Vernon Township

21 Church Street, Vernon, NJ 07462
Phone: 973.764.4055


Agenda: February 8, 2016

Township Council Regular Meeting

Time: 7:30 p.m.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Statement: Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided to the public and the press on January 5, 2016, 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. Salute to the Flag
  5. Proclamations
    1. Honoring Tim Dunnigan, Grand Marshal, 13th Annual Sussex County St. Patrick’s Day Parade
  6. Council President Comments
  7. Public Comments
  8. Mayor’s Report
  9. Minutes
    1. Reorganization Meeting January 1, 2016
  10. Presentations
    1. MUA Sewer Service Area—Vincent Zinno
  11. Items for Discussion
    1. MUA Sewer Service Area (Resolution #15-190)
  12. Consent Agenda (View Resolutions)
    1. Resolution #16-57: Resolution Authorizing Amendment and Restatement of Retirement Plan via Adoption of VALIC Retirement Services Company Retirement Plan for Governmental Employers
    2. Resolution #16-58: Resolution Accepting the Completion of the Salt Dome for Vernon Township Department of Public Works Project
    3. Resolution #16-59: Correcting Class Designation for Members on the Historic Preservation Commission
    4. Resolution #16-60: Resolution of the Governing Body of the Township of Vernon Authorizing the Connection of Block 232 Lots 17 and 17.01 to Connect to the Municipal Storm Water Drainage System
    5. Resolution #16-61: Cancellation of 2014 Municipal Alliance on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Grant Receivable and Appropriation Balances
    6. Resolution #16-62: Declaring Gypsy Moths a Public Nuisance and Authorizing Participation in the State of New Jersey Gypsy Moth Suppression Protocol
    7. Resolution #16-63: Resolution Authorizing the Appointment of Various Personnel for the Purpose of Administering the 2016 Gypsy Moth Spraying Program within the Township of Vernon
    8. Resolution #16-64: Resolution of Support from Local Governing Body Authorizing the Sustainable Jersey Grant Application
    9. Resolution #16-65: Resolution for Calculation for Reserve for Uncollected Taxes
    10. Resolution #16-66: Resolution to Create the Vernon Township Beautification Committee
    11. Resolution #16-67: Resolution Authorizing the Negotiations and Offering of Certain Real Property in the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex and State of New Jersey (Known as Wawayanda Additions), to the State Green Acres Program
    12. Resolution #16-68: Authorizing an Agreement with the County of Sussex, Department of Human Services, Division of Social Services, for Transportation Services for Senior Citizens and People with Disabilities Who Reside in Vernon Township for the Years 2016, 2017, and 2018 in the Amount of $50,000.00 Per Year
    13. Resolution #16-69: Resolution of the Governing Body of the Township of Vernon Authorizing the Township to Develop a Plan to Create a Band Shell in Maple Grange Park
  13. Introduction/1st Reading of Proposed Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #16-02: Calendar Year 2016 Ordinance to Exceed the Municipal Budget Appropriation Limits and to Establish a Cap Bank (N.J.S.A. 40a: 4-45.14)
    2. Ordinance #16-03: Ordinance Amending the Salary Ordinance for “Non-Union” Employees
    3. Ordinance #16-04: An Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, and State of New Jersey Amending Chapter 518 Entitled “Towing”
  14. Public Hearing/2nd Reading of Ordinances
    1. None
  15. Mayoral Appointments
    1. Resolution #16-70: Appointing Members to the Beautification Committee
    2. Resolution #16-71: Appointing Members to the Board of Recreation
  16. Council Comments
  17. Council President Comments
  18. 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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