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Tentative Agenda
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS

Freeholder's Meeting Room, Victorian Plaza
One East Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Tuesday, August 22, 2000 - 3:00 pm

REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING: 3:00 p.m.

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 January 05, 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. 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 July 11, 2000 and the regular session minutes of July 25, 2000.
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated August 22, 2000.
  3. Approving the Social Services Funds Report for July, 2000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Sean McClaughlin appointed permanent, full time Mechanic, Roads and Bridges.
  5. RESOLUTION - Eric Brown appointed permanent, full time Mechanic, Roads and Bridges.
  6. RESOLUTION - Carolyn Brink appointed permanent, full time Family Service Worker, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department.
  7. RESOLUTION - Michael Wilson appointed permanent, full time Family Service Worker, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department.
  8. RESOLUTION - Donald Kinney appointed permanent, part time Security Guard, Sheriff's Office.
  9. RESOLUTION - John Walsh appointed permanent, part time Security Guard, Sheriff's Office.
  10. RESOLUTION - Edward Davis appointed permanent, part time Security Guard, Sheriff's Office.
  11. RESOLUTION - Michael Wolfe appointed permanent, part time Security Guard, Sheriff's Office.
  12. RESOLUTION - Thomas Hoffman appointed permanent, part time Security Guard, Sheriff's Office.
  13. RESOLUTION - Andrew Kovacs appointed permanent, part time Security Guard, Sheriff's Office.
  14. RESOLUTION - Joseph Mackin appointed permanent, part time Security Guard, Sheriff's Office.
  15. RESOLUTION - Patrick Sullivan appointed permanent, part time Security Guard, Sheriff's Office.
  16. RESOLUTION - John Milne appointed permanent, part time Security Guard, Sheriff's Office.
  17. RESOLUTION - Charles Dinatale appointed permanent, part time Security Guard, Sheriff's Office.
  18. RESOLUTION - Normand Gagnon appointed permanent, part time Security Guard, Sheriff's Office.
  19. RESOLUTION - Kerry Bowlby appointed provisional, full time Senior Clerk Transcriber, Superintendent of Schools Office.
  20. RESOLUTION - Julie Kosakowski appointed provisional, full time Senior Clerk Typist, Planning Board.
  21. RESOLUTION - Diana Luts appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Corrections.
  22. RESOLUTION - Thomas McDowall Jr. appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Corrections.
  23. RESOLUTION - Philip Melovitz appointed temporary, Seasonal Laborer, Rutgers' Cooperative Extension.
  24. Authorizing Certificates for Years of Service to various employees.
  25. RESOLUTION - Board of Freeholders concurs with Recreation Commissioners' Resolution #00-426, appointing Rae V. Johnson as a temporary, Canoe Program Leader, for the Park System's Waterway's Program, to be reimbursed through the Recreation Trust Fund.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #9, for Bid #99-25, for the Exterior Restoration of the Historic Court House, with Integrated Construction Enterprises, Inc., in the amount of $107,310.
  27. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a Cash Performance Bond to Pacesetter-Wingspan, Inc., in the amount of $3,877.
  28. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a Cash Maintenance Bond to Pacesetter-Wingspan, Inc., in the amount of $2,600.
  29. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a Cash Road Opening Deposit, to William Murray, in the amount of $500.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-053, for State Home Delivered Meals, to Meals on Wheels in Hunterdon County, Inc., in the amount of $13,899 in state funding.
  31. RESOLUTION - Authorizing No Passing Zones be established and maintained along West Portal-Asbury Road (County Route 643), in Bethlehem Township.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving the final "Five Year Greater Raritan Workforce Investment Plan."
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving the 2001 Municipal Alliance Plan and authorizing its transmittal to the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement for Certified Home Health Aide Services for Hunterdon County Residents who are eligible to receive said services in accordance with the Social Services Block Grant, Older Americans Act, State Funding and County guidelines, in the amount not to exceed $14,332.
  35. RESOLUTION - Approving a Workforce New Jersey Area contract with the New Jersey Department of Labor, for the Greater Raritan Workforce Investment Board, in the amount of $1,363,727.
  36. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #99-33, for the Resurfacing, Reconstruction and Storm Drainage of County Route 519, in Holland Township, with Mt. Hope Rock Products, Inc., in the amount of $72,840.34.
  37. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #99-44, for the Reconstruction of County Route 628 in Lebanon Township, with Mt. Hope Rock Products, Inc., in the amount of $88,756.77.
  38. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #99-46, for the Resurfacing and Reconstruction of County Routes 626 and 633, in Clinton Township, with Trap Rock Industries, Inc., in the amount of $27,851.09.
  39. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for the 2000 Multi-Jurisdictional Narcotics Task Force Grant, in the amount of $238,752 in Federal funds and $79,584 as a County Match.
  40. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional architectural services agreement with Jeffrey A. Fleischer, AIA, in connection with the Interior Office Alternation to the Justice Center, in an amount not to exceed $3,950.
  41. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional engineering services agreement with Tighe, Doty, Carrino, P.A., for services in connection with the Interior Office Alternation to the Justice Center, in an amount not to exceed $14,840.
  42. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional accounting services agreement with Suplee, Clooney & Co., to review various Area Plan Grants for the period ending December 31, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $5,900.
  43. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant agreement under the Farmland Preservation Program for the Sayles property.
  44. RESOLUTION - Approving Federal Aid Change Order #1, for Bid #99-07, with US Painting, Inc., for Painting of County Bridges E-243, E-233, RQ-164 and FC-76, decrease of $611.
  45. RESOLUTION - Approving a Public Health Nursing and Health Education Agreement with the Hunterdon Medical Center, in the amount of $268,713.
  46. RESOLUTION - Approving a Subgrant Agreement with the Hunterdon Medical Center to provide Tobacco Control Activities, in the amount of $17,297.

