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                                       FEBRUARY 7, 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:                 Coyle, Fontana, Scherer
ABSENT:                  Zaborowski, Palmer (absent at roll call)

ALSO PRESENT:          County Counsel Miller, M. Amorosa, D. Lorimer, K. Quick, P Tchorni, J
                       Vuoso, M. Gaupp, J Ressa, M Nadler


             At this time Director Scherer and Janet Ressa, Employee Recognition
Representative, made the following presentations:
    January Humanitarian Recognition – Mark Rizzo, Human Services
    January Team Recognition – Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center
      Youth Case Management – Kerry Pearson-Sanders and Meera Bhatt

               At this time Mr. Palmer entered the meeting.

               AT this time Director Scherer issued the following presentations:

                                   BLACK HISTORY MONTH
                                      FEBRUARY 2006

                        WHEREAS, the County of Somerset, State of New Jersey, is very proud
of its heritage and ethnic background; and

                      WHEREAS, the black community of Somerset County, New Jersey, has
made significant and lasting contributions to all facets of community living; and

                       WHEREAS, New Jersey has also been a leader in cultural advancements
by establishing an official historical body whose mission is to study and promote the
achievements of Black Americans in our State; and

                      WHEREAS, on the National level, February has been proclaimed Black
History Month since Carter G. Woodson was recognized as the first black historian who
established Negro History Week in 1926; and

                        WHEREAS, in observance of Black History Month in Somerset County,
all the black religious and educational organizations are paying special tribute in recognizing this
occasion.

               NOW, THEREFORE, I, Ken Scherer, Director of the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset do hereby proclaim:

                                      FEBRUARY 2006
                                            AS
                                   BLACK HISTORY MONTH

in Somerset County and do hereby call upon each of our citizens to recognize and pay tribute to
the many contributions offered in the fields of civic, fraternal, education, religious and social
advancements made by black citizens in Somerset County, New Jersey.
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                    Tulsi Maharjan, Somerset County Diversity Coalition accepted the
proclamation and thanked the Board.


                                     PROCLAMATION

              NATIONAL CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION WEEK
                           FEBRUARY 13 – 17, 2006

                     WHEREAS, February 13 through 17, 2006 has been proclaimed National
Career and Technical Education Week; and

                       WHEREAS, Career and Technical Education Week is an increasingly
important part of the education of our youth; and

                     WHEREAS, the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders wishes to
honor Career and Technical Education Week and our participating youth.

                    NOW, THEREFORE, I, Ken Scherer, Director of the Somerset County
Board of Chosen Freeholders, do hereby proclaim February 13 through 17, 2006 as:

                     CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION WEEK

in Somerset County in recognition of the importance of vocational and technical education to
today’s youth and the community at large.


                    Michael Maddaluna, Superintendent, Karen Hart, SkillsUSA
Advisor, Jessica Vaccaro, SkillsUSA President, Jeff Crowell, SkillsUSA VP, Samantha
McCabe, SkillsUSA Secretary and Bernice Wicks, Director of Public Relations accepted
the proclamation and thanked the Baord.

              At this time Director Scherer made the following appointments and asked the
Board’s confirmation:

   Raritan Valley Community College Board of Trustees - 4 year term to expire 10/31/09
           -       Joetta Clark Diggs, Hillsborough

   Somerset County Youth Council
           -     Amanda Connor, Robert Morris School, South Bound Brook
           -     Kristin Sarboukh, Robert Morris School, South Bound Brook
           -     Chanae McKinnie, Franklin Middle School
           -
   Solid Waste Advisory Committee - one-year term to expire 12/31/06
           -     Sean McCarthy, Bedminster
           -     Douglas Wicks, Bernards
           -     Bernice Wicks, Bernards
           -     Joseph Rossi, Bernardsville
           -     Mariel O’Brien, Bernardsville
           -     John Kennedy, Bound Brook
           -     Bruce Kosensky, Branchburg
           -     Kathryn R. Kitchener, Green Brook
           -     Thomas Zilinek, Franklin
           -     Victor Stevens, Franklin
           -     Phil Petrone, Manville
           -     Larry Koplik, Montgomery
           -     Donald Matthews, Montgomery
           -     Nathan A. Rudy, North Plainfield
           -     Earl Rowe, Peapack and Gladstone
           -     Brad Merritt, Rocky Hill
           -     Ed Zimmerman, Rocky Hill
           -     Peter Hendershot, Somerville
           -     Brendan Nally, Somerville
           -     Ken Pine, South Bound Brook
           -     Todd Robbins, South Bound Brook
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    Cultural and Heritage Advisory Committee, one-year term to expire 12/31/06
            -      Mary Bittrich, Bedminster
            -      June Kennedy, Bernards
            -      Dorothy Stratford, Bound Brook
            -      Raymond Sanderson, Branchburg
            -      Thomas Buckingham, Green Brook
            -      Linda Lee Andersen, Hillsborough
            -      Kathryn Quick, Manville
            -      Frank “Skip” Stabile, North Plainfield
            -      Nancy Wojton, Peapack and Gladstone
            -      Connie Hallman, Rocky Hill
            -      Margaret Sullivan, Somerville
            -      Brian Faulks, South Bound Brook


             UPON MOTION OF MR. PALMER, SECONDED BY MR.
FONTANA THE ABOVE APPOINTMENTS WERE CONFIRMED BY THE
FOLLOWING VOTE:

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


                    At this time Director Scherer asked for a motion to place upon Public
Hearing an Ordinance entitled “ ORD06-018 - Ordinance establishing a Temporary Speed
Limit along Finderne Avenue, County Route 533, Borough of Manville and Township of
Bridgewater.”

                      This Ordinance has been properly advertised, a copy has been posted on
the Official County Bulletin Board, and copies have been made available for the general public.


                      MRS. COYLE MOVED THE PUBLIC HEARING BE OPEN.

                                          ORD06-018


  ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A TEMPORARY SPEED LIMIT ALONG FINDERNE
   AVENUE, COUNTY ROUTE 533, IN THE BOROUGH OF MANVILLE, AND THE
           TOWNSHIP OF BRIDGEWATER, COUNTY OF SOMERSET
 AND SETTING A PUBLIC HEARING FOR TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2006 AT 7:00 P.M.


                     BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of
Somerset that the construction zone speed limit for both directions of traffic along Finderne
Avenue, County Route 533, Borough of Manville, Bridgewater Township, with the limits of
Dukes Parkway East, County Route 608 and Van Veghten Drive, shall be and is hereby
established at 25 MPH for a period eighteen (18) months or until construction is completed, and
that temporary signs shall be erected and maintained to effect the designated speed limit as
authorized by the New Jersey Department of Transportation; and

                      BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that Regulatory signs, conforming to the
current Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways, shall be erected
and maintained to effect the above-designated Speed Limit; and

                       BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED this ordinance shall take effect upon final
passage and publication as required by law, and upon approval by the Commissioner of
Transportation of the State of New Jersey.

                     NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the foregoing Ordinance was duly
introduced and passed on first reading at a regular meeting of the Board of Chosen Freeholders,
Somerset County, State of New Jersey, held on January 17, 2006 Further notice was given that said
Ordinance will be considered for final passage and adoption at a regular meeting of said Board of
Chosen Freeholders, third floor, Somerset County Administration Building, 20 Grove Street
Somerville, New Jersey at 7:00 p.m. on the 7th day of February, 2006 at which time and place any
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person interested therein will be given the opportunity to be heard.


INTRODUCED:                            January 17, 2006
PASSED ON FIRST READING:               January 17, 2006
PUBLISHED:                             January 21, 2006
ADOPTED:                               February 7, 2006



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

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


                     Thereupon the Director declared open the Public Hearing concerning said
Ordinance and asked if there was anyone present who wished to be heard.

                   There being no one present who wished to be heard regarding this
ordinance, Mr. Palmer moved that the public hearing be closed.


              THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MRS. COYLE WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

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

           Mrs. Coyle moved that this resolution does now pass on second and Final
reading.

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

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


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

                    Karen Wintress, member of the 2006 class of Leadership Somerset,
thanked the Board for its support of the program and presented each member of the
Freeholder Board a certificate of appreciation.

                      There being no one else 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


APPROVAL OF MINUTES:                           January 17, 2006
                                               February 7, 2006
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      APPROVAL OF PERSONNEL LETTER: #4


      The following Personnel changes are for the period: 01/16/05 to 01/31/06:

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


REPLACEMENTS

Engineering        Christopher S.           Designer               $28,526 -         10-           01/09
                   Gluch                                            $42,790       A/$35,658

Facilities &       Nicholas           Maintenance Worker           $19,721 -         05-           01/23
Services           Spinelli                                         $29,582       A/$26,978

Recycling Center   John Knight, III     Resource Recovery          $18,905 -         04-           01/23
                                             Worker                 $28,358       A/$23,632

Transportation     Anthony L.         Motor Coach Operator         $20,981 -         06-           01/23
                   King                                             $31,471       A/$27,810

TERMINATIONS

Communications     Bryan                  Dispatcher II                                            01/19
                   Galganski

Mental Health      Jill Claudio           PESS Director                                            01/26
Center

Transportation     Claramay             In Home Service                                            01/30
                   Rhodes                   Worker

PART TIME

REPLACEMENTS

Cultural &         Jessica                Student Intern                          AA/$11.00        01/23
Heritage           Blakeslee                                                         Hr.

                                                                                  AA/$11.00
Mental Health      Elizabeth           Admin. Assistant III                          Hr.           01/11
Center             Durko



TERMINATIONS


Engineering        Kurt Nadler            Student Intern                                           01/13
                   Margaret Puzio         Student Intern                                           01/12


Facilities &       Robert Snyder          Student Intern                                           01/13
Services
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                     Andrew Cutler            Student Intern
Recycling Center                                                                                           01/13
                                              Student Intern                                               01/13
                     Kevin Reavey



For your information...


PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE:

The Prosecutor has taken the following action:



REPLACEMENTS


                                              Legal Secretary                        NC/$28,000            01/06
Prosecutors          Michelle
                     Cabreja
                                        Assistant Prosecutor                         NC/$50,000            01/13
                     Eric Mark


SHERIFF’S OFFICE:

The Sheriff has taken the following action:



REPLACEMENTS

PART TIME


                                                Nurse/RN                              AA/$30.00            01/18
Jail                 Sandra                                                              Hr.
                     Schwarz


       These changes have been approved in the Temporary 2006 Departmental Budget.

       COMMUNICATIONS:

                            Communication, US Department of Housing and Urban Development,
       notice of FY2006 allocations for the Office of Community Planning and Development’s (CPD)
       formula programs: Community Development Block Grant $1,299,371.00; HOME Investment
       Partnerships $717,104.00 and American Dream Down Payment Initiative $12,115.00, was
       received.

                            Communication, County of Sussex Board of Chosen Freeholders,
       Resolution Calling upon the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) to
       Restructure the Method of Funding from its Local Tire Management Program to Allocate
       Monies to Counties and Municipalities in this State to Assist in the Clean Up of Scrap Tires, was
       receoved

                           Communications, Executed 2006 Recycling Municipal Agreements
       received:
       a.     Bound Brook Borough
       b.     Branchburg Township
       c.     Peapack/Gladstone Borough
       d.     South Bound Brook Borough
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                     Communications, Somerset County Planning Board Resolutions received:
a.     P1054 Designating Somerset County Planning Board Meetings for 2006.
b.     P1055 Legal Counsel Services for 2006
c.     P1056 Recommending Appointments to the Somerset County Open Space Advisory
       Committee for 2006.
d.     P1057 Designating a Non-Voting Representative to the Somerset County Agriculture
       Development Board.
e.     P1059 Conceptually Approving a Development Agreement between the Pingry School
       and the County of Somerset.

                     Communications, Somerset County Park Commission Resolutions
received:
a.     Recommending Appointments to the Somerset County Open Space Advisory Committee
       for 2006.
b.     Regarding the Purchase of the Ostrowski Property, Hillsborough Township.
c.     Regarding the Purchase of the Severino Property, Hillsborough Township.
d.     Regarding the Purchase of the Mears Property, Hillsborough Township.

                    Communication, Regional Center Partnership of Somerset County, Inc.,
Rose A. Evans, CPM, urging the freeholders to endorse the Regional Center Shuttle Project, was
received.

                     Communication, Franklin Township Food Bank, Jean C. Pellicane,
President, announcing the appointment of David Dax as its Executive Director, was erecived.

                      Communication, Paul J. Hirsch, MD, thanking the freeholders for his
reappointment to the Board of Trustees of Raritan Valley Community College, was received.

                     Communication, Youth Leadership Somerset Staff, John Kendzulak, Jr.,
thanking Freeholder Rick Fontana for his presentation at the Youth Leadership session on
January 14, 2006, was received.

                                            R06-069

RESOLUTION APPROVING PLANS AND RECEIVING BIDS FOR A SET OF DRAWINGS
  ENTITLED “BUILDING AND SITE ALTERATIONS TO THE SOMERSET COUNTY
     PROSECUTORS OFFICE, FORENSIC FACILITY, CONTRACT NO. 05007”

               BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of
Somerset, State of New Jersey that a certain set of drawings entitled “Building and Site
Alterations to the Somerset County Prosecutors Office, Forensic Facility, Contract No. 05007”
be and the same is hereby approved; and

               BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the County Purchasing Agent shall advertise
and receive bids for “Building and Site Alterations to the Somerset County Prosecutors Office,
Forensic Facility, Contract No. 05007”.


                                            R06-070

                    PERFORMANCE SURETY RELEASE RESOLUTION
                                 CANAL WALK
                             FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP


                       WHEREAS, Canal Walk Associates, LLC (the “Account Party), 812
Central Avenue, Westfield, NJ 07090, as principal, and Union Center National Bank (the
“Bank), 2455 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 as surety bound themselves onto the County of
Somerset in the form of a letter of credit, #745-SB, in the amount of $400,000.00 as a guarantee
for the construction of a traffic signal at the intersection of Schoolhouse Road and Weston Canal
Road (County Route #623) for the development of Block 513, Lots 1-2, 4, 10-11, 12.01, 13.01,
15 Franklin Township, as an 811 unit age-restricted development located on Weston Canal Road
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(County Route #623) and Weston Road, Metlers Road and Schoolhouse Road on file with the
County Planning Board as FL 742 and;

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

                       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 Canal Walk Associates, LLC and its heirs, administrators, executors,
and assigns from the obligations of said surety;

                     NOW THEREFORE 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



                                           R06-071

                    PERFORMANCE SURETY RELEASE RESOLUTION
                                 CANAL WALK
                             FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP


                        WHEREAS, Canal Walk Associates, LLC (the “Account Party), 812
Central Avenue, Westfield, NJ 07090 as principal, and Union Center National Bank (the “Bank),
2455 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 as surety bound themselves onto the County of Somerset
in the form of a letter of credit, #788-SB, in the amount of $178,722.21 as a guarantee for the
construction of a traffic signal and improvements at the intersection of Metlers Road and Amwell
Road (County Route 514#) for the development of Block 513, Lots 1-2, 4, 10-11, 12.01, 13.01,
15 Franklin Township, as an 811 unit age-restricted development located on Weston Canal Road
(County Route #623) and Weston Road, Metlers Road and Schoolhouse Road on file with the
County Planning Board as FL 742 and;

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

                      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 Canal Walk Associates, LLC and its heirs, administrators, executors,
and assigns from the obligations of said surety;

                     NOW THEREFORE 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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                                           R06-072


                   PERFORMANCE SURETY RELEASE RESOLUTION
                                CANAL WALK
                            FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP


                        WHEREAS, Canal Walk Associates, LLC (the “Account Party), 812
Central Avenue, Westfield, NJ 07090 as principal, and Union Center National Bank (the “Bank),
2455 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 as surety bound themselves onto the County of Somerset
in the form of a letter of credit, #744-SB, in the amount of $363,168.85 as a guarantee for the
construction of improvements at the intersection of Schoolhouse Road and Weston Canal Road
(County Route 623#) for the development of Block 513, Lots 1-2, 4, 10-11, 12.01, 13.01, 15
Franklin Township, as an 811 unit age-restrict development located on Weston Canal Road
(County Route #623) and Weston Road, Metlers Road and Schoolhouse Road on file with the
County Planning Board as FL 742 and;

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

                      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 Canal Walk Associates, LLC and its heirs, administrators, executors,
and assigns from the obligations of said surety;

                     NOW THEREFORE 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 BOARD
                     COUNTY COUNSEL



                                           R06-073


                   PERFORMANCE SURETY RELEASE RESOLUTION
                      NEW YORK SMSA – VERIZON WIRELESS
                          HILLSBOROUGH TOWNSHIP


                      WHEREAS, New York SMSA Limited Partnership d/b/a Verizon
Wireless, 141 Industrial Parkway, Branchburg, New Jersey 08876 as surety bound itself onto the
County of Somerset in the form of a check in the amount of $2,500.00 deposited in account G02-
0001-20, as a guarantee for construction of a driveway apron on New Centre Road (County
Route #627) for the development of Block 148, Lot 1 Hillsborough Township, as a Verizon
Wireless telecommunications facility located on New Centre Road (County Route #627), on file
with the County Planning Board as HB 490S and;

                      WHEREAS, the report and recommendation of the Somerset County
Engineer shows that said surety 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
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does release and discharge New York SMSA Limited Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless and its
heirs, administrators, executors, and assigns from the obligations of said surety;

                     NOW THEREFORE 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


                                          R06-074




  RESOLUTION CONCERNING MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE
 SOMERSET COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS AND THE NEW JERSEY
 WATER SUPPLY AUTHORITY REGARDING A GRANT TO ASSIST THE UPDATE OF
  THE HIGHLANDS PORTION OF THE (URWWMP) UPPER RARITAN WATERSHED
                  WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT PLAN



                   WHEREAS, the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders has been
designated by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection as Wastewater
Management Planning Agent in the Upper Raritan Watershed portion of Somerset County; and

                    WHEREAS, the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders has
designated the Somerset County Planning Board as its agent in reviewing aspects of and the
amendments to the Upper Raritan Watershed Wastewater Management Plan; and

                    WHEREAS, there is a need to update the URWWMP to recognize
changes in demographics, environmental conditions, land-use patterns and regulations; and

                     WHEREAS, the New Jersey Water Supply Authority, has received
funding from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to assist counties and
municipalities in the Highlands region of New Jersey with updating their wastewater
management planning; and

                      WHEREAS, the Somerset County Planning Board’s Environment and
Utility Committee has indicated a need to consider such an update of the Plan.

                     NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Somerset County Board
of Chosen Freeholders that it hereby endorses entering into this Memorandum of Agreement
with the New Jersey Water Supply Authority for the purposes specified in this resolution.

                  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that copies of this resolution be sent to the
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and to the New Jersey Water Supply
Authority.


