READINGTON TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE AGENDA

DECEMBER 5, 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/Personnel Matters

Personnel/Police Department

Personnel/Municipal Court

Contract Negotiations/Awarding of Renovation to the Eversole Hall House Bid

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

Contract Negotiations/Block 72, Lot 10.02 (Pagano)

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

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

Contract Negotiations/St. Hubert’s Giralda

Attorney-Client Privilege/Executive Session Minutes (Nov. 9, 2005 & Nov. 21, 2005)

Contract Negotiations/Block 48, Lot 23; Block 55, Lot 33; Block 56, Lots 1, 3, 6, & 8                                                      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.          APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES of meeting of November 21, 2005.

 

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

 

1.         BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE ACQUISITION OF DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS - BLOCK 98, LOT 2 (OWNER: PADOVANI) IN AND BY THE TOWNSHIP OF READINGTON, IN THE COUNTY OF HUNTERDON, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $497,500 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $472,625 BONDS OR NOTES OF THE TOWNSHIP TO FINANCE PART OF THE COST THEREOF      

 

Ordinance #31-2005

 

2.         AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF A FEE SIMPLE INTEREST IN PROPERTY KNOWN AS BLOCK 73, LOT 27; BLOCK 74, LOTS 8 AND 9; BLOCK 79.01, LOTS 11.01, 11.02, 11.03, 11.04, 11.05, 11.06 AND BLOCK 79, LOT 4 TO THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION UNDER THE GREEN ACRES PROGRAM

 

Ordinance #32-2005

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H.        CORRESPONDENCE/OTHER INFORMATION:

 

            1.         Letter dated November 4, 2005 from Paul J. Sikoryak regarding reforms to current rules for bidding and insurance requirements for hunting on Township properties.           

 

            2.         Memorandum dated November 3, 2005 from Dinah Rowbotham, Assistant Program Administrator, Hunterdon County Agriculture Development Board, regarding 2007 Round of Planning Incentive Grant Applications. 

 

3.         Letter dated November 15, 2005 from Kevin Scott Richardson, Program Administrator, Hunterdon County Open Space Trust Fund Program, regarding Hunterdon County Municipal & Nonprofit Grant Programs Revised Policies & Procedures Manual.

 

4.         Notice dated November 21, 2005 from William G. Dressel, Jr., Executive Director, NJ State League of Municipalities regarding opposition to A-4073, which redefines the role and qualifications of purchasing agents in the “Local Public Contracts Law.”

 

5.         Notice dated November 21, 2005 from Monica A. Gianchiglia, Board Administrator, Bedminster Twp. Planning Board, regarding Notice of Master Plan Public Hearing.

 

6.         Notice from Dorothy D. Wilkie, Municipal Clerk, Twp. of Bedminster, regarding adoption of 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.

 

7.         Notice dated November 21, 2005 from Dorothy L. Gooditis, Municipal Clerk, Twp. of Raritan, regarding Public Hearing of the proposed amendment to the Raritan Township Master Plan.

 

8.         Notice dated November 17, 2005 from Theresa A. Farbaniec, Municipal Clerk, Borough of Sayreville, regarding adoption of a Resolution urging the New Jersey State Legislature to enact legislation that would amend the New Jersey Senior Property Tax Freeze Protection Act and effectively increase income eligibility limitations to the median regional income limits as established by the Council on Affordable Housing. 

 

9.         Notice from Public Service Electric & Gas regarding Filing and Public Hearings for proposed emergent relief in BGSS Commodity Charge for Residential Gas Customers.

 

I.                   OLD BUSINESS:

 

1.         Transportation Improvement District - update.       

 

 


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J.                  NEW BUSINESS:

 

1.         Diesel Dump Trucks with Central Hydraulic Systems & Associated Equipment -

            public hearing.

 

2.         Administrative Checklist Revisions.

 

3.         Resolution concerning Readington’s Petition for Substantive Certification to the New Jersey Council on Affordable Housing for its Housing Element & Fair Share Plan.

 

4.         Resolution of Governing Body of Intent to Bond for Shortfall.

 

5.         Resolution authorizing the execution of a Regional Contribution Agreement between the Township of Readington & the City of Perth Amboy.

 

     *     6.         Amendment to Valic Deferred Compensation Plan pursuant to the Job Creation & Worker Assistance Act of 2002 - resolution.

 

     *     7.         Special Item of Revenue/Chapter 159 - resolutions.

 

     *     8.         Postponement of Mortgage - 705 Well Sweep Road/Vergalito.

 

     *     9.         Sanderson/Block 50, Lot 37.01 - request for release of unused escrow funds.

 

     *     10.       Application for Membership in NJ Firemen’s Association - David A. Gilliam.

 

     *     11.       Application for Membership in NJ Firemen’s Association - Dennis B. Concannon.

 

     *     12.       Application for Blue Light Permit - Arpad Salopek.          

 

K.                ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT:

L.                 ATTORNEY’S REPORT:

M.       ENGINEER’S REPORT:

 

 

 

                                                                             

                                                                             

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

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N.        COMMITTEE REPORTS:

1.   Frank Gatti:                                                                                

Finance Department

            *    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

Animal Control

 

O.                COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC.        

 

P.                  COMMENTS FROM THE GOVERNING BODY.

 

Q.                ADJOURNMENT.