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REORGANIZATION AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Historic Court House,
Main Street, Flemington,
New Jersey 08822
JANUARY 08, 2002

I. CONVENE - 1:00 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 County Administration Building, Flemington, New Jersey, a public place reserved for such announcements. A copy was mailed on or before December 04, 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. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. Swear in County Clerk Elect, Dorothy K. Tirpok.

IV. Swear in Deputy County Clerk, Mary Beth Hurford.

V. Swear in Sheriff Elect, William Doyle.

VI. Swear in Freeholder Elect, George B. Melick.

VII. Swear in Freeholder Elect, George D. Muller.

VIII. Nominations for Director of the Board of Chosen Freeholders.

IX. Swear in Freeholder Director - Frank J. Fuzo.

X. Nominations for Deputy Director of the Board of Chosen Freeholders.

XI. Swear in Deputy Freeholder Director - George B. Melick.

XII. INTRODUCTION OF SPECIAL GUESTS

XIII. RESOLUTIONS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving 2002 Departmental Chairmanship and Assignment Designations.
  2. RESOLUTION - Establish County Office hours.
  3. RESOLUTION - Setting regular meeting time and days for the Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
  4. RESOLUTION - Setting pay days and audit days.
  5. RESOLUTION - Naming depositories of funds for the County of Hunterdon.
  6. RESOLUTION - Designating official newspapers for the publication of County items.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the manual signature for checks drawn for penalties against the County.
  8. RESOLUTION - Hold over 2001 Salary and longevity payments for Superior Officers' Association, Department of Corrections, eligible employees covered under FOP Lodge 133.
  9. RESOLUTION - 2002 Salary and Longevity payments for eligible employees covered under the Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Investigators, PBA Local 358.
  10. RESOLUTION - 2002 Salary and Longevity payments for employees covered under the Hunterdon County Correction Line Officers' Association, FOP Lodge 29.
  11. RESOLUTION - 2002 Longevity payments for employees covered under the Hunterdon County Sheriff's Officers' Association, FOP Lodge 94.
  12. RESOLUTION - 2002 salaries for employees covered under the Hunterdon County Sheriff's Officers' Association, FOP Lodge 94.
  13. RESOLUTION - 2002 salaries for Sergeants in the Sheriff's Department.
  14. RESOLUTION - 2002 Salary and Longevity payments for eligible employees covered under the CWA Local 1034 Contract for Supervisors' Unit.
  15. RESOLUTION - Hold Over 2001 salaries for employees covered under the CWA Local 1034, Non-Supervisory.
  16. RESOLUTION - 2002 Longevity payments for employees covered under the CWA Local 1034, Non-Supervisory Unit.
  17. RESOLUTION - Hold over 2001 salaries for unclassified employees in the Board of Elections.
  18. RESOLUTION - Hold over 2001 salaries for elected, appointed and unclassified officials.
  19. RESOLUTION - Hold over 2001 salaries for unclassified employees in the Prosecutor's Office.
  20. RESOLUTION - Setting the salary for the County Prosecutor.
  21. RESOLUTION - Appointments and reappointments to various Boards, Councils and Commissions.
  22. RESOLUTION - Reappointments to the Agriculture Development Board.
  23. RESOLUTION - Appointments to the Emergency Management Council.
  24. RESOLUTION - Appointments to the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, Inc.
  25. RESOLUTION - Appointments to the New Jersey Association of Counties, Board of Directors.
  26. RESOLUTION - Appointing Cynthia J. Yard as the County's Public Compliance Officer.
  27. RESOLUTION - 2002 Temporary Capital Budget.
  28. RESOLUTION - 2002 Temporary Budget.

