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.

    Updates/Flume Status

    Meeting – June 15, 2017 – Minutes

    DEAL LAKE COMMISSION

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    JUNE 15, 2017

    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 the
    Open Public Meetings Act (C.231, P.L. 1975) were met by transmitting the
    notice to the Commission’s official newspaper on February 9, 2017, 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


    RESOLUTION #1 – Resolution to Approve the Minutes of the Regular
    Meeting, May 25, 2017


    (Allenhurst, Interlaken, Neptune do not vote)

    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
    May 25, 2017 be and the same are hereby approved.

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Ayes: Asbury Park, Loch Arbour, Ocean

    Nays: None

    Abstain: Allenhurst, Interlaken, Neptune

    Absent: Deal


    RESOLUTION # 2 – Resolution to Approve Treasurer’s Report and Authorize
    Payment of Bills

    UPON MOTION
    of Neptune, seconded by Interlaken, carried that the following Treasurer’s
    Report for June 15, 2017 be approved and the bills listed authorized for
    payment.

    BALANCE ON HAND – PREVIOUS MONTH


    TD Bank, NA…………………………………………………………….$154,432.66

    NJ Cash Management Fund…………………………………………………40,160.21

    TOTAL ON DEPOSIT……………………………………………………….…$194,592.87

    RECEIPTS


    Interest – Cash Management Fund (May)………………………………………24.58

    Other ………………………………………………………..………………………0.00

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    June 15, 2017

    TOTAL RECEIPTS……………………………………………………………………….24.58

    DISBURSEMENTS


    Lorraine Carafa, CFO, June.……………………………………………………..216.67

    Jessie Joseph, Admin., June..…………………..………………………………..408.33

    The New Coaster, Invoice
    #48572……………………………………………………………….
    12.13

    Hunt Parry, Esq. (2nd Qtr. Legal)…………………………………………………675.00

    Jason Taetsch (2nd Qtr.
    Web)………………………………………………………..200.00

    Princeton Hydro, LLC (Invoice
    #31140)………………………………………………799.50

    TOTAL DISBURSEMEMNTS………………………………………………………2,311.63

    BALANCES AFTER MAY DISBURSEMENTS


    TD Bank, NA………………………………………………………………$152,121.03

    NJ Cash Management Fund……………………………………………………40,184.79

    TOTAL ON DEPOSIT…………………………………………………………….$192,305.82

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

    Nays: None

    Absent: Deal

    OLD BUSINESS

    1. Beach Replenishment/Flume Electrification Update – Mr. Brockel reported
    that the Agreement has been received and was sent to the Commission
    Attorney and Ocean Township for their review and recommendations. We hope
    to have everything in place for a vote at the next meeting.

    2. Bridges: Loch Arbour Bridge – Mr. Brockel reported that the pipe was
    raised but now there is a problem with erosion. He is going to draft up a
    letter and send it to the County.

    3. 319(h) Grant – Dr. Souza said the grant was submitted on March 4 th. The DEP requested more data which was supplied by the
    Engineer and re-submitted. We should hear something by August.

    4. Organic Material Removal – Mr. Brockel said Ocean Township is going
    ahead with removal at Fireman’s Pond only and he will find out when the
    work will begin.

    5. MTD Clean-outs – Mr. Brockel said the MTD’s are in great shape. There
    was a brief discussion on the benefits of MTD’s.

    6. Railroad Letter Update – Mr. Avakian reported that he finally heard back
    from NJ Transit and because the infrastructure is not located in their
    right-of-way they have no interest in repairing or replacing it.

    7. Water Testing: John Tiedmann from Monmouth University – Dr. Tiedmann was
    not at the meeting.

    8. Deal Lake Master Plan – No be carried.

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    June15, 2017

    9. Report It Update – Nothing to report. The Asbury Park representative
    asked if the QR code could be placed on the ReportIt cards. Mr. Brockel
    said that it cannot be done.

