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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
OCTOBER 01, 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 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

VI. COUNTY AUDIT

  1. RESOLUTION - Acknowledging compliance with the Division of Local Government Services, in connection with the 2012 Audit.   
VII. FARMLAND/OPEN SPACE PRESERVATION, Sue Dziamara
  1. RESOLUTION -  Approving a Cooperative Open Space Acquisition application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, from Bethlehem Township, for Block 43, Lot 21, (Pfauth/Carmen acquisition), in an amount not to exceed $207,970.
  2. RESOLUTION -  Approving a Cooperative Open Space Acquisition application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, from the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, for Block 21, Lots 4.03, 7.01, p.o. 6 and 5, in Delaware Township, (Cold Run Creek acquisition), in an amount not to exceed $372,500.
  3. RESOLUTION -  Approving a Cooperative Open Space Acquisition application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, from Holland Township, for Block 6, Lots 1.02 and 1.03, (Diocese of Metuchen acquisition), in an amount not to exceed $600,000.
  4. RESOLUTION -  Approving a Cooperative Open Space Acquisition application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, from East Amwell Township, for Block 34, Lots 18, 19, 19.01, 21.01 and 21.02, (Ridge Road Assembly acquisition), in an amount not to exceed $180,000.
  5. RESOLUTION -  Approving a Cooperative Open Space Acquisition application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, from Raritan Township, for Block 20, Lots 8, 12 and 3, (Croton Plateau acquisition), in an amount not to exceed $235,000.
  6. RESOLUTION -  Approving a Cooperative Open Space Acquisition application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, from Delaware Township, for Block 31, Lot 6.08, (Rosemont Pocket Park acquisition), in an amount not to exceed $100,000.
  7. RESOLUTION -  Approving a Non-Profit Open Space Grant application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, from the Tewksbury Land Trust, for Block 11, Lot 22, (Jeffrey acquisition), in an amount not to exceed $160,000.
  8. RESOLUTION -  Approving a Non-Profit Open Space Grant application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, from the Tewksbury Land Trust, for Block 38, Lot 1.04, (Hill and Dale Preserve), in an amount not to exceed $60,000.
  9. RESOLUTION -  Approving a Non-Profit Open Space Grant application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, from the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, for Block 38, Lot 1.04, in Tewksbury Township, (Hill and Dale Preserve), in an amount not to exceed $60,000.
  10. RESOLUTION -  Approving a Non-Profit Open Space Grant application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, from the Hunterdon Land Trust, for Block 6, Lots 1.02 and 1.03, in Holland Township, (Diocese of Metuchen), in an amount not to exceed $240,000.
  11. RESOLUTION -  Approving a Non-Profit Open Space Grant application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, from the D&R Greenway, for Block 34, Lots 18, 19, 19.01, 21.01 and 21.02, in East Amwell Township, (Ridge Road Assembly), in an amount not to exceed $120,000.
  12. RESOLUTION -   Approving the acquisition of a Bridge Maintenance Easement, for Block 15, Lot 6 and Block 16, Lot 16, in Holland Township, for County Culvert H-88, from Gail Cooper, in the amount of $248.50
VIII. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport
  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #26825, using State Contract #A-83900, with PMC Associates, for receiver voting equipment for the new UHF Fire Radio System, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $44,467.20.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #26853, using State Contract #A-83900, with PMC Associates, for base stations/repeaters, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $104,759.20.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #40034457, using State Contract #A-83907, with R.F. Design & Integration, for microwave channel bank equipment, for Emergency Services, in the amount of $119,628.
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2013-14, for the reconstruction of Inter-County Bridge T-36-S, in Tewskbury Township and Bedminster Township in Somerset County, to Persistent Construction, in an amount not to exceed $1,471,075.50.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2013-17, for Snow and Ice Control Materials, (Rock Salt), to International Salt Co., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $461,520.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2013-17, for Snow and Ice Control Materials, (Calcium Chloride Solution), to Setcon Industries, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $29,600.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2013-20, for resurfacing and safety improvements to County Route 513, in Califon Borough and Lebanon Township, to Top Line Construction Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $1,896,919.10.
 IX. INFORMATION SERVICES, Bob Thurgarland
  1. Review for paper reduction, in-house electronic proposal.

X. PUBLIC WORKS, Tom Mathews, Director

  1. Update of various County road and bridge projects.

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 October 01, 2013.
  2. Motion to approve the regular session minutes of September 03, 2013.
  3. RESOLUTION - Rachel Cheben appointed unclassified, full time Director of Housing, Housing Division of the Human Services Department.
  4. RESOLUTION - Catherine Kopec appointed unclassified, full time Director of Human Resources, Administration Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - Timothy Phelan appointed as a Fire School Instructor, on an as needed basis, Public Safety and Health Services Department.
  6. RESOLUTION - Jeffrey Godwin appointed provisional, full time Road Repairer, Roads and Bridges Division, Public Works Department.
  7. RESOLUTION - Lori Liggett, title changed to Library Clerk Driver, Library Headquarters.
  8. RESOLUTION - Greg Slomczewski appointed temporary, as needed Librarian, Library Headquarters.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving Change Order #1, for County Bid #2012-29, for the rehabilitation of County Bridge RQ-179, on Stanton Station Road, over the South Branch of the Raritan River, in Raritan and Readington Townships, with Interstate Contracting and Excavating, LLC, increase of $4,320.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving speed limits along County Route 513 (Frenchtown-Everittstown-Pittstown Road), in Alexandria Township and Frenchtown Borough.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving a professional services agreement with Florio  Kenny, LLP, for hearing officer services, in an amount not to exceed $10,000.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving a modification to an agreement for Route 78, Pittstown Road (Exit 15), and interchange improvements to County Route 513, in Union Township, with the New Jersey Department of Transportation, Federal Project #ST)-0332 (105) DES, State Job #6410305, extending the time for the project to September 30, 2013.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving the acquisition of a portion of property in fee simple, along with a Temporary Construction Easement, and a Temporary Limited Grading Easement, over Block 8, Lot 26, from Edward A. Koch and Jennifer L. Koch, in the amount of $35,000.
XIII. PROCLAMATIONS/RECOGNITION
  1. PROCLAMATION - Recognizing the Cancer Support Community of Central New Jersey on its 10th Anniversary.

XIV. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the Section 5311 Operating Assistance Grant application, for the period of July 01, 2013 through June 30, 2014, in the amount of $283,313, (NJ Transit $141,657; County Match $141,656).
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving the Title IV-D Reimbursement Agreement renewal, with the New Jersey Division of Family Development, for the period of October 01, 2013 through September 30, 2014, in the amount of $192,333.
XV. CORRESPONDENCE
  1. Milford Merchants Association, requesting permission to utilize County Route 519 to the traffic light in Milford, on October 27, 2013, at 1:30 p.m., for their annual Halloween Parade.
  2. High Bridge Emergency Squad, requesting permission to hold a Coin Toss on Saturday, October 12, 2013, in front of their headquarters on West Main Street, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
  3. Martin Landau, local artist asking to donate artwork to the collection at the Hunterdon County Justice Center.
XVI. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS/REPORTS

XVII. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XVIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION  (Reconvene if necessary)