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The Tuesday, January 25th Freeholder Meeting has been cancelled due to weather conditions and rescheduled
for Monday, January 31, 2000 at 4:30 pm.

A complete copy of the January 31, 2000 adopted minutes are available in Adobe Acrobat Reader format.

Agenda
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Freeholder's Meeting Room, Victorian Plaza
One East Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822

Monday, January 31, 2000 - 4:30 pm

4:30 p.m. Convene in accordance with the provisions of the Open Public Meeting Act.

"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.”

Pledge of Allegiance.

EXECUTIVE SESSIONS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING.

PERSONNEL RESOLUTIONS AND MATTERS
Cheryl A. Wieder, Human Resources Director

  1. RESOLUTION - Lisa Reed appointed unclassified, full time Detective First Class, Prosecutor’s Office.
  2. RESOLUTION - Lloyd Hall appointed unclassified, full time Undersheriff, Sheriff’s Office.
  3. RESOLUTION - Michael Bunting appointed unclassified, full time Chief Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  4. RESOLUTION - Janet Iwansky appointed unclassified, full time Secretary to the Prosecutor, Prosecutor’s Office.
  5. RESOLUTION - Timothy Kooker appointed permanent, full time Supervising Library Assistant, Library.
  6. RESOLUTION - John Sigafoos appointed provisional, full time Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  7. RESOLUTION - Irene Kuhl appointed provisional, full time Legal Secretary, Prosecutor’s Office.
  8. RESOLUTION - Adjustments for Investigative employees in the Sheriff’s Office, for FY2000.
  9. RESOLUTION - Adjustments for Supervisor Officers in the Sheriff’s Office, for FY2000.
  10. RESOLUTION - James M. Napolitano appointed temporary, when and as needed, MIS Intern, MIS.

PARK SYSTEM

  1. RESOLUTION - Board of Chosen Freeholders concurs with Recreation Commissioners’ Resolution #00- 101, approving plans and specifications for the construction of a Rails to Trails Project.
  2. RESOLUTION - Board of Chosen Freeholders concurs with Recreation Commissioners’ Resolution #00- 102, approving plans and specifications for improvements at the County Arboretum.
  3. RESOLUTION - Board of Chosen Freeholders concurs with Recreation Commissioners’ Resolution #00- 401, for longevity benefits for eligible employees in the Park System.

NEW BUSINESS

  1. PROCLAMATION -Recognizing Jared E. White for attaining the designation of “Eagle Scout”.
  2. PROCLAMATION -Recognizing Jason P. Fearing for attaining the designation of “Eagle Scout”.
  3. RESOLUTION - Recognizing William McIntyre for having served on the Shade Tree Commission.
  4. RESOLUTION - Recognizing J. Kirby Fowler for having served on the Housing Corporation.
  5. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Edgar Van Zandt for having served on the Housing Corporation.
  6. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Mary DeHaven Myres for having served on the Housing Corporation.
  7. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Angelo Marsella for having served on the Housing Corporation.
  8. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Craig Proctor for having served on the Housing Corporation.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract with the NJ Council for the Humanities, for a grant in the amount of $25,292.50, for the project entitled: “Where have all the farmers gone?”
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving a service agreement with The Chenault Group, to provide human resource strategies for public sector employers and career discovery and advancement strategies for individuals, for the Division of Social Services, amount not to exceed $3,000.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving a Section 5310 grant application with NJ Transit for two (2) 28 Passenger Buses, for Human Services.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving a letter agreement with the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, for state funding in the amount of $40,000, to provide the coordination of Substance Abuse Prevention and Education programming though the County’s Municipal Alliances.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving a letter agreement with the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, for state funding in the amount of $109,601.55, to provide Substance Abuse Prevention and Education programming though the County’s Municipal Alliances.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving Task Order #4, a cost reimbursement agreement, for the Subregional Transportation Program, in the amount of $68,016.
  15. RESOLUTION - Requesting the NJ Department of Transportation address and acknowledge concerns, recommendations and requests in connection with improvements to Route 31 under the plan known as Section 6-D.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-022, for Senior Citizen Emergency Services Program, in the amount of $3,000 in federal funds.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-030, for a Consolidated Transportation System, in the amount of $48,000 in federal funds.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-042, for Care Management, in the amount of $9,978 in federal funds.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-046, for a Housing Repair Program, in the amount of $10,170 in state funds.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-048, for Adult Protective Services, in the amount of $65,000 in state funds.

FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., Treasurer

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the Penn Federal Savings Bank be added to the list of authorized depositories of funds for the County for the year 2000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant agreement with the State Department of Community Affairs, for Emergency Disaster Relief, in the amount of $500,000.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report.
  4. Motion to approve claims.

PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell

  1. Update on all County Projects and Facilities.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving change order #7, for Bid #99-06, for the construction of the Route 12 Office Building, with Hajdu Construction, Inc., general contractor, increase of $472.50.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #5, for Bid #99-06, for the construction of the Route 12 Office Building, with Hajdu Construction, Inc., general contractor, in the amount of $37,070.05.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #3, for Bid #99-06, for the construction of the Route 12 Office Building, with Anything Electric, Co., electrical subcontractor, in the amount of $6,061.88.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #3, for Bid #99-06, for the construction of the Route 12 Office Building, with Washington Mechanical, Inc., mechanical subcontractor, in the amount of $10,099.88.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #3, for Bid #99-06, for the construction of the Route 12 Office Building, with Cherry Steel Corp., steel subcontractor, in the amount of $249,341.40.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #2, for Bid #99-25, for the exterior restoration of the Historic Hunterdon County Courthouse, with Integrated Construction Enterprises, Inc., in the amount of $38,533.20.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #10, for Bid #98-33, for the construction of the Warehouse/Records Retention Center, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., in the amount of $259,202.16.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #2, for Bid #97-58, for the shelving for the new North Branch County Library, with Library Products South, Inc., in the amount of $3,372.70.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving a Certificate of Substantial Completion for Bid #97-58, for the shelving for the new North Branch County Library, with Library Products South, Inc.

PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #EB.155, with National Computer Systems, Inc., for an Optical Scanner contract to count absentee ballots, for the Board of Elections, in the amount of $1,620.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.1468, with Peter Krakoff, Ph.D, for professional services related to a case, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $1,755.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.014616, with Atkins International Assoc., Inc., for court reporter services, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $1,365.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PUR.807, with Danka, for a Digital Copier, Finisher and related equipment, for the Print Shop, in the amount of $27,427.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PUR.808, with Danka, for a Savin Digital Copier and Finisher, for the Records Management Division of the MIS Department, in the amount of $16,345.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PUR.809, with Danka, for a Savin Digital Copier and Finisher, for Weights and Measures, in the amount of $16,345.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PUR.4136, with Cummins Allison Corporation, for a heavy duty Paper Shredder, for the Records Management Division of the MIS Department, in the amount of $7,695.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #RB.7515, with Garden State Highway Products, for aluminum sign blanks and parts, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $6,934.23.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #RB.7525, with Linear Dynamics, Inc., for paint sprayer parts, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $6,263.85.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #RB.7526, with 3M Company, for reflective sheeting, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $28,266.97.

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

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving an unrestricted weight limit on Bridge L-30, on Buffalo Hollow Road, in Lebanon Township.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving an unrestricted weight limit on Bridge K-134, on Slacktown Road, in Kingwood Township.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving an unrestricted weight limit on Bridge F-87, on County Route 617, in Franklin Township.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving an unrestricted weight limit on Bridge E-281, on Runyon Mill Road, in East Amwell Township.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving an unrestricted weight limit on Bridge Q-40, on Everitts Road, in Raritan Township.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving an unrestricted weight limit on Bridge WD-126, on County Route 605, in Delaware and West Amwell Townships.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving an unrestricted weight limit on Bridge H-26, on County Route 614, in Holland Township.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving an unrestricted weight limit on Bridge E-160, on Orchard Road, in East Amwell Township.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving a restricted weight limit on Bridge L-110M, on Vernoy Road, in Lebanon Township, to be set at 4 tons.
  11. RESOLUTION -Approving plans and specifications for Resurfacing, Reconstruction and Storm Drainage of County Route 650, in Flemington Borough and Raritan Township, and authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise for bids.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving plans and specifications for Resurfacing and Storm Drainage of County Route 620 and County Route 637, in Readington Township, and authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise for bids.
  13. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the County Engineer to apply for State Aid for Fiscal years 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004 for various projects.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with the State of New Jersey, Department of Transportation, for the installation and operation of a semi-actuated traffic control signal with pedestrian push buttons at the intersection of Route 31 and County Route 618, in Clinton Township.
  15. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a cash performance bond for a minor subdivision, to Billie Gardner, in the amount of $2,500.

MEETING OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

6:00 p.m. PLANNING BOARD, Caroline Armstrong

  1. Status of Hunterdon County’s Open Space Plan as presented by the Open Space Committee of the Hunterdon County Planning Board

6:30 p.m. SPECIAL JOINT MEETING with the HUNTERDON VOCATIONAL BOARD OF EDUCATION (POLYTECH)

  1. To review the report of the Vocational Education Steering Committee.

EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTS

  1. To discuss a property acquisition with Holland Township.
  2. To discuss leasing space at the Justice Center and Victorian Plaza.
  3. To discuss the update of the Facilities Committee’s findings.
  4. To discuss the release of an escrow for property with County Counsel.
  5. To discuss personnel with the Human Resources Director and County Administrator.
  6. To discuss the use of overtime with the Superintendent of Schools.
  7. To discuss the ethics policy for the Agriculture Development Board.
  8. To discuss various County projects with the Project Administrator.
  9. To discuss the medical examiners services.