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HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
71 Main Street, Freeholder's Meeting Room, 2nd Floor
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012
Convene 4:00 pm - Executive Session
5:30 pm - Open Public Session

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 03, 2012, to the Hunterdon County Democrat, Star Ledger, Trenton Times, Courier News and the Express Times, newspapers designated to receive such notices and by filing a copy with the Hunterdon County Clerk.”

II. EXECUTIVE SESSION

  1. To discuss legal issues.

III. 5:30 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. 5:30 p.m.   FINANCE, Kim Browne and Margaret Pasqua

  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the County Budget be read by title only.
  2. PUBLIC HEARING - For the adoption of the County Budget for 2012.        
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the amount to be raised by taxation for the County’s Open Space, Recreation, Farmland and Historic Preservation Trust Fund, $6,581,000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving the amount to be raised by taxation for support of the Operating Budget for the County Library, $6,015,000.
  5. INTRODUCTION -  Capital Ordinance No. 1-12, authorizing the acquisition of Heavy Public Works Machinery, Equipment and Trucks, for the Roads, Bridges and Vehicle Services Departments, in the amount of $421,000.
  6. INTRODUCTION -  Bond Ordinance No. 2-12, authorizing the improvement of various bridges and culverts, in the amount of $10,850,000.
  7. INTRODUCTION -  Bond Ordinance No. 3-12, authorizing the improvement of various public highways, roads and streets, in the amount of $8,154,000.
  8. INTRODUCTION -  Capital Ordinance No. 4-12, authorizing the acquisition of Deeds Easement for Development Rights on Agricultural Land under the New Jersey Farmland Preservation Act, in the amount of $1,200,000.
  9. INTRODUCTION -  Capital Ordinance No. 5-12, authorizing the acquisition of computer equipment, in the amount of $100,000.
  10. INTRODUCTION -  Capital Ordinance No. 6-12, authorizing the acquisition of vehicles, in the amount of $200,000.
  11. INTRODUCTION -  Capital Ordinance No. 7-12, authorizing the acquisition of Real Property for Open Space, Park and Recreation purposes, in the amount of $1,020,000.
  12. INTRODUCTION -  Capital Ordinance No. 8-12, authorizing the acquisition of office furniture, fixtures and business equipment, in the amount of $34,600.
  13. INTRODUCTION -  Capital Ordinance No. 9-12, authorizing the demolition of various County Buildings and Structures, in the amount of $130,000.
  14. INTRODUCTION -  Capital Ordinance No. 10-12, authorizing the expansion of the Traffic Maintenance Garage Bay, in the amount of $100,000.
  15. INTRODUCTION -  Capital Ordinance No. 11-12, authorizing improvements to County Parks Facilities, in the amount of $265,000.
  16. INTRODUCTION -  Capital Ordinance No. 12-12, authorizing HVAC Improvements and Repairs at the Route 31 County Complex, in the amount of $350,000.
  17. INTRODUCTION -  Capital Ordinance No. 13-12, authorizing improvements and renovations at the Historic Court House, in the amount of $400,000.
  18. INTRODUCTION -  Capital Ordinance No. 14-12, authorizing improvements and renovations at the County Jail, in the amount of $65,000.
  19. INTRODUCTION -  Capital Ordinance No. 15-12, authorizing the acquisition of Generators for the Buildings and Maintenance Division, in the amount of $190,000.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving an additional depository of funds for the County, Hopewell Valley Community Bank

 VI. FLEMINGTON BOROUGH, Erica Edwards, Mayor

  1. Update of the Flemington Redevelopment project.
VII. FARMLAND/PLANNING DIVISION, Sue Dziamara
  1. To discuss a donation of Land Offer, Block 32, Lot 2, Bethlehem Township, 0.28 acres, which adjoins Jugtown Mountain County Park.
  2. To discuss a request from Raritan Township asking the County to contribute towards the Ewing Property, Block 15, Lot 1, in Raritan Township.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Grant Agreement from Alexandria Township, for Block 14, Lot 15, (Nemeth Farm), (SADC-$478,649.60; County-$156,481.60; Township-$156,481.60); total amount of $791,612.80.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Grant Program application, at the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, with Clinton Town, in the amount of $14,500 in connection with the historic reconstruction of the Gebhardt Field Grandstands, on Block 16, Lot 21, in Clinton Town.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a Historic Preservation Grant program project, at the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, in the amount of $91,233 for The 1759 Vought House, Inc., for Phase I (emergency) structural stabilization, Block 60, Lot 56.01, in Clinton Township.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a Historic Preservation Grant program project, at the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, in the amount of $47,500 for The Red Mill Museum Village, Inc., for structural stabilization and restoration, Block 8, Lot 3, in Clinton Town.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving a Historic Preservation Grant program project, at the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, in the amount of $29,500 for the exterior restoration of the Town Hall, in Delaware Township, Block 23, Lot 9.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving a Historic Preservation Grant program project, at the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, in the amount of $19,000 for Phase II building and site rehabilitation of The Clawson House, Block 14, Lot 15, in East Amwell Township.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving a Historic Preservation Grant program project, at the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, in the amount of $10,000 for the reconstruction of the Solitude Annex Roof, in High Bridge Borough, Block 4.07, Lot 1.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving a Historic Preservation Grant program project, at the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, in the amount of $42,610 for the rehabilitation of the Riegel Ridge Community Center Terrace, in Holland Township, Block 6, Lot 2.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving the submittal of the Phase I portion of the Hunterdon County Wastewater Management Plan, to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

