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TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS

Main Street County Complex, Second Floor
Tuesday, December 09, 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, 71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey, a public place reserved for such announcements. A copy was mailed on or before July 31, 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. 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 25, 2003.
  2. Motion approving payment of claims as listed on the Claims Register dated December 09, 2003.
  3. RESOLUTION - Carl Ondrak appointed permanent, full time Senior Bridge Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  4. RESOLUTION - Janet Hrehowesik appointed permanent, full time Youth Worker, Youth Facility.
  5. RESOLUTION - Deborah Herrighty appointed permanent, full time Housing Assistance Technician, Housing Agency.
  6. RESOLUTION - Kimberly Niko appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Corrections.
  7. RESOLUTION - Frederick Albe, Equipment Operator, Roads and Bridges, salary adjustment
  8. RESOLUTION - Prosecutor’s Investigators contract employees, salary adjustment.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving Amendment #4, to the Health Services Contract with East Amwell Twp.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving Amendment #4, to the Health Services Contract with Delaware Township.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving Amendment #4, to the Health Services Contract with Bethlehem Twp.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving Amendment #4, to the Health Services Contract with Lambertville City.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving Contract Modification #2, to extend the County Environmental Health Act Grant through June 30, 2004.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving the Subcontract for the FY2004 Subregional Transportation Planning Program with the NJTPA in the amount of $41,523.20 in state funds and a County Match of $10,380.80.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving the Subcontract for the FY2004-2005 Subregional Study Proposal for a Bikeway Implementation Plan – Southwest Route Study, with the NJTPA in the amount of $31,216.80 in federal funds and a County Match of $7,804.20.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a portion of Block 41, Lot 2, from Bart Rhea in connection with the replacement of County Bridge Q-28, on Old Croton Road, in Raritan Township.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving the plans and specifications for the Reconstruction of County Bridge D-388 on Locktown-Flemington Road, over the Plum Brook, in the Township of Delaware and authorizing the County Purchasing Agent to advertise for bids.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving an unrestricted weight limit on County Bridge T-22, on Hollow Brook Road, in the Township of Tewksbury.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service agreement, #HC-03-36B2, with the North Hunterdon/Voorhees School District, to provide an employment related program to fund wages for student mentors assisting special needs students, in the amount of $5,135.50.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement for Home Health Aide Services, with Visiting Health and Supportive Services, in the amount of $172,331.

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

VI. CORRESPONDENCE

    1. Garden State Underwater Recovery Unit, Requesting permission to hold a coin toss on Saturday, December 20, 2003, from 8 am to 34 pm, at the intersection of County Route 519 and Bridge Street in Milford, New Jersey.
    2. Oldwick Fire Company, Requesting permission to hold a coin toss on Saturday, December 13, 2003, from 10 am to 2 pm, at the intersection of County Route 517 and 523, in Tewksbury Township.

VII. GRANTS

    1. RESOLUTION - Approving Public Donor Agreement to the Social Services Block Grant Agreement, #04AHKC, for planning and coordinating activities of the HHSAC, in the amount of $31,023 in cash funds and a County Match of $2,485, with the provision of $67,518 in state funds for the period of FY2004.
    2. RESOLUTION - Approving State Contract #04AMKC, for transportation services, in the amount of $122,123 in state funds, with a concomitant Public Donor Agreement for a County Match in the amount of $35,468.
    3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Senior Citizen and Disabled Resident Transportation Assistance Agreement, with NJ Transit for the provision of $436,995 in State “Casino Revenue” funding, for operating, capital and administrative costs for transportation services for seniors and disabled residents.
    4. RESOLUTION - Approving the 2004 Recreational Trails Program Grant Application for the “Hunterdon County Parks Historical Interpretive Signs” project, in the amount of $20,000 in state funds and a County Match of $5,000.
    5. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant Amendment, for #10-001 for Administration, for an increase in local funds of $1,891.
    6. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant Amendment, for #10-017/030, for Senior Health/Preventive Health Services, for an increase of federal funds of $2,571.
    7. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant Amendment, for #10-025, Congregate Meals, for a decrease in donations and USDA Reimbursement Funds of $910.
    8. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant Amendment, for #10-026, for Home Delivered Meals, for a decrease in donations and USDA Reimbursement Funds of $8,750.
    9. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant Amendment, for #10-032, for Information and Assistance Services, for an increase of federal and state funds of $4,870.
    10. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant Amendment, for #10-033, for Home Delivered Meals Expansion Program, for a decrease in donations and USDA Reimbursement Funds of $4,225.
    11. RESOLUTION - Approving an Area Plan Grant Amendment, for #10-054, for Care Coordination, for an increase of federal and state funds of $6,086.

