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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, July 10, 2017
Location: Borough Hall

  1. Meeting called to order at 7:08PM
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
    1. Daniel Tornatore absent
    2. Tom Caiaffa present
    3. Susan Golden present
    4. Jorge Quintana absent
    5. Melissa Marte absent
    6. Matt Giugliano present
    7. Tony Landa present
    8. Joseph Garcia present
  4. Approval of Minutes: tabled until minutes emailed and looked over
  5. Council Report
    1. Joe Garcia mentioned the ladies of the library were honored for their hard work at farmers market
  6. Farmers Market
    1. Matt advised of the great job done by Gigi the market manager
    2. Need more bags/shirts - ok to purchase per unanimous vote
    3. Discussed possible location for next year's market - in need of larger space
    4. Susan mentioned creating a calendar of who will be attending which market date
      1. Tony this Wednesday the 12th
      2. Matt can attend Wednesday the 19th
  7. Old Business
    1. Susan advised, as per Mrs. Touloughian that if Earth Day posters includes the Green Team/HOPES and APES it can be posted in the school
    2. Susan requests that projects and goals are established
    3. Stated that a monthly agenda is needed for each meeting
  8. New Business
    1. August meeting to be cancelled will meet again September 11th
    2. National night out - upcoming event August 1st
      1. Susan and Tom will attend for a table
      2. In need of bags and maps to hand out - located in office
    3. Susan is working with Paramus High School on NJ sustainability in schools
      1. Exploring the possibility of a green fair with the High School
      2. HOPES/APES club hoping to use as fundraiser
    4. Tony worked on creating a mission statement for the commission and passed out samples to go over
      1. Susan moved to adopt mission statement
      2. Unanimous yes to adopt
  9. Adjournment
    1. Motion: Susan
    2. Second: Tony
    3. Meeting adjourned at 8:00PM
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