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A complete copy of the March 28, 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 28, 2006

1:45 p.m. Hunterdon County Utilities Authority Meeting

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. 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 and executive session minutes of March 14, 2006.
  2. Motion to approve Claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated March 28, 2006.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report for February 2006.
  4. RESOLUTION - Carolan Clerico appointed permanent, full time Library Assistant, Library.
  5. RESOLUTION - Dawn Faltings appointed permanent, full time Senior Sanitary Inspector, Health.
  6. RESOLUTION - Linda Rifino appointed permanent, full time Senior Clerk Typist, Division of Emergency Services, Public Safety Dept.
  7. RESOLUTION - Jennifer Wanisko appointed permanent, full time Chief Park Naturalist, Parks and Recreation.
  8. RESOLUTION - Gelaine Dziamara appointed permanent, full time Supervising Planner, Planning Board.
  9. RESOLUTION - H. Mark Titus appointed permanent, full time Library Director, Library.
  10. RESOLUTION - Craig Metz appointed permanent, full time Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  11. RESOLUTION - Jeremiah Harris appointed permanent, full time Youth Worker, Youth Facility Division, Public Safety Department.
  12. RESOLUTION - Janet Hrehowesik appointed provisional, full time Senior Youth Worker, Youth Facility Division, Public Safety Dept.
  13. RESOLUTION - Adam Manus appointed provisional, full time Sanitary Inspector, Health.
  14. RESOLUTION - Keith Ode Keiderling appointed provisional, full time Sanitary Inspector, Health.
  15. RESOLUTION - Nicole Mazewski appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  16. RESOLUTION - Wesley Hartsoe appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  17. RESOLUTION - Bradley Passe appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  18. RESOLUTION - Don Freiday appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  19. RESOLUTION - David Clapp appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  20. RESOLUTION - Spencer Peck appointed to the Solid Waste Advisory Council, to represent Clinton Township.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving specifications for the Resurfacing and Surface Treatment of County Routes 579, 625a, 625b, 635a, 635b, 645, 651a, 651b and the Soil Conservation District, in various Townships.
  22. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final payment for Bid #2005-26, for the 2005 Resurfacing and Surface Treatment of various County roads, in various municipalities, with Trap Rock Industries, Inc., kin the amount of $31,707.26.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #2, Final, for Bid #2004-03, for Landscaping the County Golf Course, with V.I.P. Contracting, Inc., decrease of $13,939.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving specifications for Roadway and Drainage Improvements to County Route 645, in Lebanon Township and Hampton Borough.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for sale of Conservation Easement, from Thomas Lloyd Faubel and Ann F. Faubel and Lynn Faubel, for Block 59, part of Lots 26 and 26.01, in the amount of $8,600 per acre.
  26. RESOLUTION - Granting final approval of the By Laws as recommended by the Transportation Advisory Council.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to State Contract #SH06010, for a one-time supplemental funding away for deliverable fuels (oil, propane, kerosene, coal and wood), to eligible County residents, increase of $4,779 from the state, to be requested through the Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with the Hunterdon County Housing Corporation, to provide Housing accessibility services to low-income senior citizens and physically disabled residents, in the amount of $23,384.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the provider services agreement with the Hunterdon Medical Center, for the Well Child Program, increase in funding of $1,694 and extending the contact through December 31, 2006.
  30. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing May 2006 as Older Americans Month.
  31. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing April 2006 as Child Abuse Prevention Month.
  32. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing May 2006 as National Preservation Month.
  33. PROCLAMATION - Acknowledging Brian J. Catton for having attained the designation of Eagle Scout, Troop 62.

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

VI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County update.

VII. LIBRARY, Mark Titus, Director

  1. County Library Update.

VIII. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the transfer of certain 2005 Appropriation Reserve Accounts.

IX. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for sale of Development Easement, from R. Thomas and Leslie R. Stephens, for Block 27, Lot 15.01, in Franklin Township, (SADC-$90,000, County-$30,000, Township-$30,000), total amount $150,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for sale of Development Easement, from Salvatore and Phyllis DiSabatino, for Block 10, Lot 58, in Alexandria Township, (SADC-$151,580, County-$32,860, Township-$32,860), total amount of $217,300.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for sale of Development Easement, from The Kovi Family Farm Limited Partnership, for Block 83, Lot 2, in Raritan Township, (SADC-$1,164,240, County-$388,080, Township-$388,080), total amount of $1,940,400.

X. PLANNING BOARD, Sue Dziamara, Acting Director

  1. Status of the Farmland Preservation Program.

XI. PROJECT ADMNISTRATION, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of County projects and facilities.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XIII. DELAWARE TOWNSHIP

  1. To discuss partnering in connection with Block 57, Lot 13, known as the Brown Farm.

XIV. FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP

  1. To discuss the preservation of Block 49, Lot 15, known as Shetland Crossing.

XIII. PURCHASING

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-04, for Resurfacing of Route 614, in Union Twp., to Paving Materials & Construction Co., Inc., amount not to exceed $1,586,720.12.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-05, for the Reconstruction of Bridge T-87 and approach roadway of Main Street, over the Rockaway Creek, in Tewksbury, to Sparwick Contracting, Inc., amount not to exceed $490,248.

XIV. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Accepting the 2006 County Environmental Health Act Grant, in the amount of $153,958 with a County match of $151,958.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant No. 10-001, for administration services of aging grants, in the amount of $25,225.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant No. 10-013, for legal assistance services, in the amount of $11,528 in federal funds and $1,281 in local funds.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant No. 10-016, for telephone reassurance services, in the amount of $5,890 in federal funds and $5,330 in local funds.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant No. 10-032, for information and assistance services, in the amount of $4,128 in federal funds, $10,058 in state funds and $16,164 in County funds.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant No. 10-052, for friendly visiting services to homebound seniors, in the amount of $9,295 in federal funds and $8,640 in local funds.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant No. 10-54, for care management coordination services, in the amount of $3,328 in federal funds and $43,521 in state funds.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant No. 10-60, to provide assistance with Medicare and health insurance bills for seniors and their families, in the amount of $22,500 in state funds and $2,720 in County funds.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant No. 10-062, for small home repair and small appliance repair services, in the amount of $17,389 in federal funds, $1,222 in state funds and $18,879 in County funds.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant No. 10-064/065, for senior health and preventive services, in the amount of $24,757 in federal funds and $84,911 in County funds.

XV. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Milford Fire Company, requesting permission to hold a coin toss at the New Jersey side Milford/Upper Black Eddy Bridge; at Mt. Pleasant Road (County Route 519) at the stop sign below Milford School, and at 21 Water Street in front of the Fire House, during a weekend in April 2006.
  2. Readington Township, requesting permission to use County Route 523 during their Memorial Day Parade on May 29, 206, and inviting the Board of Freeholders to participate in the parade and commemorating ceremony.

XVI. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XVII. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS  (continued if necessary)

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