Township of Cranbury, New Jersey

Township Committee Meeting Agenda

April 19, 2004

 

 

1.                  Pledge of Allegiance

 

2.                  Open Public Meetings Act Notice

 

3.                  Roll Call

 

4.                  Reports and Communications from Committee

 

--Committee Minutes 12 April 2004

--Sub Committee Reports -

           

5.                  Agenda Additions/Changes

 

6.                   Ordinances - Second Reading

 

Ordinance 03-04-07  Bond Ordinance providing for sidewalk repairs in the Township of Cranbury (residents to reimburse the Township over a ten-year period) the County of Middlesex, New Jersey, appropriating $192,000.00 therefor and authorizing the issuance of $182,800.00 bonds or notes of the Township to finance part of the cost thereof. (First Reading 22 March 2004)

 

Ordinance 03-04-08  Bond Ordinance providing for the construction of Liberty Way Road in the Township of Cranbury, County of Middlesex, New Jersey, appropriating $545,000.00 therefor and authorizing the issuance of $519,000.00 bonds or notes of the Township to finance part of the cost thereof.  (First Reading 22 March 2004)

 

Ordinance 03-04-09     Bond  Ordinance providing for the demolition of a building on the Wright South property, in the Township of Cranbury, County of Middlesex, New Jersey, appropriating $289,000.00 therefor and authorizing the issuance of $275,000.00 bonds or notes of the Township to finance part of the cost thereof.  (Note:  This is a supplement to Cranbury Township Ordinance # 04-03-06, which was previously adopted)  (First Reading 22 March 2004)

 

Ordinance 03-04-10      Bond Ordinance providing for South Brunswick Sewer Improvements, for the Township of Cranbury, County of Middlesex, New Jersey, appropriating $120,000.00 therefor and authorizing the issuance of $114,200.00 bonds or notes of the Township to finance the cost thereof.  (Note:  This is a supplement to Cranbury Township Ordinance # 04-03-04, which was previously adopted (First Reading 22 March 2004)

 

Ordinance 03-04-11    A Capital Ordinance providing for sidewalks for Cranbury Neck Road, in the Township of Cranbury, County of Middlesex, New Jersey, appropriating $135,000.00.  (Capital Surplus) (First Reading 22 March 2004)

 

Ordinance 03-04-12    Bond Ordinance providing for construction of a new police station in the Township of Cranbury, County of Middlesex, New Jersey, appropriating $3,000,000.00 therefor and authorizing the issuance of $3,000,000.00 bonds or notes of the Township to finance the cost thereof.  (First Reading 22 March 2004)

 

7.                  Consent Agenda    

 

Resolution # R 04-04-074 – Payment of Bills

Resolution # R 04-04-075 – Authorizing Professional Services for Mason, Griffin & Pierson (Trishka Waterbury, Esq. Township Attorney)

Resolution # R 04-04-076 – Authorizing Professional Services for McManimon & Scotland, L.L.C. (Bond Counsel)

Resolution # R 04-04-077 – Resolution authorizing the Mayor and Clerk to execute a developer's agreement between Cranbury Township and Gordon Exit 8A Associates, L.L.C.

 

8.                  Work Session

 

a.       Township Committee Goals and Subcommittees

      Discussion of Township Committee goals for 2004 and formation of      Subcommittees for various goals.

 

b.      Buildings and Grounds (Pari Stave)
An update and discussion of various minor landscaping changes and improvements, including landscaping and lighting in front of Town Hall, plans for the footpath from Maplewood Ave to Village Park, and improvements on the West Property entrance.

 

c.       Sale of Wright and Barclay Properties

      Township Committee will review draft bid documents to be used in the marketing and selling of the Barclay (North and South) and Wright (North         and South) properties along with the options available for the preservation            of the existing farmhouse located as part of the Barclay South.

 

d.      Police Station Road (Cathy Marcelli)

      The contract to pave the road connecting Liberty Way with the new police        station site should be bid along with the bid for the Police Station.

 

 

 

e.       Police Station Update

      Mark Berkowsky and Kurt Schmitt will provide the Township Committee         a status report on the soon to be built Cranbury Police Station. The final           project budget will be approved along with bid documents, bid opening             dates and expected acceptance of bids by Township Committee.

 

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

 

10.              Mayor’s Notes

                       

11.              Closed Session – Resolution # R 04-03-073 – Closed Session Committee Minutes – 12 April 2004. .

 

12.              Approval of Closed session minutes of  12 April 2004

 

13.              Adjourn

 

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TC April 2004