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

TUESDAY, December 14, 2004 - 3:00 PM

2:45 p.m. Hunterdon County Utilities Authority Meeting

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, 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. 4:30 p.m. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., County Treasurer

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - Bond Ordinance No. 09-04, for the acquisition of real property for use as a public park and recreational facility, in the amount of $2,250,000.
  2. PUBLIC HEARING - Capital Ordinance No. 10-04, for the acquisition of heavy public works machinery and equipment, in the amount of $640,000.
  3. PUBLIC HEARING - Capital Ordinance No. 11-04, authorizing HVAC improvements and repairs at the Hunterdon County Justice Center, in the amount of $250,000.
  4. PUBLIC HEARING - Capital Ordinance No. 12-04, authorizing paving and improvements of various County parking facilities, in the amount of $350,000.
  5. PUBLIC HEARING - Capital Ordinance No. 13-04, authorizing improvement of real property and construction of an Emergency Response Building, in the amount of $80,000.
  6. PUBLIC HEARING - Bond Ordinance No. 14-04, authorizing the acquisition of development easements on agricultural land and the acquisitions for farmland preservation, in the amount of $4,200,000.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the Subregional Transportation Planning Program, July 1, 2003 to June 30, 2004, in the amount of $399.21.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the Subregional Transportation Planning Program, July 1, 2002 to June 30, 2003, in the amount of $11,710.54.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the West Nile Virus Surveillance Grant, August 1, 2001 to March 31, 2002, in the amount of $4,869.
  10. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2004 County Budget, for the Multi-Jurisdictional Narcotics Task Force, in the amount of $186,005.

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 23, 2004.
  2. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated December 14, 2004.
  3. RESOLUTION - Nicholas Karkas, Jr. appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  4. RESOLUTION - James Reasoner appointed permanent, full time Senior Public Safety Telecommunicator, Emergency Services.
  5. RESOLUTION - Fred Albe appointed permanent, full time Equipment Operator, Roads and Bridges.
  6. RESOLUTION - Michael Peccarelli appointed permanent, full time Equipment Operator, Roads and Bridges.
  7. RESOLUTION - Warren Schultz appointed permanent, full time County Park Ranger, Parks and Recreation.
  8. RESOLUTION - Steven Hill appointed provisional, full time Printing Machine Operator 1, Central Printing and Mail.
  9. RESOLUTION - William Sloyer appointed provisional, full time Mechanic’s Helper, Roads and Bridges.
  10. RESOLUTION - Ross Debele III appointed provisional, full time Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  11. RESOLUTION - Christopher Botzin, Mechanic’s Helper, Roads and Bridges, salary adjustment.
  12. Motion to approve Certificates for Years of Service.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving a Mutual Assistance Agreement with Clinton Town for specialized law enforcement services (CERT Team).
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving a Volunteer Agreement with James Kramer, representing Clinton Town, (CERT TEAM).
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the professional services agreement with Archer & Greiner, for legal services for the Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services, increase of $17,500.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving the allocation of the balance of Council Initiative funds based on the recommendations of the Department of Human Services.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving the establishment of use limitations for the South County Park septic system.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving a Senior Citizen and Disabled Resident Transportation Assistance Agreement with NJ Transit, for 2005, in the amount of $434,060 of State “Casino Revenue” funds, to provide LINK transportation.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the 2004 County Environmental Health Act contract, increase of $24,830 towards the purchase of Haz/Mat Personal Protection Equipment.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving Somerset Valley Bank as a depository for the County.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving an unrestricted weight limit for County Bridge F-52, on Upper Kingtown Road, in Franklin Township.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving a weight limit of 3 tons on County Bridge D-377, on Britton Road, in Delaware Township.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving the annual Summary of Rules and Regulations for the Parks and Recreation Department.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a portion of Block 5, Lot 2, from Peter LaQuaglia for the replacement of County Bridge A-4, on County Route 614, over a Tributary of Hakihokake Creek in Alexandria Township, in the amount of $5,900.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a portion of Block 5, Lot 41, from W. Douglas MacGibbon and Wilma T. Hutton, for the replacement of County Bridge A-4, on County Route 614, over a Tributary of Hakihokake Creek in Alexandria Township, in the amount of $8,300.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a portion of Block 82.13, Lot 56.01, from Joseph A. Reynolds and Lawrence E. Reynolds for the replacement of County Bridge FC-62, on Hamden Road, over the South Branch of the Raritan River, in Clinton and Franklin Townships, in the amount of $1,000.
  27. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a purchase contract for vacant land, from New Jersey Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in American, for Block 46, Lot 35, in Lebanon Township, in the amount of $41,280.
  28. PROCLAMATION – Recognizing Matthew Caruana for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  29. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Keith Weinstock for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  30. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final payment for Bid #2003-18, for Resurfacing and Storm Water Improvements to County Route 519, in Alexandria and Holland Township, with Mannon Excavation, in the amount of $40,772.83.
  31. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final payment for Bid #2003-40, for the Main Street Renovations, with Top Line Construction Corp., in the amount of $18,892.66.

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

VII. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. To discuss a proposal from the New Jersey Forest Fire Service to install a Remote Automated Weather Station at Mountain Farm.

