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Agenda: November 14, 2011

Township Council Regular Meeting

Time: 6:30 p.m.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Statement: Adequate notice of this meeting had been provided to the public and the press on July 8, 2011 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
    1. Matters of Litigation
      1. Trustee v. Vernon Township re: Ameripay
      2. Thompson v. Vernon Township
    2. Personnel Matter
  5. Salute to the Flag
  6. Presentation
    1. Champions for Charity—County Clerk Jeffrey Parrott
  7. Mayor’s Report
  8. Public Comments
  9. Items for Action
    1. Approval of Minutes by Vote
      1. Regular Meeting October 13, 2011 (revised)
      2. Special Worksession October 19, 2011
      3. Regular Meeting October 24, 2011
  10. Resolutions Requiring Action
    1. Resolution #11-210: Approval of Bills List
    2. Resolution #11-211: Remitting of 2010 Senior Citizen Tax Deduction
    3. Resolution #11-212: Appointing Lynne A. Schweighardt as Vernon Township Municipal Assessor Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:9-146 et seq.
    4. Resolution #11-213: Chapter 159 Resolution Requesting Approval of Revenue and Appropriation Amending the 2011 Budget as a Revenue and Appropriation of $200,000.00
    5. Resolution #11-214: Resolution Amending the Personnel Policy and Procedure Manual
    6. Resolution #11-215: Authorizing Contracts with Certain Approved Morris County Cooperative Pricing Council Vendors
    7. Resolution #11-216: Resolution Adopting the Sussex County, New Jersey Pre-Disaster Hazard Mitigation Plan of March 14, 2011
    8. Resolution #11-217: Authorizing the Cancellation of Outstanding Checks over Six Months Old to Municipal Cash Balances
    9. Resolution #11-218: Authorizing the Use of the State Contract #A78762 to Purchase Four (4) 2012 Ford Explorers 4x4
  11. Introduction of Proposed Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #11-25: An ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, state of New Jersey regarding zoning modifying permitted uses in the mountain resort zone
    2. Ordinance #11-26: An ordinance granting municipal historic designation to certain property in the Township of Vernon
  12. Public Hearing of Proposed Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #11-22: Bond ordinance providing for the acquisition of sanitary sewerage collection and transmission facilities in and by the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey, appropriating $4,000,000 therefor and authorizing the issuance of $3,809,000 bonds or notes of the township for financing such appropriation
    2. Ordinance #11-23: Bond ordinance providing for the restructuring of a portion of the cost of acquisition of capacity at the sanitary sewage treatment plant of the Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority by the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey, appropriating $2,800,000 therefor and authorizing the issuance of $2,666,000 bonds or notes of the township for financing such appropriation
    3. Ordinance #11-24: An ordinance allowing certain temporary commercial signage to be displayed by businesses located in commercial zoning districts between November 15, 2011 through January 31, 2012
  13. Council President Remarks
  14. Council Remarks
  15. Adjournment