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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 26, 2002
3:00 pm

I. 2:45 p.m. Hunterdon County Utilities Authority meeting

II. 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."

III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

IV. 3:00 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTS

  1. To discuss personnel issues.
  2. To discuss various pending litigation.
  3. To discuss land acquisition and property issues.
  4. To discuss the status of negotiations with Labor Unions.

V. 4:30 p.m. JCP&L, Hannah Massaquoi

VI. 4:40 p.m. Friends of Sunnyside, John Castrol

VII. 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 March 12, 2002.
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated March 26, 2002.
  3. Approving the Social Services Funds Report for February, 2002.
  4. RESOLUTION - Scott Carver appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  5. RESOLUTION - Carla Hobbs appointed permanent, full time Principal Sanitary Inspector, Health Department.
  6. RESOLUTION - Robert Vaccarella appointed permanent, full time Principal Sanitary Inspector, Health Department.
  7. RESOLUTION - Pamela Boon appointed permanent, full time Printing Machine Operator I, Central Printing and Mail.
  8. RESOLUTION - Norman Wise appointed provisional, full time Senior Clerk Typist, Purchasing.
  9. RESOLUTION - Craig Evans appointed provisional, full time Supervising County Park Ranger, Parks and Recreation.
  10. RESOLUTION - Adrienne Gardner appointed provisional, full time Supervising Librarian, Library.
  11. RESOLUTION - Christine Hammerstone, Family Service Worker, Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services, leave of absence without pay.
  12. RESOLUTION - John Savacool Sr., Traffic Maintenance Workers, Roads and Bridges, leave of absence without pay.
  13. RESOLUTION - Jeremy Colby, Public Safety Telecommunicator, Emergency Services, status changed from full time to part time.
  14. Motion approving Certificates for Years of Service.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Alliance Subgrant Agreement, for the North Hunterdon Cluster, to implement substance abuse prevention services, in the amount of $23,898.12.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Sandra Vladyka for the reimbursement of training costs under the Employment and Reimbursement Agreement dated October 16, 2000.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional hydrogeological services agreement with Penelope Althoff, Ph.D., for services in connection with the water permit for the golf course, in the amount of $4,715.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with High Bridge Borough for the School Speed Limit Sign Beacons along County Route 513 and High Bridge Borough School.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving an updated Fee Schedule for the Emergency Services Training Center.
  20. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Richard O'Malley for having served as a member to the Hunterdon County Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, Final, for Bid 2000-52, Resurfacing and Storm Drainage of County Routes 512 and 517, in Tewksbury Township, with Renda Roads, Inc., decrease of $352,232.26.
  22. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Jeremy D. Kiefer for having attained the designation of "Eagle Scout".
  23. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Christopher D. Mellinger for having attained the designation of "Eagle Scout".

VIII. GRANT APPLICATIONS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the 2002 Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grant Application, in the amount of $30,147.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant, #10-025/026, for Congregate Meals and Home Delivered Meals for seniors, in the amount of $130,129 in federal funds and $10,931 in state funds.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant, #10-17/039, for Senior Health Services and Preventive Health Services, in the amount of $20,652 in federal funds.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant, #10-033, for Home Delivered Meals Expansion Program, in the amount of $13,000 in state funds.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant, #10-035, for a Caregivers Support Program, in the amount of $15,540.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant, #10-053, for State Home Delivered Meals to homebound seniors, in the amount of $28,467 in state funds.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant, #10-055/056, for the North Hunterdon Senior Center program, in the amount of $17,476 in state funds and $5,994 in federal funds.

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

X. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.
  2. To discuss a request from the New Jersey State Museum regarding portraits in the Court House.
  3. To discuss the design of medals for veterans in Hunterdon County.
  4. Bi-weekly update of the golf course project.

XI. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Corrections, Request for three individuals to attend the New Jersey Wardens' Association Training Conference, from May 15 to 17, 2002, in Ocean City, New Jersey, in the amount of $1,194 for registration and lodging.
  2. Buildings and Maintenance, Requisition for two individuals to attend the Building Operator Certification Course, in Edison, New Jersey, in the amount of $2,800.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the transfer between certain appropriations for 2001.

XIII. OLD BUSINESS

  1. To discuss the Mobile Command Unit.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #21400, for a vehicle intercom system, for the Mobile Command Unit, with Radio Communications Service, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $6,077.
  3. RESOLUTION - State Mandate fees and salary schedule.

XIV. 5:15 p.m. NORWESCAP, Terry Newhard, Executive Director

  1. Results of recent poverty study

XV. 5:30 p.m. FARMLAND PRESERVATION, Gary Pohorely, Planning Board

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Farmland Preservation Development Easement with Union Township, for Block 28, Lot 21, SADC - $393,300, County - $104,880 and Union Township - $157,320.
  2. To discuss Farmland Preservation Program Applications Lacking Road Frontage.

XVI. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of various County projects and facilities.
  2. Status report of the golf course.

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

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects.
  2. To discuss purchasing the right of way, for the Frazee Farm, in Franklin Township.

XVIII. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #00236, with the Eric Mintel Quartet, for a concert performance on August 1, 2002, at Deer Path Park, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $1,000.
  2. . RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #00240, with Ernie Martinelli Management, for a concert performance on August 15, 2002, at Deer Path Park, by Shirley Alston Reeves, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $3,000.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #00242, with Ernie Martinelli Management, for a concert performance on August 15, 2002, at Deer Path Park, by Fred Ferris and the Five Satins, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $4,500.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #00243, with John Nobile's Summer Swing Orchestra, for a concert performance on July 28, 2002, at Deer Path Park, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $2,000.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2001-59, for One (1) 2001 Ray-Tech Self-Contained 4 Ton Trailer Mounted Infrared Asphalt Reclaimer and Associated Equipment, or approved equal, to Ray-Tech Infrared Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $22,654.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2002-12, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge W-45, over Swan Creek, in West Amwell Township, to Rencor, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $349,164.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2002-14, for the Construction of a Subsurface Sewage Disposal System for the Golf Course, to LAR Contracting, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $65,898.
  8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2002-15, for the Construction of an Access Road and Parking Lot for the Golf Course, to Renda Roads, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $444,213.25.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional surveying agreement with Studer & McEldowney, PA, for services in connection with the Green Acres Program, for the Reilly Estate, in Bethlehem Township, in the amount of $2,350.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional appraisal agreement with Robert McNeely Vance & Co., for services in connection with the "Right of Way" acquisitions for Bridge W-28, in the amount of $2,950.

XIX. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XX. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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