SALEM COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
NOVEMBER 21, 2001 MEETING MINUTES
At 04:05 P.M. Director C. David Sparks, Jr. opened the meeting and requested a moment of silence in followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. He stated that the meeting was in compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act.
On roll call, the following Freeholders were present: Charles R. Sullivan, Lee R. Ware, Michael H. Facemyer, R. Benjamin Simmermon, Jr., Susan A. Bestwick and C. David Sparks, Jr. The Director announced that John A. Kugler was attending via telephone. A quorum was present.
Motion was made by Mr. Facemyer that the reading of the Minutes of the last regular meeting be dispensed with and that the Minutes be received, approved and recorded in the Minute Book. Mr. Kugler seconded his motion, which motion was carried by a hand vote of 7/0.
Bond Ordinance No. 2001-01 Ordinance Providing for Capital Improvements of the County of Salem, State of New Jersey, Appropriating the Aggregate Amount of $825,000.00 Consisting of an Amount Currently Appropriated in the County of Salem Adopted Budget Which Will be reserved in the County of Salem General Capital Fund
Motion was made by Mr. Facemyer for Introduction of Bond Ordinance on first reading. Mr. Kugler seconded his motion, which motion was carried by hand vote of 7/0. The Director announced that the Public Hearing (and adoption) was scheduled for Thursday, December 27, 2001.
SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS - There were no special recognitions.
Frank J. Cianfrani, Chief, Regulatory Branch, US Army Corps of Engineers Public Notice to solicit comments and recommendations concerning issuance of a Department of the Army permit located on the Indian River, Rehoboth Bay, Sussex County, Delaware
Frank J. Cianfrani, Chief, Regulatory Branch, US Army Corps of Engineers Public Notice to solicit comments and recommendations concerning issuance of a Department of the Army permit located on Sunset Canal/Beach Thorofare, in the City of Margate, Atlantic County, New Jersey
Frank J. Cianfrani, Chief, Regulatory Branch, US Army Corps of Engineers Public Notice to solicit comments and recommendations concerning issuance of a Department of the Army permit located in Risley Channel, Longport, New Jersey
Pamela M. Bush, Commission Secretary and Assistant General Counsel, Delaware River Basin Commission - Notice of Applications received from sponsors for projects for approval pursuant to Section 3.8, Article 11 and/or Article 10.3 of the Delaware River Basin Compact
Ann B. Deaton, Chief, Bridge Administration Office by direction of the Commander Fifth Coast Guard District, U.S. Department of Transportation Public Notice 5-981 for the replacement of the Route U.S. 49 Bridge over a navigable waterway Fernando E. Armstrong, Regional Director
John J. Heldrich, Chairman, State Employment & Training Commission publication: New Jersey in Transition: The Crisis of the Workforce
Fernando E. Armstrong, Regional Director, United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census Census 2000 Block Maps
Larry E. Naake, Executive Director, NACo announcement of the Third Annual Acts of Caring Award
Joseph J. Maraziti, Jr., Esq., Chairman, Department of Community Affairs, NJ State Planning Commission invitation to the NJ State Planning Commission on December 2, 2001
James A. Crawford, Executive Director, South Jersey Transportation Authority November 20th Agenda
David C. Heins, Director, Department of Human Services, Division of Family Development copy of a letter to Amy Thomas, WFNJ Director, Salem County Board of Social Services regarding General Assistance/Food Stamps
Glenn R. Nickerson, Recording Secretary, Southern New Jersey Freeholders Association notice of the next meeting of the Southern NJ Freeholders Association and Minutes of previous meeting
H. Glen Donelson, Project Director, Salem County School-to-Careers Initiative notice of the next meeting of the School-to-Careers and Minutes of previous meeting
H. Glen Donelson, Project Director, Salem County School-to-Careers Initiative correction of next School-to-Careers meeting
Patricia A. Willis letter of resignation as a member of the Library Commission
Gilda T. Gill, Salem County Clerk 2002 election results
