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Agenda: June 24, 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. Pride Month
    2. Acknowledgment Brain Awareness Month
  6. Public Comments (on current agenda items only)
  7. Minutes
    1. Special Meeting Minutes June 12, 2019
  8. Items for Discussion
    1. 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”
    2. Resolution Authorizing Agreement with Conservation Advising Services, LLC for Open Space Consulting
  9. Consent Agenda (View Resolutions )
    1. Resolution #19-138: Renewal of Liquor Licenses in the Township of Vernon for the 2019-2020 Licensing Term
    2. Resolution #19-139: Authorizing Contracts with Certain Approved State Contract Vendors
    3. Resolution #19-140: Appointment to the Land Use Board
    4. Resolution #19-141: Refund Overpayment - (Wells Fargo) Block 199.01 Lot 33 C0004
    5. Resolution #19-142: Refund for Totally Disabled Veteran (Block 221.11 Lot 31 - Panicci)
    6. Resolution #19-143: Refund Overpayment Due to State Tax Court Judgment (Ho Property, LLC Block 127.01 Lot 10) 2017
    7. Resolution #19-144: Refund Overpayment Due to State Tax Court Judgment (Ho Property, LLC Block 127.01 Lot 10) 2018
    8. Resolution #19-145: Authorizing Application and Execution of the “2019 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Statewide Labor Day Crackdown” Grant Administered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
    9. Resolution #19-146: Resolution Authorizing Fireworks to Be Displayed on July 6, 2019 with Rain Date of July 7, 2019 within the Township of Vernon
    10. Resolution #19-147: Resolution Authorizing Fireworks to Be Displayed on August 4, 2019 with Rain date of August 11, 2019 within the Township of Vernon
  10. 2019 Annual Audit
    1. Resolution #19-149: 2018 Annual Audit
    2. Resolution #19-150: Corrective Action Plan 2018 Audit
  11. Introduction/1st Reading of Proposed Ordinances
    1. 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
    2. 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 Hearing/2nd Reading of Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #19-07: Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Amending and Supplementing Chapter 99 of the Code of the Township of Vernon Entitled “Vehicles and Traffic”
    2. Ordinance #19-10: Bond Ordinance Appropriating $2,038,668, and Authorizing the Issuance of $1,549,527 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 #19-11: Capital Ordinance Providing for Various Improvements by the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey, Appropriating Therefore the Sum of $292,800.00 and Providing That Such Sum So Appropriated Shall Be Raised from the Capital Improvement Fund and Capital Fund Balance of the Township
    4. 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
  13. Public Comments (limited to 3 minutes on any topic)
  14. Mayoral Appointments
    1. Martin O’Donnell - Economic Development Advisory Committee
  15. Mayor’s Report
  16. Council Comments
  17. Council President Comments
  18. Adjournment