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AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Freeholder's Assembly Room - 1st Floor
Route 12 County Complex - Building #1
PO Box 2900, Flemington, New Jersey
JANUARY 22, 2002
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 08, 2002, 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. 3:00 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTS

  1. To discuss personnel issues.
  2. To discuss various vocational education services.
  3. To discuss various land issues.
  4. To discuss various board appointments.
  5. To discuss various requests for professional service agreements.
  6. To discuss use of County buildings. 07. To discuss the status of negotiations with various labor unions.

IV. 4: 30 p.m. PUBLIC HEARING

  1. ADOPTION - Ordinance #2002-1, amending Ordinance #99-1, establishing service fees to be charged by the County Health Department for services in accordance with the County Environmental Health Act.

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 executive session minutes of October 23, 2001, the regular and executive session minutes of November 13, 2001 and November 27, 2001.
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated January 22, 2002.
  3. Approving the Social Services Funds Report for December 2001.
  4. RESOLUTION - Jeffrey Person appointed unclassified, full time Sheriff's Investigator, Sheriff's Office.
  5. RESOLUTION - Ryan Ziemba appointed permanent, full time Senior Traffic Maintenance Worker, Roads and Bridges.
  6. RESOLUTION - Dean LaFevre appointed permanent, full time Equipment Operator, Roads and Bridges.
  7. RESOLUTION - Mario Grande appointed permanent, full time Equipment Operator, Roads and Bridges.
  8. RESOLUTION - Joseph A. Shellhorn appointed permanent, full time Equipment Operator, Roads and Bridges.
  9. RESOLUTION - Charles O'Neill appointed permanent, part time Security Guard, Sheriff's Office.
  10. RESOLUTION - Joanne Hall appointed provisional, full time Field Representative, Tax Board, Office of the Tax Board.
  11. RESOLUTION - Thomas Galis appointed provisional, full time Senior Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  12. RESOLUTION - Stephanie Kenny appointed provisional, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator, Emergency Services.
  13. RESOLUTION - Theresa Buch appointed provisional, part time Public Safety Telecommuicator, Emergency Services.
  14. RESOLUTION - Chris Schneider appointed provisional, part time Public Safety Telecommunicator, Emergency Services.
  15. RESOLUTION - Guy Silliman appointed provisional, part time Public Safety Telecommunicator, Emergency Services.
  16. RESOLUTION - Marisa Detsis appointed provisional, part time Public Safety Telecommunicator, Emergency Services.
  17. Motion authorizing Certificates for Years of Services.
  18. RESOLUTION - Accepting supplemental funding for a Victims of Crime Act Subgrant Award, in the amount of $24,636 of state funds, County match of $6,159, through March 31, 2002.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving an employment agreement with Daniel Lyons, Sheriff's Officer.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with the Hunterdon Medical Center to coordinate a Tetanus Vaccination Program.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for federal funds through the NJTPA Local Lead Program, for proposed safety improvements and resurfacing to County Route 605 from Route 523 to State Route 179.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Alberto Larte to serve as a Health Care Focus Group Facilitator, for Human Services, in the amount of $9,300.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Somerset Home for Temporarily Displaced Children, Inc., for Hunterdon's youth.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Eisenberg Associates, Inc., for the original document indexing application software for the Registry Division of the County Clerk's Office, in the amount of $11,500.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving a 3 Ton fixed weight limit on County Bridge D-337 on Locktown Road, in Delaware Township.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving a 7 Ton fixed weight limit on County Bridge T-87 on Main Street, in Tewksbury Township.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving a Spending Plan for a Solid Waste Services Tax fund entitlement, to assist in the preparation, revision and implementation of comprehensive solid waste management plans, in the amount of $97,686.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving a revised resolution authorizing the takeover of Walter Foran Boulevard, in Raritan Township.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving a revised resolution authorizing the takeover of a portion of a municipal roadway from Raritan Township.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving a revised resolution authorizing the discontinuance of a portion of Route 523 in Raritan Township.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving a revised resolution authorizing the takeover of a portion of Route 620 in Readington Township.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, Final, for Bid #2000-45, for the Realignment of County Route 523 (Flemington-Junction Road), in Raritan Twp., with Bob Viersma & Sons, Inc., decrease of $13,688.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #6, for Bid #98-33, Construction of the Warehouse/Records Retention Center, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., to supply and install a pressure producing valve, increase of $506.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #7, For Bid #98-33, Construction of the Warehouse/Records Retention Center, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., to change the floor finish in Rooms W-10, W-11, W-12 and W-13 to VCT, increase of $858.
  35. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #8, For Bid #98-33, Construction of the Warehouse/Records Retention Center, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., to provide and install a 4" PVC conduit for fiber optics, increase of $4,900.
  36. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #9, For Bid #98-33, Construction of the Warehouse/Records Retention Center, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., to supply and install 2 additional Hold Down Straps for the Water Tank, increase of $836.
  37. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #16, for Bid #98-33, for the Construction of the Warehouse/Records Retention Center, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., in the amount of $25,113.94.
  38. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #2, for Bid #2001-53, Construction of the South County Garage, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., in the amount of $96,537.84.
  39. RESOLUTION - Approving Invoice #82919, with Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., for Program Management Services for the Construction of the Golf Course, in the amount of $39,773.70.
  40. RESOLUTION - Approving Invoice #82974, with Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., for Program Management Services for the Construction of the Golf Course, in the amount of $1,815.39.

