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TENTATIVE AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Hunterdon County Administration Building
71 Main Street - 2nd Floor
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
MAY 21. 2013

{Public Notice - Change in Meeting Time and Temporary Change in Meeting Location}

CONVENE - 3:00 PM
EXECUTIVE SESSION - 3:00 PM
OPEN SESSION: 4:00 PM

I. 3:00 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 May 10, 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 personnel issues.

III. 4:00 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. FARMLAND/OPEN SPACE, Sue Dziamara

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a development easement from Richard and Marjorie Yard, Block 44, Lot 15, in Delaware Township, estimated 33 acres, (SADC-$328,350; County-$65,670; Township-$65,670), total amount of $459,690.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a development easement on the Rainbow Farm, owned by Barbara Hay, Block 21, Lot 16.03, estimated 24 acres, (SADC-$216,720; County-$72,240; Township-$72,240), total amount of $361,200.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a development easement from Marjorie Y. Lovenberg Revocable Trust and Joel R. Higgins, Block 27, Lot 20, in Delaware Township, estimated 44 acres, (SADC-$232,320; County-$77,440; Township-$77,440), total amount of $387,200.

VI. PURCHASING, John Davenport

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #26656, using NJSA 40A:11-5(1)DD, with Queues Enforth Development, for software maintenance, for the Emergency Services Division of Public Safety, in the amount of $39,480.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40033269, using County Quote #0033-2013, with Kloeckner Metals, for reinforcing bars, for the Division of Roads and Bridges of the Public Works Department, in the amount of $16,910.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #CountyClerk.1507, using NJSA 40A:11-5(1)L, with Sky Printing, for ballots, for the County Clerk, in the amount of $55,323.50.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.3675, using NJSA 40A:11-5(1)DD, with Dominion Voting, for software License renewal, for the Division of Information Services, in the amount of $16,537.50.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional auditing services agreement for the annual County Audit for the years ending December 31, 2013 and 2014, with Wiss & Company, LLP, in an amount not to exceed $123,300 (for a two year period).
  6. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional accounting services agreement for the County’s Department of Human Services, with David W. Ciarrocca, C.P.A., for a two year period, in an amount not to exceed $27,000.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to the professional services agreement with French & Parrello Associates, PA, for engineering consulting services in connection with the “Historical Preservation of County Bridge RQ-179, on Stanton Station Road, over the South Branch River, in Raritan and Readington Townships, increase of $61,564.49.

VII. PUBLIC WORKS, John P. Glynn, Director

  1. Update of various County road and bridge projects.
  2. Approving Hunterdon County’s Federal Aid Handbook.

VIII. SOLID WASTE & RECYCLING SERVICES

IX. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. County Update.

X. 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 May 21, 2013.
    2. RESOLUTION - Alexander Howard appointed seasonal, as needed, Lab Assistant, in Mosquito Control, Health Services Division of Public Safety and Health Services.
    3. RESOLUTION - Jeffrey Godwin appointed provisional Laborer, Division of Roads and Bridges, Public Works Department.
    4. RESOLUTION - Dennis Heil appointed seasonal, as needed Structural Engineer, Engineering Division of Public Works Department.
    5. RESOLUTION - Brian Gilbert appointed provisional, full time Social Worker Aging, Division of Clinical Services, Human Services Department.
    6. RESOLUTION - Frank Dahihaus appointed seasonal, as needed Laborer, Division of Buildings and Maintenance, Land Use and Facilities Management Department.
    7. RESOLUTION - Matthew LaFevre appointed seasonal, as needed Laborer, Division of Roads and Bridges, Public Works Department.
    8. RESOLUTION - Patrick LaFevre appointed seasonal, as needed Laborer, Division of Roads and Bridges, Public Works Department.
    9. RESOLUTION - Robby Bennett reappointed unclassified, full time Assistant County Superintendent, Division of Roads and Bridges, Public Works Department.
    10. RESOLUTION - Emma Scheick appointed seasonal, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation Division, Land Use and Facilities Management Department.
    11. RESOLUTION - Brett Durborow appointed seasonal, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation Division, Land Use and Facilities Management Department.
    12. RESOLUTION - Emily Parker appointed seasonal, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation Division, Land Use and Facilities Management Department.
    13. RESOLUTION - Nicholas Zalewski appointed seasonal, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation Division, Land Use and Facilities Management Department.    
    14. RESOLUTION - Emily Olivo appointed seasonal, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation Division, Land Use and Facilities Management Department.
    15. RESOLUTION - Lauren Lynn appointed seasonal, as needed Recreation Leader, Parks and Recreation Division, Land Use and Facilities Management Department.
    16. RESOLUTION - Shu Chen Chiang appointed permanent, full time Public Health Nursing Supervisor, Public Safety and Health Services Department.
    17. RESOLUTION - Thomas Matthews appointed unclassified, full time Director of Public Works, Public Works Department.
    18. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Purchasing Department to solicit bids for County Bid #2013-12, to furnish and deliver 87 Octane Gasoline (2013 operating budget).
    19. RESOLUTION - Approving the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program.
    20. RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Geoff Stanley to the Human Services Advisory Council.
    21. RESOLUTION - Approving a consulting services agreement with Dr. Ronald Frank to provide POD planning and management services to residents of the County as part of the annual Local Core Capacity for Public Health Emergency Preparedness (LCCPHEP) grant, from the NJ Dept. of Health and Senior Services, in an amount not to exceed $4,000.

