Ordinance No. 14-15

Introduced: July 28, 2014
Public Hearing: August 11, 2014
Status: Adopted

An ordinance to authorize acquisition of real property and capital improvements located at 293 Route 94 (Block 141, Lots 12.01 & 13)

WHEREAS, the Vernon Township Board of Education (“BOE”) owns property located at 293 Route 94 (“Property”) and designated as Lots 12.01 and 13 on the municipal tax assessment maps; and

WHEREAS, BOE previously determined that the Property was no longer needed for its purposes and since 2011 has leased it to Vernon Township that, in turn, assigned the lease to the Vernon Township Historical Society; and

WHEREAS, the Township Council has determined that it should acquire the Property for use by the Vernon Township Historical Society or as a municipal building, community center and/or to serve other municipal purposes.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Vernon Township Council as follows:

Section 1. The Township shall acquire the Property by purchase from the BOE for $1.00.

Section 2. Severability If any section, subsection, clause or phrase of this Ordinance is for any reason held to be unconstitutional or invalid, such decision shall not affect the remaining portions of this Ordinance.

Section 3. Effective Date This Ordinance shall take effect in the time and manner prescribed by law.