Meeting Agendas

JUNE 7, 2018 LAND USE BOARD MEETING AGENDA

BEDMINSTER TOWNSHIP
REGULAR LAND USE BOARD MEETING
June 7, 2018 – 7:00 pm
AGENDA

1. CALL TO ORDER (RECOGNITION OF A QUORUM)
a) ROLL CALL
b) OPEN PUBLIC MEETING STATEMENT
c) FLAG SALUTE

2. MINUTES

a) May 10, 2018

3. CORRESPONDENCE

4. RESOLUTIONS

a) MIREF Bedminster, Resolution# 2018-008
b) Route 202 & 206, LLC, Resolution# 2018-009
c) Master Plan Reexamination, Resolution# 2018-010
d) Housing Element and Fair Share Plan Addendum, Resolution# 2018-011

5. PUBLIC COMMENTS

6. DETERMINATION OF COMPLETENESS

7. ORDINANCES

8. MASTER PLAN

9. OLD BUSINESS

10. NEW BUSINESS

11. PUBLIC HEARING(s) PLANNING BOARD

CONTINUED HEARINGS: None

NEW HEARINGS:

a) Public Hearing on the Third Round Housing Element and Fair Share Plan

b) Mallinckrodt Enterprises, LUB# 18-002 (PB)
Block 41, Lot 16.02
c2 and site plan waiver
Correspondence received from Ferriero Engineering dated May 7, 2018 and May 31, 2018
Correspondence received from Banisch Associates dated June 1, 2018
Scheduled for June 7, 2018 Notice Received

12. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS (PB)

13. PENDING APPLICATION(S) – PLANNING

14. PUBLIC HEARING(s) BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

CONTINUED HEARINGS: None
NEW HEARINGS: None

15. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS BOA

16. PENDING APPLICATION(S) – ZONING /BOA

a) Bedminster 2 Funding, LLC, LUB# 15-009 (BOA)
Block 33, Lot 12
Use and bulk variances
Correspondence received from Ferriero Engineering dated August 12, 2015 and
October 26, 2015
Correspondence received from Banisch Associates dated November 1, 2015

b) Antonia Gollob, LUB# 18-003 (BOA)
Block 8, Lot 8
Variance application
Correspondence received from Ferriero Engineering dated May 7, 2018 and June 1, 2018
Scheduled for June 14, 2018, Notice Required

17. EXECUTIVE SESSION

18. ADJOURNMENT


JUNE 14, 2018 LAND USE BOARD MEETING AGENDA

BEDMINSTER TOWNSHIP
REGULAR LAND USE BOARD MEETING
June 14, 2018 – 7:00 pm
AGENDA

1. CALL TO ORDER (RECOGNITION OF A QUORUM)
a) ROLL CALL
b) OPEN PUBLIC MEETING STATEMENT
c) FLAG SALUTE

2. MINUTES

3. CORRESPONDENCE

4. RESOLUTIONS

5. PUBLIC COMMENTS

6. DETERMINATION OF COMPLETENESS

7. ORDINANCES

8. MASTER PLAN

9. OLD BUSINESS

10. NEW BUSINESS

11. PUBLIC HEARING(s) PLANNING BOARD

CONTINUED HEARINGS: None

NEW HEARINGS: None

12. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS (PB)

13. PENDING APPLICATION(S) – PLANNING

14. PUBLIC HEARING(s) BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

CONTINUED HEARINGS: None

NEW HEARINGS:

a) Antonia Gollob, LUB# 18-003 (BOA)
Block 8, Lot 8
Variance application
Correspondence received from Ferriero Engineering dated May 7, 2018
Scheduled for June 14, 2018, Notice Required

15. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS BOA

16. PENDING APPLICATION(S) – ZONING /BOA

a) Bedminster 2 Funding, LLC, LUB# 15-009 (BOA)
Block 33, Lot 12
Use and bulk variances
Correspondence received from Ferriero Engineering dated August 12, 2015 and October 26, 2015
Correspondence received from Banisch Associates dated November 1, 2015

17. EXECUTIVE SESSION

18. ADJOURNMENT

JULY 19, 2018 BOARD OF HEALTH MEETING AGENDA






JUNE 4, 2018 TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDA


TOWNSHIP OF BEDMINSTER
AGENDA MEETING
June 4, 2018 7:00PM

1. Call Meeting to Order

2. Open Public Meetings Act Statement

Adequate notice of this meeting of the Township Committee was sent to
the Courier News, Somerville, Bernardsville News, Whippany and to
all subscribers and posted at the Township Municipal Building on
January 8, 2018

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Approval of Minutes

a. May 21, 2018 – Regular Meeting at 7 PM
b. May 21, 2018 – Executive Session at 7:05 PM

5. Permits & Raffles - none

6. Public Comments – (comments limited to 3 minutes)

7. Monthly Report Discussion by subcommittee chair

8. Administrator’s Report

9. Discussion on Introduced Ordinances scheduled for public hearings (opportunity for public questions)

10. Introduction of Ordinances

11. Public Hearing of Ordinances

a. Ordinance No. 2018-006 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE FUNDING OF THE CAPITAL ROAD MANAGEMENT PLAN. This Ordinance will fund the Road Management Plan including, but not limited to, the reconstruction, repair and mitigation of roads, drainage and storm water systems on various roads in Bedminster Township in an amount not to exceed $300,000.00.

