The following agenda includes all items scheduled to be addressed during the meeting as of Wednesday, February 22, 2012.  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, FEBRUARY 22, 2012 - 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

Clerk of the Board presents the President with Certification

 

 

5.

ROLL CALL

 

 

6.

APPROVAL OF TRANSCRIPTS

 

 

 

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

                            Conference Meeting                                      Board Meeting
                               January 11, 2012                                       January 19, 2012

7.

PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS

 

 

8.

TOPIC OF DISCUSSION (NONE)

 

 

9.

INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 1

 

 

 

ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ESSEX COUNTY DISTRICT SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PLANS TO INCLUDE MEDCO ENVIRONMENTAL, LLC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.

RESOLUTION NO. 1

 

 

 

ESSEX COUNTY LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDERED AND QUESTIONING ADVISORY BOARD – MEMBER - APPOINTMENT (Stacy L. Brodsky, B.A., D.C.) (WITHDRAWN BY ADMINISTRATION)

 

 

11.

RESOLUTION NO. 2

 

 

 

ESSEX COUNTY LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDERED AND QUESTIONING ADVISORY BOARD – MEMBER – APPOINTMENT (June E. Dowell-Burton, M.S.W.)

 

 

12.

RESOLUTION NO. 3

 

 

 

ESSEX COUNTY LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDERED AND QUESTIONING ADVISORY BOARD – MEMBER – APPOINTMENT (Henry Godette)

 

 

13.

RESOLUTION NO. 4

 

 

 

ESSEX COUNTY LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDERED AND QUESTIONING ADVISORY BOARD – MEMBER - APPOINTMENT (Amanda Heimann)

 

 

14.

RESOLUTION NO. 5

 

 

 

ESSEX COUNTY LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDERED AND QUESTIONING ADVISORY BOARD – MEMBER – APPOINTMENT (Gary Paul Wright)

 

 

15.

RESOLUTION NO. 6

 

 

 

ESSEX COUNTY LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDERED AND QUESTIONING ADVISORY BOARD – MEMBER -  APPOINTMENT (Kathy Ahearn-O’brien)

 

 

16.

RESOLUTION NO. 7

 

 

 

ESSEX COUNTY LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDERED AND QUESTIONING ADVISORY BOARD – MEMBER - APPOINTMENT (Paul L. Frene )

 

 

17.

RESOLUTION NO. 8

 

 

 

ESSEX COUNTY LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDERED AND QUESTIONING ADVISORY BOARD- MEMBER – APPOINTMENT (Janice L. Rainford)

 

 

18.

RESOLUTION NO. 9

 

 

 

ESSEX COUNTY LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDERED AND QUESTIONING ADVISORY BOARD – MEMBER - APPOINTMENT (Troy R. Stevenson, LLM,)

 

 

19.

RESOLUTION NO. 10

 

 

 

ESSEX COUNTY LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDERED AND QUESTIONING ADVISORY BOARD – MEMBER - APPOINTMENT (Kara Tucina Olidge, Ph.D.,)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20.

RESOLUTION NO. 12

 

 

 

ESSEX COUNTY LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDERED AND QUESTIONING ADVISORY BOARD – MEMBER - APPOINTMENT  (Candida “CJ” Griffin)

 

 

21.

RESOLUTION NO. 13

 

 

 

ESSEX COUNTY LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDERED AND QUESTIONING ADVISORY BOARD – MEMBER - APPOINTMENT ( Jeanne Locicero)

 

 

22.

RESOLUTION NO. 14

 

 

 

ESSEX COUNTY LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDERED AND QUESTIONING ADVISORY BOARD – MEMBER - APPOINTMENT (Silvia C. Pastor, Ph.D.,) (WITHDRAWN BY ADMINISTRATION)

 

 

23.

RESOLUTION NO. 15

 

 

 

ESSEX COUNTY LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDERED AND QUESTIONING ADVISORY BOARD – MEMBER - APPOINTMENT (J. Frank Vespa-Papaleo, Esq.,)

 

 

24.

RESOLUTION NO. 16

 

 

 

OFFICE OF THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR – AUTHORIZATION FOR PAYMENT OF EMERGENCY CLEANING OF HISTORIC DOCUMENTS AND COUNTY ADJUSTER RECORDS - $38,301.83

 

 

25.

RESOLUTION NO. 30

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF CITIZEN SERVICES, DIVISION OF SENIOR SERVICES – CONTRACT AWARD TO ARCOLA SALES & SERVICES, CORP., THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER, TO FURNISH AND DELIVER SIX (6) 2012 NEW MEDIUM DUTY LOWERED FLOOR AMBULATORY BUSES WITH BI-FOLD TRANSIT RAMP – AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $658,830.00 (GRANT FUNDING)

 

 

26.

