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TENTATIVE AGENDA
SPECIAL MEETING OF THE
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 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 to approve the executive session minutes of October 10, 2006.
  2. Motion to approve claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated November 14, 2006.
  3. RESOLUTION - Robin Morante appointed unclassified, full time Investigator, Prosecutor’s Office.
  4. RESOLUTION - Virginia Wheatley appointed permanent, full time Health Educator, Health Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - William Weyersberg appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  6. RESOLUTION - Robert Sanchis appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Rutgers Cooperative Extension.
  7. RESOLUTION - Carol Jablonski appointed permanent, full time Library Assistant, Library.
  8. RESOLUTION - Maria Picciano appointed permanent, full time Library Assistant, Library.
  9. RESOLUTION - Jennifer Locke appointed permanent, part time Library Assistant, Library.
  10. RESOLUTION - Drexcella Jacques appointed provisional, full time Family Service Worker, Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services.
  11. RESOLUTION - Elizabeth Rzasa appointed provisional, part time Senior Account Clerk, Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services.
  12. RESOLUTION - Tanvi Rastogi appointed temporary, as needed, Library Assistant, Library.
  13. RESOLUTION - Ashley Bennett appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  14. RESOLUTION - Diana LeFevre, Library Assistant, Library, hours adjusted.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving the reappointment of John McGuire to the Board of Trustees of Raritan Valley Community College.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving plans and specifications for the replacement of County Bridge H-1, on Route 519, over Milford Creek, in Holland Township.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #5, for Bid #2005-39, for Alterations and Addition to the Route 12 County Garage, with APS Contractors, Inc., in the amount of $128,899.89.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #1, for roof replacements for Parks and Recreation, with Gen II Contracting, Inc., in the amount of $10,000.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #8, for Bid #2005-47, for the Addition and Alteration to the Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., in the amount of $287,435.80.
  20. RESOLUTION - Concurring with Delaware Township’s resolution #2006-85, accepting an offer by Juniper III, LLC for the donation of labor and materials to complete a new roof on the caretaker dwelling located at Block 57, Lot 13, on Sandy Ridge Road.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract with Livingston Taylor for a performance at Deer Path Park for the “Music Under the Stars” on August 2, 2007, in the amount of $4,500.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving a purchase contract for the acquisition of lands for public parks, recreation and conservation purposes from Stanton Associates, Block 20, Lot 2.01, located adjacent to the Arboretum, in the amount of $775,000.

Added Item:

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving an Assignment of Contract between Robert and Helen Ribbans and J. John Kanach and Marilyn V. Kanach, for a portion of a certain Contract for Sale of Real Estate, between the County of Hunterdon and Robert and Helen Ribbans, Block 18, Lot 20, in East Amwell Township.

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

VI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the Budget for Special Initiatives/Transportation, in the amount of $111,519.
  2. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the Budget for the Kids are Riding Safe Program, in the amount of $28,435.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the Budget for the Subregional Transportation Planning Program, amount of $51,904.
  4. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the Budget for the County Comprehensive Alcoholism Program, amount of $1,029.
  5. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the Budget for the Personal Assistance Services Program, in the amount of $8,552.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable for Domestic Preparedness – Phase II, amount of $59,711.52.
  7. 07. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2004 Homeland Security Grant, amount of $59,501.69.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving preliminary costs for Open Space Property Acquisitions, in the amount of $165,000.
  9. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 12-06, for the acquisition of real property for use as public park and recreation facilities, in the amount of $5,335,000.

VIII. PROJECT ADMNISTRATION, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of County projects and facilities.

IX. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-40, for snow and ice control materials (Calcium Chloride Solution), to Vestal Asphalt, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $28,736.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-40, for snow and ice control materials (Rock Salt), to International Salt Company, in an amount not to exceed $398,520.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #OOA.02376, for the senior newsletter, for the Division of Senior Services, Department of Human Services, with Creative Solutions Ink, in the amount of $10,446.

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

  1. Update of various County road and bridge projects.

XI. OPEN SPACE, Kevin Richardson, Coordinator

  1. Draft Policy for Extraordinary Preservation Program.

XII. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for sale of development easement from Readington Township (f/k/a Saronno), on Block 80, Lots 1 and 2, (SADC-$1,213,200, County-$404,400, Township-$404,400), total amount: $2,022,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for sale of development easement from Karl F. Zeller, on Block 22, Lot 34, in Holland Township, (SADC-$267,000, County-$70,980, Township-$88,002), total amount: $426,000.

XIII. OLD BUSINESS

  1. Status of the publicized incident involving a County employee and a firearm.

XIV. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the renewal of the Multi-Jurisdictional Narcotics Task Force Grant, in the amount of $208,326, ($104,163 - federal funds and $104,163 – County Match).
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-030, for the Consolidated Transportation System, increase in federal funds of $5,054 and state funds of $3,946.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-050/051, for Certified Home Health Aides, decrease of $2,000 in donations.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving State Contract No. 07APKC, for the Personal Assistance Services Program, in the amount of $16,812 in state funds.

XV. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. High Bridge Fire Department, request to hold a coin toss on Saturday, November 25, 2006, on County Route 513 between Grayrock Road and Arch Street.

XVI. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XVII. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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