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2:45 pm - Hunterdon County Utilities Authority Meeting

Agenda
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS

Freeholder's Meeting Room, Victorian Plaza
One East Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Tuesday, May 23, 2000 - 3:00 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 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 regular and executive session minutes of April 25, 2000.
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated May 25, 2000, in the amount of $7,556,080.35.
  3. Approving the Social Services Funds Report for April, 2000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the creation of the Central Printing and Mail Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - Lisa Reed appointed unclassified, full time Detective Sergeant, Prosecutor’s Office.
  6. RESOLUTION - Hugo Marin appointed permanent, full time Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  7. RESOLUTION - Eric Brown appointed provisional, full time Mechanic, Roads and Bridges.
  8. RESOLUTION - Mary C. Noone-Kozakiewicz appointed provisional, full time Librarian, Library.
  9. RESOLUTION - Ross Debele appointed provisional, full time Senior Construction Inspector, Engineering.
  10. RESOLUTION - Gary Siebentritt appointed provisional, full time Senior Construction Inspector, Engineering.
  11. RESOLUTION - Bruce Johnson appointed provisional, full time Supervising Engineer, Engineering.
  12. RESOLUTION - Michael Pasqua appointed Supervisor, Central Mail Room, Central Printing and Mail.
  13. RESOLUTION - Gordon Johnson appointed Supervisor, Trees, Roads and Bridges.
  14. RESOLUTION - Adrian Prokofiew appointed provisional, full time Senior Clerk Transcriber, Human Resources.
  15. RESOLUTION - Lynda Ruggerio appointed provisional, full time Senior Building Maintenance Workers, Buildings and Maintenance.
  16. RESOLUTION - Kenneth Sutphen appointed provisional, full time Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  17. RESOLUTION - Robert Bush Jr. appointed provisional, full time Assistant Director of Maintenance Services, Buildings and Maintenance.
  18. RESOLUTION - Janine Cowart appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Corrections.
  19. RESOLUTION - Ranjit Walia appointed provisional, full time Assistant Planner, Planning Board.
  20. RESOLUTION - Evan Stampoulos appointed provisional, full time Sanitary Inspector, Health Department.
  21. RESOLUTION - Andrew Wasserbach appointed temporary, Summer Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  22. RESOLUTION - James Herrman appointed temporary, Summer Engineering Aide, Engineering.
  23. RESOLUTION - Jeremy Kirk appointed temporary, Summer Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  24. RESOLUTION - Michael Coleman appointed temporary, Summer Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  25. RESOLUTION - Michael Burham appointed temporary, Summer Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  26. RESOLUTION - David Rasato, Equipment Operator, Roads and Bridges, salary adjustment.
  27. Authorizing Certificates for Years of Service.
  28. RESOLUTION - Board of Freeholders concurs with Recreation Commissioners’ Resolution #00-406, appointing Alyson M. Giantisco as a temporary, Summer Nature Program Leader.
  29. RESOLUTION - Board of Freeholders concurs with Recreation Commissioners’ Resolution #00-407, appointing Michael Cobb Allen as a temporary, Summer Nature Program Leader.
  30. RESOLUTION - Board of Freeholders concurs with Recreation Commissioners’ Resolution #00-411, appointing Justin Bentzinger, as a Seasonal Maintenance Worker.
  31. RESOLUTION - Board of Freeholders concurs with Recreation Commissioners’ Resolution #00-413, appointing Emily Amon as a permanent, full time Park Naturalist.
  32. RESOLUTION - Board of Freeholders concurs with Recreation Commissioners’ Resolution #00-415, appointing Theresa Ramona Arechiga, as a temporary, Summer Nature Program Leader.
  33. RESOLUTION - Board of Freeholders concurs with Recreation Commissioners’ Resolution #00-416, appointing Michele LaVigne as a temporary, Summer Nature Program Leader.
  34. RESOLUTION - Board of Freeholders concurs with Recreation Commissioners’ Resolution #00-417, appointing Sean Ely as a Seasonal, Maintenance Worker.
  35. RESOLUTION - Board of Freeholders concurs with Recreation Commissioners’ Resolution #00-418, appointing Aaron Cooley as a Seasonal, Maintenance Worker.
  36. RESOLUTION - Approving a Clergyman’s Professional Service agreement with Rev. David Errickson, to serve as Jail Chaplain, in an amount not to exceed $13,905.
