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TENTATIVE AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING
Main Street County Complex, Second Floor, Flemington, New Jersey
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
June 14 , 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. 4:30 p.m.FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., County Treasurer

  1. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 09-05, authorizing the construction of an addition to and renovations to the Emergency Services Building, in the amount of $4,500,000.
  2. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 10-05, authorizing the upgrade and replacement of various communications equipment to the Emergency Management Facility, in the amount of $270,900.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the insertion of an item of revenue in the Budget, for the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant, No. LLE 10-03, in the amount of $3,510.
  4. RESOLUTION - Requesting the insertion of an item of revenue in the Budget, for the County’s match to the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant, No. LLE 10-03, in the amount of $390.
  5. RESOLUTION - Requesting the insertion of an item of revenue in the Budget, for the LINCS – TOP OFF 3 Mini-Grant, in the amount of $20,000.
  6. RESOLUTION - Requesting the insertion of an item of revenue in the Budget, for the Local Tire Management Program, in the amount of $25,000.
  7. RESOLUTION - Requesting the insertion of an item of revenue in the Budget, for the Clean Communities Entitlement Grant, in the amount of $40,574.45.
  8. 08. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of grant receivable for the Bikeway Implementation Plan, in the amount of $2,303.83.
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2003 County Environmental Health Act, in the amount of $2,000.

V. NJAC FUONDATION and VERISON FOUNDATION PARTNERS FOR EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Presentation of $500 scholarship to Sarah Alvater of the Hunterdon County Polytech Career Academy, from the NJAC Foundation and Verison Foundation Partners, towards attending the Fine Arts Program at Mercer County Community College.

