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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, October 10, 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 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. 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 August 14, 2000, and the regular session minutes of September 12, 2000.
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated October 10, 2000, in the amount of $
  3. RESOLUTION - Charlie Pierman III appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  4. RESOLUTION - Robert Winn appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  5. RESOLUTION - Anthony Cavazza appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  6. RESOLUTION - Caroline Armstrong appointed permanent, full time Supervising Planner, Planning Board.
  7. RESOLUTION - Lynda Ruggiero appointed permanent, full time Senior Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  8. RESOLUTION - Adrian Prokowfiew appointed permanent, full time Senior Clerk Transcriber, Human Resources.
  9. RESOLUTION - James Kyle appointed permanent, full time Senior Planner, Planning Board.
  10. RESOLUTION - Donna Lamonaco appointed permanent, full time Senior Clerk Transcriber, Prosecutor's Office.
  11. RESOLUTION - Sandra Vladyka appointed permanent, full time Sheriff's Officer, Sheriff's Office.
  12. RESOLUTION - Louis A. Vastola appointed permanent, full time Sheriff's Officer, Sheriff's Office.
  13. RESOLUTION - Mathew Wilson appointed permanent, full time Sheriff's Officer, Sheriff's Office.
  14. RESOLUTION - Sandra Hildebrant appointed permanent, full time Sheriff's Officer, Sheriff's Office.
  15. RESOLUTION - David Rosato appointed provisional, full time Supervisor, Roads, Roads and Bridges.
  16. RESOLUTION - Mario Grande appointed provisional, full time Equipment Operator, Roads and Bridges.
  17. RESOLUTION - Gregory Deemer appointed provisional, full time Senior Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  18. RESOLUTION - James Napolitano appointed provisional, full time Technician Management Information Systems, MIS Department.
  19. RESOLUTION - Derek Deremer appointed provisional, full time Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  20. RESOLUTION - William O'Brien appointed temporary Student Assistant, Library.
  21. RESOLUTION - Jennifer Romer appointed temporary Special Deputy Surrogate, Surrogate's Court.
  22. RESOLUTION - Joyce Davis appointed temporary Clerk Transcriber, Administrator's Office.
  23. RESOLUTION - Mathew Wilson, Public Safety Telecommunicator, Emergency Services, change in status to part time.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving the recommendation of the Health and Human Services Advisory Council transferring un-utilized funds from Account #0622 to Account #0630, as specified in "County Initiatives", be allocated to the Hunterdon County Housing Corporation.
  25. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing October 15-21, 2000, as Mental Health Awareness Week in Hunterdon.
  26. RESOLUTION - Authorizing No Stopping or Standing of a vehicle along southbound County Route 619 (Milford-Frenchtown Road), in Holland Township.
  27. RESOLUTION - Authorizing No Stopping or Standing of a vehicle along County Route 604 (Rosemont-Sergeantsville Road), in Delaware Township.
  28. RESOLUTION - Concurring with Somerset County in the construction of Drainage Improvements to Block 68, Lot 5.01, in Readington Township.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving an Agreement with Bethlehem Township for the installation of a School Speed Limit Sign Beacon, along County Route 643, in Bethlehem Township.
  30. 30. RESOLUTION - Approving a subgrant award contract for the Multi-Jurisdictional Narcotics Task Force Grant, DE-2-12-00, in the amount of $238,752 in federal funds and $79,584 in local funds.
  31. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a cash Road Opening Deposit to Quest Environmental & Engineering Services, in the amount of $500.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #7, for Bid #99-06, for electrical work for the Construction of the Route 12 Office Building, with Anything Electric, Co., in the amount of $121,912.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #11, for Bid #99-06, for mechanical work for the Construction of the Route 12 Office Building, with Washington Mechanical, Inc., in the amount of $7,877.24.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #14, for Bid #99-06, for the Construction of the Route 12 Office Building, with Hajdu Construction, Inc., in the amount of $342,856.98.
  35. RESOLUTION - Concurring with the Hunterdon County Housing Corporation on the reappointments to the Board.
  36. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Frank Barlow, CPA, RMA, of Withum, Smith and Brown, for auditing services in connection with "White Collar Crime", for the Prosecutor's Office, in an amount not to exceed $1,500.
  37. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Frank Barlow, CPA, RMA, of Withum, Smith and Brown, for auditing services in connection with "Trust Fund", for the Prosecutor's Office, in an amount not to exceed $3,500.
  38. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Frank Barlow, CPA, RMA, of Withum, Smith and Brown, to perform the County Library Audit, for the period ending December 31, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $3,500.
  39. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Frank Barlow, CPA, RMA, of Withum, Smith and Brown, to perform the County Audit, for the period ending December 31, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $68,000.

