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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 20, 2009
3:00 pm

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, 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. 3:00 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

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

IV. 5:00 p.m. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. Forestry Management Plan.
  2. Vacancy in the Human Services Department.
  3. Presentation of PARIS Award by Bob Thurgarland and Michael Rasimowicz.

V. FARMLAND PRESERVATION, Sue Dziamara, Planning Director

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving an application for a Municipal Cost Sharing Agreement for the acquisition of Development Easement on the Saqa/Ghattas Farm, Block 75, Lot 33, in Readington Township.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement from Readington Township, (Saqa/Ghattas Farm), Block 75, Lot 33, consisting of 116 acres, (SADC - $1,168,860.99, County - $510,400, Township - $872,739.01), total amount of $2,552,000.

VI. FINANCE

  1. INTRODUCTION - Refunding Bond Ordinance providing for the refunding of $10,450,000 aggregate principal amount of outstanding bonds.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving an application to the Local Finance Board for its review and/or approval of the proposed Refunding Bond Ordinance.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2008 CEHA Grant, in the amount of $7,950 and the grant reserve in the amount of $7,950.36.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2008 Comprehensive Alcohol Grant, in the amount of $7,786 and the grant reserve in the amount of $7,786.06.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2008 HIV Testing and Counseling Grant, in the amount of $54,113 and the grant reserve in the amount of $54,114.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2008 Human Services Advisory Council Grant, in the amount of $817.85.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2008-09 Special Initiatives/Transportation grant, in the amount of $327.
  8. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2009 Budget for the COPS Technical Program, in the amount of $250,000.
  9. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2009 Budget for the Homeland Security Grant program, in the amount of $49,913.09.
  10. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2009 Budget for the Hunterdon County Area Plan Grants, in the amount of $303,753.
  11. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2009 Budget for the Kids are Riding Safe program, in the amount of $27,455.
  12. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2009 Budget for the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, in the amount of $67,655.
  13. Open Space and Preservation Policy Annual Treasurer’s Report.

VII. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving County Requisition #CountyClerk.1171, with Progress Printing Company, for ballots, in the amount of $63,568.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2009-13, to furnish and deliver Prescription Services for the Adult Correctional Facility, to Diamond Drugs, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $150,000, for a two (2) year period.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2009-19, for Snow and Ice Control Materials, (Rock Salt), to Atlantic Salt, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $468,000; pending review by County Counsel.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2009-19, for Snow and Ice Control Materials, (Calcium Chloride Solution), to Vestal Asphalt, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $29,248; pending review by County Counsel.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional surveying agreement with Carroll Engineering, for the Farmland Preservation Program, for Block 31, Lots 4 and 10, (Harrison Family Trust Farm), in East Amwell Township, in the amount of $7,460.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional appraisal agreement with Norman J. Goldberg, for the Farmland Preservation Program, for Block 14, Lot 15, in Alexandria Township (F. Nemeth Farm); Block 23, Lot 1, in Alexandria Township (Runge 1 Farm); Block 19, Lot 13, in Alexandria Township (Runge 2 Farm); Block 15, Lot 13, in Alexandria Township (Frick/Levick Farm); Block 38, Lot 8, in Delaware Township (Emmons Farm); Block 21, Lots 3, 3.03 and 12.03 in Delaware Township (Smith Farm); Block 6, Lot 48, in Holland Township (Gardner Farm); and Block 30, Lot 28, in Union Township (Roerig Farm), in the amount of $15,200.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional appraisal agreement with Robert F. Heffernan, for the Farmland Preservation Program, for Block 6, Lot 48, (Gardner Farm), in Holland Township, in the amount of $2,449.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional appraisal agreement with MGM Associates, for the Farmland Preservation Program, for Block 14, Lot 33.05, (Gulick III Farm), in West Amwell Township, in the amount of $1,750.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional appraisal agreement with C.L. Orbaker and Associates, for the Farmland Preservation Program, for Block 23, Lot 1, (Runge I Farm), in Alexandria Township; Block 19, Lot 13, (Runge II Farm), in Alexandria Township; Block 14, Lot 15, (F. Nemeth Farm), in Alexandria Township; and Block 15, Lot 13, (Frick/Levick Farm), in Alexandria Township, in the amount of $8,200.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional appraisal agreement with Thomas Rodriguez Associates, for the Farmland Preservation Program, for Block 30, Lot 8, (Roerig Farm), in Union Township; Block 14, Lot 33.05, (Gulick III Farm), in West Amwell Township; Block 38, Lot 8, (Emmons Farm), in Delaware Township, and Block 21, Lots 3, 3.03 and 12.03, in Delaware Township, in the amount of $8,800.

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

  1. Update of various County road and bridge projects.
  2. Hunterdon County South County Park – electrical work.

XII. SHERIFF, Deborah Trout  

  1. Discuss a proposed agreement with N.J. Motor Vehicle Commission.

XIII. CO NSENT 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 20, 2009.
  2. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report for September 2009.
  3. Motion to approve the regular session minutes of August 04, 2009 and September 01, 2009.
  4. RESOLUTION - JoAnn Herson appointed temporary, as needed Instructor, Division of Senior Services, Human Services Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - Eric Apfel, Patricia Benedetto, Jonathan Currie, Michael Gibson and Alana Strszeski appointed permanent, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainees, Division of Emergency Services, Public Safety Department.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving the plans and specifications for the Resurfacing and Sidewalk Improvements for County Route 635, in Glen Gardner and Hampton Boroughs.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Somerset County for Juvenile Home Detention Services, ($88 per juvenile).
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, Final, for Bid #2007-39, for Safety Improvements to County Route 523 (River Road) and County Route 612 (Bartles Corner Road) and County Route 523 (Flemington Junction Road), Raritan Township, with Marvec Construction Corp., increase of $149,552.35.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving Art Show Waiver agreements for various artists displaying work at The Real, The Abstract, The Art of Hunterdon art show at Prallsville Mills Sawmill Gallery, in Stockton Borough.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving a state contract with the New Jersey Department of Children and Families, DYFS, approving a shelter rate at the Hunterdon Youth Facility.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with the Communications Workers of America, Supervisory Unit, for the period January 01, 2007 through December 31, 2009.

XIV. PROCLAMATION

  1. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing November as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.

XV. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant agreement with the United States Department of Justice for a Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Technology Program Grant, in the amount of $250,000.

XVI. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS/REPORTS

XVII. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XVIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION (Reconvene if necessary)

 

 

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