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FH Minutes - 2012-04-11

FH Minutes - 2012-04-11

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BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS - April 11
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BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS – APRIL 11, 2012

++++++++ A regular meeting of The Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris, State of New Jersey, was held on April 11, 2012, at the Morris View Healthcare Center, First Floor, Dean Gallo Atrium, 540 West Hanover Avenue Morris Plains, New Jersey. The meeting began at 7:30 p.m. Clerk of the Board Diane M. Ketchum announced that adequate notice of this regular meeting held this 11th day of April, 2012 has been provided through resolution adopted by this Board at its Regular Meeting held at the Administration and Records Building on March 14, 2012, and by mailing to the Star Ledger, the Daily Record, and the Record through a posting on the County website and by filing a copy of same with the Morris County Clerk and this Clerk of the Board. ROLL CALL PRESENT: Freeholders Douglas Cabana, Hank Lyon, Thomas Mastrangelo, and Director William Chegwidden (4) Freeholders Gene Feyl, Ann Grossi and John Murphy were present via conference call (the call ended at 7:50 p.m.) (3) ALSO PRESENT: County Counsel Dan O’Mullan, Assistant County Counsel Randy Bush, Administrator John Bonanni, Assistant County Administrator Mary Jo Buchanan and Clerk of the Board Diane M. Ketchum PRAYER AND FLAG SALUTE County Counsel Dan O’Mullan opened the meeting with a prayer and a salute to the flag. --

PRESENT:

ORDINANCES FIRST READING/INTRODUCTION

(1) Director Chegwidden stated: by title an ordinance.” “We will now consider the introduction

Freeholder Mastrangelo stated: “I would like to introduce by title an ordinance entitled, ‘CAPITAL SURPLUS ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $57,000 FOR THE PURCHASE OF EQUIPMENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMTIED TO THE UPGRADE OF THE CONTROL ROOM AT THE MORRIS COUNTY JUVENILE DETENTION CENTER.’” Freeholder Cabana stated: “I second the motion.”

The Clerk called and recorded the following vote: YES: Freeholders Cabana, Feyl, Grossi, Lyon, Mastrangelo, Murphy, and Director Chegwidden (7)

Freeholder Mastrangelo moved that the Clerk be authorized to publish the Ordinance in summary form in the local newspaper together with the notice of public hearing and consideration of final passage of this Ordinance which will take place at the Freeholder meeting to be held in the Township of Mine Hill Municipal Building, 10 Baker Street, Mine Hill New Jersey, on April 25 at 7:30 p.m. Freeholder Cabana stated: seven YES votes. “I second the motion,” which passed with -(2) Director Chegwidden stated: by title an ordinance.” “We will now consider the introduction

Freeholder Mastrangelo stated: “I would like to introduce by title an ordinance entitled, ‘CAPITAL SURPLUS ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $40,000 FOR THE PURCHASE OF REPLACEMENT TASK CHAIRS AND OTHER FURNITURE NEEDED TO ADDRESS SAFETY CONCERNS AT THE MORRIS COUNTY OFFICE OF TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE.’”

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Freeholder Cabana stated: “I second the motion.”

The Clerk called and recorded the following vote: YES: Freeholders Cabana, Feyl, Grossi, Lyon, Mastrangelo, Murphy, and Director Chegwidden (7)

Freeholder Mastrangelo moved that the Clerk be authorized to publish the Ordinance in summary form in the local newspaper together with the notice of public hearing and consideration of final passage of this Ordinance which will take place at the Freeholder meeting to be held in the Township of Mine Hill Municipal Building, 10 Baker Street, Mine Hill New Jersey, on April 25 at 7:30 p.m. Freeholder Cabana stated: seven YES votes. “I second the motion,” which passed with

-(3) Director Chegwidden stated: by title an ordinance.” “We will now consider the introduction

Freeholder Mastrangelo stated: “I would like to introduce by title an ordinance entitled, ‘CAPITAL SURPLUS ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $55,000 FOR THE PURCHASE OF EQUIPMENT INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, A WHEEL LOADER FOR THE MORRIS COUNTY MOSQUITO COMMISSION.’” Freeholder Cabana stated: “I second the motion.”

The Clerk called and recorded the following vote: YES: Freeholders Cabana, Feyl, Grossi, Lyon, Mastrangelo, Murphy, and Director Chegwidden (7)

Freeholder Mastrangelo moved that the Clerk be authorized to publish the Ordinance in summary form in the local newspaper together with the notice of public hearing and consideration of final passage of this Ordinance which will take place at the Freeholder meeting to be held in the Township of Mine Hill Municipal Building, 10 Baker Street, Mine Hill New Jersey, on April 25 at 7:30 p.m. Freeholder Cabana stated: seven YES votes. “I second the motion,” which passed with

-(4) Director Chegwidden stated: by title an ordinance.” “We will now consider the introduction

Freeholder Mastrangelo stated: “I would like to introduce by title an ordinance entitled, ‘BOND ORDINANCE OF THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $1,222,000 AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $1,163,000 BONDS OR NOTES OF THE COUNTY FOR ROADWAY DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS, BY AND FOR THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY.’” Freeholder Cabana stated: “I second the motion.”

The Clerk called and recorded the following vote: YES: Freeholders Cabana, Feyl, Grossi, Lyon, Mastrangelo, Murphy, and Director Chegwidden (7)

Freeholder Mastrangelo moved that the Clerk be authorized to publish the Ordinance in summary form in the local newspaper together with the notice of public hearing and consideration of final passage of this Ordinance which will take place at the Freeholder meeting to be held in the Township of Mine Hill Municipal Building, 10 Baker Street, Mine Hill New Jersey, on April 25 at 7:30 p.m. Freeholder Cabana stated: seven YES votes. “I second the motion,” which passed with

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(5) Director Chegwidden stated: by title an ordinance.” “We will now consider the introduction

Freeholder Mastrangelo stated: “I would like to introduce by title an ordinance entitled, ‘BOND ORDINANCE OF THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $4,275,000 AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $4,071,000 BONDS OR NOTES OF THE COUNTY FOR BRIDGE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS AT VARIOUS COUNTY LOCATIONS, BY AND FOR THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY.’” Freeholder Cabana stated: “I second the motion.”

The Clerk called and recorded the following vote: YES: Freeholders Cabana, Feyl, Grossi, Lyon, Mastrangelo, Murphy, and Director Chegwidden (7)

Freeholder Mastrangelo moved that the Clerk be authorized to publish the Ordinance in summary form in the local newspaper together with the notice of public hearing and consideration of final passage of this Ordinance which will take place at the Freeholder meeting to be held in the Township of Mine Hill Municipal Building, 10 Baker Street, Mine Hill New Jersey, on April 25 at 7:30 p.m. Freeholder Cabana stated: seven YES votes. “I second the motion,” which passed with

-(6) Director Chegwidden stated: “We will now consider the introduction by title an ordinance and I would like to introduce by title an ordinance entitled, ‘BOND ORDINANCE AMENDING BOND ORDINANCE NUMBER 04-216-55-953240 FINALLY ADOPTED MARCH 9, 2011, BY THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY, IN ORDER TO PROVIDE FOR A CHANGE AUTHORIZED BY SUCH ORDINANCE.’” Freeholder Cabana stated: “I second the motion.”

The Clerk called and recorded the following vote: YES: Freeholders Cabana, Feyl, Murphy, and Director William Chegwidden (4) Freeholders Grossi, Mastrangelo (2) (1)

NO:

ABSTAIN: Freeholder Lyon

Director Chegwidden moved that the Clerk be authorized to publish the Ordinance in summary form in the local newspaper together with the notice of public hearing and consideration of final passage of this Ordinance which will take place at the Freeholder meeting to be held in the Township of Mine Hill Municipal Building, 10 Baker Street, Mine Hill New Jersey, on April 25 at 7:30 p.m. Freeholder Cabana stated: four YES votes. “I second the motion,” which passed with -(7) Director Chegwidden stated: by title an ordinance.” “We will now consider the introduction

Freeholder Mastrangelo stated: “I would like to introduce by title an ordinance entitled, ‘BOND ORDINANCE AMENDING BOND ORDINANCE NUMBER 04216-55-954200 FINALLY ADOPTED APRIL 28, 2010, BY THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY, IN ORDER TO PROVIDE FOR A CHANGE AUTHORIZED BY SUCH ORDINANCE.” Freeholder Cabana stated: “I second the motion.”

The Clerk called and recorded the following vote: YES: Freeholders Cabana, Feyl, Grossi, Lyon, Mastrangelo, Murphy,

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and Director Chegwidden (7)

Freeholder Mastrangelo moved that the Clerk be authorized to publish the Ordinance in summary form in the local newspaper together with the notice of public hearing and consideration of final passage of this Ordinance which will take place at the Freeholder meeting to be held in the Township of Mine Hill Municipal Building, 10 Baker Street, Mine Hill New Jersey, on April 25 at 7:30 p.m. Freeholder Cabana stated: seven YES votes. “I second the motion,” which passed with

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SECOND READING/ADOPTION (1) Director Chegwidden stated: “We will now consider for final adoption the ordinance entitled ‘BOND ORDINANCE OF THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $3,500,000 AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $3,333,000 BONDS OR NOTES OF THE COUNTY FOR PHASE II DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE CENTRAL AVENUE FIELDS AT CENTRAL PARK OF MORRIS COUNTY, BY AND FOR THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY.’” Clerk Ketchum read the following ordinance: BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS OF THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY (not less than two-thirds of all the members thereof affirmatively concurring), AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The improvements described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance are hereby respectively authorized as improvements to be made or acquired by the County of Morris, New Jersey (the “County”). For the said improvements or purposes stated in said Section 3, there is hereby appropriated the sum of $3,500,000, said sum being inclusive of all appropriations heretofore made therefore and including the sum of $167,000 as the down payment for said improvements or purposes required by law or more particularly described in said section 3 and now available therefore by virtue of provision in the previously adopted budget or budgets of the County for down payments or for capital improvement purposes. Section 2. for the financing of said improvements or purposes and to meet the part of said $3,500,000 appropriation not provided for by application hereunder of said down payment, negotiable bonds of the County are hereby authorized to be issued in the principal amount of $3,333,000 pursuant to the Local bond Law of New Jersey. In anticipation of the issuance of said bonds and to temporarily finance said improvements or purposes, negotiable notes of the County in the principal amount not exceeding $3,333,000 are hereby authorized to be issued pursuant to and within the limitations prescribed by said Law. Section 3. (a) The improvements hereby authorized and the purposes for the financing of which said obligations are to be issued are for the second phase of design and construction of turf fields, bathrooms, and lighting at the Central Park of Morris County, including all work, materials and equipment necessary therefor and incidental thereto (all as shown on and in accordance with the plans and specifications therefore on file in the Office of the Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders and hereby approved). (b) The estimated maximum amount of bonds or notes to be issued for said purposes is $3,333,000. (C) The estimated cost of said purposes is $3,500,000 which amount represents the initial appropriation made by the County. The excess of the appropriation of $3,500,000 over the estimated maximum amount of bonds or notes to be issued therefor being the amount of said $167,000 down payment for said purposes. Section 4. The following matters are hereby determined, declared, recited, and stated: (a) the said purposes described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance are not current expenses and are each a property or improvement which the County may lawfully acquire or make as general improvements, and no part of the cost thereof has been or shall be specially benefited thereby.

