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TENTATIVE AGENDA

AGENDA
HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
71 Main Street, Freeholder’s Meeting Room, 2nd Floor
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
September 16, 2014

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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 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. HUNTERDON COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, Chris Phelan

VI. FINANCE, Beth Schermerhorn and Janet Previte

  1. RESOLUTION - Requesting Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the Budget for the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, in the amount of $500.
  2. RESOLUTION - Requesting Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the Budget for the Body Armor Replacement Program, in the amount of $10,975.71.
  3. RESOLUTION - Requesting Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the Budget for the Senior Citizen and Disabled Resident Transportation Assistance, in the amount of $380,000.
  4. RESOLUTION - Requesting Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the Budget for the Veterans Transportation Grant, in the amount of $1,500.
  5. RESOLUTION - Requesting Local Government Services to insert an item of revenue in the Budget for the Area Plan Grant, in the amount of $247,644.

VII. PURCHASING, John P. Davenport

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving Requisition #IT.3874, using State Contract #A-70256, with Dell, for computer equipment, for the Division of Information Technology, in the amount of $50,753.51.

VIII. PUBLIC WORKS, Thomas Mathews

  1. Update of various County roads and bridges.
  2. To discuss the future ownership of the Church Street Bridge on County Route 579, over the Lehigh Valley Rail Road.
  3. To discuss a resolution from Alexandria Township requesting the County to take over Hog Hollow Road.

IX. FARMLAND PRESERVATION/OPEN SPACE, Sue Dziamara

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Historic Preservation Grant Application, upon the recommendation of the Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission and the Parks and Open Space Advisory Committee, for the distribution of County Historic Trust Funds, in the amount of $60,000, for the Township of Lebanon Museum, Block 71, Lot 3, in Lebanon Township.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Grant Application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, for Open Space Trust Funds, for Lebanon Borough, in the amount of $42,400, to fund Phase II renovation to 96 Main Street, a municipally owned historic building.

    Old Business:

  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Municipal Grant Application, upon the recommendation of the Open Space Advisory Committee, for Open Space Funds, for Readington Township, in the amount of $17,432.12, for recreation equipment.

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 September 16, 2014.
      2. RESOLUTION - Carrie Fellows appointed unclassified, full time Cultural and Heritage Executive Director, Land Use and Facilities Management Department.
      3. RESOLUTION - Margaret Conroy appointed full time, Keyboarding Clerk 3, Parks and Recreation Division, Land Use and Facilities Management Department.
      4. RESOLUTION - Leslie Bailey appointed full time, Assistant Engineer, Engineering Division of the Public Works Department.
      5. RESOLUTION - Nicole Faust appointed full time, Keyboarding Clerk 3, County Clerk’s Office.
      6. RESOLUTION - Christine Balena appointed full time, Keyboarding Clerk 3, Prosecutor’s Office.
      7. RESOLUTION - Donna LaRocca appointed full time, Principal Clerk Transcriber, Prosecutor’s Office.
      8. RESOLUTION - Albert Bonilla appointed full time, Sheriff’s Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
      9. RESOLUTION - Brock Rodenbough appointed full time, Laborer, Roads and Bridges Division, of the Public Works Department.
      10. RESOLUTION - Approving a revised resolution naming individuals to the Hunterdon County Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Committee (CEDS).
      11. RESOLUTION - Approving a Discharge of Mortgage for Kenneth and Gail Hoover.
      12. RESOLUTION - Approving an Inter-County Agreement with Somerset County, for the Reconstruction of County Route 637 (Readington Road, Somerset County, County Line Road, Hunterdon County), in Branchburg Township and Readington Township.
      13. RESOLUTION - Approving an Employment Agreement with Anthony M. Robbins, Sheriff’s Officer.
      14. RESOLUTION - Approving the solicitation of bids for Golf Course Equipment.
      15. RESOLUTION - Approving the solicitation of bids for a Golf Cart Lease.
      16. RESOLUTION - Approving a federal change order, for County Bid #2013-21, for the Resurfacing and Rumble Strip Installation on County Route 519, in Holland Twp. and Milford Borough, with Top Line Construction, decrease of $31,808.84.

XI. PROCLAMATIONS

  1. PROCLAMATION - Honoring Stephanie Stevens for her service.

XII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION - Approving a Federal Aid Agreement with the New Jersey Department of Transportation for the Replacement of County Bridge E-174 and approaches of Wertsville Road (County Route 602) over a Tributary of the Back Brook, in East Amwell Township.
  2. RESOLUTION - Approving an Operating Assistance Agreement with New Jersey Transit, Section 5311, in the amount of $294,893 (NJ Transit - $147,447 and a County Match - $147,446), for operating the Hunterdon County Consolidated Transportation System.
  3. RESOLUTION - Approving a Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) Agreement with New Jersey Transit, in the amount of $180,000 (Federal Funds - $90,000 and a County Match of $90,000).
  4. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an extension of the 2009 Recycling Enhancement Grant, through March 31, 2016, with no change in the grant amount.
  5. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an extension of the 2010 Recycling Enhancement Grant, through March 31, 2016 and authorizing a transfer of $9.00 to the Household Hazardous Waste Collection budget.
  6. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the transfer of funds from the 2011 Recycling Enhancement Grant, in the amount of $163.90 and $89.00 remaining in voicemail services to the Salary and Wages budget.
  7. RESOLUTION - Authorizing an extension of the 2012 Recycling Enhancement Grant, through September 30, 2015, with no change in the grant amount

XIII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Jane Verloop, requesting a memorial bench be installed on the Columbian Trail. 
  2. Hopewell Valley Community Bank, request to use the historic Court House steps on October 11, 2014, from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., as a judging area, as the Rotary Clubs of Hunterdon County would like to hold a Zombie Parade as a fundraiser to benefit K9 Soldiers Inc.
  3. Milford Merchants Association, requesting permission to utilize County Route 519 to the traffic light in Milford, on October 26, 2014, at 1:00 p.m., for their annual Halloween Parade.
  4. Anne Hercek, request to use the historic Court House steps on Saturday, October 11, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., for a rosary rally, for peace of our country. 
  5. Flemington Business Improvement District, request to install a banner, for their Biannual Cultural Series at the historic Court House.

XIV. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS/REPORTS

XV. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XVI. EXECUTIVE SESSION
(Reconvene if necessary)

 
 
 

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