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Dated: 10/19/2007

OCTOBER 23, 2007 MEETING MINUTES

TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Hunterdon County Administration Building
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Tuesday, October 23, 2007

2:45 p.m. Hunterdon County Utilities Authority

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 July 10, 2007.
  2. Motion approving the payment of all claims as listed on the Claims Register dated October 23, 2007.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds report for September 2007.
  4. RESOLUTION - Seana Pappas appointed unclassified, full time Assistant Prosecutor, Prosecutor’s Office.
  5. RESOLUTION - Jessica Melendez appointed unclassified, full time Investigator, Prosecutor’s Office.
  6. RESOLUTION - William Millette appointed permanent, full time Assistant Planner, Planning Board.
  7. RESOLUTION - Brian Appezzato appointed provisional, full time Assistant Planner, Planning Board.
  8. RESOLUTION - Scott Segreaves appointed provisional, full time Supervising Bridge Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  9. RESOLUTION - Donn Brown appointed provisional, full time Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges.
  10. RESOLUTION - Joan Bonham appointed provisional, full time Library Clerk Driver, Library.
  11. RESOLUTION - Daina Bungs appointed temporary, as needed Intern, Health Department.
  12. RESOLUTION - Susan Simpson appointed temporary, as needed Special Deputy Surrogate, Surrogate’s Office.
  13. RESOLUTION - Kimberly Browne, Fiscal Chief, Human Services, increase in hours.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for Bid #2006-49 for the Reconstruction of County Bridge K-136, on Union Road, over the Lockatong Creek, in Kingwood Township, to Sparwick Contracting, Inc., in the amount of $158,372.44.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving an Inter-Local Health Services Agreement with Glen Gardner Borough.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving the plans for the Reconstruction of County Culvert R-99, on Pleasant Run Road, in Readington.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #2, for Bid #2005-39, to provide new electric feeder circuit from H1 panel to H2 panel to replace feeder circuit cut during excavation of pit in Bay #14, with APS Contractor, Inc., increase of $2,776.87.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #3, for Bid #2005-39, to provide revisions to exterior disconnect switch and relocation of JCP&L metering equipment per JCP&L requirements, with APS Contractor, Inc., increase of $11,686.08.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #4, for Bid #2005-39, to change time to permit delays due to issue between County and the Township, with APS Contractor, Inc., increase of $-0-.
  20. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an Application for Payment #17, for Bid #2005-39, for Alterations and Addition to the Route 12 County Garage, with APS Contractor, Inc., in the amount of $208,471.82.
  21. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an Application for Payment #18, for Bid #2005-39, for Alterations and Addition to the Route 12 County Garage, with APS Contractor, Inc., in the amount of $266,712.70.
  22. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an Application for Payment #19, for Bid #2005-47, for an Addition and Alterations to the Communications/ Emergency Services Center, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., in the amount of $131,200.
  23. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an Application for Payment #13, for Bid #2003-13, for the Historic Restoration of the Hunterdon County Court House, with Watertrol, Inc., amount of $87,318.92.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving a Joint Funding Agreement with the U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, for the annual maintenance of the Neshanic River Gauge, in the amount of $1,350, required by the County’s Water Allocation Permit, for the County Golf Course.

IV. PROCLAMATIONS

  1. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Grace Hart for having served on the Professional Advisory Committee on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.

V. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. Update on the Heron Glen Water Allocation Permit.
  2. Announcement of PARIS Training.
  3. Status of Heron Glen’s financial statement.
  4. County Clerk’s furniture.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Requesting Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the Budget for the Public Archives and Records Infrastructure Support Program (PARIS), in the amount of $1,046,915.
  2. RESOLUTION - Requesting Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the Budget for the Special Initiatives/ Transportation program, in the amount of $111,519.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the Budget for the Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan, in the amount of $31,735.
  4. RESOLUTION - Requesting Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the Budget for the New Jersey Institute of Technology, in the amount of $51,904.
  5. RESOLUTION - Requesting Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the Budget for the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, in the amount of $1,000.

VII. COUNTY CLERK , Mary H. Melfi

  1. Quarterly update.

VIII. 3:30 p.m. SOIL CONSERVATION

  1. Land Management at a Glance.

IX. PROJECT UPDATE, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update on various County projects and facilities.

X. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-39, for Safety Improvements to County Route 523 (River Rd) with County Route 612 (Bartles Corner Rd) and County Route 523 (Flemington Junction Rd), in the Township of Raritan, to Marvec Construction Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $3,506,725.10.
  2. RESOLUTION- Authorizing the extension of Bid #2004-51, for Central Dispatch Operation of the Hunterdon County Transportation System, for Human Services, with Veoila Transportation, (formerly ATC/Vancom, Inc.), for six months, in an amount not to exceed $224,465.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a modification to County Quote #0062-2005, for additional Engineering Design Services for the reconstruction of County Bridge D-345, over the Third Neshanic River, in Delaware Township, with Pennoni Associates, increase of $10,500.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a modification to the professional services agreement with Steven Godin, Phd, MPH, Skylands Public and Behavioral Health Consulting Company, for additional health education hours, increase of $10,200.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Dentrust Dental P.A., for services at the Hunterdon County Jail, in the amount of $31,200.

XI. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement, from John J. Micek and Susan B. Micek, on Block 17, Lot 45.01, in Delaware Township, consisting of an estimated 52 acres, (SADC-$312,000, County-$104,000, Township-$104,000), total amount of $520,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Deed of Easement and Grant Agreement for the acquisition of a Development Easement, from Lisa Cifrese and Richard Geha, for Block 44, Lot 6, in Delaware Township, consisting of an estimated 33.891 acres, (SADC-$166,067.37, County-$47,108.91, Township-$57,954.12), total amount of $271,130.40.

XII. PLANNING BOARD, Sue Dziamara, Director

  1. Update of the Farmland Preservation Program.

XIII. OPEN SPACE, Kevin Richardson, Coordinator

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Deed, Affidavit of Title, Affidavit of Consideration, Seller’s Residency Certification/ Exemption, and Survey Affidavit, for Block 57, Lot 13, in Delaware Township, to Holly Farms Partners, LLC, the successful bidder at public auction.

XIV. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. High Bridge Borough Business Association, requesting permission to close County Route 513 between Fairview Avenue and McDonald Street, on Saturday, December 01, 2007 for approximately one (1) hour, between 5:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m., for a tree lighting ceremony.

XV. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. Request from the New Jersey Conservation Foundation to hold a press conference at the Mountain Farm Visitor Center outdoor stage area, as part of their “Keep it Green” campaign, and an invitation to attend, on October 31, 2007.

XVI. FREEHOLDER REPORTS

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

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

XVIII. 5:30 p.m. PUBLIC SESSION DISCUSSION (NOTE: Limit of 5 minutes per person)

 

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