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MEETING MINUTES

PARAMUS ENVIORNMENTAL COMMISSION
BOROUGH OF PARAMUS
JOCKISH SQUARE
PARAMUS, NEW JERSEY 07652
MEETING MINUTES

Richard A. LaBarbiera
Mayor

Date: Monday, April 17, 2017
Location: DPW Conference room

  1. Meeting called to order at 7:00pm
  2. Roll Call
    1. Daniel Tornatore - absent
    2. Gerald Anthony - absent
    3. Tom Caiaffa - present
    4. Susan Golden - present
    5. Jorge Quintana - present
    6. Melissa Marte - present
    7. Matt Giugliano - present
    8. Tony Landa - present
    9. Joseph Garcia - absent
    10. Gigi Manasse - farmers market - present
    11. Anna Gordon - fill in for Daniel - present
  3. Earth Day: April 23, 2017 12-3pm
    1. Folders needed for certificates as well as raffle tickets - Susan offered to pick up
    2. Final order for tents on Wednesday 4/19/17
    3. Jerry - picking up plants
    4. Table for farmers market - will have vouchers for those who attend farmers market to receive bag
      1. 200 vouchers
    5. Jorge will have lunch vouchers and programs
    6. Welcome table - Tom/ Tony and Ralph - can switch off with other members
    7. Chief Niland's number needed for Sat. to fill buckets for tents
      1. Fire Secretary Traci Hopkins letting us know after fire board Tuesday 4/18/17
    8. Raffle
      1. Let everyone know when handing out to be here for raffle
      2. First raffle after VIP welcome 1pm and second one at 2pm
    9. Susan - looking to give away seeds/wants to make tri fold poster with info about the Bee community issue
    10. Set up time 10am Saturday 4/22/17
    11. Italian Ice vendor setting up about 11:30am Sunday 4/23/17
    12. Need pricing from Nicole Bruno for food vendor truck
    13. Speech - Susan About 5 minutes to include info about environment
    14. Need Press Release - Anna/Tony handling
  4. New Business
    1. Want to recognize Donna and ladies of library at Mayor and council meeting
    2. Art Show - September possibly
    3. 4th of July parade - how to pull float?
    4. Will Environmental commission have table at Farmers' market?
    5. News article by Amy Lafontaine - wrong information/people no longer in environmental commission
    6. Website
      1. Ralph Amato needs to be added and Matt Giugliano's name spelled wrong
      2. Update flyers for earth day and farmers market as well as update Facebook
      3. Ask Mrs. Touloughian if students can do environmentally related essays to include on website
  5. Adjournment
    1. Motion: Jorge
    2. Meeting adjourned at 8:20 PM
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