Friday, May 5, 2017
Recap: Lakewood township passes budget w/O advertising it to the public
12:00 – FAA calls them out for not advertising the details of the budget before approving it. FAA says that the professionals at the meeting would not give him the budget. Coles pushes of approving the budget to the end of the meeting
14:00 – resident complains about the traffic. Says it directly connected to high density and that schools are located in residential areas.
18:00 – resident asks why the municipality does not provide free trash pick up to public schools vs. private schools. Mayor Coles avoids her question
21:00 – Mrs. Reznik
25:00 – FAA tells how a Hasidic Jew from Brooklyn a few days ago came to the zoning board for a variance for his single family home and was flatly denied, while them same night all other variances were approved. Its proof that you need to bring an engineer/ lawyer whom are well connected (LOBIYISTS) in order to get approved.
29:40 – FAA says that when the committee gives direction to the planning/ zoning board – the boards listen for a meeting or two, then they go back their previous ways.
30:00 – Aaron Hirsch asks the committee if the township is making or losing money by changing zoning and by keeping the airport. Coles mumbles.
34:34 – Moshe Friedman speaks about the traffic on Cary st. & Rt. 9. He spoke to the Police dept. who promised to mark a yellow line, which never happened.
36:00 – Nechama Goldstein will N Crest ( westgate) be made a one way
37:26 – FAA is told that 5.5 M is the amount spending this your more than last year.
45:10 – from the APP asks for a clarification.
46:10 – Aaron Hirsch asks regarding the funds related to the stadium
52:30 – FAA is asking who asked for the zone change. They don’t have answers. Asks if they used a lobbyist. Demands it should be discussed at the workshop. Coles gives a lame excuse that he needs to manage his time.
58:21 – FAA asks what’s wrong with naming a street Zinfendel Rd. crowd laughs
1:04:33- all committeeman except of the Isaac Akerman sign a letter stating they are pro high density. FAA questions Coles if he is changing his