Vernon Township

21 Church Street, Vernon, NJ 07462
Phone: 973.764.4055


Agenda: January 26, 2015

Township Council Regular Meeting

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Due to weather conditions, this council meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 3, 2015. All business will be carried forward.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Statement: Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided to the public and the press on January 4, 2015, and was posted on the bulletin board in the municipal building in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-7.
  3. Roll Call
  4. Executive Session
    1. Attorney Client Privilege—Executive Session Minutes
  5. Salute to the Flag
  6. Public Comments
  7. Swearing-In of Officers
    1. Members of the Vernon Township Police Department
      1. Patrolman Adam Kraus
      2. Patrolman Bradley Pindyck
    2. Members of the Vernon Township Ambulance Squad 2015 Officers
      1. Amy Wengenroth, President
      2. Joseph Moran, Vice President
      3. Stephanie Wagner, Secretary
      4. Roger Kirchner, Chief
      5. Jon Klos, Assistant Chief
      6. Richie Carson, Mtn. Lt.
      7. Alyse Watson, Valley Lt.
  8. Mayor’s Address: State of the Township
  9. Minutes
    1. Regular Meeting Minutes December 22, 2014
    2. Re-organization Meeting Minutes January 1, 2015
  10. Items for Discussion
    1. Funding for State Park Programs
  11. Consent Agenda (View Resolutions)
    1. Resolution #15-33: Authorizing Change Orders #1 & #2 of Contract for Repair/Replacement of the DPW Roof within the Vernon Township Municipal Complex
    2. Resolution #15-34: Approving Active Volunteer Fireman for Membership in the New Jersey State Firemen’s Association
    3. Resolution #15-35: Authorizing Change Order #1 of Contract with Zone Striping, Inc. for Raised Pavement Markers—Breakneck Road Phase I
    4. Resolution #15-36: Refund for Total Disabled Veteran
    5. Resolution #15-37: Cancelling Taxes for Total Disabled Veteran
    6. Resolution #15-38: Resolution of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Amending Resolution 15-14 of the Township of Vernon Regarding Professional Appointments
    7. Resolution #15-39: Authorizing Submission and Execution of the 2015-2016 Municipal Alliance Grant Agreement with the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse in the Amount of $20,467.00
    8. Resolution #15-40: Authorizing the Use of H-GAC Houston-Galveston Area Council, a National Cooperative
    9. Resolution #15-41: Authorizing the Execution of a Shared Service Agreement between the Township of Vernon and the Borough of Sussex for Dog Census Services by Animal Control Officer for 2015
    10. Resolution #15-42: Authorizing Change Order #1 of Contract with M.L. Ruberton Co. Inc. for Guiderails—Breakneck Road Phase I
    11. Resolution #15-43: Resolution Requesting the Restoration of Funding to State Parks Programs Which Will Suffer Cuts Due to Diversion of Corporation Business Tax Funds as a Result of Public Approval of New Jersey Ballot Question 2
  12. Introduction/1st Reading of Proposed Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #15-01: An Ordinance to Amend the Land Development Ordinance of the Township of Vernon by Adoption of a Revised Page 1 of the Zoning Map, Section 330-158 of Chapter 330
    2. An Ordinance Correcting the November General Election Date
  13. Public Hearing/2nd Reading of Ordinances
    1. None
  14. Mayoral Appointments
    1. Resolution #15-44: Appointment to Economic Development Advisory Committee
    2. Resolution #15-45: Appointments to Historic Preservation Commission
  15. Council Comments
  16. Council President Comments
  17. 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

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