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(b) The period of usefulness of said purposes within the limitations of said Local bond Law and according to the reasonable life thereof computed from the date of said bonds authorized by this bond ordinance is 15 years. (C) The supplemental debt statement required by said Law has been duly made and filed in the office of the Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders and a complete executed duplicate thereof has been filed in the office of the Director of the Division of Local Government Services in the Department of Community Affairs in the State of New Jersey (the ‘Division”), and such statement shows that the gross debt of the county as defined in said Law is increased by the authorization of the bonds and notes provided for in this bond ordinance by $3,333,000, and the said obligations authorized by this bond ordinance will be within all debt limitations prescribed by said Law. (d) An aggregate amount not exceeding $200,000 for interest on said obligations, cost of issuing said obligations, engineering costs and other items of expense listed in and permitted under Section 40A:2-20 of said Law is included in the estimated cost of said improvements. Section 5. Any funds from time to time received by the County as contributions-in-aid of financing the improvements or purposes described in Section 3 of this ordinance shall be used for financing said improvements or purposes by application thereof either to direct payment of the cost of said improvements or purposes, or to payment or reduction of the authorization of the obligations of the County authorized therefore by this bond ordinance. Any such funds so received may, and all such funds so received which are not required for direct payment of the cost of said improvements or purposes shall, be held and applied by the County as funds applicable only to the payment of obligations of the County authorized by this bond ordinance. Section 6. The full faith and credit of the County are hereby pledged to the punctual payment of the principal of and interest on the said obligations authorized by this bond ordinance. Said obligations shall be direct, unlimited obligations of the County, and the County shall be obligated to levy ad valorem taxes upon on all of the taxable property within the County for the payment of said obligations and interest thereon without limitation of rate or amount. Section 7. The capital budget of the County of Morris is hereby amended to conform with the provisions of this ordinance to the extent of any inconsistency herewith. The resolution in the form promulgated by the Local Finance Board showing full detail of the amended capital budget and capital program as approved by the Director of the Division of Local Government Services is on file with the Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the county of Morris and is available there for public inspection. Section 8. The County reasonably expects to finance the cost of the improvements described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance with the proceeds of its debt, including its bonds or notes. If the County pays such costs prior to the issuance of its debt, including bonds or notes, the County reasonable expects to reimburse such expenditures with the proceeds of its debt, including bonds or notes. The maximum principal amount of its debt, including bonds or notes, to be issued to finance the cost of the improvements described in section 3 of this bond ordinance, including amounts to be used to reimburse the County for expenditures with respect to such costs which are paid prior to the issuance of its debt, including bonds or notes, is $3,333,000. Section 9. This bond ordinance shall take effect twenty (20) days after the first publication thereof after final adoption, as provided by said Local bond Law. Director Chegwidden stated: “The Public Hearing is now open.” There were no public comments, and the Director declared the Public Hearing closed. Freeholder Mastrangelo moved that the ordinance under consideration be adopted on the second and final reading. Freeholder Cabana seconded the motion. The Clerk called and recorded the following vote: YES: Freeholders Cabana, Feyl, Grossi, Lyon, Mastrangelo, Murphy,

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and Director Chegwidden (7)

Freeholder Mastrangelo moved that the Clerk be authorized to publish the Ordinance in summary form and notification of its passage in the local newspaper in accordance with the law. Freeholder Cabana seconded the motion, which passed with seven YES votes. -(2) Director Chegwidden stated: “We will now consider for final adoption the ordinance entitled ‘BOND ORDINANCE OF THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $850,000 AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $809,000 BONDS OR NOTES OF THE COUNTY FOR ABATEMENT OF ASBESTOS IN THE MORRIS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, BY AND FOR THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY.’” Clerk Ketchum read the following ordinance: BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS OF THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY (not less than two-thirds of all the members thereof affirmatively concurring), AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The improvements described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance are hereby respectively authorized as improvements to be made or acquired by the County of Morris, New Jersey (the “County”). For the said improvements or purposes stated in said Section 3, there is hereby appropriated the sum of $850,000, said sum being inclusive of all appropriations heretofore made therefor and including the sum of $41,000 as the down payment for said improvements or purposes required by law or more particularly described in said Section 3 and now available therefore by virtue of provision in the previously adopted budget or budgets of the County for down payments or for capital improvement purposes. Section 2. For the financing of said improvements or purposes and to meet the part of said $850,000 appropriation not provided for by application hereunder of said down payment, negotiable bonds of the County are hereby authorized to be issued in the principal amount of $809,000 pursuant to the Local Bond Law of New Jersey. In anticipation of the issuance of said bonds and to temporarily finance said improvements or purposes, negotiable notes of the County in the principal amount not exceeding $809,000 are hereby authorized to be issued pursuant to and within the limitations prescribed by said Law. Section 3. (a) The improvements hereby authorized and the purposes for the financing of which said obligations are to be issued are for abatement of asbestos in the 1969-1970 addition to the Morris County Courthouse, including all work, materials and equipment necessary therefor and incidental thereto (all as shown on and in accordance with the plans and specifications therefor on file in the office of the Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders and hereby approved). (b) The estimated maximum amount of bonds or notes to be issued for said purposes is $809,000. (c) The estimated cost of said purposes is $850,000 which amount represents the initial appropriation made by the County. The excess of the appropriation of $850,000 over the estimated maximum amount of bonds or notes to be issued therefor being the amount of said $41,000 down payment for said purposes. Section 4. The following matters are hereby determined, declared, recited and stated: (a) The said purposes described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance are not current expenses and are each a property or improvement which the County may lawfully acquire or make as general improvements, and no part of the cost thereof has been or shall be specially benefited thereby. (b) The period of usefulness of said purposes within the limitations of said Local Bond Law and according to the reasonable life thereof computed from the date of said bonds authorized by this bond ordinance, is 15 years. (c) The supplemental debt statement required by said Law has been duly made and filed in the office of the Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders and a complete executed duplicate thereof has been filed in the

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office of the Director of the Division of Local Government Services in the Department of Community Affairs in the State of New Jersey (the “Division”), and such statement shows that the gross debt of the County as defined in said Law is increased by the authorization of the bonds and notes provided for in this bond ordinance by $809,000, and the said obligations authorized by this bond ordinance will be within all debt limitations prescribed by said Law. (d) An aggregate amount not exceeding $100,000 for interest on said obligations, costs of issuing said obligations, engineering costs and other items of expense listed in and permitted under Section 40A:2-20 of said Law is included in the estimated cost of said improvements. Section 5. Any funds from time to time received by the County as contributions-in-aid of financing the improvements or purposes described in Section 3 of this ordinance shall be used for financing said improvements or purposes by application thereof either to direct payment of the cost of said improvements or purposes, or to payment or reduction of the authorization of the obligations of the County authorized therefor by this bond ordinance. Any such funds so received may, and all such funds so received which are not required for direct payment of the cost of said improvements or purposes shall, be held and applied by the County as funds applicable only to the payment of obligations of the County authorized by this bond ordinance. Section 6. The full faith and credit of the County are hereby pledged to the punctual payment of the principal of and interest on the said obligations authorized by this bond ordinance. Said obligations shall be direct, unlimited obligations of the County, and the County shall be obligated to levy ad valorem taxes upon on all of the taxable property within the County for the payment of said obligations and interest thereon without limitation of rate or amount. Section 7. The capital budget of the County of Morris is hereby amended to conform with the provisions of this ordinance to the extent of any inconsistency herewith. The resolution in the form promulgated by the Local Finance Board showing full detail of the amended capital budget and capital program as approved by the Director of the Division of Local Government Services is on file with the Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris and is available there for public inspection. Section 8. The County reasonably expects to finance the cost of the improvements described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance with the proceeds of its debt, including its bonds or notes. If the County pays such costs prior to the issuance of its debt, including bonds or notes, the County reasonably expects to reimburse such expenditures with the proceeds of its debt, including bonds or notes. The maximum principal amount of its debt, including bonds or notes, to be issued to finance the cost of the improvements described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance, including amounts to be used to reimburse the County for expenditures with respect to such costs which are paid prior to the issuance of its debt, including bonds or notes, is $809,000. Section 9. This bond ordinance shall take effect twenty (20) days after the first publication thereof after final adoption, as provided by said Local Bond Law. Director Chegwidden stated: “The Public Hearing is now open.” There were no public comments, and the Director declared the Public Hearing closed. Freeholder Mastrangelo moved that the ordinance under consideration be adopted on the second and final reading. Freeholder Cabana seconded the motion. The Clerk called and recorded the following vote: YES: Freeholders Cabana, Feyl, Grossi, Lyon, Mastrangelo, Murphy, and Director Chegwidden (7)

Freeholder Mastrangelo moved that the Clerk be authorized to publish the Ordinance in summary form and notification of its passage in the local newspaper in accordance with the law. Freeholder Cabana seconded the motion, which passed with seven YES votes. --

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(3) Director Chegwidden stated: “We will now consider for final adoption the ordinance entitled ‘BOND ORDINANCE OF THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $300,000 AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $285,000 BONDS OR NOTES OF THE COUNTY FOR ROOF REPLACEMENTS AT VARIOUS FACILITIES, BY AND FOR THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY.’” Clerk Ketchum read the following ordinance: BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS OF THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY (not less than two-thirds of all the members thereof affirmatively concurring), AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The improvements described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance are hereby respectively authorized as improvements to be made or acquired by the County of Morris, New Jersey (the “County”). For the said improvements or purposes stated in said Section 3, there is hereby appropriated the sum of $300,000, said sum being inclusive of all appropriations heretofore made therefor and including the sum of $15,000 as the down payment for said improvements or purposes required by law or more particularly described in said Section 3 and now available therefore by virtue of provision in the previously adopted budget or budgets of the County for down payments or for capital improvement purposes. Section 2. For the financing of said improvements or purposes and to meet the part of said $300,000 appropriation not provided for by application hereunder of said down payment, negotiable bonds of the County are hereby authorized to be issued in the principal amount of $285,000 pursuant to the Local Bond Law of New Jersey. In anticipation of the issuance of said bonds and to temporarily finance said improvements or purposes, negotiable notes of the County in the principal amount not exceeding $285,000 are hereby authorized to be issued pursuant to and within the limitations prescribed by said Law.

