AGENDA

TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE MEETING

NOVEMBER 13, 2006

 

1.                  Pledge of Allegiance

 

2.                  Open Public Meetings Act Notice

 

3.                  Roll Call

 

4.                  Regular Committee Minutes of  October 23, 2006

Special Meeting Committee Minutes of November 1, 2006

 

5.         Reports and Communications

                  --Mayor

                  --Members of Committee

                  --Subcommittees

                             

6.            Agenda Additions/Changes

 

7.         Ordinances

               First Reading

 

CRANBURY TOWNSHIP ORDINANCE 11-06-26 - AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF CRANBURY IN MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NEW JERSEY, REGARDING THE ACQUISITION FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING PURPOSES OF PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2665 ROUTE 130 SOUTH (BLOCK 26, LOT 3 ON THE TAX MAP OF THE TOWNSHIP OF CRANBURY), COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS THE “ROUTE 130-D” SITE (Second Reading December 11, 2006).

 

CRANBURY TOWNSHIP ORDINANCE 11-06-25 – A BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY IN AND BY THE TOWNSHIP OF CRANBURY, IN THE COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $1,035,000 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $200,000 BONDS OR NOTES OF THE TOWNSHIP TO FINANCE PART OF THE COST  THEREOF (Second Reading December 11, 2006).

 

     Ordinances

          Second Reading

 

CRANBURY TOWNSHIP ORDINANCE # 08-06-22 – AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF CRANBURY, IN MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NEW

                  JERSEY, AUTHORIZING THE TOWNSHIP TO ENTER INTO A NON-EXCLUSIVE USE AND OCCUPANCY AGREEMENT WITH THE

CRANBURY LIONS CLUB AND THE CRANBURY HISTORICAL AND PRESERVATION SOCIETY FOR THE BARNS LOCATED LOCATED ON BARN PARK (CRANBURY NECK ROAD/BLOCK 21, LOT. 4.11).

 

8.                  Resolution

                      Consent Agenda

 

Resolution # R 11-06–139 - Payment of Bills

Resolution # R 11-06- 140 – A Resolution authorizing the release of a Performance Guarantee for Kerzner Associates (Block 2.01, Lots 2.01 & 2.02—Public).

Resolution # R 11-06-141 – A Resolution authorizing the reduction of a Performance Guarantee for California Closets.

Resolution # R 11-06-142 – A Resolution authorizing the lease by auction of Township Property known as “The Fischer Farm”.

Resolution # 11-06-143 – A Resolution authorizing the lease by auction of Township Property known as “The Barclay Farm”.

Resolution # R 11-06-144 – A Resolution authorizing the lease by auction of Township Property known as “The Frosztega Farm”.

Resolution # R 11-06-145 – A Resolution authorizing the release of a Performance Guarantee for Hannah & Mason’s.

Resolution # R 11-06-146 – A Resolution authorizing the release of engineering escrow for Hannah & Mason’s.

Resolution # R 11-06-147 – A Resolution authorizing the reduction of a Performance Guarantee for American Properties.

Resolution # R 11-06-148 – A Resolution authorizing the execution of a Grant Agreement with the County of Middlesex under the County Open Space, Recreation and Farmland and Historic Preservation Trust Fund for the construction and/or improvements of certain recreation and other facilities.

      

9.         Reports from Township staff and professionals

 

10.       Reports from Township Boards and Commissions

  

      11.       Work Session

                   a.  Monthly report of Police Department by Chief Jay Hansen (Jay Hansen)

Chief Jay Hansen will present and discuss with the Township Committee a monthly status report.

 

  b. Discussion of Pedestrian & Traffic Safety issues within the Township    (Richard Preiss, Planner, Cathleen  Marcelli, P.E., & Andrew Feranda of Shropshire Associates).

Township Professionals will discuss with the Township Committee various pedestrian and traffic safety issues within the Township. Among the items which will be discussed are:  Shady Brook Lane: School bus safety, Old Trenton Road:  Traffic calming, school bus pickup and discharge concerns, pedestrian crosswalks, guide rail at corner of Old Trenton and Ancil Davison Roads and possible sidewalk extension, Plainsboro Road:  Traffic calming, updated advisory signage plan and

 

11.       Work Session  (Continued)

b. Discussion of Pedestrian & Traffic Safety issues within the Township     (Richard Preiss, Planner, Cathleen  Marcelli, P.E., & Andrew Feranda of Shropshire Associates)(cont’d).

implementation, proposed sidewalk extension and suggested shoulder/bike path, Intersection of Main Street at Park Place, Evans Drive and Station Road: Traffic calming, improvement of pedestrian crosswalks and night lighting concerns and Route 130: Proposed advisory signage to alleviate truck traffic in the Village.

 

12.         Public Comment (For those items not on the Agenda)

 

13.                Mayor’s Notes

 

14.        Adjourn.

 

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