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AGENDA
Freeholder's Assembly Room - 1st Floor
Route 12 County Complex - Building #1
PO Box 2900, Flemington, New Jersey
Tuesday, December 11, 2001 - 3:00 PM

1:30 p.m. WORK SESSION, Space Allocation

2:45 p.m. Hunterdon County Utilities Authority Meeting

3:00 p.m. JOINT MEETING WITH POLYTECH

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 December 6, 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."

REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING

EXECUTIVE SESSIONS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING OPEN SESSION UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. 3:30 p.m. 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 October 09, 2001.
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated December 11, 2001.
  3. RESOLUTION - Gary Donato appointed permanent, full time Inspector, Mosquito Extermination, Health.
  4. RESOLUTION - Sarah Lamonaco appointed permanent, full time Senior Receptionist Typing, Prosecutor's Office.
  5. RESOLUTION - Rhonda Kelly appointed permanent, full time Senior Receptionist Typing, Administrator's Office.
  6. RESOLUTION - Theresa Dabrowski appointed permanent, full time Field Representative, Senior Citizen Program, Office on Aging.
  7. RESOLUTION - Christine Dey appointed provisional, full time Social Worker, Aging, Office on Aging.
  8. RESOLUTION - Luz Brauss appointed provisional, full time Public Health Representative 3, Communicable Disease, Health.
  9. RESOLUTION - Brooke Krzyzkowski, Special Deputy Surrogate, hours changed to full time, Surrogate's Office.
  10. RESOLUTION - Amanda McCaffrey, Administrative Investigator, Prosecutor's Office, leave of absence without pay.
  11. RESOLUTION - Dean LaFevre, Equipment Operator, Roads and Bridges, salary adjustment.
  12. Authorizing Certificates for Years of Service.
  13. PROCLAMATION - Declaring December 9 to 15, 2001, as "Think Link Week" in the County.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving individuals to sign for various State allocations administered by Human Services.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with Volunteer Guardianship One-on-One, Inc., for one on one guardianship services, in the amount of $3,300.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Contextual Juvenile Services, Inc., for intensive in home counseling and individual therapy, amount not to exceed $30,000.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-001, for Administration, decrease in federal funds of $3,750.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-017, for Senior Health Services, increase in federal funds of $2,925.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-026, for Hunterdon County Home Delivered Meals, increase in state and federal funds of $8,428.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-032, for Information and Assistance, decrease in federal funds of $2,375.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-035/059, for Caregivers Support program, increase in federal funds of $5,015.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-050/051, for Certified Home Health Aide Services, decrease in donations of $26,053.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-053, for State Home Delivered Meals, increase in state funds of $7,453.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-054, for Care Coordination Services, increase in state funds of $50,025.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-055, for the North Hunterdon Senior Center, increase in federal funds of $3,505 and a decrease in state funds of $1,705.
  26. RESOLUTION - Concurring with the HCUA, approving a grant application for a Scrap Tire Pile Remediation Grant, in the amount of $203,500 from the state, $13,500 as a County Match, and $37,500 from East Amwell Township.
  27. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a mortgage for former Sheriff's Officer McGuire.
  28. RESOLUTION - Concurring with the Hunterdon County Housing Corporation on the appointment of Cynthia Good to the Housing Corporation, to fill an unexpired term.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with the Hunterdon Medical Center/Hunterdon Behavioral Health, for caregiver's support groups, in the amount of $21,500.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #1, for Bid #2001-29, for the replacement of the Hunterdon County Library Roof, to Eastgate Construction Co., Inc., in the amount of $61,096.95.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #2, for Bid #2001-29, for the replacement of the Hunterdon County Library Roof, to Eastgate Construction Co., Inc., in the amount of $22,468.05.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #21, for Bid #99-06, for the construction of the Route 12 Office Building, to Hajdu Construction, Inc., in the amount of $5,830.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #1, for Bid #2001-53, for the construction of the South County Garage, to DeSapio Construction, in the amount of $225,829.73.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #2000-45, for the realignment of County Route 523 (Flemington-Junction Road), in Raritan Township, to Bob Viersma & Sons, Inc., in the amount of $208,101.87.
  35. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #2000-49, for the reconstruction and Overlay of County Route 523 and Barley Sheaf Road, in Readington Township, to Mannon Excavating and Paving Co., Inc., in the amount of $25,336.66.
  36. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #2001-38, for the 2001 Installation of Beam Guide Rail, at various locations, to J. Fletcher Creamer & Sons, in the amount of $65,965.55.
  37. RESOLUTION - Approving the vacation of a portion of County Route 523 (Flemington-Junction Road), and the incorporation of the newly realigned County Route 523 (Flemington-Junction Road/Walter Foran Blvd.), in Flemington Borough and Raritan Township.
  38. RESOLUTION - Approving the vacation of a portion of County Route 620 (Readington Road) and the incorporation of the newly realigned County Route 620 (Readington Road), in Readington Township.
  39. RESOLUTION - Approving a weight limit of 3 Tons for Inter-County Bridge R-22-S, on Route 523 (Lamington Road), in Readington Township.
  40. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for State Aid for Fiscal Years 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006, for various Road projects.
  41. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for State Aid for Fiscal Years 2002 and 2003, for various Bridge projects.
  42. RESOLUTION - Approving the submission of an application for 2003 Local Lead funding for the replacement of the Hamden Bridge with a pedestrian and bicycle bridge.
  43. RESOLUTION - Approving the County Cost Sharing Agreement under the Farmland Preservation Program, with Readington Township (Romano/Harrelson), in the amount of $559,182 from the SADC and $185,523 from the County and Readington Township.
  44. RESOLUTION - Approving the Contracts for Sale of Development Rights, under the 2001A Farmland Preservation Program, with E.J. Foley, Inc., for Block 42, Lot 6 in Kingwood Township and Block 46, Lot 1, in Delaware Township, in the amount of $987,350 from the SADC, $266,693 from the County, $277,247.88 from Delaware Township and $52,809.12 from Kingwood Township.
  45. RESOLUTION - Approving an Ownership and Maintenance Agreement with Union Township, for joint maintenance obligations for Hoffman Park.
  46. RESOLUTION - Approving an inoculation agreement with AETNA for reimbursement of the flu vaccines.
  47. RESOLUTION - Approving an inoculation agreement with Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield for reimbursement of the flu vaccines.
  48. RESOLUTION - Approving an Agreement for Environmental Education, with the US EPA, for the Parks Department, to improve outreach to schools, in the amount of $6,000 plus a $2,000 County Match.

