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Agenda: January 10, 2022 (R)

Township Council Reorganization Meeting

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Due to technical difficulties, the January 1, 2022 council meeting was rescheduled.
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 January 10, 2022 council meeting part one »
YouTube video of the January 10, 2022 council meeting part two »

Guidelines for attending the meeting in person:

  • Maximum of twenty-five (25) public participants allowed in the municipal building. No one will be allowed to stand in the lobby/hallway.
  • Six-foot distance is mandatory (family members can move their chairs together).
  • Masks are mandatory and can ONLY be dropped if speaking for public comment.

January 10, 2022 Agenda Backup 

  1. Call to Order
  2. Statement: Adequate Notice of this reorganization meeting was provided to the public and the press on January 6, 2022 and was posted at 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. Swearing in Council Member Brian Lynch
  6. Swearing in Council Member Natalie Buccieri
  7. Swearing in Council Member Patrick Rizzuto
  8. Council Vice President Nominations & Selection
  9. Incoming Council Member Comments
  10. Incoming Council President Comments
  11. Mayor Comments
  12. Public Comments (For current agenda items only, limited to 3 minutes per person)
  13. Resolutions
    1. Resolution #22-01: Resolution Establishing the Township of Vernon Policy for Hybrid Meetings of the Vernon Township Council
    2. Resolution #22-02: Resolution for Council to Vote on Legal Representation
    3. Resolution #22-03: Reauthorizing Petty Cash Funds for Calendar Year 2022
    4. Resolution #22-04: Adoption of the 2022 Temporary Municipal Budget
    5. Resolution #22-05: Appointments to the Land Use Board
    6. Resolution #22-06: Authorizing the Award of Contract for Professional Services for Qualified Purchasing Agent
    7. Resolution #22-07: Resolution of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Authorizing the Award of a Police Special Duty Scheduling and Processing Vendor Through the Competitive Contracting Process CC#11-2021
    8. Resolution #22-08: Authorizing the Award of a Required Disclosure Contract with “Spatial Data Logic” for Permitting/Licensing Software
    9. Resolution #22-09: Resolution Authorizing the Township of Vernon to Participate in Opioid Litigation Settlements
    10. Resolution #22-10: Authorizing the Award of a Contract for 2022 Between A & E Clothing and the Township of Vernon to Locate Clothing Donation Bins at Municipal Recycling Center
    11. Resolution #22-11: Resolution of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Authorizing the Execution of Sourcewell National Cooperative Contract #030321-KON with Konica Minolta Document Solutions for the Rental of Multifunctional Copier Systems
    12. Resolution #22-12: Authorizing Change Order #1 of Contract for Proposed Improvements of Guide Rails on Barrett Road and Glenwood Mountain Road with Road Safety Systems, LLC
    13. Resolution #22-13: Appointment of Special Police Officers
    14. Resolution #22-14: Authorizing the Municipal Tax Assessor and the Special Municipal Attorney to Defend the Township Before the Sussex County Board of Taxation for Tax Appeals
    15. Resolution #22-15: Appointment of Public Agency Compliance Officer
    16. Resolution #22-16: Appointing Business Administrator as ADA Coordinator
    17. Resolution #22-17: Authorizing Signatures on Township Checks Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:5-16
    18. Resolution #22-18: Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, and State of New Jersey Appointing Deputy Custodians of Records
    19. Resolution #22-19: Authorizing a Memorandum of Agreement with Signature Information Solutions for “Inquiry Only” Access to Certain Tax Collectors Tax and/or Utility Records via Edmunds and Associates
    20. Resolution #22-20: Authorizing a Memorandum of Agreement with Accurate Abstracts for “Inquiry Only” Access to Certain Tax Collectors Tax and/or Utility Records via Edmunds and Associates
    21. Resolution #22-21: Authorizing a Memorandum of Agreement with Valtech Research for “Inquiry Only” Access to Certain Tax Collectors Tax and/or Utility Records via Edmunds and Associates
    22. Resolution #22-22: Authorizing a Memorandum of Agreement with Action Title Research for “Inquiry Only” Access to Certain Tax Collectors Tax and/or Utility Records via Edmunds and Associates
    23. Resolution #22-23: Authorizing a Memorandum of Agreement with Priority Search Services, LLC for “Inquiry Only” Access to Certain Tax Collectors Tax and/or Utility Records via Edmunds and Associates
    24. Resolution #22-24: Resolution of the Township of Vernon Appointing an Alternate Municipal
    25. Prosecutor
    26. Resolution #22-25: Resolution of the Township of Vernon Appointing a Municipal Prosecutor
    27. Resolution #22-26: Resolution of the Township of Vernon Appointing a Substitute Municipal Court Judge for a Term of (3) Three Years
    28. Resolution #22-27: Resolution of the Township of Vernon Appointing a Municipal Public Defender
    29. Resolution #22-28: Resolution of the Township of Vernon Appointing an alternate Municipal Public Defender
    30. Resolution #22-29: Continuation of the Beautification Committee
    31. Resolution #22-30: Continuation of the Greenway Action Advisory Committee
    32. Resolution #22-31: Continuation of the Economic Development Advisory Committee
    33. Resolution #22-32: Granting Authority for Approval of Certain Purchases Through New Jersey State
    34. Contracts and/or Purchasing Cooperatives for 2022
    35. Resolution #22-33: Designation of Official Newspaper for 2022
    36. Resolution #22-34: Authorizing the Mayor and Municipal Clerk to Sign an Agreement with the County of Sussex for Nutrition Site Premises for Senior Citizens
    37. Resolution #22-35: Authorizing the Award of Contract for Professional Services
    38. Resolution #22-36: Authorizing Change Order #1 of Contract for Proposed Improvements of Guide Rails on Barrett Road and Glenwood Mountain Road with Riverview Paving, Inc.
    39. Resolution #22-37: Authorizing Change Order #1 of Contract for Proposed Improvements of Guide Rails on Barrett Road and Glenwood Mountain Road with Denville Line Painting, Inc.
    40. Resolution #22-38: Establishing Interest Rates for Delinquent Property Taxes and Assessments
    41. Resolution #22-40: Resolution of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Authorizing the Hiring of an Internet Technology Support Company through the Competitive Contracting Process
    42. Resolution #22-41: Transfer Resolution-Balance Transfers
    43. Resolution #22-42: Resolution Authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding with U.A.W. Local No. 2326
    44. Resolution #22-43: Appointment to the Vernon Township Municipal Utility Authority
    45. Resolution #22-44: Designating Meeting Dates of the Township Council for the 2022 Calendar Year
    46. Resolution #22-45: Resolution to Adopt a Cash Management Plan-2022
    47. Resolution #22-46: Authorizing a Contract with Munidex to Maintain the Township’s Vital Statistics Software for 2022
  14. Emergency Management Coordinator
    1. Resolution #22-39: Appointment of Office of Emergency Management Coordinator Ken Clark
  15. Mayoral Appointments to Boards, Commissions and Committees
    1. Environmental Commission
    2. Board of Recreation
    3. Beautification Committee
    4. Economic Development Advisory Committee
    5. Greenway Action Advisory Committee
  16. Recommendation to Amend Ordinance #21-25
  17. Public Comments (Limited to 3 Minutes On Any Topic)
  18. Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
    1. Glenwood Pochuck Volunteer Ambulance Corp.
      1. Chief Operations Officer/Captain—Kevin Duffy
      2. 2nd Lieutenant—Michael Griffin
      3. Sergeant—Robert Haley
  19. Council Comments
  20. Council President Comments
  21. Adjournment