Vernon Township

21 Church Street, Vernon, NJ 07462
Phone: 973.764.4055


Agenda: January 23, 2012

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 January 9, 2012 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. Salute to the Flag
  4. Roll Call
  5. Presentation
    1. Mayor & Council—2nd 100 days
  6. Public Comments
  7. Mayor’s Report
  8. Proclamation
    1. Read Across America
  9. Items for Action
    1. Approval of Minutes by Vote
      1. Executive Session Minutes—December 12, 2011
      2. Regular Session Minutes—December 12, 2011
      3. Regular Session Minutes—December 27, 2011
      4. Reorganization Meeting Minutes—January 3, 2012
      5. Regular Session Minutes—January 9, 2012
  10. Consent Agenda
    1. Resolution #12-20: Payment of Recurring Bills
    2. Resolution #12-21: Authorizing and Directing the Reinstatement of Installment Payments for the Pleasant Valley Lake Dam Assessment on Block 268-22 Lots 6 Pursuant to NJSA 40:56-35(b)
    3. Resolution #12-22: Tax Court Judgement—2011 Taxes
    4. Resolution #12-23: Tax Court Judgements—2010 Taxes
    5. Resolution #12-24: Tax Court Judgements—2009 Taxes
    6. Resolution #12-25: Approving Active Volunteer Fireman for Membership in the New Jersey State Firemen’s Association
    7. Resolution #12-26: Fund Balance Transfer
    8. Resolution #12-27: Awarding a Contract to On Site Apparatus Services, Inc. to Repair Apparatus on Vernon Fire Department Tanker #403 and to Perform Additional Repair Service on Township Fire Apparatus During 2012
    9. Resolution #12-28: Authorizing an Emergency Contract with Earth Tec Associates, Inc. for Repairing Roads and Property That Were Damaged by Hurricane Irene
    10. Resolution #12-29: Authorizing Fireworks to be Displayed on February 6, 2012, within the Township of Vernon
    11. Resolution #12-30: Authorizing Agreement to Extend Contract to Acquire Real Property between the Township of Vernon and Main Street Associates, Inc., for an Additional One Hundred Eighty (180) Days
    12. Resolution #12-31: Authorizing the Renewal Contract for 2012 Recording Secretary for the Environmental Commission in the Amount Not to Exceed $1,500.00
    13. Resolution #12-32: Authorizing the Renewal Contract for 2012 Recording Secretary for the Historic Preservation Commission and the Land Use Board in the Amount Not to Exceed $2,500.00
    14. Resolution #12-33: Authorizing the Award of Contract for Professional Training Services for the Employees of the Township of Vernon
  11. Ordinances—2nd Reading—Public Hearings
    1. Ordinance #11-27: An ordinance granting non-exclusive permission to co-locate conduit and related equipment and facilities within the public right-of-way of Sand Hill Road for the purpose of transmitting solar energy generated electricity from Lot 2.03 to Lot 1 in Block 141
    2. Ordinance #12-01: An ordinance to provide and determine the range of compensation for specified officers and employees in the Township of Vernon
  12. Appointments to Boards, Commissions and Committees
    1. Economic Development Advisory Committee (all are for one-year terms ending on 12-31-12)
      1. Arthur J. Alviene
      2. Elmer Platz
      3. Craig Thompson
      4. Teresa L. Vihti
    2. Environmental Commission
      1. Traci Baldwin-Carter to fill the vacant term ending on 12-31-13
    3. Municipal Utility Authority
      1. James Kensek: Alternate #2—term ending 02-01-15
  13. Council Comments
  14. Council President Comments
  15. 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


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