HUNTERDON FREEHOLDERS MEETING THIS EVENING – details

 

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. PUBLIC HEARING –  Wescott House, in Delaware Township

  1. To discuss the transfer the Wescott House/Reading Schoolhouse to the Township of Delaware.  The Green Acres restrictions on the parkland will be transferred with the parkland and will run with the property in perpetuity.
  2. RESOLUTION –  Authorizing the release and extinguishing the Affordable Housing Covenant on the Wescott Property, in Delaware Township, Block 30, Lot 18.

VII. HUNTERDON COUNTY VOCATIONAL EDUCATION – POLYTECH

  1. Presentation of NJAC Foundation Vocational-Technical Scholarships to Vincent Balducci and Brook Greenaway.

VIII. HUNTERDON COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, Chris Phelan

Hunterdon County Community Day update.

IX. PROCLAMATIONS/RECOGNITION

  1. PROCLAMATION –      Recognizing Dr. Catherine Hebson McVicker for having served on the Raritan Valley Community College Board of Trustees for the past thirty-one years, representing Hunterdon County.
  2. PROCLAMATION –      Recognizing Thomas Antosiewicz for serving on the Transportation Advisory Committee.
  3. PROCLAMATION –      Recognizing Dylan Waddell, Boy Scout Troop 288, on attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  4. PROCLAMATION –      Recognizing Michael Coppola, Boy Scout Troop 187, on attaining the designation of Eagle Scout.
  5. PROCLAMATION –      Recognizing Josephine Knobloch in creating and guiding the following Guilds since 1977:  the Bakers, the Embroidery, the Knitting/ Crocheting and Rug Artisans.

X. FOR DISCUSSION

  1. Holding the September 19, 2017 Freeholder meeting in Delaware Township.
  2. Naming the fairgrounds at the South County/4-H Park, the Roger K. Everitt Memorial Fairgrounds.
  3. A revised vendor pricing schedule for the South County Park/Fairgrounds.

XI. ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT, Kevin P. Davis

  1. Public Alliance Insurance Coverage Group (PAIC) Surplus Funds presentation.
  2. To discuss an Electric Power Reverse Auction.
  3. To discuss the County’s OPRA process.

XII. PURCHASING, Raymond E. Rule, Jr.

  1. RESOLUTION –  Approving Requisition #R7-04214, using State Contract #A-89850, with Dell Marketing, L.P., for Ecolane Paratransit Transportation Scheduling Software, for the Human Services Department, in the amount of $49,196.
  2. RESOLUTION –  Approving Requisition #R7-04496, using Cooperative #65MCESCCPS, with Power Place, Inc., for three (3) Tractors with roadside mowers, for the Vehicle Services Department, in the amount of $222,858.45.
  3. RESOLUTION –  Authorizing the award of County Bid #2017-09, for the Application of Traffic Stripes on various County Roads, to Denville Line Painting, in an amount not to exceed $431,016.32.
  4. RESOLUTION –  Authorizing the award of County Bid #2017-11, for Resurfacing and Surface Treatment on various County Roads, to Top Line Construction Corp., in an amount not to exceed $1,704,782.51.
  5. RESOLUTION –  Authorizing a professional services agreement for Medical Director Services, through the Local Core Capacity for Public Health Emergency Preparedness (LCCPHEP) grant, to the Hunterdon Medical Center, in the amount of $10,000.

XIII. COUNTY COUNSEL, Shana L. Taylor 

  1. RESOLUTION –  Authorizing the Freeholder Director to sign the Contract for Sale and allow County Counsel to complete the closing in a fee simple acquisition of Block 46.01, Lot 11, from David B. Wagner, Kerry G. Wagner, Ned R. Wagner, and Denis N. Wagner, for roadwork on County Route 523 and the replacement of County Bridge RT-16, in the Township of Tewksbury.  The cost of the fee simple acquisition is $150,000.

