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UCCF 6/22/17: Oak Ridge Park Plans

2017-542: A resolution amending Resolution Number 2016-514, authorizing the County Manager to enter into an Amended Shared Services Agreement with the Union County Improvement Authority for the Oak Ridge Park Project.

2017-543: Resolution Authorizing the County Manager to enter into a Use and Maintenance Agreement with the Union County College for the Oak Ridge Park Project.

From back on June 9, 2016:

2016-514: Resolution authorizing the County Manger to enter into a Shared Services Agreement with the Union County Improvement Authority for the development, construction and implementation of the Oak Ridge Property Project; and further transferring existing funds to the Union County Improvement Authority in an amount not to exceed $2,562,788.40 as per terms of the Agreement.

Back to the last meeting:
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Reassessment Road Trip – Scotch Plains

Bruce Paterson on the road to get Union County to use some of their surplus to pay for municipal reassessments. April 4, 2017 in Scotch Plains:
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Mountain Biking and CME

It is still an open question as to whether there will (or should) be mountain biking in Watchung Reservation as the issue will be explored again at tonight’s freeholder meeting, possibly in open session, but definitely in closed session:

To the extent known, the following items will be discussed in Executive Session:
1) Attorney-Client privileged communications and discussions relative to potential litigation, possible violations of law and potential contract negotiations with CME relative to issues relating to the Trail Master Plan.
No clue as to what this might be about but we do know a few things about CME, based on some observations from a friend:

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Resolution on Mountain Biking in Watchung Reservation

I don’t know if tonight we will again see 37 speakers on mountain biking at Watchung Reservation as the issue seems to have been resolved – per Res 2017-329 set to be approved at tonight’s freeholder meeting:

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Roselle’s Folly (15): What’s Cumming

The last resolution unanimously approved at the April 5, 2017 meeting of the UCIA:

33-2017: Resolution of the Union County Improvement Authority authorizing award of Professional Services Contract to Cumming for Construction Monitoring in connection with the Mind & Body Project, Borough of Roselle.

No link was provided to the resolution on the UCIA website but there was some information on Cumming Construction Management, Inc. on the NJELEC website:

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Soft Corruption: Gerald B. Green

He could have easily been in the chapter on wheeling but Union County’s top Democrat does pop up in Soft Corruption by William E. Schluter under conflict of interest (pages 104-5):

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UCCF 3/23/17: Miscellany

2017-259: Authorizing the County Manager to award the proposed contract for the Department of Engineering, Public Works and Facilities Management: Division of Facilities Management to the National Passenger Corporation aka Amtrak, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for the purpose of providing two hundred and three (203) Employee Parking, for a contract period of thirty (30) consecutive years from April 1, 2017 through March 31, 2047 in annual rental payments of not to exceed $115,000,for a total not to exceed amount of $3,450,000 for the full contract term.
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2017-272: Authorizing the County Manager to approve Sport Facility Management LLC operational budget for the Warinanco Sports Facility operational expenses for the period of April 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 in the amount not to exceed $480,000.
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2017-273: Authorizing the County Manager to enter into an agreement with Westfield Veterinary Group for the purpose of providing additional veterinary care and food for the Sheriffs Office’s K9 Unit in the amount of $3,906.07, for a total contract amount not to exceed $18,906.07, for the services rendered in the year 2016.
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2017-281: Amending Resolution Number 2016-260, a resolution awarding contracts for the provision of comprehensive year-round youth programs for out-of-school youth (ages 16-24) for the twelve-month period from April 1, 2016 through March 31, 2017 under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, to extend the contract end date from March 31, 2017 to May 31, 2017 at no additional cost to the County.
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