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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
August 9, 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 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 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: Bertino, Cooper, Garrett, Giordano, McDevitt, Schroeder, Sutton and Formica.  ABSENT: Dase (Arrived at 4:05).

MINUTES OF MEETING
JULY 5, 2011

Freeholder Cooper moved and Freeholder Schroeder seconded a motion to adopt and dispense with the reading of the July 5, 2011 minutes.

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

MINUTES OF MEETING
JULY 12, 2011

Freeholder Bertino moved and Freeholder Schroeder seconded a motion to adopt and dispense with the reading of the July 12, 2011 minutes.

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

ORDINANCE NO. 15-2011
FINAL READING
ESTABLISHING A MID-BLOCK CROSSWALK ON MOSS MILL ROAD IN GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP

Freeholder Giordano moved and Freeholder Bertino seconded a motion to adopt on final reading Ordinance No. 15-2011 establishing a mid-block crosswalk on Moss Mill Road (County Route 561 Alternate) in the Township of Galloway.

Chairman Formica opened the meeting to the public for their input on Ordinance No. 12-2011 at 4:06 p.m.  There were no comments and Freeholder Formica closed the public portion at 4:06 p.m.

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. 397
AGREEMENT WITH ATLANTIC CITY TO PROVIDE HEALTH AND HAZARDOUS RESPONSE SERVICES

Freeholder Sutton moved and Freeholder Bertino seconded a motion to enter into an intergovernmental services renewal agreement with the City of Atlantic City to provide environmental health and hazardous materials response services within the jurisdiction of Atlantic City for an amount not to exceed $48,000.00.

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. 398
ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INDIRECT COST ALLOCATION PLAN

Freeholder Sutton moved and Freeholder Cooper seconded a motion to enter into an extraordinary unspecifiable services agreement with Technical Analysts for Government, Inc. to establish an Indirect Cost Allocation Plan for an amount not to exceed $12,000.00.

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. 399
CONTRACT TO PROVIDE SERVICES FOR THE EARLY EMPLOYMENT INITIATIVE

Freeholder Cooper moved and Freeholder Giordano seconded a motion to enter into a contract with Jersey Cape Diagnostic Training and Opportunity Center, Inc. and Career Opportunity Development Inc. to provide services for the Early Employment Initiative for a total contract amount not to exceed $169,000.00.

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. 400
AGREEMENTS WITH VARIOUS VENDORS TO PROVIDE TO-WORK ACTIVITIES

Freeholder Giordano moved and Freeholder Bertino seconded a motion to enter into agreements with various vendors to provide To-Work activities for individuals receiving public assistance for an amount not to exceed $1,135,000.00 for all contracts.

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. 401
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING FOR A BI-COUNTY POST SECONDARY EDUCATIONAL AGREEMENT

Freeholder Sutton moved and Freeholder Bertino seconded a motion to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the County of Cape May; the Atlantic/Cape May Workforce Investment Board (WIB); the Atlantic County Institute of Technology and the Cape May County Technical School District for a Bi-county Post Secondary Educational Agreement at no cost to the county.

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. 402
AGREEMENT FOR A PUBLIC SECTOR SUBSIDIZED EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM IN ATLANTIC COUNTY

Freeholder Giordano moved and Freeholder Bertino seconded a motion to enter into an agreement between the Atlantic/Cape May Workforce Investment Board and the Atlantic County Department of Public Works for a Public Sector Subsidized Employment Program in Atlantic County for an amount not to exceed $400,000.00.

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. 403
BID CONTRACT FOR THE INSTALLATION OF NEW AND/OR REPLACEMENT OF GLASS/WINDOWS/
FRAMES AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS

Freeholder Giordano moved and Freeholder Sutton seconded a motion to award a bid contract to Jersey Architectural Door and Supply, Inc. to provide installation of new and/or replacement of glass/windows/frames at various locations in Atlantic County for an amount not to exceed $159,000.00.

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. 404
BID CONTRACT FOR PARKING IMPROVEMENTS AT GASKILL PARK IN MAYS LANDING

Freeholder Sutton moved and Freeholder Giordano seconded a motion to award a bid contract to Command Co., Inc. for parking improvements at Gaskill Park in Mays Landing for an amount not to exceed $153,350.00.

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. 405
BID CONTRACT TO FURNISH AND DELIVER KITCHEN AND CATERING SUPPLIES

Freeholder Sutton moved and Freeholder Bertino seconded a motion to award a bid contract to various vendors to furnish and deliver kitchen and catering supplies for the Department of Human Services for the total amount not to exceed $16,709.04.

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. 406
BID CONTRACT TO FURNISH AND DELIVER LUMBER AND HARDWARE SUPPLIES

Freeholder Giordano moved and Freeholder Cooper seconded a motion to award a bid contract to various vendors to furnish and deliver lumber and hardware supplies to members of the Atlantic County Cooperative for the total contract amount not to exceed $145,607.20.

