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Dated: 11/13/2007

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TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Hunterdon County Administration Building
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Tuesday, November 13, 2007

l. 3:00 p.m.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 02, 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 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 July 10, 2007 and July 24, 2007.
  2. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated November 13, 2007.
  3. RESOLUTION - William McGovern appointed unclassified, full time Assistant Prosecutor, Prosecutor’s Office.
  4. RESOLUTION - Virginia Supko appointed permanent, full time Library Assistant, Library.
  5. RESOLUTION - Barbara Marino appointed permanent, part time Library Page, Library.
  6. RESOLUTION - Paula Hill appointed permanent, full time Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  7. RESOLUTION - Carla Hobbs appointed provisional, full time Environmental Health Coordinator, Health Dept.
  8. RESOLUTION - Christopher Botzan appointed provisional, full time Senior Mechanic, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  9. RESOLUTION - Holly Batistoni appointed provisional, full time Victim Witness Counselor, Prosecutor’s Office.
  10. RESOLUTION - Gary Good appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Corrections Division, Public Safety Dept.
  11. RESOLUTION - Mary Fran Daley, Library Associate, Library, adjustment of hours.
  12. RESOLUTION - Authorizing No Stopping or Standing a vehicle along either side of County Route 579 ( Church Street) in the Borough of Bloomsbury, when more than two inches of frozen precipitation fall.
  13. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a weight limit on County Bridge Q-168, on Pennsylvania Avenue, in Raritan Township.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #2006-49, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge K-136, on Union Road over the Lockatong Creek, in Kingwood Township, with Sparwick Contracting, Inc., decrease of $25,148.20.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #2006-24, for Roadway and Drainage Improvements to County Route 645, in Hampton Borough and Lebanon Township, with Top Line Construction Corp., decrease of $122,839.18.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving Final Payment for Bid #2006-24, for Roadway and Drainage Improvements to County Route 645, in Hampton Borough and Lebanon Township, with Top Line Construction Corp., in the amount of $98,031.38.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving a subcontract with the Northwest New Jersey Community Action Program (NORWESCAP), for the TANJ Initiative for Parents (TIP) program, in the amount of $20,000.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for a Clinical License with the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, to cover the HIV Counseling and Testing site, at 8 Gauntt Place, in Raritan Township.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for a Clinical License with the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, to cover the HIV Counseling and Testing site, at a satellite center, at 590 Marshall Street, in Phillipsburg.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving an InterLocal Health Services Agreement with Hampton Borough, for certain public health activities.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional engineering consulting services agreement with Keyspan Business Solutions, to perform inspections of seismic restraint installations within the building addition and alterations at the County Emergency Services building, in an amount not to exceed $50,000.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a portion of property in fee simple along with temporary easements over Block 16, Lot 14.04, from Dvoor Family, L.L.C., for the sum of $490,000.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a portion of property in fee simple for Block 42, Lot 12, from Peter Olsen and Deborah Olsen, in the sum of $8,000.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a portion of property in fee simple for Block 27, Lot 25, from Marion McLeod, in the sum of $5,300.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Ferraioli, Wielkotz, Cerullo & Cuva, to perform the 2007 County Audit, in the amount of $58,000.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Ferraioli, Wielkotz, Cerullo & Cuva, to perform the 2007 Library Audit, in the amount of $3,700.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Ferraioli, Wielkotz, Cerullo & Cuva, to perform the 2007 audit on the Prosecutor’s Trust Fund, in the amount of $2,600.
  28. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a Performance Bond, to Toll Brothers, in the amount of $425,150.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #15, for Bid #2005-47, for an addition and alterations to the Hunterdon County Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., for labor and materials to provide additional electrical grounding, as required to meet the standards of Motorola R56, increase of $33,236.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #16, for Bid #2005-47, for an addition and alterations to the Hunterdon County Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, for labor and materials to provide additional prefinished hardboard siding on all existing building roof gable ends, increase of $14,502.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #17, for Bid #2005-47, for an addition and alterations to the Hunterdon County Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, for labor and materials to provide additional electrical sub-panel to include the entire building on emergency generator power, increase of $3,317.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #18, for Bid #2005-47, for an addition and alterations to the Hunterdon County Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., for labor and materials to increase the electrical service size to the roof top HVAC unit, increase of $1,195.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #19, for Bid #2005-47, for an addition and alterations to the Hunterdon County Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., to remove chain link fence around the site as requested by Emergency Services, decrease of $11,940.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #20, for Bid #2005-47, for an addition and alterations to the Hunterdon County Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., for labor and materials to extend 1 inch hot water piping from the Telephone Room to the Boiler Room and to replace one 1 inch existing defective valve, increase of $3,267.
  35. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #21, for Bid #2005-47, for an addition and alterations to the Hunterdon County Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., for labor and materials to provide additional copper tubing to the relocated cabinet unit heater CUH-3 in the UPS Room 115, this is due to the elimination of the access floor in Room 115, requiring the need to run the copper around the area of the concrete floor to the unit heater, increase of $1,403.
  36. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #22, for Bid #2005-47, for an addition and alterations to the Hunterdon County Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., for labor and materials to provide additional Telecommunications work per Sketch SK-T10, T11, T12, T13, T14, T15 and T16 and two extra full cable runs, increase of $44,980.
  37. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #23, for Bid #2005-47, for an addition and alterations to the Hunterdon County Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., for labor and materials to provide electrical light fixtures and wall switch in the Janitor’s Closet, increase of $664.
  38. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #24, for Bid #2005-47, for an addition and alterations to the Hunterdon County Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., for labor and materials to provide an electrical transformer on the NJ State Police Electrical Service, increase of $6,042.
  39. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #25, for Bid #2005-47, for an addition and alterations to the Hunterdon County Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., for labor and materials to provide an electrical cable tray from an existing overhead cable tray to the Radio Room per the Owner’s request, increase of $2,274.
  40. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #26, for Bid #2005-47, for an addition and alterations to the Hunterdon County Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., for labor and materials to extend a 2” propane fuel piping line from the west wall of the existing Generator Room to the new Generator Room, increase of $2,662.
  41. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #27, for Bid #2005-47, for an addition and alterations to the Hunterdon County Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., for the installation of four Split System A/C Units, increase of $74,940.
  42. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #20, for Bid #2005-47, for an addition and alterations to the Hunterdon County Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., in the amount of $61,352.46.
  43. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #12, for Bid #2006-20, for renovations to the Hall of Records and Southard Building, with Watertrol, Inc., for a change in scope to furnish and install new vinyl treads, increase of $5,500.
  44. RESOLUITION - Approving Application for Payment #12, for Bid #2006-20, for renovations to the Hall of Records and Southard Building, with Watertrol, Inc., in the amount of $173,167.48.
  45. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #13, for Bid #2006-20, for renovations to the Hall of Records and Southard Building, with Watertrol, Inc., in the amount of $11,640.19.
  46. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #1, for Bid #2007-22, for the replacement of the Hunterdon County Division of Corrections’ Roof, with VMG Group, in the amount of $114,736.25.

