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                                        NOVEMBER 21, 2006

                    A REGULAR MEETING of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the
County of Somerset was held on the above date at 7:00 p.m.

                       The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was led by Director Ken Scherer

                     Director Scherer stated that the meeting was in compliance with the Open
Public Meetings Act and that adequate notice was provided on January 6, 2006 as follows:

1.                     Mailed to the Somerset Messenger Gazette, The Home News, and the
                       Courier News.
2.                     Posted on the Official County Bulletin Board.
3.                     Filed with the County Clerk.
4.                     Distributed to all persons requesting such information.

Roll Call ------------------
PRESENT:                 Zaborowski, Coyle, Fontana, Scherer
ABSENT:                  Palmer
ALSO PRESENT:            County Counsel Miller, M. Amorosa, D. Lorimer, K. Quick, M. Gaupp, B,
                         Newman, L. Kreuger, Mary Ann Evon, J. Balak-Labraccio

                     At this time Director Scherer and Jacqueline Balak-Labraccio made
the following presentations:

        Barbara Navatto, 4-H, October 2006 Employee of the Month

        Team Recognition – Assistance to Shaun Bigelow and his family
         - Staff members from:
                 Facilities and Services – Electrical Division
                 Facilities and Services – General Maintenance
                 Facilities and Services – Heating and Cooling Division
                 Facilities and Services – Plumbing
                 Facilities and Services – Grounds
                 Facilities and Services – Carpentry
                 Facilities and Services – Painting
                 Sheriff’s Office – Corrections Division

                       At this time Director Scherer issued the following Citations:


        Somerset County Business Partnership 2006 Annual Award Recognitions
         -     Tim Comerford – Economic Vitality Award
         -     Ed Delia – Outstanding Business Person
         -     Evelyn Savage – Outstanding Business Person
         -     Catherine Cook – Young Entrepreneur
         -     Market Rx – Economic Vitality Award
         -     Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home – Economic Vitality Award
         -     Verizon – Economic Vitality Award



                     At this time Director Scherer opened the meeting to the public and
asked if there was anyone present who wished to be heard.

                     There being no one present who wished to be heard, Director Scherer
declared the public portion closed.



                                     CONSENT AGENDA

ALL MATTERS LISTED HEREUNDER ARE CONSIDERED TO BE ROUTINE IN
NATURE AND WILL BE ENACTED UPON IN ONE MOTION. ANY PERSON MAY
REQUEST THAT AN ITEM BE REMOVED FOR SEPARATE CONSIDERATION.
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        APPROVAL OF MINUTES:                October 3, 2006
                                            October 17, 2006
                                            November 14, 2006


        APPROVAL OF PERSONNEL LETTER: #216

        The following Personnel changes are for the period: 11/01/06 to 11/15/06:


DEPARTMENT            NAME                    POSITION           SALARY              GRADE/        EFFECTIVE
                                                                 RANGE               SALARY          DATE
GENERAL COUNTY:

REPLACEMENTS

Mental Health         Eileen Ignatoff       Case Manager I         $35,101 -        13-B/$43,876         11/02
Center                                                              $52,651

Public Safety         Brian R. Pauli          Dispatcher I         $28,526 -        10-A/$34,317         11/01
Radio                                                               $42,790

Youth Receiving       Raquel L. Harper       Case Manager          $35,101 -        13-C/$38,000         10/30
                                                                    $52,651

CHANGES
                      (Promotion)
Facilities &          Justin Miller       Maintenance Worker                        05-A/$31,369
Services                                          to                                     to
                                                Painter                             07-A/$35,478         11/01
                      (Promotion)
Roads                 Tony DiMura         Equipment Operator                        06-A/$39,502
                                                  to                                     to
                                              Equipment                             07-A/$42,386         11/01
                                            Operator/CPA
                      (Promotion)

Roads                 George Roach            Equipment                             07-A/$41761
                                             Operator/CPA                                to
                                                   to                                 $44,893
                                               Assistant                                                 11/01
                                            Foreperson/CPA
                      (Change in
                      Position)
Transportation        Robert Peterson        Motor Coach                            06-A/$37,382
                                               Operator                                  to
                                                  to                                06-A/$36,293
                                            Mini Bus Driver                                              11/01


TERMINATIONS



Recycling Center      Brian Bakes         Resource Recovery
                                               Worker                                                    11/03
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                                                                SALARY              GRADE/
DEPARTMENT           NAME                       POSITION        RANGE               SALARY         EFFECTIVE

                                                                                                      DATE

For your information...
PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE:

The Prosecutor has taken the following action:


REPLACEMENTS



Prosecutors          Jeffrey R.                  Detective                        DP-8/$75,263
                     Vandergoot                                                                           11/01


TERMINATIONS



Prosecutor
                     Alexis Archer              Secretary                                                 11/03
                     Michelle Cabreja         Legal Secretary
                                                                                                          11/10


SHERIFF’S OFFICE:

The Sheriff has taken the following action:


PART TIME



REPLACEMENTS



Jail                 Olayinka                 RN-Part Time                        AA/$30.00 Hr.
                     Aramide                                                                              10/30




       COMMUNICATIONS:

                             Communication, State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental
       Protection, approval of Grant Certification for the Municipal Stormwater Regulation Program
       Stormwater Grant, $10,000.00, was received..

                              Communication, State of New Jersey, Department of Health and Senior
       Services, notice of increase of $58,380.00 to 2006 Area Plan Contract – Social Services Delivery
       System for Older Adults, was received..

                            Communication, County of Mercer, Board of Chosen Freeholders,
       Resolution 2006-763 endorsing Healthy Farms, Fuels and Foods Act of 2006, was received..

                             Communication, County of Morris, Board of Chosen Freeholders,
       Resolution 26 urging changes to the State Sales and Use Tax, was received..
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                      Communications received, Transmittal of Lung Cancer Awareness Month
Proclamations:
       a.      Montgomery Township
       b.      Borough of Somerville

                      Communication, Brett Radi, Somerset County Clerk, transmitting a check
in the amount of $3,724,183.24 of which $765,792.31 is retained by Somerset County for its own
use, was received..

