1.                  Pledge of Allegiance


2.                  Open Public Meetings Act Notice


3.                  Roll Call


4.                  Reports and Communications from Committee


--Committee Minutes 21 July 2003

--Sub Committee Reports -


5.                  Agenda Additions/Changes


6.                  Ordinances Second Reading


Ordinance 07-03-11—An Ordinance of the Township of Cranbury amending “An ordinance fixing the salaries and wages for the manner of payment thereof, and ratifying salaries and payments to the employees and officials previously paid” (First Reading 21 July 2003).


7.                  Consent Agenda    


Resolution # R 08-03-161  – Payment of Bills

Resolution # R 08-03-162 – Resolution of the Township of Cranbury authorizing approved rates of pay for Township Employees.

Resolution # R 08-03-163 – Resolution authorizing a refund, in the amount of $200.00, to Thomas C. and Gloria A. Ingegneri (The Cranbury Inn) for Place to Place Transfer Fee.

Resolution # R 08-03-164 – Resolution of the Township of Cranbury establishing a property address for Township Pump Station (Block 18.05, Lot 15).

Resolution # R 08-03-165 – Resolution requesting Middlesex County to take ownership and maintenance of the Right of Way of Old Trenton Road, from S. Main Street to U.S. Route 130.

Resolution # R 08-03-166 – Resolution providing for the insertion of a special item of revenue in the Municipal Budget of the Township of Cranbury Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:4-87 (CHAPTER 159, P.L. 1948)

Resolution # R 08-03-167 – Resolution authorizing the release of Planning Escrow deposits for Fred and Maria Young (Block 26, Lot 29.07)

Resolution # R 08-03-168 – Resolution awarding a contract for a 36,000 lb. G.V.W. GMC Model 8500 (or equal) w/dump body, snowplow and box spreader.

Resolution # R 08-03-169 – Resolution for a three-year renewal of membership in Mid Jersey Municipal Joint Insurance Fund.


Resolution # R 08-03-170 -- Resolution authorizing the release of Road Opening Permit Deposits for Elizabethtown Water Company.

Resolution # R 08-03-171-- Resolution of the Township of Cranbury authorizing the Mayor and Clerk to enter into a project agreement with Green Acres for Preservation Funding.

Resolution # R 08-03-172  -- Resolution of the Township of Cranbury authorizing the Mayor and Clerk to execute a Municipal Alliance Program Grant for 2004.


8.                  Work Session


a.       FOP Presentation (Pete Ziegler, FOP President)

The Cranbury Township Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 68 will present a plaque to Jeffrey Smith for his valor in rescuing an elderly disabled woman from a burning vehicle.


b.      Presbyterian Church Appeal (Art Ryba)

In accordance with the appeal process established in the Township Code and the Municipal Land Use Law, the Buildings and Grounds Committee of the Presbyterian Church formally appeals to the Township Committee to overrule the denial of a certificate of appropriateness by HPAC.  This issue was discussed on 7 and 21 July 2003.


c.       HPAC Guidelines (Gail Hunton)

The Cranbury Historic Preservation Advisory Commission will present proposed guidelines for the Cranbury Village Historic District.


d.      Police Station RFP and Building Discussions

The Township has solicited proposals for professional services including architecture and engineering services in connection with the construction of a new Police Station Building in the Township of Cranbury. 


e.       Employee Evaluations

Township will discuss the timetable for employee evaluations.  Additionally, Township Professionals will also be evaluated.


9.                  Public Comment (For any items not on the agenda)


10.              Mayor’s Notes


a.       Hotel Tax

b.      Updike Barns

c.       Fuel Spill on Rt. 130    



11.              Closed Session – Resolution # R 08-03-159 – Closed Session Committee Minutes – 21 July 2003; Land Acquisition/Condemnation; Fischer Property. Advice of Counsel and matters falling within the Attorney-Client privilege regarding the status of Fischer and options for acquiring same; Land Acquisition: Barclay Property Farmland Preservation Application Update.


12.              --- Approval of Closed session minutes of 21 July 2003,


13.              Adjourn


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TC August 2003