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TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Hunterdon County Administration Building & Historic County Court House
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Tuesday, June 12, 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 April 24, 2007 and May 31, 2007.
  2. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated June 12, 2007.
  3. RESOLUTION - Sabatino DeSantis appointed permanent, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee, Division of Communications, Public Safety Department.
  4. RESOLUTION - James Palmer appointed permanent, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee, Division of Communications, Public Safety Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - Nicholas Blaha appointed permanent, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee, Division of Communications, Public Safety Department.
  6. RESOLUTION - Paul Hutchins appointed permanent, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee, Division of Communications, Public Safety Department.
  7. RESOLUTION - Leonard Gilbert appointed permanent, full time Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  8. RESOLUTION - Brad Hendershot appointed permanent, full time Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  9. RESOLUTION - Bruce Baker appointed permanent, full time Senior Maintenance Worker, Buildings and Maintenance.
  10. RESOLUTION - William Weyersbert appointed provisional, full time Road Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  11. RESOLUTION - Lawrence Bonham appointed provisional, full time Assistant Supervising Bridge Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  12. RESOLUTION - Krystal Mazza appointed provisional, full time Social Worker Aging, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department.
  13. RESOLUTION - Guadalupe Fowler appointed provisional, full time Program Coordinator Senior Citizens Transportation, Human Services Department.
  14. RESOLUTION - William Weinrich appointed provisional, full time Bridge Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  15. RESOLUTION - Margaret Binion appointed provisional, full time Family Service Worker, Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services.
  16. RESOLUTION - Nichole Mundy appointed temporary, as needed Clerk, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon.
  17. RESOLUTION - Joseph DeJesso appointed temporary, as needed, Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  18. RESOLUTION - Steven Williamson appointed temporary, as needed Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  19. RESOLUTION - Michael Joyce appointed temporary, as needed Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  20. RESOLUTION - Manuel Arroyo appointed temporary, as needed Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  21. RESOLUTION - Scott Dysart appointed temporary, as needed Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  22. RESOLUTION - Brian Weldon appointed temporary, as needed Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  23. RESOLUTION - Daniel Cerillo appointed temporary, as needed Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  24. RESOLUTION - Richard Kurtz appointed temporary, as needed Laborer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  25. RESOLUTION - Chase Hanna appointed temporary, as needed Park Maintenance Worker, Parks and Recreation.
  26. RESOLUTION - Robert Hesse appointed temporary, as needed Park Maintenance Worker, Parks and Recreation.
  27. RESOLUTION - Paige Raywood appointed temporary, as needed Park Maintenance Worker, Parks and Recreation.
  28. RESOLUTION - Randall Watts appointed temporary, as needed Legal Intern, Prosecutor’s Office.
  29. RESOLUTION - Christian Riehl appointed temporary, as needed Park Maintenance Worker, Parks and Recreation.
  30. RESOLUTION - Sangeeta Gupta appointed temporary, as needed Laboratory Assistant, Health Department.
  31. RESOLUTION - Connor Oven appointed temporary, as needed Park Maintenance Worker, Parks and Recreation.
  32. RESOLUTION - Patrick Fountain appointed temporary, as needed Park Maintenance Worker, Parks and Recreation.
  33. RESOLUTION - Keith Paradiso appointed temporary, as needed Instructor, Division of Emergency Management, Department of Public Safety.
  34. RESOLUTION - Richard Anthes appointed temporary, as needed Park Maintenance Worker, Parks and Recreation.
  35. RESOLUTION - Mary Heffner appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  36. RESOLUTION - Alexander Dupuis appointed temporary, as needed Park Maintenance Worker, Parks and Recreation.
  37. RESOLUTION - Charles Kelk appointed temporary, as needed Laboratory Assistant, Health Department.
  38. RESOLUTION - Robert Collins appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  39. RESOLUTION - Pamela Ross appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  40. RESOLUTION - Courtney Ngai appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  41. RESOLUTION - Joseph Dzierzawiec appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  42. RESOLUTION - Joan Bonham appointed temporary, as needed Library Clerk Driver, Library.
  43. RESOLUTION - Gregory Vaccarino appointed temporary, as needed Laboratory Assistant, Health Department.
  44. RESOLUTION - Nick Cepparulo appointed temporary, as needed Laboratory Assistant, Health Department.
  45. RESOLUTION - Dante Faraone, Equipment Operator, Roads, Bridges and Engineering, salary adjustment.
  46. RESOLUTION - Adjusting salaries for employees paid under the Victim Witness Grant, in the Prosecutor’s Office.
  47. RESOLUTION - Joshua Burk returned to title of Road Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  48. RESOLUTION - Robby Bennett reappointed unclassified, full time Assistant Superintendent of Bridges, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  49. RESOLUTION - Michael Wolfe, Critical Infrastructure Coordinator, Prosecutor’s Office, salary adjustment.
  50. RESOLUTION - Adjusting salaries of certain Family Service Workers, Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services.
  51. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Rev. David Errickson to serve as Chaplain at the Hunterdon County Jail, amount not to exceed $15,600..
  52. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with John Carbone to serve as Counsel to the County Clerk, concerning electoral ballot issues, amount not to exceed $15,000.
  53. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Miller, Porter and Muller, for legal services to the Planning Board, amount not to exceed $30,000.
  54. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #8, for Bid #2006-20, for renovations to the Hall of Records and the Southard Building, with Watertrol, Inc., in the amount of $76,874.
  55. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #13, for Bid #2005-39, for alterations and addition to the Route 12 Garage, with APS Contractor, Inc., in the amount of $409,765.93.
  56. RESOLUTION - approving an application for payment #15, for Bid #2005-47, for an additional and alteration to the Communications/Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, in the amount of $195,661.83.
  57. RESOLUTION - Approving change order #12, for Bid #2005-47, for an additional and alteration to the Communications/ Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, for additions to the kitchen area, in the amount of $24,920.
  58. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Ken Bogen (member) and Bill Millette (alternate) replaces Leilani Hershey, of the Planning Board to the North Jersey Resource Conservation and Development Council, Inc.
  59. RESOLUTION - Approving specifications and plan for intersection improvements of County Route 513 and County Route 610, in Frenchtown Borough.
  60. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a cash performance bond to Perimeter Properties, LLC, in the amount of $40,000.
  61. RESOLUTION - Approving a subcontract award agreement with the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders in the amount of $70,815 to provide employment related services to TANF, GA and Food Stamp recipients, using DOL, WFNJ TANJ/GA/Food Stamp funding.
  62. RESOLUTION - Approving contract modification #2, with SAFE in Hunterdon, to provide community outreach services, increase of $5,000.
  63. RESOLUTION - Approving contract modification #2, with Hunterdon Helpline, to provide outreach services, increase of $5,000.
  64. RESOLUTION - Approving a Joint Transportation Agreement with the Educational Services Commission, to provide transportation for special education runs.
  65. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to state contract #07AHKC, with the State Dept. of Human Services, for a one time increase of $10,000, to be used toward the dissemination of information on the Safe Haven Infant Protection Act.