The improvements hereby authorized and the Section 3. (a) purposes for the financing of which said obligations are to be issued
are for roof replacements at various facilities maintained by the Department of Buildings and Grounds, including, but not limited to, the Morris County Courthouse and SEU Building, including all work, materials and equipment necessary therefor and incidental thereto (all as shown on and in accordance with the plans and specifications therefor on file in the office of the Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders and hereby approved). (b) The estimated maximum amount of bonds or notes to be issued for said purposes is $285,000. (c) The estimated cost of said purposes is $300,000 which amount represents the initial appropriation made by the County. The excess of the appropriation of $300,000 over the estimated maximum amount of bonds or notes to be issued therefor being the amount of said $15,000 down payment for said purposes. Section 4. The following matters are hereby determined, declared, recited and stated: (a) The said purposes described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance are not current expenses and are each a property or improvement which the County may lawfully acquire or make as general improvements, and no part of the cost thereof has been or shall be specially benefited thereby. (b) The period of usefulness of said purposes within the limitations of said Local Bond Law and according to the reasonable life thereof computed from the date of said bonds authorized by this bond ordinance, is 15 years. (c) The supplemental debt statement required by said Law has been duly made and filed in the office of the Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders and a complete executed duplicate thereof has been filed in the office of the Director of the Division of Local Government Services in the Department of Community Affairs in the State of New Jersey (the “Division”), and such statement shows that the gross debt of the County as defined in said Law is increased by the authorization of the bonds and notes provided for in this bond ordinance by $285,000, and the said obligations authorized by this bond ordinance will be within all debt limitations prescribed by said Law.

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(d) An aggregate amount not exceeding $30,000 for interest on said obligations, costs of issuing said obligations, engineering costs and other items of expense listed in and permitted under Section 40A:2-20 of said Law is included in the estimated cost of said improvements. Section 5. Any funds from time to time received by the County as contributions-in-aid of financing the improvements or purposes described in Section 3 of this ordinance shall be used for financing said improvements or purposes by application thereof either to direct payment of the cost of said improvements or purposes, or to payment or reduction of the authorization of the obligations of the County authorized therefor by this bond ordinance. Any such funds so received may, and all such funds so received which are not required for direct payment of the cost of said improvements or purposes shall, be held and applied by the County as funds applicable only to the payment of obligations of the County authorized by this bond ordinance. Section 6. The full faith and credit of the County are hereby pledged to the punctual payment of the principal of and interest on the said obligations authorized by this bond ordinance. Said obligations shall be direct, unlimited obligations of the County, and the County shall be obligated to levy ad valorem taxes upon on all of the taxable property within the County for the payment of said obligations and interest thereon without limitation of rate or amount. Section 7. The capital budget of the County of Morris is hereby amended to conform with the provisions of this ordinance to the extent of any inconsistency herewith. The resolution in the form promulgated by the Local Finance Board showing full detail of the amended capital budget and capital program as approved by the Director of the Division of Local Government Services is on file with the Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris and is available there for public inspection. Section 8. The County reasonably expects to finance the cost of the improvements described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance with the proceeds of its debt, including its bonds or notes. If the County pays such costs prior to the issuance of its debt, including bonds or notes, the County reasonably expects to reimburse such expenditures with the proceeds of its debt, including bonds or notes. The maximum principal amount of its debt, including bonds or notes, to be issued to finance the cost of the improvements described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance, including amounts to be used to reimburse the County for expenditures with respect to such costs which are paid prior to the issuance of its debt, including bonds or notes, is $285,000. Section 9. This bond ordinance shall take effect twenty (20) days after the first publication thereof after final adoption, as provided by said Local Bond Law. Director Chegwidden stated: “The Public Hearing is now open.” There were no public comments, and the Director declared the Public Hearing closed. Freeholder Mastrangelo moved that the ordinance under consideration be adopted on the second and final reading. Freeholder Cabana seconded the motion. The Clerk called and recorded the following vote: YES: Freeholders Cabana, Feyl, Grossi, Lyon, Mastrangelo, Murphy, and Director Chegwidden (7)

Freeholder Mastrangelo moved that the Clerk be authorized to publish the Ordinance in summary form and notification of its passage in the local newspaper in accordance with the law. Freeholder Cabana seconded the motion, which passed with seven YES votes.

-(4) Director Chegwidden stated: “We will now consider for final adoption the ordinance entitled ‘BOND ORDINANCE OF THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $970,000 AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $923,000 BONDS OR NOTES OF THE COUNTY FOR THE ACQUISITION OF VARIOUS

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VEHICLES AND EQUIPMENT BY THE MORRIS COUNTY PARK COMMISSION, BY AND FOR THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY.’” RECITAL WHEREAS, the provisions of the Act of the Legislature of the State of New Jersey entitled: “An Act Concerning County Parks, Playgrounds and Recreation Places and Supplementing Chapter 37 of Title 40 of the Revised Statutes,” approved May 3, 1946, constituting Chapter 276 of the Pamphlet Laws of 1946, as amended, were submitted to and approved by the voters of Morris County at the general election held therein in November, 1955; and WHEREAS, the provisions of an Act of the Legislature of the State entitled: “A Supplement to ‘An Act Concerning County Parks, Playgrounds and Recreation Places and Supplementing Chapter 37 of Title 40 of the Revised Statutes,’ approved May 3, 1946 (P.L. 1946, c.276),” constituting Chapter 121 of the Pamphlet Laws of 1978 were submitted to and approved by the voters of Morris County at the general election held therein in November, 1989; and WHEREAS, these Acts, as the same may have heretofore been amended (herein collectively called the “Park Acts”), are operative in Morris County; and WHEREAS, the Park Acts authorize the Board of Chosen Freeholders of Morris County to provide for the issuance of bonds or other obligations of Morris County, in principal amount not to exceed $25,000,000 outstanding at any one time plus the amount of any funds on hand applicable to the payment of the principal of such bonds or obligations, to provide funds for acquisition and improvement of park lands by the Morris County Park Commission; and WHEREAS, pursuant to the Park Acts, the total amount of bonds or other obligations of Morris County heretofore issued or authorized to provide funds for land acquisition and improvements by the Morris County Park Commission and not previously retired is $11,939,205.87; and WHEREAS, the Morris County Park Commission by its resolution heretofore adopted on March 26, 2012, has requested County funds for the improvement of park lands as hereinafter more specifically described, which amount will be sufficient to provide for the cost of the improvements; and WHEREAS, no bonds or notes have heretofore been authorized or issued or funds appropriated in accordance with the aforesaid resolution, and it is now necessary that funds be appropriated and bonds of the County be authorized and issued, if necessary, in order to finance the purposes described in Section 3 hereof; now, therefore ORDINANCE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS OF THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY (not less than two-thirds of all the members thereof affirmatively concurring), AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The purposes described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance are hereby authorized as a general improvement to be undertaken by the County of Morris, New Jersey (the “County”), pursuant to the Resolution of the Morris County Park Commission adopted April 26, 2011. For the purpose described in said Section 3, there is hereby appropriated the sum of $970,000, said sum being inclusive of all appropriations heretofore made therefor and including the sum of $47,000 as the down payment for said improvements or purposes required by law or more particularly described in said Section 3 and now available therefore by virtue of provision in the previously adopted budget or budgets of the County for down payments or for capital improvement purposes. Section 2. For the financing of said improvements or purposes and to meet the part of said $970,000 appropriation not provided for by application hereunder of said down payment, negotiable bonds of the County, each to be known as a “Park Bond,” are hereby authorized to be issued on behalf of the Morris County Park Commission in the principal amount of $923,000 pursuant to the Local Bond Law of New Jersey. In anticipation of the issuance of said bonds and to temporarily finance said improvements or purposes, negotiable notes of the County in the principal amount not exceeding $923,000 are hereby authorized to be issued pursuant to and within the limitations prescribed by said Law.

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Section 3. (a) The improvements hereby authorized and the purposes for the financing of which said obligations are to be issued are for the acquisition of various vehicles and equipment by the Morris County Park Commission, including, but not limited to, dump trucks with plows, a police four-wheel drive vehicle, tractors, grounds mowers, golf course turf equipment, utility vehicles, and computer equipment, including all work, materials and equipment necessary therefor and incidental thereto (all as shown on and in accordance with the plans and specifications therefore on file in the office of the Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders and hereby approved). (b) The estimated maximum amount of bonds or notes to be issued on behalf of the Morris County Park Commission for said purposes is $923,000 (C) The estimated cost of said purposes is $970,000 which amount represents the initial appropriation made by the County. The excess of the appropriation of $970,000 over the estimated maximum amount of bonds or notes to be issued therefor being the amount of said $47,000 down payment for said purposes. Section 4. The recited and stated: following matters are hereby determined, declared,

