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Agenda: May 13, 2013

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 11, 2013, 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. Campaign Contribution Notice
    “No holder of a public office or position shall demand payment or contribution from another holder of a public office or position for the campaign purposes of any candidate or for the use of any political party.”
  6. Mayor’s Proclamation
    1. Tom Pinand—Building Inspector of the Year
  7. Public Comments
  8. Mayor’s Report
  9. Minutes
    1. Regular Meeting Minutes of February 11, 2013
    2. Executive Session Minutes of February 11, 2013
    3. Regular Meeting Minutes of February 25, 2013
    4. Work Session Minutes of March 4, 2013
    5. Regular Meeting Minutes of March 11, 2013
    6. Regular Meeting Minutes of March 25, 2013
    7. Executive Session Minutes of March 25, 2013
  10. Item for Discussion
    1. Request to Waive 330-155 Requirement for Music Festival Event at Rickey Farm, August 9-11
  11. Consent Agenda (View Resolutions )
    1. Resolution #13-95: Authorizing Closing Unclaimed Property Vernon Police Dept. Bank Account and Restoring Funds to Township
    2. Resolution #13-96: Requesting Approval of Director of DLGS to Establish Dedicated Trust by Rider for Unemployment Compensation Insurance
    3. Resolution #13-97: Requesting Approval of Director of DLGS to Establish Dedicated Trust by Rider for Pleasant Valley Lake Rehabilitation Expense Escrow
    4. Resolution #13-98: Authorizing Change Order #3—County Road 517/Maple Grange
    5. Resolution #13-99: Authorizing Fireworks on July 6, 2013, at Tall Timbers
    6. Resolution #13-100: Authorizing Fireworks on July 6, 2013, by Highland Lakes and Vernon Township Fire Departments at Lounsberry Hollow Middle School Grounds
    7. Resolution #13-101: Approving Membership in NJ State Firemen’s Association—Basso
    8. Resolution #13-102: Approving Membership in NJ State Firemen’s Association—Plavier
  12. Introduction/1st Reading of Proposed Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #13-09: Capital Ordinance Providing for Various Improvements or Purposes to be Undertaken by the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey, Appropriating Therefore the Sum of $215,000.00 and Providing that Such Sum so Appropriated Shall be Raised from the Capital Fund Balance of the Township
    2. Ordinance #13-10: An Ordinance Amending Chapter 330 Land Development Ordinance, to Add Article XIX Highlands Preservation Area Requirements to Update Submission Requirements for Applications for Development in the Highlands Preservation Area of the Township of Vernon
    3. Ordinance #13-11: An Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, to Amend Chapter 330, Land Development of the Code of the Township of Vernon
    4. Ordinance #13-12: An Ordinance to Amend Article XXI “Solar Zoning and Standards,” Being Sections 330-260 and 330-261 of the Code of the Township of Vernon to Revise Solar Zoning and Standards
  13. Public Hearing/2nd Reading of Proposed Ordinance
    1. Ordinance #13-05: An Ordinance Granting Municipal Historic Designation to Certain Properties in the Township of Vernon
    2. Ordinance #13-07: 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 10 Barberry Street, Block 90.05, Lot 5
    3. Ordinance #13-08: 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 8 Clover Lane/2 Gilbert Drive, Block 83.08 Lot 2
  14. Council Comments
  15. Council President Comments
  16. Adjournment