JUNE 15th, 2010 - REGULAR MEETING Council President Murphy called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm and read the

Open Public Meetings Statement: The notice requirements provided for in the “Open Public Meetings Act” have been satisfied. Notice of this meeting was properly given in a notice which was transmitted to the Times of Trenton and the Trentonian, filed with the Clerk of the Township of Ewing and posted in the Ewing Township Municipal Complex, all on the 2nd day of June, 2010. ROLL CALL Mr. Cox – Present Mr. Steinmann- Present Ms. Wollert- Absent Mr. Summiel – Present President Murphy- Present Jack Ball, Mayor David Thompson, Administrator Mike Hartsough, Attorney Stephen Elliott, Clerk

STATEMENTS AND COMMENTS FROM MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC FOR ITEMS ON THE AGENDA Charles Green (979 Bear Tavern Rd) asked about the new business agenda and about the tax levy resolution in particular. Mayor Ball indicated that the proposal would in fact be a reduction in the tax rate. CONSENT AGENDA: The Clerk read the Consent Agenda: (Resolution #10R-84/) 1. Authorization for the Chief Financial Officer to pay Township bills in the amount of $782,653.14. 2. Approval of minutes of the meeting of May 24th, 2010 (Agenda) and May 25th, 2010 (Regular Meeting). 3. A Resolution authorizing to grant the following Ewing Township non-profit organizations no-fee status in the renewal of their 2010-2011 food handling licenses as per sect. 100-2(b) of the municipal code of the Township of Ewing. 4. A Resolution authorizing a Maintenance Guarantee Release for Jo Gal, LLC, SSG Barco Systems (122 Walters Avenue) (Block 589/Lots 4 & 5) Ewing Engineers Banc3, Inc. project #2000230-14. 5. A Resolution authorizing a Performance Guarantee Release for Popeyes Restaurant (1005 North Olden Avenue) (Block 13/Lots 24 & 26) – Ewing Engineers Banc3, Inc. project #2000230-05. 6. A Resolution authorizing a Refund, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $1599.41 for May 1, 2010 tax bill to Long & Foster Settlement Services, LLC, 3748 West Chester Pike, Suite 203, Newtown Square, PA 19073, Attn: Charlene for property owner Deboer Maria, for Block: 193.01 Lot: 42 also known as 138 Tulip Lane for overpayment. 7. A Resolution authorizing a Refund, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $99.57 for May 1, 2010 tax bill to Wright, Laura, 18 Alba Street, Ewing, NJ 08638, for property owner Wright, Laura for Block: 191 Lot: 219 also known as 18 Alba Street for overpayment. 8. A Resolution authorizing a Refund, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $134.24 for May 1, 2010 tax bill to Sullivan, Susan M., 104 Bull Run Road, Ewing, NJ 08638, for property owner Sullivan, Susan M. for Block: 519 Lot: 2 also known as 104 Bull Run Road for overpayment.

