21 Church Street, Vernon, NJ 07462
Township Council Regular Meeting
Time: 7:00 PM – VIA ZOOM WEBINAR OR IN PERSON (HYBRID)
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this council meeting was a hybrid meeting meaning the public could access the meeting via a Zoom Webinar or attend the meeting in person at the municipal building.
YouTube of the January 9, 2023 council meeting
Guidelines for attending the meeting in person:
There shall be a maximum of seventy-five (75) public participants allowed in the council chambers during any hybrid meeting. All public participants attending a hybrid meeting in-person must maintain three (3) feet of distance between their chairs except that family members may elect to move their chairs together. Reading of e-mails into the meeting minutes will not be required, they may be entered by acclamation.
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. STATEMENT: Adequate Notice of this Regular Meeting was provided to the public and the press on January 6, 2023 and was posted at the Municipal Building in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A.10:4-7.
3. SALUTE TO THE FLAG
4. ROLL CALL
5. PUBLIC COMMENTS (For Current Agenda Items Only, Limited to 3 Minutes Per Person)
6. REVIEW OF BILLS LIST
December 12, 2022 – Executive Session
December 12, 2022 – Regular Meeting
December 20, 2022 – Special Executive Session
December 20, 2022 – Special Meeting Minutes
8. APPOINTMENT TO THE LAND USE BOARD
Council Member Joseph Tadrick
9. CONSENT AGENDA
Resolution #23-01: Settlement Agreement and General Release Between the Township of Vernon and Joseph Wallace
Resolution #23-35: Resolution Authorizing and Ratifying a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Winter Activity Center for Use of the Municipal Parking Lot
Resolution #23-36: Authorizing the Municipal Tax Assessor and the Special Municipal Attorney to Defend the Township Before the Sussex County Board of Taxation for Tax Appeals
Resolution #23-37: Resolution of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Granting Authority for Approval of Certain Purchases in Excess of the Bid Threshold Through New Jersey State Contracts and/or Purchasing Cooperatives for 2023.
Resolution #23-38: Granting Authority for Approval of Certain Purchases Through New Jersey State Contracts and/or Purchasing Cooperatives for 2023
Resolution #23-39: Resolution Authorizing Fireworks to be Displayed on February 6, 2023 within the Township of Vernon
Resolution #23-40: Resolution Authorizing the Award of a Required Disclosure Contract with “Lawsoft Inc. for Police Records Management Systems Fire Cad Software”
Resolution #23-41: Authorizing the Mayor and the Municipal Clerk to Sign an Agreement with the County of Sussex for Nutrition Site Premises for Senior Citizens
Resolution #23-42: Authorizing the Award of a Required Disclosure Contract for Jet Vac Repair
Resolution #23-43: Resolution Authorizing Leasing of Certain Vehicles for the Department of Fire Prevention Through Sourcewell National Cooperative #060618-EFM Through Enterprise Fleet Management Services Inc. (Quote No. 6942206- 1 x Diamond White)
10. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES
Ordinance #23-01: Calendar Year 2023 Ordinance to Exceed the Municipal Budget Appropriation Limits and to Establish a Cap Bank (N.J.S.A. 40A: 4-45.14)
Ordinance #23-02: An Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Vacating a Portion of the Paper Street Known as Road B in the Township of Vernon
11. PUBLIC COMMENT (Limited to 5 Minutes On Any Topic)
12. MAYOR COMMENTS
13. COUNCIL COMMENTS
14. COUNCIL PRESIDENT COMMENTS
21 Church Street
Vernon, NJ 07462
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Land Use Board