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Agenda: December 9, 2019

Township Council Regular Meeting

Time: 7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Statement: Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided to the public and the press on January 3, 2019, 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 (on current agenda items only)
  6. Minutes
    1. Regular Meeting Minutes November 14, 2019
    2. Regular Meeting Minutes November 25, 2019
  7. Items for Discussion
    1. Short Term Rental Ordinance
    2. Vacant and Abandoned Property Ordinance
  8. Consent Agenda (View Resolutions )
    1. Resolution #19-223: Authorizing the Mayor to Sign a Contract between the Township and Delta Dental Plan Care Plan for Township of Vernon Employees
    2. Resolution #19-224: Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Fiscal Grant Cycle July 2021 - June 2025
    3. Resolution #19-225: Resolution Authorizing the Cancellation of Appropriation Reserve Balances
    4. Resolution #19-226: Temporary Budget—Debt Service
    5. Resolution #19-227: Resolution Approving a Settlement Agreement and Release between Vernon Township and Employee #854
    6. Resolution #19-228: Resolution Enabling Agent and Contracting for Online Power Purchase
    7. Resolution #19-229: Authorize the Award of a Required Disclosure Contract with Associated Appraisal Group, Inc. for Tax Appraisal Services
    8. Resolution #19-230: Appointment of Township Clerk
    9. Resolution #19-231: Appointing Registrar of Vital Statistics
    10. Resolution #19-232: Resolution Authorizing the Cancellation of Appropriation Reserve Balances
  9. Introduction/1st Reading of Proposed Ordinances
    1. None
  10. Public Hearing/2nd Reading of Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #19-25: An Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, and Supplementing Chapter 500 of the Municipal Code of the Township of Vernon Entitled “Streets and Sidewalks” to Authorize a Deadline for Excavation of Newly Improved Streets and Rights of Way
    2. Ordinance #19-26: An Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Creating Chapter 476 of the Municipal Code of the Township of Vernon Entitled “Short-Term Rentals”
    3. Ordinance #19-27: An Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Amending Chapter 509 of the Municipal Code of the Township of Vernon Entitled “Taxation” to Include Transient Accommodations
    4. Ordinance #19-28: An 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 Entitle “Soil Fill Placement”
    5. Ordinance #19-29: 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 133, Lot 2.05
  11. Public Comments (limited to 3 minutes on any topic)
  12. Mayor’s Report
  13. Council Comments
  14. Council President Comments
  15. Adjournment