(a) The said purposes described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance are not current expenses and are each a property or improvement which the County may lawfully acquire or make as general improvements on behalf of the Morris County Park Commission, and no part of the cost thereof has been or shall be specially benefited thereby. (b) The period of usefulness of said purposes within the limitations of said Local Bond Law and according to the reasonable life thereof computed from the date of said bonds authorized by this bond ordinance, is 5 years. (C) The supplemental debt statement required by said Law has been duly made and filed in the office of the Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders and a complete executed duplicate thereof has been filed in the office of the Director of the Division of Local Government Services in the Department of Community Affairs in the State of New Jersey (the “Division”), and such statement shows that the gross debt of the County as defined in said Law is increased by the authorization of the bonds and notes provided for in this bond ordinance by $923,000, and the said obligations authorized by this bond ordinance will be within all debt limitations prescribed by said Law. (d) An aggregate amount not exceeding $5,000 for interest on said obligations, costs of issuing said obligations, engineering costs and other items of expense listed in and permitted under Section 40A:2-20 of said Law is included in the estimated cost of said improvements. Section 5. Any funds from time to time received by the County as contributions-in-aid of financing the improvements or purposes described in Section 3 of this ordinance shall be used for financing said improvements or purposes by application thereof either to direct payment of the cost of said improvements or purposes, or to payment or reduction of the authorization of the obligations of the County authorized therefore by this bond ordinance. Any such funds so received may, and all such funds so received which are not required for direct payment of the cost of said improvements or purposes shall, be held and applied by the County as funds applicable only to the payment of obligations of the County authorized by this bond ordinance. Section 6. The full faith and credit of the County are hereby pledged to the punctual payment of the principal of and interest on the said obligations authorized by this bond ordinance. Said obligations shall be direct, unlimited obligations of the County, and the County shall be obligated to levy ad valorem taxes upon all of the taxable property within the County for the payment of said obligations and interest thereon without limitation of rate or amount. Section 7. The capital budget of the County of Morris is hereby amended to conform with the provisions of this ordinance to the extent of any inconsistency herewith. The resolution in the form promulgated by the Local Finance Board showing full detail of the amended capital budget and capital program as approved by the Director of the Division of Local Government Services is on file with the Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris and is available there for public inspection. Section 8. The County reasonably expects to finance the cost of the

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improvements described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance with the proceeds of debt, including its bonds or notes. If the County pays such costs prior to the issuance of its debt, including its bonds or notes, the County reasonably expects to reimburse such expenditures with the proceeds of its debt including bonds or notes. The maximum principal amount of its debt, including bonds or notes, to be issued to finance the cost of the improvements described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance, including amounts to be used to reimburse the County for expenditures with respect to such costs which are paid prior to the issuance of its debt, including bonds or notes, is $923,000. Section 9. This bond ordinance shall take effect twenty (20) days after the first publication thereof after final adoption, as provided by said Local Bond Law. Director Chegwidden stated: “The Public Hearing is now open.” There were no public comments, and the Director declared the Public Hearing closed. Freeholder Mastrangelo moved that the ordinance under consideration be adopted on the second and final reading. Freeholder Cabana seconded the motion. The Clerk called and recorded the following vote: YES: Freeholders Cabana, Feyl, Grossi, Lyon, Mastrangelo, Murphy, and Director Chegwidden (7)

Freeholder Mastrangelo moved that the Clerk be authorized to publish the Ordinance in summary form and notification of its passage in the local newspaper in accordance with the law. Freeholder Cabana seconded the motion, which passed with seven YES votes.

-(5) Director Chegwidden stated: “We will now consider for final adoption the ordinance entitled ‘BOND ORDINANCE OF THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $1,337,130, AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $1,273,000 BONDS OR NOTES OF THE COUNTY FOR the ACQUISITION OF VARIOUS ITEMS OF COMPUTER EQUIPMENT AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION SERVICES, BY AND FOR THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY.’” Clerk Ketchum read the following ordinance: BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS OF THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY (not less than two-thirds of all the members thereof affirmatively concurring), AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The improvements described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance are hereby respectively authorized as improvements to be made or acquired by the County of Morris, New Jersey (the “County”). For the said improvements or purposes stated in said Section 3, there is hereby appropriated the sum of $1,337,130, said sum being inclusive of all appropriations heretofore made therefor and including the sum of $64,130 as the down payment for said improvements or purposes required by law or more particularly described in said Section 3 and now available therefore by virtue of provision in the previously adopted budget or budgets of the County for down payments or for capital improvement purposes. Section 2. For the financing of said improvements or purposes and to meet the part of said $1,337,130 appropriation not provided for by application hereunder of said down payment, negotiable bonds of the County are hereby authorized to be issued in the principal amount of $1,273,000 pursuant to the Local Bond Law of New Jersey. In anticipation of the issuance of said bonds and to temporarily finance said improvements or purposes,
negotiable notes of the County in the principal amount not exceeding $1,273,000 are hereby authorized to be issued pursuant to and within the limitations prescribed by said Law.

Section 3. (a) The improvements hereby authorized and the purposes for the financing of which said obligations are to be issued are for the acquisition of new and replacement information technology systems, hardware, software, network hardware, and services for the Department of Information Services, including all work, materials and equipment necessary therefor and

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incidental thereto (all as shown on and in accordance with the plans and specifications therefor on file in the office of the Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders and hereby approved). (b) The estimated maximum amount of bonds or notes to be issued for said purposes is $1,273,000. (c) The estimated cost of said purposes is $1,337,130 which amount represents the initial appropriation made by the County. The excess of the appropriation of $1,337,130 over the estimated maximum amount of bonds or notes to be issued therefor being the amount of said $64,130 down payment for said purposes. Section 4. The following matters are hereby determined, declared, recited and stated: (a) The said purposes described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance are not current expenses and are each a property or improvement which the County may lawfully acquire or make as general improvements, and no part of the cost thereof has been or shall be specially benefited thereby. (b) The period of usefulness of said purposes within the limitations of said Local Bond Law and according to the reasonable life thereof computed from the date of said bonds authorized by this bond ordinance, is 6.25 years. (c) The supplemental debt statement required by said Law has been duly made and filed in the office of the Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders and a complete executed duplicate thereof has been filed in the office of the Director of the Division of Local Government Services in the Department of Community Affairs in the State of New Jersey (the “Division”), and such statement shows that the gross debt of the County as defined in said Law is increased by the authorization of the bonds and notes provided for in this bond ordinance by $1,273,000, and the said obligations authorized by this bond ordinance will be within all debt limitations prescribed by said Law. (d) An aggregate amount not exceeding $50,000 for interest on said obligations, costs of issuing said obligations, engineering costs and other items of expense listed in and permitted under Section 40A:2-20 of said Law is included in the estimated cost of said improvements. Section 5. Any funds from time to time received by the County as contributions-in-aid of financing the improvements or purposes described in Section 3 of this ordinance shall be used for financing said improvements or purposes by application thereof either to direct payment of the cost of said improvements or purposes, or to payment or reduction of the authorization of the obligations of the County authorized therefor by this bond ordinance. Any such funds so received may, and all such funds so received which are not required for direct payment of the cost of said improvements or purposes shall, be held and applied by the County as funds applicable only to the payment of obligations of the County authorized by this bond ordinance. Section 6. The full faith and credit of the County are hereby pledged to the punctual payment of the principal of and interest on the said obligations authorized by this bond ordinance. Said obligations shall be direct, unlimited obligations of the County, and the County shall be obligated to levy ad valorem taxes upon on all of the taxable property within the County for the payment of said obligations and interest thereon without limitation of rate or amount. Section 7. The capital budget of the County of Morris is hereby amended to conform with the provisions of this ordinance to the extent of any inconsistency herewith. The resolution in the form promulgated by the Local Finance Board showing full detail of the amended capital budget and capital program as approved by the Director of the Division of Local Government Services is on file with the Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris and is available there for public inspection. Section 8. The County reasonably expects to finance the cost of the improvements described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance with the proceeds of its debt, including its bonds or notes. If the County pays such costs prior to the issuance of its debt, including bonds or notes, the County reasonably expects to reimburse such expenditures with the proceeds of its debt, including bonds or notes. The maximum principal amount of its debt, including bonds or notes, to be issued to finance the cost of the improvements described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance, including amounts to be used to reimburse the County for expenditures with respect to such

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costs which are paid prior to the issuance of its debt, including bonds or notes, is $1,273,000. Section 9. This bond ordinance shall take effect twenty (20) days after the first publication thereof after final adoption, as provided by said Local Bond Law. Director Chegwidden stated: “The Public Hearing is now open.” There were no public comments, and the Director declared the Public Hearing closed. Freeholder Mastrangelo moved that the ordinance under consideration be adopted on the second and final reading. Freeholder Cabana seconded the motion. The Clerk called and recorded the following vote: YES: Freeholders Cabana, Feyl, Grossi, Lyon, Mastrangelo, Murphy, and Director Chegwidden (7)

Freeholder Mastrangelo moved that the Clerk be authorized to publish the Ordinance in summary form and notification of its passage in the local newspaper in accordance with the law. Freeholder Cabana seconded the motion, which passed with seven YES votes. -(6) Director Chegwidden stated: “We will now consider for final adoption the ordinance entitled ‘BOND ORDINANCE OF THE COUNTY OF MORRIS NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $585,000 AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $557,000 BONDS OR NOTES OF THE COUNTY FOR VARIOUS HEALTH AND LIFE SAFETY UPGRADES AT MORRIS VIEW HEALTHCARE CENTER, BY AND FOR THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY.’” Clerk Ketchum read the following ordinance: BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS OF THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY (not less than two-thirds of all the members thereof affirmatively concurring), AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The improvements described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance are hereby respectively authorized as improvements to be made or acquired by the County of Morris, New Jersey (the “County”). For the said improvements or purposes stated in said Section 3, there is hereby appropriated the sum of $585,000, said sum being inclusive of all appropriations heretofore made therefor and including the sum of $28,000 as the down payment for said improvements or purposes required by law or more particularly described in said Section 3 and now available therefore by virtue of provision in the previously adopted budget or budgets of the County for down payments or for capital improvement purposes. Section 2. For the financing of said improvements or purposes and to meet the part of said $585,000 appropriation not provided for by application hereunder of said down payment, negotiable bonds of the County are hereby authorized to be issued in the principal amount of $557,000 pursuant to the Local Bond Law of New Jersey. In anticipation of the issuance of said bonds and to temporarily finance said improvements or purposes, negotiable notes of the County in the principal amount not exceeding $557,000 are hereby authorized to be issued pursuant to and within the limitations prescribed by said Law. Section 3. (a) The improvements hereby authorized and the purposes for the financing of which said obligations are to be issued are for various health and life safety upgrades to the Morris View Healthcare Center, including, but not limited to, replacement of the existing cooling tower, replacement of five nursing unit nurse call bell systems, replacement of air handler #1, cosmetic refurbishment of elevators #1, 2, 3, and 4, and replacement of auto-opening doors, including all work, materials and equipment necessary therefor and incidental thereto (all as shown on and in accordance with the plans and specifications therefor on file in the office of the Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders and hereby approved). (b) The estimated maximum amount of bonds or notes to be issued for said purposes is $557,000.

