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Dated: 03/23/2007

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

2:45 p.m. Hunterdon County Utilities Authority Meeting

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 reorganization minutes of January 02, 2007, the regular and executive session minutes of February 13, 2007.
  2. Motion to approve claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated March 27, 2007.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds reported for February 2007.
  4. RESOLUTION - William VanPelt appointed permanent, full time Correction Officer, Division of Corrections, Public Safety Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - Richard Burd appointed permanent, full time Correction Officer, Division of Corrections, Public Safety Department.
  6. RESOLUTION - Brian Nunn appointed permanent, full time Correction Officer, Division of Corrections, Public Safety Department.
  7. RESOLUTION - Thomas Mathews appointed Supervising Engineering, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  8. RESOLUTION - Jeffrey Scanlon appointed permanent, full time Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  9. RESOLUTION - Jason Peters appointed permanent, full time Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  10. RESOULITON - Kathleen Bronish appointed provisional, part time GIS Specialist 3, Health Department.
  11. RESOLUTION - Cindy Rochman appointed permanent, part time Clerk Typist, Division of Senior Services, Human Services Department.
  12. RESOLUTION - Krystle Mazza appointed temporary, as needed Family Service Worker, Division of Senior Services, Human Services Department.
  13. RESOLUTION - Frances Duggan appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  14. RESOLUTION - Gene Robbins appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  15. RESOLUTION - John Langley appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  16. RESOLUTION - David Clapp appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  17. RESOLUTION - Geoffrey Underhill appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  18. RESOLUTION - Acknowledging staffing and salary changes in the Administration of the Sheriff’s Office.
  19. RESOLUTION - Adjusting salaries for employees with “Class A” CDL’s.
  20. RESOLUTION - Title Change for Ann Louise Taylor to permanent, full time Library Associate. (Civil Service discontinued use of Library Intern title)
  21. RESOLUTION - Hours adjustment for Matthew Johnson, Public Safety Telecommunicator, Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety.
  22. RESOLUTION - Salary adjustment for Dante Faraone, Equipment Operator, Roads, Bridges and Engineering, while acting as Crew Supervisor.
  23. RESOLUTION - Christian Legere appointed temporary, as needed Family Service Worker, Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services
  24. Motion to approve Certificates for Years of Services.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving an employment and reimbursement agreement with Jason Peters, Sheriff’s Officer.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving an employment and reimbursement agreement with Jeffrey Scanlon, Sheriff’s Officer.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving a volunteer agreement with Sean Gutsick, to serve on the County Emergency Response Team.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving a fixed weight limit on Bridge D-437, on Dunkard Church Road, in Delaware Township.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving plans and specifications for the painting of County Bridges: FC-65 on River Road; P-169 on County Route 610; E-279 on Rynearson Road; DQ-318 on County Route 579; and A-69 on Creek Road.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving supplementary specifications for the demolition of various structures in three County Parks.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving specifications for resurfacing and surface treatment of County Route 513, 579, 605, 614, 627, 643 and Peer Path Park, Echo Hill Park and Hoffman Park, in various municipalities.
  32. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with the Flemington Woman’s Club concerning use of sidewalk at the Court Street Park.
  33. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the provider service agreement with SAFE in Hunterdon, (former Women’s Crisis Services), to extend the contract through December 31, 2007, increase of $86,292.
  34. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Judy Dreher to the Local Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.
  35. RESOLUTION - Approving a three year agreement with Correctional Health Services to provide medial care services for the Division of Corrections and the Youth Facility Division, of the Public Safety Department, in the amount of $1,547,202.
  36. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Director to sign all documents required by the SADC for the Acquisition of a Development Easement, on Block 57, Lot 13, in Delaware Township, (Juniper III), Open Space Program.
  37. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Planning Board Chairman to sign a Memorandum of Agreement with Hunterdon Central Regional High School, approving the School Board agree that the design of any projects for future capital improvements to the High School address the expansion upon County roadways.
  38. RESOLUTION - Supporting the update of the Delaware River Scenic Byway Corridor Management Plan.
  39. RESOLUTION - Approving a change order for Bid #2005-47, for the Addition and Alteration, to the Communications/ Emergency Services Center, with DeSapio Construction, increase of $5,266.
  40. RESOLUTION - Approving a change order for Bid #2005-47, for the Addition and Alteration, to the Communications/ Emergency Services Center, with DeSapio Construction, increase of $33,236.
  41. RESOLUTION - Supporting A-1707 and S-1522, to establish and support County Offices for the Disabled in all 21 counties in New Jersey.

