November 28, 2005

5:30 P.M.


[Township Administrator’s Office] 

1.                  Pledge of Allegiance


2.                  Open Public Meetings Act Notice


3.                  Roll Call


4.                  2006 Budget Discussions


[Township Committee Meeting Room]

5.                  Committee Minutes of  November 14, 2005


6.          Reports and Communications


                  --Members of Committee



7.         Agenda Additions/Changes


8.         Ordinances

            Second Reading

Cranbury Township Ordinance # 11-05-28 – An Ordinance of the Township       of Cranbury in Middlesex County, New Jersey, authorizing the acquisition for affordable housing purposes of certain real property located at 2665 Route 130 South in the Township of Cranbury, designated as Block 26, Lot 3 on the tax map of the Township of Cranbury, and commonly referred to as the “Route 130-D” site.


9.         Resolutions

            Consent Agenda  


Resolution # R 11-05-212- Payment of Bills.

Resolution # R 11-05-213 – Resolution authorizing the release of a Performance Guarantee for Home Depot (Private Improvements) for Block 7, Lots 13, 17&18.

Resolution # R 11-05-214 – Resolution authorizing the release of a Performance Guarantee for Home Depot (Sanitary Sewer Improvements) for Block 7, Lots 13, 17&18).

Resolution # R 11-05-215 – Resolution authorizing the release of a Performance Guarantee for Rockefeller Group-Pearson Education for Building B).





9.         Resolutions

            Consent Agenda (Continued)


Resolution # R 11-05-216 – Resolution approving Change Order # 26 and authorizing execution of the Certificate of Substantial Completion in connection with the Police Building Construction.

Resolution # R 11-05-217 – Resolution authorizing refunds for overpayment of 2005 property taxes for Block 7, Lot 18, Block 20.08, Lot 1 and Block 23, Lot 108.15.

Resolution # R 11-05-218 – Resolution authorizing the release of planning escrow for Natalie Caricato.

Resolution # R 11-05-219 – Resolution authorizing the release of  planning escrow for Princeton Ballet.

Resolution # R 11-05-220 – Resolution authorizing the release of planning escrow for RC Maxwell.

Resolution # R 11-05-221 – Resolution authorizing the release of engineering escrow for the Rockefeller Group.

Resolution # R 11-05-222 – Resolution approving a Developer’s Agreement between the Township of Cranbury and 2226 Cranbury, L.L.C. (California Closets) for property designated as Block 8, Lot 6 on the Cranbury Township Tax Map.

Resolution # R 11-05-223 – Resolution authorizing a reduction in the assessment for repairs to the sidewalks abutting Lots 19, 20 and 21 in Block 33 made pursuant to the Village Sidewalk Improvement Project.

Resolution # R 11-05-224 – Resolution authorizing Year 2005 Budget Transfers.


10.       Reports from Township staff and professionals


      11.      Reports from Township Boards and Commissions


  1.      Work Session

  a.  Discussion and status of traffic violations by Chief  Jay Hansen.

                       Police Chief Jay Hansen will discuss with and give a report on the status of     

                       traffic violations in the Township.


b.  Discussion of Township’s Re-valuation and awarding of Contract

Steve Benner, Tax Assessor, will discuss the Township’s upcoming re-          valuation and make a recommendation to award the contract to Appraisal Systems, Inc. of  Mendham, New Jersey.


13.      Resolution

Resolution # R 11-05-225 – Resolution awarding a contract to Appraisal            Systems, Inc. of Mendham, New Jersey in the amount of $158,000.00 for



13.       Resolution # R 11-05-225(Continued)

Cranbury Township’s re-valuation of all property within the Township of Cranbury.   


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


15.      Closed Session – Resolution # R 11-05-211

   ---Review of Closed Session Minutes of  November 14, 2005.


   16.       Approval of Closed Session minutes of  November 14, 2005.    


17.       Adjourn


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