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Dated 05/24/2002

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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
May 28, 2002
3:00 pm

I. 2:30 p.m. HCUA

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 property issues.
  3. To discuss contractual matters.

V. 4:30 p.m. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., County Treasurer

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - Bond Ordinance No. 14-02, authorizing the acquisition of real property for use as a public park and recreation facilities, in the amount of $1,000,000.
  2. PUBLIC HEARING - Bond Ordinance No. 15-02, authorizing the improvement and interior renovations to the Historic Court House and exterior and interior renovations to the Hall of Records, in the amount of $3,700,000.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue into the 2002 Budget, for the Greater Raritan Workforce Investment Board, in the amount of $11,982.
  4. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue into the 2002 Budget, for Work First New Jersey, in the amount of $187,143.
  5. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue into the 2002 Budget, for the WFNJ/Career Voucher Program, in the amount of $8,408.
  6. RESOLUTION - Opposing restructuring of the Loss Reserve Fund for the New Jersey Cash Management Fund.

VI. 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 payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated May 14, 2002.
  2. Approving the Social Services Funds Report dated April, 2002.
  3. RESOLUTION - Kathy Burgess appointed permanent, part time Library Intern, Library.
  4. RESOLUTION - Robert Hunt Jr. appointed provisional, full time Assistant Supervising Mechanic, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  5. RESOLUTION - Betty Fatula appointed provisional, full time Field Representative Board of Taxation, Tax Board.
  6. RESOLUTION - Stanley Norkevich appointed provisional, full time Engineering Aide, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  7. RESOLUTION - Debra Gilmartin appointed provisional, full time Assistant Supervisor of Accounts, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  8. RESOLUTION - Sharon Stroka appointed provisional, full time Senior Index Clerk, County Clerk's Office.
  9. RESOLUTION - Lynda Ruggiero appointed provisional, full time Assistant Supervisor, Building Service, Buildings and Maintenance.
  10. RESOLUTION - Jeffrey Baker appointed provisional, full time Mason/Senior Carpenter, Buildings and Maintenance.
  11. RESOLUTION - James Thatch appointed provisional, full time Graphic Artist 2, Library.
  12. RESOLUTION - Carl Schottman appointed provisional, full time Mail Clerk, Central Printing and Mail.
  13. RESOLUTION - Allison Williges appointed temporary, seasonal Clerk Transcriber, Rutgers Cooperative Extension.
  14. RESOLUTION - Tara Kemple appointed temporary, seasonal Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  15. RESOLUTION - Catherine Langley appointed temporary, seasonal Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  16. RESOLUTION - Joseph Lukas appointed temporary, seasonal Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  17. RESOLUTION - Joseph Devane appointed temporary, seasonal Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  18. RESOLUTION - Barbara Beck-Wilczek appointed temporary, seasonal Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  19. RESOLUTION - Daniel Brown-Webster appointed temporary, seasonal Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  20. RESOLUTION - Jeffrey Baird appointed temporary, seasonal Housing Assistance Technician, Public Housing.
  21. RESOLUTION - David Clapp appointed temporary, seasonal Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  22. RESOLUTION - Andrew Casella appointed temporary, seasonal Park Maintenance Worker, Parks and Recreation.
  23. RESOLUTION - Zachary Taylor appointed temporary, seasonal Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  24. RESOLUTION - Edward Knapp appointed temporary, seasonal Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  25. RESOLUTION - James Doolan appointed temporary, seasonal Clerk Transcriber, Administrator's Office.
  26. RESOLUTION - Jodi Yard appointed temporary, seasonal Clerk Transcriber, Administrator's Office.
  27. RESOLUTION - Alice Crans appointed temporary, seasonal Laboratory Assistant, Health Department.
  28. RESOLUTION - James Herrman appointed temporary, seasonal Engineering Aide, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  29. RESOLUTION - Changing the titles and salaries of unclassified staff in the Sheriff's Office.
  30. RESOLUTION - Lorrianne Laughton, Senior Account Clerk, Roads, Bridges and Engineering, leave of absence without pay.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving a Public Donor Agreement for transitional services, mental health services for County youth and Counseling services for County adults over 60, in the amount of $345,116 of direct County funds, $6,000 of Juvenile Justice pass through funds, $24,800 of Family Court pass through funds and $9,170 of Social Service Block grant funds.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service agreement with Special Child Health Services Case Management Unit of the Hunterdon Medical Center, in the amount of $28,320.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service agreement with the Community Care Association of Hunterdon, Inc., in the amount of $26,650.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service agreement with Hunterdon Hospice, Inc., in the amount of $8,878.
  35. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Charles Orashin for having attained the designation of Eagle Scout.
  36. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Aaron Gagnon for having attained the designation of Eagle Scout.
  37. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #2001-53, for the Construction of the South County Garage, to increase the size of the septic bed due to an engineering error, increase of $5,000.
  38. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #2, for Bid #2001-53, for the Construction of the South County Garage, to provide labor and materials to excavate, backfill and compact for the new water line from the building to the well, increase of $1,200.
  39. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #3, for Bid #2001-53, for the Construction of the South County Garage, to add clean stone under various structures, add concrete under footings at office wing, deduct the cost of changing from Schedule 80 bollards to 40 bollards, no charge.
  40. RESOLUTION - Approving the selling of a surplus Dump Truck, (1993 Ford LS8000), to the Township of Bethlehem, in the amount of $13,000.
  41. RESOLUTION - Approving a reciprocal agreement with the New Jersey Fleet Managers Association for assistance to disabled County vehicles outside Hunterdon's limits.
  42. RESOLUTION - Approving the specifications for Resurfacing and Surface Treatment of various roads in various municipalities throughout the County.
  43. RESOLUTION - Approving the specifications for the Application of Traffic Stripes and Markings on County Routes 512, 519, 523, 579, 604, 620, 628, 633 and 637, in various townships.
  44. RESOLUTION - Approving a Memorandum of Agreement with the US Bureau of the Census for Data Sharing of Hunterdon's GIS Digital data.
  45. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing the 25th Anniversary of the Mr. Fixit Program.
  46. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing the 25th Anniversary of Senior Health Services.
  47. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing the 30th Anniversary of the Office on Aging.

