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Updated: 09/13/2005

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TENTATIVE AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING
Main Street County Complex, Second Floor, Flemington, New Jersey
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
September 13 , 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. PUBLIC HEARING - Bond Ordinance No. 11-05, authorizing repairs to the roof and cornice on the Hall of Records, amount of $500,000.00.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing compliance with the Local Finance Board in connection with the 2003 County Audit.

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 executive session minutes of July 26, 2005 and the regular and executive session minutes of August 09, 2005.
  2. Motion to approve the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated September 13, 2005.
  3. RESOLUTION - Ryan Neiber appointed unclassified, full time, Investigator Sergeant, Prosecutor’s Office.
  4. RESOLUTION - Sean O’Lone appointed unclassified, full time Investigator, Prosecutor’s Office.
  5. RESOLUTION - Rosemary Mehrlust appointed permanent, full time, Public Health Practice Standards Partnership Coordinator, Health Department.
  6. RESOLUTION - Betty Fatula appointed permanent, full time, Senior Field Representative County Board of Taxation, Tax Board.
  7. RESOLUTION - Joan Dando appointed permanent, full time Library Assistant, Library.
  8. RESOLUTION - Diana LeFevre appointed permanent, part time, Library Assistant, Library.
  9. RESOLUTION - Karen Irwin appointed provisional, full time, Senior Clerk Transcriber, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department
  10. RESOLUTION - Ken Bogan appointed provisional, full time Assistant Planner, Planning Department.
  11. RESOLUTION - Eleanor Vesey appointed permanent, full time, Program Development Specialist (Aging), Division of Senior Services, Human Services Department.
  12. RESOLUTION - Jane Ricketts appointed provisional, part time Librarian, Library.
  13. RESOLUTION - Ryan Neary appointed temporary, as needed Laboratory Assistant, Health Department.
  14. RESOLUTION - Mark Mazewski appointed temporary, as needed Laboratory Assistant, Health Department.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving an amended purchase contract with R.D. Case Family Partnership, for Block 8.02, part of Lot 26.02, in East Amwell Township. (No change in purchase amount – amendment outlines payment in two equal payments over two years).
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for payment #15, for Bid #2003-13, for the Restoration of the Historic Court House, with Watertrol, Inc., in the amount of $111,240.00.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for payment #16, for Bid #2003-13, for the Restoration of the Historic Court House, with Watertrol, Inc., in the amount of $228,967.59.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for payment #13, for Bid #2003-38, for the renovations and addition to the Route 12 County Library Headquarters, to Mid-Atlantic Mechanical, Inc., in the amount of $53,949.00.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for payment #11, for Bid #2003-38, for the renovations and addition to the Route 12 County Library Headquarters, to Don Pizzolato, Inc., in the amount of $882.00.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving a fixed weight limit of 3 tons, on County Bridge F-54, on Lower Kingtown Road, in Franklin Township.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving a Land Use Regulation Program Application, for a permit for the construction of the pavilion septic system alteration, at Deer Path Park, in the amount of $400.00.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with the Briteside Adult Day Centers, Inc., in the amount of $30,000.00, to provide social day care services to the frail, elderly County residents.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with the Flemington Area Food Pantry, in the amount of $15,500.00, to provide emergency and supplemental food for eligible residents.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with Hunterdon Helpline, Inc., in the amount of $57,060.00 of direct County funds and $10,000 in voucher services, to provide information and referral services, including a suicide hotline; after hours LINK transportation; maintain the Human Services database; provide compassionate listening services; marketing and outreach; and a translation center to assist non-English residents.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with the Hunterdon Medical Center, Translation Services for the Well Child Program, in the amount of $17,306.00 (available through voucher services), to improve well child care for Latino children under 18.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with the Special Child Health Services Case Management Services, in the amount of $30,378.00 of direct County funds to provide Case Management Services for children under 21, with a condition, disease or disability that may interfere with normal growth.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with the Hunterdon County Educational Services Commission, in the amount of $125,000.00 of direct County funds, to provide parenting education classes and adult basic education classes.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with Hunterdon Behavioral Health, in the amount of $353,744.00 of direct County funds; $30,880.00 of state Juvenile Justice Commission funding; and $9,605.00 of Social Services Block Grant funds, to provide mental health services and counseling.
  29. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a cash Road Opening Deposit to Buckeye Pipeline Company, LP, in the amount of $1,000.00.
  30. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a Road Opening Deposit, in the form of a paper bond, to Buckeye Pipeline Company, LP, in the amount of $5,000.00.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving the reappointment of Robert Wise to the Board of Trustees of Raritan Valley Community College.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving appointments/reappointments to the Greater Raritan Workforce Investment Board.