VIII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Information Technology, Requesting permission to send two (2) individuals to the Microsoft Windows 2003 Desktop Support Boot Cam, in Morristown, New Jersey, from May 24 to 27, 2005, in the amount of $4,990.
  2. Information Technology, Requesting permission to send one (1) individual to the Windows 2003 Server Class, (virtual classroom), from February 21 to 25, 2005, in the amount of $2,095.
  3. Information Technology, Requesting permission to send one (1) individual to the Understanding Network Fundamentals Course, (virtual classroom), from March 21 to 25, 2005, in the amount of $1,795.

IX. GRANTS

  1. OLD BUSINESS:
    RESOLUTION - Approving the extension of a Small Cities Community Development Block Grant for the Hunterdon County Housing Corporation.
  2. NEW BUSINESS:
    RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-001, for Administration of the Grant, increase of local funds in the amount of $7,308.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-025/026, for Congregate and Home Delivered Meals, increase of donations in the amount of $3,110.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-050/051, for Certified Home Health Aides, decrease in donations of $8,301.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-060, for State Health Insurance Program assistance, increase of state funds in the amount of $6,655.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-062, for Mr. Fixit Repairs, increase in federal funds in the amount of $3,000.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving State Contract #SH05010, for various Homeless Related Services, in the amount of $44,196 in state funds and $11,062 in federal funds, for 2005.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving individuals authorized to sign documents for various allocations.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving a public donor agreement to the Social Services Block Grant, to ensure the operation of the Human Services Advisory Council, Administration of the Child Abuse and Missing Children Commission and a component for the County funded School Based Initiative Program, in the amount of $69,881 of state funds and a County Match of $17,530.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving a renewal application for the 2005 Recreational Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities, in the amount of $13,500 in state funds, $1,500 in federal funds and a County Match of $3,000.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving a renewal application for the 2005 County Environmental Health Act grant, in the amount of $198,076 in state funds and a County Match of $198,076.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for a Cancer Control grant, for the implementation of the New Jersey Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan in Hunterdon County, in the amount of $32,500 in state funds.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving an assistance award Amendment with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, for the special grant project: “renovation for barrier free access for the Hunterdon County Senior Center”, in the amount of $74,558.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for a Local Tire Management Fund grant, from the Department of Environmental Protection, in the amount of $300,000 in state funds.

X. 5:00 p.m. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - Status of Small Cities Block Grant for the Senior Center renovations.
  2. County Update.

XI. PLANNING BOARD, Caroline Armstrong

  1. RESOLUTION - Designating the Hunterdon County Planning Board be the review agency for Municipal Stormwater Management Plans..

XII. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the proposed acquisition of a Development Easement from Robert and Sarah Fulper, for Block 19, Lot 5.01, in West Amwell Township, (SADC-$187,200, County-$62,400, Township-$62,400).
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the proposed acquisition of a Development Easement from Robert and Sarah Fulper, for Block 13, Lot 45, in West Amwell Township, (SADC-168,960, County-$56,320, Township-$56,320).

XIII. PROJECT ADMINISTRATION, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update on various County facilities and projects.

XIV. 5:30 p.m. ROADS, BRIDGES and ENGINEERING, John P. Glynn, Director

  1. PUBLIC HEARING – Acquisition of land for the realignment of County Route 513 in the Township of Alexandria.
  2. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XV. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #04674, with Murray Hill Center, for a jury study, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $10,495.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.2153, with Eplus, for Cisco Routing Switches, for Information Technology, in the amount of $12,474.69.
  3. RESOLUTION -Approving Requisition #22460, with Metrocom Communications, for 3 Channel Bank Basis systems, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $10,485.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Rutgers.00194, with Dell Marketing, for replacement computers, for Rutgers Cooperative Extension, in the amount of $6,758.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PUR.833, with Danka, for the Fleet Maintenance Agreement for the Cannon photocopying equipment, for 2005, for Purchasing, in the amount of $38,227.92.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PUR.12047, with Stewart Industries, for a Maintenance Agreement for the Savin photocopying equipment, for 2005, for Purchasing, in the amount of $30,625.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the rejection of the bid package received from Renda Roads, for Bid #2004-42, for the Construction of Bicycle Lanes and Sidewalks, for County Route 610, as the proposal did not meet the County’s specifications.
  8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Award of Bid #2004-45, for Refuse Disposal Services, to Republic Services of New Jersey, LLC, d/b/a Raritan Valley Disposal, in an amount not to exceed $515,111. (award subject to receipt of documents and Counsel review)
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Award of Bid #2004-47, for the Reconstruction and Storm Water Improvements for Route 513, in Califon Borough and Lebanon Township, to Renda Roads, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $2,250,403.70.
  10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Award of Bid #2004-051, for the Central Dispatch Function of the Hunterdon County Consolidated Transportation System, to ATC, in an amount not to exceed $1,264,262.
  11. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a modification to the professional services agreement with Correctional Health Services, for medical care for inmates at the County Correctional Facility, to reflect additional services at the Correctional Facility and the Youth Facility, increase in monthly amounts: January 27, 2004 – January 26, 2005: $36,879; January 27, 2005 – January 26, 2006: $38,205; January 27, 2006 – January 26, 2007: $39,584.

XVI. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XVII. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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