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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, JANUARY 24, 2006

2:45 p.m. HCUA

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. 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, December 27, 2005 and January 11, 2006.
  2. Motion to approve Claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated January 24, 2006.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report for December 2005.
  4. RESOLUTION - Gelaine S. Dziamara appointed temporary, full time Acting Planning Director, Planning Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - Kelsey Marsh appointed unclassified, full time County Investigator, Prosecutor’s Office.
  6. RESOLUTION - Anna Pinkerton appointed provisional, full time Senior Clerk Transcriber, Rutgers Cooperative Extension.
  7. RESOLUTION - Rachel Cox appointed provisional, full time Senior Youth Worker, Youth Facility Division, Public Safety Department.
  8. RESOLUTION - Vincent Campiglia appointed temporary, interim Laborer, Roads and Bridges.
  9. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Lawrence Coyne for having served on the Open Space Advisory Committee.
  10. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Patricia Harkness for having served on the Transportation Advisory Council.
  11. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Roberta Kestenbaum for having served on the Mental Health Board.
  12. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a cash performance bond to Robert Juray, in the amount of $4,742.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving plans and specifications for the replacement of County Bridge No. N-2, over the South Branch of the Raritan River, in the Town of Clinton.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with the Glengarry Bhoys for a performance on July 13, 2006, “Music Under the Stars” concert, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $2,400.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Gary Lewis & the Playboys for a performance on August 10, 2006, “Music Under the Stars” concert, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $9,000.
  16. RESOLUTION - Opposing any proposed increases to the State of New Jersey’s current gas tax rate.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving an equipment lease agreement with NJ Transit for three Section 5310 Federal Transit Administration funded vehicles, for the Consolidated Transportation System, (known as the LINK).
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving a Letter of Agreement with the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, for substance abuse prevention and education, in the amount of $165,460.45, (2006).
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving the Federal Fiscal Year 2006 Certifications and Assurances, for the Federal Transit Administration Assistance Programs.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract modification to increase the contract ceiling to $95,831 for the administration of the TANF Initiatives for Parents Program.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving the extension of the Parent Education for Adults and Children of Hunterdon (PEACH) program, through March 31, 2006, in an amount not to exceed $21,750.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving the extension of the Housing Corporation agreement, through May 31, 2006, in an amount not to exceed $5,298.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving a state contract to administer non-service related aspects for Personal Assistant Services, in the amount of $16,646.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving the authorization to execute contracts for human services, in accordance with County Quote #0081-2005, through the Purchasing Department.
  25. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a performance bond to Mark Issa, Community Investment Strategies, Inc., in the amount of $2,210

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

VI. 4:30 p.m. COUNTY MAP PRESENTATION

VII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

VIII. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/County Cost Share Agreement for Block 58, Lot 9, for the Christopher Farm, in the Township of Delaware.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/County Cost Share Agreement for Block 27, Lot 33.01, for the Cannelongo f/d/a Cresafuli Farm, in the Township of East Amwell.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Deed of Easement and Grant Agreement with Frank D. Kocsis and Mary Rose Mott-Kocsis, for Block 6, Lot 31.02, in the Township of Kingwood, (SADC-$135,132, County-$35,066.75, Township-$39,255.85), in the amount of $209,454.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a Deed of Easement and Grant Agreement with Eddward Bush and Ernestina Bush, for Block 7, Lot 15, in the Township of Alexandria, (SADC-$152,215.20, County-$34,896.96, Township-$39,558.24), in the amount of $226,670.40.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for Sale of Development Easement from Charles Shire, for Block 22, Lot 22, in the Township of Holland, (SADC-$384,200, County-$90,400, Township-$90,400), in the amount of $565,000.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for Sale of Development Easement from R. Thomas and Karen Peabody, for Block 24, Lot 11, in the Township of East Amwell, (SADC-$220,800, County-$65,945.60 Township-$81,254.40), in the amount of $368,000.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving the merger of development easements on the Tauber Farm, Block 20, Lot 2 in Tewksbury Township, Hunterdon County and Block 63, Lot 31, in Washington Township, Morris County.

IX. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr.

