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Dated: 05/06/2005

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TENTATIVE AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING
Large Auditorium, Route 31 County Complex, Lower Lever, Building #1
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
May 10, 2005

NOTE LOCATION CHANGE.

1:30 p.m. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Senior Multi Purpose Center

  1. PROCLAMATION - Declaring May as Old American's Month

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 May 03, 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 - Capital Ordinance No. 08-05, authorizing the demolition of various County Buildings, in the amount of $300,000.

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 regular and executive session minutes of April 12, 2005.
  2. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated May 10, 2005.
  3. RESOLUTION - Stephen Marsh appointed permanent, full time Family Service Worker, Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services.
  4. RESOLUTION - Lisa Long appointed permanent, full time Family Service Worker, Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services.
  5. RESOLUTION - Jennifer Dewey appointed permanent, full time Family Service Worker, Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services.
  6. RESOLUTION - Jeffrey Bordeau appointed permanent, full time County Correction Officer, Division of Corrections, Department of Public Safety.
  7. RESOLUTION - Betty Tsai appointed provisional, full time Principal Technician MIS, Information Technology.
  8. RESOLUTION - Eric Bentziner appointed provisional, full time Park Maintenance Worker, Parks and Recreation.
  9. RESOLUTION - Robert Silva Jr. appointed provisional, full time Assistant Supervising Mechanic, Roads and Bridges.
  10. RESOLUTION - David Rosato appointed provisional, full time General Supervisor Roads, Roads and Bridges.
  11. RESOLUTION - Ryan Ziemba appointed provisional, full time Assistant Supervisor Traffic Maintenance, Roads and Bridges.
  12. RESOLUTION - Donna LaRocco appointed provisional, full time Senior Clerk Transcriber, Prosecutor’s Office.
  13. RESOLUTION - Cindy Knight appointed provisional, full time Senior Librarian, Library.
  14. RESOLUTION - Claire McFadden appointed provisional, full time Senior Library Assistant, Library.
  15. RESOLUTION - Katherine Monti appointed provisional, full time Senior Library Assistant, Library.
  16. RESOLUTION - Julia Hrinyak appointed provisional, full time Senior Library Assistant, Library.
  17. RESOLUTION - Steven Hill appointed provisional, full time Printing Machine Operator 2, Central Printing and Mail.
  18. RESOLUTION - Ezra Duckworth appointed provisional, full time Maintenance Repairer, Buildings and Maintenance.
  19. RESOLUTION - Guadalupe Fowler appointed provisional, full time Administrative Clerk, Human Services.
  20. RESOLUTION - David Clapp appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  21. RESOLUTION - Leonard Gilbert appointed temporary, as needed Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  22. RESOLUTION - Thomas Glynn appointed temporary, as needed Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  23. RESOLUTION - Kyle Ulrich appointed temporary, as needed Laborer, Parks and Recreation.
  24. RESOLUTION - Michael Leuis appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  25. RESOLUTION - Daniel Wene appointed temporary, as needed Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  26. RESOLUTION - Adjusting salaries of unclassified staff in the Prosecutor’s Office.
  27. RESOLUTION - Teresa Buchanan, 4-H Agent, Rutgers Cooperative Extension, leave of absence.
  28. RESOLUTION - Albert Karmondy, Chief Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office, leave of absence.
  29. RESOLUTION - Ross Debele III, Bridge Repairer, Roads and Bridges, leave of absence.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, Final, for Bid #2004-33, for the 2004 Painting of various County Bridges in various municipalities, with Aussie Painting Corp., decrease of $6,832.55.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #2004-33, for the 2004 Painting of various County Bridges in various municipalities, to Aussie Painting Corp., in the amount of $9,993.65.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with the Federal Highway Administration, for the replacement of County Bridge C-88, in Clinton Township.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Green Acres Agreement No. 3, for the County Open Space Plan, in the amount of $1,050,000 (50% matching funds) and a Declaration of Encumbrance in connection with Amendment #3.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving a change order to the provider service agreement for Homemaker Services, for non-medical home health services, with EJ Staffing/Open Arms, for an additional nine months of services, increase of $3,700.
  35. RESOLUTION - Approving a change order to the provider service agreement for home health services by certified and non-certified Home Health Aides, with Visiting Health and Supportive Services, Inc., for an additional six months, increase of $83,000.
  36. RESOLUTION - Approving a Federal Equitable Sharing Agreement with the US Department of Justice and the US Department of the Treasury, for the Prosecutor’s Office, to participate in the Federal equitable sharing program.
  37. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #10, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic Restoration of the Hunterdon County Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., (general contractors), increase of $5,298.
  38. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #11, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic Restoration of the Hunterdon County Court House and Jail, Watertrol, Inc., (general contractors), increase of $46,763.
  39. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #12, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic Restoration of the Hunterdon County Court House and Jail, Watertrol, Inc., (general contractors), increase of $20,842.
  40. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #13, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic Restoration of the Hunterdon County Court House and Jail, Watertrol, Inc., (general contractors), increase of $2,833.
  41. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #14, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic Restoration of the Hunterdon County Court House and Jail, Watertrol, Inc., (general contractors), increase of $16,295.
  42. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #15, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic Restoration of the Hunterdon County Court House and Jail, Watertrol, Inc., (general contractors), increase of $5,281.
  43. RESOLUTION - Approving Project Application for Payment #11, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic Restoration of the Hunterdon County Court House and Jail, (general contractors), with Watertrol, Inc., in the amount of $313,913.70.
  44. RESOLUTION - Approving Project Application for Payment #12, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic Restoration of the Hunterdon County Court House and Jail, (general contractors), with Watertrol, Inc., in the amount of $224,948.70.
  45. RESOLUTION - Approving Project Application for Payment #9, for Bid #2003-38, for the renovations and addition to the Route 12 County Library Headquarters, in Raritan Township, with Don Pizzolato, Inc., for plumbing, drainage and sprinkler system, in the amount of $31,068.55.
  46. RESOLUTION - Approving Project Application for Payment #12, for Bid #2003-38, for the renovations and addition to the Route 12 County Library Headquarters, in Raritan Township, with Tore Electric Company, Inc., for electrical work, in the amount of $9,995.99.
  47. RESOLUTION - Approving Project Application for Payment #13, for Bid #2003-38, for the renovations and addition to the Route 12 County Library Headquarters, in Raritan Township, with Tore Electric Company, Inc., for electrical work, in the amount of $48,363.
  48. RESOLUTION - Approving Project Application for Payment #14, for Bid #2003-38, for the renovations and addition to the Route 12 County Library Headquarters, in Raritan Township, with Tore Electric Company, Inc., for electrical work, in the amount of $14,504.
  49. RESOLUTION - Approving Project Application for Payment #12, for Bid #2003-38, for the renovations and addition to the Route 12 County Library Headquarters, in Raritan Township, with Rampart Construction, for general construction work, in the amount of $180,320.
  50. RESOLUTION - Approving Project Application for Payment #10, for Bid #2003-38, for the renovations and addition to the Route 12 County Library Headquarters, in Raritan Township, with Mid-Atlantic Mechanical, Inc., for mechanical work, in the amount of $71,804.60.
  51. RESOLUTION - Approving Project Application for Payment #14, for final payment on Bid #99-25, for the Exterior Restoration of the Historic Court House, to Integrated Construction Enterprises, Inc., in the amount of $10,000.
  52. RESOLUTION - Authorizing County Counsel to proceed with condemnation on property in connection with the County Bridge R-147.
  53. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment the Rules and Regulations for Parks and Recreation.
  54. RESOLUTION - Recognizing the Rev. Pablo Moscoso for having served on the Division of Senior Services Advisory Board.
  55. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Miguel Mendez to serve on the Division of Senior Services Advisory Board.
  56. RESOLUTION - Approving appointments to the Solid Waste Advisory Council.
  57. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Matthew Fowler for having attained the designation of Eagle Scout.
  58. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Michael Small for having attained the designation of Eagle Scout.
  59. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Mark Alexander Glowatz for having attained the designation of Eagle Scout.
  60. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing students receiving the Hunterdon County Distinguished Student Awards.
  61. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing the Girl Scouts of Rolling Hill council, for have attained the designation of Girl Scout Gold Award.

