The following agenda includes all items scheduled to be addressed during the meeting as of Wednesday, March 27, 2013.  It is possible that some of these items may be deleted from, or new items may be added to, the agenda prior to the start of the meeting.

 

ESSEX COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS

BOARD MEETING AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2013 - 7:30 P.M.

HALL OF RECORDS, ROOM 506


1.

CALL TO ORDER

 

 

2.

SALUTE TO FLAG

 

 

3.

MOMENT OF SILENCE

 

 

4.

CERTIFICATION OF CLERK

 

 

5.

ROLL CALL

 

 

6.

APPROVAL OF TRANCRIPTS

 

 

 

President Watson requests a motion on approval of the following transcript:

 

 

 

                                      Conference Meeting

 

                                       February 20, 2013                              

 

                                    

 

 

7.

PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS

 

 

8.

TOPICS OF DISCUSSION (NONE)

 

 

9.

INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 1

 

 

 

BOND ORDINANCE AMENDING BOND ORDINANCE O-2011-00013 FINALLY ADOPTED ON OCTOBER 26, 2011 BY AMENDING THE PURPOSE TO INCLUDE UPGRADE OF ELEVATORS IN ACADEMIC MEGASTRUCTURE IN LIEU OF WATERPROOFING OF EXTERIOR MASONRY WALLS AT ESSEX COUNTY COLLEGE

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.

INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 2

 

 

 

REFUNDING BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE REFUNDING OF CERTAIN GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $50,000,000.00 THEREFORE AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $50,000,000.00 BONDS OR NOTES OF THE COUNTY FOR FINANCING THE COST THEREOF

 

 

11.

RESOLUTION NO. 1

 

 

 

ESSEX COUNTY COMMISSION ON AGING – MEMBER – APPOINMENT (Annette Romano)

 

 

12.

RESOLUTION NO. 2

 

 

 

ESSEX COUNTY COMMISSION ON AGING – MEMBER – RE-APPOINMENT (Sylvia Harris)

 

 

13.

RESOLUTION NO. 3

 

 

 

ESSEX COUNTY COMMISSION ON AGING  MEMBER – RE-APPOINMENT ( Walter T. Jacobs)

 

 

14.

RESOLUTION NO. 4

 

 

 

ESSEX COUNTY COMMISSION ON AGING – MEMBER – RE-APPOINMENT (Beverly L. Obphant)

 

 

15.

RESOLUTION NO. 5

 

 

 

ESSEX COUNTY COMMISSION ON AGING – MEMBER – RE-APPOINMENT (Gloria Timley)

 

 

16.

RESOLUTION NO. 6

 

 

 

ESSEX COUNTY COMMISSION ON AGING – MEMBER – RE-APPOINMENT (Linda Washington)

 

 

17.

RESOLUTION NO. 7

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE, TREASURY DIVISION – RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF NOT EXCEEDING $35,000,000.00 TAX ANTICIPATION NOTES OF 2013 OF THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, NEW JERSEY

 

 

 

RESOLUTION NO. 10

 

 

18.

COUNTY OF ESSEX – PROFESSIONAL SERVICES –  TO ADMINISTER, INVESTIGATE, AND ADJUST WORKERS COMPENSATION CLAIMS – PMA MANAGEMENT CORPORATION - SECOND-YEAR OPTION - APRIL 1, 2013, TO MARCH 31, 2014 – $135,950.00 - AGREEMENT

 

 

19.

RESOLUTION NO. 11

 

 

 

COUNTY OF ESSEX – PROFESSIONAL SERVICES - TO PROVIDE CONSULTANT SERVICES TO REPRESENT THE COUNTY OF ESSEX IN ITS RELATIONS WITH THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY - PRINCETON PUBLIC AFFAIRS GROUP, INC. - $30,000.00 - ONE-YEAR AGREEMENT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20.

RESOLUTION NO. 12

 

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE, OFFICE OF PURCHASING - A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY OF ESSEX TO ACCEPT AND AWARD, ONLY IN ACCORD WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS RESOLUTION, AN ELECTRICITY PURCHASE CONTRACT FOR THE ESSEX-HUDSON REGIONAL ENERGY PROCUREMENT COOPERATIVE FOR THE LOWEST KILOWATT-PER-HOUR RATE AVAILABLE AT THE ELECTRICAL ENERGY MARKET AT TIME OF BID

 

 

21.