                     Communications received, Richard L. Fitamant, Executive Director,
Middlesex County Utilities Authority:
      a.     Copy of 2007 preliminary budget with a certified copy of the Resolution adopted
             November 2, 2006 approving same.
      b.     Certified copy of the resolution adopted November 2, 2006 establishing the 2007
             Schedule of Rates.
      c.     Notice of Public Hearing for adoption of the 2007 Budget, Rate Schedule and
             Charges to be held November 28, 2006 at 1:00 PM.

                      Communication, Cortney Casazza, Director of Operations, Garden State
Pharmacy Owners Provider Services Corporation, update on the Somerset Resident Prescription
Savings Program – 834 enrolled members, 829 claims processed on behalf of 112 members
7/1/06 to 9/30/06 for a total savings of $24,105.08 with an average savings of $29.08, was
received..
                      Communication, Assemblyman Alex DeCroce, Resolution urging
Bipartisan Action by the State Legislature on Ethics Reform, was received..

                      Communication, Somerset County Park Commission, synopsis of three NJ
Senate Bills (S2269, S2253, S2289) addressing new state taxes on initiation fees, memberships,
dues and other such charges that have heretofore been exempt from State of New Jersey sales
taxes, was received..

Letters of Appreciation

                      Communication, Katie Dooley, Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset
Hills, thanking Diana Vigilante for helping to dispose of unsold TV’s, was received..

                      Communication, Brian G. Gallagher, Mayor, Borough of Somerville,
thanking Richard Williams and the staff of the county departments, particularly Steve Krachun
of Facilities and Services, that helped work on the October 21 public meeting in the Jury
Assembly room, was received.

                     Communication, Richard Repole, Chairman, Somerville Recreation
Commission, thanking Denise Katula and the Freeholder Board for the Youth Athletic Grant
Program, was received.


                                          R06-714A


RESOLUTION FOR A NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL AT THE INTERSECTION OF ELIZABETH
               AVENUE (CR 621) AND SCHOOLHOUSE ROAD
              TOWNSHIP OF FRANKLIN, SOMERSET COUNTY

       BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board Of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Somerset as
follows:

SECTION I.            That the intersection of Elizabeth Avenue, County Route 621, and
                      Schoolhouse Road, Township of Franklin shall be controlled by a traffic
                      control signal in accordance with the plan bearing the revision date of
                      October 31, 2006 LTS 5526

SECTION II.           That the traffic control signal installed shall be in accordance with the
                      provisions of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, Title 39 of
                      the Revised Statutes and the New Jersey Administrative Code; shall
                      conform to the design and shall be maintained in operation, as authorized
                      by the NJ Department of Transportation.
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SECTION III.          That all prior resolutions or portions thereof of the Somerset County
                      Board Of Chosen Freeholders inconsistent herewith be and they are
                      hereby repealed.

SECTION IV.           That this resolution shall become effective upon adoption and publication
                      as required by law and upon the approval of the Capital Commissioner of
                      the Department of Transportation.

SECTION V.            That if any clause, section or provision of this resolution is declared
                      invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be
                      deemed a separate, distinct and independent provision and shall not affect
                      the validity of the remaining portion hereof.

SECTION VI.           When the resolution is finally adopted, the Clerk to the Board is to send a
                      certified copy to Douglas R. Bartlett, Manager, Bureau of Traffic
                      Engineering and Investigations, NJ Department of Transportation, PO Box
                      613, Trenton, NJ 08625-0613.




                                           R06-715


                   PERFORMANCE SURETY RELEASE RESOLUTION
               PULTE HOME CORPORATION OF THE DELAWARE VALLEY
                           GREEN BROOK TOWNSHIP
                                  $20,000.00


                      WHEREAS, Pulte Home Corporation of the Delaware Valley, 150
Morristown Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924 as principal and Safeco Insurance Company of
America, 4333 Brooklyn Avenue, Northeast, Seattle, Washington 98185 as surety bound
themselves onto the County of Somerset in the form of a performance bond #6073221 in the
amount of $20,000 as a guarantee for construction of Basin #D0608 for the development of
Block 108, Lots 4-7, 7.01, 8, 10, 12, 14, 17-22 Green Brook Township as a 173 lot subdivision
know as Top of the World located on Top of the World Way, on file with the County Planning
Board as GB 085; and

                      WHEREAS, the report and recommendation of the Somerset County
Engineer shows that said principal has satisfactorily completed the project.

                      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset that said Board on behalf of said County accordingly
does release and discharge Pulte Home Corporation and Safeco Insurance Company of America
and each of them and their heirs, administrators, executors, and assigns from the obligations of
said surety; and

                        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED BY the Board of Chosen Freeholders of
the County of Somerset that said Board on behalf of said County accordingly does authorize and
direct the Clerk of the Board to submit certified copies to the following:

               PRINCIPAL
               SURETY
               COUNTY ENGINEER
               COUNTY SUPERVISOR OF ROADS
               COUNTY TREASURER
               COUNTY PLANNING BOARD
               COUNTY COUNSEL
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                                          R06-716


                   PERFORMANCE SURETY RELEASE RESOLUTION
                      SKYLINE RIDGE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
                              TOP OF THE WORLD
                           GREEN BROOK TOWNSHIP
                                  $289,545.00


                      WHEREAS, Skyline Ridge Limited Partnership By: Karnell Top of the
World, Inc., General Partner, P.O. Box 6813 Bridgewater, NJ 08807 as principal and Frontier
Insurance Company, 2452 Old New Brunswick Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 as surety bound
themselves onto the County of Somerset in the form of a performance bond #78312 in the
amount of $289,545 as a guarantee for construction of Basin #D0712 for the development of
Block 108, Lots 4-7, 7.01, 8, 10, 12, 14, 17-22 Green Brook Township as a 173 lot subdivision
know as Top of the World located on Top of the World Way, on file with the County Planning
Board as GB 085; and

                      WHEREAS, the report and recommendation of the Somerset County
Engineer shows that said principal has satisfactorily completed the project.

