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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
July 09, 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 June 5, 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 contractual matters.
  2. To discuss personnel matters.
  3. To discuss property issues.

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

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - Capital Ordinance No. 17-02, authorizing the acquisition of heavy public works machinery and equipment for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $562,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a change in the custodian of the Petty Cash Fund for the Hunterdon County Library.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2002 Budget, for Scap Tire Entitlement, in the amount of $30,000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2002 Budget, for the Greater Raritan Workforce Investment Board, in the amount of $151,482.
  5. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2002 Budget, for the Job Access & Reverse Commute Grant, in the amount of $121,770.
  6. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2002 Budget, for the West Nile Virus Surveillance Grant, in the amount of $29,166.
  7. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2002 Budget, for the Right to Know grant, in the amount of $4,904.

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 payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated July 09, 2002
  2. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Christopher Tiefel for attaining the designation of "Eagle Scout".
  3. RESOLUTION - Brenda Wilson appointed provisional, full time Senior Execution Clerk, Sheriff's Office.
  4. RESOLUTION - Lisa Long appointed provisional, full time Principal Account Clerk, Sheriff's Office.
  5. RESOLUTION - Wendy Hayth appointed provisional, full time Senior Execution Clerk, Sheriff's Office.
  6. RESOLUTION - Merike Kurs appointed provisional, full time Legal Secretary, Prosecutor's Office.
  7. RESOLUTION - Chelsea Barnes appointed temporary, interim Witness Counselor, Prosecutor's Office.
  8. RESOLUTION - Jennifer Fuhri appointed temporary, Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  9. RESOLUTION - Elizabeth Isaacson appointed temporary, County Correction Officer, Corrections.
  10. RESOLUTION - Brandon Brown-Webster appointed temporary, Engineering Aide, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  11. RESOLUTION - Matthew Diluzio appointed temporary, GIS Intern, Information Technology.
  12. RESOLUTION - Setting the January 1 and July 1, 2002 salaries for employees covered under the Non-Supervisory Agreement between C.W.A. Local 1034 Branch 2.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of the Title IV-D Reimbursement Agreement with the State Division of Family Development, in the amount of $81,290.17.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving the Project Award from the State Department of Law and Public Safety, for participation in the Insurance Fraud Reimbursement Program, in the amount of $52,927..
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving the "Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services Plan, 2003" upon the recommendation of the HHSAC, and authorizing its transmittal to the State Department of Health and Senior Services.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Diane Clapp to the Committee on Social Services.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving the Work First New Jersey Employment Services Contract, FIKZ2N, in the amount of $147,209 and a Letter of Agreement with the County Welfare Agency in the amount of $47,674.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving contracts for Link Advertizing with CoCo: Chenille, Inc., High Bridge Florist, Planet High Bridge, Michael's Pizzeria, Borough of High Bridge, Cafe One Main, The Burn's House and Reflections Hair Shoppe.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with the Flemington Area Food Pantry, in the amount of $7,500.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving a Special Services agreement with Sprint to remove and replace cable for the Hunterdon County Annex building due to renovations, inn the amount of $23,936.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving an Application for Payment #8, for Bid #2001-53, for the Construction of the South County Garage, with DeSapio Construction, in the amount of $205,299.07.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving Right of Way Easements in the Township of East Amwell.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving a Green Acres Loan Application for the Round Mountain Preserve and other lands consistent with the Hunterdon County Open Space Trust Fund Plan and Park and Recreation Master Plan 2000, in the amount of $1,125,000 loan and $375,000 grant.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Suplee, Clooney and Company, for auditing services for the Public Housing Agency, for the period ended December 31, 2001, in the amount of $5,785.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Joseph S. Novak, Esquire for legal services, in the amount of $15,000.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant No. 10-053, for State Home Delivered Meals, decrease of $882.00 in state funds.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving the sale of surplus equipment at public auction on August 03, 2002.

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

VII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

VIII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Prosecutor's Office, Requisition for 4 people to attend the County Prosecutor's Association of New Jersey annual conference, in Atlantic City, New Jersey, from September 13 to 15, 2002, in the amount of $2,250.
  2. Information Technology, Request for GIS Coordinator to attend the Internet Information Services Course, in Malvern, Pennsylvania, from August 19 to 21, 2002, in the estimated amount of $1,500 for registration and lodging, plus mileage and meals.
  3. Hunterdon Harmonizers, Requesting to use the rest room facilities at the Hall of Records and outlets, during the Annual Craft Show on Main Street Flemington, on September 21 and 22, 2002.

IX. GRANT APPLICATIONS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving an extension to the LINCs E-Public Health Grant, for state funding in the amount of $29,979, extension period effective through June 30, 2003.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of the Recreational Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities for 2003, in the amount of $27,500.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant No. 10-052, for Friendly Visiting to seniors, in the amount of $9,340.

X. 5:00 p.m. - FARMLAND PRESERVATION, Gary Pohorely, Planning Board

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Real Estate, for property in Readington Township, from Anna May Bush and John J. Sparatta and Melinda Sparatta, in the amount of $265,000.
  2. Report comparing the Bethlehem Township PIG 1 application to other municipal applications.

XI. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of various County projects and facilities.

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

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects.

XIII. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr., Purchasing Agent

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.03031, with Dell Computers, Inc., for one Dell Computer, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $8,594.26.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.3136, with John Brick, Ph.D., for evaluation of discovery, written report and consultation, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $2,418.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PUR.18009, with Central Restaurant Products, for kitchen equipment for the Hunterdon Youth Facility, in the amount of $7,305.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the extension of County Bid #99-13, for Food Service Management, with Aramark Correctional Services, for a period of 44 days, ending August 14, 2002, in an amount not to exceed $46,000.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving the award of Bid #2002-22, for One (1) Brush Bandit Model 250XP Trailer Mounted 12" Disc Style Brush Chipper and Associated Equipment, to Seely Equipment and Supply Company, in an amount not to exceed $23,107.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving the award of Bid #2002-28, for Resurfacing and Storm Drainage of County Route 605, in Delaware and West Amwell Townships, to Trap Rock Industries, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,236,973.70.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving the award of County Quote #0067-2002, for Appraisal for the Farmland Preservation Program, to Boehm Appraisal Services, in the amount of $8,700.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving the award of County Quote #0067-2002, for Appraisal for the Farmland Preservation Program, to Carlin Appraisal Services, in the amount of $3,200.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving the award of County Quote #0067-2002, for Appraisal for the Farmland Preservation Program, to C.L. Orbaker and Associates, Inc., in the amount of $31,300.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving the award of County Quote #0067-2002, for Appraisal for the Farmland Preservation Program, to Robert McNeely Vance and Company, in the amount of $12,900.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving the award of County Quote #0067-2002, for Appraisal for the Farmland Preservation Program, to Thomas Rodriguez Associates, in the amount of $24,900.

XIV. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XV. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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