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TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS

Main Street County Complex, Second Floor
Tuesday, October 14, 2003 - 3:00 pm

2:45 p.m. HCUA

l. 3:00 p.m. 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 Main Street County Complex, Building #1, Flemington, New Jersey, a public place reserved for such announcements. A copy was mailed on or before September 19, 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. 3:30 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 regular and executive session minutes of September 23, 2003.
  2. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated October 14, 2003.
  3. RESOLUTION - Carol Garlewicz appointed permanent, full time Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  4. RESOLUTION - Bruce Baker appointed provisional, full time Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  5. RESOLUTION - Kyle Beasley appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Corrections.
  6. RESOLUTION - Melissa Fay appointed provisional, part time Library Assistant, Library.
  7. RESOLUTION - Lindsey Charbonneau appointed temporary, Student Assistant, Library.
  8. RESOLUTION - Kathleen Bronish appointed temporary, Laboratory Assistant, Health Department.
  9. RESOLUTION - Tia Marie Christie appointed temporary, Student Assistant, Library.
  10. RESOLUTION - Darren Ross appointed temporary, Instructor, Emergency Services.
  11. RESOLUTION - Darlene Ross, Youth Worker, Youth Facility, adjustment of hours.
  12. RESOLUTION - Roxanne Lavoie, Senior Clerk Typist, Purchasing, leave of absence without pay.
  13. RESOLUTION - Katherine Errickson, Assistant Prosecutor, Prosecutor’s Office, leave of absence without pay.
  14. RESOLUTION - Joyce Hanshaw, Investigator, Prosecutor’s Office, leave of absence without pay.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving Health Services Contract Amendment #4, with Frenchtown Borough, to comply with revised food inspection fees.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving the Hunterdon County Municipal Alliance Plan, Updated 2004 upon the recommendation of the Health and Human Services Advisory Council.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Franklin Township for the Reconstruction of Storm Drainage Improvements at the Intersection of County Route 617 and Stanton Station Road.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving a weight limit of 4 Tons on County Bridge FC-65 on Hamden Road, in Clinton and Franklin Townships.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving an unrestricted weight limit on County Bridge K-23, on Point Breeze-Kingwood Station Road, in Kingwood Township.
  20. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a cash performance bond to The Ridge at Back Brook, in the amount of $3,510.00
  21. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a cash performance bond to the Sandhill Corner Associates, in the amount of $30,507.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Franklin Township to provide School Speed Limit Sign Beacons for Installation along County Route 579 at the Franklin Township School.
  23. RESOLUTION - Authorizing applications be submitted for federal funds through the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority Local Scoping Program, for the Historic Preservation and Rehabilitation of County Bridge RQ-179, on Staton Station Road over the South Branch of the Raritan River, in Raritan and Readington Townships.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving a jurisdictional agreement for the Development known as Lambert’s Hill P.R.D., Block 1002, Lot 26.06, with the City of Lambertvilee for future maintenance of County Culvert Y-114.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving Task Order LA01-03-08, with the New Jersey DOT, for Safety Management System. (Reimbursement to the County shall not exceed $270,754.)
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the professional services agreement with Strunk-Albert Engineering, for additional services in connection with the renovations to the Extension Building, increase of $1,200.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving the Notice of Auction for trucks, office equipment, construction equipment, vehicles and miscellaneous items.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving a change order for Bid #2002-43, for Resurfacing and Storm Water Improvements to County Route 513, in Clinton Township and High Bridge Borough, with Tilcon New York, Inc., decrease of $36,475.48.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #2002-43, for Resurfacing and Storm Water Improvements to County Route 513, in Clinton Township and High Bridge Borough, to Tilcon New York, Inc., in the amount of $19,420.96.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving a change order for Bid #2002-42, for the 2002 Installation of Beam Guide Rail at various locations, with Highway Safety Systems, decrease of $62,775.50.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #2002-42, for the 2002 Installation of Beam Guide Rail at various locations, to Highway Safety Systems, in the amount of $4,028.74.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #2002-36, for the Resurfacing of County Routes 641 and 626, in Clinton Township, in the amount of $53,163.15.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving a project award contract for the County Prosecutor Insurance Fraud Reimbursement Program, in the amount of $25,906.

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

VI. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-026, for Home Delivered Meals, increase of $2,000 in state funds.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-038, for Adult Day Care Services, increase of $1,730 in federal funds.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-046, for Housing Repair Program, increase in federal funds of $2,000 and state funds of $2,000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-055, North Hunterdon Senior Center, increase of $1,015 in federal funds.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-061, for Caregivers Support Program, increase of $900 in federal funds.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a Direct Service Waiver for the Area Agency on Aging to administer the Mr. Fixit Program.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving a application for a Health Services Grant for Title III funds for the Office on Aging, in the amount of $615,907 in state funds.