9. A Resolution authorizing a Refund, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $2293.65 for May 1, 2010 tax bill to BAC Tax Services Corporation, PO Box 10211, MS; CAO-911-01-03, Van Nuys, CA 914100211, (Re: 370352912) for property owner Wilcox, James & Obduliah, for Block: 499 Lot: 50 also known as 19 Blackwood Drive for overpayment. 10. A Resolution authorizing a Refund, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $1053.60 for May 1, 2010 tax bill to Home Loan Services, 150 Allegheny Center Mall, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, for property owner Pintinalli, Dominick III, for Block: 352 Lot: 28 also known as 1141 Parkway Avenue for overpayment. 11. A Resolution authorizing a Refund, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $828.77 for May 1, 2010 tax bill to Dent, Darlene J., 217 Greenland Avenue, Ewing, NJ 08638, for property owner Dent, Darlene J., for Block: 62 Lot: 17 also known as 217 Greenland Avenue for overpayment. 12. A Resolution authorizing a Refund, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $1500.24 for May 1, 2010 tax bill to Trident Land Transfer Co. of NJ, 1409 North Kings Highway, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034, for property owner Savage, Margaret Laird for Block: 552 Lot: 110 also known as 11 Revere Street for overpayment. 13. A Resolution authorizing a Refund, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $1645.86 for May 1, 2010 tax bill to RMS Title Services, LLC, 106 Union Avenue, Lakehurst, NJ 08733, RMS-3643 for property owner Moss, Leon J. & Terris R. for Block: 473 Lot: 17 also known as 7 White Beech Court for overpayment. 14. A Resolution authorizing a Refund, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $1260.16 for February 1, 2010 tax bill to Sterling Property Tax Solutions, 210 Interstate North Parkway, Suite 400, Atlanta, GA 30339, Attn: Refunds for property owner Walton, Carolyn for Block: 27 Lot: 171 also known as 132 Robbins Avenue for overpayment. 15. A Resolution authorizing a Refund, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $1810.32 for May 1, 2010 tax bill to Reilly, Catherine, 15 Hickory Hill Drive, Ewing, NJ 08618 for property owner Reilly, Catherine for Block: 229.03 Lot: 11 also known as 15 Hickory Hill Drive for overpayment. 16. A Resolution authorizing a Refund, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $2101.58 for May 1, 2010 tax bill to DeFrancesco, Richard L. & Elaine F., 105 Hinckle Avenue, Ewing, NJ 08628 for property owner DeFrancesco, Richard L. & Elaine F. for Block: 402 Lot: 41.01 also known as 105 Hinckle Avenue for overpayment. 17. A Resolution authorizing a Refund, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $1595.65 for May 1, 2010 tax bill to Princeton Assurance Corporation, 2482 Pennington Road, Pennington, NJ 08534, File Number: NJ10-8994FA for property owner Bey, Stephanie for Block: 193.01 Lot: 76 also known as 143 Tulip Lane for overpayment. 18. A Resolution authorizing a Refund, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $1615.73 for May 1, 2010 tax bill to Sterling Title Agency, 2662 Nottingham Way, Hamilton, NJ 08619, MC-21273 for property owner Kaminski, Jordan J. & Melanie for Block: 214.03 Lot: 9 also known as 49 Bakun Way for overpayment. 19. A Resolution authorizing a Refund, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $2030.01 for May 1, 2010 tax bill to Cellemme, Matthew J., 12 Stuart Avenue, Ewing, NJ 08638, for property owner Cellemme, Matthew J. for Block: 221 Lot: 6 also known as 12 Stuart Avenue for overpayment.

20. A Resolution authorizing a Refund, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $1640.84 for May 1, 2010 tax bill to Fidelity National Title Insurance, 3705 Quakerbridge Road, Suite 205, Mercerville, NJ 08619, for property owner Wallace, Todd & Denise for Block: 567 Lot: 18 also known as 14 Manor House Drive for overpayment. 21. A Resolution authorizing a Refund, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $1033.22 for May 1, 2010 tax bill to Forman, Jeannette, 1328 Parkside Avenue, Ewing, NJ 08638, for property owner Forman, Jeannette for Block: 82 Lot: 180 also known as 1328 Parkside Avenue for overpayment. 22. A Resolution authorizing a Refund, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $733.67 for May 1, 2010 tax bill to Jordan-Hughes, Vanessa, 186 Woodland Avenue, Ewing, NJ 08638, for property owner JordanHughes, Vanessa for Block: 140 Lot: 133 also known as 186 Woodland Avenue for overpayment. 23. A Resolution authorizing a Refund, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $1898.20 for May 1, 2010 tax bill to Williams, Roosevelt III., 260 Somerset Street, Ewing, NJ 08638, for property owner Williams, Roosevelt III., for Block: 183 Lot: 216 also known as 260 Somerset Street for overpayment. 24. A Resolution authorizing a Refund, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $1470.10 for May 1, 2010 tax bill to Martin A. Spigner, Esquire, Trust Account, PO Box 366, Cranberry, NJ 08512, for property owner Nance, Verna M. for Block: 107 Lot: 104 also known as 31 Irven Street for overpayment. 25. A Resolution authorizing a Refund, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $1936.18 for May 1, 2010 tax bill to Joseph L. Mooney, III, P.C., 315 Market Street, Mill Hill, Trenton, NJ 08611, for property owner Hockschild, Gary M. for Block: 419 Lot: 8 also known as 754 River Road for overpayment. 26. A Resolution authorizing a Refund, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $956.63 for May 1, 2010 tax bill to iAbstract & Title, LLC, 513 White Horse Pike, Haddon Heights, NJ 08035, File No. IA1002661 for property owner Varnado Troy Jr. & Karen for Block: 468 Lot: 180 also known as 97 Theresa Street for overpayment. 27. A Resolution authorizing a Refund, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $675.03 for May 1, 2010 tax bill to Wright, George L., 7 Longview Drive, Holmdel, NJ 07733 for property owner Wright, George for Block: 527 Lot: 11 also known as 4 Seven Oaks Lane for overpayment. 28. A Resolution authorizing a Cancellation, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $205.12 for October 1, 2009 sewer bill for property owner DeSantis, John R. W. & Nancy B. for Block: 142 Lot: 15 also known as 1640 Pennington Road due to water meter removal. 29. A Resolution authorizing a Cancellation, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $75.00 for October 1, 2009 sewer bill for property Township of Ewing, for Block: 1 Lot: 13 also known as 20 New Trent Street for being Township owned. 30. A Resolution authorizing a Cancellation, as recommended by the Tax Collector in the amount of $37.50 for October 1, 2009 sewer bill for property Township of Ewing, for Block: 6 Lot: 15 also known as 1009 Southard Street for being Township owned.

