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Agenda
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS

Freeholder's Meeting Room, Victorian Plaza
One East Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Tuesday, April 25, 2000 - 2:00 pm

I. CONVENE:

"This meeting is being held in accordance with the provisions of the Open Public Meetings Act. Adequate notice has been given by posting throughout the year a copy of the notice on Bulletin Boards on the First and Second Floor of the County Administration Building, Victorian Plaza, One East Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey, a public place reserved for such announcements. A copy was mailed on or before April 14, 2000, to the Hunterdon County Democrat, Lambertville Beacon, the Express, Courier News, Trenton Times, Hunterdon Review and Star Ledger, newspapers designated to receive such notices and by filing a copy with the Hunterdon County Clerk.”

EXECUTIVE SESSIONS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING OPEN SESSION UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. QUEEN ANNE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND

Welcome to Queen Anne's County, Maryland Commissioners and Departmental Representatives. Visiting for the "Sister County Exchange" Program

IV. CONSENT AGENDA

All matters listed under the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Hunterdon and will be enacted by one motion in the form listed below. There will be no separate discussion of these items. If discussion is desired, that item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered separately.

  1. Approving the executive session minutes of March 28, 2000.
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated April 25, 2000.
  3. Approving the Social Services Funds Report for March, 2000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the creation of the Division of Project Management, in the Freeholder’s Office.
  5. RESOLUTION - Michael Bunting appointed unclassified, full time Undersheriff, Sheriff’s Office.
  6. RESOLUTION - Frank Bell appointed unclassified, full time Division Head, Division of Project Management/Freeholders’ Office.
  7. RESOLUTION - Kristen Larsen appointed unclassified, full time Administrative Investigator, Prosecutor’s Office.
  8. RESOLUTION - Craig Monda appointed permanent, full time Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  9. RESOLUTION - Timothy McGuire appointed permanent, full time Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  10. RESOLUTION - Brian Vocke appointed provisional, full time Senior Bridge Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  11. RESOLUTION - Curt Blomquist appointed provisional, full time Bridge Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  12. RESOLUTION - Christine Hensler appointed provisional, full time Sanitary Inspector Trainee, Health Department.
  13. RESOLUTION - Katherine Powell appointed provisional, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator, Emergency Services.
  14. RESOLUTION - Michael Wolf appointed provisional, part time Security Guard, Sheriff’s Office.
  15. RESOLUTION - John Phelps appointed temporary Lab/Field Assistant (Mosquito Control), Health Department.
  16. RESOLUTION - Adjusting salaries of eligible Equipment Operators who obtained a Class A CDL License, in the CWA Local 1034, Branch 2 Union.
  17. RESOLUTION - Setting salaries of non-contract Utilities Authority Employees for the year 2000.
  18. RESOLUTION - Setting salaries of unclassified, non-contract staff, in the Prosecutor’s Office, for the year 2000.
  19. RESOLUTION - Setting salaries of unclassified staff in the Sheriff’s Office for the year 2000.
  20. RESOLUTION - Setting salaries of Department Heads, unclassified staff and non-contract staff for the year 2000.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal application for a Health Services Grant, for HIV Counseling and Testing, for the Health Department, in the amount of $89,200.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract with NJDEP for the 2000 CEHA Grant, in the amount of $268,760.
  23. RESOLUTION -Setting a weight limit of 15 Tons for County Bridge C-88, on Reformatory Road, in Clinton Township.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving specifications for the Painting of County Bridges B-8-W, L-30, L-49, L-109, M-94 and U-20 and authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise for bids.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving the Release of a Claim for Damages to County Car C-105.
  26. RESOLUTION - Advising Flemington Borough will be the lead agency for Improvements to Park Avenue Realignment and the Reconstruction of Section 3, from Capner Street to Walter Foran Boulevard, including North Main Street Intersection and Old Park Avenue.
  27. RESOLUTION -Approving an Employment and Reimbursement Agreement with Timothy McGuire, Sheriff’s Officer.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving a joint agreement with Somerset County, authorizing the creation of a Joint Workforce Investment Board.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving a joint agreement with Somerset County and the Greater Raritan Workforce Investment Board to establish the roles and responsibilities of the WIB.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract with the State Department of Human Services, Division of Family Development, for Employability Services to WFNJ/TANF clients, in the amount of $91,392 and a professional services agreement with the Chenault Group, for job skills training for WFNJ/TANF clients, in the amount of $8,840.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service agreement with Anderson House, to provide a halfway house and defray the cost of services, in the amount of $24,000 of direct County funds and $15,000 of Chapter 51 State funds.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service agreement with the Hunterdon County Educational Services Commission, to provide parenting education classes to at-risk families, in the amount of $83,230.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service agreement with the Community Care Association of Hunterdon, Inc., to provide social day care services for the frail, elderly residents of Hunterdon, in the amount of $25,000.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service agreement with the North Hunterdon Senior Center, to provide a senior activity program for low income seniors, in the amount of $10,000.
  35. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service agreement with Meals on Wheels in Hunterdon, Inc., to provide nutritious meals to the homebound and disabled of Hunterdon, in the amount of $13,905.
  36. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service agreement with Hunterdon County Legal Services Corporation, to provide free legal service to low income residents, in the amount of $26,250.
  37. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Patricia Rall to the HHSAC, Category C “Public Advisory Groups”, to fill an unexpired term.
  38. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Scott Elliott to the HHSAC, Category G “Consumer”, to fill an unexpired term.
  39. RESOLUTION - Approving a Letter of Agreement with the Central New Jersey Maternal & Child Health Consortium, Inc., for Bilingual Nurse Funding, in the amount of $2,480, for the period of April 1, 2000 through May 31, 2000, to be assigned to the Public Health Nursing and Health Education Staff.
  40. RESOLUTION - Board of Freeholders concurs with the Recreation Commissioners’ Resolution #00-405, appointing Emily M. Flesher, as a temporary, Summer Nature Program Leader.
  41. RESOLUTION - Board of Freeholders concurs with the Recreation Commissioners’ Resolution #00-410, appointing David Vieira and David Dean as temporary, Seasonal Maintenance Workers.

