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BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS MORRIS COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

August 14, 2013


ANNOUNCEMENT: Adequate notice of this meeting held the 14th day of August has been provided through electronic mailing of said notice on August 9, 2013 to the Star Ledger, the Daily Record and the Record, through posting on the County website, and by filing a copy of same with the Morris County Clerk and the Clerk of this Board. ROLL CALL: Director Mastrangelo Deputy Director Scapicchio Freeholder Cabana Freeholder Cesaro Freeholder Grossi Freeholder Krickus Freeholder Lyon SALUTE TO THE FLAG 3:00 p.m. PRESENTATIONS: CERTIFICATES Presented to those Individuals Who Contributed to the Success of the Public Safety Youth Academy Program Chief William Schievella Scott DiGiralomo, Director of Law & Public Safety Christian DiGiralomo Jeff Paul, Director of Office of Emergency Management Sergeant Paul Carifi, Jr. Sergeant Darryl Yelverton, Rutgers University Police Dept. Senior Parole Officer Attaa Alston, NJ State Parole Connor Manning Richard Joseph Giannetti Suzanne Ceravolo, Associate Director, Drew University Sheila M. Leary, Assistant Director of Personnel Morris County Sheriffs Office Morris County Park Police Keisha Higgs, NJ Police Community Affairs Association PROCLAMATION National Recovery Month in Morris County, September 2013 Accepting: Steve Nebesni, Morris County Municipal Alliance Coordinator Gregg Benson, Chairman, Policy and Planning Committee, Governors Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse PROGRAM: West Nile Virus Update ADMINISTRATORS REPORT COUNTY COUNSELS REPORT

Kris McMorland, Superintendent MC Mosquito Extermination Commission CLERK/DEPARTMENT HEAD REPORTS REVIEW RESOLUTIONS

FREEHOLDERS REPORTS _____________________________________________________________________________ _ CORRESPONDENCE: None DISCUSSION: Road Opening Permits: None

CLOSED SESSION: Identify Topic PERSONNEL Labor Negotiation Strategy - PBA 151 Personnel Requisitions APPOINTMENTS CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS MCIA Solar Contracts Morris View Contracts PURCHASE, LEASE OR ACQUISITION OF REAL PROPERTY PENDING OR ANTICIPATED LITIGATION Real Estate: Boonton Township Powerville Road MATTERS FALLING WITHIN THE ATTORNEY CLIENT PRIVILEGE
*Additional information about any resolution or ordinance that appears on the agenda can be obtained by calling the office of the Morris County Counsel at 973-829-8060.

The public informal work session of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris was called to order by Director Mastrangelo at 3:10 p.m. on August 14, 2013 in the Knox Conference Room, 5th Floor, Administration and Records Building, Court Street, Morristown, New Jersey. Deputy Clerk of the Board Susan Allard read the open public meeting announcement as to the scheduling resolution and the publication of notice as required by law. Freeholders In Attendance: Director Mastrangelo Freeholder Cabana Freeholder Cesaro Freeholder Grossi Freeholders Absent: None Staff Present Administrator Bonanni Assistant Administrator Buchanan Clerk of the Board Ketchum Deputy Clerk of the Board Allard Assistant County Counsel Bush Others Present: The meeting was open to the public and press SALUTE TO THE FLAG At 3:12 p.m. Mr. Bush read the following: WHEREAS, pursuant to P.L. 1975 Ch. 231, the Open Public Meetings Act, the Board may exclude the public to discuss matters as are provided under the Act; and WHEREAS, said Act provides that this Board exclude the public from the discussion of such matters, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that this Board hereby excludes the public in order to discuss such matters. The general nature of the subjects to be discussed is as follows: 1. Personnel The meeting returned to open session at 5:00 p.m. Those present were: Freeholder Krickus Freeholder Lyon (absent) Freeholder Scapicchio

Freeholders In Attendance: Director Mastrangelo

Freeholder Cabana Freeholder Cesaro Freeholder Grossi Freeholders Absent: None Staff Present Administrator Bonanni Assistant Administrator Buchanan Clerk of the Board Ketchum Deputy Clerk of the Board Allard Assistant County Counsel Bush Others Present: The meeting was open to the public and press

Freeholder Krickus Freeholder Lyon Freeholder Scapicchio

Director Burd Director DiGiralomo Director Hammond Division Head Marion Director Pinto Director Roe CIO Tugman Digital & Social Media Manager Spencer

