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TENTATIVE AGENDA
Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Main Street County Complex - 2nd Floor
Flemington, New Jersey
JANUARY 27, 2004 - 3:00 PM

2:45 p.m. HCUA

l. 2:00 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 January 13, 2004.
  2. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report for December, 2003.
  3. RESOLUTION - Karen Case appointed permanent, full time Library Clerk Driver, Library.
  4. RESOLUTION - Elizabeth Franck appointed permanent, full time Librarian, Library.
  5. RESOLUTION - David Kutzman appointed permanent, full time Correction Officer, Corrections.
  6. RESOLUTION - Lisa Long appointed permanent, full time Senior Receptionist Typing, Sheriff’s Office.
  7. RESOLUTION - Andrea Kordonis appointed permanent, part time Library Assistant, Library.
  8. Motion to approve Certificates for Years of Service.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with the Superior Officers’ Association, FOP Lodge 133.
  10. PROCLAMATION – Recognizing February 1 to 7, 2004 as Emergency Management Week.
  11. RESOLUTION - Appointing Tom Kacedon to the Raritan Valley Rail Line Coalition representing Hunterdon County.
  12. RESOLUTION - Amending the duplication and reproduction fee schedule for the County to include a fee of $150.00 per compact disc charge in the County Clerk’s Office.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of real property under the Open Space Trust Fund Program, for property known as Block 32, Lot 54, in Bethlehem Township from The Arthur Group, LLC, in the amount of $189,000.

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

VI. SHERIFF, William Doyle

  1. To discuss parking at the Main Street County Complex.

VII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Tewksbury Township, Requesting permission to close a portion of Routes 517 and 523, on Saturday, May 21, 2005, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., to hold a parade during their 250th Anniversary celebration.
  2. Open Space Trust Fund Coordinator, Requesting an allocation of funds from Bond Ordinance No. 21-01, to purchase Block 32, Lot 54, in Bethlehem Township, in an amount not to exceed $200,000.

VIII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Letter of Agreement with the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, for substance abuse prevention and education programming, in the amount of $157,057.46.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract with the NJ Dept. of Human Services, Division of Family Development, for a reimbursement for providing shelter care to children placed through DYFS, in an amount up to $329,400.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a subgrant award for the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant, in the amount of $3,478 in federal funds and a County match of $386.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the acceptance of a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the purchase of equipment to support the Citizens’ Corp and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), in the amount of $10,708.

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

  1. PUBLIC HEARING- Capital Ordinance No. 01-04, authorizing the acquisition of buses by the County of Hunterdon, in the amount of $490,000.
  2. PUBLIC HEARING - 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 - Approving the adoption of the Temporary Capital Budget.
  4. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 03-04, amending and supplementing Bond Ordinances 01-02 and 03-25, and authorizing additional funding for the Library’s Headquarters Building at Route 12, in the amount of $1,250,000.

X. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.
  2. To discuss finalizing a guideline policy for use of meeting rooms in the County.

XI. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final approval for the acquisition of a development easement under the PIG Program, from Sergeantsville Properties, in Delaware Township, (SADC-$145,200, County-$42,900, Township-$42,900).
  2. Requesting clarification whether the County will only cost-share on farms within municipal PIG applications if they conform to the County’s Frontage Policy.
  3. Requesting approval of option agreement values for the 2005A funding round application under the Farmland Preservation Program.

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.

XIV. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Parks.1230, with Encore Performing Arts, Inc., for a Flying Ship Productions performance camp, from July 5 to 9, 2004, in the amount of $3,200.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Parks.1231, with Encore Performing Arts, Inc., for a Flying Ship Productions performance camp, from July 12 to 16, 2004, in the amount of $3,200.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Parks.1232, with Encore Performing Arts, Inc., for a Flying Ship Productions performance camp, from August 23, to 27, 2004, in the amount of $3,200.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00290, with DeptCOR, for Memorial Day Flags, for the War Veterans, in the amount of $6,796.80.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.04065, for review of records and forensic services, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $4,270.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40005412, with Munidex, Inc., for a software maintenance contract, for the Finance Department, in the amount of $6,244.
  7. . RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement for the preparation of an application for Project Authorization (Cultural Resource Report), for the Reconstruction of County Bridge T-61, with Richard Grubb & Associates, in the amount of $6,887.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the agreement for engineering design services in connection with the Reconstruction of County Bridge T-87, with French & Parrello Associates, Inc., increase of $16,083, at the recommendation of the Director of Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  9. . RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the agreement for engineering design services in connection with the Reconstruction of County Bridge N-2, with The McGuire Group, Inc., increase of $26,950, at the recommendation of the Director of Roads, Bridges and Engineering.

XV. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. The Ship Inn regarding temporary food permits.
  2. Parks and Recreation Advisory Board recommendations regarding the Mountain Farm section of the Teetertown Ravine Nature Preserve and the Crystal Springs acquisition.

XVI. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XVIII. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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