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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
FEBRUARY 5, 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 11, 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 land issues.
  3. To discuss various board appointments.
  4. To discuss the status of litigation between Hunterdon Youth Services and the County.
  5. To discuss the progress of the County/Polytech in vocational education issues.
  6. To discuss a right of way dispute.
  7. To discuss proposals for shelter services.

IV. 4: 30 p.m. 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 and executive session minutes of November 27, 2001 and the regular session minutes of December 11, 2001
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated February 05, 2002.
  3. RESOLUTION - Joseph Camenzind III appointed permanent, full time Senior Mechanic, Roads and Bridges.
  4. RESOLUTION - Lisa Storm appointed permanent, full time Library Clerk Driver, Library.
  5. RESOLUTION - Gordon Johnson appointed permanent, full time Supervisor, Trees, Roads and Bridges.
  6. RESOLUTION - Darla Ballard appointed permanent, full time Senior Clerk Typist, Administrator's Office.
  7. RESOLUTION - Lee Ann Hughes appointed provisional, full time Supervising Library Assistant, Library.
  8. RESOLUTION - Kristin Momberg appointed provisional, full time Supervising Librarian, Library.
  9. RESOLUTION - Alan Umgelter appointed provisional, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator, Emergency Services.
  10. RESOLUTION - Dawn Faltings appointed provisional, full time Sanitary Inspector, Health.
  11. RESOLUTION - William Muszynski appointed provisional, full time Sanitary Inspector, Health.
  12. RESOLUTION - Albert P. Enea III appointed provisional, full time Sanitary Inspector, Health.
  13. RESOLUTION - Nicole Sanderson appointed temporary Clerk Transcriber, Administration.
  14. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a weight limit of 3 Tons for County Bridge D-390, on Stone Sign Post Road, in Delaware Township.
  15. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a weight limit of 5 Tons for County Bridge D-388 on Locktown-Flemington Road, in Delaware Township.
  16. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a weight limit of 5 Tons for County Bridge FC-62 on Hamden Road, in Clinton and Franklin Townships.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving specifications and plans for the reconstruction of County Culvert W-137, on County Route 605, in West Amwell Township, and authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise for bids.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving specifications and plans for the reconstruction of County Bridge W-45, over Swan Creek, in West Amwell Township, and authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise for bids.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving specifications for the painting of County Bridges D-424, E-171, K-110, K-153, W-34 and W-71, in various municipalities, and authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise for bids.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #3, for Bid #2001-53, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., for Construction of the South County Garage, in the amount of $211,540.84.

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

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - 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.

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

VII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

VIII. RARITAN VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

  1. Presentation of the 2002 Budget.

IX. GRANT APPLICATIONS

Old Business

  1. 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.

New Business

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of the Job Access/Reverse Commute (JARC) Grant for Federal assistance through Section 3037 of TEA-21, for Human Services, amount of $226,142.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant $10-022, for a Senior Citizen Emergency Program, through the Department of Human Services, Division of Social Services, in the amount of $5,000 in Federal funds.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for Sale of Development Easement from the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, for Block(s) 33/34, Lot(s) 2/25, in Delaware Township.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for Sale of Development Easement from Edward G. Zanetti, for Block 84, Lot 2.02, in Raritan Township.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the acquisition of a Development Easement from Readington Township, for Block 55, Lot 17, (Scanlon I), in Readington Twp., SADC - $233,700, Hunterdon - $70,110, Readington Township - $85,690, Total: $389,500.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the acquisition of a Development Easement from Readington Township, for Block 55, Lot 17.02, (Scanlon 2), in Readington Twp., SADC - $226,600, Hunterdon - $67,320, Readington Township - $80,080, Total: $374,000.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the acquisition of a Development Easement from Readington Township, for Block 46, Lot 22.01, (Reno), in Readington Twp., SADC - $396,180, Hunterdon - $118,854, Readington Township - $142,266, Total: $660,300.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the preliminary approval of the Franklin Township PIG 4/2001B Round applications amendment, (7 farms), estimated total funding from the County - $807,800, SADC - $3,269,238, Franklin Township - $956,985, Total: $5,034,023.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final approval of the Readington Township PIG 1/2000A Round application, estimated funding from the County - $65,685, Total estimated easement - $371,102.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving a policy for the Farmland Preservation Program for applications of "developable" land, for property with road frontage.

XI. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Rutgers' Cooperative Extension, Request for funds to attend the International Dwarf Fruit Tree Association annual meeting, from February 14 to 21, 2002, in Kelowna, British Columbia, in the amount of $1,116 for registration, lodging and meals.
  2. Planning Board, Request to attend the American Planning Association Annual Conference, from April 13 to 17, 2002, in Chicago, Illinois, in the amount of $1,035 for registration, airfare and lodging.
  3. Prosecutor's Officer, Requisition for Drug Free School Zone meeting, (breakfast, lunch and set up), in the amount of $1,950, to be paid from grant funds.
  4. Prosecutor's Office, Requisition for attendance to the National Association of Extradition Officials annual conference in Lake Tahoe, California, from June 9 to 12, 2002, in the amount of $1,310 for registration, lodging, meals, transportation and airfare. (Not grant funded)
  5. Parks and Recreation, Requesting approving of a revised Facility Fee Schedule for the use of County Parks, for 2002.

XII. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of various County projects and facilities.

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

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects as outlined in the report.
  2. Request for a contract modification with Cherry Weber & Associates, for the replacement of County Bridge T-80, on Rockaway Road over the Rockaway Creek, in Tewksbury Township, for additional work, in the amount of $7,698.

XV. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #21381, with Unisys Corporation, for the annual computer maintenance, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $13,608.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #21382, with Unisys Corporation, for the annual computer maintenance, for the Emergency Services Department, in the amount of $9,936.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #HS.01076, with Cornerstone Print, for printing of service guides for Adolescent and Youth Adult Services, for Human Services, in the amount of $2,733.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #OOA.00991, with Ergospace Design, for 50 chairs with arms for the Senior Multi-Purpose Center, for the Office on Aging, in the amount of $6,939.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Lichtenstein Consulting Engineering, Inc., for County Quote #0071-2001, for "Scoping and Development for the Historic Preservation and Rehabilitation of Bridge #RQ-164, on Rockafellows Mill Road, over the South Branch of the Raritan River", in Raritan and Readington Townships, in the amount of 224,840.41.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Contract Modification #2, for Bid #2000-50, with Avail Technologies, Inc., for two (2) additional In-Vehicle Radio Kits, for the LINK System, increase of $9,081.

XV. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XVI. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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