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Agenda: November 15, 2021

Township Council Regular Meeting

Due to technical difficulties, the November 8, 2021 council meeting was rescheduled.

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this council meeting was a hybrid meeting meaning the public could access the meeting via a Zoom Webinar or attend the meeting in person at the municipal building. YouTube video of the November 15, 2021 council meeting »

Guidelines for attending the meeting in person:

  • Maximum of twenty-five (25) public participants allowed in the municipal building. No one will be allowed to stand in the lobby/hallway.
  • Six-foot distance is mandatory (family members can move their chairs together).
  • Masks are mandatory and can ONLY be dropped if speaking for public comment.

November 15, 2021 Agenda Backup 

  1. Call to Order
  2. Statement: Adequate notice of this special meeting has been provided to the public and the press on November 11, 2021 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. The purpose of this meeting is to conduct the November 8, 2021 scheduled township council meeting that was cancelled to due technical difficulties. Action will be taken.
  3. Roll Call
  4. Salute to the Flag
  5. Public Comments (For current agenda items only, limited to 3 minutes per person)
  6. Items for Discussion
    1. 2021 Best Practices Inventory
    2. Status Update/Discussion Town Center Pump Track
    3. Status Update/Discussion Town Center Trail
  7. Minutes
    1. October 14, 2021—Regular Meeting
  8. Resolutions
    1. Resolution #21-230: A Resolution Establishing the Township of Vernon Policy for Hybrid Meetings of the Vernon Township Council
    2. Resolution #21-231: Appointment to the Vernon Township Municipal Utility Authority
    3. Resolution #21-232: Resolution Authorizing Leasing of Certain Vehicles for the Department of Police Through Sourcewell National Cooperative #060618-EFM Through Enterprise Fleet Management Services Inc. (Quote No. 6037676-1 x Color Oxford White
    4. Resolution #21-233: A Resolution Approving Participation with the State of New Jersey Federal Grant Program Administered by the Division of Criminal Justice, Department of Law and Public Safety
    5. Resolution #21-234: Resolution Requesting Approval of Revenue and Appropriation to be Included in the 2020 Budget as a Revenue and Appropriation of $32,400.00
    6. Resolution #21-235: Resolution Authorizing the Hiring of a Police Special Duty Scheduling and Processing Vendor Through the Competitive Contracting Process
    7. Resolution #21-236: Authorizing the Award of a Required Disclosure Contract for Container Service at the Township’s Public Works and animal Control Facilities
    8. Resolution #21-237: Resolution Authorizing the Award of a Required Disclosure Contract with “Lawsoft Inc. for Police Records Management System Fire Cad Software”
    9. Resolution #21-238: Resolution of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Approving and Authorizing the Purchasing Manual
    10. Resolution #21-239: Resolution—Authorizing the Cancellation of Appropriation Reserve Balances
    11. Resolution #21-240: Resolution—Authorizing the Cancellation of Appropriation Reserve Balances
    12. Resolution #21-241: Resolution Authorizing the Option for Employees of the Township of Vernon to Waive Health Insurance Benefits
    13. Resolution #21-242: Transfer Resolution—Balance Transfers
    14. Resolution #21-243: Authorizing the Mayor to Continue the Incentive to Employees Who Enroll in an Alternate Health or Prescription Plan
    15. Resolution #21-244: Refund for Tax Court Judgement (Block 391 Lot 10, Dyan Thompson)
    16. Resolution #21-245: Refund for Tax Court Judgement (Block 391 Lot 10, Dyan Thompson)
    17. Resolution #21-246: Refund Overpayment (Block 161 Lot 53- Weichert Title Group)
    18. Resolution #21-247: Refund for State Tax Court Judgement (Block 309 Lot 4, Walker, A. & Mary Elizabeth)
    19. Resolution #21-248: Refund for State Tax Court Judgement (Block 309 Lot 4, Walker, A. & Mary Elizabeth)
    20. Resolution #21-249: Refund for State Tax Court Judgement (Block 309 Lot 4, Walker, A. & Mary Elizabeth)
    21. Resolution #21-250: Refund for State Tax Court Judgement (Block 309 Lot 4, Walker, A. & Mary Elizabeth)
    22. Resolution #21-251: Refund for State Tax Court Judgement (Block 309 Lot 4, Walker, A. & Mary Elizabeth)
    23. Resolution #21-252: Refund for State Tax Court Judgement (Block 309 Lot 4, Walker, A. & Mary Elizabeth)
    24. Resolution #21-253: Refund for State Tax Court Judgement (Block 309 Lot 4 BLDG Walker, A. & Mary Elizabeth)
    25. Resolution #21-254: Refund for State Tax Court Judgement (Block 309 Lot 4 BLDG Walker, A. & Mary Elizabeth)
    26. Resolution #21-255: Refund for State Tax Court Judgement (Block 309 Lot 4 BLDG Walker, A. & Mary Elizabeth)
    27. Resolution #21-256: Refund for State Tax Court Judgement (Block 309 Lot 4 BLDG Walker, A. & Mary Elizabeth)
    28. Resolution #21-257: Refund for State Tax Court Judgement (Block 309 Lot 4 BLDG Walker, A. & Mary Elizabeth)
    29. Resolution #21-258: Refund for State Tax Court Judgement (Block 309 Lot 4 BLDG Walker, A. & Mary Elizabeth)
    30. Resolution #21-259: Resolution Authorizing the Execution of a Shared Services Agreement between the Township of Vernon and the Borough of Hamburg for Animal Control Services
    31. Resolution #21-260: Resolution Authorizing the Execution of a Shared Services Agreement between the Township of Vernon and the Township of Hardyston for Animal Control Services
    32. Resolution #21-261: Resolution Authorizing the Execution of a Shared Services Agreement between the Township of Vernon and the Township of Lafayette for Animal Control Services
    33. Resolution #21-262: Resolution Authorizing the Execution of a Shared Services Agreement between the Township of Vernon and the Township of Montague for Animal Control Services
    34. Resolution #21-263: Resolution Authorizing the Execution of a Shared Services Agreement between the Township of Vernon and the Borough of Ogdensburg for Animal Control Services
    35. Resolution #21-264: Resolution in Support of Those Communities Which Urging the Sussex County Board of Commissioners to Provide Equity to those Municipalities Who Provide Dispatch Services
  9. Public Comments (Limited to 3 minutes on any topic)
  10. Mayor’s Report
  11. Council Comments
  12. Council President Comments
  13. Adjournment