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TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Hunterdon County Administration Building
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 03, 2009

2:30 p.m. HCUA Reorganization

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.”

3:00 p.m. Finance Presentation - 2009 Pre- Budget Overview

II. 4:00 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION

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

III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

IV. 5:00p.m. New Jersey Council of Farmers and Communities

  1. Requesting reapplication of Highland’s Council Agricultural Marketing Grant.

V. FARMLAND PRESERVATION, Sue Dziamara

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Grant Agreement from Karen and Oliver Elbert, on Block 84, Lot 29, consisting of 87.226 acres, (SADC-$716,997.72, County-$191,199.39, Township-$286,799.09), total amount $1,194,996.20.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract of Sale of Development Easement from DW Vineyards, Limited Liability Company, c/o David Wolan Sole Member (f/k/a Fisher), on Block 17, Lot 16.03, consisting of 27 acres, (SADC-$226,800.00, County-$75,600.00 Township-$75,600.00), total amount $378,000.00.

VI. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2008-38, for the Department of Parks and Recreation Parkland Maintenance Agreement, at the Clover Hill Park, for one-year, renewable for four additional one-year terms, with Laine Farms.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2008-38, for the Department of Parks and Recreation Parkland Maintenance Agreement, at the Cold Brook Preserve, for one-year, renewable for four additional one-year terms, with Clucas Farms, LLC, in an amount to be received of $2,100.00.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2008-38, for the Department of Parks and Recreation Parkland Maintenance Agreement, at the Crystal Spring Reserve, for one-year, renewable for four additional one-year terms, with Ed Behre.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2008-38, for the Department of Parks and Recreation Parkland Maintenance Agreement, at the Hoffman Park, for one-year, renewable for four additional one-year terms, with Kocsis Farm LLC, in an amount to be received of $1,806.00.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2008-38, for the Department of Parks and Recreation Parkland Maintenance Agreement, at the Musconetcong Gorge Preserve, for one-year, renewable for four additional one-year terms, with Gregory Culberson, in an amount to be received of $300.00.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2008-38, for the Department of Parks and Recreation Parkland Maintenance Agreement, at Point Mountain Reservation, for a one-year, renewable for four additional one-year terms, with Ed Behre, in an amount to be received of $300.00.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2008-38, for the Department of Parks and Recreation Parkland Maintenance Agreement, at the Schick Preserve, for one-year, renewable for four additional one-year terms, with Kocsis Farm LLC, in an amount to be received of $7,434.00.
  8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2008-38, for the Department of Parks and Recreation Parkland Maintenance Agreement, at the Three Bridges, North Section of the South Branch River, for one-year, renewable for four additional one-year terms, with Derwood Farms, in an amount to be received of $108.00.
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2008-38, for the Department of Parks and Recreation Parkland Maintenance Agreement, at the Van Leight Management Area, for one-year, renewable for four additional one-year terms, with Thomas Grochowicz.
  10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2008-38, for the Department of Parks and Recreation Parkland Maintenance Agreement, at the Westcott Nature Preserve, for one-year, renewable for four additional one-year terms, with Wesley Pandy, in an amount to be received of $300.00.
  11. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2008-38, for the Department of Parks and Recreation Parkland Maintenance Agreement, at the South Branch Wildlife Management Area, Raritan and Hillsborough Townships for one-year, renewable for four additional one-year terms, with Laine Farms.
  12. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2008-42, for a 2009 F-350 Super Duty XL Regular Cab 4 x 4 8’ Single Rear Wheel Pickup, for the Roads and Bridges Department, to DFFLM, LLC, d/b/a/ Ditschman/Flemington Ford Lincoln Mercury, in an amount not to exceed $25,000.00.

VII. PROJECT UPDATE, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Project Update.
  2. Greenhouse project in the Parks Department utilizing balance of ordinance funds.

VIII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.
  2. Update of recording of public meetings.
  3. Policy for food/refreshment expenses for staff and volunteer meetings and functions.
  4. Open Space Trust Tax – Historic Preservation appropriation for Cultural and Heritage Sites of Historic Interest.

