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

TUESDAY, August 24, 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 January 01, 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. 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 to approve the regular and executive session minutes of August 10, 2004.
    2. Motion to approve the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated August 24, 2004.
    3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds report for August, 2004.
    4. RESOLUTION - Shirley Halsney appointed permanent, part time Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
    5. RESOLUTION - Brian Decker appointed provisional, full time Engineering Aide, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
    6. RESOLUTION - Ann Marie Gupta appointed provisional, full time Technician, MIS, Information Technology.
    7. RESOLUTION - Meredith Olson appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
    8. RESOLUTION - Colleen Siti appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
    9. RESOLUTION - Walter Colombo III appointed temporary, Supervisor of Garage Services, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
    10. RESOLUTION - Kathy Burgess, Library Intern, Library, hours adjusted to 25 per week.
    11. RESOLUTION - Michael Peccarelli, Equipment Operator, Roads, Bridges and Engineering, salary adjustment.
    12. RESOLUTION - Charles Pierman Equipment Operator, Roads, Bridges and Engineering, salary adjustment.
    13. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the selling of a 1994 Ford LS-8000 Truck, including spreader and plow to Alexandria Township, in the amount of $12,000.
    14. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the selling of a 1994 Ford LS-8000 Truck, including spreader and plow to Glen Gardner Borough, in the amount of $12,000.
    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. RESOLUTION - Approving the transfer of $887,777.24 in Section 8 Housing Program funds to a County Trust Fund to establish a Special Purpose Reserve.
    18. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Warren County for the Reconstruction of Inter-County Bridge B-5-W, Hunterdon’s portion to be $588.194.50.
    19. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid 2003-60, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge L-4, on County Route 513, over the Little Brook, with Underground Utilities Corp., increase of $41,934.30.
    20. RESOLUTION - Approving an Advertising Link Agreement with Hunterdon County Polytech for 6 months, in the amount of $834.00.
    21. RESOLUTION - Approving Sue Morrow to represent Hunterdon County on the NORWESCAP Board.
    22. RESOLUTION - Approving the 2005-2007 Hunterdon County Comprehensive Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Services Plan.
    23. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with Catholic Charities for outreach and counseling, family evaluation and case management services, in the amount of $98,726 of direct County funds, $5,860 of State Juvenile Justice funds and $5,000 of Social Service Emergency Disaster Relief funds.

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

VI. CORRESPONDENCE

    1. Rutgers Cooperative Extension, Requesting to attend the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences conference, from October 1, to 7, 2004, in Nashville Tennessee, in the amount of $1,000 for airfare, registration, meals and lodging.
    2. Women’s Crisis Services, Requesting permission to use the Court House steps for the annual Candlelight Vigil from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, as well as a PA system and electric; and to use the park from 5 to 9 pm for the annual clothesline event.
    3. High Bridge Borough, Requesting permission to close a portion of County Route 513, for the annual “Pooch Parade” on August 28, 2004, from 9 am until 11 am.

VII. GRANT

    1. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant, #10-025, for an increase of $729 in federal funds for congregate meals.
    2. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant, #10-033, for an increase of $4,271 IN U.S.D.A. funds for the home delivered meals expansion program.
    3. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant, #10-054, for an increase of $3,957 in federal funds and $278 in state funds, for the care management of seniors.

VIII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

    1. Status of Veterans Medal Ceremony.
    2. Introduction of new Department of Human Services Administrator, Pamela Pontrelli

IX. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

    1. RESOLUTION - Approving the municipal/county cost share agreement for Cornerhouse Farm, LLC, Block 27, Lot 21, in Delaware Township.
    2. RESOLUTION - Approving an addendum to the Contract for Sale of Development Easement with Moldmatic, Inc., Bock 60, Lots 12 and 15.02, in Delaware Township, Township’s percentage to be 16.51 per acre, ($875)

X. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell, AIA

    1. Update on various County buildings and projects.

XI. ROADS, BRIDGES AND ENGINEERING, John P. Glynn, Director

    1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XII. PURCHASING, John Davenport

    1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Health.1609, with Delval Tronix, for 2 Tybrid LCD Display Outdoor Red Tex Graphics Display, in the amount of $11,700, for the Health Department.
    2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Health.1610, with Stelton Mower, for 2 trailers, in the amount of $10,606, for the Health Department.
    3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Health.1611, with Delval Tronix, for a portable tailer unit and gas generator, in the amount of $9,086, for the Health Department.
    4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22340, with Aether Systems, Inc., for a maintenance agreement for the NCIC Computer System, in the amount of $11,086.20, for Communications.
    5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40006872, with Seely Equipment & Supply, for wooden snow fence, in the amount of $6,129, for the Department of Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
    6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40007003, with Service Tire Truck Center, for tires, in the amount of $8,974.81, for the Department of Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
    7. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #1610, with Stelton Mower, for 2 trailers, in the amount of $10,606, for the Health Department.
    8. 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.

XIV. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XV. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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