CRANBURY, NEW JERSEY
TIME AND PLACE OF MEETING
The regular meeting of the Cranbury Township Environmental Commission was held in Town Hall on August 16, 2004 at 7:06 p.m.
CALL TO ORDER
Without a quorum present, John Persico, Chairman of the Cranbury Township Environmental Commission called the meeting to order and acted as the Chairman thereof, and, Linda M. Scott acted as Secretary of the meeting.
STATEMENT OF ADEQUATE NOTICE
Pursuant to the Sunshine Law adequate notice in accordance with the Open Public Meeting Act (N.J.S.A. 10:4-6) was provided on January 7, 2004 of this meeting=s date, time, place and agenda was mailed to the news media, posted on the Township bulletin board, mailed to those requesting personal notice, and filed with the Municipal Clerk.
MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE
Anna Drago, James Golubeski, Peter Sibley, and John Persico, Chair.
Due to the lack of quorum, the minutes of the July 12, 2004 meeting will not be reviewed. It will be placed on the next meetings agenda.
Cranbury Day preparations were discussed. The lot has been reserved for the table. An idea to display the storm drains decals that indicate the where the water flows. John will e-mail the EC to solicit their time and ideas. Pete has graphs, test sites and test data results that will be displayed. John will bring the table. Farmland Preservation map is always a good giveaway. John will ask Cathy for an updated map. A copy of the Cranbury Brook Preserve draft ordinance will be displayed.
Anna took the initiative to have her soil tested for $10. by the Rutgers. She brought in the results to show what they looked like. She also thought this would be an idea to display for Cranbury Day. Anna will bring the Cranbury Press article pertaining to the Turtle Project. If there are pictures with the Girl Scouts applying the plaques, these should be displayed. She will supply the folding board for display.
Tom Patterson is responsible for the soil test information from Rutgers Coop Extension.
John will bring the table along with 2 chairs.
Pete checked the New Jersey Stormwater Regulations web site and informed EC that the seminar for Middlesex County is not been scheduled. He volunteered to contact Tom Harvey regarding this issue. Cranbury Township will need to review the stormwater ordinance to be state compliant.
Pete sent via email to Trishka, a newspaper article that he would like to have her review before forwarding to the Press. She has not responded, so Pete will forward Lisa Randazzi the article.
Hot Wok application was reviewed, but with no environmental issues and not a quorum, there will be no comment.
Eagles Scout Greg Bredariol is proposing a post rail fence 100’ long along the north side of the West Property. EC cannot comment until the next meeting when a quorum is present. Scout Service Projects Outline is on this evenings TC meeting. This outline will streamline the committees/commissions that scout projects will need approval.
Jim Golubieski informed EC that Recreation is seeking township property that would be suitable for a skateboard area. It was discussed and felt that a whole community plan and survey be completed to determine what the needs of the community are. An assessment survey was discussed earlier this year but this did not come to fruition.
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 notes of the Environmental Commission, held on August 16, 2004 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 _____________________, 2004.
Linda M. Scott, Secretary