  37. RESOLUTION - Approving an Attorney’s Professional Service agreement with Raymond Drake, Esq., for legal services for matters involving the Hunterdon County Department of Human Services, Division of Social Services, in an amount not to exceed $20,000.
  38. RESOLUTION - Approving Supplementary Specifications for the Microsurfacing, Polymer Modified Emulsion Treatment of County Routes 579, 615 and 617, in various municipalities.
  39. RESOLUTION - Approving Specifications for the Resurfacing and Surface Treatment of various roads.
  40. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment on Bid 99-19, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge Q-40 and Approaches, on Everitts Road over the Neshanic River, in Raritan Township, with Rencor, Inc., in the amount of $21,080.33.
  41. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, Final, for Bid 99-43, for the Demolition and Disposal of a Residential/Commercial Structure, in Readington Township, with Mercer Wrecking Recycling Corp., decrease of $103.
  42. RESOLUTION - Granting permission to Lebanon Borough to park three (3) police cars or three (3) personal cars, at the County Garage in Lebanon Borough.
  43. RESOLUTION - Approving a Right to Farm Grant, for the Farmland Preservation Program, in the amount of $4,805.
  44. RESOLUTION - Approving reappointments to the Health and Human Services Advisory Council.
  45. RESOLUTION - Approving a “Work Force New Jersey Area Contract” for welfare to work funding, in the amount of $24,438.
  46. RESOLUTION - Approving a Federal Transit Section 5311 Grant application, for operations, in the amount of $405,738 (County Match included $101,435).
  47. RESOLUTION - Approving a Section 5310 Vehicle Agreement with NJ Transit for 3 vehicles for the LINK System.
  48. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Metuchen, to provide counseling services, outreach services and family evaluation for at-risk County residents.
  49. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with the Easter Seal Society of New Jersey, to provide a transitional living program and residences for persons with mental illness, in the amount of $131,000.
  50. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with The Arc of Hunterdon County, to provide family support services, Saturday respite programming and self-advocacy training for the developmentally disabled, in the amount of $61,456.
  51. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with Hunterdon Drug Awareness Program, Inc., to provide intervention activities and treatment for persons with substance abuse problems, in the amount of $78,908 of direct County funds and $28,577 of State funds.
  52. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #15, for Bid 98-33, Construction of the Warehouse/Records Retention Center, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., in the amount of $97,038.93.
  53. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for payment #6, for Bid 99-25, Exterior Restoration of the Historic Court House, with Integrated Construction Enterprises, Inc., in the amount of $96,236.
  54. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #2, for Bid 98-33, Construction of the Warehouse/Records Retention Center, for electrical changes, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., in the amount of $6,389.
  55. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #3, for Bid 98-33, Construction of the Warehouse/Records Retention Center, for a 3 phase outlet and 4" sleeves, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., in the amount of $1,225.
  56. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #4, for Bid 98-33, Construction of the Warehouse/Records Retention Center, for a pressure producing valve, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., in the amount of $506.
  57. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #5, for Bid 98-33, Construction of the Warehouse/Records Retention Center, to change floor finish in rooms W-10, W-11, W-12 and W-13, to vinyl from concrete and carpet, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., in the amount of $858.
  58. RESOLUTION - Board of Freeholders concurs with Recreation Commissioners Resolution #00-313, approving an application for a grant with New Jersey Community Affairs, for the 2001 Recreational Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities grant, in the amount of $25,000 in state funds and $5,000 from the Recreational Trust Fund as a match.
  59. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-050/051, to provide certified home health aide services to the elderly, in the amount of $112,670.