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

VII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

VIII. PLANNING BOARD, Les Varga

  1. Update on transportation plan.

IX. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Information Technology, Requesting permission to attend the ESRI International User Conference, in San Diego, California, from July 25 to 29, 2005, in the estimated amount of $2,000 for meals, travel and lodging. (Registration is Free).

X. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a renewal application for HIV Counseling and Testing, from the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services, in the amount of $94,600.

XI. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #County Clerk.595, with Progress Printing Company, for sample ballots, machine ballots and absentee ballots, for the County Clerk’s Office, in the amount of $30,852.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Parks.2081, with Storr Tractor, for grounds maintenance equipment, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $10,370.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.04891, for review of records and consultation, in connection with a criminal case, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $9,150.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PUR.11017, with Cannon, for a copier for the Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $14,326.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40009027, with Creative Visual Systems, for a Western Graphtec Cutter w/cutting package, for Traffic Maintenance, in the amount of $6,970.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40009058, with 3M Traffic Control Materials, for reflective sheeting, for Traffic Maintenance, in the amount of $11,925.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2005-13, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge A-4, on Route 614 over the tributary of the Hakihokake Creek, to H.C. Contractors, Inc., amount not to exceed $696,385.
  8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2005-17, for a High Speed Telephone Alert System, for the Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety, to Community Alert Network, Inc., amount not to exceed $127,425.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.
  2. Request from Kingwood Township First Aid & Rescue Squad, Inc., to purchase diesel fuel.

XIII. PROJECT ADMINISTRATION, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update on various County facilities and projects.
  2. Request to put into motion a change order for Faridy, Veisz and Fraytak, PC, for their consultant, to design a separate cooling unit for the Server Room, in the Lower Level of the Library Headquarters, increase of $8,300.
  3. Request to put into motion a change order for L. Robert Kimball, to redesign the septic pump station and resize various pipes for the new addition to Emergency Services.

XIV. 5:30 p.m. CULTURAL & HERITAGE COMMISSION , Stephanie Stevens, Chairperson

  1. PROCLAMATION – Declaring May as National Historic Preservation Month.
  2. Presentation of Mini-Historian Awards.

XV. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XVI. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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