READINGTON TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE AGENDA

 JULY 21, 2008

 

A.                Mayor Auriemma 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/Planning and Zoning

            Personnel/Museum

            Contract Negotiations/Board of Education/ Sewer Agreement

            Contract Negotiations/Shared Services/Emergency Services/Vehicle Fueling

            Contract Negotiations/Award of Maintenance & Repair Materials Bid

            Contract Negotiations/404 Dove Cote Court

            Contract Negotiations/Pickell Architecture/Dobozynski Farm

            Contract Negotiations/ECHO Units

            Land Acq/Contract Negotiations/Weichert Commercial Brokerage, Inc./Block 93, Lot 1

            Contract Negotiations/Professional Services

                        Toole Recreation Planning – Recreation Needs Assessment

                        Rogers Towers Attorneys at Law

            Land Acq/Contract Negotiations/Block 3, Lot 3.01 (Renda)

            Land Acq/Contract Negotiations /Block 39, Lot 49 and Block 40, Lot 2 (Peters)

            Attorney-Client Privilege / Executive Session Minutes (July 7, 2008)

            Litigation / 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.  *    APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES of meeting of July 7, 2008

 

G.        Public Hearings – 8:00 P.M.

 

            1.         AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 66-5 OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF READINGTON PERTAINING 5O THE FEES FOR  ALCHOLOIC BEVERAGE LICENSES

 

                                    ORDINANCE #21-2008

  

            2.         AN ORDINANCE REAPPROPRIATING $20,250 PROCEDDS OF OBLIGATIONS NOT NEEDED FOR THEIR ORIGINAL PURPOSE IN ORDER TO PROVIDE FOR TENNIS COURT REPAIRS AND RESURFACING AT PICKELL PARK IN AND BY THE TOWNSHIP OF READINGTON, IN THE COUNTY OF HUNTERDON, NEW JERSEY

 

                                    ORDINANCE # 22-2008

           

H.        CORRESPONDENCE / OTHER INFORMATION:

 

            1.         Memorandum from Diane Schottman, Municipal Clerk, Borough of Flemington regarding a Resoluton Opposing Proposed Assembly Bill A2867 ( and Identical

                                    Senate Bill S1919) Known as the “Permit Extension Act of 2008”.

 

            2.         Memorandum dated July 7, 2008 from Sue Dziamara, Planning Board Director of Hunterdon County Planning Board regarding a Resolution Supporting the

                                    interstate 78 municipalities in their application for Scenic Byway designation for the Interstate 78 Transportation Corridor through Hunterdon County.

 

            3.         Memorandum dated July 14, 2008 from Robert Brassard, Township Clerk regarding a Resolution supporting Scenic Byway Designation of Interstate 78 through the Township of Tewksbury in the County of Hunterdon.

 

            4.         Letter dated July 11, 2008 from Donna J. Burham, Township Clerk of Clinton Township regarding Ordinances as follows:

 

·         An Ordinance Supplementing and Amending Chapter 165 Entitled “Land Use Regulations” (Amending Standards and the Schedule of Zoning Requirements) of the Code of the Township of Clinton, 2003 to Add the Definition of “Columbarium” and Modify the Definitions of “Mausoleum” and “Mausoleum Family”

 

·         Adoption of an Ordinance Supplementing and Amending Section  165-91 “Effect of Existing Lots,” of the Code of the Township of

      Clinton, to Establish Bulk Standards for Additions to Principal  Buildings on Nonconforming Lots Greater than 100,000 Square  Feet in Area.

 

            5.         Memorandum from Anthony E. Koster, Esq .regarding Notification of Public Hearing for one-year extension of the deadline for variance and site approval (Block 94, Lot 12.03).

 

            6.         Memorandum from William J. Gold, Esq. regarding Notice on Hearing on Application to construct approximately seven acres of photovoltaic Array Solar Panels.

 

            7.         Memorandum from Richard D. Stanzione, Esq. regarding Legal Notice of Public Hearing to Property Owners to permit construction of a wireless communications facility.

 

            8.         A letter dated June 30, 2008 from Michael M .Viera, President of NJ Council on Special Transportation requesting support for Legislative Bills Assembly-2046 and companion Bill Senate -1830. 

