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Agenda: July 8, 2019

Township Council Regular Meeting

Time: 7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Statement: Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided to the public and the press on January 3, 2019, 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. Proclamations
    1. Designation of July as Park and Recreation Month
  6. Public Comments (on current agenda items only)
  7. Minutes
    1. Executive Session May 30, 2019
    2. Regular Meeting Minutes May 30, 2019
  8. Items for Discussion
    1. Town Center Trail
    2. An Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Amending Chapter 509 of the Municipal Code of the Township of Vernon Entitled “Taxation” to Include Transient Accommodations
  9. Consent Agenda (View Resolutions )
    1. Resolution #19-151: Refund Overpayment (Edward P. Azar, LLC) Block 469 Lot 38
    2. Resolution #19-152: Refund Overpayment (Cornerstone Abstract & Title Agency, LLC) Block 604 Lot 44
    3. Resolution #19-153: Refund Overpayment (Interstate 1st Title Agency, LLC) Block 527 Lot 292
    4. Resolution #19-154: Authorize the Award of a Fair and Open Contract for Sourcewell National Cooperative Contract 041217
    5. Resolution #19-155: 2019 Salaries for Non-Union Full Time and Part Time Employees
    6. Resolution #19-156: Resolution Authorizing Agreement with Conservation Advising Services, LLC for Open Space Consulting
  10. Introduction/1st Reading of Proposed Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #19-15: Bond Ordinance Providing for the Installation of Turf Fields at Maple Grange Park in and by the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey, Appropriating $872,750 Therefor and Authorizing the Issuance of $692,750 Bonds or Notes of the Township for Financing Such Appropriation
    2. Ordinance #19-16: Bond Ordinance Appropriating $1,165,918, and Authorizing the Issuance of $856,777 Bonds or Notes of the Township, for Various Improvements or Purposes Authorized to Be Undertaken by the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey
    3. Ordinance #19-17: An Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Amending Chapter 89 of the Municipal Code of the Township of Vernon Entitled “Personnel Policies” to Create Article IV Entitled “Anti-Nepotism Policy”
  11. Public Hearing/2nd Reading of Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #19-12: An Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Amending Ordinance #16-17 Authorizing Purchase of Real Property Commonly Known as 9 Wisteria Court and Identified as Lot 2, Block 92 on the Tax Map of the Township of Vernon
    2. Ordinance #19-13: An Ordinance of the Township Council of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex and State of New Jersey Amending Certain Portions of Chapter 99 Entitled “Vehicles and Traffic,” Section 50 Entitled “Hiring of Off Duty Police Officers” of the Township Code
    3. Ordinance #19-14: Capital Ordinance Providing for Veteran’s Memorial Park Improvements by the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey, Appropriating Therefore the Sum of $15,000.00 and Providing That Such Sum So Appropriated Shall Be Raised from the Capital Improvement Fund of the Township
  12. Public Comments (limited to 3 minutes on any topic)
  13. Mayor’s Report
  14. Council Comments
  15. Council President Comments
  16. Adjournment