IX. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a grant agreement for the Medical Reserve Corp Grant #MRC-090240, with the National Association of County and City Health Officials, in the amount of $5,000.00.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing 2009 C.E.H.A. application grant.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a grant agreement with the New Jersey Department of Human Services for the provision of Social Services, funds in the amount of $57,378.00, for various Homeless Related Services.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a grant agreement with the New Jersey Council on the Arts for the “Local Arts Program”, for FY 2009-2011 funding to provide County Arts Agency Support and Re-granting Support, through the Cultural & Heritage Commission, in the amount of $74,134.00.

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 Social Services Funds Report for December 2008.
  2. Motion to approve Open Session minutes of January 20, 2009.
  3. RESOLUTION - Bryan Hanley appointed unclassified, full time, County Investigator (trainee), for the Prosecutor’s Department.
  4. RESOLUTION - Kenneth Saunders appointed unclassified, full time, County Investigator (trainee), for the Prosecutor’s Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - Scott Nodes appointed unclassified, full time, Warden, for the Corrections Division, Public Safety Department (five-year term).
  6. RESOLUTION - Eric Faulstich appointed permanent, full time Senior Registered Environmental Specialist, for the Health Department.
  7. RESOLUTION - Jaren Sucigan appointed permanent, full time Road Repairer, for the Roads and Bridges Department.
  8. RESOLUTION - James Mackin appointed permanent, full time Road Repairer, for the Roads and Bridges Department.
  9. RESOLUTION - Michael Adams appointed permanent, full time Road Repairer, for the Roads and Bridges Department.
  10. RESOLUTION - Kathryn Ragno appointed permanent, full time Supervising Clerk Transcriber, for the Social Services Division, in the Human Services Department.
  11. RESOLUTION - Patrick Masterson, Roads and Bridges Department, adjusting salary for performing supervisory duties in the absence of supervisor for period of 20 days or more.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving a license renewal application, for a clinical on-site laboratory for HIV counseling, for the Health Department.
  13. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a cash maintenance bond, #6053597-1, for Roadway Improvements, CR514, to Centex Homes, LLC, in the amount of $16,037.00.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving the acceptance of $16,600.00 from the New Jersey Historical Commission and authorizing the re-granting.
  15. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #9, for Bid #2005-39, Alterations and Addition to the Route 12 County Garage, for elimination of water well abandonment, with APS Contracting, Inc., decrease of $3,000.00.
  16. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #10, for Bid #2005-39, Alterations and Addition to the Route 12 County Garage, for elimination of lavatory ceramic tile work, with APS Contracting, Inc., decrease of $920.00.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #11, for Bid #2005-39, Alterations and Addition to the Route 12 County Garage, for elimination of two rubber floor mats, with APS Contracting, Inc., decrease of $260.00.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #12, for Bid #2005-39, Alterations and Addition to the Route 12 County Garage, reimbursement for engineer for additional time beyond the scope of the engineers’ contract due to project completion delay, with APS Contracting, Inc., decrease of $23,456.00.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract modification, for additional professional services, provided by Richard Monacchio, increasing the ceiling amount to $2,000.00, to reflect a new not-to-exceed amount of $14,000.00.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving an acquisition of a portion of property, in fee simple, from the Dewey Girls, L.L.C., Block 45, Lot 46, in the Township of Tewksbury, County of Hunterdon, in an amount not to exceed $1,700.00.
  21. RESOLUTION - Approving an InterLocal Health Services Agreement with Frenchtown Borough, for public health activities and services.

XI. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a member of the governing body to sign the Planning Incentive Grant Agreement with the Tewksbury Associates, Inc., Block 16, Lots 23, 23.01 and 23.02.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the County to apply for a grant incentive program to assist local government agencies to conduct energy audits and to encourage implementation of energy conservation measures.
  3. Review ranking criteria for the Open Space Cooperative Program.
  4. Review open items from the Comprehensive Open Space Policy adopted October 7, 2008.

XII. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS/REPORTS

XIII. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XIV. EXECUTIVE SESSION (Reconvene if necessary)

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