Public Safety Youth Academy Presentation A video of the activities of the week-long course was showed to the Freeholder Board. Afterwards Director Mastrangelo presented certificates of award to all members of the team that made the program such a success. Thirtyseven high school students graduated from the program. This could not be accomplished without the hard work and time given to these students by County staff. The students now are certified in First Aid. Freeholder Cabana thanked Chief Schievella and all of those who made the class so successful. The Freeholder Board felt it would be good to continue offering this program every summer. Chief Schievella noted that the Freeholder Board came forward in support to get the program quickly up and running. Proclamation Every year the month of September is designated as recovery month. With proper support and treatment, people are able to overcome mental illness and drug addictions. Director Mastrangelo presented the proclamation to Gregg Benson. Mosquito Commission Update West Nile Virus Mr. McMorland reported that this year is not a big year for the West Nile virus activity. So far they have identified eight pools of mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus. Last year at this time they had identified forty-eight pools. This year with the rain we have seen a fair amount of the nuisance type mosquito populations. When we have a lot of water/rain like this year we see an upswing in the number of nuisance mosquitoes. When it is a relatively dry summer, as last year was, we see an upswing in West Nile virus type mosquitoes.

When they find a positive mosquito pool, it is treated the next day. They can never totally eradicate all the mosquitoes but they can control the population. They discussed the incidence of mosquito problems at Lake Hiawatha in Parsippany and swampy areas around there. Mr. McMorland noted that usually this is controlled by helicopter spraying. The method of population control is to concentrate on areas where historically there has been a high incidence of activity. ADMINISTRATORS REPORT Administrator Bonanni thanked everyone for their tremendous efforts in putting together the program and making Ilene St. Johns dedication on July 29 the successful event it was. Tonights Freeholder meeting will take place at 8:00 p.m. with committee members meeting with some of the freeholders at 7:30 p.m. to discuss three issues that have to do with public works and video conferencing. He touched base with Congressman Frelinghuysen regarding the FCC radio interference. The Congressman is awaiting a letter from the FCC and then will sit down and see how we can best address this. The keynote speaker at the September 11 Ceremony is Director of Homeland Security, Edward Dickson. The event will take place on September 8th at 7 pm.

He reached out to the State regarding the status of the "Request for Expression of Interest" related to the Kirkbride Building on the Greystone property. There will be a conference call tomorrow morning to update us on this process. He thanked Scott DiGiralomo, Steve Hammond, John Tugman, Mike Peoples, and Jeff Paul who all worked very hard to ensure that the addition to the Public Safety Training Academy came in on budget. Ms. Burd reported that there is a new proposed administrative code policy to incorporate the first steps in the consolidation of the Department of Planning and Development with Public Works. The resolution will be up for approval at the next meeting, August 28. The following revisions are proposed: The deletion of the Division of Community Development currently within the Department of Planning & Development. Incorporation of the functions of Community Development into the Division of Behavioral Health & Youth Services within the Dept. of Human Services; renaming the Division to Community and Behavioral Health Services.

capital improvement fund for furniture replacement in the Prosecutors Office; $201,000 for IT and computer equipment needs in the Board of Elections and second reading is the ordinance for CCM Improvements of $2,500,000. At 5:35 p.m. Director Mastrangelo and Freeholders Cabana and Grossi stepped out of the meeting. Freeholder Scapicchio took over as Director. FREEHOLDER LYON He reported that the Morris View monthly snapshot update figures report is looking good for August. FREEHOLDER KRICKUS He noted that Resolution No. 63 supports Assembly Bill A3541 that would allow those municipalities in the Highlands Preservation Area an exemption for synthetic turf field construction by local government units. This bill was introduced by Assemblywoman DeCroce. The Budget process is in motion. We will be looking at three years of actual needs. FREEHOLDER SCAPICCHIO He reported on the following Public Works projects: We have completed the milling and repaving of Bartley-Flanders Rd, Mt. Olive. The paving of Park Ave, Morris Township/ Florham Park, and Howard Boulevard, Mt. Arlington/ Roxbury are underway. The work on Ridgedale Ave, Florham Park will begin shortly Seven milling and paving projects are being awarded tonight. They are o Boulevard in Pequannock from Lincoln Park Rd. to Sunset Road o Green Pond Road, Rockaway, from Rt. 80 to Commons Way o Long Hill Road, Harding, from Lees Hill Rd. to Pleasantville Rd o Main Road, Montville, from Fulton St. to Nowak Lane o W. Hanover Ave, Randolph from Black Birch Drive to W. Hanover o Berkshire Valley Rd Jefferson from Elro Dr. for 1.5 miles north

In addition to these Administrative Code Changes, we are adding to the list of Appointed Boards, Commissions, Committees, Authorities, Advisory Boards the following Committees: IT Governance Committee Morris View Advisory Committee

Assistant Administrators Report Assistant Administrator Buchanan advised the Board of the following meetings: The Facilities Committee will meet on Monday, August 19th at 4:00 PM. The County College of Morris will be in to discuss their capital plans and needs. The IT Governance Committee is set to meet on Monday, August 26th at 11:00 AM. The Morris View Advisory Committee will meet on Monday, August 26th at 6:30 PM.

