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TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2006

1:30 p.m. HCUA

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 October 18, 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 to approve the regular and executive session minutes of September 12, 2006 and September 26, 2006 the regular session minutes of October 10, 2006
  2. Motion to approve claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated October 24, 2006.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report dated September 2006.
  4. RESOLUTION - Rose Puelle appointed unclassified, full time Research Scientist, Health Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - Timothy Dellatore appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  6. RESOLUTION - Kenny Hoy appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  7. RESOLUTION - Linda Reynolds appointed provisional, part time Librarian, Library.
  8. RESOLUTION - Jane Ricketts appointed provisional, part time Librarian, Library.
  9. RESOLUTION - Meileen Acosta appointed provisional, full time Epidemiologist, Health Department.
  10. RESOLUTION - Paul Fandel, Jr. appointed provisional, full time Mechanic’s Helper, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  11. RESOLUTION - Nicole Barbella appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Corrections Division, Public Safety Department.
  12. RESOLUTION - Kevin Gonzalez appointed temporary, interim, full time Laborer, Roads and Bridges Department.
  13. RESOLUTION - Doris Terris appointed temporary, when and as needed, Instructor, Division of Senior Services, Human Services Department.
  14. RESOLUTION - Sally Brunkas appointed temporary, when and as needed Clerk Typist, Administration Department.
  15. RESOLUTION - Authorizing release of Performance Bond to Robin Hill IV, LLC, in the amount of $72,025.00.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving a Federal Aid agreement for reimbursement for Bridge E-166, on Wertsville Road, in East Amwell, with the NJDOT, Division of Local Aid and Economic Development, in the amount of $275,000.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving a Federal Aid agreement for Bridge E-174, on Wertsville Road, in East Amwell, with the NJDOT, Division of Local Aid and Economic Development, in the amount of $299,998.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Ferrarioli, Wielkotz, Cerullo & Cuva, PA, to perform the annual County audit for 2006, in the amount of $58,000.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Ferrarioli, Wielkotz, Cerullo & Cuva, PA, to perform the annual County Library audit for 2006, in the amount of $3,700.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Ferrarioli, Wielkotz, Cerullo & Cuva, PA, to perform the for the Trust Fund audit for 2006 for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $2,600.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Steve Godin, Phd, MPH, to improve cancer health literacy through the Cancer Control Grant, for the Health Department, in the amount of $11,700.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving the contract modification with Northwest New Jersey Community Action Program, Inc., to extend the current terms of the agreement, increase of $30,000.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving the contract modification with the New Jersey Department of Human Services, for the “Health Services Grant” reflecting an increase of $1,029 in State funds.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving a renewal application for a Clinical Laboratory License, in connection with the HIV Program, administered by the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School for the County Health Department.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving a project application and project certificate, for Payment #22, for Bid #2003-38, for the renovations and additions to the Route 12 Library Headquarters, for Rampart Construction, in the amount of $29,517.60.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving a project application and project certificate, for Payment #14R, Final, for Bid #2003-55, for renovations at the County Senior Center, for Charles Mann, General Contractors, Inc., in the amount of $11,906.11.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving a project application and project certificate, fpr Payment #1, for Quote #0120-2004, for restoration and repair of wood soffits and cornice work on the Hall of Records, for Watertrol, Inc., in the amount of $67,000.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving a project application and project certificate, for Payment #2, for Bid #2006-008, for restoration and repair of wood soffits and cornice work on the Hall of Records, for Watertrol, Inc., in the amount of $86,251.76.
  29. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the sale of a surplus 1996 Ford LS-8000 Dump Truck, with spreader and plow, to the Township of Bethlehem, in the amount of $12,000.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving three (3) municipal grant program applications for an Open Space Trust Funds allocation with Bethlehem Township in the amount of $5,200.00; Delaware Township in an amount not-to-exceed $38,733.85 (15%); and West Amwell Township in an amount not-to-exceed $22,952.38 (15%), for the Open Space Trust Program.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving State Change Order #1, for Bid #2005-44, to resurface County Route 514, in East Amwell and Raritan Townships, with Mannon Excavating and Paving Co., Inc., decrease of $122,785.61.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with the Hunterdon Medical Center to provide public health nursing and public health medical director services, as a part of the Local Core Capacity Infrastructure Bioterrorism Grant with the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services, in the amount of $82,206.00, (grant funds) for the Health Department.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the agreement with the Hunterdon Medical Center to provide an increase in hours of services for public health nursing and public health medical director services, (part of the Local Core Capacity Infrastructure Bioterrorism Grant), increase of $9,184.00.
  34. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Bridgette Hundredth for having served as a member on the County Transportation Advisory Committee.
  35. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a partial release of a Cash Performance Bond, to Perryville Estates, LLC, in the amount of $23,587, for the Roads, Bridges and Engineering Department.

