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AGENDA

HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Main Street County Complex, 71 Main Street, 2 nd Floor
Flemington , New Jersey   08822
December 27, 2007

I. 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 December 03, 2007, 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. 5:00 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTS

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

IV. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., Treasurer

  1. ADOPTION - Approving Bond Ordinance No. 16-07, authorizing the acquisition of real property for open space and park and recreation purposes, in the amount of $5,300,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant reserve for the 2003 Sexual Assault Response Team/Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, in the amount of $912.43.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2006 Personal Assistance Services Program, in the amount of $2,276.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2005-2006 Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan, in the amount of $1,832.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the Megan’s Law Sex Offender Internet Registry in the amount of $396, and the reserve in the amount of $395.29.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the Subregional Transportation Planning Program, in the amount of $274.17.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2006 Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities, in the amount of $4,205.10.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the Insurance Fraud Reimbursement Program, in the amount of $15,310.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2006 Victim Assistance Project, in the amount of $8,341 and the reserve in the amount of $8,338.15.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2006-2007 Special Initiatives/Transportation, in the amount of $14,997.
  11. RESOLUTION - Transfer between certain accounts.

V. FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, Land Acquisition/Summit Manor

VI. KINGWOOD TOWNSHIP, Land Preservation

VII. 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 session minutes of August 14, 2007, the special session minutes of September 24 and September 30, 2007.
  2. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated December 27, 2007.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report for December 27, 2007.
  4. RESOLUTION - Lawrence Bonham appointed permanent, full time Supervising Bridge Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  5. RESOLUTION - Scott Segreaves appointed permanent, full time Supervising Bridge Repairer, Roads, and Bridges.
  6. RESOLUTION - Paul Fandel Jr. appointed permanent, full time Mechanics Helper, Roads and Bridges.
  7. RESOLUTION - Mark Robinson appointed permanent, full time Supervising Bridge Construction Worker, Roads and Bridges.
  8. RESOLUTION - Robert Silva Jr. appointed permanent, full time Supervising Mechanic, Roads and Bridges.
  9. RESOLUTION - Sabatino DeSantis appointed provisional, full time Public Safety Telcommunicator, Division of Emergency Services, Public Safety Department.
  10. RESOLUTION - William Sean Holland appointed provisional, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator, Division of Emergency Services, Public Safety Department.
  11. RESOLUTION - Caryelle Lasher appointed provisional, full time Registered Environmental Health Specialist, Health Department.
  12. RESOLUTION - Kim Taylor, permanent, full time Supervisor of Accounts, Finance.
  13. RESOLUTION - Marva Salvato, permanent, full time Senior Account Clerk, Finance.
  14. RESOLUTION - Jean Raper, Librarian, Library, adjustment of hours.
  15. RESOLUTION - Rose Puelle title changed to Management Specialist, Health Department.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract with the State Department of Children and Families, DYFS, to increase the per day rate at the Hunterdon Youth Facility.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, Final, for Bid #2007-16, for Resurfacing and Storm Water Improvements to County Route 579, in West Amwell Township, with Top Line Construction Corp., decrease of $86,751.05.
  18. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final payment for Bid #2007-16, for Resurfacing and Storm Water Improvements to County Route 579, in West Amwell, with Top Line Construction Corp., in the amount of $40,263.21.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #2007-30, for Tree Removal, on County Route 523, (Block 62, Lot 7), in Readington Township, with Andy Matt, Inc., decrease of $9,323.47.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, Final, for Bid #2006-50, for the Replacement of County Bridge H-1, on County Route 519, over the Milford Creek, with Flanagan’s Contracting Corp., decrease of $24,985.01.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #2007-18, for the Painting of County Bridges FC-65, P-169, E-279, DQ-318 and A-69, in various municipalities, with Allied Painting, Inc., in the amount of $58,986.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #2007-32, for Tree Removal on County Route 629 and County Route 620, in Readington Township and County Route 619 in Alexandria Township, with Andy Matt, Inc., in the amount of $51,953.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Brothers Management Associates, Inc., for a performance by Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals, at Deer Path Park on August 14, 2008, as part of the “Music Under the Stars” concert series, in the amount of $13,150.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving an InterLocal Health Services Agreement with Clinton Township, for public health activities and services through December 31, 2010.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving an InterLocal Health Services Agreement with Delaware Township, for public health activities and services through December 31, 2010.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Warren County for the Rehabilitation of InterCounty Bridge H-64-W/#20019, on Mount Joy Road in Holland Township, Hunterdon County and Pohatcong Township in Warren County, with costs shared on a 50/50 basis.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the agreement with Kupper Associates for the Reconstruction of Inter-County Bridge B-26-W, increase of $4,981.

VIII.     RECOGNITION/ PROCLAMATIONS

  1. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Robert S. Kaplan for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  2. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Anthony Dominick Genetti-Cerullo for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  3. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing James Paul Lestrange for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  4. Motion to approve certificates for Years of Services.

IX. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

X. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #23707, with Motorola, for an extended warranty for Dispatch Service, Onsite Infrastructure Response Services, Network Preventative Maintenance and Microwave Services, for the Emergency Services Division of the Public Safety Department, in the amount of $29,292.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40016900, with Awisco, for a band saw, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $17,864.95.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #00842, with Promnet, for archiving software, for Central Printing and Mail, in the amount of $24,885.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-52, to furnish and deliver a three (3) sided concrete frame for County Bridge R-99, on Pleasant Run Road, in Readington Township, to Old Castle Precast, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $25,967.83.

XI.    FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement from Peter and Sigrid Schroder, on Block 69, Lot 3, in Lebanon Township, consisting of an estimated 55 acres, (SADC - $188,925, County - $42,174, Township - $47,751), in the amount of $278,850.
XII. PLANNING BOARD, Sue Dziamara, Director

  1. Farmland Preservation and Planning Board Update.
XIII. OPEN SPACE, Kevin Richardson, Administrator
  1. RESOLUTION - Requesting approved, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee of a municipal grant application for High Bridge Borough, in the amount of $17,957.29, and two (2) nonprofit applications with the Delaware and Raritan Greenway Land Trust Inc., in the amount of $116,500 and the New Jersey Conservation Foundation in the amount of $291,000.

XIV. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a subgrant award contract for the Multi-Jurisdictional Narcotics Task Force Grant, for 2007, in the amount of $208,326 (Federal-$104,163, County-$104,163).
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the Comprehensive County Youth Services Grant application with the New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission for funding in the amount of $291,362 for 2008, consisting of “State/Community Partnership” funding in the amount of $189,225, “Family Court” funding in the amount of $96,195, and “Juvenile Accountability Block Grant” funding in the amount of $5,942.

XV. OLD BUSINESS

  1. Skeuse Acquisition, Delaware Township.

XVI. FREEHOLDER REPORTS

XVII. 6:30 p.m. PUBLIC SESSION DISCUSSION (NOTE: Limit of 5 minutes per person)

XVIII. 7:00 p.m. PUBLIC HEARING, Continuation Solid Waste Management Plan Amendment

    Correspondence Received from:
  1. Bethlehem Township Environmental Commission.
  2. Lambertville Environmental Commission.
  3. Hunterdon Shared Services

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