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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 27, 2007

4:30 p.m. Hunterdon County Utilities Authority

l. 5:00 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 November 21, 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. EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTS

  1. To discuss various personnel issues.
  2. To discuss various legal issues.
  3. To discuss various land issues.

III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

IV. 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 30, 2007.
  2. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated November 27, 2007.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds report for October 2007.
  4. RESOLUTION - Danika Ramos appointed unclassified, full time Investigator, Prosecutor’s Office.
  5. RESOLUTION - Danielle Lauyer appointed permanent, full time County Correction Sergeant, Division of Corrections, Public Safety Department.
  6. RESOLUTION - Scott Little appointed permanent, full time County Correction Sergeant, Division of Corrections, Public Safety Department.
  7. RESOLUTION - Joseph Ent appointed permanent, full time County Correction Sergeant, Division of Corrections, Public Safety Department.
  8. RESOLUTION - Stefan Shoaf appointed permanent, full time Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  9. RESOLUTION - Wendy Harding appointed permanent, part time Library Assistant, Library.
  10. RESOLUTION - Jared Green appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Division of Corrections, Public Safety Department.
  11. RESOLUTION - Daniel Zmuda appointed provisional, full time Mechanics Helper, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  12. RESOLUTION - Brenda Gerry, Library Assistant, Library, adjustment of hours.
  13. RESOLUTION - Amending the June 13, 2000 speed limit resolution for County Route 650 (Voorhees Corner Road), in Raritan Township.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #2006-34, for Resurfacing of County Route 617, in Franklin Township, with Owl Contracting, in the amount of $36,785.78.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a portion of property in fee simple along with permanent easements over Block 28, Lot 17, from Richard Stothoff, Priscilla Stothoff, David Lyman and Michelle Lyman, for the sum of $10,000.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a portion of property in fee simple along with permanent easements over Block 27, Lot 26, from Barbara M. Lalevee, for the sum of $13,000.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving an increase in the limit for medical reimbursement, under AFLAC Section 125 Cafeteria Plan, to $3,000 annually.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving a Mutual Assistance Agreement, with Raritan Township, for specialized law enforcement services for emergencies, through the Hunterdon County Fatal Accident Collision Team (FACT Team).
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving a Volunteer Agreement with Joseph Canonica, to serve on the Hunterdon County Fatal Accident Collision Team (FACT Team).
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving a joint agreement between Hunterdon and Somerset Counties and the Greater Raritan Workforce Investment Board, to develop a comprehensive, integrated and market driven bi-county workforce.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving an InterLocal Health Services Agreement with Raritan Township, for public health activities and services.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #5, for Bid #2005-39, for alterations and addition to the Route 12 County Garage, to deduct cast iron down spouts, with APS Contractor, Inc., decrease of $1,200.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #6, for Bid #2005-39, for alterations and addition to the Route 12 County Garage, for the reduction of scope of work for demolition in existing lavatory, with APS Contractor, Inc., decrease of $780.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #7, for Bid #2005-39, for alterations and addition to the Route 12 County Garage, deduction for substituting Hubble cord reels for specified Erickson cord reels, with APS Contractor, Inc., decrease of $2,000.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #8, for Bid #2005-39, for alterations and addition to the Route 12 County Garage, for extra coat of epoxy paint on existing floor at Garage Bay areas, with APS Contractor, Inc., increase of $4,290.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #19, for Bid #2005-39, for alterations and addition to the Route 12 County Garage, with APS Contractor, Inc., in the amount of $393,676.71.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #2, for Bid #2007-22, for the Roof Replacement on the Hunterdon County Division of Corrections, with VMG Group, in the amount of $47,500.

V. RECOGNITION – PROCLAMATIONS/RESOLUTIONS

  1. RESOLUTION - Recognizing John W. Kellogg for having served on the Hunterdon County Housing Corporation.
  2. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Brandon Trainer, Troop 119, for having attained the designation of Eagle Scout.
  3. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Evan Straley, Troop 119, for having attained the designation of Eagle Scout.
  4. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Alexander Zanellato, Troop 119, for having attained the designation of Eagle Scout.

