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

TUESDAY, August 10, 2004 - 2:00 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 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 August 05, 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. 2:00 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 to approve the executive session minutes of June 22, 2004, the regular and executive session minutes of July 13, 2004 and July 27, 2004.
  2. Motion to approve the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated August 10, 2004.
  3. RESOLUTION - David Gallant appointed unclassified, full time County Investigator, Prosecutor’s Office.
  4. RESOLUTION - Louis Maddalena III appointed permanent, full time Inspector Trainee, Mosquito Extermination, Health Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - Debra Schulze appointed provisional, full time Legal Secretary, Prosecutor’s Office.
  6. RESOLUTION - Rosemary Francone appointed provisional, full time Principal Librarian, Library.
  7. RESOLUTION - Jennifer Winberry appointed provisional, full time Principal Librarian, Library.
  8. RESOLUTION - Mark Vlazny appointed temporary, as needed Seasonal Laboratory Assistant, Health Department.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment on Bid #2002-01, for site improvements for the High Bridge Branch (Columbia Trail) in Califon and High Bridge Boroughs and Clinton Lebanon and Tewksbury Townships, and the Clinton Line (Landsdown Trail) in Clinton Town and Franklin Township, to Rencor, Inc., in the amount of $42,132.79.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the professional services agreement with N. Sualis Associates, for additional work, in an amount not to exceed $7,500.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Gentile & Turpen, PC to provide bond counsel services.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving the Hunterdon County Homeless Continuum of Care System Report for 2003.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service agreement, #HC-04-36Y2, with Hunterdon Behavioral Health of the Hunterdon Medical Center, to provide transitional services, mental health services to youth and counseling services, in an amount of $353,744 in direct County funds, $30,880 of State Juvenile Justice Commission pass through funding and $9,280 of Social Services Block Grant funding.
  14. RESOLUTION - Recognizing David Dunay for having served on the Hunterdon County Emergency Management Council.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving upon the recommendation of the Open Space Trust Fund Committee municipal grant program applications with High Bridge Borough, Tewksbury Township and West Amwell Township.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving upon the recommendation of the Open Space Trust Fund Committee Non-Profit Grant Program applications with Phillipsburg Riverview Organization, Hunterdon Land Trust Alliance (2 applications) and the New Jersey Conservation Foundation (2 applications).
  17. RESOLUITON - Approving the plans and specifications for the Construction of Bicycle Lanes and Sidewalk for County Route 610, in Frenchtown Borough.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving Federal Aid Change Order #3, for Bid #2002-01, for site improvements for the High Bridge Branch (Columbia Trail) in Califon and High Bridge Boroughs and Clinton Lebanon and Tewksbury Townships, and the Clinton Line (Landsdown Trail) in Clinton Town and Franklin Township, with Rencor, Inc., in the decreased amount of $26,175.73.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving an employment and reimbursement agreement with Nicholas Knechel, Sheriff’s Officer.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving an employment and reimbursement agreement with Kevin Accardi, Sheriff’s Officer.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving an employment and reimbursement agreement with William Davis, Sheriff’s Officer.

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

VI. HUNTERDON COUNTY HOUSING CORPORATION

    1. Status of Church Street project.

VII. CORRESPONDENCE

    1. GIS Division of Information Technology, Requesting permission for 2 people to attend the Northeast ARC Users Group Conference, in Lake Placid, New York, from September 19 to 22, 2004, in the estimated amount of $1,150 for registration, travel, meals and lodging.
    2. Office on Aging, Response to a request by Mary Fedorko for use of the parking area at the Senior Center on weekends for trips, requests the County grant approval for use of the lot.
    3. Parks and Recreation, Requesting approval of the Deer Management – Controlled Hunting Program for the 2004/2005 season.

VIII. GRANT

    1. RESOLUTION - Approving State Contract No. T305010, with the State Department of Human Services, for the provision of Work First New Jersey Special Initiative Services to offset the cost of childcare in Hunterdon County and the Transportation Block Grant services, in the amount of $85,013.
    2. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant with the New Jersey Water Supply, for work by Planning Department Staff to assist in selected tasks, in the amount of $63,500 and a Memorandum of Agreement to assist municipalities in wastewater management planning and water quality protection.