                                          R06-075


          RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT
       BETWEEN SOMERSET COUNTY CULTURAL & HERITAGE COMMISSION
                AND RARITAN VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
             FOR USE OF PREMISES FOR THE TEEN ARTS FESTIVAL
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                    WHEREAS, the County of Somerset has entered into negotiations
regarding an Agreement between the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission and the
Raritan Valley Community College on March 23, 2006 for its Teen Arts Festival; and

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

                        That the Director and Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the
County of Somerset are hereby authorized to enter into an Agreement between the Somerset
County Cultural & Heritage Commission and Raritan Valley Community College for the use of
space located at the College for the Teen Arts Festival on March 23, 2006, a copy of which is on
file with the Clerk of the Board.



                                            R06-076


      RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION CONTRACT MODIFICATION #1 FOR
          INCREASE IN CONTRACT CEILING FROM $128,164 TO $416,533 FOR
           YOUTH CASE MANAGEMENT CONTRACT #90013 FOR THE PERIOD
     JANUARY 1, 2006 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2006 WITH THE DIVISION OF CHILD
                         BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES
              RICHARD HALL COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER


                        WHERAS, the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders at their
regular meeting of December 6, 2005 by Resolution R05-775 approved the Richard Hall
Community Mental Health Center’s 2006 Youth Case Management contract with the State
Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services in the amount of $128,164 with
notification that this contract would be transferred to the Division of Child Behavioral Health
Services; and

                       WHEREAS, Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center of Somerset
County was notified by the State Department of Human Services, Division of Child Behavioral
Health Services, of an additional Youth Case Management award in the amount of $288,369.00 for
the calendar year January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2006 to provide four additional Youth
Case Managers for the expansion of youth case management services to the residents of Somerset
County; and

                       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset that the Director and Clerk of the Board be and are hereby
approve the modification to the Youth Case Management contract #90013 with the New Jersey
Department of Human Services, Division of Child Behavioral Health Services for the 2006 contract
year; January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2006;



                                            R06-077

                  RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE RENEWAL OF
            NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES CONTRACT
                   FOR TRANSPORTATION/ESCORT PROGRAM
            THROUGH SOMERSET COUNTY OFFICE OF YOUTH SERVICES
                             TOTALING $36,798.00
             FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY 1, 2006 TO DECEMBER 31, 2006


                       WHEREAS, the County of Somerset received formal notification from the
State of New Jersey Department, Department of Human Services, Division of Youth and Family
Services that its Transportation/Escort Program contract is renewable in the total sum of $36,798
for services January 1, 2006 to December 31, 2006; and
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                   WHEREAS, the State of New Jersey Department, Department of Human
Services had made available $36,798.00 for Transportation/Escort part-time drivers for the
calendar year; and

                       WHEREAS, the County of Somerset will provide a transportation/escort
driver to adults/children receiving services through the Division of Youth and Family Services;
and

                     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset be authorized to renew the 2006 Transportation/Escort
Program contract number 06AGTC for the amount of $36,798.00; and

                      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Director and Clerk of the Board
are hereby authorized to sign contracts and other necessary documents to apply for, accept and
expend such funding.



                                           R06-078

           SOMERSET COUNTY YOUTH INCENTIVE PROGRAM CONTRACT
              WITH THE DIVISION OF YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES
                      FOR AN AMOUNT OF $110,817.00 FOR
             THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 1, 2006 TO DECEMBER 31, 2006



                     WHEREAS, the new Jersey Department of Human Services has created
an initiative known as the Youth Incentive Program which requires the creation of a County
Inter-Agency Coordination Council (CIACC), a Case Assessment Resource Team (CART) and a
Child and Family Team (CFT); and

                      WHEREAS, a major component of this program is administering and
staffing the committees and processing appropriate cases; and

                       WHEREAS, a technical assistance allocation of $57,143.00 is available
from the State Department of Human Services to Somerset County for staffing this initiative for
the period of January 1, 2006, through December 31, 2006; and

                       WHEREAS, a major component of the program is the functioning of the
CART whose responsibility is to develop client-centered, wraparound treatment plans for
children with special emotional needs and their families; and

                      WHEREAS, another major component of the program is the functioning
of the CFT whose central responsibility is to assist the staff of the YIP by performing client-
centered, family-driven assessments of families in order to develop more efficient and effective
case plans for CART clients; and

                      WHEREAS, an allocation of $53,674.00 for children ages 0 - 21 is
available from the State Department of Human Services for Somerset County for General Case
Management which is the successful development and implementation of individualized
wraparound plans for the period of January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2006; and

                   WHEREAS, a critical element of general case management is the
expeditious payment to community service agencies who are providing services to this
population; and

                      WHEREAS, the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Somerset
agrees to renew the grant to reflect both an annualized amount of $57,143 for the technical
assistance allocation utilized to staff and support the Youth Incentive Program in 2006 in
accordance with the spending plan developed by the Somerset County Office of Youth Services
and to the re-designation of Somerset County as the broker for the allocation of General Case
Management funding in the amount of $53,674.00 for children ages 0 to 21 with a combined
total grant renewal amount of $110,817.00.
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                       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Director and the Clerk
of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Somerset be authorized to execute contracts
with the Department of Human Services and any subcontracts with subcontractors for the
provision of general case management services.


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

               MRS. COYLE INTRODUCED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION
AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:

                                              R06-079


                RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AWARD OF CONTRACT
                         FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
                    TO CIVIL SOLUTIONS, A DIVISION OF ARH
     FOR THE PREPARATION OF COUNTYWIDE GIS PARCEL-BASED ZONING OBJECT
                         CLASS AND DATABASE DESIGN

                        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, 02-G323-390-09401-03 for a total of $ 29, 975.00;
and

                      WHEREAS, the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders has
retained Civil Solutions, a division of ARH, 1030 Route 28, Branchburg, NJ 08876 previously,
and successfully delivered the countywide parcel layer; and

                       WHEREAS, the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholder intends to
utilize the current New Jersey State Contract for GIS Services (T1841), specifically Line Item #3
GIS Conversion Services, for this project. The State Contract for GIS Services includes parcel
mapping, tax assessment data integration, GIS feature development and coding, of which the
Countywide GIS Zoning Data Enhancement Project is a part. Civil Solutions, a division of ARH
was awarded the GIS Conversion Services Line item (A56867) and can conduct this project for
the County through this State-approved contracting mechanism; and

                        WHEREAS, the County’s GIS/MIS Department and Planning Board seek
to enhance the spatial accuracy of the County’s 2003 GIS Zoning Dataset by converting it to a
parcel-based dataset; updating it to include the most current available zoning ordinance
information; populate the attribution and associated tables with zoning criteria needed for
performing wastewater management planning, land use, build-out, environmental and other
analyses at the local and regional levels; in accordance with the “business process” analysis; and

                     WHEREAS, Civil Solutions, a division of ARH, 1030 Route 28,
Branchburg, NJ 08876 has submitted a proposal to cover costs associated with providing the GIS
data enhancement services described above; 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 Civil Solutions, a division of
        ARH, 1030 Route 28, Branchburg, NJ 08876, to perform the aforesaid services in
        accordance with the contract, project budget and fee schedule on file with the Clerk of the
        Board. This Professional Service Agreement is to be approved as to form and content by
        County Counsel for a total covering all fees, costs and disbursements, not to exceed $
        $29,975.00.
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2.     That the engagement of Civil Solutions, a division of ARH, 1030 Route 28, Branchburg,
       NJ be done without competitive bidding as a "Professional Service" of the provision of
       the Local Public Contract Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1-(1)(a)(i) and 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 provisions 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. FONTANA, WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

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


               MRS. COYLE INTRODUCED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION
AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:




                                             R06-080


                                 RESOLUTION
                FORENSIC PSYCHIATRIST FOR PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE
                             CONTRACT #PRFP-01-06


                       WHEREAS, the County of Somerset Purchasing Department properly
advertised seeking bids to furnish and deliver professional services for Forensic Psychiatrist For
Prosecutor’s Office in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4, et seq.; and

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

                      WHEREAS, sealed proposals were received and read for furnishing and
delivering professional services for Forensic Psychiatrist For Prosecutor’s Office in accordance
with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4, et seq.; and

                    WHEREAS, Howard Gilman, MD, 1172 E. Ridgewood Ave. #7,
Ridgewood, NJ and Azariah Eshkenazi, MD 114-06 Queens Blvd., Ste A-1, Forest Hills, NY
11375 has submitted proposals to perform the aforesaid services; and

                       WHEREAS, Howard Gilman, MD and Azariah Eshkenazi, MD are
qualified to provide the services of the type and nature to carry out the aforesaid services; and
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                      WHEREAS, the Local Public Contracts Law (N.J.S.A. 40:11-1, et seq.)
requires that the Resolution authorize the award of contract for "Professional Services" without
competitive bids and the contract itself must be available for public inspection, and must be duly
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 Howard Gilman, MD and
       Azariah Eshkenazi, MD to perform the aforesaid services and to be compensated in
       accordance with the fee schedule set forth in said contract. The total amount of this
       contract, covering all fees, costs and disbursements shall not exceed $20,000.00 pursuant
       to the contract on file with the Clerk of the Board and approved as to form and content by
       County Counsel.