                      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY, the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset that said Board on behalf of said County accordingly
does release and discharge Skyline Ridge Limited Partnership By: Karnell Top of the World,
Inc., General Partner and Frontier Insurance Company and each of them and their heirs,
administrators, executors, and assigns from the obligations of said surety;

                        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED BY the Board of Chosen Freeholders of
the County of Somerset that said Board on behalf of said County accordingly does authorize and
direct the Clerk of the Board to submit certified copies to the following:

              PRINCIPAL
              SURETY
              COUNTY ENGINEER
              COUNTY SUPERVISOR OF ROADS
              COUNTY TREASURER
              COUNTY PLANNING BOARD
              COUNTY COUNSEL



                                          R06-717


              RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN APPLICATION TO THE
          NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
          FOR A COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ACT GRANT (CEHA)
                 JANUARY 1, 2007 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2007


                     WHEREAS, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection in
accordance with N.J.S.A. 52:14-34.4 et seq. has announced the availability of County
Environmental Health Act grant funds for calendar year 2007; and

                     WHEREAS, the Somerset County Division of Health is a certified local
health agency pursuant to the County Environmental Health Act, N.J.S.A. 26:3A-21 et seq.; and

                       WHEREAS, the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders desires to
further the public interest by applying for County Environmental Health Act grant funds in the
minimum amount of $75,000.00 and up to $431,200.00, depending on the amount of grant
monies available from the State of New Jersey to the County of Somerset to fund the activities
and purpose of the County Environmental Health Act through the Somerset County Division of
Health and that the Agreement shall further provided that the County Board of Chosen
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Freeholders will agree to match 100% of the funds supplied by the State of New Jersey with in-
kind services in compliance with the match requirements of the Agreement; and

                     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that said application prepared
in compliance with the Department policy is hereby approved for submission to the New Jersey
Department of Environmental Protection; and

                        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Director and Clerk of the Board
of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Somerset be authorized to execute an Agreement with
the State of New Jersey to fund a minimum amount of $75,000.00 and up to $431,200.00 in
funding for activities and purposes of the County Environmental Health Act Grant. Copy of said
agreement on file with the Clerk of the Board and approved as to form by County Counsel.




              UPON MOTION BY MR. ZABOROWSKI SECONDED BY MR.
FONTANA THE CONSENT AGENDA WAS ADOPTED BY VOICE VOTE WITH MR.
PALMER ABSENT

              MR.   FONTANA     INTRODUCED                                 THE        FOLLOWING
RESOLUTION AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:

                                              R06-718


              RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO A QUALIFIED
     CONSULTANT TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL TRAINING TO LOCAL OFFICIALS IN
       THE DEVELOPMENT OF STATE MANDATED CONTINUITY OF OPERATIONS
            PLANS/CONTINUITY OF GOVERNMENT, CONTRACT #CC-76-06


                        WHEREAS, the County of Somerset properly advertised seeking Requests
for Proposals to furnish professional services for a qualified consultant to provide training to
local officials in the development of State mandated Continuity of Operations Plans/Continuity
of Government in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4, et seq.; and

                        WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer has certified in writing the
availability of funds for the purposes set forth in this resolution such certification on file with the
Clerk of the Board and such funds are provided for in the duly adopted budget of the County of
Somerset, line items (02-G388-380) and 01-0201-103-02805-06) in the amount of $34,940.12;
and

                        WHEREAS, the County of Somerset Purchasing Department did advertise
for said services on the County Website, www.co.somerset.nj.us on August 25, 2006; and

                       WHEREAS, two (2) sealed proposals were received and read for
furnishing a qualified consultant for training services in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4,
et seq. on Thursday, September 14, 2006 at 2:30 PM; and

                      WHEREAS, IEM, 8555 United Plaza Boulevard, Suite 100, Baton Rouge,
Louisiana 70809 has submitted a proposal to perform the aforesaid services and is qualified to
provide the services of the type and nature to carry out the aforesaid services; and has been
recommended by the Director of Policy & Planning.

                      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset as follows:

1.      That the Director and Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of
        Somerset are hereby authorized to enter into a contract with IEM, 8555 United Plaza
        Boulevard, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809 to perform the aforesaid services. In
        accordance with the fee schedule on file with the Clerk of the Board, and pursuant to the
        contract on file with the Clerk of the Board and approved as to form and content by
        County Counsel.
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2.     That the engagement of the above named have been in conformance with a Fair and Open
       Process for Exempt Service exception. Local Public Contract Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-
       5(1)(a) ii Extraordinary Unspecifiable Services.

                      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a notice of contract award be
published as required by 40A:11-4.5g.


               THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MR. ZABOROWSKI, WAS
ON ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

YEAS:                  ZABOROWSKI, COYLE, FONTANA, SCHERER
NAYS:                  NONE
ABSENT:                PALMER


              MR.   FONTANA     INTRODUCED                                THE        FOLLOWING
RESOLUTION AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:


                                              R06-719


              RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AWARD OF CONTRACT TO
         USA ARCHITECTS, FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES FOR THE ROOF
                           REPLACEMENT ON THE
                  SOMERSET COUNTY COURTHOUSE BUILDING
          AND ON THE SOMERSET COUNTY JUROR’S ASSEMBLY BUILDING


                        WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer of Somerset County has certified
in writing the availability of funds for the purposes set forth in this Resolution, such certification
on file in the Office of the Clerk of the Board, and such funds are provided for in the duly
adopted budget of the County of Somerset, line item $56,750.00 (04-A060-454-08002-06-PL-
P0010-18); and

                     WHEREAS, there exists a need for Architectural Services for the Roof
Replacement on the Somerset County Courthouse Building and on the Somerset County Juror’s
Assembly Building; and

                    WHEREAS, USA Architects, 20 North Doughty Avenue, Somerville,
New Jersey 08876 has submitted a proposal to perform the aforesaid services; and

                       WHEREAS, said proposal was solicited through a fair and open process;
and

                      WHEREAS, USA Architects, 20 North Doughty Avenue, Somerville,
New Jersey 08876 is a architectural services firm affording architectural services of the type and
nature required to properly carry out the aforesaid and their particular abilities and capacities
have been previously demonstrated in work in Somerset County and are recognized by the Office
of the Somerset County Engineer and by the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders; and

                        WHEREAS, the Local Public Contracts Law (N.J.S.A. 40A: 11-1 et seq)
requires that the resolution authorizing the award of contracts for "Professional Services" without
competitive bids and the contract itself must be available for public inspection; and must be
publicly advertised.

