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AGENDA
Freeholder's Assembly Room - 1st Floor
Route 12 County Complex - Building #1
PO Box 2900, Flemington, New Jersey
JANUARY 23, 2001 - 3:00 PM

2:30 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 executive session minutes of September 26, 2000, the regular and executive session minutes of October 10, 2000 and October 24, 2000, and the special and executive session minutes of November 20, 2000.
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated January 23, 2001.
  3. Approving the Social Services Funds Report for December, 2000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Allan Layton as unclassified, full time County Fire Marshal, Office of Emergency Services.
  5. RESOLUTION - Granting preliminary approval for three PIG 3 applications in Raritan and Franklin Townships.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a weight limit of 15 Tons on Bridge R-19, in Readington Township.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving supplementary specifications and plans for providing a Precast Box Culvert for T-100 on Water Street in Tewksbury Township.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving specifications for the Application of Traffic Stripes and Markings on County Routes 513, 514, 517, 523, 279, 613, 623, 629, 635 and 639, in various municipalities.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving speed limits along County Route 643 (Asbury-West Portal Road), in Bethlehem Township.
  10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing that vehicles over 4 Tons be excluded from County Route 579 (Southbound only), from NJ Route 12 to County Route 523.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving Task Order #6, with NJ DOT, for Engineering Design Services for the Reconstruction of Bridge Q-28, Old Croton Road, over the Wickecheoke Creek in Raritan.
  12. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a mortgage with Sheldon P. And Theodora Hoffman.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving an Agreement assuring the New York Office of Civil Rights that action will be taken pursuant to Title II of the ADA Act of 1990, in connection with the Library entry.
  14. RESOLUTION - Recognizing David Hay for having served on the Board of Recreation Commissioners.
  15. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Mike Joye for having served on the Board of Recreation Commissioners.
  16. RESOLUTION - Recognizing John A. DeMarrais for having served on the Board of Recreation Commissioners.
  17. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Richard Stem for having served on the Board of Recreation Commissioners.
  18. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Theodota Muller for having served on the Board of Recreation Commissioners.
  19. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Richard Lamperti for having served on the Board of Recreation Commissioners.
  20. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Carol Bodder for having served as Secretary to the Board of Recreation Commissioners.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #3, Bid #99-53, for the Construction of the Golf Course, with The Lantek Group, Inc., in the amount of $290,468.30.
  22. 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 $46,908.93.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #14, Bid #99-06, for mechanical work for the Construction of the Route 12 Office Building, with Washington Mechanical, Inc., in the amount of $4,870.60.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #12, Bid #99-06, for steel work for the Construction of the Route 12 Office Building, with Cherry Steel Corp., in the amount of $3,427.06.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #10, Bid #99-06, for electrical work for the Construction of the Route 12 Office Building, with Anything Electric, Inc., amount of $16,058.28.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving Invoice #35610, for geological services in connection with the golf course, with Penelope Althoff, in the amount of $10,500.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving an application with NJDEP for grant funds in the amount of $3,240, to fund a GIS project: One hundred and sixty-two (162) metadata files will be delivered for posting on the NJ Spatial Data Clearinghouse. These files will be compliant with the Federal Geographic Data Committee Standard for Digital Geopspatial Metadata.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving a TEA-21 Enhancement application for funding to extend the proposed Route 12 Bicycle/Pedestrian Route along County Route 610 in Frenchtown Borough.