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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 22, 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 legal 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 executive session minutes of January 07, 2003.
  2. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated April 22, 2003.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report for March 2003.
  4. RESOLUTION - Mary Dombrowski appointed unclassified, full time Employee, Board of Elections.
  5. RESOLUTION - Lori Dwarnick appointed permanent, part time Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  6. RESOLUTION - Wioletta Wyszynska appointed provisional, full time Victim Counselor, Prosecutor’s Office.
  7. RESOLUTION - Marsha Atkinson appointed provisional, full time Deputy Director of Welfare, Human Services Department.
  8. RESOLUTION - Robert Beswick appointed provisional, full time Youth Worker, Youth Facility.
  9. RESOLUTION - Darren Johnson appointed provisional, full time Youth Worker, Youth Facility.
  10. RESOLUTION - John Langley appointed temporary, seasonal Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  11. RESOLUTION - Frances Duggan appointed temporary, seasonal Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  12. RESOLUTION - Carol Garlewicz appointed temporary, seasonal Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  13. RESOLUTION - Barbara Bourquin, Director of Support Services, Human Services Department, salary adjustment.
  14. RESOLUTION - Nancy Roth, Library Assistant, Library, leave of absence without pay.
  15. RESOLUTION - Adrienne Gardner, Supervising Librarian, Library, leave of absence without pay.
  16. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing April 25, 2003 as the 131st Anniversary of Arbor Day in the County.
  17. PROCLAMATION - Declaring April 27 to May 03, 2003, as National Volunteer Week.
  18. PROCLAMATION - Proclaiming May, 2003 as Older Americans Month in the County.
  19. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Hunterdon County students who will receive the Hunterdon County Distinguished Student Award.
  20. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an increase in the fee for filing appeals for the Construction Board of Appeals.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Jonathon Richardson in connection with the UST removal at the High Bridge Garage.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving change order #1, for Bid #2001-14, for the Construction of Bicycle Lanes and Sidewalks for County Route 650, Phase 2, in Raritan Township, with InterCounty Paving Associates, increase of $633.45.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #2001-14, for the Construction of Bicycle Lanes and Sidewalks for County Route 650, Phase 2, in Raritan Township, with InterCounty Paving Associates, in the amount of $63,785.18.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement for Chaplain Services for the Correctional Facility, with Rev. David Errickson, in the amount of $15,000.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement for Certified Home Health Aide Services, with Visiting Health and Supportive Services, in the amount of $172,331.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement for Juvenile Sex Offender Treatment, with Associates in Psychological Services, P.A., in the amount of $5,000.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement for Juvenile Sex Offender Treatment, with Richard Monacchio, in the amount of $15,000.

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

VI. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant application with the New Jersey Division of Highway Safety, for the Kids Are Riding Safe program, in the amount of $23,215 in federal funds.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal grant application with the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, for the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant, in the amount of $22,000 in state funds.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of the Health Services Grant application, for HIV Counseling and Testing, in the amount of $93,600 in state funds.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of a grant agreement with the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, for the Recreation Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities, in the amount of $14,610 in state funds, $390 in federal funds and $3,000 as a County Match.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving the 2003 County Environmental Health Act Grant Contract, with NJDEP, in the amount of $151,000 in state funds and $162,250 as a County match.
  6. RESOLUTION - Accepting the Hurricane Planning Grant from the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, in the amount of $10,000 in state funding and a County match of $10,000.

VII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Lucy Bush, Requesting use of the historic Court House steps on May 1, 2003, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., for the 52nd Annual National Day of Prayer. Also requesting use of an electric outlet.

VIII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. Update of Veterans’ Medals.
  2. Update of 5 County Meeting.

IX. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update on various County buildings and projects.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XI. FARMLAND PRESERVATION, Gary Pohorely

  1. Request to discuss the Frontage Policy in connection with an application in the 2003A funding round.
  2. Requesting comments and support in facilitating strategies to promote agricultural viability in Hunterdon.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the extension of Bid #2002-04, for Automated Data Processing Services for the Tax Board, with Vital Communications, Inc., for a second contract year, amount not to exceed $81,120.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2003-05, to furnish and deliver #2 Fuel Oil for Buildings and Maintenance, to Agway Energy Products, LLC, amount not to exceed $39,680.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Richard Grubb & Associates, Inc., in connection with the preparation of Historic American Record documentation to record the Pecks Ferry Bridge (100D388), amount not to exceed $8,150.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Tom Rodriguez Associates, for appraisal services in connection with the Open Space Trust Fund, for Block 4.06, Lot 34, in High Bridge, amount not to exceed $8,700.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Newton Land Surveyor, for surveying services in connection with the Open Space Trust Fund, for Block 91.01, Lot 8, in Clinton Township, amount not to exceed $3,990.

XIII. 7:00 p.m. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., County Treasurer

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - 2003 County Budget Amendment.
  2. ADOPTION - 2003 County Budget.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the amount to be raised by taxation for the 2003 Library Budget.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the amount to be raised by taxation for the 2003 Open Space Tax.
  5. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 02-03, Construction of Emergency Response Building.
  6. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 03-03, Acquisition of vehicles for various departments.|

    OLD BUSINESS:
  7. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for employees covered under the C.W.A. Local 1034, Branch 2, Non-Supervisory agreement.
  8. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees at the Hunterdon Youth Facility.
  9. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Project Management.
  10. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Utilities Authority.
  11. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in County Counsel’s Office.
  12. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Construction Board of Appeals.
  13. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Human Resources.
  14. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Administrator’s Office.
  15. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Freeholders’ Office.
  16. 16. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Parks and Recreation.
  17. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Rutgers’ Cooperative Extension.
  18. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Weights and Measures.
  19. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Board of Taxation.
  20. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Surrogate’s Office.
  21. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  22. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Purchasing.
  23. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Central Printing and Mail.
  24. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Planning Board.
  25. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Information Technology.
  26. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Library.
  27. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Human Services.
  28. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Health Department.
  29. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Finance.
  30. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Election Board.
  31. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the County’s Clerk’s Office.
  32. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Corrections.
  33. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Emergency Services.
  34. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in Buildings and Maintenance.
  35. RESOLUTION - Setting 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Adjuster’s Office.

XIV. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XV. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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