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Dated: 09/11/2006

A complete copy of the September 12, 2006 Minutes is available in Adobe Acrobat Reader format (PDF).

TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 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 04, 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 July 25, 2006 and the regular and executive session minutes of August 22, 2006.
  2. Motion to approve claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated September 12, 2006.
  3. RESOLUTION - Donna Foulk appointed unclassified, full time 4H Agent Rutgers Cooperative Extension.
  4. RESOLUTION - Sandra Grenci appointed unclassified, full time Family and Community Health Sciences Educator, Rutgers Cooperative Extension.
  5. RESOLUTION - Christine Yates appointed unclassified, part time Member, Board of Elections.
  6. RESOLUTION - Daniel Hurley appointed unclassified, full time Investigator Sergeant, Prosecutor’s Office.
  7. RESOLUTION - Amy Susney appointed permanent, full time Youth Worker, Youth Facility, Department of Public Safety.
  8. RESOLUTION - Mary Gamatko appointed permanent, full time Senior Clerk Typist, Planning Board.
  9. RESOLUTION - Penny Folkner-Bush appointed permanent, full time Senior Clerk Typist, Division of Senior Services, Department of Human Services.
  10. RESOLUTION - Teresa Buntine appointed permanent, full time Senior Clerk Typist, Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety.
  11. RESOLUTION - Adam Manus appointed permanent, full time Sanitary Health Inspector, Health Department.
  12. RESOLUTION - Eric Faulstich appointed permanent, full time Sanitary Health Inspector, Health Department
  13. RESOLUTION - Ode Keiderling appointed permanent, full time Sanitary Health Inspector, Health Department.
  14. RESOLUTION - Deborah Ungerer appointed permanent, full time Senior Clerk Typist, Buildings and Maintenance.
  15. RESOLUTION - Mary Fran Daley appointed permanent, full time Library Associate, Library.
  16. RESOLUTION - Katherine Monti appointed permanent, full time Library Associate, Library.
  17. RESOLUTION - Paola Sahulka appointed permanent, part time Library Associate, Library.
  18. RESOLUTION - Linda Hansen appointed permanent, part time Library Associate, Library.
  19. RESOLUTION - James Doolan appointed permanent, full time Youth Worker, Youth Facility, Department of Public Safety.
  20. RESOLUTION - Ryan Neary appointed provisional, full time Traffic Maintenance Worker, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  21. RESOLUTION - Frank Modaffare Jr. appointed provisional, full time Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  22. RESOLUTION - Matthew Slaughter appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Division of Corrections, Department of Public Safety.
  23. RESOLUTION - Douglas Sloyer appointed provisional, full time Traffic Maintenance Worker, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  24. RESOLUTION - Gretchen Malone appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Division of Corrections, Department of Public Safety.
  25. RESOLUTION - Tadhgh Rainey appointed provisional, full time Superintendent Mosquito Extermination, Health Department.
  26. RESOLUTION - Penny Males appointed provisional, full time Program Coordinator Senior Citizens Transportation, Human Services Department.
  27. RESOLUTION - Jennifer Lear appointed provisional, full time Park Naturalist, Parks and Recreation.
  28. RESOLUTION - Amber Thorsen appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Division of Corrections, Department of Public Safety.
  29. RESOLUTION - Edward Dufford appointed provisional, full time Printing Machine Operator I, Central Printing and Mail Department.
  30. RESOLUTION - John Smith Jr. appointed temporary, as needed Fire Official, Buildings and Maintenance.
  31. RESOLUTION - Paul Chandonnet appointed temporary, as needed Instructor, Division of Senior Services, Department of Human Services.
  32. RESOLUTION - Christiane Chandonnet appointed temporary, as needed Instructor, Division of Senior Services, Department of Human Services.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving an Employment and Reimbursement Agreement with Mark Kobner, Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving an Employment and Reimbursement Agreement with David Bowlby, Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  35. RESOLUTION - Approving an Employment and Reimbursement Agreement with Tina Groom, Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  36. RESOLUTION - Approving an Employment and Reimbursement Agreement with Maria Lane, Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  37. RESOLUTION - Approving an Employment and Reimbursement Agreement with Mark Kobner, Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  38. RESOLUTION - Approving an Employment and Reimbursement Agreement with Frank Modaffare, Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  39. RESOLUTION - Approving an Employment and Reimbursement Agreement with Jesse Winfield, Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  40. RESOLUTION - Approving a Mutual Assistance Agreement with Readington Township for specialized law enforcement services for emergencies, from the Hunterdon County Emergency Response Team (CERT Team).
  41. RESOLUTION - Approving a Volunteer Agreement with Ptl. Vincent Corsentino, Readington Township Police Department, as part of the Hunterdon County Emergency Response Team (CERT Team).
  42. RESOLUTION - Approving an application and payment certificate, #20, for Bid #2003-38, for renovations and addition to he Route 12 County Library, with Tore Electric Company, Inc., in the amount of $59,287.96.
  43. RESOLUTION - Approving the 2007 Alcohol and Drug Abuse Service Plan, upon the recommendation of the Local Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse and approving its transmittal to the New Jersey Department of Human Services.
  44. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Joseph Tricarico for having attained 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. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the Budget for the State Health Services Grant #07-1154-BT-L-2, in the amount of $497,039.
  2. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the Budget for the State Health Services Grant #06-1154-BT-L-1, in the amount of $32,479.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the Budget for the Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan, #07-42-CCC-H-3, in the amount of $65,000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a Refunding Bond Ordinance authorizing the issuance of not to exceed $5,000,000 aggregate principal amount of refunding bonds or notes.

