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Agenda: May 11, 2015

Township Council Regular Meeting

Time: 7:30 p.m.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Statement: Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided to the public and the press on January 4, 2015, 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. Police Week May 10, 2015 - May 16, 2015
    2. Buddy Poppy Month
    3. Memorial Day Recognition
    4. Proclamation in Honor of John F. McGowan
  6. Public Comments
  7. Mayor’s Report
  8. Minutes
    1. Work Session Minutes of March 30, 2015
  9. Items for Discussion
    1. Resolution Supporting Steps by New Jersey Officials to Protect and Support Federal Military Bases Located in the State of New Jersey
    2. A Resolution in Support of Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority’s (SCUMA) Opposition to a Proposed Amendment to the Sussex County Solid Waste Management Plan
  10. Consent Agenda (View Resolutions )
    1. Resolution #15-88: Recognizing Municipal Clerk’s Week
    2. Resolution #15-89: Chapter 159 Resolution Requesting Approval of Revenue and Appropriation Amending the 2015 Budget as a Revenue and Appropriation of $100,747.15
    3. Resolution #15-90: Resolution Authorizing Township Council to Reject All Bids for the Vernon Township Police Department Impound Building
    4. Resolution #15-91: Authorizing Placement of a Banner Across Breakneck Road for Christ Community Church
    5. Resolution #15-92: Authorizing Placement of Signs in Various Locations for Vernon Chamber of Commerce
    6. Resolution #15-93: Authorizing the Application for New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Recreational Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities Grant
    7. Resolution #15-94: Extending the Existing Contract to Air Group for Preventative Maintenance for the HVAC System Located in the Vernon Township Municipal Building
  11. Introduction/1st Reading of Proposed Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #15-14: An Ordinance to Authorize Acquisition of an Easement Relating to Existing Sewer Mains from the New York Susquehanna and Western Railway Corporation
    2. Ordinance #15-15: An Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey Authorizing the Sale of Property Owned by the Township and Not Required for Public Purposes and More Commonly Known as Block 103.01, Lot 22
    3. Ordinance #15-16: Bond Ordinance Appropriating $1,534,557, and Authorizing the Issuance of $1,266,625 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
    4. Ordinance #15-17: Ordinance Providing for the Improvement of Various Roads in and by the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey, Appropriating $169,000 Therefor, Constituting Proceeds of Obligations of the Township Heretofore Issued
    5. Ordinance #15-18: An Ordinance of the Township of Vernon in the County of Sussex, New Jersey Authorizing the Purchase of Various Equipment and Repairs in, by and for the Township Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:56-1 and Appropriating Therefore the Sum of $154,000.00 and Providing That Such Sum So Appropriated Shall Be Raised from the Capital Improvement Fund Account of the Township
  12. Public Hearing/2nd Reading of Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #15-11: An Ordinance Extending Lease Agreement between the Vernon Township Board of Education and the Township of Vernon, and Sub-Lease Agreement between the Township of Vernon and the Dog Owners Gathering Society of Vernon Township, Inc., for Certain Unimproved Real Property Identified on the Official Tax Maps of the Township of Vernon as Block 133, Lot 2.05
    2. Ordinance #15-12: An Ordinance Amending Chapter 447 of the Code of the Township of Vernon Entitled “Property Maintenance”
    3. Ordinance #15-13: An Ordinance of the Township of Vernon in the County of Sussex, New Jersey Authorizing the Purchase of Various Equipment and Repairs in, by and for the Township Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:56-1 and Appropriating Therefore the Sum of $80,000.00 and Providing That Such Sum So Appropriated Shall Be Raised from the Capital Fund Balance Account of the Township
  13. Council Comments
  14. Council President Comments
  15. Adjournment