SOMERSET COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS AGENDA REGULAR MEETING ON JULY 17, 2007
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS ACT:
PRESENTATIONS: Somerset County Employee Recognition Committee – Kathye Quick presenting - Isabel Suarez, RHCMHC – June 2007 Employee of the Month - 911 Dispatcher Team – June 2007 Team Recognition Supervisors - Dave Frauenheim, Jill Apsley, Robert Scheer Dispatchers - Kenneth Degutis, Keith James, Holly Kessell, Angela Walukiewicz, Chrissy Kurdyla, Eric Baker, Greg Fichner, Russell Corleto, John Diaz 2007 Somerset County Outstanding 4-H’ers – David Allison, Gabrielle Chaya, Sarah MacCombie, Brianna Mulroney, Nathalie Schlosser 2007 Somerset County Outstanding 4-H Alumni – Carey Szakacs, Erin Szakacs, Janet Szakacs
ACCEPTANCE OF WOLFF AND SAMPSON REPORT
NEW ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED:
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.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
June 19, 2007 July 10, 2007
APPROVAL OF PERSONNEL LETTER: COMMUNICATIONS: 131.
State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection, Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Program, certifying receipt of the Somerset County District Solid Waste Management Plan (County Plan) adopted May 15, 2007, the transcript of the public hearing, the public notice accompanied by an affidavit of publication and the Freeholders’ adopting resolution. State of New Jersey, Department of Labor and Workforce Development, advising of WorkFirst New Jersey (WFNJ) planning estimates for state fiscal year 2008 – Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) $463,791.00 and General Assistance (CA) $121,457.00. State of New Jersey, Office of Information Technology, approval of Enhanced 9-1-1 Grant Application, General Assistance Award in the amount of $138,169.00. County of Essex, Resolution R-07-0542 urging Governor Corzine and the State Legislature to renew and strengthen the Garden State Preservation Trust Fund. County of Middlesex, Resolution 07-1027 urging Congress to reinstate the payment of Medicaid Health Benefits to Inmates housed in County Correctional Institutions. County of Sussex, Resolution supporting the restoration of the original budgeted amount of $12.25 million for tourism advertising and promotion. Township of Franklin, Resolution 07-302 in support of a Peace and Non-Violence Memorial at the Intersection of Foxwood Drive and Easton Avenue. Borough of Watchung, Resolution R186/14/07 urging the NJDOT to follow through with the planned Route 78/Diamond Hill Rd. Interchange Alterations. Township of Hardyston, Resolution supporting the restoration of the original budgeted amount of $12.25 million for tourism advertising and promotion. 3
NJ Transit Public Hearing Notice – Senior Citizen and Disabled Resident Transportation Assistance Program. Somerset County Board of Social Services, Resolution supporting Legislation enabling Homeless Trust Fund Accounts. Ronald G. Fulop, resigning as a member of the Somerset County Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP) Advisory Committee. George and Marsha Harlan, Bridgewater, NJ, commenting on NJAC 14:6.1 and 14:5-8 Vegetation Management (Tree Trimming Standards)
Letters of Appreciation 144. Kathleen Harris, Assistant Director, County Library, commenting on the work that Facilities and Services did at the Library to reconfigure some meeting rooms. Dr. Michael C. Illuzzi Director/Post-Secondary Education, Somerset County Technical Institute, thanking Freeholder Palmer for his comments to the graduates at commencement. Anthony Ferrerra, Mayor, Hillsborough Township, thanking Freeholders Ciattarelli, Palmer and Zaborowski for attending the township’s Salute to Veterans Breakfast and Memorial Day Parade and Tribute on May 26, 2007. Somerset County’4-H Senior Council, thanking the Board for the use of the Community Box at the Commerce Ballpark. Bill and Linda Higgins, Hawley, PA, thanking Rich Sensale for his help with the health care claims. Karen Hatcher, Executive Director, Celebrate New Jersey, thanking Freeholder Zaborowski for attending the Celebrate New Jersey event. Ada Kersch, thanking the transportation staff for their assistance in setting up appointments for those who do not drive.
