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Dated: 11/22/2006

A complete copy of the November 28, 2006 Minutes is available in Adobe Acrobat Reader format (PDF).

TENTATIVE AGENDA
SPECIAL MEETING OF THE
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2006

12:00 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 November 16, 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. 12 :30 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTS

  1. To discuss personnel matters.
  2. To discuss legal matters.
  3. To discuss land issues.

IV. 2:00 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 November 28, 2006.
  2. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report for October 2006.
  3. RESOLUTION - Jeannette Jacobson appointed permanent, full time Librarian, Library.
  4. RESOLUTION - Jane Ricketts appointed permanent, full time Librarian, Library.
  5. RESOLUTION - Dana Neubauer appointed permanent, full time Librarian, Library.
  6. RESOLUTION - Kenneth Bogen appointed permanent, full time Senior Planning, Planning Board.
  7. RESOLUTION - Crystal Barnes appointed permanent, full time Assistant Planner, Planning Board.
  8. RESOLUTION - Craig Evans appointed permanent, full time Supervising Park Ranger, Parks and Recreation.
  9. RESOLUTION - Karen Stouffer appointed permanent, full time Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  10. RESOLUTION - Ingrid Hasen appointed permanent, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee, Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety.
  11. RESOLUTION - Keith Wieder appointed provisional, full time Inventory Control Clerk, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  12. RESOLUTION - Clint Bush, Senior Mechanic, Roads, Bridges and Engineering, leave of absence without pay.
  13. Motion to approve Certificates for Years of Service.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #2006-05, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge T-87, on Main Street over the Rockaway Creek in Tewksbury Township, with Sparwick Contracting, Inc., increase of $11,590.
  15. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final payment for Bid #2006-05, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge T-87, on Main Street over the Rockaway Creek in Tewksbury Township, with Sparwick Contracting, Inc., in the amount of $130,736.50.
  16. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final payment for Bid #2005-28, for Resurfacing County Route 512, in Califon Borough and Tewksbury Township, with Intercounty Paving Associates, LLC, in the amount of $79,199.36.
  17. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the renewal of a contract with the State Department of Youth and Family Services, for the County Youth Facility, for the state rate of $95.50 per day.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the provider service contract with Turning Point, Inc., for short term residential and sub-acute detoxification services, increase of $6,029.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving modification #2, to the provider service contract with Sunrise House Foundation, Inc., for short term residential and sub-acute detoxification services, increase of $30,000.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving the plans and specifications for the Reconstruction of County Bridge No. K-136, on Union Road over the Lockatong Creek, in Kingwood Township.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving a policy on cost sharing for eminent domain.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving project application for payment #2, for Bid #2006-09, for the Echo Hill Environmental Education Area Pathway Stairs and Lighting Improvements, with Charles Mann General Contracting, in the amount of $5,150.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving project application for payment #6, for Bid #2005-39, for alterations and addition to the Route 12 County Garage, with APS Contractors, Inc., in the amount of $207,103.40.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving project application for payment #1, for Bid #2006-20, for the renovations of the Hunterdon County Hall of Records and the Southard Building, with Watertrol, Inc., in the amount of $379,800.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving project application for payment #3, for Quote #0120-2004, for the restoration and repair of wood soffits and cornice work for the Hall of Records, with Watertrol, Inc., in the amount of $29,400.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving project application for payment #4, for Bid #2006-20, for Quote #0120-2004, for the restoration and repair of wood soffits and cornice work for the Hall of Records, with Watertrol, Inc., in the amount of $74,705.16.
  27. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Cory Burt for achieving the designation of “Eagle Scout.
  28. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Christopher Mannion for achieving the designation of “Eagle Scout.
  29. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Brian Shideler for achieving the designation of “Eagle Scout.
  30. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Scott Winther for achieving the designation of “Eagle Scout.

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. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 12-06, authorizing the acquisition of real property for use as public park and recreational facilities, in the amount of $5,335,000.
  2. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 13-06, authorizing the study and design of a pedestrian bridge, in the amount of $125,000.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing Preliminary Costs for Open Space Property Acquisitions.
  4. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the Budget for the Hunterdon County Area Plan Grant, in the amount of $269,846.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable for the O.E.M. Special Needs Grant, in the amount of $10,000.

VIII. PROJECT ADMNISTRATION, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of County projects and facilities.

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

  1. Update of various County road and bridge projects.

X. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the rejection proposals received for Bid #2006-41, to furnish and deliver one (1) trailer mounted diesel fired dual axle oil jacketed crack sealing meter/applicator.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #HCJ.46608, with Promedia Technology Services, for an imaging system, for the Division of Corrections, Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $22,903.20. (grant funds).
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.2622, with ePlus, for hardware, for Information Technology, in the amount of $8,155.76.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.2630, with Dell Computer, for a replacement server for the Prosecutor’s Office, requested by Information Technology, in the amount of $13,182.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.2631, with ePlus, for network equipment needed for server in the Prosecutor’s Office, requested by Information Technology, in the amount of $9,728.13.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Parks.02899, with Somerville Aluminum, for windows, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $7,875.

XI. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a contract for Sale of Development Easement, from Henry C. and Shirley Verity, on Block 39, Lot 11, and Block 41, Lot 18, in Franklin Township and Block 4, Lot 2, in Kingwood Township, (SADC-$596,160, County-$168,912, Townships-$228,528), total amount: $993,600.

XII. PLANNING BOARD, Sue Dziamara, Director

  1. Update of the Farmland Preservation Program.

XIII. OPEN SPACE, Kevin Richardson, Coordinator

  1. Draft Policy on Extraordinary Preservation Projects.

XIV. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of the Comprehensive County Youth Services Grant application, with the Juvenile Justice Commission, in the amount of amount of $186,288 in State/Community Partnership funding, $94,773 in Family Court funding and $5,888 in Juvenile Accountability Block Grant funds, (total grant $286,949.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant application to promote agriculture from the New Jersey Highlands Council for Rutgers Cooperative Extension, in the amount of $75,000.

XVI. OLD BUSINESS

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

XVII. 4:00 p.m. READINGTON TOWNSHIP re: SOLBERG

 XVIII. 4:30 p.m. DELAWARE TOWNSHIP, Kristin McCarthy

  1.  To present the Sergeantsville Preservation Plan.

XIX. 5:00 p.m. JOINT MEETING – WARREN COUNTY BOARD OF FREEHOLDERS

XX. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XXI. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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