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TENTATIVE AGENDA

HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
71 Main Street, Freeholder’s Meeting Room, 2nd Floor
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
TUESDAY, JULY 01, 2014
4:00 P.M. Convene Executive Session
5:30 P.M. Convene Public Session
5:30 P.M. Public Notice - Adoption of County Budget

COMPLETE AGENDA PACKET

APPROVED 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 January 02, 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. PUBLIC HEARING – POLYTECH MEMBERS

  1. RESOLUTION -  Approving Ordinance No. 2014-01, amending the number of members on the Polytech (Hunterdon County Vocational Board of Education).

VI. 5:30 p.m.     FINANCE, Janet Previte

Public Hearing continued

  1. RESOLUTION -  Approving the County Budget be read by title only.
  2. Motion to approve the 2014 Hunterdon County Budget.
  3. RESOLUTION – Approving the amendment to the 2014 County Budget.
  4. RESOLUTION -  Approving the Library Tax for 2014, in the amount of $6,015,000.
  5. RESOLUTION - Approving the tax for Open Space, Farmland Preservation and Historic Preservation, in the amount of $6,238,334.33.
  6. PUBLIC HEARING - Capital Ordinance No. 1-14, authorizing the acquisition of heavy public works machinery, equipment and trucks, in the amount of $475,000.
  7. PUBLIC HEARING-   Capital Ordinance No. 2-14, authorizing the acquisition of vehicles, in the amount of $400,000.
  8. PUBLIC HEARING -  Capital Ordinance No. 3-14, authorizing the acquisition of office furniture, fixtures and business equipment, in the amount of $137,296.
  9. PUBLIC HEARING-   Capital Ordinance No. 4-14, authorizing improvements to County Park facilities, in the amount of $265,000.
  10. PUBLIC HEARING-   Capital Ordinance No. 5-14, authorizing the acquisition of computer software and equipment for the Finance and Human Resources Departments, in the amount of $500,000.
  11. PUBLIC HEARING-   Capital Ordinance No. 6-14, authorizing the acquisition of computer equipment, in the amount of $734,300.
  12. PUBLIC HEARING-   Capital Ordinance No. 7-14, authorizing upgrades to radio equipment and tower sites, for Emergency Management, in the amount of $500,000. 
  13. PUBLIC HEARING-   Capital Ordinance No. 8-14, authorizing the acquisition of maintenance equipment, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $203,300.
  14. PUBLIC HEARING-   Capital Ordinance No. 9-14, authorizing expansion of the Route 12 Bridge Shop, in the amount of $200,000.
  15. PUBLIC HEARING-   Capital Ordinance No. 10-14, authorizing improvements to County Golf Course facilities, in the amount of $103,700.
  16. PUBLIC HEARING-   Capital Ordinance No. 11-14, authorizing the acquisition of Emergency Services Training Center Equipment, in the amount of $132,854.
  17. PUBLIC HEARING-   Capital Ordinance No. 12-14, authorizing improvements to closed circuit video, replacement of various work surfaces and furniture, door alarm renovation and communication capability upgrades, at the Correctional Facility, in the amount of $42,000.
  18. PUBLIC HEARING-   Bond Ordinance No. 13-14, authorizing the improvement of various public highways, roads and streets, in the amount of $7,850,000.
  19. PUBLIC HEARING-   Bond Ordinance No. 14-14, authorizing the improvement of various bridges and culverts, in the amount of $6,250,000.
  20. PUBLIC HEARING-   Capital Ordinance No. 15-14, authorizing the acquisition of deeds easements for development rights on agricultural land under the Farmland Preservation Act, in the amount of $2,000,000.

VII. FARMLAND PRESERVATION/OPEN SPACE, Sue Dziamara

  1. RESOLUTION -  Approving a Deed of Easement, from Charles and Lorraine Brown, Jr., Block 9, Lot 20.01 and Block 14, Lots 2 & 4, in Holland Township, estimated 126.882 acres, (SADC-$456,775.20; County-$114,193.80; Township-114,193.80), total amount of $685,162.80.
  2. RESOLUTION -  Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement from Eleanor A. Hahola, Frank J. Hahola, Jr., Margaret M. Hahola and the Estate of Frank J. Hahola, Sr., known as Hahola South, Block 16, Lot 3, Alexandria Township, estimated 13 acres, (SADC-$72,540; County-$24,180; Township-$24,180), total amount of $120,900.
  3. RESOLUTION -  Approving a Contract for Sale of Development Easement from Eleanor A. Hahola, Frank J. Hahola, Jr., Margaret M. Hahola and the Estate of Frank J. Hahola, Sr., known as Hahola North, Block 11, Lot 12, Alexandria Township, estimated 46 acres, (SADC-$232,300; County-$74,750; Township-$74,750), total amount of $381,800.

