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AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Historic Court House,
Main Street, Flemington,
New Jersey 08822
February 11, 2003 - 3:00 pm

Open Session to Convene at 4:00 pm

See Public Notice

l. 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 February 4, 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

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

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 payment of all claims as signed and listed on the Claims Register dated February 11, 2003.
  2. RESOLUTION - J. Patrick Barnes appointed unclassified, full time County Prosecutor, Prosecutor's Office.
  3. RESOLUTION - Steven Lember appointed unclassified, full time First Assistant Prosecutor, Prosecutor's Office.
  4. RESOLUTION - Jason Marrero appointed unclassified, full time Sheriff's Investigator, Sheriff's Office.
  5. RESOLUTION - Michael Rasimowicz appointed permanent, full time Senior Data Processing Programmer, Information Technology.
  6. RESOLUTION - Christopher Szymanski appointed permanent, full time Sheriff's Officer, Sheriff's Office.
  7. RESOLUTION - Jeremiah Hupka appointed permanent, full time Sheriff's Officer, Sheriff's Office.
  8. RESOLUTION - Jeffrey Conklin appointed permanent, full time Sheriff's Officer, Sheriff's Office.
  9. RESOLUTION - Trevor Smith appointed provisional, full time Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  10. RESOLUTION - Michael Turri appointed provisional, full time Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  11. RESOLUTION - Stacey Whitelaw appointed provisional, full time Senior Account Clerk, Library.
  12. RESOLUTION - Samantha Yukniewicz appointed provisional, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator, Emergency Services.
  13. RESOLUTION - Glenn Tettemer appointed provisional, full time Correction Sergeant, Corrections.
  14. RESOLUTION - Robert Smith appointed provisional, part time Security Guard, Sheriff's Office.
  15. RESOLUTION - Eric Brown and Mark Bunting, Sheriff's Investigators, salary adjustment.
  16. RESOLUTION - Lynda Ruggerio, part time Library Assistant, increase of hours.
  17. RESOLUTION - Daniel Rice, Public Safety Telecommunicator, Emergency Services, change in status to part time.
  18. RESOLUTION - Christopher Szymanski, Public Safety Telecommunicator, Emergency Services, change in status to part time.
  19. RESOLUTION - William Freeman, Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges, leave of absence.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving the revised property parcel map and designating road areas to be acquired and authorizing the acquisition of lands and payment for same, for the replacement of Hunterdon County Bridge R-22S, (a/k/a Somerset County Bridge C-1001), in Readington Township and Bedminister Township.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving the revised resolution for setting charges for reproduction costs.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving an unrestricted weight limit on County Bridge E-236, on Welisewitz Road, in East Amwell Township.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving contract amendment #3, to the Health Services Agreement with Stockton Borough, to comply with the County's revised Health Fee Ordinance No. 3.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1-Final, for Bid #2002-26, for the 2002 Application of Traffic Stripes and Markings on various County Roads, with Denville Line Painting, Inc., increase of $4,400.17.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for the Sale of Real Estate for the Open Space Trust Fund Program, from Point Mountain, LLC, in the amount of $377,250.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving appointments to the Workforce Investment Board.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Alliance Subgrant Agreement with the South Hunterdon Cluster, to implement substance abuse prevention services, in the amount of $30,884.03.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Alliance Subgrant Agreement with the Voorhees Cluster, to implement substance abuse prevention services, in the amount of $17,772.03.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Alliance Subgrant Agreement with the Delaware Valley Cluster, to implement substance abuse prevention services, in the amount of $17,859.03.
  30. . RESOLUTION - Approving a Joint Agreement with Somerset County for the establishment of a Bi-County Greater Raritan Workforce Investment Area.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving a Joint Agreement with Somerset County and the Greater Raritan Workforce Investment Board, establishing and agreeing to respective roles and responsibilities in the administration and oversight of the functions and operations of the GRWIB.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving a Memorandum of Understanding with the Greater Raritan Workforce Investment Board and Raritan Valley Community College, for RVCC designation as the GRWIB One-Stop Operator and Workforce Investment Act Administrator.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for the Sale of Real Estate for the Open Space Trust Fund Program, from Henry Lewis, in the amount of $162,500.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a right of way from Alfred Leroy and Anna M. Pauch, in Delaware Township, in the amount of $2,272.50 for the easement on 523 and $1,672.50 for the easement on 605. 35. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Jeremy D. Wene for having attained the designation of Eagle Scout.
  35. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Court TV for use of the County Justice Complex, during a trial.
  36. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the contract with Greenman-Pedersen, inc., in connection with Bridge N-3 and approaches, to cover the construction services to include shop drawing reviews, consultation during construction, attendance at progress meetings, and periodic field visits, increase of $23,282.66.

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

VI. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving an application with the State Office of Emergency Telecommunciations Services, for funding up to the amount of $25,000 for staff and education for the 9-1-1 program.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant Application, No. 10-022, for Care Coordination, with Human Services/Division of Social Services, in the amount of $5,000 in federal funds and a $1,585 as a County Match.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant Application, No. 10-048, for Adult Protective Services, with Human Services/Division of Social Services, in the amount of $71,000 in state funds.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant Application, No. 10-050/051, for Certified Home Health Aide services, in the amount of $30,000 in federal funds, $44,711 in state funds, and $14,904 as a County Match
  5. .RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant Application, No. 10-046, for a Housing Repair Program, with the Hunterdon County Housing Corporation, in thea mount of $11,000 in state funds.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant Application, No.10-030, for Consolidated Transportation, with Human Services, in the amount of $57,000 in federal funds, and $13,000 as a County Match.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of the Public Health Priority Funding, to support salaries and activities within the Public Health Nursing Division, in the amount of $31,006.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving a state contract, No. 03APKC, for management of the Personal Assistant Services Program, in the amount of $13,345.

