Municipal Alliance Committee
On Drug Abuse and Alcoholism
Cranbury, New Jersey
January 26, 2006
TIME AND PLACE OF MEETING
The scheduled meeting of the Cranbury Township Municipal Alliance Committee was held on January 26, 2006, in the Library meeting room, 23 North Main Street, in Cranbury Township at 12:30 p.m.
CALL TO ORDER
In Joan Rue’s absence, Angie Cook called the session to order and acted as Chairperson thereof, and Kristen Hamilton acted as Secretary of the meeting.
STATEMENT OF ADEQUATE NOTICE
Pursuant to the Sunshine Law, adequate notice in accordance with the Open Public Meeting Act (N.J.S.A. 10:4-6) was provided on January 4, 2006, of this meeting’s date, time and place and the agenda was posted on the Township bulletin board, mailed to those requesting personal notice, and filed with the Municipal Clerk.
MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE
Karen Henderson, Debi Mara, Fay Kobland, Captain Kahler and Angie Cook attended the meeting.
STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE
Hailey Walsh and William Waltrip
NON-MEMBER IN ATTENDANCE
Susan Paterson, Municipal Alliance Coordinator, and Beverly Gerberich, School Nurse
NOMINATIONS FOR CHAIRPERSON
The members present elected to defer the nominations for Chairperson until the February meeting due to the fact that Joan Rue was not present to explain the expectations and duties of Chairperson. Motion by Angie, second by Colleen. The vote was unanimous in favor of deferring nominations until February.
The members present elected to postpone the approval of the December 15, 2005, Minutes until the February meeting.
Beverly Gerberich, Cranbury School Nurse, informed the Alliance that the Middlesex County Chapter of the National Council Against Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (NCAAD) would like to outreach into municipalities. She advised they have a program that they bring into schools called “Wasted” for grades 6 – 8 which may be of interest. Susan Paterson will contact NCAAD for more information.
Beverly also advised that NCAAD will be present at the Drug Free Fair.
· Angie Cook advised that Chris Posner would be willing to cater a teen event. The first weekend in March will be the target date for such an event.
· Jane Holland forwarded a memo regarding the success of JamFest.
· There will be a table at the Drug Free Fair headed by the Student Representatives.
· Susan Paterson will have a letter and/or brochure available to hand out at the Drug Free Fair and a sign-up sheet for e-mails.
· The Student Representatives will come up with options to the middle school dances.
· The Alliance would like Dr. Moore and Corner House to provide reports on the chat groups.
ADJOURNMENT OF MEETING
There being no further business, on motion duly made, seconded, and carried, the meeting was thereupon adjourned at 1:30 p.m.
CERTIFICATE OF SECRETARY
I, undersigned, do hereby certify:
That I am the duly appointed secretary of the Cranbury Township Municipal Alliance Committee on Drug Abuse and Alcoholism; and
That the foregoing minutes of the Municipal Alliance Committee on Drug Abuse and Alcoholism, held on January 26, 2006, consisting of two (2) pages, constitute a true and accurate copy of the minutes of the said meeting.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto subscribed my name of said Committee this day of , 2006.
Kristen H. Hamilton Secretary