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TENTATIVE AGENDA (updated 08/06/2013 at 11:40am)
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Hunterdon County Administration Building
71 Main Street - 2nd Floor
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
AUGUST 6, 2013

4:00 pm - CONVENE IN EXECUTIVE SESSION
5:30 PM - OPEN 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 02, 2013, 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 land issues.
  3. To discuss personnel issues.

II. 5:30 p.m. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 

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

IV. PUBLIC HEARING – SMALL CITIES GRANT APPLICATION

V. FLEMINGTON IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT

  1. Update provided by Bob Benjamin on the Flemington Improvement District.

VI. FARMLAND/OPEN SPACE PRESERVATION, Sue Dziamara

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Grant application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, to Flemington Borough, in the amount of $40,440.54, for completion of the Fleming Castle historic preservation project.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Grant application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, to Holland Township, in the amount of $71,324.48, for completion of the Riegel Ridge Community Center historic preservation project.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Grant application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, to Readington Township, in the amount of $25,000, for the acquisition infill parcels known as “Bergold”, Block 52.01, Lot 22, totally approximately 3 acres, adjacent to Readington Open Space.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Grant application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, to Readington Township, in the amount of $47,343, for the acquisition infill parcels known as “Yard”, Block 63, Lots 66 and 68, totally approximately 14 acres on Round Mountain.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a Non-Profit Open Space Grant application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, to the Hunterdon Land Trust Alliance, in the amount of $142,160, for Block 16, parts of Lots 17 and 20, and proposed Lot 20.02, in Lebanon Township, known as the “Gateway to the Gorge” project.
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a Non-Profit Open Space Grant application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, to the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, in the amount of $142,160, for Block 16, parts of Lots 17 and 20, and proposed Lot 20.02, in Lebanon Township, known as the “Gateway to the Gorge” project.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving a Cooperative Space Acquisition Assistance application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, to the Hunterdon Land Trust Alliance, in the amount of $156,500, for Block 63, Lots 21 and 67, in Readington Township, known as the “Yard and Palmer properties”.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving a Cooperative Space Acquisition Assistance application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, to the Hunterdon Land Trust Alliance, in the amount of $180,000, for Block 6, Lots 41 and 42, in Holland Township, known as the “Silva property”.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving a Historic Preservation Grant program project, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, to Delaware Township, in the amount of $73,500, for Block 23, Lot 9, for the restoration and preservation of the Sergeantsville Hotel.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving a Historic Preservation Grant program project, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, to the Hunterdon County Historical Society, in the amount of $17,700, for Block 23, Lot 2, in Flemington Borough, for the restoration and preservation of the Doric House.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving a Historic Preservation Grant program project, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, to the Hunterdon Land Trust, in the amount of $99,368, for Block 49, Lot 2, in Flemington Borough, for the restoration and preservation of the Case Dvoor Farmstead.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving a Historic Preservation Grant program project, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, to the Union Forge Heritage Association, in the amount of $8,300, for Block 11, Lot 2, in Hampton Borough, for the restoration and preservation of the Joseph Turner House.

VIII. PUBLIC WORKS, Tom Mathews, Director

  1. Update of various County road and bridge projects.
  2. A request was received from the Round Valley Youth Center to purchase a surplus tractor (1968 Ford).

IX. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport, III

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.3702, using NJSA 40A:11-5(1)DD, with AMCAD, for proprietary software maintenance, for the County Clerk’s Office, in the amount of $22,763.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the award of Bid #2013-07, for the Operation of the Hunterdon County Transfer Station and Recycling Area, as a merchant facility, to Waste Management of New Jersey, Inc., amount to be received by the County is $65,000, for a 39 month period (October 02, 2013 through January 13, 2017.
  3. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the modification to County Competitive Contract #2010-20, for the provision of physician, nursing and psychiatric services, for the Hunterdon County Adult Correctional Facility, for an additional two years (October 01, 2013 through September 30, 2015), in an amount not to exceed $1,116,490.44.

X. SOLID WASTE & RECYCLING SERVICES

XI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.  

