TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE MEETING
The regular meeting of the Township
Committee of the
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:
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(3) Was filed on December 2, 2003 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.
Pledge of Allegiance
Reports and Communications from Committee
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(Panconi Absent: (Mayes & Stave)
WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 40A: 4-87 provides that the Director of the Division of Local Government Services may approve the insertion of any special item of revenue in the budget of any County or Municipality when such item shall have been made available by law and the amount thereof was not determined at the time of the adoption of the budget, and
WHEREAS, said Director may also approve the insertion of an item of appropriation for equal amount,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Township Committee hereby requests the Director of the Division of Local Government Services to approve the insertion of an item of revenue in the budget of the year 2004 in the sum of $6,696.83 which item is now available as a revenue from the Recycling Tonnage Grant pursuant to the provision of statute, and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a like sum of
$6,696.83 be and the same is hereby appropriated under the caption Recycling
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of the Resolution, certified by the Township Clerk to be a true copy, be forwarded to each of the following:
(a) Director of the Division of Local Government Services
(b) Township Auditor
(c) Township Chief Financial Officer
Whereas, pursuant to a duly advertised Notice to Bidders, the Township of Cranbury received seven (7) bids on August 25, 2004, for the demolition of the Wrights Roses Facility, and
Whereas, the apparent low bidder was Bojan Developments, LLC, 120 Greylock Avenue, Belleville, New Jersey07109, with a bid for $ 132,787.50, and
Whereas, the Township of Cranbury received a letter, dated August 25, 2004, from the second low bidder, Site Contractors, Inc., protesting an award of the contract to Bojan Developments, and
Whereas, the Township Engineer’s Office, on consultation with the Township Attorney’s Office, has reviewed Site Contractors, Inc.’s letter of protest and determined it to be unfounded, and
Whereas, the most responsible and lowest bidder is Bojan Developments, LLC, 120 Greylock Avenue, Belleville, New Jersey 07109, with a bid in the amount of $132,787.50, and
Whereas, the Chief Financial Officer has certified that there are sufficient funds available for this purchase,
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Township Committee of the
contract is hereby awarded to Bojan Developments, LLC,
The Mayor and Clerk are hereby authorized and directed to execute an
agreement with Bojan Developments, LLC,
3. That a certified coy of this Resolution be sent to:
1. Bojan Developments, LLC
2. Township Engineer
3. Township Chief Financial Officer
a. Eagle Scout Project (
b. Temporary Athletic Fields
Committee discussed the possible temporary locations for Soccer and
other athletic fields.
Work Session (Continued)
b. Temporary Athletic Fields (Continued)
approaches the Township
Committee, which they have not done.
2. Public Comment
The Mayor opened the meeting to
public questions and comments on those items not on the agenda.
Township Committee discussed the issue of a letter from the Fire Marshall,
requesting his own vehicle. It was
suggested giving the Fire Marshall a used Township vehicle, as he only works
for the Township a total of nine (9) hours a week.
On motion offered
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RESOLUTION TO CLOSE MEETING TO THE PUBLIC
BE IT RESOLVED by the Township
Committee of the
The Township Committee will now convene in a closed session that will be limited only to consideration of items with respect to which the public may be excluded pursuant to Section 7B of the Open Public Meetings Act, P.L. 1975, c. 231.
1. The general nature of the subject to be discussed in this session is as follows:
Committee Minutes of
2. It is unknown at 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.
(Mayes Abstain: (None
Township Committee discussed the process for responding to a confidential
letter written to the Township Committee by an employee recently.