VI. 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 May 10, 2005 and May 24, 2005.
  2. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated June 14, 2005.
  3. RESOLUTION - Edward David appointed unclassified, full time Undersheriff, Sheriff’s Office.
  4. RESOLUTION - Mark Kobner appointed unclassified, full time Sheriff’s Investigator, Sheriff’s Office.
  5. RESOLUTION - Joseph Alfonso appointed permanent, full time Correction Officer, Division of Corrections, Department of Public Safety.
  6. RESOLUTION - Matthew DePatto appointed permanent, full time Family Social Worker, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department.
  7. RESOLUTION - Scott Crabtree appointed permanent, full time Clerk Transcriber, Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services.
  8. RESOLUTION - Walter Wright appointed permanent, full time Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  9. RESOLUTION - David Flanagan appointed permanent, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee, Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety.
  10. RESOLUTION - Michel Bambrick appointed permanent, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee, Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety.
  11. RESOLUTION - Ana Sierra appointed provisional, full time Victim Witness Counselor, Prosecutor’s Office.
  12. RESOLUTION - Jason Yard appointed provisional, full time Correction Officers, Division of Corrections, Department of Public Safety.
  13. RESOLUTION - Adam Manus appointed provisional, full time Sanitary Inspector Trainee, Health Department.
  14. RESOLUTION - Edward Harrington appointed provisional, full time Traffic Maintenance Worker, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  15. RESOLUTION - Kevin Stull appointed provisional, full time Senior Road Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  16. RESOLUTION - Jennifer Fuhri appointed provisional, full time Senor Road Dispatcher, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  17. RESOLUTION - Nicole McCall appointed provisional, full time Senior Planner, Planning Department.
  18. RESOLUTION - Melanie Martin appointed provisional, full time Senior Planner, Planning Department.
  19. RESOLUTION - Dinah Rowbotham appointed provisional, full time Senior Planner, Planning Department.
  20. RESOLUTION - Phillip Cane appointed provisional, full time Security Guard, Sheriff’s Office.
  21. RESOLUTION - Wendy Pittenger appointed provisional, full time Senior Clerk Transcriber, Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services.
  22. RESOLUTION - Carolyn Kohmuench appointed provisional, full time Social Worker, Aging, Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services.
  23. RESOLUTION - Josie Glynn appointed provisional, full time Secretarial Assistant, Planning Department.
  24. RESOLUTION - Craig Bengle appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  25. RESOLUTION - Jeanine Chiaffarano appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  26. RESOLUTION - Keith Williges appointed temporary, as needed Laboratory Assistant, Health Department.
  27. RESOLUTION - Jeffrey Adams appointed temporary, as needed Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  28. RESOLUTION - Amelosia Martinez-Wright appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation Department.
  29. RESOLUTION - Tyler Sassaman appointed temporary, as needed Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  30. RESOLUTION - Wenona Fatton appointed temporary, as needed Research Assistant, Planning Department.
  31. RESOLUTION - Eric Kloss appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  32. RESOLUTION - Sarah Miller appointed temporary, as needed Intern, Information Technology.
  33. RESOLUTION - Megan Leone appointed temporary, as needed Intern, Information Technology.
  34. RESOLUTION - Collin Marchiandro appointed temporary, as needed Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  35. RESOLUTION - Jonathan Calta appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  36. RESOLUTION - Kimberly Wade appointed temporary, as needed Intern, Prosecutor’s Office.
  37. RESOLUTION - Megan Oven appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  38. RESOLUTION - Sean Jacobs appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  39. RESOLUTION - Tiffany Giles appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  40. RESOLUTION - Andrew Bentz appointed temporary, as needed Buildings Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  41. RESOLUTION - Kevin Murphy appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  42. RESOLUTION - Jeremy Wene appointed temporary, as needed Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  43. RESOLUTION - Wesley Miles appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  44. RESOLUTION - Joseph Dolan appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  45. RESOLUTION - James Mokar appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  46. RESOLUTION - Kristen Hill appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  47. RESOLUTION - Elizabeth Puleo appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  48. RESOLUTION - Alan Singleton appointed temporary, as needed Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  49. RESOLUTION - Setting the salary of John Glynn, Roads, Director, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  50. RESOLUTION- Setting the salaries for unclassified/non contract employees in the Sheriff’s Office.
  51. RESOLUTION - Setting the salary of Dorothy Tirpok, County Clerk.
  52. RESOLUTION - Setting the salary of Susan Hoffman, County Surrogate.
  53. RESOLUTION - Salary adjustment for Joann Blayle, Library Assistant, Library.
  54. RESOLUTION - Approving an employment agreement with Adam Manus, Sanitary Inspector Trainee, Health Department.
  55. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Raymond J. Riley for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  56. RESOLUTION - Authorizing emergency vehicles only to use the Oldwick Firehouse’s driveway for ingress and egress.
  57. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for sale of real estate, from Joyce Kozloff, for block 64, Lot 20, in Readington Township, in the amount of $30,000.
  58. RESOLUTION - Approving Senior Waiver Agreements for the 31th Annual Hunterdon County Art Show with the artists.
  59. RESOLUTION - Establishing speed limits along County Route 513 (High Bridge-Califon-Chester Road), from the southerly Lebanon Township line to the northerly Lebanon Township line.
  60. RESOLUTION - Approving proposed improvements for the reconstruction of County Bridge T-87 and approach roadway, Main Street over the Rockaway Creek, in Tewksbury Township, and authorizing County Counsel and the Roads, Bridges and Engineering Director to negotiate with property owners.
  61. RESOLUTION - Approving a public hearing on June 28, 2005, at 5 pm, for the proposed improvements and acquisition in connection with the reconstruction of County Bridge T-87 and approach roadway, Main Street over the Rockaway Creek, in Tewksbury Township.
  62. RESOLUTION - Approving the release of a cash road opening deposit to John Riga, in the amount of $1,000.
  63. RESOLUTION - Approving the release of a cash road opening deposit to Worthington Associates, in the amount $500.
  64. RESOLUTION - Approving the release of a cash road opening deposit to Foliage Interiors, in the amount of $500.
  65. RESOLUTION - Approving the release of a cash road opening deposit to Albert Disposti, in the amount of $500.
  66. RESOLUTION - Approving the release of a cash road opening deposit to Steven DePaul, in the amount of $500.
  67. RESOLUTION - Approving the release of a cash road opening deposit to the NJDEP, in the amount of $2,000.
  68. RESOLUTION - Approving the release of a cash road opening deposit to the Immaculate Conception School, in the amount of $1,000.
  69. RESOLUTION - Approving the release of a cash road opening deposit to Bonnie Higgins, in the amount of $500.
  70. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a paper bond for a road opening deposit to Adamsville Maintenance Co., in the amount of $2,500.
  71. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a paper bond for a road opening deposit to Stacey Contracting, Inc., in the amount of $5,000.
  72. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a paper bond for a road opening deposit to Mannon Excavating and Paving Co., Inc., in the amount of $1,000.
  73. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a paper bond for a road opening deposit to Blandford Land Development Corp., in the amount of $5,000.
  74. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a paper bond for a road opening deposit to the Immaculate Conception School, in the amount of $10,000.
  75. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a paper bond for a road opening deposit to Robert J. D’Angelo Excavating, Inc., in the amount of $10,000.
  76. RESOLUTION - Approving the release of an Employment and Reimbursement Agreement with Jeffrey Conklin upon the execution of a Reimbursement Agreement with J. Conklin for payment in full.
  77. RESOLUTION - Approving a memorandum of agreement with the Township of Kingwood, toward the purchase of Block 19, Lot 5, for open space and farmland conservation purposes, in the amount of $136,000.
  78. RESOLUTION - Approving a purchase contact with R.D. Case Family Partnership, for Block 8.02, Lot 26.02, in East Amwell Township, for the fee simple real property interest as part of the South County Park, in the amount of $18,000 per acre.
VII. PUBLIC SESSION DISCUSSION (NOTE: Limit of 5 minutes per person)

VIII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

IX. 4:45 p.m. PLANNING BOARD, Melanie Martin

  1. Update on the Highlands.

X. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Information Technology, Requesting permission to send an individual to the Building Geodatabases I and II courses, from August 01, 2005 through August 05, 2005, in Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania, in the estimate amount of $2,125 for registration, meals and mileage. (Also requesting to use a County vehicle if available).

