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

TUESDAY, MAY 11, 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, 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. 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. 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 April 27, 2004.
  2. Motion to approve the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated May 11, 2004.
  3. RESOLUTION - Curt Blomquist appointed permanent, full time Senior Bridge Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  4. RESOLUTION - Lawrence Bonham appointed permanent, full time Senior Bridge Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  5. RESOLUTION - Guadalupe Fowler appointed permanent, full time Senior Clerk Transcriber, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department.
  6. RESOLUTION - Stephen Betancourt appointed permanent, full time Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  7. RESOLUTION - Jonathan James appointed provisional, full time Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  8. RESOLUTION - Michael Balboa appointed provisional, full time Senior Electrician, Buildings and Maintenance.
  9. RESOLUTION - Gary Donato appointed provisional, full time Entomologist Mosquito Extermination, Health Department.
  10. RESOLUTION - Henry Wieczorek appointed provisional, full time Senior Engineer, Engineering.
  11. RESOLUTION - Gregory Ent appointed provisional, full time Senior Engineering Aide, Engineering.
  12. RESOLUTION - Robert Ent Jr. appointed provisional, full time Principal Engineering Aide, Engineering.
  13. RESOLUTION - Joanne Keeler appointed provisional, full time Assistant Supervisor of Accounts, Corrections.
  14. RESOLUTION - Saundra Beasley appointed provisional, full time Senior Youth Worker, Youth Facility.
  15. RESOLUTION - Norbert Rosso appointed provisional, full time Deputy Warden, Corrections.
  16. RESOLUTION - Timothy Fleming appointed provisional, full time County Corrections Lieutenant, Corrections.
  17. RESOLUTION - Robert Plimpton Jr. appointed provisional, full time County Corrections Lieutenant, Corrections.
  18. RESOLUTION - Michael Rasimowicz appointed provisional, full time Senior Technician, MIS, Information Technology.
  19. RESOLUTION - Suzanne Bennett appointed provisional, full time Senior Clerk Typist, County Clerk’s Office.
  20. RESOLUTION - Allison Williges appointed provisional, full time Senior Clerk Transcriber, Rutgers Cooperative Extension.
  21. RESOLUTION - Kevin Burd appointed provisional, full time County Correction Sergeant, Corrections.
  22. RESOLUTION - Linda Martorano appointed provisional, part time Senior Clerk Typist, County Clerk’s Office.
  23. RESOLUTION - Eric Chardoussin appointed temporary, as needed seasonal Laborer, Parks and Recreation.
  24. RESOLUTION - Leonard Gilbert appointed temporary, as needed seasonal Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  25. RESOLUTION - Katrina Campbell appointed temporary, as needed seasonal Intern, Prosecutor’s Office.
  26. RESOLUTION - James Gallagher appointed temporary, as needed seasonal Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  27. RESOLUTION - Christopher Abbott appointed temporary, as needed seasonal Summer Nature Program Assistant, Parks and Recreation.
  28. RESOLUTION - Megan Oven appointed temporary, as needed seasonal Recreational Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  29. RESOLUTION - James Beyer appointed temporary, as needed Laborer, Rutgers Cooperative Extension.
  30. RESOLUTION - Jeremiah Harris appointed temporary, as needed Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  31. RESOLUTION - Elizabeth Schwartz, Health Educator, Health Department, leave of absence without pay.
  32. RESOLUTION - Sara Ruppert, Gardner, Parks and Recreation, seasonal hours adjustment.
  33. RESOLUTION - Carol Michael, Senior Data Processing Programmer, Information Technology, hours adjustment.
  34. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in the Sheriff’s Office.
  35. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in Project Management.
  36. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in County Counsel’s Office.
  37. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in the Construction Board of Appeals.
  38. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in the Human Resources Department.
  39. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in the County Administrator’s Office.
  40. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in the office of the Clerk of the Board.
  41. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in Rutgers’ Cooperative Extension.
  42. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in Weights and Measures.
  43. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in the Board of Taxation.
  44. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in the Surrogate’s Office.
  45. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  46. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in the Purchasing Department.
  47. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in the Central Printing and Mail Department.
  48. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in the Planning Department.
  49. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in the Information Technology Department.
  50. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in the Library.
  51. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in the Policy, Planning and Coordination of Human Services.
  52. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in the Health Department.
  53. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in the Treasurer’s Office.
  54. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in the Board of Elections.
  55. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in the County Clerk’s Office.
  56. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in the Department of Public Safety.
  57. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in the Office of Buildings and Maintenance.
  58. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in the Adjuster’s Office.
  59. RESOLUTION - Setting 2004 salaries for unclassified and non-contract employees in the Parks and Recreation Department.
  60. RESOLUTION - Setting salaries for employees covered under the CWA Supervisors’ Agreement.
  61. RESOLUTION - Approving a fixed weight limit on Inter-County Bridge R-22-S, on Lamington Road, in Readington Township.
  62. RESOLUTION - Approving an Application and Agreement for State Aide to Counties and Municipalities from NJDOT for the Installation of a temporary traffic signal on Birdge 1050-161 (Orphan Bridge) over the Lehigh Valley Main Line, on Church Road and County Route 579, in Bloomsbury Borough and Bethlehem Township.
  63. RESOLUTION - Approving reappointments to the Health and Human Services Advisory Council.
  64. RESOLUTION - Approving a revised subcontract with Somerset County for an additional $10,016, for a total of $19,481 to provide employment training services, in accordance with the provisions of the New Jersey Department of Labor, WorkForce Investment Act.
  65. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service agreement with Briteside Adult Day Center, Inc., in the amount of $26,650.
  66. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service agreement with the Easter Seal Society of New Jersey, in the amount of $45,000.
  67. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid 2003-22, for the 2003 Microsurfacing, Polymer Modified Emulsion Treatment, with Dosch-King Company, Inc., decrease of $10,927.36.
  68. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid 2003-22, for the 2003 Microsurfacing, Polymer Modified Emulsion Treatment, with Dosch-King Company, Inc., in the amount of $2,254.85.

