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

TUESDAY, September 14, 2004 - 2:00 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, 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. 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 payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated September 14, 2004.
  2. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Bob Illes for attaining the designation of “Eagle Scout.”
  3. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Sean Carey for attaining the designation of “Eagle Scout.”
  4. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Daniel Noe for attaining the designation of “Eagle Scout.”
  5. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing David Shideler for attaining the designation of “Eagle Scout.”
  6. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Robert Shick for attaining the designation of “Eagle Scout.”
  7. RESOLUTION - Steve Limoli appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  8. RESOLUITON - Anna Andres appointed provisional, full time Social Service Aide Bilingual, Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services.
  9. RESOLUTION - Stephen Marsh appointed provisional, full time Family Service Worker, Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services.
  10. RESOLUTION - Jennifer Dewey appointed provisional, full time Family Service Worker, Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services.
  11. RESOLUTION - Alan Leach appointed provisional, full time Family Service Worker, Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services.
  12. RESOLUTION - William Powell appointed provisional, full time Operations and Training Officer, Emergency Services.
  13. RESOLUTION - Frank Veneziale appointed provisional, full time Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator, Emergency Services. Raritan Township.
  14. RESOLUTION - Elizabeth Erwin appointed provisional, full time Librarian, Library.
  15. RESOLUTION - Ryan Neary appointed temporary, as needed Laboratory Assistant, Health.
  16. RESOLUTION - Shannon Debele appointed temporary, as needed Clerk Transcriber, Administration.
  17. RESOLUTION - Catherine Langley appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  18. RESOLUTION - Jason Slaughter, Public Safety Telecommunicator, Emergency Services, status changed to part time.
  19. RESOLUTION - Frank Veneziale, Public Safety Telecommunicator, Emergency Services, status changed to part time.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving the reappointment of Denise B. Doolan, Clerk of the Board, Board of Chosen Freeholders.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving the transfer of employees with Information Technology Titles at the Library to the Department of Information Technology.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving the plans and specifications for Resurfacing and Storm Water Improvements of County Route 513, in Lebanon Township and Califon Borough.
  23. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a cash Maintenance Bond to Jean T. Burgdorff, in the amount of $1,164.40.
  24. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a cash Performance Bond to DeLuca Enterprises, Inc., in the amount of $6,660.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving upon the recommendation of the Cultural and Heritage Commission the administration of grants from funding from the New Jersey Historical Commission.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Hampton Borough for sidewalk and drainage improvements on Charlestown Road (County Route 635), County’s share: $58,330.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid 2002-50, for the Hunterdon County Park, Phase I, East Amwell Township, with Santos Brothers Co., Inc., increase of $5,490.83.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with JCP&L for the installation of electric distribution for the Haz-Mat Building.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for financing with JCP&L for the Haz-Mat Building, for the installation of electric distribution facilities, at a minimum charge of $150.45 for 60 months.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #3, for Bid #2003-13, for the Historic Restoration of the Hunterdon County Court House, with Watertrol, Inc., amount of $72,000.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #4, for Bid #2003-13, for the Historic Restoration of the Hunterdon County Court House, with Watertrol, Inc., amount of $81,900.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #2, for Bid #2003-13, for the Historic Restoration of the Hunterdon County Court House, with Watertrol, Inc., increased amount of $4,260.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #3, for Bid #2003-13, for the Historic Restoration of the Hunterdon County Court House, with Watertrol, Inc., increased amount of $1,860.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #2, for Bid #2003-38, for Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 County Library Headquarters, (HVAC), with Mid-Atlantic Mechanical, Inc., in the amount of $10,466.40.
  35. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #3, for Bid #2003-38, for Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 County Library Headquarters, (General Construction), with Rampart Construction, in the amount of $125,440.
  36. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #4, for Bid #2003-38, for Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 County Library Headquarters, (General Construction), with Rampart Construction, in the amount of $189,140.
  37. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #2, for Bid #2003-38, for Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 County Library Headquarters, (Structural & Miscelleanous Steel Work), with Edma Steel, Inc., in the amount of $133,228.
  38. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #2, for Bid #2003-38, for Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 County Library Headquarters, (Plumbing, Drainage and Sprinkler System), with Don Pizzolato, Inc., in the amount of $56,350.
  39. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #3, for Bid #2003-38, for Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 County Library Headquarters, (Electrical Work), with Tore Electric Company, in the amount of $8,408.40.
  40. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #4, for Bid #2003-38, for Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 County Library Headquarters, (Electrical Work), with Tore Electric Company, in the amount of $9,114.
  41. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #5, for Bid #2003-38, for Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 County Library Headquarters, (Electrical Work), with Tore Electric Company, in the amount of $25,852.40.
  42. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #2, for Bid #2003-38, for Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 County Library Headquarters, (Electrical Work), with Tore Electric Company, increase of $17,420.
  43. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #3, for Bid #2003-38, for Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 County Library Headquarters, (Electrical Work), with Tore Electric Company, increase of $1,728.40.
  44. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Doris Spencer to the Mental Health Board.
  45. PROCLAMTION - Recognizing October, 2004 as “National Disability Awareness Month” in the County.
  46. RESOLUTION - Supporting Statewide Smoke-Free Air Legislation.
  47. RESOLUTION - Approving Federal Aid Change Order #1, for Bid #99-16, for the painting of various County Bridges: D-390, Q-48, R-20, RQ-179 and WD-120, decrease of $5,486.45.
  48. RESOLUTION - Approving a fixed weight limit on County Bridge K-158, on Muddy Run Road, in Kingwood Township.
  49. RESOLUTION - Recommending the redesign of the implementation process for Homeland Security plans and programs.
  50. RESOLUTION - Approving an updated FY2004 Homeland Security Grant Spending Plan.

