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Agenda: May 30, 2013

Township Council Regular Meeting

Time: 6:30 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. Executive Session
    1. Contract Negotiations—Police Chief
    2. Litigation—Jade Reed vs. Vernon Township, et al. [Formal action is anticipated to follow in open session on this matter.]
  5. Salute to the Flag
  6. Presentations
    1. Heroes Award—Tom Hayes
    2. Louis Bay Scholarship Competition—Maxwell Schriner
    3. 2012 Municipal Audit—Bud Jones of Nisivoccia, LLP
  7. Public Comments
  8. Mayor’s Report
  9. Minutes
    1. Regular Meeting Minutes of March 25, 2013
    2. Regular Meeting Minutes of April 8, 2013
    3. Executive Session Minutes of April 8, 2013
    4. Regular Meeting Minutes of April 22, 2013
    5. Executive Session Minutes of April 22, 2013
    6. Joint Meeting with Board of Education of April 25, 2013
    7. Work Session Minutes of May 6, 2013
    8. Regular Meeting Minutes of May 13, 2013
    9. Executive Session Minutes of May 13, 2013
  10. Items for Discussion
    1. Request to Waive 330-155 Requirement for:
      1. Music Festival Event at Rickey Farm, August 9-11
      2. Hidden Valley—Rocks, Ribs, & Ridges, June 8 & 9
    2. Energy Aggregation
  11. Consent Agenda (View Resolutions )
    1. Resolution #13-104: 2012 Annual Audit
    2. Resolution #13-105: Chapter 159 Resolution Requesting Approval of Revenue and Appropriation Amending the 2013 Budget as a Revenue and Appropriation of $49,148.50
    3. Resolution #13-106: Authorizing the Application for the 2013 COPS Hiring Program Grant in the Amount of $125,000.00
    4. Resolution #13-107: Amending the Professional Services Contract with Vital Communications
    5. Resolution #13-108: Renewal of Liquor Licenses for Vernon Township for the 2013-2014 Licensing Term
    6. Resolution #13-109: Authorizing Placement of Banner Across Breakneck Road and Exceeding Allowable Size
    7. Resolution #13-110: Approving Volunteer Fireman Active Membership
  12. Introduction/1st Reading of Proposed Ordinances
    1. 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
    2. Ordinance #13-13: 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 44 Curving Hill Drive, Block 103.23, Lot 6
  13. Public Hearing/2nd Reading of Proposed Ordinance
    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
  14. Mayoral Appointments
    1. Municipal Utilities Authority: Re-appoint Gloria Frato-Gallo—5-yr. term ending 02-01-18
  15. Council Comments
  16. Council President Comments
  17. Adjournment