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

TUESDAY, November 23, 2004 - 3:00 PM

2:45 p.m. Hunterdon County Utilities Authority Meeting

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, 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 approving the regular and executive session minutes of November 09, 2004.
  2. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated November 23, 2004.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report for October 2004.
  4. RESOLUTION - Seth Duryea appointed permanent, full time Senior Bridge Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  5. RESOLUTION - Kenneth Fung appointed permanent, full time GIS Specialist 3, Health Department.
  6. RESOLUTION - Timothy Sullivan appointed permanent, full time GIS Specialist 3, Information Technology Department, GIS Division.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the acquisition of an easement over a portion of Block 26, Lot 6.01, in Bethlehem Township, from Ronald G. and Vicki M. Weiner, in the amount of $2,952.
  8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the acquisition of an easement over a portion of Block 30, Lot 1, in Bethlehem Township, from Edward and Linda Huff, in the amount of $3,200.
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the acquisition of rights of way for in Delaware Township, for Bridge Maintenance Easements for: D-463 in the amount of $195.30, 528.50, D-464 in the amount of $220.50, D-465 in the amount of $220.50 and D-466 in the amount of $289.80.
  10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a modification to the professional services agreement with Daytop Village, Inc., for additional work with regard to post residential continuing care substance abuse services for adolescents, in the amount of $47,500.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving a Resolution, Application and Agreement for State Aid from the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority Act, for Supplemental Hot Mix Asphalt Super Pave for the Resurfacing and Storm Water Improvements for County Route 513, in Califon Borough and Lebanon Township.
  12. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Douglas Pearson for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  13. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Matthew Gallen for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional dental services agreement with DENTRUST, P.A., for inmates detained at the Corrections Department, in the amount of $29,400 per year, for a three (3) year period.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional auditing agreement with Ferrarioli, Wielkotz, Cerullo and Cuva, P.A., for the Prosecutor’s Trust fund, for the period ending December 31, 2004, in the amount of $2,400.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional auditing agreement with Ferrarioli, Wielkotz, Cerullo and Cuva, P.A., for the annual County Audit, for the period ending December 31, 2004, in the amount of $55,000.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional auditing agreement with Ferrarioli, Wielkotz, Cerullo and Cuva, P.A., for the annual Library Audit, for the period ending December 31, 2004, in the amount of $3,500.
  18. RESOLUTION - Supporting the County Agriculture Development Board in opposing Assembly Bill No. 3415.

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

VI. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Garden State Underwater Recovery Unit, Requesting permission to hold a coin toss on Saturday, December 18, 2004, from 8 am to 3 pm, at the intersection of Route 519 and Bridge Street in Milford.

