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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
Monday, December 23, 2002
3:45 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 December 06, 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. 3:45 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTS

  1. To discuss personnel matters.
  2. To discuss contractual matters
  3. To discuss various land issues.

IV. 4:00P.M. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., County Treasurer

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - Bond Ordinance No. 23-02, authorizing the acquisition of real property for use as a public park and recreation facilities, in the amount of $4,000,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving transfer between various accounts.

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 December 23, 2002.
  2. Approving the Social Services Funds Report for November, 2002.
  3. RESOLUTION - Anita DeMatteo appointed provisional, full time Sanitary Inspector, Health Department.
  4. RESOLUTION - Nadia Parkhouse appointed provisional, full time Senior Clerk Typist, Buildings and Maintenance.
  5. RESOLUTION - Alexandria Hallinger appointed provisional, part time Youth Worker, Youth Facility.
  6. RESOLUTION - Trevor Smith appointed temporary, when and as needed, Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  7. RESOLUTION - Suzanne Worthington-White, Instructor/Counselor, Youth Facility, leave of absence without pay.
  8. RESOLUTION - Katherine Powell, Public Safety Telecommunicator, Emergency Services, leave of absence without pay.
  9. RESOLUTION - Danielle Pierce Lauyer, Correction Officer, Corrections, leave of absence without pay.
  10. RESOLUTION - Longevity pay for C.W.A. non-supervisory employees.
  11. RESOLUTION - Salary/Longevity pay for Supervisory employees under C.W.A. contract.
  12. RESOLUTION - Salaries for Corrections employees covered under the FOP Lodge #29 contract.
  13. RESOLUTION - Salaries for Corrections employees covered under the FOP Lodge #133 contract.
  14. RESOLUTION - Salaries for Sheriff's Office employees covered under the FOP Lodge #94 contract.
  15. RESOLUTION - Salaries for Sheriff's Office employees covered under the Supervisors contract.
  16. RESOLUTION - Longevity pay contractual employees in the Sheriff's Office.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Daytop Village, Inc., to provide Intensive Outpatient/Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for eligible County residents, in the amount of $60,000.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving Contract Amendment #3 to the Health Services Contract with Frenchtown Borough.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with NJ DOT for a Traffic Signal at the intersection of Route 31 and West Main Street (County Route 513) in Clinton Township.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, Final, for Bid #2002-33, for the Reconstruction of West Woodschurch Road, in Readington Township, with Mannon Excavating and Paving Co., Inc., decrease of $3,473.83.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for Sale of Real Estate for the Open Space Program, from John Williamson and Sandra Williamson, known as a portion of Block 91.01, Lot 8, (14 acres +/-) in the amount of $220,500 ($15,750 per acre), in Clinton Township, adjacent to Echo Hill.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement for Public Health Nursing and Health Education with the HMC, in the amount of $444,604.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #22, for Bid #99-06, for the Construction of the Route 12 County Office Building, with Hajdu Construction, Inc., in the amount of $37,593.21.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #17, for Bid #99-06, for the Mechanical Work during the Construction of the Route 12 County Office Building, with Washington Mechanical, Inc., in the amount of $12,236.61.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #13, for Bid #99-06, for the Electrical Work during the Construction of the Route 12 County Office Building, with Anything Electric Co., in the amount of $2,931.33.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #9, for Bid #2001-58, for the (Interior) Demolition and Construction of the (downtown) County Administration Building, with Dauti Construction Co., Inc., in the amount of $370,094.67.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving Invoice #83033, with Greenman-Pederson, Inc., for program management during construction of the golf course, in the amount of $22,438.23.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving Invoices #2911, 2825, 2807 and 2764, for architectural services for the golf course, with Ault, Clark and Associates, in the amount of $7,116.52.

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

VII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

VIII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Hunterdon County Agriculture Development Board, Requesting support of the proposed study by Rutgers University and Cook College to determine sustainable agricultural strategies for the Skylands Region.
  2. Parks and Recreation, Requesting permission to sent Scott Howarth and Richard Booth, to a 20 Day State-Mandated Training Course: "Basic Course for Park Rangers", in Atlantic County, New Jersey, from January 12 to February 3, 2002, in the estimated cost of $3,200 for registration, lodging and meals.

IX. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving acquisition of a Development Easement from Alexandria Township, Block 14, Lot 20, SADC - $377,320, County - $88,140, Township - $88,140.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving acquisition of a Development Easement from Alexandria Township, Block 10, Lot 11, SADC - $110,030.80, County - $17,006.60, Township - $17,006.60.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving acquisition of a Development Easement from Raymond Aron, Jr. and Carol A. Aron, for Block 19, Lot 19, SADC - $149,850, County - $39,294, Delaware Township - $43,956.

X. PROJECT UPDATE, Frank J. Bell, AIA, Project Administrator

  1. Update of various County buildings and facilities.
  2. Request agreement with Key-Tech for soil boring services to provide proper design and bearing capacities for the soil/structure for the new addition to the Route 12 Library, in the amount of $8,876.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #3389, with The Bode Technology Group, Inc., for DNA evidence sample analysis, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $9,417.50.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40002473, with Seely Equipment & Supply Company, for snow plow parts, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $11,652.30
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00653, with Hertrich Fleet Services, for a 2003 Passenger Van, replacement vehicle, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $20,750.20.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #SHS.63, with the Hunterdon Medical Center, for blood testing, for the Health Department, in the amount of $8,840.
  5. Request approval of a Quote for professional consulting services, with Nisivoccia & Company LLP, for Fiscal and Corresponding Construction Analysis of the Golf Course project, in an amount not to exceed $24,000.

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

  1. County Roads and Bridges Update.

XIII. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XIV. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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