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AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS

South County Garage
321 Mt. Airy-Harbourton Road
Lambertville , New Jersey
May 13, 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 May 02, 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. 4:00 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. Motion approving the regular session minutes of October 08, 2002 and the regular and executive session minutes of January 21, 2003.
  2. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated May 13, 2003.
  3. RESOLUTION - Peter Pfeifer appointed unclassified, full time County Investigator, Prosecutor’s Office.
  4. RESOLUTION - Adrian Prokofiew appointed unclassified, full time Confidential Aide, Human Resources.
  5. RESOLUTION - Sonia Gonzales appointed permanent, full time Gardner, Parks and Recreation.
  6. RESOLUTION - Sarah Ruppert appointed permanent, full time Gardner, Parks and Recreation.
  7. RESOLUTION - Edward McCaffrey appointed permanent, full time General Supervisor, Parks, Parks and Recreation.
  8. RESOLUTION - Patrick Eckard appointed permanent, full time Senior Youth Worker, Youth Facility.
  9. RESOLUTION - William Tarrant appointed permanent, full time Senior Youth Worker, Youth Facility.
  10. RESOLUTION - Judith Wilson appointed permanent, full time Senior Youth Worker, Youth Facility.
  11. RESOLUTION - Karin Gruss appointed permanent, full time Assistant Superintendent JINS Facility, Youth Facility.
  12. RESOLUTION - Raymond Lamboy Jr. appointed permanent, fullt ime Correction Officer, Corrections.
  13. RESOLUTION - Christine Dey appointed permanent, part time Youth Worker, Youth Facility.
  14. RESOLUTION - Evan Stampoulos appointed provisional, full time Senior Sanitary Inspector, Health.
  15. RESOLUTION - Paul Kaszas appointed provisional, full time Senior Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  16. RESOLUTION - Edward Kopp appointed provisional, full time Supervising Engineer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  17. RESOLUTION - Thomas Galis appointed provisional, full time Assistant Superintendent Trees, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  18. RESOLUTION - William Turyonas appointed provisional, full time Supervising Engineering Aide, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  19. RESOLUTION - Gelaine Dziamara appointed provisional, full time Senior Planner, Planning Board.
  20. RESOLUTION - John Silliman appointed provisional, full time Communications Technician, Emergency Services.
  21. RESOLUTION - Caroline Armstrong appointed provisional, full time Assistant Planning Director, Planning Board.
  22. RESOLUTION - Mark Robinson appointed provisional, full time Assistant Supervising Bridge Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  23. RESOLUTION - Joseph Schellhorn appointed provisional, full time Assistant Supervising Bridge Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  24. RESOLUTION - Nadine Farr appointed provisional, full time Senior Account Clerk/Senior Index Clerk, County Clerk’s Office.
  25. RESOLUTION - Lisa Backowski appointed provisional, full time Senior Account Clerk/Senior Index Clerk, County Clerk’s Office.
  26. RESOLUTION - Michelle Hendrix appointed provisional, part time Senior Clerk Transcriber, Health.
  27. RESOLUTION - Aaron Cooley appointed temporary, seasonal Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  28. RESOLUTION - Thomas Langley appointed temporary, seasonal Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation
  29. RESOLUTION - Jason Mocar appointed temporary, seasonal Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  30. RESOLUTION - Brandon Smith appointed temporary, seasonal Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  31. RESOLUTION - Rebecca Black appointed temporary, seasonal Clerk Transcriber, Rutgers Cooperative Extension.
  32. RESOLUTION - Karleen Vollherbst appointed temporary, seasonal Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  33. RESOLUTION - Allison Majkowski appointed temporary, seasonal Recreation Program Specialist, Parks and Recreation.
  34. RESOLUTION - Mark Patullo appointed temporary, seasonal Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  35. RESOLUTION - James Finkbeiner appointed temporary, seasonal Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  36. RESOLUTION - Alan Singleton appointed temporary, seasonal Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  37. RESOLUTION - Adjusting salaries of unclassified and non-contract employees in the Sheriff’s Office.
  38. RESOLUTION - Adjusting salaries of unclassified and non-contract employees in the Prosecutor’s Office.
  39. RESOLUTION - Eleanor Vesey, Library Assistant, Library, increase in hours.
  40. RESOLUTION - Scott Segreaves, Senior Bridge Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineers, leave of absence without pay.
  41. RESOLUTION - Recognizing John Myers for having served on the County Agricultural Development Board.
  42. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with JCP&L for installation of electric distribution facilities at the South County Park, in the amount of $29,480.29.
  43. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Jesse Landon to the Local Advisory Committee on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.
  44. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Elinor Lee Fisher to the Local Advisory Committee on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.
  45. RESOLUTION - Approving appointments to the Health and Human Services Advisory Council.
  46. RESOLUTION - Approving reappointments to the Health and Human Services Advisory Council.
  47. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Home Helpers, Inc., for non-medically related home care services for eligible County residents, in the amount of $2,000.
  48. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with The ARC of Hunterdon County, to provide Family Support Services, Saturday Respite Programming and Self-Advocacy Training for the developmentally disabled and their families, in the amount of $65,984.
  49. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with Anderson House, Inc., to provide a halfway house and to defray costs of a halfway house for indigent County women, in the amount of $15,000.
  50. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with Special Child Health Services Case Management Unit of the Hunterdon Medical Center, to provide case management services, in the amount of $28,320.
  51. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with the Hunterdon County Housing Corporation, to provide a mortage assistance program and for housing modifications for eligible residents with disabilities, in the amount of $33,358.
  52. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with Meals on Wheels in Hunterdon, Inc., to provide nutritious meals to County residents with disabilities and home bound elderly, in the amount of $15,000.
  53. RESOLUTION - Approving an unrestricted weight limit on County Bridge K-153, on Kingwood-Locktown Roade, in Kingwood Township.
  54. RESOLUTION - Approving the supplementary specifications for the Microsurfacing, Polymer Modified Emulsion Treatment of County Route 623, in Clinton Township.
  55. RESOLUTION - Approving the plans and specifications for the Resurfacing and Storm Drainage of County Route 519, in Alexandria and Holland Townships, and Milford Borough.
  56. RESOLUTION - Approving the specifications for the Resurfacing and Surface Treatment of various County Roads, in various municipalities.
  57. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Michael D. Clabough for attaining the designation of “Eagle Scout”.
  58. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Jonathan A. Fox for attaining the designation of “Eagle Scout”.
  59. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Daniel P. Ivovich for attaining the designation of “Eagle Scout”.
  60. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #2, for Bid #2001-58, (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 $23,760.
  61. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #14, for Bid #2001-58, (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 $352,791.36.
  62. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #1, for Bid #2001-29, for the Hunterdon County Library Roof Replacement of the Library Headquarters, in Raritan Township, th Eastgate Construction, Co., Inc., in the amount of $16,840.
  63. RESOLUTION - Accepting a $25,000 grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission and upon the recommendation of the Cultural and Heritage Commission awarding re-grants in the amount of $25,000.
  64. RESOLUTION - Approving upon the recommendation of the Cultural and Heritage Commission, the administration of the Special Projects Grant Awards for 2003, in the amount of $55,383.
  65. RESOLUTION - Approving upon the recommendation of the Cultural and Heritage Commission, the administration of the Local Arts Program Grant Awards for 2003, in the amount of $82,309.
  66. RESOLUTION - Approving a Small Cities Grant for the Hunterdon County Housing Corporation.