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 in accordance with the Claims Register dated August 06, 2013.
    2. Motion to approve the regular session minutes of July 02, 2013 and July 16, 2013.
    3. RESOLUTION - David Gaughan appointed provisional, full time County Correction Officer, Division of Corrections, Public Safety and Health Services Department.
    4. RESOLUTION - Robert Plimpton appointed provisional, full time County Correction Officer, Division of Corrections, Public Safety and Health Services Department.
    5. RESOLUTION - Timothy Norton appointed provisional, full time County Correction Officer, Division of Corrections, Public Safety and Health Services Department.
    6. RESOLUTION - Carroll Day appointed provisional, full time County Correction Officer, Division of Corrections, Public Safety and Health Services Department.
    7. RESOLUTION - Michael Mancino appointed provisional, full time County Correction Officer, Division of Corrections, Public Safety and Health Services Department.
    8. RESOLUTION - Salaries for unclassified in the Prosecutor’s Office.
    9. RESOLUTION - Denise B. Doolan reappointed unclassified, full time Clerk to the Board, Board of Chosen Freeholders.
    10. RESOLUTION - Juliet Leonard appointed full time, Graduate Nurse, CWA, Division of Public Health Services, Public Safety and Health Services Department.
    11. RESOLUTION - Tara Smith, provisional, Full time Social Worker Aging, Division of Clinical Services, Human Services Department, salary correction.
    12. RESOLUTION - Rita Thomas appointed temporary, as needed, state funded Family Service Worker Intern, Social Services Division of the Human Services Department.
    13. RESOLUTION - Longevity payments for employees in the Division of Corrections, under FOP Lodge #29 contract, Department of Public Safety and Health Services.  
    14. RESOLUTION - Stephen Zayschly appointed permanent, part time Security Guard, Sheriff’s Office.    
    15. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Cynthia J. Yard as a Fund Commissioner to PAIC (Public Alliance Insurance Company) and Shana L. Taylor as an alternate Commissioner.
    16. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services include in the 2013 budget the sum of $100,000, for the operation of the County Finance Department.
    17. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with Donohue, Gironda & Doria, for accounting services, in an amount not to exceed $75,000.
    18. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Purchasing Agent to solicit bids for Bid #2013-17, Snow and Ice Control Materials and for Bid #2013-18, Steel Shelving for the Records Retention Warehouse.
    19. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the sale of surplus equipment and vehicles to be held on September 07, 2013.
    20. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for County Bid #2012-25, for the rehabilitation of County Bridge D-300, on Rosemont-Raven Rock Road, in Delaware Township, with Rencor, Inc., increase of $7,500.
    21. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #2, for County Bid #2012-26, for the 2012 Demolition of various structures throughout Hunterdon County, with KDP Developers, Inc., increase of $3,045.30.
    22. RESOLUTION - Correcting salaries for Carrie Moore and Patricia Leidner, Division Heads, Finance and Administrative Services Department.
    23. RESOLUTION - Salary adjustment for Lisa Long, Finance and Administrative Services Department, in accordance with the CWA contract.

XIII. PROCLAMATIONS/RECOGNITION

  1. PROCLAMATION -  Recognizing Robert Myhre for having served on the Construction Board of Appeals.
  2. PROCLAMATION -  Recognizing Michael David Bavaro for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  3. PROCLAMATION -  Recognizing Kyle J. Stanski for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  4. PROCLAMATION -  Recognizing Thomas George Nicolai for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  5. PROCLAMATION -  Recognizing Jonathon Reed Hadley for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  6. PROCLAMATION -  Recognizing Matthew Eugene Parrella for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.

XIV. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract with the New Jersey Department of Human Services, for the provision of $33,768 in Transportation Block Grant funds, for the period of July 01, 2013 through June 30, 2014.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a subgrant award, with the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, Division of Criminal Justice, for the County Gang, Gun and Narcotics Task Force Grant, in the amount of $42,856 (federal funds).

XV. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. East Amwell Historical Society, requesting permission to use County Roads for the Ringoes 5K Race fundraiser for the Clawson House Rehabilitation.
  2. Green Brook Racing LLC, requesting permission to use County roads on Sunday, September 15, 2013,during the 7th annual BUCKMAN Sprint Distance Triathlon, at Round Valley Recreation Area, from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.
  3. North Hunterdon Rotary Club, requesting permission to borrow again safety equipment from Public Works during their 27th Annual Skylands Triathlon, on Sunday, September 08, 2013.
  4. Prosecutor’s Office, requesting permission for three individuals to attend the Alert Conference in San Marcos, Texas, from October 20 to 23, 2013, Registration for three in the amount of $450, Lodging - $1,250, Airfare - $1,200, Meals - $456, Mileage/Gas/Tolls - $75 and Baggage - $600; total amount of $4,031.

XVI. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS/REPORTS

XVII. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XVIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION (Reconvene if necessary)