                      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset as follows:

1.     That the Director and Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of
       Somerset are hereby authorized to enter into a contract with USA Architects to perform
       the aforesaid architectural services and to be compensated in accordance with the fee
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        schedule on file with the Clerk of the Board. Total amount of this contract covering all
        fees, costs and disbursements, not to exceed $56,750.00 to be approved as to form and
        content by County Counsel.

2.      That the engagement of USA Architects shall be done without competitive bidding as a
        "Professional Service" under the provision of the Local Public Contracts Law, R.S. 40A:
        11-5 (1)(a)(i) and as described under R.S. 40A: 11-2 (6).

3.      The County, its officers and employees shall be added as an additional insured as to all
        coverage.

     4. Neither party shall be responsible for any resulting loss or obligation to fulfill duties as
     specified in any of the terms or provisions of this Agreement if the fulfillment of any term or
     provision of this Agreement is delayed or prevented by any revolutions, insurrections, riots,
     wars, acts of enemies, national emergencies, strikes, floods, fires, acts of God, or by any
     cause not within the control of the party whose performance is interfered with which by the
     exercise of reasonable diligence such party is unable to prevent or in the event the County of
     Somerset is unable to obtain funding for the project for which this contract pertains or in the
     event the source of funding is curtailed by any act of any governmental body, including the
     Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders. Additionally, if the fulfillment of any of the
     terms and provision of this Agreement is delayed or prevented by any court order, or action
     or injunction or other such agreement, this Agreement shall become voidable by the County
     of Somerset by notice to each party.

5.      A notice of this award shall be published in the Somerset Messenger Gazette as required
        by law within ten (10) days of its passage.




               THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MR. ZABOROWSKI, WAS
ON ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

YEAS:                  ZABOROWSKI, COYLE, FONTANA, SCHERER
NAYS:                  NONE
ABSENT:                PALMER


              MR.   FONTANA     INTRODUCED                                THE        FOLLOWING
RESOLUTION AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:


                                                                                            R06-720


                                 RESOLUTION
         2007 TOYOTA FOUR WHEEL DRIVE UTILITY VEHICLE WITH OPTION,
            CONTRACT #CC-89-06, CO-OPERATIVE PRICING BID #2-SOCCP


                        WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer of Somerset County has certified
in writing the availability of funds for the purposes set forth in this Resolution, such certification
on file with the Clerk of the Board, and such funds are provided for in the duly adopted budget of
the County of Somerset, line item (04-A060-457-05001-06 PLE4570-23) $37,002.25; and

                      WHEREAS, the County of Somerset Purchasing Department did on
Saturday, October 21, 2006 advertise in the Somerset Messenger Gazette; and

                     WHEREAS, one (1) sealed proposal was received, opened and read in
public on Thursday, November 2, 2006 at 3:30 P.M. prevailing time for furnishing 2007 Toyota
Four Wheel Drive Utility Vehicle with Option, Contract #CC-89-06, Co-operative Pricing Bid
#2-SOCCP; and
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                      WHEREAS, the bid was reviewed by the Supervisor of Vehicle and
Equipment Maintenance and it was determined that the bid as submitted by Sansone’s Route 1
Toyota / Motors Fleet, PO Box 638, Red Bank, NJ 07701 meets the necessary requirements of
the County specifications.

                      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset that the bid as submitted by Sansone’s Route 1 Toyota /
Motors Fleet be and is hereby accepted for:

                             Sansone’s Route 1 Toyota / Motors Fleet
                                PO Box 638, Red Bank, NJ 07701
                                732-502-9925 Fax: 732-502-9943

                                      Initial Purchase- (1)
                          2007 Toyota Four Wheel Drive Utility Vehicle
                                           $35,012.25

                                            $ 1,990.00
                                    Option- Navigation System

              Additional vehicle(s) to be purchased pending availability of funding

                      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of
the County of Somerset that the Director and Clerk of the Board are hereby authorized to execute
the proper contract and the Purchasing Agent is hereby authorized to issue a Purchase Order per
bid proposal and specifications approved as to form by County Counsel.




               THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MR. ZABOROWSKI, WAS
ON ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

YEAS:                  ZABOROWSKI, COYLE, FONTANA, SCHERER
NAYS:                  NONE
ABSENT:                PALMER


              MR.   FONTANA     INTRODUCED                                THE        FOLLOWING
RESOLUTION AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:



                                              R06-721


                                          RESOLUTION

 2006 OR CURRENT MODEL YEAR FORD E350 ECONOLINE VAN WITH A PRISONER
      TRANSPORT COMPARTMENT AND OPTIONS, CONTRACT #CC-82-06, CO-
                   OPERATIVE PRICING BID #2-SOCCP


                        WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer of Somerset County has certified
in writing the availability of funds for the purposes set forth in this Resolution, such certification
on file with the Clerk of the Board, and such funds are provided for in the duly adopted budget of
the County of Somerset, line item (04-A060-457-05106-06 PLE3000-23) $33,316.00; and

                     WHEREAS, sealed proposals were received, opened and read in public on
Tuesday, October 24, 2006 at 2:45 P.M. prevailing time for the furnishing of 2006 or Current
Model Year Ford E350 Econoline Van with a Prisoner Transport Compartment and Options,
Contract # CC-82-06, Co-operative Pricing Bid #2-SOCCP; and

                       WHEREAS, two (2) bidders submitted proposals; and
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                    WHEREAS, the bids were reviewed by the Supervisor of Vehicle and
Equipment Maintenance and it was determined that the low bid as submitted by Winner Ford
250 Haddonfield-Berlin Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 meets all the requirements of the County
specifications.

                     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset that the bid be accepted based on the lowest unit cost for
the following:

                                         Winner Ford
                       250 Haddonfield-Berlin Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
                           Phone: 856-427-2675 Fax: 856-428-4718

                                      Qty: Initial Purchase- 1
                                            $33,316.00

                           2007 Ford E350 Van with Prisoner Transport

            Open-end contract good for one year or until model is no longer available.
              Additional vehicle(s) to be purchased pending availability of funding

                      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of
the County of Somerset that the Director and Clerk of the Board are hereby authorized to execute
the proper contract and the Purchasing Agent is hereby authorized to issue a Purchase Order per
bid proposal and specifications approved as to form by County Counsel.



               THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MR. ZABOROWSKI, WAS
ON ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

YEAS:                  ZABOROWSKI, COYLE, FONTANA, SCHERER
NAYS:                  NONE
ABSENT:                PALMER


              MR.   FONTANA     INTRODUCED                                THE        FOLLOWING
RESOLUTION AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:



                                              R06-722


        RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PURCHASE FROM OPEN END CONTRACT
             SANSONE’S ROUTE 1 TOYOTA / MOTORS FLEET, R06-632


                        WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer of Somerset County has certified
in writing the availability of funds for the purposes set forth in this Resolution, such certification
on file in the Office of the Clerk of the Board, and such funds are provided for in the duly
adopted budget of the County of Somerset, line item (04-A060-457-05101-06 PLE4570-23)
$20,885.00; and

                    WHEREAS, Sansone’s Route 1 Toyota/Motors Fleet, P.O. Box 638, Red
Bank, NJ 07701 was awarded Contract #CC-72-06 pursuant to R06-632; and

                     WHEREAS, the Supervisor of Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance
requested a Purchase Order to Sansone’s Route 1 Toyota / Motors Fleet in the amount of
$20,885.00 for (1) 2007 Toyota Prius Hybrid for the Social Services Department.

                      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Board of
Chosen Freeholders of the County of Somerset that Route 1 Toyota / Motors Fleet be issued a
Purchase Order for (1) 2007 Toyota Prius Hybrid.
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               THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MR. ZABOROWSKI, WAS
ON ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

YEAS:                  ZABOROWSKI, COYLE, FONTANA, SCHERER
NAYS:                  NONE
ABSENT:                PALMER


              MR.   FONTANA     INTRODUCED                               THE       FOLLOWING
RESOLUTION AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:



                                             R06-723


              RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING STATE CONTRACT PURCHASE
                        NEW, REPLACEMENT GIS SERVER


                       WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer has certified in writing the
availability of funds for the purposes set forth in this resolution, such certification on file with
the Clerk of the Board, and such funds are provided for in the duly adopted budget of the County
of Somerset, line item (04-A040-111-05901-04-PLA1112-23) $50,737.02; and

                    WHEREAS, the County of Somerset MIS Division wishes to purchase a
replacement GIS server from an authorized vendor under the State of New Jersey Co-operative
Purchasing Program 1-NJCP; and

                       WHEREAS, the purchase of goods and services by local contracting units
is authorized by the Local Public Contracts Law N.J.S. 40:11-12; and

                    WHEREAS, Hewlett Packard Company, Government/Education Sales,
10810 Farnam Drive, Omaha, NE 68154 has been awarded New Jersey State Contract No.
A81249 as an authorized dealer for Minicomputer, Microcomputer, Workstations & Associated
Products; and

                       WHEREAS, the Director of MIS Division recommends the utilization of
this Contract on the grounds it represents the best price available through the State Contract; and

                       WHEREAS, the actual cost for the purchase of the software maintenance
is expected not to exceed $50,737.02.

                      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Board of
Chosen Freeholders of the County of Somerset that the Purchasing Agent is hereby authorized to
issue a Purchase Order.


               THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MR. ZABOROWSKI, WAS
ON ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

YEAS:                  ZABOROWSKI, COYLE, FONTANA, SCHERER
NAYS:                  NONE
ABSENT:                PALMER


              MR.   FONTANA     INTRODUCED                               THE       FOLLOWING
RESOLUTION AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:
                                                                                                  795
                                              R06-724


                              RESOLUTION
          COUNTYWIDE TREE REMOVAL & TRIMMING, CONTRACT #CC-85-06
                    CO-OPERATIVE PRICING BID #2-SOCCP


                        WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer of Somerset County has certified
in writing the availability of funds for the purposes set forth in this Resolution, such certification
on file with the Clerk of the Board, and such funds are provided for in the duly adopted budget of
the County of Somerset, line item (03-R211-451-02844-06) not to exceed $30,000,00; and

                    WHEREAS, sealed proposals were received, opened and read in pubic on
Tuesday, October 31, 2006 at 2:15 P.M. prevailing time for Countywide Tree Removal &
Trimming, Contract #CC-85-06, Co-operative Pricing Bid #2-SOCCP; and

                        WHEREAS, two (2) bidders submitted proposals; and

                   WHEREAS, the bid as submitted by Predator Tree Service, 312
Warrenville Road, Green Brook, NJ 08812 meets all the requirements of the County
specifications.

                     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset that the bid as submitted by the following be and is
hereby accepted based on the lowest unit cost for:

Predator Tree Service

312 Warrenville Rd
Green Brook, NJ 08812
756-1145 Fax: 251-5414

     ALL PRICES WILL INCLUDE PROMPT REMOVAL, TRIMMING, AND DISPOSAL

Item #1     Tree Removal                                                                $175.
            Hourly rate with required crew as per 5.3. (Regular Time)

Item #2     Tree Removal                                                                $225.
            Hourly rate with required crew as per 5.3. (Overtime)

Item #3     Tree Trimming                                                               $175.
            Hourly rate with required crew as per 5.2. (Regular Time)

Item #4     Tree Trimming                                                               $225.
            Hourly rate with required crew as per 5.2. (Overtime)

Item #5     Stump Grinding - Cost per inch of tree diameter in the longest              $3.00
            direction with required crew as per 5.4. (Regular Time)
            Minimum Depth of 6”

Item #6     Stump Grinding - Cost per inch of tree diameter in the longest              $4.50
            direction with required crew as per 5.4. (Overtime)
            Minimum Depth of 6”

Item #7     Daily Rate (8-hour day) for 80’ minimum reach bucket truck                  $1,400.
            with operator


                      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of
the County of Somerset that the Director and Clerk of the Board are hereby authorized to execute
the proper contracts and the Purchasing Agent is hereby authorized to issue Purchase Orders as
needed per bid proposal and specifications approved as to form by County Counsel.
                                                             796
               THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MR. ZABOROWSKI, WAS
ON ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

