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Dated: 09/24/2007

SEPTEMBER 25, 2007 MEETING MINUTES

TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Hunterdon County Administration Building
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Tuesday, September 25, 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. 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 to approve claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated September 25, 2007.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds reported for August 2007.
  4. RESOLUTION - Lucas Schwab appointed permanent, full time Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  5. RESOLUTION - James Klesney Jr. appointed permanent, full time Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  6. RESOLUTION - George Glashoff appointed permanent, full time Senior Road Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  7. RESOLUTION - Scott Carver appointed permanent, full time Senior Road Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  8. RESOLUTION - John Sigafoos appointed permanent, full time Senior Road Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  9. RESOLUTION - Robert Hanley appointed provisional, full time Road Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  10. RESOLUTION - Cory Colaluce appointed permanent, full time Road Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving an employment agreement with Lucas Schwab, Sheriff’s Officer.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving an employment agreement with James Klesney, Sheriff’s Officer
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #17, for Bid #2005-47, for the addition and alteration to the Communications/ Emergency Services Building, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., in the amount of $105,998.18.
  14. RESOLUTION - Amending a portion of a resolution adopted on April 10, 2007 designating “Through Streets” and “Stop” Intersections effecting County Route 635, in Bethlehem and Union Townships and Hampton Borough.
  15. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a Road Opening Deposit, to TJS & SJM, LLC, in the amount of $3,000.
  16. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the return of a maintenance bond to Kalian Companies, in the amount $11,812.
  17. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the return of a performance bond to Toll Brothers, in the amount of $10,000.
  18. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of portions of executive session minutes from February 2006.

IV. PROCLAMATIONS

  1. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing October 2007 as County Employee Appreciation Month.
  2. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing October 2007 as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
  3. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing John Jacober for having served on the Hunterdon County Shade Tree Commission.
  4. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Mihir Sarwade for having attained the designation of Eagle Scout.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the 2007 budget for the Victim Assistance Project, in the amount of $230,428.
  2. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the 2007 budget for the Homeland Security Grant Program, in the amount of $32,757.

VI. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing preliminary approval to East Amwell Township’s PIG 1/2000A application’s final amendment to include the Geils Farm, Block 27, Lot 7, consisting of 49 acres, (SADC-208,740, County-$69,580, Township-$69,580), total amount $347,900.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final approval for the acquisition of a development easement from Phillip and Susan Rochelle, for Block 10, Lot 52, in Alexandria Township, estimated 53 acres, (SADC-$206,700, County-$55,650, Township-$55,650), total amount of $318,000.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Deed of Easement and Grant Agreement from Alexandria Township, for Block 11, Lot 13, (formerly Barretti/Landmarks), consisting of 35.095 acres, (SADC-$187,758.25, County-$56,046.72, Township-$68,540.53), total amount of $312,345.50.

VII. PLANNING BOARD, Sue Dziamara, Director

  1. Update of the Farmland Preservation Program.

VIII. PROJECT UPDATE, Frank J. Bell, AIA,  

  1. Update of various County facilities and buildings.

X. Old Business

IX. SOLID WASTE/RECYCING, Alan Johnson, Director

  1. Presentation – Solid Waste Management Plan Amendment.

X. PURCHASING

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Parks.03479, with the New Jersey Parks and Recreation Association, for various theme park tickets, for the Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $15,788.80.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #23584, with United Telephone, d/b/a Embarq, for a Norstar Modular ICS System, for the Division of Communications/ Emergency Services, of the Public Safety Department, in the amount of $13,835.11.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #23585, with United Telephone, d/b/a Embarq, for a Norstar Modular ICS System, for the Division of Communications/ Emergency Services, of the Public Safety Department, in the amount of $11,714.44.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2007-33, for Fine Paper and Envelopes, to Central Lewmar, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $59,705.02.

XI. COUNTY COUNSEL, Gaetano M. DeSapio

  1. Request by William Schleicher for easement across the Columbia Trail, County Park Property.

XII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Stockton Borough, requesting permission to use the fuel service at the Route 12 County Garage.

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

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

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

XV. KINGWOOD TOWNSHIP, James Burke, Mayor

  1. . To discuss a preservation project in Kingwood Township.

XVI. FREEHOLDER ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

XVII. EXECUTIVE SESSION (Reconvene if necessary)

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