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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
SEPTEMBER 17, 2013

{Public Notice - Change in Meeting Time for Executive Session}

Convene - Exectuive Session 1:15 pm
Convene - Open Session 5:30 pm

I. 1:15 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 Thursday, September 12, , 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

  1. Presentation by Jill Plesnarski.

VI. COUNTY AUDIT

  1. Motion to acknowledge receipt of the County Audit for 2012.

VII. FARMLAND/OPEN SPACE PRESERVATION, Sue Dziamara

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a grant agreement for the development easement from Majorie and Richard Yard, on Block 44, Lot 15, in Delaware Township, estimated 33 acres, (SADC-$174,900; County-$0; Township-$0; FRPP Grant -$153,450), total amount of $328,350.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, an increase in the Cooperative Open Space Acquisition funding, for Readington Township, towards the “Round Mountain Natural Area Parcels”, Block 63, Lots 66 and 68, in the amount of $47,342.75.
  3. RESOLUTION -  Approving a grant agreement for the development easement from Joel and Rosemary Gross, on Block 5, Lot 4.03, in Kingwood Township, estimated 58 acres, (SADC-$82,998; County-$0; Township-$0; FRPP Grant-$377,000), total amount of $459,998.

VIII. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #CountyClerk.1547, NJSA 40A:11-5(1)L, with Sky Printing, for ballots, for the County Clerk’s Office, in the amount of $50,728.80.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #26815, GSA contract #GS-30F-0008N, with Farber Specialty Vehicles, for SWAT/CSI/Evidence Collection vehicle, for the Public Safety/Health Services Department, in the amount of $89,623 (Homeland Security Grant).
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #400034386, Somerset Coop Contract #CC-9009-12, with Powerco, Inc., for a backhoe, for the Roads and Bridges Division of the Public Works Department, in the amount of $72,844.
  4. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #400034390, State Contract #A75553, with Independence Constructors, for fuel management and tank upgrades at 4 sites, for the Public Works Department, in the amount of $103,483.29.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the award of County Bid #2013-16, for maintenance, service and supplies for County Copier Equipment, for various departments, with Ditto Copy Systems, Inc., through the Office of Central Printing/Mail/Information Technology, in an amount not to exceed $40,333.20.

IX. PUBLIC WORKS, Tom Mathews, Director

  1. Update of various County road and bridge projects.
  2. Request from South Hunterdon High School to purchase fuel.

X. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, Cynthia J. Yard

  1. To discuss a Registered Environmental Health Specialist vacancy in the Health Services Division of the Public Safety and Health Services Department.

XI. 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 September 17, 2013.
  2. RESOLUTION - Tom Mathews, Director of Public Works, appointed Acting County Engineer, due to a leave of absence.
  3. RESOLUTION - Elizabeth Razas, Senior Account Representative in Social Services reassigned to the Finance Department.
  4. RESOLUTION - Cynthia Gould appointed provisional, Social Worker Aging, Division of Social Services, Human Services Department.
  5. RESOLUTION - Susan Ehlert appointed temporary, as needed Librarian, Library Headquarters.
  6. RESOLUTION - Carl Ondrak, Senior Bridge Repairer, Roads and Bridges Division, leave of absence without pay.
  7. RESOLUTION - Approving a joint agreement with Somerset County and the Greater Raritan Workforce Investment Board for the Greater Raritan Workforce Investment Area.
  8. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the professional services agreement with Donahue, Gironda & Doria, CPA, for professional accounting services, increase of $50,000.
  9. RESOLUTION - Approving agreements with the artists participating in the Cultural and Heritage Commission’s art exhibit in the Sawmill Gallery of Prallsville Mills in Stockton, New Jersey, holding the County harmless.
  10. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for the sale of a temporary construction easement for the replacement of Bridge E-174, from Christopher and Christin Thompson, for a portion of Block 25, Lot 10.06, in East Amwell Township, in the amount of $5,650.
  11. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for the sale of property in fee simple and a temporary construction easement, for the replacement of Bridge E-174, from The Ridge at Back Brook, LLC, for a portion of Block 25, Lot 10, in East Amwell Township, in the amount of $10,000.
  12. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for the sale of property and a temporary construction easement, for the replacement of Bridge E-174, from Todd and Karen Russo, for a portion of Block 33, Lots 17 and 18, in East Amwell Township, in the amount of $4,800.
  13. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract for the sale of property and a temporary construction easement, for the replacement of Bridge E-174, from Terry Ann Ragolia, for a portion of Block 33, Lot 19, in East Amwell Township, in the amount of $1,400.

XII. PROCLAMATIONS/RECOGNITION

  1. PROCLAMATION -  Declaring September 2013, as “September is Go Gold Month” recognizing Pediatric Cancer.

XIII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving the 2014 State/Community Partnership and Family Court Award from the Juvenile Justice Commission for funding in the amount of $282,056, (SCP funds-$135,567; Program Management Funds-$47,667; Family Court Funds-$95,615; and $3,197 in Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Federal Allocation).

XIV. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Hunterdon County Clerk, requesting permission to hold a “Document Shredding Day, on Saturday, November 02, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., at a cost not to exceed $600.  The Main Street County Complex parking area would be closed from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. for this event.
  2. Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce, requesting permission to use the County’s Electronic Sign Boards, Outdoor Light Towers, Barricades and Traffic Cones during their 25th Annual Business and Home Expo, to be held on Tuesday, October 15, 2013. (Items to be used from October 11, 2013 through October 15, 2013).
  3. The Milford N.J. Fire Co., requesting permission to hold a Coin Toss on Saturday, October 12, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., in front of the fire house, at the intersection of County Routes 519/619 and at Bridge Street, in Milford Borough.
  4. The Fairmount Fire Co. No. 1, requesting to hold a Coin Toss on Saturday, September 28, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., at the intersection of County Routes 512/517.
  5. The Tewksbury First Aid and Rescue Squad, request permission to hold a Coin Toss on Saturday, October 26, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., at the junction of the Oldwick Light and County Route 517.
  6. Center for Education, is requesting permission to use the Main Street County Administration Building parking area, to place port-a-johns during the CEA/Johanna Foods Turkey Trot to be held on Thanksgiving.  The units will be delivered on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 and removed on Friday, November 29, 2013.

XV. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS/REPORTS

XVI. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XVII. EXECUTIVE SESSION (Reconvene if necessary)

 

 

 

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