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TENTATIVE AGENDA
Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Main Street County Complex - 2nd Floor
Flemington, New Jersey
JANUARY 13, 2004 - 3:00 PM

l. 3:00 p.m. 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. EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTS

  1. To discuss personnel matters.
  2. To discuss legal matters.
  3. To discuss land matters.

IV. 4:30 p.m. 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 December 29, 2003.
  2. Motion to approve the reorganization minutes of January 01, 2004.
  3. RESOLUTION - Doreen Ehasz appointed permanent, full time Senior Clerk Typist, Planning Board.
  4. RESOLUTION - Trevor Smith appointed permanent, full time Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  5. RESOLUTION - Kevin Stull appointed permanent, full time Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  6. RESOLUTION - Carl Schottman appointed permanent, full time Mail Clerk, Central Printing and Mail.
  7. RESOLUTION - Katherine Sell appointed permanent, full time Youth Worker, Youth Facility.
  8. RESOLUTION - Marilyn Sterling appointed permanent, part time Senior Clerk Typist, County Clerk’s Office.
  9. RESOLUTION - Jeanne Ferrari appointed permanent, part time Investigator Consumer Protection, Administrator’s Office.
  10. RESOLUTION - Dinah Rowbothan appointed provisional, full time Agricultural Development Specialist 3, Planning Board.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee four (4) Municipal Grant Program Applications for Open Space Trust Funds.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving a Joint Purchase Agreement with the Township of Lebanon, The Hunterdon Land Trust Alliance, the New Jersey Water Supply Authority, NJ DEP and the Washington Township Land Trust of Morris County, for property known as “Crystal Springs” (a/k/a Pelio).
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving an addendum to the August 26, 2003 Contract for Sale in connection with the Replacement of County Bridge Q-28, in Raritan Township.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of an easement over a portion of Block 97, Lot 7, in connection with the Reconstruction of County Bridge R-147, on Old York Road, in the amount of $3,200.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Richard Monacchio to provide treatment services involving Juvenile Sex Offenders, in the amount of $15,000.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract with the Guitar Tree, Inc. to provide music therapy services at the Youth Facility.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving a Small Cities Block Grant/Loan Agreement, #04-1804-00, to rehabilitate approximately 18 housing united located in 8 municpalities in Hutnerdon, in the amount of $300,000.

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

VI. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Flemington Jewish Community Center Hebrew School, Requesting permission to use the historic Court House steps on April 26, 2004, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m., during the 4th Yom HaAtzmaut Parade.

VII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of the FTA Section 5310 Grant application with New Jersey Transit for two (2) – 30 foot, 24 passenger + 2 wheelchair position buses.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the Project Award Contract for the Prosecutor’s Insurance Fraud Reimbursement Fund Program, in the amount of $59,682.

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

  1. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 01-04, authorizing the acquisition of buses by the County of Hunterdon, in the amount of $490,000.
  2. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 02-04, authorizing the acquisition of office furniture, fixtures and business equipment by the County of Hunterdon, in the amount of $95,000.
  3. RESOLUTION - Temporary Capital Budget.

IX. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

X. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a development easement, under the PIG Program, from East Amwell Township for Block 18, Lot 18, (SADC - $299,191.36, County - $86,088.08, Township - $86,088.08).
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a development easement, under the PIG Program, from East Amwell Township, for Block 11, Lot 37, (SADC - $144,753, County - $36,781.50, Township - $36,781.50).
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the final approval on the acquisition of a development easement, under the PIG Program, from Readington Township, for Block 65, Lot 23, (SADC - $177,000, County - $59,00, Township - $59,000).
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the revised final approval on the acquisition of a development easement, under the Farmland Preservation Program, from Mario and Emily Vitale, in Franklin Township, (SADC - $209,336.75, County - $56,981.63, Township - $56,981.63).
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the contract for sale of development easement from Readington Township for Block 66, Lot 17, (SADC - $210,000, County - $70,000, Township - $70,000).
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the contract for sale of development easement from Readington Township for Block 57, Lots 2 and 2.05, (SADC - $257,229, County - $84,535.50, Township - $84,535.50).
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the contract for sale of development easement from Readington Township for Block 93, Lot 12, (SADC - $188,585.40 County - $55,707.30, Township - $55,707.30).
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving a Release of Part of Property from Option Agreement on Block 45, Lot 10 of 20 acres, Township, (Silver Bit & Spur Farm).

XI. LIBRARY, Janet Friend, Director

  1. To discuss renovations/addition at the Library Headquarters.
  2. To present an updated facilities plan.

XII. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update on various County buildings and projects.
  2. Request for additional fees from L. Robert Kimball for the Emergency Services Addition.

XIII. ROADS, BRIDGES and ENGINEERING, John P. Glynn, Director

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.
  2. Proposal for additional drainage work in County Right of Way for Improvements to Stanton Station Road, in Franklin Township.

XIV. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2003-13, for the Restoration of the Historic Court House and Jail, to Waterol, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $3,999,909.00.

XV. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XVI. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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