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

VI. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the 2203 Community/State Partnership Grant Award Notice, with the Juvenile Justice Commission, for funding in the amount of $128,492 in Program Services funds, $42,500 in Program Management funds and $91,085 in Family Court Services funds; along with the Juvenile Accountabilityi Incentive Block Grant in the amount of $15,531 in State funds and a County match of $2,836.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant application with the State Department of Health and Senior Services, in the amount of $75,000, for the purpose of purchasing a decontamination trailer for Emergency Management.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a subgrant award from the State Division of State Police, for the FY2002 State Domestic Preparedness Program, in the amount of $177,535, in state funds, to purchase equipment for Emergency Management and the Haz-Mat Team.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of a grant from the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, for the Prosecutor’s Insurance Fraud Reimbursement Program, in the amount of $30,438 in state funds.

VII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Somerset Wheelmen, Requesting permission to use County roads to conduct the NJ Staet Championship Bicycle Race on Saturday, June 21, 2003, from 7 am until 9:30 a.m., to take place from Dutch Lane to Old York Road, to Manners Road, to Wertsville Road and back onto Dutch Lane.
  2. Whitehouse First Aid & Rescue Squad, Inc., Requesting permission to hold a Coin Toss on Saturday, July 5, 2003 and Saturday, September 13, 2003, from 8 am until 3 pm.

VIII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. Update of Veterans’ Medals.

