TIME AND PLACE OF MEETING
The regular meeting of the Cranbury Township Environmental Commission was held in Town Hall on January 17, 2006 at 7:00 p.m.
CALL TO ORDER
With a quorum present, Peter Sibley, Chairman of the Cranbury Township Environmental Commission, called the meeting to order and acted as the Chairman thereof, and Kristen H. Hamilton acted as Recording Secretary of the meeting.
STATEMENT OF ADEQUATE NOTICE
Pursuant with the Sunshine Law, adequate notice in accordance with the Open Public Meeting Act (N.J.S.A. 10:4-6) was provided on January 4, 2006, of this meeting's date, time, place, and agenda, was mailed to the news media, was posted on the Township bulletin board, was mailed to those requesting personal notice, and was filed with the Municipal Clerk.
MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE
James Applegate, John Kobland, Thomas Patterson, Barbara Rogers, and Peter Sibley, Chair.
NON-MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE
Harry Strano of Amy Greene Associates, Anna Drago, Betty Wagner and David Stout, Township Liaison to the Environmental Commission.
The minutes of the December 19, 2005, meeting were reviewed and approved on a motion by James Applegate; seconded by John Kobland. Barbara Rogers and Pete Sibley in favor; Tom Patterson abstained.
Environmental Resource Inventory – A draft of the ERI was provided to the EC prior to the meeting. Harry Strano of Amy Greene Associates presented a Powerpoint presentation to the EC, which included draft maps for the ERI. The EC raised questions and commented on the draft documents. Tom Patterson noted same and will e-mail them to Harry for consideration.
Pete will inquire of the Township Engineer if public community wells are still in use.
The ANJEC Grant requires the EC to hold a public meeting to review the draft ERI prior to the end of February and invite the Planning Board and ANJEC to said meeting. Barbara Rogers will provide an update to Barbara Palmer of ANJEC and invite her to the EC’s February 21st meeting.
The Grant also requires the EC to present the ERI to the Planning Board before the end of April. Dave Stout will speak with Tom Harvey of the Planning Board to request getting on the Planning Board’s agenda before the end of April.
Cranbury Brook Preserve – Jim Applegate has received a letter from the Natural Resources Conservation Service. He will forward a copy to Pete and Dave Stout and contact them upon his return from vacation in approximately three weeks.
A motion was made by Pete to enter into executive session, seconded by Barbara, all in favor.
Meeting was reopened to the public.
ADJOURNMENT OF MEETING
There being no further business, on motion duly made, seconded, and carried, the meeting was thereupon adjourned.
CERTIFICATE OF SECRETARY
I, the undersigned, do hereby certify:
That I am duly elected and acting secretary of the Cranbury Township Environmental Commission and,
That the foregoing minutes of the Environmental Commission, held on January 17, 2006, consisting of 2 pages, constitute a true and correct copy of the minutes of the said meeting.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto subscribed the name of said Environmental Commission the _________day of _____________, 2006.
Kristen H. Hamilton, Secretary