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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, September 12, 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 regular and executive session minutes July 25, 2000, the regular session minutes of August 8, 2000
  2. Approving the payment of claims as listed on the Claims Register.
  3. RESOLUTION - Lisa Long appointed permanent, full time Senior Receptionist Typing, Sheriff’s Office.
  4. RESOLUTION - James Fleming appointed permanent, full time Supervisor Roads, Roads and Bridges.
  5. RESOLUTION - Curt Steinmetz appointed permanent, part time Security Guard, Sheriff’s Office.
  6. RESOLUTION - Barbara Kerns Metzger appointed provisional, full time Program Development Specialist Community Service, Human Services.
  7. RESOLUTION - Lee Frey appointed provisional, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator, Emergency Services.
  8. RESOLUTION - Joseph Arancio appointed temporary, Student Assistant, Library.
  9. RESOLUTION - Joshua Scarano appointed temporary, Student Assistant, Library.
  10. RESOLUTION - Erin Horvath appointed temporary, Student Assistant, Library.
  11. RESOLUTION - Patricia Burd appointed temporary, Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  12. RESOLUTION - Thomas Gardner, Librarian, Library, leave of absence without pay.
  13. RESOLUTION - Shannon Debele, Clerk Transcriber, Administrator’s Office, salary adjustment.
  14. RESOLUTION - Constance Bowden appointed temporary, Clerk Transcriber, Administration Office.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Tewksbury Township for use the County’s Global Positioning System (GPS).
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #13, for Bid #99-06, for the Construction of the Route 12 Office Building, with Hajdu Construction, Inc., in the amount of $292,791.98.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #10, for Bid #99-06, for Mechanical Work at the Route 12 Office Building, with Washington Mechanical, Inc., in the amount of $62,696.48.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #9, for Bid #99-06, for Steel Work at the Route 12 Office Building, with Cherry Steel Corp., in the amount of $4,116.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #6, for Bid #99-06, for Electrical Work at the Route 12 Office Building, with Anything Electric, Co., in the amount of $146,510.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of a Health Service Grant Application in the amount of $219,866 in state funds and $29,348 as a County Match.
  21. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the revision of the “2001 State/Community Partnership Grant” application with the Juvenile Justice Commission, to reflect an increase in funding.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with NORWESCAP Food Bank, for administrative costs of the “Hunters Helping the Hungry” distribution program, in the amount of $7,312.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-046, the Housing Repair Program, increase in state funds of $3,000.
  24. RESOLUTION - Establishing “No Passing Zones” along Nielsons Corner-Mechlins Corner Road (County Route 625), in Alexandria and Union Townships.
  25. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Kay Applegate for having served on the Professional Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving final application for the Farmland Preservation Program 2000B Round, for Block 80, Lot 17, with Raritan Township.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for Development Rights, in connection with the Farmland Preservation Program, 200A Program, from Robert Michisk, for Block 10, Lot 3 in Raritan Township and Block 35, Lot 16 in Franklin Township.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for Development Rights, in connection with the Farmland Preservation Program, 200A Program, from Barry and Luana Pesco Koplowitz, for Block 19, Lots 25.03 and 25.04, in Delaware Township.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for Development Rights, in connection with the Farmland Preservation Program, 200A Program, from Readington Township, for Block 15, Lot 1, in Readington.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for Development Rights, in connection with the Farmland Preservation Program, 200A Program, from Readington Township, for Block 15, Lot 1.02, in Readington.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for Development Rights, in connection with the Farmland Preservation Program, 2000A Program, from Readington Township, for Block 46, Lot 21 and Block 52.01, Lot 14, in Readington.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #12, for Bid #99-06, Construction of the Route 12 Office Building, with Hajdu Construction, Inc., increase of $16,860.58.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #13, for Bid #99-06, Construction of the Route 12 Office Building, with Hajdu Construction, Inc., increase of $8,807.07.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #14, for Bid #99-06, Construction of the Route 12 Office Building, with Hajdu Construction, Inc., increase of $21,864.49.
  35. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #99-33, for Resurfacing, Reconstruction and Storm Drainage of County Route 519, in Holland Township, with Mt. Hope Rock Products, Inc., decrease of $71,313.53.
  36. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #99-44, for the Reconstruction of County Route 628, in Lebanon Township, with Mt. Hope Rock Products, Inc., Increase of $49,997.90.
  37. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #99-46, for Resurfacing and Reconstruction of County Routes 626 and 633, in Clinton Township, with Trap Rock Industries, Inc., decrease of $117,887.24.

IV. MEETING OPEN FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

V. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Extension Center, Requesting funds to attend the Society for Nutrition Conference, July 22-26, 2000, in the amount of $600, for airfare and registration.
  2. Health Department, Requisition for two Nextel phones/2 way radio, plus battery charger, service plan and monthly enhanced service value package, in the amount of $452.10, to be paid from the State Health LINES grant.

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

  1. PUBLIC HEARING -Bond Ordinance #15-00, the acquisition of Development Easements on agricultural land for the Farmland preservation Program, in the amount of $3,000,000.
  2. PUBLIC HEARING -Capital Ordinance #16-00, authorizing the acquisition of equipment for the County Park System, in the amount of $92,000.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable and reserve, for the 1998 Victim Assistance Program.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable, for the 1998-1999 Subregional Transportation Grant.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable, for the 1999 Recreation Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities Grant.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable, for the 1998-1999 H.I.V. Counseling and Testing Grant.
  7. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2000 Budget, for the Area Plan Grant, in the amount of $40,726.
  8. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2000 Budget, for the Multi-Jurisdictional Narcotics Task Force Grant, in the amount of $238,752.

