Ordinance No. 19-11

Introduced: May 30, 2019
Public Hearing: June 24, 2019
Status: Pending

Capital Ordinance Providing for Various Improvements by the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey, Appropriating Therefore the Sum of $292,800.00 and Providing That Such Sum So Appropriated Shall Be Raised from the Capital Improvement Fund and Capital Fund Balance of the Township

BE IT ORDAINED by the Township Council of the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey, as follows:

Section 1a. The Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey (the “Township”) is hereby authorized to make the following acquisitions, repairs and improvements in, by and for the Township, for the aforesaid structures, site work, accessories, appurtenances, equipment, work and materials necessary therefore or incidental thereto and suitable therefore:

PURPOSEAMOUNT APPROPRIATED
Department of Public Works Leaf Collection Box$6,000.00
Department of Public Works Vehicle Purchase Program (non-passenger vehicles)$35,000.00
Police Department Vehicle Purchase Program (non-passenger vehicles)$55,000.00
Park Improvements- Fencing at Maple Grange Park$3,000.00
Municipal Building Court/Council Recording System$20,000.00
Established Reserve for Sewer Lift Station Repairs$150,000.00
TOTAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND ITEMS$269,000.00

Section 1b. The sum of $269,000.00 is hereby appropriated to the payment of the cost of the improvements and acquisitions authorized and described in Section 1 hereof (hereinafter referred to as “purpose”). Said appropriation shall be raised from the Capital Improvement Fund of the Township to the payment of the cost of said purpose.

Section 2a. The Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey (the “Township”) is hereby authorized to make the following acquisitions, repairs and improvements in, by and for the Township, for the aforesaid structures, site work, accessories, appurtenances, equipment, work and materials necessary therefore or incidental thereto and suitable therefore:

PURPOSEAMOUNT APPROPRIATED
Police Department Vehicle Outfitting Equipment$17,500.00
Animal Control Additional Feline Containment Cages$6,300.00
TOTAL CAPITAL FUND BALANCE ITEMS$23,800.00

Section 2b. The sum of $23,800.00 is hereby appropriated to the payment of the cost of the improvements and acquisitions authorized and described in Section 1 hereof (hereinafter referred to as “purpose”). Said appropriation shall be raised from the Capital Fund Balance of the Township to the payment of the cost of said purpose.

Section 3. Said improvements and acquisitions are lawful capital improvements of the Township having a period of usefulness of at least five (5) years. Said improvements and acquisitions shall be made as general improvements, no part of the cost of which shall be assessed against property specifically benefited.

Section 4. This ordinance shall take effect at the time and in the manner provided by law.