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TENTATIVE AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING
Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Main Street County Complex, 2nd Floor, Flemington, New Jersey

TUESDAY, April 12, 2005 - 4:30 PM

l. 3:00 p.m.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 04, 2005, 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. EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTS

  1. To discuss personnel matters.
  2. To discuss legal matters.
  3. To discuss land matters.

IV. 4:30 p.m. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., County Treasurer

  1. RESOLUTION - Adoption of a resolution to exceed the County Budget Appropriation Limits and to establish a CAP Bank.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Budget be read by title only.
  3. PUBLIC HEARING -For the adoption of the County Budget for 2005.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the amount to be raised by taxation for the County’s Open Space, Recreation, Farmland and Historic Preservation Trust Fund.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving the amount to be raised by taxation for support of the Operating Budget for the County Library.
  6. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 01-05, authorizing the acquisition of office furniture, fixtures and business equipment, in the amount of $132,850.
  7. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 02-05, authorizing the acquisition of vehicles, in the amount of $200,000.
  8. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 03-05, authorizing the acquisition of computer equipment, in the amount of $261,300.
  9. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 04-05, authorizing the reconstruction, resurfacing, widening, construction and improvement of various public highways, roads and streets, in the amount of $9,400,000.
  10. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 05-05, authorizing the construction, reconstruction, replacement and rehabilitation of various bridges and culverts, in the amount of $2,650,000.
  11. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 06-05, authorizing the acquisition of heavy public works machinery and equipment, for the Roads, Bridges and Engineering and Buildings and Maintenance Departments, in the amount of $1,119,600.
  12. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 07-05, authorizing the acquisition of equipment for the Hunterdon County Parks and Recreation Department, in the amount of $34,000.

