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

TUESDAY, December 28, 2004 - 3:00 PM

2:45 p.m. Hunterdon County Vocational School Board

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 - Ordinance NO. 22-02A to amend Section 1 of Bond Ordinance No. 22-02, Bond Ordinance authorizing the acquisition of land and improvements from Hunterdon Central Regional High School for use by Hunterdon County Polytech.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the Community Forestry Program, in the amount of $2,000.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2002 Area Plan Grant, in the amount of $5,978 and grant reserve in the amount of $47,751.47.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for 2003 Area Plan Grant, in the amount of $49,424 and grant reserve in the amount of $39,913.99
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving transfers in various 2004 Appropriation Accounts.

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 December 14, 2004.
  2. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated December 28, 2004.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report, for November 2004.
  4. RESOLUTION - Sherrill Peterson appointed unclassified, full time 4H Program Assistant, Rutgers Cooperative Extension.
  5. RESOLUTION - Robert Bainbridge appointed unclassified, full time Confidential Assistant, Buildings and Maintenance.
  6. RESOLUTION - James Beyer appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Rutgers’ Cooperative Extension.
  7. RESOLUTION - Joann Blayle appointed permanent, full time Library Assistant, Library.
  8. RESOLUTION - Stephanie Browne appointed provisional, full time Public Health Representative 3, Health Department.
  9. RESOLUTION - Marva Salvato appointed provisional, full time Assistant Supervisor of Accounts, Finance Department.
  10. RESOLUTION - Kim Taylor appointed provisional, full time Accountant, Finance Department.
  11. RESOLUTION - Penny Males appointed provisional, full time Program Development Aide, Human Services.
  12. RESOLUTION - Heather Fike appointed provisional, full time Administrative Clerk, Human Services.
  13. RESOLUTION - Mary Ann Thompson appointed provisional, full time Assistant Supervisor of Senior Citizen Activities, Office on Aging.
  14. RESOLUTION - Nadia Parkhouse appointed provisional, full time Coordinator of Volunteers, Office on Aging.
  15. RESOLUTION - Brad Hendershot appointed provisional, full time Maintenance Repairer, Buildings and Maintenance.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #7, for Bid #2003-13, Historic Restoration of the Hunterdon County Court House, with Watertrol, Inc., in the amount of $501,561.90.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #8, for Bid #2003-13, Historic Restoration of the Hunterdon County Court House, with Watertrol, Inc., in the amount of $297,226.80.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #8, for Bid #2003-38, Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 County Library Headquarters, with Rampart Construction, in the amount of $237,160.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #5, for Bid #2003-38, Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 County Library Headquarters, with Mid-Atlantic Mechanical, Inc., in the amount of $250,277.30.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #9, for Bid #2003-38, Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 County Library Headquarters, with Tore Electric Co., Inc., in the amount of $96,133.21.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #8, for Bid #2003-53, Renovations to the Hunterdon County Senior Center, with Charles Mann General Contractors, in the amount of $105,522.89.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #9, for Bid #2003-53, Renovations to the Hunterdon County Senior Center, with Charles Mann General Contractors, in the amount of $18,439.24.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #5, for Bid #2003-38, Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 County Library Headquarters, with Don Pizzolato, Inc., in the amount of $27,930.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #19, Final, for Bid #2001-58, (Interior) Demolition and Construction of the (downtown) County Administration Building, with Dauti Construction Co., Inc., in the amount of $87,884.18.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #38, for Bid #2001-58, for General Construction for the (Interior) Demolition and Construction of the (downtown) County Administration Building, with Dauti Construction, increase of $2,861.38.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving a Certificate for Substantial Completion, for Bid #2001-58, for the (Interior) Demolition and Construction of the (downtown) County Administration Building.
  27. RESOLUITION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #2003-13, for the Historic Renovation of the Hunterdon County Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., increase of $2,064.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #5, for Bid #2003-13, for the Historic Renovation of the Hunterdon County Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., increase of $40,628.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #6, for Bid #2003-13, for the Historic Renovation of the Hunterdon County Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., increase of $51,200.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving a Certificate for Substantial Completion, for Bid #2003-13, for the Historic Renovation of the Hunterdon County Court House and Jail.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #2003-38, for the General Construction of the Hunterdon County Library Headquarters Renovations and Addition, with Rampart Construction Co., Inc., in the amount of $249,800.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #2, for Bid #2003-38, for the General Construction of the Hunterdon County Library Headquarters Renovations and Addition, with Rampart Construction Co., Inc., in the amount of $3,059.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #3, for Bid #2003-38, for the General Construction of the Hunterdon County Library Headquarters Renovations and Addition, with Rampart Construction Co., Inc., in the amount of $9,297.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #2003-30, for the Main Street Renovations, in Flemington Borough, with Top Line Construction Corp., increase of $8,183.59.
  35. RESOLUTION - Approving a Memorandum of Agreement with Holland Township, for the preservation of lands, known as Block 10, L06 12, (Holland-$250,000, County-$50,000, NJ Green Acres and Phillipsburg Riverview Organization-$700,000), in the amount of $1,000,000.
  36. RESOLUTION - Approving a Joint Purchase Agreement with Holland Township and the Hunterdon Land Trust Alliance, for preservation of lands known as Block 1, Lots 8, 9 and 9.01, (Holland-$180,000, HLTA-$180,000, County-$407,450), in the amount of $767,450.
  37. RESOLUTION - Approving upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, seven (7) Municipal Grant Program applications (Delaware-$21,506.11, Lebanon Township-$24,413.66, Milford-$12,278.94, Raritan-$94,159.29, Union-$76,979.99, Lebanon Borough-$20,49.99, Kingwood-$46,671.99).
  38. RESOLUTION - Approving an unrestricted weight limit on County Bridge D-377, on Britton Road, in Delaware Township.
  39. RESOLUTION - Approving the release of a cash maintenance bond to Sandhill Corner Associates, in the amount of $6,376.
  40. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the Professional Services Agreement with Miller, Porter and Muller, for legal services for the Hunterdon County Planning Board, increase of $1,500, for work in connection with the Transportation Improvement District.
  41. RESOLUTION - Approving the 2005 Facility Fee Schedule for the Department of Parks and Recreation.
  42. RESOLUTION - Approving the 2005 Facility Fee Schedule for the Hunterdon County Golf Course.
  43. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Adam Barrett Jost for having attained the designation of “Eagle Scout”.

