AGENDA

TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE MEETING
JULY 14, 2008

7:30 P.M.

 

1.                  Pledge of Allegiance

 

2.                  Open Public Meetings Act Notice

 

3.                  Roll Call

 

4.         Regular Committee Minutes of June 23, 2008

 

5.         Reports and Communications

                  --Mayor

                  --Members of Committee

                  --Subcommittees

                             

6.         Agenda Additions/Changes

 

7.                 Ordinance

                 First Reading

 

CRANBURY TOWNSHIP ORDINANCE 07-08-17 – A BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR VARIOUS REPAIRS TO THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING IN AND BY THE TOWNSHIP OF CRANBURY, IN THE COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $25,000 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $23,750 BONDS OR NOTES OF THE TOWNSHIP TO FINANCE PART OF THE COST THEREOF (Second Reading July 28, 2008).

 

            Ordinance
                  Second Reading

 

CRANBURY TOWNSHIP ORDINANCE 06-08-16 – AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 5, ENTITLED “POLICE DEPARTMENT”, OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF CRANBURY.

           

8.         Resolutions

                  Consent Agenda

     

a).  Resolution # R 07-08-117 – Payment of Bills.

b).  Resolution # R 07-08-118 – Resolution authorizing the reduction of a Performance Guarantee for Dr. Stuart Alexander (Block 23, Lot 65).

c).  Resolution # R 07-08-119 – Resolution authorizing the release of extra duty escrow (Trane Company).

d).  Resolution # R 07-08-120 – Resolution authorizing the Township’s Recycling Coordinator and Public Works Manager to Make Application for a Middlesex County Recycling Enhancement Grant.

e). Resolution # 07-08-121 – Resolution authorizing the salary for Township Administrator effective January 1, 2008.

 

 

 

8.         Resolutions

                  Consent Agenda

 

f).   Resolution # R 07-08-122 – Resolution approving a Grant Application for State Aid to Counties and Municipalities (Municipal Aid) for Roadway_Preservation (Griggs Tract).

g).  Resolution # R 07-08-123 - Resolution authorizing the reduction of a Performance Guarantee for Jen-Dar Realty.

h).  Resolution # R 07-08-124 - Resolution authorizing the release of a Performance Guarantee for Odd Fellows Hall.

i).   Resolution # R 07-08-125 – Resolution authorizing the purchase of vehicles through State Contract: N.J.S.A. 40A:11-12a.

j).   Resolution # R 07-08-126 – Resolution authorizing the refund of interest charged on late taxes.

k).  Resolution # R 07-08-127 - Resolution authorizing the release of extra duty escrow (Tommy Hilfiger USA).

 

9.                  Resolutions

              

a).  Resolution # R 07-08-128 – Resolution authorizing an Interlocal Services Agreement (Shared Services) with the Township of Robbinsville for vehicle repair services for Township vehicles.

 

               c).  Resolution # R 07-08-129 – Resolution authorizing the Township of Cranbury to file a motion with the Council on Affordable Housing for a waiver from COAH’s Third Round adopted warehousing jobs ratio.

 

   10.      Reports from Township Staff and Professionals

 

11.      Reports from Township Boards and Commissions

 

12.      Work Session

a).  Discussion of Possible Preservation of additional land on the Cranbury Preserve (formerly the West Property).       

The Township Committee will discuss the possible preservation of additional land on the Cranbury Preserve.

 

b).  Discussion of Endorsement by the Township Committee of Application to Middlesex County by Sallie Toscano for an Easement Purchase for 156 Plainsboro Road (42.06 acres), Block 25, Lots 42.01, 42.02.

      The Township Committee will discuss its endorsement for an application made by Sallie Toscano to Middlesex County Agriculture Development Board for an Easement Purchase for the above-named property and

      providing the Township’s financial support for the local share of the costs of the easement purchase.

 

 

 

 

12.       Work Session (Continued)

c).  Discussion of Public Meeting on COAH

      The Township Committee will discuss having a public meeting on the COAH issue.

 

d).  Discussion on Petition Received From Residents in Reference to PNC Bank Building

      The Township Committee will discuss a petition received on July 7, 2008 from residents requesting the Township Committee to look into the possible purchase of the PNC Bank Property.

 

13.       Public Comment

 

14.       Mayor’s Notes

 

15.       Closed Session – Resolution # R 07-08-131

Litigation – Discussion of pending litigation: McMurtrie v. Township, Docket No. MID-L-5156-08.

 

      16.       Adjourn

 

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