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AGENDA
Freeholder's Assembly Room - 1st Floor
Route 12 County Complex - Building #1
PO Box 2900, Flemington, New Jersey
April 24, 2001 - 3:00 PM

NOTE: Hunterdon County Utilities Authority Meeting begins at 2:30 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 March 27, 2001.
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated April 24, 2001.
  3. Approving the Social Services Funds Report for March, 2001.
  4. RESOLUTION - Appointing Dr. Steven Diamond as the County Medical Examiner.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a portion of property in Readington Township, in connection with the realignment of Route 620, from Andusko in the amount of $10,000.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a portion of property in Readington Township, in connection with the realignment of Route 620, from Murray in the amount of $33,650.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a portion of property in Readington Township, in connection with the realignment of Route 620, from Weger in the amount of $29,700.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a portion of property in Readington Township, in connection with the realignment of Route 620, from Ballantine, in the amount of $4,000.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider application for the New Jersey Assistance for Community Caregiving/Caregiver Assistance Program, for transportation funding for seniors, for Human Services.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service agreement with Women's Crisis Services, in the amount of $77,757.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service agreement with Hunterdon Legal Services, in the amount of $27,300.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider application for the Jersey Assistance for Community Caregiving/Caregiver Assistance Program, for Case Management for the Office on Aging.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Warren County for replacement of InterCounty Bridge L-92-W/#22024, over the Musconetcong River, Lebanon Township.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Warren County for replacement of InterCounty Bridge B-5-W/#05044, over the Musconetcong River, Bethlehem Township.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for any and all Federal Aid Bridge Replacement Funds for the reconstruction of County Bridge Q-28, on Old Croton Road, Raritan Township.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Warren County for the reconstruction of InterCounty Bridge B-26-W/#05039, over the Musconetcong River, on Shurts Road, in Bethlehem Township.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving an Amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-048, for Adult Protective Services, with a decrease in state funds and an increase in local funds, amount of grant to remain the same, $71,466.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-027/038, for a Meal Program and Adult Day Care Program, in the amount of $15,352 in state funds.
  19. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a maintenance bond, to Orleans Home Builders, in the amount of $14,500.
  20. RESOLUTION - Donna Jenssen appointed permanent, full time Secretary, Board or Commission, Cultural and Heritage Commission.
  21. RESOLUTION - Margaret Conroy appointed permanent, full time Senior Clerk Transcriber, Rutgers Cooperative Extension.
  22. RESOLUTION - John Savacool Sr. appointed permanent, full time Traffic Maintenance Worker, Roads and Bridges.
  23. RESOLUTION - Janis Fisher appointed permanent, part time Senior Clerk Transcriber, Adjuster's Office.
  24. RESOLUTION - Catherine Cordes appointed permanent, part time Library Assistant, Library.
  25. RESOLUTION - Lauren Simanski appointed permanent, part time Library Assistant, Library.
  26. RESOLUTION - Adam Pursell appointed provisional, full time Bridge Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  27. RESOLUTION - Ryan Ziemba appointed provisional, full time Senior Traffic Maintenance Worker, Roads and Bridges.
  28. RESOLUTION - Lisa Storm appointed provisional, full time Library Clerk Driver, Library.
  29. RESOLUTION - Amy Jo Seely appointed provisional, full time Technician, Management Information Systems, Library.
  30. RESOLUTION - Elizabeth D. Langley appointed temporary, seasonal Recreation Leader, Parks.
  31. RESOLUTION - Tim Davis appointed temporary, seasonal Park Maintenance Worker, Parks.
  32. RESOLUTION - Justin Bentzinger appointed temporary, seasonal Park Maintenance Worker, Parks.
  33. RESOLUTION - Thomas Maciejewski appointed temporary, seasonal Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  34. RESOLUTION - Alice Crans appointed temporary, seasonal Laborer, Health Department.
  35. RESOLUTION - Leo McDonald appointed temporary, when and as needed, Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  36. RESOLUTION - Adjustment to salaries of Barbara Barberian and Janet Kerr, under the Victim Witness Program.
  37. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Brian G. Luteran for attainting the designation of Eagle Scout.
  38. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Andrew Moch for attainting the designation of Eagle Scout.
  39. RESOLUTION - Approving an Extraordinary Unspecifiable Services Agreement with Northeastern Utility Company, to establish utility allowance schedules for public housing program, for the Public Housing Agency, in the amount of $675.
  40. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #18, for Bid 99-06, Construction of the Route 12 County Complex, with Hajdu, Inc., in the amount of $25,282.39.
  41. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #15, for Bid 99-06, mechanical work for the Route 12 County Complex, with Washington Mechanical, Inc., in the amount of $6,591.48.
  42. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #11, for Bid 99-06, for electrical work for the Route 12 County Complex, with Anything Electric Co., in the amount of $8,460.34.
  43. RESOLUTION - Approving a Hydrogeologist Consulting Agreement with Penelope Althoff, Ph.D., in connection with the water allocation permit, in the amount of $6,500.
  44. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #6, Bid #99-53, for the golf course construction, with The Landtek Group, in the amount of $424,271.65.
  45. RESOLUTION - Approving Invoice #82647, with Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., for management of the golf course, in the amount of $31,254.70.