IX. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

    1. Status of Veterans Medal Ceremony.

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

    1. RESOLUTION – Authorizing compliance with the Local Finance Board in connection with the 2003 County Audit.
    2. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2004 Budget, for the Right to Know Program, in the amount of $9,618.
    3. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2002 County Environmental Health Act Grant , in the amount of $2,000.
    4. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities Grant, in the amount of $1,042.80.

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, John Davenport

    1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #1479, with United Telephone of NJ d/b/a Sprint United, for a Master Purchase Agreement for structured wiring and maintenance for telephone billing, for Communications, in the amount of $100,000.
    2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #1482, with United Telephone of NJ d/b/a Sprint United, for a Master Purchase Agreement for centrex service, equipment and maintenance for telephone billing, for Communications, in the amount of $75,000.
    3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22337, with the Hunterdon Medical Center for training reimbursement, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $7,875.
    4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.04439, with The PERCS Index, Inc., for evidence management software, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $5,699.
    5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40006720, with Superior Steel, for steel for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $7,074.
    6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40006721, with Superior Steel, for bridge flooring, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $8,742.16.
    7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2004-33, for the Painting of various County Bridges, to Aussie Painting Corp., in an amount not to exceed $111,188.
    8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2004-34, for the Application of Traffic Stripes and Markings, to Zone Striping, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $100,238.88.
    9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2004-35, for various Drainage Projects on County Routes 607, 615, 635 and 639, to Seminole Contracting Co., LLC, in an amount not to exceed $513,759.16.
    10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2004-37, for Bank Excavation on County Route 602, in East Amwell Township, to Country View, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $60,178.90.
    11. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2004-38, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge Q-28, in Raritan Township, to Tilcon New York, Inc., amount not to exceed $944,000.
    12. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the rejection of a bid package for Bid #2004-42, to Furnish, Deliver and Install a Spring Recoil Exhaust Hose Reel System, from Air Purifiers, Inc., as it did not meet the County’s specifications.
    13. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2004-42, to Furnish, Deliver and Install a Spring Recoil Exhaust Hose Reel System, to Bob Slavin Enterprises d/b/a Clean Air Company, in an amount not to exceed $32,000.
    14. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0080-2004, for appraisal services for the current Farmland Preservation Program, to C.L. Orbaker and Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $14,500.
    15. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0080-2004, for appraisal services for the current Farmland Preservation Program, to Vanguard Appraisal Services, in an amount not to exceed $12,000.
    16. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0080-2004, for appraisal services for the current Farmland Preservation Program, to Robet McNeely Vance & Company, in an amount not to exceed $5,790.
    17. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0080-2004, for appraisal services for the current Farmland Preservation Program, to Robert F. Heffernan, in an amount not to exceed $14,630.
    18. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0080-2004, for appraisal services for the current Farmland Preservation Program, to Curran Realty Advisors, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $14,444.
    19. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0080-2004, for appraisal services for the current Farmland Preservation Program, to Thomas Rodriguez, in an amount not to exceed $7,800.
    20. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0080-2004, for appraisal services for the current Farmland Preservation Program, to Ronald A. Curini Appraisal Co., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $7,281.
    21. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0080-2004, for appraisal services for the current Farmland Preservation Program, to Musnuff Group, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $7,800.
    22. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0080-2004, for appraisal services for the current Farmland Preservation Program, to MGM Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $6,000.
    23. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #008-2004, for surveying services for the current Open Space Trust Fund Program, to Studer & McEldowny, in an amount not to exceed $29,350.
    24. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0097-2004, for material testing services for various projects over a 2 year period, for Roads and Bridges, to Key Tech, in an amount not to exceed $30,000.
    25. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0097-2004, for material testing services for various projects over a 2 year period, for Roads and Bridges, to French & Parrello Associates, P.A., in an amount not to exceed $15,000.
    26. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Morris-Flood Associates, to provide engineering services in connection with the Senior Center Renovation Project, in an amount not to exceed $4,000.

Old Business:

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #HCJ45727, with Atlantic Ambulance, for emergency transport for medical care provided to an inmate in the Corrections Department, in the amount of $3,640.00.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #HCJ45728, with Morristown Memorial Hospital, for medical services provided to an inmate in the Corrections Department, in the amount of $46,676.08
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #HCJ45720, with Morris Heart Associates, for medical services provided to an inmate in the Corrections Department, in the amount of $10,145.74.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Quote #0081-2004, for a Professional Services Contract to Keating Environmental Management, Inc., for an Environmental Assessment in Lebanon Township for the Hunterdon County Open Space Trust Fund Program.

XIV. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XV. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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