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TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS

Main Street County Complex, Second Floor
Wednesday, November 12, 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 October 30, 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. 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 August 26, 2003 and the regular and executive session minutes of October 28, 2003.
  2. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated November 12, 2003.
  3. RESOLUTION - Victoria Wieboldt appointed provisional, full time Principal Clerk Transcriber, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department.
  4. RESOLUTION - Madeline Vettori appointed provisional, full time Family Service Worker, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - Steven Wall appointed temporary, Student Assistant, Library.
  6. RESOLUTION - Diego Duran appointed temporary, Student Assistant, Library.
  7. RESOLUTION - Meredith Allen appointed temporary, Clerk Transcriber, Administrator’s Office.
  8. RESOLUTION - Allison Williges appointed temporary, Clerk Transcriber, Rutgers’ Cooperative Extension.
  9. RESOLUTION - Barbara Bourquin, Director of Staff Operations, Human Services, increase in hours.
  10. RESOLUTION - Sara Ruppert, Gardner, Parks and Recreation, decrease in hours.
  11. RESOLUTION - Donnal Lamonaco, Senior Clerk Transcriber, Prosecutor’s Office, leave of absence.
  12. Motion to approve certificates for years of service. –
  13. RESOLUTION - Dana Nystrand appointed temporary, as needed, Student Assistant, Library.
  14. RESOLUTION - Authorizing applications for federal funds through the NJTPA Local Lead Program for the replacement of County Bridge E-166, County Route 602, over the Back Brook, in East Amwell Township.
  15. RESOLUTION - Authorizing applications for federal funds through the NJTPA Local Lead Program for the replacement of County Bridge E-174, County Route 602, over a tributary of the Back Brook in East Amwell Township.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving a joint funding agreement with the US Department of the Interior, for water resources investigations, through September 30, 2004, in the amount of $1,500 each.
  17. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a mortgage on Block 39, Lot 327, in High Bridge Borough, recorded in Mortgage Book 874, Page 962.
  18. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a mortgage on Block 39, Lot 327, in High Bridge Borough, recorded in Mortgage Book 862, Page 308.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Cheryl Wieder to the Public Alliance Insurance Coverage Fund.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #2, for Bid #2002-36, for Resurfacing of County Route 626 and 641, in Clinton Township, with Tilcon New York, Inc., decrease of $36,411.93.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving a weight limit for County Bridge T-115 in Tewksbury Township.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving a lease agreement with the Hunterdon County Housing Corporation for Block 30, Lot 18.1.

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

VI. GRANTS

    1. RESOLUTION - Approving a renewal application for the County Environmental Health Act for 2004, in the amount of $191,587 in state funds and a County Match of $191,5878.
    2. RESOLUTION – Approving a renewal application for Insurance Fraud Reimbursment for 2004, in the amount of $59,682 in state funds.

VII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

    1. County Update.

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

    1. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the 2003 Budget, for the Hunterdon County Area Plan Grant, in the amount of $293,080.
    2. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the 2003 Budget, for Phase II of the State Domestic Preparedness Program, in the amount of $599,944.
    3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the 2003 Budget, for the HIV Counseling and Testing Grant, in the amount of $93,600.
    4. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the 2003 Budget, for the Multi-Jurisdictional Narcotics Task Force Grant, in the amount of $203,174.

IX. 5:00 p.m. PUBLIC HEARING, COUNTY BRIDGE R-147

    1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the acquisition of land for the reconstruction of County Bridge R-147 in Readington Township.

X. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

    1. RESOLUTION - Granting preliminary approval to 19 applications as listed on May 19, 2002 and final approval for 14 applications in the 2003A funding round.
    2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement for Block 83, Lot 3, owned by Raritan Township, (SADC - $611,520, County - $176,383.20, Township - $260,226.40).
    3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement for Block 7, Lot 15, owned by Edward and Ernestina Bush, in Alexandria Township, (SADC - $158,557.50, County – $36,297, Township - $41,152.50.

XI. PLANNING BOARD, John W. Kellogg, Director

    1. Proposed Storm Water Management Rules.

XI. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell, AIA

    1. Update on various County buildings and projects.

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

    1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XIII. PARKS AND RECREATION, John G. Trontis, Director

    1. Operational Report for 3nd Quarter for Heron Glen.
    2. 2004 proposed Fee Schedule for Heron Glen.
    3. Presentation of two plaques in connection with Heron Glen.

XIV. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

    1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #County Clerk 376, with Progress Printing Company, for the printing of ballots for the general election, for the County Clerk’s Office, in the amount of $38,550.
    2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #OOA.1475, with Project Lifesaver, for mobile locators, for the Office on Aging, in the amount of $5,753.
    3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22077, with Motorola, for a backup radio and associated parts, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $6,873.90.
    4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22068, with Paratech, for rescue tools for Emergency Services, in the amount of $11,126.40.
    5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22067, with Scott Health & Safety, for confined space equipment, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $7,758.10.
    6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #03976, with Lawmen Supply Company, for firearms, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $2,128.10.
    7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2003-37, for a Hunting License Agreement for Block 6, Lots 44, 49 and 49.02, in Holland Township, to Farmers’ Sportsman Club, amount to be received $3,876.50.
    8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2003-44, to furnish and deliver one (1) Toro Multi Pro 5600 Vehicle w/computer controlled spray unit, for the Heron Glen Golf Course, to Storr Tractor Company, in an amount not to exceed $27,868.94.
    9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2003-45, to furnish and deliver one (1) Case/IH D45 Utility Tractor, for the Heron Glen Golf Course, to Storr Tractor Company, in an amount not to exceed $14,572.
    10. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional engineering services agreement, using County Quote #0071-2003, for scoping and development for Hunterdon County Route 513/Interstate 78/Interchange #15, Safety, Capacity, Circulation and Alternative Analysis and preparation of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Documents, in the Town of Clinton and Townships of Franklin and Union, to Edwards and Kelcey, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $449,915.38.
    11. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #2003-26, for the roof replacement at the LaPorte Property, with Eastgate Construction Co., Inc., increase not to exceed $2,100.
    12. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to County Quote #0149-2002, with Heritage Consulting Engineers, for professional surveying services, for Block 14, Lot 1.01 and Block 13, Lot 29, in West Amwell Township, for the Open Space Trust Fund Program, for additional services not in the original Scope of Services, increase of $1,527.

XV. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XVI. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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