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

    AGENDA – January 19, 2017

    DEAL LAKE COMMISSION

    AGENDA – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    JANUARY 19, 2017

    CALL TO ORDER

    PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

    NOTICE REQUIREMENTS:
    The notice requirements of C. 231, P.L. 1975, have been met by transmitting
    the notice of Reorganization Meeting to the Commissioner’s official
    newspaper on February 11, 2016, posting the notice where required and
    filing a copy of the notice with the Commission Clerk.

    ROLL CALL

    PRESENT

    ABSENT

    Allenhurst

    Asbury Park

    Deal

    Interlaken

    Loch Arbour

    Neptune

    Ocean

    RESOLUTION #1 – RESOLUTION TO APPOINT CHAIRMAN

    Nomination of ________ by ________; seconded by ________ (consensus vote)

    If no further nominations, motion to close nominations: Offered by ______;
    seconded

    by ______ (consensus vote)

    BE IT RESOLVED
    by the Deal Lake Commission, that ________ be and he/she is hereby
    appointed as the Chairman of the Deal Lake Commission for a one-year term
    expiring December 31, 2017 and until his/her successor has been duly
    appointed.

    RECORDED VOTE;

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__;
    Neptune__; Ocean__

    RESOLUTION #2 – RESOLUTION TO APPOINT VICE-CHAIRMAN

    Nomination of ________ by ________; seconded by _________ (consensus vote)

    If no further nominations, motion to close nominations: Offered by_______;
    seconded by_______ (consensus vote)

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    BE IT RESOLVED,
    by the Deal Lake Commission, that ________ be and he/she is hereby
    appointed as the Vice-Chairman of the Deal Lake Commission for a one-year
    term expiring on December 31, 2017 and until his/her successor be duly
    appointed.

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__;
    Neptune__; Ocean__

    RESOLUTION #3 – RESOLUTION TO APPOINT TREASURER


    Nomination of ________ by ________; seconded by ________ (consensus vote)

    If there are no other nominations, motion to close nominations: Offered by
    _______; seconded by ________ (consensus vote)

    BE IT RESOLVED,
    by the Deal Lake Commission, that ____________________ be and he/she is
    hereby appointed Treasurer of the Deal Lake Commission for a one-year term
    expiring December 31, 2017 and until his/her successor be duly appointed.

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__;
    Neptune__; Ocean

    RESOLUTION #4 – RESOLUTION TO APPOINT DEPUTY TREASURER


    Nomination of ________ by ________; seconded by ________ (consensus vote)

    If there are no other nominations, motion to close nominations: Offered by
    ______;

    seconded by ________ (consensus vote)

    BE IT RESOLVED,
    by the Deal Lake Commission, that ________________ be and he/she is hereby
    appointed Deputy Treasurer of the Deal Lake Commission for a one-year term
    expiring December 31, 2017 and until his/her successor be duly appointed.

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__;
    Neptune__; Ocean__

    RESOLUTION #5 – RESOLUTION TO APPOINT SECRETARY


    Nomination of ________ by _______; seconded by ________ (consensus vote)

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    If there are no other nominations, motion to close nominations: Offered by
    _______; seconded by ________ (consensus vote)

    BE IT RESOLVED,
    by the Deal Lake Commission, that ________ be and he/she is hereby
    appointed Secretary of the Deal Lake Commission for a one-year term
    expiring December 31, 2017 and until his/her successor be duly appointed.

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__;
    Neptune__; Ocean__

    The Clerk to administer the Oath of Office to the Commission 2017 Officers.

    RESOLUTION #6 – RESOLUTION TO APPOINT CLERK


    Offered by:_______ Seconded by:______

    WHEREAS,
    there exists a need for a Clerk to serve and advise the Deal Lake
    Commission for the year 2017; and

    WHEREAS,
    funds for this purpose shall be provided in the 2017 Budget of the Deal
    Lake Commission and the Chief Financial Officer has so certified; and

    WHEREAS,
    this appointment is made without competitive bidding because the
    appointment involves a member of a recognized profession, licensed and
    regulated by law, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5.

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED,
    by the Deal Lake Commission that the Clerk and Chairman be and they are
    hereby authorized and directed to engage the services of Jessie M. Joseph
    as Clerk for the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2017 at the rate of
    $4,900.00 annually.

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED
    that the Clerk be and she is authorized and directed to publish this
    resolution in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1.

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__;
    Neptune__; Ocean__


    RESOLUTION #7 – RESOLUTION TO APPOINT CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER


    Offered by:______ Seconded by:______

    WHEREAS,
    there exists a need for a Chief Financial Officer to serve and advise the
    Deal Lake Commission for the year 2017; and

    WHEREAS,
    funds for this purpose shall be provided in the 2017 Budget of the Deal
    Lake Commission and the Chief Financial Officer has so certified; and

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    WHEREAS,
    this appointment is made without competitive bidding because the
    appointment involves a member of a recognized profession, licensed and
    regulated by law, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5.