Old Business:

  1. RESOLUTION - Opposing the establishment of an Asset Monetization Plan as part of the State’s FY 2007 budget.

IV. RECOGNITION – PROCLAMATIONS/RESOLUTIONS

  1. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Ethan White for having attained the designation of Eagle Scout.
  2. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Charles “Wood” Halsey Jr. for having served on the Hunterdon County Planning Board.

V. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., Treasurer

  1. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the Budget for the Personal Assistance Services Program, in the amount of $25,508.
  2. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the Budget for the Section 5311 Grant, in the amount of $377,436.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services approve an item of revenue in the Budget for the Section 5311 Grant, for the County’s Match of $125,812.

VI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.
  2. Proposal for water allocation at Heron Glen Golf Course.

VII. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/County Cost Sharing Agreement with Delaware Township, for the acquisition of a development easement on the Glashoff Farm, Block 17, Lot 36.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Deed of Easement and Grant Agreement, for the acquisition of a development easement for Block 72, Lots 5 and 5.02, with Readington Township, consisting of 94.965 acres, (SADC-$289,613.81, County-$64,875.82, Township-$64,875.81), total amount of $419,365.44.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Deed of Easement and Grant Agreement, for the acquisition of a development easement from Susan S. Murphy, for Block 22, Lot 98 and Block 14, Lot 35, in Holland Township, consisting of 34.4420 acres, (SADC-$160,155.30, County- $49,079.85, Township-$49,079.85), total amount of $258,315.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a Deed of Easement and Grant Agreement, for the acquisition of a development easement from Phoebe W. Wiley and Joseph B. Wiley, for Block 25, Lot 16.02, in Delaware Township, consisting of 26.63 acres, (SADC-$130,477.20, County-$41,273.40, Township-$41,473.40), total amount of $213,024.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a Deed of Easement and Grant Agreement, for the acquisition of a development easement from Gerard Isabella and Patricia Isabella, for Block 25, Lot 3, in East Amwell Township, consisting of 31.3680 acres, (SADC-$155,271.60, County-$49,404.60, Township-$49,404.60), total amount of $254.080.80.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement, from Readington Township (Chesla), on Block 64, Lot 29, consisting of approximately 42 acres, (SADC - $466,200, County - $124,320, Township - $186,480), total amount of $777,000.

