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TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Hunterdon County Administration Building
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 06, 2009
2:00 pm
Public Notice- change in meeting time

1:45 p.m. Hunterdon County Utilities Authority Meeting

I. 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 24, 2009, 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. 2:00 p.m. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. Inclusion of municipalities in the County’s Health Benefits Program.

IV. 3:00 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

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

V. 5:00 p.m. TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE PRESENTATION  

VI. 5:15 p.m. FOR DISCUSSION  

  1. County Planning Board asking for a resolution of support of the Green Acres, Water Supply and Floodplain Protection, and Farmland and Historic Preservation Bond Act of 2009.
  2. Interpretation of the County’s Policy on implementation of 2010 Open Space Ballot Question.

VII. OPEN SPACE, Kevin Richardson, Coordinator

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, one Municipal Grant to West Amwell Township, in the amount of $28,359.61 and one Non-profit Grant to Hunterdon Land Trust, in the amount of $84,000, for the allocation of FY 2008/ CY 2009 County Open Space Trust Funds.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, three supplemental funding requests, from current allocation of FY 2008/CY 2009 Open Space Trust Funds to Bethlehem Township, increase of $11,932.61 to the previously approved amount of $48,750; New Jersey Conservation Foundation, increase of $4,024.80 to the previously approved amount of $207,720; and the New Jersey Audubon Society, increase of $3,000 to the previously approved amount of $54,000.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Board, a request by Tewksbury Land Trust to assign and convey its real property interest in Block 30, Lot 4.01 (n/f Devlin parcel) after closing to the Upper Raritan Watershed Association.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a Green Acres Application for a loan in the amount of $1,975,000 and/or grant in the amount of $7,148,350 to further the Hunterdon County Open Space Plan. The County would provide a County Match of $1,000,000.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Freeholder Director to sign Amendment No. 7, to the Green Acres Agreement for an additional $1,000,000 in matching (50%) grant funds to continue with the Open Space Plan Acquisition.
VIII. FARMLAND PRESERVATION, Sue Dziamara, Planning Director
  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final approval to the proposed County cost share at easement value for the fee simple acquisition of property known as Block 8, Lots 20 and 36, in West Amwell, consisting of 130 acres, (SADC - $825,000, County - $227,700, Township - $447,300), total amount of $1,500,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a proposed acquisition of development easement from Philip and Anna Felix, Block 14, Lot 23, in Kingwood, consisting of 175 acres, (SADC - $750,000, County - $250,000, Township - $250,000; shortfall of $325,000 to come from RFPP Funds (Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Fund Program), total amount of $1,575,000; and authorizing County Counsel to prepare a Municipal/County Cost Sharing Agreement.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a proposed acquisition of development easement from the Henry Boss Estate, Block 15, Lot 7, in Holland Township, consisting of 135 acres; (SADC - $567,000, County - $189,000, Township - $189,000), total amount of $945,000; and authorizing County Counsel to prepare a Municipal/County Cost Sharing Agreement.
  4. Update on the Highlands’ Conformance Process.
IX. FINANCE
  1. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance #09-09, authorizing repairs and improvements at Heron Glen Golf Course, in the amount of $170,000.
  2. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance #10-09, authorizing improvements and renovations at various County facilities, in the amount of $150,000.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2009 Budget for the Subregional Transportation Planning Program, in the amount of $51,904.
  4. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2009 Budget for the Highlands Plan Conformance Grant, in the amount of $20,000.
  5. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2009 Budget for the Multi-Jurisdictional Narcotics Task Force Grant, in the amount of $30,831.
  6. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2009 Budget for the State Health Services Grant, in the amount of $265,438.
  7. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2009 Budget for the Section 5311 Grant, in the amount of $404,993.
  8. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services approve the County’s Matching Funds for the Section 5311 Grant, in the amount of $134,998.
X. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III
  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2009-17, for Maintenance and Repair Materials for Roads and Bridges, to Campbell Foundry Company, in an amount not to exceed $8,000.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2009-17, for Maintenance and Repair Materials for Roads and Bridges, to Flemington Bituminous Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $118,000.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2009-17, for Maintenance and Repair Materials for Roads and Bridges, to Oldcastle Precast Pipe, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $22,000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2009-17, for Maintenance and Repair Materials for Roads and Bridges, to Stavola Construction Materials, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $40,000.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2009-17, for Maintenance and Repair Materials for Roads and Bridges, to Tilcon New York, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $154,000.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2009-17, for Maintenance and Repair Materials for Roads and Bridges, to Trap Rock Industries, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $56,000.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the professional services agreement with Dewberry-Goodkind, Inc., for additional work, not a part of the original agreement, in connection with scoping and development for the replacement of County Bridge E-166, Route 602 over the Back Brook, in East Amwell Township, increase of $20,200.
  8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the County to serve as the Lead Agency for Cooperating Pricing Agreements with the local government units within the County.

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

  1. Update of various County road and bridge projects.
XII. HEALTH DEPARTMENT, John Beckley, Director
  1. Update on the H1N1 preparation in the County.
XIII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard  
  1. County Update.

