Vernon Township

21 Church Street, Vernon, NJ 07462
Phone: 973.764.4055


Agenda: February 15, 2018

Township Council Regular Meeting

Time: 7:00 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, 2018, 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. Black History Month
    2. Special Olympics
  6. Public Comments (for current agenda items only, limited to 3 minutes per person)
  7. Minutes
    1. Regular Meeting Minutes January 1, 2018 Reorganization
    2. Regular Meeting Minutes January 8, 2018
    3. Executive Session Minutes January 8, 2018
    4. Regular Meeting Minutes January 22, 2018
  8. Consent Agenda (View Resolutions)
    1. Resolution #18-77: Refund Overpayment for 1st Quarter Property Tax (Bl. 190.06, Lot 17)
    2. Resolution #18-78: Refund Due to Duplicate Payment (Wasil) Block 150.03 Lot 18
    3. Resolution #18-79: Authorizing Contracts with Certain Approved State Contract Vendors
    4. Resolution #18-80: 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 2018
    5. Resolution #18-81: Resolution Authorizing Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Fiscal Grant Cycle July 2014-June 2019 Form 1B
    6. Resolution #18-82: Authorizing Execution of a Contract with Crystal Springs Resort for the Vernon Township Senior Luncheon to Be Held on April 30, 2018
    7. Resolution #18-83: Resolution Requesting Approval of Revenue and Appropriation to Be Included in the 2018 Budget as a Revenue and Appropriation of $60,000.00
    8. Resolution #18-84: Authorizing Application and Execution of the “2018 Distracted Driving Crackdown, U Drive, U Text, U Pay” Grant Administered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
    9. Resolution #18:85: Resolution Authorizing the Township of Vernon through the Vernon Township Police Department to Participate in the Defense Logistics Agency, Law Enforcement Support Office 1033 Program to Enable the Vernon Township Police Department to Request and Acquire Excess Department of Defense Equipment
    10. Resolution #18-86: 2018 Salary for Non-Union Part Time Employees (Police Dispatchers)
    11. Resolution #18-87: Resolution for Calculation for Reserve for Uncollected Taxes
    12. Resolution #18-88: Resolution Authorizing and Ratifying a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Winter Activity Center for Use of the Municipal Parking Lot
    13. Resolution #18-89: Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of Not Exceeding $7,538,000 Bond Anticipation Notes of the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey
  9. Introduction/1st Reading of Proposed Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #18-10: An Ordinance to Repeal and Replace the Code of the Township of Vernon, Chapter 130, “Abandoned Properties; Unfit Buildings”
    2. Ordinance #18-11: An Ordinance to Refer the Revocation of the Historic Designation Granted to the Property Known as Block 144.01, Lot 7 (Formerly Block 144, Lot 3) and the Amendment of the Master Plan to the Vernon Township Land Use Board
  10. Public Hearing/2nd Reading of Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #18-07: Bond Ordinance Making a Supplemental Appropriation of $210,000 for the Acquisition of a New Fire Truck Heretofore Authorized to Be Undertaken by the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey, and Authorizing the Issuance of $200,000 Bonds or Notes of the Township for Financing Such Supplemental Appropriation
    2. Ordinance #18-08: Calendar Year 2018 Ordinance to Exceed the Municipal Budget Appropriation Limits and to Establish a Cap Bank (N.J.S.A. 40A: 4-45.14)
  11. Public Comments (on any topic, limited to 3 minutes per person)
  12. Mayor’s Report
  13. Council Comments
  14. Council President Comments
  15. Executive Session
    1. Litigation
  16. 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