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TENTATIVE AGENDA (updated 10/06/15 at 9:40 am)

HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
71 Main Street
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
OCTOBER 06, 2015
4:00 p.m. - Convene in Executive Session
5:30 p.m. - Open Public Session

FULL 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 January 06, 2015, to the Hunterdon County Democrat, Star Ledger, Trenton Times, Courier News, HCNews 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 various legal issues.
  2. To discuss various personnel issues.

III. 5:30 p.m.     PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 

IV. MOMENT OF SILENCE

V. PUBLIC COMMENT, Limited to 2 minutes per person.
          (Comments exceeding 2 minutes will be entertained later in the agenda).

VI. FINANCE

  1. RESOLUTION -    Authorizing the cancellation of the balance of certain Bond Ordinances for 2003 and 2006, in the amount of $2,683,012.26; authorizing the transfer of the funded balance of said ordinances to capital surplus, in the amount of $2,500,000 and to cancel the unfunded debt authorization.
  2. RESOLUTION -    Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2015 Budget for the 2015 Area Plan Grant, in the amount of $260,422.
  3. RESOLUTION -    Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2015 Budget for the Senior Citizens & Disabled Residents Transportation Assistance Program, in the amount of $341,016.
  4. RESOLUTION -    Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2015 Budget for the Help America Vote Act, in the amount of $1,254.
  5. RESOLUTION -    Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2015 Budget for State Health Insurance Assistance Program, in the amount of $28,000.
  6. RESOLUTION -    Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2015 Budget for 2015 Title XX Transportation Services, in the amount of $124,434.
  7. RESOLUTION -    Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2015 Budget for Veterans Transportation, in the amount of $15,000.
  8. RESOLUTION -    Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2015 Budget for the 2015 County Environmental Act Grant, in the amount of $5,500.
  9. RESOLUTION -    Requesting the Division of Local Government Services insert an item of revenue in the 2015 Budget for Public Health Preparedness, in the amount of $264,597.

VII. PURCHASING, John Davenport III

  1. RESOLUTION -    Approving Requisition #County.Clerk.1734, with Sky Printing, for ballots, for the County Clerk’s Office, in the amount of $65,000.
  2. RESOLUTION -    Approving Requisition #27791, using State Contract #A-83900, with PMC Associates, for base stations and repeaters, for the Communications/Emergency Services Division, in the amount of $36,666.43.
  3. RESOLUTION -    Approving Requisition #27818, using State Contract #A83925, with CenturyLink, for Vesta 911 equipment, to replace the end of life Plant CML equipment, for the Division of Communications/ Emergency Services, in the amount of $624,777.33.
  4. RESOLUTION -    Authorizing the rejection and re-evaluation of County Bid #2015-18, for HVAC Replacement for Buildings 2 & 3 at the Route 31 County Complex, as they came in over the County’s estimate.
  5. RESOLUTION -    Authorizing the award of County Bid #2015-11, for Septic Construction and Drainage Improvements at the South County Park, Block 8.02, Lot 25.01, in East Amwell Township, to S.F Lutzky Contracting, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $168,896.50.

VIII. FARMLAND PRESERVATION/OPEN SPACE, Sue Dziamara

  1. Informational presentation on the pipeline reimbursement.
  2. RESOLUTION -    Approving a Municipal Grant Program Application, with Flemington Borough, to fund the restoration of the historic Wagon House at the Dvoor Farmstead, in an amount not to exceed $11,000.
  3. RESOLUTION -    Approving a Municipal Grant Program Application with Raritan Township, to fund the preparation and completion of the Raritan Township Comprehensive Farmland Preservation Plan, in an amount not to exceed $12,000.
  4. RESOLUTION -    Approving a Right of Way Easement, in the amount of $1,345.50 and Bridge Maintenance Easement, in the amount of $517.50, with John Jacobson and Miriam Jacobson, on Block 51, Lot 1, in Alexandria Township. 

