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AGENDA, HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Main Street County Complex, Second Floor
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
December 27, 2005

2:45 p.m. HCUA

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 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. 3:00 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTS

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

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

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - Bond Ordinance No. 14-05, Authorizing the acquisition of real property for use as public park and recreation facilities, in the amount of $5,035,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2004-2005 Subregional Transportation Grant, in the amount of $0.02.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a receivable for the Kids are Riding Safe Program, in the amount of $3,821.85.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2004 Insurance Fraud Reimbursement Program, in the amount of $16,602.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2005 Insurance Fraud Reimbursement Program, in the amount of $34,273
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2004 Victim Assistant Program, in the amount of $55,315
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving transfers between certain 2005 Appropriation Accounts.

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 approving the executive session minutes of September 27, 2005 and October 11, 2005, the regular and executive session minutes of October 25, 2005, the regular and executive session minutes of November 09, 2005 and the regular and executive session minutes of November 22, 2005.
  2. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated December 27, 2005.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report for November 2005.
  4. RESOLUTION - Sean Ross appointed permanent, full time Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  5. RESOLUTION - Sean Gutsick appointed permanent, full time Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  6. RESOLUTION - John Sadusky appointed permanent, full time Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office
  7. RESOLUTION - William Salhanick appointed permanent, full time Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office
  8. RESOLUTION - Douglas Sloyer appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  9. RESOLUTION - John Gamatko appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  10. RESOLUTION - Eric Faulstich appointed permanent, full time Sanitary Inspector Trainee, Health Department.
  11. RESOLUTION - Michelle Carey appointed permanent, part time Library Assistant, Library.
  12. RESOLUTION - Deborah Vallone appointed provisional, full time Principal Clerk Transcriber, Health Department.
  13. RESOLUTION - Michael Bambrick appointed provisional, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator, Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving four municipal grant applications under the Open Space Trust Fund, at the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving a Memorandum of Agreement with the New Jersey Water Supply Authority for the acquisition of lands, Block 9, Lot 2.02 in Union Township and Block 48, Lot 55 in Bethlehem Township, consisting of 71.16 acres for open space preservation, in the amount of $30,000.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving the purchase of Bock 63, Lot 45, in Readington Township, from Wayne F. and Ann Holman, in the amount of $275,000, in connection with the Round Mountain Section of Deer Path Park.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving a Refunding Bond and Release in the Matter of the Estate of Clarence W. Baker, to the Hunterdon County Library, in the amount of $1,000.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving a state contract in the amount of $55,563 for various homeless related services for the Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving a state contract with Volunteer Guardianship One-On-One, Inc., for guardianship services to county residents, in the amount of $7,500 of direct County funds.
  20. RESOLUTION - Authorizing individuals to sign for various Human Service related contracts.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving a Public Donor Agreement to the Social Services Block Grant contract, in the amount of $15,045 in cash funds and $2,485 as a County match; as well as a contract agreement with the State Department of Human Services in the amount of $71,454 in state funds for 2006.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the 2006 Job Access/Reverse Commute (JARC – Round 6) contract with New Jersey Transit, for the allocation of $129,600 in federal funding and amending the County match to $86,400.

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

VII. DELAWARE TOWNSHIP, Dave Bond

  1. To discuss the Grano/Keane Farm Estate

VIII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.
  2. Policy for Memorial and Commemorative Recognition.
  3. Policies for Use of Centralized Personnel Procedures, Administrative Code Provisions concerning Verification of Sick Leave and Administrative Code Provisions requiring the Use of Centralized Purchasing Procedures.

IX. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Grant Agreement and Deed of Easement, for Block 70, Lot 38.50, from Readington, in the amount of $1,280,384.70, (SADC - $ 68,230.82, County - $204,861.56, Township - $307,292.32).
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement for Block 35, Lot 9, from James T. and Mary Passerello, in Franklin Township, in the amount of $535,500, (SADC-$324,450, County-$105,525, Township-$105,525).
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Grant Agreement and Deed of Easement, for Block 51, Lot 9, from John Robert Connolly, and Ivan George Ashby, in Delaware Township, in the amount of $560,528.64, (SADC-$344,610.72, County-$96,734.09, Township-$119,183.83).
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a Grant Agreement and Deed of Easement, for Block 25, Lot 10, in Delaware Township, in the amount of $423,906.60, (SADC-$260,865.60, County-$81,520.50, Township-$81,520.50).
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a Grant Agreement and Deed of Easement, for Block 30, Lot 4.01, From Mark J. Canright and Amy M. Hansen, in Bethlehem Township, in the amount of $252,301.00, (SADC-$156,787.05, County-$50,279.99, Township-$45,233.96).
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving the release of an Option Agreement from Gerard and Patricia Isabella, on Block 24, Lot 3, in East Amwell Township.

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

    1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XI. PURCHASING, John Davenport, III, Purchasing Agent

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22909, with Queues Enforth Development, for a dispatch software upgrade, for the Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $43,199.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisitions #22928, with Ray’s Sport Shop, for body armor, for the Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $32,138.46. (to be purchased with Homeland Security Grant Funds).
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22929, with Ray’s Sport Shop, for body armor, for the Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $6,456.06. (to be purchased with Homeland Security Grant Funds).
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2005-44, for the resurfacing of County Route 514, in the Townships of East Amwell and Raritan, to Mannon Excavating and Paving Co., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,204,358.80.

XII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-032, for information and assistance to seniors, increase in state funds of $6,262 and a decrease in federal funding of $6,040.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-054, for care coordination, increase in federal funds of $7,320 and an increase in state funds of $15,870.

XIII. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XIV. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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