V. 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 executive session minutes of March 22, 2005.
  2. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated April 12, 2005.
  3. RESOLUTION - Jeffrey Lane Jr. appointed permanent, full time Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  4. RESOLUTION - William Seiple Jr. appointed permanent, full time Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  5. RESOLUTION - Christopher Boller appointed permanent, full time Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  6. RESOLUTION - Kris Saharic appointed permanent, full time Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  7. RESOLUTION - Michelle Eisenman appointed permanent, full time Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  8. RESOLUTION - Shawn Monk appointed permanent, full time Senior Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  9. RESOLUTION - Philip Fleming appointed permanent, full time Senior Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  10. RESOLUTION - Bernard Malone II appointed permanent, full time Senior Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  11. RESOLUTION - Jacob Langreder appointed permanent, full time Senior Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  12. RESOLUTION - Wallace Sloyer appointed permanent, full time Senior Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  13. RESOLUTION - Kenneth Sutphen appointed permanent, full time Senior Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  14. RESOLUTION - Dante Faraone appointed permanent, full time Equipment Operator, Roads and Bridges.
  15. RESOLUTION - Stephen Raymond appointed provisional, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator, Division of Emergency Services, Public Safety Department.
  16. RESOLUTION - John Schmidt appointed provisional, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator, Division of Emergency Services, Public Safety Department.
  17. RESOLUTION - Alice Crans appointed temporary, as needed, Laboratory Assistant, Health Department.
  18. RESOLUTION - Paul Kaszas appointed temporary, as needed, Library Clerk Driver, Library.
  19. RESOLUTION - Scott Johnson appointed temporary, as needed, Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  20. RESOLUTION - Nicholas Johnson appointed temporary, as needed, Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  21. RESOLUTION - Susan Simpson appointed temporary, as needed, Special Deputy Surrogate, Surrogate’s Court.
  22. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in Purchasing.
  23. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in Board of Chosen Freeholders Department.
  24. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in Buildings and Maintenance.
  25. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in the Public Safety Department.
  26. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in the County Clerk’s Office.
  27. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in the Board of Elections.
  28. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in the Finance Department.
  29. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in the Health Department.
  30. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in Human Services Department.
  31. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in the Library.
  32. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in the Planning Board.
  33. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in Central Printing and Mail.
  34. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in Information Technology.
  35. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  36. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in the Surrogate’s Court.
  37. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in the Tax Board.
  38. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in Weights and Measures.
  39. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in Rutgers’ Cooperative Extension.
  40. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in the Administrator’s Department.
  41. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in the Construction Board of Appeals.
  42. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in County Counsel’s Office.
  43. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in the Utilities Authority Department.
  44. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in Project Management.
  45. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in Human Resources.
  46. RESOLUTION - Setting 2005 salaries for unclassified employees in Parks and Recreation.
  47. RESOLUTION - Approving an Employment and Reimbursement agreement with Kris M. Saharic.
  48. RESOLUTION - Approving an Employment and Reimbursement agreement with William Seiple.
  49. RESOLUTION - Approving an Employment and Reimbursement agreement with Michelle Eisenman.
  50. RESOLUTION - Approving an Employment and Reimbursement agreement with Christopher Boller.
  51. RESOLUTION - Approving an Employment and Reimbursement agreement with Jeffrey Lane.
  52. RESOLUTION - Approving Cost Reimbursement terms with Christopher Szymanski.
  53. RESOLUTION - Approving a subcontract for the FY2005 Subregional Transportation Program, in the amount of $51,904.
  54. RESOLUTION - Approving the recommendations of the Cultural and Heritage Commission for the administration of the Local Arts Program Grant Awards, for 2005, in the amount of $91,046.
  55. RESOLUTION - Approving the recommendations of the Cultural and Heritage Commission for the administration of the Special Projects Grant Awards, for 2005, in the amount of $60,416.50.
  56. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1R, for Bid #2003-38, for mechanical work at the Hunterdon County Library Headquarters, with Mid-Atlantic Mechanical, Inc., increase of $10,203.10.
  57. RESOLUTION - Approving plans and specifications for the Hunterdon County Park Renovations, for Block 17, Lot 8, in Flemington Borough.
  58. RESOLUTION - Approving a Transportation Enhancement Agreement with NJDOT, for the Construction of Bicycle Lanes and Sidewalk, for County Route 610, in Frenchtown Borough.
  59. RESOLUTION - Authorizing No Stopping or Standing along County Route 628 (Bunnvale Road), in Lebanon Township.
  60. RESOLUTION - Approving a 15 ton weight limit on Culvert L-77, on Hollow Road, in Lebanon Township.
  61. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the exchange of there (3) vehicles awarded through the 2003 and 2004 FTA Section 5310 Grant programs from the New Jersey Transit.
  62. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the provider service agreement with Home Helpers, to provide non-medical home health services, extending the contract through September 2005, increase of $43,000.
  63. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the provider service agreement with ComForcare Senior Services, to provide non-medical home health services, extending the contract through September 2005, increase of $6,000.
  64. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Richard Monacchio, to provide Juvenile Sex Offender Treatment, in accordance with the Juvenile Justice Commission and County guidelines, in the amount of $15,000.
  65. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing April 12, 2005 as Community Transportation Services Day and April 17 to 23, 2005, as Community Transportation Services Week.
  66. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing April as Child Abuse Prevention Month.
  67. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Raymond Drake, to provide legal services to the Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services, in the amount of $75,000.
  68. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to an agreement with Eisenberg Associates, Inc., to upgrade the existing Application Software, to reproduce OPRA requested documents in CD format, increase of $950.
  69. RESOLUTION - Approving a lease agreement for storage for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $575 per month, for a period not to exceed 12 months.
  70. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional engineering services agreement with Greenman-Pederson, Inc., to create a computerized Stormwater Structure Management System, to work in unison with the County’s existing Sign Management System and Tree Management System, in the amount of $20,678.

VI. PUBLIC SESSION DISCUSSION

  1. (NOTE: Limit of 5 minutes per person)

VII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. To provide an update to the Board.

