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Agenda: February 8, 2021

Township Council Regular Meeting

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this council meeting was held via a Zoom Webinar.
YouTube video of the February 8, 2021 executive session »
YouTube video of the February 8, 2021 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 February 2, 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 #21-68—Resolution to Enter into Executive Session
    1. Settlement Agreement—Tax Appeals

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 January 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. Item for Discussion—Open Space and Recreation Plan
    1. Alison Kopsco—J. Caldwell & Associates, LLC
    2. Barbara Davis—The Land Conservancy of New Jersey
  7. Minutes
    1. January 25, 2021—Executive Session
    2. January 25, 2021—Regular Meeting
  8. Resolutions (View Resolutions )
    1. Resolution #21-63: Resolution Authorizing an Agreement with J. Caldwell & Associates, LLC’s Proposal for an Open Space and Recreation Plan Update
    2. Resolution #21-64: Resolution Authorizing an Agreement with the Land Conservancy of New Jersey’s Proposal for an Open Space and Recreation Plan Update
    3. Resolution #21-69: Resolution Authorizing Settlement of Tax Appeal Litigation
    4. Resolution #21-70: Resolution of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Amending Resolution #21-44 Specifically Contract with Paviaweb
    5. Resolution #21-71: Resolution Authorizing the Execution of a Shared Services Agreement between the Township of Vernon and the Borough of Franklin for Animal Control Services
    6. Resolution #21-72: Refund for Totally Disabled Veteran (Block 234 Lot 163—Reardon)
    7. Resolution #21-73: Resolution Condemning Violent Protests, Insurrection, Hate Crimes and Discrimination
    8. Resolution #21-74: Resolution Authorizing Leasing of Certain Vehicles for the Department of Public Works through Sourcewell National Cooperative #060618-EFM through Enterprise Fleet Management Services Inc. (Quote No. 4890545- 4 x Color Bright White)
    9. Resolution #21-75: Emergency Temporary Appropriations
  9. Introduction/1st Reading of Proposed Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #21-05: An Ordinance Amending the Vernon Township Administrative Code Chapter 250, Article II Fees and Escrows Enumerated in Section 250-15 Relating to Animal Control
    2. Ordinance #21-06: An Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, 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
    3. Ordinance #21-07: An Ordinance Amending Article XII Stormwater Management of the Township of Vernon Code
    4. Ordinance #21-08: 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 Hearing/2nd Reading of Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #21-01: Ordinance Approving Redevelopment Plan—525 Route 515, Block 413 Lot 10
  11. Public Comments (Limited to 3 minutes on any topic)
  12. Mayor’s Report
  13. Council Comments
  14. Council President Comments
  15. Adjournment