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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 23, 2002
3:00 pm

I. 2:45 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 contractual matters.
  2. To discuss personnel matters.
  3. To discuss property issues.

V. 4:30 p.m. PUBLIC HEARING

  1. To explain federal and state guidelines, review eligible and proposed program activities, consider proposals for an application under the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program, and receive citizen comments and recommendations.

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 regular and executive session minutes of June 11, 2002 and June 25, 2002.
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated July 23, 2002.
  3. Approving the Social Services Funds Report for June, 2002.
  4. RESOLUTION - Lee Ann Hughes appointed permanent, full time Supervising Library Assistant, Library.
  5. RESOLUTION - L. Claire Grissett appointed permanent, full time Program Development Specialist Aging, Health Department.
  6. RESOLUTION - Barbara Ramsby appointed permanent, full time Senior Receptionist Typing, Health.
  7. RESOLUTION - Norman Wise appointed permanent, full time Senior Clerk Typist, Purchasing.
  8. RESOLUTION - Arlene Sundberg appointed permanent, full time Senior Receptionist Typing, Division on Social Services, Human Services Department.
  9. RESOLUTION - Robert L. Greene appointed permanent, full time Records Management Analyst, Central Printing/Mail.
  10. RESOLUTION - Louis Fineberg appointed permanent, full time Assistant Planner, Planning Board.
  11. RESOLUTION - Linda Zdepski appointed permanent, full time Senior Library Assistant, Library.
  12. RESOLUTION - Alejandro Ortiz III appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Corrections.
  13. RESOLUTION - Patrick Eckard appointed provisional, full time Senior Youth Worker, Youth Facility.
  14. RESOLUTION - Deborah Herrighty appointed provisional, full time Senior Youth Worker, Youth Facility.
  15. RESOLUTION - Maureen Joy appointed provisional, full time Senior Youth Worker, Youth Facility.
  16. RESOLUTION - Luz Esther Tanillama appointed provisional, full time Youth Worker, Youth Facility.
  17. RESOLUTION - Rachel Fasanello appointed provisional, full time Youth Worker, Youth Facility.
  18. RESOLUTION - Nicole Maglione appointed provisional, full time Youth Worker, Youth Facility.
  19. RESOLUTION - Bill Tarrant appointed provisional, full time Senior Youth Worker, Youth Facility.
  20. RESOLUTION - David Colandro appointed provisional, full time Senior Youth Worker, Youth Facility.
  21. RESOLUTION - Karin Gruss appointed Assistant Superintendent - Juveniles in Need of Supervision Facility, Youth Facility.
  22. RESOLUTION - Steven Ernst appointed provisional, full time Instructor-Counselor, Youth Facility.
  23. RESOLUTION - Victoria Wieboldt appointed provisional, full time Senior Clerk Transcriber, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department.
  24. RESOLUTION - Lisa Storm appointed provisional, full time Senior Library Clerk Driver, Library.
  25. RESOLUTION - Nadia Parkhouse appointed provisional, part time Receptionist Typing, Parks and Recreation.
  26. RESOLUTION - Kenna Caprio appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  27. RESOLUTION - Michelle Hendrix, Clerk Transcriber, Health Department, leave of absence without pay.
  28. RESOLUTION - Denise B. Doolan designated as the Fair Housing Officer for Hunterdon.
  29. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of an Option Agreement from Robert E. and Iris B. Phillips, for property in Holland Township..
  30. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an application for federal funds through the NJTPA Local Lead Program for Resurfacing County Route 626 from County Route 633 to Interstate 78 Ramp and County Route 614 from County Route 626 to the High Bridge Borough Line, for a distance of 2.97 miles.
  31. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a weight limit of 8 tons for County Bridge C-32 on Payne Road, in Clinton Township.
  32. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an unrestricted weight limit on County Bridge D-390 on Stone Post Road, in Delaware Township.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving a joint purchase agreement with the Township of Holland for property known as Block 6, Lots 43, 44, 49 and 49.02, approximately 414 acres and a maintenance agreement with the Township for same.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment on Bid #2001-54, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge T-80, over the Rockaway Creek, in Lebanon Township, to Robert Charles Enterprises, Inc., in the amount of $49,551.66.
  35. RESOLUTION - Approving change order #1, for Bid #01-47, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge L-95-W, over the Musconetcong River, on Mowder Road, in Lebanon Township, with Robert Charles Enterprises, Inc., decrease of $553.80.
  36. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment on Bid #2001-47, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge L-95-W, over the Musconetcong River, on Mowder Road, in Lebanon Township, with Robert Charles Enterprises, Inc., in the amount of $31,897.76.

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

VIII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

IX. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Emergency Services, Request for attendance at the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) Annual Conference, from August 11 to 15, 2002, in Nashville, Tennessee, in the estimated amount of $1,955.47, for registration, lodging, meals, air fare.
  2. Desiree and Chris LaTorre, Requesting a waiver for a Road Opening Application, for County Route 512.
  3. Hampton Borough, Requesting to purchase a surplus 1993 County Dump Truck, for the amount of $10,000.
  4. Amwell Valley Fire Company, Requesting permission to close a portion of Wertsville Road, on September 7, 2002, between the municipal building and the rear entrance to the firehouse, from 3:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., for the Fourth Annual Harvest Feast.

X. GRANT APPLICATIONS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal application for the Vehicular Homicide Unit grant, in the amount of $35,000 in Federal funds.

XI. PARKS AND RECREATION, John G. Trontis, Director

  1. Operations update for the golf course.
  2. RESOLUTION - Honoring Local Businesses and Volunteer Groups, during the Mountain Farm Visitor Center Grand Opening.
  3. To discuss Deer Management and the Controlled Hunting Program, as well as free permit drawing for those who participated in the deer management survey.
  4. Presentation of preliminary cost estimates prepared by T & M Associates for the fairgrounds.

XII. 5:00 p.m. 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.
  2. To discuss a request from Sally McPherson for Road Closure - Alleyway —Old York Road to Amwell Road, between the old Hotel and the Rest Home in Raritan Township.
  3. To discuss correspondence from Raritan Township regarding proposals to perform various services attendant to the traffic signal design at Voorhees Corner Road and Case Blvd.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #21526, with S.T.A.R.T. Rescue Training, Inc., for various items of rescue equipment, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $9,552.45.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0072-2002, for Environmental Assessment Services for the Open Space Program, to Gould Environmental, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $2,200.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2002-23, for Deck Rehabilitation of County Bridges P-161 and H-102-W, to Ritacco Construction, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $307,835.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2002-26, for the Application of Traffic Stripes and Markings on County Routes 512, 519, 523, 579, 604, 626, 628, 633 and 637, in various municipalities, to Denville Line Painting, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $143,729.55.

XV. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XVI. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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