  1. INTRODUCTION - 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.

X. PLANNING BOARD, Sue Dziamara, Acting Director

  1. Status of the Farmland Preservation Program.

XI. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22943, with M&W Communications, for 16 Instalert 2-Relay Units, for the Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $7,744.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22945, with Unisys Corporation, for a maintenance agreement for the Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety, in the amount $8,525.52.
  3. 03. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22946, with Unisys Corporation, for a maintenance agreement for the Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety, in the amount $12,492.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.2438, with Dell, for three computers, for Roads and Bridges, requested by Information Technology, in the amount of $6,044.40.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2005-52, to furnish and deliver Liquid Propane Gas, to Suburban Energy Services, in an amount not to exceed $137,907.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement, County Quote #0101-2005, with Robert W. Lee Associates, Inc., for surveying services for the Masefield Farm, in Lebanon Township, in the amount of $9,455.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement, County Quote #0101-2005, with Bohren and Bohren Associates, Inc., for surveying services for the Hilken Farm in Franklin and Raritan Townships and the Milz Farm in Holland Township, in the amount of $10,600.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement, County Quote #0101-2005, with Van Cleef Engineering Associates, for surveying services for the Shire and Zeller Farms in Holland Township, in the amount of $22,950.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement, County Quote #0101-2005, with Heritage Consulting Engineers, Inc., for surveying services for the Peabody/Manners Farm, in East Amwell Township, in the amount of $6,500.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement, County Quote #0101-2005, with Studer and McEldowney, P.A., for surveying services for the Borwegen Farm in Holland Township, the Fentzlaff Farm in Lebanon Township and the Rozansky in Kingwood Township, in the amount of $23,715.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement, County Quote #0101-2005, with Harris Surveying, Inc., for surveying services for the Niebuhr Farm in Alexandria Township and the Sargenti Farm in Alexandria and Kingwood Townships, in the amount of $21,000.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement, County Quote #0101-2005, with Surburban Consulting Engineers, Inc., for surveying services for the Emmet Farm in Readington and Tewksbury Townships and the Lane Farm, in Holland Township, in the amount of $28,000.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement, County Quote #0041-2005, with French & Parrello Associates, P.A., for engineering design services, for the reconstruction of Bridge RQ-179 on Stanton Station Road, over the South Branch of the Raritan River, in Raritan and Readington Townships, in an amount not to exceed $268,637.57.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract modification with Cherry, Weber & Associates, for professional engineering design services, for County Bridge FC-62 and approach roadway, Hamden Road, over the South Branch of the Raritan River, in Clinton and Franklin Townships, in the increased amount of $3,656.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement for Home Health Services, Certified and Non-Certified, for the Human Services Department, with Visiting Health and Supportive Services, in an amount not to exceed $30,000.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement for Home Health Services, Certified and Non-Certified, for the Human Services Department, with Anita’s Angels, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $10,000.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement for Home Health Services, Certified and Non-Certified, for the Human Services Department, with All Quality Care, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $45,000.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement for Home Health Services, Certified and Non-Certified, for the Human Services Department, with Open Arms Health, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $48,000.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XIII. PROJECT ADMNISTRATION, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of County projects and facilities.

XIV. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a subgrant award from the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, for the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant program, in the amount of $1,214 (federal funds) and a County match of $135.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant from the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, under the Special Needs Grant Project, for the purchase of evacuation chairs for the elderly and disabled, in the amount of $10,000 (federal funds).
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant from the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, for a Digital Imaging System for the Jail, in the amount of $22,912 (state funds), and a County match of $3,496.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant from the New Jersey office of Emergency Telecommunications Services, to upgrade the Computer Aided Dispatch Equipment and Mapping System, for the Jail, in the amount of $150,000, (federal funds).
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a renewal application from Delta Dental of New Jersey, to support dental services for low income, uninsured children, in the amount of $20,000.for grant from the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, under the Special Needs Grant Project, for the purchase of evacuation chairs for the elderly and disabled, in the amount of $10,000 (federal funds).
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant contract with New Jersey Transit, for the Job Access/Reverse Commute (JARC-Round 7), in the amount of $108,000 (federal funds) and a County match of $108,000.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving a subgrant award from the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, for the Multi-Jurisdictional Narcotics Task Force grant, in the amount of $186,005 (federal funds) and a County match of $100,156.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving the application for PARIS grant funds form the New Jersey Division of Archives and Records Management, in an amount up to $1,200,000 to assist in the preservation, conservation and improvement of the electronic/technological management and accessibility of the County’s public records.

XV. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Health Department, Requesting permission to utilize state grant funds for the removal of tires, in the amount of $10,000.

XVI. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. Hunterdon County Board of Agriculture, encouraging the establishment of a sound deer management plan.

XVII. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XVIII. 6:00 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS continued

  1. RESOLUTION – Joint executive session with Warren County for the purpose of discussing possible litigation and contractual issues.

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