V. PROCLAMATION - OLDER AMERICANS MONTH - MAY, 2000

VI. ROADS, BRIDGES AND ENGINEERING, John P. Glynn, Director

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects.

VII. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell

  1. Update on all County Projects and Facilities.

VIII. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #20892, with Storr Tractor, for two (2) Toro 72" Side Discharge Deck w/gearbox for the Toro Groundsmaster and for two (2) Drive Shafts for the Discharge Deck, for Buildings and Maintenance, in the amount of $8,482.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #34889, with the Wenger Corp., for an expanding platform system for the portable stage, for the County Park System, in the amount of $4,099.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the extension of Bid #99-13, for Food Service Management at the Hunterdon County Correctional Facility, with ARAMARK Correctional Services, for one year, in an amount not to exceed $367,920.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2000-02, to furnish and deliver Traffic Paint, Type “A” Water Borne Paint, Lead Free, to Centerline Industries, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $25,938.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2000-07, for the Reconstruction, Resurfacing and Storm Drainage of County Route 650, in Raritan Township and Flemington Borough, to Trap Rock Industries, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $521,472.45.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2000-11, for Steel Beam Guide Rail with related Hardware, to Collinson, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $12,336.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving County Quote #0030-2000, for surveying services for a property in the Farmland Preservation Program, to Van Cleef Engineering Associates, in an amount not to exceed $6,500.
  8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the rejection of a Bid Package from Rochelle Contracting Co., for Bid #99- 53, construction of the County Golf Course, as County Specifications were not met.

IX. 4:00 p.m. SURROGATE, Susan J. Hoffman and COUNTY CLERK, Dorothy K. Tirpok

  1. Presentation of the “My County Government” Poster Contest winners.

X. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

  1. To discuss various personnel matters with the County Administrator and Human Resources Director.
  2. To discuss a nomination to the Housing Corporation.
  3. To discuss land acquisition.

XI. 5:00 p.m. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., County Treasurer

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the County Budget be read by title only.
  2. PUBLIC HEARING -Year 2000 County Budget.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the sum to be raised by taxation in support of the Operating Budget for the County Library.