V. SWEARING IN CEREMONY FOR CORRECTIONS

    1. Swear in Deputy Warden, Norbert Rosso.
    2. Swear in Lieutenant, Timothy Fleming.
    3. Swear in Lieutenant, Robert Plimpton.
    4. Swear in Sergeant, Kevin Burd.

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

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

    1. PUBLIC HEARING - Bond Ordinance No. 06-04, for the reconstruction, resurfacing, widening, construction and improvement of various Public Highways and streets, in the amount of $5,235,000.
    2. PUBLIC HEARING - Bond Ordinance No. 07-04, for the construction, reconstruction, replacement and rehabilitation of various bridges and culverts, in the amount of $775,000.
    3. PUBLIC HEARING - Capital Ordinance No. 08-04, authorizing the acquisition of computer equipment in the amount of $270,000.
    4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable for 2002-2003 UMTA Section 5311, in the amount of $0.99.

VIII. CORRESPONDENCE

    1. High Bridge Emergency Squad, requesting permission to hold a “Coin Toss” on May 22, 2004 with a rain date June 5, 2004.

IX. GRANTS

    1. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant 10-013, for legal assistance for seniors, in the amount of $8,965.
    2. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment for Area Plan Grant 10-053, for State Home Delivered Meals, increase of $2,024.
    3. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant agreement for the 2004 Recreational Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities, in the amount of $18,000.

X. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

XI. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

    1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/County Cost Share agreement with Franklin Township for Block 41, Lot 4 (Rodrigues Farm) and Block 10, Lot 4 (Vitale Farm).
    2. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for sale of development easement for block 65, Lot 23, in Readington Township, (Hanna), (SADC-$177,000, County-$59,000, Township-$59,000).
    3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/County Cost Share agreement with Readington Township, for Block 65, Lot 23, (Hanna Farm).
    4. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Readington Township PIG 8/2005 Application Round, to consist of two farms not three.
    5. RESOLUTION - Granting final approval for the acquisition of the development easement from Susan Fox Rodigas, in Lebanon Township, for Block 40, Lot 5, (SADC-$375,240, County-$125,080, Township-$130,980).

