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January 30, 2008
Minutes of the Neighborhood Meeting (Ward 4) of
the Township Council of the Township of Roxbury held at Horseshoe Lake, 72
Eyland Avenue, Succasunna, New Jersey
ROLL CALL: (Present)
Councilwoman Kathy DeFillippo, Councilmen Gary Behrens, Fred Hall,
Jim Rilee, Martin Schmidt and Mayor Tim Smith
ALSO PRESENT: Christopher Raths, Township Manager;
Rick Blood, Assistant Director of Public Works and Mary Jane Parr,
Mayor Tim Smith read the Open
Public Meeting Statement. The
Neighborhood Meeting convened at 7:10 PM.
Mayor Smith introduced each Council Member and also introduced the
Township Manager, Assistant Director of Pubic Works and the Administrative
Mayor Smith addressed the Public
about the possibility of turning a storage area in the building at 72 Eyland
Avenue to a theater and had pictures on display of what the theater would look
like when completed.
Mr. Raths spoke about his “to do
list” and told the public that they could come to Town Hall, the Roxbury Public
Library or access the Township web site to see the list and monitor how their
tax dollars are being spent.
Mr. Raths also spoke about the
delay on the Eyland Avenue paving project and how the paving should be done by
Mr. Raths also stated that as of
April 1, 2008 the Township will have a revised “complaint system” on line to
help Residents inform the Township of any complaints or concerns they may have.
Councilwoman Kathy DeFillippo spoke about the Main Street
Streetscaping kickoff fundraiser to be held on Sunday, February 10, 2008 from
3:00 – 5:00 pm at the First Presbyterian Church at 99 Main Street,
Succasunna. Sue Anderson of the Main
Street Streetscaping Committee handed out flyers to the Public about the event.
Mayor Smith announced that
Roxbury High School Wind Symphony will be hosting the New Jersey Symphony
Orchestra from Newark next Wednesday night, February 6, 2008 at 7:30 pm to
raise funds for the Roxbury High School Wind Symphony to attend the 2008
National Concert Band Festival in Indianapolis, Indiana. Investors Savings Bank and the Roxbury Art
Alliance are sponsoring the presentation and tickets for the show are $10.00.
Discussion ensued with the Public
on various issues and Council members, Mr. Raths and Mr. Blood answered their
At 9:15 PM Mr. Rilee made a
motion to adjourn the Neighborhood Meeting.
Mr. Schmidt seconded the motion.
All In Favor: Yes
Motion Carried 6 to 0
ROLL CALL: Mr.
Rilee – yes Mr. Schmidt – yes
Behrens – yes Mrs. DeFillippo – yes
Hall – yes Mayor Smith - yes