XIV. FARMLAND/OPEN SPACE PRESERVATION, Bill Millette

  1. RESOLUTION –  Approving a development easement from Bruce and Christina Runkle, (Runkle South Farm), Block 13, Lots 1 and 1.01, in West Amwell Township, estimated 102 acres; (SADC-$423,300; County-$132,000; Township-$183,600), amount of $739,500.
  2. RESOLUTION –  Approving a development easement from Barry and Cathy Runkle, (Runkle North Farm), Block 13, Lot 1.02, in West Amwell Township, estimated 22 acres, (SADC-$80,300; County-$20,350; Township-$20,350), amount of $121,000.
  3. RESOLUTION –  Approving a municipal grant, at the recommendation of the Parks and Open Space Advisory Council, with Holland Township, for the historic restoration of the gym floor at the Riegel Ridge Community Center, in the amount of $79,583.97.
  4. RESOLUTION –  Approving a municipal grant, at the recommendation of the Parks and Open Space Advisory Council, with Clinton Township, for the Kaufelt property acquisition, in the amount of $329,919.71.
  5. RESOLUTION –  Approving a municipal grant, at the recommendation of the Parks and Open Space Advisory Council, with Flemington Borough, for the historic restoration of the porch at the Samuel Fleming House, in the amount of $8,790.
  6. RESOLUTION –  Approving a municipal grant, at the recommendation of the Parks and Open Space Advisory Council, with Readington Township, for the Lorenzen property acquisition, in the amount of $85,000.
  7. RESOLUTION –  Approving a historic preservation grant, at the recommendation of the Parks and Open Space Advisory Council, with High Bridge Borough, for roof rehabilitation for the Solitude House, in the amount of $3,915.
  8. RESOLUTION –  Approving a historic preservation grant, at the recommendation of the Parks and Open Space Advisory Council, with Holland Township, for window restoration for the Riegel Ridge Community Center, in the amount of $50,000.
  9. RESOLUTION –  Approving a historic preservation grant, at the recommendation of the Parks and Open Space Advisory Council, with the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce, for interior and exterior rehabilitation and restoration for the Reading-Large House, in the amount of $50,000.
  10. RESOLUTION –  Approving a historic preservation grant, at the recommendation of the Parks and Open Space Advisory Council, with East Amwell Township, for the interior and exterior rehabilitation and restoration of the Clawson House, in the amount of $50,000.
  11. RESOLUTION –  Approving a historic preservation grant, at the recommendation of the Parks and Open Space Advisory Council, with the Hunterdon Land Trust, for roof restoration and replacement at the bank Barn at the Dvoor Farm, in the amount of $50,000.
  12. RESOLUTION –  Approving a historic preservation grant, at the recommendation of the Parks and Open Space Advisory Council, for the Red Mill Museum, for water wheel repair and restoration, in the amount of $18,909.
  13. RESOLUTION –  Approving a Cooperative Assistance Open Space grant, at the recommendation of the Parks and Open Space Advisory Council, with Bethlehem Township, for the Reifinger property, Block 44, Lot 13, estimated 116 acres, in an amount not to exceed $210,000.
  14. RESOLUTION –  Approving a Non-Profit Open Space grant, at the recommendation of the Parks and Open Space Advisory Council, with the Hunterdon Land Trust, for the Reifinger property, Block 44, Lot 13, estimated 116 acres, in an amount not to exceed $140,000.
  15. RESOLUTION –  Approving a Cooperative Assistance Open Space grant, at the recommendation of the Parks and Open Space Advisory Council, with East Amwell Township, for the Lindbergh property, Block 34, Lot 22, estimated 19 acres, in an amount not to exceed $61,500.
  16. RESOLUTION –  Approving a Non-Profit Open Space grant, at the recommendation of the Parks and Open Space Advisory Council, with the D&R Greenway, for the Lindbergh property, Block 34, Lot 22, estimated 19 acres, in an amount not to exceed $41,000.
  17. RESOLUTION –  Amending approval of the Hunterdon Land Trust application for a Cooperative Assistance Open Space grant, at the recommendation of the Parks and Open Space Advisory Council, for the Eisenberger property, in Bethlehem Township, Block 32, Lots 22 and 30, estimated 99 acres, in an amount not to exceed $200,000.

