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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
April 8, 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 December 10, 2002 and the executive session minutes of December 10, 2002.
  2. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated April 08, 2003.
  3. RESOLUTION - Mary Dombrowski appointed unclassified, full time Employee, Board of Elections.
  4. RESOLUTION - Scott Angelillo appointed permanent, full time Correction Officer, Corrections.
  5. RESOLUTION - Glenn Brotzman appointed permanent, full time Correction Officer, Corrections.
  6. RESOLUTION - Robert Silva Jr. appointed permanent, full time Senior Mechanic, Roads and Bridges.
  7. RESOLUTION - Robert Hunt Jr. appointed permanent, full time Assistant Supervising Mechanic, Roads and Bridges.
  8. RESOLUTION - Diane Attanasio appointed permanent, full time Public Health Rep 3, Health Department.
  9. RESOLUTION - Essam Hanani appointed permanent, full time Public Health Rep 3, Health Department.
  10. RESOLUTION - Arthur Maerling appointed permanent, full time Family Service Worker, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department.
  11. RESOLUTION - George Glashoff appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  12. RESOLUTION - Richard Miller appointed provisional, full time Traffic Maintenance Worker, Roads and Bridges.
  13. RESOLUTION - Roxanne Lavoie appointed provisional, full time Senior Clerk Typist, Purchasing.
  14. RESOLUTION - Rebecca Rosso appointed provisional, full time Sanitary Inspector, Health Department.
  15. RESOLUTION - Angelo DiOrio appointed Acting Director of Welfare, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department.
  16. RESOLUTION - Aimee Wolsko, Senior Librarian, Library, leave of absence without pay.
  17. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for employees covered under the C.W.A. Local 1034, Branch 2, Non-Supervisory agreement.
  18. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees at the Hunterdon Youth Facility.
  19. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Project Management.
  20. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Utilities Authority.
  21. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in County Counsel’s Office
  22. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Construction Board of Appeals.
  23. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Human Resources.
  24. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Administrator’s Office.
  25. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Freeholders’ Office.
  26. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Parks and Recreation.
  27. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Rutgers’ Cooperative Extension.
  28. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Weights and Measures.
  29. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Board of Taxation.
  30. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Surrogate’s Office.
  31. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  32. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Purchasing.
  33. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Central Printing and Mail.
  34. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Planning Board.
  35. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Information Technology.
  36. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Library.
  37. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Human Services.
  38. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Health Department.
  39. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Finance.
  40. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Election Board.
  41. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the County’s Clerk’s Office.
  42. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Corrections.
  43. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Emergency Services.
  44. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Buildings and Maintenance.
  45. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Adjuster’s Office.
  46. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Governor to restore full funding for staffs, operations and grants of the New Jersey State Council of the Arts, the New Jersey Historical Comission and hte New Jersey Cultural Trusts.
  47. RESOLUTION - Approving the By Laws for the Committee on Disability Services of the Health and Human Services Advisory Council.
  48. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Senior Support Services to provide non-medically related home care for eligible residents in accordance with the Social Services Block Grant, Older Americans Act, State and County funding and Hunterdon County guidelines, in the amount of $2,000.
  49. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Home Instead Senior Care to provide non-medically related home care for eligible residents in accordance with the Social Services Block Grant, Older Americans Act, State and County funding and Hunterdon County guidelines, in the amount of $2,500.
  50. RESOLUTION - Approving the Federal Fiscal Year 2003 Certifications and Assurances for Federal Transit Administration Assistance Programs.
  51. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Gaetano M. DeSapio to serve as County Counsel for the year 2003.
  52. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Miller, Porter and Muller, to serve as legal counsel for the Hunterdon County Planning Board for 2003, in the amount of $13,000.
  53. RESOLUTION - Approving Project Application #1, for Bid #2002-46, for Rebuilding the roof on the Sheriff’s Office at 8 Court Street, in Flemington Borough, with J. Strober & Sons, LLC, in the amount of $28,800.
  54. RESOLUTION - Approving Project Application #13, for Bid #2001-58, for the (interior) Demolition and Construction of the (downtown) County Administration Building, on Main Street, in Flemington Borough, with Dauti Construction Co., Inc., in the amount of $375,408.90.
  55. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for the Sale of Real Estate, for property in Bethlehem Township, from Harold W. Van Arsdale and Judith C. Van Arsdale, in the amount of $36,300.
  56. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for Sale of Utility Easement, for a portion of propety in Clinton Town, from Bill’s garage, Inc., in the amount of $1,000.
  57. RESOLUTION - Approving a License Agreement to Conduct Farming Activities with Walter Lauber, d/b/a Lauber Brothers for the Hoffman Farm, in Holland Township.
  58. RESOLUTION - Approving a Deed of Conservation Restriction with Bethlehem Township, for Block 32, Lot 50 and Block 33, Lot 43.

