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					  SOMERSET COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
                    AGENDA
       REGULAR MEETING ON DECEMBER 5, 2006


PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:


PRAYER:


OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS ACT:


ROLL CALL:



CEREMONIAL RESOLUTION

06-772         Declaring December 7, 2006 as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day



APPOINTMENTS

        Somerset County Youth Council
         -     Kellan Zheng, Belle Mead, Montgomery High School
         -     Tiffany Lee, Skillman, Montgomery Middle School




REPORTS:



NEW ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED:



PUBLIC:




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                                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.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:               November 8, 2006
                                   November 21, 2006
                                   November 26, 2006

APPROVAL OF PERSONNEL LETTER: #230

COMMUNICATIONS:

231.   County of Sussex, Resolution requesting written verification from the Highlands
       Planning Council, the NJ Department of Environmental Protection and the NJ State
       Legislature that the Town Center designations currently approved by the State Planning
       Commission and the Sewer Service Areas currently approved by the NJ Department of
       Environmental Protection will remain in place and not be altered in any fashion by the
       recommendations of the Highlands Master Plan without the consent of the governing
       bodies of the affected Municipalities.

232.   Borough of Watchung, Lung Cancer Awareness Proclamation

233.   Somerset County Agriculture Development Board, Resolutions authorizing the purchase
       of Agriculture Development Easement:
       a.     Block 85, Lot 62.01 and Block 57.01, Lot 32.01 (Sudyam Farm) in Franklin
              Township.
       b.     Block 41, Lots 2 and 2.01 (Harms Farm) Bedminster Township.

234.   Jo-Ann Liptak, Raritan, resigning as a member of the Somerset County Planning
       Board.

Letters of Appreciation

235.   Pieter Ruiter, Hillsborough, NJ, complimenting the Somerset County’s Library website.

236.   Steve Weinman, RN, CEN, EMT, Deputy Chief, First Aid and Rescue Squad of
       Somerville, complimenting the work provided to the squad by Jerry Izzo and Pasquale
       Altomonte in lettering the squad’s new special operations vehicle.

237. Bruce E. Keeler. Kirkside Committee, thanking John Norwig, Dan Marshall, John
     Kendzulak and Paul McCall of Public Works for work done near Kirkside Senior Home
     as part of the reconstruction of the bridge over Easton Turnpike in North Branch
     Village.
NEW BUSINESS
RESOLUTIONS/ORDINANCES:

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TRAFFIC SAFETY SERVICES - Denise Coyle, Freeholder Liaison

06-735          Authorizing an Agreement between the County of Somerset and the Board of
                Fire Commissioners, Township of Montgomery, for the installation of a Traffic
                Signal at the intersection of Georgetown Franklin Turnpike, County Route 518,
                and the Township of Montgomery Volunteer Fire Company #2, Township of
                Montgomery.




PLANNING BOARD - Peter S. Palmer, Freeholder Liaison

06-      Release of Performance Sureties:
         -736 Wayne Tarnowski, Warren, NJ, $6,636.00 cash performance surety as a
                guarantee for road work performed in the right-of-way of County Route #527 for
                the development of Block 76.02, Lot 17 in Warren Township as a one lot
                subdivision located on Morning Glory Road (County Route #527).

         -737   Toll NJ II, LLC, Huntington Valley, PA, $19,271.00 surety bond as a guarantee
                for construction of improvements to New Centre Road (County Route #627) for
                the development of Block 145, Lots 36 & 37 Hillsborough Township, as a 105 lot
                residential subdivision known as Hillsborough Chase located on New Centre
                Road




HUMAN SERVICES – Robert Zaborowski, Freeholder Liaison

06-738          Authorizing execution of Consolidated Funding Application, January 1, 2007
                to December 31, 2007, $2,712,509.00 state funds

06-739          Authorizing Modification to R06-585 entitled “Authorizing Somerset County to
                accept Workforce Investment Act Funding from the State Department of Labor,
                July 1, 2006 to June 30, 2007, $1,530,218.00” to accept an additional $249,746.00
                from State Department of Labor and Workforce Development for said period.




