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AGENDA
Freeholder's Assembly Room - 1st Floor
Route 12 County Complex - Building #1
PO Box 2900, Flemington, New Jersey
FEBRUARY 13, 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 November 14, 2000, November 28, 2000 and December 12, 2000.
  2. Approving the payment of claims as listed on the Claims Register dated February 13, 2001.
  3. RESOLUTION - Irene Ballantine appointed unclassified, full time Special Registration Clerk, Board of Elections.
  4. RESOLUTION - Michael Hearon appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Corrections.
  5. RESOLUTION - Sarah Lamonaco appointed provisional, full time Senior Receptionist Typing, Prosecutor's Office.
  6. RESOLUTION - Barbara Ramsby appointed temporary, as needed, Clerk Transcriber, Administrator's Office.
  7. RESOLUTION - Evelyn Hauck appointed temporary, as needed, Clerk Transcriber, Administrator's Office.
  8. RESOLUTION - Terence Carroll appointed temporary, Interim Acting Supervising Bridge Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  9. RESOLUTION - Laura Bendokas appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  10. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Connie Hughes for having served on the Hunterdon County Vocational School District Board, known as POLYTECH.
  11. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a cash Performance Bond to Calton Homes, Inc., in the amount of $160,373.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving plans and specifications for the Construction of Bicycle Lanes and Sidewalk for County Route 650, Phase 2, in Raritan Township.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, Final, for Bid #00-27, for the 2000 Microsurfacing Polymer Modified Emulsion Treatment, with Shore Slurry Seal, Inc., in the increased amount of $1,729.81.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, Final, for Bid #00-07, for Resurfacing and Storm Drainage of County Route 650, in Flemington Borough and Raritan Township, with Trap Rock Industries, Inc., in the increased amount of $2,101.57.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment, for Bid #00-07, for Resurfacing, Reconstruction and Storm Drainage of County Route 650, in the Borough of Flemington and the Township of Raritan, with Trap Rock Industries, Inc., in the amount of $41,984.72.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, Final, for Bid #00-06, for Resurfacing and Storm Drainage of County Routes 620/637, in Flemington Borough and Raritan Township, with Trap Rock Industries, Inc., in the decreased amount of $79,574.87.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment, for Bid #00-06, for Resurfacing and Storm Drainage of County Routes 620/637, in Flemington Borough and Raritan Township, with Trap Rock Industries, Inc., in the amount of $26,570.42.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving plans and specifications for the Reconstruction of County Bridge Q-1, in Raritan Township.
  19. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an application for State Aid for Roads, in Fiscal Years 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005.
  20. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an application for State Aid for Bridges, in Fiscal Years 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving Task Order No. LA01-01-03, for the Cleaning and Painting of Four (4) County Bridges.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment on Bid #97-58, for Plumbing and Drainage Work, for the new North Branch County Library, with Gabe Sganga, Inc., in the amount of $2,760.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment on Bid #97-58, for HVAC Work, for the new North Branch County Library, with Gabe Sganga, Inc., in the amount of $9,799.72.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving a Certificate of Substantial Completion for Bid #97-58, Plumbing and Drainage Work, for the new North Branch County Library, with Gabe Sganga, Inc.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving an Inter-County Agreement with Warren County for the Rehabilitation of Hunterdon County Bridge L-97-W, Stephensburg Road over the Musconetcong River, in Lebanon Township.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for Federal Funds through the NJTPA for the FY2002 Project Pool for painting of various County bridges.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Hymanson, Parnes & Giampaolo for accounting services for the Public Housing Agency, in the amount of $11,500.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Richard P. Cushing, Esq., in connection with litigation involving the matter of the Pollution Control Financing Authority of Warren County vs. The County of Somerset, in the amount of $25,000.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Pino Consulting Group, Inc., to review and analyze the current and prior year indirect cost reimbursement paid by the State of New Jersey, Department of Human Services, to the Hunterdon County Division of Social Services, in the amount of $14,750.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement for legal counsel, to Gaetano M. DeSapio, Esquire.
  31. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the appointment of Patricia Harkness to the Transportation Advisory Board.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving a Letter of Agreement with the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, for state funding in the amount of $40,000, to provide coordination of Substance Abuse Prevention and Education programming through the County's Municipal Alliances.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving a Letter of Agreement with the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, for state funding in the amount of $105,044.49, to provide Substance Abuse Prevention and Education programming through the County's Municipal Alliances.
  34. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a proposal be sent to NJ Transit, for inclusion in the Consolidated Job Access and Reverse Commute Competitive Grant Application, for Federal transportation assistance authorized by Section 3037 of the TEA-21.
  35. RESOLUTION - Approving a public hearing for the acquisition of portions of real estate in Readington Township, in connection with the Realignment of County Route 620 from County Route 523 to Holland Brook/Kosciuszko Road.
  36. RESOLUTION - Approving a Victims of Crime Act Subgrant Award, #V-10-99, with NJ Dept. Of Law and Public Safety, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $105,724 in Federal Funds and $26,431 as a County Match.
  37. RESOLUTION - Approving an Agreement with Lebanon Township for School Speed Limit Sign Beacons, for Valley View Elementary School.
  38. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-017/039, to provide senior health services/preventive health services, in the amount of $19,166.
  39. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-030, to provide a consolidated transportation system, in the amount of $48,000.
  40. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-042, to provide care management to seniors, in the amount of $9,978.
  41. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-045, to provide the Mr. Fixit Program to seniors, in the amount of $15,500.
  42. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-046, to provide safety related home rehabilitation and repairs to homes of those 60 and older, in the amount of $9,601.
  43. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-048, to provide adult protective services, in the amount of $71,466.
  44. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-050/051, to provide certified home health aide for seniors and disabled persons, in the amount of $68,317.
  45. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant application with the New Jersey Historical Commission for funding in the amount of $60,000, for general operating support and regranting purposes, for the Cultural & Heritage Commission.
  46. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for payment #2, for Bid #2000, 31, for Site Improvements to the Hunterdon County Arboretum, with John J. Skalley, Inc., in the amount of $35,682.32.