  VIII. PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, John P. Glynn, Director

  1. Update of various County road and bridge projects.
 IX. PURCHASING DIVISION, John Davenport
  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #26166, using County Quote #0054-2012, with Spill Source, for emergency response spill plug kit, for the Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $15,912.50. (Homeland Security Grant)
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Quote #0080-2012, for professional auditing services to provide an actuarial valuation of post-employment benefits other than pensions, in compliance with the Governmental Standards Board Statement 45, to Grant Thornton, in an amount not to exceed $9,000.
X. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard
  1. County Update.
XI. FOR DISCUSSION
  1. County Policy for 805/810/815.
  2. Outside Employment Policy for the Sheriff’s Office.
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 to approve the Claims Register dated June 19, 2012.
      2. Motion to approve the minutes of April 10, 2012.
      3. Motion to approve the Social Services Funds Report for November 01, 2011 through April 30, 2012.
      4. RESOLUTION - Casey Schmidt appointed temporary, seasonal Recreation Leader, Division of Parks and Recreation, Department of Land Use and Facilities Management.
      5. RESOLUTION - Alex Rittle appointed temporary, when and as needed Laboratory Assistant, Public Health Services Division, Department of Public Safety and Health.
      6. RESOLUTION - Anthony Dominguez appointed temporary, seasonal Recreational Leader, Parks and Recreation Division, Department of Land Use and Facilities Management.
      7. RESOLUTION - Janine Ngai appointed temporary, seasonal Recreational Leader, Parks and Recreation Division, Department of Land Use and Facilities Management.
      8. RESOLUTION - Daniel Kenney appointed temporary, seasonal Recreational Leader, Parks and Recreation Division, Department of Land Use and Facilities Management.
      9. RESOLUTION - Salaries and longevity for employees covered under the collective bargaining agreement in the Sheriff’s Office, for FOP Lodge #94, for 2010 and 2011.
      10. RESOLUTION - Salaries and longevity for employees covered under the collective bargaining agreement in the Corrections Division, for FOP Lodge #29, for 2010 and 2011.
      11. RESOLUTION - Rosebeth Link appointed temporary, seasonal Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation Division, Department of Land Use and Facilities Management.
      12. RESOLUTION - Henry Zecca appointed temporary, seasonal Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation Division, Department of Land Use and Facilities Management.
      13. RESOLUTION - Approving specifications for the Reconstruction of Inter-County Bridge E-140-M and approach roadway of County Route 518 over the Stony Brook, in East Amwell and Hopewell Townships.
      14. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Hunterdon Helpline, Inc., in accordance with the Request for Proposals #0010-2012, for Human Services, in the amount of $60,121.00 for 2012.

XIII.  PROCLAMATIONS/RECOGNITION

  1. PROCLAMATION -  Recognizing Clayton T. Beck for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.  
  2. RESOLUTION - Recognizing Edward Jakubco for having served on the Local Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.       

 XIV. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the Multi-Jurisdictional County Gang, Gun and Narcotics Task Force grant application, for the period of July 01, 2012 to June 30, 2013, with the State Department of Law and Public Safety, Division of Criminal Justice, in the amount of $45,673.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract, #TS13010, with the State Human Services Department, for the provision of $33,768, in Transportation Block Grant funds, for the period of July 01, 2012 through June 30, 2013, to assist TANF consumers using the LINK system.

XV. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. NJ Ride against Aids, requesting permission to use County roads (Lebanon, Califon and Tewksbury) during the 11th annual New Jersey Ride against Aids event, on September 21, 2012.
  2. Delaware Township, requesting the County re-draft the Wescott Preserve Caretaking and Occupancy Lease Agreement, in order to qualify for credit under the COAH requirement.  Also requesting the Freeholder Board authorizes the removal of two trees on the site.
XVI. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS/REPORTS

XVII.   OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XVIII.   EXECUTIVE SESSION (Reconvene if necessary)