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AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Historic Court House,
Main Street, Flemington,
New Jersey 08822
JANUARY 21, 2003

I. CONVENE - 3:00 p.m.

"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 07, 2003, to the Hunterdon County Democrat, Lambertville Beacon, The Express, Courier News, Trenton Times, Hunterdon Review and Star Ledger, The Hunterdon County News, 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

01. To discuss personnel matters.
02. To discuss contractual matters.
03. To discuss various legal matters.
04. To discuss various land issues.

IV. 4:30 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.

01. Approving the payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated January 21, 2003.
02. Approving the Social Services Funds Report for December, 2002.
03. RESOLUTION - William Wilson appointed unclassified, full time Chief Warrant Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
04. RESOLUTION - Don Huggins appointed unclassified, full time Chief Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
05. RESOLUTION - Megan Youells appointed unclassified, full time Secretary-Board/Commission, Construction Board of Appeals.
06. RESOLUTION - Paul Marconi appointed permanent, full time Senior Maintenance Repairer, Buildings and Maintenance.
07. RESOLUTION - Debra Gilmartin appointed permanent, full time Assistant Supervisor of Account, Engineering.
08. RESOLUTION - Michael Jakubowski appointed permanent, full time Printing Machine Operator 3, Central Printing and Mail Department.
09. RESOLUTION - Thomas Mathews appointed permanent, full time Principal Engineer, Engineering.
10. RESOLUTION - Jacquelyn DeWire, appointed permanent, full time Secretarial Assistant, Prosecutor’s Office.
11. RESOLUTION - Grace Marcus appointed permanent, part time Clerk Transcriber, Office on Aging.
12. RESOLUTION - Sheila Marquier appointed permanent, part time Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee, Emergency Services.
13. RESOLUTION - Christine Merrill appointed permanent, part time Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee, Emergency Services.
14. RESOLUTION - Viola Martell appointed permanent, part time Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee, Emergency Services.
15. RESOLUTION - Tracy Mleczynaki appointed permanent, part time Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee, Emergency Services.
16. RESOLUTION - Sharon Prushinski appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Corrections.
17. RESOLUTION - Rachel Cox appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Corrections.
18. RESOLUTION - Wendy Chase appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Corrections.
19. RESOLUTION - Thomasina Corley appointed provisional, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee, Emergency Services.
20. RESOLUTION - Maryann Johnson appointed provisional, full time County Correction Sergeant, Corrections.
21. RESOLUTION - Edward Davis appointed provisional, part time Security Guard, Sheriff’s Office.
22. RESOLUTION - Carl Rachel appointed provisional, part time Principal Public Information Assistant, Health Department.
23. RESOLUTION - Ian McElroy appointed temporary, when and as needed, Student Assistant, Library.
24. RESOLUTION - Darla Ballard, Senior Clerk Typist, Administration, leave of absence without pay.
25. RESOLUTION - Approving the release of a cash maintenance bond to CDMA, Inc., in the amount of $2,771.
26. RESOLUTION - Approving the plans and supplementary specifications for Resurfacing of County Route 611, in Raritan Township.
27. RESOLUTION - Approving the scheduling of a public hearing for the acquisition of portions of real estate, for property in Raritan Township, in connection with the Replacement of County Bridge Q-28 on Old Croton Road, on Tuesday, February 11, 2003 at 4:30 p.m., in the Freeholders’ Meeting Room, Route 12 County Complex, Building #1, Flemington.
28. RESOLUTION - Approving a Letter of Agreement with the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, for substance abuse prevention and education programming, through the County’s municipal alliances, in the amount of $155,860.19.
29. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Alliance Agreement with the South Hunterdon Cluster, for substance abuse prevention services, in the amount of $14,134.03.
30. RESOLUTION - Recognizing August Knispel for having served on the Hunterdon County Solid Waste Advisory Board for 31 ½ years.
31. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement and release to clean up scrap tires with Valley Road Corporation, for property in Hampton Borough.
32. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #10, for Bid #2001-58, for the (Interior) demolition and construction of the (downtown) County Administration Building, in Flemington Borough, with Dauti Construction Co., Inc., in the amount of $262,916.28.
33. RESOLUTION - Approving a Reciprocal Release with Ford, Farewell, Mills and Gatsch, for the Route 12 Office Complex, in the amount of $3,157.

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

01. Hunterdon County RVCC Board of Trustees.
02. Richard Stothoff regarding Solid Waste Management Plan.

VI. GRANTS

01. RESOLUTION - Approving a FTA Section 5310 Grant application with New Jersey Transit, for 2 buses, 30', 24 passenger and 2 wheelchair positions, in the amount of $192,000.
02. RESOLUTION - Approving a US EPA grant application for environmental education, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $6,000, with a County Match of $1,980.

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

01. RESOLUTION - Temporary Capital Budget.
02. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 01-03, authorizing
03. RESOLUTION - Establishing a Petty Cash Fund for the Hunterdon County Youth Facility, in the amount of $200.


VIII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

01. Update on Veterans Medal Applications.

IX. CORRESPONDENCE

01. Followup to citizens concern regarding the issue of Black Fly control.
02. Rutgers’ Cooperative Extension, Request for funds to attend the International Dwarf Fruit Tree Association, in Syracuse, New York, from February 16 to 19, 2003, in the amount of $800 for registration, lodging, meals, tour, gas and tolls.
03. Cultural & Heritage Commission, Requesting a letter of support in connection with a bill in the House of Representatives, concerning a designation being sought for “Crossroads of the Revolution National Heritage Area” for several counties in New Jersey who were significant in the Revolutionary War happenings.

X. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell, AIA

01. Update on various County buildings and projects.

XI. ROADS, BRIDGES and ENGINEERING, John P. Glynn, Director

01. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

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

01. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #21754, with Sprint United Telephone, for an annual maintenance agreement, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $29,948.28.
02. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #21755, with Queues Enforth Development, Inc., for an annual software maintenance agreement, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $27,321.
03. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #P&R.00697, with Encore Performing Arts, for a Performance Camp at Deer Path Park, by Flying Ship Productions, from June 23 to 27, 2003, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $3,150.
04. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #P&R.00698, with Encore Performing Arts, for a Performance Camp at Deer Path Park, by Flying Ship Productions, from July 14 to July 18, 2003, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $3,150.
05. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #P&R.00699, with Encore Performing Arts, for a Performance Camp at Deer Path Park, by Flying Ship Productions, from August 11 to 15, 2003, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $3,150.
06. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2002-36, for Resurfacing of County Route 641 and 626, in Clinton Township, to Tilcon New York, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $944,481.17.
07. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2002-47, to furnish and deliver one (1) 2003 Ford E-350 Super Duty Extended Cargo Van, to Chas S. Winner, Inc., d/b/a Winner Ford, in an amount not to exceed $16,264.
08. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2002-48, for Maintenance and Repair Materials, to Trap Rock Industries, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $76,122.55.
09. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2002-48, for Maintenance and Repair Materials, to Flemington Bituminous, in an amount not to exceed $83,665.
10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2002-49, for the Replacement of County Bridge N-3 over Beaver Brook and the Reconstruction of the Leigh Street/NJ Route 173, in Clinton Town, to R & R Construction Co., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,424,664.
11. RESOLUTION - Approving County Quote #0183-2002, for a professional services agreement for appraisal services with C.L. Orbaker and Associates, for Block 32, Lot 54, in Bethlehem Township, for the Open Space Program, in the amount of $2,200.

XIII. 5:30 p.m. RECEPTION - Honoring Participants in the Veterans Medal Contest

XIV. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XV. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

(continued if necessary)

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