2.     That the engagement of Howard Gilman, MD and Azariah Eshkenazi, MD be done
       without competitive bidding as a "Professional Service" of the provision of the Local
       Public Contract Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1-(1)(a)(i) and 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 provisions 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. FONTANA, WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

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


               MRS. COYLE INTRODUCED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION
AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION


                                             R06-081


                                RESOLUTION
              SPECIAL CONSULTING SERVICES TO PROSECUTOR’S FOR
                      SOMERSET COUNTY POLICE ACADEMY
                            CONTRACT #RFPP-02-06


                       WHEREAS, the County of Somerset Purchasing Department properly
advertised seeking bids to furnish and deliver professional services for Special Consulting
Services to Prosecutor’s for Somerset County Police Academy in accordance with N.J.S.A.
19:44A-20.4, et seq.; and
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                                WHEREAS, the County of Somerset Purchasing Department did
advertise for said services on the County Website, www.somerset.nj.us; and

                             WHEREAS, sealed proposals were received and read for
furnishing and delivering professional services for Special Consulting Services to Prosecutor’s
for Somerset County Police Academy in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4, et seq.; and

                            WHEREAS, Dr. Richard Celeste, 1377 Meiners Drive, Basking
Ridge, NJ 07920 has submitted proposals to perform the aforesaid services; and

                               WHEREAS, Dr. Richard Celeste is qualified to provide the
services of the type and nature to carry out the aforesaid services; and

                             WHEREAS, the Local Public Contracts Law (N.J.S.A. 40:11-1, et
seq.) requires that the Resolution authorize the award of contract for "Professional Services"
without competitive bids and the contract itself must be available for public inspection, and must
be duly 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 Dr. Richard Celeste to
       perform the aforesaid services and to be compensated in accordance with the fee schedule
       set forth in said contract. The total amount of this contract, covering all fees, costs and
       disbursements shall not exceed $34,760.00 pursuant to the contract on file with the Clerk
       of the Board and approved as to form and content by County Counsel.

2.     That the engagement of Dr. Richard Celeste be done without competitive bidding as a
       "Professional Service" of the provision of the Local Public Contract Law, N.J.S.A.
       40A:11-1-(1)(a)(i) and 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 provisions 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. FONTANA, WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

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


               MRS. COYLE INTRODUCED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION
AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION
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                                             R06-082

                                    RESOLUTION
                         ON-CALL PSYCHIATRISTS #RHMHC-01-06
                            OPEN ON-GOING RECRUITMENT
                              HOURLY RATE AS NEEDED


                     WHEREAS, the County of Somerset Purchasing Department properly
advertised seeking bids to furnish and deliver professional services for On-Call Psychiatrists
#RHMHC-01-06 in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4, et seq.; and

                       WHEREAS, the County of Somerset Purchasing Department did advertise
for said services on the County Website, www.somerset.nj.us on December 29 and has extended
receipt of proposals as an open, on-going process; and

                      WHEREAS, sealed proposals were received and read for furnishing and
delivering professional services for On-Call Psychiatrists #RHMHC-01-06 in accordance with
N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4, et seq.; and

                     WHEREAS, the following have submitted proposals to perform the
aforesaid services: Shailaja Shah, MD, 11 Kershaw Ct, Bridgewater, NJ 08807, Stephen
Grelecki, MD, PO Box 7704, No Brunswick, NJ 08902, Ifeoma Anwanah-Okoye, MD, 1275
Carlisle Rd, No Brunswick, NJ 08902, Alexander Babayants, 184 So Livingston Ave 9272,
Livingston, NJ 07039

                       WHEREAS, the above named are qualified to provide the services of the
type and nature to carry out the aforesaid services; and

                      WHEREAS, the Local Public Contracts Law (N.J.S.A. 40:11-1, et seq.)
requires that the Resolution authorize the award of contract for "Professional Services" without
competitive bids and the contract itself must be available for public inspection, and must be duly
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 the above referenced doctors
       to perform the aforesaid services and to be compensated in accordance with the fee
       schedule set forth in said contract. The total amount of this contract, covering all fees,
       costs and disbursements shall not exceed $225,000.00 pursuant to the contract on file
       with the Clerk of the Board and approved as to form and content by County Counsel.

2.     That the engagement of the above named have been in conformacne with a Fair and Open
       Process for a "Professional Service", Local Public Contract Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1-
       (1)(a)(i) and 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 provisions 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.
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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. FONTANA, WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

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


              MR. MILLER RECUSED HIMSELF FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN
ON THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION.

               MRS. COYLE INTRODUCED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION
AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:

                                              R06-083


             RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AWARD OF CONTRACT TO
        VAN CLEEF ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES FOR SURVEYING SERVICES
        AT DURLING/STRNATKO PROPERTY, LOT 13, BLOCK 202 AND LOT 17,
                    BLOCK 203, HILLSBOROUGH TOWNSHIP




                        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 $16,950.00 (04-A015-802-02805-01-PL-
A8020-10)(AG. Easement Capital Account); and

                     WHEREAS, there exists a need for Surveying Services at
Durling/Strnatko Property, Lot 13, Block 202 and Lot 17, Block 203, Hillsborough Township.

                    WHEREAS Van Cleef Engineering Associates, 339 Amwell Rd.,
Hillsborough, NJ 08844 has submitted a proposal to perform the aforesaid services; and

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

                       WHEREAS Van Cleef Engineering Associates, 339 Amwell Rd.,
Hillsborough, NJ 08844 is a surveying services firm affording surveying 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 Van Cleef
               Engineering Associates to perform the aforesaid surveying services and to be
               compensated in accordance with the fee schedule on file with the Clerk of the
               Board. Total amount of this contract covering all fees, costs and disbursements,
               not to exceed $16,950.00 to be approved as to form and content by County
               Counsel.
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2.             That the engagement of Van Cleef Engineering Associates 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. FONTANA, WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

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


               MRS. COYLE INTRODUCED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION
AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION


                                              R06-084

              RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AWARD OF CONTRACT TO
          JOHN CILO JR., ASSOCIATES, INC. FOR SURVEYING AT SEVERINO
                 PROPERTY, LOT 5A, BLOCK 173, HILLSBOROUGH TOWNSHIP.


                        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 $3,800.00 (04-A014-801-02805-01-PL-
A8010-10)(Open Space Capital Account); and

                     WHEREAS, there exists a need for Surveying at Severino Property, Lot
5A, Block 173, Hillsborough Township; and

                    WHEREAS John Cilo. Jr., Associates, Inc., 198 West High St.,
Somerville, NJ 08876 has submitted a proposal to perform the aforesaid services; and

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

                      WHEREAS John Cilo. Jr., Associates, Inc., 198 West High St.,
Somerville, NJ 08876 is a surveying services firm affording surveying services of the type and
nature required to properly carry out the aforesaid and their particular abilities and capacities
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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 John Cilo. Jr.,
               Associates, Inc., to perform the aforesaid surveying services and to be
               compensated in accordance with the fee schedule on file with the Clerk of the
               Board. Total amount of this contract covering all fees, costs and disbursements,
               not to exceed $3,800.00 to be approved as to form and content by County
               Counsel.

2.             That the engagement of John Cilo. Jr., Associates, Inc., 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. FONTANA, WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

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


               MRS. COYLE INTRODUCED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION
AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION

                                             R06-085


               RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AWARD OF CONTRACT TO
                   CODY ECKERT & ASSOCIATES ARCHITECTS, PA
                FOR BIDDING & CONSTRUCTION PHASE SERVICES FOR
               BUILDING & SITE ALTERATIONS TO SOMERSET COUNTY
                     PROSECUTORS OFFICE, FORENSIC FACILITY
                           HILLSBOROUGH TOWNSHIP
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                        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 $72,500.00 (04-A011-454-08001-01-PL-
BLDGS-10)(County Capital Funds); and

                       WHEREAS, there exists a need for Bidding and Construction Phase
Services for Building and Site Alterations to Somerset County Prosecutors Office, Forensic
Facility, Hillsborough Township.

                    WHEREAS Cody Eckert & Associates Architects, P.A., 208 Rockingham
Row, Princeton, NJ 08540 has submitted a proposal to perform the aforesaid services; and

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

                      WHEREAS Cody Eckert & Associates Architects, P.A., 208 Rockingham
Row, Princeton, NJ 08540 is an 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 Cody Eckert &
               Associates Architects, P.A.to perform the aforesaid architectural services and to
               be compensated in accordance with the fee schedule on file with the Clerk of the
               Board. Total amount of this contract covering all fees, costs and disbursements,
               not to exceed $72,500.00 to be approved as to form and content by County
               Counsel.

2.             That the engagement of Cody Eckert & Associates Architects, P.A.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.
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              THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MR. FONTANA, WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

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


               MRS. COYLE INTRODUCED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION
AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION



                                            R06-086


     AWARDING A CONTRACT FOR SECURITY CONSULTING SERVICES, INCLUDING
      BUT NOT LIMITED TO DEVELOPMENT OF THE SCOPE OF WORK FOR A VIDEO
      SURVEILLANCE AND SECURITY SYSTEM TO COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK
            DESIGN CONSULTANTS, INC. OF HACKENSACK NEW JERSEY


                      WHEREAS, the County of Somerset Purchasing Department properly
advertised seeking bids to furnish and deliver professional services for security consulting
services in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4, et seq.; and

                        WHEREAS, the County of Somerset Purchasing Department did advertise
for said services on the County Website, www.somerset.nj.us on January 6, 2006;

                      WHEREAS, sealed proposals were received and read for furnishing and
delivering professional services for Security Consulting Services, Including but Not Limited to
Development of the Scope of Work for a complex wide Video Surveillance and Security System
in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4, et seq.; and

               WHEREAS, the following have submitted proposals to perform the aforesaid
services:

                  Communications Network Design Consultants, Inc. (CNDC)
                                100 2nd Street, Suite # 402
                                  Hackensack, NJ 07601

                WHEREAS, the above named are qualified to provide the services of the type and
nature to carry out the aforesaid services; and

              WHEREAS, the Local Public Contracts Law (N.J.S.A. 40:11-1, et seq.) requires
that the Resolution authorize the award of contract for "Professional Services" without
competitive bids and the contract itself must be available for public inspection, and must be duly
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 Communications Network
       Design Consultants, Inc. to perform the aforesaid services and to be compensated in
       accordance with the fee schedule set forth in said contract. The total amount of this
       contract, covering all fees, costs and disbursements shall not exceed $100,000 .00
       pursuant to the proposal on file with the Clerk of the Board and approved as to form and
       content by County Counsel.

