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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
MARCH 12, 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 matters.
  3. To discuss pending litigation.

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 executive session minutes of December 27, 2001, the regular and executive session minutes of January 08, 2002, January 22, 2002 and February 26, 2002.
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated March 12, 2002.
  3. RESOLUTION - Kathleen Mancini appointed permanent, part time Library Assistant, Library.
  4. RESOLUTION - Frances Miller appointed provisional, full time Field Representative, Board of Taxation.
  5. RESOLUTION - Cynthia Stokes appointed provisional, full time Librarian, Library.
  6. RESOLUTION - Mario Badini appointed provisional, full time Security Guard, Sheriff's Office.
  7. RESOLUTION - Taha Shahid appointed temporary, Student Assistant, Library.
  8. RESOLUTION - Neil Bernardo appointed temporary, Student Assistant, Library.
  9. RESOLUTION - Cynthia Bernardo appointed temporary, Student Assistant, Library.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving an Employment and Reimbursement Agreement with Matthew Wilson.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Livingston Taylor to perform for the "Music Under the Stars" concert series, on July 11, 2002, at Deer Path Park, in the amount of $4,000.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving a Jurisdictional Agreement with NJDOT for highway maintenance and control at the intersection of Route 31 and County Route 579, in East and West Amwell Townships.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving Application #4, for Bid #2001-53, for Construction of the South County Garage, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., in the amount of $108,749.38.
  14. PROCLAMATION - Declaring April, 2002 as Child Abuse Prevention Month, in Hunterdon County.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement to provide housing at the Warren County Juvenile Dentention Facility for Hunterdon County Youth.

V. GRANT APPLICATIONS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant, #10-001, Administration Grant, in the amount of $25,225 in Federal funds.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant, #10-027/038, for a Meal Program and Adult Day Care Program, in the amount of $25,139 in federal funds.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant, #10-030, for Transportation and Social/Recreation, in the amount of $57,000 in federal funds.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant, #10-032, for Information and Assistance, in the amount of $4,185 in state funds.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant, #10-042, for Senior Care Management, in the amount of $9,780 in federal funds.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant, #10-045, for the Mr. Fixit Program, in the amount of $14,500 in federal funds and $1,000 in state funds.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant, #10-048, for Adult Protective Services, in the amount of $71,445 in federal funds.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant, #10-050/051, for Certified Home Health Aide Services, in the amount of $30,000 in federal funds and $44,711 in state funds.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant, #10-054, for Care Coordination of Services, in the amount of $35,132 in state funds.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant, #10-060, for SHIP Counseling, in the amount of $6,000 in state funds.

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

VII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.
  2. Update on medals program for veterans.
  3. To discuss criteria used for Cultural & Heritage Commission's "Notable Women Throughout the History of Hunterdon County.

VIII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Emergency Services, Request from Training Center Coordinator to send 3 instructors to the Fire Department Instructor's Conference, from April 8 to 13, 2002, in Indianapolis, Indiana, in the estimated cost of $3,100 for registration, lodging and mileage.
  2. Roads, Bridges and Engineering, Requisition for 2 employees to attend the "Two-Week Basic Tree Climbing Course", from May 6 to 17, 2002, in Lincroft, New Jersey, in the amount of $1,250 for registration.
  3. Roads, Bridges and Engineering, Requisition for 1 employee to attend the "How to Use the Hydrologic Engineering Center's River Analysis System" course, from April 24 to 26, 2002, in Saddlebrook, New Jersey, in the amount of $1,055 for registration.
  4. Roads, Bridges and Engineering, Requisition for 2 employees to attend the "Improving Public Works Construction Inspection Skills" course, from April15 to 16, 2002, Essington, Pennsylvania, in the amount of $1,090 for registration.

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

  1. To discuss outstanding budget issues.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the late introduction of the County's 2002 Budget.
  3. Introduction of the County 2002 Budget.

X. OLD BUSINESS

  1. To discuss the Mobile Command Unit.

XI. FARMLAND PRESERVATION, Gary Pohorely, Planning Board

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the Contract for Sale of Development Easement with the Township of Raritan, for Block 80, Lot 17, in Raritan Twp., SADC - $574,200, Raritan Twp. - $191,400 and Hunterdon County - $191,400.
  2. RESOLUTION - Granting Final Approval on the Delaware Township PIG (Johnson Farm), for acquisition of development easement, SADC - $297,000, Delaware Township - $118,800, Hunterdon County - $59,400.
  3. RESOLUTION - Granting Final Approval on the Delaware Township PIG (Zachar Farm), for acquisition of development easement, SADC - $197,400, Delaware Township - $81,200, Hunterdon County - $40,600.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approval of a policy for Road Frontage.
  5. Request to reconsider a 1999 Farmland Preservation Round, for Development Easement with Raritan Township, (Bond Farm).

XII. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of various County projects and facilities.

XIII. RUTGERS' COOPERATIVE EXTENSION, Win Cowgill

  1. Request to discuss space needs.

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

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects.

XV. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #21421, with Sprint-United Telephone, for the annual maintenance contract for the 911 System, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $28,880.10.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PL.00888, with Robert C. Bogart & Associates, for surveying services in connection with Hoffman Park, in Union Township, as requested by the Open Space Coordinator, in the amount of $5,795.25.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00225, with Allied Environmental Solutions, Inc., for a 500 gallon bulk fuel storage tank, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $6,900.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00226, with Safety Storage, Inc., for self-contained chemical storage buiding, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $8,882.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.0027, with Nalder Mobile Offices, for a temporary clubhouse (lease w/option to buy), for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $10,050.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40001090, with Ingram Technologies, Inc., for a speed trailer, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $5,790.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2002-06, to furnish and deliver Traffic Paint Type "A" Water Borne Paint, Lead Free, to Ennis Paint, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $24,670.80.
  8. 08. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-60, for Maintenance and Repair Materials, RCCP Pipe, to Kerr Concrete Pipe, in an amount not to exceed $30,000. 09. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional engineering consulting services agreement with Malick & Scherer, P.C., for hydraulic analysis of the Rockaway Creek, for Bridge T-61, in Tewksbury Twp., in the amount of $5,800.

XVI. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XVII. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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