XIV. 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 claims in accordance with the Claims Register dated October 06, 2009.
  2. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report for August 2009.
  3. RESOLUTION - Angela Zieniuk appointed permanent, full time Principal Clerk Transcriber, Prosecutor’s Office. (passed Civil Service Exam).
  4. RESOLUTION - Danielle Aloiso appointed permanent, full time REHS Trainee, Health Department. (passed Civil Service Exam).
  5. RESOLUTION - Anna Suarez appointed temporary, as needed, Student Assistant, Library.
  6. RESOLUTION - Lester Podolec appointed temporary, as needed Instructor, Emergency Services Division of the Public Safety Department. ( Fire School Instructor).
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a portion of property in fee simple, along with drainage and bridge easements, from Block 25, Lot 2.03, and for the fee simple acquisition of Block 27, Lot 40, from Robert A. Foster and Carol D. Foster, in the amount of $22,600.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving final payment for County Bid #2009-07, for the 2009 Painting of Hunterdon County Bridges U-36, U-37, T-73, R-168, D-304A, D-304B and alternates H-91 and Q-160, to US Tank Painting, Inc., in the amount of $88,772.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving an application and agreement for State Aid to Counties and Municipalities under the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority Act, for the improvement of County Bridge D-300, on Rosemont-Raven Rock Road, in Delaware Township.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving an application and agreement for State Aid to Counties and Municipalities under the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority Act, for the improvement and Rehabilitation of County Bridge RQ-164, on Rockafellows Mill Road, in Raritan and Readington Townships.
  11. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a member of the Board to sign a professional services agreement with John P. Gallina, Esquire, for legal services in connection with eminent domain issues.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with John P. Gallina, Esquire, for legal services in connection with eminent domain issues, in an amount not to exceed $15,000.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving an Interlocal Health Services Agreement with Flemington Borough for certain public health activities and services.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving a Clinical Laboratory License in connection with the HIV program administered by UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School University Diagnostic Laboratories, for the Health Department, at the HIV Counseling & Testing Center.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification for the Reconstruction of InterCounty Bridge B-26-W, in Hunterdon and Warren Counties, increase of $30,000 (each County’s cost shall be $15,000), for Medina Consultants to provide inspection services.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification for the Reconstruction of InterCounty Bridge B-26-W, in Hunterdon and Warren Counties, increase of $6,000 (each County’s cost shall be $3,000), for Kupper LLC, to review shop drawing submittals from the contractor.

XV. PROCLAMATION

  1. PROCLAMATION - Welcoming the New Jersey National Guard 50 th Infantry Brigade Combat Team home.
XVI. GRANTS
  1. RESOLUTION - Approving an application to the New Jersey Department of Transportation to fund three Emergency Repair projects: Culvert T-102 on Rockaway Road in Tewksbury Township; County Bridge T-88 on Guinea Hollow Road in Tewksbury Township and County Bridge L-36 on Buffalo Hollow Road in Lebanon Township.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the submission of a grant application and execution of a grant agreement with the New Jersey Department of Transportation, for the Resurfacing of Hunterdon County Routes 623 and 625.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the submission of a grant application and execution of a grant agreement with the New Jersey Department of Transportation, for the Resurfacing of Hunterdon County Routes 512 and 517.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving County Modification #1, with the New Jersey Department of Human Services, for the increased provision of $36,000 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds, awarded to the Division of Social Services, for the Homeless Contract #SH09010.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving the “Hunterdon County 2010 Request for Application (RFA) Update and County Alliance Plan” and recommending its transmittal to the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant agreement with the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, Division of Criminal Justice, for the Multi-Jurisdictional County Gang, Guns and Narcotics Task Forces Grant, in the amount of $61,662. ($30,831 federal funds and a County Match of $30,831).
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the renewal of a Title IV-D Reimbursement Agreement with the New Jersey Division of Family Development, for the serving of warrants by the Sheriff’s Office, in the amount of $275,520.05.
  8. RESOLUTION - Accepting a Subgrant Award with the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, for the Hunterdon County Victim Assistance Project/Victims of Crime Act grant, in the amount of $90,570, ($72,456 in federal funds and $18,114 in Kind funds).
  9. RESOLUTION - Accepting a Subgrant Award with the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, for the FY 2009 FEMA Emergency Management Performance Grant, in the amount of $100,000 ($50,000 federal funds and a County Match of $50,000).
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving a Planning Assistance Grant application with the New Jersey Highlands Water Protection Council, in the amount of $20,000.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving a Hunterdon County Local Arts Program Block Grant for the County Library, to facilitate educational, cultural and musical programs at the Route 12 Headquarters and Clinton Libraries, in the amount of $20,000 ($10,000 Special Project funds and a County Match of $10,000).
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving the acceptance of an increase to the Local Core Capacity for Public Health Emergency Preparedness grant, from the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, through August 09, 2010, increase of $265,438.
XVII. CORRESPONDENCE  
  1. Kingwood Township First Aid & Rescue Squad, Inc., requesting the County again paint “NO PARKING” on the apron of the Squad Building, as it has faded.

XVIII. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS/REPORTS

XIX. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XX. EXECUTIVE SESSION (Reconvene if necessary)

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