IV. MEETING OPEN FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

V. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Borough of Lebanon, Requesting permission to hold a Coin Toss, for the Lebanon Volunteer Fire Company, at the intersection of Route 22 and Cokesbury Road, on May 29, 2000.
  2. Cherryville Repeater Association II, Requesting permission to use the field by the County Library, for the annual Field Day, to be held from Friday, June 23 beginning at 1:00 p.m. until Sunday, June 25 at 6:00 p.m.
  3. Corrections, Requesting permission for two people to attend the American Correctional Association Training Conference, 130th Congress of Corrections, in San Antonio, Texas, from August 12 to 17, 2000, in the amount of $2,390, for registration, airfare, hotel and meals.
  4. Office on Aging, Requesting membership into the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging for 2001, in the amount of $825.
  5. Office on Aging, Requesting permission for two people to attend the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging Annual Conference, in Cleveland, Ohio, from July 8 to 12, 2000, in the amount of $2,334, for registration, airfare, mileage, parking, hotel and meals.

VI. 4:00 p.m. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., County Treasurer

  1. PUBLIC HEARING -Capital Ordinance #1-00, authorizing the acquisition of office furniture, fixtures and business equipment, in the amount of $177,000.
  2. PUBLIC HEARING -Capital Ordinance #2-00, authorizing the acquisition of vehicles, in the amount of $266,000.
  3. PUBLIC HEARING -Capital Ordinance #3-00, authorizing the acquisition of data processing equipment, in the amount $199,455.
  4. PUBLIC HEARING -Capital Ordinance #4-00, authorizing improvements and renovations at various County facilities, in the amount of $318,000.
  5. PUBLIC HEARING -Bond Ordinance #5-00, authorizing the reconstruction, resurfacing, widening, construction and improvement of various public highways, roads and streets, to appropriate the sum of $5,635,000.
  6. PUBLIC HEARING -Bond Ordinance #6-00, authorizing the construction, reconstruction, replacement and rehabilitation of various bridges and culverts, to appropriate the sum of $2,380,000.
  7. PUBLIC HEARING -Bond Ordinance #7-00, authorizing the acquisition of heavy public works machinery and equipment, to appropriate the sum of $582,000.
  8. PUBLIC HEARING -Capital Ordinance #8-00, authorizing the acquisition of various equipment for Roads, Bridges and Engineering and the Vehicle Services Division, in the amount of $57,000.
  9. PUBLIC HEARING -Capital Ordinance #9-00, authorizing the upgrade of the Fire Alarm Annunciator Panel and minor renovations for the Corrections Facility, in the amount of $25,000.
  10. PUBLIC HEARING -Capital Ordinance #10-00, authorizing the development of a street addressing system using GPS Technology for Emergency Services and MIS - GIS Division, in the amount of $200,000.
  11. INTRODUCTION -Bond Ordinance #11-00, authorizing the additional to the Hunterdon County Emergency Services Building, in the amount of $600,000.
  12. Correspondence from Hunterdon Economic Partnership, requesting the commitment of $52,500 for the year 2000.

VII. 4:30 p.m. PUBLIC HEARING

  1. RESOLUTION -Approving the acquisition for parcels to be acquired in connection with the Rehabilitation of Higginsville Road Bridges.

VIII. 4:45 p.m. HEALTH DEPARTMENT, John W. Beckley, Director

  1. Report on the Vector Surveillance and Control Program.

IX. 5:00 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION

  1. To discuss land acquisition with the County Park System Director.

X. 5:15 p.m. LIBRARY TRANSITIONAL SPACE UTILIZATION PLAN

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

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects.

XII. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell

  1. Update on all County Projects and Facilities.

XIII. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #OOA.00592, with Razberry’s Banquet & Conference Center, for the Volunteer Recognition Brunch held on April 28, 2000, for the Office on Aging, in the amount of $1,060.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PLAN.00461, with Holiday Inn Select, for the Planning Board Awards Dinner, for the Planning Board, in the amount of $3,952.38.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PUR.820, with Danka, for a Savin Copier and Finisher, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $16,345.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2000-13, to Furnish Custom Fitted Uniforms and Accessories, for the Sheriff’s Office, Corrections and the Park System, to Ray’s Sport Shop, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $85,940.76.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0064-2000, for a Farmland Preservation Survey, Smith Property, to Van Cleef Engineering Associates, in an amount not to exceed $10,200.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the rejection of all bid packages received for Bid #2000-05, for Removal and Disposal of Apple and Peach Orchards, at the Mountain Farm, as the bids were over the budget allotted.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the rejection of all bid packages received for Bid #2000-03, for Site Improvements for the Hunterdon County Arboretum, as the bids were over the estimate provided by Studer and McEldowney.
  8. To discuss Cooperative Pricing Agreements.
  9. To discuss the price of the Bid Threshold.

XIV. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. To discuss protocol for shared data services for GIS.
  2. Update from County Counsel on the golf course water permit.

XV. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

  1. To discuss various personnel matters with the County Administrator and Human Resources Director.
  2. To discuss various leases.
  3. To discuss space allocations and other matters regarding same.