VI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

VII. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., Treasurer

  1. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the budget for the Hunterdon County Area Plan Grant, in the amount of $315,151.
  2. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the budget for the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/Response Team, in the amount of $83,696.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the budget for the Countywide DWI Enforcement Grant, in the amount of $26,395.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2004 Area Plan Grant in the amount of $38,694 and a grant reserve in the amount of $33,740.25.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2005 Area Plan Grant in the amount of $76,230 and a grant reserve in the amount of $64,318.45.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2006Area Plan Grant in the amount of $50,397 and a grant reserve in the amount of $35,030.46.

VIII. PROJECT UPDATE, Frank J. Bell, AIA, Project Administrator

  1. Update of various County facilities and projects.

IX. CENTRAL PRINTING AND MAIK, Robert Thurgarland, Director

  1. Paris Grand update.

X. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement from West Amwell Township (Fulper Stoy Farm 1), on Block 19, Lot 5, consisting of 88 acres, (SADC-$381.920, County-$105,705.60, Township-$117,814.40), total amount of $605,440.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Deed of Easement and Grant Agreement for Development Easement, from Deborah Masefield, on Block 18, Lot 47, in Lebanon Township, consisting of $69.497 acres, (SADC-$319,512.46, Federal-$104,245.50, County-$0, Township-$90,172.36), total amount of $513,390.32.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Deed of Easement, Grant Agreement and Cost Sharing Agreement for Development Easement, from West Amwell Township (Fulper Home Farm 1), on Block 21, Lot 38, consisting of 62.028 acres, (SADC-$334,951.20, County-$94.902.84, Township-$128,397.96), total amount of $558,252.
  4. RESOLUTION - Granting final approval for the acquisition of the Development Easement, from Jack and Elaine Skeuse, on Block 39, Lot 1, in Delaware Township, consisting of an estimated 51 acres, (SADC-$612,000, County-$204,000, Township-$204,000), total amount of $1,020,000.

XI. PLANNING BOARD, Sue Dziamara, Director

  1. Planning Board and Farmland Preservation Update.
  2. Request a Freeholder Liaison assist with the Route 202 Corridor Study Steer Committee as a representative.

XII. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #400167784, with DLT Solutions, for AutoCAD software subscription maintenance/support, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $13,523.77.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-40, to furnish and deliver Prescription Services for the Division of Corrections, Public Safety Department, to I.P.P.C. Pharmacy, in an amount not to exceed $140,000 ($70,000 for two years).
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-51, to furnish deer carcass removal services, with Deer Carcass Removal Service, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $67,000.

XIII. OPEN SPACE

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a purchase contract for the acquisition of Block 7, Lots 13 and 15, (108.4155 acres +/-), in Raritan Township, from Sol and Ada Urback, in the amount of $1,949,140, (Raritan Township contributing $888,300).
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the fee simple acquisition of Hoffman farm, and purchase of Block 6, Lots 49, 49.02, 43 and 44, in Holland Township, with Holland Township.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement for assignment of interest in purchase of unimproved real property, with the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, in connection with Block 19, Lot 26, in Delaware Township.

XIV. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Grant Agreement with the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, for 2008, for the Cultural Agency Arts Program Support and Re-Granting, in the amount of $166,553 (State-$84,244, County Match-$82,309).

XV. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Special Protection Waters, requesting a letter of support for the adoption of permanent special protection waters for the lower Delaware River, from the County of Hunterdon to the Delaware River Basin Commission.

XVI. COUNTY COUNSEL, Gaetano M. DeSapio

  1. County Ethics’ Policy.
  2. OPEN ROAD (Religious Organizations Accepting Disabilities), request Hunterdon consider their proposal for a pilot program to assist people with disabilities to attend worship services.

XVII. OLD BUSINESS

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

XVIII. FREEHOLDER REPORTS

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

  1. Franklin Township to discuss land acquisition, Block 5, Lot 5.

XX. 7:00 p.m. PUBLIC HEARING

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - Solid Waste Management Plan Amendment.

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