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

VIII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

IX. PARKS and RECREATION, John Trontis, Director

  1. Operations update for the golf course.

X. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Rutgers' Cooperative Extension, Request for County funds for the partial reimbursement, during the attendance of the 16th International Horticultural Congress, in Toronto, Canada, from August 11 to 16, 2002, in the amount of $200.
  2. Prosecutor's Office, Requisition for attendance at the 9th Annual Advanced Homicide Investigation Conference, in Princeton, New Jersey, from June 24 to 28, 2002, for three (3) individuals, in the amount of $1,350.
  3. Office on Aging, Asking to be a Community Partner with Hunterdon Central Regional High School Service -Learning Program, and assist in obtaining a grant, in the amount of $29,000, in order to provide intergenerational opportunities to seniors and students.

XI. GRANT APPLICATIONS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of a grant application for the Senior Citizen and Disabled Resident Transportation Assistance Program, for 2003, in the amount of $428,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of a grant application with the New Jersey Transit Corporation for the Section 5311/NJT grant funding in the amount of $357,506 for operating funds.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a County match of $199,168 to the NJ Transit Section 5311/NJT grant.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving an application with the New Jersey Historical Commission for FY2003, for general operating support and re-granting for the Cultural and Heritage Commission, in the amount of $60,000.

XII. FARMLAND PRESERVATION, Gary Pohorely, Planning Board

  1. RESOLUTION - Granting preliminary approval to 19 easement purchase applications and authorizing appraisal under the Farmland Preservation Program.
  2. RESOLUTION - Granting preliminary approval of the Lebanon Township PIG6/2003A Round amendment.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the Municipal/County Cost Sharing Agreement with Delaware Township for Brodeen I and II Farms.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the Sale of Development Easement with Readington Township for Block 75, Lots 35 and 40 (Jones), SADC -$280,800, County - $93,600 and Readington - $93,600.

XIII. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00240, with Winner Ford, Inc., for a 2003 Crown Victoria, for the Sheriff's Office, in the amount of $20,058.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PUR.827, with Danka, for digital copiers and accessories for various departments, in the amount of $66,111.50.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving County Quote #0189-2001, for the ArcView 8.x Extension to allow for analysis of current and future zoning policy and the visualization of the implementation through build-out analysis at a variety of scales, for the Planning Board, to Geographic Information Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $127,783. (Pricing received within the limits of the Smart Growth Grant).
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to County Quote #0118-2001, for appraisals for the current Farmland Preservation Program, with Van Cleef Engineering Associates, for additional services, increase of $1,650.

XIV. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XV. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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