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Dated: 02/14/2006

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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, FEBRUARY 14, 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 January 03, 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. 3:00 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 approving the reorganization minutes of January 03, 2006 and the regular and executive session minutes of January 24, 2006.
  2. Motion to approve Claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated February 14, 2006.
  3. RESOLUTION - Kevin Burd appointed unclassified, full time County Investigator, Prosecutor’s Office.
  4. RESOLUTION - William Powell appointed unclassified, full time County Emergency Management Coordinator, Department of Public Safety.
  5. RESOLUTION - Bryan Hanley appointed unclassified, full time Administrative Investigator, Prosecutor’s Office.
  6. RESOLUTION - Jennifer Fuhri appointed permanent, full time Senior Radio Dispatcher, Roads and Bridges.
  7. RESOLUTION - Richard Miller appointed permanent, full time Traffic Maintenance Worker, Roads and Bridges.
  8. RESOLUTION - Michael Turri appointed permanent, full time Senior Bridge Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  9. RESOLUTION - Danielle Pervy appointed provisional, full time Senior Clerk Transcriber, Human Services.
  10. RESOLUTION - Matthew DePatto appointed provisional, full time Social Worker Aging, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department.
  11. RESOLUTION - Frances Duggan appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving 2006 longevity payments for Prosecutor’s Investigators.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving 2006 longevity payments for CWA Non-Supervisory employees.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving 2006 longevity payments for unclassified employees.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving a Caretaking and Occupancy Agreement with Craig Evans.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving a Caretaking and Occupancy Agreement with John Trontis.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Clinton Town for the reconstruction of County Bridge N-2, on Halstead Street.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #19, for Bid #2003-38, for the general construction for the Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 Library Headquarters, with Rampart Construction, in the amount of $279,300.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #20, for Bid #2003-38, for the general construction for the Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 Library Headquarters, with Rampart Construction, in the amount of $305,270.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #19, for Bid #2003-38, for the electrical work, for the Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 Library Headquarters, with Tore Electric Company, in the amount of $64,601.24.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #15, for Bid #2003-38, for the HVAC work, for the Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 Library Headquarters, with Mid-Atlantic Mechanical, Inc., in the amount of $51,151.10.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #16, for Bid #2003-38, for the HVAC work, for the Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 Library Headquarters, with Mid-Atlantic Mechanical, Inc., in the amount of $28,721.35.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with the Hunterdon Harmonizers, for a performance at Deer Path Park, on June 29, 2006, for the “Music Under the Stars” concert series, in the amount of $3,000.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with the John Clark Big Band, for a performance at Deer Path Park, on July 06, 2006, for the “Music Under the Stars” concert series, in the amount of $2,000.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with the William Morris Agency, LLC, for a performance by Buddy Jewell, at Deer Path Park, on August 3, 2006, for the “Music Under the Stars” concert series, in the amount of $11,000.
  26. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the renewal of a membership in the Public Alliance Insurance Coverage Fund, from January 1, 2006 to January 1, 2008 and appointing Ron Mathews, as the County’s Fund Commissioner.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Herder Tarricone Associates as the Risk Management Consultant, in accordance with the Bylaws of the Public Alliance Insurance Coverage Fund.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of John Jacober to the Shade Tree Commission, to fill a vacancy.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving appointments to the Solid Waste Advisory Council for 2006.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Furlong && Ciarrocca, CPA’s, LLC, for accounting services for the Public Housing Agency, in an amount not to exceed $15,000.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving plans and specifications for the reconstruction of County Bridge R-165 and approach roadway, of Barley Sheaf Road, over a Tributary of the South Branch of the Raritan River, in Readington Township.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving plans and specifications for the reconstruction of County Bridge T-61, on Potterstown Road, over the South Branch of the Rockaway River, in Tewksbury Township.
  33. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Brenda Saharic for having served on the Mental Health Board.
  34. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Martin Matula for having served on the RVCC Trustee Search Committee.
  35. PROCLAMATION - Declaring April 2006 as Autism Awareness Month.
  36. PROCLAMATI0N - Recognizing March 5 to 11, 2006, as “Extension Living Well Week”.
  37. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Steven John Hollender for having attained the designation of Eagle Scout.
  38. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with the New Hope Foundation, Inc., to provide short-term residential services and sub-acute residential detoxifications services, in the amount of $15,000, of Chapter 51 state funding.
  39. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with the Sunrise House Foundation, Inc., to provide short-term residential services and sub-acute residential detoxifications services, in the amount of $40,000, of Chapter 51 state funding.
  40. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Turning Point, Inc., to provide short-term residential services and sub-acute residential detoxifications services, in the amount of $15,000, of Chapter 51 state funding.
  41. RESOLUTION - Approving plans for the Echo Hill Environmental Education Area Pathway, Stairs and Lighting Improvements.

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

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

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - Bond Ordinance No. 01-06, authorizing the construction of the expansion and renovations to the Route 12 Fleet Maintenance Facility, and to purchase equipment for said facility, in the amount of $4,500,000.

VII. 4: 40 p.m.NEW JERSEY, Dept. of Transportation, Richard Hammer

  1. Update on projects.

5:00 p.m. CONSUMER AFFAIRS, Jeanne Ferrari

  1. Presentation of Trophy to Consumer Bowl winners from Voorhees High School.

IX. POLYTECH, Richard Van Gulik, Superintendent

  1. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing February 12 to 18, 2006, as “Career and Technical Education Week”.

X. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. To discuss Municipal Open Space Initiatives.
  2. Update of the Conflict of Interest Policy.
  3. Deer Management Committee’s objective.

