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.

    Meeting – August 17, 2017 – Minutes

    DEAL LAKE COMMISSION

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    AUGUST 17, 2017

    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 the
    Open Public Meetings Act (C.231, P.L. 1975) were met by transmitting the
    notice to the Commission’s official newspaper on February 9, 2017, posting
    where required and filing a copy of the notice with the Commission Clerk.

    ROLL CALL

    PRESENT

    ABSENT

    Allenhurst

    x

    Asbury Park

    x

    Deal * arrived 7:05 pm

    x*

    Interlaken

    x

    Loch Arbour

    x

    Neptune * arrived 7:10 pm

    x*

    Ocean

    x


    RESOLUTION #1 – Resolution to Approve the Minutes of the Regular
    Meeting, July 20, 2017


    (Deal does not vote)

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

    BE IT RESOLVED
    that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Deal Lake Commission held on
    July 20, 2017 be and the same are hereby approved.

    RECORDED VOTE:

    Ayes: Allenhurst, Asbury Park, Interlaken, Loch Arbour, Ocean

    Nays: None

    Abstain: Deal

    Absent: Neptune


    RESOLUTION # 2 – Resolution to Approve Treasurer’s Report and Authorize
    Payment of Bills

    UPON MOTION
    of Ocean, seconded by Interlaken, carried that the following Treasurer’s
    Report for August 17, 2017 be approved and the bills listed authorized for
    payment.

    BALANCE ON HAND – PREVIOUS MONTH


    Manasquan Bank…………………………………………………………$144,939.39

    NJ Cash Management Fund…………………………………………………40,211.00

    TOTAL ON DEPOSIT……………………………………………………….…$185,150.39

    RECEIPTS


    Interest – Cash Management Fund (July)……………………………………… 30.47

    Interest – Manasquan Bank………………………………………………………0.00

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    August 17, 2017


    Other………………………………………………………………………………0.00

    TOTAL RECEIPTS……………………………………………………………………….30.47

    DISBURSEMENTS


    Lorraine Carafa, CFO, August…………………………………………………..216.67

    Jessie Joseph, Admin., August….……………..……………………………….408.33

    Robert A. Hulsart & Company………………………………………………..2,000.00

    Princeton Hydro, LLC(Inv.#31691; Colonial Terrace Weed Treatment

    #31693)…………………………………………………………..2,998.45

    TOTAL DISBURSEMEMNTS………………………………………………………5,623.45

    BALANCES AFTER AUGUST DISBURSEMENTS


    Manasquan Bank ……………………………………..……………………$139,315.94

    NJ Cash Management Fund……………………………………………………40,241.47

    TOTAL ON DEPOSIT…………………………………………………………….$179,557.41

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

    Nays: None

    Absent: None

    OLD BUSINESS

    1. Beach Replenishment/Flume Electrification Update – Mr. Parry, Commission
    Attorney, reported that the changes have been made and the contracts have
    been sent to Martin Arbus the Attorney for Ocean Township. He will forward
    the contract to the Council for their review and approval. It also needs to
    be sent to Commissions CFO and Auditor for their review and approval.

    2. Bridge Update: Interlaken to Loch Arbour Bridge – Mr. Avakian said he
    was notified this afternoon that Precise Construction has purchased the
    materials for the force main and it will take about eight weeks for
    delivery. They plan to do the installation mid October.

    3. 319(h) Grant – Dr. Souza said he has not heard from the DEP. He hopes to
    hear by the September meeting.

    4. Organic Material Removal: Fireman’s Pond – Mr. Avakian reported that
    Ocean Township is getting ready to go out to bid for the project.

    5. MTD Clean-outs – Mr. Brockel said the MTD in Asbury at Comstock is doing
    great.

    6. Water Testing: Monmouth County and Monmouth University – Nothing to
    report.

    7. Deal Lake Master Plan – Update due for the October 2017 meeting.

    8. ReportIt – Nothing to report.

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    August 17, 2017

    9. RFP for Asbury Park Dewatering Site – The Commission Clerk reported that
    the RFP’s were advertised and are due back by August 30th. The
    Commission Clerk and Jeannie Tohler, the Asbury Park representative, will
    review them so it can be awarded at the next meeting.

