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Dated October 20, 2008

A complete copy of the October 21, 2008 Board Meeting Minutes is available online for review.

AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
71 Main Street - Freeholder's Meeting Room - 2nd Floor
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 - 4:00 p.m.

 

3:45 p.m. HCUA

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. WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD

  1. Update.

V. 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 07, 2008 and the special session minutes of September 30, 2008.
  2. Motion to approve claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated October 21, 2008.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report for September 2008.
  4. RESOLUTION - Andrew Judd appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Parks and Recreation. (replacement – approved 8/19/08)
  5. RESOLUTION - Angela Zieniuk appointed provisional, full time Principal Clerk Transcriber, Prosecutor’s Office. (replacement – approved 8/19/08)
  6. RESOLUTION - Albert Strunk Jr. appointed provisional, full time Mechanic Helper, Roads and Bridges. (approved in 2008 Budget)
  7. RESOLUTION - Lori Liggett appointed temporary, interim Library Clerk Driver, Library. (interim replacement/employee on leave)
  8. RESOLUTION - Gretchen Vallat, Public Safety Telecommunicator, Communications Division, Public Safety Department, hours adjustment to part time.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving a Subordinate Agreement with Sarah Williamson subordinating the mortgages with the County.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving the redacted executive session minutes of July 09, 2008, August 19, 2008 and September 02, 2008.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Susan Laputka to the Health and Human Services Advisory Council.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Nicholas Meligakes and Evelyn Camon to the Local Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving an appointment and reappointments to the Professional Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Dorothy Ruhse and Nicholas Meligakes to the Transportation Advisory Committee.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Elizabeth Martin and Michael Yates to the Hunterdon County Vocational School Board of Education, known as Polytech.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with the Hunterdon Medical Center, as part of the Local Core Capacity Infrastructure Bioterrorism Grant, in the amount of $383,646 (federal funds and a County match of $21,556).
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving Application for Payment #18, Bid #2006-20, for the Renovation of the Hall of Records and Southard Building, with Watertrol, Inc., in the amount of $63,650.
  18. RESOLUTION - Supporting the partnership for Mass Transit and Rail in Hunterdon and Somerset Counties.
  19. RESOLUTION - Supporting the municipalities and endorsing a petition to Governor Corzine asking for a one-year extension on the submission of all municipal Fair Share Plans.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving a lease with the Hunterdon Bar Association for space at the historic Court House.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a right-of-way and/or easement from Walter and Lucille Davies, of the fee simple title to Block 57, Lot 9, in Delaware Township. (right-of-way easement for Route 605 - $19,426.50; site easement - $405; bridge maintenance easement for County Bridge D-445 - $580.50).

VI. PROCLAMATIONS/RECOGNITION

    1. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Robert Peabody for having served on the Hunterdon County Vocational School Board of Education, known as Polytech.

VII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.
  2. Modification to the policy on use of the historic Court House.
  3. Modification to the Conflict of Interest Policy.
  4. Professional Service Agreements.
  5. Update regarding Shared Services for animal control.

VIII. FINANCE, Kim Browne, Finance Director

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of various ordinances.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable and reserve for the 2007-08 Special Initiatives/ Transportation, in the amount of $10,885.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable and reserve for the 2007 Victim Assistance Project, in the amount of $39,866.
  4. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2008 County Budget for the Enhanced 9-1-1 General Assistance Grant, in the amount of $119,322.
  5. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2008 County Budget for the County 9-1-1 Coordinator, in the amount of $25,000.
  6. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2008 County Budget for the FTA Section 5311 Grant, in the amount of $478,489.
  7. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2008 County Budget for the County’s Match to the FTA Section 5311 Grant, in the amount of $158,830.
  8. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2008 County Budget for the Homeland Security Grant Program, in the amount of $587,065.40.
  9. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2008 County Budget for the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/Response Team, in the amount of $84,296.

IX. PROJECTS, Frank J. Bell, AIA, County Project Administrator

  1. Energy Conservation presentation.

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

  1. Update of various County road and bridge projects.

XI. FARMLAND, Sue Dziamara, Planning Board Director

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/County Cost Share agreement with Readington Township, on the James Farm, Block 56, Lot 5, in Readington Township.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement with Readington Township (Eugene and Helen James Farm), on Block 56, Lot 5, (SADC - $233,134.32, County - $77,711.44, Township - $77,711.44), total amount of $388,557.20.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal/County Cost Share agreement with Kingwood Township, for the Augustine Farm, on Block 14, Lot 21.03, in Kingwood Township.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving, upon the recommendation of the County Agriculture Development Board, preliminary approval to Alexandria Township’s PIG 2009 Round applications.
  5. RESOLUTION - Granting final approval for the acquisition of a Development Easement, for the Cain Farm, on Block 25, Lot 28.01, in Holland Twp., (SADC - $229,500, County - $117,300. Township - $86,700), total amount of $433,500.

XII. PURCHASING

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing that the award of Bid #2008-35, for Snow and Ice Control Materials, to Vestal Asphalt, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $29,952. (Calcium Chloride Solution).
  2. RESOLUTION -Authorizing that the award Bid #2008-35, for Snow and Ice Control Materials, to Atlantic Salt, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $610,200. (Rock Salt).
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0107-2008, for architectural design services in connection with the expansion of the existing Records Retention/Data Center, to USA Architects, in an amount not to exceed $120,000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #23998, using Quote #0092-2008, with Troxell Communications, for video equipment, for the Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $14,171.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40019585, using Quote #0086-2008, with GT&S Gas, for a welder, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $14,048.75.

XIII. FLEMINGTON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, James Hill/Robert Benjamin

  1. Presentation of a plan to re-establish a passenger rail system from Flemington, to run directly from Flemington to the Raritan Valley Line.

XIV. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a subgrant award for the County Gang, Gun and Narcotics Task Force Grant, from the State Department of Law and Public Safety, in the amount of $109,494. (Federal - $54,747, County Match $54,747).
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a subgrant award for the SANE/SART (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/Sexual Assault Response Team) subgrant award, from the State Department of Law and Public Safety, in the amount of $105,370. (Federal - $84,296, County Match - $21,074).
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for grant funds for the Local Core Capacity for Public Health Emergency Preparedness, in the amount of $383,646. (Federal funds and a County match of $21,556).
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for the MRC (Medical Reserve Corps) Capacity Building Award (CBA), with the National Association of County & City Health Officials, in the amount of $5,000.

XV. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Fairmount Fire Co. No. 1, requesting permission to hold a coin toss on Sunday, October 26, 2008 (rain date: November 02, 2008), at the intersection of County Routes 517 and 512, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  2. New Jersey Association of Counties, dues for 2008 in the amount of $5,000.

XVI. FREEHOLDERS ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

XVII. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XVIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION (Reconvene if necessary)

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