Township of Cranbury, New Jersey

Township Committee Meeting Agenda

November 15, 2004

 

 

 

1.                  Pledge of Allegiance

 

2.                  Open Public Meetings Act Notice

 

3.                  Roll Call

 

4.                  Closed Session – Resolution # R 11-04-198 –

                              --Closed Session Committee    Minutes – Committee Minutes 25                                                    October 2004;

                              --Land Acquisition: E. Barclay and Simonson Property Update;                                                --Contract Negotiations: Police Contract;

                              --Contract Negotiations/Land Acquisitions: Regarding open space                                                   acquisitions

 

5.                  Reports and Communications from Committee

 

--Committee Minutes 18 and 25 October 2004

--Sub Committee Reports -

            --Personnel Subcommittee

           

6.                  Agenda Additions/Changes

 

7.                  Ordinance Second Reading

     

                  Ordinance # 10-04-25 - A bond Ordinance providing for Open Space                                     Acquisitions in and by the Township of Cranbury, in the County of                                  Middlesex, New Jersey, appropriating $500,000.00 therefor, authorizing                           the issuance of $500,000 bonds or notes of the Township for financing                             part of the cost thereof. (First Reading 18 October 2004)

 

                  Ordinance # 10-04-26 - An Ordinance of the Township of Cranbury,                           County or Middlesex, State of New Jersey, authorizing the acquisition of a                   license across Block 7, Lot 13 and Property to be designated as "Police                          Drive" in the Township of Cranbury to facilitate the construction of a new                               police building and completion of the construction of Police drive. (First                               reading 25 October, 2004)

 

8.                  Ordinance First Reading

                 

                  Ordinance # 11-04-27 - An Ordinance of the Township of Cranbury,                           County or Middlesex, State of New Jersey, concerning park rules and                                     amending Chapter 108 of the Code of the Township of Cranbury. (Second                                Reading 6 December, 2004 7:30 PM)

 

                 

                  Ordinance # 11-04-28 - An Ordinance of the Township of Cranbury,                           County or Middlesex, State of New Jersey, restricting a portion of                                           Township Property known as the "West" Property and designated as Lot                               70.02, Block 23 on the Cranbury Township Tax Map to Passive                                           Recreation and Conservation Uses. (Second Reading 6 Dec., 2004 7:30)

                   Ordinance # 11-04-29 - An Ordinance of the Township of Cranbury,                                       County or Middlesex, State of New Jersey, amending Chapters One,                                Seventy-Two, Eighty-Two and Eighty-Four of the Code of the Township                             of Cranbury. (Second Reading 6 December, 2004 7:30)

     

9.                  Consent Agenda    

 

Resolution # R 11-04-199 – Payment of Bills

Resolution # R 11-04- 200 – Resolution authorizing the reduction of a performance guarantee for Pearson Education Bldg "B", Block 4. Lot 1.02

Resolution # R 11-04- 201 – Resolution authorizing the reduction of a performance guarantee for Crate and Barrel (Phase I), Block 4, Lot 1.03

Resolution # R 11-04- 202 – Resolution authorizing the release of Winterization Bond Release for the Woods at Cranbury, Block 23, Lots 108.06, 108.12, 108.15, 108.19, 108.21, 108.24 and 108.30.

Resolution # R 11-04- 203 - Resolution appointing Sergeant Rickey A. Varga to the Cranbury Police Department. (Effective date 25 October 2004).

Resolution # R 11-04- 204 - Resolution appointing Sergeant Michael J. Owens to the Cranbury Police Department. (Effective date 25 October 2004).

Resolution # R 11-04- 205 – Resolution canceling 2004 unpaid taxes. (Block 22, Lot 7 and Lot 7 Q Farm)

Resolution # R 11-04-206 – Resolution refunding overpaid 2004 property taxes. (Block 23, Lot 108.21)

Resolution # R 11-04- 207 - Resolution authorizing year 2004 budget transfers.

Resolution # R 11-04- 208 – Resolution refunding overpaid 2004 property taxes. (Block 18.07, Lot 36)

Resolution # R 11-04- 209 – Resolution certain construction permit fees (Block 7, Lot 17; Block 2, Lot 4.02; Block 3, Lot 1)

Resolution # R 11-04- 210 – Resolution authorizing the temporary appointment of George Willan as Plumbing Inspector.

Resolution # R 11-04- 211 – Resolution appointing Kathleen Warnebold to the position of Technical Assistant to the Construction

Official/Alternate Deputy Registrar at an hourly rate of $19.50 (Effective 17 November 2004).

 

 

Resolution # R 11-04- 212 – Resolution regarding restricted farmland designated as Block 25, Lot 31 on the Cranbury  Township Tax Map and known as the “Wright North” Farm.

Resolution # R 11-04-213 – Resolution of the Township of Cranbury in Middlesex County, New Jersey requesting extended second round substantive certification.

 

10.              Work Session

 

a.       Bike Path in Village Park

      Keith Vincelette has proposed building a BMX style bike path in

      Village Park as part of his Eagle Project. 

 

b.      Scout Service Projects on Township Property

      Township Committee will review and approve guidelines for scout         leadership and service projects undertaken on Township property. 

 

c.       Re-appointments to Township Boards Committees and Commissions

      Township Committee will discuss the process for re-appointment to       Township Boards, Committees and Commissions.

 

d.      Goals for boards, commissions, and departments (Becky Beauregard)

      Discussion of a request that boards, commissions and departments provide        a list of major goals and priorities for the coming year as part of the budget process.

 

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

 

12.              Mayor’s Notes

                 

13.              Closed Session – Resolution # R 11-04-198 –

                              --Closed Session Committee    Minutes – Committee Minutes 25                                                    October 2004;

                              --Land Acquisition: E. Barclay and Simonson Property Update;                                                --Contract Negotiations: Police Contract;

                              --Contract Negotiations/ Land Acquisitions: Regarding open space                                                  acquisitions

     

14.              Approval of Closed session minutes Committee Minutes 25 October 2004.

 

15.              Adjourn

 

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TC November 2004