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AGENDA
Freeholder's Assembly Room - 1st Floor
Route 12 County Complex - Building #1
PO Box 2900, Flemington, New Jersey
Tuesday, August 14, 2001 - 3:00 PM

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 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."

3:00 p.m. REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING

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 payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated August 14, 2001.
  2. RESOLUTION - Donald Sutton reappointed unclassified, full time Assistant Superintendent of Bridges, Roads and Bridges.
  3. RESOLUTION - Kevin Stull appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  4. RESOLUTION - Barbara Ramsby appointed provisional, full time Senior Receptionist Typing, Health Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - Rhonda Hegge appointed provisional, part time Library Assistant, Library.
  6. RESOLUTION - Siobhan Hanly appointed provisional, part time Library Assistant, Library.
  7. RESOLUTION - Ken Wedel appointed temporary, seasonal Labor, Rutgers Cooperative Extension.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving an employment and reimbursement agreement with Christopher Vaccarino, Sheriff's Officer.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving an employment and reimbursement agreement with Craig Metz, Sheriff's Officer.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a Mortgage for Jose and Karen Delgado.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a development easement for Block 52, Lot 10 and Block 64, Lot 45, in Readington Township, from John Hrubesh and Carol Hrubesh, in the amounts of $144,939.73-County, $144,979.73-Readington and $434,819.18-SADC.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a development easement for Block 5, Lot 11, in Delaware Township, from Robert J. and Mary E. Schenck, in the amounts of $67,977-County, $75,978-Delaware and $257,355-SADC.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a development easement for Block 18, Lot 23, in East Amwell Township, from Marion S. Batle, in the amounts of $81,203.35-County, $81,203.35-East Amwell and $298,375.10-SADC.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a development easement for Block 10, Lot 3, in Raritan Township and Block 35, Lot 16 in Franklin Township, from Robert G. Michisk, in the amounts of $47,135.31-County, $34,474.77-Raritan, $12,660.55-Franklin and $187,377.44 -SADC.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving the County's Top Priority Human Services reflected in the document entitled: "County of Hunterdon: Top Priority Human Services 2002-2007."
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement modification with Visiting Health & Supportive Services, bringing the contract on-line with the County's fiscal year termination date of December 31.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving an Operating Assistance Agreement with NJ Transit for FTA Section 5311/NJT Grant Funds, amount of $324,467 for operating funds and County match of $108,156.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving a consulting agreement with The Pennsylvania State University in connection with the rehabilitation and maintenance of County Structures T-42 in Tewksbury and L-97-W, InterCounty Bridge in Lebanon Township, in an amount not to exceed $8,608.
  19. RESOLUTION - Rescinding the resolution dated June 12, 2001, for the Application and Agreement for State Aid for Routes 517 and 512, in Readington and Tewksbury Townships.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving a Release and Settlement Agreement with Angelo Longo, in connection with the realignment of County Route 620 in Readington Township, in the amount of $9,100.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving a Release and Settlement Agreement with Readington Township, in connection with the realignment of County Route 620, in the amount of $100.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving a Release and Settlement Agreement with Nicholas Cassini, in connection with the realignment of County Route 620, in the amount of $325,000, in exchange for the deed and affidavit of title.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant application with Health and Senior Services for Title III, Division of Senior Affairs funding, for the Office on Aging, in the amount of $65,705.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving the plans and specifications for the Reconstruction of County Bridge E-240, on County Route 609, (Manners Road), over the Neshanic in East Amwell Township, and authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise for bids.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving the plans and specifications for the Reconstruction of County Bridge E-239, on County Route 609, (Manners Road), over the Neshanic in East Amwell Township, and authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise for bids.
  26. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a 15 tons weight limit on InterCounty Bridges R-183-S (Somerset County A0601) and R-184-S (Somerset County A0605), on Higginsville Road, in Readington.
  27. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an unrestricted weight limit on County Bridge Q-1, on Everitts Road, in Raritan.
  28. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the execution of an Access Street Intersection Permit, for FBS Partners, L.P., for Route 202/31, South Main Street, Hart Blvd. Improvements, in Raritan.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving an application and agreement for State Aid in connection with the improvement to County Route 513, in High Bridge, in the amount of $260,000.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving funding to supplement the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant for construction and renovations at the Senior Multi-Purpose Center, in the amount of $1,600,000 (including grant funding).
  31. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the setting of a public hearing on September 11, 2001, for the replacement of County Bridge L-95-W, in Lebanon Township.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for payment #4, for Bid 2000-31, for Site Improvements to the Hunterdon County Arboretum, with John J. Skalley, Inc., in the amount of $43,129.37.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for payment #13, for the Exterior Restoration of the Historic Court House, with Integrated Construction Enterprises, Inc., in the amount of $43,863.42.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of the Multi-jurisdictional Narcotics Task Force Grant, in the amount of $189,012 in federal funds and $63,004 in County Funds.
  35. RESOLUTION - Approving a lease with Delaware Township for two bays and parking space for four County vehicles, in the amount of $4,000 plus $1,000 for use of electricity, for 2001.
  36. RESOLUTION - Concurring with Clinton Township to develop a bikeway along or in the vicinity of Wellington Road, County Route 623, within the municipal boundary.
  37. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an amendment to the Small Cities Grant for Housing Rehabilitation with the Hunterdon County Housing Corporation to include High Bridge Borough in the program.
  38. RESOLUTION - Approving an invoice with Greenman-Pederson for engineering services for the golf course, in the amount of $28,396.64.
  39. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for payment #9, with the Landtek Group, for the construction of the golf course, in the amount of $792,804.47.
  40. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for payment #10, with the Landtek Group, for the construction of the golf course, in the amount of $725,170.44.