2.     That the engagement of the above named have been in conformance with a Fair and Open
       Process for a "Professional Service", Local Public Contract Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1-
       (1)(a)(i) and 40A:11-2(6).

3.     The County, its officers and employees shall be added as an additional insured as to all
       coverage.
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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 provisions 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. FONTANA, WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

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


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


                                              R06-087

   RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CHANGE ORDER #1 AND FINAL PAYMENT FOR
INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS AT MARTINSVILLE LIBERTY CORNER ROAD AND
    ELM AVENUE/MOUNTAIN ROAD, BERNARDS AND WARREN TOWNSHIPS,
        CONTRACT NO. 05008; RESOLUTION NO. R05-412; JUNE 21, 2005

                        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 (04-A041-454-08019-04-PL-TVAR2-23)
$-40,008.03.

                     WHEREAS, Tilcon New York, Incorporated, 625 Mt. Hope Road,
Wharton, NJ 07885 has completed a project entitled “Intersection Improvements at Martinsville
Liberty Corner Road and Elm Avenue/Mountain Road, Bernards and Warren Townships,
Contrat No. 05008”; and

                       WHEREAS, representatives of the Office of the County Engineer have
inspected said project and found the same to be completed in accordance with the contract plans
and specifications and the contractor having submitted the documents required for final payment
which were approved by County Counsel; and

                      WHEREAS, the amount of Change Order #1 does not exceed 20% of the
original contract amount.

Item No.       Description                             Quant.         Cost            Total
05-R           Asphalt Price Adjustment               -0.27       $3,820.000        -$1,031.40
08-R           Staked Turbidity Barrier               -9.00          $25.000          -$225.00
09-R           Const. Signs 24x18                     -4.00          $90.000          -$360.00
10-R           Const. Signs 48x24                     -4.00         $145.000          -$580.00
11-R           Cost. Signs 48x30                      -4.00         $165.000          -$660.00
13-R           Const. Signs 60x30                     -2.00         $190.000          -$380.00
14-R           Breakaway Barricades Type 3           -16.00         $100.000        -$1,600.00
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16-R          Traffic Dir.                      -135.00         $52.000      -$7,020.00
17-R          Earth Exc. For Test Pits            -5.00        $100.000        -$500.00
18-R          1 ½ Clean Stone                    -30.00         $27.750        -$832.50
19-R          Roadway Ex. Unclassified           -49.00         $22.500      -$1,102.50
22-E          Dense Graded Agg. Base Courst       87.16         $17.000       $1,481.72
23-R          Bit Stabilized Base Crse,Mix I-2 -25.46           $48.000      -$1,222.08
24-R          Bit Concrete Patch                 -10.00         $85.000        -$850.00
25-E          Bit Concrete Surface Crse Mix I     -3.67         $49.000         $179.83
26-R          Bit Driveway 4 ½ Thick             -70.00         $32.000      -$2,240.00
27-R          Tack Coat                         -125.00          $1.250        -$156.25
28-E          Sump and Leader Drains              98.00         $38.000       $3,724.00
29-R          12”Reinf. Concrete Culvert Pipe     -4.00         $75.000        -$300.00
30-R          15”Reinf. Concrete Culvert Pipe -40.00            $45.000      -$1,800.00
31-R          18”Reinf. Concrete Culvert Pipe -27.00            $50.000      -$1,350.00
33-R          2 ½ Broken Stone                    -1.00         $18.000         -$18.00
40-R          Reset Castings                      -3.00        $200.000        -$600.00
41-R          Granite Curb                      -108.00         $17.000      -$1,836.00
42-E          Concrete Sidewalk 4”Tk               5.00         $55.000         $275.00
43-R          Misc. Concrete                      -5.00        $150.000        -$750.00
44-R          Traffic Stripes, 4”WD           -3,600.00          $0.300      -$1,080.00
45-R          Traffic Markings Lns Long Life T -20.00            $0.400          -$8.00
46-R          Traffic Markings Lns 4”Yellow -1,144.00            $0.400        -$457.60
47-R          Traffic Markings Lns 6”White      -888.00          $0.600        -$532.80
48-R          Traffic Markings Lns 8”White       -73.00          $0.800         -$58.40
49-R          Traffic Markings Lns 24”White      -65.00          $2.400        -$156.00
50-R          Traffic Markings Lns 24”Yellow -89.00              $2.400        -$213.60
55-R          24x30 Signs                         -2.00      $5,700.000     -$11,400.00
62-E          4”Rigid Nonmetallic Conduit          3.00         $26.500          $79.50
63-R          4”Rigid Nonmetallic Conduit        -91.00         $25.000      -$2,275.00
64-E          Service Wire, 1/C #6 AWG            15.00          $1.300          $19.50
70-R          #8 AWG Ground Wire                -123.00          $2.450        -$301.35
71-R          Push Button Lead 2 Conductor -170.00               $2.450        -$416.50
72-R          Traffic Signal Cable 5 Conductor -137.00           $2.600        -$356.20
73-R          Traffic Signal Cable 10 Conductor -88.00           $3.000        -$264.00
74-R          6 Pair #18 Telephone Cable        -204.00          $3.600        -$734.40
91-R          Watering                           -28.00         $75.000      -$2,100.00

       Total Change Order #1 (Final)                                        $-40,008.03

                       WHEREAS, the Office of the County Engineer has computed the final
project cost to be $505,796.27 which is a 7.3% decrease in the original contract amount of
$545,804.30.

The final amount being outlined as follows:

Original Contract                             $545,804.30
Change Order # 1                               -40,008.03
Adjusted Contract Amount                      $505,796.27

Or:

Original Contract Cost                    $ 545,804.30
Extra                                         5,759.55
Reduction                                   -45,767.58
Supplemental                                      0.00
Final Contract Amount                      $505,796.27


                      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen
Freeholders that the aforesaid project and Change Order reflecting the final project costs are
hereby approved and the project accepted by the County of Somerset; and

                       BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen Freeholders that
the Financial Director is hereby authorized to issue a Change Order making the final project
costs as listed above and is authorized to release final payment.
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              THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MRS. COYLE WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

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


              MR.   FONTANA     INTRODUCED                                THE        FOLLOWING
RESOLUTION AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION


                                              R06-088


                                          RESOLUTION

                 REFUSE DISPOSAL SERVICE, CONTRACT NO. CC-02-05
                 SECOND AND FINAL 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 items (01-0201-165-2809-06) $31,212.12 and (03-R214-700-2809-
06) $9,360.00; and

                     WHEREAS, sealed proposals were originally received, opened and read in
pubic on Tuesday, January 11, 2005 at 2:30 P.M. prevailing time for Refuse Disposal Service,
Contract No. CC-02-05; and

                     WHEREAS, Dave’s Suburban Disposal, PO Box 226, Flagtown, NJ
08821-0226 and Raritan Valley Disposal Service Co., Inc., PO Box 276, Whitehouse Sta., NJ
08889 met the necessary 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 bids as submitted by the above named vendors be
and are hereby extended for the second consecutive year based on the lowest total cost for the
items as listed on the Schedule of Prices on file in the Office of the Clerk of the Board.

                      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.


              THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MRS. COYLE, WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

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


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


                                              R06-089

                                RESOLUTION
           TIRE DISMOUNTING, MOUNTING AND 24-HOUR ROAD SERVICE,
                             CONTRACT #CC-04-06
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                        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 made a part hereof, and such funds are provided for in the
duly adopted budget of the County of Somerset, line item (01-0201-457-03406-06) not to exceed
$25,000.00; and

                     WHEREAS, sealed proposals were received, opened and read in public on
Tuesday, January 11, 2006 at 2:30 P.M. prevailing time for Tire Dismounting, Mounting and 24-
Hour Road Service, Contract #CC-04-06 ; and

                       WHEREAS, two (2) bidders submitted proposals; and

                      WHEREAS, the bids were reviewed by the Supervisor of Vehicle and
Equipment Maintenance and it has been determined that the following bid meets the necessary
requirements of the specifications:

                        One Year Contract with One Year Renewal Option

Primary:
Steve’s Industrial Tire Service, LLC
568 Central Ave
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Secondary:
F&S Tire
58 Brunswick Ave
Edison, NJ 08817

                      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset that the bids as submitted by the above named vendors be
and are hereby accepted for the items as listed on the Schedule of Prices on file with the Clerk of
the Board.

                      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 proposals and specifications approved as to form by County Counsel.


              THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MRS. COYLE, WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

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


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


                                               R06-090

                                          RESOLUTION

    REPLACEMENT OF COUNTY BRIDGE NO. E1205, OLD DUTCH ROAD OVER
   PEAPACK BROOK AND THE REPLACEMENT OF COUNTY BRIDGE NO. E1206,
 PEAPACK ROAD OVER NORTH BRANCH OF THE RARITAN RIVER, TOWNSHIP OF
 BEDMINSTER, BOROUGH OF FAR HILLS AND THE REPLACEMENT OF PEAPACK
  ROAD (COUNTY ROUTE 512) CULVERT, BOROUGH OF FAR HILLS, SOMERSET
                   COUNTY, NJ, CONTRACT NO. 05016


                        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
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the County of Somerset, line item (02-G487-454-08001-2K) (Federal Funds) $913,026.00 (02-
G477-454-08001-2K) (Federal Funds) $1,239,382.00 (04-A011-454-08007-01-PL-51205-07)
(County Capital Funds) $109,812.50 (04-A021-454-08007-02-PL-51205-07) (County Capital
Funds) $100,000.00 (04-A011-454-08007-01-PL-61402-06) (County Capital Funds) $50,000.00
(04-A030-454-08007-03-PL-RDVAR-23) (County Capital Funds) $66,068.50; and

                     WHEREAS, sealed proposals were received, opened and read in public on
Tuesday, January 24, 2006 at 2:30 P.M. prevailing time for Replacement of County Bridge No.
E1205, Old Dutch Road Over Peapack Brook and the Replacement of County Bridge No. E1206,
Peapack Road Over North Branch of the Raritan River, Township of Bedminster, Borough of Far
Hills and the Replacement of Peapack Road (County Route 512) Culvert, Borough of Far Hills,
Somerset County, NJ, Contract No. 05016

                       WHEREAS, nine (9) bidders submitted proposals; and

                     WHEREAS, the bids were reviewed by the County Engineer and it was
determined that the bid as submitted by Ferreira Construction Co., Inc., 3121 Route 22 East,
Branchburg, NJ 08876 meet 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 Ferreira Construction Co.,
Inc. be accepted upon approval of the Commissioner of New Jersey State Department of
Transportation based on the lowest total cost for:

   Replacement of County Bridge No. E1205, Old Dutch Road Over Peapack Brook and the
  Replacement of County Bridge No. E1206, Peapack Road Over North Branch of the Raritan
  River, Township of Bedminster, Borough of Far Hills and the Replacement of Peapack Road
                      (County Route 512) Culvert, Borough of Far Hills,
                         Somerset County, NJ, Contract No. 05016


                                           $2,478,289.00

                      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 upon receipt of a Performance Bond and Payment
Bond in the amount of $2,478,289.00 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 MRS. COYLE, WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

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


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


                                              R06-091

                                           RESOLUTION

                    AUTHORIZING STATE CONTRACT PURCHASE FOR
                             RECYCLING CONTAINERS


                        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 (03-R214-700-03002-06) $49,500.00; and
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                     WHEREAS, the County of Somerset Recycling Division wishes to
purchase 6,000 Recycling Containers from an authorized vendor under the State of New Jersey
Cooperative 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, TM Fitzgerald & Associates, Two Lane of Acres,
Haddonfield, NJ 08033 has been awarded New Jersey State Contract No. A61779 as an
authorized dealer for Recycling Containers: Rectangular & Cylindrical, Compost Machines; and

                       WHEREAS, the Superintendent of the County Recycling Division
recommends the utilization of this Contract on the grounds that it represents the best price
available through the State Contract.

                      WHEREAS, the actual cost for the Recycling Containers is expected not
to exceed $49,500.00; and

                      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset that, TM Fitzgerald & Associates be awarded a contract
for the Recycling Containers; 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 MRS. COYLE, WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

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


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


                                            R06-092


                                 RESOLUTION
                  MOVING VOTING MACHINES, CONTRACT #CC-05-06

                      WHEREAS, the County of Somerset Purchasing Department properly
advertised seeking bids to furnish and deliver exempt services for Moving Voting Machines in
accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4, et seq.; and

                       WHEREAS, the County of Somerset Purchasing Department did advertise
for said services on the County Website, www.somerset.nj.us and in the Messenger Gazette on
December 17; and

                       WHEREAS, sealed proposals were received and read for furnishing and
delivering services for Moving Voting Machines for the Somerset County Board of Elections;
and

                    WHEREAS, Simonik Moving & Storage, P.O. Box 6949, Bridgewater, NJ
08807-0949 has submitted a proposal to perform the aforesaid services; and

                       WHEREAS, Simonik Moving & Storage is qualified to provide the
services of the type and nature to carry out the aforesaid services and submitted the lowest price
at $65,372.00 for two years.

                      WHEREAS, the Local Public Contracts Law (N.J.S.A. 40:11-1, et seq.)
requires that the Resolution authorizing the award of contract for "Exempt Services" without
competitive bids and the contract itself must be available for public inspection.
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                      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 Simonik Moving & Storage
        to perform the aforesaid services and to be compensated in accordance with the fee
        schedule set forth in said contract. The total amount of this contract, covering all fees,
        costs and disbursements shall not exceed for the 2006 Primary and General Elections
        $32,686.00 pursuant to the contract on file with the Clerk of the Board and approved as to
        form and content by County Counsel.

2.      That the engagement of the above named have been in conformance with a Fair and Open
        Process for an "Exempt Service", Local Public Contract Law, N.J.S.A. 40A: 11-5.(1) (l)
        Those goods and services necessary or required to prepare & conduct an election.

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 provisions 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 MRS. COYLE, WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

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


               MRS. COYLE INTRODUCED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION
AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:



                                              R06-093

                     RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACTS
      TO VARIOUS PUBLIC AGENCIES AND CONSULTANTS FOR DEVELOPING AND
     PRESENTING TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR SOMERSET COUNTY EMPLOYEES FOR
               THE PERIOD JANUARY 1, 2006 TO DECEMBER 31, 2006

                        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 temporary budget of the County of Somerset, line item 125-04202 - $70,000.00; and

                     WHEREAS, the County is in need of specialized and expert services to
develop and present Training Programs for Somerset County Employees; and
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                        WHEREAS, the County will contract with various consultants who have
expertise and extensive public experience in providing training for employee development and
technical skills, including Somerset County Technical Institute, Human Resource Development
Institute, PDT Solutions, Inc., Fred Pryor Seminars, NACo, among others; and

              WHEREAS, the contracts will be awarded as exceptions in accordance with
N.J.S.A. 40A:11 (2) and on the basis of solicitation of quotations; and

                     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset that the Purchasing Agent is authorized to issue Purchase
Orders in accordance with existing procedures.



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

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


               MRS. COYLE INTRODUCED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION
AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:


                                             R06-094

                                         RESOLUTION

          AUTHORIZING CONTRACT AND AUTHORIZING PAYMENT
           TO HIGHLINE FOR THE FIFTH YEAR OF MAINTENANCE
              ON HUMAN RESOURCES INFORMATION SYSTEM,
    CONTRACT AWARDED AS EXCEPTION TO LOCAL PUBLIC CONTRACTS LAW


                       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 (01-0201-125-05902-06) $31,995.00; and

                      WHEREAS, the County of Somerset Human Resources Division wishes
to enter into a contract with Highline Corporation, 145 Renfrew Drive, Suite 210, Markham,
Ontario L3R9R6 as an authorized exception pursuant to Local Public Contracts Law 40A:11-
5(1)dd, the provision or performance of goods or services for the support or maintenance of
proprietary computer hardware and software, except that this provision shall not be utilized to
acquire or upgrade non-proprietary hardware or to acquire or update non-proprietary software;
and

                      WHEREAS, a contract and payment was awarded R02-358 on June 18,
2002 for the purchase of the System which included the first two years of maintenance and R04-
236 on April 6, 2004 for the third year of maintenance and on April 5, 2005 for the fourth year of
maintenance.

                      WHEREAS, the actual cost for the fifth year of maintenance is expected
not to exceed $31,995.00

                       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset that Highline Corporation be awarded a contract and
payment for the fifth year of Maintenance on the Human Resources Information System; 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.
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              THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MR. FONTANA, WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

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


               MRS. COYLE INTRODUCED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION
AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:


                                           R06-095


       RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MARKETING OF OLD CORRUGATED
                    CARDBOARD GENERATED BY THE
                 SOMERSET COUNTY RECYCLING PROGRAM


                      WHEREAS, the County has solicited price quotes for the marketing old
corrugated cardboard from various Vendors and negotiated with those Vendors in order to obtain
the highest and most responsible Vendor to market old corrugated cardboard for the County; and

                      WHEREAS, it was determined by the County that as a result of their
negotiations with the Vendors that ZOZZARO BROTHERS INC. was the highest responsible
Vendor to submit a price quote to the County; and

                     WHEREAS, Somerset County is desirous of retaining ZOZZARO
BROTHERS INC. on an eighteen month contract basis to recycle old corrugated cardboard for
the Recycling Program.

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

1.     The price as submitted by ZOZZARO BROTHERS INC., 175 Circle Drive, Clifton, NJ
       07011, be and is hereby accepted based on the highest total revenues for the marketing of
       old corrugated cardboard generated by the Somerset County Recycling Program.

2.     ZOZZARO BROTHERS INC. shall pay to the County $90.25/per ton for old corrugated
       cardboard.

3.     This Agreement shall commence on October l, 2005 and terminate March 31, 2007.

4.     The Director and Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Somerset
       are hereby authorized and directed to execute an Agreement by and between the County
       and ZOZZARO BROTHERS INC. for the marketing of recyclable old corrugated
       cardboard, the aforesaid Agreement being approved as to form and content by County
       Counsel, on file with the Clerk of the Board, which provides for the pickup,
       transportation and marketing of recyclable materials from the County's Recycling Center.

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


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

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


               MRS. COYLE INTRODUCED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION
AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:
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                                           R06-096




                 RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MARKETING OF #7
               POST CONSUMER NEWSPAPER GENERATED BY THE
                    SOMERSET COUNTY RECYCLING PROGRAM



                     WHEREAS, the County has solicited price quotes for the marketing of #7
newsprint from various Vendors and negotiated with those Vendors in order to obtain the highest
and most responsible Vendor to market #7 newspaper for the County; and

                      WHEREAS, it was determined by the County that as a result of their
negotiations with the Vendors that ZOZZARO BROTHERS INC. was the highest responsible
Vendor to submit a price quote to the County; and

                 WHEREAS, Somerset County is desirous of retaining ZOZZARO
BROTHERS INC. on an eighteen month contract basis to recycle #7 newsprint for the Recycling
Program.