VI. 4:30 p.m. PUBLIC SESSION DISCUSSION (NOTE: Limit of 5 minutes per person)

VII. CORRECTIONS DEPARTMENT, George Wagner, Warden

  1. Presentation of the American Correctional Association Accreditation Certificate.

VIII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

IX. GRANT APPLICATIONS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Letter of Agreement with the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse for receipt of state funding to provide Substance Abuse Prevention and Education programming through the County's Municipal Alliances, in the amount of $159,295.64.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving an application with the State Dept. Of Health and Senior Services, to promote tobacco control within the County (local ordinance, smoke free dining, smoke free workplaces, etc.), in the amount of $60,000.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for a Right to Farm Activities Grant, in the amount of $5,205.85 in state funds.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the filing of an application with the New Jersey Historic Trust, for a Capital Preservation (Level II) Grant, under the Garden State Historic Preservation Trust Fund Program, for the restoration of the interior of the Historic Court House, in the amount of $750,000 of state funds and a County Match of $1,847,000.

X. FARMLAND PRESERVATION, Gary Pohorely and Rob Bailey, Planning Board

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving four Lebanon Township Planning Incentive Grant/2003A Round Applications.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving seven Alexandria Township Planning Incentive Grant/2003A Round Applications.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Planning Incentive Grant Round 1/2000A Application for a development easement on the Johnson Farm, Sandbrook Headquarters District, in Delaware Township, SADC-$297,000, County-$59,400, Delaware Twp.-$118,800.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a Planning Incentive Grant Round 1/2000A Application for a development easement on the Zachar Farm, Sandbrook Headquarters District, in Delaware Township, SADC-$197,400, County-$40,600, Delaware Twp.-$81,200.

XI. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Prosecutor's Office, Requisition to attend the Basic Course for Investigation, from February 8, 2002 to June 21, 2002, for one individual, in the amount of $700, plus a meal plan of $916, to be paid from grant funds.
  2. Health Department, Requisition for two individuals to attend the Design and Management of Spatial Databases Course, on February 27, 28 and March 1, 2002, in the amount of $1,590, to be paid from CEHA funds.
  3. Sheriff's Office, Requisition for membership dues for two individuals to the Sheriff's Association, in the amount of $1,250.
  4. Hunterdon County Housing Corporation, Request for (1) Freeholder participation on the "Church Street Committee", (2) requesting an extension of time to the "Letter of Intent", (3) Freeholder guidance on the status of the Environmental Assessment Study, (4) copy of appraisal sheets, (5) is it desirable to have an personal update on the project.

XII. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., County Treasurer

  1. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance 01-02, Authorizing the construction of an addition to and renovations of the Library's Headquarters Building, in the amount of $5,300,000.

XIII. 5:00 p.m. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of various County projects and facilities.
  2. Presentation of golf course budget and fees.
  3. To discuss a golf course name.
  4. To discuss a space planning summary for Emergency Services.

XIV. HEALTH DEPARTMENT, Tag Rainey

  1. Report of the Vector Control Program.

XV. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22507, with Bartlett Tree Experts, for tree maintenance and trimming, for Buildings and Maintenance, in the amount of $6,915.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40000795, with 3M Traffic Control Materials Division, for sign material for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $6,544.53.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40000797, with Whitco Sign & MFG Corporation, for aluminum sign blanks, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $8,791.40.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Parks.00119, with Encore Performing Arts, Inc., for a Performance during Camp, from July 15 to 26, 2002, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $6,300.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-46, to furnish deliver and install Steel Shelving for the Garage Facility, to Modern Handling Equipment Co., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $64,611.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the awarded of Bid #2001-57, to furnish and deliver various Ford vehicles or approved equal, for Roads and Bridges, Parks, Health and Buildings and Maintenance, to Hertrich Fleet Services, in an amount not to exceed $157,828.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Award of County Quote #0203-2001, for appraisal services of a property 8n Union Township, to Curran Realty Advisors, amount not to exceed $2,200.
  8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Award of County Quote #0203-2001, for appraisal services of a property 8n Union Township, to Valuation Consultants Inc., amount not to exceed $1,900.
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Award of County Quote #0202-2001, for appraisal services of a property in Lebanon Township, to Archenbach and Associates, Inc., amount not to exceed $5,000.
  10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Award of County Quote #0202-2001, for appraisal services of a property in Lebanon Township, to Boehm Appraisal Services, amount not to exceed $3,500.
  11. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Award of County Quote #0185-2001, for appraisal services of a property 8n Union Township, to Thomas Rodriguez Assoc., amount not to exceed $2,200.

XVI. ROADS, BRIDGES AND ENGINEERING, John P. Glynn, Director

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects as outlined in the report.

XVII. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XVIII. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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