She also advised that Freeholder pictures would be taken at the August 28th Freeholder Meeting at 7:30 PM prior to the public meeting. COUNTY COUNSELS REPORT Mr. Bush reported that his department has reviewed 68 resolutions for this evening. The ordinances that are scheduled to be introduced at this evenings meeting are $171,940 from the

o Ridgedale Avenue, East Hanover, from Troy Rd to Dorian Ct DEPARTMENT HEADS REPORTS Ms. Marion reported that the 2012 Development Activity Report has been complete and is posted on Planning & Developments website. Though development did not increase significantly from prior years, we are seeing an upswing of applications in 2013. Mr. Hammond reported that at the last meeting Mayor Short asked about the shoulder on Bartley Road that students have to walk along on their way to school. He asked if the shoulder could be flattened out for safety reasons. This will be completed within the next week. Director Mastrangelo and Freeholders Cabana and Grossi returned to the meeting at 5:40 p.m. Mr. Hammond reported that they had requested proposals from three consultants to do a review of Schooleys Mountain Road with respect to safety. Mr. Pinto reported that Employment and Training Services is offering a free job search series at the County library. It starts in September and will give job seekers networking and research resources. NJAC has asked the State to give a definitive dollar figure on what the Managed Medicaid reimbursement rate will be, which is scheduled to begin July 2014. Mr. Tugman reported on three resolutions, Nos. 48, 67 and 68 associated with a medical records initiative for Morris View. FREEHOLDER CABANA Nothing to report at this time. FREEHOLDER GROSSI On August 8th, she and Freeholder Cesaro met with John Bonanni, Dave Helmer, Glenn Schweizer, and Deena Leary to discuss the 2014 Preservation Trust Fund Tax. They were informed that five proposals for the Preservation Trust Fund Analysis and Strategy Report were received and are being reviewed. The Park Commission will award the project at the end of September. The report will measure achievements, including economic impact, of the County Preservation Trust Fund. A complete outreach to municipalities and nonprofit land preservation entities will gauge the preservation needs remaining. The consultant will analyze the input gathered and what is permitted under the State law that allows for preservation trust funds and will, if appropriate, recommend a voter referendum that would modify the use of the funds to better fit the needs, such as possibly pay for funding of Park Commission projects that now require bond

ordinances. This undertaking will inform the Freeholders and provide guidance for setting the 2015 Preservation Trust Fund Tax. In order to provide a recommendation for the 2014 tax, she and Freeholder Cesaro are taking known demand and current program balances into account. They are also cognizant that this report has been commissioned to inform tax decisions and therefore, do not want to recommend a drastic cut for 2014. They intend to meet again on September 12th to review more detailed funding scenarios. There was an article posted by the Star Ledger on August 5 titled Top 10 Wealthiest Towns in New Jersey: North Jersey Dominates the List. The source was U.S. Census 2007 to 2011 median household incomes. Harding was #5; Chester Township was #8, and Mendham Township was #9. RESOLUTIONS The Board reviewed and discussed the resolutions. At 5:55 p.m. Mr. Bush read the following: WHEREAS, pursuant to P.L. 1975 Ch. 231, the Open Public Meetings Act, the Board may exclude the public to discuss matters as are provided under the Act; and WHEREAS, said Act provides that this Board exclude the public from the discussion of such matters, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that this Board hereby excludes the public in order to discuss such matters. The general nature of the subjects to be discussed is as follows: 1. Contracts solar update 2. Morris View contracts 3. Labor negotiations BPA 151 4. Personnel Requisitions and Youth Shelter 5. Powerville Road Boonton Twp. Respectfully submitted, Susan Allard Deputy Clerk of the Board The meeting returned to open session at 6:39 p.m. Those present were Freeholders Cabana, Cesaro, Grossi, Krickus, Lyon, Mastrangelo and Scapicchio. Also present were John Bonanni, County Administrator; Dan OMullan, County Counsel; Mary Jo Buchanan, Assistant Administrator; and County Treasurer, Glenn Roe.

At 6:40 p.m. Freeholder Cesaro made a motion to adjourn and Freeholder Scapicchio seconded the motion. Respectfully submitted,

Diane M. Ketchum Clerk of the Board