ORD 2018-006 Capital - Road Management Plan.pdf

b. Ordinance No. 2018-007 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND HEAVY EQUIPMENT FOR THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT. This Ordinance will fund the purchase of motor vehicles and heavy equipment for the Public Works Department as part of the regular vehicle replacement program at a total amount not to exceed $75,000.00.

ORD 2018-007 Capital - DPW Equipment.pdf

c. Ordinance No. 2018-008 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND HEAVY EQUIPMENT FOR THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT. This Ordinance will fund the purchase of heavy equipment for the Public Works Department as part of the regular vehicle replacement program at a total amount not to exceed $270,000.00.

ORD 2018-008 Capital - DPW Heavy Equipment.pdf

d. Ordinance No. 2018-009 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE FUNDING OF THE CAPITAL FACILITY IMPROVEMENT PLAN. This Ordinance will fund the Facility Improvement Plan in Bedminster Township in an amount not to exceed $25,000.00.

ORD 2018-009 Capital - Facility Improvements.pdf

12. Consent Agenda (Consent agenda includes items of a routine nature on which consensus has been previously reached. Committee members may remove any item from the prepared agenda for discussion & possible action later in the meeting)

13. Resolutions - None

14. Approval of Bill List

15. Discussion Items – Following discussion by Township Committee Members on each item, the Chair will open the meeting for public input

16. New Business

a.  Interchange Improvements - I-287/I-78/Rt. 202/206
NJDOT is currently working on improvements to the I-287/I-78/Rt. 202-206 Interchange.  The portion of the project that impacts Exit 22A has been the topic of safety concerns from local residents.  The Township Committee has reached out to NJDOT for an update on the status of the project.

17. Old Business

a. Short-Term Rentals
Following a discussion with concerned residents at the March 5th meeting, the topic of short-term rentals through providers such as Air BnB will be investigated by the Township Committee.

b. Notice of Provisional Rate Increase - NJAW
A notice of a Preliminary Rate Increase was received via Certified Mail on
May 10, 2018. Provisional rates are temporary and will remain in effect until such time as the BPU renders a final decision. The proposed rate increase is for 12.3% or approximately $5.90 per month for water and $4.12 per month for sewer for the average customer, effective June 15, 2018.

c. Engine Braking
Cm Jacobs reported that he has received noise complaints from local residents regarding engine braking on Rt. 206 near Quick Chek. This issue was investigated in 2006 by the Board of Health. Due to no enforcement, the issue was never resolved. NJDOT should be contacted for guidance.

18. Public Comments (comments limited to 3 minutes)

19. Township Committee Comments

20. Executive Session

a. Personnel Matter – Police Department
b. Litigation – Dapkins vs. Bedminster Township SOM-L-1298-16

21. Return to Open Session

22. Adjourn

23. Correspondence



JUNE 18, 2018 TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDA

TOWNSHIP OF BEDMINSTER
REGULAR MEETING
June 18, 2018 7:00PM

1. Call Meeting to Order

2. Open Public Meetings Act Statement

Adequate notice of this meeting of the Township Committee was sent to the Courier News, Somerville, Bernardsville News, Whippany and to
all subscribers and posted at the Township Municipal Building on January 8, 2018

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Approval of Minutes

a. June 4, 2018 – Agenda Meeting at 7 PM
b. June 4, 2018 – Executive Session at 7:45 PM

5. Permits & Raffles

a. Fireworks Permit – Hamilton Farms Golf Club, Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at approximately 9:00 PM.