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving a change order for Bid #00-35, for the 2000 Installation of Beam Guide Rail at various locations with Fondacaro Fencing, Inc., in the decreased amount of $5,662.70.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #00-35, for the 2000 Installation of Beam Guide Rail at various locations with Fondacaro Fencing, Inc., in the amount of $63,337.30.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving an Inter-County Agreement with Warren County for the replacement of Inter-County Bridge L-95-W, Butler Park Road over the Musconetcong River.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract modification to the professional surveying agreement with Van Cleef Engineering Associates, for additional work in connection with the Smith Farm, for the Farmland Preservation Program, increase of $200.
  33. RESOLUTION - John Trontis appointed unclassified, full time Director, Department of Parks and Recreation.
  34. RESOLUTION - John Sadusky appointed permanent, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator, Emergency Services.
  35. RESOLUTION - Elizabeth Fulmer appointed permanent, full time Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  36. RESOLUTION - Joan Brelsford appointed permanent, part time Library Assistant, Library.
  37. RESOLUTION - Rebecca Feinberg appointed provisional, full time Sanitary Inspector, Health Department.
  38. RESOLUTION - Christine Hensler appointed provisional, full time Sanitary Inspector, Health Department.
  39. RESOLUTION - Patrick Masterson appointed provisional, full time Senior Bridge Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  40. RESOLUTION - Anthony Cavazza appointed provisional, full time Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  41. RESOLUTION - Adjusting salaries of Corrections Officers under the FOP Lodge #29 contract.
  42. RESOLUTION - Emily Amon, Park Naturalist, Parks and Recreation, leave of absence without pay.
  43. RESOLUTION - Lisa Reed, Investigator, Prosecutor's Office, leave of absence without pay.
  44. RESOLUTION - Tamara Woolf, Senior Receptionist Typing, Health Department, leave of absence without pay.
  45. RESOLUTION - Patricia Timko-Parker, Sanitary Inspector, Health Department, leave of absence without pay.
  46. RESOLUTION - Justin Marchetta, Public Safety Telecommuniator, Emergency Services, change in status to permanent, full time.
  47. RESOLUTION - Establishing fees at Parks and Recreation for participants below $10.00 for certain programs.
  48. RESOLUTION - Establishing fees at Parks and Recreation for various Summer Programs.
  49. RESOLUTION - Establishing fees at Parks and Recreation for various Environmental Group Programs.
  50. RESOLUTION - Establishing fees at Parks and Recreation for Nature Field Trips.
  51. RESOLUTION - Establishing fees at Parks and Recreation for 2001 and 2002 Discount Ski and Amusement Park Tickets.
  52. RESOLUTION - Establishing fees at Parks and Recreation for the Game Bag option offered to picnic group at Deer Path Park.
  53. RESOLUTION - Establishing fees at Parks and Recreation for Canoe Programs.
  54. RESOLUTION - Establishing fees at Parks and Recreation for Basketry Programs.
  55. RESOLUTION - Establishing fees at Parks and Recreation for various Art Classes.
  56. RESOLUTION - Establishing fees at Parks and Recreation for various Children's Nature Programs.
  57. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with the Hunterdon County Chapter of the Red Cross to use the Jail buildings, grounds and equipment for mass care shelters required in the conduct of Red Cross Disaster Relief activities.
  58. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant, #10-022, for the Senior Citizen Emergency Program, in the amount of $5,000.
  59. RESOLUTION - Approving Supplemental Award Notices for the 2000 Community/State Partnership and Family Court Services Grant Program for additional funding from the New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission for $2,028 in Program Service funds, $7,500 in Program Management funds and $1,459 in Family Court Service funds.
  60. RESOLUTION - Approving the Award Notices for the 2001 Community/State Partnership and Family Court Services Grant Program from the New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission for $121,917 in Program Service funds, $50,000 in Program Management funds and $86,374 in Family Court Service funds.
  61. RESOLUTION - Approving the submission of a budget request to the NJ Dept. of Law and Public Safety, Division of Criminal Justice, for State Victim-Witness Advocacy funds, in the amount of $8,700.

