BOARD OF HEALTH MEETING
Time and Place of
Meeting: The November monthly meeting, held at the
In Attendance: William Hart, Board Chair; Bernice Shapiro, Vice-Chair; John Jackson, Board Member; Michele Kemper; Board Member; Cheryl Coyle; Board Member; David E. Orron, Esq., Board Attorney; John Obryk, Registered Environmental Health Specialist, Middlesex County Public Health Department; Mike Donnelly, Middlesex County Public Health Department; and Kathleen Wasson, Board Secretary. A concerned resident attended.
Call to Order: With a quorum present, Chairman Hart called the meeting to order at 7:03 p.m. and stated that adequate notice of the meeting’s date, time and place had been provided to the public pursuant to the Open Public Meetings Act (N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 et seq.) by mailing to the media, posting on the Township bulletin board and filing with the Town Clerk. The Board proceeded with new business.
First order of business: October Meeting Minutes
The October minutes were unanimously approved as amended; motion by Bernice Shapiro, second by Cheryl Coyle.
Second order of business: Public Health Report
The Board members received the monthly report for October, 2004. John Obryk reviewed
the substance of the report for the Board.
John discussed the
Third order of business: Environmental Report
The Board members received the monthly report for October. Mike Donnelly reviewed the substance of the report for the Board. Mike was asked by Richard Spillatore, of the Middlesex County Water Coordination Unit, to report to the Board members on several types of water monitoring that is done in the Cranbury community. They are: (1) Surface water monitoring – random testing is done of Brainerd Lake; (2) Non-community water source inspections – water sampling of private wells to verify water quality and compliance with EPA water safety standards; (3) Radium testing is being done if requested (a recent positive test in Town was remediated with placement of a water softening system); (4) Nitrates found in wells on farms and adjoining properties have been remediated by reverse osmosis.
Fourth order of business: Old Business
There was a discussion concerning providing health seminars in Cranbury. It was decided that this is an issue that the Board would like to pursue.
Fifth order of business: New Business
A concerned resident mentioned that she
saw an article in the newspaper about a program for seniors in
Adjournment: There being no further business before the Board, Chairman Hart stated that he would entertain a motion to adjourn. The motion was made by Bernice Shapiro and seconded by Cheryl Coyle. The vote was unanimous in favor of adjournment and the meeting was concluded at
the undersigned, do hereby certify that I am the duly appointed Secretary of
the Cranbury Township Board of Health and that this document, consisting of pages, constitutes
a true and correct copy of the minutes of the monthly meeting held on
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto subscribed my name this day of December, 2004.
Kathleen S. Wasson