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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 18, 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 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."

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. 3:00 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTS

  1. To discuss personnel matters.

IV. 4:00 p.m. 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 and August 27, 2002.
  2. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated September 10, 2002.
  3. Approving the Social Services Funds Report for August, 2002.
  4. RESOLUTION - Michael J. Gramlich, appointed permanent full time Sheriff's Officer, Sheriff's Office.
  5. RESOLUTION - Keith Yasunas, appointed permanent full time Sheriff's Officer, Sheriff's Office.
  6. RESOLUTION - Vincent Albini, appointed permanent full time Sheriff's Officer, Sheriff's Office.
  7. RESOLUTION - Gina Brasell, appointed temporary Clerk Transcriber, Administration.
  8. RESOLUTION - Sherril Peterson appointed temporary Program Assitant, 4H, Rutgers Cooperative Extension.
  9. RESOLUTION - Alan Umgelter and John Schutts appointed temporary instructors at the Training Center, Emergency Services Department.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving Plans and Specifications for the Resurfacing & Storm Water Improvements, Route 513, Clinton Township and High Bridge Borough.
  11. PROCLAMATION - Declaring October 6th through October 12, 2002 as Mental Health Awareness Week.
  12. PROCLAMATION - Declaring the month of October, 2002 as "National Disability Awareness Month".
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving an Agreement with the State of New Jersey, Council for Local Arts in the amount of $82,309.00.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Warren County for housing of juveniles at the Youth Facility.
  15. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the assignment of Neil Cooper to the Prosecutor's Office as First Assistant Prosecutor/Special Deputy Attorney General from September 23, 2002 - December 31, 2002.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving a development easement with McLarty/Ditzel in East Amwell Twp., SADC Portion, $348,040.00; Hunterdon County's portion, $92,660.00; East Amwell's Portion, $92,660.00 for a total of $533,360.00.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving Contract Amendment No. 3 to Health Services Agreement with Union Township.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving Contract Amendment No. 3 to Health Services Agreement with Town of Clinton.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving Contract Amendment No. 3 to Health Services Agreement with West Amwell Township.
  20. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a subgrant award contract for the Multi-Jurisdictional Task Force Grant, in the amount of $85,951.00.
  21. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an Agreement with The State of New Jersey, Council for the Local Arts in the amount of $82,309.00.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving a Professional Services Agreement with Senior Care Management, in the amount of $5,000.00.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving a Public Donor Agreement with Catholic Charities, in the amount of $13,300.00.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving a resolution revising the June 11, 2002 Farmland Preservation Acquisition with Maraspin, to confirm the budget estimates, Township of Raritan.

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

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - Bond Ordinance 20-02 for improvement of real property construction for the County 4-H site, in the amount of $600,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Refunding Bond Ordinance for Early Retirement Incentive - Division of Pensions.
  3. RESOLUTION - Refunding Bond Ordinance for Hunterdon County Series 1996B General Improvement Bonds
  4. RESOLUTION - Applying to Local Finance Board for refunding of Early Retirement Incentive and Refunding of Hunterdon County Series 1996B General Improvement Bonds.

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

VII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

VIII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. William Smith, Request permission to use County Garage Lot on Sunday, October 6, 2002, between the hours of 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. for registration for "LIFE CHAIN".
  2. John Glynn, Request to use County Routes for NJ Rides for AIDS in the Townships of Lebanon and Tewksbury and the Borough of Lebanon.
  3. John Kellogg, request permission for two employees to attend ARC GIS - Introduction to ARCVIEW 8 Course - $1,590.00.

IX. GRANT APPLICATIONS

  1. RESOLUTION - 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.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the 2003 Community/State Partnership Application for Juvenile Justice Funding in the amount of 128,492.00 in Program Services Funds; $42,500.00 in Program Management Funds; $25,531.00 in JAIBG Funds, County Match of $2,837.00.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition # PROS3259, is for a vehicle for the Prosecutors Office in the amount of $19,430.00.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS3260, is for a vehicle for the Prosecutors Office in the amount of $5,995.00.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid 2002-35, Furnish and Deliver Fine Paper, Envelopes, and other Paper Products and Supplies, to Paper Mart, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $44,589.25.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract modification with Studer and McEldowney for professional surveying services for the Open Space Program; increase of $1,200.00.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract modification with Cherry Weber and Associates for professional consulting services in connection with FC-62, increase of $2, 450.00.

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

  1. Water Supply Authority Contract - Discussion

XII. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XIII. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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