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TENTATIVE AGENDA (updated 08/18/14)

HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
71 Main Street, Freeholder’s Meeting Room, 2nd Floor
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2014
4:00 P.M. Convene Executive Session
5:30 P.M. Convene Public Session

COMPLETE AGENDA PACKET

ADOPTED MINUTES

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 August 15, 2014, to the Star Ledger, Trenton Times, Courier News, Express Times and the HC News (online), 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. COUNTY CLERK, Mary Melfi

  1. To provide bi-annual update.

VI. PURCHASING, John Davenport

  1. RESOLUTION -   Approving Requisition #27244, using State Contract       #A-80961, with NJ Fire Equipment Company, for air packs, for the Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $43,056.00
  2. RESOLUTION -   Approving Requisition #40036896, using State Contract #A-81424, with George Ely Associates, Inc., for a playground structure, for the Parks and Recreation Division, in the amount of $64,890.64.
  3. RESOLUTION -    Rejection of Bid from Power Place, County Bid #2014-05, to furnish and deliver (2) Case International Model 85C 2-wheel drive tractors or approved equal with Alamo Interstate 60” side-mounted hydraulic flail mowers with mounting and associated equipment or approved equal, due to failure to meet minimum requirements of specifications.
  4. RESOLUTION -    Authorizing the award of Bid #2014-05, to furnish and deliver (2) Case International Model 85C 2-wheel drive tractors or approved equal with Alamo Interstate 60” side-mounted hydraulic flail mowers with mounting and associated equipment or approved equal, to Storr Tractor Equipment, for the Public Works Department, amount not to exceed $157,848.00.
  5. RESOLUTION -    Authorizing the award of Bid #2014-09, for fine paper and envelopes, to Paper Mart, Inc., for the County of Hunterdon, amount not to exceed $83,642.69.
  6. RESOLUTION -    Authorizing a professional services contract modification #1, Quote #0007-2014, for engineering design services for the reconstruction of Bridges K-110/K-111 and approaches of CR 519, to Churchill Consulting Engineers, for the Public Works Department, new amount not to exceed $176,440.00.

VII. SOLID WASTE/RECYCLING – Alan Johnson

  1. RESOLUTION –   Authorizing an agreement, to provide the removal of abandoned scrap vehicle tires, from Block 8, Lot 18, Kingwood Township.
  2. RESOLUTION –   Authorizing a provider service agreement, for a Community Paper Shredding Day, with Assure Shred, in an amount not to exceed $750.00.
  3. RESOLUTION –   Authorizing amendments for the Recycling Enhancement Act Tax Entitlement Grants to extend the grant terms and transfer funds.
  4. RESOLUTION –   Authorizing the filing of a spending plan for the 2013 Recycling Enhancement Act Tax Fund grant, for the amount of $110,000.00. 
  5. 2015 Schedule of Solid Waste and Recycling Services program activities.
  6. Solid Waste tonnage report – January through June 2014.

VIII. PUBLIC WORKS, Thomas Mathews

  1. Update of various County roads and bridges.

IX. FARMLAND PRESERVATION/OPEN SPACE, Sue Dziamara

  1. RESOLUTION -    Approving a Municipal Grant application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, for High Bridge Borough, in the amount of $10,729.60, for debt service incurred in the acquisition of Lake Solitude property, Blocks 4.07, 40, and 7, Lots 1, 1.2, and 11.01.
  2. RESOLUTION -    Approving a Municipal Grant application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, for Raritan Township, in the amount not to exceed $148,858.12, for farmland preservation easement,        Block 82, Lot 2, (Snyder Farm), consisting of approximately 52 acres.
  3. RESOLUTION -      Approving a Historic Preservation application, upon a recommendation from the Cultural and Heritage Commission and Parks and Open Space Advisory Committee, with the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce Foundation, for the rehabilitation and restoration of the Reading-Large House, Block 21, Lot 21, in the Borough of Flemington, in the amount of $114,935.77.
  4. RESOLUTION -    Authorizing the Freeholder Director, or Deputy Director to sign an agreement for Assignment of Real Property, to be filed with a Green Acres Acquisition payment form. The County’s contribution for the acquisition of Block 43, Lot 21 (Pfauth/Carmen), Bethlehem Township, is $207,970.00 (50% of purchase price), in fee simple.
  5. RESOLUTION -    Approving a Historic Preservation application, upon a recommendation from the Parks and Open Space Advisory Committee, with The Hunterdon County Historical Society, for Block 23, Lot 2, for interior painting and restoration of the Doric House, amount of $15,300.00.
  6. Update on the Highlands