XI.  PROCLAMATIONS/RECOGNITION

  1. PROCLAMATION -  Declaring May 2013 as Older Americans Month.
  2. PROCLAMATION -  Recognizing Wyatt G. Chingery for attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.

XII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving an application with NJ TRANSIT, for a general public transportation grant under Section 5311, in the amount of $141,656.50.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving an award notice from the New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission, for the 2013 State/ Community Partnership and Family Court Appropriations, in the amount of $292,490.

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

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the County Budget be read by title only.
  2. PUBLIC HEARING – Capital Budget.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving the Library Tax.
  4. RESOLUTION -  Approving the tax for Open Space, Farmland Preservation and Historic Preservation.
  5. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 1-13, authorizing the acquisition of heavy public works machinery, equipment and trucks for the Public Works Department and Vehicle Services, in the amount of $695,000.
  6. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 2-13, authorizing the acquisition of vehicles, in the amount of $400,000.
  7. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 3-13, authorizing the acquisition of office furniture, fixtures and business equipment, in the amount of $140,000.
  8. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 4-13, authorizing improvements to County parks facilities, in the amount of $335,000.
  9. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 5-13, authorizing the acquisition of equipment for the Prosecutor’s Office, in the amount of $20,100.
  10. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 6-13, authorizing the acquisition of computer equipment, in the amount of $211,500.
  11. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 7-13, authorizing upgrades to radio equipment and tower sites for the Division of Emergency Management, in the amount of $500,000.
  12. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 8-13, authorizing the acquisition of maintenance equipment for the Division of Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $180,000.
  13. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 9-13, authorizing the expansion of the Traffic Maintenance Garage Bay, in the amount of $100,000.
  14. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 10-13, authorizing the upgrade and maintenance of the fueling systems at the Lebanon and South County Garage sites, in the amount of $225,000.
  15. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 11-13, authorizing improvements and expansion at the Everittstown Garage, in the amount of $275,000.
  16. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 12-13, authorizing improvements to the Justice Center, in the amount of $54,000.
  17. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 13-13, authorizing the upgrading of the Building Management System for the North Branch System, in the amount of $20,000.
  18. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 14-13, authorizing improvements to the sewer system at the County Correctional Facility, in the amount of $150,000.
  19. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 15-13, authorizing improvements and renovations to various County facilities, in the amount of $200,000.
  20. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 16-13, authorizing the repair and replacement of various sidewalks, in the amount of $150,000.
  21. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 17-13, authorizing the improvement of various public highways, roads and streets, in the amount of $5,700,000.
  22. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 18-13, authorizing the improvement of various bridges and culverts, in the amount of $8,400,000.
  23. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 19-13, authorizing the acquisition of Deed Easements for development rights on agricultural land, under the Farmland Preservation Program, in the amount of $1,400,000.
  24. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 20-13, authorizing the acquisition of real property for Open Space, Parks and Recreation purposes, in the amount of $987,000.
  25. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2013 budget for the MRC Grant, in the amount of $4,000.
  26. RESOLUTION - Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2013 budget for Transportation and Tip, in the amount of $33,768.
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2012 Comprehensive Alcohol grant, in the amount of $9,488.
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2009 Homeland Security Grant, in the amount of $3,278.73.
  29. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2012 HAVA 261 (Elections), in the amount of $21.80.
  30. RESOLUTION - Approving the cancellation of a grant receivable for the 2012 Title XX Transportation Grant, in the amount of $1,649.
  31. RESOLUTION - Approving an increase in Petty Cash for the Division of Roads, in the Department of Public Works, to $180.00.

6:15 p.m.     RECESS to the Historic Court House

XIV. CULTRAL & HERITAGE COMMISSION

  1. Mini-Historian Presentation.

6:45 p.m.     RECESS to return to the Main Street County Complex

XV. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS/REPORTS

XVI. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XVII.   EXECUTIVE SESSION (Reconvene if necessary)

 

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