 

            9.         Letter dated July 14, 2008 from Victoria Ann Kupsch, Assistant City Clerk, City of Perth Amboy regarding a Resolution Requesting that the State of New Jersey and the Council on Affordable Housing Honor Previous Regional  Contribution Commitments and Projects for Previously Identified Affordable Housing with Funds Totaling $20,235,000.00

 

            10.       Letter dated June 30, 2008 from William H. Harclerode, Chair of Union Township Environmental Commission requesting support of a Resolution asking NJDEP to enforce federal regulations regarding truck noise and mufflers system modifications and impose fines for violations.

 

            11.       Letter from Lou Cattuna, Northern Delaware Regional Supervisor, Department of Environmental Protection, regarding Freshwater Wetlands Letter of Interpretation/line Verification, Bl ock 30, Lot 3, Readington Township Hunterdon County.

 

            12.       Letter from Ronald T. Corcory, Assistant Director, Department of Environmental Protection regarding NJDEP Child Care Facility Approval Letter, Block 39, Lot 57, Readington Township, Hunterdon County.

 

            13.       Letter dated June 25, 2008 from Kenneth J. Kloo, Administrator, Department of Environmental Protection, regarding unrestricted use, Block 39, Lot 49.16, Readington Township, Hunterdon County.

 

            14.       Letter dated June 30, 2008 from Edward A. Kuc, Principal Ecologist, Eastern States Environmental Associates, Inc. regarding legal notification of Block 53, Lot 39, Readington Township, Hunterdon County. (Complete File in Clerk’s Office for Review) 

 

            15.       Letter dated July 11, 2008 from Joseph W. Zoltowski, Chief , Bureau of Plant, Department of Agriculture regarding application for survey of gypsy moth egg masses.

           

I.         OLD BUSINESS:

 

            None

                                   

J.         NEW BUSINESS:

 

 

            1.       An Ordinance for Determining Positions Eligible for the Defined

                      Contribution Retirement Program Introduction

 

            2.       An Ordinance of the Township of Readington, in the County of Hunterdon

                      New Jersey Appropriating $101,000 to Provide Funds to the Reacquire

                      Certain Sewer Capacity Rights, such Appropriation Consists of $93,700 from

                      the Capital Improvement and $7,300 from the Sewer Expansion Trust –

                      Introduction.

 

            3.       St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Picnic- September 13th,14th – request to waiver fees

 

     *     4.       Resolution Authorizing Morris County Cooperative Purchase – Road Resurfacing

           

     *     5.       Resolution Authorizing Morris County Cooperative Purchase – Services for

                      Disposal/Recycling of Municipal road Clean-up Materials

 

     *     6.       Resolution Authorizing Morris County Cooperative Purchase – Clay for Athletic Fields

           

     *     7.       Resolution Authorizing Morris County Cooperative Purchase – Drainage Pipe

 

     *     8.       Resolution Authorizing Morris County Cooperative Purchase – Services for Traffic Signal Maintenance and Repairs

 

     *     9.       Resolution Authorizing Morris County Cooperative Purchase – Catch Basins and Manhole Castings

 

     *     10.     Anderson House- Seeking approval to hang banners for Seafood Festival

 

     *     11.     Robert J. Bachert - Foolish Fox- Request for refund liquor license - $1,537.92 (municipal fee) and $200.00 (state fee)

           

K.        ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

 

L.        ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

M.       COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

1.      Thomas Auriemma

            Liaison to Fire Companies & Rescue Squad

            Recreation Department

            Zoning

            Library Services

 

2.    Julia Allen

                  Planning Board

                  County Agricultural Development Board Liaison

                  Farmland/Open Space Preservation/Land Projects Liaison

                  Sewer Advisory Committee

 

3.    Frank Gatti

                  Finance Department

            *     a.   Payment of Bills

            *     b.   Lien Redemption - resolution

                  Police Department

                  Historic Preservation/Museums

 

4.    Beatrice Muir

                  Board of Health

                  Public Assistance

                  Code Enforcement Department/Construction Code Department

                  Animal Control

 

5.    Gerard Shamey

                  Engineering, Roads, Maintenance & Recycling

                  Senior Services

                  School Crossing Guards

                  Municipal Court

                       

N.        COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC

 

O.        COMMENTS FROM THE GOVERNING BODY

 

P.        ADJOURNMENT