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

    MINUTES – October 20, 2016

    DEAL LAKE COMMISSION

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    October 20, 2016

    The Regular Meeting of the Deal Lake Commission was held in the Village of Loch Arbour, 550 Main Street, Loch Arbour and called to order at 7:00 PM by the
    Chairman Don Brockel. After the Salute to the Flag, the Commission Clerk announced that the notice requirements of the Open Public Meetings Act (C.231,
    P.L. 1975) were met by transmitting the notice to the Commission’s official newspaper on February 11, 2016, 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

    RESOLUTION #1 – RESOLUTION TO APPROVE MINUTES

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

    BE IT RESOLVED
    that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Deal Lake Commission held on September 15, 2016 be and the same are hereby approved.

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Ayes: Asbury Park, Deal, Loch Arbour, Neptune, Ocean

    Nays: None

    Absent: Allenhurst, Interlaken

    Abstain: None

    RESOLUTION #2 – RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE TREASURER’S REPORT AND PAY BILLS

    UPON MOTION
    of Deal, seconded by Asbury Park, carried that the following Treasurer’s Report for October 20, 2016 be approved and the bills listed authorized for
    payment.

    BALANCE ON HAND – PREVIOUS MONTH

    TD Bank, NA………………………………………………..……………..$134,892.96

    NJ Cash Management Fund…………………………………………………. 40,018.06

    TOTAL ON DEPOST………………………………………………………$174,911.68

    RECEIPTS


    Interest – TD Bank (August-September)………………………………………… 16.14

    Interest – Cash Management Fund (September)…………………………….…….14.72

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    October 20, 2016

    (Receipts – continued)

    Other – ………………………………………………………………………………0.00

    TOTAL RECEIPTS……………………………………………………………..…30.86

    DISBURSEMENTS


    Lorraine Carafa (October)…………………………………………………..…….216.67

    Jessie Joseph (October)……………………………………………………………408.33

    JCP&L……………………………………………………………………………. 12.65

    Princeton Hydro, LLC…………………………………………………………….558.00

    TOTAL DISBURSEMENTS………………………………………………….$1,195.65

    BALANCES AFTER SEPTEMBER DISBURSEMENTS


    TD Bank, NA……………………………………………………………… $133,697.31

    NJ Cash Management Fund…………………………………………….…..…40,048.92

    TOTAL ON DEPOSIT……………………………………………………..$173,746.23

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Ayes: Asbury Park, Deal, Loch Arbour, Neptune, Ocean

    Nays: None

    Absent: Allenhurst, Interlaken

    Abstain: None

    OLD BUSINESS

    1. Flood Hazard Risk Reduction Resiliency Grant Program – Mr. Avakian reported that the grant was submitted on September 1st. There has been no word yet.

    2. Beach Replenishment/Flume Electrification – Mr. Brockel said numerous e-mails have been sent, but as of this date there is nothing to report.

    3. Sunset Avenue Bridge Replacement – Mr. Brockel said the County is back on the job clearing up the minor issues, such as trees and vegetation.

    4. Bridge 11(Interlaken to Loch Arbour) – Mr. Avakian explained that the inlet closest to the lake has a hole in it that is filled with cement that appears
    to be the cause of the flooding. He has reached out to both the County and the Contractor.

    5. 319(h) Grant – Dr. Souza was not at the meeting but he did send an e-mail saying there is nothing to report at this time. The DEP is still reviewing the
    grant applications.

    6. Railroad Letter Update – Mr. Avakian said there is still no response from NJ Transit. He will try again and look to see if there is another contact
    person.

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    October 20, 2016

    7. Organic Material Removal Update – Nothing to report.

    8. MTD Clean-Outs – Mr. Avakian explained that Loch Arbour uses Asbury Park Public Works to do their portion of the lake clean-outs. He will look to see if
    Neptune and Ocean Township would be willing to help.

    9. Deal Lake Master Plan – Tabled until the December 1st meeting.

    10. Deal Lake Commission Meetings – The Commission Clerk announced that there is no meeting of the DLC in November and the December 1st meeting
    will be back in Interlaken Borough Hall at 7:00 PM.

    11. Watershed Ambassador – The Commission Clerk did reach out to our new Ambassador but has not heard back from her. The Clerk will reach out to her again
    and invite her to the Fall Lake Clean-Up.

    12. Report of Sunset Lake Commission Meeting – Ms. Henderson briefed the Commissioners on the

    last meeting. They will be holding their next meeting on November 1st.

    13. Water Testing – John Tiedmann from Monmouth University – Mr. Tiedmann was not present.

    Discussion to be held until the next meeting.

    14. Fall Clean-Up – Mr. Brockel reminded everyone that the Clean-Up is set for November 5th at 9:00AM. Monmouth University is on board as well
    as the Asbury Park Environmental

    Commission.

    15. Skate Park – No update – it appears to be on hold for now.

    16. Jet Ski Question/Answer – Jet skis are allowed, but there is a 5 mile per hour speed limit and No

    Wake Zones.

    17. Dock Info for Website – Dr. Souza to have an answer at the next meeting.

    NEW BUSINESS

    Eric Houghtaling, Neptune Commissioner and Assemblyman for the 11th District, briefed the Commissioners on some of the projects that were done
    this year in the State. He also said he will look into finding a contact for NJ Transit.

    1. Report It – Mr. Brockel said Report-It will be attending the DLC December meeting to brief the Commissioners on his company’s services.

    2. 83 Ballard Drive – Mr. Brockel said he received an e-mail from a resident regarding trees at this

    address being cut down and allowed to fall into the lake.

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    October 20, 2016

    3. 2017 Proposed Budget – The Commissioners reviewed the 2017 Budget and will vote on it at the

    December meeting.

    4. Asbury Park/Loch Arbour Wall Maintenance – Mr. Brockel reported that there are trees growing

    out of the bulkhead between Loch Arbour and Asbury Park. Armstrong Tree Services is able to do

    the cutting and removal for $100.00.

    Resolution #3 –
    Authorizing Armstrong Tree Services to remove trees from the bulkhead between Loch Arbour and Asbury Park.

    UPON MOTION
    of Asbury Park, seconded by Deal, carried that Armstrong Tree Services is hereby authorized to remove trees from the bulkhead between Loch Arbour and
    Asbury Park at an amount not to exceed $100.00.

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Ayes: Asbury Park, Deal, Loch Arbour Neptune, Ocean

    Nays: None

    Abstain: None

    Absent: Allenhurst, Interlaken

    5. Mr. Brockel reported on applications that are before the Township of Ocean Planning Board for a

    senior day care center on Wickapecko Drive and the new project at Seaview Square Mall.

    6. Mr. Brockel said the reseeding at the dewatering site is better but it still needs more grading and a

    new silt fence.

    7. Mr. Brockel said an e-mail was received requesting sources of water flows into Deal Lake from

    springs or aquifers.

    Mr. Avakian explained that we do not have that kind of information.

    PUBLIC HEARING

    UPON MOTION of Asbury Park, seconded by Ocean, carried that the meeting be opened to the public for comments.

    A resident from Euclid Avenue in Loch Arbour questioned being able to put a dock on the lake.

    Mr. Brockel said the Deal Lake Commission cannot make that decision.

    Mr. Avakian said that our environmental consultant is researching that question for the next meeting.

    There being no further comments, and UPON MOTION of Deal, seconded by Loch Arbour, carried that the public hearing be closed. There being no further
    comments, and UPON MOTION of Asbury Park, seconded by Ocean, carried that the meeting be adjourned at 7:55 PM.

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    October 20, 2016

    _________________________

    Jessie M. Joseph, RMC

    Commission Clerk