VIII. CULTURAL & HERITAGE COMISSION, Stephanie Stevens

  1. Presentation of the new Lime Kiln Book.

IX. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving an Assignment of Deed of Easement, Cost Sharing Agreement and Grant Agreement with West Amwell Township, on Block 20, Lot 2, (SADC-$252,470.10, County-$84,156.70, Township-$84,156.70), for a total amount of $420,783.50.
  2. RESOLUTION - Granting Final Approval of the Development Easement form Fulper Preservation LLC, for Block 20, Lot 2, in West Amwell Township, Approving a Municipal/County Cost Sharing Agreement for final approval of a Development Easement, (SADC-$252,470.10, County-$84,156.70, Township-$84,156.70), and authorizing County Counsel to prepare a Municipal/County Cost Share Agreement, for a total amount of $420,783.50.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement from Walter F. Jenness, III, on Block 21, Lot 18, in Holland Township, (SADC-87,750, County-$27,125, Township-$27,125), for a total amount of $140,000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the Contract for Development Easement, from Alexandria Township, (Nemeth), on Block 19, Lot 1, (SADC-$413,157, County-$100,921.50, Township-$100,921.50), for a total amount of $615,000.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/County Cost Sharing Agreement with East Amwell Township, for the 2000A PIG 1 funding round, for the easement on the Torsilieri Farm, Block 21, Lot 16.

X. COUNTY COUNSEL, Gaetano M. DeSapio

  1. Update concerning the issue of Deer Carcass Removal.
  2. Status of the Forestry Management plan prepared by the Shade Tree Commission.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XII. PROJECT ADMNISTRATION, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of County projects and facilities.

