Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Board of Health Meeting Minutes 03/09/11

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Morris Plains Board of Health held March 9, 2011, at 7:30 PM, in the Council Chambers, Borough Hall, 531 Speedwell Avenue, Morris Plains, New Jersey. 

The following members were present: 

Present:           Mrs. Catherine Marshall                       

Mrs. Pam Nelson                       

 Mr. Larry Ripley                       

 Dr. Dario Fenimore 


Mrs. Peg Dugan 

Attending:       Mr. Ben Samara, Sanitarian                        Mrs. Laurie Fu, Council Liaison 

Pledge of Allegiance Call to Order

The meeting was called to order by Mrs. Marshall.  Mrs. Marshall stated that adequate notice of this meeting has been published and posted in accordance with Chapter 231 of the Public Laws of 1975, “Open Public Meetings Act.”

Approval of MinutesDr. Fenimore moved that that Minutes of the February 9, 2011 Meeting be approved as circulated, seconded by Mrs. Pam Nelson.  All in favor. 

Comments from the PublicNone 


Mr. Samara reported inspections of Shop-Rite, Collins Pub, Carmel Haifa, Atlanta Bread Company and the Municipal Lots all received Satisfactory ratings. Councilwoman Fu reported that budget discussions have begun. Councilwoman Fu reported that Bob Webster and Mike Bozza gave a 9-11 Memorial presentation at the Council meeting of Feb. 17, 2011.  They have raised $7,000 thus far. Councilwoman Fu reported that Little League opening day on April 9 will mark the 50th anniversary of Little League in the Borough.  The Easter Bunny Breakfast will be held on April 16.  


Parker Publishing in the amount of $46.86 for publication of 2011 Meeting Dates. 

Mr. Ripley moved that the bill be approved, seconded by Dr. Fenimore.   

Roll Call:                    

Yeas:       Mrs. Marshall, Mrs. Nelson, Mr. Ripley, Dr. Fenimore           

Nays:      None           

Abstain:  None           

Absent:   Mrs. Dugan

Motion carried.


Animal Control report from DenvilleBrochure from Morris Regional Health Partnership

New Business


Old Business

Mr. Ripley reported that every Blood Bank in the area is working diligently to increase the number of donors.  The promotions and publicity are having a positive effect on the numbers, with 68 present at the most recent drive.   



Unfinished Business


There being no further business, Mr. Ripley moved that the meeting be adjourned, seconded by Mrs. Nelson.  Voice vote.  All in favor. The meeting adjourned at 8:10 PM. 


                                                                                      ____________________________                                                                                    Carole J. Howell                                                                                    Secretary