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Dated: 03/10/2006

A complete copy of the March 14, 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
TUESDAY, MARCH 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 regular session minutes of February 14, 2006 and February 28, 2006.
  2. RESOLUTION - Charles Ouslander appointed unclassified, full time Assistant Prosecutor, Prosecutor’s Office.
  3. RESOLUTION - Emily Johnston appointed permanent, full time Recreation Supervisor, Parks and Recreation.
  4. RESOLUTION - Julia Hrinyak appointed permanent, full time Principal Library Assistant, Library.
  5. RESOLUTION - Scott Little appointed provisional, full time County Correction Sergeant, Division of Corrections, Public Safety Department.
  6. RESOLUTION - Melissa Wasson appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  7. RESOLUTION - Tanvi Rastogi appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  8. RESOLUTION - Erik Erkkila appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  9. RESOLUTION - Daniel Jefferson appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  10. RESOLUTION - Thomas Rosol appointed temporary, as needed seasonal Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  11. RESOLUTION - Carol Keating, Field Representative, Senior Citizen Programs, Division of Senior Services, Human Services Department, leave of absence without pay.
  12. RESOLUTION - April Sweet, Library Assistant, Library, change in hours to part time.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving a Join Purchase Agreement with the Hunterdon Land Trust Alliance, for the acquisition of lands for public park, recreation and conservation purposes, in Delaware Township, Block 30, Lots 36.01 and 36.02.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving a Corrective Deed for Block 4, Lot 2, in Glen Gardner Borough, with the Borough.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Alliance Subgrant Agreement with the Township of West Amwell, for the South Hunterdon Cluster, to provide substance abuse prevention services, in the amount of $14,665.86
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for payment, #7, for Bid 2003-38, with Edma Steel, Inc., for structural and miscellaneous steel work, for the Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 Library Headquarters, in the amount of $22,650.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #12, for Bid 2003-38, with Tore Electric Company, for electrical construction, for the Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 Library Headquarters, increase of $2,800.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #13, for Bid 2003-38, with Tore Electric Company, for electrical construction, for the Renovations and Addition to the Route 12 Library Headquarters, increase of $7,812.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for payment, #10, for Bid 2003-53, for the Construction of the Haz-Mat Building, with Charles Mann General Contractors, Inc., in the amount of $6,387.65.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for payment, #2, for Bid 2004-20, for Remedial Work at the Burn Building, with Charles Mann General Contractors, Inc., in the amount of $7,298.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for payment, #3, for Bid 2004-20, for Remedial Work at the Burn Building, with Charles Mann General Contractors, Inc., in the amount of $1,128.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid 2004-20, for Remedial Work at the Burn Building, with Charles Mann General Contractors, Inc., increase of $1,128.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid 2004-03, for landscaping of the Heron Glen Golf Course, to V.I.P. Contractors, Inc., in the amount of $1,890.62.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving speed limits along County Route 635, in Bethlehem and Union Townships, and Hampton Borough.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Ernie Martinelli Management for a performance by The Duprees, on August 17, 2006, as part of the “Music Under the Stars” concert series, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $8,500.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving appointments to the Open Space Advisory Committee.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving reimbursement terms from Peter V. Tilstra, former Sheriff’s Officer.
  28. RESOLUTION - Recognizing David N. Seidorf for having attained the designation of Eagle Scout.

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

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

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - Capital Ordinance No. 02-06, for the acquisition of vehicles, in the amount of $460,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the late introduction of the 2006 County Budget.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the establishment of a CAP bank.
  4. Motion to approve the introduction of the 2006 Hunterdon County Budget.

VIII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

IX. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/County Cost Sharing Agreement with Readington Township, for Block 96, Lo6 2, (Triple D, LLC Farm).
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement, from Readington Township, for Block 96, Lo6 2, (Triple D, LLC Farm), (SADC - $534,060, County - $178,020, Township - $178,020), in the total amount of $890,100.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XI. PROJECT ADMNISTRATION, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of County projects and facilities.

XII. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #22994, with Queues Enforth Development, for software maintenance for 2006, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $29,853.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.2462, with ESRI, Inc., for software maintenance for the Engineering Division, in the amount of $6,400.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.2465, with ESRI, Inc., for software maintenance, for the GIS Division of Information Technology, in the amount of $17,400.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40011316, with 3M Traffic Control Materials, for reflective sheeting, for the Division of Traffic Maintenance, in the amount of $16,296.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2005-39, for Alterations and Addition to the Route 12 County Garage, to APS Contracting, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $4,455,000.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the rejection of a bid received from Jeral Construction Services, for Bid 2005-47, for the addition and alterations to the Communications/Emergency Services Center, as it did not meet the County’s bid specifications.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2005-47, for the addition and alterations to the Communications/Emergency Services Center, to DeSapio Construction, Inc., amount not to exceed $3,868,780.
  8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2005-53, for Resurfacing of County Routes 617 and 612, in Raritan Township, to Trap Rock Industries, Inc., amount not to exceed $1,276,607.35.
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-01, for Traffic Paint, Type “A” Waterborne Paint, Lead Free, to Ennis Paint, Inc., amount not to exceed $32,555.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement for professional environmental property assessment services, for the Open Space Preservation Program, for Block 30, Lots 36.01 and 36.02, in Delaware Township and Block 63, Lots 45 and 45.02 in Readington Township, in accordance with County Quote #0006-2006, with Gould Environmental, Inc., amount not to exceed $3,900.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement for professional surveying services, for the Open Space Preservation Program, for Block 63, Lots 45 and 45.02 in Readington Township, in accordance with County Quote #0007-2006, with Newton Land Surveyor, in an amount not to exceed $4,225.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement for professional surveying services, for the Open Space Preservation Program, for Block 30, Lots 36.01 and 36.02, in Delaware Township, in accordance with County Quote #0007-2006, with Gould Environmental, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $8,000.

XIII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-025/026, for congregate and home delivered meals, in the amount of $54,771 in state funds, $126,010 in federal funds and $144,785 in local funds.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-027/038, for a hot noon meal and adult day care services at Briteside, in the amount of $4,950 in state funds, $29,039 in federal funds and $371,961 in local funds.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-033, for weekend home delivered meals, in the amount of $16,850 in state funds, and $12,000 in local funds.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-053, for home delivered meals, in the amount of $30,434 in state funds.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-055/056, for information and assistance, in the amount of $40,431 in state funds, $6,259 in federal funds and $18,150 in local funds.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-061, for caregiver support group meetings, in the amount of $11,855 in state funds, $15,426 in federal funds and $7,498 in local funds.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving an extension to the County Environmental Health Act Grant, extending the 2005 Grant through June 30, 2006.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving the extension of the 2005 Grant for Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities, and amending the budget to reflect an additional $5,570.96 in state funds and a County match of $1,114.19.

CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Whitehouse Fire Company No. 1, Requesting permission to hold a coin toss on June 2 and 3, 2006, (rain dates: June 9 and 10, 2006), on Route 523 in front of the Fire Station.
  2. High Bridge Borough, Request to use of portion of County Route 513, at the Church Street and Fairview Avenue Intersection, when hosting the Ninth Annual Tour of High Bridge Bike Race, on June 11, 2006.
  3. Amy Dembeski, Requesting permission to use the historic Court House, for a wedding ceremony on August 26, 2006.
  4. Tewksbury Township Mayor, Inquiring if Homeland Security Grants funds can be used for funding 1 st Responder Pagers and Radios, to the necessary municipal agencies.

XV. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XVI. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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