VII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for Historical Interpretive Signage for Parks and recreation, for the Columbia Trail and the Landsdown Trail, with the State Department of Environmental Protection, National and Historic Resources, in the amount of $12,000 and a County Match of $3,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for Historical Interpretive Signage for Parks and recreation, for the Teetertown Ravine Nature Preserve, Echo Hill Environmental Area and the Hunterdon County Arboretum, with the State Department of Environmental Protection, National and Historic Resources, in the amount of $12,000 and a County Match of $3,000.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a supplemental contract with the New Jersey Council on the Arts, for fiscal year 2004, for the County’s Cultural Agency Arts Program support and re-granting, in the amount of $19,220 from the state and a County match of $8,169.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract with the New Jersey Council on the Arts, for fiscal year 2005, for the County’s Cultural Agency Arts Program support and re-granting, in the amount of $91,046 from the state, and a County match of $70,228.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a subgrant award for the Multi-Jurisdictional Narcotics Task Force Grant, for 2004, in the amount of $186,005 of federal funds and a County match of $100,156.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the extension of a Small Cities Grant for the Hunterdon County Housing Corporation, through December 31, 2005.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2004 budget, Section 5311 Grant, in the amount of $274,170.
  2. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2004 budget, Section 5311 Grant, County Matching funds, in the amount of $91,390.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2004 budget, Hunterdon County Area Plan Grant, in the amount of $51,071.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable balance, in the amount of $1.00, for the Hunterdon Decontamination Trailer.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable balance, in the amount of $924.005, for the 2002 Greater Raritan Workforce Investment Board.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable balance, in the amount of $33,940, for the W.I.B. – Special Administrative funds.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable balance, in the amount of $2,362, for the 2004 Work First New Jersey Grant #GA0310X.
  8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable balance, in the amount of $104,005, for the 2001 Work First New Jersey Grant.
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable balance, in the amount of $159,562, for the Work First New Jersey – D.O.L. Funds.
  10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable balance, in the amount of $137,772, for the 2003 Workforce Investment Board.
  11. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable balance, in the amount of $420,482, for the 2001 Greater Raritan Workforce Investment Board.
  12. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable balance, in the amount of $308,281.50, for the 2000 Greater Raritan Workforce Investment Board.
  13. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable balance, in the amount of $8,408, for the WFNJ/Career Voucher Program.
  14. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable balance, in the amount of $484,795, for the Welfare to Work Formula Grant.
  15. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable balance, in the amount of $199,128, for the 2003 W.I.B. – Work First New Jersey Program.
  16. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable balance, in the amount of $15,818, for the 2004 Work First New Jersey Grant.
  17. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable balance, in the amount of $39,537, for the 2002 Work First New Jersey Grant.
  18. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 09-04, for the acquisition of real property for use as a public park and recreational facility, in the amount of $2,250,000.
  19. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 10-04, for the acquisition of heavy public works machinery and equipment, in the amount of $640,000.
  20. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 11-04, authorizing HVAC improvements and repairs at the Hunterdon County Justice Center, in the amount of $250,000.
  21. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 12-04, authorizing paving and improvements of various County parking facilities, in the amount of $350,000.
  22. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 13-04, authorizing improvement of real property and construction of an Emergency Response Building, in the amount of $80,000.
  23. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 14-04, authorizing the acquisition of development easements on agricultural land and the acquisitions for farmland preservation, in the amount of $4,200,000.

IX. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

X. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement, from Moreira Family, LLC, for Block 85, Lot 6, in Raritan Township, (SADC - $1,040,400, County - $277,440, Township - $416,160).
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement, from Frank Docsis and Mary Rose Mott-Kocsis, for Block 6, Lot 31.02, in Kingwood Township, (SADC - $136,000, County - $35,292, Township - $39,508).
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement, from Susan Henssler, for Block 25, Lot 12, in East Amwell Township, (SADC - $551,950, County - $147,630, Township - $164,920).
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement, from Hazel M. Harrison Living Trust, for block 31, Lots 4 and 10, in East Amwell Township, (SADC - $444,400, County - $124,230, Township - $138,370).
  5. RESOLUTION - Supporting the Hunterdon County Agriculture Development Board’s position and asking the State Department of Agriculture to revise the “Draft Rules on Animal Waste Management” with a greater emphasis on agricultural viability.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XII. PROJECT ADMINISTRATION, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update on various County facilities and projects.

XIII. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #County Clerk.525, with Universal Mailing Service, for process, sort, deliver and mail sample ballots for the General Election, for the County Clerk’s Office, in the amount of $8,775.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #County Clerk.526, with Progress Printing Company, for the printing of the ballots for the General Election, for the County Clerk’s Office, in the amount of $49,383.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #HCJ.45862, with Cook’s Correctional Kitchen Equipment, for a heavy duty slicer and gas griddle, for the County’s Department of Corrections, in the amount of $7,061.36.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2004-49, to furnish and deliver one (1) Ford F350 SD XL Regular Cab 4x4 with Service Body and accessories, or approved equivalent, to Ditschman-Flemington Ford LLC, in an amount not to exceed $33,747.17.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2004-50, to furnish and deliver one (1) Ford F250 SD XL with a Tommy Lift Gate, to Plaza Ford/Motors Fleet, in an amount not to exceed $22,294.

XIV. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XV. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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