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December 23, 2013
ANNOUNCEMENT: Adequate notice of this meeting held the 23rd day of December has been provided through electronic mailing of said notice on December 13, 2013 to the Star Ledger, the Daily ecord and the ecord, through posting on the !ounty "ebsite, and by filing a copy of same "ith the #orris !ounty !ler$ and the !ler$ of this %oard&
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2he public informal "or$ session of the %oard of !hosen 3reeholders of the !ounty of #orris "as called to order by Director #astrangelo at 4500 p&m& on December 23, 2013 in the 6no7 !onference oom, Administration and ecords %uilding, !ourt Street, #orristo"n, 'e" )ersey& Deputy !ler$ of the %oard Susan Allard read the open public meeting announcement as to the scheduling resolution and the publication of notice as required by la"& Free+"',er$ I% A!!e%,#%ce5 Director #astrangelo 3reeholder !abana 3reeholder !esaro 3reeholder *rossi Free+"',er$ Ab$e%!: 'one S!#77 2re$e%! !ounty Administrator %onanni Assistant Administrator %uchanan !ler$ of the %oard 6etchum Deputy !ler$ of the %oard Allard !ounty !ounsel 89#ullan Assistant !ounty !ounsel %ush Director %urd Director Di*iralomo Director Leary Director +into Director oe !:8 2ugman +ublic :nformation 8fficer *arifo Digital ; Social #edia #anager Spencer 3reeholder 6ric$us 3reeholder Lyon 3reeholder Scapicchio 3reeholder(elect De3illippo
O!+er$ 2re$e%!5 Senator +ennacchio 2he meeting "as open to the public and press 66666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666666 6 2he 3reeholder %oard "ished 3reeholder *rossi "ell on her ne" position as !ounty !ler$ starting )anuary 1& She is especially noted for her "or$, along "ith 3reeholder 3eyl, in creating the 3lood #itigation +rogram& ADMINISTRATOR3S RE2ORT #r& %onanni noted that not only is the 3reeholder e(8rgani<ation meeting ta$ing place on )anuary 3, but the =ocational School is holding an e7emplary recognition service that morning from /530 to 11530 a&m& 2he :nsurance 3und !ommission9s first meeting of the ne" year is )anuary > at ? p&m& #r& %onanni "ill meet "ith the assignment )udge and Sheriff on )anuary > regarding !ourthouse security& @e than$ed the 3reeholders "ho too$ the time out of their schedules to attend the employee service a"ards& #r& %onanni sent an update to the 3reeholder %oard regarding the Ann Street +ar$ing garage& @e "ould li$e to continue that conversation in )anuary& 'o services "ere interrupted during the recent sno" storms& 2he !ounty staff all "or$ed hard to ma$e sure everything ran smoothly& @e met "ith #s& Leary and #r& D9Agostino to resolve some issues pertaining to roads during the storms& 2he outcome of the meeting is that the !ounty "ill ta$e over plo"ing the old oute 24 road"ay, and a different contractor "ill be assigned to perform the salting& Ae "ill ta$e a proactive approach to monitoring that area& Action has been put into place& esolution 'o& 44 is the +%A memorandum of agreement for the Sheriff9s Superior 8fficers Bnit "hich e7tends the contract for three years& COUNTY COUNSEL3S RE2ORT @is department has revie"ed ?3 resolutions for this evening9s meeting& Ae do not have any ordinances scheduled& FREEHOLDER CABANA 2here "as no report at this time& FREEHOLDER SCA2ICCHIO @e had the follo"ing to report for +ublic Aor$s5
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Street +ar$ing *arage has been advertised& esponses are due bac$ on )anuary Dth& 2he non(mandatory "al$( through for the professional services associated "ith the demolition of the garage occurred this past 2uesday& Si7 firms "ere present& +roposals are due on )anuary /th& • Staff has continued to closely monitor the contracted salting routes and met "ith contractors& !omplaints have gone do"n considerably since the first big storm of the season t"o "ee$s ago& FREEHOLDER CESARO @e reported that "e are in the process of scheduling the Shared Services meeting& @e revie"ed t"o proposed dates, )anuary / or )anuary 23 at >500 p&m& )anuary 23 "as the best date for those 3reeholders attending& 3reeholder #astrangelo "ill need to loo$ at his calendar to see if he is free on )anuary 23& :f he is, then "e can go for"ard and discuss this date "ith oc$a"ay 2o"nship& Senator +ennacchio discussed "ith the %oard the purpose of S(3112 "hich "ould help to preserve the remaining *reystone property that is still o"ned by the State& 2he proposal is that the remaining 1>? acres "ould be deeded over to the !ounty as ste"ard of this property& @e revie"ed si7 proposals that "ere presented to the State, none of "hich he felt "ere satisfactory use of the property& Some of the 3reeholders e7pressed concern about remediating the property, "hich is an un$no"n factor at this point& 3reeholder *rossi felt that if this property "ere developed for commercial use or as residential housing, the road"ays could not handle the traffic, and there "ould be increased need to e7pand the school system in +arsippany "hich "ould be a burden to the to"n& 2he 3reeholder %oard concurred to place a support resolution on this evening9s agenda& FREEHOLDER -ROSSI 2"o 3armland +reservation closings are anticipated in the ne7t t"o "ee$s& 2he one hundred acre obert Smith 3arm closing date is set for December 2>th and the t"enty( four acre Angen 3arm closing is scheduled for )anuary 3rd& 2hree more closings are anticipated in )anuary and 3ebruary& FREEHOLDER LYON @e reported that the budget subcommittee is continuing to meet "ith the department heads, constitutionals and independent agencies to revie" their budgets& 2hey Eust
finished up "ith the +ar$ !ommission today and the !ommission is doing a great Eob& FREEHOLDER .RIC.US @e reported that they have received a response from the DC+ regarding the septic management question& @e suggested that the !ounty touch base "ith the mayors in the preservation district ,such as Aashington 2"p&, )efferson 2"p& and 6innelon0 to ma$e sure the to"ns are on board "ith the !ounty program& DE2ARTMENT HEADS3 RE2ORTS All the department heads "ished 3reeholder *rossi the best on her ne" position as !ounty !ler$& #s& %uchanan reported that the old sound system has been removed in the public meeting room& 2he ne" system is not fully operational at this point& #r& Di*iralomo has met t"ice "ith #r& @iggins, a resident, "ho e7pressed his concern at the last freeholder meeting public portion regarding possible contamination of property in )efferson 2o"nship& @e reported that the millings of old road material ta$en from %er$shire =alley oad are being placed by the contractor in residents9 drive"ays& 2hey "ill schedule an on(site visit soon& RESOLUTIONS 2he %oard revie"ed and discussed the resolutions& ROAD O2ENIN- 2ERMIT 2he %oard revie"ed the road opening permit and it "ill be placed on this evening9s regular meeting agenda for approval& At 45?> p&m& #r& 89#ullan read the follo"ing5 A@C CAS, pursuant to +&L& 1/D? !h& 231, the 8pen +ublic #eetings Act, the %oard may e7clude the public to discuss matters as are provided under the ActF and A@C CAS, said Act provides that this %oard e7clude the public from the discussion of such matters, '8A, 2@C C38 C, %C :2 CS8L=CD, that this %oard hereby e7cludes the public in order to discuss such matters& 2he general nature of the subEects to be discussed is as follo"s5 +ersonnel 1& Dept& of Cmployee esource9s Staffing 2& !ounty !ler$s +ersonnel equisitions Appointments 3& Status of 3+s received 3riday 12G20G13 for Special
!ounsel, %ond !ounsel, #ediatorF ight of Aay AppraisersF !ourt eporters and 2itle !ompanies& !ontracts 4& 2014 @ealth !are !onsultant Service !ontract +urchaseGlease of property oad Aidening Casements, 2o"nship of andolph, Susse7 2urnpi$e5 ?& 2a7 %loc$ 11/, Lot 131, >& 2a7 %loc$ 101, Lot ? D& 2a7 %loc$ /D, Lot 21 espectfully submitted, Susan Allard Deputy !ler$ of the %oard 2he meeting returned to open session at ?53> p&m& 2hose present "ere 3reeholders #astrangelo, !abana, !esaro, *rossi, 6ric$us, Lyon, and Scapicchio& Also present "ere5 Dan 89#ullan, !ounty !ounselF )ohn %onanni, AdministratorF #ary )o %uchanan, Assistant AdministratorF andy %ush, Assistant !ounty !ounsel and *lenn oe, !ounty 2reasurer 2he %oard discussed the times of the 3reeholder meetings for ne7t year, and it "as unanimously agreed to continue to begin the "or$ sessions at 4530 p&m& but to change the public 3reeholder meetings to D500 p&m& ,instead of .500 p&m&0& 2his change "ill be reflected in a resolution at the eorgani<ation #eeting on 3riday, )anuary 3, 2013& At ?5?. p&m& 3reeholder !esaro made a motion to adEourn and 3reeholder Scapicchio seconded the motion& espectfully submitted, Diane #& 6etchum !ler$ of the %oard
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