    10. Carp Removal Update – Nothing to report.

    11. Tide Gauges – Mr. Avakian presented the Commissioners with the tide
    gauge he has come up with that could be installed at different locations in
    Deal Lake to measure the height of the lake after a storm event. After a
    brief discussion it was decided to start with one tide gauge and have it
    placed at the gatehouse.

    Resolution #3 – UPON MOTION
    of Ocean, seconded by Interlaken, carried that the following Resolution be
    adopted:

    WHEREAS,
    the Deal Lake Commission would like to install a tide gauge on the north
    side of the gate house in Deal Lake; and

    WHEREAS,
    Peter Avakian, Commission Engineer, has designed a tide gauge that can be
    installed on the north side of the gate house in Deal Lake.

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED
    by the Deal Lake Commission that it hereby authorizes Peter Avakian to
    develop and install a tide gauge on the north side of the gate house in
    Deal Lake in an amount not to exceed $500.00.

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

    Nays: None

    Absent: None

    12. Clean Ocean Action – Mr. Brockel gave a brief explanation of the Sniff
    & Ship program. Twenty-four locations have been picked at various sites
    along Deal Lake. They are hoping to get the first set of samples by August
    23rd or 24th. The Commission Clerk will notify the
    Commission municipalities of the project.

    13. Oil and Sewer Leak on Memorial Avenue – Mr. Brockel reported that
    Asbury Park is going to jet and vacuum the stormwater line to remove any
    solids that have been accumulating for the last year. The County still does
    not know the source of the leak.

    14. Deal Lake Dock Company – Not opened yet.

    15. Re-treatment of Terrace Pond – Dr. Souza said he treated Terrace Pond
    two more times. He has to be careful with what he uses. He can’t use
    anything that would shut down the irrigation system at the golf course.
    There is just way too much algae this year. Next year we will be more
    aggressive and go in earlier.

    MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING

    August 17, 2017

    NEW BUSINESS

    1. Communications – Mr. Brockel suggested using the Deal Lake Commissioners
    e-mails first to start the type of list Ms. Tohler would like to get going
    in order to generate interest and raise awareness of the Deal Lake
    Commission. Ms. Tohler is working with Jason Taestch, the webmaster for the
    Commission.

    2. TOSA Construction Issues – To be held and discussed at the next meeting.

    3. Roadwork in Asbury Park – There was a brief discussion on the various
    road projects that are taking place in Asbury Park that are causing
    sediment issues for all lakes. Mr. Brockel is going to reach out to Asbury
    Park.

    4. Route 71 and Route 35 Paving Projects – Mr. Brockel wants to see if the
    State is willing to put in storm septor’s while they are doing these
    projects.

    5. McGillicuddy’s shore line issues – Mr. Brockel reported that the
    shoreline at McGillicuddy’s is a mess. He has reached out to the owner in
    hopes of setting up a meeting to discuss the problems.

    6. Sea View Mall Planning Board letter – Mr. Brockel said he attended the
    Township of Ocean Planning Board meeting and sent a letter to the Planning
    Board on behalf of the DLC suggesting different ideas for stormwater
    management of the property.

    7. Blue Green Algae Bloom – Mr. Brockel said he received an e-mail from the
    County saying the alert is still in effect. He feels the persistent rain is
    keeping the nutrient levels up.

    8. Eagle Scout Project – Mr. Brockel said and Eagle Scout would like to
    attend our next meeting to make a presentation for his proposed Eagle Scout
    project.

    9. Request guest speaker from NJDEP – Mr. Brockel will reach out to the
    Greg Schussler, NJ DEP representative to see if he would like to come to a
    future DLC meeting as a guest speaker.

    10. 2016 Audit Report – UPON MOTION of Ocean, seconded by
    Interlaken carried that the 2016 Audit Report be held until the meeting of
    September 14, 2017.

    RECORDED VOTE:

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

    Nays: None:

    Absent: None

    11. Fall Clean-Up – A date will be determined at the next meeting.

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

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    Jessie M. Joseph, RMC

    Commission Clerk

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