New Jersey State Council on the Arts notice of grants available and FY2003 Grant Application Workshops schedule
New Jersey Wetlands Mitigation Council November 9th Agenda
New Jersey Council on Special Transportation, Inc. COSTs newsletter
South Jersey Transportation Planning Organization South Jersey Transportation Planning Organization On the Go newsletter
T&M Associates T&Ms newsletter
AIDS Coalition of Southern New Jersey Rose Buzz newsletter
Verizon report on Verizons education partnerships in New Jersey
Monmouth County Improvement Authority 2001 Annual Report
Essex County resolution calling upon the New Jersey State Legislature to amend the funding formulas in the Garden State Preservation Fund Act to provide more funding for the development of existing parks
City of Millville resolution supporting the opposition of the merger of Conectiv Energy and Potomac Electric Power unless there is equal representation from the County of Cumberland and the remainder of Southern New Jersey
Felipe Monroig, Co-Chair, The Performance Institute City & County Innovations Summit 2002 agenda
Mary Scott, Secretary, Salem Community College notice of change of meeting date
For the Month of October
Alternative Youth Shelter Expenditure Report & Population Statistics
Alternative Youth Shelter Average Daily Population
Office for the Disabled November 20th Agenda
Community College Board of Trustees October 20th & 24th Minutes
Cultural and Heritage Commission October 18th Minutes
Library Commission October 17th Minutes
Mosquito Commission November 13th Minutes
Office on Aging Advisory Council October 16th minutes
TRIAD Associates November 5th Progress Report
West Nile Virus November 28th Agenda
Commission on Women October 9th Minutes
Youth Services Commission & Juvenile Crime Enforcement Coalition November 7th agenda
Motion was made by Mr. Facemyer that the Correspondence, Departmental Reports, and Committee/Commission Minutes be received and filed. Mr. Kugler seconded his motion, which was carried by a hand/voice vote of 7/0.
Motion was made by Mr. Facemyer that the Rules of the Board be waived for this meeting. Mr. Kugler seconded his motion, which was carried by a hand/voice vote of 7/0.
Director Sparks requested reading and Board action on resolutions by committee block. The Freeholder Board concurred.
ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE Sparks, Kugler, Facemyer
Payment of Bills & Claims (motion)
Treasurers Report (motion)
R.2001-498 Resolution Authorizing Change in Meeting Time for Regular Freeholder Meeting of Wednesday November 21, 2001 in Compliance with the Open Public Meeting Law
R.2001-499 Resolution Setting Date for Annual Stated Meeting for the Year 2002
R.2001-500 Finance Resolution Cancellation of Check
R.2001-501 Finance Resolution Cancellation of Check
R.2001-502 Resolution Establishing the Requirement for Claimants Under Title 59 of the New Jersey Statues to File a Supplemental Tort Claims Notice
R.2001-503 Finance Resolution Requesting Transfer of Funds
Mr. Facemyer moved for adoption of these two motions and six resolutions, with Mr. Simmermon seconding his motion. On roll call, the motion for adoption of the foregoing motions and resolutions carried a hand/voice vote of 7/0.
BUILDINGS & GROUNDS COMMITTEE Facemyer, Ware, Sullivan
COUNTY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE Bestwick, Sullivan, Sparks
R.2001-504 Resolution for the Appointment of a Member to the Special Services School District
R.2001-505 Resolution Authorizing Purchase from New Jersey State Contract Vendor Boyce Associates for the County of Salem
R.2001-506 Resolution Authorizing Purchase from New Jersey State Contract Vendor George Ely Associates Incorporated for the County of Salem
R.2001-507 Resolution Awarding a Contract for Providing, Delivering, and Installing One (1) Picnic Pavilion for the County of Salem
R.2001-508 Resolution Awarding a Contract for Providing Playground Site Preparation and Installation of Playground Equipment for the County of Salem
Mrs. Bestwick commented that Resolutions 2001-505 through 508 are for the seven handicapped playgrounds throughout the County. She said the purchasing bids were in and the money was spent. Mrs. Bestwick moved for adoption of these five resolutions, with Mr. Sullivan seconding her motion. On roll call, the motion for adoption of the foregoing resolutions carried a hand/voice vote of 7/0.
HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE Sullivan, Bestwick, Simmermon
R.2001-509 Resolution Authorizing Freeholder Director and Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders for the County of Salem to Sign the 2002 County Environmental Health Act Grant Application
R.2001-510 Resolution Authorizing Award of Contracts for Professional Services
R.2001-511 Resolution Adopting the 2002 Salem County Municipal Alliance Plan
R.2001-512 Resolution Authorizing Execution of Contract Between the Inter-Agency Council of Human Services and the County of Salem
R.2001-513 Resolution Revising an Agreement Between the Salem County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Certain Municipalities of Salem County for the Provision of Transportation Services Under the Senior Citizen and Disabled Resident Transportation Assistance Act, and Title XIX Funds of the Social Security Act
Mr. Sullivan moved for adoption of these five resolutions, with Mrs. Bestwick seconding his motion. On roll call, the motion for adoption of the foregoing resolutions carried a hand/voice vote of 7/0.
JUDICIARY COMMITTEE Ware, Simmermon, Kugler
R.2001-514 Resolution of the Board of Chosen Freeholders Awarding a Contract for Furnishing One (1) New Model Year 2002 Van for the Prosecutors Office
R.2001-515 Resolution Authorizing Contract for Expert Opinion Services and Report for the Salem County Prosecutors Office
R.2001-516 Resolution Providing for the Insertion of Any Special Item of Revenue in the Budget Pursuant to R.S. 40A:4-87, Chapter 159, P.L. 1948 ($47,170 Vehicular Homicide/Serious Injury Unit )
Mr. Ware moved for adoption of these three resolutions, with Mr. Simmermon seconding his motion. On roll call, the motion for adoption of the foregoing resolutions carried a hand/voice vote of 7/0.
PLANNING & TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE Kugler, Ware, Sparks
R.2001-517 Resolution Amending a Professional Services Contract to Conduct a Market Analysis and Develop a Marketing Strategy for an Advanced Manufacturing Facility in Pennsville, New Jersey
Mr. Kugler moved for adoption of this resolution, with Mr. Ware seconding his motion. On roll call, the motion for adoption of the foregoing resolution carried a hand/voice vote of 7/0.
ROAD & BRIDGE COMMITTEE Simmermon, Bestwick, Facemyer
R.2001-518 Resolution Approving Change Order No. 8 Reconstruction of the River Bank Along Alloways Creek for the County of Salem
R.2001-519 Resolution Awarding a Contract for Furnishing and Delivering Reinforced Concrete Pipe to the County of Salem
R.2001-520 Resolution Authorizing a Professional Services Agreement for Preparation of a Digital Parcel Map and Geographic Information System for the County of Salem
R.2001-521 Resolution Approving an Inter Local Government Services Agreement Salem County Parcel Mapping Project
R.2001-522 Resolution Authorizing a Request for Liability Insurance Waiver
R.2001-523 Resolution Approving Change Order No. 9 Final Reconstruction of the River Bank Along Alloways Creek for the County of Salem
R.2001-524 Resolution Awarding a Professional Services Contract for the Design of the Kelly Saw Mill Bridge, County Bridge #1701074 Alloway Township, County of Salem
Mr. Simmermon moved for adoption of these seven resolutions, with Mrs. Bestwick seconding his motion. On roll call, the motion for adoption of the foregoing resolutions carried a hand/voice vote of 7/0.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - There were no Freeholder comments.
NEW BUSINESS - There were no Freeholder comments.
PUBLIC COMMENT - There were no Public comments.
CLOSED SESSION - There was no closed session.
MOTION TO ADJOURN Motion was made by Mr. Facemyer to adjourn the meeting, with Mr. Ware seconding. There being no questions on the motion, all Freeholders said "Aye" for a 7/0 vote. The meeting adjourned at 4:18 P.M.
Rita Shade Simpson, Clerk of the Board/Administrator
2001 Meeting Minutes