XIII. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #27766, with PQ Energy Services, Inc., to upgrade software for the Building Management System at the Justice Center, for Buildings and Maintenance, in the amount of $10,003.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.05728, for a servers’ service contract of Law, Enforcement System for 2006/2007, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $9,125.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-20, for Renovations to the Historic Hall of Records and Southard Building, to Watertrol, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $3,161,076.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-24, for Roadway and Drainage for County Route 645, in Lebanon Township, to Top Line Construction Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $1,166,618.70.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the rejection of a bid package for Bid #2006-27, for Fine Paper and Envelopes, from Frank Parsons Paper Company, as it did not meet the County’s specifications.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-27, for Fine Paper and Envelopes, to Paper Mart, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $54,037.60.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for County Quote #0050-2006, for farmland appraisal services with Norman Goldberg Associates for the Muhs property in Alexandria Township, Block 19, Lot 30; the Kelly property, Blo9ck 19, Lot 30.01, the Frick/Levick property, Block 15, Lot 13, the Schroder property in Lebanon Township, block 69, Lot 3.0 and the Spiniello property, Block 30, Lot 20, in the amount of $12,000.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for County Quote #0050-2006, for farmland appraisal services with Curran Realty Advisors, LLC, the LeCompte property in Clinton Township, Block 30, Lots 15 and 15.011, Block 29, Lot 4.01, the Chelsea property in Readington Township, Block 64, Lot 29 and the Janyszeski property in West Amwell Township, Block 17, Lot 4, in the amount of $7,622.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for County Quote #0050-2006, for farmland appraisal services with MGM Associates, Inc., for the Readington/Little property in Readington Township, Block 65, Lots 12 and 12.01, in the amount of $2,450.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for County Quote #0050-2006, for farmland appraisal services with Robert F. Heffernan & Associates, for the Crouse property in Kingwood Township, Block 12, Lot 19 and the Janyszeski property in West Amwell Township, Block 17, Lot 4, in the amount of $5,100.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for County Quote #0050-2006, for farmland appraisal services with Valuation Consultants, for the Holland Brook in Readington Township, Block 53, Lot 5, the Chelsea property, Block 65, Lot 7, the Readington/Little property, Block 65, Lots 12 and 12.01 and the Fulper property in West Amwell Township, Block 19, Lot 5, in the amount of $10,000.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for County Quote #0050-2006, for farmland appraisal services with C.L. Orbaker and Associates, Inc., for the Muhs property in Alexandria Township, Block 19, Lot 30; the Kelly property, Blo9ck 19, Lot 30.01, the Frick/Levick property, Block 15, Lot 13, the Cain property in Holland Township, Block 25, Lot 28.01 and the Crouse property, Block 12, Lot 19 in Kingwood Township, in the amount of $7,622.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for County Quote #0050-2006, for farmland appraisal services with Vanguard Appraisal Services for the Cain property in Holland Township, Block 25, Lot 28.01, in the amount of $2,500.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for County Quote #0050-2006, for farmland appraisal services with Thomas Rodriguez Associates for the LeCompte property in Clinton Township, Block 30, lots 15 and 15.01 and Block 29, Lot 4.01, the Schroder property in Lebanon Township, Block 69, lot 3.0, the Spiniello property, Block 30, Lot 20 and the Fulper property in West Amwell Township, Block 19, Lot 5, in the amount of $10,000.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for County Quote #0050-2006, for farmland appraisal services with Ronald A. Curini Appraisal Company, for the Holland Brook in Readington Township, Block 53, Lot 5 and the Orlando property, Block 65, Lot 7, in the amount of $4,936.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving a Cooperating Pricing Agreement with Somerset County.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the professional surveying services agreement with Bohren and Bohren, for services in connection with the Elbert property, increase of $520.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the professional surveying services agreement with B2A/SURVAT, for services in connection with the Harrison Farm, Block 31, Lots 4 and 10, in East Amwell Township, increase of $500.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the professional engineering services agreement with Pennoni Associates, Inc., for services in connection with the reconstruction of County Bridge D-345, on Route 523, over the 3 rd Neshanic River, in Delaware Township, increase of $1,865.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement for engineering consulting services, for the inspection of the prefabrication trusses with regard to the reconstruction of County Bridge L-92-W and approach roadway, New Hampton Road, in Lebanon Township, with Cherry, Weber and Associates, in the amount of $7,300.

XIV. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XV. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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