Agendas for each regular meeting are posted on this website and made available to the public at meetings. Agenda items are subject to change. Official copies of agendas and resolutions may be obtained from the township clerk.

Agenda: January 2, 2017 (R)

Township Council Reorganization Meeting

Time: 7:30 p.m.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Statement: Adequate notice of this reorganization meeting was provided to the public and the press on January 6, 2016, 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. Outgoing Council President Comments
  6. Council President and Vice President Nominations & Selection
  7. Incoming Council President Comments
  8. Appointment of Municipal Attorney
    1. Resolution #17-01: Appointment of Municipal Attorney
  9. Public Comments
  10. Mayor’s Comments
    1. Announcement of Mayor’s Appointments 
  11. Resolutions Regarding Business Administrator, Clerk, CFO
    1. Resolution #17-31: 2017 Salary for Non-Union Full Time Employee (Business Administrator)
    2. Resolution #17-32: Reappointment of the Township Clerk
    3. Resolution #17-33: Resolution Authorizing Appointment of a Chief Financial Officer for Vernon Township
  12. Consent Agenda (View Resolutions )
    1. Resolution #17-02: Designation of Official Newspaper for 2017
    2. Resolution #17-03: Designating Meeting Dates of the Township Council for the 2017 Calendar Year
    3. Resolution #17-04: Resolution to Adopt a Cash Management Plan - 2017
    4. Resolution #17-05: Reauthorizing Petty Cash Funds for Calendar Year 2017
    5. Resolution #17-06: Establishing Interest Rates for Delinquent Property Taxes and Assessments
    6. Resolution #17-07: Authorizing the Municipal Tax Assessor and the Special Municipal Attorney to Defend the Township before the Sussex County Board of Taxation for Tax Appeals
    7. Resolution #17-08: Appointment of Public Agency Compliance Officer
    8. Resolution #17-09: Appointing Township Business Administrator as ADA Coordinator
    9. Resolution #17-10: Authorizing Signatures on Township Checks Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:5-16
    10. Resolution #17-11: Appointments of Class Two Special Police Officers
    11. Resolution #17-12: Authorizing a Contract with Municipal Software, Inc. to Maintain the Township’s Accounting Software for 2017
    12. Resolution #17-13: Authorizing the Mayor and Municipal Clerk to Sign an Agreement with the County of Sussex for Nutrition Site Premises for Senior Citizens
    13. Resolution #17-14: Authorizing Award of Contract for Offsite Fuel between the Township of Vernon and Bob Baldwin Transportation, Inc.
    14. Resolution #17-15: Resolution Appointing Risk Management Consultant
    15. Resolution #17-16: Resolution Appointing Fund Commissioner
    16. Resolution #17-17: 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
    17. Resolution #17-18: 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
    18. Resolution #17-19: 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
    19. Resolution #17-20: Authorizing a Memorandum of Agreement with Action Title Research for “Inquiry Only” Access to Certain Tax Collectors Tax and/or Utility Records Via Vital Communications
    20. Resolution #17-21: 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
    21. Resolution #17-22: Authorizing Stipend for 2017 Transcription Services in the Amount Not to Exceed $3,000.00
    22. Resolution #17-23: Authorizing the Renewal Contract for 2017 Recording Secretary for the Land Use Board in the Amount Not to Exceed $2,000.00
    23. Resolution #17-24: Authorizing a Contract with Munidex to Maintain the Township’s Vital Statistic Software for 2017
    24. Resolution #17-25: Authorizing Professional Services Contract with Edmunds and Associates in the Amount Not to Exceed $3,405.00
    25. Resolution #17-26: Authorizing the Award of Contract for Professional Services for Updating the Tax and Zoning Maps
    26. Resolution #17-27: Continuation of the Beautification Committee
    27. Resolution #17-28: Continuation of the Greenway Action Advisory Committee
  13. Resolutions Requiring Separate Action
    1. Resolution #17-29: Adoption of 2017 Temporary Municipal Budget
    2. Resolution #17-30: Authorizing the Renewal of Contract for Maintaining Township Website
    3. Resolution #17-34: Authorizing the Award of Contract for Professional Services
    4. Resolution #17-35: Authorizing the Award of Contract for Professional Services for Township Special Attorney Tax Appeal
  14. Council Appointments to Land Use Board
    1. Council Member (By Nomination of the Council), Class III, 1-year term expiring 12/31/2017
  15. Appointments
    1. Fire Chiefs
      1. Vernon: Chief Mike Taylor
      2. Vernon: Assistant Chief Ron Krystofik
      3. McAfee: Chief Ken Clark
      4. McAfee: Assistant Chief Michael Casbarro
      5. Highland Lakes: Chief Chris Herring
      6. Highland Lakes: Assistant Chief Tom Ferry
      7. Pochuck Valley: Chief TBA
      8. Pochuck Valley: Deputy Chief TBA
    2. Vernon Township Ambulance Squad 2017 Officers
      1. Mike Emmerich, President
      2. Carol Monzo, Vice President
      3. Peggy Warnet, Secretary
      4. Andrea Cocula, Treasurer
      5. Roger Kirchner, Chief
      6. Amy Wengenroth, Assistant Chief
      7. Peggy Warnett, Mtn. Lt.
      8. Alyse Watson, Valley Lt.
    3. Special Police Officer Appointments
      1. Larry Pettigano
      2. Kurt Reinhardt
      3. Michael Sauer
      4. James Vette
      5. Douglas Vince
    4. Emergency Management Coordinator
      1. Ken Clark
  16. Council President Comments
  17. Council Comments
  18. Adjournment