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Agenda: May 13, 2010

Township Council Regular Meeting

Time: 6:00 p.m.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Statement: Adequate notice of this meeting had been provided to the public and the press on January 5, 2010 and was posted on the bulletin board in the Municipal Building in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-6.
  3. Roll Call
  4. Executive Session
  5. Salute to the Flag
  6. Presentations
    1. Commendation—Chief Wherry
    2. Heroin Use Statistics & Trends—Chief Wherry & Council Member Carson
    3. Economic Development Advisory Commission
  7. Public Comments
  8. Items for Discussion Only
    1. Manager’s Report
    2. Township Attorney’s Report
  9. Items for Action
    1. Approval of Minutes by Vote
      1. 03-25-2010 Executive Session 03-25-2010 Regular Meeting
      2. 04-05-2010 Special Meeting
      3. 04-08-2010 Executive Session 04-08-2010 Regular Meeting
      4. 04-22-2010 Executive Session 04-22-2010 Regular Meeting
  10. Resolutions Requiring Discussion & Separate Action (vote taken)
    1. Resolution #10-108: Approval of Bills List
    2. Resolution #10-109: Approving Payment to Classic Remodeling Corp., in the Amount of $14,960.00 for a Rehabilitation Project Located at 15 Pautuck Road, Highland Lakes, NJ Block 154.08 Lot 57, through the Township of Vernon Housing Rehabilitation Program
    3. Resolution #10-110: Amendment to the Temporary Budget
    4. Resolution #10-111: Authorizing the Repair and Rebuild of the Conveyer-Elevator in the 2005 Freightliner Sweeper for the Department of Public Works for Road Maintenance in the Amount Not to Exceed $28,847.00
    5. Resolution #10-112: Authorizing the Use of a Higher Tax Collection Percentage in the 2010 Budget as to Reduce Property Taxes in 2010
    6. Resolution #10-113: Authorizing Execution of an Amending Right of Way Agreement between the Township of Vernon and the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company
    7. Resolution #10-114: Authorizing the Township Tax Collector to Prepare and Mail Estimated Tax Bills in Accordance with P.L. 1994, C.72
    8. Resolution #10-115: Approving Active Volunteer Fireman for Membership in the New Jersey State Firemen’s Association
    9. Resolution #10-116: Authorizing the Use of Morris County Cooperative Pricing Council Contract #15C to Purchase Two (2) Vehicles in the Amount of $61,494.00 to be Used for Fire Prevention Officials
    10. Resolution #10-117: Authorizing the Implementation of the March 12, 2010 Layoff Plan as Amended hereby and Authorizing the Submission and Implementation of the May 14, 2010 Temporary Layoff Plan Providing for Five (5) Furlough Days for All Employees Outside the Department of Public Safety
    11. Resolution #10-118: Authorizing Execution of the Municipal Alliance Grant Agreement with the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse through the County of Sussex in the Amount of $20,467.00
  11. Introduction of 2010 Municipal Budget
    1. Resolution #10-119: Introduction of 2010 Municipal Budget
  12. Public Hearing and Adoption of Proposed Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #10-04: An ordinance to replace Chapter 374 of the code of the Township of Vernon regarding nuisances
    2. Ordinance #10-05: An ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey authorizing the sale of certain property owned by the township and not required for public purposes and more commonly known as Block 141 Lots 15, 15.01 and 15.02
  13. Introduction of Proposed Ordinances (public hearing scheduled for June 10, 2010)
    1. Ordinance #10-06: An ordinance granting historic designation to the High Breeze Farm and property known as Block 42 Lot 12 and Block 43 Lot 4, in the Township of Vernon
    2. Ordinance #10-07: An ordinance amending Section 330-8A of the code of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey regarding alternate members of the land use board
  14. Council Business
    1. Appointment to Land Use Board
      1. Class IV: One term expiring 12-31-2011 (if Alternate #1 is appointment to Class IV member then new appointment may be voted in for Alternate #1)
    2. Appointment to Economic Development Advisory Committee
      1. One member vacancy
  15. Adjournment