RESOLUTION NO. 31

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF CITIZEN SERVICES, DIVISION OF SENIOR SERVICES – CONTRACT AWARD TO ARCOLA SALES & SERVICES, CORP., THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE  AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER, TO FURNISH AND DELIVER THREE (3) 2012 LOWERED FLOOR, FRONT RAMP RANDOM ACCESS VEHICLES – AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $346,845.00 (GRANT FUNDING)

 

 

27.

RESOLUTION NO. 32

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, DIVISION OF ENGINEERING – ANNUAL TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENT FOR 2012 - $5,555,000.00

 

 

28.

RESOLUTION NO. 33

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, DIVISION OF ENGINEERING – CONTRACT AWARD TO GUARDIAN FENCE COMPANY, INC., THE LOWEST RESPONSIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER, FOR THE REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION OF FENCE – 730 CALENDAR DAYS FROM DATE OF AWARD – AMOUNT NO TO EXCEED $117,600.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

29.

RESOLUTION NO. 34

 

 

 

COUNTY OF ESSEX – PROFESSIONAL SERVICES – TO PROVIDE CONSULTANT SERVICES FOR TRAFFIC SIGN INVENTORY AND ASSESSMENT PROGRAM – MASER CONSULTING, PA -  $132,140.00 (GRANT FUNDING) AGREEMENT

 

 

30.

RESOLUTION NO. 35

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, DIVISION OF FLEET MANAGEMENT – CONTRACT AWARD TO TIRE MANAGEMENT, LLC, THE SOLE RESPONSIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BIDDER, TO PROVIDE WASTE TIRE REMOVAL SERVICES – TWO-YEAR AGREEMENT – AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $100,000.00

 

 

31.

RESOLUTION NO. 36

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, DIVISION OF ENGINEERING – TRAFFIC SIGNAL AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION – ROUTE 21 AND PARK AVENUE (CR-646), TOWNSHIP OF NUTLEY, COUNTY OF ESSEX

 

 

32.

RESOLUTION NO. 37

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE OFFICE OF PURCHASING – AUTHORIZATION TO CONDUCT A PUBLIC AUCTION SALE (ON-LINE) FOR SURPLUS VEHICLES

 

 

33.

RESOLUTION NO. 41

 

 

 

COMMENDATION- HONORING EVAN FREDERICK GERBINO FOR ACHIEVING THE RANK OF EAGLE SCOUT (Sponsored by Freeholder Watson)

 

 

34.

RESOLUTION NO. 42

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING KEVIN D. HARRIS – WORSHIPFUL MASTER OF JEPHTHAH LODGE NO. 56 (Sponsored by Freeholders Gill, Clark, Beasley, Johnson, Payne & Watson)

 

 

35.

RESOLUTION NO. 43

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING STEVEN ANTHONY NOWAKOWSKI FOR ACHIEVING THE RANK OF EAGLE SCOUT (Sponsored by Freeholder President Watson)

 

 

36.

RESOLUTION NO. 44

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING LYNDON BROWN – 2012 AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION (Sponsored by Acclamation)

 

 

37.

RESOLUTION NO. 45

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING SHEILAH A. COLEY – 2012 AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION (Sponsored by Acclamation)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

38.

RESOLUTION NO. 46

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING THE HONORABLE RENEE E. BASKERVILLE, M.D. – 2012 AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION (Sponsored by Acclamation)

 

 

39.

RESOLUTION NO. 47

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING KENNETH TRAVITT (POSTHUMOUSLY) – 2012 AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION (Sponsored by Acclamation)

 

 

40.

RESOLUTION NO. 48

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING THE CUSHNIE-HOUSTON FUNERAL HOME – 2012 AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION (Sponsored by Acclamation)

 

 

41.

RESOLUTION NO. 49

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING LEON G. SMITH, SR., M.D., FOR HIS OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY (Sponsored by Freeholder Luciano)

 

 

42.

RESOLUTION NO. 50

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING KEVIN CUMMINGS – GRAND MARSHAL OF THE 77TH ANNUAL NEWARK ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE – FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2012 (Sponsored by Acclamation)

 

 

43.

RESOLUTION NO. 51

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING SISTER DEBORAH L. HUMPHREYS, SC – DEPUTY GRAND MARSHAL OF THE 77TH ANNUAL NEWARK ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE – FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2012 (Sponsored by Acclamation)

 

 

44.

RESOLUTION NO. 52

 

 

 

RESOLUTION – 77TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NEWARK ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE – MARCH 16, 2012 – PROCLAMATION OF MARCH 16, 2012, AS “ST. PATRICK’S DAY IN ESSEX COUNTY” (Sponsored by Acclamation)

 

 

45.

