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AGENDA
Freeholder's Assembly Room - 1st Floor
Route 12 County Complex - Building #1
PO Box 2900, Flemington, New Jersey
March 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 reorganization minutes of January 03, 2001.
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated March 13, 2001.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Alliance Subgrant Agreement with Bethlehem Township for the North Hunterdon Cluster, in the amount of $23,047.89.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving State Contract #01APKC, for the Personal Assistant Services Program, in the amount of $12,978.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a transfer of $84,500 upon the recommendation of the HHSAC, to Hunterdon Behavioral Health of the HMC, the RFP Awardee, for continuation of the Older Adults Program.
  6. RESOLUTION - Endorsing the recommendation of the HHSAC, approving an allocation to the North Hunterdon School District, in the amount of $10,020, for a pilot employment related program for Special Needs Students in their work placement.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving the Job Access/Reverse Commute Round 2 Contract, with New Jersey Transit, in the amount of $121,770.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Helen S. LaRue to the Committee on Social Services, Department of Human Services.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-016, for telephone reassurance to seniors, to Hunterdon Helpline, Inc., in the amount of $6,000.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-052, for friendly visitation for seniors, to Hunterdon Helpline, Inc., in the amount of $9,340.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving an enabling resolution authorizing the filing of a Spending Plan for a Scrap Tire Management Fund entitlement, from NJ DEP, for the Solid Waste/Recycling Department, in the amount of $94,000.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Suplee, Clooney and Company, to audit financial statements for the period ending December 31, 2000, for the Public Housing Agency, in an amount not to exceed $5,490.
  13. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Christina Lynn Whited for having served on the Workforce Investment Board.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for payment #2, for Bid #2000-39, for Alterations to the Historic Court House, with Christopher Riley Restorations, in the amount of $62,720.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving Invoice #OH0118, for payment to Stover’s Wells and Pumps, in connection with the golf course project, to close Well “K”, in the amount of $900.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #4, for Bid #99-53, for the Construction of the Golf Course, with The Lantek Group, in the amount of $85,088.52.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving a weight limit of 5 tons on County Bridge D-333, on Pine Hill Road over the Plum Brook, in Delaware Township.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving No Parking along County Route 604, (Rosemont-Sergeantsville Road), in Delaware Township.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, Final, for Bid #00-16, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge Q-46, on Johanna Farms Road, over the Second Neshanic River, in Raritan Township, with Rencor, Inc., in the decreased amount of $3,027.59.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving a public hearing for the acquisition of portions of real estate in the Town of Clinton, in connection with the Replacement of County Bridge N-3 and Signalized Intersection of Leigh Street and New Jersey Route 173, for March 27, 2001 at 7:00 pm.
  21. RESOLUTION - Ross Debele, Jr. appointed permanent, full time Senior Construction Inspector, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  22. RESOLUTION - Gary Siebentritt appointed permanent, full time Senior Construction Inspector, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  23. RESOLUTION - Joseph Grande appointed permanent, full time Engineering Aide, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  24. RESOLUTION - Kevin Ohler appointed permanent, full time Construction Inspector, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  25. RESOLUTION - Bryan Stem appointed permanent, full time Construction Inspector, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  26. RESOLUTION - Bruce Johnson appointed permanent, full time Supervising Engineering, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  27. RESOLUTION - Nancy Kreger appointed provisional, full time Senior Housing Assistance Technician, Housing Agency.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract modification for Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., in connection with the Reconstruction of County Bridge N-3, over the Beaver Brook and the Signalization of Leigh Street and NJ Route 173 in Clinton Town, in the increased amount of $13,812.
  29. RESOLUTION - Setting salaries for employees covered under the Sheriff’s Officers FOP Lodge 94 for the year 2001.
  30. RESOLUTION - James Martin appointed unclassified, full time County Engineer for the County.
  31. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Jared E. Judd for having attained the designation of Eagle Scout.

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

V. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Prosecutor’s Office, Requisition requesting permission to attend the Experienced Prosecutor’s Course, from April 1 - 5, 2001, in South Lake Tahoe, California, in the amount of $525 for registration and the estimated amount of $1,823.18 for lodging, meals, parking, gas and tolls, airfare and car rental.
  2. Prosecutor’s Office, Requisition requesting permission to attend the National Association of Extradition Officials, from May 6 - 9, 2001, in San Antonio, Texas, in the amount of $275 for registration and the estimated amount of $913.50 for lodging, meals and airfare.
  3. Emergency Services, Request to attend the National Emergency Number Association Conference, from June 24 - 28, 2001, in Orlando, Florida, in the estimated amount of $1,549.20 for registration, lodging, meals and airfare.
  4. County Agriculture Development Board, Requesting approving of Option Agreement Prices for the 2002 applications.

VI. 3:15 p.m. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. Update of various items.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the late introduction of the County’s 2001 Budget.
  2. INTRODUCTION of the 2001 County Budget.

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

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects.

IX. 3:50 p.m. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell

  1. Update on all County Projects and Facilities.

X. 4:00 p.m. LIBRARY, Janet Frend, Director

  1. Presentation of the Library Headquarter’s Master Plan.

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

  1. RESOLUTION -Authorizing the award of County Quote #0008-2001, for Appraisals for Land Acquisition for the Parks and Recreation Department to Robert McNeely Vance and Co., in an amount not to exceed $2,950.
  2. RESOLUTION -Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-02, for One (1) Toro Groundmaster 508-D Wide Area Rotary Mower, for the Parks and Recreation Department, to Storr Tractor Company, in an amount not to exceed $66,269.
  3. RESOLUTION -Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-03, to Lease Eight (8) to (16) Parking Spaces located at Block 21, Lot 23.01, (The Hawke Property), to Cust, Dori & Benick, CPA, PA, amount to be received $11,520.
  4. RESOLUTION -Approving Requisition #CH.149, with Merck & Co., Inc., for the printing of the Hunterdon Herald, for the Cultural & Heritage Commission, in the amount of $4,500, to be paid from the Trust Fund.
  5. RESOLUTION -Approving Requisition #PROS.2174, with John J. Liccardo, MD, for psychiatric consultation on a case, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $1,200.
  6. RESOLUTION -Approving Requisition #PUR.825, with DANKA, for One (1) Cannon ImageRunner 550 Digital Copier and Finisher, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $15,578.
  7. RESOLUTION -Approving Requisition RB.9421, with Landpower Equipment, Inc., for One (1) New Sweepster Model LA 10ft. Broom with 32" Polly/Wire Brush, Hydraulic Angle, Pneumatic Casters, Hitch, 180 Degree Brush Hood, Sprinkler System and Storage Stands, for the Roads, Bridges and Engineering Department, in the amount of $10,675.
  8. RESOLUTION -Approving Requisition #21020, with Harry R. Carter, Ph.D., for a “Firefighter Strategy and Tactics” Course, on March 24, 2001, at the Training Center, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $3,000.

XII. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XIII. 4:30 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

  1. To discuss personnel matters with Sheriff Doyle
  2. To discuss various personnel and personnel matters.
  3. To discuss various leases.
  4. To discuss the acquisition of property.
  5. To discuss Sheriff’s Officers negotiations.
  6. To discuss contract negotiations in connection with the management of the golf course.
  7. To discuss contract negotiations for a consultant in connection with the appeal of the Water Allocation permit for the golf course.
  8. To discuss legal issues regarding the POLYTECH Budget.
  9. To discuss medical examiner services.

XIV. 7:00 p.m. OPEN SESSION