    presently charged the Commission in accordance with a contract on file with the Commission Clerk at a cost not to exceed $10,000.00; 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:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__; Neptune__; Ocean__

     

    Resolution #24-010 – Resolution to Appoint Auditor

     

                Offered by:________                                     Seconded by:_______

     

    WHEREAS, there exists a need for an Auditor to serve and advise the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2024 and to conduct the 2023 Annual Audit; and

    WHEREAS, funds for this purpose shall be provided in the 2024 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 Robert A. Hulsart and Company as Auditor for the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2024 at the rate of $2,000.00; 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:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__; Neptune__; Ocean__

     

    Resolution #24-011 – Resolution to Appoint Environmental Consultant

     

                Offered by:________                                     Seconded by:________

               

                WHEREAS, there exists a need for an Environmental Consultant for the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2024; and

    WHEREAS, funds for this purpose shall be provided for in the 2024 Budget of the Deal Lake Commission and the Chief Financial Officer has so certified; and

    WHEREAS, this appointment is being 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.

    AGENDA – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 18, 2024

     

    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

    Dr. Stephen Souza of Clean Waters Consulting Services as Environmental Consultant for the year 2024, at the same hourly rate presently charged the Commission in accordance with a contract on file with the Commission at a cost not to exceed $7,000.00; 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:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__; Neptune__; Ocean

     

    Resolution #24-012 – Resolution Appointing Environmental Consultant for Special

                                        Projects

     

                Offered by:_______                                                   Seconded by:______

     

    WHEREAS, there exists a need from time to time to engage the services of an Environmental Consultant to assist the Deal Lake Commission for special projects; and

    WHEREAS, funds for this purpose shall be provided for in the 2024 Budget of the Deal Lake Commission and the Chief Financial Officer has so certified; and

    WHEREAS, this appointment is being 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 Princeton Hydro, Inc., as Environmental Consultant for special projects for the year 2024, at the same hourly rate presently charged the Commission in accordance with a contract on file with the Commission; 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:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__; Neptune__; Ocean __

     

    Resolution #24-013 – Resolution to Establish Official Newspapers

     

                Offered by:________                                     Seconded by:________

     

    BE IT RESOLVED that The Coaster is designated as the official newspaper of the Deal Lake Commission and that the Asbury Park Press be designated as the secondary official newspaper of the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2024.

     

     

    AGENDA –REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 18, 2024

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__; Neptune__; Ocean__

     

    Resolution #24-014 – Resolution to set Meeting Schedule for 2024

     

                Offered by:________                                     Seconded by:_______

     

    BE IT RESOLVED by the Deal Lake Commission, that the following 2024 Schedule is hereby designated as the official Regular Calendar of the Deal Lake Commission.  Meeting dates are as follows:

    February 15                             July 18

    March 21                                 August 15

    April 18                                   September 19

    May 16                                    October 17

    June 20                                    November (No Meeting)

    December 5

    Reorganization meeting for 2025 – January 16, 2025

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

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Workshop Meetings – beginning at 6:30 PM or as otherwise advertised; Public Meetings – beginning at 7:00 PM or as otherwise advertised and Special Meetings – as needed and advertised according to the requirements of the Open Public Meetings Act; and

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

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__; Neptune__; Ocean__

     

    Resolution #24-015 – Resolution to Establish Cash Management Plan

     

                Offered by:________                                     Seconded by:________

                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.

    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 as official depositories of Commission funds for the year 2024; and

    BE IT RESOLVED that Central Jersey Bank and Citizens Bank be named as alternate depositories of Commission funds.

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

    AGENDA – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 18, 2024

     

    ACCOUNT                                        ACCOUNT NO. SIGNATURES

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

    Treasurer or Deputy Treasurer

    Chief Financial Officer

     

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

    Treasurer or Deputy Treasurer

    Chief Financial

     

    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 accounts 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 supplied to the Deal Lake Commission Auditor.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__; Neptune__; Ocean__

     

    Resolution #24-016 – Resolution to Appoint Webmaster

     

                Offered by:________                                     Seconded by:________

     

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

                WHEREAS, Ken McGee has performed these services for the Commission competently and diligently.

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Deal Lake Commission that Ken McGee be and he is hereby appointed as webmaster for the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2024 at the rate of $800.00 annually, paid quarterly.

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

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__; Neptune__; Ocean__

     

     

    AGENDA –REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 18, 2024

     

    Resolution #24-017 – Authorize the 2024 Rental of a Storage Unit for the Deal Lake

                                         Commission in an amount not to exceed $1,850.00

     

                Offered by:______                                                                 Seconded by:______

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__; Neptune__; Ocean__

     

    Resolution #24-018 – Resolution to approve the Minutes of the Regular Meeting

                                        December 21, 2023 (Deal and Neptune do not vote)

                Offered by:______                                                     Seconded by:_____

     

    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Minutes of the Workshop and Regular Meeting of the Deal Lake Commission held on December 23, 2023 be and the same are hereby approved.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__; Neptune__; Ocean__

     

    Resolution #24-019 – Resolution to approve Treasurer’s Report and Pay Bills

     

                Offered by:________                                                 Seconded by:________

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__ Loch Arbour__; Neptune__; Ocean__

     

    OLD BUSINESS

     

    1. 319(H) Grant – Update
    2. Shoreline Protection/Education – Update
    3. Goose/Carp Remediation – Update

     

    Resolution #24-020  Authorizing the Deal Lake Commission to enter into a Cooperative

                                      Service Agreement with the USDA for 2024 Goose Remediation

     

    Offered by:______                                                                 Seconded by:______

     

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Deal Lake Commission that it hereby authorizes an Agreement between the Deal Lake Commission and the USDA to manage the goose addling for the 2024 season at a cost not to exceed $4,657.00.

     

    RECORED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__: Neptune__; Ocean__

     

    AGENDA – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    January 18, 2024

     

    1. Restoration of 4 lakes/ponds west of Wickapecko – Update
    2. New DEP Stormwater Management Grant – Update

     

    NEW BUSINESS

     

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    2

     

     

     

    COMMISSIONER’S LAST WORD

     

     

    PUBLIC HEARING

     

    Motion to open the meeting to the public – ______ moves, seconded by______ (consensus vote)

    Comments, if any

    Motion to close the public hearing – ______ moves, seconded by ______ (consensus vote)

    ADJOURN – ______ moves, seconded by ______ (consensus vote)