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Agenda: August 9, 2021

Township Council Regular Meeting

Time:
6:00 p.m.—Executive Session, closed to the public
7:00 p.m.—Regular Meeting, open to the public

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this council meeting was held via a Zoom Webinar.
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August 9, 2021 Agenda Backup 

  1. Call to Order
  2. Statement: Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided to the public and the press on January 6, 2021 and on August 6, 2021 and was posted on the bulletin board in the municipal building in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-7.
  3. Roll Call
  4. Executive Session—Resolution #21-183—Resolution to Enter into Executive Session—Pending, Ongoing or Anticipated Litigation

AT 7:00 PM

  1. Call to Order
  2. Statement: Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided to the public and the press on January 6, 2021 and on August 6, 2021 and was posted on the bulletin board in the municipal building in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-7.
  3. Roll Call
  4. Salute to the Flag
  5. Public Comments (For current agenda items only, limited to 3 minutes per person)
  6. Minutes
    1. June 28, 2021—Regular Meeting
  7. Resolutions
    1. Resolution #21-184: A Resolution of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Authorizing the Adoption of the 2021 Sussex County, New Jersey Hazard Mitigation Plan Update
    2. Resolution #21-185: Authorizing the Award of a Required Disclosure Contract with Excel Environmental Resources for Environmental Consulting Services at Vernon Township DPW Yard on Black Creek Drive
    3. Resolution #21-186: A Resolution to Amend the Structure of the Economic Development Advisory Committee
    4. Resolution #21-187: Resolution Accepting the Completion of Road Improvements Project to Pleasant Valley Drive
    5. Resolution #21-188: Resolution Awarding Bid for Proposed Town Center Bicycle Pump Track HPA No. 20-065 to Spohn Ranch Inc.
    6. Resolution #21-189: Chapter 159 Resolution Requesting Approval of Revenue and Appropriation Amending the 2021 Budget as a Revenue and Appropriation of $3,859.35
    7. Resolution #21-190: Refund for Totally Disabled Veteran (Block 271 Lot 10—Lunger)
  8. Introduction/1st Reading of Proposed Ordinance
    1. Ordinance #21-24: An Ordinance Amending, Revising and Supplementing Chapter 509 of the Vernon Township Code Titled “Taxation” Allowing for the Taxation of Sales of Cannabis and Cannabis items in the Township of Vernon
    2. Ordinance #21-25: Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Amending and Supplementing Chapter 330 Entitled “Land Development” to permit Retail Sales of Legalized Cannabis
    3. Ordinance #21-26: Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Amending Chapter 484 of the Municipal Code of the Township of Vernon Entitled “Soil Fill Placement”
    4. Ordinance #21-27: Capital Ordinance providing for improvements to water and wastewater infrastructure in Town Center by the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey, appropriating therefore the sum of $1,750,000.00 and providing that such sum so appropriated shall be raised from the Appropriated Reserve for the American Rescue Plan Grant
  9. Public Hearing/2nd Reading of Ordinance
    1. Ordinance #21-18: Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Approving the Redevelopment Plan for Block 404, Lot 4
    2. Ordinance #21-19: Capital Ordinance Providing for Improvements to Township Properties by the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey, Appropriating Therefore the Sum of $60,000.00 and providing that such Sum so Appropriated Shall be Raised from the Capital Improvement Fund of the Township.
    3. Ordinance #21-22: An Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Creating Chapter 255 of the Municipal Code of the Township of Vernon Entitled “Filming”
    4. Ordinance #21-23: An Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Creating Chapter 350 of the Municipal Code of the Township of Vernon Entitled “Long Term Rentals”
  10. Public Comments (Limited to 3 minutes on any topic)
  11. Mayor’s Report
  12. Council Comments
  13. Council President Comments
  14. Adjournment