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TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Wednesday, November 07, 2012
4:00 PM - Convene in Executive Session Session
5:30 PM Convene in Open Session

3:30 pm: 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 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.
  2.  To discuss personnel 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.  POLYTECH, Dr. Kim Metz

  1.   Update.
VI.  FINANCE, Kim Browne, Director
  1. Motion acknowledging receipt of the Hunterdon County 2011 Audit.
  2. RESOLUTION - Requesting permission, from the Director of Local Government Services, to approve a dedication by rider of revenues, for the purpose of paying expenditures related to snow removal.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting Local Government Services to include an item of revenue in the 2012 Budget for the Division of Elections, in the amount of $2,000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Requesting Local Government Services to include an item of revenue in the 2012 Budget for the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, in the amount of $47,178.
  5. RESOLUTION - Requesting Local Government Services to include an item of revenue in the 2012 Budget for the Hunterdon County Area Plan Grant, in the amount of $367,009.
VII.   PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, John P. Glynn, Director
  1. Update of various County road and bridge projects.
VIII.  LAND USE AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT, Frank J. Bell, AIA
  1. RESOLUTION - Authorizing a non-standard Request for Bid, due to the water system at the Route 12 County complex; the Freeholders have declared it an emergency situation, which needs prompt repair.
IX.  PURCHASING, John P. Davenport
  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #26364, using Quote #0085-2012, with TransCore, for voice modules and adapters, for the Emergency Services Division of the Public Safety and Health Services Department, in the amount of $12,414.30.              
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #26372, using Quote #0085-2012, with Communication Equipment Specialist, for emergency lighting for rehab units, for the Emergency Services Division of the Public Safety and Health Services Department, in the amount of $14,774. (Homeland Security Grant).
  3. RESOLUTION -Approving Requisition #26379, using State Contract A-53804, with Motorola Solutions, for maintenance, for the Division of Emergency Services, Public Safety and Health Services Department, in the amount of $31,696.44.
  4. RESOLUTION -   Approving Requisition #Print.1388, using State Contract A-51144, with Canon USA, for a copier, for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $13,370.
  5. RESOLUTION -  Approving Requisition #PROS.793142, using N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(g),  with Ditschman Flemington Ford, for undercover vehicles for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $32,844.
  6. RESOLUTION -  Authorizing the award of County Bid #2012-21, for Payroll and Payroll related services, for the Division of Finance, in the Finance/Administration Department, to Paylocity, in an amount not to exceed $64,380 for a two (2) year period.

X. FARMLAND/OPEN SPACE, Sue Dziamara

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement, from Gail L. Cooper, (Cooper Farm), in Holland Township, Block 16, Lot 16, (SADC-$197,090.50; County-$58,684.25; Township-$58,684.25), total amount of $314,459.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement, from Linda Peterson, in Franklin Township, Block 30, Lot 14, (SADC-$140,080;County-$38,552; Township-$38,552.), total amount of $217,124.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Grant Application, for the allocation of Open Space Trust Funds, with Clinton Township, in the amount of $261,343.90, for the property located on Block 82, Lots 4 and 4.0.
  4. RESOLUTION -    Approving a Municipal Grant Application, for the allocation of Open Space Trust Funds, with Readington Township, in the amount of $43,290, for the property located on Block 63, Lot 66 (Yard) and on Block 63, Lot 68 (Smith et al).
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a Nonprofit Grant Program Application, for the allocation of County Open Space Trust Funds, with D&R Greenway Trust, in the amount of $85,000, for the eligible cost of acquiring property located in West Amwell Township, Block 29, Lot 16, (Wooden).
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a Nonprofit Grant Program Application, for the allocation of County Open Space Trust Funds, with Hunterdon Land Trust, in the amount of $85,000, for the eligible cost of acquiring property located in West Amwell Township, Block 29, Lot 16, (Wooden).
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving a Nonprofit Grant Program Application, for the allocation of County Open Space Trust Funds, with New Jersey Conservation Foundation, in the amount of $210,000, for the eligible cost of acquiring property located in Raritan Township, Block 20, Lots 3, (Davino), Block 20, Lot 12, (Hollenback) and Block 20, Lot 18, (Lo).
XI.    COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard
  1. Update of provider service contracts.
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 November 07, 2012.
  2. RESOLUTION - Kaitlyn Lauber appointed permanent, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator, Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety.
  3. RESOLUTION - Jeff Fenton appointed permanent, full time Public Safety Telecommunicator, Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety.
  4. RESOLUTION - Kathi Ragno appointed provisional, full time Human Services Specialist 3 in the Division of Social Services, Human Services Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - Margaret Binion appointed provisional, full time Human Services, Human Services Department.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving salary adjustments for the FOP Lodge #94, for 2010, 2011 and 2012.
  7. RESOLUTION - John M. Hale, appointed as an alternate member of the Open Space Advisory Committee, with a term effective immediately through December 31, 2014.
  8. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an application for payment #8, for County Bid #2010-24, for the addition and fuel island upgrade at the Everittstown Garage, with Tekton Development Corp., in the amount of $96,116.44.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving the establishment of a speed limit for both directions of traffic between County Route 602 (Wertsville Road) and 800 feet south of Mountain Church Road (Mercer County Line). 
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving the plans and specifications for the Reconstruction of County Bridge No. F-45, on White Bridge Road, over the Capoolong Creek, in Franklin Township.
  11. ESOLUTION - Approving the specifications for the Roadway Resurfacing for County Routes 579 and 602, in East Amwell Township.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #2, for the Inter-County Agreement with Warren County, for the Restoration of Inter-County Bridge #L-97-W, on Old Turnpike Road over the Musconetcong River, decrease of $442.77, revised contract amount of $1,048,282.62 (Warren County share - $524,141.31).
XIII. PROCLAMATIONS/RECOGNITION
  1. PROCLAMATION - Declaring November 15, 2012 as “America Recycles Day”.
  2. PROCLAMATION - Acknowledging November, 2012 as National Caregiver Month.
  3. PROCLAMATION - Acknowledging Tommy Cucuzella achieving the Eagle Scout award.
  4. PROCLAMATION - Acknowledging Kyle Levy achieving the Eagle Scout award.
XIV. GRANTS
  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the renewal of the 2013 C.E.H.A. grant application with the State Department of Environmental Protection, in the amount of $300,326 to support environmental inspections, enforcement, and education.
  2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the FY12 State Homeland Security Grant application with the NJ Office of Homeland Security, in the amount of $127,330.61, to fund state and local capabilities and implement goals and objectives of State Homeland Security strategies and initiatives.
XV.   FOR DISCUSSION
  1. RESOLUTION - Supporting the establishment of a long-term, dedicated source of state funding for the purpose of sustaining open space, farmland, and historic preservation programs beyond the 2009 Bond Act.
XVI.   FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS/REPORTS

XVII.   OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XVIII.  EXECUTIVE SESSION (Reconvene if necessary)