V. GRANT APPLICATION DISCUSSION

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the renewal of State Contract No. HIKZ2C, for Homeless Related Services, State funding - $52,366.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the renewal of State Contract No. 02AMKC, for Transportation Services, Low Income, State funding - $120,671, County Match - $35,468.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the renewal of State Contract No. 02AHKC, for Planning Coordination Allocation for HHSAC, State funding - $66,716, County Match - $35,508.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the renewal of the County Environmental Health Act Grant for 2002, in the amount of $143,504 from the State and a County Match of $143,504.

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

VII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

VIII. 4:00 p.m. HEALTH DEPT., John Beckley, Director and EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, Harry Shepherd

  1. Update on Emergency Services taken in the County.

IX. 4:20 p.m. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., County Treasurer

OLD BUSINESS

  1. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2001 Budget, for the Greater Raritan Workforce Investment Board, in the amount of $970,359.

NEW BUSINESS

  1. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2001 Budget, for the Vehicular Homicide Unit Grant, in the amount of $45,212.
  2. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services inset an item of revenue in the 2001 Budget, for the LINCS - Health Alert Network, in the amount of $4,000.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2001 Budget, for the Hunterdon County Area Plan Grant, in the amount of $57,453.

X. 4:30 p.m. HEARING TO DISCUSS DISQUALIFICATION OF A VENDOR

XI. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

OLD BUSINESS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.2611, with Outdoor Specialties, for pants as part of the tactical uniforms, for the Prosecutor's Office.

NEW BUSINESS

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the extension of Bid #99-49, for Refuse Disposal Services, with Raritan Valley Disposal Services, in an amount not to exceed $32,870.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the extension of Bid #99-28, for Commissary Services for Corrections, with Swanson Service Corporation, for 57 days (11/13/01 to 1/8/02), in an amount not to exceed $1,650.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the extension of Bid #99-47, to furnish and deliver Liquid Propane Gas, with Agway Energy Products, LLC, for 54 days (11/29/01 to 1/21/02), in an amount not to exceed $3,000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a Supplement to the Agreement with Kemper Sports Management, Inc., to clarify certain terms and provisions of the agreement No. 2001-34.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #OOA-00960, with Sprint United, for telecommunications equipment upgrade for the Office on Aging, in the amount of $13,898.26
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.2661, with Terret Communications, for 4 Motorola Handheld Radios, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $2,740.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.1543, with ESRI, Inc., for internet software modification and upgrade for the Information Technology Department, in the amount of $12,791.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40000635, with Seely Equipment & Supply Co., for snow plow parts, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $26,886.08.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PUR.826, with Danka, for Fleet Maintenance Agreement for Photocopying, for 2002, for the Purchasing Department, in the amount of $60,888.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for appraisal services, for the Open Space Trust Fund Program, for the Estate of Simon, to Norman J. Goldberg, in an amount not to exceed $4,250.

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

  1. Update on all County Projects and Facilities.
  2. To discuss a contract with Dome-Tech for Commissioning Services for the Justice Center and the Route 12 County Office Building.

XIII. 5:15 p.m. ROADS, BRIDGES AND ENGINEERING, John P. Glynn, Director

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects.

XIV. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XV. 5:30 p.m. PLANNING BOARD, Gary Pohorely - CADB Program

  1. To discuss a request for Final approval of East Amwell 2000A Round Applications under the Farmland Preservation Program.
  2. To discuss a policy for calculating installment payments for PIG Applications.

XVI. 5:45 p.m. OPEN SPACE, Kevin Richardson, Coordinator

  1. Request for supplemental Bond authorization for capital park acquisitions.

XVII. 6:00 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

  1. To discuss various personnel matters.
  2. To discuss contact negotiations for Superior County Correction Officers.
  3. To discuss various litigation.
  4. To discuss the status of findings of the Facilities Evaluation Committee.
  5. To discuss various land matters.
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