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Agenda: October 17, 2019

Township Council Regular Meeting

Time: 7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Statement: Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided to the public and the press on January 3, 2019, 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. Proclamations
    1. Veterans Day
    2. Polio Awareness
    3. Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  6. Public Comments (on current agenda items only)
  7. Minutes
    1. Regular Meeting Minutes September 9, 2019
    2. Regular Meeting Minutes September 23, 2019
  8. Items for Discussion
    1. Sewer Discussion
    2. Ordinance Amending and Supplementing Chapter 330, Article XI of the Code of the Township of Vernon Entitled “Zoning”
    3. Ordinance Amending Chapter 99, Article III and Schedule VI of the Code of the Township of Vernon Entitled “Vehicle Exclusions” and Chapter 99, Article XIV Entitled “Traffic Controls for Street and Highway Construction and Maintenance Operations”
    4. Ordinance Amending Chapter 99, Article I, II and VIII of the Code of the Township of Vernon Entitled “General Provisions”
  9. Items for Discussion and Possible Introduction
    1. An Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Amending Chapter 509 of the Municipal Code of the Township of Vernon Entitled “Taxation” to Include Transient Accommodations
  10. Consent Agenda (View Resolutions )
    1. Resolution #19-197: Authorizing Assignment of Tax Title Liens to Tall Timbers Property Owners Association
    2. Resolution #19-198: Resolution to Renew a Contract to Thomson Reuters-West
    3. Resolution #19-199: Authorizing Application and Execution of the “2019 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Year End Holiday Crackdown” Grant Administered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
    4. Resolution #19-200: Authorizing the Use of Morris County Cooperative Pricing Council for Proposed Improvements to Lake Pochung Road
    5. Resolution #19-201: Authorizing the Award of Contract for Crack Fill & Sealing of Walkway Paths at Maple Grange Park within Vernon Township
    6. Resolution #19-202: Authorizing the Use of Morris County Cooperative Pricing Council for Proposed Improvements to Higgins Drive & Walsh Way
    7. Resolution #19-203: Resolution Ratifying Memorandum of Agreement with American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees and Vernon Township
    8. Resolution #19-204: Consent to Application for Site Plan Approval by Vernon Township Police Athletic League (PAL) for Improvements Proposed on Vernon Township Owned Block 401 Lot 4
    9. Resolution #19-205: Authorize the Award of an Extraordinary Unspecifiable Services Contract with Discovery Benefits Inc. for Prescription Reimbursement Services for Retirees and Their Dependents
  11. Introduction/1st Reading of Proposed Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #19-22: Ordinance Providing for the Improvement of Various Roads in and by the Township of Vernon, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey, Appropriating $50,000 Therefor, Constituting Proceeds of Obligations of the Township Heretofore Issued
    2. Ordinance #19-23: Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Amending Chapter 94 of the Code of the Township of Vernon Regarding the Police Division
    3. Ordinance #19-24: An Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Amending and Supplementing Chapter 413 of the Municipal Code of the Township of Vernon Entitled “Parks and Recreation Areas” to Prohibit Use of Electronic Smoking Devices in Township Parks
  12. Public Hearing/2nd Reading of Ordinances
    1. Ordinance #19-07: Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Amending and Supplementing Chapter 99 of the Code of the Township of Vernon Entitled “Vehicles And Traffic” (carried from 9-9-19)
    2. Ordinance #19-21: An Ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, Amending And Supplementing Chapter 5 of the Municipal Code of the Township of Vernon Entitled “Administration of Government” to Update the Rules of Order and Procedure Governing Council Meetings
  13. Public Comments (limited to 3 minutes on any topic)
  14. Mayor’s Report
  15. Council Comments
  16. Council President Comments
  17. Adjournment