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TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Route 12 County Complex, Library Headquarters, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2006

1:00 p.m. Dedication at the Library

2:45 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 September 20, 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 11, 2006, the regular session minutes of August 08, 2006, and the regular session minutes of September 07, 2006.
  2. Motion to approve claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated September 26, 2006.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report for August 2006.
  4. RESOLUTION - Joanne Keeler appointed permanent, full time Assistant Supervisor of Accounts, Division of Corrections, Public Safety Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - Donna Patullo appointed permanent, part time Library Assistant, Library.
  6. RESOLUTION - Kimberly Hedden appointed permanent, full time Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  7. RESOLUTION - 2006 salary for unclassified and non-contract staff in the County Administrator’s Office.
  8. RESOLUTION - 2006 salary for unclassified and non-contract staff in the Board of Elections.
  9. RESOLUTION - 2006 salary for unclassified and non-contract staff in the Buildings and Maintenance Department.
  10. RESOLUTION - 2006 salary for unclassified and non-contract staff in the Department of Central Printing and Mail.
  11. RESOLUTION - 2006 salary for unclassified and non-contract staff in the Office of the Clerk of the Board.
  12. RESOLUTION - 2006 salary for unclassified and non-contract staff in the Office of County Counsel.
  13. RESOLUTION - 2006 salary for unclassified and non-contract staff in the Department of Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  14. RESOLUTION - 2006 salary for unclassified and non-contract staff in the Health Department.
  15. RESOLUTION - 2006 salary for unclassified and non-contract staff in the Human Resources Department.
  16. RESOLUTION - 2006 salary for unclassified and non-contract staff in the Human Services Department.
  17. RESOLUTION - 2006 salary for unclassified and non-contract staff in the Finance Department.
  18. RESOLUTION - 2006 salary for unclassified and non-contract staff in the Department of Information Technology.
  19. RESOLUTION - 2006 salary for unclassified and non-contract staff in the Library.
  20. RESOLUTION - 2006 salary for unclassified and non-contract staff in the Parks and Recreation Department.
  21. RESOLUTION - 2006 salary for unclassified and non-contract staff in the Planning Board.
  22. RESOLUTION - 2006 salary for unclassified and non-contract staff in the Department of Project Management.
  23. RESOLUTION - 2006 salary for unclassified and non-contract staff in the Construction Board of Appeals Office.
  24. RESOLUTION - 2006 salary for unclassified and non-contract staff in the Department of Public Safety.
  25. RESOLUTION - 2006 salary for unclassified and non-contract staff in the Purchasing Department.
  26. RESOLUTION - 2006 salary for unclassified and non-contract staff in the Office of Weights and Measures.
  27. RESOLUTION - 2006 salary for unclassified and non-contract staff in Rutgers’ Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon County.
  28. RESOLUTION - 2006 salary for unclassified and non-contract staff in the Board of Taxation.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving a provider service contract with The ARC of Hunterdon County to provide parenting education, in the amount of $21,236.16.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of the state contract for Work First New Jersey, in the amount of $111,519, to offset the cost of childcare and transportation services in Hunterdon.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving the scope of services for the design of County Bridge C-88, on Reformatory Road, over the Beaver Book, in Clinton Township at the request of the Director of Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Kupper Associates, Inc., (Warren County, lead agency), for engineering services with regard to the reconstruction of InterCounty Bridge B-26-W, in the amount of $147,480.40 (Hunterdon’s portion to be paid directly to Kupper Associates will not exceed $73,740.20.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for sale of real estate, for Block 18, Lot 19, in East Amwell Township, with Alex Marsh, in the amount of $450,000, for restricted real property interest in connection with the “Kanach Farm” public auction.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for sale of real estate, for Block 18, Lots 22 and 20, in East Amwell Township, with Bob and Helen Ribbons, in the amount of $1,425,000, for restricted real property interest in connection with the “Kanach Farm” public auction.
  35. RESOLUTION - Approving an award of a non-fair and open contract for Material Testing Services for various County projects for Roads, Bridges and Engineering with Key-Tech, in an amount not to exceed $25,000.
  36. RESOLUTION - Approving an award of a non-fair and open contract for Material Testing Services for various County projects for Roads, Bridges and Engineering with French & Parrello Associates, in an amount not to exceed $20,000.

