The hills of Vernon Township, New Jersey. Photo credit: Nicholas Rinaldi

Truck Mounted Mosquito Spraying August 21
The Sussex County Office of Mosquito Control will be spraying for mosquitoes on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 between 5:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. The truck mounted spraying will treat, but is not limited to, the following areas: the Vernon Valley Lakes community, Glenwood, Holderness Road, Storm Estates and connecting roads. In case of inclement weather, the spray route will be rescheduled for the following day. If you have any questions, please contact their office at 973.940.5225

Aerial Mosquito Spraying August 21 - 24
The Sussex County Office of Mosquito Control will be conducting an aerial application of larvicide August 21 through August 24, 2018 between 5:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. (weather permitting). Uninhabited, wetland areas located in Vernon will be treated. This is not a liquid or aerosol spray nor is it directed at adult mosquitoes—this application is to reduce future adult mosquito populations. If you have any questions, please contact their office at 973.948.4545.

Barry Lakes Dam #2 Special Assessment
The assessor’s report certifying the special assessment for the restoration and repair of Barry Lakes Dam #2 will be presented to the township council at its August 27, 2018 council meeting.

County-Wide Road Striping
The 2018 Sussex County Striping Maintenance Program will get underway beginning Monday, August 20, 2018. Work will take place between 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Most work during this county-wide project will be done under mobile single lane closure so motorists can expect delays. View project notice and list of affected routes

Recycling Center Closure
The township recycling center will be closed beginning at 12:00 noon on Thursday, August 30, 2018 through Saturday, September 1, 2018 for paving of the facility. The center will reopen with regular hours on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.

Vacant/Abandoned Property Registration
As of Monday, April 30, 2018, if you own a residential property which is vacant and abandoned as defined by ordinance, you are required to register your property with the Township of Vernon. View complete information »

Township News

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Vernon Resident Honored as Hometown Hero
Congratulations to Vernon resident Jane Damstra who was honored as one of Congressman Josh Gottheimer’s 2018 hometown heroes. Jane is the director of the Vernon Senior Center where her kind, heartfelt attention and dedication undeniably brings a higher level of service to all those who visit the center. People like Jane bring heart to our community and truly are our heroes. View the news article

Movie Mondays
Enjoy a free family-friendly movie as summer officially winds down.
2018 Trails of Vernon Challenge
The challenge officially kicked off on June 2, 2018.
Vernon Designated as an Appalachian Trail Community
Vernon becomes the second NJ community to earn the designation.

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Upcoming Meetings

  • Wednesday, August 22
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, August 27
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Tuesday, August 28
    • 7:00PM Beautification Committee
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, September 3
    • Labor Day–Municipal offices closed
  • Tuesday, September 4
    • 7:00PM Economic Development Committee
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, September 5
    • 7:00PM Greenway Action
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
    • 7:30PM Board of Recreation
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, September 6
    • 7:30PM Historic Preservation Commission
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, September 10
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, September 12
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, September 13
    • 9:30AM Senior Citizens Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, September 17
    • 7:00PM Environmental Commission
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, September 19
    • 7:00PM Arts Advisory Committee
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, September 20
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, September 24
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Tuesday, September 25
    • 7:00PM Beautification Committee
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, September 26
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, October 1
    • 7:00PM Greenway Action
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Tuesday, October 2
    • 7:00PM Economic Development Committee
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, October 3
    • 7:30PM Board of Recreation
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, October 4
    • 7:30PM Historic Preservation Commission
      Vernon Municipal Building

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Vernon Weather

Last Updated on August 21, 6:07 PM

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