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(c) The estimated cost of said purposes is $585,000 which amount represents the initial appropriation made by the County. The excess of the appropriation of $585,000 over the estimated maximum amount of bonds or notes to be issued therefor being the amount of said $28,000 down payment for said purposes. Section 4. The following matters are hereby determined, declared, recited and stated: (a) The said purposes described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance are not current expenses and are each a property or improvement which the County may lawfully acquire or make as general improvements, and no part of the cost thereof has been or shall be specially benefited thereby. (b) The period of usefulness of said purposes within the limitations of said Local Bond Law and according to the reasonable life thereof computed from the date of said bonds authorized by this bond ordinance, is 15 years. (c) The supplemental debt statement required by said Law has been duly made and filed in the office of the Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders and a complete executed duplicate thereof has been filed in the office of the Director of the Division of Local Government Services in the Department of Community Affairs in the State of New Jersey (the “Division”), and such statement shows that the gross debt of the County as defined in said Law is increased by the authorization of the bonds and notes provided for in this bond ordinance by $557,000, and the said obligations authorized by this bond ordinance will be within all debt limitations prescribed by said Law. (d) An aggregate amount not exceeding $50,000 for interest on said obligations, costs of issuing said obligations, engineering costs and other items of expense listed in and permitted under Section 40A:2-20 of said Law is included in the estimated cost of said improvements. Section 5. Any funds from time to time received by the County as contributions-in-aid of financing the improvements or purposes described in Section 3 of this ordinance shall be used for financing said improvements or purposes by application thereof either to direct payment of the cost of said improvements or purposes, or to payment or reduction of the authorization of the obligations of the County authorized therefor by this bond ordinance. Any such funds so received may, and all such funds so received which are not required for direct payment of the cost of said improvements or purposes shall, be held and applied by the County as funds applicable only to the payment of obligations of the County authorized by this bond ordinance. Section 6. The full faith and credit of the County are hereby pledged to the punctual payment of the principal of and interest on the said obligations authorized by this bond ordinance. Said obligations shall be direct, unlimited obligations of the County, and the County shall be obligated to levy ad valorem taxes upon on all of the taxable property within the County for the payment of said obligations and interest thereon without limitation of rate or amount. Section 7. The capital budget of the County of Morris is hereby amended to conform with the provisions of this ordinance to the extent of any inconsistency herewith. The resolution in the form promulgated by the Local Finance Board showing full detail of the amended capital budget and capital program as approved by the Director of the Division of Local Government Services is on file with the Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris and is available there for public inspection. Section 8. The County reasonably expects to finance the cost of the improvements described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance with the proceeds of its debt, including its bonds or notes. If the County pays such costs prior to the issuance of its debt, including bonds or notes, the County reasonably expects to reimburse such expenditures with the proceeds of its debt, including bonds or notes. The maximum principal amount of its debt, including bonds or notes, to be issued to finance the cost of the improvements described in Section 3 of this bond ordinance, including amounts to be used to reimburse the County for expenditures with respect to such costs which are paid prior to the issuance of its debt, including bonds or notes, is $557,000. Section 9. This bond ordinance shall take effect twenty (20) days after the first publication thereof after final adoption, as provided by said Local Bond Law.

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Director Chegwidden stated: “The Public Hearing is now open.” There were no public comments, and the Director declared the Public Hearing closed. Freeholder Mastrangelo moved that the ordinance under consideration be adopted on the second and final reading. Freeholder Cabana seconded the motion. The Clerk called and recorded the following vote: YES: Freeholders Cabana, Feyl, Grossi, Lyon, Mastrangelo, Murphy, and Director Chegwidden (7)

Freeholder Mastrangelo moved that the Clerk be authorized to publish the Ordinance in summary form and notification of its passage in the local newspaper in accordance with the law. Freeholder Cabana seconded the motion, which passed with seven YES votes.

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Freeholder Cabana presented the following resolutions: (1) WHEREAS, a contract was awarded for labor rates for HVAC repairs; and WHEREAS, it has been determined that it is necessary to increase said contract to reflect the need for additional repair services at various County buildings; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris in the State of New Jersey that, pursuant to Local Public Contracts Regulations, contract modification as detailed on “Contract Change Order Request” No. 1-36635 is hereby approved as follows: 1. Vendor: Binsky & Snyder Services 281 Centennial Avenue Piscataway, NJ 08854 Labor Rates/HVAC Repairs $ 24,000.00 $109,000.00

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Item: Increase in Cost: New Contract Total:

The necessary amended Certificate of Availability of Funds has been provided by the Treasurer and said amended Certificate indicates the availability of funds is as listed in Account #01-201-26-310100-264 ($11,500.00) and #04-216-55-953162-951 ($12,500.00) and said accounts shall be charged. The Director of the Board of Chosen Freeholders is hereby authorized to execute said contract modification. This resolution shall take effect immediately. --

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(2) WHEREAS, a contract was awarded on November 9, 2011 for provision of professional actuarial services relative to post employment benefits other than pensions for inclusion in the County 2011 audits, for $21,000.00 to Aon Consulting; and, WHEREAS, it has become necessary to amend the aforesaid agreement by increasing the contract amount by $9,000.00 to cover an included option for a Roll Forward liability and Expense Calculation for the fiscal year ending 2012; and, WHEREAS, it is necessary to extend the term of the agreement to June 30, 2013; and, WHEREAS, Aon Consulting has agreed to perform the service; and,

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WHEREAS, the Local Public Contracts law {N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5 (1) (a) (i) } requires that the resolution authorizing the award of contract for “Professional Services” without competitive bidding and the contract itself must be available for public inspection; NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris in the State of New Jersey as follows: 1. The amendment to the agreement between the County of Morris and Aon Consulting, 400 Atrium Drive, 5th Floor, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, increasing the amount and extending the term as set forth above, a copy of which is on file in the Office of the County Purchasing Agent and made a part hereof by reference is hereby approved and entered into by this Board. The Director of the Board of chosen Freeholders is hereby authorized to sign and execute this amendment, conditioned upon the contractor’s compliance with the requirements set forth in paragraph 4 below. The Treasurer is hereby authorized to issue a new Certificate of Availability of Funds reflecting the increase in the amount of the aforesaid agreement of $9,000.00, charging account number 01-201-23220100-909 for the said increase. This contract is awarded pursuant to a fair and open process in compliance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.1, et seq. An official notice of this action shall be published in accordance with the law. -(3) WHEREAS, on February 27, 2012, the Morris County Sheriff received a notice of award of $14,600.00 under the 2011 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program (2011-CD-BX-00400) Subgrant #11-PC-J000-04 from the New Jersey Division of State Police; and, WHEREAS, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office submitted a sub grant award for the above Funds on March 9, 2012; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris in the State of New Jersey that the Director of the Department of Finance and County Treasurer is hereby authorized to accept the aforesaid funds, crediting the appropriate account. -(4) WHEREAS, on January 25, 2012 in accordance with resolution #19, the Board of Chosen freeholders entered into a grant agreement in the amount of $2,000,000 with the Township of Jefferson for a project entitled “Hunter’s Glenn;” and WHEREAS, this significant property in the Highlands Preservation Area represents a valuable opportunity to preserve the ecological integrity of the Rockaway River Wildlife Management Area and will be jointly owned by the Township of Jefferson and State of New Jersey; and WHEREAS, it has been proposed to use $1,940,000 of New Jersey’s Highlands conservation Act (HCA) funding awarded in 2010 towards the Hunter’s Glenn project; and WHEREAS, the HCA funding will amend the overall project financing and acreage to be retained by each agency; and WHEREAS. the State of New Jersey will own approximately 647 acres with the remaining approximately 190 acres to the Township of Jefferson; and WHEREAS, the new proposal will reduce the Township of Jefferson’s Trust Fund grant award from $2,000,000 to $800,000; and WHEREAS, the Open Space Trust Fund Committee recommend this action at their meeting on March 22, 2012.

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NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris in the State of new Jersey as follows: 1. The grant agreement dated January 25, 2012 to the Township of Jefferson is hereby amended to revise the acreage to be retained by the Township of Jefferson and the amended grant award. Schedule B of the grant agreement will be amended to reflect the aforementioned changes. The Treasurer shall re-issue Certificate of Availability of Funds #1211-1 for $800,000 and credit the Open Space Trust Fund Account #1329056-580552-888 the remaining $1,200,000, all in accordance with this resolution. This resolution shall take effect immediately. -(5) WHEREAS, the County of Morris established the Open Space, Farmland and Historic Preservation Trust Fund (“Trust Fund”); and WHEREAS, official Rules and Regulations for the administration of the Trust Fund were last adopted by the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders on May 26, 2010 and are amended as necessary; and WHEREAS, based upon the recommendation of the Open Space Trust Fund Committee (“Committee”), it is the intention of the Board of Chosen Freeholders to amend the acquisition procedures to impose conditions for applicants to be eligible for a second grant extension. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders as follows: 1. Section 3.3.6 Acquisition Procedures of the official Rules & Regulations Trust Fund, shall be amended to read as follows: Applicants approved for funding shall have fifteen (15) months to acquire the property. The timeframe will commence on January 1st of the following calendar year. Additionally, all approved applicants can obtain up to two grant extensions if it is shown that there are challenging circumstances which inhibit a project’s acquisition within the initial 15-month deadline. The first grant extension shall extend for six (6) months from the expiration of the initial 15-month deadline. Applicants shall have a fully executed contract by the expiration date of the first grant extension to be eligible for a second grant extension. The Open Space Trust Fund Committee shall have the ability to grant a second grant extension without a fully executed contract, upon showing of good cause (e.g., delays in obtaining NJDEP permits). An updated appraisal may be required as a condition of a second grant extension. The change in requirements for granting a second grant extension shall apply to all grants awarded in 2012 and all subsequent funding rounds. The second grant extension for eligible applicants shall extend from the expiration of the first grant extension to the date of the application deadline for the next year’s funding round. The change in the expiration date of the second grant extension shall apply to all grants awarded in 2008, 2009 and all subsequent funding rounds. Example for a grant awarded in 2009:

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April 1, 2011 October 1, 2011 Open space application deadline in June 2012

If the applicant fails to complete the project within the aforementioned timeframes, the applicant shall forfeit the grant and may re-apply in the next funding round. Under no circumstances shall this guarantee the project would again be awarded a grant. Applicants approved for funding shall have 90 days from December 1 to return the executed grant agreement to the county. Failure to return the executed grant agreement to the county within this time frame shall result in the forfeiture of the grant award. 2. All other official Rules and Regulations for the administration of the Open Space, Farmland and Historic Preservation Trust Fund not Inconsistent herewith shall remain in full force and effect.

