Township of Cranbury, New Jersey

Township Committee Meeting Agenda

April 26, 2004


1.                  Pledge of Allegiance


2.                  Open Public Meetings Act Notice


3.                  Roll Call


4.                  Reports and Communications from Committee


--Committee Minutes 19 April 2004

--Sub Committee Reports -


5.                  Agenda Additions/Changes


6.                   Ordinances - Second Reading


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) Deferred from meeting of 19 April 2004.


7.                  Consent Agenda    


Resolution # R 04-04-079 – Payment of Bills

Resolution # R 04-04-080 – Authorizing Professional Services for Ruderman and Glickman (Mark A. Ruderman, Police Labor Attorney)

Resolution # R 04-04-081 – Authorizing Professional Services for John J. Maley, Jr. CPA (William Diefenbach, Township Auditor)

Resolution # R 04-04-082 – Resolution authorizing the release of Winterization Escrow for Toll. (Bl. 23, Lots 108.10, 108.12, and 108.14)

Resolution # R 04-04-083 – 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, PL 1948) Clean Communities Grant ($5,621.90)

Resolution #  R 04-04-084 - Resolution of the Township of Cranbury commending Jo-Ann Powell as Welfare and Social Services Director.

Resolution # R 04-04-086 - Resolution awarding contract No. 28 for Cranbury Neck Road Sidewalk Construction to Berto Construction, Inc. of Rahway, NJ for $79,473.75.

Resolution # R 04-04-087 - Resolution awarding contract No. 26 for Village Sidewalk Improvements Construction to Diamond Construction of Dunellen, NJ $130,362.75. 


8.                  Work Session


a.       Temporary Easement (Susan and Peter Mavoides)

      Susan and Peter Mavoides of 10 South Main Street request the Township         Committee grant a temporary construction easement in support of their             house renovation.  Easement would be from township sewer pump station          access road.


b.      Amendment to Planning Incentive Grant

                        Cranbury Township applied for a Green Acres Planning Incentive Grant                                    on 15 January             2002 to purchase of the Updike and Fisher Farms as open                                space and possible use for recreation purposes (active or passive).  The                             current grant application can be amended by submitting additional                                              properties for possible future preservation.


                                    MOTION:  Move to adopt Cranbury Township Resolution # R                                               04-04-085 – Resolution supporting the amendment of the                                                   Cranbury Township Green Acres Planning Incentive Grant dated                                      15 January 2002.


c.       Township Committee Goals and Subcommittees

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


d.      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.


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


10.              Mayor’s Notes                  


11.              Closed Session –  Resolution # R 04-04-078 - Closed Session                                                       Minutes – Minutes 19 April 2004:

                              Litigation: Township of Cranbury vs. D. C. McBride    


12.              Approval of Closed session minutes of  Committee Minutes 19 April 2004


13.              Adjourn


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TC April 2004