IV. MEETING OPEN FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

V. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Planning Board, Requisition for Year 2 Tuition for the Leadership Program with the New Jersey Agricultural Society, in the amount of $1,000.
  2. Rutgers' Cooperative Extension, Request for funds to attend the National Association of 4-H Agents, in Denver, Colorado, from November 5 to 9, 2000, in the amount of $1,145 for registration, airfare, hotel and transportation.
  3. Lebanon Borough, Request for the Fire Company to hold a Coin Toss at Route 22 and Cokesbury Road. According to NJSA 45:17A-20 approval of the municipality and County is necessary to solicit contributions in the right of way.

VI. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., County Treasurer

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the combination of several authorization of Bonds into a single issues of $9,900,000 Public Improvement Bonds.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the sale of $9,900,000 Public Improvement Bonds.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the prescribed form of the Public Improvement Bonds.
  4. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance #15-00, the acquisition of Development Easements on agricultural land for the Farmland preservation Program, in the amount of $3,000,000.
  5. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance #16-00, authorizing the acquisition of equipment for the County Park System, in the amount of $92,000.

VII. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. Superior Court requesting the provision of temporary space to Justice Peter Verniero.

VIII. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell

  1. Update on all County Projects and Facilities.

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

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects.

X. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #20783, with George Kline Sales, for fire coats and pants, for the Emergency Services Training Center, for Emergency services, in the amount of $9,916.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.1815, with Unisys Corp., for renewal of a computer maintenance agreement, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $11,976.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.1818, with John Desch Assoc., for accident reconstruction in connection with a case, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $4,059.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.1824, with Kathryn Hall, Ph.D., for review of records and written report, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $2,400.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PUR.4159, with Space Saver Systems, for the relocation of 2 Hanel Rotomat Units, to the Route 12 Office Building, for the Finance Department, in the amount of $6,000.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PUR.4160, with Stempler Drapery & Carpet, Inc., for the Route 12 Office Building, in the amount of $11,972.75.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Quote 0102-2000, for Appraisals for the Right of Way Acquisition for the Route 523/Holland Brook/Kosciuszko Road Realignment, to Robert McNeely Vance and Co., in an amount not to exceed $9,450.
  8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid 2000-09, to furnish, deliver and install shelving and access for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, to All State Pallet & Equipment Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $23,588.
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid 2000-23, for Roads Operations Function of the Hunterdon County Consolidated Transit System, to Laidlaw Transit, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,272,286.50.
  10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid 2000-32, for One 2000 Ford Crown Victoria, for Corrections, to Warnock Ford, in an amount not to exceed $23,982.

XI. COUNTY COUNSEL, GAETANO M. DeSAPIO

  1. To discuss Main Street Office Complex.

XII. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XIII. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

  1. To discuss various personnel matters with the County Administrator and Human Resources Director.
  2. To discuss land acquisition.