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 August 19, 2014.
  2. RESOLUTION -  Anthony Robbins, be hereby appointed full time, Sheriffs Officer, in the Sheriff’s Office.
  3. RESOLUTION -  Christopher Schneider, be hereby appointed full time, Correction Officer, in the Division of Corrections, of the Department of Public Safety and Health Services.
  4. RESOLUTION -  Craig Miller, be hereby appointed as a Fire Instructor (Level 2), scheduled as needed, in the Division of Emergency Services, Department of Public Safety.
  5. RESOLUTION -  Joseph Swantoski, be hereby appointed full time, Correction Officer, in the Division of Corrections, Department of Public Safety and Health Services.
  6. RESOLUTION -  Juan Vera-Carofilis, be hereby appointed full time, Correction Officer, in the Division of Corrections, Department of Public Safety and Health Services.
  7. RESOLUTION -  Sabrina Baarda, be hereby appointed full time, Program Development Specialist, in the Division of Human Services,  Department of Human Services.
  8. RESOLUTION -  Michael Binder, be hereby appointed full time, Correction Officer, in the Division of Corrections, Department of Public Safety and Health Services.
  9. RESOLUTION -  Scott Crabtree, appointed full time, Assistant Supervisor Senior Citizen Activities, Division of Senior, Disability, Veterans Services, Department of Human Services.
  10. RESOLUTION -  Amy Gates, appointed full time, provisional, Keyboarding Clerk 3, County Clerk’s Office.
  11. RESOLUTION -  Nancy Tohme, appointed full time, Family Service Worker, Division of Social Services, Department of Human Services.
  12. RESOLUTION -  Kay Strain, Administrative Clerk, be hereby appointed to full time at 37.5 hours per week, from 35 hours per week, in the Department of Human Services.
  13. RESOLUTION -  Salaries for CWA Non-Supervisory.
  14. RESOLUTION -  Approving a leave of absence, for Linda Hansen, beginning September 1, 2014 through October 31, 2014.
  15. RESOLUTION -  Cheryl Wienk Copeland, be hereby an appointed member to the Local Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction.
  16. RESOLUTION -  Authorizing the Purchasing Agent to advertise for the solicitation of bids (Bid#2014-17) for trailer-mounted pump and water filtration system.
  17. RESOLUTION -  Approving federal change order #1, for County Bid #2013-22, for Little York Road, CR579, Section I and CR614, Section II and III, in the Townships of Alexandria and Union, with Black Rock Enterprises, LLC, increase of $47,748.96.
  18. RESOLUTION -  Approving a budget modification, for the Senior Citizen and Disabled Resident Transportation Assistance Program (SCDRTAP), to reprogram 2012 funds, increasing 2014 funds, in the amount of $14,608.64, for third party contact services, for a new total SCDRTAP budget of $394,608.64.
  19. RESOLUTION -  Authorizing the Director or Deputy Director to sign an equipment lease agreement, with the NJ Transit Corporation, for use of the Consolidated Transportation System, (the LINK) following FTA Section 5310.
  20. RESOLUTION -   Urging our State Legislators to support and approve Senate Bill 1240 and Assembly Bill 2852, amending the Highlands Act at (C. 13-20-28) to exempt construction or reconstruction of commercial/industrial development within commercial corridors of the Highlands Region thus facilitating development/redevelopment of commercial/ industrial use in appropriate areas, to help support local job growth and stabilize the local tax base.
  21. RESOLUTION -  Approving a Discharge of Mortgage, on property located at Block 71, Lot 25C0709, Raritan Township, County of Hunterdon.

XI. PROCLAMATIONS

  1. PROCLAMATION -  Recognizing Stephanie Stevens, as Hunterdon County’s historian emeritus. 

XII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION -  Approving the submittal of a grant application, with the     NJ Department of Transportation, in the amount of $2,500,000.00, for the emergency replacement of Bridge K-110/K111, on County Route 519, Kingwood Township.

XIII. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS/REPORTS

XIV. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XV. EXECUTIVE SESSION (Reconvene if necessary)

 

 
 

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