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FINANCE - Rick Fontana, Freeholder Liaison

06       Insertion of Special Items of Revenue into the 2006 Somerset County Budget:
            -740        Bulletproof Vest Partnership. $4,042.57 Federal Funding, $4,042.57
                        County Funding
            -741        NJ Sex Offender Central Internet Registry, $5,340.00
            -742        Traumatic Loss Intervention for Youth, $12,000.00
            -743        JAIBG NJACYSC Fall Conference, $50,000.00
            -744        Edward Byrne Memorial State and Local Law enforcement Assistance
                        Formula Grant, $92,179.00 Federal Funds passed through state,
                        $92,179.00 county match
            -745        SANE/SART Project, $94,719.00
            -746        Local Core Capacity for Bioterrorism Preparedness, $592,632.00




FREEHOLDERS

06-747         Supporting the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s “Route 22
               Sustainable Corridor Short-Term Improvements”



MOTION TO ADOPT CONSENT AGENDA___________________________

SECOND____________________________________________________________________

VOTE_______________________________________________________________________




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                            REGULAR MEETING


NEW BUSINESS

AWARD OF CONTRACT - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES/EUS

06-748     Camp, Dresser and McKee, Edison, NJ, GIS consulting services, not to exceed
           $142,100.00.

06-749     Edwards & Kelcey, Morristown, NJ, Construction Engineering Services for the
           Rehabilitation of Duer Street Bridge #M1001 over the Green Brook, North
           Plainfield Borough/City of Plainfield, Somerset County/Union County, not to
           exceed $119,283.10.

06-750     PMK Group, Cranford, NJ, Preliminary Environmental Assessment/Limited Site
           Investigation Activities Related to the Restoration and Exposition of stone arch
           Bridge (CIRCA 1731) #H0711 at Railroad Avenue over a former branch of the
           Green Brook between Bound Brook Borough, Somerset County and Middlesex
           Borough, Middlesex County, not to exceed $27,800.00.

06-751     Valuation Consultants, Inc., Martinsville, NJ, Real Property Appraisal Services
           for Proposed Interchange at Route 22 and Chimney Rock Road, Bridgewater
           Township, not to exceed $39,400.00.

06-752     Maguire Group Inc., Lawrenceville, NJ, Engineering Design Services for the
           Replacement of Belle Mead-Blawenburg Road Bridge #D0301 over a Tributary
           to Back Brook, Montgomery Township, not to exceed $160,170.00.

06-753     KC Engineering, P.C., New York, NY, Engineering Design Services for the
           Rehabilitation of Washington Avenue Bridge #L0903 over the Green Brook,
           Greenbrook Township/Borough of Dunellen, Somerset County/Middlesex
           County, not to exceed $198,600.00.




ENGINEERING/PUBLIC WORKS – Denise Coyle, Freeholder Liaison

06-754     Confirming emergency repairs to vapor recovery system, 750 East Main Street,
           Bridgewater and authorizing payment to Independence Constructors,
           Bridgewater, NJ, $29,400.00.



06-755     Authorizing Change Order #1 and Final Payment for R06-122 adopted
           February 21, 2006 to A. Spatz & Sons, Inc. Berkeley Heights, NJ, for Intersection
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            Improvements at Great Road and Cherry Valley, Montgomery Township,
            Original Cont $677,381.34, Change Order # 1 (Final) $63,304.98, new Contract
            Amount $740,686.32.



PURCHASING/AWARD OF CONTRACTS - Rick Fontana, Freeholder Liaison

06-756      Day Ford, Monroeville, PA, Two (2) Ford Five Hundred All Wheel Drive Four
            Door Sedans, Co-operative Pricing Bid not to exceed $21,280.00 / Unit Cost,
            $42,560.00 total, 4 bidders.

