Next DLC meeting will be March 16. Interlaken Townhall, 100 Grasmere Ave at 7PM

The DLC was chartered in 1974 by the 7 shore line towns. Our mission is to provide leadership, guidance, and resources to preserve and restore Deal Lake and its tributaries as a healthy and stable ecosystem. In addition, control lake levels during heavy storms to the best of our ability with limited ocean tide controls.

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    Meeting – April 19, 2018 – Minutes

    DEAL LAKE COMMISSION

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    APRIL 19, 2018

     

                The Regular Meeting of the Deal Lake Commission was held in the Borough of Interlaken Municipal Building, 100 Grassmere Avenue, and called to order at 7:00 PM by the Commission Vice Chairman Don Nissim.  After the salute to the Flag, the Commission Clerk announced that the notice requirements of Open Public Meetings Act (C.231,P.L. 1975) were met by transmitting the notice to the Commission’s official newspaper on March 8, 2018, posting where required and filing a copy of the notice with the Commission Clerk.

     

    ROLL CALL

     

    PRESENT

    ABSENT

    Allenhurst

    x

     

    Asbury Park

    x

     

    Deal

     

    x

    Interlaken

    x

     

    Loch Arbour

    x

     

    Neptune 

     

    x

    Ocean

     

    x

     

    OTHERS PRESENT:

                Hunt Parry, Esq., Commission Attorney

                Dr. Stephen Souza, Environmental Consultant

                Peter R. Avakian, P.E., Commission Engineer

                Jessie M. Joseph, Commission Clerk

     

    Resolution #1 – Resolution to Approve the Minutes of the Regular Meeting,

                               March 15, 2018

                           

                UPON MOTION of Interlaken, seconded by Allenhurst, carried that the following Resolution be adopted:

     

                BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Deal Lake Commission held on March 15, 2018 be and the same are hereby approved (Deal and Loch Arbour do not vote).

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

                Ayes:  Allenhurst, Asbury Park, Interlaken,

                Nays:  None

                Abstain:  Loch Arbour

                Absent:  Deal, Neptune, Ocean

     

     

     

     

     

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    April 19, 2018

     

    Resolution #2 – Resolution to Approve Treasurers Report and Authorize Payment of Bills                               

     

                UPON MOTION of Interlaken, seconded by Loch Arbour, carried that the following Treasurer’s Report for April 19, 2018 be approved and the bills listed authorized for payment.

     

    BALANCE ON HAND – PREVIOUS MONTH

      Manasquan Bank…..…………………………………………….………….$137,492.38

      NJ Cash Management Fund…………………………………………………..40,508.86

     

    TOTAL ON DEPOSIT……….………………………………………………$178,001.24

     

    RECEIPTS

       Interest – Manasquan Bank (March)..………………………………..…………..98.47

       Interest – Cash Management Fund (March)……….……………………………..53.11

      Other – 2018 Assessments (in transit – Asbury Park)………………………..11,000.00

     

    TOTAL RECEIPTS………………………………………………………….11,151.58

     

    DISBURSEMENTS

       2018 Appropriations:

       Lorraine Carafa, April……………………………………………………..……216.67

       Jessie Joseph, Admin, April………………………………………………….…408.33

       Don Brockel, storage fee (April)…………………….…………………………..94.17

       JCP&L………………………………………………………………….………..12.00    

       Princeton Hydro, LLC (Inv#33201-$120.00; #33415-$540.00)…….…………660.00

       The New Coaster #50631………………………………………………………………..37.88

     

    TOTAL DISBURSEMENTS………………………………………..………..1,429.05

     

    BALANCES AFTER MARCH DISBURSEMENTS

      Manasquan Bank………………………………………………………………147,063.33

      NJ Cash Management Fund………………………………………………….40,561.97

     

    TOTAL ON DEPOSIT…………………………………………………….$187,625.30

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

                Ayes:  Allenhurst, Asbury Park, Interlaken, Loch Arbour

                Nays:  None

                Absent:  Deal, Neptune, Ocean

     

     

     

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    April 19, 2018

     

    OLD BUSINESS

     

    1. Flume Electrification – Peter Avakian, Commission Engineer, gave a brief overview of the project.  He has a meeting with the Governing Body of the Township of Ocean to discuss the financing.