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

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - Capital Ordinance No. 01-03, authorizing the improvement to real property and construction of the County 4-H Fair Site, in the amount of $175,000. 02. Update on the funding of grants from the State.

VIII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. Update on Veterans Medal Applications.
  2. Space inventory walking tour.

IX. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Prosecutor's Office, Request permission to attend National Association of Extradition Officials annual conference, in Ashville, North Carolina, from May 25 to May 28, 2003, in the amount of $300 for registration, and an estimated amount of $1,178 for lodging, airfare, gas, tolls and meals.
  2. Califon Borough, Requesting permission to close County Route 512, for its Memorial Day Parade, on May 26, 2003, from 11 am to 12 pm.
  3. David Harrison, requesting permission to study birds on the Hoffman Farm property, at various times during the year (specifically the Common Barn-Owls), and requesting permission to place nest boxes in barns and/or silos on the property.
  4. Califon Brough, urging support of A-2165 for Aggregation Reform.

X. FARMLAND PRESERVATION, Gary Pohorely

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Cost Sharing Agreement for a Development Easement with Alexandria Township (Lyness), on Block 13, Lot 8.04, (SADC- $332,090.15, County - $77,308.70, Township - $76,586.70).
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Planning Incentive Grant, Round 1, for the Sale of a Development Easement, with East Amwell Township (Furst), estimated amount of County's contribution is $80,323.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Planning Incentive Grant, Round 1, for the Sale of a Development Easement, with East Amwell Township (Harrison), estimated amount of County's contribution is $71,215.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Planning Incentive Grant, Round 1, for the Sale of a Development Easement, with East Amwell Township (Hill), estimated amount of County's contribution is $53,040.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Planning Incentive Grant, Round 1, for the Sale of a Development Easement, with East Amwell Township (Scibilia), estimated amount of County's contribution is $44,880.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Planning Incentive Grant, Round 1, for the Sale of a Development Easement, with East Amwell Township (Kanach), estimated amount of County's contribution is $84,490.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving a Planning Incentive Grant for 200A Round, with Readington Township (Scanlon), Round 1, for the Acquisition of Development Easement.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving Planning Incentive Grant for 200A Round, with Delaware Township (Zachar), Round 1, for the Acquisition of Development Easement.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving a Cost Sharing Agreement for a Development Easement with Raritan Township (Everitt), on Block 86, Lots 11, 15, 15.03 and 22, (SADC- $568,800, County - $151,680, Township - $227,520).
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving a Cost Sharing Agreement for a Development Easement with Readington Township (Reno), on Block 46, Lots 22.01, (SADC- $392,628.89).

XI. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update on various County buildings and projects.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects. 02. To discuss the Columbia/Landsdown Trail.

XIII. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. Publication costs for newspapers.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #740, with the Hunterdon Harmonizers, for a concert performance at Deer Path Park, on June 26, 2003, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $2,500.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #741, with the Hunterdon Symphony, for a concert performance at Deer Path Park, on July 7, 2003, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $3,500.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #743, with the Hunterdon Symphony, for a concert performance at Deer Path Park, on June 19, 2003, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $2,500.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #21759, with Unisys Corporation, for renewal of a maintenance contract for 2003, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $14,256.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #21760, with Unisys Corporation, for a maintenance contract, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $9,936.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #21762, with Lifesavers, Inc., for 5 Lifepak 500 Defibrillators, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $10,900.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #3480, with Michael Welner, MD, for services in connection with review and preparation for a case, for the Prosecutor's Office, in the amount of $10,692.50.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40002664, with Avery Dennison, for reflective sheeting, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $5,531.85.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40002666, with Whitco Sign & Manufacturing Corp., for aluminum sign blanks, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $9,245.45.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40002671, with Lafarge Road Marking, for paint machine parts, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $2,837.59.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40002701, with Vespia Tire Center, Inc., for various size tires, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $6,022.67.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40002702, with Vespia Tire Center, Inc., for various size tires, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $5,772.48.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40002720, with Cataphote, for striping powder, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $9,800.
  14. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the extension of Bid #2000-44, to furnish and deliver #2 Fuel Oil, to various County locations, for Buildings and Maintenance, with Agway Energy Products, LLC, for 90 days (January 24 to April 24, 2003), in an amount not to exceed $6,000.
  15. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the extension of Bid #2001-03, to lease 12 parking spaces at the Hawke property, with Cust, Dori & Benick, CPA, PA, in the amount of $2,400.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract with United Telephone of NJ, d/b/a Sprint Corporation, for wiring the Main Street County Administration Building, in an amount not to exceed $35,036.22.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for document indexing and imaging application software, including any modifications or upgrades, for the County Clerk's Office, to Eisenberg Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $11,900.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for imaging software, installation, training and maintenance for the Surrogate's Court, to County Business Systems, Inc. of NJ, in an amount not to exceed $14,477.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving contract modification #2, to the professional services agreement with T & M Associates, to providing engineering and site development services for a recreational facility and fairgrounds, increase of $18,000.

XVI. 5:00 p.m. RARITAN VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Budget Presentation

XVII. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XVIII. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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