READINGTON TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE AGENDA

MAY 15, 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/Administration Office

Personnel/Police Department

            Contract Negotiations/Jacobs-BBL

Contract Negotiations/Professional Services:

WordWorks

Richard P. Cushing

            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)

 

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 removed from the General Order of Business and considered in its normal sequence on the agenda.                                                                                                           

 

F.     r APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES of meeting of April 17, 2006.

 

G.        PUBLIC HEARING - 8:00 p.m.

 

1.         Readington Wine & Spirits, LLC – Public Hearing for issuance of Plenary Retail Distribution Liquor License. 

 

H.        CORRESPONDENCE/OTHER INFORMATION:

 

1.         Notice dated May 9, 2006 from William G. Dressel, Jr., Executive Director, NJ State League of Municipalities regarding Senate Bill S-477 on healthcare. 

 

2.         Memorandum dated May 9, 2006 from Sharon L. Brienza, Municipal Clerk, Twp. of Branchburg, regarding adoption of Ordinance #2006-1020 Amending the Land Development Ordinance of the Twp. of Branchburg by adding a new section 12-2 entitled “Stormwater Control for Major Development.”

 

3.         Resolution #01-2006 from the Hunterdon County Municipal Clerk's Association expressing opposition to Senate Bill S-1219 concerning certain amendments to the Open Public Meetings Act.

 

 

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H.        CORRESPONDENCE/OTHER INFORMATION continued:

 

4.         Resolution #2006-35 from the Township of Kingwood regarding a community based management plan for the Canadian geese population in New Jersey.

 

5.         Resolution #089-06 from the Township of Clinton regarding opposing a reduction in drug free school zones.

 

6.         Resolution #094-06 from the Township of Clinton recommending an amendment to Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 182.

 

7.         Resolution #095-06 from the Township of Clinton seeking relief from the Municipal Cap Law.

 

8.         Resolution #54-2006 from the Borough of Lebanon opposing any proposed Bill which may increase the taxpayer's financial burden for services which were originally provided for in the creation of the NJ State Police Dept.

 

            9.         Letter dated April 28, 2006 from Kuang-Yu Liao, P.E. regarding application                                 for a Stream Encroachment Permit and Freshwater Wetlands Statewide                                            General Permit for replacement of County Bridge No. B0701 Centerville Road                                    over unnamed tributary to Holland Brook (entire file available for review in the                                    Clerk’s office).

 

I.          OLD BUSINESS:

 

1.                  Solberg Airport - update by Mayor Shamey.

 

J.         NEW BUSINESS:

 

1.         2006 Salary Odinance - introduction.

 

            2.         Hunterdon Central High School Defeated Budget - resolution.

 

3.         Resolution - Ditmars House (McArthur Farm) Block 74, Lot 11  

 

4.         Ordinance - Block 72, Lots 5 and 5.02 (Bartles)

 

            5.         Letter from John P. Quirke requesting use of the Municipal Building parking                              lot on June 25, 2006 for the Carpe Diem charity bike ride.

 

            6.         Cole Road Greenway - Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (NRCS) - grant.

 

            7.         Letter dated April 4, 2006 from Raymond Burroughs of NJDOT requesting a                               noise waiver regarding Maintenance Resurfacing Contract No. 268 Route U.S.                           202 Southbound.

 

 

 

 

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J.         NEW BUSINESS (continued):

 

            8.         Release of Performance Bond - Block 19.01, Lot 8

 

     *     9.        Memo dated May 8, 2006 from Scott Jesseman, Director of Public Works                                      recommending Partial Payment No. 9 to Jacobs-BBL for services relative to the              rehabilitation of the Three Bridges Pump Station.

 

     *     10.       Letter dated May 5, 2006 from Chris Esposito requesting permission to hold a                              neighborhood-wide block party on June 3, 2006.

 

     *     11        Letter from Mara Silva Block 51, Lot 21.03 dated May 3, 2006 requesting release                        of a driveway bond.

 

      *    12        Amber Light Permit – Darren Procacci.

 

K.        ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT:

 

L.        ATTORNEY’S REPORT:

 

M.       ENGINEER’S REPORT:

 

N.        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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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N.        COMMITTEE REPORTS continued:

4.   Frank Gatti:        

Finance Department

r    a.   Tax Collector Report.

r    b.   (2) Lien Redemptions - resolution.

                  Block 54, Lot 12

                  Block 75, Lot 8

r    c.   Payment of the Bills.

Police Department

Historic Preservation/Museums

 

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