September 8, 2005


Time and Place of Meeting:  The September 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; Bernice Shapiro, Board Vice-Chair; Cheryl Coyle, Board Member; John Jackson, Board Member; David E. Orron, Esq., Board Attorney; Jessica Smit; Registered Environmental Health Specialist, Middlesex County Public Health Department; , Middlesex County Public Health Department; and Kathleen Wasson, Board Secretary.


Call to Order:  With a quorum present, Chairman Hart called the meeting to order at 7:05 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:  July Meeting Minutes

The July minutes were unanimously approved; motion by John Jackson, second by Bernice Shapiro.


Second order of business:  Public Health Report

          The Board members received the monthly reports for July and August, 2005.  Jessica Smit reviewed the substance of the report for the Board.  The Chairman requested an update at the next meeting on the 77 Petty Road issue which was referred to the Water Pollution Division.


Third order of business:  Environmental Report

          Mike Donnelly has bee reassigned to another bureau.  Sharon Martens was not present at the meeting.


Fourth order of business: Old Business


Fifth order of business:  New Business

          Jessica will obtain information about health education programs available through the county for discussion at the next meeting.

          The Board will invite the Chief of Police to the next meeting to discuss emergency management plans for Cranbury.

          Cheryl Coyle asked whether Jessica will be inspecting the food vendors at Cranbury Day.  She will be there on Saturday.


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 Bernice Shapiro 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 September 8, 2005.


IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto subscribed my name this 7th day of  October, 2005.




Kathleen S. Wasson

Board Secretary