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Agenda: July 1, 2011 (R)

Township Council Reorganization Meeting

Time: 12:00 noon (at Vernon Township High School)

  1. Call to Order (Municipal Clerk Presides over Meeting)
  2. Statement: Adequate notice of this Reorganization Meeting was provided to the public and the press on June 22, 2011 and was posted at the Municipal Building in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-7.
  3. Pledge of Allegiance
  4. Moment of Reflection
  5. Selection of Council Terms of Office
  6. Oaths of Office
    1. Council—4 year terms
    2. Council—2 year terms
    3. Mayor
  7. Election of Council President
  8. Appointment of Department Heads
    1. Business Administrator
    2. Office of the Municipal Clerk
    3. Office of Municipal Court
    4. Department of Finance
    5. Police Department
    6. Department of Public Works
    7. Tax Assessor
    8. Tax Collector
    9. Building Department
    10. Department of Fire Prevention
  9. Public Comments
  10. Consent Agenda
    1. Resolution #11-115: Designating the Official Newspaper for 2011
    2. Resolution #11-116: Schedule of Meetings for 2011
    3. Resolution #11-117: Cash Management Plan for 2011
    4. Resolution #11-118: Authorizing Signatures on Township Checks Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:5-16
    5. Resolution #11-119: Establishing a Petty Cash Fund for 2011
    6. Resolution #11-120: Interest on Taxes for 2011
    7. Resolution #11-121: Authorizing the Municipal Tax Assessor and Special Municipal Attorney to Defend the Township before the Sussex County Board of Taxation for Tax Appeals
    8. Resolution #11-122: Appointing the Business Administrator as the Public Agency Compliance Officer
    9. Resolution #11-123: Appointing the Business Administrator as ADA Coordinator
  11. Resolutions Requiring Separate Action
    1. Resolution #11-124: Authorizing the Continuing Appointment of Professional Prosecutor Services to Complete Ongoing Cases to Alicia Saavedra Ferrante, Esq.
    2. Resolution #11-125: Authorizing the Continuing Appointment of Professional Public Defender Services to Complete Ongoing Cases to James Sloan, Esq.
    3. Resolution #11-126: Authorizing the Continuing Appointment of Professional Utility Engineering Services to Hatch Mott MacDonald
  12. Mayoral Nominations of Professional Services by Consent and Approval of Council
    1. Township Attorney _________________________
    2. Township Special Attorney—Tax Appeals, Conflict, misc _________________________
    3. Township Special Attorney—Labor _________________________
    4. Township Auditor _________________________
    5. Township Bond Counsel _________________________
    6. Municipal Prosecutor _________________________
    7. Public Defender _________________________
    8. Municipal Judge _________________________
    9. Township Engineer _________________________
    10. Township Planner _________________________
    11. Township Risk Management Consultant Health & Benefits _________________________
    12. Township Risk Management Consultant Property & Casualty _________________________
  13. Council President Remarks
  14. Council Remarks
  15. Mayor’s Remarks
  16. Adjournment