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

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

  1. Update on Grants

VII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-013, for Legal Assistance to seniors, in the amount of $8,965 in federal funds.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-017/039, for health awareness screening and physical fitness activities, in the amount of $20,653 in federal funds.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-055/056, for information and assistance, physical fitness and education services, in the amount of $39,125 in state funds and $6,235 in federal funds.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-063, for falls prevention and education, in thea mount of $2,296 in federal funds and County match of $400.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a supplemental grant application for the County Environmental Health Act Grant, in an amount between $100,000 to $200,000, to build hazmat response capabilities (supplies and equipment).

VIII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Planning Board, Requesting permission to conduct an internet survey for the purpose of soliciting public input and educating participants on community design issues, which is the visioning phase of the new Hunterdon County Growth Management Plan.
  2. New Jersey Advisory Committee for Women Veterans, Requesting a donation to complete the New Jersey Monument for Women Veterans.
  3. Rich Cannarella, Good Faith Ministries, Requesting permission to use the historic Court House steps on Good Friday, Friday, April 18, 2003, from 12 noon to 1 pm, to read gospel passages, sing hymes and pray for our nation, state and community.
  4. Fire Academy and Training Center, Requisition for 2 Tandem axle enclosed trailers, with Skyline Equipment, in the amount of $7,948.00. (To be purchased with grant funds.)
  5. County Counsel, Response to Farmland Preservation Program letter from Readington Township, dated March 4, 2003.

IX. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

X. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update on various County buildings and projects.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00278, with Monarch Electric Company, for parking lot lighting at Heron Glen Golf Course, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $15,626.64.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40002905, with Wainwright Lawn & Garden Equipment, for a John Deere 5420 Tractor with two wheel drive, straddle mount and rear wheel weights, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $19,849.51.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40002906, with Wainwright Lawn & Garden Equipment, for a John Deere 5420 Tractor with two wheel drive, straddle mount and rear wheel weights, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $19,849.51.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2002-52, to furnish and deliver an Illuminator Series C, Backup Inverter or approved equal, for Emergency Services, to Packaged Electrical Power, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $22,316.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract modification to the agreement with Correctional Health Services, to provide medical care to the residents of the Hunterdon County Youth Facility, increase of $18,408 for 2003 contract year.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Norman J. Goldberg, for appraisal services in connection with the right of way acquisition for County Bridge FC-62, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in an amount not to exceed $8,500.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Robert F. Heffernan, for appraisal services in connection with the Open Space Trust Fund Program, for Block 4.06, Lot 34, in High Bridge Borough, in an amount not to exceed $3,570.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Studer and McEldowney, for engineering services in connection with the septic design at the Deer Path Park facility, in an amount not to exceed $51,200.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Dewberry-Goodkind, Inc., for traffic and transportation engineering services in connection with the review of major development applications for the Planning Board, in an amount not to exceed $18,000.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Strunk Albert Engineering for mechanical and electrical engineering services in connection with the new Arboretum Greenhouse, in an amount not to exceed $4,200.

XIII. 7:00  p.m. PUBLIC HEARING - 2003 COUNTY BUDGET

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the budget be read by title only.
  2. PUBLIC HEARING - 2003 County Budget.

XIV. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XV. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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