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TENTATIVE 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
March 11, 2003 - 3:00 pm

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 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

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

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.

  1. Motion approving the regular and executive session minutes of November 12, 2002 and November 26, 2002.
  2. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated March 11, 2003.
  3. RESOLUTION - Brenda Wilson appointed permanent, full time Senior Execution Clerk, Sheriffs Office.
  4. RESOLUTION - Wendy Hayth appointed permanent, full time Senior Execution Clerk, Sheriffs Office.
  5. RESOLUTION - Denise Childers appointed provisional, full time Senior Program Development Specialist, Human Services.
  6. RESOLUTION - Jane Cronce appointed provisional, part time Youth Worker, Youth Facility.
  7. RESOLUTION - Robert Irven appointed temporary, as needed, Student Assistant, Library.
  8. RESOLUTION - Sara May appointed temporary, as needed Laboratory Assistant, Health Department.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Alliance Agreement with the North Hunterdon Cluster, in the amount of $23,211.03.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement for non-medical related home care services with Visiting Angels Living Assistance Services, amount not to exceed $10,000.
  11. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Patricia Walden for having served on the Local Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.
  12. PROCLAMATION - Declaring April, 2003 as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Hunterdon.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional engineering consulting services agreement in connection with the construction phase for remedial work at the Burn Building, for Emergency Services, with Paulus, Sokolowski and Sator, LLC, amount not to exceed $15,000.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #12, 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 $171,961.31.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #1, for Bid #2002-34, for the roof replacement of the former Hunterdon County Jail, with Dauti Construction Co., Inc., in the amount of $47,340.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving additional appointments to SWAC.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving the reappointment of John McGuire to the Raritan Valley Community College Board of Trustees.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving the corrected resolution from December 27, 2002, reflecting a not to exceed amount of $143,280, for the Open Space Trust Program, for Block 30, Lot 20, in Delaware Township, with the Hunterdon Land Trust Alliance.
  19. 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 $4,900.17.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #2002-29, for the 2002 Microsurfacing Polymer Modified Emulsion Treatment for County Routes 519 and 614, in various municipalities, with Shore Slurry Seal, Inc., decrease of $15,760.60.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #2002-29, for the 2002 Microsurfacing Polymer Modified Emulsion Treatment for County Routes 519 and 614, in various municipalities, with Shore Slurry Seal, Inc., in the amount of $5,168.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, Final, for Bid #2002-27, for the 2002 Resurfacing and Surface Treatment of various County Roads, with Tilcon New York, Inc., decrease of $31,090.03.

V. FOR DISCUSSION

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

  1. Helen Edgar, Concern about health care and the Department of Human Services.

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

  1. Update on Grants.
  2. Introduction of the 2003 Budget.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the late introduction of the 2003 Budget and requesting the Division of Local Government Services approve the 2003 Budget of the County of Hunterdon.

VIII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-001, for Administration of the federal and state funds for grants for seniors, in the amount of $25,950 in federal funds and a County Match of $394,656.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-025/026, for congregate meals at nutrition sites and to deliver meals to homebound seniors, in the amount of $131,060 in federal funds and $10,000 in state funds.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-027/038, for hot noon meals and adult day care services, in the amount of $29,177 in federal funds.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-032, for information and assistance, in the amount of $6,030 in federal funds, $6,000 in state funds and a County Match of $18,000.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-033, for weekend meals to the homebound, in the amount of $13,000 in state funds.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-035, for caregiver support to seniors and their families, in the amount of $650 in federal funds and a County Match of $4,654.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-053, for home delivered meals to the homebound, in the amount of $42,170 in state funds.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-054, for care coordination, in the amount of $38,140 in state funds.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-060, for the State Health Insurance Program for seniors, in the amount of $7,500 in state funds and a County Match of $4,250.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-062, for small home repairs, in the amount of $15,706 in federal funds, $1,000 in state funds and a County Match of 25,150.

IX. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Somerset Wheelmen, Requesting permission to use Pleasant Run Road (Rte. 629) between Highway 202 and the Flemington-Whitehouse Road to conduct individual time trials, on Saturday, April 12, 2003 from 8 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.
  2. Emergency Services, Requesting permission to attend the National Emergency Number Association annual conference, from June 15 to 19, 2003, in Denver, Colorado, in the amount of $1,758.58 for registration, lodging, meals, expenses and air fare.
  3. Lambertville City, Requesting as uniform 25 MPH speed limit for County Route 518, known as Brunswick Avenue, which currently has a speed limits posted from 25 MPH, 30 MPH and 40 MPH.

X. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. Update on senior facilities.

XI. FARMLAND PRESERVATION, Gary Pohorely

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a Development Easement from Alfred Leroy and Anna M. Pauch, for a portion of Block 38, Lot 19.01, in Delaware Township, in the amount of $150 for a Bridge Easement on D-342, and $232.50 for a Sight Easement on County Routes 523 and 605.
  2. To discuss a request from Illva Saronno Corp. regarding a Farmland Preservation Easement Purchase in Readington Township to increase athe Option Agreement price per acre.

XII. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update on various County buildings and projects.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #01197, with Sprint United Telephone, for the annual maintenance contract for the Centrex service and equipment for 2003, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $75,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #01198, with Sprint United Telephone, for the annual maintenance contract for the 9-1-1 System for 2003, for the Emergency Services, in the amount of $25,000.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #01199, with Sprint United Telephone, for the annual maintenance contract for the wiring servcie and equipment for 2003, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $100,000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #21798, with Micro Strategies, for annual maintenance agreement for the Voice Recorder Service contract, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $5,531.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #03549, with Michael Weiner, M.D., to review records and material in connection with a case, for the Prosecutors Office, amount of $5,197.50.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition $40002774, with Chemung Supply Corp., for steel beam guide rail, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $10,743.70.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2002-50, for Construction of the Hunterdon County South County Park, to Santos Brothers Co., Inc., amount not to exceed $583,360.
  8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2003-07, to furnish and deliver Glass Safety Marking Spheres, to Potters Industries, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $23,400.

XVII. PARKS AND RECREATION, John G. Trontis

  1. Proposed revisions to the Park Facility Fees.

XVIII. SOLID WASTE/RECYCLING, Alan Johnson

  1. Reconsideration of SWAC Plan Amendment #16.

XIV. NEW JERSEY WATER SUPPLY, Dan Van Abs

  1. Presentation on Raritan Basin Watershed and the Spruce Run Initiative.

XV. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XVI. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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