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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 24, 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 executive session minutes of September 12, 2000.
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated October 24, 2000, in the amount of $2,278,254.45.
  3. Approving the Social Services Funds Report for September, 2000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Carol Keating appointed permanent, full time Field Representative Senior Citizen Program, Office on Aging.
  5. RESOLUTION - James Srubjan appointed permanent, full time Supervising Bridge Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  6. RESOLUTION - Patrick Masterson appointed permanent, full time Bridge Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  7. RESOLUTION - Carl Ondrak appointed permanent, full time Bridge Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  8. RESOLUTION - Adjustments to certain Roads and Bridges employee salaries in accordance with the CWA Local 1034 Branch 2 Agreement.
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the filing of a Spending Plan for a Recycling Public Education and Program Planning Entitlement, under the Solid Waste Services Tax Fund.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving Task Order #6, for the Subregional Transportation Program, for the FY 2001 Unified Planning Work Program Activities, funded through NJTPA and NJIT, in the amount of $81,904.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving Task Order #7, for the Technical Studies Program, for the "Phase III Model Simulation: Land Use and Travel Demand Projections for Major Highway Corridors", for the FY 2001 Unified Planning Work Program Activities, funded through NJTPA and NJIT, in the amount of $100,000.
  12. RESOLUTION - Establishing an unrestricted weight limit on County Bridge Q-128, on Harmony School Road, in Raritan Township.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for federal funds through the NJTPA Local Scoping Program for Historic Preservation and Rehabilitation of County Bridge RQ-164, on Rockafellows Mill Road over the South Branch of the Raritan River, in Raritan and Readington Twps.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for federal funds through the NJTPA Local Lead Program for the proposed Safety Management System Involving Traffic Sign Inventory and Replacement along Hunterdon County routes and structures.
  15. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the acquisition of the right of way required to accomplish the Reconstruction of County Route 523 at Barley Sheaf Road, in Readington Township.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving the plans and specifications for the Reconstruction and Overlay of County Route 523, at Barley Sheaf Road, in Readington Township.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving a Lease Agreement with the State of New Jersey for space in the Hunterdon County Justice Center.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving a Memorandum of Understanding with the Administrative Office of the Courts, for the State of New Jersey, for space in the Justice Center.
  19. RESOLUTION - Board of Freeholders concurs with Recreation Commissioners Resolution #00-429, appointing Thomas Sheppard, as a Park Naturalist.
  20. RESOLUTION - Board of Freeholders concurs with Recreation Commissioners Resolution #00-432, appointing Craig Evans, as a provisional Pricipal County Park Ranger.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving an Application for Payment #11, for Bid #99-25, for the Exterior Restoration of the Historic Court House, with Integrated Construction Enterprises, Inc., in the amount of $82,820.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving an Application for Payment #1, for Bid #99-53, for the Construction of the Golf Course, with The Lantek Group, Inc., in the amount of $191,200.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving an Employment Agreement with Sandra Hildebrant, Sheriff's Officer.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving an Employment Agreement with Louis Vastola, Sheriff's Officer.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving an Employment Agreement with Sandra Vladyka, Sheriff's Officer.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving an Employment Agreement with Mathew Wilson, Sheriff's Officer.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for Law Enforcement Trust Funds for the Prosecutor's Office.

IV. MEETING OPEN FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

V. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Prosecutor's Office, Requisitions for registration and airfare to attend the 19th Annual 2000 Research & Treatment Conference, in San Diego, California, from November 1 to 4, 2000, in the amounts of $485 and $484, to be paid from the Law Enforcement Trust Fund. Expenses for lodging, travel and meals to be approximately $1,235.
  2. Public Housing, Request to attend a Section 8 Housing Conference, in Washington, D.C., on October 26 and 27, 1000, in the amount of $1,118 for registration, train fare, lodging, transportation and meals, to be paid from federal Section 8 funds.
  3. Hunterdon County Bar Association, Requesting Office Space in the Justice Center for their Executive Director.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services place an item of revenue in the budget, for the UMTA Section 5311 Grant, in the amount of $304,304.
  2. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services approve the amount of $101,435 as the County's match to the UMTA Section 5311 Grant.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services place an item of revenue in the budget, for the State/Community Partnership Grant Program, in the amount of $10,987.
  4. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services place an item of revenue in the budget for the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), in the amount of $5,000.
  5. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services place an item of revenue in the budget for the Subregional Transportation Planning Program, in the amount of $65,623.
  6. . INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance #17-00, for Emergency Services Training Center Improvements.

VII. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #00373, with Hilton Newark Gateway, for Catering during the Section 8 Conference on October 2, 2000, for the Public Housing Agency, in the amount of $9,838.00, to be paid from Housing Funds.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #36793, with Foran & Associates, for repairs to the LaPort Barn, for the County Park System, in the amount of $12,780.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #38654, with Restoration Technologies, for replacement of the Schick Barn roof, for the County Park System, in the amount of $6,900.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #38655, with Burgers, for a Honda ATV Utility FourTrax Rancher, with a 4 year warranty, for the County Park System, in the amount of $5,696.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #42115, with Storr Tractor, for a Toro Groundsmaster with a 72" mower and accessories, for the County Park System, in the amount of $12,529.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #C&H.118, with the Pushcart Players, for two performances on October 6, 2000, of "WOW! What a Century!", for the Cultural & Heritage Commission, in the amount of $2,190.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #C&H.119, with Artspower, for a theatre performance of "Salem Justice" on October 18, 2000, for the County Park System, in the amount of $2,000.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.1915, with J & J Court Transcriber, Inc., for two expedited transcripts, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $1,674.50.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.1918, with Terret Communications, for 10 Portable Radios w/batteries, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $8,750.
  10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0123-2000, for Street Addressing Using Global Positioning for a GIS based 911 project, for the GIS Division of MIS, to ARH Associates, Inc., amount not to exceed $200,000.
  11. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the extension of Bid #97-04, for Radio Communications Maintenance, for Emergency Services, with Radio Communications Services, Inc., for the fourth year of a five year contract, amount not to exceed $74,118.79.
  12. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2000-31, for Site Improvements to the Hunterdon County Arboretum, to John J. Skalley, Inc., amount not to exceed $175,263.70.
  13. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2000-37, to Furnish and Deliver Seven (7) 2000 Sterling LI-8513 Dump Trucks or an approved equivalent with plows, spreaders, optional patrol wings and associated equipment, to Condit Ford, amount not to exceed $690,957.
  14. . RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2000-39, for Alternations to the Hunterdon County Justice Center, to Christopher Riley Restorations, amount not to exceed $115,000.

VIII. 4:00 p.m. RISK MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

  1. Recommendation to the Board for the implementation of a County-wide Defibrillator program.

IX. 4:30 p.m. HEALTH DEPARTMENT, John W. Beckley, Director

  1. Report on Dental Health Services.

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

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects.
  2. To discuss appraisals for the Realignment of County Route 620 in Readington Township.

XI. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell

  1. Update on all County Projects and Facilities.

XII. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. To discuss Planning Incentive Grant (PIG) Round 1 Applications, in Readington Township.
  2. To discuss the Senior Center and Meals on Wheels.

XIII. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XIV. 6:00 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

  1. To discuss various personnel matters.
  2. To discuss various land issues.
  3. To discuss employee health benefits.
  4. To discuss Adult Education funding.