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

VI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. Update on the policy for County Park co-sponsorship permits.
  2. Authorized trips/conferences for the County Tax Board in 2006.

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 the Enhanced 9-1-1 General Assistance, in the amount of $119,319.00 for the County Communications Division, Public Safety Department.
  2. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the Budget for FTA Section 5311 Grant, in the amount of $135,706.00, for the Human Services Department.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the Budget for FTA Section 5311 Grant, in the amount of $407,118.00, for the Human Services Department.
  4. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the Budget for Megan’s Law and Local Law Enforcement Assistance, in the amount of $606.00, for the County Prosecutor’s Office.
  5. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the Budget for Megan’s Law and Local Law Enforcement Assistance, in the amount of $1,821.00, for the County Prosecutor’s Office.

VIII. COUNTY COUNSEL, Gaetano M. DeSapio

  1. Status of the Forestry Management plan prepared by the Shade Tree Commission.

IX. PROJECT ADMNISTRATION, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of County projects and facilities.

X. OPEN SPACE, Kevin Richardson, Coordinator

  1. Local Land Acquisition Policy.

XI. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006- 36, for a 2007 Case 580 Super M 4-wheel drive backhoe and associated equipment, for the Roads, Bridges and Engineering Department, to Powerco, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $84,290.00.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Quote #0061-2006, for professional appraisal services for Block 98, Lot 7 and Block 93, Lot 11, in Readington Township, to Thomas Rodriguez Associates, in an amount not to exceed $2,400, for the Open Space Program.

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

  1. Update of various County road and bridge projects

XIII. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the acquisition of a Development Easement, Block 14, Lot 25, Township of Delaware, owned by John Timko, for a County cost share amount not-to-exceed $85,867.60, for the County Farmland Preservation Program.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the acquisition of a Development Easement, Block 48, Lot 5, Township of Tewksbury, in a County cost share amount not-to-exceed $355,204.08 and Block 12.01, Lot 15, Township of Readington, for a County cost share amount not-to-exceed $85,867.60, owned by John Timko, for the County Farmland Preservation Program

XIV. PLANNING BOARD, Sue Dziamara, Director

  1. Update of the Farmland Preservation Program.

XV. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Print Shop, seeking approval for print job requested by Britesides’ Adult Day Center.
  2. Cultural and Heritage, requesting approval to store artifacts, request from Hunter Research.
  3. Tax Board, request reimbursement for two (2) commissioners to attend the League of Municipalities conference.

XVI. GRANTS

  1. Approving a 2006 grant award from NJ Office of Emergency Telecommunications Services, to purchase PSAP equipment, in the amount of $357,632.52, for the Department of Public Safety.
  2. A pproving an insurance fraud reimbursement grant award from NJ Department of Law and Public Safety, to seek and prosecute insurance fraud and other related criminal activity, in the amount of $15,310.00, for the County Prosecutor’s Office.
  3. Authorizing t he Solid Waste Services Tax Fund Entitlement grant for 2006, be submitted to the Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste, in the amount of $110,408.00, for the Hunterdon County Utilities Authority.
  4. Approving an Area Plan Grant Contract for 2007-2009 for State and Federal monies to fund senior services and programs, in amounts totaling $2,119,695.00, for the County Division of Senior Services, Department of Human Services.

XVII. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. Request from the Open Religious Organizations Accepting Disabilities to utilize the County LINK Transportation service.

XVIII. FREEHOLDER COMMENTS

XIX. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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