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AGENDA
Freeholder's Assembly Room - 1st Floor
Route 12 County Complex - Building #1
PO Box 2900, Flemington, New Jersey
FEBRUARY 27, 2001 - 3:00 PM

2:45 p.m. HUNTERDON COUNTY UTILITIES AUTHORITY MEETING

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 December 28, 2000.
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated February 27, 2001.
  3. Approving the Social Services Funds Report for January, 2001.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a weight limit of 13 tons on County Bridge K-87, on Milltown Road, in Kingwood Township.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a weight limit of 7 tons on County Bridge K-153, on Kingwood-Locktown Road, in Kingwood Township.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a weight limit of 10 tons on County Bridge C-88, on Reformatory Road, in Clinton Township.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving a weight limit of 7 tons on County Bridge WD-120, on Hamp Road, in West Amwell and Delaware Townships.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving a weight limit of 6 tons on County Bridge D-300, on Raven Rock-Rosemont Road, in Delaware Township.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving a weight limit of 3 tons on County Bridge D-337, on Locktown Road, in Delaware Township.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving supplementary specifications and plans to provide a precast box culvert for Culvert GC-1, at the golf course, in Raritan Township.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving specifications and plans for Four Drainage Projects in various Townships and Boroughs.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving a Quitclaim Deed for property identified as Block 54, Lots 23 and 14 and Block 77, Lot 9, in Lebanon Township, County to receive $2,000.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving a subgrant award for the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant, in the amount of $5,301.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving the increase in the maximum daily compensation for District Board workers from $100 to an amount not to exceed $150.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving an Agreement with Rachael Kozielec to provide an Art Camp for Children's Sewing, Quilting and Crocheting, at Echo Hill, in the amount of $450.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving an Agreement with Charles Viera to provide two Art Camps for Painting and Drawing and for Cartooning and Comic Book Illustrations, at Echo Hill, in the amount of $450 for each camp.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving an Agreement with Richard Rossi to provide two Art Camps for Cartooning and for Performance, Echo Hill, in the amount of $450 for each camp.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract modification to the agreement with Cherry, Weber & Associates, to the professional services agreement in connection with County Bridge E-239 and E-240, in East Amwell Township, as required by the State Historic Preservation requirements, increase of $39,700.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant, #10-013, to provide legal services to seniors, in the amount of $8,650.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant, #10-025/026, to provide congregate meals at nutrition sites and to deliver meals to the homebound, in the amount of $141,060.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional engineering design services contract with Joye & Associates, in connection with the "Scoping and Development for the Replacement of County Bridge C-88, on Reformatory Road over the Bound Brook in Clinton Township, in an amount not to exceed $112,934.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional attorney's contract with Miller, Porter & Muller, to provide legal counsel to the County Planning Board, in the amount not to exceed $13,000.
  23. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Department of Management Information Services name be changed to the Department of Information Technology.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for payment, #1, for Bid #2000-31, for Site Improvements to the Arboretum, with John J. Skalley, Inc., in the amount of $35,682.32.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for payment #1, for Bid #2000-39, for Alternations to the Hunterdon County Justice Center, with Christopher Riley Restorations, in the amount of $38,024.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving a Green Acres Agreement and Declaration of Encumbrance for Open Space Acquisition, Round Mountain and County Preserves Acquisition I, in the amount of $3,000,000 as a low interest loan/grant from Green Acres.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving an Agreement with the Delaware & Raritan Greenway, Inc., for property in West Amwell Township.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment on Bid #2000-16, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge Q-46 on Johanna Farm Road, in Raritan Township, to Rencor, Inc., in the amount of $11,253.90.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving the reappointment of Paul C. Sauerland, Jr., to the Hunterdon County Utilities Authority.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving the 2001 proposed County Welfare Budget and Certification.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving the Municipal Alliance Subgrant Agreement for the Delaware Valley Cluster, in the amount of $17,695.89, to provide substance abuse prevention services.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving the Municipal Alliance Subgrant Agreement for the Central Hunterdon Cluster, in the amount of $30,720.89, to provide substance abuse prevention services.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving the Municipal Alliance Subgrant Agreement for the Voorhees Cluster, in the amount of $19,608.89, to provide substance abuse prevention services.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving the Federal Assurances/Certifications required for the Job Access/Reverse Commute Grants.
  35. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #16, Bid #99-06, for the Construction of the Route 12 Office Building, with Hajdu Construction, Inc., in the amount of $18,489.57.
  36. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #17, Bid #99-06, for the Construction of the Route 12 Office Building, with Hajdu Construction, Inc., in the amount of $37,293.01.
  37. RESOLUTION - Suzanne Vamos appointed permanent, full time Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  38. RESOLUTION - Katherine Slover appointed permanent, part time Library Assistant, Library.
  39. RESOLUTION - Alice Schoeller appointed provisional, full time Senior Library Assistant, Library.
  40. RESOLUTION - Brian J. Ford appointed provisional, full time Public Telecommunicator, Emergency Services.
  41. RESOLUTION - Christopher Kozub appointed provisional, part time Chief Fire Instructor, Emergency Services.
  42. RESOLUTION - Authorizing funding for the Readington Township Planning Incentive Grant 1 farms.
  43. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing March 1 - 7, 2001 as Weights and Measures Week.

