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Dated: 03/09/2007

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TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Hunterdon County Administration Building
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Tuesday, March 13, 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. 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 and executive session minutes of January 23, 2007.
  2. Motion to approve claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated March 13, 2007.
  3. RESOLUTION - Rebecca Magron appointed unclassified, full time Horticultural Consultant and Research Associate, Rutgers Cooperative Extension.
  4. RESOLUTION - Josephine Malloy appointed permanent, full time Senior Account Clerk, Human Services Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - Josephine Glynn appointed permanent, full time Secretarial Assistant, Planning Board.
  6. RESOLUTION - Sue Dziamara appointed permanent, full time Planning Director, Planning Board.
  7. RESOLUTION - Catherine Zahn appointed permanent, full time Supervising Program Development Specialist, Human Services Department.
  8. RESOULITON - Gail Bowen appointed provisional, full time Principal Clerk Typist, Prosecutor’s Office.
  9. RESOLUTION - Ernest DiGiovanni appointed provisional, full time Field Rep., Senior Citizens Programs, Division of Senior Services, Human Services Department.
  10. RESOLUTION - Carol Yard appointed temporary, as needed Employee, Election Board, Elections Department.
  11. RESOLUTION - Dawn Sharp appointed temporary, as needed Instructor, Division of Senior Services, Department of Human Services.
  12. RESOLUTION - Clint Bush, Senior Mechanic, Roads, Bridges and Engineering Department, leave of absence.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving a Consent Order, Stipulation of Settlement and General Release between SA Comunale Co., Inc., Donald Pizzolato, Inc., and the Couuty with American Contractors Indemnity Company.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #12, for Bid #2005-47, for the addition and alteration of the Communications/Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., in the amount of $152,344.88.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #5, for Bid #2006-20, for the renovations of the Hall of Records and Southard Building, with Watertrol, Inc., in the amount of $316,101.72.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement for traffic/transportation engineering services for the Planning Board, with Dewberry-Goodkind, Inc., in the amount of $15,000.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement for accounting services for the Public Housing Agency, for the Rental Assistance Program, to Furlong & Ciarrocca, CPA’s, LLC, in the amount of $12,000.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement for an audit of financial statements for the Public Housing Agency, to Suplee, Clooney & Company, in the amount of $6,800.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional legal services agreement for matters involving the Human Services Department, to Archer & Greiner, in the amount of $75,000.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the provider service agreement for services to victims of domestic violence, for Human Services, with SAFE in Hunterdon, in the amount of $47,863.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving appointments to the Solid Waste Advisory Council.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving individuals to sign for grants on behalf of the Department of Parks and Recreation.
  23. RESOLUTION - Requesting A4010 and S2193 be recognized as an unfunded state mandate.

IV. PROCLAMATIONS

  1. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Dan Kelly for taking first place in the 112 pound State Wresting Championship.
  2. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing the Delaware Valley Varsity Cheerleaders on becoming the State Cheerleading Champions in the Medium Varsity and Group 2 Varsity Championships.
  3. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing the North Hunterdon Cheerleaders on placing first in the National Cheerleading Championships.

V. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

VI. CENTRAL PRINTING & MAIL, Robert Thurgarland

  1. Presentation on third year of the PARIS Grant.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the submission of an application for the 3 rd grant year of the PARIS grant, in the amount of $1,000,000.00.

VII. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant agreement with John P. and Ann Gunther, on Block 49, Lot 25, 64.607 acres, (SADC-$225,890, County-$51,502.92, Township-$58,215.08), total amount of $335,608.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the proposed acquisition of a development easement from Charles Glashoff, for Block 17, Lot 36, estimated 25 acres, in Delaware Township, (SADC-$150,000, County-$50,000, Township-$50,000) total amount of $250,000.

VIII. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.2627, with Dell, for a server and 12 workstations, for the Division of Emergency Services, as per NJ State Contract A81247, in the amount of $97,163.84.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.2681, with Dell, for three servers and a power vault autoloader, for Information Technology, as per NJ State Contract A81247, in the amount of $22,658.70. (Paris Grant Funds).
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #23389, with Dataprobe for four 16 channel Communicating Annunciator Panels and polling software, for Emergency Services, as per County Quote #0021-2007, in the amount of $5,760.50.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40014727, with State Highway Products, for reflective sheeting for the Traffic Maintenance Division of Roads, Bridges and Engineering, as per County Quote #0019-2007, in the amount of $8,925.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-31, for Alterations to the Deer Path Park Restrooms, to Hahr Construction, in an amount not to exceed $177,000.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the rejection of two proposals received for Bid #2007-02, to furnish and deliver commercial laundry equipment for the Corrections Division of the Department of Public Safety, from HK Laundry Equipment and CILS Inc., as they did not meet the County’s specifications.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-02, to furnish and deliver commercial laundry equipment for the Corrections Division of the Department of Public Safety, to Fowler Equipment Company, in an amount not to exceed $41,860.
  8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the rejections of a proposal for Bid #2007-03, to furnish and deliver long life resin traffic stripe epoxy, for the Roads, Bridges and Engineering Department, from Innovative Performance Systems, LLC, as they did not meet the County’s specifictions.
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-03, to furnish and deliver long life resin traffic stripe epoxy, for the Roads, Bridges and Engineering Department, to Epoplex, Division of Stoncor Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $273,945.
  10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-04, to furnish and deliver structural steel, to Samson Metal Service, in an amount not to exceed $27,236.88.
  11. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-05, to furnish and deliver Steel Beam Guide Rail, to Chemung Supply Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $35,194.27.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional appraisal services agreement with Ronald A. Curini Appraisal Company, for services in connection with the acquisition of the right of way for the 523/517 intersection construction project, as per County Quote #0013-2007, in the amount of $12,468.

X. COUNTY COUNSEL, Gaetano M. DeSapio

  1. To discuss the Forestry Management Plan.

X. FREEHOLDERS ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

XI. 4: 30 p.m.E XECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTS

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

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

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - Bond Ordinance #01-07, authorizing acquisitions for development easements on agricultural land and acquisitions for the Farmland Preservation Program, in the amount of $5,500,000.
  2. PUBLIC HEARING - Bond Ordinance #02-07, authorizing the acquisition of real property for use a public park and recreational facilities, in the amount of $5,335,000.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the establishment of a CAP Bank.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the delayed introduction of the County Budget.
  5. Motion to approve the introduction of the 2007 County Budget.
  6. . RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2005 Homeland Security Grant, in the amount of $32,000.

XIII. ROADS, BRIDGES & ENGINEERING, John P. Glynn, Director

  1. Update of various County Road and Bridge Projects.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a cross release and vacation of easement on Block 16, Lot 11, in the Township of Tewksbury, from Donald Storms Sr. and Madeline Storms.
  3. PUBLIC HEARING - Acquisition of land for intersection Improvements for County Route 523 and County Route 517, in Tewksbury Township.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing County Counsel and the Director of Roads, Bridges and Engineering to negotiate with property owners, in accordance with the appraisals, for the acquisition of land for intersection Improvements for County Route 523 and County Route 517, in Tewksbury Township.

XIV. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XV. EXECUTIVE SESSION (Reconvene if necessary)

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