NEW BUSINESS RESOLUTIONS/ORDINANCES: TRAFFIC SAFETY SERVICES - Rick Fontana, Freeholder Liaison 07-453 Authorizing an Agreement between the County of Somerset and the Borough of North Plainfield for the installation of a Traffic Signal at the intersection of Somerset Street and Mountain Avenue, Borough of North Plainfield. 4
ENGINEERING/PUBLIC WORKS – Rick Fontana, Freeholder Liaison 07-454 Approving Plans and Authorizing receipt of Bids for Somerset Street Improvements including Traffic Signal installation at Somerset Street and Mountain Avenue, County Route 642 and Traffic Signal Modification at Somerset Street and Greenbrook Road, County Route 636/Summit Avenue, Borough of North Plainfield.
PLANNING BOARD - Peter S. Palmer, Freeholder Liaison 07-455 Grayrock/Whiterock Partners, LLC, Green Brook, NJ, $1,838.00 Developer’s fair share obligation toward Elizabeth Avenue Off-tract Traffic Improvements for the proposed development of Franklin Township Block 486, Lots 1-26, 3144; Block 484 Lots 1-4, 11-24 and 31-45 on Adams Street as a residential subdivision of four existing lots proposing lot line adjustments. Franklin Park Properties, LLC, Lawrenceville, NJ, $24,081.00 Developer’s fair share obligation toward Cedar Grove Lane Off-tract Traffic Improvements for a 9,600 square foot child care center with reference to the project known as Kiddie Academy on the property identified as Block 46.09, Lot 47.01 Franklin Township, New Jersey on Pierce Street and World’s Fair Drive. D. R. Horton Inc., Mount Laurel, NJ, $49,116.00 project obligation toward Somerset County Bridge F0604 and F0601 for the proposed development of Hillsborough Township Block 86, Lot 21 on Camplain Road as a residential project consisting of 232 condominium residences known as Plaza Grande. Surety Releases: -458 Daniel Duffy, Somerset, NJ, $1,500.00 as a guarantee for road work performed in the right-of-way of County Route #514 for the development of Block 87.02, Lot 27 & 28 in Franklin Township as a minor subdivision located on Amwell Road (County Route #514). -459 660 Foothill Road, G&S Real Estate Development Group, LLC, $2,500.00 as a guarantee for road work performed in the right-of-way of County Route # 639 for the development of Block 642, Lot 11 in Bridgewater Township for the construction of a new two-story single-family home located at 660 Foothill Road (County Route # 639). Railsedge Enterprises, Hillsborough, NJ, $23,343.00 letter of credit as a guarantee of work to be performed within the County right-of- way on Georgetown Franklin Turnpike (County Road #518) and Belle Mead Blawenburg Road (County Road #601) for the development of Block 26002, Lot 1.2, Montgomery Township, as a 2,650 square foot commercial building located at the intersection of County Routes 518 and 601.
Pulte Communities NJ, Bernardsville, NJ $435,593.00 bond as a guarantee for roadway improvements and bridge appurtenances for the development of Blocks 468.12, 507, Lots 1, 3-5, 7, 21, 38-43 Franklin Township, as a 755 unit active adult community project located on New Brunswick Road
HUMAN SERVICES – Denise Coyle, Freeholder Liaison 07-462 Authorizing the Somerset County Special Initiative and Transportation Contract and authoring Subcontract with the Somerset County Board of Social Services, $144,770.00 from the Department of Human Services, Division of Family Development, July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008, no county match. Authorizing the execution of Affiliation Agreements with the State of New Jersey, Intoxicated Driver Resource Center, Division of Addiction Services, Department of Human Services, July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008 and authorizing Affiliation Agreement with Somerset County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs.
