AGENDA

TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE MEETING

APRIL 25, 2005

7:00 P.M.

 

1.                  Pledge of Allegiance

 

2.                  Open Public Meetings Act Notice

 

3.                  Roll Call

 

4.                  Committee Minutes of March 28 and April 11, 2005.

 

5.                  Reports and Communications

                  --Mayor                                  

                  --Members of Committee

                  --Subcommittees and Ad Hoc Committees

                 

6.                  Agenda Additions/Changes

 

7.                  Ordinance Second Reading

 

                  Ordinance # 04-05-09 - Bond Ordinance providing for various capital improvements of the Township of Cranbury, in the County of Middlesex, New Jersey, appropriating the aggregate amount of #1,063,155 therefor and authorizing the issuance of $1,003,650 bonds or notes of the                                               Township to finance part of the cost thereof. (First Reading April 11, 2005, 7:00 PM)

 

                  Ordinance # 04-05-10 - An Ordinance of the Township of Cranbury amending “An Ordinance fixing the salaries and wages for various officials and employees of the Township of Cranbury providing for the manner of payment thereof, and ratifying salaries and payments to employees and officials previously paid." (First Reading April 11, 2005, 7:00 PM)

                             

8.                  Resolutions/Proclamations

                 

                  Arbor Day Proclamation

 

9.                  Consent Agenda    

 

Resolution # R 04-05-089 - Payment of Bills

                  Resolution # R 04-05-090 - Click it or Ticket Resolution

Resolution # R 04-05-091 - Resolution fixing the salaries and wages for various officials and employees of the Township of Cranbury.

Resolution # R 04-05-092 - Authorizing Professional Services for William C. Peters (Fire Apparatus Consultant)

 

 

Resolution # R 04-05-093 - Resolution of the Township of Cranbury establishing street addresses for Block 25.01 Lots 84.01, 84.02 and 84.03.

                  Resolution # R 04-05-094 - Resolution authorizing the release of a performance guarantee for Cabot/Volkswagen (Private)

                  Resolution # R 04-05-095 - Resolution providing for the insertion of a special item of revenue in the Municipal Budget of the Township of Cranbury pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:4-87 (Chapter 159, P.L. 1948). Drunk Driving Enforcement

                  Resolution # R 04-05-096 - Resolution providing for the insertion of a special item of revenue in the Municipal Budget of the Township of Cranbury pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:4-87 (Chapter 159, P.L. 1948). Surface Water Sampling and Evaluation

 

10.              Reports from Township Staff and Professionals

 

11.              Reports from Township Boards and Commissions

 

12.              Work Session

 

a.       Common Level Ratio (Steve Benner)

      Steve Benner, Township Assessor will discuss the Township's Common Level Ratio.

 

b.      Police Station Update

      Mark Berkowsky of Berkowsky and Associates, Inc. will update the Township Committee on the current status of the construction of the new Police Building.  

 

c.       Interaction Data Base

      The Township Committee will discuss the need to develop a system for tracking communications from constituents and others.

 

d.      Increase in Fees for Certified Documents

      Township Committee will discuss the current fee schedule for certified   documents.

 

e.       Sale of E. Barclay Farm

      Township Committee will discuss the pending sale of the E. Barclay Farm currently owned by the Township.  Max Spann Associates has provided a        proposal for professional auction services to the Township Committee for        consideration.

 

 

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

 

14.              Closed Session – Resolution # R 04-05-078 –

                  --Review of Closed Session Minutes from March 28, 2005;

                        --Advice of Counsel with respect to pending Danser v. Township of Cranbury litigation (Docket No. MID-C-267-04), and matters related thereto involving negotiation of terms of agreement with auctioneer for sale of Barclay North and South property;

                  --Advice of counsel regarding tax assessment methodology and potential litigation related thereto;

                  --Land Acquisition: Discussion of possible land acquisitions.

 

                        It is possible that at the conclusion of the closed session the Township Committee will reconvene in open session for the purpose of taking action with respect to the sale of the Barclay North and South property and the engagement of an auctioneer for the purpose of marketing and conducting the sale of the property.

       

15.              Approval of Closed Session Minutes of Committee Meeting of March 28, 2005.       

 

16.              Adjourn

 

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