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Agenda: December 13, 2021

Township Council Regular Meeting

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this council meeting was a hybrid meeting meaning the public could access the meeting via a Zoom Webinar or attend the meeting in person at the municipal building.
YouTube video of the December 13, 2021 council meeting part one »
YouTube video of the December 13, 2021 council meeting part two »

Guidelines for attending the meeting in person:

  • Maximum of twenty-five (25) public participants allowed in the municipal building. No one will be allowed to stand in the lobby/hallway.
  • Six-foot distance is mandatory (family members can move their chairs together).
  • Masks are mandatory and can ONLY be dropped if speaking for public comment.

December 13, 2021 Agenda Backup 

  1. Call to Order
  2. Statement: Adequate notice of this special meeting has been provided to the public and the press on January 6, 2021 and on October 7, 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. November 8, 2021—Executive Session
    2. November 15, 2021—Special Meeting
  7. Resolutions
    1. Resolution #21-267: Refund Overpayment (Block 515 Lot 3-Mesessa & Cluff)
    2. Resolution #21-268: Refund Overpayment (Block 506 Lot 14-Lee Orthmann)
    3. Resolution #21-269: Refund Overpayment (Block 11 Lot 1-Evelyn Ilaw)
    4. Resolution #21-270: Refund Overpayment (Block 603 Lot 7-Neno Pachovski)
    5. Resolution #21-271: Refund Overpayment Due to State Tax Court Judgement (Block 45 Lot 9-Glenwood Mill Inn, Inc.)
    6. Resolution #21-272: Refund Overpayment Due to State Tax Court Judgement (Block 45 Lot 9-John J. & Paul Piperato)
    7. Resolution #21-273: Refund Overpayment Due to State Tax Court Judgement (Block 45 Lot 9-John J. & Paul Piperato)
    8. Resolution #21-274: Refund Overpayment (Block 512 Lot 27-Bremen Marguccio)
    9. Resolution #21-275: Resolution Authorizing Fireworks to Be Displayed on December 31, 2021 within the Township of Vernon
    10. Resolution #21-276: Appointment to the Vernon Township Municipal Utility Authority
    11. Resolution #21-277: Chapter 159 Resolution Requesting Approval of Revenue and Appropriation Amending the 2021 Budget as a Revenue and Appropriation of $12,337.00 with Township Cash Match of $2,955.00 for the Recreational Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities Grant
    12. Resolution #21-278: Temporary Budget-Debt Service
    13. Resolution #21-279: Resolution Authorizing a Microsoft Cloud Agreement with Tangent Solutions to Provide Cloud Computing Services
    14. Resolution #21-280: Resolution Authorizing the Mayor to Execute Agreement for Website Design, Maintenance, Support and Upgrade
    15. Resolution #21-281: Authorizing an Agreement with the County of Sussex, Department of Human Services, Division of Social Services, for Transportation Services for Senior Citizens and People with Disabilities Who Reside in Vernon Township for the Year 2022 in the Amount of $50,000 Per Year
    16. Resolution #21-282: Agreement to Act as Co-Applicants with Mountain Creek Resort, Inc. for a Dam Rehabilitation Loan Pursuant to the Dam Restoration and Inland Waters Projects Loan Program
    17. Resolution #21-283: Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Vernon in Support of the Location and Operation of an Adult-Use Cannabis Cultivation Site by Sussex Cultivation LLC within Township of Vernon
    18. Resolution #21-284: Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Vernon in Support of the Location and Operation of an Adult-Use Cannabis Cultivation Site by Garden State Genetics within Township of Vernon
    19. Resolution #21-285: Transfer Resolution-Balance Transfer
    20. Resolution #21-286: Resolution Awarding Bid for Proposed Town Center Bike & Walking Trail
  8. Public Hearing/2nd Reading of Ordinance
    1. Ordinance #21-33: Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Amending Chapter 476 of the Municipal Code of the Township of Vernon Entitled "Short-Term Rentals"
    2. Ordinance #21-34: Ordinance Extending Lease Agreement between the Vernon Township Board of Education and the Township of Vernon, and Sub-Lease Agreement between the Township of Vernon and the Dog Owners Gathering Society of Vernon Township, Inc., for Certain Unimproved Real Property Identified on the Official Tax Maps of the Township of Vernon as Block 308 Lot 2 (Old Block 133 Lot 2.05)
    3. Ordinance #21-37: An Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, and State of New Jersey, Accepting Dedication of Upper Plateau Drive & Murphy Court
  9. Public Comments (Limited to 3 minutes on any topic)
  10. Mayor’s Report
  11. Council Comments
  12. Council President Comments
  13. Adjournment