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TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
71 Main Street, Flemington, New Jersey 08822
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2012
4:00 PM - Convene in Executive Session Session
5:03 PM - Convene in Executive Session
5:30 PM Convene in Open Session
{Public Notice - Meeting Schedule}

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. PUBLIC HEARINGS 

  1. Public Hearing for the acquisition of land and easements for the road construction project on County Route 600 (Wescott Drive) and County Route 612 (Sand Hill Road) in the Township of Raritan.
  2. Public Hearing in connection with the proposed sale of Block 6, Lot 49.02 (Farm Parcel A); Lot 49.06 (Farm Parcel B); and Lot 49 (Farm Parcel C), known as the Hoffman Farm located in the Township of Holland (295 Spring Mills-Little York Road), on County Route 614.

VI. SHADE TREE COMMISSION

  1. To discuss an agreement with ForesTree Consultants, to complete the second phase of the priority tree inventory project, at a cost not to exceed $6,500.

VII. PUBLIC SAFETY, George F. Wagner, Director

  1. First graduated County CERT Team.

VIII.  FARMLAND PRESERVATION/PLANNING, Sue Dziamara

  1. RESOLUTION -   Authorizing final approval for the acquisition of the development easement on Block 38, Lot 1.04 (Hill and Dale Farm), in Tewksbury Township, (SADC-$928,200; County-$309,400; Federal Farm and Ranchland Protection Program-$309,400), total amount of $1,547,000.
  2. RESOLUTION -   Authorizing final approval for the acquisition of the development easement on Block 82, Lot 2, (Synder Farm), in Raritan Township, (SADC-$474,000, County-$158,000; Township-$158,000), total amount of $790,000.
  3. RESOLUTION -   Authorizing final approval for the acquisition of the development easement on Block 29, Lot 50, Mary W. Dorsi Estate), in Franklin Township, (SADC-$216,480, County-$72,160, Township-$72,160), total amount of $360,800.
  4. RESOLUTION -   Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement, from Louis Cyktor III and Louis Cyktor IV, for Block 51, Lot 1, in Delaware Township, (SADC-$205,920; County-$68,640; Township-$68,640), total amount of $343,200.

IX. PURCHASING, John Davenport, III

  1. Update of the Purchasing Recycling project.           
  2. RESOLUTION -   Approving Requisition #26338, using NJSA 40A:11-5(DD), with Smiths Detection, for a software upgrade, for the Division of Communications, in the Public Safety Department, in the amount of $15,000. (Homeland Security Grant).
  3. RESOLUTION -   Approving Requisition #CountyClerk.1450, using NJSA 40A:11-5(1)L, with Sky Printing, for the General Election ballots, for the County Clerk’s Office, in the amount of $61,355.50.
  4. RESOLUTION -   Authorizing the award of County Bid #2012-19, for Snow and Ice Control Materials (Calcium Chloride Solution), with Setcon Industries, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $30,320.
  5. RESOLUTION -   Authorizing the award of County Bid #2012-19, for Snow and Ice Control Materials (Rock Salt), with International Salt Co., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $466,830

Old Business:

  1. RESOLUTION -   Approving Requisition #Sheriff.1553, using State Contract #A-75583, with Island Tech Services, for toughbooks, for the Sheriff’s Office, in the amount of $12,425, (COPS grant).

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

  1. Update of various County road and bridge projects.

Old Business:

  1. Requests to purchase surplus trucks.

XI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.
  2. Request to fill vacancies in Human Services Department.
  3. Request to fill a vacancy in the Buildings and Maintenance Division.

XII. FOR DISCUSSION/OLD BUSINESS

  1. Volunteer recognition.

XIII. 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 October 16, 2012.
  2. RESOLUTION -   Approving contractual longevity payments for Sergeants in the Sheriff’s Office.
  3. RESOLUTION -   Approving a departmental transfer for Joel Van Horn to Senior Mail Clerk, Division of Information Services, Finance/Administration Department.
  4. RESOLUTION -   Approving the reappointment of Michael Yates, to the Vocational School Board, (Polytech).
  5. RESOLUTION -   Approving the appointment of Kelly Quinlan to the Transportation Advisory Committee.
  6. RESOLUTION -   Approving a contract with Elizabethtown Gas, for Non-Residential Gas Extension at the Route 31 County Complex, Building #2. (no cost for installation).
  7. RESOLUTION -   Approving, upon the recommendation of the Local Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, the 2013 Hunterdon County Request for Application (RFA) Update and County Alliance Plan and authorizing its transmittal to the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.        

XIV. PROCLAMATION/RECOGNITION

  1.  PROCLAMATION -   Declaring November as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month.
  2.  PROCLAMATION -   Recognizing Heather Fraebel for attaining her Girl Scout Gold Award.

XV. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION -   Approving a grant agreement with the State Department of Human Services, Division on Aging Services, for the 2013-2015 Area Plan Contract, in the amount of $730,832 ($336,155-state funding; $394,677-federal funding; $15,462-County Match).
  2. RESOLUTION -   Approving the 2013 State/Community Partnership (SCP) and the Family Court Appropriations Award notice, from the State Juvenile Justice Commission, in the amount of $292,490, ($135,567- Program Service funds; $55,550-Program Management funds; $97,157 in Family Court Services Funds; and $4,216 in Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Federal Allocation funds.
  3. RESOLUTION -   Approving a Subgrant award for the Victim Assistance/Victims of Crime Act, with the State Department of Law and Public Safety, Criminal Justice Division, in the amount of $107,758, ($86,206-federal funds; County Match of $21,552).

XVI. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS/REPORTS

XVII. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XVIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION  (Reconvene if necessary)