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TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Hunterdon County Historic Court House
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 2006

l. 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 March 20, 2006, 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. 2:00 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTS

  1. To discuss personnel matters.
  2. To discuss legal matters.
  3. To discuss land issues.

IV. 4:30 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 to approve the regular and executive session minutes of March 14, 2006 and March 28, 2006.
  2. Motion to approve Claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated April 11, 2006.
  3. RESOLUTION - Roxana Lavoie appointed permanent, full time Principal Clerk Typist, Purchasing.
  4. RESOLUTION - Joshua Burk appointed provisional, full time Bridge Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  5. RESOLUTION - Reena Naik appointed provisional, full time Family Service Worker, Division of Social Services, Human Services Dept.
  6. RESOLUTION - Robert McElroy appointed provisional, full time Road Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  7. RESOLUTION - Fred Albe appointed provisional, full time Assistant Supervisor Trees, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  8. RESOLUTION - Chase Hanna appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  9. RESOLUTION - Timothy Marcus appointed temporary, as needed Laborer, Parks and Recreation.
  10. RESOLUTION - Kevin Protyvniak appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  11. RESOLUTION - Martin Bush appointed temporary, as needed Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  12. RESOLUTION - Linda Rifino appointed temporary, as needed Instructor, Division of Emergency Services, Public Safety Department.
  13. RESOLUTION - Brittany McGillick appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving the 2006 salaries for Corrections Employees covered under the FOP Lodge #29 contract.
  15. Motion to approve Certificates for Years of Service.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving a Cancellation of Agreement with Sandra Vladyka, as the Employment Reimbursement Agreement is paid in full and authorizing the cancellation of the authorization for payroll deductions.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving the plans and specifications for the Reconstruction of Bridge L-92-W and approach roadway of New Hampton Road, over the Musconetong River.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving the specifications for Painting of County Bridges: C-67, D-488, L-21, L-25W, L-70, R-95 and R-96, in various municipalities.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving the specifications for the Application of Traffic Stripes and Markings on County Routes: 512, 519, 602, 620, 626, 628, 629, 637, 641 and 650, in various municipalities.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #2005-12, for the Painting of County Bridges: Q-108, D-494, E-236, R-24, F-54, K-70, and L-36, in various municipalities, to U.S. Tank Painting, Inc., in the amount of $3,952.80.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #2005-43, for the Painting of Park Bridges: Columbia Trail – “Frog Hollow”, “Ken Lockwood” and “Cokesbury” and Landsdown Trail: “Unnamed 1, 2, and 3” and “Capoolong”, to Titan Industrial Services, Inc., in the amount of $25,663.05.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, Final, for Bid #2005-26, for the 2005 Resurfacing and Surface Treatment of various County roads, in various municipalities, to Trap Rock Industries, Inc., decrease of $198,662.93.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement for legal services for the Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services, with Archer and Greiner, in the amount of $75,000.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving a Subcontract Award Agreement with Somerset County, for the provision of employment related services to TANF, GA and Food Stamp recipients, in the amount of $102,216.
  25. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing May as Child Health Month.
  26. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Zachary Conway for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  27. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Zachary Furnald for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  28. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Timothy McLees for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.

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

VI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. Update on the Fleet Management Committee review.

VII. LIBRARY, Mark Titus, Director

  1. Update of Library Master Plan.

VIII. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Budget be read by title only.
  2. PUBLIC HEARING - For the adoption of the County Budget for 2006.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the amount to be raised by taxation for the County’s Open Space, Recreation, Farmland and Historic Preservation Trust Fund.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the amount to be raised by taxation for support of the Operating Budget for the County Library.
  5. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 3-06, authorizing the acquisition of office furniture, fixtures and business equipment, in the amount of $139,500.
  6. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 4-06, authorizing the acquisition of computer equipment, in the amount of $244,000.
  7. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 5-06, authorizing the maintenance and replacement of Emergency Services Equipment for the Emergency Services Facility, in the amount of $250,000.
  8. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 6-06, authorizing the reconstruction, resurfacing, widening, construction and improvement of various public highways, roads and streets, in the amount of $11,505,000.
  9. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 7-06, authorizing the construction, reconstruction, replacement and rehabilitation of various bridges and culverts, in the amount of $7,150,000.
  10. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 8-06, authorizing the acquisition of heavy public works machinery, equipment, and trucks for Roads, Bridges and Engineering and Parks Departments, and buses for Human Services, in the amount of $1,476,500.
  11. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of improvement authorization balances.

IX. OLD BUSINESS

  1. Sheriff’s Office, Request for 4x4 vehicle.

X. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/County Cost Share agreement with Readington Township for Block 62, Lot 1, (Jackson Farm).
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Rights, with Readington Township for Block 62, Lot 1, (Jackson Farm), (SADC-$317,232, County-$105,744, Township-$105,744).

XI. FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP

  1. To discuss Block 49, Lot 15, known as Shetland Crossing.

XII. PROJECT ADMNISTRATION, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of County projects and facilities.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XIV. PURCHASING

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Requisition, upon the recommendation of the Fleet Management Committee, for one (1) Ford F250 Super Duty Truck, one (1) Ford F250 Super Duty Truck w/Trailer and one (1) Ford F250 4x4 Supercab, from Princeton Nassau Conover Ford, in the amount of $52,198.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Requisition, upon the recommendation of the Fleet Management Committee, for four (4) 2006 Ford Explorer XLS, from Warnock Automotive Inc., in the amount of $78,889.40.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Requisition, upon the recommendation of the Fleet Management Committee, for four (4) 2006 Ford Crown Victorias w/Police Package, from Chas. A. Winner Inc., d/b/a Winner Ford, in the amount of $77,920.52.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a Requisition, upon the recommendation of the Fleet Management Committee, for one (1) 2006 Dodge Cargo Caravan, from Sansone Plaza Dodge Motors Fleet, in the amount of $15,344.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #23017, with RHA Communications, for a CCTV System, for the Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $9,8966.85, (to be purchased through the Command Bus Trust Account).
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #23031, with Motorola, for the microwave equipment upgrade, for the Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $28,202.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-02, for Maintenance and Repair Materials, with Trap Rock Industries, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $91,651.25.
  8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-02, for Maintenance and Repair Materials, with Flemington Bituminous Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $105,875.
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-02, for Maintenance and Repair Materials, with the Campbell Foundry Co., in an amount not to exceed $28,000.
  10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-02, for Maintenance and Repair Materials, with Stavola Construction Materials, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $24,952.50.
  11. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-03, for the Reconstruction of Bridge N-2, over the South Branch of the Raritan River and the Reconstruction of approaches, in the Town of Clinton, to Rencor, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $2,177,650.

XV. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of a Health Services Grant for HIV Counseling and Testing Services, in the amount of $97,509.

XVI. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Whitehouse First Aid & Rescue Squad, Inc., requesting permission to hold a coin toss on Saturday, April 29, 2006 and Saturday, September 09, 2006, from 8 am until 3 pm.
  2. Califon Memorial Day Committee, requesting permission to use and close off a portion of County Route 512, from School Street to Academy Street, for one hour, commencing at 10:5 a.m., on Monday, May 29, 2006, for their annual parade.
  3. National Day of Prayer, requesting permission to use the steps of the Justice Center, on Thursday, May 4, 2006, for the 55 th Annual National Day of Prayer, from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Also requesting permission to use an electrical outlet.
  4. Cultural and Heritage Commission, requesting the Court House rededication be in the month of May, as it is National Preservation Month. Also providing an outline of suggestions for the rededication.

XVIII. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XIX. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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