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Dated November 17, 2008

A complete copy of the November 18, 2008 Board Meeting Minutes is available for review.

AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
71 Main Street - Freeholder's Meeting Room - 2nd Floor
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Thursday, November 18, 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 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. 4:00 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION REQUESTS

  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 of January 15, 2008 and October 21, 2008.
  2. Motion to approve claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated November 18, 2008.
  3. RESOLUTION - Heather Fike appointed permanent, full time Coordinator of Contractual Operations, Human Services. (passed Civil Service Exam).
  4. RESOLUTION - Jane Duke appointed permanent, full time Housing Assistance Technician, Housing Division, Human Services. (passed Civil Service Exam).
  5. RESOLUTION - Kathleen Hynes appointed permanent, full time Principal Account Clerk, Finance. (passed Civil Service Exam).
  6. RESOLUTION - Brynda Taylor-Flynn appointed permanent, part time, as needed, Librarian, Library. (passed Civil Service Exam).
  7. RESOLUTION - Elisabeth Gilbert appointed permanent, part time Librarian, Library.  (passed Civil Service Exam).
  8. RESOLUTION - Donald Donally appointed permanent, full time Horticulturalist, Parks and Recreation. (passed Civil Service Exam).
  9. RESOLUTION - Brian Jados appointed provisional, full time Research Assistant, Prosecutor’s Office. (support position, approved August 19, 2008).
  10. RESOLUTION - Patricia Davino appointed provisional, full time Principal Clerk Typist, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon. (Desk Audit/NJDOP)
  11. RESOLUTION - Nancy Cramer appointed temporary, as needed Principal Clerk Transcriber, Prosecutor’s Office. (approved August 19, 2008).
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving State Change Order #1, for Bid #2007-35, for Roadway Resurfacing and Drainage Improvements to County Route 615, in Franklin and Kingwood Townships, with Trap Rock Industries, Inc., decrease of $127,383.32.    
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving No Stopping or Standing a vehicle at the Intersection of County Route 620 (Readington Road) and Lightfield Road, in Readington Township.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving a subcontract for the FY 2009 Subregional Transportation Planning Program with the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, in the amount of $64,880, ($51,904 Federal funds, $12,976 County Match).
  15. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of redacted Executive Session minutes for September 30, 2008 and October 07, 2008.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional agreement with Lanza & Lanza, in connection with legal matters concerning the 9-1-1 Communications Center, amount not to exceed $50,000.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the professional services agreement with Archer & Greiner for legal services for the Division of Social Services, Human Services Department, increase of $30,000.

  18. Added Items:
  19. RESOLUTION - Keith Schemick appointed unclassified, full time Chief Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  20. RESOLUTION - Edward Davis appointed unclassified, full time Chief Warrant Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  21. RESOLUTION - Setting the salaries for Undersheriff’s, in the Sheriff’s Office.

V. OLD BUSINESS

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Musconetcong River Management Association implementing the designation of the Musconetcong River as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.

VI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. Policy on Trips, Conferences, Training and Memberships.
  2. To discuss the Harbinger newsletter..
  3. To discuss the Open Space Tax Trust Fund for Historic Preservation.

VII. FINANCE, Kim Browne, Director

  1. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 13-08, Authorizing the demolition of various County buildings and structures, in the amount of $200,000.
  2. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 14-08, Authorizing the acquisition of Development Easements on Agricultural Land for the Farmland Preservation Program, in the amount of $2,000,000.
  3. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 15-08, Authorizing the acquisition of real property for Open Space, Park and Recreation purposes, in the amount of $2,000,000.
  4. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 16-08, Authorizing the construction of an addition to the Hunterdon County Records Retention Center and Warehouse, in the amount of $2,750,000.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of various County Ordinances.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2007 Municipal Alliance Program in the amount of $9,769.04 and a reserve in the amount of $9,769.08.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2007 Subregional Transportation Planning Program, in the amount of $0.01.
  8. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2008 Budget for the Delta Dental Plan of New Jersey Foundation, in the amount of $10,000.
  9. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2008 Budget for the Kids are Riding Safe Program, in the amount of $25,925.
  10. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2008 Budget for the Victim Assistance Project, in the amount of $11,040.
  11. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2008 Budget for the New Jersey Historical Commission, in the amount of $16,600.

VIII. PURCHASING, John Davenport, Purchasing Agent

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #Parks.04065, with the New Jersey Parks and Recreation Association, for theme park tickets, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $18,354.50.

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

  1. Update of County Bridge T-51, in Tewksbury Township.

X. FARMLAND, Sue Dziamara, Planning Board Director

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/County Cost Saving Agreement with West Amwell Township, for the Gulick Home Farm I, Block 14, Lot 33.02.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/County Cost Saving Agreement with West Amwell Township, for the Gulick Home Farm II, Block 13, Lot 34.
  3. To discuss a request from the Hunterdon Land Trust for a letter of support for their Wild and Scenic Management Grant funding.

XI. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving State Contract #09AMKC, for LINK transportation services in the amount of $133,463 (state funds) and the concomitant Public Donor Agreement for $31,704 in matching funds.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of a General Operating Support Grant application, with the NJ Historical Commission, in the amount of $16,600, to preserve and promote Hunterdon’s historical significance.
  3. RESOLUTION - Accepting an additional $10,000 Supplemental award from Delta Dental to support the County’s Children’s Dental program, total award with increase is $40,000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving an application with the NJ Department of Community Affairs, designating the County Planning Board to use its resources to develop and complete the Hunterdon County Wastewater Management Plan, in the amount of $100,000 (state funds).

XII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Board of Fire Commissioners of the City of Lambertville, requesting permission to participate in the County’s cooperative purchase of gas and diesel.

XIII. FREEHOLDERS ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

XIV. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XV. EXECUTIVE SESSION (Reconvene if necessary)

 

 
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