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Dated September 02, 2008

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AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
71 Main Street - Freeholder's Meeting Room - 2nd Floor
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Tuesday, September 02, 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 September 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. 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 August 19, 2008.
  2. Motion to approve claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated September 02, 2008.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report for August, 2008.
  4. RESOLUTION - Christine Olexa appointed unclassified, full time Assistant Prosecutor, Prosecutor’s Office. (budgeted under 3 yr. Plan).
  5. RESOLUTION - Lindsay Motto appointed permanent, full time Family Service Worker, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department. (vacant position).
  6. RESOLUTION - Carla Hobbs appointed permanent, full time Environmental Health Specialist, Health Department. (passed NJDOP exam).
  7. RESOLUTION - Mary Ann Rodenberger appointed permanent, full time Executive Director, Office on Aging, Division of Senior Services, Human Services Department. (passed NJDOP exam).
  8. RESOLUTION - Rose Pulle appointed permanent, full time Management Specialist, Health Department. (passed NJDOP exam).
  9. RESOLUTION - Carrie Muscatell appointed permanent, full time Senior Account Clerk, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department. (passed NJDOP exam).
  10. RESOLUTION - Elizabeth Rzasa appointed permanent, full time Senior Account Clerk, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department. (passed NJDOP exam).
  11. RESOLUTION - Joseph DeJesso appointed permanent, full time Bridge Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering. (passed NJDOP exam).
  12. RESOLUTION - Timothy Dellatore appointed permanent, full time Bridge Repairer, Roads, Bridges and Engineering. (passed NJDOP exam).
  13. RESOLUTION - Jennifer Reddy appointed provisional, full time Senior Youth Worker, Youth Facility Division, Public Safety Department. (replacement).
  14. RESOLUTION - Kenneth Miller appointed provisional, full time Land Surveyor, Roads, Bridges and Engineering. (promotion 2008 budget).
  15. RESOLUTION - Robert Ent Jr. appointed provisional, full time Land Surveyor, Roads, Bridges and Engineering. (promotion 2008 budget).
  16. RESOLUTION - Rachel Potter appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  17. RESOLUTION - Emily Shiffman appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  18. RESOLUTION - Miller Hartsoe appointed temporary, as needed Student Assistant, Library.
  19. RESOLUTION - Carrie Sheick appointed temporary, as needed Summer Nature Counselor (Head Counselor), Parks and Recreation.
  20. RESOLUTION - Helen Karsh appointed temporary, as needed Instructor, Division of Senior Services, Human Services Department. (Instructor for Sr. Programs).
  21. RESOLUTION - Nancy Miller appointed temporary, as needed Instructor, Division of Senior Services, Human Services Department. (Instructor for Sr. Programs).
  22. RESOLUTION - Establishing the number of Assistant Prosecutors in the Prosecutor’s Office as required by NJDOP.
  23. RESOLUTION - Establishing the number of County Investigator staff in the Prosecutor’s Office as required by NJDOP.
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving a Federal Aid agreement with the New Jersey Dept. of Transportation, Division of Local Aid and Economic Development, the purchase of a Right of Way, for the Reconstruction of County Bridge E-166, on Wertsville Road, over the Back Brook, in East Amwell Township, for the amount of $91,305.
  25. RESOLUTION - Supporting the objectives of an appeal filed concerning the COAH regulations.
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving a Quit Claim Deed, on Block 19, Lots 37 and 38, Clinton Township.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving a policy setting fees for use of the Historic Court House.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving, at the recommendation of the Local Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, the “Hunterdon County Comprehensive Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Services Plan, for 2009-2012.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving the plans and specifications for the Reconstruction of Hunterdon County Bridge M-110, on Water Street over the Quequacommisacong Creek, in Milford Borough.

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

  1. Presentation to realign the County Budget process.
  2. Open Space Farmland Funding update.
  3. Motion to acknowledge receipt of the 2007 County Audit.
  4. RESOLUTON - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2008 Budget for Public Archives and Records Infrastructure Support Program (PARIS), in the amount of $1,100,000.
  5. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2008 Budget for a State Health Services Grant, in the amount of $383,646.
  6. 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 $58,695.

VI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. Golf Course Water Restrictions.
  2. Approving a policy amendment for requests for Trips, Meetings, Training and Conferences.
  3. Fringe Benefit policy for unclassified and non-contractual employees.

VII. FARMLAND PRESERVATION, Sue Dziamara, Planning Director

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a right of way from Robert A. and Lauren Tucker, on Block 30, Lot 41, in Lebanon Township, in the amount of $14,378 and approving a maintenance easement for Bridge No. L-59-J, in the amount of $377.

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

  1. Update of various County road and bridge projects.
  2. To request the County continue to reserve a slight-easement over a parcel of property from Souders, Block 27, Lot 24.

IX. PURCHASING

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #CC.1032, with AmCad, LLC, for lands record imaging and data loading, for the County Clerk’s Office, in the amount of $37,459.16.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40018932, with ATS Environmental Services, LLC, for cathodic projection repair at the South County Garage, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $24,843.60.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40019208, with Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., for software upgrade of the ArcGIS based Videolog Application, for Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $16,705.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the rejection of bid packages for Bid #2008-30, to provide and erect 1 two hundred twenty foot (220’) high Sabre Tower, Model #S3tl/220’ and 1 one hundred twenty foot (120’) high Sabre monopole (or equivalent), as they did not meet the County’s specifications and authorizing the Purchasing Agent to rebid the project.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing that the award of contract for County Bid #2008-16, awarded to Hanson Aggregates, on August 19, 2008, be hereby rescinded as the vendor can not supply the awarded materials due to a catastrophic failure of the asphalt equipment.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a modification to the contract for County Quote #0031-2008, with Trans Systems Corporation, to provide additional engineering services for additional Parks bridges, increase of $21,200.
  7. Discussion on the first draft of a professional services policy for agreements.

X. A.R. Shapack, member, Tewksbury Township Library

  1. To discuss the Affiliated Library reserve Funds policy.

XI. MUSCONETCONG WATERSHED ASSOCIATION, Bill Harclerode

  1. To introduce the Association and request financial assistance to remove the “Island Building” located in Hunterdon. (powerpoint presentation).
  2. Requesting a resolution to stop unmuffled engine braking in New Jersey. (power point presentation and sample resolution)..

XII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a renewal application for the Multi-Jurisdictional County Gang, Gun and Narcotics Tax Forces Grant, in the amount of $109,494. (Federal funds: $54,747, County Match: $54,747).
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a renewal application with the New Jersey State Division of Criminal Justice, for the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/Sexual Assault Response Team, to provide medical care and forensic evidence collection for victims of sexual assault, in the amount of $105,370. (Federal funds: $84,296, In Kind: $21,074).
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Subgrant Award, for the Victims Assistance program, in the amount of $73,369. (Federal funds: $58,695, County Match: $14,674).

XIII. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. To discuss a resolution for deferred retirement.
  2. To discuss the Transportation Link Services.

XIV. FREEHOLDERS ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

XV. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XVI. EXECUTIVE SESSION (Reconvene if necessary)

 

 
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