IX. HEALTH SERVICES DIVISION, Tadhgh Rainey

  1. Animal Control Update. 

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 October 06, 2015.
  2. Motion to approve the regular session minutes of September 1, 2015 and September 15, 2015.
  3. RESOLUTION -    Charles Puha appointed provisional, full time Road Repairer #2, Division of Roads and Bridges, Public Works Department.
  4. RESOLUTION -    James Mackin appointed provisional, full time Road Repairer #2, Division of Roads and Bridges, Public Works Department.
  5. RESOLUTION -    Jeanna Mack appointed full time, Public Safety Telecommunicator, Communications Division, Department of Public Safety and Health Services.
  6. RESOLUTION -    William Swaney appointed full time, Public Safety Telecommunicator, Communications Division, Department of Public Safety and Health Services.
  7. RESOLUTION -    John Sadusky appointed permanent, full time Sheriff’s Officer Sergeant, Sheriff’s Office.
  8. RESOLUTION -    Zachary Hutchins appointed full time, Public Safety Telecommunicator, Communications Division, Department of Public Safety and Health Services.
  9. RESOLUTION -    Andrew Spitzer appointed full time, Public Safety Telecommunicator, Communications Division, Department of Public Safety and Health Services.
  10. RESOLUTION -    Michael Nugent appointed full-time Lieutenant, Office of the Prosecutor.
  11. RESOLUTION -    Donna Snyder appointed full-time County Investigator Sergeant, Office of the Prosecutor.
  12. RESOLUTION -    Jessica Neiber appointed full-time Detective First Class, Office of the Prosecutor.
  13. RESOLUTION-     Jennifer O’Sullivan, Acting Recycling Coordinator from July 15, 2015 to September 15, 2015, Division of Environmental Health, Department of Public Safety and Health Services, salary compensation.
  14. RESOLUTION -    Authorizing the County Purchasing Agent to solicit bids for County Bid #2015-28, to Furnish and Deliver One (1) New and Unused Flatbed Steel Truck or Approved Equivalent.
  15. RESOLUTION -    Approving the release of a Cash Maintenance Bond to Crown Homes of Readington, LLC, for work completed on Block 72, Lots 3 and 4, for County Culvert R-188, in the Township of Readington, in the amount of $4,500.
  16. RESOLUTION -    Approving an Addendum for Records Storage Costs for those participating in the County’s Shared Records Services Agreement.
  17. RESOLUTION -    Approving a Service and Occupancy Agreement with Scott Howarth, through June 30, 2016.
  18. RESOLUTION -    Approving a Services and Occupancy Agreement with United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps through September 1, 2016.
  19. RESOLUTION -    Approving speed limits along County Route 523 (Walter E. Foran Blvd., Walter Foran Ext., Junction Road, Flemington-Whitehouse Road, Main Street, Oldwick Road and Lamington Road), in Flemington Borough and Raritan, Readington and Tewksbury Townships.
  20. RESOLUTION -    Approving speed limits along Junction Road (County Route 647) from New Jersey Route 31 to Walter Foran Extension, (County Route 523).
  21. RESOLUTION -    Authorizing No Passing Zones be established along County Route 513 (Frenchtown-Everittstown Road, Everittstown-Pittstown Road), in the Township of Alexandria and Borough of Frenchtown.
  22. RESOLUTION -    Approving ownership of a portion (270 feet) of the proposed Exit 15/Interstate 78 East bound ramp’s signal, (County Route 513), in Franklin Township.
  23. RESOLUTION -    Approving an amendment to the Mutual Assistance Agreement with Clinton Town, (Officer James Kramer) for the Hunterdon County Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).
  24. RESOLUTION -    Approving an amendment to the Mutual Assistance Agreement with Clinton Town, (Officer Jay Hunter) for the Hunterdon County Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).
  25. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Mutual Assistance Agreement with Clinton Township, (Officer Drew MacQueen) for the Hunterdon County Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).
  26. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Mutual Assistance Agreement with Clinton Township, (Officer Michael Akers) for the Hunterdon County Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).
  27. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Mutual Assistance Agreement with Flemington Borough, (Officer William Svard) for the Hunterdon County Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).
  28. RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Mutual Assistance Agreement with Readington Township, (Officer Carlos Ferreiro) for the Hunterdon County Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).
  29. RESOLUTION -    Approving an amendment to the Mutual Assistance Agreement with Readington Township, (Officer Christopher Heycock) for the Hunterdon County Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).
  30. RESOLUTION -    Approving an amendment to the Mutual Assistance Agreement with Readington Township, (Officer Gregory Wester) for the Hunterdon County Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).
  31. RESOLUTION -    Approving an amendment to the Mutual Assistance Agreement with Readington Township, (Officer Vincent Corsentino) for the Hunterdon County Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).
  32. RESOLUTION -    Approving an amendment to the Mutual Assistance Agreement with Tewksbury Township, (Officer Wayne Beam) for the Hunterdon County Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).
  33. RESOLUTION -    Approving an amendment to the Mutual Assistance Agreement with Washington Township, Morris County (Officer Christopher Bratus) for the Hunterdon County Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).
  34. RESOLUTION -    Approving an amendment to the Mutual Assistance Agreement with Washington Township, Morris County, (Officer Michael Hade), for the Hunterdon County Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).
  35. RESOLUTION -    Approving a Mutual Assistance Agreement with Flemington Borough, (Officer Frank Emanuele), for the Hunterdon County Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).
  36. RESOLUTION -    Approving a Mutual Assistance Agreement with Readington Township, (Officer Steven Rindock) for the Hunterdon County Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).
  37. RESOLUTION -    Approving a Volunteer Agreement with Frank Emanuele (Officer - Flemington Borough), for the Hunterdon County Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).
  38. RESOLUTION -    Approving a Volunteer Agreement with Steven Rindock (Officer - Readington Township), for the Hunterdon County Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).
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  39. RESOLUTION - Edward Hahola, appointed full time Senior Public Safety Telecommunicator, Communications Division, Department of Public Safety and Health Services

