MINUTES

OF THE

CRANBURY TOWNSHIP

HISTORIC PRESERVATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE

CRANBURY, NEW JERSEY

MIDDLESEX COUNTY

 

TIME AND PLACE OF MEETING

The regular meeting of the Cranbury Township Historic Preservation Advisory Commission was held at the Town Hall, Cranbury, New Jersey, on February 15, 2005 at 7:30 p.m.

 

STATEMENT OF ADEQUATE NOTICE

Pursuant of the Sunshine Law, adequate notice in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act (N.J.S.A. 10:4-5) was provided on December 30, 2003 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.

 

CALL TO ORDER

With a quorum present, Chairperson Bobbie Marlowe called the meeting to order and acted as the Chairperson thereof, and, Linda M. Scott, Secretary for the Commission, performed as Secretary.

 

MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE

Kate McConnell, Don Jo Swanagan, and Bobbie Marlowe were present. Diane Stasi and Harry Williams called to inform that they would be unable to attend.

 

MINUTES

The minutes of the January 18, 2005 meeting were reviewed and approved. A motion by Bobbie Marlowe to approve, seconded by Kate McConnell, all were in favor.

 

APPLICATIONS

John and Brenda Kirkenir of 3 North Main Street (B23,L70.01) were present to discuss their application for building a detached garage and to renovate the existing attached two bay garage. This home originally sat on North Main Street, was moved to its current location. The proposed garage will be a 3 bay garage with a second floor, windows will be simulated divided panes vinyl clad. The asphalt shingles will match existing home. The garage siding will be 6 Certainteed cement board. The plans (3 sets) and application were reviewed, approved, and then signed. All in favor. One set of plans is for the HPAC file, the other two sets will be forwarded to construction

 

DISCUSSION

Bobbie spoke with Trishka regarding Chapter 93, but will now follow up with an email.

The shed at 50 Maplewood Ave. has been taken down.

Kate inquired on the protocol for applications that are received from the Planning or Zoning Board. It was explained that HPAC reviews the application and would make a written recommendation, which is then forwarded to the respected board.

Don Jo asked HPAC what is the difference between a National Historic Place, Site, and Landmark. Kate said that there is a difference to a landmark. It was a consensus that a site is an actual place where an historic event has taken place. It is believed that a Landmark could be a building. Kate was not exactly sure of the difference between the latter but will inquire about this and will report back at the next meeting.

 

Kate gave an update of the pricing for the reproduction of the 1933 Sanborn Fire Maps. She is dealing with Triangle on Princeton Pike due to the large size of the map. Prices for two sheets are $15 per sheet, $30 for a CD, 18x 24 color prints $27 per page,11x 17 is $17.59 per page. Kate McConnell has a printer that can handle 11 x 17 copies. Secretary will give a sales exemption certificate. Nothing has been received from Princeton University regarding the 1916 maps.

 

ADJOURNMENT OF MEETING

There being no further business, on motion duly made by Bobbie Marlowe, seconded by Kate McConnell, and carried, the meeting was thereupon adjourned at 8:10 pm.

 

CERTIFICATE OF SECRETARY

I, Undersigned, do hereby certify;

That I am duly acting secretary of the Cranbury Township Historic Preservation Advisory Commission and,

That the foregoing minutes, of the Historic Preservation Advisory Commission, held on February 15, 2005, consisting of 2 pages, constitutes a true and correct copy of the minutes of the said meeting.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto do subscribe, my name of said Historic Preservation Advisory Commission this March 1, 2005.

 

 

 

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Linda M. Scott, Secretary