    10.

    Resolution #3 – Resolution to Approve Clean-Up at the De-Watering Site
    Eastern End of Deal

    Lake

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

    WHEREAS,
    there exists the need to remove and properly dispose of netting from the
    erosion control mat at the dredge site on the eastern end of Deal Lake; and

    WHEREAS,
    the debris also needs to be raked along the lake edge and disposed of along
    with cleaning up any garbage; and

    WHEREAS,
    the Deal Lake Commission has received a proposal from HMD
    Lawn Service, Millstone, New Jersey to perform the work at an amount not to
    exceed $1,573.50.

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED
    by the Deal Lake Commission that the proposal received from HMD Lawn
    Service in an amount not to exceed $1,573.50 is hereby accepted.

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED
    that a certified copy of this Resolution shall be forwarded to the Chief
    Financial Officer and HMD Lawn Service.

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

    Nays: None

    Absent: Deal

    After a brief discussion and suggestions from Dr. Souza it was decided that
    the Asbury Park representative and Dr. Souza will work together in
    developing an RFP for Planting Specifications for the Deal Lake Dredge
    Material Stock Pile area. The RFP will be presented at the next meeting.

    11. Watershed Ambassador – Not present at the meeting.

    12. Tide Gauges – Mr. Avakian said he has done some research on different
    options and there is nothing on the market that fits our needs. He
    suggested we design our own. He will have something for the next meeting.

    NEW BUSINESS

    1. Presentation – Cindy Zipf from Clean Ocean Action gave a brief overview
    of the organization and some of the different resources they could offer
    the Commission in helping to find and reduce the areas of pollution in Deal
    Lake.


    Resolution #4 – Authoring Clean Ocean Action to Prepare a Proposal for
    “Ship and Sniff”

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    June 15, 2017

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

    WHEREAS,
    the Deal Lake Commission hereby authorizes Clean Ocean Action to submit a
    proposal combining environmental canine services and citizen monitoring to
    track down potential human pathogen sources of pollution in Deal Lake.

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

    Nays: None

    Absent: Deal

    2.

    Resolution #5 – Authorizing 2017 Weed & Algae Treatment at Various
    Locations on Deal

    Lake

    UPON MOTION
    of Interlaken, seconded by Allenhurst, carried that the following
    Resolution be

    adopted:

    WHEREAS,
    the Deal Lake Commission wishes to address the problem of excessive weed
    growth at various locations on Deal Lake; and

    WHEREAS,
    the Commission received a cost proposal for the 2017 Herbicide &
    Algaecide Treatment from Princeton Hydro, LLC for an amount not to exceed
    $10,000.00; and

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED
    by the Deal Lake Commission that the proposal of Princeton Hydro, LLC to
    treat various areas of the Lake in an amount not to exceed $10,000.00; and

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED
    that the herbicide and algaecide treatment shall begin immediately
    depending on the weed growth; and

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED
    that Princeton Hydro, LLC shall obtain any necessary DEP permits prior to
    the application of the herbicides.

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

    Nays: None

    Absent: Deal

    3. Carp Removal Update – Dr. Souza said the removal is temporarily
    scheduled for July 5th and 6th or July 6th
    and 7th.

    4. Route 72 & Route 35 Repaving – Mr. Brockel said he has reached out
    to the County to see if they will install storm scepters when they start
    the repaving projects on Routes 35 and 71.

    5. Wanamassa Sewer Work – There was a brief discussion on the sewers that
    are being replaced in Wanamassa.

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    June 15, 2017

    There being no further comments, and UPON MOTION of Interlaken, seconded by
    Allenhurst, carried that the public hearing be closed. There being to
    further business, and UPON MOTION of Interlaken, seconded by Allenhurst,
    carried that the meeting be adjourned at 8:35 PM.

    _____________________________________

    Jessie M. Joseph, RMC

    Commission Clerk