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AGENDA
Freeholder's Assembly Room - 1st Floor
Route 12 County Complex - Building #1
PO Box 2900, Flemington, New Jersey
Tuesday, November 13, 2001 - 3:00 PM

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 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."

REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING

EXECUTIVE SESSIONS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING OPEN SESSION UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. 3:00 p.m. HOME HEALTH SERVICES, Hunterdon Medical Center, Donna Knoll

  1. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing November, 2001, as National Home Care Month.
  2. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing November, 2001 as National Hospice Month.
  3. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Josephine Wing as the Home Health Services Certified Home Health Aide of the year.
  4. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing June Warsinski as the Hunterdon Hospice Certified Home Health Aide of the year.
  5. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Ellen Schmitt as the Visiting Health and Supportive Health Certified Home Health Aide of the year.

IV. CIVIL AIR PATROL, NJ WING, Capt. Kurt Pricer

  1. PROCLAMATION - Declaring December 1, 2001 as Civil Air Patrol Day.

V. 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 July 24, 2001, August 14, 2001, August 28, 2001, September 11, 2001 and September 25, 2001.
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated November 13, 2001.
  3. RESOLUTION - Roger Readoner appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  4. RESOLUTION - Christopher Szymanski appointed provisional, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator, Emergency Services.
  5. RESOLUTION - Demi-Anne Varchi appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Corrections.
  6. RESOLUTION - Teresa Ringer appointed provisional, full time Senior Account Clerk, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department.
  7. RESOLUTION - Dennis Deremer appointed temporary, as needed Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  8. RESOLUTION - Elizabeth Tevald appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  9. RESOLUTION - Patricia Chase appointed temporary, seasonal Laboratory Assistant, Health.
  10. RESOLUTION - Sharon Burham appointed part time Emergency Services Instructor, Emergency Services.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for grant funds, for a special state appropriation of $100,000, to support the continuation of the LINK's evening services.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Vantage Health Systems, Inc. to provide residential substance abuse treatment for eligible County residents, in the amount of $15,000.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Sandra Spellman, LCSW, to provide therapy treatment for juvenile sex offenders referred by Family Court and/or the Juvenile Justice Commission, in the amount of $10,000.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Kenneth Singer, LCSW, to provide therapy treatment for juvenile sex offenders referred by Family Court and/or the Juvenile Justice Commission, in the amount of $10,000.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service agreement with South County Recreational and Educational Foundation, to provide recreational and educational opportunities for youth and families, in the amount of $10,000.
  16. RESOLUTION - Concurring with the recommendations of the Health and Human Services Advisory Council for the final allocation of Council Initiatives Funding, in the amount of $80,795.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving a Consignment Sale Agreement with Books NJ-The Capital Store on behalf of the Cultural and Heritage Commission.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving an Agreement with Readington Township for the Reconstruction of and the Installation of a Traffic Signal at the Intersection of Route 523 and Dreahook Road.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving an Agreement with Readington Township for the Reconstruction of and the Installation of a Traffic Signal at the Intersection of Route 523 and Halls Mill Road.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for payment #3, for Bid 2000-39, Final Payment, to Christopher Riley Restorations, for alterations to the Justice Center, in the amount of $14,256.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with GPU Energy for County/GPU Energy Agreement for a permanent easement on County Bridge T-80, Rockaway Road over the Rockaway Creek in Tewksbury Township.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Lebanon Township for the Installation of a School Speed Limit Sign Beacon.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving a renewal agreement with Queues Enforth Development, Inc. For the CAD Software in the Office of Emergency Management, in the amount of $26,525.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant, in the amount of $4,590 in federal funds and $510 as a County Match.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid 2001-32, for the 2001 Microsurfacing, Polymer Modified Emulsion Treatment for Routes 523 and 625, with Shore Slurry Seal, Inc., decrease of $5,506.91.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid 2001-13, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge Q-1, on Everitts Road, over the Third Neshanic River, in Raritan Township, with H & G Contractors, Inc., in the amount of $232,741.74.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid 2001-27, for the 2001 Resurfacing and Surface Treatment for various County roads, with Trap Rock Industries, Inc., decrease of $141,407.35.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid 2001-27, for the 2001 Resurfacing and Surface Treatment for various County roads, with Trap Rock Industries, Inc., in the amount of $77,230.57.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving a Document Indexing and Imaging Application Software Agreement, with Eisenberg Associates, Inc., to modify and upgrade the existing Application Software in the County Clerk's Office, in an amount not to exceed $31,000.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving a Document Indexing and Imaging Application Software Maintenance Agreement, with Eisenberg Associates, Inc., to provide maintenance for the Application Software for Document Processing and Imaging at the County Clerk's Office, in an amount not to exceed $11,900.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving a Task Order Agreement, #LA01-01012, with NJ DOT, for the Resurfacing of County Route 513, in High Bridge Borough and Lebanon Township, reimbursement to the County shall not exceed $260,000.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving the purchase of a 2002 Dodge Caravan to be utilized by the Office on Aging the Human Services Department and the Division of Social Services, with grant funds.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving Invoice #82889, with Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., for the program management for the golf course, in the amount of $23,034.55.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #13, for Bid #99-53, for the construction of a golf course, with The Landtek Group, in the amount of $169,744.96.