YOUTH SERVICES – Denise Coyle, Freeholder Liaison 07-464 Authorizing the acceptance by the Somerset County Office of Youth Services Children’s Interagency Coordinating Council, $124,941.00 from the New Jersey Department of Children and Families Division of Child Behavioral Health, July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008, no county match.
RICHARD HALL CMHC – Denise Coyle, Freeholder Liaison 07-465 Authorizing Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders to enter into an Agreement between the Department of Human Services, Division of Addiction Services and Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center, up to a maximum reimbursement of $3,000.00 for FY 2007 and $5,000.00 for FY 2008.
MOTION TO ADOPT CONSENT AGENDA___________________________ SECOND____________________________________________________________________ VOTE_______________________________________________________________________ 6
AWARD OF CONTRACT - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES/EUS/COMPETITIVE CONTRACTS
Malcolm Pirnie, Inc., Fair Lawn, NJ, amendments to the Upper Raritan Waste Management Plan on an as-needed basis, not to exceed $20,000.00. Keith Suddes, Annandale, NJ, EUS for Internationally Experienced Consultant for the Prosecutor for Somerset County Police Academy, not to exceed $15,000.00.. UMDNJ/UBHC for the Post Partum Wellness Initiative at Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center, reimbursement of $90.00 per service. Dr. Afm Haque, Princeton, NJ, Psychiatrist Services for a Part-Time Child Psychiatrist for the Richard Hall CMHC, $131.00/hour, 9 hours/week, not to exceed $28,296.00. Rejecting all Requests for Proposals for Competitive Contract to provide Professional Services for County Jail Inmates for Option A – Religious Services and Option B Professional Social Services, proposals exceed available funds and respondent failed to provide a certified teacher to administer the education program. Thomas A. Banker, West Caldwell, NJ, Consultation for the analysis of the potential for consolidation of Police Operations within Somerset County – not to exceed $16,500.00. Dewberry-Goodkind Inc., Bloomfield, NJ, Engineering Design Services for the realignment of Old York Road (CR567) and the replacement of Bridge #D0705 over the North Branch of the Raritan River, Branchburg/Bridgewater Townships, not to exceed $262,300.00 T&M Associates, Middletown, NJ, Engineering Design Services for the reconstruction of Georgetown-Franklin Turnpike (CR518) from 1500 feet west of Carroll Place to Canal Road, Franklin Township, not to exceed $462,384.00. French and Parello Associates, PA, Wall, NJ, Engineering Design Services for the replacement of Hardscrabble Road Bridge #G1407 over Indian Grave Brook, Bernardsville Borough, not to exceed $183,690.00.
Hatch Mott MacDonald, Millburn, NJ, for Quarterly UST System Inspections Central Vehicle Maintenance and Roads, Bridges and Drainage Department Garages, not to exceed $29,500.00. USA Architects, Somerville, NJ, amendment to Contract for Professional Services for R06-117 adopted 2/21/06 for expansion and renovation of Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center, amendment not to exceed $12,267.50 for a new total not to exceed $462,267.50.