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

V. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.
  2. To discuss the status of the rental of County owned property.

VI. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Emergency Services, Request to attend the Annual Best Practices Conference, fro November 11 to 14, 2001, in St. Louis, Mo., designed for the 9-1-1 Manager, in the estimated amount of $1,501.16, for registration, lodging, meals, expenses and airfare, to be paid from grant funds.
  2. Whitehouse Fire Co. #1, Requesting to hold a "Coin Toss" on September 7 and 8, 2001, in front of the Fire House on County Route 523.
  3. Planning Board, Requesting permission to attend the Land Trust 2001 Conference, in Baltimore, Maryland, from Sept. 29 to Oct. 2, 2001, in the estimated costs of $1,236.
  4. Sheriff's Office, Advising the original maintenance agreement for the X-Ray equipment has expired and recommends not renewing same but saving the maintenance funds towards the purchase of new equipment when the time comes.

VII. 3:30 p.m. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of various County projects and facilities.
  2. To discuss bid documents for the Administration Building renovation project.

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

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - Bond Ordinance #12-01, Authorizing the acquisition of parkland, amount of $3,000,000.
  2. PUBLIC HEARING - Capital Ordinance #13-01, Authorizing the acquisition of real property, in the amount of $40,000.00
  3. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance #14-01, Authorizing professional services for renovations, repairs and refurbishing of the Extension Services Building for use as a senior center, in the amount of $100,000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services to include an item of revenue in the 2001 Budget for the Welfare to Work Formula Grant, in the amount of $75,303.
  5. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services to include an item of revenue in the 2001 Budget for the Right to Farm Activities Grant, in the amount of $5,205.85.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing compliance by reviewing sectional of the annual audit entitled General Comments and Recommendation, for the Local Finance Board, State of New Jersey.

IX. 4:15 p.m. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.2466 with Southern Precision Armory for night scopes, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $7,242.80.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #21157, with Continental Fire and Safety, Inc., for low pressure air bags, for Emergency Services in the amount of $7,771.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0111-2001, with Printech, Inc., for the County map and atlas, in the amount of $45,348.

X. 4:30 p.m. ROADS, BRIDGES AND ENGINEERING, John P. Glynn, Director

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects.

XI. 4:45 p.m. HUMAN SERVICES, Angelo F. DiOrio, Administrator

  1. To report on the services at the Hunterdon Youth Shelter.
  2. Request to consider a resolution authorizing the preparation of an RFP in connection with the management of the County Multi-Service Youth Residential Facility.

XII. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XIII. 5:00 p.m. COUNTY COUNSEL, Gaetano M. DeSapio

  1. To discuss the Hunterdon County Housing Corporation's By-Laws.

XIV. 5:15 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

  1. To discuss a counteroffer for a right of way in Clinton Town.
  2. To discuss various personnel matters.
  3. To discuss land acquisition.
  4. To discuss a management contract for the golf course.
  5. To discuss contractual matters.
  6. To discuss litigation.
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