YEAS:                  ZABOROWSKI, COYLE, FONTANA, SCHERER
NAYS:                  NONE
ABSENT:                PALMER


              MR.   FONTANA     INTRODUCED                                 THE        FOLLOWING
RESOLUTION AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:


                                              R06-725


         RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING GSA/ STATE CONTRACT PURCHASE OF
            XEROX DT120 COPIER WITH A COST PER COPY AGREEMENT
                        FOR THE COUNTY PRINT SHOP
                   THIRD YEAR OF THREE-YEAR CONTRACT


                        WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer has certified in writing the
availability of funds for the purposes set forth in this resolution such certification on file with the
Clerk of the Board and such funds are provided for in the duly adopted budget of the County of
Somerset, pending adoption of 2007 budget, line item (01-0201-104-02606-07) $43,080.24; and

                     WHEREAS, the Somerset County Print Shop wishes to extend the Xerox
DT120 with a Cost Per Copy Agreement for a third year of three from an authorized vendor
under the GSA/State of New Jersey Co-operative Purchasing Program 1-NJCP; and

                      WHEREAS, the purchase of goods and services by local contracting units
is authorized by Local Public Contracts Law N.J.S. 40:11-12; and

                       WHEREAS, Xerox Corporation, 10 Woodbridge Center Drive, 5th Floor
Woodbridge, NJ 07095 has been awarded GSA/New Jersey State Contract No. A51145 as an
authorized dealer for GSA/FSS Reprographics Schedule Use; and

                       WHEREAS, the Director of Public Information recommends the
utilization of this Contract on the grounds that it represents the best prices available through the
GSA/State Contract; and

                       WHEREAS, the actual cost for 2007 is expected not to exceed
$43,080.24.

                      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset that Xerox Corporation be awarded a contract for Xerox
DT120 with a Cost Per Copy Agreement for the County Print Shop; and

                     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of
the County of Somerset that the Purchasing Agent is hereby authorized to issue a Purchase
Order.

               THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MR. ZABOROWSKI, WAS
ON ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

YEAS:                  ZABOROWSKI, COYLE, FONTANA, SCHERER
NAYS:                  NONE
ABSENT:                PALMER


              MR.   FONTANA     INTRODUCED                                 THE        FOLLOWING
RESOLUTION AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:
                                                                                                 797

                                              R06-726


                                  RESOLUTION
                MOBILE X-RAY SERVICES FOR SOMERSET COUNTY JAIL
                              CONTRACT #CC-81-06
                           FIRST OF THREE-YEAR CONTRACT


                        WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer of Somerset County has certified
in writing the availability of funds for the purposes set forth in this Resolution, such certification
on file in the Office of the Clerk of the Board, and such funds are provided for in the duly
adopted budget of the County of Somerset, line item (01-0201-520-02815-07) not to exceed
$33,000.00; and

                      WHEREAS, sealed proposals were received, opened and read in public on
Tuesday, October 24 2006 at 2:30 P.M. prevailing time for Mobile X-Ray Services for Somerset
County Jail, Contract #CC-81-06; and

                       WHEREAS, three (3) bidders submitted proposals; and

                      WHEREAS, the bids were reviewed by the Medical Administrator of the
Somerset County Jail and it was determined that the bids as submitted by Symphony Diagnostic
Services Inc. d/b/a Mobilex USA, Precision Health Inc., and Home Health Radiology Services,
LLC meet all the requirements of the County specifications.

                     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset that the bids as submitted by the following be and are
hereby accepted based on the lowest unit cost for:

             Mobile X-Ray Services for Somerset County Jail, Contract #CC-81-06
                                First of Three-Year Contract

Precision Health Inc
236 Richmond Valley Road
Staten Island, NY 10309
800-972-9392 718-984-3521 Fax


Service                                              Unit Price

Chest or Extremity X-ray                                                $50.00 /study

Electro or Echocardiogram                                               $50.00 /study

Diagnostic Ultrasound                                                 $100.00 /study
    Abdominal
    Retroperitoneal
    Pelvic (non-obstetric)
    Small Parts

Diagnostic Doppler Ultrasound                                         $150.00 /study
    Vascular
   (extremity arteries, veins, carotids)


                       BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of
the County of Somerset that the Director and Clerk of the Board are hereby authorized to execute
the proper contract and the Purchasing Agent is hereby authorized to issue a Purchase Order per
bid proposal and specifications approved as to form by County Counsel.
                                                                                                 798

               THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MR. ZABOROWSKI, WAS
ON ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

YEAS:                  ZABOROWSKI, COYLE, FONTANA, SCHERER
NAYS:                  NONE
ABSENT:                PALMER


              MR.   FONTANA     INTRODUCED                                THE        FOLLOWING
RESOLUTION AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:


                                              R06-727


                                   RESOLUTION
                      DEFIBRILLATORS, 2B-LIFEPAK 500 OR EQUAL
                         CO-OPERATIVE PRICING BID #2-SOCCP
                                CONTRACT #CC-57-05
                       SECOND YEAR OF TWO-YEAR CONTRACT


                        WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer of Somerset County has certified
in writing the availability of funds for the purposes set forth in this Resolution, such certification
on file with the Clerk of the Board, and such funds are provided for in the duly adopted budget of
the County of Somerset, line item (01-0201-380-05815-06) $8,970.00; and

                    WHEREAS, sealed proposals were originally received, opened and read in
public on Wednesday, October 19, 2005 at 3:00 P.M. prevailing time for the furnishing of
2B-Lifepak 500 or Equal Defibrillators, Contract #CC-57-05; and

                       WHEREAS, Zoll Medical Corporation, 269 Mill Road, Chelmsford, MA
01824 has met all the requirements of the County specifications during the first term.