31. A Resolution authorizing the Catholic Church of St. Hedwig to hold a walking pilgrimage on August 7th, 2010. Mayor Ball stated that the training payments were for the fire department. Mr. Steinmann moved the Consent Agenda, seconded by Mr. Cox.

ROLL CALL

Mr. Cox Mr. Steinmann Mr. Summiel President Murphy

YES YES YES YES

OLD BUSINESS 1. Concerned Citizens Contract With Ewing Township NEW BUSINESS
1. The Clerk read A RESOLUTION FOR STATE FISCAL MUNICIPALITY’S PRELIMINARY TAX BILL A/K/A FY ’11 1ST AND 2ND QUARTER TAX BILL. Administration asked to have the Resolution held until the next meeting to be able to provide more information. 2. The Clerk read (Resolution #10R-85) A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PERSON-TO-PERSON AND PLACE-TO-PLACE TRANSFER OF ARM at EWING, LLC (1102-33-024-007); A PLENARY RETAIL CONSUMPTION LIQUOR LICENSE, TO HERSHA HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT, L.P., t/a ELEMENT EWING HOPEWELL.

Mr. Cox moved the Resolution, seconded by Mr. Summiel.

ROLL CALL

Mr. Cox Mr. Steinmann Mr. Summiel President Murphy

YES YES YES YES

3. The Clerk read (Resolution #10R-86) A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE AWARD OF A BID TO S. BROTHERS, INC. FOR ROAD IMPROVEMENTS TO RIVERVIEW DRIVE.

Mr. Cox moved the Resolution, seconded by Mr. Summiel.

ROLL CALL

Mr. Cox Mr. Steinmann Mr. Summiel President Murphy

YES YES YES YES

4. The Clerk read (Resolution #10R-87) A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PLACE-TO-PLACE TRANSER OF LICENSE #1102-33-013-004 BELONGING TO PETROS AND PANAGOITIS, LLC OF EWING, NJ.

Mr. Cox moved the Resolution, seconded by Mr. Summiel.

ROLL CALL

Mr. Cox Mr. Steinmann Mr. Summiel President Murphy

YES YES YES YES

COUNCIL REPORTS President Murphy discussed the proposed trash ordinance and the proposed hearing on the renewal of Erini’s Restaurant liquor license. After discussion, Council decided to hold a Special Meeting on July 6, 2010 at 6:00 pm to hold the hearing and consider the renewal.

STATEMENTS AND COMMENTS FROM MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC FOR ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA Charles Green (979 Bear Tavern Road) asked about the public interest channel with Verizon. Mayor Ball responded. Mayor Ball supplied Mrs. Wollert and Council with information regarding the cost per ton and overall coosts associated with the disposal of trash. There being no further business, President Murphy called for a motion to adjourn. Mr. Cox so moved, seconded by Mr. Steinmann. The meeting was adjourned at 7:53 pm.

________________________________ Joseph Murphy, Council President

_______________________________ Stephen W. Elliott, Municipal Clerk