VIII. PURCHASING, John Davenport

  1. RESOLUTION -  Approving the award of County Bid #2014-07, for one 2015 Mack Granite Cab and Chassis MHD GU 533, to Brown’s Hunterdon Mack Sales and Service, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $100,675.
  2. RESOLUTION -  Authorizing the award of County Bid #2014-11, for the 2014 Resurfacing and Surface Treatment Program, to Trap Rock Industries, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $2,221,219.08.     

IX. LAND USE AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT, Frank J. Bell, AIA

  1. Update of various County facilities.

X. SOLID WASTE/RECYCLING

  1. Motion to approve the closing of the Hunterdon County Transfer Station on Saturday, July 12, 2014, in order to make repairs to Compactor II.

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 July 01, 2014.
  2. Motion to approve the special session minutes of March 24, 2014 and the regular session minutes of April 01, 2014.
  3. RESOLUTION -  Beth Schermerhorn appointed unclassified, full time Chief Financial Officer, Finance Department.
  4. RESOLUTION -  Alicia Dalrymple appointed permanent, full time Family Service Worker, Social Services Division, Human Services Department.
  5. RESOLUTION -  Paul Approvato appointed unclassified, full time Detective, Prosecutor’s Office.
  6. RESOLUTION -  Joseph Dolan appointed temporary, as needed Seasonal Recreation Leader, Division of Parks and Recreation of the Department of Land Use and Facilities Management.
  7. RESOLUTION -  Bradley Winfield, Detective, Prosecutor’s Office, salary adjustment. (Graduated academy).
  8. RESOLUTION -  Brock Rodenbough appointed temporary, as needed Seasonal Laborer, Roads and Bridges Division, Public Works Department.       
  9. RESOLUTION -  Kevin Ritz appointed   temporary, as needed Seasonal Laborer, Roads and Bridges Division, Public Works Dept.
  10. RESOLUTION -  Daniel Mahoney appointed temporary, as needed Seasonal Summer Camp Assistant, Division of Parks and Recreation, Land Use and Facilities Management Dept.
  11. RESOLUTION -  Ralph Runge appointed full time, Assistant County Supervising Engineer, Engineering Division, Public Works Department.
  12. RESOLUTION -  Approving appointments updating the County’s Facilities Evaluation Committee.
  13. RESOLUTION -  Approving a three year agreement for a medical examiner, with Steven Diamond, D.O., Director of Pathology, effective July 01, 2014 through June 30, 2017.
  14. RESOLUTION -  Approving a Service Agreement with the Student Conservation Association, (SCA), for trail improvements, at two County Parks, in the amount of $40,436 (County-$24,000; SCA-$16,436).
  15. RESOLUTION -  Approving Change Order #3, 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 & Excavating, LLC, increase of $46,090.77.
  16. RESOLUTION -  Amending the resolution adopted on February 22, 2000 designating “Through Streets” and “Stop” Intersections, effecting County Route 601, in West Amwell Township.
  17. RESOLUTION -  Approving a Red Light permit for Gary Habelitz, Chief Medical Investigator, in the Medical Examiner’s Office.
  18. RESOLUTION -  Approving a Red Light permit for Robert Kozarek, Death Investigator, in the Medical Examiner’s Office.

XII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION -  Approving a contract with the New Jersey Department of Human Services, for funding to assist families and individuals at risk of homelessness, who are ineligible for Work First New Jersey Emergency Assistance, in the amount of $128,844.
  2. RESOLUTION -  Approving an agreement with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, implementing mosquito control activities in response to Superstorm Sandy under the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program, in the amount of $33,000.
  3. RESOLUTION -  Approving an application with the New Jersey Department of Health, for a Social Services Block Grant, for the Hunterdon County LINCs agency, in the amount of $25,000 (state funds).
  4. RESOLUTION -  Approving an application with the New Jersey Department of Health for the Local Core Capacity for Public Health Emergency Preparedness, in the amount of $262,620 (state funds).
  5. RESOLUTION -  Approving a grant application/subgrant award with the New Jersey State Police, Office of Emergency Management, for the Emergency Management Performance Grant, in the amount of $110,000 ($55,000 federal funds; $55,000 County Match).
  6. RESOLUTION -  Approving the 2014 County Environmental Health Act (CEHA) grant contract, to support environmental inspections, enforcement and education, in the amount of $23,000 ($11,500 state funds; County Match $11,500).

XIII. PROCLAMATIONS/RECOGNITION

  1. PROCLAMATION -  Recognizing Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva research and acknowledging the dedication of Gary Whyte and his family to enlighten people on FOP.

XIV. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Good News Home for Women, requesting permission to hold a Coin Toss at the Intersection of County Route 523 and River Road, during their 12th annual Harvest Festival and Craft Fair, on Saturday, September 06, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
  2. Garden State Underwater Recovery Unit, requesting permission to hold a Coin Toss, on Saturday, December 20, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., at the Intersection of County Route 519 and Bridge Street, in Milford.

XV. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS/REPORTS

XVI. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XVII. EXECUTIVE SESSION (Reconvene if necessary)

 

 

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