ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
CRANBURY, NEW JERSEY
TIME AND PLACE OF MEETING
The regular meeting of the Cranbury Township Zoning Board of Adjustment was held at the Township Hall (Old School Building) Main Meeting Room, 23-A North Main Street, Cranbury, New Jersey, on August 2, 2006, at 7:30 p.m.
CALL TO ORDER
Frank Shea, Vice Chairperson, of the Cranbury Township Planning Board, called the meeting to order and acted as the Chairman thereof, and, Josette C. Kratz acted as Secretary of the meeting.
STATEMENT OF ADEQUATE NOTICE
Pursuant of the Sunshine Law adequate notice in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act was provided of this meeting’s date, time, place and agenda was mailed to the news media, posted on the Township’s Bulletin Board, mailed to those requesting personal notice, and filed with the municipal clerk.
MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE
Jim Gerberich, Alain Hebert, Richard Johnson, Glenn Johnson, Adrienne Kemp, Donald Patterson, Frank Shea
PROFESSIONALS IN ATTENDANCE
Steven Goodell, Esquire, Zoning Board of Adjustment; Virginia Guinta, Court Reporter; Josette C. Kratz, ZBA Secretary; Cathleen Marcelli, Township Engineer; Richard Preiss, Township Planner
ZBA 115-06 Dreyling, Robert & Luba
Block 19, Lot 16
32 Old Cranbury – Hightstown Road
Use Variance for additional kitchen (Mother/Daughter)
Applicant requested that there application be carried until September 6, 2006. The board took jurisdiction and carried without further notice.
ZBA 414-00 Cranbury Service Center
Block 10, Lot 12.02
Preliminary & Final Site Plan w/Bulk Variance
Extension of Time
REPRESENTATIVES: Donald S. Driggers, Esquire
Mr. Driggers explained that one of the tenants went into bankruptcy and they have requested that the applicant vacate the property as of August 31, which will solve one problem. There was a letter submitted to Maser Consulting of July 31 sets forth the approvals they have obtained and the status. The problem the applicant was having been with NJDOT of which the applicant was not getting a response from.
Ms. Marcelli requested copies of all of the applicant’s applications and correspondence with NJDOT.
Ms. Kemp moved that the extension be approved for only 30-days until the next meeting where the Board could look at all the facts and determine if additional time would be required. Richard Johnson seconded the motion.
AYES: Alain Herbert, Richard Johnson, Adrienne Kemp, Jim Gerberich, Glenn Johnson, Donald Patterson, Frank Shea
ABSENT: Matthew McCarville, Dale Smith
ZBA 108-06 Sprint Spectrum L.P. (NY54XC646/Spri990)
Block 7, Lot 23.02
2682 U.S. Route 130
Use Variance for Wireless Telecommunication Facility
REPRESENTATIVES: Diane M. Constantine, Esquire
Dan Collins, Radio Frequency Engineer
Glen Pierson, Radio Frequency Engineer
James Miller, Planner
Frank Colasurdo, Architect
EXHIBIT A-1 Letter 4/18/06 to Prologis
EXHIBIT A-2 Letter 5/18/05 to Bathena
EXHIBIT A-3 Sprint RF Design
EXHIBIT A-4 Cingular Letter 8/2/06
EXHIBIT A-5 T-Mobile Letter 7/31/06
Adequate notice was given and Board had jurisdiction to hear the matter. All applicant’s professionals and Township professionals were sworn.
Mr. Collins gave full detail of the chronological history of this application.
Mr. Pierson gave testimony as to the overview of the radio frequency requirements, topography, hand off, reliable signaling problems incurred at some of the alternate sites.
Ms. Constantine gave some history on the developments history with the firehouse site. Most Board members were not aware that a sub-committee had been established.
The Board asked that the application bring back propagations of the alternatives site and the different heights of the proposed tower.
Application was carried until September 6, 2006 without further notice.
ADJOURNMENT OF MEETING
There being no further business, on a motion duly made, seconded, and carried, the meeting was thereupon adjourned.
CERTIFICTATE OF SECRETARY
I, undersigned, do herby certify; that I am duly elected and acting secretary of the Cranbury Township and, that the foregoing minutes of the Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting, held on August 2, 2006, comprised of 2 pages, constitute a true and correct copy of the minutes of the said meeting.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto subscribed, my name of said this October 4, 2006.
Josette C. Kratz, CPS