ENGINEERING/PUBLIC WORKS – Rick Fontana, Freeholder Liaison 07-477 Authorizing the Director and Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders to execute an Agreement between the County of Somerset and the Borough of North Plainfield for roadway signal improvements on Somerset Street between Mountain Avenue (CR642) and Greenbrook Road (CR636)/Summit Avenue North Plainfield, $40,000.00 Municipal Share. Confirming contract with PSE&G – Main Street Lighting Upgrades, Borough of Somerville, not to exceed $28,253.44. Frank Lurch Demolition Company, LLC, Avon by the Sea, Change Order #1 and final payment for R06-761 adopted December 5, 2006 for the demolition of 150 Peapack Road, Ash Cottage at Natirar, including asbestos removal and unregulated Underground Storage Tank Removal, Bedminster Township, original contract $29,890.00, this change order minus $667.20, new and final total $29,222.80. Marbro Incorporated, Change Order #1 and final payment for R05-239 adopted April 19, 2005 for replacement of Somerset County Bridge No. F0302 Griggstown Causeway, CR 632, over Millstone River, Townships of Franklin and Montgomery, original contract $1,281,561.00, this change order minus $77,402.00, new and final total $1,204,159.00. Konkus Corporation, Change Order #1 and final payment for R06791 adopted December 19, 2006 for replacement of Whitenack Road Bridge #G1203 over the Dead River, Bernards Township, original contract $510,576.00, this change order minus $14,462.50, new and final total $496,113.50. Top Line Construction Inc., Somerville, NJ, Change Order #2 for R06-531 adopted August 15,2006 for the reconstruction of Georgetown-Franklin Turnpike (CR518) from 1000 feet west of Van Zandt Road to Cherry Hill Road, Montgomery Township, original contract $3,204,769.88, this change order $69,493.48, new total $3,339,315.86. 8
Clean Venture Inc., Change Order #5 for R07-329 adopted April 17, 2007 for Emergency Services during the April 2007 Flood Event for the period April 17, 2007 to June 17, 2007, original contract $60,000.00, this change order $97,463.52, new total $157,463.52.
PURCHASING/AWARD OF CONTRACTS - Jack Ciattarelli, Freeholder Liaison 07-484 Rejecting All Bids for 2-Open-End Contract Leach Alpha or equal, 20-Yard Rear Loading Refuse Body, rejected for substantial revisions to specifications. Computer Square, Inc., Keasbey NJ, Microcomputer, minicomputer, workstation and related products for upgrade for the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Records Management System Info Share to Info Share Select Application with AOC Interface, State Contract Purchase not to exceed $89,250.00. Printware, one PlateStream 46 Dual Platesetter for the Print Shop, not to exceed $43,995.00, replacement The Davis Group of Camden, NJ, Guard Service for Richard Hall CMHC, not to exceed Full Coverage Funding Requirement $42,473.00 and Part Time (only) Funding Requirement $12,533.00. Keefe Commissary, Edison, NJ, Commissary Services-Somerset County Jail, Second Year of a Two-Year Contract, 36% of Gross Revenue for the duration of the contract revenue producing to the Inmate Welfare Fund. Wastequip Manufacturing Co., Erial, NJ, Wastequip Manufacturing Co., 1031 Hickstown Road, Erial, NJ Dumpsters to be used by the County of Somerset Recycling Program for the Collection of Loose Post-Consumer Commingled Recyclables, 2 Yard Container $627.00; 4 Yard Container $954.00; 6 Yard Container $1,255.00; Caster: Included; Pricing based on a min. order of 25 containers, 1 bidder. Bayway Lumber, Linden, NJ, Lumber & Supplies, Co-operative Pricing Bid not to exceed item Facilities & Services Division $75,000.00 and Bridge - Division $30,000.00. W. E. Timmerman Co. Inc., Whitehouse, NJ, Broom Street Sweeper with Belt Conveyor for the Borough of Manville, Cooperative Pricing Bid not to exceed $138,500.00.