VIII. 5:00 p.m. HUNTERDON COUNTY HOUSING CORPORATION

  1. To discuss available housing opportunities.

IX. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. Correspondence received from Flemington Borough concerning the County Park Policies.

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

  1. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 18-03, authorizing the acquisition of development easements on agricultural land, for the Farmland Preservation Program, in the amount of $4,200,000.
  2. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 19-03, authorizing the acquisition of real property for use as public park and recreation facilities, in the amount of $5,520,000.
  3. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 20-03, authorizing the acquisition of buses, in the amount of $288,000.
  4. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 21-03, authorizing the renovation, repair and construction of an existing structure for use as a senior citizens center, in the amount of $2,000,000.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving preliminary costs for Open Space property acquisitions, in the amount of $250,000.
  6. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue into the 2003 Budget for the Division of One-Stop Coordination and Support, for the period of July 1, 2001 to June 30, 2002, in the amount of $106,463.
  7. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue into the 2003 Budget for the Division of One-Stop Coordination and Support, for the period of July 1, 2002 to June 30, 2003, in the amount of $137,772.
  8. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue into the 2003 Budget for the Workforce Investment Board, for the period July 01, 1999 to June 30, 2000, in the amount of $413,679.

XI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

XII. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a development easement, for the Planning Incentive Program, from Readington Township on Block 75, Lot 19.01. (SADC-$233,826, County-$77,942, Township-$77,942).
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the release of an option agreement in order to acquire development rights, from Salvatore A. and Marianna B. DeSapio, on Block 7, Lots 7 and 7.01, in Kingwood Township.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a maintenance easement for Structure R-132, to be contingent for the acquisition of a development easement from Readington Township.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a maintenance easement for Structure R-102, and additional Route 629 right of way, to be contingent for the acquisition of a development easement from Readington Township.

XIII. PROJECT UDPATE, Frank J. Bell, Administrator

  1. Update of County projects and facilities.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.
  2. Request from Clinton First Aid & Rescue Squad to fuel emergency vehicles.

XV. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #362, with Progress Printing Company, for the printing of Ballots for the County Clerk’s Office, in the amount of $6,071.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22000, with Scott Health and Safety, for software maintenance, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $9,329.08.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22034, with UNISYS, for the CAD maintenance agreement, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $7,848.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PUR.11014, with Cannon, for a digital copier, for the Health Department, in the amount of $10,222.50.
  5. RESOLIUTION - Approving Requisition #40004270, with US Municipal Supply, for snow fence, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $8,785.50.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40004306, with Campbell Foundary, for castings for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $12,670.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40004449, with 3M Traffic Control Materials, for reflective sheeting, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $6,775.75.
  8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the rejection of a bid package from Advanced Containment Systems, Inc., for Bid #2003-19, to furnish and deliver one (1) Decontamination Trailer, for Emergency Services, as it did not meet the County’s specifications.
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2003-17, for prescription services for the adult correctional facility, to Bach’s Pharmacy East, in an amount not to exceed $70,000.
  10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2003-19, to furnish and deliver one (1) Decontamination Trailer, for Emergency Services, to ARAMSCO, in an amount not to exceed $74,999.
  11. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2003-34, for Resurfacing and Storm Water Improvement of County Route 518, in West Amwell Township and Lambertville City, to Trap Rock Industries, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,976,835.85.
  12. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2003-35, for Snow and Ice Control Materials, to International Salt, in an amount not to exceed $202,080.
  13. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2003-35, for Snow and Ice Control Materials, to Vestal Asphalt, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $23,328.
  14. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2003-39, to furnish and deliver Fine Paper, Envelopes and other paper products and supplies, to Paper Mart, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $44,113.90.
  15. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the extension of Bid #2002-31, for the maintenance of radio communications equipment, with TuWay Mobile Communications, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $76,407.76.
  16. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0056-2003, for surveying services in connection with the Open Space Trust Fund Program, to Newton Land Surveyor, in an amount not to exceed $12,800.
  17. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0092-2003, for surveying services in connection with the Farmland Preservation Program, to Studer and McEldowney, in an amount not to exceed $9,800.
  18. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0092-2003, for surveying services in connection with the Farmland Preservation Program, to Newton Land Surveyor, in an amount not to exceed $7,100.


XVI. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XVII. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS
(continued if necessary)


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