Township of Cranbury, New Jersey

Township Committee Meeting Agenda

January 12, 2004

 

 

1.                  Pledge of Allegiance

 

2.                  Open Public Meetings Act Notice

 

3.                  Roll Call

 

4.                  Reports and Communications from Committee

                              --Committee Minutes 22 December 2004 and 5 January 2004

            --Sub Committee Reports

 

5.                  Agenda Additions/Changes

 

6.                  Consent Agenda    

 

                  Resolution # R 01-04-016 -- Payment of Bills

                  Resolution # R 01-04-017 – Resolution making appointments to certain                                    Township positions.

                  Resolution # R 01-04-018 – Resolution of the Township of Cranbury                            commending Chief Harry Kleinkauf upon his retirement from the                                               Cranbury Police Department.

                  Resolution # R 01-04-019 – Resolution authorizing the release of a                               performance guarantee for INCE, Block 2, Lot 11 (Public)

                  Resolution # R 01-04-020 – Resolution authorizing the release of a                               performance guarantee for INCE, Block 2, Lot 11 (Private)

Resolution # R 01-04-021 – A resolution supporting the submission of an application to the SADC for the preservation of land in the Township of Cranbury. (E. Barclay)

Resolution # R 01-04-022 – A resolution supporting the submission of an application to the SADC for the preservation of land in the Township of Cranbury. (Simonson)

Resolution # R 01-04-023 -- Resolution appointing Chief John V. Hansen as Cranbury Township Emergency Management Coordinator.

Resolution # R 01-04-024 -- Resolution authorizing a temporary capital  budget for the Township of Cranbury for 2004.

Resolution # R 01-04-025 -- Resolution re-appointing Kathleen Cunningham to the position of Municipal Clerk.

 

1.                  Ordinance's First Reading

 

                  Ordinance 01-04-01  Bond Ordinance providing for the acquisition of                           property for use as open space in and by the Township of Cranbury, in the                                County of Middlesex, New Jersey, appropriating $4,200,000 therefor and                                authorizing the issuance of $3,990,000 bonds or notes of the Township to                                   finance part of the cost thereof. (Second reading 26 January 2004)       

                 

                  Ordinance 01-04-02  - Bond Ordinance providing for the acquisition of                                    property for use as open space in and by the Township of Cranbury, in the                                 County of Middlesex, New Jersey, appropriating $3,570,000 therefor and                                authorizing the issuance of $3,391,500 bonds or notes of the Township to                                   finance part of the cost thereof.  (Second reading 26 January 2004)

 

                  Ordinance 01-04-03 - Bond Ordinance providing for the acquisition of                                     property for use as open space in and by the Township of Cranbury, in the                                 County of Middlesex, New Jersey, appropriating $2,280,000 therefor and                                authorizing the issuance of $2,166,000 bonds or notes of the Township to                                   finance part of the cost thereof. (Second reading 26 January 2004)

 

                        Ordinance 01-04-04 - An Ordinance of the Township of Cranbury in                            Middlesex County, New Jersey expanding the composition of the Historic                           Preservation Advisory Committee and amending section 93-4 of the code                                   of the Township of Cranbury. (Second reading 26 January 2004)

 

2.                  Work Session

                 

a.       Budget Presentation (Kathy Kovach)

Proposed 2004 Budget is presented by Kathy Kovach, Chief Financial Officer to the Township Committee. A general explanation of the budget and discussion of future meetings will be addressed.

 

b.      Cell Tower Application (Betty Wagner)

      Betty Wagner, Township Historian, will address a pending cell tower     application for use of the Cranbury Water Tower.

 

c.       Wheatfield Road

      Residents are concerned with the condition of an easement referred to as           Wheatfield Road.

 

d.      Heritage Park

      Residents in the vicinity of the newly installed Tot Lot in Heritage Park   will express their concerns about the installation of the new structure.

 

e.       Sale of Wright Property (Pari Stave and Mike Dulin)

      Pari Stave and Mike Dulin will report on the meeting she attended with Greg Remano of the SADC on the marketing and selling of the Wright Property.

 

f.        Township Committee Liaison Assignments

      Township Committee Liaison positions will be discussed.

 

 

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

 

4.                  Mayor’s Notes

                 

                  a.         Lions Barn Letter

 

5.                  Closed Session -- Resolution # R 01-04-015

 

                                    --Personnel: Police Officer Appointments

 

                              -- Personnel:  Appointments to certain Township positions.

 

                                    --Closed Township Committee Minutes - 22 December 2003

 

6.                  Approval of Closed Township Committee Minutes - 22 December 2003 and 5 January 2004.

 

7.                  Adjourn

 

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TC 2004