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

1.     The price as submitted by ZOZZARO BROTHERS INC., 175 Circle Drive, Clifton, NJ
       07011, be and is hereby accepted based on the highest total revenues for the marketing of
       #7 newsprint generated by the Somerset County Recycling Program.

2.     ZOZZARO BROTHERS INC., Inc. shall pay to the County $90.75/per ton for #7
       newsprint.

3.     This Agreement shall commence on October l, 2005 and terminate March 31, 2007.

4.     The Director and Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Somerset
       are hereby authorized and directed to execute an Agreement by and between the County
       and ZOZZARO BROTHERS INC. for the marketing of recyclable #7 newsprint, the
       aforesaid Agreement being approved as to form and content by County Counsel, on file
       with the Clerk of the Board, which provides for the pickup, transportation and marketing
       of recyclable materials from the County's Recycling Center.

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


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

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


               MRS. COYLE INTRODUCED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION
AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:


                                           R06-097

 RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MARKETING OF ALUMINUM USED BEVERAGE
 CONTAINERS GENERATED BY THE SOMERSET COUNTY RECYCLING PROGRAM
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                       WHEREAS, the County has in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 et
seq conducted a fair and open process that was advertised and extended but there were
no responses on either occasion, agreements are being awarded based on negotiations with the
recommended vendors.

                      WHEREAS, the County will solicit price quotes for the marketing of
aluminum used beverage containers from various Vendors and negotiated with those Vendors in
order to obtain the highest and most responsible Vendor to market aluminum used beverage
containers for the County; and

                     WHEREAS, Somerset County is desirous of retaining Otter Recycling,
Connecticut Metals and Anheuser-Busch on a twelve-month agreement to recycle aluminum
used beverage containers for the Recycling Program.

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

1.     The price quotes will be solicited from Otter Recycling, Connecticut Metals and
       Anheuser-Busch and is hereby accepted based on the highest total revenues for the
       marketing of aluminum used beverage containers generated by the Somerset County
       Recycling Program.

2.     This Agreement shall commence on February 7, 2006 and terminate February 6, 2007.

3.     The Director and Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Somerset
       are hereby authorized and directed to enter into negotiations between the County and
       with the following vendors: Otter Recycling, Connecticut Metals and Anheuser-Busch
       for the marketing of recyclable aluminum used beverage containers, the aforesaid
       Agreement being approved as to form and content by County Counsel, on file with the
       Clerk of the Board, which provides for the pickup, transportation and marketing of
       recyclable materials from the County's Recycling Center.

4.     Notice of the award shall be published in the Somerset County Messenger Gazette as
       required by law within ten (10) days of its passage.



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

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


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



                                              R06-098

                              AWARD CONTRACT
                 TUBERCULOSIS CONTROL PHYSICIAN SERVICES
                      COMPETITIVE CONTRACT #CC-71-02
             FOURTH OF FIVE YEAR CONTRACT AND CHANGE ORDER #2


                        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 duly adopted
budget of the County of Somerset, line item (699-09411) $14,400.00 and as a result of a
NJDHSS regional TB clinic pass-through Grant in the amount of $4,500.00 which represents
Change order #2; and
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                      WHEREAS, sealed proposals were originally received, opened and read in
public on Thursday, November, 14, 2002 at 3:00 P.M. prevailing time for Tuberculosis Control
Physician Services, Competitive Contract #CC-71-02; and

                        WHEREAS, I.D. Associates, 411 Courtyard Dr., Hillsborough, NJ 08844
has met all the requirements of the County specifications in an efficient and quality manner
during the first, second, and third terms; and

                     WHEREAS, the amount of Change Order #2 exceeds 20% of the original
contract amount.

                      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset that the aforesaid proposal be and is hereby extended for
the fourth consecutive year for:

                           Tuberculosis Control Physician Services
                              Competitive Contract #CC-71-02
                                Fourth of Five Year Contract
                           (February 16, 2006 – February 15, 2007)

                        Physician Services at Clinic (8 hr/mo)
           Original Contract $150.00/Hr.      $14,400.00 (Somerset County Share)
             Change Order #2                   $4,500.00 (Grant Share)
                     Total                     $18,900.00



                      BE IT 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 approved as to form by County Counsel and the Purchasing Agent is hereby authorized
to issue Purchase Orders as needed per proposal.

                      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a notice of contract award be
published as required by 40A11-4.5g.


              THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MRS. COYLE, WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

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


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


                                           R06-099

  RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SUBMITTAL OF AN APPLICATION FOR CAPITAL
  ASSISTANCE UNDER THE FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION SECTION 5310
    PROGRAM AND EXECUTION OF LEASE AGREEMENT UPON ACCEPTANCE


                      WHEREAS, the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (1991)
enable qualified public bodies to apply for capital assistance under the Section 5310 program
which is a competitive process managed by the New Jersey Transit Corporation; and.


                      WHEREAS, the County of Somerset is a qualified public body eligible to
apply for Section 5310 capital assistance; and


                     WHEREAS, the senior citizens and persons with disabilities of Somerset
County would benefit from the capital assistance provided by this program; and
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                       WHEREAS, the Division of Transportation provides non-emergency
transportation services to senior citizens and persons with disabilities within the County of
Somerset, an eligible service under this program,

                      NOW, THEREFORE BE I RESOLVED, by the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset that the Department of Public Works, Division of
Transportation proceed to process the Section 5310 application for submission to New Jersey
Transit Corporation for consideration of capital assistance funding; and

                       BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the Freeholder Director is
authorized to sign the Section 5310 application and, upon acceptance, the lease agreement on
behalf of the Board of Chosen Freeholders.


              THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MRS. COYLE, WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

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


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

                                            R06-100

  RESOLUTION ADOPTING A CONTRACT FOR PROVISION OF TRANSPORTATION
  SERVICES BY THE DIVISION OF TRANSPORTATION TO RESIDENTS OF ARBOR
    GLEN, A SENIOR COMMUNITY, 100 MONROE STREET, BRIDGEWATER, NJ
         FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY 1 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2006

               WHEREAS, Friends Retirement Concepts Inc (herein after referred to as Arbor
Glen) has requested that the County of Somerset Division of Transportation provide ambulatory
and accessible services to the residents of Arbor Glen Senior Community and;


                WHEREAS, it is necessary that a contract be established between these two
entities to codify the service parameters, and;


              WHEREAS, the County has agreed to provide ambulatory and accessible services
to the Arbor Glen residents who require such service on an as needed and space available basis
to medical facilities within twenty miles and the nearest grocery shopping facilities to Arbor
Glen, and;


                WHEREAS, the County of Somerset and Arbor Glen have agreed that there shall
be no cap on the amount of trips provided nor any dollar amount that would limit the amount of
service to the eligible residents, the County will be reimbursed at the rate of $12.72 per one way
trip for each resident and $6.36 for their escorts, and;

               WHEREAS, this agreement will provide the option for Arbor Glen residents to
utilize the County Division of Transportation for provision of medical and shopping services,
nothing contained herein shall restrict the Arbor Glen residents to transportation services
provided solely by the County of Somerset.

               NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY, by the Board of Chosen
Freeholder that the Freeholder Director and Clerk of the Board are hereby authorized to execute
the necessary contractual agreements on behalf of the County of Somerset; and
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              BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that certified copies of this resolution be
forwarded to the County Director of Public Works, County Treasurer, County Comptroller,
Arbor Glen, and the County Division of Transportation.


              THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MRS. COYLE, WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

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


               MRS. COYLE INTRODUCED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION
AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:


                                              R06-101


                                          RESOLUTION

           AUTHORIZING PURCHASE ORDERS AND PAYMENTS TO
    ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON UNIVERSITY AND SOMERSET MEDICAL CENTER
        FOR JAIL INMATE HOSPITALIZATION COSTS INCURRED IN 2005



                        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 (01-0203-520-09303-05) $204,293.46; and

                     WHEREAS, the Somerset County Jail has requested payment to Robert
Wood Johnson University in the amount of $166,808.33 and to Somerset Medical Center in the
amount of $37,485.13 for Jail Inmate Hospitalization Costs incurred in 2005; 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.


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

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


               MRS. COYLE INTRODUCED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION
AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:


                                              R06-102


        RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN INCREASE IN THE AMOUNT OF THE
             SOMERSET COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE CHANGE FUND



                      WHEREAS, the Somerset County Clerk’s Office has an existing Change
Fund of $240.00 to make change for individuals who do not have the exact amount for various
services provided by the County Clerk’s Office.
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                     WHEREAS, the Somerset County Clerk’s Office has found that a $240.00
Change Fund is no longer sufficient.

                      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Chosen
Freeholders of the County of Somerset and State of New Jersey authorizes that an additional
$50.00 be given to the Somerset County Clerk’s Office to increase its Change Fund to $290.00;
and

                      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that certified copies of this Resolution
shall be sent to the Department of Finance, County Auditor and the Somerset County Clerk’s
Office.


