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AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
71 Main Street, Historic Court House, 2nd Floor Court Room
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 - 4:00 p.m.

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 May 15, 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. 4:00 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION

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

IV. 5:00 p.m. SHERIFF, Deborah Trout

  1. To discuss budgetary matters.

V. 6:00 p.m. CULTURAL & HERITAGE COMMISSION, Stephanie Stevens, Chairperson

  1. PROCLAMATION - Declaring May 2008 as National Historic Preservation Month.
  2. Presentation of Mini-Historian awards.

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

  1. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 05-08, authorizing the acquisition of equipment for the Hunterdon County Parks and Recreation Department, in the amount of $72,500.
  2. PUBLIC HEARING - Capital Ordinance No. 02-08, authorizing the acquisition of office furniture, fixtures and business equipment, various Departments of the County of Hunterdon, in the amount of $80,500.
  3. PUBLIC HEARING - Capital Ordinance No. 03-08, authorizing the acquisition of computer equipment, for the Information and Technology Department and various other Depts., in the amount of $138,100.
  4. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 04-08, authorizing the upgrade of the County-wide network for various County campuses, in the amount of $1,000,000.
  5. PUBLIC HEARING - Approving Bond Ordinance No. 06-08, authorizing the improvement of various public highways, roads and streets in, by and for the County, in the amount of $8,050,000.
  6. PUBLIC HEARING - Approving Bond Ordinance No. 07-08, authorizing the improvement of various bridges and culverts in, by and for the County, in the amount of $2,685,000.
  7. PUBLIC HEARING - Capital Ordinance No. 08-08, authorizing improvements and expansion of the Everittstown Garage storage facility, in the amount of $450,000.
  8. PUBLIC HEARING - Capital Ordinance No. 09-08, authorizing the acquisition of heavy public works machinery, equipment and trucks for the County Roads and Bridges and Vehicle Services Departments and buses for the Human Services Department, in the amount of $960,000.
  9. PUBLIC HEARING - Capital Ordinance No. 10-08, authorizing the upgrade and replacement of various communications’ equipment for the Hunterdon County Emergency Management Facility, in the amount of $273,000.
  10. PUBLIC HEARING - Capital Ordinance No. 11-08, authorizing the acquisition of computer equipment and furniture for the establishment of a computer crimes unit for the Hunterdon County Prosecutor, in the amount of $25,000.
  11. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services approve the insertion of an item of revenue in the 2008 Budget for the Clean Communities Entitlement, in the amount of $47,885.75.
  12. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services approve the insertion of an item of revenue in the 2008 Budget for the Human Services Advisory Council, in the amount of $1,000.
  13. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2006 Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/Response Team, in the amount of $3,810.25.
  14. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable of $323.65 and reserve of $323.50, for the 2005 Homeland Security Grant.
  15. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable and reserve for the 2006 County Environmental Health Act, (receivable $7,537.68 and reserve $7,538.27).
  16. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable of $34,901 and reserve of $34,900.88, for the 2007 County Comprehensive Alcoholism Grant.

VII. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, Michael Capabianco

  1. To discuss the Animal Control Program Feasibility Study.

VIII. PLANNING BOARD, Sue Dziamara, Director

  1. To discuss wastewater management.

IX. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update .

X. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving, upon the recommendation of the CADB (County Agriculture Development Board), the PIG farms for Tewksbury Township’s application.

XI. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2008-11, to furnish and deliver Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel, to Rachles/Michele’s Oil Co., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,860,565.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2008-12, for Safety Improvements to Routes 579 and 513, in Alexandria and Franklin Twps., to Z Brothers Concrete Contractors, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $312,102.17.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of Bid #2008-13, for Resurfacing and Storm Water Improvements to County Route 523, in Readington Township, to Defino Contracting Company, in an amount not to exceed $492,855.19.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.2931, with ESRI, Inc., for software maintenance for the GIS Division, Information Technology Department, in the amount of $25,400.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.2939, with Software House International, for email security software, for Information Technology, in the amount of $22,219.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40018256, with Atlas Flasher, for an attenuator traffic device, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $17,140.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40018316, with Whitemarsh Corporation, for a fueling station for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $69,871.44.

XII. ROADS, BRIDGES and ENGINEERING, John P. Glynn, Director

  1. Update of various County road and bridge projects.

XIII. 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 October 09, 2007, and October 23, 2007; the reorganization minutes of January 02, 2008; the special session minutes of January 04, 2008, January 09, 2008, February 15, 2008, May 08, 2008; and the regular session of April 15, 2008.
  2. Motion to approve claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated May 20, 2008.
  3. RESOLUTION - Edmund DeFilippis, Jr. appointed unclassified, full time County Investigator, Prosecutor’s Office.
  4. RESOLUTION - Kathleen Hynes appointed provisional, full time Principal Account Clerk, Finance Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - Jennifer Reddy appointed permanent, full time Youth Worker, Youth Division, Department of Public Safety.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a Refunding Bond and Release in the Mater of the Estate of Henry Wideman, to the County Library, in the amount of $5,000.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving the specifications for Resurfacing and Surface Treatment of County Routes 513, 579, 604a, 604b, 629c and 639, the Route 12 Garage and the Lebanon Garage, in various municipalities.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving the specifications for the Resurfacing of various roads in various townships.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #32, for Bid #2005-47, for the Addition and Alteration to the Communications/ Emergency Services Center, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., increase of $5,266.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #33, for Bid #2005-47, for the Addition and Alteration to the Communications/ Emergency Services Center, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., increase of $1,213.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #34, for Bid #2005-47, for the Addition and Alteration to the Communications/ Emergency Services Center, with DeSapio Construction, Inc., increase of $4,055.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving, upon the recommendation of the Cultural & Heritage Commission, the administration of the Special Grant Award program, in the amount of $64,800.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving a $0.10 per gallon administrative fee for fuel in addition to the identified user fee to participate in the County’s Shares Services Fuel program.

XIV. PROCLAMATIONS/RECOGNITION

  1. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Christian Bitters IV for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  2. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Irvine Johnstone IV for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  3. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Michael Moriarty for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  4. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Justin Prince for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  5. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Mike Gaykowski for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  6. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing Kyle Anastasio for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.

XV. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving an application with the State Department of Health and Senior Services for the Senior Farmers’ Market Mini Grant, in the amount of $3,285 ($1,200 state funds, $2,085 County funds).

XVI. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Whitehouse Fire Company Number 1, Request to purchase fuel through the County.

XVII. FREEHOLDERS ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

XVIII. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XIX. EXECUTIVE SESSION (Reconvene if necessary)  

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