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

VI. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-001, for administration of the grants, decrease in local funds of $49,729 and an increase in federal funds of $2,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-017/039, for senior health services/preventive health services, increase in federal funds of $1,760.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-022, for senior citizens emergency program, increase in federal funds of $2,000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-032, for information and assistance, increase in federal funds of $941.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-046, for a housing repair program, increase in federal funds of $10,000.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-055, for the North Hunterdon Senior Center Program, increase of state funds of $630.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-060, for the insurance counseling program, increase in state funds of $989.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-061, for a caregivers support program, increase in state funds of $1,600.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving the grant application for the 2005 Municipal Alliance Program, for $158,519.31 in state funds.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of the “Kids are Riding Safe Program”, with the New Jersey Division of Highway Safety, in the amount of $21,650 in federal funds.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of a Health Services Grant application, in the amount of $208,192 in state funds and a County match of $26,444, to provide services for alcohol/drug abuse.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of a grant for general operating support and re-granting, for Cultural and Heritage from the New Jersey Historical Commission, in the amount of $23,000.

VII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Open Space Trust Fund Coordinator, Request permission to attend the National Land Conservation Conference, in Providence, Rhode Island, from October 29 through October 31, 2004, in the estimated amount of $1,430 for registration, lodging, parking, transportation and meals.
  2. Kiwanis Club of Flemington, Requesting permission to create an ornament of the historic Court House for their annual Holiday Ornament sale.

VIII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.
  2. PROCLAMATION - Jason Read, Gold Medalist in the U.S. Men's Eight Rowing Team, in the 2004 Summer Olympics.
  3. PROCLAMATION - Chris Kappler, Silver Medalist for team Jumping and Bronze Medalist for Individual Jumping, in the 2004 Summer Olympics.
  4. PROCLAMATION - Kent Smack placed eleventh in the world at the 2004 Summer Olympics in the Men’s Quadruple Sculls in Athens, Greece.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the County participate in the funds for additional coverages for Environmental Impairment Liability.
  2. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2004 Budget, for HIV Counseling and Testing, in the amount of $94,600.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2004 Budget, for Job Access & Reverse Commute Grant, in the amount of $226,500.

X. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/County Cost Sharing Agreement with Tewksbury Township for the Planning Incentive Program, on the Young Farm, Block 5, Lot 12.

XI. PROJECT ADMINISTRATION, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update on various County facilities and projects.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XIII. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.04496, with Computer Square, for a maintenance agreement for the Law Enforcement System, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $7,935.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the rejection of a bid package from Brett Graphics, for bid #2004-36, to furnish, deliver and install a Baum Paper Cutter or its approved equivalent, for Central Printing and Mail, as they did not meet the County’s specifications.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2004-36, to furnish, deliver and install a Baum Paper Cutter or its approved equivalent, for Central Printing and Mail, to Franklin Printers Supply Co., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $19,495.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the award of County Quote #0080-2004, for appraisal services for the current Farmland Preservation Program, to Boehm Appraisal Services, in an amount not to exceed $6,340.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to County Quote #0080-2004, for appraisal services for the current Farmland Preservation Program, with Thomas Rodriguez, increase of $2,700.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to County Quote #0080-2004, for appraisal services for the current Farmland Preservation Program, with Robert McNeely Vance and Company, increase of $5,790.

XIV. FREEHOLDERS AND STAFF COMMENTS

XV. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)


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