George Logan Towing, Inc., No. Brunswick, NJ, Heavy Recovery Specialist, Towing, Storage & Related Services for the Prosecutor’s Office, Third of ThreeYear Contract, not to exceed $5,000.00. Shepard Brothers, Inc., Canandaigua, NY, Option A: Heavy-Duty Cutaway Design Bus two (2) 18 Ambulatory and 2 Wheelchair Forward Engine with ADA Compliance Package, pursuant to R06-452, not to exceed $211,954.00. American Bus & Coach. LLC, Trenton, NJ and Bus Parts Warehouse, Manlius, NY, Original Equipment Manufactured Replacement Parts for Blue Bird Buses, Co-operative Pricing Bid not to exceed $50,000.00, 2 bidders. Warnock Fleet, East Hanover, NJ, (1) 2008 Ford Super Duty F-450 for the Facilities and Services Department, State Contract Purchase not to exceed $43,904.00. Warnock Fleet, East Hanover, NJ, (2) 2008 Ford Police Interceptor Crown Victoria’s for the Sheriff’s Department, State Contract Purchase not to exceed $38,734.20. Warnock Fleet, East Hanover, NJ, (4) 2007 Ford Escape-Hybrids under the Morris County Co-operative Pricing Council #6, not to exceed $24,940.00 each for a total of $99,760.00 and Motors Fleet, Red Bank, NJ (4) 2007 Toyota Prius Hybrids State Contract Purchase not to exceed $20,823.00 each for a total of $83,292.00 for the Facilities and Services Department. Motors Fleet, Red Bank, NJ, (1) 2007 Toyota Prius Hybrid Hatch Back for the Richard Hall CMHC, State Contract Purchase not to exceed $20,823.00. Draeger Safety Systems, Inc., Encinitas, CA, Multi-Story, Multi-Fire Training System, not to exceed $150,275.00, 1 bidder. Schifano Construction Corp., Middlesex, NJ, Resurfacing of Various Roads, Various Locations, not to exceed $1,410,657.81, 9 bidders. Kyle Conti Construction, LLC, Hillsborough, NJ, Replacement of County Bridge No. E0907, Talamini Road over Peters Brook, Township of Bridgewater, not to exceed $488,888.00, 8 bidders. Renaissance Coatings Inc., Roof Replacement at the Somerset County Courthouse, Somerville, not to exceed $486,000.00, 5 bidders. Renaissance Coatings Inc., Roof Replacement at the Somerset County Juror’s Assembly Building, Somerville, not to exceed $255,000.00, 3 bidders.
Signal Electric Corp., East Brunswick, NJ, Somerset County Courthouse Fire Alarm, 20 North Bridge Street, Somerville, NJ, not to exceed $267,000.00, 2 bidders, second low bid accepted, low bid rejected for failure to name electrical subcontractor.
RICHARD HALL CMHC – Denise Coyle, Freeholder Liaison 07-505 Authorizing the renewal of the Agreement between Somerset County Vocational & Technical School and Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center for Human Services Coordinator/Linkages, $39,948.00 July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008, $30,988.00 County Match.
FINANCE – Jack Ciattarelli, Freeholder Liaison 07-506 Payment of claims - $36,805,549.51 And ratifying payment of claims - $2,674,320.88 GRAND TOTAL - $39,479,870.39 Resolution Rescinding the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Victim-Witness Advocacy Petty Cash Fund Amending Resolution R07-013 adopted January 5, 2007 entitled “Designating 2007 Bank Depositories for Somerset County” to include JPMorgan Chase & Co.
FREEHOLDERS 07-509 Reappointing Somerset County Comptroller - Marty J. Nadler, term of three years effective July 1, 2007, in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 40A:9-28. Regarding authorization to enter into an Agreement with Emma H. Zillinsky for the purchase of Lots 10 - 14 Block 169, Borough of Manville, $270,000.00.
Authorizing the execution of a Master Deed for Condominium between the County of Somerset and Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills Inc. for the development of certain real estate located on Mt. Airy Road in Bernards Township. Authorizing the execution of Right of Entry Agreement between Capstone Holdings LLC and the County of Somerset for storing construction equipment and materials related to the replacement of County Bridge B0701, Branchburg Township. Authorizing execution of New Jersey Division of Motor Vehicle Applications for a Blue Light Permit for Employees of the Somerset County Emergency Management. Urging Reconsideration Of Senate Bill 2249 - “Paid Family Leave Act”
ADDED 07-516 Authorizing Application for 2007 State Body Armor Replacement Fund Program, minimum allocation of $500 per law enforcement agency.
Authorizing Application for funding to provide Psychotherapeutic Services for Victims of Sexual Abuse and Assault from the Division of Criminal Justice for Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center, $49,814.00 with County Match of $13,670.00, January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.