Township of Cranbury, New Jersey

Township Committee Meeting Agenda

December 20, 2004




1.                  Pledge of Allegiance


2.                  Open Public Meetings Act Notice


3.                  Roll Call


4.                  Reports and Communications from Committee


--Committee Minutes December 6, 2004

--Sub Committee Reports -


5.                  Agenda Additions/Changes


6.                  Ordinance Second Reading


                        Ordinance # 12-04-31 - An Ordinance of the Township of Cranbury in                                     Middlesex County, New Jersey, authorizing the acquisition of an access                             conservation easement or other permanent right of public access to and                              use of property located on John White road in Cranbury Township and                                     designated on the Cranbury Township Tax Map as Block 22.01, Lot 2 (the                   “White” Property) for passive recreation and conservation purposes.                              (First Reading December 6, 2004 7:30 PM)


                        Ordinance # 12-04-32 - An Ordinance of the Township of Cranbury,                           County of Middlesex, State of New Jersey, concerning private duty                                   service of members of the Cranbury Township Police Department, and                                 amending Chapter thirty-three of the Code of the Township of Cranbury.                                 (First Reading December 6, 2004 7:30 PM)


7.                  Consent Agenda    


Resolution # R 12-04-228 – Payment of Bills

                        Resolution # R 12-04-229 – A Resolution authorizing the execution of a                                    lease agreement between the Township of Cranbury and the Board of                                    Education of the Township of Cranbury for a ±.58-acre portion of property                designated as Block 23, Lot 14.03 on the Cranbury Township Tax Map for                        parking purposes

Resolution # R 12-04-230 – Resolution authorizing the release of a performance guarantee for Hannah and Mason's. (Private)

Resolution # R 12-04-231– Resolution authorizing the release of a deposit for Richard and Marie Stiglic Wheatfield Road Reconstruction.

Resolution # R 12-04-232 – Resolution canceling balance in Ordinance # 10-03-13.




Consent Agenda (Continued)


Resolution # R 12-04-233 – Resolution canceling 2004 property tax balances ten dollars or under. ($10.00 or under)

Resolution # R 12-04-234 – Resolution transferring overpaid 2004 property taxes ten dollars or under into surplus. ($10.00 or under)

Resolution # R 12-04-235 – Resolution refunding 2004 overpaid property taxes.

Resolution # R 12-04-236 – Resolution redeeming a tax lien $4,861.93 (Block 7, Lot 5 TTL # 18)

Resolution # R 12-04-237 – Resolution authorizing the Mayor and Clerk to execute an Interlocal Services Agreement covering the CFC (Chlorofluorocarbons) Recovery Reimbursement Program between the Township of Cranbury and the County of Middlesex.

Resolution # R 12-04-238 – Resolution authorizing year 2004 budget transfers.


8.                  Work Session        


a.       Signage for Township Parks

      Parks and Recreation will propose signage for the Township Parks.


b.      COAH Affordable Housing Development Fees (Trishka Waterbury)

      COAH is amending its rules (which will be effective on December 20,
      2004) to allow municipalities to increase the percentage of affordable
      housing fees they require developers to pay, from .5% to 1% for
      residential development and from 1% to 2% for non-residential

c.       Wright South Corrective Action Plan (Cathy Marcelli)

Township Engineer, Cathy Marcelli, will update the Township Committee on the Wright South clean up.  The demolition of the buildings, abatement of the soil contamination, relocated driveway, baseball field and asbestos's remediation on the Wright South Property.   


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


10.              Mayor’s Notes


11.              Closed Session – Resolution # R 12-04-226 – Pending Litigation: Status report and matters requiring confidential advice of counsel regarding Danser v. Township of Cranbury, Docket No. MID- C-267-04. Personnel:




             Closed Session (Continued)


12.              Appointments to volunteer boards and commissions; CFO performance review and discussion re-appointment of same. Other: Review of Closed

            Session Committee Minutes December 6, 2004; review of Closed Session                    Minutes from January 5, 2004 - November 15, 2004.  


13.              Approval of Closed session minutes of Committee Meeting of Committee Minutes December 6, 2004.


14.              Adjourn


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TC December 2004