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Minutes of the August 05, 2008 Board Minutes are available

AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
71 Main Street, Historic Court House, 2nd Floor Court Room
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Tuesday, August 05, 2008 - 4:00 pm

 

3:45 p.m. Hunterdon County Utilities Authority Meeting

l. 4:00 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 July 29, 2008, 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. EXECUTIVE SESSION

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

IV. 6:00 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 session minutes the regular session minutes of December 11, 2007, July 01, 2008 and July 15, 2008.
  2. Motion to approve claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated August 5, 2008.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report for July 2008.
  4. RESOLUTION - Kenneth Rowe appointed unclassified, full time Sergeant, Prosecutor’s Office.
  5. RESOLUTION - Trevor Smith appointed permanent, full time Senior Road Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  6. RESOLUTION - Robert Fandel appointed permanent, full time Senior Road Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  7. RESOLUTION - Brian Stull appointed permanent, full time Technician MIS, Information and Technology Department.
  8. RESOLUTION - Amy Hollander appointed, permanent, part time Library Assistant, Library Department.
  9. RESOLUTION - Dan Waisempacher appointed provisional, full-time Mechanic, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  10. RESOLUTION - Alyssa Bradley appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library Department.
  11. RESOLUTION - Jamie Rue Pickard appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library Department.
  12. RESOLUTION - Patricia Lippincott appointed temporary, as needed Instructor, Division of Senior Services, Human Services Department.
  13. RESOLUTION - Christine Aebiscner appointed temporary, as needed, Student Assistant, Library Department.
  14. RESOLUTION - Julianne Dinizio appointed temporary, when and as needed, Student Assistant, Library Department.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving salaries for employees covered under the bargaining agreement between the Sheriff, the County and FOP Lodge #94, who are eligible for July 2008 adjustments.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving salaries for employees covered under the bargaining agreement between the County and FOP Lodge #29.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving salary adjustment for Curt Blomquist, acting as Temporary Supervisor, Roads and Bridges Department.
  18. RESOLUTION - Individual agreements for 94 artists to participate in an art show sponsored by the Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission scheduled from July 20 through July 31, 2008, at the Historic Prallsville Mill, in Stockton, New Jersey.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving a property acquisition, in Fee Simple for a Drainage Easement, from Matthew E. and Ann A. Adriance, Block 44, Lot 19, in the Township of Delaware, County of Hunterdon.
  20. RESOLUTION - Joining with the Hunterdon County Planning Board in support of the Delaware River Scenic Byway Corridor Management Committee in their application for National Scenic Byway designation.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving the recommendation of the Hunterdon County Board of Construction Appeals for the adoption of Rule for Escrow Appeals.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving Plans and Specifications for reconstruction of Bridge H-64-W, on Mount Joy Road, Township of Holland.
  23. RESOLUTION - Supporting Assembly Bill 2046 and companion Senate Bill 1830, to increase annual appropriation from the Casino Revenue Fund, for the Senior Citizens and Disabled Residents Transportation Assistance Program.
  24. RESOLUTON - Approving County Ordinance #2008-1 amending County Ordinance 99-1 and 2002-1, for Health Department fees.
  25. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of redacted Executive Session minutes for February 05, 2008, February 19, 2008, March 04, 2008 and March 18, 2008.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving a Fee Simple Contract for Sale of a portion of property, from Matthew E. and Anne A. Adriance, Block 44, Lot 19, Tewksbury Township, in the amount of $15,000.00.

RECOGNITION

  1. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Brent Alexander Long for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.

V. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. Review policies for Trips/Meetings/Conferences and for Usage Fees from the Historic Court House
  2. Board direction on various requisitions.
  3. Fleet Management update
  4. Update Cooperative Open Space Program

VI. PURCHASING

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #6915, using State Contract #A70256 WSCA, with Dell, for computers, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $11,595.48.
  2. RESOLUTION -Approving Requisition #40018946, using Quote #0070-2008 for Storr Tractor Company, for a flail mower cutter head, as needed by the Roads and Bridges Department, in the amount of $11,258.
  3. RESOLUTION - approving Requisition #2994, using State Contract #A53824, with Dell, for computers, as needed by the Hunterdon County Division of Senior Services, in the amount of $12,933.
  4. RESOLUTION - Rejection of Bid, from Powerco Inc. for County Bid #2008-18, for one John Deere 544J Wheel Loader, as needed by Roads and Bridges, due to failure to meet minimum requirements of specifications.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2008-18, for one John Deere 544J Wheel Loader, as needed by Roads and Bridges, to Jesco, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $118,000.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2008-16, for Resurfacing and Drainage Improvements to County Route 514, to Trap Rock Industries Inc., in an amount not to exceed $2,087,689.93.

VII. ROADS, BRIDGES AND ENGINEERING, John P. Glynn, Director

  1. Roads and Bridges Update.

IX. PARKS AND RECREATION, John Trontis, Director

  1. Update of Parks and Recreation activities.

X. FARMLAND PRESERVATION, Sue Dziamara, Planning Director

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement from Stuart C. and Katherine M. Newcomb, Block 26, Lot 25, consisting of 44.621 acres, in Kingwood Township, (SADC - $216,411.85 County - $60,996.91, Township - $75,097.14), total amount of $352,505.90.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the proposed acquisition of a Development Easement owned by Delaware Township (Skuese/Steinhardt Properties, L.L.C.), on Block 39, Lot 1, in Delaware Township, consisting of approximately 43.436 acres, (SADC - $521,232.00, County - $173,744.00, Township - $173,744.00, Township), total amount of $868,720.00.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Cost Share Contribution, in the amount of $173,744.00, toward the purchase of a Development Easement of Block 39, Lot 1, (Skuese/Steinhardt Properties, LLC), consisting of approximately 43.436 acres, with Delaware Township.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement from Deborah K. Masefield, Block 18, Lot 47, consisting of 66.503 acres, in Lebanon Township, (SADC - $305,747.54, Federal - $99,754.50, County - $0,), total amount of $491,789.68.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement owned by Robert A. LeCompte, Block 29, Lot 4.01, in Clinton Township, consisting of 40 acres, (SADC-$360,00, County-$96,000, Township-$144,000), total amount of $600,000.
  6. RESOLUTION - Granting preliminary approval for the 2009 Planning Incentive Grant Round for 13 easement purchases.
  7. Discussion of a resolution addressing Planning Incentive Grants funding process.

Xl. HEALTH DEPARTMENT, John Beckley, Director

  1. To discuss a Dental Clinic.

XII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-055/056, to provide informational assistance, physical fitness activities and educational services, with the Hunterdon County YMCA, $6,419 in federal funds, $41,035 in state funds and $19,222 in local funds.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-061, to provide caregiver support group meetings, with Hunterdon Behavioral Health, $15,311 in federal funds, $12,171, in state funds and $7,498 in local funds.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-016, to provide telephone reassurance call services to homebound citizens aged 60 and over, with Hunterdon Helpline, Inc. in the amount of $392,788 in federal funds, $299,400 in state funds, of which $495,794 is available.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-052, to provide friendly visitor services to homebound citizens aged 60 and over, with Hunterdon Helpline, Inc., in the amount of $392,788 in federal funds, $299,400 in state funds, of which $495,794 is available.

XIII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Califon Borough is requesting to utilize and maintain County property for the purpose of a Fireman’s memorial.
  2. Three Bridges Volunteer Fire Company, requesting permission to hold a coin toss on Saturday, September 06, 2008 from 9am to 3 pm, on Summer Road Park.
  3. Business and Education Alliance is requesting the Hunterdon County become a member and forward the annual membership fee of $2,500.00.

XIV. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. COAH consideration.
  2. Kingwood Township – Equestrian Village status
  3. Open Space Ballot Question

XV. FREEHOLDERS ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

XVI. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

  1. A. Nina Van Duyne – Animal Control

XVII. EXECUTIVE SESSION (Reconvene if necessary)

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