6. Public Comments – (comments limited to 3 minutes)

7. Monthly Report Discussion by subcommittee chair

8. Administrator’s Report

9. Discussion on Introduced Ordinances scheduled for public hearings (opportunity for public questions)

10. Introduction of Ordinances

11. Public Hearing of Ordinances

12. Consent Agenda (Consent agenda includes items of a routine nature on which consensus has been previously reached. Committee members may remove any item from the prepared agenda for discussion & possible action later in the meeting)

a. Resolution No. 2018-052 Authorizing the renewal of Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club liquor license for the period of July 1, 2018 until June 30, 2019

b. Resolution No. 2018-053 Authorizing the renewal of Delicious Heights Enterprises Corp. liquor license for the period July 1, 2018 until June 30, 2019

c. Resolution No. 2018-054 Authorizing the renewal of Grateful Spirits, Inc. liquor license for the period of July 1, 2018 until June 30, 2019

d. Resolution No. 2018-055 Authorizing the renewal of Cold Spring Liquor Corp. liquor license for the period of July 1, 2018 until June 30, 2019

e. Resolution No. 2018-056 Authorizing the insertion of a special item of revenue and insertion of an item of appropriation for equal amount in the 2018 municipal budget for the 2018 Clean Communities Grant

13. Resolutions

a. Resolution No. 2018-057 Adopting amended Rules and Regulations for the Bedminster Township Police Department, repealing any prior existing Rules and Regulations

b. Resolution No. 2018-059 Authorizing the award of a contract to purchase a 2018 John Deere 524K-II 4WD Loader through the Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission Cooperative Purchasing Program

c. Resolution No. 2018-060 Authorizing the Appointment of Two Substitute Bus Drivers for summer program sponsored by the Recreation Department

d. Resolution No. 2018-061 Authorizing the Appointment of a Part-Time Administrative Assistant/Receptionist for Administration

14. Approval of Bill List

15. Discussion Items – Following discussion by Township Committee Members on each item, the Chair will open the meeting for public input

a. Affordable Housing Ordinance
Township Planner Banisch has prepared a draft Affordable Housing Ordinance for review prior to introduction at a future meeting.

16. New Business

17. Old Business

a. Short-Term Rentals
Following a discussion with concerned residents at the March 5th meeting, the topic of short-term rentals through providers such as Air BnB will be investigated by the Township Committee.

b. Farmers Market
The Farmers Market began on Saturday, June 2nd and has been very successful. To date, there are 15 participating vendors with additional interest weekly. Volunteers from the Environmental Commission and Agricultural Advisory Committee are working with employees to help run the weekly event.

c. Engine Braking
Cm Jacobs reported that he has received noise complaints from local residents regarding engine braking on Rt. 206 near Quick Chek. This issue was investigated in 2006 by the Board of Health. Due to no enforcement, the issue was never resolved. A meeting with NJDOT is scheduled for June 15th.

d. Interchange Improvements – I-287/I-78/Rt. 202/206
NJDOT is currently working on improvements to the I-287/I-78/Rt. 202-206 Interchange. The portion of the project that impacts Exit 22A has been the topic of safety concerns from local residents. A meeting with NJDOT is scheduled for June 15th in Trenton.

18. Public Comments (comments limited to 3 minutes)

19. Township Committee Comments

20. Executive Session

a. Personnel Matters – Police Department / Shared Municipal Court
b. Litigation – Dapkins vs. Bedminster Township SOM-L-1298-16

21. Return to Open Session

22. Resolution

a. Resolution No. 2018-058 Accepting a Recommendation to Amend an Employee status from Probationary to Regular status amending Resolution #2018-041

23. Adjourn

24. Correspondence




TOWNSHIP OF BEDMINSTER TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE

SPECIAL MEETING – BUDGET WORK SESSION #4

  FEBRUARY 26, 2018 at 7:00 P.M.

 

1.         Call Meeting to Order

 

2.         Open Public Meetings Act Statement

 

Adequate notice of this special meeting of the Township Committee was sent to

the Bernardsville News, Whippany and to all subscribers and posted at the Township Municipal Building on January 18, 2018

 

3.         Pledge of Allegiance

 

4.         Public Comments (comments limited to 3 minutes)

 

5.         Discussion Items

            a.         Discussion with Auditor – Bud Jones, RMA                   

1) Regeneration of Surplus - Update

2) Recreation Trust Accounts – Potential Uses

3) Open Space Trust Account – Potential Uses

4) Revenues from UCC Fees – Is a Dedication by Rider Needed

            b.         Capital Budget Final Review

                        1) Capital Budget “D”

            c.         Final Budget Review

                        1) Revenues, Use of Surplus, Amount to be Raised through Taxation

                        2) Impact on Taxpayer

                        3) 2018 Tax Rate

 

6.         Executive Session

              

            a.         Litigation – Hamilton Farms v. Bedminster Township

Docket # 002395-2015

Docket # 003302-2016

Docket # 005861-2017

Docket # 013532-2017

 

7.         Return to Open Session

 

8.         Township Committee Comments

 

9.         Adjourn            

 

 

 

 

Future Meeting Schedule:

 

Budget Work Session #5 – Monday, March 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm  (IF NEEDED)

            1.    Final Review & Discussion

 

Additional Budget Work Sessions (if needed) will be scheduled on Saturday mornings

 

2018 Budget Introduction – Monday, March 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

2018 Budget Adoption – Monday, April 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm