Township of Cranbury, New Jersey

Township Committee Meeting

March 7, 2005

1.                  Pledge of Allegiance


2.                  Open Public Meetings Act Notice


3.                  Roll Call


4.                  Committee Minutes of 3, 7 and 10 February, 2005

5.                  Reports and Communications


--Members of Committee

--Subcommittees and Ad Hoc Committees

6.                  Agenda Additions/Changes


7.                  Ordinance Second 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. (First Reading February 7, 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 . (First Reading February 7, 7:00PM)


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 (First Reading February 7, 7:00PM)

8.                  Consent Agenda


Resolution # R 03-05-049 - Authorizing Professional Services for Harvey Moskowitz (Township Planning Consultant).

Resolution # R 03-05-050 - Authorizing Professional Services for Michele Donato (HPAC Attorney).

Resolution # R 03-05-051 - Resolution appointing Rickey A. Varga to Lieutenant of the Cranbury Police Department. (Effective date February 28, 2005).

Resolution # R 03-05-052 - Resolution fixing the salaries and wages for various officials and employees of the Township of Cranbury.



Resolution # R 03-05-053 - Resolution authorizing the Mayor and Clerk to execute an interlocal agreement between Cranbury Township and Middlesex County for a Homeland Security Pass-Through Grant ($5,000.00).

Resolution # R 03-05-054 - Resolution authorizing the release of a performance guarantee for Grundy Single Family Dwelling (Block 23, Lot 42.02)

Resolution # R 03-05-055 - Resolution of the Township of Cranbury authorizing self-examination of the 2005 Budget. (As required by the Director of Community Affairs)

Resolution # R 03-05-056 - Resolution authorizing the Chief Financial Officer to pay required bills.

Resolution # R 03-05-057 - Resolution supporting the Community Development Program and urging Congress to restore its funding.

Resolution # R 03-05-058 - Resolution calling for full and fair funding in the TEA-21 Reauthorization. (Transportation Equity Act)

Resolution # R 03-05-059 - Resolution authorizing a refund for overpayment of liquor license fees for Cranbury Inn. ($200.00)

9.                  Reports from Township Staff and Professionals


10.              Reports from Township Boards and Commissions


11.              Work Session

a.       CHA Pin Oaks

The Township Committee will discuss a request by Cranbury Housing Associates to have the Township acquire the site known as "Pin Oaks". Pin Oaks was previously an affordable housing location. The housing was demolished and there are no further plans to develop the site.


b.      FY 2006 NJDOT State Aid Application (Cathy Marcelli)

The Township Committee will discuss possible State aid projects for roads and sidewalks for the NJDOT FY 2006 Municipal Aid, Local Bikeway, Safe Streets to Schools and Centers of Place Programs State Aid Application.


c.       Police Station Update

Mark Berkowsky of Berkowsky and Associates, Inc. will update the Township Committee on the current status of the construction of the new Police Building.


d.      Mayoral and Township Committee Appointments



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


13.              Closed Session Resolution # R 03-05-046

--Pending Litigation: Danser v. Township of Cranbury, Docket No.
MID-C-267-04 and In re Six Month Extension of NJAC 5:91-14, Supreme
Court Docket No. 56,945, Appellate Division Docket No. A-795-02;

--Land Acquisition: Discussion of potential land acquisitions;

--Review of Closed Session Minutes from February 7, 2005.


14.              Approval of Closed Session minutes of Committee Meeting of February 7, 2005.


15.              Adjourn


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TC March 2005