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A complete copy of the June 27, 2006 Minutes are available in Adobe Acrobat Reader format (PDF).

TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
TUESDAY, JUNE 27, 2006

2:45 p.m. HCUA

I. 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 June 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 approving the regular session minutes of June 13, 2006.
  2. Motion to approve claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated June 27, 2006.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds report for May 2006.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Rutgers State University of New Jersey, to perform surveillance activities in connection with the County’s Black Fly Control Program, in an amount not to exceed $12,410.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a Developers’ Agreement with A.M. Best Company at the recommendation of the Hunterdon County Planning Board, in connection with the TID improvements along the County Route 523 Corridor.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement for the Installation of Electric Distribution Facilities, utilizing a Minimum Charge Contract Demand, for the Emergency Services Facility.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a maintenance bond to FBS Partners, LP, in the form of a paper bond, in the amount of $8,510, in connection with County Culvert Q-183.
  8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a cash Road Opening Deposit to Joan Verity, in the amount of $500.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the provider service contact with the Sunrise House Foundation, Inc., to provide the Teen AMD Clean Adolescent Program, at the Youth Facility, increase of $7,000.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving the administration of the Special Project Grant Awards for 2006, through the Cultural and Heritage Commission, in the amount of $61,850.
  11. RESOLUTION - Authorizing that the unexpended 2004-2005 Workfroce New Jersey funds through Social Services, be transferred, one time only with the permission of the GRWIB to Somerset County Social Services to benefit their customers, $42,055 of TANF funds and $40,622 of GA funds.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving three municipal grant program applications through the Open Space Trust Fund to Bethlehem Township ($61,19.77), East Amwell Township (32,276.26) and Stockton Borough ($12,549.07) and two nonprofit grant program applications to Hunterdon Land Trust Alliance ($400,000) and the Tewksbury Land Trust ($250,000).

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

VI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. Request to dispose of dirt stockpile from Arboretum.
  2. Update on summer concert alternative venues.
  3. Update concerning resolution for Canadian Geese.

VII. CENTRAL PRINTING AND MAIL, Bob Thurgarland, Director

  1. State of the PARIS Grant

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

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - Bond Ordinance No. 10-06, authorizing the improvement and renovations to the Hall of Records and the Southard Building, in the amount of $4,250,000.

IX. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for sale of development easement with Dean and Christine Torsilieri, for Block 21, Lot 15, in East Amwell Township, (SADC-$102,600, County-$34,200, Township-$34,200), total amount of $171,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for sale of development easement with Readington Township, for Block 72, Lots 5 and 5.02, (SADC-$287,482.07, County-$64,398.29, Twp.-$64,398.29), total amount of $416,278.65.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the Deed of Easement and Grant Agreement from Clinton Township, for Block 19, Lots 37 and 38, (SADC-$686,634.10, County-$183,653.90, Township-$205,162.96), total amount of $1,075,451.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/County Cost Sharing Agreement with Readington Township (Staats Farm), Block 57, Lot 13.01.

X. PLANNING BOARD, Sue Dziamara, Acting Director

  1. Status on the Farmland Preservation Program.

XI. PROJECT ADMNISTRATION, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of County projects and facilities.

XII. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #HS.03264, with Avail Technologies, Inc., for an extended warranty on the hardware and software, for Human Services, in the amount of $17,100.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.2539, with Eplus, for hardware for Information Technology, in the amount of $6,017.72.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40012586, with Design Plastic Systems, for three (3) storage tanks for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $18,732.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2006-16, to furnish and deliver Custom Fitted Uniforms, for Corrections, Emergency Services, Park and Recreation and the Sheriff’s Office, to Ray’s Sport Shop, in an amount not to exceed $103,128.98.
  5. Request permission to advertise Competitive Contract #2006-25, for the Management of the Heron Glen Golf Course.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XIV. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant application for the renewal of the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant, in the amount of $2,427 (Federal Funds - $1,821, County Match - $606).

XV. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Megan Beetel Nicoletti, Request to plant a Japanese Maple Tree at the Court Street Park, in memory of her father, Thomas J. Beetel, former Hunterdon County Judge.

XVI. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XVII. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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