READINGTON TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE AGENDA

APRIL 3, 2006

A.        Mayor Shamey calls the meeting to order at 6:30  p.m. announcing that all laws governing the Open Public Meetings Act have been met and that this meeting has been duly advertised.

 

B.        EXECUTIVE SESSION:   

 

Personnel/Police Department

Contract Negotiations/PBA - Lieutenants

Contract Negotiations/Amendment to Green Acres Project Agreement #1022-96-066

Contract Negotiations/Block 53, Lot 9 (Dolan)        

Contract Negotiations/Block 39, Lots 49 & 14.04 and Block 40, Lot 2 (Peters)

Contract Negotiations/Block 39, Lot 14 (Cuchiaro)

Contract Negotiations/Block 96, Lot 18 (D’Urso) 

Contract Negotiations/Block 65, Lot 7 (Orlando)                 

Contract Negotiations/Block 98, Lot 2  (Padovani)  

Contract Negotiations/Circelli Construction, Inc.

Contract Negotiations/Special Election

Contract Negotiations/Professional Services:

Tom Rodriguez Associates - GIS Mapping Services

City Connections, LLC - Web Page Development

Princeton Hydro, LLC – General Environmental Consulting Services

CN Communications

Contract Negotiations/Block 48, Lot 23; Block 55, Lot 33; Block 56, Lots 1, 3, 6, & 8;                                         Block 39, Lot 24 and Block 67, Lot 2 (Solberg Aviation/Hromoho)

Litigation/Mark Hartman & Wilmark Building Contractors, Inc. v. Twp. of Readington

                 Lackland and Lackland v. Twp. of Readington

                 Docket No. 02-2017 (SRC)

Litigation/Lackland and Lackland, v. Township of Readington

                 Docket No. 3:02-5597 (GEB)

 

C.                SALUTE TO THE FLAG.

 

D.        ACTION TAKEN DURING EXECUTIVE SESSION.

 

E.        CONSENT AGENDA:                                                                   

 

All items listed with an asterisk Ar@ are considered to be routine by the Township Committee and will be enacted by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Committee member or citizen requests, in which event the item will be re-moved from the General Order of Business and considered in its normal sequence on the agenda.                                                                                                     

 

F.     r APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES of meeting of March 20, 2006.

 

 

 

 

 

 

G.                PUBLIC HEARINGS - 8:00 p.m.

 

1.         AN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING AN ORDINANCE

ENTITLED "AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF READINGTON ESTABLISHING A STATE UNIFORM CONSTRUCTION CODE ENFORCING AGENCY AND A CONSTRUCTION FEE SCHEDULE, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 217, LAWS OF NEW JERSEY 1975 AND TITLE 5, CHAPTER 23, OF THE NEW JERSEY ADMINISTRATIVE CODE".

 

Ordinance #08-2006

 

2.         AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE LAND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF READINGTON, HUNTERDON COUNTY, NEW JERSEY, OF DECEMBER 1992 AS HERETOFORE SUPPLEMENTED AND AMENDED

 

Ordinance #09-2006

 

3.         AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 66-5 OF THE CODE OF THE

TOWNSHIP OF READINGTON PERTAINING TO THE FEES FOR

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSES

 

Ordinance #15-2006

 

H.        CORRESPONDENCE/OTHER INFORMATION:

 

1.         Memorandum dated March 16, 2006 from Denise B. Doolan, Clerk, Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders, regarding adoption of a Resolution recommending an Amendment to Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 182.

 

2.         Memorandum dated March 16, 2006 from Denise B. Doolan, Clerk, Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders, regarding adoption of a Resolution recommending a Clarifying Amendment to Assembly Bill 2813.

 

3.         Memorandum dated March 17, 2006 from Linda Jacukowicz, Planning & Zoning Coordinator, regarding report of Variance Applications for 2005.

 

4.         Memorandum dated March 28, 2006 from Sharon L. Brienza, Municipal Clerk, Twp. of Branchburg, regarding adoption of Ordinance #2006-1011 Amending the Land Development Ordinance of the Twp. of Branchburg by amending Article 5 entitled “Site Plan and Subdivision Requirements” to provide standards for calculating resource conservation areas and making related changes in Articles 3 and 6.

 

5.         Resolution from the Borough of Norwood calling upon the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders to spearhead a county-wide program to reduce the overall county population of resident Canada Geese.

 

6.         Notice dated March 8, 2006 from Dorothy L. Gooditis, Municipal Clerk, Twp. of Raritan, regarding March 8, 2006 letter from Jeffrey Marshall regarding State Highway 31 Access Permit Application. 

 

 

 

7.         Resolution from the Town of Secaucus supporting United States Senator Robert Menendez blocking foreign governments from controlling United States port operations.                                             

 

8.         Memorandum dated March 16, 2006 from Roberta A. Brassard, Municipal Clerk, Twp. of Tewksbury, regarding adoption of Ordinance #03-2006 - An Ordinance to Amend an Ordinance whose short title is “Tewksbury Twp. Development Regulations Ordinance (2000).”       

 

9.         Notice regarding General Permit Authorization - Wenzler, Block 37, portion of Lot 3.06.

 

I.                   OLD BUSINESS:

 

1.         Ernest Renda Contracting Co., Inc. - request for release of Cash Maintenance Bond/Escrow Funds.

 

J.                  NEW BUSINESS:

 

1.         Planning Board - appointment of new member.

 

            2.         Abraham/41 Route 22 East – request to start limo business.

 

3.         Administrative Amendments to Land Use Code - consideration.

 

4.         Placement of Horse Crossing signs in Readington Township.

 

5.         Amendment to Previously Certified Housing Element & Fair Share Plan - mediation.

 

            6.         Resolution for Special Election & Ballot Question.

 

       r   7.         Request for refund of permit fees (exempt from fee as member of Whitehouse                                       Station Fire Co. #1) - Andrew B. Williams - Block 45.02, Lot 53.

 

       r   8.         Gonen/Block 80, Lots 1 & 2 - request for return of unused Board of Health                                   witness funds.            

 

r  9.         East Whitehouse Fire Department - request for permission to hold coin toss (July 29, 2006).                   

 

       r   10.       Whitehouse First Aid & Rescue Squad - request for permission to hold coin toss                                    (April 29, 2006 & September 9, 2006).                     

 

       r   11.       Application for Membership in NJ Firemen=s Association – Steven R. Linder.                  

 

       r   12.       Application for Membership in NJ Firemen=s Association – Shane R. Clark.      

 

 

K.                ADMINISTRATOR=S REPORT:

 

L.                 ATTORNEY=S REPORT:

 

M.               ENGINEER=S REPORT:

 

M.       COMMITTEE REPORTS:

1.   Gerry Shamey:

Engineering, Roads, Maintenance & Recycling

Code Enforcement Department\Construction Code Department

Senior Citizens

School Crossing Guards

 

2.   Julia Allen:                      

Planning Board    

County Ag. Develop. Board Liaison

Farmland\Open Space Preservation\Land Projects Liaison

Sewer Advisory Committee

 

3.   Thomas Auriemma:

Liaison to Fire Companies and Rescue Squad

Recreation Department                

Library Services

 

4.   Frank Gatti:        

Finance Department

r    a.   Payment of the Bills.

Police Department

Historic Preservation/Museums

 

5.   Beatrice Muir:

Board of Health

Public Assistance

Municipal Court

Animal Control

 

 

N.                COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC.       

 

O.                COMMENTS FROM THE GOVERNING BODY.

 

P.                 ADJOURNMENT