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A complete copy of the February 05, 2008 Board Meeting Minutes will be available online once they are approved by the Board.

AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
February 05 , 2008 - 5:00 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 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. 5:00 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION

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

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

  1. County Update.

V. COUNTY PROJECTS, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Project Update.
  2. Presentation of a schematic review of the data center.

VI. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

    1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #23767, with Queues Enforth Development, for maintenance of computer software for the 911 System, Public Safety Dept., in the amount of $30,744.
    2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40017394, with DLT Solutions, for maintenance of computer software for the CAD System, Engineering Division of Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $17,758.77.
    3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #CC.964, with Progress Printing Company, for printing the Presidential Primary Election Ballots, for the County Clerk, in the amount of $39,962.
    4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40017354, with Custom Products, for aluminum sign blanks for the Traffic Maintenance Division of Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $16,882.12.
    5. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40017348, with 3M Traffic Control Materials, for reflective sheeting for making traffic signs, for the Traffic Maintenance Division of Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $13,816.65.
    6. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40017351, with Garden State Highway Products, for reflective sheeting for making traffic signs, for the Traffic Maintenance Division of Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $17,164.15.
    7. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40017360, with Ennis Paint, for striping powder, for the Traffic Maintenance Division of Roads, Bridges and Engineering, in the amount of $11,900.
    8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0117-2007, for engineering feasibility and design services in connection with a multi-use path across the Prescott Brook, a tributary to the South Branch of the Raritan River, in Clinton Township, connecting the County Arboretum with the South Branch Reservation, to Malick and Scherer, PC, in an amount not to exceed $86,520.38.
    9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2008-03, to furnish and deliver structural steel for County Bridge M-94, to Samson Metal Service, in an amount not to exceed $26,232.15.
    10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2007-48, to furnish and deliver liquid propane gas for various County buildings, to Amerigas, in an amount not to exceed $153,396 for a two (2) year period.

VII. LIBRARY, Mark Titus, Director

  1. Cost analysis for the Hunterdon County Bookmobile.

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

  1. To discuss a joint agreement with Warren County for the rehabilitation of Inter-County Bridge L-97-W.

IX. FARMLAND PRESERVATION

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the Deed of Easement and Grant Agreement from Timsoland LLC, for Block 14, Lot 25, in Delaware Township, consisting of 45.599 acres, (SADC-$248,970.54, County-$82,990.18, Township-$82,990.18), total amount of $414,950.90.

X. 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 September 11, 2007.
  2. Motion to approve claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated February 05, 2008.
  3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds report for January 2008.
  4. RESOLUTION - Melissa Giannelli appointed permanent, full time Library Assistant, Library.
  5. RESOLUTION - Andrea Hutchins appointed permanent, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee, Emergency Services Division, Department of Public Safety.
  6. RESOLUTION - Daniel Schulz appointed permanent, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee, Emergency Services Division, Department of Public Safety.
  7. RESOLUTION - Ryan Gibson appointed permanent, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee, Emergency Services Division, Department of Public Safety.
  8. RESOLUTION - Michael Helbing appointed permanent, full time Laborer, Parks and Recreation.
  9. RESOLUTION - Kyle Zenlea appointed provisional, full time Assistant Planner, Planning Board.
  10. RESOLUTION - Thomas Quinn appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Division of Corrections, Department of Public Safety.
  11. RESOULITON - Brad Winfield appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Division of Corrections, Department of Public Safety.
  12. RESOLUTION - Kevin Hallinger appointed provisional, full time Correction Officer, Division of Corrections, Department of Public Safety.
  13. RESOLUTION - Donald Donnelly appointed provisional, full time Horticulturalist, Parks and Recreation.
  14. RESOLUTION - Wayne Crans appointed temporary, as needed Laboratory Assistant, Vector Control Division, Health Department.
  15. RESOLUTION - Brian Engisch, Youth Worker, Youth Facility Division, Public Safety Department, increase in hours.
  16. RESOLUTION - Establishing the number of Investigatory staff in the Prosecutor’s Office.
  17. RESOLUTION - Establishing the number of Prosecutory staff in the Prosecutor’s Office.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving an employment agreement with Joseph Grande, Roads, Bridges and Engineering.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2007 Personal Assistance Services Program, in the amount of $10,000.
  20. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the return of a cash Road Opening Deposit to David Randazzo, in the amount of $2,430, as the project will not be done.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving the plans and specifications for the Resurfacing of Route 523, in Tewksbury Township.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with the William Morris Agency LLC, for a performance by Lori McKenna, on August 07, 2008, as part of the “Music Under the Stars” concert series, at Deer Path Park.
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving the acceptance of $20,000 from the New Jersey Historical Commission and authorizing the re-granting.
  24. RESOLUTION - Designating and supporting the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce as the County’s Destination Marketing Organization.

XI. RECOGNITION

  1. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing John Peterson for having served on the County’s Agriculture Development Board.

XII. GRANTS

    1. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the FY2005 Job Access/ Reverse Commute (JARC) Round 7, Section 3037 contract, with New Jersey Transit, for an additional $10,000.
    2. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of a public donor agreement to the Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) Contract #08AHKC, to provide funding to ensure the operation of the HSAC; Administration of Child Abuse and Missing Children Commission, a component of the County funded School Based Initiative Program and Safe Haven Infant Protection Law Outreach, in the amount of $83,742 in state funds, and a County Match of $17,980.
    3. RESOLUTION - Approving Grant Contract #SH08010, for homeless related services, in the amount of $57,378.
    4. RESOLUTION - Approving State Contract #08AMKC, to provide transportation services in the amount of $133,463 and a public donor agreement for $32,704 in matching funds.
    5. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the 2007 County Environmental Health Act Grant, extending the grant through June 30, 2008.
    6. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant agreement for the Hunterdon County Agriculture Market Development/Niche Crops Grant, in the amount of $50,000.
    7. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of a grant agreement with Dental Dental of New Jersey Foundation, Inc., to provide dental care services to low-income, uninsured children, in the amount of $30,000.

XIII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. High Bridge Fire Department, requesting permission to hold a Coin Toss on April 05, 2008 and November 29, 2008, on County Route 513 between Grayrock Road and Arch Street, from 7 am until 3 pm.

XIV. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. To consider members for 2008 with the New Jersey Association of Counties.
  2. To consider supporting Cape May County in the Bigley Lawsuit.
  3. Opposing the conversion of Route 440 into a Toll Road.
  4. To further consider a proposal from OPEN Road for use of County buses.

XV. FREEHOLDERS ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

XVI. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XVII. EXECUTIVE SESSION (Reconvene if necessary)

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