Return HomeHome Back to Freeholder's Main Page
Dated: 08/27/2007

A complete copy of the August 28, 2007 Minutes will be available in Adobe Acrobat Reader when approved.

TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Hunterdon County Administration Building
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Tuesday, August 28, 2007

2:45 p.m. Hunterdon County Utilities Authority Meeting

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 approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated August 28, 2007.
  2. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report for July 2007.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving County Policy #2007-02, on County In-Kind Services and Equipment Loaning.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving reappointments/appointment to the Professional Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving the Operating Assistance Agreement with New Jersey Transit for Section 5311/NJT Federal funding in the amount of $251,624 for operating funds and a County Match of $125,812.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract with Interfaith Hospitality Network of Hunterdon, Inc., to provide Housing Search/ Assistance to low income County residents, in the amount of $36,500.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving the 2008 Municipal Alliance Plan update and recommending its transmittal to the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.
  8. RESOLUTION - Supporting the creation of a new school funding program to preserve the per pupil County vocational aid to support additional costs of hands-on technical education programs.
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of portions of executive session minutes of March 13, 2007, March 27, 2007 and April 10, 2007.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #2006-22, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge L-92-W, on Hampton Road, over the Musconetcong River, with Empco Contracting, Inc., decrease of $41,679.10.

    Change Order Summary/Discussion:
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #16, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic restoration of the Historic Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., increase of $5,847.43.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #17, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic restoration of the Historic Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., increase of $7,827.19.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #18, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic restoration of the Historic Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., increase of $15,258.70.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #19, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic restoration of the Historic Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., increase of $3,501.43.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #20, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic restoration of the Historic Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., increase of $9,492.03.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #21, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic restoration of the Historic Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., increase of $6,250.00.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #22, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic restoration of the Historic Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., increase of $1,790.40.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #23, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic restoration of the Historic Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., increase of $2,647.20.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #24, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic restoration of the Historic Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., increase of $1,173.60.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #25, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic restoration of the Historic Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., increase of $2,393.38.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #26, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic restoration of the Historic Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., increase of $5,425.93.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #27, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic restoration of the Historic Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., increase of $2,012.50.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #28, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic restoration of the Historic Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., increase of $3,525.00.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #29, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic restoration of the Historic Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., increase of $20,038.75.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #30, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic restoration of the Historic Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., increase of $695.95.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #31, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic restoration of the Historic Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., increase of $941.25.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #32, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic restoration of the Historic Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., increase of $62,055.00.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #33, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic restoration of the Historic Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., increase of $1,963.45.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #34, for Bid #2003-13, for the historic restoration of the Historic Court House and Jail, with Watertrol, Inc., increase of $6,185.20.

    ADDED ITEMS:
  30. RESOLUTION - Laura Palumbo appointed permanent, part time Library Assistant, Library.
  31. RESOLUTION - Francia Reyes appointed permanent, full time Youth Worker, Youth Facility Division, Public Safety Dept.
  32. RESOLUTION - Kristen Brancaccio appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  33. RESOLUTION - Brian Stull appointed temporary, as needed Intern, Information Technology Department.
  34. RESOLUTION - David Douglass, Deputy Surrogate and Mary Beth Hurford, Deputy County Clerk, salary adjustment.
  35. RESOLUTION - Charles Ouslander, First Assistant Prosecutor, Prosecutor’s Office, salary adjustment.

IV. PROCLAMATIONS/RECOGNITION

    1. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Garret Allan Brennan for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
    2. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Jason Richard Hartom for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
    3. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Jason James Hill for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.

V. GIS PRESENTATION, Patty Leidner

VI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

    1. County Update .

VII. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., Treasurer

    1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing compliance with the Local Finance Board in connection with the 2006 County Audit.
    2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2005 Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/Response Team, in the amount of $1,455.12.
    3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable and reserve for the 2005 Victim Assistance Project, (receivable - $3,269, reserve - $3,269.79).
    4. RESOLUTION - Requesting Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2007 County Budget for HIV Counseling and Testing, in the amount of $23,650.
    5. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 15-07, authorizing the construction of a Clubhouse at the Heron Glen Golf Course, in the amount of $2,300,000.

VIII. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

    1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.06250, for undercover vehicles, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $36,653.
    2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-15, for Scanning, Indexing and Redaction Services, for the County Clerk’s Office, to Foveonics Imaging Technologies, LLC, in the amount of $130,954.36.
    3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-24, to provide Two (2) 16 passenger and two (2) wheelchair seating positions mini buses and associated equipment, to Arcola Sales and Service Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $124,294.
    4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-27, for Safety Improvements to County Route 513 with County Route 610, in Frenchtown Borough, to Orchard Holdings, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $147,684.70.

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

    1. Update of various County facilities and projects.

X. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

    1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement with Stuart C. and Kathleen M. Newcomb, on Block 26, Lot 25, in Kingwood Township, estimated 45 acres, (SADC - $218,250, County - $61,515, Township - $75,735), total amount of $355,500.

XI. PLANNING BOARD, Sue Dziamara, Director

    1. Planning Board and Farmland Update.
    2. RESOLUTION - Supporting the updated project scope for the Smart Future Grant.

XII. GRANTS

    1. Presentation – CART ( County Animal Rescue Team).
    2. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant application with the New Jersey Department of Agriculture/Animal Emergency Working Group and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, to receive a County Animal Rescue Team animal disaster response trailer and equipment/supplies, amounting to $12,122.86.
    3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Hunterdon County Local Arts Program Block Grant application to assist in facilitating educational, cultural and musical programs for the Route 12 County Library Headquarters and the Clinton Libraries, in the amount of $3,500 for 2007.
    4. RESOLUTION - Approving a Health Services Grant renewal application with the State Department of Human Services, to provide indigent clients substance abuse treatment, in the amount of $229,877 (state funds) and a County match of $29,227.
    5. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the HIV Counseling and Testing Grant, through September 30, 2007, in the amount of $23,650.
    6. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the HIV Counseling and Testing Grant, through June 30, 2008, in the amount of $44,850.

XIII. CORRESPONDENCE

    1. Health Department, Received a request from the Delaware Township Health Board to have printed 3,000 copies of the County’s Homeowner Guide to Septic and Well Care. The Township has agreed to reimburse the County the cost of $420.
    2. Three Bridges Volunteer Fire Company, requesting permission to hold a coin toss on Saturday, September 8, 2007, with a rain date of September 09, 2007.
    3. Skylands Triathlon, requesting permission to hold its 21 st annual Triathlon, on Sunday, September 16, 2007 and the use of 250 cones to help mark the course.

 XIV. 5:30 p.m.EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTS

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

XV. FREEHOLDER REPORTS

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

www.co.hunterdon.nj.us