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TENTATIVE AGENDA (updated 06/16/2014)

HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
71 Main Street, Freeholder’s Meeting Room, 2nd Floor
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 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.  5:30 p.m.     FINANCE, Janet Previte

Public Hearing

  1. RESOLUTION -  Approving the establishment of a CAP Bank.

    Public Hearing

  2. RESOLUTION -  Approving the County Budget be read by title only.
  3. Motion to approve the 2014 Hunterdon 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. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 1-14, authorizing the acquisition of heavy public works machinery, equipment and trucks, in the amount of $475,000.
  7. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 2-14, authorizing the acquisition of vehicles, in the amount of $400,000.
  8. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 3-14, authorizing the acquisition of office furniture, fixtures and business equipment, in the amount of $137,296.
  9. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 4-14, authorizing improvements to County Park facilities, in the amount of $265,000.
  10. INTRODUCTION - 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. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 6-14, authorizing the acquisition of computer equipment, in the amount of $734,300.
  12. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 7-14, authorizing upgrades to radio equipment and tower sites, for Emergency Management, in the amount of $500,000. 
  13. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 8-14, authorizing the acquisition of maintenance equipment, for Parks and Recreation, in the amount of $203,300.
  14. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 9-14, authorizing the expansion of the Route 12 Bridge Shop, in the amount of $200,000.
  15. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 10-14, authorizing improvements to County Golf Course facilities, in the amount of $103,700.
  16. INTRODUCTION - Capital Ordinance No. 11-14, authorizing the acquisition of Emergency Services Training Center Equipment, in the amount of $132,854.
  17. INTRODUCTION - 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 County Correctional Facility, in the amount of $42,000.
  18. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 13-14, authorizing the improvement of various public highways, roads and streets, in the amount of $7,850,000.
  19. INTRODUCTION - Bond Ordinance No. 14-14, authorizing the improvement of various bridges and culverts, in the amount of $6,250,000.
  20. INTRODUCTION - 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.

VI. FARMLAND PRESERVATION/OPEN SPACE, Sue Dziamara

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Cooperative Assistance Grant application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, with New Jersey Conservation Foundation, on Block 43, Lot 3, in Raritan Twp., estimated 45 acres, known as the Kangas Acquisition, in the amount of $84,907.50.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Non-Profit Grant application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, with the D&R Greenway, on Block 43, Lot 3, in Raritan Township, estimated 45 acres, known as the Kangas Acquisition, in the amount of $56,605.

VII. PUBLIC WORKS, Thomas Mathews

  1. Update of various County roads and bridges.
    Added Item:
  2. RESOLUTION -    Declaring an emergency situation regarding the damage to County Bridge K-110, in Kingwood Township.