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

    1. PUBLIC HEARING - Bond Ordinance No. 19-03A, amending Section 3, in connection with the acquisition of real property for use as public park and recreation facilities, without changing the aggregate amount.
    2. PUBLIC HEARING - Capital Ordinance No. 22-03, for Golf Course Improvements, authorizing repairs and improvements at the Heron Glen Golf Course, in the amount of $67,500
    3. PUBLIC HEARING - Capital Ordinance No. 23-03, for Parks Facilities Improvement, authorizing improvements to Park Facilities, in the amount of $100,000.
    4. PUBLIC HEARING - Capital Ordinance No. 24-03, authorizing the dredging of the Emergency Services Training Center pond, in the amount of $40,000.
    5. RESOLUTION - Capital Budget Amendment for planned funding services for 2003 for the interior renovations of the Historic Court House, in the amount of $1,025,000.
    6. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 25-03, for additional appropriations for the replacement of existing HVAC unites and to provide for adjustments to the original construction costs for the addition to the Library Headquarters, in the amount of $414,000.
    7. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 26-03, amending and supplementing Bond Ordinance No. 15-02, for the improvement and interior renovations to the historic Court House and the extenior and interior renovations to the Hall of Records, in the amount of $1,200,000.
    8. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the 2003 Budget, for the Job Access & Reverse Commute Grant, in the amount of $226,500.
    9. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the 2003 Budget, for the Subregional Transportation Planning Program, in the amount of $41,523.20.
    10. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the 2003 Budget, for the Juvenile Justice Commission, State/Community Partnership Grant, in the amount of $7,500.
    11. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the 2003 Budget, for the Subregional Studies Bikeway Implementation Plan, in the amount of $31,216.80.
    12. 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 $10,000.

IX. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

    1. County Update.

X. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

    1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final approval on the acquisition of a development easement, under the PIG Program, with Tewksbury Township, (SADC - $430,500, County - $143,500, Township - $143,500).

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 #04023, with Trustforte Language Services, for translation services for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $2,141.71.
    2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #CC.384, with Progress Printing Company, for sample ballots for the School Election on December 09, 2003, for the County Clerk’s Office, in the amount of $8,329.
    3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #CH.004661, with Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts, for conservation treatment and housing of the historic “Map of the Boundary Line between the Counties of Morris and Hunterdon, State of New Jersey, 1896”, for the Cultural and Heritage Commission, in the amount of $2,000.
    4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2003-48, to furnish and deliver Liquid Propane Gas, to Agway Energy Products, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $79,182.
    5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2003-37, for Milling, Resurfacing and Storm Water Improvements on County Route 579, in Alexandria and Union Townships, to Renda Roads, in an amount not to exceed $1,771,769.77.
    6. RESOLUTION - Approving the extension of Bid #99-34, to provide Interstate Long Distance Telephone Services, with United Telephone Company of New Jersey, d/b/a Sprint, in an amount not to exceed $14,214.
    7. RESOLUTION - Approving contract modification #1, for County Quote #0092-2003, for professional surveying services, with DeMuro Associates, increase of $3,130.

XIV. PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT, John Trontis, Director

    1. Presentation of Poster Contest Winners “Help Save Wildlife and Their Homes – Stay on Posted Trails.”
    2. Parks Advisory Board Recommendation – Kemper Clubhouse Proposal, Heron Glen Golf Course.

XIV. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XV. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS
(continued if necessary)


 

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