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3. These changes shall take effect immediately. -(6) WHEREAS, a contract was awarded on October 12, 2011 for guiderail installation throughout Morris County; and WHEREAS, it has been determined that it is necessary to decrease said contract to comply with “as built” quantities; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris in the State of New Jersey that, pursuant to Local Public Contracts Regulations, contract modification as detailed on “Contract Change Order Request” No. 1-45141 is hereby approved as follows: 1. Vendor: Road Safety Systems LLC 1 Linda Lane, Suite D PO Box 2390 Vincentown, NJ 08088 To comply with “as built” quantities $ -6,570.17 $307,411.83

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The necessary amended Certificate of Availability of Funds has been provided by the Treasurer and said amended Certificate indicates the availability of funds is as listed in Account #04-216-55-953165951 and said account shall be charged. The Director of the Board of Chosen Freeholders is hereby authorized to execute said contract modification. This resolution shall take effect immediately. --

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(7) RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE INSERTION OF ANY SPECIAL ITEM OF REVENUE IN THE BUDGET OF ANY COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:4-87 (CHAPTER 159, P.L. 1948) WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 40A:4-87 provides that the Director of the Division of Local Government Services may approve the insertion of any special item of revenue in the budget of any county or municipality when such item shall have been made available by law and the amount thereof was not determined at the time of the adoption of the budget, and WHEREAS, said Director may also approve the insertion of an item of appropriation for equal amount, WHEREAS, the Treasurer certifies that the County of Morris has realized or is in receipt of written notification of the state or federal monies cited in this resolution, which meets all statutory requirements and will be included in the 2012 county budget, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Chosen Freeholders hereby requests the Director of the Division of Local Government Services to approve the insertion of an item of revenue and appropriation in the budget of the year 2012 as referenced below: New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development Amount: $11,764.00 Appropriation Title: Business Development Interdepartmental Funds Amount: $11,764.00 Local Match – Source: Amount:____________ Revenue Title:

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that pursuant to N.J.S.A 40A:4-87 this resolution has been duly adopted by the governing body of the County of Morris and that one (1) certified copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Division of Local Government Services.

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-(8) RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE INSERTION OF ANY SPECIAL ITEM OF REVENUE IN THE BUDGET OF ANY COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:4-87 (CHAPTER 159, P.L. 1948) WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 40A:4-87 provides that the Director of the Division of Local Government Services may approve the insertion of any special item of revenue in the budget of any county or municipality when such item shall have been made available by law and the amount thereof was not determined at the time of the adoption of the budget, and WHEREAS, said Director may also approve the insertion of an item of appropriation for equal amount, WHEREAS, the Treasurer certifies that the County of Morris has realized or is in receipt of written notification of the state or federal monies cited in this resolution, which meets all statutory requirements and will be included in the 2012 county budget, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Chosen Freeholders hereby requests the Director of the Division of Local Government Services to approve the insertion of an item of revenue and appropriation in the budget of the year 2012 as referenced below: New Jersey Dept. of Law and Public Safety Amount: $14,600.00 Appropriation Title: FY11 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant Amount: $14,600.00 Local Match – Source: Amount:____________ Revenue Title:

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that pursuant to N.J.S.A 40A:4-87 this resolution has been duly adopted by the governing body of the County of Morris and that one (1) certified copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Division of Local Government Services. -(9) RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE INSERTION OF ANY SPECIAL ITEM OF REVENUE IN THE BUDGET OF ANY COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:4-87 (CHAPTER 159, P.L. 1948) WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 40A:4-87 provides that the Director of the Division of Local Government Services may approve the insertion of any special item of revenue in the budget of any county or municipality when such item shall have been made available by law and the amount thereof was not determined at the time of the adoption of the budget, and WHEREAS, said Director may also approve the insertion of an item of appropriation for equal amount, WHEREAS, the Treasurer certifies that the County of Morris has realized or is in receipt of written notification of the state or federal monies cited in this resolution, which meets all statutory requirements and will be included in the 2012 county budget, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Chosen Freeholders hereby requests the Director of the Division of Local Government Services to approve the insertion of an item of revenue and appropriation in the budget of the year 2012 as referenced below: New Jersey Dept. of Law and Public Safety Amount: Appropriation Title: State Community Partnership Grant Amount: Local Match – Source Amount: Revenue Title:

$507,924.00 $507,924.00 __________

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:4-87 this resolution has been duly adopted by the governing body of the

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County of Morris and that one (1) certified copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Division of Local Government Services. -(10) RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE INSERTION OF ANY SPECIAL ITEM OF REVENUE IN THE BUDGET OF ANY COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:4-87 (CHAPTER 159, P.L. 1948) WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 40A:4-87 provides that the Director of the Division of Local Government Services may approve the insertion of any special item of revenue in the budget of any county or municipality when such item shall have been made available by law and the amount thereof was not determined at the time of the adoption of the budget, and WHEREAS, said Director may also approve the insertion of an item of appropriation for equal amount, WHEREAS, the Treasurer certifies that the County of Morris has realized or is in receipt of written notification of the state or federal monies cited in this resolution, which meets all statutory requirements and will be included in the 2012 county budget, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Chosen Freeholders hereby requests the Director of the Division of Local Government Services to approve the insertion of an item of revenue and appropriation in the budget of the year 2012 as referenced below: New Jersey Dept. of Law and Public Safety Amount: Appropriation Title: Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Amount: Local Match -Source Amount: Revenue Title:

$21,967.00 $21,967.00 __________

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that pursuant to N.J.S.A 40A:4-87 this resolution has been duly adopted by the governing body of the County of Morris and that one (1) certified copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Division of Local Government Services. -(11) BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris in the State of New jersey that the Director of Finance & County Treasurer is hereby authorized to reclassify the following payments as follows:
CHECK# DATE PAYEE AMOUNT FROM 336008 06/08/11 Rutgers, the $4,995.00 02-213-41-742135-391 (partial) State University 336529 06/22/11 Rutgers, the $4,995.00 02-213-41-742135-391 (partial) State University 345029 02/08/11 John Patten (partial) 346987 03/14/12 (partial) 335158 $ 57.62 02-213-41-741025-392 TO 02-213-41-742010-391

02-213-41-742010-391

02-213-41-742010-391

Staples $429.36 01-203-30-160100-058 01-201-20-160100-058 Business Advantage 05/25/11 Associates by $1,600.00 02-213-41-741160-392 02-213-41-742150-391 Creative Design 05/25/11 NY Wired for Education $6,746.93 02-213-41-741160-392 02-213-41-742150-391

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WHEREAS, the County Treasurer has been advised that the following checks have been lost and payment has been stopped on same, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the County Treasurer is hereby authorized to reissue the same.

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CHECK# DATE 345166 02/08/12 AMOUNT $ 799.60 PAYEE ACCOUNT BANK Bank of America

PC Horizon Centralized Computer Disbursement Training Center Patricia Geppert Centralized Disbursement

345988 02/22/12

$1,156.80

Bank of America

-(13) WHEREAS, the County Treasurer has been advised that the following checks are no longer needed and have been voided, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the County Treasurer is hereby authorized to redeposit the following checks. CHECK# 346857 DATE 03/14/12 AMOUNT $12.50 PAYEE NJ Turnpike Authority Postmaster ACCOUNT BANK

Centralized Bank of Disbursement America Centralized Bank of Disbursement America Centralized Bank of Disbursement America

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(14) WHEREAS, the County of Morris has a PCARD program with Bank of America and WHEREAS, transactions were processed through the program during the month of March 2012, as per the attached documentation. NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that authorization is hereby given to the Treasurers office to process payment to Bank of America by the due date of 4/24/2012 in the total amount of $309.99. -(15) WHEREAS, that New Jersey Natural Gas Co./Gray Supply, 1415 Wyckoff Road, Wall, N.J. 07719 will be installing a 12” gas main from Berkshire Valley Road in Roxbury Township. WHEREAS, to accomplish this work safely and efficiently a portion of Berkshire Valley Road will be closed between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on April 16, thru May 16, 2012; and WHEREAS, an acceptable traffic detour has been approved by Roxbury Township Police Department. Description as follows: Work area on Berkshire Valley Road, Roxbury Township The road will be closed from Berkshire Valley Road between Dell Avenue and Route 46 the detour will be from Dell Avenue to Route 46. Access for resident and emergency vehicles will be maintained at all times and the roadway will be re-opened in the evening. NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris in the State of New Jersey that Berkshire Valley Road between Dell Avenue and Route 46 will be closed to all traffic, except for one lane for emergency vehicles (police, fire, ambulances and local residents) in the Township Roxbury from 8:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m. on April 16, through May 16, 2012 is hereby approved.

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This resolution shall become effective immediately and a copy shall be forwarded to the Township of Roxbury police Department. Also a copy shall be submitted to the Township of Roxbury Engineering Department. --

(16) RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE INSERTION OF ANY SPECIAL ITEM OF REVENUE IN THE BUDGET OF ANY COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:4-87 (CHAPTER 159, P.L. 1948) WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 40A:4-87 provides that the Director of the Division of Local Government Services may approve the insertion of any special item of revenue in the budget of any county or municipality when such item shall have been made available by law and the amount thereof was not determined at the time of the adoption of the budget, and WHEREAS, said Director may also approve the insertion of an item of appropriation for equal amount, WHEREAS, the Treasurer certifies that the County of Morris has realized or is in receipt of written notification of the state or federal monies cited in this resolution, which meets all statutory requirements and will be included in the 2012 county budget, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Chosen Freeholders hereby requests the Director of the Division of Local Government Services to approve the insertion of an item of revenue and appropriation in the budget of the year 2012 as referenced below: New Jersey Department of Transportation Amount: Appropriation Title: MAPS Section 5310 Amount: Local Match – Source:_______________________________Amount: Revenue Title:

$50,000.00 $50,000.00 $__________

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that pursuant to N.J.S.A 40A:4-87 this resolution has been duly adopted by the governing body of the County of Morris and that one (1) certified copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Division of Local Government Services. -(17) The governing body of the County of Morris desires to further the public interest by obtaining a grant from the State of New Jersey in the amount of approximately $145,000 to fund the following project: The Morris County Wastewater Management Plan Septic Management Program Therefore, the governing body resolves that Freeholder William J. Chegwidden or the successor to the office of Freeholder Director is authorized to make application for such a grant, (b)if awarded, to execute a grant agreement with the State for a grant in an amount not less than $45,000 and not more than $45,000, and (c) to execute { } any amendments thereto {x} any amendments thereto which do not increase the Grantee’s obligations. * The Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris authorizes and hereby agrees to match $ 0 of the Total project Amount, in compliance with the match requirements of the agreement. The availability of the match for such purposes, whether cash, services or property, is hereby certified. $0 of the match will be made up of in-kind services (if allowed by grant program requirements and the agreement)*. The Grantee agrees to comply with all applicable federal, State, and municipal laws, rules and regulations in its performance pursuant to the agreement. -(18)