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED
    , by the Deal Lake Commission that the Clerk and chairman be and they are
    hereby authorized and directed to engage the services of Lorraine P. Carafa
    as Chief Financial Officer for the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2017
    at the rate of $2,600.00 annually.

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED,
    that the Clerk be and she is authorized and directed to publish this
    resolution in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40:11-1.

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__;
    Neptune__; Ocean__

    RESOLUTION #8 – RESOLUTION TO APPOINT ATTORNEY


    Offered by:______ Seconded by:______

    WHEREAS,
    there exists a need for an Attorney to serve and advise the Deal Lake
    Commission for the year 2017; and

    WHEREAS,
    funds for this purpose shall be provided in the 2017 Budget of the Deal
    Lake Commission and the Chief Financial Officer has so certified; and

    WHEREAS,
    this appointment is made without competitive bidding because the
    appointment involves a member of a recognized profession, licensed and
    regulated by law, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5.

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED,
    by the Deal Lake Commission that the Clerk and Chairman be and they are
    hereby authorized and directed to engage the services of Hunt Parry as
    Attorney for the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2017 at the rate of
    $225.00 per meeting and $75.00 per hour for other Commission business and
    litigation.

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED
    that the Clerk be and she is authorized and directed to publish this
    resolution accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1.

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__;
    Neptune__; Ocean__

    RESOLUTION #9 – RESOLUTION TO APPOINT ENGINEER


    Offered by:______ Seconded by:______

    WHEREAS,
    there exists a need for an Engineer for the Deal Lake Commission for the
    year 2017; and

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    WHEREAS,
    funds for this purpose shall be provided for in the 2017 Budget of the Deal
    Lake Commission and the Chief Financial Officer has so certified; and

    WHEREAS,
    this appointment is being made without competitive bidding because the
    appointment involves a member of a recognized profession, licensed and
    regulated by law, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5.

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED,
    by the Deal Lake Commission that the Clerk and Chairman be and they are
    hereby authorized and directed to engage the services of Leon S. Avakian,
    Inc., as Commission Engineer for the year 2017 at the same hourly rate
    presently charged the Commission in accordance with a contract on file with
    the Commission Clerk; and

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED
    that the Clerk be and she is authorized and directed to publish this
    resolution in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1.

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__;
    Neptune__; Ocean__

    RESOLUTION #10 – RESOLUTION TO APPOINT AUDITOR

    Offered by:______ Seconded by:______

    WHEREAS,
    there exists a need for a Auditor to serve and advise the Deal Lake
    Commission for the year 2017 and to conduct the 2016 Annual Audit; and

    WHEREAS,
    funds for this purpose shall be provided in the 2017 Budget of the Deal
    Lake Commission and the Chief Financial Officer has so certified; and

    WHEREAS,
    this appointment is made without competitive bidding because the
    appointment involves a member of a recognized profession, licensed and
    regulated by law, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:1-5.

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED,
    by the Deal Lake Commission that the Clerk and Chairman be and they are
    hereby authorized and directed to engage the services of Robert A. Hulsart
    and Company as Auditor for the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2017 at
    the rate of $2,000.00.

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED,
    that the Clerk be and she is authorized and directed to publish this
    resolution in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1.

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interaken__; Loch Arbour__; Neptune__;
    Ocean__

    RESOLUTION #11 – RESOLUTION TO APPOINT ENVIRONMENTAL

    CONSULTANT

    Offered by:______ Seconded by:______

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    WHEREAS,
    there exists a need for an Environmental Consultant for the Deal Lake
    Commission for the year 2017; and

    WHEREAS,
    funds for this purpose shall be provided for in the 2017 Budget of the Deal
    Lake Commission and the Chief Financial Officer has so certified; and

    WHEREAS,
    this appointment is being made without competitive bidding because the
    appointment involves a member of a recognized profession, licensed and
    regulated by law, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5.

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED,
    by the Deal Lake Commission that the Clerk and Chairman be and they are
    hereby authorized and directed to engage the services of Princeton Hydro,
    LLC as Environmental Consultant for the year 2017, at the same hourly rate
    presently charged the Commission in accordance with a contract on file in
    the Clerk’s office; and

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED
    that the Clerk be and she is authorized and directed to publish this
    resolution in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1.

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__;
    Neptune__; Ocean__


    RESOLUTION #12 – RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH OFFICIAL NEWSPAPERS

    Offered by:______ Seconded by:______

    BE IT RESOLVED,
    that The Coaster is designated as the official newspaper of the Deal Lake
    Commission and that the Asbury Park Press be designated as the secondary
    official newspaper of the Deal Lake Commission for the year 2017.

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__;
    Neptune__; Ocean__


    RESOLUTION #13 – RESOLUTION TO SET MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2017

    Offered by:______ Seconded by:______

    BE IT RESOLVED,
    the Deal Lake Commission, that the following 2017 Schedule is hereby
    designated as the official Regular Calendar of the Deal Lake Commission.
    Meeting dates are as follows:

    February 16 July 20

    March 16 August 17

    April 20 September 21

    May 18 October 19

    June 15 December 7

    Reorganization meeting for 2018 – January 18, 2018

    AGENDA – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    JANUARY 19, 2017

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED,
    that meetings will take place at the Borough of Interlaken Municipal
    Building, 100 Grassmere Avenue at 7:00 PM; and

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED,
    that a copy of this resolution be published in the official newspaper of
    the Deal Lake Commission.

