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Dated: 06/22/2007

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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 26, 2007

2:45 p.m. HCUA

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 June 19, 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 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 the regular session minutes of May 08, 2007.
  2. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated June 24, 2007.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report for May 2007.
  4. RESOLUTION - Brenda Gerry appointed permanent, part time Library Assistant, Library.
  5. RESOLUTION - William Holland appointed permanent, full time Public Safety Telecommuniator Trainee, Division of Communications, Department of Public Safety.
  6. RESOLUTION - Kristin Brown appointed permanent, full time Health Educator, Health Department.
  7. RESOLUTION - Chris Botzan appointed permanent, full time Mechanic, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  8. RESOLUTION - Naomi Winder appointed permanent, full time Library Assistant, Library.
  9. RESOLUTION - Melanie Ferencze appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  10. RESOLUTION - Greg Slomczewski appointed temporary, as needed summer Librarian, Library.
  11. RESOLUTION - Kristopher Knechel appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  12. RESOLUTION - Kaitlin Reed appointed temporary, as needed Clerk Typist, County Clerk’s Office.
  13. RESOLUTION - Cailey Reed appointed temporary, as needed Clerk Typist, County Clerk’s Office.
  14. RESOLUTION - Karen Lewis appointed temporary, as needed seasonal Librarian, Library.
  15. RESOLUTION - Ethan Grossman appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  16. RESOLUTION - Ellen Russo appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  17. RESOLUTION - Jennalynn Hadley appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  18. RESOLUTION - Jessica Ritchlin appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  19. RESOLUTION - Lauren Fischer appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  20. RESOLUTION - Salary adjustment for Charlie Pierman, Acting Crew Supervisor, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  21. RESOLUTION - Brynda Taylor-Flynn, Librarian, Library, hours increased for the summer.
  22. RESOLUTION - Salary adjustment for Hugo Marin, Family Service Worker Bi-lingual, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department.
  23. RESOLUTION - Arlene Strain appointed provisional, full time Administrative Clerk, Human Services Department.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving a fixed weight limit on County Bridge W-124, on Alexauken Creek Road, in West Amwell.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving the administration of special project grant awards through the Cultural & Heritage Commission, in the amount of $63,350.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving an advertising agreement for the LINK, to Central NJ Maternal & Child Health Consortium, c/o Three Bears, LLC, in the amount of $1,668.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving a Mutual Assistance agreement with Reading Township, for specialized law enforcement services, through the Hunterdon County Emergency Response Team.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving a Volunteer Agreement with Carlos Ferreiro, to serve on the Hunterdon County Emergency Response Team.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Gaetano M. DeSapio, to serve as County Counsel.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #13, for Bid #2005-47, for the addition and alteration to the Communications/ Emergency Services Center, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., increase of $3,602.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #14, for Bid #2005-47, for the addition and alteration to the Communications/ Emergency Services Center, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., increase of $1,643.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #1, for Bid #2006-30, for alterations to the County Arboretum/ Greenhouse, with Charles Mann General Contractors, Inc., in the amount of $61,834.77.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #2005-53, for resurfacing of County Routes 617 and 612, in Raritan Township, with Trap Rock Industries, Inc., in the amount of $23,707.53.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #2006-11, for the reconstruction of County Bridge T-61, on Potterstown Road, over the South Branch of the Rockaway River, in Tewksbury Township, with HC Contractors, Inc., increase of $11,048.05.
  35. RESOLUTION - Approving specifications for the Tree Removal project, on County Route 5123, Block 62, Lot 7, in Readington Township.
  36. RESOLUTION - Approving specification for the Tree Removal project, on County Route 629 and County Route 620, in Readington Township and County Route 619, in Alexandria Township.
  37. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the agreement with the Hunterdon Medical Center to include the hiring of a Public Health Epidemiologist to the Public Health Nursing & Education contract, increase of $15,769.
  38. RESOLUTION - Approving an employment agreement with Brian Decker, Department of Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  39. RESOLUTION - Approving the updated 2008 Hunterdon County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services Plan and at the recommendation of the Local Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse authorizes its transmittal to the NJ Dept. of Human Services.
  40. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Flemington Borough for joint sponsorship for the realignment of Park Avenue from Capner Street to Walter Foran Blvd, including North Main Street Intersection with old Park Avenue.

