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Dated: 02/23/2007

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TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Hunterdon County Administration Building
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Tuesday, February 27, 2007

SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE Executive to begin at 1:00 pm, Open Session to begin at 3:00 pm

l. 1:00 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 February 16, 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. EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTS

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

IV. 3:00 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 claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated February 27, 2007.
  2. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds reported for January 2007.
  3. RESOLUTION - Michelle Masciola-Verish appointed unclassified, Director of Administrative and Support Services, Prosecutor’s Office.
  4. RESOLUTION - Lisa Sarahic appointed permanent, part time Clerk Typist, Division of Senior Services, Human Services Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - Kerri Messinger appointed permanent, full time Library Clerk Driver, Library.
  6. RESOLUTION - Ezra Duckworth appointed permanent, full time Maintenance Repairer, Buildings and Maintenance.
  7. RESOLUTION - Linda Reynolds appointed provisional, full time Librarian, Library.
  8. RESOULITON - Kathleen Bronish appointed provisional, part time GIS Specialist 3, Health Department.
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the installation and operation of a Traffic Control Signal at the intersection of Voorhees Corner Road (County Route 650) and Case Boulevard.
  10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the installation and operation of a Traffic Control Signal at the intersection of Voorhees Corner Road (County Route 650) and Barley Sheaf Road.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving plans and specifications for the replacement of County Bridge D-437, on Dunkard Church Road over the Neshanic River Tributary, in the Township of Delaware.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #2006-23, for Safety Improvements to County Route 519, at Spring Garden Road and County Route 614, in Holland Twp., with Renda Roads, Inc., decrease of $135,726.61.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #2006-23, for Safety Improvements to County Route 519, at Spring Garden Road and County Route 614, in Holland Twp., with Renda Roads, Inc., in the amount of $9,451.48.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #9, for Bid #2005-39, for Alterations and Addition to the Route 12 County Garage, with APS Contractor, Inc., in the amount of $361,544.54.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #2005-47, for the Addition and Alteration to the Communications/ Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., increase of $17,839.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #2, for Bid #2005-47, for the Addition and Alteration to the Communications/ Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., increase of $11,074.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #3, for Bid #2005-47, for the Addition and Alteration to the Communications/ Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., increase of $1,563.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #4, for Bid #2005-47, for the Addition and Alteration to the Communications/ Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., increase of $1,267.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #6, for Bid #2005-47, for the Addition and Alteration to the Communications/ Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., increase of $2,067.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #7, for Bid #2005-47, for the Addition and Alteration to the Communications/ Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., increase of $5,674.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #8, for Bid #2005-47, for the Addition and Alteration to the Communications/ Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., increase of $697.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #9, for Bid #2005-47, for the Addition and Alteration to the Communications/ Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., increase of $1,799.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #10, for Bid #2005-47, for the Addition and Alteration to the Communications/ Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., increase of $2.070.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #11, for Bid #2005-47, for the Addition and Alteration to the Communications/ Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., increase of $474.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract with Lou Christie, for a performance on August 16, 2007, for the “Music Under the Stars” concert series at Deer Path Park, in the amount of $8,500.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract with Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals, for a performance on August 09, 2007, for the “Music Under the Stars” concert series at Deer Path Park, in the amount of $813,150.
  27. RESOLUTION - Notice of County Auction, March 31, 2007.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification with Briteside Adult Day Care Centers, Inc., to extend their agreement through December 31, 2007, increase of $35,000.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification with Catholic Charities, Diocese of Metuchen, to extend their agreement through December 31, 2007, increase of $99,400.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification with Easter Seals of New Jersey, to extend their agreement through December 31, 2007, increase of $47,277.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification with Hunterdon Helpline, Inc., to extend their agreement through December 31, 2007, increase of $79,560.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification with Special Child Health Services, to extend their agreement through December 31, 2007, increase of $35,563.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification with New Hope Foundation, Inc., to extend their agreement through December 31, 2007, increase of $10,000.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification with United Cerebral Palsy of Northern, Central and Southern New Jersey, to extend their agreement through December 31, 2007, increase of $12,500.
  35. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the agreement with Steven Godin, Phd, MPH, Skylands Public and Behavioral Health Consulting Company, to provide additional services in connection with health education methods through the Cancer Control Grant, increase of $13,875.
  36. RESOLUTION - Approving a Personal Assistance Services Program Assessments agreement with F. Margaret Larkin, in the amount of $2,000.
  37. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Ken Bogen and Sharon Maclean to the RC&D Project Advisory Committee for the Watershed Restoration and Protection Plan for the Musconetcong Watershed - Hampton to Bloomsbury.
  38. PROCLAMATION - Declaring March as National Women’s History Month.
  39. PROCLAMATION - Declaring April 22 to 28, 2007 as Community Transportation Services Week.
  40. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing April 2007 as Autism Awareness Month.

V. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. Update on the Small Cities Grant for Housing Rehabilitation.

VI. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for sale of Development Easement from Phoebe Wiley, on Block 25, Lot 16.02, in Delaware Township, estimated 27 acres, (SADC-$132,300, County-$41,850, Township-$41,850), total amount of $216,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Deed of Easement and Grant Agreement from Readington Township (Cuchiaro), on Block 39, Lot 4, estimated 25.4710 acres, (SADC-$265,183.68, County-$88,394.55, Township-$88,394.56), total amount of $441,972.79.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Deed of Easement and Grant Agreement from Walter Jenness, III, on Block 21, Lot 18, in Holland Township, 16.9660 acres, (SADC-$83,133.40, County-$26,927.30, Township-$26,927.30), total amount of $135,728.

VII. PLANNING BOARD, Sue Dziamara, Director

  1. Update of the Farmland Preservation Program.

VIII. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

Old business

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement for land surveying services on various County projects, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, to Robert W. Ent, LLC, amount not to exceed $30,000.

New Business

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #23395, with Queues ENforth Development, for software maintenance, for the Division of Emergency Services, of the Public Safety Department, in the amount of $30,744.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40014299, with Ennis Paint, for striping powder, for the Division of Traffic Maintenance, of the Department of Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $14,875.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40014601, with Kane Steel, for reinforcing bars, for the Division of Roads and Bridges, of the Department of Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $19,221.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.2676, with ASAP Software, for software, for the Department of Information Technology, in the amount of $8,947.92.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #PROS.06023, for expert testimony for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $10,800.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2206-51, to furnish 2 Ford E-450 RV Cutaway with a Phoenix 12 Passenger 2 Wheelchair Transit style buses and associated equipment, to Arcola Sales and Service Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $116,500.

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

  1. Update of various County facilities and buildings.

X. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. County Clerk, requesting approving a “Five Year Plan” for use, application and spending of document trust funds as required by the state.
  2. Somerset Wheelman, requesting permission to conduct the Readington Time Trial on County Route 629 (Pleasant Run Road) on Saturday, April 14, 2007, from 8 am to 9:30 am.
  3. Whitehouse Fire Company #1, requesting permission to hold a coin toss on June 1 and 2, 2007, with June 8 and 9 as the rain date.
  4. High Bridge Borough, requesting permission to use a portion of County Route 513, to hold their 10 th Annual Tour of High Bridge Bike Race, on June 10, 2007.

XI. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Alliance Subgrant Agreement with the South Hunterdon Cluster, represented by West Amwell Township, to provide substance abuse prevention services, in the amount of $17,019.95.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Alliance Subgrant Agreement with the Central Hunterdon Cluster, represented by Delaware Township, to provide substance abuse prevention services, in the amount of $33,769.95.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Alliance Subgrant Agreement with the Voorhees Cluster, represented by Lebanon Township, to provide substance abuse prevention services, in the amount of $22,657.95.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for a Senior Farmers’ Market Mini Grant, for a nutrition program, in the amount of $3,000 in state funds and a County match of $85.

XII. COUNTY COUNSEL, Gaetano M. DeSapio

  1. To discuss the Forestry Management Plan.

XIII. FREEHOLDERS ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

XIV. 5:30 p.m. FINANCE , Charles Balogh, Jr., County Treasurer

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - Capital Ordinance No. 03-07, authorizing the upgrade and replacement of various communications equipment, for the Emergency Management Facility, in the amount of $625,000.

XV. POLYTECH , Richard Van Gulik, Superintendent

  1. To discuss construction projects at Hunterdon Central Regional High School.

XVI. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 XVII. EXECUTIVE SESSION  (Reconvene if necessary)

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