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AGENDA
Freeholder's Assembly Room - 1st Floor
Route 12 County Complex - Building #1
PO Box 2900, Flemington, New Jersey
Tuesday, September 11, 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."

II. 12:00 p.m. SPECIAL EXECUTIVE SESSION

  1. Dr. Leo Klagholz regarding personnel, contracts and property concerning the Hunterdon County Polytech Career Academy.

3:00 p.m. REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING

EXECUTIVE SESSIONS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING OPEN SESSION UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED

III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

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. Motion to approve the executive minutes of June 26, 2001.
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated September 11, 2001.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #00-26, for the 2000 Resurfacing and Surface Treatment of various County road, with Trap Rock Industries, Inc., decrease of $23,075.73.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-025, for Congregate Meals for seniors, increase of $5,000 in federal funds.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-045, for the Mr. Fixit Program, for seniors, increase of $1,078 in federal funds.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving the Contract for Sale of Development Easement, in connection with the Farmland Preservation Program, with Robert J. And Mary E. Schenck, for property in Delaware.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving the Contract for Sale of Development Easement, in connection with the Farmland Preservation Program, with Kris R. Nielsen and Patricia D. Galloway, for property in East Amwell Township.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving the Contract for Sale of Development Easement, in connection with the Farmland Preservation Program, with Township of Raritan, for property in Raritan Township.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving the Contract for Sale of Development Easement, in connection with the Farmland Preservation Program, with Randolph J. Kelly and Elizabeth A. Kelly, for property in Alexandria Township.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving the Contract for Sale of Development Easement, in connection with the Farmland Preservation Program, with the Township of Readington, for property in Readington.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving the Contract for Sale of Development Easement, in connection with the Farmland Preservation Program, with the Amwell Valley Conservancy, Inc., for property in West Amwell Township.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving the Contract for Sale of Development Easement, in connection with the Farmland Preservation Program, with Readington Township (Burjan), for property in Readington.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving the Contract for Sale of Development Easement, in connection with the Farmland Preservation Program, with Raritan Township (Everitt), for property in Raritan Township.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving the Contract for Sale of Development Easement, in connection with the Farmland Preservation Program, with Readington Township (Reno), for property in Readington.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving the Contract for Sale of Development Easement, in connection with the Farmland Preservation Program, with Raritan Township (Adda/Lawrence), for property in Raritan.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving a Farmland Preservation Grant Agreement for acquisition of Development Rights, with East Amwell Township for the Amwell Valley Conservancy, amount of $1,161,964.38.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #00-38, for Resurfacing and Storm Drainage of County Route 513, in Alexandria Township, with Trap Rock Industries, Inc., decrease of $77,250.48.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #5, for Bid #2000-31, for site improvements to the County Arboretum, with John J. Skalley, Inc., in the amount of $17,840.59.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #97-58, for casework and equipment, for the new North Branch County Library, with Wood-Mode, Inc., in the amount of $730.
  20. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a Certificate of Substantial Completion for Casework and Equipment, for Bid #97-58, for the North Branch County Library, with Wood-Mode, Inc.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant, LLE-10-00, in the amount of $4,590 from the state and $510 as a County match.
  22. RESOLUTION - Janice Connolly appointed unclassified, full time Registration Clerk, Election Board.
  23. RESOLUTION - Judith Bivona appointed permanent, full time Senior Library Assistant, Library.
  24. RESOLUTION - Barbara Metzger appointed permanent, full time Program Development Specialist Community Service, Human Services.
  25. RESOLUTION - Chelsea Barnes appointed permanent, part time Clerk Transcriber, Prosecutor's Office.
  26. RESOLUTION - Pamela Boon appointed provisional, full time Printing Machine Operator 1, Central Printing and Mail.
  27. RESOLUTION - Linda Zdepski appointed provisional, full time Senior Library Assistant, Library.
  28. RESOLUTION - Tadhgh Rainey appointed provisional, full time Assistant Superintendent Mosquito Extermination, Health Department.
  29. RESOLUTION - Laura Massa appointed provisional, full time Senior Clerk Typist, Office on Aging.
  30. RESOLUTION - Tyler Komarnycky appointed temporary, Student Assistant, Library.
  31. RESOLUTION - Michael Anderson appointed temporary, seasonal Laborer, Rutgers' Cooperative Extension.
  32. RESOLUTION - Sara May appointed temporary, seasonal Laboratory Assistant, Health Department.
  33. RESOLUTION - Inserting the title of Supervising Index Clerk into the C.A. Supervisor's Contract and adjusting the salary of Karla Lamendola, Supervising Index Clerk, County Clerk's Office.
  34. Motion to approve Certificates for years of Service.
  35. RESOLUTION - David Gilmartin appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  36. RESOLUTION - Joseph Nemeth appointed provisional, full time Mechanics Helper, Roads and Bridges.
  37. RESOLUTION - Approving the specifications and plans for the reconstruction of County Bridge T-80 in Tewksbury Township.
  38. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional hydrogeological consulting agreement with Penelope Althoff, Ph.D., for services in connection with the golf course water permit, in the amount of $5,750.
  39. RESOLUTION - Approving Invoice #82805, with Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., for program management services for the golf course construction, in the amount of $27,533.75.
  40. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #11, for Bid #99-53, for the construction of the golf course, with The Landtek Group, in the amount of $358,713.39.

