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Agenda: June 14, 2021

Township Council Regular Meeting

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this council meeting was held via a Zoom Webinar. YouTube video of the June 14, 2021 council meeting »

June 14, 2021 Agenda Backup 

  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 April 8, 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. Proclamation
    1. Sussex County Pride
  6. Public Comments (For current agenda items only, limited to 3 minutes per person)
  7. Discussion Item
    1. Cannabis Legalization/Local Control
  8. Minutes
    1. May 24, 2021—Regular Meeting
    2. May 24, 2021—Executive Session
  9. Resolutions
    1. Resolution #21-143: Resolution Providing for the Combination of Certain Issues of Bonds of the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey, into a Single Issue of General Bonds Aggregating $15,017,000 in Principle Amount
    2. Resolution #21-144: Resolution Determining the Form and Other Details of $15,017,000 General Bonds of 2021 of the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey, and Providing for Their Sale
    3. Resolution #21-145: Resolution of the Council of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, Requesting Permission from and to Make Application to Sussex County for the Placement of a “Welcome to Vernon” Sign on Route 515, Prices Switch Board
    4. Resolution #21-146: Authorizing Execution of an Agreement with the Morris County Cooperative Pricing Council to Review Membership Therein for the Period of October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2026
    5. Resolution #21-147: Chapter 159 Resolution Requesting Approval of Revenue and Appropriation Amending the 2021 Budget as a Revenue and Appropriation of $61,140.00
    6. Resolution #21-148: Chapter 159 Resolution Requesting Approval of Revenue and Appropriation Amending the 2021 Budget as a Revenue and Appropriation of $55,831.51
    7. Resolution #21-149: Authorizing Negotiations for Fire Alarm Installation Under N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(3)
    8. Resolution #21-150: Authorize the Award of a Required Disclosure Contract with “Rapid Recovery Services, LLC” for Municipal Building Front Door Construction
    9. Resolution #21-151: Authorizing Contracts with Certain Approved Educational Services Commission of New Jersey Cooperative Contract Vender Shaw Sports Turf for Turf Installation at Maple Grange Park through ESCNJ Contract ESCNJ/AEPA 20-A
    10. Resolution #21-152: Resolution Enabling Agent and Contracting for Online Power Purchase
    11. Resolution #21-153: Resolution Authorizing Local Government Assistance Application to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Green Acres Program for Open Space Funding
    12. Resolution #21-154: Authorize the Award of a Required Disclosure Contract with “Premier Garage Doors” for Department of Public Works Garage Door Construction
    13. Resolution #21-155: Authorize the Award of a Required Disclosure Contract with Host Compliance LLC for Compliance Software
    14. Resolution #21-156: Authorizing Contracts with Certain Approved Sussex County Cooperative Contract Vendors
    15. Resolution #21-157: Authorizing the Use of Open Space Funds for the Construction & Maintenance of the Vernon Town Center Bike & Walking Trail
    16. Resolution #21-158: Renewal of Liquor Licenses in the Township of Vernon for the 2021-2022 Licensing Term
    17. Resolution #21-159: Renewal of an Inactive Liquor License (T&Z Holding Co. LLC) Requiring Special Ruling in the Township of Vernon for the 2021-2022 Licensing Term
    18. Resolution #21-160: Resolution Authorizing a Microsoft Cloud Agreement with Tangent Solutions to Provide Cloud Computing Services
  10. Introduction/1st Reading of Proposed Ordinance
    1. Ordinance #21-14: An Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Amending and Supplementing Chapter 250 of the Municipal Code of the Township of Vernon Entitled “Fees And Escrows” to Add Fees for Background Checks by the Vernon Police Department
    2. Ordinance #21-15: Capital Ordinance Providing for Various Improvements by the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey, Appropriating Therefore the Sum of $8,000.00 and providing that such Sum so Appropriated Shall be Raised from the Capital Improvement Fund of the Township
  11. Public Hearing/2nd Reading of Ordinance
    1. Ordinance #21-13: Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, to Amend and Supplement Chapter 5, Article XII, “Department of Public Safety” and to Repeal and Replace Chapter 52 of the Municipal Code of the Township of Vernon, “Fire Department” to Establish a Division of Fire Suppression
  12. Public Comments (Limited to 3 minutes on any topic)
  13. Mayor’s Report
  14. Council Comments
  15. Council President Comments
  16. Adjournment