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ATLANTIC COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Stillwater Building, 201 Shore Road
Northfield, New Jersey
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Minutes of Meeting
September 14, 2010

CALL TO ORDER

A Regular meeting of the Atlantic County Board of Chosen Freeholders was called to order by Chairman James Curcio at 4:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Savings Time, on the above-mentioned date at the Stillwater Building, 201 Shore Road, Northfield, New Jersey.

OPEN PUBLIC MEETING STATEMENT 

Statement of Open Public Meeting Compliance:  Pursuant to the Open Public Meetings Act, Chairman Curcio announced that adequate notice of this meeting, as required by said Act, has been provided to The Press, the Mainland Journal, posted on the bulletin boards at 1333 Atlantic Avenue, Atlantic City, the Stillwater Building, 201 Shore Road, Northfield and the County Clerk’s Office in Mays Landing.

PRAYER AND FLAG SALUTE

The prayer was led by Freeholder Giordano followed by the flag salute led by Chairman Curcio.

ROLL CALL

The following roll call was recorded:  PRESENT: Cooper, Dase, Formica, Garrett, Giordano, McDevitt, Schroeder, Sutton and Curcio.  ABSENT:  None.

MINUTES OF MEETING
AUGUST 10, 2010

Freeholder Sutton moved and Freeholder Cooper seconded a motion to adopt and dispense with the reading of the August 10, 2010 minutes.

The above-mentioned motion was adopted by the following roll call:  AYES:  Cooper, Dase, Formica, Garrett, Giordano, McDevitt, Schroeder, Sutton and Curcio.  NAYS:  None.  ABSTENTIONS:  None. 

RESOLUTION NO. 516
MEMBERSHIP IN MUTUAL AID AND ASSISTANCE AGREEMENTS

Freeholder Sutton moved and Freeholder Giordano seconded a motion to enter into mutual aid and assistance agreements between participating local units to establish a structured and coordinated emergency response deployment framework.

The above-mentioned motion was adopted by the following roll call:  AYES:  Cooper, Dase, Formica, Garrett, Giordano, McDevitt, Schroeder, Sutton and Curcio.  NAYS:  None.  ABSTENTIONS:  None. 

RESOLUTION NO. 517
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT FOR A CONSULTING PHYSICIAN FOR COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

Freeholder Giordano moved and Freeholder Formica seconded a motion to award a professional services contract to Philip W. Paparone, D.O. to be a consulting physician for communicable diseases for the Division of Public Health for an amount not to exceed $26,400.00.

The above-mentioned motion was adopted by the following roll call:  AYES:  Cooper, Dase, Formica, Garrett, Giordano, McDevitt, Schroeder, Sutton and Curcio.  NAYS:  None.  ABSTENTIONS:  None. 

RESOLUTION NO. 518
AGREEMENT FOR A SHERIFF’S OFFICER TO SERVE AS A SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER

Freeholder Cooper moved and Freeholder Sutton seconded a motion to enter into an agreement with the Atlantic County Institute of Technology providing that the Sheriff’s Office will provide an officer to serve as school resource officer reimbursing the County for the cost of the officer’s salary and benefits  (revenue generating).

The above-mentioned motion was adopted by the following roll call:  AYES:  Cooper, Dase, Formica, Garrett, Giordano, McDevitt, Schroeder, Sutton and Curcio.  NAYS:  None.  ABSTENTIONS:  None. 

RESOLUTION NO. 519
ALTERNATE METHOD CONTRACT FOR A QUALIFIED EXPERT TO PROVIDE SPECIALIZED HOMELAND SECURITY TRAINING

Freeholder Sutton moved and Freeholder Cooper seconded a motion to enter into an alternate method contract with Texas Engineering Extension Service to provide Homeland Security Training for an amount not to exceed $43,385.00.

The above-mentioned motion was adopted by the following roll call:  AYES:  Cooper, Dase, Formica, Garrett, Giordano, McDevitt, Schroeder, Sutton and Curcio.  NAYS:  None.  ABSTENTIONS:  None. 

