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2 Jake Garzio Drive, Ewing, New Jersey 08628
MARCH 11th, 2008 – 7:00 P.M. A. Call to Order of the Township Council Meeting. B. Invocation Almighty God who holds the fate of Man and Nation, we most humbly beseech thee to bless these deliberations, and these thy servants, that they may act with wisdom and understanding for the good of our community and thy greater glory. Amen. C. Flag Salute D. 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 8th day of January 2008. THE PUBLIC WILL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO ADDRESS THE COUNCIL DURING THE “STATEMENTS AND COMMENTS FROM MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC” SEGMENT OF THE MEETING. ALL QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC WILL BE DIRECTED TO THE COUNCIL PRESIDENT, WHEN ADDRESSING THE COUNCIL, PLEASE GIVE YOUR NAME AND YOUR ADDRESS. E. ROLL CALL Mr. Cox Mr. Murphy Mr. Summiel Ms. Wollert President Steinmann F. STATEMENTS AND COMMENTS FROM MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC FOR ITEMS ON THE AGENDA G. CONSENT AGENDA: 1. Authorization for the Chief Financial Officer to pay Township bills in the amount of $319,688.76. 2. A Resolution authorizing the Patriotic Committee to hold its Annual Fourth of July Parade on July 4th, 2008. 3. A Resolution authorizing the Calvary Christian Fellowship Ministries to hold a block party on May 17th, 2008, starting at 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. 4. A Resolution adopting a Citizen Participation Plan for the Community Development Block Grant Program. 5. A Resolution authorizing the conduct of an off premise raffle sponsored by Ewing Little League, to be held on September 6th, 2008 at the Ewing Senior and Community Center at 2:00 p.m.
6. A Resolution to CANCEL the total amount of $1,157.29 for February 1, 2008 tax quarter for property owner Joseph S. & Lena Wingate, for Block: 100 Lot: 5, also known as 2268 Spruce St. Ext. due to 100% disabled vet. 7. A Resolution to CANCEL the total amount of $96.68 for February 1, 2008 tax quarter for property owner Michael J. Conklin, for Block: 95 Lot: 269, also known as Dawes Ave due to merging with Block 95, Lot 266. 8. A Resolution to CANCEL the total amount of $137.49 for February 1, 2008 tax quarter for property owner Township of Ewing, for Block: 352 Lot: 15, also known as Adrian Ave due to township owning property. 9. A Resolution to REFUND the total amount of $240.02 for February 1, 2008 tax quarter to Joseph & Judy Welch, 1285 Lower Ferry Rd., Ewing, NJ 08618 for property owner Joseph & Judy Welch, for Block: 367 Lot: 63, also known as 1285 Lower Ferry Road for overpayment. H. BUDGET AMENDMENT INTRODUCTION – (no public hearing)
1. A RESOLUTION REQUESTING AMENDMENT OF THE STATE FISCAL YEAR 2008 BUDGET
I. ORDINANCE (S) FOR FIRST READING AND INTRODUCTION 1. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING LEASE OF A PORTION OF HOLLOWBROOK COMMUNITY CENTER TO THE MERCER COUNTY CATHOLIC YOUTH ORGANIZATION FOR OPERATION OF A DAY CARE CENTER. 2. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE TOWNSHIP OF EWING AMENDING THE FEES FOR AMBULANCE TRANSPORT BY EWING TOWNSHIP EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES DIVISION. J. NEW BUSINESS 1. A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF EWING MAKING APPLICATION
TO THE LOCAL FINANCE BOARD PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:4-45.47. (SURPLUS WAIVER) 2. A RESOLUTION OF EMERGENCY TEMPORARY APPROPRIATION. 3. A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE AWARD OF A BID TO WATERS AND BUGBEE, INC. FOR THE INSTALLATION OF TWO CHAIR LIFTS AT THE EWING SENIOR AND COMMUNITY CENTER. 4. A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE EWING TOWNSHIP RENTAL POLICY FOR USE OF TOWNSHIP FACILITIES BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC.
K. STATEMENTS AND COMMENTS FROM MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC FOR ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA L. COUNCIL REPORTS M. CLOSED SESSION N. ADJOURNMENT