IV. BUSINESS & EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP OF SOMERSET/HUNTERDON COUNTIES

  1. PROCLAMATION - Declaring October 15-21, 2000, as America's Safe Schools Week in Hunterdon.

V. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Emergency Services, Advising the State has re-instituted funding for the County 9-1-1 Coordinator, in the form of an annual grant in the amount of $25,000 and requests Hunterdon County adopt a resolution requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert said grant into the budget as an item of revenue.
  2. Emergency Services, Requesting permission for two people to attend the National Emergency Number Association, from November 5 to 8, 2000, in Orlando, Florida, in the amount of $1,430.55 each.
  3. Park System, Requisition for approval of professional attorney services, in the amount of $1,104.
  4. Park System, Requisition for approval of professional attorney services, in the amount of $3,253.25.

VI. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #20837 with Williams Storage Sheds, for a High Barn Garage at the Training Center, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $6,300.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #20838 with Stryker Heating and Cooling, for a heating system in the Training Center's Academic Building, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $7,967.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #38193 with Motorola, Inc., for 14 Mobile Radios with standard VHF Antenna and Ignition cables, for the Sheriff's Office, in the amount of $8,691.20.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #38194 with Motorola, Inc., for 35 Portable Radios w/limited key pad, standard rapid charger, antenna, belt clips and 2 year warranty, for the Sheriff's Office, in the amount of $30,436.80.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #RB.8628 with Seely Equipment & Sales, for snow plow parts, for Roads and Bridges, in the amount of $28,738.58.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #RB.08625 with US Municipal Supply, Inc., for 200 rolls of wooden Snow Fence, for Roads and Bridges, in the amount of $10,130.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #RB.8626 with Seely Equipment & Sales, for 2000 Snow Fence Posts w/anchor, for Roads and Bridges, in the amount of $6,120.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #RB.6878 with Ten Hoeve Bros. Inc., for a gasoline tank monitoring system for the Everittstown Garage, for Roads and Bridges, in the amount of $26,537.20.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #RB.6879 with Ten Hoeve Bros. Inc., for an upgrade of the gasoline tank monitoring system for the Lebanon Garage, for Roads and Bridges, in the amount of $6,348.83.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #RB.8730 with the Xerox Corporation, for an Engineering Digital Document System, for Roads and Bridges, in the amount of $36,883.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving the rejection of bids received for Bid #2000-12, for a Paratransit Mobile Data-Global Routing System/Automatic Vehicle Locator, for Human Services, from Radio Satellite Integrators, Inc. And Avail Technologies.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable and reserve for the Counseling on Health Insurance for Medicare Enrollees, Grant #99-2514-HIM-00.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant reserve for the 1999 Public Health Priority Funding, in the amount of $.81.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable for the Subregional Transportation Planning Program, in the amount of $.79.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable for the Technical Study Program, in the amount of $$3,375.38.

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

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects.

IX. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell

  1. Update on all County Projects and Facilities.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #10, for the construction of the new North Branch County Library, to furnish necessary labor and materials to install vinyl wall covering on existing columns; change weight of vinyl wall covering in staff lounge and install photos to the Grandin plaque, in the amount of $4,054.
  3. Requesting approval of Change Order Directives for the Route 12 Office building.

X. COUNTY COUNSEL, Gaetano M. DeSapio

  1. To discuss the status of the Lease for space at the Justice Center.
  2. To discuss the status of a contract with GPI in connection with the golf course.
  3. To discuss an Employee Vendor Policy.

XI. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XII. TOUR OF JUGTOWN SMOKEHOUSE AND DINNER AT THE JAIL

XIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTS

  1. To discuss various personnel matters.
  2. To discuss Title Insurance for Farmland Acquisition with County Counsel.
  3. To discuss rental of County property.