Township of Cranbury, New Jersey

Township Committee Meeting

February 7, 2005

 

 

 

1.                  Pledge of Allegiance

 

2.                  Open Public Meetings Act Notice

 

3.                  Roll Call

 

4.                  Committee Minutes of January 24 and January 31, 2005

 

5.                  Reports and Communications

 

                  --Mayor

                  --Members of Committee

                  --Subcommittees and Ad Hoc Committees

                  --Staff and Professionals  

 

6.                  Agenda Additions/Changes

 

7.                  Ordinance First Reading

 

                  Ordinance # 02-05-04 - An ordinance of the Township of Cranbury in  Middlesex County, New Jersey concerning land development and                                        amending Sections 150-82, 150-83, 150-85, and 150-86 of the Code of the Township of Cranbury. (Second Reading February 28, 7:00 PM)

 

                  Ordinance # 02-05-06 - An ordinance of the Township of Cranbury in Middlesex County, New Jersey amending chapter 100 of the Code of the                            Township of Cranbury (Second Reading February 28, 7:00 PM)

 

                  Ordinance # 02-05-07 - An ordinance of the Township of Cranbury in Middlesex County, New Jersey accepting the dedication of a portion of                               property abutting Corporate Drive and designated on the Cranbury Township Tax Map as Block 2, Lot 3.02 (Second Reading February 28, 7:00 PM)

                 

8.                  Ordinance Second Reading

                 

                        Ordinance # 01-05-01 - An ordinance of the Township of Cranbury in Middlesex County, New Jersey concerning Affordable Housing                                                 Development Fees and amending Chapter 76 of the Code of the Township of Cranbury.  (First Reading January 24, 2005 7:00 PM)        

 

                        Ordinance # 01-05-02 - An ordinance of the Township of Cranbury in Middlesex County, New Jersey, regarding the acquisition of Block 19,                            Lots 11 and 12 (“Fischer Acres”), confirming the amount of just compensation to be paid therefor and authorizing the payment thereof                            (First Reading January 24, 2005 7:00 PM)

 

                        Ordinance # 01-05-03 - A Bond Ordinance providing a supplemental   appropriation of $1,150.00 for acquisition of property four use as open                                     space in and by the Township of Cranbury, in the County of Middlesex, New Jersey and authorizing the issuance of $1,095,000 in bonds or notes                            of the Township for financing part of the appropriation. (First Reading          January 24, 2005 7:00 PM)

 

9.                  Consent Agenda    

 

Resolution # R 02-05-036 - Payment of Bills

Resolution # R 02-05-037 - Authorizing Professional Services for Trishka Waterbury, Esq. (Township Attorney)

Resolution # R 02-05-038 - Authorizing Professional Services for Cathleen Marcelli of Hatch Mott McDonald (Township Engineer)

Resolution # R 02-05-039 - Authorizing Professional Services and Appointing Richard Preiss as the Township Planner. (Township Planner)

Resolution # R 02-05-040 - Authorizing Professional Services for Joseph Stonaker (Planning Board Attorney)

Resolution # R 02-05-041 - Resolution of the Township of Cranbury authorizing the Mayor and Clerk to execute an interlocal agreement between Plainsboro Township and Cranbury Township for Social Services.

Resolution # R 02-05-042 - Resolution concerning Affordable Housing Development Fees.

Resolution # R 02-05-043 - Resolution of the Township of Cranbury authorizing the Mayor and Clerk to execute an agreement with City Connections for website development.  

 

 

10.              Resolutions

 

Budget Introduction

Proposed 2005 Budget for the Township of Cranbury will be formally introduced.  A public hearing on the budget will be on March 14, 2005 at 7:00 PM.

 

MOTION: Move to adopt Resolution # R 02-05-035 – Proposed 2005 Budget for the Township of Cranbury.

                 

11.              Public Hearing

 

Community Development Block Grant

Public hearing on $29,700.00 of 2005 Community Development Block Grant funds to be used to fund low to moderate housing needs in the Township of Cranbury. 

 

12.              Work Session

     

a.       Signage for Township Parks

      Parks Commission will present a final proposal for parks signage. 

 

b.      Building Exception on E. Barclay

      The Township Committee will consider the siting of the residential building exception for the E. Barclay property located on Ancil Davison Road.

 

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

 

14.              Closed Session – Resolution # R 02-05-034– Pending Litigation: Status report and matters requiring confidential advice of counsel regarding Danser v. Township of Cranbury, Docket No. MID- C-267-04: review of Closed Session Minutes from January 24, 2005; Personnel: Police Chief Update

 

15.              Approval of Closed Session minutes of Committee Meeting of January 24, 2005.    

 

16.              Adjourn

 

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TC February 2005