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

VII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the extension of the work period for the 2004 County Environmental Health Act Grant, to March 31, 2005, with the Department of Environmental Protection.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a project award contract with the Department of Law and Public Safety, for the Insurance Fraud Reimbursement Program, for 2005, in the amount of $54,006.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract with the State Department of Human Services, to provide transportation services in the amount of $126,397 and approving a public donor agreement in the amount of $32,704, to be used as matching funds.

VIII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. Update of Facility/Room Use.

IX. 5:00 p.m. HUNTERDON ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP

X. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the proposed acquisition of a Development Easement from James and Mary Passerello, for Block 35, Lot 9, in Franklin Township (SADC-$324,450, County-$105,525, Township-$105,525), in the amount of $535,500.

XI. PROJECT ADMINISTRATION, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update on various County facilities and projects.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XIII. PURCHASING

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #01710, with United Telephone of New Jersey, d/b/a Sprint, for the 911 Telephone Maintenance agreement, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $29,948.16.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22462, with Motorola, for communications equipment, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $33,121.20.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the professional services agreement with Studer and McEldowney, in connection with work for safety and mobility improvements to four (4) County Route Intersections at CR 519 and CR 614, and Spring Garden Road in Spring Mills, in Holland Township, increase of $971.37.

XIV. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XV. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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