Members Present:  Ms. Stave  Mr. Panconi, Mr. Stannard, Mr. Stout and Mayor Beauregard.    Also present was: Ms. Ellen O’Connell, Esquire, Special Counsel and Kathleen R. Cunningham, Clerk.

 

A Special Meeting of the Township Committee of the Township of Cranbury was held at 12:30 p.m. in the Clerk’s Office of Town Hall.  Answering present to the roll call was: Township Committee members:  Thomas Panconi, Jr., Richard Stannard, David J. Stout, Pari Stave and Mayor Beauregard.  Mayor Beauregard led in the salute to the flag and Ms. Cunningham gave the following Open Public Meetings Act statement:

 

In accordance with Section 5 of the Open Public Meetings Act, it is hereby announced and shall be entered into the minutes of this meeting that adequate notice of this meeting has been provided:

 

(1)                 Posted on May 24, 2005 on the Bulletin Board of the Municipal

Office at 23-A North Main Street, Cranbury, New Jersey and remains posted at that location.

 

(2)                 Communicated to the Cranbury Press, Home News Tribune and Trenton Times on May 24, 2005.

 

(3)                 Was filed on May 24, 2005 with a Deputy Municipal Clerk at the Cranbury Municipal Office, 23-A North Main Street, Cranbury, New Jersey and remains on file for public inspection, and

 

(4)                 Sent to those individuals who have requested personal notice.

 

Public Comment

 

The Mayor opened the meeting to public questions and comments on those items not on the agenda.    There being no further comments, the Mayor closed the public part of the meeting.

 

Resolution

On motion offered by Ms. Stave, seconded by Mr. Stannard, the following resolution was    adopted by vote:

 

            Ayes:    (Beauregard

(Panconi                                   Absent:  (None

                        (Stannard                                                                                 

                        (Stave                                       Abstain:  (None

                        (Stout              

           

            Nays:    None

 

Cranbury Township Resolution # R 05-05-121

 

TOWNSHIP OF CRANBURY
COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX

 

RESOLUTION TO CLOSE MEETING TO THE PUBLIC

 

            BE IT RESOLVED by the Township Committee of the Township of Cranbury, Middlesex County, New Jersey as follows:

 

1.                   The general nature of the subject to be discussed in this session is as follows:

 

Cranbury Township Resolution # R 05-05-121

(Continued)

 

---         Personnel; Discussion of Personnel issues.

 

It is unknown a this time precisely when the matters discussed in this session will be disclosed to the public. Matters involving contract negotiations or the acquisition of land will be disclosed upon conclusion of the negotiations or upon approval of the acquisition. 

Matters involving personnel will be disclosed when the need for confidentiality no longer exists.  Matters concerning litigation will be announced upon the conclusion of trial or settlement of that litigation or when the need for confidentiality no longer exists.

 

Date:  May 26, 2005

 

On motion by Mr. Panconi, seconded by Mr. Stout, the meeting returned to Open Session.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Stannard, seconded by Mr. Panconi and unanimously carried, to accept the resignation of Mr. Frederick Carr, Township Administrator.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Panconi, seconded by Ms. Stave, to approve the appointment of Thomas Witt as Temporary Acting Administrator, serving at the pleasure of the governing body, for a term to be resolved at the next regular meeting.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Stannard, seconded by Mr. Panconi, to accept the terms of the Separation Agreement for Mr. Carr.

 

On motion by Mr. Stannard, seconded by Mr. Panconi and unanimously carried, the meeting adjourned at 1:10 p.m.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            __________________________

                                                            Kathleen R. Cunningham, Clerk