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

VI. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Requesting permission for five employees to attend the New Jersey Chapter American Correctional Association 19th Annual Conference, from October 4 to 5, 2001, in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in the amount of $1,135 for registration and lodging.

VII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.
  2. Update of Drug Summit.

VIII. 3:30 p.m. ROGER GREGOR and residents of Voorhees Corner Road

IX. 4:00 p.m. PUBLIC HEARING

  1. To discuss the acquisition of Land for the Replacement of County Bridge L-95-W, on Mowder Road, in Lebanon Township.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing County Counsel and the Director of Roads, Bridges and Engineering to negotiate with property owners in connection with the replacement of County Bridge L-95-W.

X. 4:15 p.m. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of various County projects and facilities.

XI. 4:30 p.m. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., County Treasurer

  1. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2001 Budget for the Smart Growth Planning Program, in the amount of $144,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2001 Budget for the General Operating Support Grant for Cultural & Heritage, in the amount of $10,500.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2001 Budget for the Area Plan Grant, in the amount of $391,404.
  4. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2001 Budget for the Workforce Investment Board - Special Administrative Fund, in the amount of $129,936.

XII. 4:45 p.m. ROGER EVERITT

  1. Update on Agricultural Fair.

XIII. 5:00 p.m. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #CH.00302, with the Pushcart Players, for two performances of "Peter and the Wolf", on October 5, 2001, at Hunterdon Central High School, for the Cultural and Heritage Commission, in the amount of $2,340.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.02536, with Flemington Car & Truck Country, for three (3) undercover vehicles, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $32,550.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-41, to furnish and deliver Fine Paper and Envelopes, to Paper Mart, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $57,102.97.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of a contract for the management of the golf course.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of a contract for County Bridges E-239 and E-240 on Manners Road, in East Amwell Township, subject to receipt of all required documents.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of a contract for County Bridge L-95-W, in Lebanon Township, subject to receipt of all required documents.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-34, for Golf Course Operations and Management Services, to Kemper Sports Management Inc., in an amount not to exceed $376,500, subject to receipt of all required documents.

XIV. 5:15 p.m. ROADS, BRIDGES AND ENGINEERING, John P. Glynn, Director

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects.

XV. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XVI. 5:30 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

  1. To discuss various personnel matters
  2. To discuss contract negotiations.
  3. To discuss an appointment to the RVCC Board of Trustees.
  4. To discuss property acquisition.
  5. To discuss pending litigation.
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