RESOLUTION NO. 53

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING GREGORY DILLON – GRAND MARSHAL OF THE 61ST ANNUAL WEST ORANGE ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE – SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 2012 (Sponsored by Freeholders Gill, Luciano, Watson, Johnson and Sebold)

 

 

46.

RESOLUTION NO. 54

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING THOMAS CANNAN – DEPUTY GRAND MARSHAL OF THE 61ST ANNUAL WEST ORANGE ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE – SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 2012 (Sponsored by Freeholders Gill, Luciano, Watson, Johnson and Sebold)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

47.

RESOLUTION NO. 55

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING NEIL O’HARE - DEPUTY GRAND MARSHAL OF THE 61ST ANNUAL WEST ORANGE ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE – SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 2012 (Sponsored by Freeholders Gill, Luciano, Watson, Johnson and Sebold)

 

 

48.

RESOLUTION NO. 56

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING MICHAEL JAMES SHANNON - DEPUTY GRAND MARSHAL OF THE 61ST ANNUAL WEST ORANGE ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE – SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 2012 (Sponsored by Freeholders Gill, Luciano, Watson, Johnson and Sebold)

 

 

49.

RESOLUTION NO. 57

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING ELLEN MARY SWEENEY - DEPUTY GRAND MARSHAL OF THE 61ST ANNUAL WEST ORANGE ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE – SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 2012 (Sponsored by Freeholders Gill, Luciano, Watson, Johnson and Sebold)

 

 

50.

RESOLUTION NO. 58

 

 

 

RESOLUTION – 61ST ANNUAL WEST ORANGE ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE – SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 2012 – DESIGNATION OF MAIN STREET AS DILLON BOULEVARD (Sponsored by Freeholders Gill, Luciano, Watson, Johnson and Sebold)

 

 

51.

RESOLUTION NO. 59

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING REVEREND JOSEPH ONIYAMA ON HIS 10TH PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY AT CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH (Sponsored by Freeholder Clark)

 

 

52.

RESOLUTION NO. 60

 

 

 

IN MEMORIAM WHITNEY ELIZABETH HOUSTON (Sponsored by Acclamation)

 

 

53.

RESOLUTION NO. 61

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING KEVIN P. O’CONNOR HONOREE OF THE GIBLIN ASSOCIATION 58TH ANNIVERSARY COCKTAIL PARTY (Sponsored by Acclamation)

 

 

54.

RESOLUTION NO. 62

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING ASTERA AGRYRIS HONOREE OF THE GIBLIN ASSOCIATION 58TH ANNIVERSARY COCKTAIL PARTY (Sponsored by Acclamation)

 

 

55.

RESOLUTION NO. 63

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING COLONEL CHARLIE F. FREDERICKS, JR. -  THE MUSLIM SENIORS OF NEW JERSEY, INC. HONOREE – FEBRUARY 16, 2012 (Sponsored by Freeholder Watson)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

56.

RESOLUTION NO. 64

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING FREEHOLDER D. BILAL BEASLEY - THE MUSLIM SENIORS OF NEW JERSEY, I NC. HONOREE – FEBRUARY 16, 2012 (Sponsored by Freeholder Watson)

 

 

57.

RESOLUTION NO. 65

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING HAJJI SELEEM AAKHIR MUHAMMAD - THE MUSLIM SENIORS OF NEW JERSEY, INC. HONOREE – FEBRUARY 16, 2012 (Sponsored by Freeholder Watson)

 

 

58.

RESOLUTION NO. 66

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING PASTOR GERARD HART ON THE OCCASION OF HIS INSTALLATION - FEBRUARY 19, 2012 (Sponsored by Freeholder Clark)

 

 

59.

RESOLUTION NO. 67

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING DENISE HAMILTON FOR HER DEDICATION AND SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY (Sponsored by Freeholders Watson, Clark, Payne)

 

 

60.

RESOLUTION NO. 68

 

 

 

COMMENDATION – HONORING LISA A. GLADDEN ON THE OCCASION OF HER RETIREMENT (Sponsored by Acclamation)

 

 

61.

ADDED STARTER RESOLUTIONS/ORDINANCES

 

 

 

 

62.

REPORT OF BOARD COMMITTEES

 

 

 

 

63.

LEGISLATIVE REPORTS

 

 

 

 

64.

WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS

 

 

 

 

65.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

 

 

 

66.

NEW BUSINESS

 

 

 

 

67.

PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

 

 

68.

FREEHOLDER COMMENT SESSION

 

 

 

 

69.

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 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 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
THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2012, AT 7:30 PM
HALL OF RECORDS, ROOM 506
465 DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., BLVD.
NEWARK, NJ
FOR EVERYONE’S SAFETY NO BAGS, NO BUNDLES, NO SIGNS (WITH POSTS) OR OTHER SUCH ITEMS WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE MEETING