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. 407
AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 366 (6/29/10) TO  REDIRECT FUNDS FOR THE 2010 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM

Freeholder Giordano moved and Freeholder Bertino seconded a motion to amend Resolution No. 366 adopted on June 29, 2010 regarding the Atlantic County Consortium Annual Action Plan for the 2010 Community Development Block Grant Program to redirect the funds in the amount of $71,530.00. 

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. 408
GRANT RENEWAL FOR THE RECOVERY STOP VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT GRANT PROGRAM

Freeholder Garrett moved and Freeholder Schroeder seconded a motion to adopt a resolution approving participation with the State of New Jersey in the Recovery Stop Violence Against Women Act Grant Program administered by the Division of Criminal Justice, Department of Law and Public Safety for federal funding in the amount of $46,601.00 and a county in-kind match not to exceed $15,534.00. 

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. 409
GRANT ACCEPTANCE FOR NJBUILD

Freeholder Giordano moved and Freeholder Bertino seconded a motion to accept a grant from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development for the New Jersey Builders Utilization Initiative for Labor Diversity (NJBUILD) in the amount of $3,000.00.

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.

MOTION TO COMBINE AND ADOPT RESOLUTIONS NO. 410 TO NO. 413 AND NO. 415

Freeholder McDevitt moved and Freeholder Sutton seconded a motion to combine and adopt Resolutions No. 410 to 413, and No. 415, grant applications and acceptance. 

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. 410
GRANT APPLICATION
Grant application to the New Jersey State Library for George Foreman Grills Anti-Trust Settlement Funding in the amount of $7,323.30.
RESOLTION NO. 411
GRANT APPLICATION
Grant application to the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice for the 2011 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant in the amount not to exceed$197,108.00. 
RESOLUTION NO. 412
GRANT APPLICATION
Grant application to the New Jersey Department of Transportation for Federal Aid for FY’11 for resurfacing of Tilton Road (CR 563) Section 4A in the City of Northfield in the amount of $33,880.00.
RESOLUTION NO. 413
GRANT APPLICATION
Grant application to the New Jersey Department of Transportation for Federal Aid for FY’11 for resurfacing of Tilton Road (CR 563) Section 4B in Egg Harbor Township and the City of Northfield in the amount of $67,893.00.
RESOLUTION NO. 414
AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 47 (1/25/11) TO EXTEND THE GRANT TERM FOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE FUNDS

Freeholder Giordano moved and Freeholder Cooper seconded a motion to amend Resolution No. 47 adopted on January 25, 2011 regarding Business Development Initiative Funds from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development to extend the term of the grant 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. 415
GRANT ACCEPTANCE
Grant acceptance from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development for a Workforce Development Partnership Program in the amount of $24,800.00. 
RESOLUTION NO. 416
ACCEPTANCE OF DEEDS/EASEMENTS FROM VARIOUS GRANTORS

Freeholder Giordano moved and Freeholder Bertino seconded a motion for the acceptance of Deeds/Easements from various grantors in accordance with Atlantic County Planning Standards.

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.

MOTION TO COMBINE AND ADOPT RESOLUTIONS NO. 417 TO NO. 423

Freeholder Cooper moved and Freeholder Sutton seconded a motion to combine and adopt Resolutions No. 417 to 423, Chapter 159’s. 

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. 417
CHAPTER 159
Insertion into the budget funds from the State of New Jersey, Department of Children and Families, Division of Youth and Family Services under the caption of CFI and APPI 11-12 in the amount of $1,487,069.00.
RESOLUTION NO. 418
CHAPTER 159
Insertion into the budget funds from the State of New Jersey, Department of Labor and Workforce Development under the caption of Youth Corps 11-12 in the amount of $351,560.00.
RESOLUTION NO. 419
CHAPTER 159
Insertion into the budget funds from the State of New Jersey, Department of Labor and Workforce Development under the caption of Workfirst NJ 11-12 in the amount of $3,746,280.00.
RESOLUTION NO. 420
CHAPTER 159

Insertion into the budget funds from the State of New Jersey, Department of Labor and Workforce Development under the caption of Learning Link SFY 11-12 in the amount of $168,000.00.


