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TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Hunterdon County Administration Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
July 06, 2010 - 4:00 pm

3:30 p.m. Hunterdon County Utilities Authority Meeting

I. 4:00 p.m. 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 21, 2010, 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.”

I. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS

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

III. 6:00 p.m. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

IV . PUBLIC COMMENT, Limited to 2 minutes per person,
(Comments exceeding 2 minutes will be entertained later in the agenda).

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

  1. PUBLIC HEARING - Adoption of Bond Ordinance No. 5-10, Authorizing the improvement of various bridges and culverts in, by and for the County of Hunterdon, State of New Jersey, in the amount of $3,300,000.00.
  2. PUBLIC HEARING - Adoption of Bond Ordinance No. 6-10, Authorizing the improvement of various public highways, roads and streets in, by and for the County of Hunterdon, State of New Jersey, the amount of $3,150,000.00.
  3. PUBLIC HEARING- Adoption of Capital Ordinance No. 7-10, authorizing the cooperative acquisition of real property for Open Space, Park and Recreation purposes, in the amount of $1,750,000.00.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2009 Municipal Alliance Program, in the amount of $8,826.72.
  5. RESOLUTION - Request Division of Local Government Services approve the insertion of an item of revenue in the 2010 Budget for the Buffer Zone Protection Program, in the amount of $71,350.00.
  6. RESOLUTION - Request Division of Local Government Services approve the insertion of an item of revenue in the 2010 Budget for the Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program, in the amount of $1,200.00.
  7. RESOLUTION - Request Division of Local Government Services approve the insertion of an item of revenue in the 2010 Budget for the State Health Services Grant, in the amount of $376,239.00.
  8. RESOLUTION - Rescinding the Petty Cash fund for the Hunterdon County Youth Facility.
  9. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a Change in Custodian of Petty Cash Fund, of the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office, change from J. Patrick Barnes to Dermot P. O’Grady.
  10. STATUS - Freeholders’ request for Comparison of 2009 -2010 Budget Expenditures.

VI. PURCHASING, John Davenport, Purchasing Agent

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an award of contract, for Bid #2009-25, for the provision of long-distance telephone service, with Embarq Communications, Inc., DBA CenturyLink Communications, in the amount not-to-exceed $57,528.00.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an award of contract, for Bid #2010-14, for the reconstruction of curb, sidewalk and drainage improvements for the Hunterdon County Community Services Annex, with Topline Construction Corporation, in the amount not-to-exceed $159,010.06
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an award of contract, for Bid #2010-12, to furnish and deliver (4) 7500 International dump trucks with central hydraulics, plow hitches and spreaders, with Brown’s Hunterdon International LLC, in the amount not-to-exceed $576,772.00.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an award of contract, for Bid #2010-07, for drainage improvements to County Routes 513 and 617 in High Bridge Borough and Raritan Township, with Z Brothers Concrete Contractors, Inc., in the amount not-to-exceed $159,854.86.

VII. INTRODUCTION OF HUMAN SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR

  1. RESOLUTION - Appointment of the unclassified, full-time, Administrator, (Civil Service title Department Head) Human Services Department.

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

  1. Update of various County roads and bridges.
  2. Bethlehem Township Public Works – request to purchase County surplus equipment.

IX. PLANNING – Farmland Preservation Program

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final approval to provide a cost share of a proposed acquisition of a development easement on the Frick/Levick Farm, known as Block 15, Lot 13, in Alexandria Township, consisting of approximately 43 acres, (Township - $60,200.00; County - $60,000.00; SADC - $197,800.00) for a total amount of 318,200.00.
  2. RESOLUTION – Authorizing final approval to provide a cost share of a proposed acquisition of a development easement on the Runge Farm #1, known as Block 23, Lot 1, in Alexandria Township, consisting of approximately 35 acres, (Township - $68,600.00; County - $68,600.00; SADC - $205,800.00) for a total amount of $343,000.00.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final approval to provide a cost share of a proposed acquisition of a development easement on the Runge #2 Farm, known as Block 19, Lot 13, in Alexandria Township, consisting of approximately 76 acres, (Township - $117,800.00; County - $117,800.00; SADC - $372,400.00) for a total amount of $608,000.00.
  4. RESOLUTION – Authorizing final approval to provide a cost share of a proposed acquisition of a development easement on the Emmons Farm, known as Block 38, Lot 8, in Delaware Township, consisting of approximately 45 acres, (Township - $108,000.00; County - $108,000.00; SADC - $324,000.00) for a total amount of $540,000.00.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final approval to provide a cost share of a proposed acquisition of a development easement on the Smith Farm, known as Block 21, Lots 3, 3.03 and 12.03, in Delaware Township, consisting of approximately 72 acres, (Township - $144,000.00; County - $144,000.00; SADC - $432,000.00) for a total amount of $720,000.00.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final approval to provide a cost share of a proposed acquisition of a development easement on the Gardner Farm, known as Block 6, Lot 48, in Holland Township, consisting of approximately 52 acres, (Township - $65,650.00; County - $65,650.00; SADC - $224,900.00) for a total amount of $356,200.00.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final approval to provide a cost share of a proposed acquisition of a development easement on the Gulick III Farm, known as Block 14, Lot 33.05, in West Amwell Township, consisting of approximately 17 acres, (Township - $24,650.00; County - $24,650.00; SADC - $79,900.00) for a total amount of $129,200.00.

X. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. Buildings and Maintenance, membership renewal of International Association of Electrical Inspectors for Pete Maddalena.
  2. Update of reallocation of staff.

XI. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. Heron Glen – discount fees for active duty military personnel
  2. Policy for Use of County Facilities and Meeting Rooms
  3. Governor Christie’s letter – ‘Cap 2.5’ and ‘Toolkit of Reforms’
  4. Friends of Hunterdon County

XII. 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 approving claims for Claims Register dated July 06, 2010.
  2. Motion to approve Social Services Fund Report for May 2010.
  3. RESOLUTION - Ed Davis, appointed unclassified, full time, Chief Warrant Officer, for a one-year term, commencing June 25, 2010 through June 24, 2011.
  4. RESOLUTION - Elise Ennis, appointed, provisional, full-time, Public Safety Telecommunicator, in Emergency Services Division, Public Safety Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving Timothy Gompf, Stephen Betancourt and Patrick LaFevre, as temporary appointments, for seasonal Laborer, when and as needed, in the Roads and Bridges Department.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving Melissa Peterson, Samantha Capezzuto and Matthew Fisher, as temporary appointments, for seasonal Recreation Leaders, when and as needed, in the Parks and Recreation Department.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving Brielle Cooper, Emily Miglis and Betsy Chao, as temporary Student Assistants, when and as needed, in the Library Department.
  8. RESOLUTION - Shane Fryer, County Park Ranger, request for a leave of absence without pay, effective June 14, 2010 through August 1, 2010.
  9. RESOLUTION - Susan DePatto, Senior Clerk Typist, request for a leave of absence without pay, effective July 12, 2010 through August 1, 2010.
  10. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the employee transfers from the Hunterdon County Youth Facility to various County Departments: Susan Pena – Health Department; Cynthia Gould – Health Department; Patrick Eckard – Parks and Recreation; James Doolan – Division of Social Services; Francia Reyes – Prosecutor’s Office; Jeremiah Harris – Library; Victoria Hockenbury – Division of Social Services.
  11. RESOLUTION - Resolution adjusting the salary of RoseAnn Freund for performing supervisory duties (contractual).
  12. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a contract modification, for consultant fees regarding the Black Fly Surveillance Program agreement, with Millersville University of Pennsylvania, in the amount of $5,500.00, for a revised not-to-exceed figure of $9,000.00.
  13. RESOLUTION - Authorizing final payment, for reconstruction of Bridge D-345, to Underground Utilities Corporation, in the amount of $34,444.15.
  14. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an agreement, for temporary shelter placement of displaced Hunterdon County children, with Brahma House, in the amount of $17,000.00.
  15. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a joint agreement, between Hunterdon and Somerset Counties, for a bi-county workforce investment system, as defined in the State’s Strategic Five-Year Unified State Plan.
  16. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a contract modification for a professional services agreement, for engineering design consulting services, for Brinkerhoff Environmental Services, in the amount not-to-exceed $16,011.25.
  17. RESOLUTION - Approving the administration of the Special Projects Grant Awards, as recommended by the Cultural & Heritage Commission, for a total amount of $52,192.00.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1 – Final, for as built quantities, for a decrease of $15,442.71, in connection with the reconstruction of Bridge D-345, Delaware Township, for Underground Utilities Corporation, for total adjusted contract amount of $577,512.77.
  19. Request to advertise solicitation of the following competitive bids: #2010-16 for fine paper/envelopes; #2010-18 to furnish/deliver (2) Ford E350 commercial cargo vans; #2010-20 for medical services for Corrections Department.

XIII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant agreement for the 2009 Business Stimulus Fund, with NJ Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Parks and Forestry, in the amount of $7,000.00.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant application, for HIV counseling/test services, with the Division of AIDS, NJ Department of Health and Human Services, in the amount of $59,800.00.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a supplemental grant application, to refurbish a County vehicle, for the purpose of providing mobile HIV counseling/testing, in the amount of $24,898.00.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant application, for Local Core Capacity for Public Health Emergency Preparedness, to develop emergency-ready health departments, with the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services, with a County match of $23,978.00, for a total grant amount of $376,239.00.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant application, to provide monthly rent subsidies to individuals under the age of 62, with a disability, with the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development, in the amount of $37,416.00.

XIV. SHERIFF’S OFFICE - DEBORAH TROUT

  1. O & E Budget and Salary Increase for Sheriff’s Administrative Staff.

XIV. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. East Whitehouse Fire Department request to hold a coin toss on July 24 and 25 at the intersection of Route 523 and Route 22.
  2. High Bridge Business Association requesting approval for a Run/Bike/Walk fund raiser along the Columbia Trail on August 22, 2010.

XV. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS/REPORTS

XVI. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XVII. EXECUTIVE SESSION (Reconvene if necessary)

 

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