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TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Hunterdon County Administration Building
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Tuesday, January 23, 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 and executive session minutes of November 28, 2006 and December 12, 2006.
  2. Motion to approve claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated January 23, 2007.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report for December 2006.
  4. RESOLUTION - Lisa Backowski appointed unclassified, full time Confidential Aide, County Clerk’s Office.
  5. RESOLUTION - Jenifer Prokofiew appointed permanent, full time Youth Worker, Youth Facility, Public Safety Department.
  6. RESOLUTION - James Mackin appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  7. RESOLUTION - Jenny Deemer appointed permanent, full time Building Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  8. RESOLUTION - Edward Dufford appointed permanent, full time Printing Machine Operator I, Central Printing and Mail.
  9. RESOLUTION - Kristin Brown appointed provisional, full time Health Educator, Health Department.
  10. RESOULITON - Approving 2007 Longevity for unclassified and non-contact employees.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving 2007 Longevity for employees covered under the CWA Supervisors contract.
  12. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Director and County Counsel to sign the Federal 2007 Fiscal Certifications and Assurances for the Federal Transit Administration Assistance Program.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Meghan Randolph to the Health and Human Services Advisory Council.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of John Sherlock to the Construction Board of Appeals.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving the reappointment of George B. Melick to the Hunterdon County Utilities Authority.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving reappointments to the North Jersey Resource Conservation and Development Council, Inc.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract with G.L. Entertainment for a concert performance by the Stardust Big Band, on July 5, 2007, for the “Music Under the Stars” concert series, in the amount of $2,700.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract with the Hunterdon Symphony for a concert performance on July 21, 2007, for the “Music Under the Stars” concert series, in the amount of $3,000.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract with Barbara MacNiels for a concert performance on July 28, 2007, for the “Music Under the Stars” concert series, in the amount of $2,500.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract with The Greencards for a concert performance on July 19, 2007, for the “Music Under the Stars” concert series, in the amount of $2,650.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, three (3) Municipal Grant applications and three (3) nonprofit grant applications for Open Space Trust Funds.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Clinton Township for reimbursement of services by Hatch Mott MacDonald, to complete the Clinton Township Wastewater Management Plan, in an amount up to $40,000.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving a public hearing on Tuesday, February 13, 2007 at 5:30 p.m. on Intersection Improvements for County Route 513, County Route 612 and River Road, in Raritan Township.
  24. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Linda Bryant for having served on the Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council.
  25. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Miguel Mendez for having served on the Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council.
  26. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Robert Myhre for having served on the Construction Board of Appeals.
  27. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Lucille Hornby for having served on the Library Commission.
  28. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Estelle Katcher for having served on the Cultural and Heritage Commission.
  29. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Laura McKay for having served on the Health and Human Services Advisory Council.
  30. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Mary Melfi for having served on the Planning Board.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving change order #1, for Bid #2006-16, for resurfacing and surface treatment of various County roads, with Mannon Excavating and Paving Co., Inc., decrease of $160,251.08.
  32. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of contract for the Multi-Jurisdictional Narcotics Task Force, in the amount of $208,326 (Federal funds $104,163, County match $104,163).
  33. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the subgrant award for the Megan’s Law Sex Offender Internet Registry, in the amount of $2,040.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving the 2007 Subregional Transportation Planning program contract, with the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, in the amount of $64,880, (FHWA-$38,928, FTA-$12,976, County Match-$12,976).
  35. RESOLUTION - Doris Terris appointed temporary, when and as needed Instructor, Division of Senior Services, Human Services Department.
  36. RESOLUTION - Paul Chandonnet appointed temporary, when and as needed Instructor, Division of Senior Services, Human Services Department.
  37. RESOLUTION - Christine Chandonnet appointed temporary, when and as needed Instructor, Division of Senior Services, Human Services Department.
  38. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Timothy Smith for having attained the designation of Eagle Scout.

IV. FINANCE, Charles Balogh, Jr., County Treasurer

  1. RESOLUTION – Approving the Temporary Capital Budget.

V. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. Update on the Federal FY 2007 Repetitive Flood Claim Program.
  2. Status of Emergency Services Building project by George Wagner.

