READINGTON TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE AGENDA

NOVEMBER 9, 2005

A.        Mayor Gatti calls the meeting to order at 5:30 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/DPW                                                                                   

Personnel/Police Department

Contract Negotiations/Plenary Retail Distribution Liquor License Bids

Contract Negotiations/Block 80, Lots 1 & 2 (Readington Twp.)

Contract Negotiations/Block 36, Lots 9 & 27 (Cook)

Contract Negotiations/Block 14, Lots 29.02 & 29.03  (Black/Maxwell)

Contract Negotiations/COAH/Contract – Allies, Inc.

Litigation/Toll Brothers, Inc. vs. the Township of Readington, et al.

                   Docket No. 3:04-cv-6043

Attorney-Client Privilege – COAH Plan

Contract Negotiations/Disposition of MacArthur/Ditmars House

Contract Negotiations/Awarding of Hunting Bids

Contract Negotiations/NJDEP - Amendment to Grant #WQ05-290

Contract Negotiations/Dobozynski Farm Apartment Rental

Attorney-Client Privilege/Executive Session Minutes (October 17, 2005)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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C.                 SALUTE TO THE FLAG.

 

D.        ACTION TAKEN DURING EXECUTIVE SESSION.

 

E.         CONSENT AGENDA:                                                                     

 

All items listed with an asterisk (*) 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.         APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES of meeting of October 17, 2005.

 

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

 

1.         AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ARTICLE XII ENTITLED “AFFORDABLE HOUSING” OF CHAPTER 148 LAND DEVELOPMENT TO PROVIDE FOR A GROWTH-BASED AFFORDABLE HOUSING OBLIGATION

 

Ordinance #29-2005

 

            

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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H.        CORRESPONDENCE/OTHER INFORMATION:

 

1.         Letter dated October 17, 2005 from John Fallone to Street Naming Committee regarding Block 36, Lot 49 (Renaissance at Readington).

 

            2.         Letter dated October 31, 2005 from Mark Hartman regarding maintenance bond for Block 25, Lots 43 and 50.

 

3.         Memorandum dated October 27, 2005 from Denise B. Doolan, Clerk, Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders, regarding adoption of a Resolution regarding No Passing Zones on Route 523.

 

4.         Notice dated October 19, 2005 from Dorothy D. Wilkie, Municipal Clerk, Twp. of Bedminster, regarding public hearing of the following:

 

Ordinance #05-37 - Supplementing & Amending Section 13-205 entitled “VN Village Neighborhood” of Chapter XIII Entitled “Land Management” of the revised General Ordinances of the Twp. of Bedminster.

 

Ordinance #05-38 - Supplementing & Amending Chapter XIII Entitled “Land Management” of the revised General Ordinances of the Twp. of Bedminster by adding & creating Section 13-1103 entitled “Notice.”

 

5.         Resolution from the Town of Clinton strongly urging the New Jersey State Legislature to enact legislation that would increase the income eligibility limitations to the median regional income limits as established by the Council on Affordable Housing.

 

6.         Resolution from the Township of West Amwell strongly urging the New Jersey State Legislature to enact legislation that would increase the income eligibility limitations to the median regional income limits as established by the Council on Affordable Housing.

 

7.         Letter dated October 3, 2005 from Lou Cattuna, Section Chief, Bureau of Inland Regulation, NJDEP regarding application for Letter of Interpretation, Presence/Absence Determination - Leonard J. & Agnes P. Baccaro, Block 51, Lot 25.

 

8.         Notice from Raymond A. Tripodi, PE, Manager, PSE&G Licenses and Permits, regarding Application for a Modified NJDEP Statewide General Permit #1 for the Repair, Replacement & Maintenance of Natural Gas Distribution Mains for the PSE&G Natural Gas Distribution System.  (Entire file available for review in the Clerk’s Office).

 

9.         Notice from Public Service Electric & Gas regarding filing of a petition with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities requesting an increase in gas rates, depreciation rates for gas & for changes in the tariff for Gas Service.  (Entire package in Clerk’s Office).

 

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I.                   OLD BUSINESS:

 

None.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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J.                  NEW BUSINESS:

 

1.         Readington Superintendent of Schools – discussion/presentation.

 

2.         Traffic Improvement District – update.                                

 

            3.         Bond Ordinance/Block 98, Lot 2 (Padovani) - introduction.

 

4.                  Asphalt Paving Systems, Inc. - Acceptance of Maintenance Bond.

 

         * 5.         2005 Budget Appropriation Transfer Resolution.

 

         * 6.         Fallone Properties, LLC/Block 36, Lot 2 - Acceptance of Maintenance Bond.

 

         * 7.         Resolution regarding Pedestrian Safety Project.

 

         * 8.         Intercounty Paving Associates, Inc./Mountain Road Project - Payment #4.

 

         * 9.         Jacobs-BBL - Partial Payment #5.

 

         *10.        Resolution awarding the contract for the purchase of rock salt for the 2005/2006 season to Atlantic Salt, Inc. at a price of $45.29 per ton.

 

         *11.        Application for Blue Light Permit - Gerald E. McCaffrey.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                             

                                                                             

 

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K.                ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT:

L.                 ATTORNEY’S REPORT:

M.              ENGINEER’S REPORT:

N.        COMMITTEE REPORTS:

1.   Frank Gatti:                                                                                

Finance Department

                  a.   Tax Refund – resolution, Block 30, Lot 12.02

                  b.   Lien Redemptionresolution, Block 32, Lot 4

                  c.   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

Animal Control

 

 

O.                COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC.        

 

P.                  COMMENTS FROM THE GOVERNING BODY.

 

Q.                ADJOURNMENT.