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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 27, 2001 - 3:00 PM

2:30 p.m. Hunterdon County Utilities Authority Meeting

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."

3:00 p.m. REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING

EXECUTIVE SESSIONS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING OPEN SESSION UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. OLD BUSINESS HUMAN SERVICES, Angelo DiOrio, Administrator & HEALTH DEPT. , John Beckley, Director

  1. To discuss funding for bi-lingual services.

IV. 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 session minutes of September 25, 2001 and October 09, 2001.
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated November 27, 2001, in the amount of $3,929,846.91.
  3. Approving the Social Services Funds report for October, 2001.
  4. RESOLUTION - Sherry Kyle appointed permanent, part time Library Assistant, Library.
  5. RESOLUTION - Ellen Osborne appointed provisional, full time Librarian, Library.
  6. RESOLUTION - Tamara Cole appointed provisional, full time Horticulturalist, Parks and Recreation.
  7. RESOLUTION - Thomas Sheppard appointed provisional, full time Environmental Education Specialist, Parks and Recreation.
  8. RESOLUTION - Setting salaries for unclassified Rutgers' Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon for 2001.
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a performance bond to Stickel Construction, Inc., in the amount of $13,420.
  10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a performance bond to K. Hovnanian at Readington I, Inc., in the amount of $23,385.
  11. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a performance bond to K. Hovnanian at Readington I, Inc., in the amount of $674,000.
  12. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a performance bond to K. Hovnanian at Readington I, Inc., in the amount of $3,320.
  13. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a performance bond to K. Hovnanian at Readington I, Inc., in the amount of $117,950.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving the Municipal/County Cost Sharing Agreements for the Planning Incentive Grant Program, PIG 1 Round, with Readington Township (Scanlon 1, Scanlon 2, and Reno).
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving State Change Order #1, FINAL, 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 Construction, Inc., increase of $26,627.31.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Richard Monacchio, for juvenile sex offender treatment to County eligible youth, in an amount not to exceed $10,000.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement for "Senior Citizen and Disabled Residents Transportation Assistance" funding with New Jersey Transit Corporation for "Casino Revenue" funding, in the amount of $426,270.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract modification to the professional services agreement with Bohren and Bohren Engineering Associates, Inc., for additional work in connection with the Farmland Preservation Program, increase of $6,200.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving the subcontract for the FY2002 Subregional Transportation Program, in the amount of $79,904 (Local Match $15,980.80).
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement for plumbing, HVAC and electrical engineering services in connection with the renovations to the Extension Building, to Strunk Albert Engineering, in an amount not to exceed $24,050.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving one (1) municipal grant application for the Open Space Trust Fund program, with East Amwell Township, in the amount of $12,141.48.

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

VI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

VII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Flemington Economic Development Commission, Request permission to use historic Court in February, March, May, September and October, for Famous Trials Theater of New Jersey being developed by Harry Kazman as a not-for-profit community theater.

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

  1. Update on all County Projects and Facilities.
  2. To discuss two change orders with The Landtek Group for the golf course.

IX. 4:00 p.m. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., County Treasurer

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - 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. PUBLIC HEARING - 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 Local Law Enforcement Block Grant, in the amount of $4,590.
  4. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2001 Budget, for the Greater Raritan Workforce Investment Board, in the amount of $970,359.

X. 4:15 p.m. ROADS, BRIDGES AND ENGINEERING, John P. Glynn, Director

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects.

XI. 4:30 p.m. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

XII. OLD BUSINESS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.2611, with Outdoor Specialties, for tactical uniforms, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $5,933.

XIII. NEW BUSINESS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.1539, with WebExpress, for proprietary software and equipment upgrades, for Information Technology, in the amount of $23,125.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-50, for a Super M, 4-Wheel Drive Loader/Backhoe Extendahoe and Associated Equipment, or approved equal, to Powerco, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $65,233.50.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of a Professional Engineering Design Services agreement, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge A-4 and approach roadway, of County Route 614, over the Harihokake Creek, in Alexandria Township, to Cherry, Weber and Associates, in an amount not to exceed $147,476.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of a Professional Engineering Design Services agreement, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge L-4 and approach roadway, of County Route 513, over Little Brook, in Lebanon Township, to Cherry, Weber and Associates, in an amount not to exceed $137,580.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of a Professional Engineering Design Services agreement, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge X-12 and approach roadway, of Arch Street, over the South Branch of the Raritan River, in High Bridge Borough, to Maser Consulting, P.A., in an amount not to exceed $176,117.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of a Professional Engineering Design Services agreement, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge L-92-W and approach roadway, of New Hampton Road, over the Musconetcong River, in Lebanon Township, to Maser Consulting, P.A., in an amount not to exceed $152,132.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of a Professional Engineering Design Services agreement, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge R-147 and approach roadway, of Old York Road, over the Pleasant Run, in Readington Township, to Keller and Kirkpatrick, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $159,963.

XII. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XIII. 5:00 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

  1. To discuss various personnel matters.
  2. To discuss pending litigation.
  3. To discuss various land matters.
  4. To discuss a proposal for use of County property.
  5. To discuss various contratual matters.
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