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ATLANTIC COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Courtroom No. 3, Court Complex
4997 Unami Boulevard, Mays Landing, New Jersey
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Minutes of Meeting
February 1, 2011

CALL TO ORDER

A Regular meeting of the Atlantic County Board of Chosen Freeholders was called to order by Chairman Frank D. Formica at 4 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, on the above-mentioned date in Courtroom No. 3 at the Court Complex, 4997 Unami Boulevard, Mays Landing, New Jersey.

OPEN PUBLIC MEETING
STATEMENT

Statement of Open Public Meeting Compliance:  Pursuant to the Open Public Meetings Act, Chairman Formica 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 Garrett followed by the flag salute led by Chairman Formica.

ROLL CALL

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

MINUTES OF MEETING
JANUARY 18, 2011

Freeholder Garrett moved and Freeholder Cooper seconded a motion to adopt and dispense with the reading of the January 18, 2011 minutes.

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

OATH OF OFFICE

The Honorable Michael Donio administered the oath of office to Freeholder-elect James Bertino.

RESOLUTION NO. 50
AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 647 (11/24/10) REGARDING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTION INSPECTION SERVICES

Freeholder Giordano moved and Freeholder Sutton seconded a motion to amend Resolution No. 647 adopted on November 24, 2010 regarding professional service agreements with various engineers for construction inspection services to extend the expiration date to June 1, 2011 at no additional cost.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 51
INTERGOVERNMENTAL SERVICES AGREEMENT FOR SUMMER CONCERTS

Freeholder Sutton moved and Freeholder Garrett seconded a motion to enter into an intergovernmental services agreement with the Borough of Buena for summer concerts for an amount not to exceed $2,000.00.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 52
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACTS FOR ALCOHOLISM TREATMENT SERVICES

Freeholder Bertino moved and Freeholder Sutton seconded a motion to award professional services contracts to various contractors for alcoholism treatment services for a total amount for all contracts not to exceed $525,094.00.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 53
COMPETITIVE CONTRACT FOR A MOBILE DATA TERMINALS/AUTOMATED VEHICLE LOCATORS (MDT/AVL) PROJECT

Freeholder Cooper moved and Freeholder Sutton seconded a motion to award a competitive contract to Mentor Engineering for the provision of a Mobile Data Terminals/Automated Vehicle Locators (MDT/AVL) software system with vehicle mapping and navigation for an amount not to exceed $406,554.00 for software installation; training and support and two (2) years maintenance.

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

RESOLUTIONNO. 54
AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 683 (12/14/10) REGARDING A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENTS FOR VETERINARIAN SERVICES

Freeholder Cooper moved and Freeholder Sutton seconded a motion to amend Resolution No. 683 adopted on December 14, 2010 regarding professional services agreements with various veterinarians to add Newkirk Family Veterinarians to keep providing veterinary services for the Animal Shelter at no additional cost.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 55
GRANT APPLICATION FOR PER CAPITA STATE LIBRARY FUNDS

Freeholder Giordano moved and Freeholder Schroeder seconded a motion to apply for Per Capita State Library Aid Funds from the New Jersey Department of Education, State Library for funding in the amount of $68,000.00.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 56
APPOINTMENT OF FREEHOLDERS TO SERVE ON VARIOUS ATLANTIC COUNTY ADVISORY BOARDS/COMMISSIONS/ COUNCILS

Freeholder Sutton moved and Freeholder Giordano seconded a motion to appoint Freeholders to serve on various Atlantic County Advisory Boards/Commissions/Councils for 2011.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 57
APPOINTMENT TO ATLANTIC/CAPE MAY WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD (WIB)

Freeholder Sutton moved and Freeholder Giordano seconded motion to appoint Fran Kuhn to the Atlantic /Cape May Workforce IInvestment Board (WIB) for a term to expire on June 30, 2013.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 58 REAPPOINTMENTS TO THE LOCAL ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE (LACADA)

Freeholder Schroeder moved and Freeholder Cooper seconded a motion to reappoint Barbara Sorace, Gary D. Callender and Brian Illencik to the Atlantic County Local Advisory Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (LACADA) for terms to expire on November 1, 2013.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 59
URGING SUPPORT FOR H.R. 3153 (110TH CONGRESS)

Freeholder Sutton moved and Freeholder Giordano seconded a motion urging support for H.R. 3153 (110th Congress) when it is re-introduced in congress (Sponsor:  Freeholder Joseph McDevitt).

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

REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES OF THE BOARD

Freeholder Giordano reported on the 911 Central Dispatch Committee Meeting.  The Committee established perimeters to follow-up and collect information.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

There was no unfinished business.

NEW BUNSINESS

Freeholder Schroeder reported that the Governor signed legislation regarding casino deregulation.

WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

Written Communications was received by this office from January 26 to February 1, 2011.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Chairman Formica opened the meeting to the public at 4:25 p.m.  There were no public comments.  Chairman Formica closed the public portion at 4:25 p.m.

GOOD OF THE ORDER

There was nothing reported for the Good of the Order.

ADJOURNMENT

Chairman Formica entertained a motion to adjourn the Freeholder meeting.  Freeholder Cooper moved and Freeholder Sutton seconded a motion to adjourn the Freeholder meeting.  The motion was unanimously passed.  The meeting was adjourned at 4:25 p.m.

            Submitted by,

 

                                                                        Sonya G. Harris
                                                                        Clerk to the Board