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TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS

Main Street County Complex, Second Floor
Tuesday, November 25, 2003 - 3:00 pm

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, 71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey, a public place reserved for such announcements. A copy was mailed on or before January 7, 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. EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTS

    1. To discuss personnel matters.
    2. To discuss legal matters.
    3. To discuss land matters.

IV. 4:30 p.m. PROCLAMATION

    1. Recognizing Roberta Kramer as the Hunterdon County Home Health Aide.

V. 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 November 12, 2003.
  2. Motion approving payment of claims as listed on the Claims Register dated November 25, 2003.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report for October, 2003.
  4. RESOLUTION - Sandra Tustison appointed provisional, full time Senior Clerk Transcriber, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - Julia Grecco appointed temporary, as needed Clerk Transcriber, Administration.
  6. RESOLUTION - Rachel Wilt appointed temporary, as needed Clerk Transcriber, Administration.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving a jurisdictional agreement with West Amwell Township in connection with County Culvert W-141, for the Mount Airy Estates.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving Amendment #4, to the Health Services Contract with Holland Township.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #2003-02, for the Rehabilitation of County Bridge D-304, on County Route 604, over the Wickecheoke Creek, in Delaware Township, with ATM Traffic Systems, LLC, increase of $1,963.86.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving a budget modification with the Hunterdon Medical Center/Hunterdon Behavioral Health, for the inclusion of $338 in Council Initiative Funding, for the purpose of providing psychiatric evaluation/treatment to at-risk youth.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving a supplemental award for the 2003 State/Community Partnership and Family Court Services Grant Program, for “Program Management” funding in the amount of $7,500.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving a Grant of Access Easement with Frank Greek and Cathy Greek and the Delaware & Raritan Greenway, Inc., on property in East Amwell Township.

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

VI. GRANTS

    1. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant from the US Department of Homeland Security for explosive detective canine start-up costs, in the amount of $57,143.
    2. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of the County 9-1-1 Coordinator Grant Funding Application in the amount of $25,000.
    3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Area Plan Grant Amendment, for #10-016, Telephone Reassurance.
    4. RESOLUTION - Approving a Area Plan Grant Amendment, for #10-050, Certified Home Health Aide.

VII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

    1. County Update.
    2. Status of County Maps and Atlases.

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 Solid Waste Services Tax, in the amount of $96,242.
    2. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the 2003 Budget, for the Insurance Fraud Reimbursement Program, in the amount of $25,906.
    3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the 2003 Budget, for the UMTA Section 5311 Grant, in the amount of $357,506.
    4. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the 2003 Budget, for the matching funds for the UMTA Section 5311 Grant, in the amount of $119,169.
    5. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the 2003 Budget, for the Small Cities Block Grant, in the amount of $400,000.
    6. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the 2003 Budget, for the State Health Services Grant, in the amount of $471,669.
    7. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the Hurricane Operations Plan, in the amount of $91.00.
    8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an amendment to Bond Ordinance No. 19-03, without changing the aggregate appropriations. (for Public Parks and Recreation).
    9. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 22-03, for Golf Course Improvements, in the amount of $67,500.
    10. INTRODUCTION – Capital Ordinance No. 23-03, for Parks Facilities Improvement, in the amount of $100,000.
    11. INTRODUCTION – Capital Ordinance No. 24-03, for the purpose of dredging the Training Center pond, in the amount of $40,000.

IX. FOR DISCUSSION

    1. Property ownership information – GIS Internet Map Service.
    2. Proposal from Kemper Sports.

X. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

    1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final approval on the acquisition of a development easement, under the PIG Program, with Peter and Louise Dodds, in Delaware Township, (SADC - $128,000, County - $36,000, Township - $36,0000).
    2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final approval on the acquisition of a development easement, under the PIG Program, with David and Mary Strzelcecki Hanna, in Readington Township, (SADC - $181,248, County - $50,976, Township - $50,976).
    3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final approval on the acquisition of a development easement, under the PIG Program, with William Spolar, in Delaware Township, (SADC - $474,880, County - $133,560, Township - $133,560).
    4. RESOLUTON - Authorizing a Contract for Sale of Development Easement from the Silver Bit and Spur Farm, Inc., in Readington Township, (SADC - $241,006.20, County - $68,285.50, Township - $923,385.30).

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. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

    1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.3777, with Hertrich Fleet Services, for one 2004 Dodge Caravan, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $15,899.
    2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40004694, with Seely Equipment and Supply, for snow plow parts, for Roads and Bridges, in the amount of $28,188.74.
    3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40004693, with Seely Equipment and Supply, for on-spot automatic chain parts, for Roads and Bridges, in the amount of $8,864.10.
    4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #CC.374, with High Tech Accessory Items, Inc., for an automated cash collection system for printing services, for the County Clerk’s Office, in the amount of $9,419.
    5. RESOLUTON - Authorizing the rejection of bid packages received for Bid #2003-49, to furnish and deliver one 2004 Dodge Caravan for the Prosecutor’s Office.
    6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0134-2003, for appraisals on various properties for the Open Space Program, to Norman J. Goldberg, in the amount of $3,500.
    7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0134-2003, for appraisals on various properties for the Open Space Program, to Boehm Appraisal Services, in the amount of $2,970.
    8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0134-2003, for appraisals on various properties for the Open Space Program, to Appraisal Affiliates, Inc., in the amount of $3,400.
    9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0134-2003, for appraisals on various properties for the Open Space Program, to Robert F. Heffernan, in the amount of $5,850.
    10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0134-2003, for appraisals on various properties for the Open Space Program, to Tom Rodriguez Associates, in the amount of $4,800.
    11. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0134-2003, for appraisals on various properties for the Open Space Program, to C.L. Orbaker and Associates, Inc., in the amount of $2,800.

XIV. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XV. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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