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

V. OFFICE ON AGING, Rosemarie Doremus, Director

  1. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing May, 2001 as Older American's Month in Hunterdon County.

VI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

VII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Frenchtown Borough, requesting permission to close a portion of County Route 619, between 10th and 12th Street, on September 15, 2001, between 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., for their annual "Community Day" celebration.

VIII. 3:30 p.m. PLANNING BOARD, Gary Pohorely, Farmland Preservation

  1. To discuss an amendment to the PIG 1 Application, for the County's cost share.
  2. Requesting a bid be submitted to the SADC for the 2001 Funding Round for property in East Amwell Township.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2001 Budget, for the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant, in the amount of $4,771.
  2. . RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2001 Budget, for the Scrap Tire Entitlement, in the amount of $92,129.15.
  3. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance #2-01 (Road Improvements $3,925,000)
  4. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance #3-01 (Various Bridge and Culvert Improvements $5,260,000)
  5. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance #4-01, authorizing the acquisition of Office Furniture, Fixtures and Business Equipment, in the amount of $152,000.
  6. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance #5-01, authorizing the acquisition of vehicles, in the amount of $428,900
  7. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance #6-01, authorizing the acquisition of Equipment for the Hunterdon County Parks and Recreation Department, in the amount of $20,000.

X. 4:20 p.m. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-14, for the Construction of Bicycle Lanes and Sidewalk for County Route 650, Phase #2, Raritan Township, to Intercounty Paving Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $837,908.89.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-15, for a Precast Box Culvert GC-1, at the Golf Course, in Raritan Township, to Rotondo/Penn Cast, in an amount not to exceed $22,242.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2000-50, for a Paratransit Mobile Data-GPS-AVL System, for the Department of Human Services, to Avail Technologies, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $301,899.

XI 4:45 p.m. ROADS, BRIDGES AND ENGINEERING, John P. Glynn, Director

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects.

XI. 5:00 p.m. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell

  1. Update on all County Projects and Facilities.

XIII. 5:30 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

  1. To discuss various personnel matters.
  2. To discuss various a right of way acquisition.
  3. To discuss contract negotiations.
  4. To discuss negotiating a price with the SADC for property in Holland Township.
  5. To discuss various land acquisitions.
  6. To discuss various leases.

XIV. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

7:00 p.m. RECONVENE - HUNTERDON COUNTY JUSTICE COMPLEX

XV. PUBLIC HEARINGS

  1. Declaring property in High Bridge as surplus.
  2. Declaring property in Alexandria Township as surplus.
  3. Declaring property in Franklin Township as surplus.
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