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Agenda: January 25, 2021

Township Council Regular Meeting

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this council meeting was held via a Zoom Webinar.
YouTube video of the January 25, 2021 executive session »
YouTube video of the January 25, 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 #21-56—Resolution to Enter into Executive Session
    1. Property Acquisition
    2. Settlement Agreement—Tax Appeal Mountain Creek

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
    1. Open Space and Recreation Plan
  7. Minutes
    1. January 1, 2021—Reorganization Meeting
    2. January 11, 2021—Executive Session
    3. January 11, 2021—Regular Meeting
  8. Resolutions (View Resolutions )
    1. 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
    2. Resolution #21-57: Resolution Authorizing the Township of Vernon to Enter into a Cooperative Pricing Agreement with the Bergen County Cooperative Pricing System
    3. Resolution #21-58 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
    4. Resolution #21-59: Resolution Awarding Bid for Proposed Improvements to Breakneck Road Phase II—Raised Pavement Markers
    5. Resolution #21-60: Public Notice of Assignment of Municipal Tax Sale Certificates
    6. Resolution #21-61: Resolution Authorizing Leasing of Certain Vehicles for the Police Department through Sourcewell National Cooperative #060618-EFM through Enterprise Fleet Management Services Inc. (Quote No. 4881282- 1 x Color Infinite Blue Metallic)
    7. Resolution #21-62: Resolution Authorizing Leasing of Certain Vehicles for the Police Department through Sourcewell National Cooperative #060618-EFM through Enterprise Fleet Management Services Inc. (Quote No. 4881287- 2 x Color Oxford White, 1 x Color Black)
    8. Resolution #21-63: Resolution Authorizing an Agreement with J. Caldwell & Associates, LLC’s Proposal for an Open Space and Recreation Plan Update
    9. Resolution #21-64: Resolution Authorizing an Agreement with The Land Conservancy of New Jersey’s Proposal for an Open Space and Recreation Plan Update
    10. Resolution #21-65: Resolution Authorizing Settlement of Tax Appeal Litigation
    11. Resolution #21-66: Transfer Resolution—Balance Transfers for Historic Preservation Secretary Salary Expense from 2020 Expenditures
    12. Resolution #21-67: Approving Active Volunteer Firefighter for Membership in the New Jersey State Fireman’s Association (Hirsch)
  9. Introduction/1st Reading of Proposed Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #21-01: Ordinance Approving Redevelopment Plan—525 Route 515, Block 413 Lot 10
  10. Public Hearing/2nd Reading of Ordinances
    1. 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
    2. 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
    3. 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