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Dated: 01/09/2006

A complete copy of the January 11, 2006 Minutes are available in Adobe Acrobat Reader format (PDF).

TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Hunterdon County Historic Court House
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 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 December 19, 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. 1:00 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTS

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

IV. 2:30 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 regular session minutes of December 13, 2005 and December 27, 2005.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of John Glynn to the Hunterdon County Utilities Authority, to fill a vacancy.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Miller, Porter and Muller, to serve as legal counsel to the Hunterdon County Planning Board, amount not to exceed $30,000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Suplee, Clooney & Company for auditing services for the Area Plan Grant, amount not to exceed $8,300.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a left turn restriction for Voorhees Corner Road (County Route 650), in the Township of Raritan.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #2005-13, for the Reconstruction of Bridge A-4 on County Route 614, over the Hakihokake Creek, in Alexandria Township, to H.C. Contractors, Inc., in the amount of $45,060.02.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #2005-20, for the Hunterdon County Park Renovations, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., decrease of $7,706.02.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #2005-20, for the Hunterdon County Park Renovations, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., in the amount of $34,130.80.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #2005-01, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge R-147, over the Pleasant Run and Approach Roadway, Old York Road, in Readington Township, with Tony Kalogridis General Contractor, decrease of $49,087.00.
  10. RESOLUTION - Janis Fisher appointed permanent, full time Secretarial Assistant, Adjuster’s Office.
  11. RESOLUTION - Carolyn Kohmuench appointed permanent, full time Social Worker Aging, Division of Senior Services, Human Services Department.
  12. RESOLUTION - Dinah Rowbotham appointed permanent, full time Senior Planner, Planning Board.
  13. RESOLUTION - Robert Silva Jr. appointed permanent, full time Assistant Supervising Mechanic, Roads and Bridges.
  14. RESOLUTION - Denise David appointed provisional, full time Senior Planner, Planning Board.
  15. RESOLUTION - Erica Silvestri appointed provisional, full time Family Service Worker, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department.
  16. RESOLUTION - Jacob Cole Jr. appointed temporary, interim Supervisor Roads, Roads and Bridges.
  17. RESOLUTION - Rachel Compton, Library Assistant, Library, leave of absence without pay.
  18. RESOLUTION - Jaclyn Monticchio, Correction Officer, Division of Corrections, Department of Public Safety, leave of absence without pay.
  19. RESOLUTION - Alan Umgelter, Public Safety Telecommunicator, Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety, status changed to part time.
  20. RESOLUTION - Lisa Delena Public Safety Telecommunicator, Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety, status changed to part time.
  21. RESOLUTION - Supporting funding for research and encouraging the health care community to increase awareness about Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving reappointments to the Agriculture Development Board.
VI. PUBLIC SESSION DISCUSSION (NOTE: Limit of 5 minutes per person)

VII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. To discuss a request by the Board of Elections for permission to have four (4) employees attend the New Jersey Election Officers Annual Conference, from March 21 to 23, 2006, in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

VIII. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/County Cost Share Agreement for Block 72, Lot 10.02, Pagano Farm, in the Township of Readington.

IX. PROJECT ADMNISTRATION, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of County projects and facilities.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XI. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22937, with Motorola, Inc., for microwave equipment upgrade, for the Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $700,000. (To be purchased with Homeland Security Grant funds).
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Dewberry-Goodkind, Inc., to provide traffic and transportation engineering consulting services, for the County Planning Board, in the amount of $30,000

XII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-070, with the Hunterdon Medical Center/Senior Services, to provide caregiving education and support, in the amount of $1,987 in state funds and a $3,324 in local funds.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-017/039, for senior health and preventive services, increase in federal funds of $86 and a decrease in local funds of $3,552.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-025/026, for Congregate Meals and Home Delivered Meals, increase in participant funds of $6,800.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-033, for a Home Delivered Meals Expansion Program, increase in participant funds of $2,225.

XIII. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XIV. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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