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Dated 09/11/2002

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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
September 10, 2002
3:00 pm

I. 2:00 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. HART

  1. PROCLAMATION - declaring September as Ridesharing Month.

VI. PUBLIC HEARING

  1. RESOLUTION - Ordinance #2002-2, Fees for Health Department.

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


  1. PUBLIC HEARING - Bond Ordinance No. 20-02, authorizing the appropriation of funds necessary for the improvement of real property and construction of the County 4-H Fair site, in the amount of $600,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the budget for Personal Assistant Services Program in the amount of $12,982.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the budget for Hunterdon County Area Plan Grant in the amount of $376,630.
  4. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the budget for Work First New Jersey in the amount of $147,209.
  5. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the budget for State Health Services Grant in the amount of $385,669.

VIII. 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 August 13, 2002.
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated September 10, 2002.
  3. RESOLUTION - Ann Levy appointed permanent full time Coordinator of Volunteers, Housing.
  4. RESOLUTION - Christine Tigar appointed permanent full time Senior Index Clerk Typing, County Clerk.
  5. RESOLUTION - Gabrielle Freedley appointed permanent full time Library Assistant, Library.
  6. RESOLUTION - James Edward Kramer appointed permanent full time Sheriff's Officer, Sheriff's Office.
  7. RESOLUTION - Jeanne Ferrari appointed permanent part time Coordinator of Volunteers, Administration.
  8. RESOLUTION - Linda Reynolds appointed permanent part time Library Assistant, Library.
  9. RESOLUTION - Rhonda Hegge appointed permanent part time Library Assistant, Library.
  10. RESOLUTION - Sarah Ruppert appointed provisional full time Gardener, Parks.
  11. RESOLUTION - Mark Soltis appointed provisional part time Youth Worker, Youth Facility.
  12. RESOLUTION - Mallory Weston appointed temporary Student Assistant, Library.
  13. Certificates for Years of Service.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving the Bill of Sale for Trailer to East Amwell Township.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving a Task Order with NJDOT for Safety Improvements on 629.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving an Agreement with NJDOT for subsequent Task Orders.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving a Task Order with NJDOT for Resurfacing & Storm Drainage of 605.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1 for Bid 02-13 for Painting of Bridges with Alpine Painting and Sandblasting, decrease of $1,715.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving a License Agreement with the YMCA to share a detention basin.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving a budget modification with the Hunterdon Medical Center/Hunterdon Behavioral Health in connection with a professional counselor for the Youth Facility.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving the Senior Citizen and Disabled Resident Transportation Assistance Agreement for 2003 with New Jersey Transit in the amount of $428,000.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving 13 ton weight limit for Bridge G-62 in Glen Gardner.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving 8 ton weight limit for Bridge Q-48 in Raritan Township.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving 6 ton weight limit for Bridge F-82 in Franklin Township.

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

X. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

XI. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Milford Guild, request permission to close a portion of Route 519 from Milford Water Works south to the traffic light for their annual Halloween parade on Sunday, October 27, 2002 at 1 p.m. for approximately 15 minutes.
  2. Fairmount Fire Co. No. 1 requesting permission to hold a coin toss on September 21, 2002 as the last fund raiser for the 2002 season.

XII. GRANT APPLICATIONS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the Amendment Agreement to Area Plan Grant 10-016 for Telephone Reassurance increase of Federal Funds $800.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the Amendment Agreement to Area Plan Grant 10-045 for Mr. Fixit Program, increase of federal funds of $1,221.00.
  3. Approving the renewal of the Victim Assistance Grant in the amount of $359,048.00 in Federal Funds and a County match of $89,512.00.

XIII. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Request for final approval of Bethlehem 2000A Round Applications, Hunterdon County Farmland Preservation Program, Busch Farm.
  2. RESOLUTION - Request for final approval of Bethlehem 2000A Round Applications, Hunterdon County Farmland Preservation Program, Bunting Farm.
  3. RESOLUTION - Request for final approval of Bethlehem 2000A Round Applications, Hunterdon County Farmland Preservation Program, Branche Farm.

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

  1. Highlighting first year construction options as recommended by the Parks Advisory Board for the Fairgrounds site.

XV. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of various County projects and facilities.

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

  1. Update on all County Road and Bridge Projects.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #2329, with CSI Technology Group for server reconfiguration and installation for Prosecutor's Office in the amount of $7,500.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Professional Services Agreement with Norman J. Goldberg for the Open Space Trust Fund Program in the amount of $3,250.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Professional Services Agreement with Norman J. Goldberg for the Open Space Trust Fund Program in the amount of $3,750.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Professional Services Agreement with Appraisal Affiliates, Inc. for the Open Space Trust Fund Program in the amount of $3,725.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Award of Bid 2002-33, for the reconstruction of West Woodschurch Road, to Mannon Excavating and Paving, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $103,736.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition 572, with Danka, for digital copier for the Health Department, in the amount of $7,775.00.

XVIII. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XIX. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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