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.

    Updates/Flume Status
    Breakfast and lunch on the lake: Sunset Landing
    FUN on the lake: Deal Lake Dock
    LUNCH and Dinner on the lake: McGillicuddy's Tap House

    Meeting – July 19, 2018 – Minutes

    DEAL LAKE COMMISSION

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    JULY 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 Chairman Don Brockel.  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 (alt. T. Mauro)

    x

     

    Asbury Park

     

    x

    Deal

     

    x

    Interlaken

    x

     

    Loch Arbour

    x

     

    Neptune 

     

    x

    Ocean (alt. B. Mullins)

    x

     

     

    OTHERS PRESENT:

                Hunt Parry, Esq., Commission Attorney

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

                Jessie M. Joseph, Commission Clerk

     

    Resolution #1 – Resolution to Approve the Workshop Meeting Minutes, May 17, 2018

                           

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

     

                BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Workshop Meeting of the Deal Lake Commission held on May 17, 2018 be and the same are hereby approved (Deal, Interlaken and Neptune do not vote).

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

                Ayes:  Allenhurst, Loch Arbour

                Nays:  None

                Abstain:  Interlaken, Ocean

                Absent:  Asbury Park, Deal, Neptune

     

     

     

     

     

     

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    July 19, 2018

     

    Resolution #2 – Resolution to Approve the Workshop and Regular Meeting Minutes,

                               June 21, 2018

     

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

     

                BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Workshop and Regular Meeting of the Deal Lake Commission held on June 21, 2018 be and the same are hereby approved (Deal, Loch Arbour and Neptune do not vote).

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

                Ayes:  Allenhurst, Interlaken

                Nays:  None

                Abstain:  Loch Arbour, Ocean

                Absent:  Asbury Park, Deal, Neptune

     

    Resolution #3 – Resolution to Approve Treasurers Report and Authorize Payment of Bills                               

     

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

     

    BALANCE ON HAND – PREVIOUS MONTH

      Manasquan Bank…..…………………………………………….……………$146,212.17

      NJ Cash Management Fund…………………………………………………….40,678.21

     

    TOTAL ON DEPOSIT……….……………………………………………….$186,890.38

     

    RECEIPTS

       Interest – Manasquan Bank (June)…………………………………..………………91.35

       Interest – Cash Management Fund (June)……….…………………………….…..00.00

      Other …………………………………………………………………………….…..0.00

     

    TOTAL RECEIPTS………………………………………………………………..91.35

     

    DISBURSEMENTS

       2018 Appropriations:

       Lorraine Carafa, July………………………………………………………..……216.67

       Jessie Joseph, Admin, July…………………………………………………….…408.33

       Don Brockel, storage fee (July; reimbursement $599.95)…………………….…694.12

       Leon S. Avakian, Inc. (inv. #4562, $747.50)…….……………………………………..747.50

       Princeton Hydro, LLC (Inv #34177, Weed Treat, $6,725; #34176,

          consult, $708.60)…………………………..…………………………………7,433.60

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

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    July 19, 2018

     

      A.K. Botanical Design (Loch Arbour Proposal #2018- 110)………………………..437.50

     

    TOTAL DISBURSEMENTS…….………………………………………………9,949.72

     

    BALANCES AFTER JULY DISBURSEMENTS

      Manasquan Bank…………………………………………………………………136,353.80

      NJ Cash Management Fund……………………………………………….….…40,678.21

     

    TOTAL ON DEPOSIT……………………………………………………….$177,032.01

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

                Ayes:  Allenhurst, Interlaken, Loch Arbour, Ocean

                Nays:  None

                Absent:  Asbury Park, Deal, Neptune

     

    OLD BUSINESS

     

    1. Flume Electrification – Peter Avakian, Commission Engineer, said there is nothing new to report. We are still waiting for an Agreement with the Township of Ocean.

     

    1. Interlaken to Loch Arbour Bridge Update – Mr. Avakian said he is getting conflicting reports from the Contractor and the County. There are still outstanding punchlist items and no date on when the Contractor will return to complete the project. 

     

    1. 319(h) Grant – The Commission Clerk said the signed Grant Agreement was received today. It needs to be reviewed, signed and sent back. 

     

    1. Organic Material Removal from Fireman’s Pond – Mr. Avakian said there will be no results from the use of the pellets until November.  If it doesn’t work out Ocean Township is prepared to dredge that section of the lake.

     

    1. Water Testing – To be carried until the August 16, 2018 meeting.

     

    1. Deal Lake Master Plan – To be carried until the August 16, 2018 meeting.

     

    1. Ship & Sniff Program with Clean Ocean Action – To be carried until the August 16, 2018 meeting.  

     

    1. Weed Treatment – Mr. Avakian said an e-mail was received from Leonard Rokaw, who lives on the lake reporting on an unusually heavy growth of weeds on the lake from Dunlewy Street west to Wickapecko Drive. Mr. Avakian went over to that area and reported that it appears to be fine.  He and Dr. Souza will re-visit the site before the next meeting.

     

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    July 19, 2018

     

    1. Eagle Scout Project – To be carried until the August 16, 2018 meeting.

     

    1. Terrace Pond Depth Study – To be carried until the August 16, 2018 meeting.

     

    NEW BUSINESS

     

    Resolution #4 – Resolution of Commitment by the Deal Lake Commission as a member of                              the Regional Team for Resilient NJ Grant Program

     

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

     

                WHEREAS, the Deal Lake Commission has identified the need to undergo a comprehensive planning approach to identify and address vulnerabilities to increased flood risk, advance regional resilience and protect environmental resources; and

     

                WHEREAS, the Deal Lake Commission is eligible for New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Resilient Program funds; and

     

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Deal Lake Commission will support the efforts of the City of Asbury Park in its role of coordinating activities of the Regional Team; and

     

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Deal Lake Commission will provide timesheets, receipts for expenses and required documentation to the City of Asbury Park, when requested, in order to be reimbursed for staff time and expenses for the participation at project meetings and events; and

     

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Deal Lake Commission will engage in outreach efforts; and

     

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Deal Lake Commission will provide data and information as requested; and

     

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Deal Lake Commission will work with the City of Asbury Park in identifying potential resilience projects and initiatives; and

     

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Deal Lake Commission will review and provide feedback on interim and final deliverables; and

     

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Deal Lake Commission will work with the Consultant Team provided by NJDEP in its efforts to complete the project; and

     

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    July 19, 2018

     

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Deal Lake Commission will continue participation until the completion of the program; and

     

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a certified copy of this Resolution be forwarded to the City of Asbury Park and the NJDEP Coastal Management Program.

     

    RECORDED VOTE:

                Ayes:  Allenhurst, Interlaken, Loch Arbour, Ocean

                Nays:  None

                Absent:  Asbury Park, Deal, Neptune

     

    1. Tony Mauro, Alternate Commissioner from Allenhurst, spoke to Congressman Frank Pallone. He would like to attend one of our meetings in the fall.  He will reach out to him and see if he would like to come to the September 20th or October 18th meeting.

     

                There were no members of the public present at the meeting.  There being no further business and UPON MOTION of Allenhurst, seconded by Interlaken, carried that the meeting be finally adjourned at 7:20 PM.

     

               

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                                                                                                                         Jessie M. Joseph, RMC

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