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TENTATIVE AGENDA
Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Main Street County Complex, Second Floor, Flemington, New Jersey

TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2004 - 1:00 PM

l. 1:00 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 April 7, 2004, to the Hunterdon County Democrat, Lambertville Beacon, The Express, Courier News, Trenton Times, Hunterdon Review and Star Ledger, newspapers designated to receive such notices and by filing a copy with the Hunterdon County Clerk.”

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. 1:00 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 to approve the regular and executive session minutes of March 23, 2004.
  2. Motion to approve the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated April 13, 2004.
  3. RESOLUTION - Mark Wynings appointed permanent, full time Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  4. RESOLUTION - Joyce Davis appointed temporary, as needed Clerk Transcriber, Administrator’s Office.
  5. RESOLUTION - Keith Williges appointed temporary, as needed Laboratory Assistant, Health Department.
  6. RESOLUTION - Amy Richards appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  7. RESOLUTION - Kristi Troutman appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  8. RESOLUTION - Ryan Neary appointed temporary, as needed Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  9. Motion to approve Certificates for Years of Service.
  10. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Frank Greenagel for having served on the Raritan Valley Community College Board of Trustees.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving the release of a cash Performance Bond to Woodside Farms, in the amount of $3,392.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving the release of a cash Maintenance Bond to Stem Brothers, in the amount of $3,145.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving the release of a cash Road Opening Deposit to Comcast Cable, in the amount of $5,000.
  14. RESOLUTION - Endorsing the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s plans for providing an alternate access from Exit 17 to I-78 westbound.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving a fixed weight limit on County Bridge T-42, on Palatine Road, in Tewksbury Township.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving a subcontract for FY’03 Local Scoping funds for a project entitled: “Scope of Work for Level of Action Assessment:CR 513, Interstate 78, Interchange 15, in Clinton Town and Franklin and Union Townships.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving the plans and specifications for the Reconstruction of County Culvert Q-6, on Old York Road (County Route 613), over a Tributary to the Neshanic River, in Raritan Township.
  18. RESOLUTION - Concurring with High Bridge Borough Ordinance No. 2004-4, designating two 20 minute parking spaces at the entrance to the Columbia Trail, on the east side of County Route 513 (Main Street), in the Borough.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Board, three municipal grant program allocations for Open Space Trust Funds.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement for a medical examiner with Steven M. Diamond, D.O. for 2004.

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

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Budget be read by title only.
  2. PUBLIC HEARING - For the adoption of the County Budget for 2004.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the amount to be raised by taxation for the County’s Open Space, Recreation, Farmland and Historic Preservation Trust Fund.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the amount to be raised by taxation for support of the Operating Budget for the County Library.
  5. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 04-04, authorizing the acquisition of office furniture, fixtures and business equipment, in the amount of $442,000.
  6. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 05-04, authorizing the acquisition of vehicles, in the amount of $380,000.

VII. PRESENTATION OF ARBOR DAY PROCLAMATION

VIII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Director of the Department of Public Safety/Warden, Request permission to attend the American Jail Association Conference, in Birmingham, Alabama, from April 24 to 29, 2004, estimated costs to be $1,702.40 for airfare, registration, lodging and meals.
  2. Senior Health Services, Request to use front of the Main Street County Complex to hold their annual get-together for Let’s Walk on Sunday, April 25, 2004, from approximately 1:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. Requesting use of rest room if necessary.

IX. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-025/026, for congregate meals at nutrition sites and to deliver meals to the homebound unable to attend nutrition sites, in the amount of $34,420 in state funds and $131,060 in federal funds.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-033, for weekend meals to homebound seniors, in the amount of $21,520.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-046, for safety related home rehabilitation and repairs for seniors, in the amount of $11,000 in state funds.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-053, for state home delivered meals to homebound seniors, in the amount of $28,410 in state funds.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-055/056, for information and assistance, physical fitness and educational services for seniors, in the amount of $41,437 in state funds and $4,173 in federal funds.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant Amendment, #10-54, for care coordination of services to seniors, increase of $2,359 in federal funds.

X. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

XI. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

Old Business

  1. RESOLUTION -Approving the Addler Farm, Block 25, Lot 38, in Delaware Township, for inclusion in the PIG 1 program.
    New Business

New Business

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a policy for the payment of municipal Planning Incentive Grants.
  2. RESOLUTION - Granting preliminary approval of an amendment to East Amwell Township’s PIG 1/2000A Round.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Contract for sale of Development Easement, for Block 25, Lot 59, in Holland Township on the Kozak Farm, (SADC-$307,500, County-$61,500, Township-$61,500).

XII. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update on various County buildings and projects.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XIV. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #P&R.1265, with the Hunterdon Symphony, for a Youth Orchestra Camp, from July 5 to 9, 2004, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $5,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #P&R.1266, with the Hunterdon Symphony, for a Music Under the Stars Concert on July 24, 2004, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $2,500.
  3. RESOLUTION -Approving Requisition #Human Services.2199, with Motorola, for 20 mobile radios with accessories, for Human Services, in the amount of $16,768.60.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #45585, with Neurosurgical Group of Chatham, for services at the jail, for the Department of Corrections, in the amount of $18,813.40.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #45588, with AHS Hospital Corporation OVH, for services at the jail, for the Department of Corrections, in the amount of $204,244.98.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40005857, with Stuart Steel Protection Corporation, for waterproofing supplies, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $5,764.25.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40005899, with 3M Traffic Control Materials, for traffic tape and materials, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $7,469.73.
  8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2004-05, for the Construction of the Hamden Pedestrian Bridge, in Clinton and Franklin Townships, to Decker, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $157,425.
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2004-06, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge D-388, on Locktown-Flemington Road, over Plum Brook, in Delaware Township, to Vangelis Construction, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $282,950.
  10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2004-08, to furnish and deliver Traffic Paint Type “A” Water Borne, Lead Free, to Ennis Paint, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $28,684.
  11. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2004-11, for various Homeland Security Equipment and Accessories, for the Office of Emergency Services, to Aramsco, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $137,539.70.
  12. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2004-12, for One 2004 Ford F550 XL Crew Cab 4x4 HazMat Vehicle, for the Health Department, to Bay Head Investments, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $74,750.
  13. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2004-14, to furnish and deliver Ten Mini Rad-D Gamma Radiation Pagers, for the Office of Emergency Services, Division of Emergency Management, to Laurus Systems, in an amount not to exceed $14,500.
  14. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2004-16, to furnish and deliver 20 Pocket PC Kits and Accessories, for the Office of Emergency Services, to Salamander Technologies, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $49,900.
  15. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0013-2004, for Appraisal Services for the Open Space Trust Fund Program, for Block 4.01, Lots 34, in High Bridge Borough, to Triassic Technology, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,300.
  16. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0137-2004, for Appraisal Services for the Open Space Trust Fund Program, for Block 63, Lots 21, 66, 67 and 68, in Readington Township, to Valuation Consultants, in an amount not to exceed $2,800.
  17. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0137-2004, for Appraisal Services for the Open Space Trust Fund Program, for Block 63, Lots 21, 66, 67 and 68, in Readington Township, to Robert F. Heffernan, in an amount not to exceed $3,000.
  18. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Extension of Bid #99-49, for Refuse Disposal Services, to Raritan Valley Disposal Services, in an amount not to exceed $33,270.

XV. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XVI. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS
(continued if necessary)

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