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

V. 3:15 p.m. The ARC of HUNTERDON COUNTY

  1. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing March as "Mental Retardation Awareness Month"

VI. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Somerset Wheelman, Requesting permission to use Pleasant Run Road (County Route 629), between Highway 202 and Flemington-Whitehouse Road, on Saturday, April 14, 2001, to conduct an individual time trial, starting at 8:00 a.m. for about an hour and a half.
  2. Fairmount Fire Co. No. 1, Requesting permission to hold a coin toss fund raiser, on April 7, 2001 (rain date April 8), at the intersection of County Routes 517 and 512.

VII. 3:30 p.m. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. Update on the status of the Employee Appreciation Dinner Dance.
  2. Update on the status of the C.W.A. Supervisory Contract.

VIII. 3:40 p.m. ROADS, BRIDGES AND ENGINEERING, John P. Glynn, Director

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #21000, with Sprint United Telephone Co., for Maintenance of the 911/ECS 1000 System, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $24,777.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #RB.9277, with Superior Steel Co., for corrugated bridge flooring, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $10,080.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-01, for One (1) Leeboy Model 8500 Elite Asphalt Paver and associated equipment or approved equal, to Construction & Industrial Equipment Corp., for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in an amount not to exceed $95,800.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-05, to Furnish and Deliver Telespar Tubing and accessories, with Unistrut Corporation, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in an amount not to exceed $20,278.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2000-52, for the Resurfacing and Storm Drainage of County Routes 512 and 517, in Tewksbury Township, with Renda Roads, Inc., for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in an amount not to exceed $1,537,363.93.

X. 4:15 p.m. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell

  1. Update on all County Projects and Facilities.
  2. To discuss a quote for carpeting on the third floor of the County Library.
  3. To discuss a proposal for Asbestos Survey work at the Main Street County Administration Building.
  4. To discuss the Route 12 Office Building with the Architect, Ford Farewell Mills & Gatsch.

XI. 4:30 p.m. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. To discuss modifications to the Assembly Area space.

XII. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

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

  1. To discuss various personnel and personnel matters.
  2. To discuss the procedure to be used in soliciting appraisals for farmland acquisition work.
  3. To discuss various contracts.

XIV. 7:00 p.m. PUBLIC HEARING

  1. To discuss proposed improvements or acquisitions in connection with the Realignment of County Route 620 from County Route 523 to Holland Brook/Kosciuszko Road, in Readington Township.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing County Counsel and Roads, Bridges and Engineering to negotiate with property owners for the acquisition of necessary portions of property in connection with the project.

XV. GPU UPDATE - Steve Nicholl