Vernon Township

21 Church Street, Vernon, NJ 07462
Phone: 973.764.4055


Agenda: March 14, 2022

Township Council Regular Meeting

Time: 7:00 p.m.

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 video of the March 28, 2022 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 meeting has been provided to the public and the press on January 14, 2022 and January 18, 2022 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. Presentation by Patrick Rizzuto, Brian Lynch and Bonnie Tadrick
    1. Vietnam Veterans Represented by John Harrington and John McGowen
  6. Proclamations
    1. Child Abuse Prevention Month
  7. Mayor Comments
  8. Public Comments (For current agenda items only, limited to 3 minutes per person)
  9. Presentation/Discussion
    1. Castle of Greens-Business Plan
    2. Vernon Township Economic Development Advisory Committee-Social Media Policy
  10. Review of Bills List
  11. Minutes
    1. February 14, 2022—Regular Meeting
    2. February 28, 2022—Executive Session
  12. Consent Agenda
    1. Resolution #22-72: Refund Overpayments Due to State Tax Court Judgement Mountain Creek (Various Block and Lots)
    2. Resolution #22-73: Resolution Accepting the Completion of Replacement of Synthetic Turf Field #3 at Maple Grange Park
    3. Resolution #22-74: Transfer Resolution - Balance Transfers
    4. Resolution #22-75: A Resolution Authorizing the PPO Dental Plan as an Additional Dental Plan Offering to the Employee Health Benefits Plan
    5. Resolution #22-76: Emergency Temporary Appropriation
  13. Public Hearing/2nd Reading of Ordinance
    1. Ordinance #22-06: Capital Ordinance Providing for Various Improvements by the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey, Appropriating therefore the Sum of $20,000.00 and Providing that Such Sum So Appropriated Shall be Raised from the Capital Improvement Fund of the Township
  14. Public Comments (Limited to 5 minutes on any topic)
  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

Township Council

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