Vernon Township

21 Church Street, Vernon, NJ 07462
Phone: 973.764.4055


Agenda: September 12, 2011

Agenda: September 12, 2011

Township Council Regular Meeting

Time: 7:30 p.m.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Statement: Adequate notice of this meeting had been provided to the public and the press on July 8, 2011 and was posted on the bulletin board in the Municipal Building in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-6.
  3. Roll Call
  4. Salute to the Flag
  5. Presentations
    1. Police Personnel Announcement—Chief Wherry
    2. Best Practices Plan
  6. Public Comments
  7. Mayor’s Report
  8. Items for Action
    1. Approval of Minutes by Vote
      1. Regular Meeting August 22, 2011
      2. Work Session August 30, 2011
  9. Resolutions Requiring Action
    1. Resolution #11-169: Approval of Bills List
    2. Resolution #11-170: Authorizing the Award of Bid for Purchase of up to Six (6) Brand New 2.5 CY Salt and Sand Spreaders w/Gas Hydraulic Drives
    3. Resolution #11-171: Authorizing the Use of the Morris County Co-Op Contract #15C to Purchase Two (2) 2011 Ford Expedition SSVs for the Police Department and Contract #15A to Purchase Lights and Sirens for these Vehicles
    4. Resolution #11-172: Authorizing the Use of the Morris County Co-Op Contract #15A to Purchase Three (3) 2011 Ford Crown Victorias with Lights and Sirens for the Police Dept.
    5. Resolution #11-173: Authorizing the Vernon Township Council to Approve a Place to Place Expansion of Premises Transfer of a Liquor License for Smokey’s Glenwood Grill, LLC
    6. Resolution #11-174: Authorizing Execution of an Agreement with the Morris County Cooperative Pricing Council to Renew Membership therein for the Period October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2016
    7. Resolution #11-175: Resolution Making a Special Emergency Appropriation of $1,000,000 and Authorizing the Issuance of Not Exceeding $1,000,000 Special Emergency Notes of the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey, for Purposes of Financing such Appropriation
  10. Introduction of Proposed Ordinances (vote only no discussion)
    1. Ordinance #11-21: An ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, amending the code of the Township of Vernon: supplementing Chapter 1 “General Provisions”; replacing Chapter 5 “Administration of Township Government”; changing the municipal election from May to November each year; supplementing Chapter 500 regarding roads; replacing Chapter 413 regarding parks and recreation; supplementing Chapter 89 regarding retirement benefits; and deleting Chapter 244
  11. Public Hearing of Proposed Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #11-20: An ordinance to replace Chapter 275 of the code of the Township of Vernon regarding flood hazard insurance
  12. Council President Remarks
  13. Council Remarks
  14. Adjournment

Vernon Township

21 Church Street
Vernon, NJ 07462

Phone: 973.764.4055 

Township Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Emergencies Dial 9-1-1
Non-Emergencies Dial 973-764-6155


Current Agendas

Township Council

Land Use Board