MINUTES

OF THE

CRANBURY TOWNSHIP

PLANNING BOARD

CRANBURY, NEW JERSEY

MIDDLESEX COUNTY

 

 

TIME AND PLACE OF MEETING

 

            The regular meeting of the Cranbury Township Planning Board was held at the Cranbury Elementary School Cafeteria on January 10, 2008 at 7:30 p.m.

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

Ms. Josette C. Kratz called the meeting to order and presided over the meeting until a Chairman was appointed.

 

 

STATEMENT OF ADEQUATE NOTICE

 

            Pursuant with the Sunshine Law adequate notice in accordance with the open public meeting act was provided 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

 

Mr. Dulin, Mr. Golubieski, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Kehrt, Mr. Speer, Ms. Stave, Mr. Stannard, Mr. Wahlers, Ms. Weidner

 

PROFESSIONALS IN ATTENDANCE

 

Jacqueline M. Wahler, Court Reporter, Valerie J. Kimson, Attorney, Josette C. Kratz, Board Secretary

 

                       


NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS/APPOINTMENTS

 

CHAIRPERSON

 

Mr. Harvey nominated James Golubieski as Chairman.  Mr. Kehrt seconded the nomination.

 

There were no other nominations.  Upon motion duly made, seconded and carried, the nominations were closed, and the votes counted.

 

VOTE ROLL CALL

 

             AYES:      Mr. Dulin, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Kehrt, Mr. Speer, Ms. Stave, Mr. Stannard, Mr. Wahlers, Ms. Weidner

             NAYS:      None

       ABSTAIN:      Mr. Golubieski

        ABSENT:      None

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

 

VICE CHAIRPERSON

 

Mr.  Harvey nominated Allen Kehrt as Vice Chairman.  Mr. Speer seconded the nomination.

 

There were no other nominations.  Upon motion duly made, seconded and carried, the nominations were closed, and the votes counted.

 

 

VOTE ROLL CALL

 

             AYES:      Mr. Dulin, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Speer, Ms. Stave, Mr. Stannard, Mr. Wahlers, Ms. Weidner, Mr. Golubieski

             NAYS:      None

       ABSTAIN:      Mr. Kehrt

        ABSENT:      None

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

 

BOARD SECRETARY

 

Mr. Kehrt nominated Josette C. Kratz as Board Secretary.  Ms. Weidner seconded the nomination.

 

There were no other nominations.  Upon motion duly made, seconded and carried, the nominations were closed, and the votes counted.

 

 

VOTE ROLL CALL

 

             AYES:      Mr. Dulin, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Kehrt,  Mr. Speer, Ms. Stave, Mr. Stannard, Mr. Wahlers, Ms. Weidner, Mr. Golubieski

             NAYS:      None

       ABSTAIN:      None

        ABSENT:      None

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

 


BOARD ATTORNEY

 

Mr. Kehrt nominated Valerie J. Kimson and the law firm of Purcell, Ries, Shannon, Mulcahy & O’Neill as Board Attorney.  Mr. Harvey seconded the nomination.

 

There were no other nominations.  Upon motion duly made, seconded and carried, the nominations were closed, and the votes counted.

 

 

VOTE ROLL CALL

 

             AYES:      Mr. Dulin, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Kehrt,  Mr. Speer, Ms. Stave, Mr. Stannard, Mr. Wahlers, Ms. Weidner, Mr. Golubieski

             NAYS:      None

       ABSTAIN:      None

        ABSENT:      None

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

MUNICIPAL PLANNER

 

Mr. Kehrt nominated Richard Preiss of Phillips, Preiss and Shapiro as Township Planner.  Mr. Speer seconded the nomination.

 

There were no other nominations.  Upon motion duly made, seconded and carried, the nominations were closed, and the votes counted.

 

VOTE ROLL CALL

 

             AYES:      Mr. Dulin, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Kehrt,  Mr. Speer, Ms. Stave, Mr. Stannard, Mr. Wahlers, Ms. Weidner, Mr. Golubieski

             NAYS:      None

       ABSTAIN:      None

        ABSENT:      None

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

 

MUNICIPAL ENGINEER

 

Mr. Kehrt nominated Cathleen Marcelli of Hatch Mott McDonald as Township Engineer.  Mr. Stannard seconded the nomination.

 

There were no other nominations.  Upon motion duly made, seconded and carried, the nominations were closed, and the votes counted.

 

VOTE ROLL CALL

 

             AYES:      Mr. Dulin, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Kehrt,  Mr. Speer, Ms. Stave, Mr. Stannard, Mr. Wahlers, Ms. Weidner, Mr. Golubieski

             NAYS:      None

       ABSTAIN:      None

        ABSENT:      None

 

MOTION CARRIED

 


MUNICIPAL TRAFFIC CONSULTANT

 

Mr. Kehrt nominated Andre Feranda of Shropshire as Traffic Consultant.  Mr. Harvey seconded the nomination.

 

There were no other nominations.  Upon motion duly made, seconded and carried, the nominations were closed, and the votes counted.