XI. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-064/065, to provide health awareness screenings and physical fitness activities, to seniors, in the amount of $23,410 in federal funds and $66,150 in County funds.
  2. RESOLUTION - Accepting Mini-Grant funds from the NJ Dept. of Health and Senior Services, for the Top Off 3 Exercise, in the amount of $20,000.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of a Victim of Crime Assistance Grant application, in the amount of $225,572 in federal funds and a County match of $56,393.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the revision of an application with the Council on the Arts, for Program and Re-Granting Support Services, (revised from 4/25/05), in the amount of $72,576 in state funding and a County match of $70,228.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a renewal application with NJ Transit, for funding under the “Senior Citizen and Disabled Resident Transportation Assistance Act”, in the amount of $583,984, for fiscal year 2006.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a contractual agreement with NJ Transit to implement the County’s Senior Citizens and Disabled Residents program.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XIII. PROJECT ADMINISTRATION, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update on various County facilities and projects.
  2. Proposed amendment to the Upper Delaware Water Management.
  3. Requesting approval for the design and replacement of the existing boilers for the Senior Services and Human Services buildings, as prepared by Strunk Albert Engineering.

XIV. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final approval for the acquisition of a development easement in the Farmland Preservation Program, from Neil Grossman and Nancy L. Wolff, for Block 41, Lot 10, in the Township of Lebanon, (SADC-$480,467.68, County-$0.00, Township-$120,116.92.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing preliminary approval for 14 easement purchase applications pursuant to the County’s Traditional Farmland Preservation Program, and the State Agriculture Retention and Development Act, and authorizing appraisals be done for the 14 applications.
  3. RESOLUTION - Granting final approval on the 19 applications granted preliminary approval from the CADB, pursuant to the State Agriculture Retention and Development Act.

XV. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22642, with DeptCor, for barricade/planters, for the Division of Emergency Management, Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $18,900, (to be paid through the Homeland Security Grant).
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition # 22648, with Glass Castle, for bullet Resistant Windows, for the Division of Emergency Management, Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $16,960, (to be paid through the Homeland Security Grant).
  3. RESOLUTION- Approving Requisition #22657, with TX RX Systems, for a combiner, for the Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $6,770.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #33736, with Hertrich Fleet Services, for a replacement van for the Youth Facility, in the amount of $15,845.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40009412, with Garden State Fireworks, for a fireworks display on August 26, 2005, for the Freeholder Board, in the amount of $7,500.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Elections.307, with A. Rifkin, for transportation bags, for the Board of Elections, in the amount of $8,391.560.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Health.2044, with Curtis Dyna-Fog, for an aerosol generator, for the Health Department, in the amount of $8,300.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #HS.02763, with United Telephone, d/b/a Sprint, to upgrade an existing telephone system for Human Services, in the amount of $12,666.57.
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the rejection of bids not meeting the minimum requirements for County Bid #2005-16, to furnish and deliver a 2B-LIFEPAK 500 automated external defibrillator with adaptive/Biphasic waveform package, for the Division of Emergency Management, Department of Public Safety, from Lifesavers, Inc., and Zoll Medical Corp.
  10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2005-16, to furnish and deliver a 2B-LIFEPAK 500 automated external defibrillator with adaptive/Biphasic waveform package, for the Division of Emergency Management, Department of Public Safety, to MedTronic Emergency Response Systems, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $19,950.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with C.L Orbacker and Associates, for appraisal services in connection with Block 63, Lot 9, in Readington Township, in the amount of 2,400.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Valuation Consultants, for appraisal services in connection with Block 63, Lot 9, in Readington Twp., in the amount of $3,200.
  13. RESOLUTON - Approving a professional services agreement with Jeffrey A. Fleisher Architects, for architectural services for the Rest Room Renovations at Deer Path Park, in the amount of $16,100.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Jeffrey A. Fleisher Architects for architectural services for Arboretum Greenhouse Renovations, in the amount of $25,000.

XVI. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. To discuss the soliciting of donations for County events.
  2. To discuss Tewksbury Public Library using the ESC/Sawmill School Building.
  3. To discuss the Information Technology Computer Usage Policy.
  4. To discuss a request from the Health Department for a Electronic Message Board for the Route 12 County Complex.

XVII. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XVIII. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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