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

VII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

VIII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Information Technology, Requisition for two people to attend the Windows 2000 Workshop, on December 17 and 18, 2001, in the amount of $1,790 for registration.

IX. 3:30 p.m. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell

  1. Update on all County Projects and Facilities.

X. 3:45 p.m. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., County Treasurer

  1. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance #16-01, authorizing the acquisition of Heavy Public Works Machinery and Equipment for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $888,000.
  2. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance #17-01, authorizing the design and development of Recreational Opportunities at County Park sites, in the amount of $75,000.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2001 Budget, for the LINCS Information Technology Development Grant, in the amount of $29,979.
  4. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2001 Budget, for the 1998 Recycling Education/Program Planning Grant, in the amount of $50,000.
  5. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services include the Dedication by Rider in the 2001 Budget and subsequent budgets, for revenue received for use of the Mobile Command Post Vehicle.

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

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #21306, with US Flags, for grave marker flags, for War Veterans Affairs, in the amount of $12,600.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.2611, with Outdoor Specialties, for tactical uniforms, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $5,933.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-42, to furnish and deliver 87 Octane Unleaded Grade Reformulated Gasoline, to Agway Energy Products, amount not to exceed $228,760.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-44, to furnish maintenance and repair materials and services, to Warren Materials, amount not to exceed $26,417.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-44, to furnish maintenance and repair materials and services, to J.D.M. Materials Co., amount not to exceed $39,412.50.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-44, to furnish maintenance and repair materials and services, to Flemington Bituminous Corporation, amount not to exceed $57,485.20.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-44, to furnish maintenance and repair materials and services, to Trap Rock Industries, amount not to exceed $45,862.25.
  8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-44, to furnish maintenance and repair materials and services, to Pinnacle Materials, Inc., amount not to exceed $10,002.
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-44, to furnish maintenance and repair materials and services, to Stavola Construction Materials, Inc., amount not to exceed $2,350.
  10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-53, for the construction of the South County Garage, to DeSapio Construction, Inc., amount not to exceed $2,068,170.
  11. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-55, for Snow and Ice Control Materials, to International Salt Co., amount not to exceed $209,280.
  12. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-55, for Snow and Ice Control Materials, to Vestal Asphalt, Inc., amount not to exceed $21,840.
  13. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Quote #0172-2001, for Surveying Services for the Open Space Trust Fund Program, to Newton Land Surveyor, amount not to exceed $19,102.

XIII. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XIV. 4:30 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

  1. To discuss various personnel matters.
  2. To discuss a contractual issue regarding East Amwell.
  3. To discuss various contractual issues.
  4. To discuss pending litigation.
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