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AGENDA
Freeholder's Assembly Room - 1st Floor
Route 12 County Complex - Building #1
PO Box 2900, Flemington, New Jersey
April 10, 2001 - 3:00 PM

I. CONVENE - 3:00 p.m.

"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 Route 12 County Complex, Building #1, Route 12, Flemington, New Jersey, a public place reserved for such announcements. A copy was mailed on or before January 03, 2001, 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 February 27, 2001 and the regular and executive session minutes of March 13, 2001.
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated April 10, 2001.
  3. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing the volunteers of the Mr. Fixit Program.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Invoice #82622, with Greenman-Pederson, Inc., for Program Management Services for the construction of the Golf Course, in the amount of $24,025.41.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with the Hunterdon County Chapter of the Red Cross to use the Jail buildings, grounds and equipment for mass care shelters required in the conduct of Red Cross Disaster Relief activities.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $3,960.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving the plans and specifications for the Realignment of County Route 620 over an un-named Tributary to the Holland Brook, in Readington Township.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Jeffrey Fleischer, to prepare construction documents in connection with the roof for the Headquarters of the Hunterdon County Library, amount not to exceed $5,000.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional traffic and transportation engineering consulting agreement with Goodkind and O'Dea, Inc., in connection with the review of major development applications for the Planning Board, amount not to exceed $15,000.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional engineering consulting agreement with connection with Phase I Site Investigation of the former Church Street Garage, with Stetler & Guldin Engineering, in the amount of $2,900.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional engineering consulting agreement in connection with the replacement of T-80, with Cherry, Weber and Associates, Inc., in the amount of $85,620.
  12. RESOLUTION - Janet Kerr appointed unclassified, full time Victim Witness Coordinator, Prosecutor's Office.
  13. RESOLUTION - Thomas Sheppard appointed permanent, full time Park Naturalist, Parks Department.
  14. RESOLUTION - Michelle Hendrix appointed permanent, part time Clerk Transcriber, Health Department.
  15. RESOLUTION - William Powell appointed provisional, full time Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator, Emergency Services.
  16. RESOLUTION - Barbara Berberian appointed provisional, full time Supervising Victim Witness Counselor, Prosecutor's Office.
  17. RESOLUTION - Vanessa Panzarino appointed temporary, as needed, Student Assistant, Library.
  18. RESOLUTION - Colleen Rue appointed temporary, as needed, Student Assistant, Library.
  19. RESOLUTION - John Langley appointed temporary, Seasonal Recreation Leader, Parks Department.
  20. RESOLUTION - Gene Robbins appointed temporary, Seasonal Recreation Leader, Parks Department.
  21. RESOLUTION - Joseph Devane appointed temporary, Seasonal Recreation Leader, Parks Department.
  22. RESOLUTION - William Romaine appointed temporary, Seasonal Recreation Leader, Parks Department.
  23. RESOLUTION - Frances Duggan appointed temporary, Seasonal Recreation Leader, Parks Department.
  24. RESOLUTION - Emily Flesher appointed temporary, Seasonal Recreation Leader, Parks Department.
  25. RESOLUTION - Susan Lamour Simpson, Special Deputy Surrogate, Surrogate's Court, status changed from full time to part time.
  26. RESOLUTION - Adjusting the salary of unclassified Sheriff's Investigator, Matthew Thompson.
  27. RESOLUTION - Establishing the 2001 salaries for Elected Officials, Unclassified and Non-Contractual employees.
  28. RESOLUTION - Establishing the 2001 salaries for unclassified employees in the Prosecutor's Office.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving a lease agreement with Ringoes Rental LLC in connection with the South Branch County Library.
  30. PROCLAMATION - Declaring April, 2001 as the Month of the Young Child.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Alliance Agreement for the South Hunterdon Cluster, with Lambertville City, for the implemention of substance abuse prevention, in the amount of $13,970.89.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Cynthia Good to the Transportation Advisory Committee.
  33. Human Services is requesting the Freeholders' decision regarding concerns in connection with the Juvenile Accountability Initiative Block Grant Agreement's limited funding of $28,761.

IV. PUBLIC SESSION DISCUSSION (NOTE: Limit of 5 minutes per person)

V. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Lebanon Township Volunteer Fire Department, requesting permission to close Hill Road (County Route 628) from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., on Saturday, June 16, 2001, to hold its 50th Anniversary Parade.
  2. John Kuhl, requesting permission to donate issues of the Hunterdon County Democrat and The Hunterdon Republicans from 1868 - 1947, to the County of Hunterdon for storage in the Records Retention Center, as well as issues of The Frenchtown Star from 1899 to 1931.
  3. VisionSmith, Requesting permission to use the Church Street Garage while filming an information/marketing video for Anderson House.

VI. 3:20 p.m. ROADS, BRIDGES AND ENGINEERING, John P. Glynn, Director

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects.

VII. 3:40 p.m. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell

  1. Update on all County Projects and Facilities.

VIII. 4:00 p.m. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-09, for Microfilming of Records for the Surrogate's Court, to ACS Integrated Solutions, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $9,331.75.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-11, to Furnish and Deliver Structural Steel, to Barbour Brothers Steel Co., in an amount not to exceed $15,377.46.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-12, to Furnish and Deliver Steel Beam Guide Rail, to Collinson, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $8,159.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-13, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge Q-1 over the Third Neshanic River, in Raritan Township, to H & G Contractors, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $520,056.50.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40898, with Aventis Pasteur, for 500 "Fluzone" 10 dose vials, for the Health Department, in the amount of $20,000.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #42029, with Lena Shiffman, for various art workshops, for the Parks and Recreation Department, in the amount of $1,600.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.2235, with a physician for medical consultation on a case, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $1,110.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.2247, with a physician for various consultations on a case, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $1,500.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #RB.9562, with the Campbell Foundary Company, for various concrete castings, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $13,080.

IX. 4:20 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

  1. To discuss personnel matters with Sheriff Doyle.
  2. To discuss various personnel matters.
  3. To discuss the Youth Shelter Contract.
  4. To discuss the closeout of a lease.
  5. To discuss appointments and opening on the Parks Advisory Board.
  6. To discuss the negotiation of an extension to an InterCounty Agreement.
  7. To discuss the status of litigation with the PCFA and WERC.

X. 5:00 p.m. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., County Treasurer

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the County Budget be read by Title Only.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the amendment to the 2001 County Budget.
  3. PUBLIC HEARING - 2001 County Budget.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the sum to be raised by taxation in support of the Open Space, Recreation, Farmland and Historic Preservation Trust Fund for 2001.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the sum to be raised by taxation for support of the Operating Budget for the County Library for 2001.

XI. 5:30 p.m. NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

  1. To discuss the Farmland Preservation Program.

XII. 6:00 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS CONTINUED IF REQUIRED

XIII. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XIV. 7:00 p.m. DISCUSSION REGARDING AGRICULTURAL FAIR

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