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Agenda: January 11, 2021

Township Council Regular Meeting

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this council meeting was held via a Zoom Webinar.
YouTube video of the January 11, 2021 executive session »
YouTube video of the January 11, 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 January 6, 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 #21-46
    1. Resolution to Enter into Executive Session—Settlement Agreement—Lina Petrone

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. Appointment to the Vernon Township Council
    1. Resolution #21-55: Resolution Appointing to the Vernon Township Council for an Unexpired Term Ending December 31, 2021
  6. Appointment to the Vernon Township Municipal Utility Authority
  7. Public Comments (For current agenda items only, limited to 3 minutes per person)
  8. Minutes
    1. December 3, 2020 - Special Workshop Meeting
    2. December 14, 2020 - Executive Session
    3. December 14, 2020 - Regular Meeting
    4. December 22, 2020 - Special Meeting
  9. Resolutions (View Resolutions )
    1. Resolution #21-47: Resolution Authorizing Settlement
    2. Resolution #21-48: Authorizing Contracts with Certain Approved Educational Services Commission of New Jersey Cooperative Contract Vendor Daktronics Sign Installation and Equipment, ESCNJ Contract #AEPA IFB #020-F
    3. Resolution #21-49: Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Fiscal Grant Cycle July 2021-June 2025
    4. Resolution #21-50: Resolution of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Granting Authority for Approval of Certain Purchases in Excess of the Bid Threshold through New Jersey State Contracts and/or Purchasing Cooperatives for 2021
    5. Resolution #21-51: Referring 525 Route 515 Redevelopment Plan for Block 413, Lot 10 to the Land Use Board (This resolution concerns review by the LUB to include a gas station in the Town Center)
    6. Resolution #21-52: Renewal of Inactive Liquor License (T&Z Holding Co. LLC) Requiring Special Ruling in the Township of Vernon for the 2020-2021 Licensing Term (This license has been in pocket for 2 years and requires a special ruling)
    7. Resolution #21-53: Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Vernon Authorizing the Award of Payroll Management Services and Software Vendor through the Competitive Contracting Process CC# 4-2019
    8. Resolution #21-54: Appointment of Municipal Court Judge
  10. Introduction/1st Reading of Proposed Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #21-01: Ordinance Approving Redevelopment Plan—525 Route 515, Block 413 Lot 10
    2. Ordinance #21-02: Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Amending and Supplementing Chapter 130 of the Code of the Township of Vernon Regarding Vacant and Abandoned Property Registration Fees
    3. Ordinance #21-03: Capital Ordinance Providing for Various Improvements by the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey, Appropriating Therefore the Sum of $300,000.00 and Providing that Such Sum So Appropriated Shall Be Raised from the Capital Improvement Fund of the Township
    4. Ordinance #21-04: Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Amending and Supplementing the Municipal Code to Abolish the Historic Preservation Commission
  11. Public Comments (Limited to 3 minutes on any topic)
  12. Mayor’s Report
  13. Council Comments
  14. Council President Comments
  15. Adjournment