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

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - Bond Ordinance No. 02-03, Construction of Emergency Response Building.
  2. PUBLIC HEARING - Capital Ordinance No. 03-03, Acquisition of vehicles for various departments.
  3. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 04-03, Acquisition of office furniture, fixgtures and business equipment, in the amount of $181,530.
  4. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 05-03, Acquisition of computer equipment, in the amount of $285,000.
  5. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 06-03, Acquisition of Heavy Public Works Machinery and Equipment for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $617,500.
  6. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 07-03, Acquisition of various equipment for Roads, Bridges and Engineering and the Vehicle Services Division, in the amount of $35,000.
  7. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 08-03, Authorizing improvements and renovations at the Route 12 Garage Facility, in the amount of $60,000.
  8. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 09-03, Acquisition and replacement of various equipment and renovations to the Correction Facility, in the amount of $180,000.
  9. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 10-03, Authorizing improvements to the Emergency Services Training Center, in the amount of $60,000.
  10. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 11-03, Authorizing improvements and renovations to various County facilities, in the amount of $63,000.
  11. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 12-03, Authorizing the reconstruction, resurfacing, widening, construction and improvement of various public highways, roads and streets, in the amount of $6,570,000.
  12. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 13-03, Authorizing the construction, reconstruction, replacement and rehabilitation of various bridges and culverts, in the amount of $2,490,000.

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 #P&R.00863, with the New Jersey Recreation and Parks Association for recreation tickets, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $3,380.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #P.01206, with the Holiday Inn Select, for the annual Planning Board Dinner on April 30, 2003, for the Planning Board, in the amount of $3,239.80.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00259, with Warnock Motor Sales, for a replacement vehicle, a 2003 Chevrolet Blazer, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $19,233.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00260, with Warnock Motor Sales, for a replacement vehicle, a 2003 Chevrolet Blazer, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $19,233.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00261, with Warnock Motor Sales, for a replacement vehicle, a 2003 Chevrolet Blazer, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $19,233.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00262, with Warnock Motor Sales, for a replacement vehicle, a 2003 Chevrolet Blazer, for the Health Department, in the amount of $19,233.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00265, with Plaza Ford Motor Fleet, for a replacement vehicle, a 2003 Ford Pickup, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $15,091.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00266, with Warnock Motor Sales, for a replacement vehicle, a 2003 Ford F-150 Supercab 4 x 2), for Rutgers Cooperative Extension, in the amount of $15,521.60.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00267, with Winner Ford, for a replacement vehicle, a 2003 Ford Police Interceptor, for the Sheriff’s Office, in the amount of $20,058.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00268, with Winner Ford, for a replacement vehicle, a 2003 Ford Police Interceptor, for the Sheriff’s Office, in the amount of $20,058.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00269, with Winner Ford, for a replacement vehicle, a 2003 Ford Police Interceptor, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $20,058.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00270, with Winner Ford, for a replacement vehicle, a 2003 Ford Police Interceptor, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $20,058.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00271, with Warnock Dodge, Inc., for a replacement vehicle, a 2003 Dodge Durango, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $21,200.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00272, with Warnock Ford, Inc., for a replacement vehicle, a 2003 Ford Excursion, for the Office of Emergency Services, in the amount of $28,801.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00273, with Princeton Nassau Conover Ford, for a 2003 Ford E250 Cargo Van, for Buildings and Maintenance, in the amount of $14,859.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00274, with Hertrich Fleet Services, for a 2003 Dodge Caravan, for the Central Printing and Mail Department, in the amount of $16,657.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00275, with Hertrich Fleet Services, for a 2003 Dodge Caravan, for the Youth Services Facility, in the amount of $16,747.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00276, with Hertrich Fleet Services, for a 2003 Dodge Caravan, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $16,747.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00277, with Plaza Ford Motor Fleet, for a replacement vehicles, for three (3) 2003 Ford Taurus Wagons, for the Health Department, in the amount of $49,392.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PUR.2152, with Stempler Drapery & Carpet, for blinds for the new Administration Building, in the amount of $14,609.25.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40003079, with the Campbell Foundry Company, for Type “E” Castings and Type “B” Castings, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $9,770.
  22. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2002-51, for a 2002 Case 590 Super-M, 4 Wheel Drive, Loader/Backhoe, Extendahoe and Associated Equipment or approved equal, to Hoffman Equipment, Co., in an amount not to exceed $62,418.
  23. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2003-04, for a Simulcast Study for the Department of Emergency Services, to RCC Consultants, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $49,690.
  24. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2003-09, for the Resurfacing of Cuonty Route 611 (South Main Street), Raritan Township, to D.A. Spagna, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $610,337.77.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional transportation planning services agreement in connection with Updating the County’s Transportation Model, for the Planning Board, with URS Consultants, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $15,000.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification #3, to the professional services agreement with Bohren and Bohren Engineering Associates, Inc., for additional surveying services, in an amount not to exceed $3,400.

XIII. 5:00 p.m. CULTURAL & HERITAGE COMMISSION, Stephanie Stevens

  1. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing National Historic Preservation Week.
  2. Presentation of awards.

XIV. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XV. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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