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

TUESDAY, January 25, 2005 - 4:00 PM

NOTE: 1:45 p.m. Hunterdon County Utilities Authority Meeting

l. 2:00 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 20, 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. 4:00 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 December 14, 2004 and December 28, 2004.
  2. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated January 25, 2005.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report, for December 2004.
  4. RESOLUTION - Frank Simonetta appointed unclassified, full time Chief of County Investigators, Prosecutor’s Office.
  5. RESOLUTION - Samuel DeBella appointed unclassified, full time Deputy Chief, Prosecutor’s Office.
  6. RESOLUTION - Jessica Bridges appointed unclassified, full time Investigator, Prosecutor’s Office.
  7. RESOLUTION - Gregory Deemer appointed permanent, full time Senior Road Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  8. RESOLUTION - Sage Kopytowski appointed permanent, full time Youth Worker, Division of Youth Services, Department of Public Safety.
  9. RESOLUTION - Mario Filippi appointed provisional, full time Public Health Investigator, Health Department.
  10. RESOLUTION - Jesse Winfield appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Corrections.
  11. RESOLUTION - Stella Sigalus appointed provisional, full time Victim Witness Counselor, Prosecutor’s Office.
  12. RESOLUTION - Robert Fandel appointed provisional, full time Road Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  13. RESOLUTION - Steven Limoli appointed provisional, full time Road Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  14. RESOLUTION - Michael Ubry appointed provisional, full time Road Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  15. RESOLUTION - Christopher Botzan appointed provisional, full time Mechanic, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  16. RESOLUTION - Ryan McEldowney appointed provisional, full time Senior Youth Worker, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  17. RESOLUTION - Steven Van Deursen appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Corrections.
  18. RESOLUTION - Mary Noone-Kozakiewicz appointed provisional, full time Senior Librarian, Library.
  19. RESOLUTION - Rose Mehrlust appointed provisional, full time Public Health Partnership Coordinator, Health Department.
  20. RESOLUTION - Rebecca Baron appointed provisional, full time Public Health Representative 3, Health Department.
  21. RESOLUTION - Wayne Neville appointed provisional, full time Sanitary Inspector, Health Department.
  22. RESOLUTION - Robert Silva appointed provisional, full time Assistant Supervising Mechanic, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  23. RESOLUTION - Kristen Larsen, Investigator, Prosecutor’s Office, salary adjustment.
  24. RESOLUTION - Mark Bunting, Sheriff’s Investigator, Sheriff’s Office, salary adjustment.
  25. RESOLUTION - Sara Rupert, permanent Gardner, Parks and Recreation, adjustment in hours.
  26. RESOLUTION - Walter Colombo III, permanent, full time Supervising Mechanic, return to permanent title.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving appointments/reappointments to the Solid Waste Advisory Council.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving appointments/reappointment to the County Agriculture Development Board.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving the Emergency Operating Plan for the Department of Public Safety.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment on Bid #2004-30, for Resurfacing and Surface Treatment of various County roads, to Mannon Excavating and Paving Co., Inc., in the amount of $99,990.86.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment on Bid #2003-29, for the Painting of County Bridges: C-32, D-337, D-383 and G-63, to A.P. Enterprises, Inc., in the amount of $11,345.41.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment of Bid #2003-60, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge L-4, over the Little Brook, in Lebanon Township, to Underground Utilities Corp., in the amount of $224,678.00.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #6, 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 $63,839.16.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #6, 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 $85,848.00.
  35. PROCLAMATION – Recognizing the second week of March as “Extension Living Well Week.”
  36. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a cash Maintenance Bond, to Woodside Farms, in the amount of $2,616.58.
  37. RESOLUTION - Approving an unrestricted weight limit on County Bridge D-388, on Locktown-Flemington Road, in the Township of Delaware.
  38. RESOLUTION - Approving a model agreement for Residential Services, with the State Department of Youth and Family Services, #05EZKC, for the Youth Facility at the state rate of $93.15 per day.
  39. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, Final, for Bid #2004-31, for Demolition, Removal and Disposal of Farm Buildings and Residential Buildings, with Gordon Construction, Inc., increase of $30,500.
  40. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final payment for Bid #2004-31, for Demolition, Removal and Disposal of Farm Buildings and Residential Buildings, to Gordon Construction, Inc., in the amount of $58,820.00.
  41. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for the transfer of real estate to the Hunterdon County Vocational District (Polytech).
  42. RESOLUTION - Approving a Federal Change Order for Bid #2004-05, for Construction of the Hamden Pedestrian Bridge (FC-64), on Hamden Road, over the South Branch of the Raritan River, in Clinton and Franklin Townships, with Decker, Inc., decrease of $500.00.
  43. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider contract with Hunterdon Economic Partnership to establish an Economic Resources or Economic Development Department, in the amount of $45,000.
  44. RESOLUTION - Approving the final application for the 2003 Section 5310 Part II agreement for one (1) vehicle from New Jersey Transit.
  45. RESOLUTION - Approving the final application for the 2004 Section 5310 Part II agreement for two (2) vehicles from New Jersey Transit.
  46. RESOLUTION - Approving the 2005 Section 5310 application for one (1) 16 passenger extended minibus and one (1) 8 passenger van.
  47. RESOLUTION - Approving a Letter of Agreement with the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, for 2005, to provide substance abuse prevention and education programming through the County’s municipal alliances, in the amount of $158,519.31.