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

  1. A. Gregory Palakow, Esquire, request to hold a memorial services in the historic Court House in November 2006; request to hang a painting in the historic court house and requesting to display items from the County Bar Association in this historic Court House.

VI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

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

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - Approving a Refunding Bond Ordinance authorizing the issuance of not to exceed $5,000,000 aggregate principal amount of refunding bonds or notes.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an application to the Division of Local Government Services for approval of the issuance of refunding obligations.

5:00 p.m. DELAWARE TOWNSHIP, Kristin McCarthy  NOTE: Agenda Request Cancelled at request of Ms. McCarthy

  1. To discuss County Bridge D-345.

IX. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant agreement with for the final approval for the acquisition of a development easement from the Moreira Family, LLC, Block 85, Lot 6, in Raritan Township, (SADC-$1,038,674.16, County-$276,979.78, Township-$415,469.66), total amount: $1,731,123.60.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a development easement from Gerald and Patricia Isabella, for Block 25, Lot 3, in East Amwell Township, (SADC-$158,400, County-$50,400, Township-$50,400), total amount: $259,200.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the contract for sale of development easement from Dennis A. Sargenti, on Block 24, Lot 29, in Alexandria Township and Block 1, Lots 6 and 6.02 in Kingwood Township, (SADC-$396,375, County-$97,650, Townships-$109,725), total amount: $603,750.

X. PLANNING BOARD, Sue Dziamara, Director

  1. Update of the farmland preservation program.

XI. 5:00 p.m. HUNTERDON COUNTY HOUSING CORPORATION

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - Update of the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant #04-1804-00.
  2. PUBLIC HEARING - 2006 Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Application.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XIII. PROJECT ADMNISTRATION, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of County projects and facilities.

XIV. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Parks.02932, with Associated Mailing and Printing, for the 2007 Spring Harbinger, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $7,123.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40013267, with Formula Equipment, for equipment repair for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $5,782.22.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-21, to provide an integrated Library software system, for the County Library, to Polaris Library Systems, in an amount not to exceed $139,213.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-28, for a current model year “20 Ambulatory and 2 Wheelchair position” vehicle and three (3) “16 Ambulatory and 2 Wheelchair Position” vehicles and associated equipment to American Bus and Coach, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $240,993.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-23, for the Installation of a Temporary Traffic Signal, to Lucas Electric Co., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $92,138.54.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-034, for Resurfacing County Route 617, in Franklin Township, to Owl Contracting, in an amount not to exceed $2,200,200.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-35, for a hunting license agreement for Block 6, Lots 44, 49 and 49.02 in Holland Township, to Farmer’s Sportsman Club, amount to be received $7,237.89.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to Bid #2005-18, with Easton Coach Company, to provide a consolidated transportation system for the Human Services Department, increase of $25,000 for additional services.

XV. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Planning Board to enter into a grant agreement with Somerset County for the submission of a study proposal “Route 202 Corridor Assessment and Multi-Modal Mobility Plan” for funding under the NJTPA (North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, in the amount of $250,000 ($200,000 federal funds, $12,500 – Hunterdon County and $12,500 – Somerset County).
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of the Local Core Capacity grant for Public Health Emergency Preparedness, for the purpose of developing emergency ready health departments, community control and coordination and emergency response, in the amount of $497,039 in federal funds.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a renewal application with the New Jersey Office of Emergency Telecommunications Services for funding up to the amount of $25,000 to be used by Emergency Services for training, public education and the 9-1-1 Coordinator’s salary.

XVI. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Milford Merchants Associations, Requesting permission to march on Route 519, from the Milford Water Works, south to the traffic on Sunday, October 29, 2006, for the annual Milford Halloween Parade, at 1 p.m.
  2. Human Services, Requesting permission to increase fees for group trips provided by the LINK.

XVII. 7:00 P.M. JOINT MEETING - WARREN COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS  

XVIII. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS

XIX. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS (continued if necessary)

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