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TENTATIVE AGENDA
Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Main Street County Complex - 2nd Floor
Flemington, New Jersey
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2004 - 3:00 PM

2:45 p.m. HCUA - Reorganization

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 Route 12 County Complex, Building #1, Route 12, 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 contractual matters.
  3. To discuss land matters.

IV. 4:30 p.m. POLYTECH – Facilities Presentation

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 January 27, 2004 and February 09, 2004.
  2. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated February 24, 2004.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report dated January 2004.
  4. RESOLUTION - April Sweet appointed permanent, part time Library Assistant, Library.
  5. RESOLUTION - Carolee Zak appointed temporary, as needed Clerk Transcriber, Administrator’s Office.
  6. RESOLUTION - Sarah Grotian appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  7. RESOLUTION - Michael J. Simko appointed temporary, as needed Instructor, Emergency Services.
  8. RESOLUTION - Michael Gibson appointed temporary, as needed Instructor, Emergency Services.
  9. RESOLUTION - Steven Kuchinski, Jr. appointed temporary, as needed Instructor, Emergency Services.
  10. Motion to approve Certificates for Years of Service.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving participation in the Early Retirement Incentive, location No. 02-10181.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving participation in the Early Retirement Incentive, location No. 03-71003.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving participation in the Early Retirement Incentive, location No. 03-71000.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving participation in the Early Retirement Incentive, location No. 02-10180.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving a Homemaker Services Agreement with Home Helpers, to provide non-medically related home care services, in the amount of $2,000.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving a municipal alliance subgrant agreement with the South Hunterdon Cluster, to provide substance abuse prevention services, in the amount of $14,373.48.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving a municipal alliance subgrant agreement with the South Hunterdon Cluster, to provide substance abuse prevention services, in the amount of $14,373.48.
  18. RESOLUTION - Accepting a donation of a John Deere Trail Gator “Utility Vehicle” for Emergency Management from the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co.

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

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

  1. Update on Grants.

VIII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a US-EPA 5 Star Restoration Matching Grant, from the United States Environmental Protection Agency, for the restoration of land near the Lacatong Creek at the Wescott Nature Preserve, (Federal - $11,200, County - $,741.50, Partner Contribution - $3,476.75.)

IX. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Open Space Trust Fund Coordinator, Requesting the allocation of $415,000 for the joint purchase of Crystal Springs, (a/k/a Pelio property), as the County’s cost for acquisition.
  2. High Bridge Borough, Requesting permission to temporarily close off the Church Street and Fairview Avenue intersection at County Route 513, during the Eight Annual Tour of High Bridge Bike Race, on Sunday, June 13, 2004.
  3. The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, Requesting permission to use the Court House steps (either historic or Judge Center), to hold a candelight vigil on Wednesday evening, May 12, 2004. Also requesting use of electric, use of a room for video viewing and use of video equipment. Would like Freeholders to attend.
  4. Califon Borough, Requesting permission to close a portion of Route 512, from School Street to Academy Street, for one hour beginning at 10:45 am, during their 3rd Annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 31, 2004.
  5. Oldwick Fire Company, Requesting permission to conduct two coin tosses at the intersection of County Route 523 and 517, on June 11, 2004 and December 11, 2004.

X. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. Update on senior facilities.

XI. FARMLAND PRESERVATION, Gary Pohorely

  1. RESOLUTION - Formalizing a policy for developable lands in the Farmland Preservation Program.
  2. RESOLUTION – Approving a Cost Sharing Agreement with Delaware Township to share surveying and title insurance costs for Block 56, Lots 1, 17.01 and 19; Block 56, Lot 20 and Block 60, Lots 12 and 15.02.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Cost Sharing Agreement with Readington Township to share surveying and title insurance costs for Block 57, Lots 2 and 2.05, Block 93, Lot 12, Block 66, Lot 17.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Contracts for Sale of Development Easement from Moldamatic, Inc., for Block 60, Lots 12 and 15.02 in Delaware Township, (SADC-$122,500, County-$123,375, Township-$123,375.)
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale from Kuhl Makarick Properties, LLC, Block 71, Lot 17, in Raritan Township.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale from Kuhl Robin Properties, LLC, Block 80, Lot 13, in Raritan Township.
  7. RESOLUTION - Granting preliminary approval of Readington Township’s PIG 8/2005 Round Applications.

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.
  2. To discuss a waiver of the County’s moratorium on new road construction in connection with Route 513, Main Street, in High Bridge.

XIV. PARKS AND RECREATION, John G. Trontis, Director.

  1. Heron Glen Golf Course Operation Report.

XV. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr., Purchasing Agent

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #1294, with Dan Schultz, for a Jumpstart Band Camp, from July 26 to 30, 2004, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $4,050.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #1296, with Dan Schultz, for a Jumpstart Band Camp, from July 12 to 16, 2004, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $4,050.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #12976, with Dan Schultz, for a Jumpstart Band Camp, from July 12 to 16, 2004, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $3,000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #1298, with Oakwood Lanes, Inc., for a Sports of a Lifetime Camp, from August 12 to 20, 2004, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $2,215.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22168, with Queues Enforth Development, Inc., for renewal of a software maintenance contract, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $28,140.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.1977, with Dell Marketing, Inc., for computer hardware, for the County Clerk’s Office, in the amount of $27,719.76.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40005546, with MARLIN CONTROLS, for traffic counters and accessories, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $11,200.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #3121, with TRITECH Equipment International Corporation, for case preparation, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $6,826.25.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #1306, with the Hunterdon County Democrat, for printing the Harbinger Newsletter, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $5,750.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #00418, with Business Word, Inc., for the 2003 maintenance of the Sharp Color Copier, for Central Printing and Mail, in the amount of $7,274.15.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #4117, for review of medical records for care preparation, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $20,107.50.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40005540, with G&H Service, for heavy equipment improvements, for the Department of Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $8,005.
  13. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2003-47, for one (1) American Roads Leaf Collector, to Seely Equipment & Supply Company, in an amount not to exceed $36,850.
  14. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2003-62, for Maintenance and Repair Materials, to Stavola Construction Materials, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $58,283.75.
  15. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2003-62, for Maintenance and Repair Materials, to Trap Rock Industries, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $41,875.
  16. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2003-62, for Maintenance and Repair Materials, to Flemington Bituminous Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $72,391.
  17. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2003-63, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge L-4, in Lebanon Township, to Underground Utilities Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $457,511.47.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract with Vanguard Appraisal Services, for professional appraisal services for the Open Space Program, in an amount not to exceed $2,750.

XVI. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XVII. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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