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__;
    Neptune__; Ocean__


    RESOLUTION #14 – RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH CASH MANAGEMENT PLAN

    Offered by:______ Seconded by:______

    WHEREAS,
    Pursuant to Chapter 8, Laws of 1982, the Deal Lake Commission is required
    to adopt a Cash Management Plan, including the Designation of a Depository
    or Depositories.

    THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED,
    by the Deal Lake Commission, a joint meeting of the County of Monmouth, in
    the State of New Jersey, that TD Bank, NA and Cash Management Fund of the
    State of New Jersey, or their successors be and are hereby designated as
    official depositories of Commission funds for the year 2017; and

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED
    that Central Jersey Bank and Investor Savings Bank be named as alternated
    official depositories of Commission funds.

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED,
    that the following accounts, together with the person or persons authorized
    to make withdrawals from said accounts are hereby authorized to be
    maintained:

    ACCOUNT
    ACCOUNT NO. SIGNATURES

    General Account ******_6778 Chairman or Vice-Chairman

    Treasurer or Deputy Treasurer

    Chief Financial Officer

    NJ Cash Management Fund ***. *****9891 Chairman or Vice-Chairman

    Treasurer or Deputy Treasurer

    Chief Financial Officer

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED,
    that the funds of the Commission shall be invested in interest bearing
    accounts. The Treasurer shall see that minimum funds shall be maintained in
    any non-interest bearing account in such amounts as the Treasurer shall
    deem necessary to provide the orderly transition of business by the
    Commission and to take advantage of any services provided to the Commission
    by the depository through maintenance of minimum balances in said accounts
    where the Treasurer deems it in the best interest of the Commission to do
    so. All other monies shall be invested in interest bearing accounts, in
    investments in which municipal funds may lawfully be invested or in the
    State of New Jersey Cash Management Fund

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    in such accounts and at such times, from time to time, and the Treasurer
    shall deem in the best interest of the Commission; and

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED
    that a certified copy of this Resolution shall be supplied to the Deal Lake
    Commission Auditor.

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__;
    Neptune__; Ocean__

    RESOLUTION #15 – RESOLUTION TO APPOINT WEBMASTER


    Offered by:________ Seconded by:________

    WHEREAS,
    the Deal Lake Commission is in need of the services of a qualified
    webmaster to maintain our website; and

    WHEREAS,
    Jason Taetsch has performed these services for the Commission for the year
    2016, competently and diligently.

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED
    that Jason Taetsch be and he is hereby appointed as webmaster for the Deal
    Lake Commission for the year 2017 at the rate of $800.00 annually, paid
    quarterly.

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED
    that a certified copy of this Resolution shall be forwarded to Mr. Taetsch
    for his information and the Chief Financial Officer for her action.

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__;
    Neptune__; Ocean__

    RESOLUTION #16 – RESOLUTION TO APPROVE MINUTES


    Offered by:______ Seconded by:_____

    BE IT RESOLVED,
    that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Deal Lake Commission held on
    December 1, 2016 be and the same are hereby approved.

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__;
    Neptune__; Ocean__


    RESOLUTION #17 – RESOLUTION TO APPROVE TREASURER’S REPORT AND

    PAY BILLS


    Offered by:______ Seconded by:______

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    JANUARY 19, 2017

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__;
    Neptune__; Ocean__

    OLD BUSINESS

    1. Flood Hazard Risk Reduction Resiliency Grant Program – Update

    2. Beach Replenishment – Flume Electrification Update

    4. Bridge 11 (Interlaken to Loch Arbour) – Update

    5. 319(h) Grant – Update

    6. Railroad Letter – Update

    7. Organic Material Removal – Update

    8. MTD Clean-Outs

    9. Watershed Ambassador

    10. Water Testing – John Tiedmann From Monmouth University – Update

    11. Deal Lake Master Plan – Update

    12.

    RESOLUTION #18 – Authorizing a One Year Service Agreement between the
    Deal


    Lake Commission and Report It at an amount not to exceed $650.00


    Offered by:________ Seconded by:________

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Allenhurst__; Asbury Park__; Deal__; Interlaken__; Loch Arbour__;
    Neptune__; Ocean__

    NEW BUSINESS

    1. State of the Lake Report – Year in Review

    2. County Water Testing

    3. State Stocking Plans

    4. Opening Permit – under review

    5. Weed Treatments permitting for the Spring/Summer

    AGENDA – REORGANIZATION MEETING

    JANUARY 19, 2017

    PUBLIC HEARING

    Motion to open the meeting to the public – ________ moves, seconded by
    ________ (consensus vote)

    Comments, if any

    Motion to close the public hearing – ________ moves, seconded by ________
    (consensus vote)

    ADJOURN
    – ________ moves, seconded by ________ (consensus vote)