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 – May 25, 2017 – Minutes

    DEAL LAKE COMMISSION

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    MAY 25, 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 Attorney 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, April 20, 2017

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

    BE IT RESOLVED
    that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Deal Lake Commission held on
    April 20, 2017 be and the same are hereby approved.

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Ayes: Asbury Park, Deal, Loch Arbour, Ocean

    Nays: None

    Absent: Allenhurst, Interlaken, Neptune


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

    UPON MOTION
    of Ocean, seconded by Deal, carried that the following Treasurer’s Report
    for May 25, 2017 be approved and the bills listed authorized for payment.

    BALANCE ON HAND – PREVIOUS MONTH


    TD Bank, NA…………………………………………………………….$154,345.70

    NJ Cash Management Fund…………………………………………………40,137.72

    TOTAL ON DEPOSIT……………………………………………………….…$194,483.42

    RECEIPTS


    Interest – Cash Management Fund (March)……………………………………..22.49

    Other – 2017 Assessments (Deal, Loch Arbour)……………..………………5,500.00

    TOTAL RECEIPTS…………………………………………………………………5,522.49

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    May 25, 2017

    DISBURSEMENTS


    Lorraine Carafa, CFO, May.……………………………………………………..216.67

    Jessie Joseph Admin., May..…………………..………………………………..408.33

    The New Coaster, Invoice
    #48359………………………………………………………………188.00

    Princeton Hydro, LLC, Inv #30903……………………………………………1,152.80

    Leon S. Avakian, Inc., Inv. #00777…………………………………………….3,395.00

    JCP&L……………………………………………………………………………….52.24

    TOTAL DISBURSEMEMNTS………………………………………………………5,413.04

    BALANCES AFTER MAY DISBURSEMENTS


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

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

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

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Ayes: Asbury Park, Deal, Loch Arbour, Ocean

    Nays: None

    Absent: Allenhurst, Interlaken, Neptune

    OLD BUSINESS

    1. Beach Replenishment/Flume Electrification Update – Mr. Brockel reported
    that we are still waiting for the Agreement from the DEP. No further action
    was taken.

    2. Bridges: Loch Arbour Bridge – Mr. Avakian said the County is still
    waiting for the revised plans for the permanent sewer main from the
    Contractor. He also said the utility relocation was being discussed between
    TOSA, the County and the Contractor.

    3. 319(h) Grant – Dr. Souza was not at the meeting but he submitted the
    following report:

    The grant was submitted to NJDEP on March 4th. Letters of
    Support were received after the submittal

    of the grant and they have been forwarded from the Commission Clerk to
    NJDEP. The grant amount requested is for a total of $738,000.00, which will
    be used to implement a number of stormwater quality improvement projects
    around Deal Lake, Sunset Lake and Wesley Lake. Notification should be
    sometime in August following the review and approval of the recommendations
    by the NJDEP commissioner.

    4. Organic Material Removal – Mr. Brockel said Ocean Township is going
    ahead with removal at Fireman’s Pond only.

    5. MTD Clean-outs – Nothing to report.

    6. Railroad Letter Update – Mr. Avakian he recently sent two more letters
    to new contacts at NJ Transit.

    7. Water Testing: John Tiedmann from Monmouth University – Dr. Tiedmann was
    not at the meeting but the testing is on-going. He should have a report at
    the next meeting.

    REGULAR – MEETING MINUTES

    May 25, 2017

    8. Deal Lake Master Plan – No be carried.

    9. Report It Update – Nothing to report.

    10. Spring Clean-Up Report – Mr. Brockel reported that the clean-up was a
    success and over 1,000 lbs. of material was removed from the lake.

    11. Asbury Park Dewatering Site – Jeannie Tohler the Asbury Park
    representative, submitted a proposal from HMD Landscapes. Mr. Brockel said
    we also received a proposal from Down to Earth Landscaping, Inc. The
    proposals will be reviewed and we will award a contract at the next
    meeting.

    12. Asbury Park sewer line issue aroung the lake – Nothing to report.

    13. Watershed Ambassador – Not present at the meeting.

    NEW BUSINESS

    1. Report on e-mail – Ms. Tohler is working to create a public e-mail list.

    2. Formation of Communications Committee – Ms. Tohler suggested forming a
    committee to handle procedures such as e-mail blasts, web site posts,
    facebook and e-bulletin boards.

    3. Results of Carp Fishing on May 20 – Mr. Brockel said it was a very
    educational experience for him. Mark Garrison from Cornwell Tools, who led
    the effort said they would like to come back and give it another shot when
    the water isn’t so murky.

    4. Proposal to Provide Carp Removal


    RESOLUTION #3 – Resolution Authorizing Princeton Hydro, LLC for Carp
    Removal Services

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

    WHEREAS,
    there is a high density of carp present in Deal Lake which is impacting the
    lake’s water quality and the lake’s fishery; and

    WHEREAS,
    Princeton Hydro, LLC has submitted a proposal for carp removal services at
    an amount not to exceed $5,320.00 for a two day period; 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 it hereby authorizes Princeton Hydro, LLC to
    provide carp removal services for a two day period in an amount not to
    exceed $5,320.00; 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.

    REGULAR – MEETING MINUTES

    May25, 2017

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLOVED
    that a certified copy of this Resolution shall be forwarded to the Chief
    Financial Officer

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Ayes: Asbury Park, Deal, Loch Arbour, Ocean

    Nays: None

    Absent: Allenhurst, Interlaken, Neptune

    7. Tide Gauges – There was a brief discussion of the tide gauges that were
    suggested by Mr. Avakian. He will have more information at the next
    meeting.

    6. 2017 Weed & Algae Treatment Program – Dr. Souza to have an updated
    proposal for the next meeting, but the permit is already in place.

    There being no further comments, and UPON MOTION of Ocean, seconded by
    Deal, carried that the public hearing be closed. There being to further
    business, and UPON MOTION of Ocean, seconded by Deal, carried that the
    meeting be adjourned at 8:00 PM.

    _____________________________________

    Jessie M. Joseph, RMC

    Commission Clerk