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Whereas, the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris by resolution #16 adopted August 25th, 2010, renewed a contract to Haig Services Corporation, of Green Brook, New Jersey, for the provision of Fire Alarm Maintenance & Inspections – Unanticipated Repairs for Morris County; And Whereas, said resolution incorrectly stated the amount of award of contract as $50,000 for two years, the correct term should have read as $100,000.00 for two years, from 2010 through 2012, at $50,000.00 per year to Account 70-201-23-212100-223; Now Therefore, Be It Resolved that the resolution and Certificate of Availability of Funds be amended to evidence said correction. This resolution shall take effect immediately. -(19) Whereas, the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris by resolution #15 adopted August 25th, 2010, renewed a contract to Haig Services Corporation, of Green Brook, New Jersey, for the provision of Fire Alarm Maintenance & Inspections for Morris County; And Whereas, said resolution incorrectly stated the amount of award of contract as $43,100.00 for two years, the correct term should have read as $86,200.00 for two years, from 2010 through 2012, at $43,100.00 per year to Account 70-201-23-212100-084; Now Therefore, Be It Resolved that the resolution and Certificate of Availability of Funds be amended to evidence said correction. This resolution shall take effect immediately. --

(20) 1. In accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-15, a contract is hereby awarded, for the provision of maintenance of proprietary computer software to the Public Safety Training Academy, to: FATS Inc. 7340 McGinnis Ferry Road Suwannee (Atlanta) GA 30024-1247 Term: January 1st, 2012 thru December 31st, 2012 Amount: $3,800.00 Budget Line item: 01-201-29-407100-044 Using Department: Public Safety Training Academy 2. The Treasurer is hereby authorized to issue a Certificate of Availability of Funds The Purchasing Agent is hereby authorized to execute said contract as prepared by County Counsel. This resolution shall take effect immediately. -(21) WHEREAS, the County of Morris is under contract with the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority to participate in the Subregional Transportation Planning Program; and WHEREAS, said contract requires the County of Morris to update the Capital Transportation Program of projects for which federal or state assistance may be requested; and WHEREAS, projects listed in this program have been proposed by the County, Municipalities within the County, and the State through a cooperative effort; and WHEREAS, endorsement of the Capital Transportation Program does not constitute an authority to spend or require approval of higher authority,

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merely outlines future capital improvement needs for an orderly appraisal of fiscal policy; and WHEREAS, the Capital Transportation Program can be amended by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris, anytime; and NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris in the State of New Jersey as follows: 1. The Capital Transportation Program for the State Fiscal Year 2012 is hereby endorsed by the Board of Chosen Freeholders and is on file at the Morris County Division of Transportation Management Office and made a part hereof by reference. The Director of the Board of Chosen Freeholders is hereby authorized to sign and Execute the Application and Agreement for State Aid to Counties and Municipalities for the State Fiscal Year 2012 with the New Jersey Department of Transportation, a copy of which is on file in the Office of the Transportation Management and made a part hereof by reference. This resolution shall take effect immediately. -(22) BE IT RESOLVED as follows: 1. The County of Morris wishes to purchase goods and services from the following authorized vendors under the State of New Jersey Cooperative Purchasing Program 1-NJCP, in accordance with Local Public Contract Laws, N.J.S.A 40A:11-11 and N.J.S.A40A: 11-12. Garden State Highway 1740 E Oak Road Vineland NJ 08361 Co-op#28 01-203-26-290100-238 $30,221.62 01-201-26-290100-238$ 3,059.00 Apple Inc. 12545 Riata Vista Austin TX 78727 04-216-55-962182-955 $5,467.35 04-216-55-962231-955 $2,611.65 Konica Minolta 100 William Drive Ramsey NJ 07446 NJSC#A68057 Base Power Services 8 Ellen Drive Rockaway NJ 07866 NJSC#A70256-WSCA Municipal Emergency Services P O Box 656 Southbury CT 06488 NJSC#A80966 D &B Auto Supply 320 Lincoln Blvd Middlesex NJ 08846 CC-48-10 Road Division Split Accounts: Amount: $33,280.62

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ITD Split Accounts; Amount: $8,079.00

County Clerks 01-201-20-121110-058 Amount: $6,450.00

Law & Public Safety 01-201-25-252105-258 Amount: $5,680.00

Law & Public Safety 02-213-41-784230-391 Amount: $6,602.70

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(23) Whereas, the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris, by resolution #23 adopted April 27, 2011, awarded a contract to EnduraCare Therapy Management Inc., to provide Professional Physical, Occupational

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and Speech Therapy Services to the residents of the Morris View Healthcare Center, located at 540 West Hanover Avenue, Morris Plains, New Jersey; and Whereas, effective February 1, 2012 said Company has been merged with Select Rehabilitation and operated under the new name, in accordance with letters from both dated March 28, 2012, copies of which are on file at the Morris County Purchasing Division and are made a part hereof by reference, Now Therefore, Be It Resolved, by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris in the State of New Jersey is hereby authorized to issue an amended Certificate of Availability of Funds #’s 35835 & 51366 relative to the accounts #s: 01-201-27-350140-036 (Physical), 01-201-27350140-194 (Occupational), and 01-201-27-350140-199 (Speech) reflecting said change. This resolution shall take effect immediately. -(24) BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris in the State of New Jersey that Ann Grossi is hereby appointed to the Board of Directors of the Picatinny Technology Innovation Center to serve at the pleasure of the Board, without salary. -(25) WHEREAS, on February 23, 2011, a contract was entered into with EI Associates, Architects and Engineers, PA for engineering services related to energy upgrades at the Morris County Courthouse for $48,800.00 for the period of 180 calendar days; and, WHEREAS, the aforesaid document was previously amended by increasing the dollar amount by $2,900.00 to a new total of $51,700.00; and, WHEREAS, it has again become necessary to amend the aforesaid contract by increasing the dollar amount by $8,300.00 to a new total of $60,000.00 and by extending the term of the agreement to June 30, 2012; and, WHEREAS, EI Associates, Architects and Engineers, PA has agreed to perform the service; and, WHEREAS, the Local Public Contracts Law {N.J.S.A. 40A: 11-5 (1) (a) (i) requires that the award of contract for ‘Professional Services” without competitive bidding, and the contract itself, must be available for public inspection; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris in the State of New Jersey as follows; 1. The agreement between the County of Morris and EI Associates, Architects and Engineers, PA, 8 Ridgedale Avenue, Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927, is amended by increasing the amount and extending the term as set forth above, a copy of which is on file in the Office of the County Purchasing Agent and made apart hereof by reference, is hereby approved and entered into by this Board. The Director of the Board of Chosen Freeholders is hereby authorized to sign and execute this amendment, conditioned upon the contractor’s compliance with the requirements set forth in paragraph 4 below. The Treasurer is hereby authorized to issue an amended Certificate of Availability of Funds #32330, reflecting the increase in the amount of the aforesaid agreement to $60,000.00, and charging account number 04-216-55-953162-909 for $4,300.00 of the above increase and account number 04-216-55-953205-909 for $4,000.00 of the above increase. This contract is awarded pursuant to a fair and open process in compliance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.1, et seq. An official notice of this action shall be published in accordance

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with the law. -(26) BE IT RESOLVED as follows: With respect to recent bidding for the Phase 2 Rehabilitation of Central Avenue Complex, a contract is hereby awarded to the lowest most responsible bidder as follows: J.G. Drywall, LLC 303 Molnar Drive Suite 101 Elmwood, Park, NJ 07407 Vendor#: 11325 Total Amount: $4,656,000.00 Line Item#: 04-216-55-953105-951 04-216-55-953221-951 04-216-55-953087-951 04-216-55-953259-951

$ 310,000.00 $ 350,000.00 $ 613,551.44 $3,382,448.56

Using Agency: Engineering Terms: Phase 1 completion by December 15th, 2012 Phase 2 completion by February 15th, 2013. 1. The Treasurer is hereby authorized to issue a Certificate of Availability of Funds. The Purchasing Agent is hereby authorized to execute said contract as prepared by County Counsel. The contract is awarded pursuant to a fair and open process in compliance with N.J.S.A. 19:44a-20.1 et. seq. This resolution shall take effect immediately. -(27) BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris in the State of New Jersey as follows: 1. The Memorandum of Agreement between the County of Morris and Morris County Sheriff Civilian Employees Association, dated April 11, 2012 is hereby approved and accepted. The Director of the Board of Chosen Freeholders is hereby authorized to sign and execute a Bargaining Agreement between the County of Morris and Morris County Sheriff Civilian Employees Association, in accordance with the aforesaid Memorandum of Agreement. -(28) RESOLUTION SUPPORTING A-2717 EXTENDING THE TIME PERIOD FOR MUNICIPALITIES TO COMMIT TO EXPEND COLLECTED DEVELOPMENT FEES AND PAYMENTSIN-LIEU OF CONSTRUCTING AFFORDABLE UNITS WHEREAS, P.L. 2008, c. 46 established a four-year timetable for municipal housing trust dollars to be “committed for expenditure, or risk forfeiture to the State,” and WHEREAS, the 2008 Act did not define the term “committed for expenditure” and deferred to the Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) to promulgate regulations as to the requirements to be met for “committed” as well as a timetable for expenditures; and WHEREAS, neither COAH nor the Department of Community Affairs has adopted, nor purposed, the regulations pursuant PL 2008, c.46; and WHEREAS, hundreds of municipalities submitted spending plans to COAH, of which only a fraction of these plans were reviewed by the agency, and most of these municipalities have not been provided any guidance on their spending plans; and

