21 Church Street, Vernon, NJ 07462
As an independent agency under the aegis of the mayor and council, it was created specifically to oversee the day-to-day operations of the township’s sewer system. In this capacity, it has authority and jurisdiction over the collection and disposal of sewerage and wastewater, maintenance, rate setting, billing, policy decisions and capital planning.
The authority is governed by a board consisting of five commissioners and up to two alternates, all of whom are appointed by the township council. Terms of members and alternates are both five years, except that the terms for the inaugural set of appointed members will have staggered expiration dates ranging from service of one to five years.
The VTMUA's administrative office is located in the Vernon Township Municipal Building. It is open for business Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Regular meetings of the VTMUA are open to the public and are generally held the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Vernon Township Municipal Building and via Zoom. Special meetings are scheduled and held as required. Every meeting of the VTMUA will have a public comment portion at which time members of the public are welcome to speak.
|Authority Member||Term Ends|
|Paul Kearney, Chairman||2/2024|
|Kristin Wheaton, Vice Chair||2/2028|
|Patrick Rizzuto, Alternate #1||
|Mark R. Bower, Alternate #2||2/2025|
Administrator/Chief Financial Officer
21 Church St. Vernon, NJ, 07462
Administrative Assistant/Recording Secretary
|Richard W. Wenner, Esq.||
1001 route 517, Hackettstown, NJ 07840
|Steven L. Benosky||
600 Parsippany rd, Parsippany, NJ 07054
Wielkotz and Company, LLC
100B Main St, Newton, NJ 07860