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

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

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

                                          R06-103

             RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PAYMENT OF CLAIMS WITH A
                       GRAND TOTAL OF $13,419,247,.96

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

         CHECK NUMBER                       AMOUNT                       DATE
          087898-087914                    $188,199.14              JANUARY 25, 2006
             087919                          $1,560.00              JANUARY 26, 2006
          087924-087928                    $249,298.00              JANUARY 26, 2006
          089733-089734                    $122,257.04              JANUARY 27, 2006
          088065-088066                    $149,425.00              JANUARY 30, 2006
          088650-088651                     $27,345.00              FEBRUARY 3, 2006

                            TOTAL          $738,084.18

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

        CHECK NUMBER                      AMOUNT                       DATE
         087426-087626                   $5,649,118.04             JANUARY 27, 2006
         088195-088645                   $7,032,045.74            FEBRUARY 10, 2006

                           TOTAL         $12,681,163.78

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 MRS. COYLE, WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

YEAS:                PALMER, COYLE, FONTANA, SCHERER
NAYS:                NONE
ABSENT:              ZABOROWSKI
ABSTAIN:             SCHERER – 88620, 87905, 88556, 88579, 88603
                     FONTANA – 87523, 88444, 88445
                     PALMER – 88618, 88619
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              MR.   FONTANA     INTRODUCED                             THE       FOLLOWING
RESOLUTION AND MOVED ITS ADOPTION:


                                            R06-104

  RESOLUTION CONCERNING MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE
 SOMERSET COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS AND THE NEW JERSEY
 WATER SUPPLY AUTHORITY REGARDING A GRANT TO ASSIST THE UPDATE OF
  THE HIGHLANDS PORTION OF THE (URWWMP) UPPER RARITAN WATERSHED
                  WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT PLAN


                   WHEREAS, the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders have been
designated by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection as Wastewater
Management Planning Agents in the Upper Raritan Watershed portion of Somerset County; and

                     WHEREAS, the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders have
designated the Somerset County Planning Board as their agents in reviewing aspects of and the
amendments to the Upper Raritan Watershed Wastewater Management Plan; and

                    WHEREAS, there is a need to update the URWWMP to recognize
changes in demographics, environmental conditions, land-use patterns and regulations; and

                     WHEREAS, the New Jersey Water Supply Authority, has received
funding from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to assist county’s and
municipalities in the Highlands region of New Jersey with updating their wastewater
management planning; and

                      WHEREAS, the Somerset County Planning Board’s Environment and
Utility Committee has indicated a need to consider such an update of the Plan.

                     NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Somerset County Board
of Chosen Freeholders that it hereby endorses entering into this Memorandum of Agreement
with the New Jersey Water Supply Authority for the purposes specified in this agreement.

                  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that copies of this resolution be sent to the
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and to the New Jersey Water Supply
Authority.


              THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MRS. COYLE, WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

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


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


                                            R06-105

 RESOLUTION OF THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET IMPLEMENTING THE LETTER OF
   INTENT AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET AND
   TOWNSHIP OF BRIDGEWATER DATED JANUARY 26, 2004 CONVEYING TWO
PARCELS OF REAL ESTATE FROM BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP TO THE COUNTY OF
 SOMERSET AND CERTAIN INTEREST IN TWO PARCELS OF REAL ESTATE TO BE
CONVEYED BY THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET TO THE TOWNSHIP OF BRIDGEWATER

                       WHEREAS, the Township of Bridgewater and the County of Somerset
entered into a Letter of Intent Agreement dated January 26, 2004 (Letter of Intent) involving the
conveyance of a leasehold interest in land and a conservation easement from the County to the
Township and a conveyance of two parcels of land from the Township to the County and the
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Township now wishes to implement, finalize and consummate these conveyances in accordance
with the terms and conditions of the Letter of Intent, the specifics of which are recited
hereinbelow and in the attached Exhibits made a part of this Resolution; and

                       WHEREAS, the County of Somerset, pursuant to said Letter of Intent, is
also desirous of obtaining title to premises known as Lots 76, Block 472, located on Garretson
Road in the Township of Bridge water and owned by the Township, such land being presently
utilized for recreational purposes including tennis courts and being leased to the Somerset
County Park Commission as well as utilized by the Bridgewater-Raritan School District pursuant
to a use agreement with the County; and

                        WHEREAS, the Township of Bridgewater, pursuant to said Letter of
Intent, is desirous of obtaining a long-term leasehold interest in a portion of Lot 6.02, Block 711
located on Chimney Rock Road within the Township, owned by the County of Somerset, for the
purpose of housing a Public Works maintenance and equipment storage facility to be constructed
by the County of Somerset; and

                      WHEREAS, the County of Somerset, pursuant to said Letter of Intent
Agreement, is desirous of obtaining title to premises known as Lot 1, Block 347, located on E.
Main Street in the Township of Bridgewater and owned by the Township, such land to be
utilized by Somerset County for an adult day care center, its Office on Aging as well as to
provide accessory parking facilities for the Somerset County Ballpark adjacent thereto; and

                       WHEREAS, the Township of Bridgewater, pursuant to said Letter of
Intent, is desirous of obtaining a conservation easement over a portion of Lots 60 & 62, Block
500 located on Vogt Drive within the Township and owned by the County of Somerset for the
purpose of providing a 400 foot buffer from the historic cemetery located on the tract, with the
County reserving and retaining an area along Vogt Drive adjacent to the existing Richard Hall
Community Mental Health Center for potential future development; and

                      WHEREAS, the parties acknowledge and agree that the two conveyances
of land from the Township to the County and the two conveyances of interests in land from the
County to the Township, all as described above, are essentially of equal value, as confirmed by
the Township Tax Assessor, provide equal and substantial public benefit to the respective
governmental entities all of which justify such conveyances; and

                       WHEREAS, the Local Lands and Building Law, N.J.S.A. 40A: 12-1 et
seq. authorize the conveyances delineated hereinabove, pursuant to certain sections of said
statute delineated with more specificity hereinbelow; and

                    WHEREAS, the Administration has reviewed the proposed conveyances
and recommends the exchange with the County of Somerset; and

                       WHEREAS, the Township attorney has reviewed the proposed deeds of
conveyance, lease and conservation easement and recommends execution of the aforesaid
documents; and
                WHEREAS, the County of Somerset and the Township of Bridgewater
acknowledge that the conveyances authorized as a part of this Resolution are of equal value and
that neither party expects additional consideration.

                     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Somerset County Board
of Chosen Freeholders that the Director and Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders hereby
authorize the conveyance of the aforementioned two parcels of land to the County of Somerset
and the acceptance of interests (leasehold and easement) in the aforementioned two parcels of
land from the County of Somerset, all as more specifically provided for below:

1.     Pursuant to the aforementioned Letter of Intent, the Township of Bridgewater and County
       of Somerset have negotiated a lease agreement for portions of Lot 6.02, Blocked 711 in
       the Township of Bridgewater located on Chimney Rock Road, formerly a part of the
       Stavola quarry. Under the terms of that lease agreement, the County of Somerset, as
       owner and lessee of the real property, shall construct several buildings on the premises to
       be used for public works maintenance and equipment storage facilities for the County, the
       Township of Bridgewater, the Borough of Bound Brook and, possibly, other
       municipalities within the County.
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2.    Pursuant to the aforementioned Letter of Intent, the County of Somerset, at its expense,
      will construct for Bridgewater Township a new public Works facility of approximately
      40,000 sq. ft. with the understanding that any portion of such building may be sub leased
      by the Township. The Township shall be given a 50 year lease with an option to lease
      the premises for another 25 years.

3.    All of the specific terms and conditions of the lease are contained in the Lease
      Agreement Exhibit A 1 on file with the Clerk of the Board.

4.    Pursuant to the aforementioned Letter of Intent Agreement, the Township of Bridgewater
      shall convey to the County of Somerset, by bargain and sale deed, fee simple title to real
      property known as Lot 1, Block 347, consisting of approximately 18.61 acres, including a
      wetlands component, located on East Main Street in the Township, on the westerly side
      of the Somerset County Ballpark. The property will be utilized for a proposed adult day
      care center for Somerset County’s Adult Daycare Program, offices for the Somerset
      County Office on Aging, the operation of the County “meals to the aged” program and
      such other public purpose programs as the County shall deem appropriate and, finally, to
      provide accessory parking facilities to the ballpark.

5.    The County of Somerset and the Township of Bridgewater acknowledge that it is in the
      public interest to exchange the aforementioned properties as outlined above and that such
      exchange is of approximately equal value and permitted by N.J.S.A. 40A: 12-16.

6.    The Township Tax Assessor has determined that the conveyance of Lot 1, Block 347 and
      Lot 76, Block 472 to the County by the Township and the conveyance of a long-term
      leasehold interest and construction of a 40,000 sq ft municipal public works building on
      portions of Lot 6.02, Block 711 by the County of Somerset to the Township are of
      approximate equivalent value as delineated in Exhibit B on file with the Clerk of the
      Board.

7.    The Director and Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders are hereby authorized to
      execute:

      a)     the Lease Agreement for portions of Lot 6.02, Block 711 on the Township Tax
             Map incorporated herein as Exhibit A 1 as well as all other collateral documents
             related thereto so as to perfect such conveyance of this leasehold interest.

      b)     the deeds of conveyance for Lot 1, Block 347 and Lot 76, Block 472 on the
             Township Tax Map to the County of Somerset attached hereto and incorporated
             into this Resolution as Exhibit C and Exhibit D, as well as all other collateral
             documents related thereto so as to perfect such conveyance.

8.    The property to be conveyed by the Township to the County (Lot 1, Block 347 and Lot
      76, Block 472) shall only be conveyed upon receipt of a fully executed Lease Agreement
      by the County for the property known as portions of Lot 6.02, Block 711 and a
      Conservation Easement on Lots 60 & 62, Block 500.

9.    The exchange of leasehold interest in land by the County to the Township and land from
      the Township to the County described hereinabove and herein authorized is subject to the
      terms and conditions of the proposed agreement between the parties which is on file in
      the Office of the Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders.

      This Resolution shall take effect immediately upon passage.

              THE MOTION, DULY SECONDED BY MRS. COYLE, WAS ON
ROLL CALL ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

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

       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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