XII. SOLID WASTE/RECYCLING, Alan Johnson

    1. Proposed Revision of Solid Waste Advisory Council By-Laws.
    2. Proposed Start Up of Adopt-A-Road Program on County Roads.

XIII. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank J. Bell, AIA

    1. Update on various County buildings and projects.

XIV. PURCHASING, Charles J. Soriero, Jr.

    1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #County Clerk.445, with Progress Printing Company, for printing services for the annual school election, for the Office of the County Clerk, in the amount of $28,986.
    2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Parks.1464, with ICM Artists, Ltd, for a performance by Arlo Guthrie on August 19, 2004, at Deer Path Park, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $14,000.
    3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Parks.1458, with Ernie Martinelli Management, for a performance by The Brooklyn Reunion Show, on August 12, 2004, at Deer Path Park, in the amount of $7,500.
    4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Parks.1466, with Encore Attractions, for a deposit for the July 08, 204 concert performance by the “Glenn Yarbrough and the Folk Reunion”, at Deer Path Park, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $5,250.
    5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Parks.1467, with Encore Attractions, for the balance for the July 08, 204 concert performance by the “Glenn Yarbrough and the Folk Reunion”, at Deer Path Park, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $7,000.
    6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Parks.1468, with Encore Attractions, for a deposition for the July 8, 2004 concert performance by the Kingston Trio, at Deer Path Park, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $7,000.
    7. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Parks.1469, with Encore Attractions, for the balance for the July 8, 2004 concert performance by the Kingston Trio, at Deer Path Park, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $7,000.
    8. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.4272, with John B. Newton, CSR, for transcript services, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $2,686.50.
    9. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.4276, with Lifecodes, Inc., for expert witness testimony, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $3,201.58.
    10. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Planning.1451, with the Holiday Inn Select, for the Planning Board’s Annual Dinner, on April 29, 2004, for the Planning Board, in the amount of $3,977.20.
    11. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40006116, with American Tire Distributors, for a brake lathe w/equipment and accessories, installation and on-site training, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $8,212.
    12. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00293, with Plaza Ford Motors Fleet, for a 2004 Ford Taurus Wagon, replacement vehicle, for Human Services, in the amount of $16,264.
    13. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00296, with Winner Ford, for a 2004 Crown Victoria, Police Package, replacement vehicle, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $19,646.88.
    14. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00297, with Winner Ford, for a 2004 Crown Victoria, Police Package, replacement vehicle, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $19,646.88.
    15. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00305, with Winner Ford, for a 2004 Crown Victoria, Police Package, replacement vehicle, for the Sheriff’s Office, in the amount of $19,646.88.
    16. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PR.00306, with Hertrich Fleet Services, for a 2004 Dodge Caravan, replacement vehicle, for the Youth Facility, in the amount of $15,727.
    17. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2004-09, to furnish deliver and install a CCTV Security System for Emergency Services, to Vysion Systems, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $26,674 (includes alternates #1 and 2).
    18. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2004-21, to furnish and deliver Steel Beam Guide Rail, to Highway Safety Systems, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $13,180.
    19. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2004-27, to furnish and deliver Structural Steel, to Samson Metal Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $32,670.37.
    20. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the professional services agreement with Bohren and Bohren Engineering Associates, Inc., for surveying services in connection with the Open Space Trust Fund Program, for addition work, increase of $6,155.
    21. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the professional services agreement with Newton Land Surveyors, for surveying services in connection with the Open Space Trust Fund Program, for additional work, increase of $2,600.

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

    1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.
    2. Request for discussion and approval of a proposal by Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., for the Drainage Structure Inventory.

XVI. 5:00 p.m. STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Tony Obidike

  1. Presentation concerning Case Blvd.

XVII. JAIL TOUR/DINNER

XVIII. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XVIIII. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS
(continued if necessary)

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