VIII. 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 June 17, 2014.
  2. Motion to approve the special session minutes of March 05, 2014 and March 18, 2014.
  3. RESOLUTION -  Brenda Prehal appointed temporary, as needed Seasonal Lab Assistant, Division of Mosquito Control, of the Public Safety and Health Services Department.
  4. RESOLUTION -  Holly Teale appointed temporary, as needed Seasonal Lab Assistant, Division of Mosquito Control, of the Public Safety and Health Services Department.
  5. RESOLUTION -  Brett Durborow appointed temporary, as needed Seasonal Summer Recreation Camp Leader, Parks and Recreation Division of Land Use and Facilities Management Dept.
  6. RESOLUTION -  Daniel Barone appointed temporary, as needed Seasonal Parks Laborer, Buildings and Maintenance Division of Land Use and Facilities Management Department.     
  7. RESOLUTION -  Grace Montemurro appointed temporary, as needed Seasonal Summer Camp Leader, Parks and Recreation Division of Land Use and Facilities Management Dept.    
  8. RESOLUTION -  Kara Kurzawa appointed temporary, as needed Seasonal Summer Camp Leader, Parks and Recreation Division of Land Use and Facilities Management Department.   
  9. RESOLUTION -  Kenneth Miller-Lopez appointed temporary, as needed Seasonal Accounting Intern, Finance Department.
  10. RESOLUTION -  Lauren Lynn appointed temporary, as needed Seasonal Summer Camp Leader, Parks and Recreation Division of Land Use and Facilities Management Department.   
  11. RESOLUTION -  Nancy Hanna appointed provisional, Senior Account Clerk, Division of Corrections, Public Safety and Health Services Department.
  12. RESOLUTION -  Zachary Powell appointed temporary, Seasonal Parks Laborer, Division of Buildings and Maintenance of the Land Use and Facilities Management Department.
  13. RESOLUTION -  Nicholas Zalewski appointed temporary, as needed Seasonal Summer Camp Leader, Parks and Recreation Division of Land Use and Facilities Management Dept.
  14. RESOLUTION - Approving temporary, as needed Seasonal Summer Camp Assistants, (Inna Dowd, Greg Kortina, Ben Lazarus, and Allison Marcellina) for summer programs, Parks and Recreation Division of Land Use and Facilities Management Department.
  15. RESOLUTION - Isabela Esparza appointed temporary, as needed Seasonal Summer Camp Leader, Parks and Recreation Division of Land Use and Facilities Management Department.
  16. RESOLUTION - Revised longevity payments for employees covered under the FOP Lodge #29 Bargaining Agreement in the Sheriff’s Office.
  17. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the establishment of the Hunterdon County Cooperative Purchasing System, for a five year period.
  18. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement to share services between the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office and the Division of Corrections, Department of Public Safety and Health Services, in the amount of $25,000, for a one year period.
  19. RESOLUTION - Approving a contract extension with KBD Associates, LLC, for Health Officer Services, through December 31, 2014, increase of $30,000.
  20. RESOLUTION - Approving an agreement with KBD Associates, LLC, for Communicable Disease Specialist Services, through June 30, 2015, in an amount not to exceed $15,000.
  21. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the release of a Maintenance Bond, #0445031, on Block 15, Lot 8, Construction of County Bridge A-82, over the Nishisakawick Creek, in Alexandria Township, to Toll Brothers, in the amount of $42,515.
  22. RESOLUTION - Approving a Shared Services Agreement with Holland Township, to store municipal documents, at the Records Retention Center.       
  23. RESOLUTION - Approving Ordinance No. 2014-01, amending the number of members on the Polytech Board of Education and setting a public hearing for July 01, 2014, at 5:30 p.m.
    Added Item:
  24. RESOLUTION - Approving a Memorandum of Agreement with the Communications Workers of America (CWA), Local 1036, Rank and File Unit, through December 31, 2015.
IX. GRANTS
  1. RESOLUTION -  Approving an application with NJ Transit Corporation, for the Senior Citizens and Disabled Resident Transportation funding, in the amount of $341,016, for 2015.
  2. RESOLUTION -  Approving the Section 5311 Operating Assistance Grant application, in the amount of $294,893, with a NJ Transit Corporation match, in the amount of $147,446.50 and a County Match of $147,446.50.
  3. RESOLUTION -  Approving an application for financial assistance with NJ Transit, under Section 5311, obligating the County’s share of $141,656.50.

X. PROCLAMATIONS/RECOGNITION

  1. PROCLAMATION -  Recognizing Robert Riehs for have served as a member of the Local Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.
    Added Item:
  2. PROCLAMATION -  Recognizing Karen Kallens for her commitment to serving the uninsured patients of the County.

XI. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. Revision/update of Facilities Evaluation Committee members.
  2. To discuss a potential Eagle project at a County facility.

XII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Bloomsbury PTO, requesting permission to utilize portions of County Route 579, during their 3rd annual Spooky Sprint 5k Run, on October 25, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
    Added Item:
  2. Garden State Underwater Recovery Unit, requesting permission to hold a Coin Toss, on Saturday, June 21, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., at the Intersection of County Route 519 and Bridge Street, in Milford.

XIII. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS/REPORTS

XIV. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XV. EXECUTIVE SESSION
(Reconvene if necessary)

 

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