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Dated: 07/24/2006

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TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
TUESDAY, JULY 25, 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 July 19, 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. E XECUTIVE 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 claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated July 25, 2006.
  2. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds report for June 2006.
  3. RESOLUTION - Nicole Karpenko appointed permanent, full time Index Clerk Typing, County Clerk’s Office.
  4. RESOLUTION - Jared Biondi appointed permanent, part time Library Page, Library.
  5. RESOLUTION - John Gamatko appointed provisional, full time Road Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  6. RESOLUTION - April Frey, Library Assistant, Library, adjustment of hours.
  7. RESOLUTION - Michael Nugent, Investigator, Prosecutor’s Office, longevity pay.
  8. RESOLUTION - Sean Gutsick, Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office, salary adjustment.
  9. RESOLUTION - William Salhanick, Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office, salary adjustment.
  10. RESOLUTION - Sean Ross, Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office, salary adjustment.
  11. RESOLUTION - John Sadusky, Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office, salary adjustment.
  12. RESOLUTION - Lawrence Anthes, Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office, salary adjustment.
  13. RESOLUTION - Edward Schaffer, Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office, salary adjustment.
  14. RESOLUTION - Salaries for Corrections Officers in accordance with the FOP 29 Contract.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract with Suplee, Clooney & Co., to audit the financial statements of the Hunterdon County Public Housing Agency for the period ending December 31, 2005, in an amount not to exceed $6,550.
  16. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a performance bond to Orleans Homebuilders, Inc., in the amount of $1,344,557.50.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving reappointments to the Professional Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving the Federal Transit Association Section 5311 Retirement Agreement with NJ Transit to transfer ownership of four vehicles to the County of Hunterdon for the LINK.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving a state contract with NJ Human Services, for $6,568 in Social Service Emergency Disaster Relief funds for services related to the World Trade Center.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #2005-05, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge FC-62, on Hamden Road, over the South Branch of the Raritan River, in Clinton and Franklin Township, to Rencor, Inc., decrease of $4,139.97.

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

 VI. GEBHARDT & KIEFER, Richard Cushing, Esquire

  1. Presentation to the Board concerning the settlement of a lawsuit.

VII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

VIII. COUNTY COUNSEL, Gaetano M. DeSapio

  1. To discuss Deer Carcass Removal.
  2. To discuss Pay to Play.

IX. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., County Treasurer

  1. INTRODUCTION – Capital Ordinance No. 11-06, authorizing the conversion and renovations at the Hunterdon County Parks and Recreation Arboretum Greenhouse, in the amount of $350,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2006 Budget, for Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities, in the amount of $10,520.
  3. Motion to acknowledge receipt of the 2005 County Audit.

X. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION – Approving a municipal/county cost sharing agreement with West Amwell Township, for the Fulper Heifer Farm 1, Block 20, Lot 2.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a municipal/county cost sharing agreement with West Amwell Township, for the Fulper Heifer Farm 2, Block 20, Lot 2.01.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a development easement from West Amwell Township, (Fulper Heifer Farm 1), on Block 20, Lot 2, (SADC - $252,470.10, County - $84,156.70, Township - $84,156.70), total amount of $420,783.50.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a development easement from West Amwell Township, (Fulper Heifer Farm 2), on Block 20, Lot 2.01, (SADC - $274,230.96, County - $91,410.32, Township - $91,410.32), total amount of $457,051.60.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a development easement from Readington Township, (Staats), on Block 57, Lot 13.01, (SADC - $540,600, County - $180,200, Township - $180,200), total amount of $901,000.00.

XI. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #23164, with Unisys Corporation, for a maintenance agreement for the Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $8,525.52.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #HCJ.46448, with the Hunterdon Medical Center, for inmate medical services, in the amount of $37,329.07.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PUR.11020, with Cannon, for a digital copier, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $11,0670.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PUR.17022, with Cannon, for a digital copier, for Administration, in the amount of $13,943.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-23, for Safety Improvements to the Intersections of County Routes 519 and 614, in Holland Township, to Renda Roads, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $608,300.70.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional engineering agreement with Cherry, Weber and Associates, for the inspection of prefabricated bridge trusses, at the fabrication plant, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge T-61, on Potterstown Road, over the North Branch of the Rockaway Creek, in Tewksbury Township, in the amount of $7,300.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the County Purchasing Agent to initiate competitive contracting for the purchase of various senior services for the Division of Senior Services, of the Department of Human Services.

OLD BUSINESS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving contract modification #7 for a professional services agreement, with T & M Associates, for additional work on the South County Park Fairgrounds expansion and drainage design, in an amount not to exceed $48,250.00.

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. 5:30 p.m. Union Township, Peter Jost, Esquire

  1. To discuss a cost sharing/partnership agreement for Block 22, Lot 20, in Union Township.

XV. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a renewal application for the continuation of a subgrant from the State Department of Law and Public Safety, Criminal Justice Division, for the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/Sexual Assault Response Team (SANE/SART) project, in the amount of $96,362, (State - $80,302, County match - $$16,060).
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a renewal application for the Title IV-D Reimbursement Agreement, with the State Division of Family Development, in the amount of $110,094.06.

XVI. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Skylands Triathlon, Requesting permission to borrow safety equipment from the County Road Department, for the bike course, during the 20th annual Skylands Triathlon, on Sunday, September 17, 2006.
  2. Raritan Township Police Officer, Ed Barnes, Requesting permission to use the Route 12 County Complex on Saturday, October 14, 2006, for a checkpoint for the Kids Are Riding Safe Program.

XVII. 7:00 p.m. MUNICIPAL/COUNTY DISCUSSION OF RECENT FLOOD

  1. To discuss recovery and prevention initiatives.

XVIII. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

 XIX. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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