     

    Hunt Parry, Commission Attorney, said an Inter-Local Services Agreement will be needed between the Township of Ocean and the Deal Lake Commission, since the Township of Ocean is bonding for the project.  We also need to authorize the Agreement between the DEP and the Deal Lake Commission.

     

    Resolution # 3 -Authorizing the State Aid Agreement between the Department of Environmental Protection and the Deal Lake Commission

     

                UPON MOTION of Allenhurst, seconded by Asbury Park, carried that the following Resolution be adopted:

     

                WHEREAS, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the United States Army Corps of Engineers entered into an amended Project Partnership Agreement on October 21, 2014, to complete the construction of the Sandy Hook to Barnegat Inlet Section I – Sea Bright to Ocean Township, New Jersey Hurricane and Storm Reduction Project; and

     

                WHEREAS, during the initial construction of the project, the Deal Lake Commission requested technical and financial assistance to upgrade and replace portions of the existing aging sluice gate infrastructure; and

     

                WHEREAS, Anthony Ciorra, P.E. of the Department of the Army Corps of Engineers by letter dated March 22, 2018 approved the Deal Lake Commissions request for the improvements to the sluice gate in the amount of $550,000.00; and

     

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Deal Lake Commission that Don Brockel or the successor to the office of the Commission Chairman and the Commission Clerk are hereby authorized to execute the State Aid Agreement with the Department of Environmental Protection and any amendments thereto.

     

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Deal Lake Commission agrees to comply with all applicable Federal, State and Municipal laws, rules and regulations in its performance pursuant to the Agreement.

     

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a certified copy of this Resolution be forwarded to the Department of Environmental Protection, Department of Army Corps of Engineers and the Chief Financial Officer.

     

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    April 19, 2018

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

                Ayes:  Allenhurst, Asbury Park, Interlaken, Loch Arbour

    Nays:  None

    Absent:  Deal, Neptune, Ocean

     

    1. Bridge Updates – Mr. Avakian reported that the County is having difficulty with the Contractor.  There are a number of outstanding items on the punch list.  He will have an update for the next meeting.

     

    1. 319(h) Grant – Mr. Avakian said the contract has been reviewed and approved by the DEP and has been forwarded to the DEP’s legal team for their review and approval.

     

    1. Organic Material Removal from Fireman’s Pond – No Update.

     

    1. Water Testing – Dr. Souza said the water temperature is still too cold for algae growth.

     

    1. Deal Lake Master Plan – The Workshop Meeting next month at 6:30 will be to review and finalize the plan.

     

    1. Ship & Sniff Program with Clean Ocean Action – No Update.  

     

    1. Weed Treatment – To be held until the May meeting.

     

    1. Eagle Scout Project – No Update.

     

    1. McGillicuddy’s Shoreline Clean-Up – No Update.

     

    1. 2018 Assessment Report – The Commission Clerk reported that all 2018 Assessments have been received.

     

    1. Spring Clean-Up, March 24th – Held until the May meeting.

     

    1. Carp Contest – Don Nissim, Commission Vice-Chairman, reminded everyone of the Asbury Park Fishing Club’s, April 22nd Carp Contest.

     

    1. Terrace Pond Depth Study – Dr. Souza reported that he and the Monmouth University students will be working together to do the Terrace Pond Depth Study.

     

     

     

     

     

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    April 19, 2018

     

    NEW BUSINESS

     

    1. Access points to the lake – Mr. Nissim would like to see signs posted designating actual access points into the lake.

     

    Mr. Parry said the individual towns would have to give permission. 

     

    1. Clear channel markings for bridges – To be held for the May meeting.

     

    1. 2019 Tentative Meeting Schedule – Jeannie Tohler, the Asbury Park Commissioner, requested a tentative 2019 Meeting Schedule for the Deal Lake Commission so that Asbury Park can place it on their calendar for 2019. The Commission Clerk will prepare a tentative schedule for the next meeting.

     

    PUBLIC HEARING

     

                UPON MOTION of Asbury Park, seconded by Loch Arbour, carried that the meeting be opened to the public for comment.

     

    Linda Dobracki, Lincoln Drive, was in attendance but had no comments.

     

                There being no further comments, and UPON MOTION of Asbury Park, seconded by Interlaken, carried that the public hearing be closed.  There being no further business and UPON MOTION of Interlaken, seconded by Allenhurst, carried that the meeting be adjourned at 7:45 PM.

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