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

VI. CORRESPONDENCE

    1. Information Technology, Requesting permission to attend the CISCO CCNA Boot Camp to understand, configure and troubleshoot Cisco routers and switches, in Malvern, Pennsylvania from May 23 to 27, 2005, in the amount of $2,995 for the course, plus mileage.
    2. Townsende Homeowers Association, Requesting the County be responsible for any structural change to the traffic island on Walter E. Foran Blvd., with Townsende being responsible for maintenance.
    3. William F. Taggart, Requesting pemission to obtain a waiver on the moratorium on County roads after they have been paved, in regard to 68 County Route 517, (Old Turnpike Road), in Tewksbury.

VII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

    1. Transportation Review Committee Update.

VIII. GRANTS

    1. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-022, for the Senior Citizens Emergency Program, in the amount of $7,000 in federal funds.

IX. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

    1. RESOLUTION - Approving values as recommended by the County Agriculture Development Board for Option Agreements submitted for the 2007 Round Farmland Preservation applications.
    2. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a development easement under the Planning Incentive Program, for the Harrison Living Trust Farm, in East Amwell Township, Block 27, Lots 46 and 46.05, (SADC-$234,000, County-$78,000, Township-$78,000), total $390,000.
    3. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a development easement under the Planning Incentive Program, for the Crisafulli Farm, in East Amwell Township, (SADC-$187,200, County-$62,400, Township-$62,400), total $312,000.
    4. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a development easement under the Planning Incentive Program, for the Hockenbury Farm, in Raritan Township, (SADC-$201,105, County-$67,035, Township-$67,035), total $335,175.
    5. RESOLUTION - Approving the Contract for Sale of Development Easement, from John P. Gunther, for Block 49, Lot 25, in Franklin Township, (SADC-$210,000, County-$47,880, Township-$54,120).
    6. RESOLUTION - Approving the Contract for Sale of Development Easement, from John Robert Connolly and Ivan George Cleverly Ashby, for Block 51, Lot 9.05, in Delaware Township, (SADC-$342,220, County-$96,063, Township-$118,357).
    7. RESOLUTION - Approving the Contract for Sale of Development Easement, from John P. Gunther, for Block 49, Lot 25, in Franklin Township, (SADC-$210,000, County-$47,880, Township-$54,120).

X. PROJECT ADMINISTRATION, Frank J. Bell, AIA

    1. Update on various County facilities and projects.

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

    1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XII. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

    1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #33653, with Alarmtronics for surveillance equipment for the Youth Facility, for the Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $7,000.
    2. RESOLUTION - Approving the reject of a bid package from Yodock Wall Co., Inc., for Bid #2004-58, to furnish and deliver Heavy Duty Plastic Security Barricades for the Department of Emergency Services.
    3. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the professional surveying agreement with Robert W. Lee Associates, for additional surveying services in connection with the Farmland Preservation Program, increase of $2,000.
    4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0177-2004, for appraisal services in connection with the right of way acquisition for County Bridge N-2, to Robert McNeely Vance, in an amount not to exceed $2,825.
    5. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to County Bid #2004-02, for Consolidated Transportation System for a period of six months commencing February 28, 2005, increase of $1.49 per hour, contract amount amended to not to exceed $1,016,524.18.
    6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0149-2004, for surveying services for the Farmland Preservation Program, to Studer and McEldowney, PA, in an amount not to exceed $20,400.
    7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0149-2004, for surveying services for the Farmland Preservation Program, to Newton Land Surveyor, in an amount not to exceed $2,850.
    8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0149-2004, for surveying services for the Farmland Preservation Program, to B2A Survat, in an amount not to exceed $13,635.
    9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0149-2004, for surveying services for the Farmland Preservation Program, to Heritage Consulting Engineers, in an amount not to exceed $5,750.
    10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0149-2004, for surveying services for the Farmland Preservation Program, to Bohren and Bohren Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $23,900.
    11. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0149-2004, for surveying services for the Farmland Preservation Program, to Robert W. Lee Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $5,100.
    12. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0149-2004, for surveying services for the Farmland Preservation Program, to Surburban Consulting Engineers, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $16,600.

XIII. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XIV. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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