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Dated: 09/11/2007

SEPTEMBER 11, 2007 MEETING MINUTES

TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Hunterdon County Administration Building
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Tuesday, September 11, 2007

I. 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 special session minutes of June 5, 2007 and the regular session minutes of June 12, 2007 and June 26, 2007.
  2. Motion to approve claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated September 11, 2007.
  3. RESOLUTION - Richard Bruccoliere appointed unclassified, full time County Investigator, Prosecutor’s Office.
  4. RESOLUTION - Ernest DiGiovanni appointed permanent, full time Field Representative, Senior Citizen Programs, Division of Senior Services, Human Services Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - Arlene Strain appointed permanent, full time Administrative Clerk, Human Services Department.
  6. RESOLUTION - Maria Angelo appointed permanent, full time Senior Library Assistant, Library.
  7. RESOLUTION - Dana Bivona appointed provisional, full time Family Service Worker, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department.
  8. RESOLUTION - Peter Kopecky appointed provisional, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator, Communicatons Division, Public Safety Department.
  9. RESOLUTION - Jane Duke appointed provisional, full time Housing Assistance Technician, Division of Housing, Human Services Department.
  10. RESOLUTION - Melissa Alles, Public Health Representative 3, Health Department, leave of absence without pay.
  11. RESOLUTION - Kris Saharic, Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office, leave of absence without pay.
  12. RESOLUTION - Diane Attanasio, Public Health Representative 3, Health Department, reduction in hours.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving the release of a cash Performance Bond to Perimeter Properties, LLC, in the amount of $102,035.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving the release of a cash Road Opening Deposit, to TJC & SJM, LLC, in the amount of $2,000.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the provider service agreement with Anderson House, to increasing the not to exceed amount by $21,152.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #2, for Bid #2006-30, Alterations to the County Arboretum/Greenhouse, with Charles Mann General Contractors, Inc., in the amount of $100,918.33.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #3, for Bid #2006-31, Alterations to the Deer Path Park Restrooms, with Hahr Construction, Inc., in the amount of $78,750.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving application for payment #11, for Bid #2006-20, Renovations of the Hunterdon County Hall of Records and Southard Building, with Watertrol, Inc., in the amount of $57,811.30.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2007 Budget, for the Job Access & Reverse Commute Program, in the amount of $45,242.
  2. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2007 Budget, for the Kids Are Riding Safe Program, amount of $1,000.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2007 Budget, for the Human Services Advisory Council, amount of $10,000.

V. OLD BUSINESS

  1. RESOLUTION - Opposing the establishment of an Asset Monetization Plan as part of the State’s FY 2007 budget.

VI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

VII. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #HumanServices.03901, with Avail Technologies, for an extended warranty for hardware and software support, for Human Services, in the amount of $17,400.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #ElectionBoard.00030, with Sequoia Voting Systems, for a software license fee, for the Board of Elections, in the amount of $22,500.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.2792, with Eplus, for a network storage module, for Information Technology, in the amount of $11,868.75.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-30, for Tree Removal on Route 523, in Readington, to Andy Matt, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $88,933.50.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing award of Bid #2007-32, for Tree Removal on Route 629, 620 and 619, in the Townships of Alexandria and Readington, to Andy Matt, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $51,953.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing award of Bid #2007-34, for the purchase of replacement Maintenance Equipment for use at the Heron Glenn Golf Course, to Storr Tractor Company, in an amount not to exceed $72,476.79.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-35, for Roadway Resurfacing and Drainage Improvements of Route 615, in Franklin and Kingwood, to Trap Rock Industries, in an amount not to exceed $2,175,769.55.
  8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a modification to Bid #2007-08, to update the wing plows on four (4) Sterling L-8500 Dump Trucks, to a hydraulic adjustable push arm, at a cost of $2,537 per truck, with Robert H. Hoover & Sons, Inc., in an increased amount of $10,148.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional surveying agreement with Van Cleef Engineering, for Block 6, Lots 43, 49 and 49.02, Holland Township, in the amount of $13,500.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving competitive contract #2007-29 for Certified/Non-Certified Home Health Aide services, to Anita’s Angels, for a 2 year period, in the amount of $10,000.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving competitive contract #2007-29 for Certified/Non-Certified Home Health Aide services, to ANC Care LLC, d/b/a Comfort Keepers, for a 2 year period, in the amount of $61,500.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving competitive contract #2007-29 for Certified/Non-Certified Home Health Aide services, to Visiting Health and Supportive Services, for a 2 year period, in the amount of $26,000.

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

  1.   Update of various County roads and bridges.

IX. SOLID WASTE/RECYCING, Alan Johnson, Director

  1.   Presentation – Solid Waste Management Plan Amendment.

X. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Grant Award from the State Department of Law and Public Safety, Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, for FY07 Homeland Security funding, in the amount of $534,816.24.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for grant funds from Merck & Company, Inc., to Health and Wellness Screenings, through the County’s Senior Health Services program, in the amount of $17,850 for 2008.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for grant funds from Merck & Company, Inc., to address community health priorities identified in the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP), through the Health Department, in the amount of $15,700 for 2008.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for grant funds from the State Department of Law and Public Safety, Division of Criminal Justice, for funding for the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/Sexual Assault Response Team (SANE/SART) project, in the amount of $100,435, (Federal funds-$83,696, County Match-$16,739).

X. FREEHOLDERS ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

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

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

XII. 5:30 p.m. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

  1. Discussion - Reaville Church.
  2. RESOLUTION – Reaville Church.
  3. Health Insurance Presentation.

XIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION (Reconvene if necessary)

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