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Agenda: February 14, 2022

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 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 February 14, 2022 council meeting »

Guidelines for attending the meeting in person:

There shall be a maximum of seventy-five (75) public participants allowed in the council chambers during any hybrid meeting. All public participants attending a hybrid meeting in-person must maintain three (3) feet of distance between their chairs except that family members may elect to move their chairs together. Reading of e-mails into the meeting minutes will not be required, they may be entered by acclamation.

February 14, 2022 Agenda Backup 

  1. Call to Order
  2. Statement: Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided to the public and the press on January 14, 2022 and January 18, 2022 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 #22-57—Resolution to Enter into Executive Session—Pending, Ongoing or Anticipated Litigation or Negotiation Contracts and Personnel Matters

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 14, 2022 and January 18, 2022 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. Salute to the Flag
  4. Roll Call
  5. Mayor Comments
  6. Public Comments (For current agenda items only, limited to 3 minutes per person)
  7. Review of Bills List
  8. Minutes
    1. January 10, 2022—Regular Meeting
  9. Resolution
    1. Resolution #22-58: Resolution to Appoint Conflict Attorney
  10. Consent Agenda
    1. Resolution #22-59: Extension of Paid Leave - Brian Patterson
    2. Resolution #22-60: Resolution Authorizing Settlement of Tax Appeal Litigation for Real Property Located at 40 Rt. 94 also know as Block 607, Lots 25, 26, 27, 28, 31 and 32, Township of Vernon, Sussex County, New Jersey
    3. Resolution #22-61: Refund Overpayments (Block 299-Lot 2 Corelogic) (Block 527-Lot 242 Corelogic)
    4. Resolution #22-62: Refund Overpayments (Block 528-Lot 127 Corelogic)
    5. Resolution #22-63: Refund Overpayment (Block 527-Lot 460 Corelogic)
    6. Resolution #22-64: Refund Overpayment (Block 526-Lot 201 Corelogic)
  11. Introduction/1st Reading of Proposed Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #22-05:: Bond Ordinance Providing for the Improvements of the Sanitary Sewerage System (Sand Hill Pump Station) in and by the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey, Appropriating $2,400,000 Therefor and Authorizing the Issuance of $2,400,000 Bonds or Notes of the Township for Financing Such Appropriation
  12. Public Hearing/2nd Reading of Ordinance
    1. Ordinance #22-01: Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Amending and Supplementing Chapter 330 Entitled "Land Development" Regarding Retail Sales of Legalized Cannabis
    2. Ordinance #22-02: Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Approving Deed to Terminate Rights-of-Way and Easements on Block 5, Lot 14, Formerly Known as Block 20, Lot 29
    3. Ordinance #22-03: An Ordinance Providing for the Vacation of a Public Right of Way Known as West Shore Drive, Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:49-6, N.J.S.A. 40:67-2 and N.J.S.A. 40:67-21 and Releasing and Extinguishing any Public Right Therein
    4. Ordinance #22-04: An Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Repealing Ordinance 21-06 Authorizing Purchase of Real Property Commonly Known as 8-20 Black Creek Drive and Identified As Lot 12, Block 391 on the Tax Map of the Township of Vernon
  13. Public Comments (Limited to 5 minutes on any topic)
  14. Council Comments
  15. Council President Comments
  16. Adjournment