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

VI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. To discuss photos for the County's Atlas.
  2. To advise of the status of the Risk Management Manual.

VII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. John Figa, Requesting permission to close a portion of County Route 523 between Bonetown Road and Dayton Road, for one day, in order to connect to Raritan Township's Sewer System.
  2. Holland Township Volunteer Fire Co., Requesting permission to waive the $50 book cost, for those volunteers who graduate from the Firefighter One class at the Hunterdon County Fire Academy.
  3. Emergency Services, Requesting permission for the Deputy OEM Coordinator to attend the Fire Department Instructors Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, from February 26 to March 3, 2001, in the estimated amount of $1,402, for registration, lodging, mileage, meals and expenses.
  4. Planning Board, Requisition to attend the ARC INFO Version 8 course, at Rutgers - Cook College, in the amount of $695.
  5. Planning Board, Requisition to attend the Design & Management of Spatial Databases, at Rutgers - Cook College, in the amount of $695

VIII. 3:30 p.m. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., County Treasurer

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - Bond Ordinance #01-01, for the Acquisition of Real Property for Use as Public Park and Recreation Facilities, in the amount of $3,000,000

IX. 3:45 p.m. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell

  1. Update on all County Projects and Facilities.
  2. To discuss a sound system for the Assembly Room area.
  3. To discuss a contract in connection with the water permit.
  4. To discuss a lead and asbestos proposal for the historic Court house and old Administration Building.

X. 4:00 p.m. ROADS, BRIDGES AND ENGINEERING, John P. Glynn, Director

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0232-2000, for Appraisals for Land Acquisition for the Department of Parks and Recreation, to Thomas Rodriguez Associates, in an amount not to exceed $2,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the extension of Bid #98-47, for Data Processing Services, to Vital Communications, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $78,135.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #20974, with Unisys Corporation, for computer maintenance, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $8,919.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #36937, with Eisenburg Associates, Inc., for software for the County Clerk's Indexing and Imaging Program, in the amount of $54,400.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #RB.9244, with Linear Dynamics, Inc., for replacement parts for the OEM Paint Machine, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $3,190.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #RB.9272, with Gavazzi Tire, Inc., for tires for the Roads, Bridges and Engineering Department, in the amount of $5,851.21.
Old Business:
  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.2055, with Compaq Computer Corp., for a Database Server, a Compaq Rack and accessories, and an external storage box, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $31,917.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.2056, with Computer Square, Inc., for computer software and installation and labor, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $19,812.

XII. 4:30 p.m. LIBRARY COMMISSION

  1. To discuss the Master Plan for the Library Headquarters.

XIII. 5:00 p.m. YMCA

  1. Requesting permission to place a detention basis beyond their property line onto the Deer Path Park property in order to expand their facility.

XIV. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XV. 5:30 p.m. RECESS and/or EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

  1. To discuss various personnel and personnel matters.
  2. To discuss potential litigation.
  3. To discuss a lease.
  4. To discuss a right of way acquisition. 05. To discuss land acquisition.

XVI. 7:00 p.m. CLARKE, CATON & HINTZ

  1. Presentation on the Main Street County Complex.