06-757      Day Ford, Inc., Monroeville, PA, (2) 2007 Chevrolet Impalas with Police
            Packages for the Prosecutor’s Office, State Contract not to exceed $35,130.76 (1
            of these vehicles replaces a 2006 Chevrolet Impala with Police Package originally
            authorized on May 16, 2006, R06-323)

06-758      Winner Ford, Cherry Hill, NJ, Two (2) Hot / Cold Meal Delivery Vehicles, Co-
            operative Pricing Bid not to exceed $41,448.00 / Unit Cost, $82,896.00 total, 2
            bidders.

06-759      Michael C. Fina Corporate Sales, Inc., New York, NY, Employees Retirement &
            Service Awards, Cooperative Pricing Bid not to exceed $33,250.00, second of
            two-year contract.

06-760      American Amenities Inc, Woodinville, WA - Disc. from list price on items not
            specified- 15%; ATD American Co, Wyncote, PA - Disc. from list price on items
            not specified- 0; Bob Barker Co, Varina, NC - Disc. from list price on items not
            specified- 0; Charm-Tex Inc, Brooklyn, NY - Disc. from list price on items not
            specified- 5 – 10%; Tabb Textile Co, Opelika, AL - Disc. from list price on items
            not specified- 0, Linens, Personal Care Products & Miscellaneous for County
            Jail, Cooperative Pricing Bid not to exceed $97,000.00, second of two-year
            contract.

06-761      Frank Lurch Demolition Co., LLC, Avon by the Sea, NJ, Demolition of 150
            Peapack Road (Ash Cottage at Natirar) Including Asbestos Removal and
            Unregulated Underground Storage Tank Removal, Bedminster Township, not to
            exceed $29,890.00, 7 bidders.

06-762      Océ Imagistics, Ewing, NJ, cost per copy agreement for CPS800 color copier for
            the Print Shop, 60 month contract, Not to exceed $53,076.00 base plus
            overage/year, NJ State GSA.

06-763      Community Home Care, Somerville, NJ, Public Health Nursing & Health
            Services, Competitive Contract not to exceed $5,952.00, Fifth year of contract.

PLANNING BOARD - Peter S. Palmer, Freeholder Liaison

06-764      Authorizing the Funding Participation by the County of Somerset in connection
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            with the purchase of Development Easement Rights by Bedminster Township
            under the PIG Grant Program over Block 41, Lots 2 and 2.01 (Harms Farm),
            30.5 acres, $585,600.00 - State Agriculture Development Committee (60%)
            percent) estimated at $351,360.00, the County of Somerset (15%) estimated at
            $110,000.00, Bedminster Township will contribute the balance of the purchase
            price.


EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

06-765      Authorizing Acceptance of Enhanced 9-1-1 Grant from the State of Jersey,
            Office of Technology, $122,628.00 and Insertion of Item of Revenue into the
            Budget for Enhanced 9-1-1 Grant


FINANCE - Rick Fontana, Freeholder Liaison

06-766      Payment of claims
            And ratifying payment of claims

06-767      Establishing a New Petty Cash Fund for the Somerset County Election Board




FREEHOLDERS

06-768      Authorizing Thomas C. Miller to execute an Order pursuant to an Application
            made on behalf of Wayne J. Forrest.

06-769      Resolution urging Bipartisan Action by the State Legislature on Ethics Reform.

06-770      Opposing the Amended Uses of the new State Sales Tax

06-771      Authorizing Execution of Lease with Warren Street Partners, LLC for premises
            located at Warren Street and Veterans Memorial Parkway, Somerville Borough,
            25,594 square feet of office space, twenty (20) years, at a term rent of $21.00 per
            square foot for the first year through May 31, 2012 and $21.00 per square foot
            plus CPI for the remainder of the term.



Added

06-773      Regarding Authorization to enter into an Agreement with Richard J. Grosso, Jr.
            and Mary Grosso, H/W, for the purchase of part of lot 35, block 1001,
            Montgomery Township, 27 acres in the amount of $723,600.00, as well as
            associated costs in an amount not to exceed 5% of the purchase price.
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