VI. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a public donor agreement to the Social Services Block Grant to ensure the operation of the Human Services Advisory Council, administration of the Child Abuse and Missing Children’s Commission and a component of the County funded School Based Initiative Program, in the amount of $15,405 and a County match of $2,485; along with a contract in the amount of $71,949 for state funds.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a state contract for Homeless Related Services, in the amount of $56,399 in state funds. Application.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-054, for care coordination, increase in federal funds of $3,840 and an increase in state funds of $536.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-001, for administration, increase in federal funds of $2,500 and a decrease in local funds of $41,798.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to Area Plan Grant #10-060, for the state health insurance program, increase in state funds of $1,134 and an increase in local funds of $1,800.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant renewal application with Delta Dental, to provide dental programs to low income/uninsured children.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the extension of the 2006 County Environmental Health Act Grant, through June 30, 2007.
  8. PARIS Grant update.

VII. POLYTECH, Richard Van Gulik

  1. PROCLAMATION – Recognizing February 2007 as Career and Technical Education Month.

VIII. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a grant agreement for the acquisition of a Development Easement from Salvatore and Phyllis DiSabatino, on Block 10, Lot 58, in Alexandria Township, (SADC - $148,230.94, County - $32,133.98, Township - $32,133.98), total amount of $212,498.90.

IX. PLANNING BOARD, Sue Dziamara, Director

  1. Update on the Farmland Preservation Program

X. PROJECT UPDATE, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update on various County projects and facilities.

XI. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.2647, with Westwood Computer Corp., for APC Infrastructure Symmetra UPS rack mounted battery back up system, for the County Library, in the amount of $59,879.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #3871, with Stewart Industries, for a shredder, for Central Printing & Mail, in the amount of $8,200.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Human Services.03537, with Knoll, c/o Evenson Best LLC, for furniture for Human Services, in the amount of $6,414.79.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40014271, with Garden State Highway Products, for aluminum sign blanks, for Traffic Maintenance, in the amount of $13,146.25.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #00810-2006, to C.L. Orbaker and Associates for appraisal services for the acquisition of a right of way for intersection construction, in Raritan Township, in the amount of $11,000.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0075-2006, for surveying services for the Farmland Preservation Program, for the Verity Farm in Franklin Township, to Maser Consulting, PA, in the amount of $8,820.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0075-2006, for surveying services for the Farmland Preservation Program, for the Cifrese/Geha Farm in Delaware Township aNd the Newcomb Farm in Kingwood Township, to Bohren & Bohren Associates, Inc., in the amount of $12,200.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving the rejection of bids received for County Bid #2006-46, for the replacement of the roof at the Hunterdon County Correctional Facility.
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-44, for the lease of golf carts to be used at Heron Glen Golf Course, to E-Z-Go Textron, amount not to exceed $239,688.
  10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-47, to furnish and deliver three (3) magnum mobile generators or their approved equivalent, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, to Emergency Systems Service Co., in an amount not to exceed $142,740.
  11. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-49, for the reconstruction of County Bridge K-136, on Union Road, over the Lackatong Creek, in Kingwood Township, to Sparwick Contracting, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $710,988.
  12. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a modification to Bid #2202-31, for an extension through February 28, 2007, for the maintenance of Radio Communications Equipment, with TuWay Mobile Communications, Inc., increase of $41,749.98.
  13. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a modification to Bid #2005-27, to provide data processing services for the Tax Board, extending the contract through April 16, 2007, with Vital Communications, Inc., increase of $26,049.99.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving County Competitive Contract #2006-45, for Certified/Non Certified Home Health Aide services, to Open Arms Health, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $200,000 over a two year period.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving County Competitive Contract #2006-45, for Certified/Non Certified Home Health Aide services, to ANC Care LLC, d/b/a Comfort Keepers, in an amount not to exceed $80,000 over a two year period.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving County Competitive Contract #2006-45, for Certified/Non Certified Home Health Aide services, to All Quality Care, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $200,000 over a two year period.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving modification #1 extending the agreement with Correctional Health Services, Inc., through March 26, 2007, to provide necessary medical care for inmates at the County’s Correctional Facility, increase of $79,168.

XII. FREEHOLDERS ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

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

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

XIV. 5:30 p.m. PUBLIC SESSION

XV. UNION TOWNSHIP

  1. To discuss a request for cost sharing on the Milligan Farm, Block 22, Lot 20.
  2. To discuss Exit 15.

XVI. EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTS

 

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