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

V. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Rutgers' Cooperative Extension, Requesting funds to attend the International Dwarf Fruit Tree Conference, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, February 17 to 21, 2001, in the amount of $990.00, for registration, lodging, travel and meals.
  2. Planning Board, Request to attend the American Planning Association Annual Conference, in New Orleans, March 10 to 14, 2000, in the estimated amount of $1,383, for registration, airfare and hotel.
  3. Open Space Program Administrator, Requesting approval of the Policies and Procedures Manual governing Municipal and Non-Profit Grant programs.

VI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. Update of the gasoline usage analysis.
  2. Update of the lease with the NJ Dept. of Labor at the old Administration Building.
  3. To provide the status of medical examiner services.
  4. To discuss window dressings and space allocation for the Assembly Space.

VII. 3:15 p.m. POLYTECH, Richard Van Gulik

  1. PROCLAMATION - Designating February 11-17, 2001, as "Career and Technical Education Week" in the County of Hunterdon.

VIII. 3:20 p.m. RARITAN VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Dr. Jerry Ryan

  1. To discuss RVCC proposed operation and capital budgets.
  2. To discuss a joint police academy.

IX. 3:40 p.m. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., County Treasurer

  1. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance #01-01, authorizing the acquisition of real property for use as public park and recreation facilities, in the amount of $3,000,000.

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 extension of Bid #99-34, for Interstate Long Distance Telephone Services, with United Telephone Company of New Jersey, Inc., a/k/a Sprint, for the period of December 28, 2000 through December 27, 2001, in an amount not to exceed $14,214.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the rejection of a proposal received from Sanitary Supply Specialities for Bid #2000-42, for Coarse Paper and Janitorial Supplies, as they did not meet the County's specifications.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2000-42, for Coarse Paper and Janitorial Supplies, to Eagle Maintenance Supply, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $21,067.35.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2000-47, for One (1) 2000 Snap-On Sun/ASM Emissions Wheel Dynamometer with Software and associated equipment, to Snap On Industrial, in an amount not to exceed $25,039.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2000-49, for the Reconstruction and Overlay of County Route 523 at Barley Sheaf Road in Readington Township, to Mannon Excavating & Paving Co., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $232,163.45.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2000-34, to furnish and deliver #2 Fuel Oil, to Agway Energy Products LLC, in an amount not to exceed $44,760.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0233-2000, to provide Green Acres Acquisition Surveying, to Newton Land Surveyor, in an amount not to exceed $2,600.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #20945, with Dell Marketing, for eight (8) dispatch computers, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $22,378.08.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #20948, with Unisys Corporation, for the renewal of the Wyse Terminal Maintenance Agreement, for Emergency Services, in the amount $6,264.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #39553, with Hertrich Fleet Services, for two (2) 2000 Chevrolet Blazers, for the Health Department, in the amount of $43,762.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #MIS.1388, with Dell Computer, for a GIS Server, for the GIS Division of the MIS Department, in the amount of $6,890.54.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.198, with Gladhill Tractor Mart, Inc., for a John Deere JD1518 Batwing Mower, including Dealer Warranty, for the County Department of Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $8,900.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #RB.9090, with Garden State Products, for Aluminum Sign Blanks, for the Roads, Bridges and Engineering Department, in the amount of $10,407.25.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #RB.9092, with Linear Dynamics, Inc., for parts for the OEM Paint Stripping Machine, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $4,492.78.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #RB.9091, with 3-M Traffic Control Materials, for pressure sensitive sign materials, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $30,398.40.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving a Professional Engineering Consulting Services contract for Phase III - Model Simulation: Land Use and Travel Demand Projections for Major Highway Corridors in Hunterdon County, FY2001 - Technical Studies Program, to URS Greiner Woodward Clyde, for the Planning Board, in an amount not to exceed $80,200.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving a Professional Engineering Consulting Services contract for "Engineering Design Services for County Bridge L-95-W Replacement", to Cherry, Weber and Associates, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in an amount not to exceed $69,100, this is a joint project with Warren County.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving a Professional Engineering Consulting Services contract for "Scoping and Development for the Replacement of County Bridge E-166, County Route 602", over a Tributary of the Back Brook, to Goodkind and O'dea, Inc., for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in an amount not to exceed $157,000.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving a Professional Engineering Consulting Services contract for "Scoping and Development for the Replacement of County Bridge E-174, County Route 602", over a Tributary of the Back Brook, to Buchart Horn, Inc., for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in an amount not to exceed $148,000.

XII. 4:45 p.m. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell

  1. Update on all County Projects and Facilities.
  2. To discuss the Haz-Mat Building Program.
  3. To discuss the Emergency Services Addition Program and Budget.
  4. To discuss the Extension Services/Senior Center HVAC Study.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a Change Order for Bid #99-06, for the Construction of the Route 12 Office Building with Hajdu Construction, Inc., in the increased amount of $37,293.01.

XIII. 5:15 p.m. HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF AGRICULTURE

  1. To discuss funding for the Flemington Fair.

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 various land matters and acquisition.
  3. To discuss negotiations for a professional agreement.
  4. To discuss pending litigation.

XVI. 7:00 p.m. BERYL DOYLE

  1. Request to compete for an TEA-21 Grant through the NJ DOT, for the Flemington Fairgrounds.