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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
August 13, 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. RESOLUTION - Authorizing compliance with the Local Finance Board for the County Audit.
  2. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2002 Budget for the Insurance Fraud Reimbursement Program, in the amount of $52,927.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2002 Budget for HIV Counseling and Testing, in the amount of $93,600.
  4. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2002 Budget for the County 9-1-1 Coordinator, in the amount of $22,727.27.
  5. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 18-02, Authorizing the acquisition of various training equipment, in the amount of $54,000.
  6. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No., 19-02. Authorizing the acquisition and installation of radio system upgrades and new security system at the Emergency Services Facility, in the amount of $90,000.

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 regular and executive session minutes of July 09, 2002.
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated August 13, 2002.
  3. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Nathaniel Drew Bastian for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  4. RESOLUTION - Samatha Caudill appointed unclassified, full time Research Scientist, Health Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - Brad Hendershot appointed unclassified, full time Confidential Aide, Buildings and Maintenance.
  6. RESOLUTION - Jennifer Heater appointed permanent, full time Principal Library Assistant, Library.
  7. RESOLUTION - Shawn Baker appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Corrections.
  8. RESOLUTION - Christopher Schneider appointed provisional, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator, Emergency Services.
  9. RESOLUTION - Suzanne Worthington-White appointed provisional, full time Instructor-Counselor, Youth Facility.
  10. RESOLUTION - Michele Podpora appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Corrections.
  11. RESOLUTION - John A. Milne appointed provisional, part time Sheriff's Officer, Sheriff's Office.
  12. RESOLUTION - Don P. Huggins appointed provisional, part time Sheriff's Officer, Sheriff's Office.
  13. RESOLUTION - Elizabeth Brown appointed temporary, Student Assistant, Library.
  14. RESOLUTION - Dimitrios Dogas appointed temporary, Student Assistant, Library.
  15. RESOLUTION - Marc Wilson, Sheriff's Officer, Sheriff's Office, salary adjustment.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving a County Volunteer Policy for the County-Wide Volunteer Program.
  17. RESOLUTION - Joyce Brenly, Senior Program Development Specialist, Human Services, leave of absence without pay.
  18. Certificates for Years of Service.
  19. RESOLUTION - Appointing the County Fire Marshal, Allan Layton as the Fire Official, Local Enforcing Agency.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving upon the recommendation of HHSAC, the allocation of funds from the "Council Initiatives: Account to support various services.
  21. RESOLUTION - Accepting and approving the transmittal of the "Hunterdon County Plan for At-Risk Youth, 2002-2003", to the New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving Link Advertising agreements with High Bridge Hills Management, Inc. and Riverside Liquors.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving the subgrant award from the Juvenile Justice Commission, for $30,147 in Federal funding to help reduce juvenile crime.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving reappointments to the Professional Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service agreement with Anderson House, Inc., to provide a halfway house and defray the cost of halfway house services for indigent County women, in the amount of $5,000.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the professional services agreement with Home Instead Senior Care, decrease of $2,500.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant 10-022, for the Senior Citizens Emergency Program, increase in federal funds of $2,000.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant 10-038, for an Adult Day Care Center, increase in federal funds of $1,000.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant 10-046, for the Housing Repair Program, increase in state and federal funds of $8,000.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant 10-048, for Adult Protective Services, increase in state funds of $5,000.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant 10-050/051, for Certified Home Health Aide Services, increase in state funds of $10,000.
  32. RESOLUTION - Establishing an unrestricted weight limit on County Bridge W-45, on Rocktown-Lambertville Road, in West Amwell Township.
  33. RESOLUTION - Authorizing funding to supplement the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant for construction and renovations at the Senior Multi-Purpose Center, of approximately $2,000,000, which includes grant funds, if received.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for payment, #9, for Bid #2001-53, for the Construction of the South County Garage, with DeSapio Construction, in the amount of $240,235.49.
  35. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for payment, #5, for Bid #2001-58, for (Interior) Demolition and Construction of the (downtown) County Administration Building, on Main Street in Flemington, with Dauti Construction Co., Inc., in the amount of $81,644.94.
  36. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #2001-54, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge T-80, on Rockaway Road, in Tewksbury Township, with Robert Charles Enterprises, decrease of $2,213.69.
  37. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #2001-15, for the Construction of an Access Roadway and Parking Lot for the County Golf Course, with Renda Roads, Inc., increase of $61,570.12.
  38. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #2, for Bid #2001-24, for the Realignment of County Route 620, over an unnamed tributary to Holland Brook, in Readington Township, with V.A. Spatz & Sons, Inc., increase of $99,693.
  39. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #3, for Bid #2001-24, for the Realignment of County Route 620, over an unnamed tributary to Holland Brook, in Readington Township, with V.A. Spatz & Sons, Inc., increase of $6,889.27.
  40. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #2001-24, for the Realignment of County Route 620, over an unnamed tributary to Holland Brook, in Readington Township, with V.A. Spatz & Sons, Inc., in the amount of $149,492.76.
  41. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a Small Cities Grant Application for the rehabilitation of dwellings located in 7 municipalities participating in the Hunterdon County Housing Corporation program to address N.J. COAH obligations.
  42. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Housing Rehabilitation Policy and Procedural Manual for the Small Cities Program.
  43. RESOLUTION - Adopting the Citizen Participation Plan for the Small Cities Program for housing rehabilitation.
  44. RESOLUTION - Adopting the Citizen Participation Plan for the Small Cities Program to rehabilitate the Extension Center Building, at the Route 31 County Complex, for multi-floor accessible disabled and senior services center.

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

VII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.
  2. To discuss amending the current fee schedule for copies.

VIII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Information Technology, Request for attendance at the Windows 2000 Systems Administration Class, in Princeton, New Jersey, from November 18, 2002 through November 22, 2002, in the amount of $1,595 for registration.
  2. Rutgers' Cooperative Extension, Request for funding to attend the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents, in Norfolk, Virginia, from October 27 to 31, 2002, in the amount of $700.

IX. GRANT APPLICATIONS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal application for the 2002 Multi-Jurisdictional Narcotics Task Force Grant, in the amount of $232,385 in federal funds and $85,951 as a County Match.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant, in the amount of $4,547 in federal funds and $505 as a County Match.

X. 4:45 p.m. PARKS AND RECREATION, John G. Trontis, Director

  1. Request reconsideration of the Policy Change for the County's Deer Management Program.
  2. Presentation of Preliminary Construction Cost Estimates II for the Fairgrounds.

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 #40001756, with Potters Industries, Inc., for traffic marking spheres, in the amount of $7,240.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2002-18, for Food Service and Commissary Management for the Correctional Facility, to Aramark Corporation, in the amount of $899,104.49.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2002-20, to furnish and deliver Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel, to Agway Energy Products, LLC, in the amount of $162,477.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0071-2002, for Material Testing Services, to French and Parrello Associates, PA, in the amount of $10,000.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0071-2002, for Material Testing Services, to Key-Tech, Inc., in the amount of $20,000.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of a professional services agreement in connection with the preparation of construction plans, specifications and cost estimates, with regarding to the Readington-Tewksbury TID Improvements and Route 523/517 Intersection Improvements, to Dewberry-O'Dea, Inc., in the amount of $200,000.

XIV. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. 037. Updating Food Inspection Fees for the Health Department.
  2. 038. Summary of meeting with Mercer County Improvement Authority for financing a property acquisition.
  3. 039. Correspondence from Monmouth County regarding Federal Appeals Court Decision on the Pledge of Allegiance.

XV. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XVI. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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