RESOLUTION NO. 520
CONTRACT FOR A SUPPLEMENTAL LEARNING LAB PROGRAM

Freeholder Giordano moved and Freeholder Cooper seconded a motion to enter into a contract with Atlantic Cape Community College to provide a Supplemental Learning Lab Program to provide literacy remediation skills for an amount not to exceed $125,000.00.

The above-mentioned motion was adopted by the following roll call:  AYES:  Cooper, Dase, Formica, Garrett, Giordano, McDevitt, Schroeder, Sutton and Curcio.  NAYS:  None.  ABSTENTIONS:  None. 

RESOLUTION NO. 521
AGREEMENT  FOR A YOUTH LEADERSHIP AND CHARACTER BUILDING PROJECT PROGRAM

Freeholder Cooper moved and Freeholder Sutton seconded a motion to enter into an agreement with Atlantic Cape Community College for a Youth Leadership and Character Building Project Program for an amount not to exceed $12,000.00.

The above-mentioned motion was adopted by the following roll call:  AYES:  Cooper, Dase, Formica, Garrett, Giordano, McDevitt, Schroeder, Sutton and Curcio.  NAYS:  None.  ABSTENTIONS:  None. 

RESOLUTION NO. 522
GRANT ACCEPTANCE FOR 2010 PAUL COVERDELL FORENSIC SCIENCE IMPROVEMENT AWARD GRANT FUNDS

Freeholder Giordano moved and Freeholder Schroeder seconded a motion to accept a grant from the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, Division of State Police, for 2010 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Award Grant Funds for funding in an amount not to exceed $31,552.34.

The above-mentioned motion was adopted by the following roll call:  AYES:  Cooper, Dase, Formica, Garrett, Giordano, McDevitt, Schroeder, Sutton and Curcio.  NAYS:  None.  ABSTENTIONS:  None. 

MOTION

Freeholder Garrett moved and Freeholder Schroeder seconded a motion to add Resolution No. 523 to the agenda.

The above-mentioned motion was adopted by the following roll call:  AYES:  Cooper, Dase, Formica, Garrett, Giordano, McDevitt, Schroeder, Sutton and Curcio.  NAYS:  None.  ABSTENTIONS:  None. 

RESOLUTION NO. 523
AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 3 OF 2010, CANCELING THE REGULAR MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 21, 2010

Freeholder Sutton moved and Freeholder Cooper seconded a motion to amend Resolution No. 3 of 2010, canceling the regular meeting of September 21, 2010, and informing the newspapers.

The above-mentioned motion was adopted by the following roll call:  AYES:  Cooper, Dase, Formica, Garrett, Giordano, McDevitt, Schroeder, Sutton and Curcio.  NAYS:  None.  ABSTENTIONS:  None. 

MOTION

Freeholder Sutton moved to add Resolution No. 524 to the agenda.  The motion failed for lack of a second.

REPORTS OF SEPCIAL COMMITTEES                                         

Freeholder Schroeder reported on the “Kids Count” Committee.  The Committee met with the County Superintendent to discuss the educational component of “Kids Count”.  The goal is to improve the numbers.  It was a good meeting.

Freeholder Cooper reported on the School Consolidation Committee.  There was a discussion regarding the Atlantic County Institute of Technology and the Special Services School District.  These meetings have been very productive.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

There was no unfinished business.

PUBLIC PORTION

Chairman Curcio opened the meeting to the public for their comments at 4:21 p.m.  Being none, Chairman Curcio closed the public portion of the meeting at 4:21 p.m.

 

NEW BUSINESS

There was no new business.

GOOD OF THE ORDER

Chairman Curcio and Freeholder McDevitt attended several 9-11 ceremonies throughout the County.

WRITTEN CORRESPONDENCE

There was no written correspondence for the period of September 8, 2010 to September 14, 2010.

ADJOURNMENT

Chairman Curcio asked for a motion to adjourn the Freeholder meeting.  Freeholder Cooper moved and Freeholder Giordano seconded a motion to adjourn the Freeholder meeting.  The motion was unanimously passed.  The meeting was adjourned at 4:23 p.m.

 

                                                                        Submitted by,

 

                                                                        Sonya G. Harris
                                                                        Clerk to the Board