XI. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving values for the 2008 Farmland Preservation Round.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Release of Option Agreement, from Clinton Township, for Block 19, Lots 37 and 38.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/County Cost Sharing Agreement with East Amwell Township, for Block 25, Lot 11, (Wielenta Family Farm North).
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/County Cost Sharing Agreement with Alexandria Township, for Block 19, Lot 16, (Rounsaville Farm).
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/County Cost Sharing Agreement with Franklin Township, for Block 34, Lot 8, (Passerello Farm).
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a Deed of Easement and Grant Agreement with Readington Township, for Block 70, Lot 38.50, (SADC-$768,230.82, County-$204,861.55, Township-$425,611.63), in the amount of $1,398,704.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving an Addendum to the Contract for Sale of Development Easement, with R. Thomas and Karen Peabody and Bergen and June Manners, on Block 24, Lot 11, in East Amwell Township, (SADC-$220,800, County-$65,945.60, Township-$81,254.40), in the amount of $368,000.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving the Assignment of Deed of Easement and the Grant Agreement with Kathleen Cannelongo, f/k/a Kathleen Crisafulli and Bruce Cannelongo, for Block 27, Lot 33.01, in East Amwell Township, (SADC-$181,936.80, County-$60,645.60, Township-$60,645.60), in the amount of $303,228.

XII. 5:30 p.m. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. To discuss a resolution from Raritan Township concerning Greenwood Place with John Beckley, Health Director.

XIII. PROJECT ADMNISTRATION, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of County projects and facilities.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.
  2. To discuss the driveway entrance, for Block 25, Lot 4, in East Amwell Township, (Marion Dickinson and Joseph Mezzaroba).

XV. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22961, with United Telephone of NJ, d/b/a Sprint United, to provide Centrex service, equipment and maintenance, for the Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $75,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the County Purchasing Agent to purchase goods or services from federally approved vendors, through the Homelands Security Grant, #FY05-HSGP-Hunterdon.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22963, with Yodock Wall Company, for an Emergency Response Trailer, for the Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $15,220.80. (Homeland Security Grant funds).
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the County Purchasing Agent to purchase goods or services from federally approved vendors, through the Homelands Security Grant, #FY04-HSGP-Hunterdon.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22964, with American Infrared, for ten (10) infrared cameras and spare batteries, for the Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $99,073.15. (Homeland Security Grant funds).
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22973, with Motorola, for project management, installation and coordination of the new microwave equipment, for the Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $296,738.73. (to be purchased with Homeland Security Grant funds).
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22976, with Motorola for radios, speakers, and chargers, for the Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $26,862.16. (Homeland Security Grant funds).
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #CountyClerk.694, with Eisenberg Associates, for software maintenance, for the County Clerk’s Office, in the amount of $5,950.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #OOA.02165, with the Hunterdon Medical Center, for blood testing for seniors, for the Division of Senior Services, Department of Human Services, in the amount of $7,888.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Parks.02518 (deposit) and #Parks.02519 (balance), with the William Morris Agency, for a performance on by Buddy Jewell, on August 3, 2006, at Deer Path Park, for the “Music Under the Stars” concert series, in the amount of $5,500 each, for a total amount of $11,000.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40011318, with Atlantic Highway Sign, for telespar tubing, for the Traffic Maintenance Division, of Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $6,960.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40011346, with Potters Industries, for glass safety marking spheres, for the Traffic Maintenance Division, of Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $14,480.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40011350, with DLT Solutions, to upgrade software, for the Engineering Division of Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $36,581.20.
  14. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the rejection of a bid package from Jesco, Inc., for Bid #2005-48, to furnish a 2006 Case 590 Super M 4-Wheel Drive Backhoe and associated equipment, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, as the proposal did not meet bid specifications.
  15. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2005-48, to furnish and deliver a 2006 Case 590 Super M 4-Wheel Drive Backhoe and associated equipment, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, to Powerco, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $84,850.
  16. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2005-51, for the demolition of the Cronce Farm building located on County Route 513, in Alexandria Township, to Star Contracting, an amount not to exceed $33,500.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract modification with All Quality Care, Inc., for Home Health Services: Certified and Non-Certified, for the Department of Human Services, for a reduction in the hourly rates, with the not to exceed amount remaining the same.

XVI. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-022, for emergency financial assistance to seniors, in the amount of $7,000 in federal funds and a County match of $1,585.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-030, to provide a consolidated transportation system, in the amount of $65,000 in federal funds, and $15,000 in local funds.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-048, to provide adult protective services, in the amount of $71,540 in state funds.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-050/051, to provide certified home health aide services to seniors, in the amount of $30,000 in federal funds, $44,711 in state funds, and $14,904 in local funds.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Alliance Subgrant Agreement, with Lebanon Township, for the Voorhees Cluster, in the amount of $20,303.86, to implement substance abuse prevention services.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Alliance Subgrant Agreement, with Frenchtown Borough, for the Delaware Valley Cluster, in the amount of $18,390.86, to implement substance abuse prevention services.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Alliance Subgrant Agreement, with Delaware Township, for the Central Hunterdon Cluster, in the amount of $31,415.86, to implement substance abuse prevention services.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving a Section 5310 Grant, with New Jersey Transit, for three (3) 16-passenger plus two (2) wheelchair position extended minibuses and one (1) 24-passenger plus two (2) wheelchair position small transit buses.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving a Comprehensive Youth Services Grant, with the Juvenile Justice Commission, in the amount of $285,219, ($184,977 “State/Community Partnership funding, $93,835 in Family Court funding, and $6,407 from the Juvenile Accountability Block Grant).
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving State Contract #06AMKC, with NJ Human Services, for transportation services, in the amount of $129,242 and a concomitant Public Donor Agreement for matching funds, in the amount of $32,704.

XVII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. New Jersey Department of Environmental Services, Extending an invitation to all interested counties and municipalities to apply for Green Acres Funds.

XVIII. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XIX. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)


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