VIII. OPEN SPACE, Kevin S. Richardson, Open Space Coordinator

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Management and Use Agreement with the State Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Fish and Wildlife, for the South Branch Wildlife Management Area in Raritan, Readington and Hillsborough Townships.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, 3 Municipal Grant Program applications for Open Space Trust Funds to: Delaware Township, Raritan Township and Readington Township; along with a Nonprofit Grant Program application with the New Jersey Audubon Society.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

X. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #23625, with Scott Health & Safety, for air packs, for the Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $15,592.42.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40016713, with Total Equipment Solutions, for various garage equipment, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $24,258.21.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40016724, with Seely Equipment and Supply, for snow plow parts, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $25,725.62.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40016727, with Knoll, for office furniture, for the County Clerk’s Office, in the amount of $82,109.76.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #400167230, with Kimball International Marketing, for furniture, for the County Clerk’s Office, in the amount of $29,777.70.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40016728, with Knoll, for furniture, for Roads and Bridges, in the amount of $28,849.40.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40016729, with Kimball International Marketing, for furniture, for Roads and Bridges, in the amount of $21,208.80.
  8. 08. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #I.T.2820, with ESRI, for a software upgrade, for Information Technology, amount of $19,000.
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-46, to furnish and deliver a Vacuum Street Sweeper Truck, to U.S. Municipal Supply, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $227,682.
  10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-47, to furnish and deliver a Trailer Mounted 12” Disc Style Chipper and accessories, to Seely Equipment and Supply Co., in an amount not to exceed $35,037.
  11. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-47, to furnish and deliver a Tractor, Two Mowers and accessories, to Storr Tractor Company, in an amount not to exceed $93,058.
  12. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-50, for Snow and Ice Control Materials (Rock Salt), to Atlantic Salt, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $484,110.
  13. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-50, for Snow and Ice Control Materials (Calcium Chloride Solution), to Vestal Asphalt, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $29,248.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional appraisal services agreement, County Quote #0089-2007, for Block 57, Lots 13, 13.01 and 13.02 and Block 56, Lot 11, in Lebanon Township, for Open Space, with Musnuff Group, LLC, amount of $3,350.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional appraisal services agreement, County Quote #0089-2007, for Block 57, Lots 13, 13.01 and 13.02 and Block 56, Lot 11, in Lebanon Township, for the Open Space Program, with C.L. Orbaker and Associates, amount of $3,200.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional appraisal services agreement, County Quote #0088-2007, for Block 6, Lots 41 and 42, in Holland Township, for the Open Space Program, with Thomas Rodriguez Associates, in the amount of $2,300.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional appraisal services agreement, County Quote #0088-2007, for Block 6, Lots 41 and 42, in Holland Township, for the Open Space Program, with Federal Appraisal and Consulting, in the amount of $2,200.

Old Business:

XI. CENTRAL PRINTING AND MAIL, Robert Thurgarland, Director

  1. Paris Grant update.

XII. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, Mike Rasimowicz

  1. Update on the Wireless project.
  2. Information regarding the Microsoft Software Licenses.

XIII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a renewal application for the Multi-Jurisdictional Narcotics Task Force grant, in the amount of $208,326, (Federal - $104,163, County Match - $104,163).
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a renewal application for the County Environmental Health Act grant, in the amount of $164,438 and a County Match of $82,219.
  3. RESOLUTION - Accepting a grant award from New Jersey Historical Commission, for General Operating Support, for Cultural & Heritage, in the amount of $20,000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant application with the National Association of County & City Health Officials, for participation in the NACCHO Medical Reserve Corps Capacity Building Awards Grant, amount of $10,000.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for Local Core Capacity for Public Health Emergency Preparedness, to develop emergency ready health departments, in the amount of $420,661 (for a six year period).
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving the Subgrant Award from the New Jersey Department of Law & Public Safety, for the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/Sexual Assault Response Team (SANE/SART) project, in the amount of $104,620, (Federal - $83,696, County Match - $20,924).

XIV. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. OPEN Religious Organizations Accepting Disabilities, requesting Hunterdon consider their proposal for a pilot program to assist people with disabilities to attend worship services and that the County purchase buses for this purpose.

XV. FREEHOLDER REPORTS

XVI. 4:30 p.m.EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTS

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

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

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