December 1, 2005


Time and Place of Meeting:  The December monthly meeting, held at the Cranbury Town Hall, was duly opened by Chairman Hart at 7:00 p.m.


In Attendance:  William Hart, Board Chair; John Jackson, Board Member; Cheryl Coyle, Board Member; Jessica Smit, David E. Orron, Esq., Board Attorney; and Kathleen Wasson, Board Secretary.


Call to Order:  With a quorum present, Chairman Hart called the meeting to order at 7:10 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:  November Meeting Minutes

The November minutes were tabled. 


Second order of business:  Public Health Report

          The Board members received the monthly report for November, 2005.  Jessica Smit reviewed the substance of the report for the Board.  Jessica discussed the substance of the dog attack complaint with the Board members.  There is a court date in the matter on December 14th.


Third order of business:  Environmental Report

          The Board members received the report for the month of November, 2005.  Sharon Martens was not present at the meeting. 


Fourth order of business: Old Business

          Cheryl spoke about the National Smokeout Day – a lot of information went out in the town.  Cheryl suggested using the leftover bracelets in a joint program with the Municipal Alliance for teens who pledge not to smoke.


Fifth order of business:  New Business

          Jessica is scheduling the rabies clinics for 2006 – she proposed April 22 and October 21.  The dates were unanimously approved by the Board.


Public Forum:  The Chairman opened the public forum at 7:30 p.m.  No one from the public chose to speak.


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 John Jackson and seconded by Cheryl Coyle.  The vote was unanimous in favor of adjournment and the meeting was concluded at 7:35 p.m.


Certification:  I, 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 2 pages, constitutes a true and correct copy of the minutes of the monthly meeting held on December 1, 2005.


IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto subscribed my name this 2nd day of February, 2006.



Kathleen S. Wasson

Board Secretary