 

VOTE ROLL CALL

 

             AYES:      Mr. Dulin, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Kehrt,  Mr. Speer, Ms. Stave, Mr. Stannard, Mr. Wahlers, Ms. Weidner, Mr. Golubieski

             NAYS:      None

       ABSTAIN:      None

        ABSENT:      None

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

 

COURT REPORTER

 

Mr. Kehrt nominated Jacqueline M. Wahlers.  Mr. Speer seconded the nomination.

 

There were no other nominations.  Upon motion duly made, seconded and carried, the nominations were closed, and the votes counted.

 

VOTE ROLL CALL

 

             AYES:      Mr. Dulin, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Kehrt,  Mr. Speer, Ms. Stave, Mr. Stannard, Mr. Wahlers, Ms. Weidner, Mr. Golubieski

             NAYS:      None

       ABSTAIN:      None

        ABSENT:      None

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

 


CALENDAR MEETING DATES

 

Upon a motion duly made, seconded and carried the motion to approve the New Year’s calendar dates.

 

VOTE ROLL CALL

 

             AYES:      Mr. Dulin, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Kehrt,  Mr. Speer, Ms. Stave, Mr. Stannard, Mr. Wahlers, Ms. Weidner, Mr. Golubieski

             NAYS:      None

       ABSTAIN:      None

        ABSENT:      None

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

DESIGNATION OF AN OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER

 

Upon motion duly made, seconded and carried, the designation of the Home News Tribune and Cranbury Press as the official newspapers was made.

 

VOTE ROLL CALL

 

             AYES:      Mr. Dulin, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Kehrt,  Mr. Speer, Ms. Stave, Mr. Stannard, Mr. Wahlers, Ms. Weidner, Mr. Golubieski

             NAYS:      None

       ABSTAIN:      None

        ABSENT:      None

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

 


AGENDA FEE SCHEDULE

 

Upon motion duly made, seconded and carried, the approval of the agenda fee schedule to be $30 for the year was made.

 

VOTE ROLL CALL

 

             AYES:      Mr. Dulin, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Kehrt,  Mr. Speer, Ms. Stave, Mr. Stannard, Mr. Wahlers, Ms. Weidner, Mr. Golubieski

             NAYS:      None

       ABSTAIN:      None

        ABSENT:      None

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

RESOLUTIONS

 

PB 005-01                   Chinmaya Mission

                                    Block 22, Lot 16 & 18

                                    96 Cranbury Neck Road

                                    Amended Preliminary & Final Site Plan w/Bulk Variances & Design Waivers

 

Mr. Harvey motioned for the approval of the resolution with the addition of the required COAH contribution wording.  Ms. Weidner seconded the motion.

 

 

VOTE ROLL CALL

 

             AYES:      Mr. Dulin, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Speer, Mr. Stannard, Mr. Wahlers, Ms. Weidner, Mr. Golubieski

             NAYS:      None

       ABSTAIN:      None

        ABSENT:      None

NOT ELIGIBLE TO VOTE: Mr. Kehrt, Ms. Stave

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

 


PB 122-06       Danny Perovic/ADJ Land Developers, LLC

                        Block 5, Lot 14

                        2670 Route 130

                        Preliminary and Final Site Plan

 

Mr. Harvey motioned for the approval of the resolution with the addition of the required COAH contribution wording.  Mr. Speer seconded the motion.

 

 

VOTE ROLL CALL

 

             AYES:      Mr. Dulin, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Speer, Mr. Stannard, Mr. Wahlers, Ms. Weidner, Mr. Golubieski

             NAYS:      None

       ABSTAIN:      None

        ABSENT:      None

NOT ELIGIBLE TO VOTE: Mr. Kehrt, Ms. Stave

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

 

EXTENSION OF TIME

 

PB 099-05       Matthew & Patricia Long

Block 21, Lot 3, Zone A-100

39 Cranbury Neck Road

Minor Subdivision

                       

Mr. Kehrt motioned for the approval of an extension of time for 90 days to allow for the signature of the deeds.  Mr. Speer seconded the motion.

 

VOTE ROLL CALL

 

             AYES:      Mr. Dulin, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Kehrt,  Mr. Speer, Ms. Stave, Mr. Stannard, Mr. Wahlers, Ms. Weidner, Mr. Golubieski

             NAYS:      None

       ABSTAIN:      None

        ABSENT:      None

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

 

Mr. Golubieski announced that Viridian had come before the DRC last December.  The DRC had suggested at the end of that meeting to come back to the full board with a concept plan.

 

The Board wanted to invite some of the members of the Environmental Commission to attend the meeting.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT OF MEETING

 

There being no further business, on motion duly made, seconded, and carried, the meeting was thereupon adjourned.

 

CERTIFICATE OF SECRETARY

 

                        I, Undersigned, do hereby certify;

 

                        That I am duly elected and acting secretary of the Cranbury Township Planning Board and, that the foregoing minutes of the Planning Board, held on January 10, 2008, consisting of 12 pages, constitute a true and correct copy of the minutes of the said meeting.

 

                        IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto subscribed my name of said Planning Board this February 7, 2008.

 

 

                                                                                                                                   

                                                                        Josette C. Kratz, Secretary

 

 

/jck