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A complete copy of the July 01, 2008 Board Meeting Minutes is available online for review.

TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Tuesday, July 01, 2008 - 5:00 p.m.

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

l. 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, 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. 500 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION

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

IV. 6:00 p.m. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. To discuss workshops/conference/trips.

V. PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR, Frank Joseph Bell, AIA

  1. To discuss the status of the wireless project.
  2. To provide an update on the Warehouse/Records Retention Center.

VI. FINANCE, Kim Browne, Finance Director and Margaret Pasqua, County Treasurer

Old Business:

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - continued for Capital Ordinance No. 04-08, authorizing the upgrade of the countywide network for various County Campuses, in the amount of $1 million.
  2. RESOLUTION - “Dedication by Rider” to the County of Hunterdon for setting up a specific Trust received funds for Project Lifesaver Program.

New Business:

  1. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 12-08, authorizing repairs and improvements at Heron Glen Golf Course, in the amount of $177,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services approve the insertion of an item of revenue in the 2008 County Budget, for the Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan, in the amount of $65,000.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services approve the insertion of an item of revenue in the 2008 County Budget, for the Solid Waste Services Tax, in the amount of $113,665.

VII. THE TRUST FOR PUBLIC LAND, Thomas Gilbert

  1. To discuss the study of land conservation finance options for Hunterdon County.

VIII. PURCHASING

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Health.3629, with Sanofi Pasteur, for influenza virus vaccine, for the Health Department, in the amount of $32,112.50.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2008-22, for Automated Data Processing Services, for the Tax Board, to Vital Communications, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $143,172, for a two year period.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement for professional engineering design services, for the reconstruction of County Bridges E-140-M and E-142-M, and approach roadway of County Route 518 over the Stony Brook, in the Townships of East Amwell and Hopewell, to Greenman Pederson, d/b/a Keller and Kirkpatrick Consulting Engineers, in an amount not to exceed $112,178.

IX. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Grant Agreement with West Amwell Township, (Holcombe), for Block 5, Lot 15, in West Amwell Township, consisting of 54.7340 acres, (SADC-$361,244.40, County-$120,414.80, Township-$120,414.80), total cost $602,074.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Grant Agreement with Reaville East Farm, LLC, for Block 80, Lot 13, in Raritan Township, consisting of 56.040 acres, (SADC-$437,112, County-$116,563.20, Township-$174,844.80), total costs $394,900.

X. OPEN SPACE, Kevin Richardson, Coordinator

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a purchase contract for Block 49, Lot 47, in Franklin Township, from Anthony Malinowski, in the amount of $75,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving, at the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, three Municipal Grant Program applications and four Nonprofit Grant Program applications.

XI. ROADS AND BRIDGES UPDATE, John P. Glynn, Director

  1.  To update the Board on various County road and bridge projects. .

XII. 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 June 17, 2008.
  2. Motion to approve claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated July 01, 2008.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report for May 2008.
  4. RESOLUTION - Joseph Kvarta appointed permanent, full time Family Service Worker, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department. (replacement hired off Civil Service)
  5. RESOLUTION - Joshua Burk appointed permanent, full time Road Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering. (passed Civil Service Test).
  6. RESOLUTION - Kevin Gonzalez appointed permanent, full time Road Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering. (passed Civil Service Test).
  7. RESOLUTION - Robert Hanley Jr. appointed permanent, full time Road Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering. (passed Civil Service Test).
  8. RESOLUTION - Donn Brown appointed permanent, full time Road Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering. (passed Civil Service Test).
  9. RESOLUTION - Kyle Zenlea appointed permanent, full time Assistant Planner, Planning Board. (passed Civil Service Test).
  10. RESOLUTION - Chris Botzan appointed permanent, full time Senior Mechanic, Roads, Bridges and Engineering. (passed Civil Service Test).
  11. RESOLUTION – Barbara Chilmonik appointed permanent, full time Housing Assistance Technician, Housing Division, Human Services Department. (passed Civil Service Test).
  12. RESOLUTION - Joseph Pacella appointed provisional, full time Social Worker Aging, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department. (replacement).
  13. RESOLUTION - Edward Regan appointed provisional, full time Field Representative Senior Citizens Program, Division of Senior Services, Human Services Department. (replacement).
  14. RESOLUTION - Treacy Everitt appointed temporary, as needed Clerk Typist, Rutgers’ Cooperative Extension.
  15. RESOLUTION - Alysia Pinkerton appointed temporary, as needed Clerk Typist, Rutgers’ Cooperative Extension.
  16. RESOLUTION - Renee Jackson appointed temporary, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation.
  17. RESOLUTION - Marc Katz, Public Health Representative, Health Department, adjustment of hours.
  18. RESOLUTION - Diane Attanasio, Public Health Representative, Health Department, adjustment of hours.
  19. RESOLUTION - Donna Kahlke, Senior Library Assistant, Library, leave of absence without pay.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for Bid #2008-12, for Safety Improvements to Route 579 with Route 513, in Alexandria, Franklin and Union Twps., with Z Brothers Concrete Contractors, Inc., increase of $6,125.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #36, for Bid #2005-47, for the Addition and Alteration of the Emergency Services/ Communications Center, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., increase of $$6,964.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a portion of property, in fee simple, along with a drainage easement, from Block 44, Lot 20, from John Brady and Joyce Brady, for the amount of $20,000.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving a Joint Transportation Agreement with the Hunterdon County Educational Services Commission, and contract addendum, to provide transportation on a selective basis and generally, as an addition to established special education transportation runs, to be arranged for and processed through the LINK, at no cost to the County.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving an Equipment Lease Agreement with New Jersey Transit, for 3 Section 5310 Federal Transit Administration funded vehicles, for use in the County’s Consolidated Transportation System, the LINK.
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Readington Township, for improvements to the Bank Street Entrance to County Route 523.

XIII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant agreement to accept PARIS grants, totaling $1,100,000, for the purpose of assisting the County and its constituent municipalities in the preservation, conservation and improvement of the electronic/technological and physical management and accessibility of public records.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-013, with the Legal Services of Northwest Jersey, to provide legal assistance to seniors, in the amount of $11,751 in federal funds and $1,286 in local funds.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Area Plan Grant #10-046, with the Hunterdon County Housing Repair Program, to provide safety related home rehabilitation and repairs, in the amount of $9,919 in state funds and $9,919 in local funds.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the Job Access/Reverse Commute (JARC-Round 8) contract with New Jersey Transit, for $81,448 in Federal funding, and a County match of $81,448, for a total amount of $162,896.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving an application with the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service, for program funding for various habitat improvement projects on 48+ acres, at the South Section of the Point Mountain Reservation.

XIV. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. West Amwell Fire Company, requesting permission to purchase fuel through the County’s shared services program.

XV. FREEHOLDERS ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

XVI. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XVII. EXECUTIVE SESSION (Reconvene if necessary)

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