IV. PROCLAMATIONS

  1. PROCLAMATION - Declaring May as Older Americans Month.
  2. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing May as Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month.
  3. PROCLAMATION - Acknowledging Charles Watkinson for achieving the distinction of Eagle Scout.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving transfers between Appropriation Reserve Accounts.

VI. PROJECT UPDATE, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of various County facilities and buildings.
  2. Review parking drawings with the 4-H for the South County Park.

VII. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/Cost Sharing Agreement, with Delaware Twp., (Timko Farm), Block 14, Lot 25.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/Cost Sharing Agreement, with Delaware Twp., (Wiley Farm), Block 25, Lot 16.02.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement, from the Estate of Lillian Kanach, on Block 21, Lots 11 and 12, in East Amwell Township, estimated 38 acres, (SADC-$250,800, County-$83,600, Township-$83,600), total amount $418,000.

VIII. PLANNING BOARD, Sue Dziamara, Director

  1. Update of the Farmland Preservation Program.

IX. PURCHASING

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #23384, through State Contract, with Ray’s Sport Shop, for 4 night vision devices, for the Public Safety Department, in the amount of $13,796.84.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #23384, using Quote #0078-2006, with Television Equipment Associates, for 8 High Tech Headsets, for the Division of Emergency Management, Public Safety Department, in the amount of $5,869.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.2679, using Quote #0022-2007, with GovConnection, for 16 Video Extenders, the Division of Emergency Services, requested by Information Technology, in the amount of $18,462.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.2682, using Quote #0023-2007, with Insight, for 6 Lazer printers, for the Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $6,882.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.2682A, using Quote #0027-2007, with Insight, for hardware, for the Depatment of Public Safety, to be delivered to the Records Warehouse Center, in the amount of $8,506.62.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2006-30, for alterations to the Parks and Recreation Arboretum, to Charles Mann General Contractors, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $276,675.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-06, to furnish and deliver glass marking safety spears, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, to Garden State highway Products, in an amount not to exceed $38,790.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to Quote #0101-2005, for professional surveying services, with Van Cleef Engineering, for additional work at Block 31, Lots 4 and 10, in connection with the Farmland Preservation Program, increase of $2,450.

X. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. National Day of Prayer 2007, Lucy Bush, requesting to again use the historic Court House steps on Thursday, May 03, 2007, from 5 pm to 7 pm, for the 56 th Annual National Day of Prayer. Also requesting use of an electrical outlet.

XI. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Alliance Subgrant Agreement represented by Frenchtown Borough, for the Delaware Valley Cluster, for the implementation of substance abuse prevention services, in the amount of $20,744.95.

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. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XV. 5:30 p.m.DELAWARE TOWNSHIP, Kristin McCarthy, Mayor

  1. To discuss a request for a 50/50 cost share on Block 39, Lot 1, (Skeuse).

XVI. 5:50 p.m.HUNTERDON LAND TRUST ALLIANCE, Catherine Suttle

  1. Presentation on restoration projects and planning activities for 2007 at the Dvoor Farm.

XVII. 6:10 p.m.READINGTON TRAIL ASSOCIATION, Lisa Hall

  1. Request for road signage on designated County roads 620, 629 and 523, within Readington Township.

XVIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION  (Reconvene if necessary)

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