                     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset that the bid as submitted by Zoll Medical Corporation be
and is hereby extended for the second consecutive year based on the lowest unit cost for the
following:

                  2B-Lifepak 500 or Equal Defibrillators, Contract #CC-57-05,
                             Co-operative Pricing Bid #2-SOCCP
                              Second Year of Two-Year Contract

                   Zoll Medical Corporation, 269 Mill Road, Chelmsford, MA
                               800-348-9011 Fax: 978-421-0005

                         Initial Qty: 6     $1,495.00 Each        $8,970.00

                               Zoll AED Plus #20100000102011010
                                   On-Site Training: No Charge

           Additional Defibrillators(s) to be purchased pending availability of funding

                      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of
the County of Somerset that the Director and Clerk of the Board are hereby authorized to execute
the proper contract and the Purchasing Agent is hereby authorized to issue a Purchase Order per
bid proposal and specifications approved as to form by County Counsel.


               THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MR. ZABOROWSKI, WAS
ON ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:
                                                                                           799
YEAS:                 ZABOROWSKI, COYLE, FONTANA, SCHERER
NAYS:                 NONE
ABSENT:               PALMER


              MR.   FONTANA     INTRODUCED                            THE       FOLLOWING
RESOLUTION AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:



                                           R06-728


                                  RESOLUTION
                       MEDICAL SERVICES, CONTRACT #CC-43-06
                        CO-OPERATIVE PRICING BID #2-SOCCP


                      WHEREAS, the County of Somerset Purchasing Department properly
advertised seeking bids for Medical Services, Contract #CC-43-06 on an open-end contract basis
with “Availability of Funds Certificate” to be executed by the Director of Financial Services at
the time each order is placed; total value of contract, all departments, estimated not to exceed
$112,161.00; and

                    WHEREAS, five (5) bid proposals were received by the County of
Somerset Purchasing Department on Wednesday, September 20, 2006 at 2:30 P.M.; and

                     WHEREAS, the bids were reviewed by the Human Resources Employee
Committee and it was determined that the sole bid received for Audiometric Testing as submitted
by ACP Hearing Conservation Program, Inc., 143 Sayre Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07027 be rejected
as non-responsive and this service be scheduled for rebid; and

                       WHEREAS, the lowest responsive and responsible bid as submitted by
Total Care Occupational Medicine (T Com d/b/a Priority Medical Care), 370 Campus Drive,
Somerset, NJ 08873, Rossi Psychological Group, PA, 62 East Main Street, Somerville, NJ
08876, Ronald M. Frank, MD, PA, 328 Greenbrook Road, Green Brook, NJ 08812, and Institute
for Forensic Psychology, 5 Fir Court, Suite 2, Oakland, NJ 07436 meets the requirements of the
County specifications.

                        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset that the bid as submitted by the above be accepted for the
services as listed on the Schedule of Price on file in the Office of the Clerk of the Board; and

                      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of
the County of Somerset that the Director and Clerk of the Board hereby authorize to execute the
proper contracts and the Purchasing Agent is hereby authorized to issue Purchase orders as
necessary per bid proposals and specifications approved as to form by County Counsel.



               THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MR. ZABOROWSKI, WAS
ON ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

YEAS:                 ZABOROWSKI, COYLE, FONTANA, SCHERER
NAYS:                 NONE
ABSENT:               PALMER


              MR.   FONTANA     INTRODUCED                            THE       FOLLOWING
RESOLUTION AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:
                                                                                                 800
                                              R06-729

          RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CHANGE ORDER #1, R06-526
     ADOPTED AUGUST 15, 2006 MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION SERVICES FOR
RICHARD HALL COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER, CONTRACT NO. CC-38-05
                  SECOND OF TWO-YEAR CONTRACT


                        WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer of Somerset County has certified
in writing the availability of funds for the purposes set forth in this Resolution, such certification
on file in the Office of the Clerk of the Board, and such funds are to be provided for in the duly
adopted budget of the County of Somerset, line item (01-0201-616-05814-06) $12,000.00; and

                     WHEREAS, NJPR Medical Transcription Services, Inc., 129 Littleton
Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054 has been awarded a contract for Medical Transcription Services for
Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center, Contract No. CC-38-05; and

                       WHEREAS, the amount of Change Order #1 does exceed 20% of the
original amount.

Original Contract:                                                    $25,000.00
Change Order #1:                                                      $12,000.00

Adjusted Contract Amount:                                             $37,000.00

                      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset that the aforesaid change order reflecting the additional
purchases are hereby approved and accepted by the County of Somerset; and

                       BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of
the County of Somerset that the Financial Director is hereby authorized to issue a change order
increasing the costs as listed above.




               THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MR. ZABOROWSKI, WAS
ON ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

YEAS:                  ZABOROWSKI, COYLE, FONTANA, SCHERER
NAYS:                  NONE
ABSENT:                PALMER


              MR.   FONTANA     INTRODUCED                                THE        FOLLOWING
RESOLUTION AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:


                                              R06-730


 RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ONE-MONTH EXTENSION OF EXISTING CONTRACT
                 R05-824 ADOPTED DECEMBER 20, 2005
                   WHITSONS FOOD SERVICE CORP
        HOT MEALS FOR NUTRITION PROJECT, CONTRACT #CC-50-03


                     WHEREAS, sealed proposals were originally received, opened and read in
pubic on December 3, 2003 prevailing time for Hot Meals for Nutrition Project, Contract #CC-
50-03 and extended December 21, 2004, R04-789 for the second Year and on December 20,
2005, R05-824 for the third and final year; and

                    WHEREAS, Whitsons Food Service Corp., 1800 Motor Parkway,
Islandia, NY 11749 was awarded a contract for this service.
                                                                                           801

                      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset that the bid as submitted by Whitsons Food Service Corp.
be and is hereby extended for one month due to delay in preparation of new specifications for
Senior Nutrition Meals; and

                    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of
the County of Somerset that the Purchasing Agent is hereby authorized to issue Purchase Orders
as needed.


               THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MR. ZABOROWSKI, WAS
ON ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

YEAS:                 ZABOROWSKI, COYLE, FONTANA, SCHERER
NAYS:                 NONE
ABSENT:               PALMER


              MR.   FONTANA     INTRODUCED                            THE       FOLLOWING
RESOLUTION AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:


                                           R06-731


           AMENDING RESOLUTION #R06-635 ADOPTED OCTOBER 3, 2006
                PAPER & ENVELOPES, CONTRACT NO. CC-69-06
                   CO-OPERATIVE PRICING BID #2-SOCCP


                    WHEREAS, sealed proposals were originally received, opened and read in
public on Wednesday, September 20, 2006 at 3:00 P.M. prevailing time for the furnishing of
Paper & Envelopes, Co-operative Pricing Bid #2-SOCCP, Contract No. CC-69-06 and awarded
by R06-635; and

                     WHEREAS, it has become apparent that a contractor’s price did not
conform with the specification quantity and renders other vendors lowest responsive, responsible
bidders; and

                     WHEREAS, items 104, 105, 106 and 107 as listed on adopted CMF
Business Supplies Schedule of Prices must be rescinded.

                      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset that the bids as submitted by Central Lewmar, 60
McClellan St, Newark, NJ 07114, CMF, 3622 Kennedy Rd, So Plainfield, NJ 07080, and Paper
Mart Inc, 151 Ridgedale Ave, East Hanover, NJ 07936 and Paterson Papers, 730 Madison
Avenue, PO Box 2286, Paterson, NJ 07509 be and are hereby accepted for the items as listed on
the Schedule of Prices on file with the Clerk of the Board; and

                      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of
the County of Somerset that the Director and Clerk of the Board are hereby authorized to execute
the proper contract and the Purchasing Agent is hereby authorized to issue Purchase Orders as
needed per bid proposal and specifications approved as to form and content by County Counsel.


               THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MR. ZABOROWSKI, WAS
ON ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

YEAS:                 ZABOROWSKI, COYLE,
NAYS:                 NONE
ABSENT:               PALMER
ABSTAIN:              FONTANA, SCHERER
                                                                                            802

              MR.   FONTANA     INTRODUCED                            THE        FOLLOWING
RESOLUTION AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:

                                            R06-732


             RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PAYMENT OF CLAIMS WITH A
                       GRAND TOTAL OF $12,042,466.90


                       BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of
Somerset ratifies the payment of claims for:

 CHECK NUMBER                           AMOUNT                  DATE
 106672-106681                          $150,006.48             NOVEMBER 15, 2006
 106686                                     $254.00             NOVEMBER 16, 2006
 106933-106938                           $94,028.73             NOVEMBER 16, 2006

 TOTAL                                       $244,289.21

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the County Treasurer is hereby authorized to pay:

 CHECK NUMBER                          AMOUNT                 DATE
 106496-106667                         $3,902,444.99          NOVEMBER 17, 2006
 106943-107168                         $7,895,732.70          NOVEMBER 22, 2006

 TOTAL                                   $11,798,177.69

including Capital Expenditures and said checks having been reviewed and certified for payment
by a majority of the members of the Board.


               THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MR. ZABOROWSKI, WAS
ON ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

YEAS:                 ZABOROWSKI, COYLE, FONTANA, SCHERER
NAYS:                 NONE
ABSENT:               PALMER
ABSTAIN:              SCHERER – 106498, 106531, 107085
                      ZABOROWSKI – 106549
                      FONTANA – 106531, 106987, 107049, 107065, 107069


              MR.   FONTANA     INTRODUCED                            THE        FOLLOWING
RESOLUTION AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:


                                            R06-733

RESOLUTION ACCEPTING AND APPROVING A CORRECTIVE ACTION PLAN
                     FOR THE 2005 COUNTY AUDIT

                       WHEREAS, R06-479 accepted the 2005 Audit for the County of
Somerset, including a summary of the Audit report as required by N.J.S.A. 40A:5-7 and the
following findings: 1) That the Planning Board and Engineering divisions issue different types of
permits for different purposes, using separate but unrelated permit number sequences; 2) That
monies received in the Planning and Engineering divisions were not always turned over to the
Finance Department with 48 hours of receipt as required by N.J.S.A. 40A:5-15; 3) That the
multiple cash receipts ledgers were not maintained in date sequential order, therefore, the
auditors were unable to reconcile the records of these divisions to the records in the Finance
Office; 4) That patient billings and accounts receivable functions at the Richard Hall Community
Mental Health Center are maintained in multiple systems and formats; 5) That the money
received and recorded in the cash receipts ledgers of the Mental Health Center did not reconcile
                                                                                        803
with the records in the Finance Office, and; 6) That the money recorded in the cash receipts
ledger did not agree with the analysis of accounts receivable maintained; and

                    WHEREAS, NJ Division of Local Government services Local Finance
Notice CFO-97-16 requires the submission of a Corrective Action Plan in the event of any audit
findings; and

                     WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer has prepared such a corrective
action plan recording the finding, an analysis of the finding and a corrective action and
implementation date for such action.

                              NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the governing body
of the Board of Chosen Freeholders, County of Somerset, State of New Jersey that this corrective
action plan is approved, and that copies be submitted to the Division of Local Government
Services and placed on file in the Office of the County Clerk and such other entities as required
by OMB Circular 98-7.


               THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MR. ZABOROWSKI, WAS
ON ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

YEAS:                 ZABOROWSKI, COYLE, FONTANA, SCHERER
NAYS:                 NONE
ABSENT:               PALMER

               MRS. COYLE INTRODUCED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION
AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION

                                            R06-734

                     RESOLUTION CLOSING PORTION OF MEETING

                      BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of
Somerset, that under the provisions of the Open Public Meetings Act, Chapter 231, PL. 1975:

1.     This Board will go into Closed Session at this meeting for the purpose of discussing
       matters within the provisions of C10:4-12

       ______         7(4)   Collective Bargaining

                      7(5)   Purchase, Lease Acquisition of Land

           X          7(7)   Potential/Pending Litigation, Contract Negotiations

                      7(8)   Personnel Matters

2.     Under the provisions of the above referenced law, the public may be excluded from
       attendance at the portion of the meeting relating to aforementioned matters.

3.     Items discussed will be disclosed as soon as possible.

              THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MR. FONTANA, WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

YEAS:                 ZABOROWSKI, COYLE, FONTANA, SCHERER
NAYS:                 NONE
ABSENT:               PALMER

                    There being no further business, upon motion made and duly seconded the
meeting was adjourned.


                                                                   Barbara Ann Lucas
                                                                   Clerk of the Board

				
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