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Agenda: December 14, 2020

Township Council Regular Meeting

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this council meeting was held via a Zoom Webinar.
YouTube video of the December 14, 2020 executive session »
YouTube video of the December 14, 2020 regular meeting »

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

  1. Call to Order
  2. Statement: Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided to the public and the press on January 7, 2020, 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 #20-243
    1. Resolution to Enter into Executive Session (Legends Negotiations and NJ DEP 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 7, 2020 and on November 19, 2020 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. Item for Discussion
    1. Vacant and Abandoned Home Fees
  7. Minutes
    1. November 9, 2020 - Regular Meeting
    2. November 23, 2020 - Regular Meeting
    3. November 23, 2020 - Executive Session
  8. Resolutions (View Resolutions )
    1. Resolution #20-244: Resolution Approving Participation with the State of New Jersey Federal Grant Program Administered by the Department of Law & Public Safety, Office of the Attorney General
    2. Resolution #20-245: Resolution Accepting the Completion of Pleasant Valley Drive Drainage Improvements Project
    3. Resolution #20-246: Resolution Authorizing the Township Attorney to Investigate the Operations of the Building Department
    4. Resolution #20-247: Resolution Authorizing a Mutual Aid Assistance Agreement between the County of Sussex and the Township of Vernon
    5. Resolution #20-248: Resolution Authorizing Execution of an Independent Administrative Services Agreement with Hart Halsey, LLC D/B/A Extra Duty Solutions to Provide Administration Services for the Township of Vernon Police Department Extra Duty Details
    6. Resolution #20-249: Resolution Requesting Void of Tax Sale Certificate 19-00122 for Block 538 Lot 2, 45 Eric Trail, and Return of Funds Paid to the Third Party Lienholder with the Statutory Interest and Other Legal Charges
    7. Resolution #20-250: Resolution Authorizing Agreement with Claims Compensation Bureau to Pursue Class Action Funds
    8. Resolution #20-251: Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of a Duplicate Tax Sale Certificate Pursuant to Chapter 99 of the Public Laws of 1997
    9. Resolution #20-252: Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of a Duplicate Tax Sale Certificate Pursuant to Chapter 99 of the Public Laws of 1997
    10. Resolution #20-253: Authorizing Change Order #1 of the Contract for Guide Rails Lake Pochung Road Phase II with Road Safety Systems, LLC
    11. Resolution #20-254: Resolution Authorizing Award of Bid 5-2020 Tree Trimming and Removal Services Bid to Rich Tree Service
    12. Resolution #20-255: Transfer Resolution—Balance Transfers
    13. Resolution #20-256: Resolution Authorizing the Cancellation of Appropriation Reserve Balances
    14. Resolution #20-257: Resolution Authorizing the Cancellation of Appropriation Reserve Balances
    15. Resolution #20-258: Temporary Budget—Debt Service
    16. Resolution #20-259: Resolution Authorizing Leasing of Certain Vehicles through Sourcewell National Cooperative #060618-EFM through Enterprise Fleet Management Services Inc.
    17. Resolution #20-260: Resolution Authorizing a Settlement Agreement with Metairie Corporation and Legends Resort Country Club Condominium Association
  9. Public Hearing/2nd Reading of Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #20-23: Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Amending Chapter 330 Entitled “Land Development” to Regulate Multi-Generational Family Accommodations
  10. Public Comments (Limited to 3 minutes on any topic)
  11. Mayor’s Report
  12. Council Comments
  13. Council President Comments
  14. Adjournment