VII. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell

  1. Update on all County Projects and Facilities.
  2. Presentation on the Library Headquarters at Route 12 by the Library Commission and Faridy, Thorne & Fraytek, AIA.
  3. RESOLUTION -Approving a contract modification with Environmental Monitoring and Consulting Assoc. (EM&CA) in the increased amount of $12,500, for additional time for the Industrial Hygienist and Analysis of air samples.

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

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects.

IX. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION -Approving Requisition #08592, with Gateway Fastener, Inc., for Gemtor Fall Protection Equipment, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $9,150.90.
  2. RESOLUTION -Approving Requisition #20801, with Fire Fighters Equipment Company, for 6 Scott Air Packs, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $9,134.10.
  3. RESOLUTION -Approving Requisition #EB.176, with Election Support Service, Inc., for election supplies, for the Board of Elections, in the amount of $7,930.
  4. RESOLUTION -Approving Requisition #MIS.1295, with ESRI, for Maintenance and Technical Support upgrades to the ARCinfo Floating Licenses and Secondary Floating Licenses, for the MIS Department, in the amount of $15,783.87.
  5. RESOLUTION -Approving Requisition #MIS.1309, with Dell Marketing LLP, for a GIS Server, for the MIS Department, in the amount of $12,064.
  6. RESOLUTION -Approving Requisition #PROS.1837, with Mobile Vision Inc., for 2 Mobile Vision System 7 in-car video systems, for the Clinton Township Police Department, as requested by the Prosecutor’s Office, to be paid from the Law Enforcement Trust Fund, in the amount of $7,769.90.
  7. RESOLUTION -Approving Requisition #PUR.129, with Bill Behrle Associates, for furniture, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $9,949.78.
  8. RESOLUTION -Approving Requisition #PUR.823, with DANKA, for a Coin Operated Copier, for the County Clerk’s Office, in the amount $8,320.
  9. RESOLUTION -Approving Requisition #PUR.13038, with Ergospace Design, for 20 Safco Flat Files and 4 Bases with 10 Dividers, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $12,732.88.
  10. RESOLUTION -Approving Requisition #RB.8497, with Johnson and Tower, Inc., for a Smoke Meter, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $7,250.
  11. RESOLUTION -Authorizing the rejection of a bid received from Santos Brothers, Inc., for Bid #2000-01, for the Construction and Improvements for Deer Path Park, Phase II, as it came in over budget.
  12. RESOLUTION -Authorizing the award of Bid #2000-33, for Maintenance and Repair Materials, to Trap Rock Industries, Inc., for Items #705.1, 705.2 and 705.3, in the amount of $23,300.
  13. RESOLUTION -Authorizing the award of Bid #2000-33, for Maintenance and Repair Materials, to Flemington Bituminous Corp., for Items #705.1, 705.2 and 705.3, in the amount of $31,360.
  14. RESOLUTION -Authorizing the award of Bid #2000-33, for Maintenance and Repair Materials, to J.D.M. Materials, for Items #755.1 through 755.3, in the amount of $37,897.
  15. RESOLUTION -Authorizing the award of Bid #2000-33, for Maintenance and Repair Materials, to Warren Materials, for Items #705.1 and 705.3, in the amount of $2,212.50.
  16. RESOLUTION -Authorizing the award of Bid #2000-33, for Maintenance and Repair Materials, to Pinnacle Materials, Inc., for Items #710.0 through 710.12, in the amount of $35,063.75.
  17. RESOLUTION -Authorizing the award of Bid #2000-33, for Maintenance and Repair Materials, to Vianini Pipe, Inc., for Items #736.1 through 736.15A, in the amount of $30,000.
  18. RESOLUTION -Authorizing the award of Bid #2000-35, for the Installation of Beam Guide Rail at various locations, to Fondacaro Fencing, Inc., in the amount of $69,000.
  19. RESOLUTION -Authorizing the award of Quote #0032-2000, for the Addition to and Renovation of the Existing Emergency Services Building, to L. Robert Kimball and Assoc., in the amount of $34,834.
  20. RESOLUTION -Authorizing the award of Quote #0136-2000, for Appraisals for the current Farmland Preservation Program, to Thomas Rodriquez Assoc., in the amount of $28,500.
  21. RESOLUTION -Authorizing the award of Quote #0136-2000, for Appraisals for the current Farmland Preservation Program, to C.L. Orbaker & Assoc., Inc., in the amount of $14,300.
  22. RESOLUTION -Authorizing the award of Quote #0136-2000, for Appraisals for the current Farmland Preservation Program, to Robert F. Heffernan, in the amount of $18,250.
  23. RESOLUTION -Authorizing the award of an RFP for professional engineering consulting services, in connection with Engineering Design Services for Safety and Mobility Improvements to the Intersection of County Route 523 (River Road,), County Route 612 (Bartles Corner Road), County Route 523 (Flemington-Whitehouse Road) and Raritan Township’s River Road, and to the Intersection of County Route 523 (Flemington Junction Road), County Route 523 (River Road) and Raritan Township’s River Road, in the Township of Raritan, for the Hunterdon County Department of Roads, Bridges and Engineering, to Studer & McEldowney, P.A./Pennoni Associates, Inc., in the amount of $149,900.

X. 4:00 p.m. PUBLIC HEARING

  1. For the purpose of right of way acquisition, for intersection improvements to County Route 523 and Barley Sheaf Road, in Readington Township.

XI. 4:30 p.m. RARITAN VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Dr. Jerry Ryan

  1. To discuss a joint police academy.

XII. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XIII. 6:00 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

  1. To discuss various personnel matters.
  2. To discuss the medical examiner services.
  3. To discuss a right of way acquisition in connection with Bridge Q-46.
  4. To discuss property acquisition.

XIV. 7:00 p.m. VALERIE E. BURNS - CITIZENS FOR BRIDGES ON MANNERS ROAD