All meeting minutes posted on the township website are unofficial minutes. Official copies of minutes may be obtained from the Vernon Township Department of Recreation and Community Development.
Minutes: August 1, 2018
Meeting called to order at: 7:33 p.m.
Board of Recreation Members in Attendance:
Also in attendance: Mayor Harry Shortway
July Meeting Minutes: Approved: Denise Urbaniak
Seconded: Joyce Brensinger
Sidewalk Art Festival:
Was a success!
Hoping to include more people next year
As per notes from that day:
- Advertise through the schools before school ends in June
- Signs can be placed at Maple Grange 10 days prior to event
- Printed fliers to hand out at PAL
Playground Dedication at the Flats:
Town-Wide Garage Sale:
Not for fall event
Harry Shortway discussed the referendum for recreation, and how funds can be used to build up our area. We are a 4 season community; we need to make more trails for recreation.
08/13/18 - Town council meeting where the open space referendum will be discussed
Possible new ideas: bicycle &kit festival
In conjunction with the Vernon Arts Council, to be held at the field between Cedar Mtn. & Glen Meadow Schools.
Looking for volunteers to help out at these nights.
Local food business will be contacted to sell concessions.
Sussex County Day:
Date TBA (September)
At the fairgrounds, if anyone wants to help out that day, they would be welcome.
Trunk or Treat:
October 27, 2018
Will be held again at VTHS parking lot
Volunteers are needed to help out
- Thanksgiving, 2018
- Keep with the same route as last year
- Need to get paperwork started (permits)
- Timer is needed
- Use the same sign/short company and medal company
- Donations to go to a local church and Harvest House
- Invite runners to wear costumes
Could it be a “Toys for Tots” donation site?
January 26, 2019
Need to schedule a meeting with Mountain Creek
Use the same company for headbands
Spring: Bus/Show Trip:
Possibly in April
Look into events at Paper Mill Playhouse and Morristown Theater
Foundation to Raise Money for Parks:
Starting a committee to promote donations to help replace the turf fields.
Motion to adjourn meeting at: 9:00 by Denise Urbaniak
Motion seconded by: Carolyn Cacace
Next meeting: 09/03/18