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AGENDA
Freeholder's Assembly Room - 1st Floor
Route 12 County Complex - Building #1
PO Box 2900, Flemington, New Jersey
Tuesday, October 09, 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."

12:00 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

  1. To discuss personnel, contracts and property concerning the Hunterdon County Polytech Career Academy and any other matters.

II. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

  1. To discuss various personnel matters
  2. To discuss contract negotiations.
  3. To discuss the acquisition of a right of way.
  4. To discuss pending litigation.

3:00 p.m. REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING

EXECUTIVE SESSIONS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING OPEN SESSION UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED

III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

IV. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

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. Motion to approve the regular and executive session minutes of July 10, 2001.
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated October 09, 2001.
  3. RESOLUTION - Gabrielle Freedley appointed permanent, part time Library Assistant, Library.
  4. RESOLUTION - Jennifer Ward appointed provisional, full time, grant funded, Public Health Epidemiologist, Health Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - William Wilczek appointed temporary, seasonal Recreation Leader, Parks Department.
  6. RESOLUTION - Tricia Bertoldo, Clerk Transcriber, Purchasing Department, leave of absence without pay.
  7. RESOLUTION - William Claus, Program Development Specialist, Human Services Department, leave of absence without pay.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving the amendment to the postponement of a Mortgage for Lorraine A. Krupa , for an additional $2,000.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional engineering and commissioning consulting agreement with Dometech Engineering Inc., in connection with the renovation of the County Administration Building, on Main Street, in Flemington, in an amount not to exceed $14,300.
  10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the acquisition of a portion of Block 23, Lot 1, in Clinton Town, from Abraham P. Sherman and Terese E. Sherman, in connection with the replacement of County Bridge N-3 and the signalization of Leigh Street and Route 173, in the amount of $22,500.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving speed limits along County Route 579 (Harbourton Road) from New Jersey State Highway 31 to the Hunterdon-Mercer County Line, in West Amwell Township.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant Amendment, #10-054, for care coordination for Hunterdon's seniors, increase of $75,201 in state funds.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving the purchase of property in East Amwell Township, from the Pinnacle Group.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving the purchase of property from the estate of Reilly.
  15. PROCLAMATION - Declaring October 7 through 13, 2001, as Mental Health Awareness Week.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving the 2002 Municipal Alliance Plan Update and recommending its transmittal to the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services contract with Richard Monacchio, MSW, LCSW, for juvenile sex offenders treatment therapy for County Youth, in the amount of $10,000.
  18. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an application be submitted for Federal Funds through the NJTPA Local Scoping Program for the Historic Preservation and Rehabilitation of County Bridge D-300.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving Invoice #82845, with Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., for program management services for the construction of the golf course, in the amount of $24,765.99.

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

VII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

VIII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Planning Board, Requisition for 4 people to attend the ARC GIS: Introduction to ARCview 8 course, at Rutgers' Cook College, in New Brunswick, New Jersey, on November 9, 16, 30 and December 7, 2001, in the total amount of $2,780 for registration.
  2. Health Department, Requesting approval for Todd Woener to attend the GIS Conference, from November 12 to 14, in Washington, D.C., in the amount of $125 for registration and the estimated amount of $900 for lodging, meals and travel.
  3. Office on Aging, Requesting to purchase a vehicle with grant funding, for use by the Office on Aging and the Division of Social Services and the Human Services Department.
  4. Judge Jeffrey Martin, Requesting permission to move the Judge's bench located in the old County Administration Building to the Second Floor of the Hall of Records where the Flemington Municipal Court is relocating to.

IX. 3:30 p.m. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, GIS Division, Patty Leidner, Coordinator

  1. Presentation of the new County Atlas.

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

  1. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance #15-01, for the acquisition of development easements for the Farmland Preservation Program, in the amount of $4,000,000.

XI. 4:00 p.m. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of various County projects and facilities.

XII. 4:15 p.m. PLANNING BOARD, Gary Pohorely

  1. To discuss a Farmland Preservation Program Cost Sharing Grant Agreement for Clinton Township (Muckelman).

XIII. 4:30 p.m. ROADS, BRIDGES AND ENGINEERING, John P. Glynn, Director

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects.

XIV. 4:45 p.m. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Quote #0119-2001, for Surveying Services in connection with the Farmland Preservation Program, for Farm #13, (Schenk), in Delaware Township, to B2A Consultants, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $7,500.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-45, to furnish and deliver one (1) Digital Copier for the Central Print and Mail Department, to Business World, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $25,495.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #21256, with Motorola, Inc., for one (1) MTR-2000 Repeater System for Ambulance 5 back up, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $7,037.60.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #41073, with the New Jersey Recreation and Parks Association, for discount Theme Park tickets, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $27,820.50.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #41093, with Storr Tractor Co., for a Toro Groundmaster 345 with 72" side discharge, front mounted rotary riding mower, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $13,037.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40000322, with Eltec Electronics Corp., for 2,000 solar powered school zone flashers, with 2 cabinets, 2 mounting racks, 2 solar modules, visors, closure kits, aluminum poles, breakaway bases, blot kits, solftware and programming cable, for the Woodglen School, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $6,296.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40000323, with Eltec Electronics Corp., for 2,000 solar powered school zone flashers, with 2 cabinets, 2 mounting racks, 2 solar modules, visors, closure High Bridge Borough School, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $6,296.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40000413, with Bartlett Tree Experts, for tree removal, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $7,400.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PD.00151, with Jersey Mail System, for one (1) Asmarc LX Labeler wtih in-Line Tabber (includes delivery, installation, training and 1 year warranty), for Central Printing and Mail Department, in the amount of $6,813.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.2576, for psychiatric services in connection with a case, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $1,115.

XV. 5:00 p.m. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. To discuss the approval of two non-profit grant applications for Open Space Trust funds as approved by the Open Space Advisory Committee for the South Branch Watershed Association: Springside Woodlands Acquisition in the amount of $230,000 and the Hunterdon Land Trust Alliance: Diamond Creek Farm Acquisition, in the amount of $116,450.

XVI. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XVII. 5:15 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS CONTINUED

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