January 31, 2007
Special Neighborhood Meeting was held by the Township Council of the Township
of Roxbury on January 31, 2007.
Notice is hereby given that a Special Neighborhood
Meeting of the Township Council of the Township of Roxbury will be held on
Wednesday, January 31, 2007 at 7:00 PM at the Senior Center, 72 Eyland Avenue,
Succasunna, New Jersey. This meeting is
being held for the purpose of general discussion with Township residents.
notice of this meeting of the Township Council of the Township of Roxbury was
given as required by the Open Public Meetings Act as follows: Notice was faxed to the Daily Record, the
Newark Star Ledger and the Roxbury Register on January 4, 2007; notice was
posted on the bulletin board in the main hallway of the Municipal Building on
January 4, 2007.
(Present) Councilwoman Kathy
DeFillippo, Councilmen, Tim Smith, Jim Rilee, Martin Schmidt, Fred Hall and
Mayor John Ciaramella
Raths, Township Manager; Debra Ward, Recycling Coordinator; Mark Noll, Chief of
Police; Anthony Bucco, Township Attorney and
Janet Rieth, Deputy Township Clerk
Ciaramella welcomed everyone to the
meeting and introduced Council members and staff who were present.
Debra Ward, Recycling Coordinator, gave an overview
of the Township’s recycling program and answered residents’ questions.
Councilman Rilee left the meeting at 7:30 PM.
Chief Noll discussed what is being done by the
Police Department and Roxbury High School to
remind students of the rules and regulations for teenage drivers in
light of the many recent fatal motor vehicle accidents involving teenagers.
Mayor Ciaramella opened the meeting to the public to
ask questions and voice their concerns.
Many residents stated that they have heard that the Township is closing
the Social Services Department and voiced their concerns. Mr. Raths stated that the Township is
looking into the expenses of the Department and verifying the number of families
that come in, but a decision has not been made. The Council will be discussing this issue during the budget
Other issues discussed were the possibility of the
installation of sidewalks on Eyland Avenue, southbound, in the area of Circuit
Drive as well as a portion of Righter Road and traffic problems at the Eyland
Avenue/Route 10 and Hillside Avenue/Route 10 intersections.
8:15 PM Mr. Hall made a motion to adjourn the Neighborhood Meeting. Mr. Smith seconded the motion.
All In Favor – Yes
Motion carried 5 – 0
DATE: February 20, 2007
ROLL CALL: Mr. Schmidt – yes Mr. Hall – yes
DeFillippo – yes Mr. Zoschak – abstain
Ciaramella - yes