READINGTON TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE AGENDA

JUNE 20, 2005

 

A.        Mayor Gatti 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/Recreation  

            Personnel/Police Department

Contract Negotiations/PBA Local 317

            Contract Negotiations/Block 63, Lots 11, 12 & 13 (Accetola)

            Contract Negotiations/Green Acres - Block 73, Lot 27; Block 74, Lots 8 & 9; Block 79,  Lot 4 and Block 79.01, Lots 11.01, 11.02, 11.03, 11.04, 11.05 & 11.06 {formerly known as Block 74, Lot 11} (Fallone Properties, LLC)

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

Contract Negotiations/Block 36, Lot 4 (Zacios)

            Litigation/Hrynyk v. Greco, Insabella, Readington Twp., et al.

            Attorney-Client Privilege/Executive Session Minutes (June 6, 2005)

 

C.                 SALUTE TO THE FLAG.

 

D.        ACTION TAKEN DURING EXECUTIVE SESSION.

 

E.        CONSENT AGENDA:                                           

All items listed with an asterisk “r” 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 June 6, 2005.

 

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

 

1.     BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE ACQUISITION OF DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS EASEMENT (BLOCK 15, LOT 4, OWNER: ARNAUDY), IN THE TOWNSHIP OF READINGTON, COUNTY OF HUNTERDON, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $452,000 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $429,400 BONDS OR NOTES OF THE TOWNSHIP TO FINANCE PART OF THE COST THEREOF

 

                    Ordinance #17-2005

 

2.     BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE ACQUISITION OF LAND (BLOCK 73, LOT 27; BLOCK 74, LOTS 8 & 9; BLOCK 79, LOT 4 AND BLOCK 79.01, LOTS 11.01, 11.02, 11.03, 11.04, 11.05 & 11.06 {FORMERLY KNOWN AS BLOCK 74, LOT 11} OWNER: FALLONE PROPERTIES, LLC) IN AND BY THE TOWNSHIP OF READINGTON, IN THE COUNTY OF HUNTERDON, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $2,060,000 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $1,957,000 BONDS OR NOTES OF THE TOWNSHIP TO FINANCE PART OF THE COST THEREOF

 

                    Ordinance #18-2005

                                                                                   

H.        CORRESPONDENCE/OTHER INFORMATION:

 

1.                  Proclamation from Acting Governor Richard Codey declaring June 2005 as Celebrate

            New Jersey month.    

 

2.         Letter dated June 1, 2005 from Jack Lettiere, Commissioner, NJDOT, regarding NJDOT’s Transportation Enhancement Program.

                                                                                                                         

3.         Memorandum dated May 26, 2005 from Lisa Burd, Acting Clerk, Borough of Bloomsbury, regarding adoption of a resolution in support of S-1023 and A-1835 which requires the state to reimburse municipalities for the reimbursement & payment of property taxes that disabled veterans are exempt from.

 

4.         Letter from residents of Hendrick Road regarding the condition of the road and requesting that the road either be repaired or repaved. 

 

I.                   OLD BUSINESS:

 

1.         Rencor, Inc./Block 48, Lot 19 - request for release of Performance Bond.

 

J.                  NEW BUSINESS:   

 

1.         Ordinance Establishing a Recreation Committee - introduction.

 

2.         Commerce Bank/Block 19.01, Lot 8 - acceptance of Irrevocable Letter of Credit.

 

3.         Intercounty Paving Associates, Inc./Mountain Road Project - Change Order #1.

 

4.         Recommendations from Sewer Advisory Committee regarding:

                        <          Block 31, Lot 17 (Doyle) - request for sewer connection.

                        <          Block 32, Lot 9 (Coddington Homes Co., Inc.) - request for sewer capacity.

 

5.         Top Line Construction/School Road Project - Payment #2.

 

6.         Awarding of Maintenance and Repair Bids.

 

7.         Anderson House - 2005 Seafood Festival.

 

            8.         Anderson House – request to hang Seafood Festival banners at the intersection of Route 523 & West Woodschurch Road, Route 523 & Route 22 near the King’s Market Complex and on Old Highway 28 in front of the Ryland Inn

 

       r 9.         Liquor License Renewals - resolution.

 

       r10.         Readington Route 22 Assoc./Block 36, Lot 49 - request for release of escrow funds.

 

       r11.         Pleasant Run, LLC/Block 75, Lot 30 - request for release of escrow funds.

 

       r12.         Aulisi/Block 66, Lot 11 - request for release of Board of Health escrow funds.

 

       r13.         Application for Catering Permit - Growth Restaurants, Inc. (July 29th - 31st).

 

       r14.         Application for Raffles License - Fighting Children’s Cancer Foundation.

 

       r15.         Application for Membership in NJ Firemen’s Association - Matthew W. Byrum.

           

K.        ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT:

L.                 ATTORNEY’S REPORT:

M.               ENGINEER’S REPORT:

N.                COMMITTEE REPORTS:

1.   Frank Gatti:                                                                                

Finance Department

                  r   a.   Payment of the Bills.

                  Police Department

Planning Board                                                                                        

Historic Preservation/Museums

 

            2.   Gerry Shamey:

Liaison to Fire Companies and Rescue Squad

Engineering, Roads, Maintenance & Recycling

School Crossing Guards

 

            3.   Julia Allen:                      

                  Planning Board    

                  County Ag. Develop. Board Liaison

Farmland\Open Space Preservation\Land Projects Liaison

Sewer Advisory Committee

 

            4.   Thomas Auriemma:

Recreation Department                

Library Services

Code Enforcement Department\Construction Code Department

 

            5.   Beatrice Muir:

Board of Health

Public Assistance

                  Municipal Court

                  r   a.  Municipal Court & Violations Bureau Report for May, 2005.

                  Animal Control    

 

O.                COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC.       

 

P.                 COMMENTS FROM THE GOVERNING BODY.

 

Q.        ADJOURNMENT.