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2004 REORGANIZATION
Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Historic County Court House
Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey
JANUARY 01, 2004 - 1:30 PM

I. CONVENE – 1:30 p.m.

"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 December 08, 2003, 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. Swear in Surrogate Elect, Susan J. Hoffman.

IV. Swear in Deputy Surrogate, David Douglass.

V. Swear in Freeholder Elect, Marcia A. Karrow.

VI. Swear in Freeholder Elect, Nancy I. Palladino.

VII. Nominations for Director of the Board of Chosen Freeholders.

VIII. Swear in Freeholder Director Marcia A. Karrow.

IX. Nominations for Deputy Director of the Board of Chosen Freeholders.

X. Swear in Deputy Freeholder Director George B. Melick.

XI. Letter read from Freeholder Muller.

XII. RESOLUTIONS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving 2004 Departmental Chairmanship and Assignment Designations.
  2. RESOLUTION - Establish County Office hours.
  3. RESOLUTION - Setting regular meeting time and days for the Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
  4. RESOLUTION - Setting paydays and audit days.
  5. RESOLUTION - Naming depositories of funds for the County of Hunterdon.
  6. RESOLUTION - Designating official newspapers for the publication of County items.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the manual signature for checks drawn for penalties against the County.
  8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the hold over of 2003 salaries for Sergeants in the Sheriff’s Office.
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the hold over of salaries and longevity payments for eligible employees covered under the CWA Local 1034 contract for the Supervisors’ Unit.
  10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the hold over of 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Board of Elections.
  11. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the hold over of 2003 salaries for elected, appointed and unclassified officials.
  12. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the hold over of 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Prosecutor’s Office.
  13. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the hold over of 2003 salaries for unclassified employees in the Sheriff’s Office.
  14. RESOLUTION - Appointments and reappointments to various Boards, Councils and Commissions.
  15. RESOLUTION - Appointments to the Emergency Services Council.
  16. RESOLUTION - Appointments to the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, Inc.
  17. RESOLUTION - Appointments to the New Jersey Association of Counties, Board of Directors.
  18. RESOLUTION - Appointing Cynthia J. Yard as the County's Public Compliance Officer.
  19. RESOLUTION - Appointing Denise B. Doolan as the Fair Housing Officer for the County.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Allan Layton as unclassified, full time County Fire Marshal, Office of Emergency Services.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Bruce Fuller as unclassified, full time Deputy County Fire Marshal, Office of Emergency Services.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Harry Shepherd as unclassified, full time Emergency Management Coordinator, Office of Emergency Services.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of William Powell as unclassified, full time Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator, Office of Emergency Services.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving salaries for Investigators in the Sheriff’s Office for 2004.
  25. RESOLUTION - 2004 Temporary Budget.
  26. RESOLUTION - Concurring with the recommendations of the Five County Coalition in connection with appointments of liaisons to the Highlands State Commission.

XIII. INTRODUCTION OF SPECIAL GUESTS