Township of Cranbury, New Jersey

Township Committee Meeting

January 24, 2005

 

 

 

1.                  Pledge of Allegiance

 

2.                  Open Public Meetings Act Notice

 

3.                  Roll Call

 

4.                  Reports and Communications from Committee

 

--Committee Minutes January 3 and January 14, 2005.

--Sub Committee Reports -

 

5.                  Agenda Additions/Changes

 

6.                  Ordinance First 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.  (Second Reading February 7, 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                            (Second Reading February 7, 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 o $1,095,000 bonds or notes of                            the Township for financing part of the appropriation. (Second Reading     February 7, 2005 7:00 PM)

 

7.                  Consent Agenda    

 

Resolution # R 01-05-019 - Payment of Bills

Resolution # R 01-05-020 - Resolution requesting an extension of time from NJDOT, from January 9, 2005 to January 9, 2006, for the Liberty Way Extension Project.

Resolution # R 01-05-021 - Authorizing Professional Services for Mary Beth Lonergan (COAH Consultant)

 

Resolution # R 01-05-022 - Resolution of the Township of Cranbury authorizing the Mayor and Clerk to execute an interlocal agreement

between Hightstown Borough and Cranbury Township for 911 service. ($98,450.00)

Resolution # R 01-05-023 - Authorizing Professional Services for Jeffery C. Green (Attorney, Zoning Board of Adjustment)

Resolution # R 01-05-024 - Authorizing Professional Services for Trishka Waterbury, Esq. (Township Attorney)

Resolution # R 01-05-025 - Authorizing Professional Services for Cathleen Marcelli of Hatch Mott McDonald (Township Engineer)

Resolution # R 01-05-026 - Resolution adopting street addresses for Block 8, Lots 1.01, 1.03 and 1.04.

Resolution # R 01-05-027 - Resolution redeeming tax liens for Block 23, Lot 155 (TTL # 215)

Resolution # R 01-05-028 - Resolution appointing Frederick C. Carr as the acting Chief Financial Officer. (Effective date 1 January 2005)

Resolution # R 01-05-029 - Resolution adopting a Temporary Budget for the Township of Cranbury.

Resolution # R 01-05-030 - Authorizing Professional Services for Ronald A. Ghrist, CPA/RMA (Independent Auditor)

Resolution # R 01-05-031 - 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.

 

8.                  Work Session

 

a.       Police Station Update

      Mark Berkowsky of Berkowsky and Associates, Inc. will provide an    update on the Police Station construction. 

 

b.      Township Committee Liaison Assignments

      Township Committee Liaison positions will be discussed.

 

c.       Signage for Township Parks

      Parks Commission will present a final proposal for parks signage.  

 

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

 

10.              Mayor’s Notes

                 

a.         Township Committee Meeting February 7 & 14, 2005

b.         Municipal Alliance Appointments - Mayoral Appointment (Jane Holland)

 

c.         Zoning Board of Adjustment - Township Committee Appointments

 

11.              Closed Session – Resolution # R 01-05-018–

                  --Pending Litigation: Status report and matters requiring confidential advice of counsel regarding Danser v. Township of Cranbury,                                           Docket No. MID- C-267-04;

                  --Land Acquisition: Discussion of land acquisitions;

                  --Review of Closed Session Minutes from January 5, 2004 - November 15, 2004 and January 3, 2005.

 

12.              Approval of Closed Session minutes of January 3, 2005 and Closed Session Minutes from January 5, 2004 - November 15, 2004. 

 

13.              Adjourn

 

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TC January 2005