RESOLUTION NO. 13

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, DIVISION OF ENGINEERING – CONTRACT AWARD TO TOP LINE CONSTRUCTION, THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER, FOR THE RESURFACING OF BRANCH BROOK PARK ROAD AND TURTLE BACK ZOO PARKING LOT – THIRTY-DAY CONTRACT – AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $840,488.05

 

 

22.

RESOLUTION NO. 14

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, DIVISION OF ENGINEERING – CONTRACT AWARD TO SHAUGER PROPERTY SERVICES, INC., THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER, FOR THE RESTORATION OF CART PATHS AT GOLF COURSES – SIXTY-DAY CONTRACT - AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $388,464.00

 

 

23.

RESOLUTION NO. 15

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, DIVISION OF ENGINEERING – CONTRACT AWARD TO DELL TECH, INC., THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER, FOR THE REHABILITATION OF KIP’S CASTLE – THREE-HUNDRED-CALENDAR-DAY CONTRACT – AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,432,850.00

 

 

24.

RESOLUTION NO. 16

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, DIVISION OF ENGINEERING – RESOLUTION CONSENTING TO THE BOROUGH OF CALDWELL RESOLUTION ENTITLED “RESOLUTION DESIGNATING DESCRIBED LOCATIONS IN THE BOROUGH OF CALDWELL AS BUS STOPS”

 

 

25.

RESOLUTION NO. 17

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, DIVISION OF ENGINEERING – RESOLUTION CONSENTING TO THE BOROUGH OF CALDWELL RESOLUTION ENTITLED “RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE INSTALLATION OF A BUS SHELTER AT THE REYERSON AVENUE BUS STOP”

 

 

26.

RESOLUTION NO. 18

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS,  DIVISION OF PLANNING - RESOLUTION CONSENTING TO THE PROPOSED WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT (WQM) PLAN AMENDMENT ENTITLED “ESSEX COUNTY WASTE WATER MANAGEMENT PLAN, NORTHEAST WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT PLAN”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27.

RESOLUTION NO. 19

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, DIVISION OF FLEET MANAGEMENT – CONTRACT AWARD TO F & S TIRE CORP., INC., THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER, TO FURNISH AND DELIVER SPECIALTY TIRES AND TIRE REPAIR SERVICES – ONE-YEAR AGREEMENT – AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $60,000.00

 

 

28.

RESOLUTION NO. 20

 

 

 

2013 TEMPORARY EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FROM THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, FOR SOUTH ORANGE AVENUE/GLENVIEW ROAD INTERSECTION, SOUTH ORANGE, ESSEX COUNTY – DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS - $317,274.00

 

 

29.

RESOLUTION NO. 21

 

 

 

2013 GRANT AGREEMENT AND TEMPORARY EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FROM THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, FOR ESSEX COUNTY ANNUAL TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM – DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS - $5,427,200.00

 

 

30.

RESOLUTION NO. 22

 

 

 

2013 TEMPORARY EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FROM THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAM, FOR BULLET-PROOF VEST PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM (BVP) – DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS - $7,144.00

 

 

31.

RESOLUTION NO. 23

 

 

 

2013 GRANT AGREEMENT AND TEMPORARY EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FROM THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, FOR PERSONAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES PROGRAM (PASP) – DIVISION OF COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES - $130,000.00

 

 

32.

RESOLUTION NO. 24

 

 

 

2013 TEMPORARY EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FROM THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, FOR COMMUNITY JUSTICE GRANT – OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTOR - $49,200.00

 

 

33.

RESOLUTION NO. 25

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION & CULTURAL AFFAIRS – APPROVAL/ACCEPTANCE OF LETTER OF AGREEMENT FROM THE NEW JERSEY HISTORIC TRUST FOR THE DISCOVER NEW JERSEY HISTORY GRANT #6924849 - $3,000.00

 

 

34.

RESOLUTION NO. 27

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION & CULTURAL AFFAIRS – CONTRACT AWARD TO AQUATIC TECHNOLOGIES, INC., FOR THE MONITORING AND CHEMICAL CONTROL OF ALGAE AND AQUATIC VEGETATION IN VARIOUS PARK LOCATIONS – EXERCISING TWO-YEAR OPTION – AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $46,346.24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

35.

