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TENTATIVE AGENDA
Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Hunterdon County Arboretum, Route 31,
Lebanon, New Jersey

TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 2004 - 3:00 PM

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, 71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey, a public place reserved for such announcements. A copy was mailed on or before March 02, 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. 2:00 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. CONSTENT 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 March 9, 2004.
  2. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated March 23, 2004.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report for February 2004.
  4. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing April 18-24, as National County Government Week.
  5. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing April 2004, as Autism Awareness Month.
  6. RESOLUTION - Albert Kormondy appointed unclassified, full time Chief Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  7. RESOLUTION - Lois Zarish appointed unclassified, part time member, Board of Elections.
  8. RESOLUTION - James Guzy appointed provisional, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator, Emergency Services.
  9. RESOLUTION - Thomas Langley appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  10. RESOLUTION - John Langley appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  11. RESOLUTION - Gene Robbins Langley appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  12. RESOLUTION - Frances Duggan Langley appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  13. RESOLUTION - Victoria Hockenbury, Youth Worker, Youth Shelter, leave of absence without pay.
  14. RESOLUTION - Mia Castellucci change of title to Clerk Transcriber, Health Department.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving the release of a performance bond to Anthony Prunetti, in the amount of $19,689.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving the release of a maintenance bond to Orleans Homebuilders, Inc., in the amount of $627.
  17. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an agreement with Delta Dental, for dental services for low income, uninsured children, in the amount of $30,000.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving a municipal alliance agreement with the Voorhees Cluster, represented by Lebanon Township, to implement substance abuse prevention services, in the amount of $20,011.48.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment with DYFS, contract #03APKC, to meet HIPPA requirements.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Ray Drake, Esquire, for legal services for the Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services, in an amount not to exceed $75,000.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a maintenance easement for County Structure W-59, in West Amwell Township, in the amount of $286.75.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a maintenance easement for County Structure W-58, in West Amwell Township, in the amount of $279.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving appointments/reappointments to the Solid Waste Advisory Council.

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

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing transfers between various 2003 Reserve Accounts.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the late introduction of the 2004 County Budget.
  3. INTRODUCTION – 2004 County Budget.

VII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-001, for administration of federal and state funding for senior services, in the amount of $26,025 in federal funds.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-017/039, for health awareness screening and physical activities, in the amount of $21,300 in federal funds.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-027/038, for hot noon meals and adult day care, for “Briteside”, in the amount of $36,384 in federal funds.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-032, for information and assistance, in the amount of $5,918 in state funds and $6,943 in federal funds.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-035, for caregivers’ support program services, in the amount of $520 in federal funds.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-054, for care coordination of services for the frail/vulnerable, in the amount of $39,955 in state funds.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-060, for assistance with medicare insurance bills, in the amount of $7,500 in state funds.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-061, for caregiver support to seniors and their families, in the amount of $12,646 in federal funds and $10,470 in state funds.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-062, for small home repair and chore services, in the amount of $16,500 in federal funds and $1,000 in state funds.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-063, for falls prevention and education programs, in the amount of $3,419 in federal funds.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal application for a Health Services Grant for HIV Counseling and Testing, in the amount of $152,944 in state funds.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal application for a grant for General Operating Support for Cultural and Heritage, in the amount of $68,000 in state funds and $39,000 as a County Match.

VIII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Milford Fire Company, Requesting permission to hold a coin toss on March 27, 2004.

IX. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

X. FARMLAND PRESERVATION, Gary Pohorely

  1. RESOLUTION - Aproving the Addler Farm, Block 25, Lot 38, in Delaware Township, for inclustion in the PIG 1 program.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final approval for the development easement from Trimmer Road Company, LLC Farm, in Lebanon Township, Block 44, Lot 19, (SADC-$254,400, County-$79,500, Township-$79,500).
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a development easement from Alexandria Township, Block 19, Lot 1, (SADC-$453,951, County-$104,232, Township-$117,648).
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the PIG 3/2001A Round, for Tewksbury Township’s application, requesting payments be made in a lump sum.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an amendment to the preliminary approval for the PIG3/2001A Round, for Tewksbury Township’s application, to include a fourth farm.

XI. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update on various County buildings and projects.
  2. George Wagner, Public Safety Director/Warden – Building Evaluation Update.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #01484, with Terret Communcitions, for six (6) radios for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $4,086.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40005937, with Sealmaster, for a heated asphalt distributor, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $10,909.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40005538, with Penn-Bower, Inc., for clean up in High Bridge, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $107,744.32.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40005764, with Superior Steel Company, for galvanized steel for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $5,677.80.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40005799, with Service Truck Tire Centers, for tires for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $7,323.35.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40005800, with Service Truck Tire Centers, for tires, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $11,514.49.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the extension of Bid #2002-04, for Automated Data Processing Services, for the Tax Board, with Vital Communications, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $82,680.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for document indexing and imaging application software, including modifications and upgrades, with Eisenberg Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $11,900.
  9. RESOUTION - Approving a contract for appraisal services for the right of way for County Bridge A-4, to Tom Rodriguez Associates, in an amount not to exceed $5,800.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for surveying services, for re-surveying of Dove’s Landing County Park in Bethelehem Township, with Newton Land Surveyor, for an amount not to exceed $7,000.

XIV. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XV. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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