V. PROCLAMATIONS

  1. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing David William Sheneman for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  2. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Laura Beidelman for receiving her Girl Scout Gold Award.
  3. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Alison Beck for receiving her Girl Scout Gold Award.
  4. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Camp Bernie on its 50 th Anniversary.
  5. PROCLAMATION - Declaring June 14, 2007 as World Blood Donor Day and June 2007 as Family Blood Donor Month.

VI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

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

  1. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 13-07, authorizing an upgrade in the fueling system, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $70,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2007 County Budget, for the Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan, in the amount of $65,000.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2007 County Budget, for the Clean Communities Entitlement Grant, in the amount of $47,704.51.

VIII. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/County Cost Share agreement with Delaware Township, for Block 17, Lots 23, 23.01 and 23.02, on the Dugger farm.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/County Cost Share agreement with Delaware Township, for Block 17, Lot 45.01, on the Micek farm.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/County Cost Share agreement with Readington Township, for Block 63, Lot 13, for property owned by Albert Accettola.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for Sale of Development Easement, from Alexandria Township (Dowling/ Senger), on Block 10, Lot 76, consisting of 49.426 acres, (SADC - $211,456.93, County - $62,122.21, Township - $76,109.81), total amount of $349,688.95.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a Deed of Easement and Grant Agreement with Readington Township (Saronno), for Block 80, Lot 1, consisting of 58.2280 acres, (SADC - $1,177,370.16, County - $392,456.72, Township - $392,456.72), total amount of $1,962,283.60.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a Deed of Easement and Grant Agreement with Readington Township, for Block 63, Lot 13, consisting of 64.012 acres, (SADC - $484,583.64, County - $161,527.88, Township - $161,527.88), total amount of $807,639.40.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving a Deed of Easement and Grant Agreement with Alexandria Township, for Block 19, Lot 1, consisting of 117.381 acres, (SADC - $399,095.40, County - $93,904.80, Township - $93,904.80), total amount of $586,905.

IX. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #23474, with Control Screening, for an x-ray machine for the Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $17,425.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-08, to furnish and deliver four (4) Sterling L8500 Dump Trucks, to Robert H. Hoover & Sons, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $552,580.
  3. RESOLUTION- Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-14, for the reconstruction of County Bridge D-437, to Flanagan’s Contracting Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $569,924.50.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-16, for resurfacing and stormwater improvements to County Route 579, in West Amwell Township, to Top Line Construction Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $827,511.26.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-18, for painting of various bridges, in various municipalities, to Allied Painting, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $220,000.

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

  1. Update on various County road and bridge projects.

XI. OPEN SPACE

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Deed of Easement (non-exclusive) with William Schleicher, for access over and through Block 2, Lot 100, in Tewksbury Township.

XII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-027/038, to provide a hot noon meal and adult day care services, to Briteside Adult Day Centers, Inc., in the amount of $40,839 in federal funds, $6,003 in state funds and an in-kind match of $412,212.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-046, to provide home rehabilitation and repairs, to the Hunterdon County Housing Corporation, in the amount of $9,919 in state funds and $4,251 in local funds.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant agreement with the State Department of Community Affairs, to process requests for LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program), in the amount of $1,754.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a Section 5311 grant application for the Federal Transit Authority Non-Urbanized Area Formula Program, in the amount of $448,624 in operating funds and a County match of $149,542.

XIII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Cherryville Repeater Association II, requesting permission to again use an area near the Route 12 County Complex, from June 22 through June 24, 2007, to hold their annual Amateur Radio Field Day.
  2. Braking the Cycle, requesting permission to again travel through the County on September 29 and 30, 2007, as part of their fundraiser.

XIV. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. Status of Space Allocation meeting of May 29, 2007.
  2. To discuss the realignment of Park Avenue/Foran Blvd.

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)

  1. A. Michelle Lamar of Sterns & Weinroth, concerning the First Presbyterian Church at Amwell.

 

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