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Agenda: January 2, 2019 (R)

Township Council Reorganization Meeting

Time: 7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Statement: Adequate notice of this reorganization meeting was provided to the public and the press on January 5, 2018, 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 #19-01: Appointment of Municipal Attorney
  9. Mayor’s Comments
    1. Announcement of Mayor’s Appointments
  10. Consent Agenda (View Resolutions )
    1. Resolution #19-02: Designation of Official Newspaper for 2019
    2. Resolution #19-03: Designating Meeting Dates of the Township Council for the 2019 Calendar Year
    3. Resolution #19-04: Resolution to Adopt a Cash Management Plan-2019
    4. Resolution #19-05: Reauthorizing Petty Cash Funds for Calendar Year 2019
    5. Resolution #19-06: Establishing Interest Rates for Delinquent Property Taxes and Assessments
    6. Resolution #19-07: 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 #19-08: Appointment of Public Agency Compliance Officer
    8. Resolution #19-09: Appointing Township Business Administrator as ADA Coordinator
    9. Resolution #19-10: Authorizing Signatures on Township Checks Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:5-16
    10. Resolution #19-11: Appointments of Class Two Special Police Officers
    11. Resolution #19-12: Authorizing Stipend for 2019 Transcription Services in the Amount Not to Exceed $3,000.00
    12. Resolution #19-13: Authorizing the Renewal Contract for 2019 Recording Secretary for the Land Use Board in the Amount Not to Exceed $3,000.00
    13. Resolution #19-14: 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
    14. Resolution #19-15: 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
    15. Resolution #19-16: 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
    16. Resolution #19-17: 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
    17. Resolution #19-18: 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
    18. Resolution #19-19: Authorizing the Mayor and Municipal Clerk to Sign an Agreement with the County of Sussex for Nutrition Site Premises for Senior Citizens
    19. Resolution #19-20: Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, and State of New Jersey Appointing Deputy Custodians of Records
    20. Resolution #19-21: Authorizing an Agreement with the County of Sussex, Department of Human Services, Division of Social Services, for Transportation Services for Senior Citizens and People with Disabilities Who Reside in Vernon Township for the Year 2019 in the Amount of $50,000.00 Per Year
    21. Resolution #19-22: Authorizing Alternative Public Defenders and Prosecutors
    22. Resolution #19-23: Continuation of the Beautification Committee
    23. Resolution #19-24: Continuation of the Greenway Action Advisory Committee
    24. Resolution #19-25: Continuation of the Arts Advisory Committee
    25. Resolution #19-26: Continuation of the Economic Development Committee
    26. Resolution #19-27: Authorizing the Renewal of Contract for Maintaining Township Website
    27. Resolution #19-28: Authorizing Professional Services Contract with Edmunds and Associates in the Amount Not to Exceed $3,405.00
    28. Resolution #19-29: Authorizing the Award of Contract for 2019 Alternate Court Attendant for the Municipal Court in the Amount Not to Exceed $500.00
    29. Resolution #19-30: Authorizing the Award of a Contract for 2019 Between A & E Clothing and the Township of Vernon to Locate Clothing Donation Bins at Municipal Recycling Center
    30. Resolution #19-31: Authorizing an Agreement for 2019 between the Township of Vernon and Spatial Data Logic for Geologic Software Support
    31. Resolution #19-32: Resolution Authorizing Agreement with Claims Compensation Bureau to Pursue Class Action Funds
    32. Resolution #19-33: Appointment of Members to Municipal Land Use Board
    33. Resolution #19-34: Authorizing Cancellation of Capital Appropriation Balances
    34. Resolution #19-35: Authorizing a Contract with Munidex to Maintain the Township’s Vital Statistic Software for 2019
  11. Resolutions Requiring Separate Action
    1. Resolution #19-36: Authorizing the Award of Contract for Professional Services
    2. Resolution #19-37: Authorizing the Award of Contract for Professional Services for Qualified Purchasing Agent
    3. Resolution #19-38: Resolution Approving a Settlement Agreement and Release between Vernon Township and Employee #750
    4. Resolution #19-39: Authorizing the Award of Contract for Professional Services for Appeal, Appraisal and Consulting Services
  12. Appointments
    1. Fire Chiefs
      1. Vernon Fire Dept.: Chief Ron Krystofik
      2. Vernon Fire Dept.: Assistant Chief Jason Alba
      3. McAfee Fire Dept.: Chief Dan Gross
      4. McAfee Fire Dept.: Deputy Chief Tom Murray
      5. Highland Lakes Fire Dept.: Chief Tom Ferry
      6. Highland Lakes Fire Dept.: Assistant Chief Scott Semchesy
      7. Pochuck Valley Fire Dept.: Chief Tom Van Leuven
      8. Pochuck Valley Fire Dept.: Assistant Chief John Cosh
  13. Ambulance Squads
    1. Vernon Township Ambulance Squad 2019 Officers
      1. Chief: Peggy Warnett
      2. Assistant Chief: TBA
      3. Ltn: Rob Haley
      4. President: Mike Emmerich
      5. Vice President: Carol Monzo
      6. Treasurer: Andrea Cocula
      7. Secretary: Emily Cox
      8. Trustee Chairman: Frank Reidmiller
      9. Trustee: JD Christolin
      10. Trustee: Al Monzo
      11. Trustee: Marc Wtulich
    2. Glenwood Pochuck Ambulance Squad 2019 Officers
      1. Captain Kevin Duffy
      2. 1st Lieutenant Shannon Scully
      3. 2nd Lieutenant Matthew Crum
      4. Sergeant Tyler Aitchison
  14. Special Police Officer Appointments (Class 1)
    1. Kurt Reinhardt
    2. Michael Sauer
    3. James Vette
    4. Douglas Vince
  15. Emergency Management Coordinator
    1. Ken Clark
  16. Public Comments
  17. Council Comments
  18. Council President Comments
  19. Adjournment