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Dated: 07/22/2005

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TENTATIVE AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING
Main Street County Complex, Second Floor, Flemington, New Jersey
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
July 26, 2005

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. 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 regular and executive session minutes of June 14, 2005.
  2. Motion to approve the regular and executive session minutes of June 28, 2005.
  3. Motion to approve the regular session minutes of July 12, 2005.
  4. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated July 26, 2005.
  5. Motion approving the Social Services Funds Report for June 2005.
  6. RESOLUTION - Mary Frann Daley, appointed permanent, part time, Library Assistant, Library.
  7. RESOLUTION - Daniel Waisempacher, appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  8. RESOLUTION - Buff Barr, appointed provisional, full time, Senior Library Assistant, Library.
  9. RESOLUTION - Emily Johnston, appointed provisional, part time, Recreation Supervisor, Parks and Recreation.
  10. RESOLUTION - Emily Tareila, appointed temporary, as needed, Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  11. RESOLUTION - Kristen Hill, appointed temporary, as needed, Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  12. RESOLUTION - Franklin Stone, appointed temporary, as needed, Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  13. RESOLUTION - Rachel Compton, Library Assistant, Library, approval of a Leave of Absence without pay.
  14. RESOLUTION – Approving Federal Change Order #1, for Bid #2005-06, for construction of bicycle lanes and sidewalks for County Route 610 (Kingwood Avenue), Borough of Frenchtown, with a decrease of $120,000.00.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, final for Bid #2004-28 for various drainage projects for County Routes 607, 635 and 639, with Seminole Contracting Co., LLC., with a decrease of $23,106.87.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #2004-35 for various drainage projects for County Routes 607, 635 and 639, with Seminole Contracting Co., LLC., in the amount of $12,304.40.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving plans and specifications for the painting of County Parks Columbia Trail “Frog Hollow”, “Ken Lockwood Gorge”, Cokesbury” and Landsdown Trail “Unnamed Number 1”, “Unnamed Number 2”, “Unnamed Number 3” and “Capoolong” bridges, throughout various municipalities.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approval of submission of proposal by the Department of Nutritional Sciences/Rutgers Cooperative Research and Extension to provide an in-kind match in the approximate amount of $82,161.00 for the period of October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2006.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approval of Project Application and Project Certificate for Payment #14, for Watertrol, Inc. for the Historic Restoration of the Hunterdon County Courthouse in Flemington Borough, in the amount of $172,291.50.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with the Hunterdon County YMCA, in the amount of $10,000.00, for the purpose of providing a senior activity program for low income North Hunterdon County Senior Citizens.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Frederick Gardner to the Open Space Advisory Committee.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of George F. Wagner as the Safety Coordinator and Cheryl A. Wieder as the Alternate Safety Coordinator to the Public Alliance Insurance Coverage Fund.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approval of establishing a rate for Correction Officers working detail to augment security at various events within the County at $50.00 per hour/with a vehicle and $43.00 per hour/without a vehicle.
  24. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an Employment and Reimbursement Agreement with Fred Ghanim, Sheriff’s Officer.
  25. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an Employment and Reimbursement Agreement with Lawrence Anthes, Sheriff’s Officer.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue into the 2005 Budget for the Solid Waste Services Tax, for the period of October 01, 2004 to December 31, 2006, in the amount of $100,874.00.
  2. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue into the 2005 Budget for the Solid Waste Services Tax, for the period of October 01, 2004 to December 31, 2006, in the amount of $100,874.00.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue into the 2005 Budget for HIV Counseling and Testing, for the period of July 01, 2005 to June 30, 2006, in the amount of $94,600.00.
  4. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue into the 2005 Budget for upgrade of regional local public health preparedness and response to bioterrorism, other outbreaks of infectious disease and other public health threats and emergencies, for the period of August 31, 2004 to August 30, 2005, in the amount of $10,000.00.

VI. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Jennifer Durant, Women’s Crisis Services, requesting the use of the steps of the Historic Courthouse on Main Street, Flemington for Annual Candlelight Vigil on October 6, 2005 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  2. George Wagner, Director of Public Safety, requesting authorization for Harry Heller to attend APCO conference, from August 20 through 26, 2005, conference cost in the amount of $2,045.43, which is available in departmental budget.
  3. John Trontis, Director of Parks and Recreation, requesting the Board of Chosen Freeholder’s review/consideration of the New Jersey Department if Environmental Protection Agency’s notification of posted season dates/rule changes for the proposed Deer Management – Controlled Hunting Program.

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

VIII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

IX. OLD BUSINESS

  1. Requisition for purchase of video teleconferencing equipment for the Health Department.

X. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving requisition #22714, with Unisys Corporation, for a maintenance agreement, for the Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $8,525.52.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving requisition #22721, with Hunterdon Medical Center, for EMT training, for the Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $7,875.00.
  3. RESOLUTION- Approving requisition #40009668, with Seely Equipment & Supply Company, for snow fence, for the Roads, Bridges and Engineering Department, in the amount of $6,490.00
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving requisition #02120, with Dell Computers, for computers, for the Health Department, in the amount of $8,988.08.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving requisition #Parks.02265, with Dell, for computers, for the Parks and Recreation Department, in the amount of $11,325.00.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving requisition #22706, with Hunterdon Lock & Safe, for access control system, for the Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $17,286.95.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Robert L. Kimball & Associates, for architectural services for the addition and renovation of the Hunterdon County Emergency Services Building, in the amount of $244,500.00.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Malick and Scherer, P.C., for engineering design services for the reconstruction of Bridge H-1 & approach roadway, County Route 519, over the Milford Creek, Holland Township, in the amount of $101, 772.13.
  9. RESOLUTION – Approving a professional services agreement with David Errikson, for Jail Chaplain services at the Hunterdon County Correctional Facility in Flemington, NJ, through March 31, 2006, in the amount of $15,000.00.
  10. RESOLUTION – Approving award of contract to Zone Striping, Inc. for traffic striping and markings on various County routes, in the amount of $153,245.31.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XII. PROJECT ADMINISTRATION, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update on various County facilities and projects.

XIII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION – Approving continuance of SANE/SART Project subgrant to provide sexual assault services to survivors, in the amount of $85,286.00 in federal funds and $71,057.00 in County match funds, for a total amount of $102,343.00.
  2. 02. RESOLUTION - Renewal application for the (revised) Local Core Capacity Infrastructure Bioterrorism, in the amount of $426,602.00 (pass through).
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-066, for Professional In-Home Education and Support for caregivers of seniors 60 and over, in the amount of $3,614.00 in state funds and $1,287.00 in local funds.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a revision in funding for Area Plan Grant #10-025, for Hunterdon County Congregate Meals for eligible Hunterdon County Residents with an increase in federal funds for a total amount of $78,379.00 and a decrease in state funds for a total amount of $2,445.00.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a revision in funding for Area Plan Grant #10-053, for State Home Delivered Meals for eligible Hunterdon County Residents with a decrease in state funds for a total amount of $10,049.00.

XIV. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XV. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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