XI. PROCLAMATION/RESCOGNITION

  1. PROCLAMATION -     Recognizing Eugene L. Farkas for his outstanding service to his community, county, and state in his effort to provide a technical and leadership focus for the Somerset/Hunterdon/Warren Vicinage.

XII. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION -    Approving the FFY2015 State Homeland Security Grant Agreement, with the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security, to build, maintain and sustain national preparedness capabilities, at State and Local levels and to implement the goals and objectives included in the State Homeland Security strategies and initiatives, in the amount of $100,000.
  2. RESOLUTION -    Approving an application to obtain a grant from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs for the administration of the LIHEAP/USF (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and the Universal Service Fund), in the amount of $1,248.
  3. RESOLUTION -    Approving a grant application with the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, Attorney General’s Office, for the development of a Prosecutor-led Mental Health Diversion Program, grant period of 2 years, in the amount of $75,000.
  4. RESOLUTION -    Approving the County Comprehensive Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Contract #16-532-ADA-0, with the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, in the amount of $257,143 ($227,968 – State Funds and a County Match - $29,175), for 2016.
  5. RESOLUTION -    Approving an Operating Assistance Agreement with New Jersey Transit for Section 5311 funding, to operate the County’s Consolidated Transportation System (LINK), in the amount of $418,346 (NJTransit - $209,173.00 and a County match of $209,173.00).          

XIII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Friends of the Hunterdon County Library, requesting a waiver of fees for usage of the South County park Grange Building for their Annual Book Sale, from Monday, April 18 through Wednesday, May 4, 2016.
  2. SAFE in Hunterdon, requesting to use the historic Court House steps, as well as electric, on Thursday, October 08, 2015, for their Annual Candlelight Vigil.
  3. Milford Merchants Association, requesting permission to close a portion of County Route 519 (20 minutes), for their annual Halloween Parade, on Sunday, October 25, 2015, starting at 1:00 p.m.
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  4. Flemington Business Improvement District, requesting permission to use the “Hawke” property parking area adjacent to the former Mikasa Building, on Main Street, in Flemington Borough, as a staging area for children’s activities and pony rides, during their Street Festival and Craft Show on Sunday, October 25, 2015.

XIV. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS/REPORTS

XV. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XVI. EXECUTIVE SESSION (Reconvene if necessary)


 

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