    ADDED ITEMS (as of 9/13/05):
  33. RESOLUTION - Establishing the Ethics Policy.
  34. RESOLUTION - Amanda Cox appointed temporary, as need Student Assistant, Library.
  35. RESOLUTION - Rose Ann Freund appointed provisional, full time Senior Account Clerk, Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services.
  36. RESOLUTION - Mark Bunting, Sheriff’s Investigator, Sheriff’s Office, salary adjustment.
  37. RESOLUTION - Approving an easement agreement with Raritan Township and the Raritan Township Municipal Utilities Authority, for Block 74, Lot 2, for the purpose of constructing, operating and maintaining a sanitary sewer easement.
  38. PROCLAMATION - Gary Thorne recognized as “Driver of the Year.”
  39. RESOLUTON - Approving a Change Order #4, for Bid #2003-38, for Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 Library Headquarters, with Tore Electric, in the amount of $2,920.01. (pending receipt of documents.)
  40. RESOLUTION - Approving a Change Order #5, for Bid #2003-38, for Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 Library Headquarters, with Tore Electric, in the amount of $6,367.00. (pending receipt of documents.)
  41. RESOLUTION - Approving a Change Order #5, for Bid #2003-38, for Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 Library Headquarters, with Rampart Construction, in the amount of $10,288.00. (pending receipt of documents.)
  42. RESOLUTION - Approving a Change Order #6, for Bid #2003-38, for Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 Library Headquarters, with Rampart Construction, in the amount of $6,100. (pending receipt of documents.)
  43. RESOLUTION - Approving a Change Order #7, for Bid #2003-38, for Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 Library Headquarters, with Rampart Construction, in the amount of $17,907. (pending receipt of documents.)
  44. RESOLUTION - Approving a Change Order #8, for Bid #2003-38, for Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 Library Headquarters, with Rampart Construction, in the amount of $5,883. (pending receipt of documents.)
  45. RESOLUTION - Approving a Change Order #9, for Bid #2003-38, for Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 Library Headquarters, with Rampart Construction, in the amount of $3,640. (pending receipt of documents.)
  46. RESOLUTION - Approving a Change Order #10, for Bid #2003-38, for Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 Library Headquarters, with Rampart Construction, in the amount of $4,612. (pending receipt of documents.)

VI. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Milford Merchants Association, Request permission to march on County Route 519, on Sunday, October 30, 2005, at 1:00 p.m., for the annual Milford Halloween Parade, starting at the Milford Water Works, south to the traffic light.
  2. Information Technology, Requesting permission to attend the Northeast ARC Users Group Conference, from September 18 to 22, 2005, in Portland, Maine, in the estimated amount of $900.00 for registration, lodging, meals and travel.
  3. Prosecutor’s Office, Requesting permission for attendance at the Eight Annual Sex Crimes Information Sharing Conference, from November 16 to 18, 2005, in Egg Harbor Twp., New Jersey, in the amount of $292.00 for registration, lodging and meals.

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

VIII. FLEET MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

  1. Executive Summary Presentation.

IX. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

X. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. Hunterdon County’s role in Hurricane Katrina assistance efforts.

XI. FARMLAND PRESERVATION, Dinah Rowbotham

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a Municipal/County Cost Share Agreement with West Amwell Township, for surveying and title insurance, in connection with the acquisition of a development easement on the Fulper Home Farm II, Block 13, Lot 45. (subject to approval by West Amwell.)
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract of sale for a development easement, from West Amwell Township (Fulper Home Farm II), for Block 13, Lot 45, (SADC-$168,960, County-$56,320, Township-$56,320.)
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract of sale for a development easement, from West Amwell Township (Fulper Home Farm II), for Block 19, Lot 5.01, (SADC-$199,680, County-$66,560, Township-$66,560).
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a development easement, from the Kovi Family Farm Limited Partnership, Block 83, Lot 2, in Raritan Township, (SADC-$1,164,240, County-$388,080, Township-$388,080.)

XII. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.5087, with Computer Square, Inc., for software maintenance, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $7,935.00.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing award of Bid #2005-31, for three (3) Toro Z500 Model 74245 Zero Turn Rotary Mowers or their approved equivalent, to Storr Tracktor Company, in an amount not to exceed $24,126.00.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing award of Bid #2005-37, for a Hunting License Agreement, for Block 6, Lots 44, 49 and 49.02 located in the Township of Holland, to Farmer’s Sportsman Club, in an amount to be received of $6,878.99.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the extension of Bid #2002-31, for the Maintenance of Radio Communications Equipment, for the Department of Public Safety, to TuWay Mobile Communications, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $76,407.76.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a modification to the extension of Bid #2002-31, for the Maintenance of Radio Communications Equipment, for the Department of Public Safety, with TuWay Mobile Communications, Inc., increase of $7,092.12, adjusted contract amount $83,499.88.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the rejects of bids received for Bid #2005-33, for Painting of Park Bridges, and directing the Purchasing Department to advertise and re-bid the project.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing award of Quote #0071-2005, to Thomas L. Yeager & Associates, for professional surveying services for the Open Space Program, on Block 6, Lot 24, in Holland Township, in the amount of $10,100.00.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services contract with Richard Grubb & Associates, for the preparation of HAER Documentation and a Historic District Signage Development Report for the reconstruction of County Bridge T-61, in Tewksbury Township, in the amount of $8,351.00.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional communications consulting services contract with RCC Consultants, Inc., in connection with the County’s microwave system procurement and implementation support for Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $19,381.00.

    Added Item (as of 9/13/05):
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the professional services contract with Dewberry-Goodkind, Inc., for additional traffic and transportation engineering services, in connection with development applications, to extend the expiration date to December 31, 2005. (no change in contract amount).

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XIV. PROJECT ADMINISTRATION, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update on various County facilities and projects.
  2. Request to use the Historic Court House from Clarke, Caton & Hintz.

XV. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a supplemental Subgrant Award from the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, in the amount of $7,600 – federal funds and a County Match of $1,900, for the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/Sexual Assault Response Team.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of the Title IV-D Reimbursement Agreement, with the New Jersey Division of Family Development, in the amount of $98,903.83, for the Sheriff’s Office.

    Added Item (as of 9/13/05):
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant application to the Elizabeth and Barets O. Benjamin Charitable Foundation, to enhance Senior Health Services program, in the amount of $68,300 ($41,600 grant - $26,700 County Match.).

XVI. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XVII. EXECUTIVE SESSION (CONTINUED IF NECESSARY)

 

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