RESOLUTION NO. 28

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & REHABILITATION, DIVISION OF HOSPITAL CENTER – TWO-YEAR AFFILIATION AGREEMENT WITH MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY

 

 

36.

RESOLUTION NO. 29

 

 

 

OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF – AUTHORIZATION TO USE THE COMPETITIVE CONTRACTING PROCESS FOR UPGRADES AND COMPLETE MAINTENANCE COVERAGE OF THE EXISTING NICE SYSTEM

 

 

37.

RESOLUTION NO. 30

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING COUNCILWOMAN JACQUELYN E. JOHNSON FOR BEING ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL BLACK CAUCUS OF LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS (Sponsored by Freeholder Clark)

 

 

38.

RESOLUTION NO. 31

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING SERGEANT MICHAEL A. FRAZZANO  ON HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE BLOOMFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT (Sponsored by Freeholders Gill & Johnson)

 

 

39.

RESOLUTION NO. 32

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING DEBORAH E. COLLINS, ESQ - HONOREE OF THE 2013 WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION – MARCH 27, 2013 (Sponsored by Freeholders Watson, Sebold & Clark)

 

 

40.

RESOLUTION NO. 33

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING GAIL BELL–BONNETTE - HONOREE OF THE 2013 WOMAN’S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION - MARCH 27, 2013 (Sponsored by Freeholders Watson, Sebold, & Clark)

 

 

41.

RESOLUTION NO. 34

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING ARLENE A. JOHNSON - HONOREE OF THE 2013 WOMAN’S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION – MARCH 27, 2013 (Sponsored by Freeholders Watson, Sebold & Clark)

 

 

42.

RESOLUTION NO. 35

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – CONGRATULATING THE ORANGES & MAPLEWOOD UNIT OF THE NAACP ON ITS 100TH ANNIVERSARY (Sponsored by Acclamation)

 

 

43.

RESOLUTION NO. 36

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING THE NORTH JERSEY AMERICAN RED CROSS AND PROCLAIMING MARCH 2013 AS AMERICAN RED CROSS MONTH (Sponsored by Freeholder Luciano)

 

 

44.

RESOLUTION NO. 37

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING PATRICIA ARTHUR - “EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR” FOR THE NEW JERSEY CHAPTER OF THE FLORIDA A&M UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION (Sponsored by Freeholder Clark)

 

 

 

 

 

 

45.

RESOLUTION NO. 38

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING THE ESSEX COUNTY DIVISION OF WELFARE, OFFICE OF SPECIAL SERVICES ON THE OCCASION OF ITS 7TH ANNUAL WOMEN’S HISTORY CELEBRATION & LUNCHEON - MARCH 27, 2013 (Sponsored by Freeholder Watson)

 

 

46.

RESOLUTION NO. 39

 

 

 

RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT LIMITING CORPORATE AND INDIVIDUAL SPENDING IN OUR ELECTIONS (Sponsored by Freeholder Gill)

 

 

47.

ADDED STARTER RESOLUTIONS/ORDINANCES

 

 

48.

REPORT OF BOARD COMMITTEES

 

 

49.

LEGISLATIVE REPORTS

 

 

50.

WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

 

 

51.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

 

52.

NEW BUSINESS

 

 

53.

PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

54.

FREEHOLDER COMMENT SESSION

 

 

55.

MOTION TO ADJOURN MEETING

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: Copies of agenda material are on file in the Office of the Clerk of the Board and are available for Public perusal from 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday through Friday.  Copies may also be purchased.

THE NEXT MEETING OF THE ESSEX COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
WILL BE HELD ON
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2013, AT 7:00 PM
HALL OF RECORDS, ROOM 506
465 DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., BLVD.
NEWARK, NJ

THE FREEHOLDER BOARD ROOM IS EQUIPPED WITH THE GENTER DIGITAL-1 ASSISTIVE LISTENING SYSTEM AND A SIGNED INTERPRETER WILL BE AVAILABLE UPON ADVANCE NOTIFICATION TO THE ESSEX COUNTY OFFICE OF THE DISABLED (973-395-8429)           

FOR EVERYONE’S SAFETY NO BAGS, NO BUNDLES, NO SIGNS (WITH POSTS) OR OTHER SUCH ITEMS WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE MEETING