VIII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-025/026, to provide congregate meals at nutrition sites and to deliver meals to the homebound seniors unable to attend nutrition sites, in the amount of $41,122 in state funds, $124,359 in federal funds, and $133,574 in local funds.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-032, to provide information and assistance to seniors and their families, in the amount of $3,220 in state funds and $10,423 in federal funds.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-033, to provide weekend home delivered meals to the homebound unable to prepare their own meals, in the amount of $16,850 in state funds, $12,000 in local funds.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-050/051, to provide certified home health aide services to seniors age 60 and over, in the amount of $44,711 in state funds, $30,000 in federal funds and $14,904 in County funds.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-053, to provide home delivered meals to seniors, in the amount of $30,434 in state funds.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-054, to provide care coordination services to frail/vulnerable seniors, in the amount of $41,709 in state funds and $3,367 in federal funds.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-060, to provide assistance with Medicare and health insurance bills for seniors and their families, in the amount of $7,500 in state funds.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-062, to provide home repair and chore services to seniors over 60, in the amount of $1,222 in state funds and $17,389 in federal funds.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving the extension of the 2004 County Environmental Health Act Grant, to the period of June 30, 2005. (no increase or decrease in funds).
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving an application with the New Jersey Historical Commission for General Operating Support and Re-Granting purposes, in the amount of $68,000 in state funds and a County match of $39,000.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract from the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Services for the Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program Grant, for Hoffman Park, in the amount of $22,204, (USDA-$16,801.50, County Match-$5,600.50).

IX. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22576, with Micro Strategies, for a maintenance agreement for the Division of Emergency Services of the Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $7,080.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40008631, with Kane Steel Company, for structural steel, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $11,760.25.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40008632, with the Ohio Bridge Corporation, for bridge flooring, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $12,680.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40008699, with Garden State Highway Products, for an Attenuator Truck, for Roads, Bridge and Engineering, in the amount of $24,995.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40008855, with F & S Tire, for various tires, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $5,970.82.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the rejection of a bid package received for County Bid #2005-02, for Maintenance and Repair Materials, from Hanson Aggregates, as it did not meet the County’s bid specifications.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2005-02, for Maintenance and Repair Materials, to Flemington Bituminous Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $83,044.
  8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2005-02, for Maintenance and Repair Materials, to Trap Rock Industries, in an amount not to exceed $76,292.50.
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2005-02, for Maintenance and Repair Materials, to Stavola Construction Materials, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $34,042.50.
  10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2005-06, for Maintenance and Repair Materials, to Top Line Construction Corporation, for the Construction of Bicycle Lanes and Sidewalk, County Route 610, in Frenchtown Borough, in an amount not to exceed $840,014.86.
  11. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the rejection of a bid package received for County Bid #2005-10, to furnish and deliver structural steel, from Kane Steel Company, as it did not meet the County’s bid specifications.
  12. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2005-10, to furnish and deliver structural steel, for the Roads, Bridges and Engineering Department, to Samson Metal Service, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $41,781.25.
  13. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2005-11, to furnish and deliver Steel Beam Guide Rail, for the Roads, Bridges and Engineering Department, to Chemung Supply Corp., in an amount not to exceed $18,009.53.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional engineering consulting services agreement to Dewberry-Goodkind, Inc., for the preparation of construction plans, specifications and cost estimates in conjunction with the Temporary Traffic Signal at the Church Street (CR579)/Staats Road Intersection, in Bloomsbury Borough and Bethlehem Township, in the amount of $47,600.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the professional services agreement with Dewberry-Goodkind, Inc., for traffic and transportation engineering consulting services in connection with the review of major development applications, for the Planning Board, increase of $15,000 for additional work.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving a state contract with the United Telephone Company of New Jersey, d/b/a Sprint United, for the purchase of wiring in connection with the renovations and addition to the Hunterdon County Library Headquarters, in the amount of $46,482.06.

X. PROJECT ADMINISTRATION, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Faridy, Throne and Fraytak presentation of costs for Library Shelving.
  2. Update on various County facilities and projects.

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

  1. Quakertown Fire Company, Request to set up an account with the County to purchase gasoline and diesel fuel for their trucks at the County Garage.
  2. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XII. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XIII EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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