RESOLUTION NO. 421
CHAPTER 159
Insertion into the budget funds from the State of New Jersey, Department of Transportation under the caption of Federal Aid FY 2011 Repaving in the amount of $1,464,942.00.
RESOLUTION NO. 422
CHAPTER 159
Insertion into the budget funds from the State of New Jersey, Department of Community Affairs under the caption of Recreational Opportunities for Individual with Disabilities 2011 (ROID) in the amount of $22,300.00 and PEER Grouping in the amount of $4,460.00. 
RESOLUTION NO. 423
CHAPTER 159
Insertion into the budget funds from the State of New Jersey, Department of Law and Public Safety, Division of Criminal Justice under the caption of Victim Witness Advocacy (VOCA) 11-12 in the amount of $304,282.00.
RESOLUTION NO. 424
REAPPOINTMENTS TO THE MENTAL HEALTH ADVISORY BOARD

Freeholder Giordano moved and Freeholder Sutton seconded a motion to reappoint Laura Huberman, Laura Marcy, Kathryn L. McNamara and Debra Silver to the Atlantic County Mental Health Advisory Board for a term to expire on June 30, 2014.

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.

MOTION TO COMBINE AND ADOPT RESOLUTIONS NO. 425 TO 428

Freeholder Giordano moved and Freeholder Sutton seconded a motion to combine and adopt Resolutions No. 425 to 428, reappointments and appointments. 

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. 425
REAPPOINTMENTS TO THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMISSION
Reappointment of Richard P. Baehrle, Shaukat A. Azad, Steven J. Batzer, Kim Butler, Frank J. Glaser, Sharon Gordon, Joseph D. Kelly, Robert J. Molineaux, Jill T. Ojserkis, Richard C. Perniciaro and Leo Schoffer to the Atlantic County Economic Development Advisory Commission (EDAC) for the terms to expire on July 1, 2014. 
RESOLUTION NO. 426
REAPPOINTMENTS TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADVISORY BOARD
Reappointment of Kathleen Boyle, Joseph Bondinsky, Christine Carter, Geraldine Cohen, Theodore F. Housel, Stephan L. Jackson, Ron C. Kollman, Jean Marie McAllister, Janice A. McDevitt, Kristie Metroka, Robert Moran, Sigmund Rimm, Thomas D. Ruben, Robert Schurman, William R. Southrey, Christine Tartaro and Frank Zollner to the Atlantic County Criminal Justice Advisory Board for the terms to expire on April 1, 2012.
RESOLUTION NO. 427
REAPPOINTMENT TO THE POLICE TRAINING ADVISORY BOARD
Reappointment of Chief Robert James to the Atlantic County Police Training Advisory Board for a term to expire on May 1, 2014.
RESOLUTION NO. 428
APPOINTMENT TO THE POLICE TRAINING ADVISORY BOARD
Appointment of Frank Ingemi to the Atlantic County Police Training Advisory Board for a term to expire on May 1, 2014.
RESOLUTION NO. 429
AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 3-2011 CHANGING THE LOCATION OF A REGULAR MEETING

Freeholder Giordano moved and Freeholder Bertino seconded a motion to adopt a resolution amending Resolution No. 3-2011 changing the location of a regular meeting and informing the newspapers for the September 20, 2011 meeting to be held at the Atlantic City Council Chamber, City Hall, 1301 Bacharach Blvd., Atlantic City.

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. 430
LEGISLATIVE REDRESS FOR HOUSING UNFAIRNESS UNDER THE SARLO BILL

Freeholder Sutton moved and Freeholder Dase seconded a motion to adopt a resolution urging legislative redress for housing unfairness caused by modifications passed into law under the Sarlo Bill (Sponsor: 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

There were no reports of special committees.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Freeholder Frank Sutton and Solicitor Roger Steedle reviewed the “Roadway Solicitation” and declared the application is fine.

NEW BUSINESS

There was no new business.

WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

Written communications were received by this office for the period of July 27, 2011 to August 9, 2011.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Chairman Formica opened the meeting to the public at 4:52 p.m.

Bob Gorzak, 200 Bradcliff, Absecon spoke in favor of Resolution No. 430 concerning the Sarlo Bill.  Mr. Gorzak stated that the Bill was designed for North Jersey.  It is presently being appealed. 

Mike Iconelli, 13 E. Church St. thanked the Board for passing Resolution No. 430.

Judy Corter, 615 Hay Road, Absecon, thanked the Board as well for passing Resolution No. 430.
 

 

There were no further comments.  Chairman Formica closed the public portion at 4:57 p.m.

GOOD OF THE ORDER

Charles Garrett thanked everyone for their flowers, fruitbasket, calls, etc. during his stay in the hospital.

Chairman Frank Formica announced the parade on Monday will be of the same calabre as the Miss America parade.  He also announced the Air Show on Wednesday.
 

ADJOURNMENT

Chairman Formica entertained a motion to adjourn the Freeholder meeting.  Freeholder Cooper moved and Freeholder Bertino seconded a motion to adjourn the Freeholder meeting.  The motion was unanimously passed.  The meeting was adjourned at 5:00 p.m.

                                                                       Submitted by,

 

                                                                        Sonya G. Harris
                                                                        Clerk to the Board