OLD BUSINESS
41. RESOLUTION - Approving a Joint Transportation Agreement with the Educational Services Commission, to provide transportation for special education runs.

V PROCLAMATIONS

  1. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Robert Myhre for having served on the Hunterdon County Construction Board of Appeals.
  2. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Alfred H. Roesch for a having served on the Health and Human Services Advisory Council.

VI. CERTIFICATES FOR YEARS OF SERVICE

  1. Motion to authorize certificates for years of service for 25 years to William Turyonas; 20 years to Harold Connors, Earl Ray Eichlin, Kyle Kullman, Joseph Schellhorn, Joyce Hanshaw, Kristin Momberg, Alan Johnson, Scott Nodes and Robert Piatt; 15 years to Michael Peccarelli, Douglas Pursell and Camenzind III; 10 years to William Youells, Barbara Metzger, Dena Flynn and Katherine Errickson and for 5 years to Maria Angelo, Mark Bunting, Scott Bartok, Ashley Singleton, Tomasina Corley, Lisa Delena, Stacey Whitelaw, Betty Fatula, Michael Rasimowicz, Jonathan James, Marilyn Sterling, Paul Ryan Neiber, Lisa Piazza and Trevor Smith.

VII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

VIII. FARMLAND PRESERVATION .

  1. RESOLUTION - Granting final approval on eight applications as recommended by the CADB, for the 2008 traditional farmland preservation program.
  2. RESOLUTION - Granting preliminary approval to Delaware Township’s amendment to their PIG3/2001A Round application, at the recommendation of the CADB.

IX. PLANNING BOARD , Sue Dziamara, Director

  1. Planning Board and Farmland Preservation Update.

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

  1. Update of various County facilities and projects.

XI. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #CountyClerk.890, for the printing the primary ballots, with Progress Printing, in the amount of $53,839.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the purchase of two (2) replacement vehicles, 2007/2008 Ford Crown Victoria P71, from Warnock Automotive, Inc., at $18,977 each, for the Prosecutor’s Office.
  3. RESOLUTION- Approving the purchase of a vehicle, 2007/2008 Ford Crown Victoria P71, from Warnock Automotive, Inc., at $18,842, for the Prosecutor’s Office.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-20, for the demotion of various park structures, to SCC Contractors, LLC, in the amount of $179,411.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of a non-fair and open contract for engineering design services for the replacement of County Bridge C-88, on Reformatory Road, in Clinton Township, with Joye & Associates, in the amount of $231,531.69.

XII. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. Paving slate stones for Library landscaping project.
  2. Pilot project to expand Project Lifesaver.

XIII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for the Recreational Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities grant, in the amount of $17,075 in state funds and a County match of $3,415.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for the Victim of Crime Assistance Grant, in the amount of $230,428 in federal funds and a County match of $57,607.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-013, for legal assistance to seniors, in the amount of $11,571 in federal funds and $1,286 in local funds.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-016, for telephone reassurance calls to seniors, in the amount of $5,890 in federal funds and $5,330 in local funds.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-052, for friendly visiting services to homebound seniors, in the amount of $9,295 in federal funds and $8,640 in local funds.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-055/056, for information and assistant, physical fitness and education services, to the Hunterdon County YMCA, in the amount of $6,378 in federal funds, $41,076 in state funds and $19,222 in County funds.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-061, caregiver support group meetings, in the amount of $15,311 in federal funds, $12,171 in state funds and $7,498 in local funds.

Old Business
8. 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.

XIV. OPEN SPACE

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

XV. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Three Bridges Volunteer Fire Company, request to use County roads, for a five mile run to raise funds. Tentative date for the event is Saturday, August 25, 2007.

XVI. FREEHOLDER REPORTS

XVII. 4:30 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION (continued if necessary)

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

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - Capital Ordinance No. 13-07, authorizing an upgrade in the fueling system, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $70,000.

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

  1. A. Hunterdon County Bar Association, request to re-create an early 20 th Century law office at the historic Court House
  2. B. Hunterdon Land Trust Alliance, to discuss the progress with the farmers’ market at the Dvoor Farm, and request a waiver for permit fees from the County Health Department.

 

 

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