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WHEREAS, at the time of 2008 Act, COAH was prepared to adopt its “3” round regulations” establishing municipal obligations under the “Fair Housing Act,” and WHEREAS, COAH’s 3rd round regulations were highly controversial and fundamentally flawed, and subsequently ser aside by the Appellate Division, and the appeal of that decision now awaits consideration by the State Supreme court; and WHEREAS, eight years of litigation over COAH’s methodology has had a chilling effect not only on the development of affordable housing, but on the ability of local governments to commit trust fund dollars without knowledge of their respective obligations, and certainty that such commitment would count towards its housing obligation; and WHEREAS, forfeiture of trust fund dollars starting in July 2012 would be fundamentally unfair, in equitable and indefensible since neither COAH nor DCA has provided the required guidance or certainty; and WHEREAS, these trust fund dollars should be used as intended: to subsidize the costs for municipalities in meeting their affordable housing obligations while assuring that these costs do not fall to local taxpayers; and WHEREAS, forfeiture of these dollars, estimated by some to be as much as $200 million, would displace this financial obligation to the taxpayers in these communities; and NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris in the State of New Jersey urges our State legislators to support and approve A-2717, which will provide a four-year extension for municipalities to commit the municipal housing trust fund dollars; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the sponsor of A-2717, Assemblyman Anthony Bucco, all our local representatives, members of the Assembly Housing and Local Government committee the New Jersey State League of Municipalities and the Office of the Governor. -(29) A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING ASSEMBLY BILL NO. 2679 WHICH ESTABLISHES A ROADSIDE MEMORIAL PROGRAM FOR FALLEN POLICE OFFICERS, EMS WORKERS AND FIREFIGHTERS WHEREAS, every day, police officers, fire fighters and emergency service responders put their lives on the line to save the lives of their fellow citizens; and, WHEREAS, an appropriate method of commemorating the sacrifice of fallen police, fire-fighters and emergency service workers would bring to the attention of the general public the dangers these dedicated public servants face every day; and, WHEREAS, it is fitting and appropriate to commemorate in some way their sacrifices in a public manner; and, WHEREAS, an Assembly Bill, A-2679 has been introduced which would provide for a process to allow the erection of appropriate signs as a memorials for these fallen heroes along the Department of Transportation Right of Way next to roadways where they died serving the general public; and, WHEREAS, these memorials would be erected at no cost to the general public; and, WHEREAS, it is in the best interests of the public to support legislation which so provides for this action; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris in the State of New Jersey as follows: 1. That this Board is on record as endorsing and supporting the aforesaid

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Assembly Bill 2679. 2. That a copy of this resolution be sent to the Honorable Governor of the State of New Jersey, Chris Christie; to the President of the New Jersey State Senate; to the Speaker of the New Jersey State Assembly; to the sponsor of the aforesaid bill; to all our local representatives; to the Chairman of the Assembly Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Committee; to the New Jersey Association of Counties; and to all the other Boards of Chosen Freeholders in the State of New Jersey, urging them to adopt similar resolutions of support for this legislation. -(30) A RESOLUTION URGING THAT THE NEW JERSEY STATE PLANNING COMMISSION DELAY ADOPTION OF THE STATE STRATEGIC PLAN WHEREAS, in 2004, the New Jersey State Planning Commission released the Preliminary State Plan, which initiated the start of the Cross-Acceptance Process in Morris County and WHEREAS, the Morris County Planning Board and its staff worked in partnership with its municipalities to prepare and submit the County’s CrossAcceptance Report to the State Planning Commission on March 10, 2005; and WHEREAS, due to unresolved conflicts and changes at the State, the original draft State Plan was never completed; and WHEREAS, under Governor Christie’s administration, the office of Smart Growth was recognized with new leadership as the office for Planning Advocacy in the Department of State within the Business Action Center; and WHEREAS, the State Planning Commission, in its new role, abandoned the original draft plan and released the Final Draft State Strategic Plan on November 14, 2011 for public distribution and commencement of final State Plan approval; and WHEREAS, Final Draft State Strategic Plan, which emphasizes state agency coordination, economic development, and job creation is only 41 pages long and does not contain the detail and mapping of the current and previously adopted State Development and Redevelopment Plans resulting in many unanswered questions regarding the Plan’s implementation; and WHEREAS, the Morris County Planning Board and the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders submitted written comments on the draft plan to the State Planning Commission; and WHEREAS, the Executive Director of the Office for Planning Advocacy responded that revisions to the Draft Final Strategic Plan will be made available in a “red line” document to be released on April 13, 2012; and WHEREAS, the State Planning Commission is scheduled to adopt the State Strategic Plan on April 25, 2012, leaving less than 12 days for the County and the public to review and formulate a response for the revised draft plan. NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris in the State of New Jersey as follows: 1. The Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris urges the State Planning Commission to delay the adoption of the revised Draft Final State Strategic Plan until the County and the public have sufficient time to review and formulate responses to the revised plan. Copies of this resolution shall be provided to the State Planning Commission, Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno, Office for Planning Advocacy Executive Director Gerald Scharfenberger, Mayors and Legislators representing Morris County. -(31) BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris that:

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GLENN ROE be and is herewith appointed to serve as the Treasurer for the county of Morris for a term of three (3) years commencing May 1, 2012 through and including April 30, 2015 at a salary in compliance with the Morris County Management Compensation Plan. This resolution shall take effect immediately. -Freeholder Cabana made a motion to adopt Resolution Nos. 1 through 31. This was seconded by Freeholder Mastrangelo. The Clerk called and recorded the following vote: YES: Freeholders, Cabana, Feyl, Grossi, Lyon Mastrangelo, Murphy, and Director Chegwidden -BILL RESOLUTION BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED that the bills as shown on the Schedule of Warrants all having been approved by the proper committees of officials where legally required, be and the same are hereby paid. The Schedule of Warrants designated as Bill Resolution #07-12 is detailed below and totals $12,697,892.62 dated this date and made a part hereof by reference. Freeholder Cabana moved the adoption of the Bill Resolution. The motion was seconded by Freeholder Mastrangelo, and the following vote was recorded: YES: Freeholders Cabana, Feyl, Grossi, Lyon, Mastrangelo, Murphy and Director Chegwidden (7) -PRESENTATIONS RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION Presented to Faith W. Eckler For 50 years of Volunteering at Morris View RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION Presented to Sasha Harpell Morris View Healthcare Center’s “Volunteer of the Year” RESOLUTION CELEBRATING The 25th Anniversary of MAPS Accepting: Hope Hezel, Director of Special Transportation. Division on Aging, Disabilities and Veterans Services

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MINUTES FOR APPROVAL There were none. -COMMUNICATIONS 1. The Long Hill Township Chamber of Commerce is asking permission to hang a banner across Valley Road (County Route 512) approximately two weeks prior to the May 20 Arts & Crafts show. Also requested is the closure of portions of Long Hill Road and Division Avenue (County Route 606) from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the day of the event. The Schiff National Lands Trust is asking permission to hang a banner across Route 510/24 in Mendham Township from May 21 to June 1 to advertise the 4th Annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival taking place June 1-2. The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Morris County is asking permission to hang a banner across Main Street (County Route 513) in Chester Borough from July 7 – 24 to advertise the 4-H Fair taking Place July

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19-22. 4. The Pastime Club of Mendham is asking permission to hang a banner across Route 24 (Route 510) from August 17 to September 3 in Mendham Township to advertise the Labor Day Carnival for the Mendhams.

Request from Road Inspection Supervisor for the following road opening permits: 5 12-03Neary Excavating to open Whippany Road and Parsippany Road in Hanover Township to install new curbing and utility connection. New Jersey Natural Gas to open N. Main St. (Wharton CR 634) W. Dewey Ave. & Berkshire Valley Road (CR642) in Rockaway Township, Jefferson Township and Roxbury to install a 12-inch gas main. Public Service Electric & Gas to open Columbia Turnpike in Florham Park to repair gas main lining or existing main.

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On motion by Freeholder Cabana and seconded by Freeholder Mastrangelo, the requests were approved. --

PUBLIC PORTION Mr. Paul J. Kane of Bootstrap Industries, Inc., spoke to the Freeholder Board concerning his recently formed non-profit corporation, whose purpose is to hire men and women who recently have been released from state correctional facilities. The company forms small business units devoted to the basics of food, clothing, shelter and transportation and hire these men and women to fill the jobs that are created. Mr. Kane would like help to locate their farm operation and other low impact activities in a small area of Greystone Park. As such, they are seeking a modest grant to help them get started. Mr. George Moken, Morris Township resident, is concerned about the New Jersey State Redevelopment Plan, as well as the proposed foreclosure bills. Administrator Bonanni informed Mr. Moken that he has spoken to the Governor’s office, and a red line draft of the Development Plan will be issued on Friday, April 13th. Resolution No. 30, urging that the New Jersey State Planning Commission delay adoption of the State Strategic Plan, has been adopted tonight concerning this matter. Mr. Moken would like to see additional hearings take place where the public can attend. Administrator Bonanni said the first step is to look at the Red Line Plan. The Morris County Planning Department will review this plan, and any concerns will be communicated to Mr. Moken. Concerning the proposed foreclosure bills, Ms. Cybulski, Director of Planning and Development, advised Mr. Moken that Resolution No. 28, which supports A-2717 extends the time period for municipalities to commit to expend collected development fees and payments in lieu of constructing affordable units, was adopted at tonight’s meeting. Ms. Michelle Roers, Chief Professional Officer, United Way of Northern New Jersey, informed the Board that she has commissioned a study called ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, yet Employed) to understand the economics of Morris County, especially when addressing affordable housing in our community. Robert Park, resident of Morristown, asked to be on the record to correct a statement made earlier. The municipal trust fund dollars are fees the developers have contributed to this fund. Gene Coffey, resident of Morris Plains, would like to know more details of what the Freeholders think of the future of Morris View Healthcare facility in light of the recent newspaper articles. He is concerned about Morris View closing because of the poor economy. Director Chegwidden said we are looking at different avenues to privatize services in order to save money. The Freeholder Board will continue to support Morris View and will do everything possible to prevent any closure of this facility. Ms. Stephanie Mamary, Coordinator of United Way Caregivers Coalition of North New Jersey, thanked the Freeholder Board for their continued support of Morris View Nursing Home. She asked that the freeholders remain steadfast in their commitment to our County’s poorest, sickest and frailest residents.

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Ms. Lucy Deutsch, resident of Cedar Knolls, gave her personal story concerning her mother’s care at Morris View. She is so grateful for all the support the Freeholder Board has given to Morris View. Ms. Deutsch urged the Freeholders to continue to help save Morris View as a Medicaid facility. --

ADJOURNMENT There was no further business. On motion by Freeholder Cabana and seconded by Freeholder Mastrangelo, the meeting was adjourned at 8:40 p.m. Respectfully submitted,

Diane M. Ketchum Clerk of the Board

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