XV. 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 01, 2017.
  2. Motion to approve the executive and regular session minutes of July 05, 2017.
  3. RESOLUTION –    Claudia Cantelmi appointed full time, unclassified, Confidential Assistant, Human Resources Division.
  4. RESOLUTION –    Laura Kroon-Bush, provisional Senior Park Naturalist, hours to be 40 per week, (correcting July 05, 2017 resolution).
  5. RESOLUTION –    Donna Patulla appointed part-time Library Associate, County Library.
  6. RESOLUTION –    Robert Fandel, full time Equipment Operator, Public Works Department, salary increase, obtained CDL.
  7. RESOLUTION –    Sean DeGrazia appointed full-time Laborer, Division of Roads and Bridges, Public Works Department.
  8. RESOLUTION –    James Eick appointed as a temporary, as needed Seasonal Laborer, Division of Roads and Bridges, Public Works Department.
  9. RESOLUTION –    Charles Dickinson appointed full time Corrections’ Officer, in the Sheriff’s Office.
  10. RESOLUTION –    Matthew Connor appointed full-time Laborer, Division of Roads, Public Works Department.
  11. RESOLUTION –    Leigh D. Smith appointed full-time Corrections Officer, Sheriff’s Office.
  12. RESOLUTION –    Keith Monahan, full time Maintenance Worker 2, Division of Buildings and Maintenance, salary adjustment.
  13. RESOLUTION –    Mary Benjamin appointed full-time Keyboarding Clerk 1, Sheriff’s Department.
  14. RESOLUTION –    Approving the amended salary resolution for employees covered under the CWA Rank and File Bargaining unit.
  15. RESOLUTION –    Approving the amended salary resolution for employees covered under CWA Social Services Rank and File Bargaining Unit.
  16. RESOLUTION –    Approving the sale of surplus office equipment and furniture through GovDeals.com.
  17. RESOLUTION –    Approving the sale of surplus vehicles and equipment through GovDeals.com.
  18. RESOLUTION –    Approving the controlled Hunting Program for 2017/2018.
  19. RESOLUTION –    Approving a Power of Attorney, to accept receipt from Pine Hill Trainers for an Aluma 6’6” x 14’2” bed, standard trailer, for the Public Works Department.
  20. RESOLUTION –    Approving an agreement with the Student Conservation Association, Inc., for parkland maintenance for the Musconetcong Gorge Preserve and the Cushetunk Mountain Preservation, in an amount not to exceed $25,000.
  21. RESOLUTION –    Approving revisions to the Hunterdon County Employee Handbook.
  22. RESOLUTION –    Approving Change Order #1, County Bid #2015-27, for Roadway Resurfacing of County Route 513, in High Bridge Borough and Clinton and Lebanon Townships, with Schifano Construction, decrease of $165,505.71.
  23. RESOLUTION –     Approving plans and specifications for the Resurfacing of County Route 627, in Holland Township.
  24.  RESOLUTION –    Approving plans and specifications for the Resurfacing of County Routes 512 and 513, in Franklin, Tewksbury and Union Townships.
  25.  RESOLUTION –    Approving plans and specifications for the Resurfacing and Drainage Improvements for County Route 604, in Delaware Township.
  26.  RESOLUTION –    Approving Supplementary Specifications for the 2017 Demolition of various Structures, located throughout the County.
  27. RESOLUTION –    Approving contract modification #2, for a provider service agreement with Hunterdon Helpline, Inc., for an additional six months, in the amount of $5,250.
  28. RESOLUTION –    Correcting a resolution to authorize bidding of the “Mt. Airy Garage Waste Water Tank Installation”.
  29. RESOLUTION –    Authorizing the Executive Director of the Cultural and Heritage Commission, to execute performance agreements and contracts, in an amount not to exceed $3,000, expending funds from the New Jersey Council on the Local Arts Program (LAP) and the New Jersey Historical Commission County History Partnership (CHPP), in accordance with the amount of the approved grants.
  30. RESOLUTION –    Authorizing the use of Competitive Contracting for “Human Services Community Programs”.
  31. RESOLUTION –    Authorizing the County Purchasing Agent to solicit bids for “Snow and Ice Control Materials for Roads and Bridges.”
  32. RESOLUTION –    Approving a contract modification with Cherry, Weber and Associates, County Quote #0102-2008, for “Engineering Design Services for the Reconstruction of County Route 519/Warren Glen Hill Climbing Lane”, in Holland Township, increase of $22,782.
  33. RESOLUTION –    Accepting the donation of a cage from the Flemington Borough Police Department, to the Prosecutors Office for placement in a vehicle.

XVI. GRANTS

  1. RESOLUTION –    Approving a grant application with the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, Division of Criminal Justice, for the Victim of Crimes Act (VOCA), #V-88-15, in the amount of $244,555. ($179,858 in Federal Funds; County Match of $64,697).
  2. RESOLUTION –    Approving an application with NJ Transit, for the Senior Citizens and Disabled Resident Transportation Assistance Act, in the amount of $332,284.
  3. RESOLUTION –    Approving a matching grant in the amount of $194,335 for the Section 5311 application with NJ Transit, for the Senior Citizens and Disabled Resident Transportation Assistance grant.
  4. RESOLUTION –    Approving a subgrant award through the Emergency Management Performance Grant, for the Office of Emergency Management for salaries, wage and fringe benefits, in the amount of $110,344.71; (Federal-$55,000; County Match-$55,344.71.

XVII. CORRESPONDENCE

  1. Hampton Fire Company No. 1, requesting permission to hold a Coin Toss on Sunday, August 06, 2017, from 7:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., at County Route 635, New Street and Main Street, in Hampton.
  2. Califon First Aid Squad, requesting permission to hold a Coin Toss on Saturday, September 23, 2017, from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., along North Main Street (County Route 512) and Scheffer Court (County Route 513).
  3. Delaware Valley Regional High School Cheer Boosters, requesting permission to hold a Coin Toss on Saturday, August 05, 2017 (Rain Date: August 06, 2017) and on Saturday, November 04, 2017 (Rain Date: November 06, 2017, on County Route 519, in Milford Borough, from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
  4. Samuel Fleming House Museum and Garden, requesting permission to hold their 4th Annual Tricky Tray Fundraiser, on Friday, December 01, 2017, at the historic Court House.

XVIII. FREEHOLDERS COMMENTS/REPORTS

XIX.  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

XX. EXECUTIVE SESSION  (Reconvene if necessary)