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

XV. REGULAR SESSION - CONSENT AGENDA

  1. RESOLUTION - Justin Boyce appointed unclassified, full time Investigator, Prosecutor's Office.
  2. RESOLUTION - Michelle Miller appointed unclassified, full time Employee Board of Elections.
  3. RESOLUTION - Daniel Lyons appointed permanent, full time Sheriff's Officer, Sheriff's Office.
  4. RESOLUTION - Karen Conover appointed permanent, full time Counselor Victim Witness Program, Prosecutor's Office.
  5. RESOLUTION - Scott Howarth appointed permanent, full time Park Ranger, Parks Department.
  6. RESOLUTION - Richard Booth appointed permanent, full time Park Ranger, Parks Department.
  7. RESOLUTION - Mary Dantis appointed permanent, part time Library Assistant, Library.
  8. RESOLUTION - Linda Reynolds appointed permanent, part time Library Assistant, Library.
  9. RESOLUTION - Jeffrey Person appointed permanent, part time Security Guard, Sheriff's Office.
  10. RESOLUTION - Nancy Routh appointed permanent, part time Library Assistant, Library.
  11. RESOLUTION - Frederick Albe appointed provisional, full time Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  12. RESOLUTION - William Gray appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Corrections.
  13. RESOLUTION - Kevin Stull appointed provisional, full time Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  14. RESOLUTION - David Gilmartin appointed provisional, full time Traffic Maintenance Worker, Roads and Bridges.
  15. RESOLUTION - David Bolanowski appointed provisional, full time Park Naturalist, Parks Department.
  16. Paul Kaszas appointed temporary, Interim Replacement Library Clerk Driver, Library.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving an Employment and Reimbursement Agreement with Marc Wilson, Sheriff's Officer.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving a settlement agreement with Triple "B" Fabricating, Inc.
  19. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a cash Maintenance Bond to Genesis Building, Inc., in the amount of $900.
  20. RESOLUTION - Rescinding the fixed weight limit resolution of March 13, 2001 and approving an unrestricted weight limit on County Bridge D-333, on Pine Hill Road, Delaware Twp.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, Bid #2000-49, for the Reconstruction and overlay of Route 523 and Barley Sheaf Road, in Readington Township, with Mannon Excavating and Paving Co., decrease of $1,603.90.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with the State of New Jersey for a traffic signal at the intersection of Route US 31 and W. Main Street (County Route 513), in Clinton Twp.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving a Green Acres Release and Compensation Agreement and Deed of Restriction, in connection with improvements to Route 620, part of Lot 5.999 (Approx. 0.029 acres), Block 46, in Readington Township.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving Ordinance No. 2002-1, amending Ordinance 99-1, for the Health Department services and authorizing a public hearing be held on January 22, 2002 at 4:00 p.m.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Dometech Engineering for professional engineering and retro-commissioning services in connection with the Hunterdon County Justice Center and the Route 12 Administration Bldg., in the amount of $43,500.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, Bid #2001-38, for the 2001 Installation of Guide Rail in various locations, increase of $1,234.30.
  27. RESOLUTION - Rescinding the resolution of 12/11/01 for final payment to J. Fletcher Creamer & Sons, for Bid #2001-38, 2001 Installation of Guide Rail in various locations and approving final payment in the amount of $66,215.55 (includes change order amount).
  28. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a performance bond to Nitya Corp., for improvements to County Culvert on Mt. Airy Road, West Amwell Township, in the amount of $6,270.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the 2001 County Environmental Health Act (CEHA) Grant, to carry forward $5,017 and extend the termination date to June 30, 2002.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services contract for a Health Care Focus Group Facilitator, with Alberto Larte for Human Services, in the amount of $9,300.
  31. RESOLUTION - Accepting an Inter-governmental transfer of Jason Tozzi to the Rockaway Township Police Department, upon payment in full of his training costs, in the amount of $10,531.

XVI. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a policy for a municipally acquired development easement purchased prior to February 2001.
  2. The County Agriculture Development Board is requesting approval on values to the Farmland Preservation Program for Option Agreement Values for the 2003 Funding Round Application.
  3. Clinton Township is requesting an increase in the County's funds for the Smith Property, from the 1999 Farmland Preservation Round.

XVII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. Report on the Facilities Evalution Committee regarding Human Services space and office furniture.
  2. Review of a space request from the Office on Aging.

XVIII. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #HCJ.26051, with Anemostat Security Products, for the replacement of 55 HVAC Vents, for Corrections, in the amount of $12,485.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.2728, with Winner Ford, for one 2002 Crown Victoria, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $20,000. To be purchased with Insurance Fraud Grant Funds.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #HCHD.00210, with Dr. Durland Fish, Yale University Department of EPI, School of Medicine, for Polymer Chain Reaction Testing for four (4) Tick-Borne Pathogens, for the Health Department, in the amount of $2,800.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #000568, with the Hunterdon County Housing Corporation, for ECHO Mortgage, taxes, insurance, housing renovations for disabled and seniors, for the Public Housing Agency, in the amount of $44,814.06, to be paid from Section 8 Housing Funds.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-52, to furnish, deliver and install Steel Shelving for the Records Retention Center/Warehouse, to Jersey Industrial Equipment Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $12,160.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-56, to furnish and deliver Liquid Propane Gas, to Agway Energy Products, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $71,394.40.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the extension of Bid #99-34, for Interstate Long Distance Telephone Services, to United Telephone Company of New Jersey, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $14,214.

XIX. GRANT APPLICATIONS

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the renewal of the Public Health Priority funding grant, for the Health Department, in the amount of $31,850.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving supplemental grant funds from the Juvenile Justice Commission, in the amount of $3,616.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the renewal of the Section 5310 Grant application with New Jersey Transit for two buses, through a federal program, valued at $96,000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a LINCS Bioterrorism Preparedness/Surveillance Grant, in the amount of $30,000.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of a grant application for funding for Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities, for 2002, in the amount of $15,000 from the state and $3,000 as a County Match.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving the Grant Agreement for a Community Forestry Management Plan, for the Parks Department, in the amount of $2,000 from the State Division of Parks & Forestry and $1,000 as a County match.

XX. ROADS, BRIDGES AND ENGINEERING, John P. Glynn

  1. Update of traffic concerns with Hunterdon Central and Flemington-Junction Road.

XXI. FREEHOLDER COMMENTS

XXII. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

  1. To discuss personnel issues.
  2. To discuss an amendment to County Policy #81-1.
  3. To discuss the Youth Shelter contract.
  4. To discuss the status of CWA negotiations.
  5. To discuss various requested professional service agreements.
  6. To discuss land acquisitions.

XXIII. 4:00 p.m. Hunterdon County Utilities Authority Meeting

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