By appointing another member of the Township Committee, the majority of the Committee have not been elected to the position they hold. Realtor Patricia Snell was appointed to the seat that was vacated by Mayor Murray. Some of the Freeholders came to present the township with a county flag, even though there was one on display on the dais. 7 ordinances were adopted permitting the township to borrow over $7M for various projects. An ordinance was introduced to accept the the plan which is now being called the Circus Liquors Redevelopment Plan, formerly know as the Shoppes, Village 35 and the Towne Centre. A number of residents attended to gather further information about the project, only to be told that because of pending litigation the Committee was not able to provide information.
A “key to the city” was presented to former Senator Joe Kyrillos. An ordinance was adopted to borrow $277k to purchase cameras for selected parks and build a dog park at Tindal Park. 7 other ordinances were introduced and will have public hearings and a vote for adoption at the July 16 meeting. There were about 11 members of the public that came forward to ask questions or present comments to the Township Committee.
– Three ordinances were adopted during this meeting.
– One revised flood plain regulations to conform to FEMA guidelines.
– Another designated certain intersections as stop intersections.
– The third added time limit parking on certain streets used by commuters to take mass transportation to work.
All ordinances were unanimously adopted. An ordinance was introduced to borrow $277K to acquire property for parks.