Vernon Township

21 Church Street, Vernon, NJ 07462
Phone: 973.764.4055


Agenda November 8, 2023




November 8, 2023

7:00 PM


Call to Order


Statement of Compliance:

Pursuant to the Open Public Meetings Act, adequate notice of this Regular Meeting has been provided to the public and the press on January 17, 2023 by delivering to the press such notice and posting same at the Municipal Building and filed with the office of the Township Clerk.

Salute to the Flag:


Roll Call

Mayor’s Designee John Auberger                    

Craig Williams                                                          

Councilmember Joseph Tadrick                            

Martin Theobald                                                  

Richard Spoerl

Willard McPeek

Andrea Cocula

Michael Whitaker

Jacqueline Haley

Kelly Mitchell        Alt #1

Mark Heftler         Alt #2

Paul Mele             Alt #3

Mark Vizzini         Alt #4


Public Hearings


LU# 7-20-4 – 515 Vernon Property LLC – Block 413, Lot 10, - Preliminary and Final Site Plan - Request for Extension of Time


LU# 9-23-12- Rosemark Realty – Block 227, Lot 3, - Preliminary & Final Amended Site Plan to Upgrade the Existing Structure on the Property to Facilitate the Operation of a Cannabis Manufacturing Facility


LU# 9-23-13Mountain Dispensary, LLC – Block 607, Lot 35, Site Plan with Conditional Use for Approval to Open and Operate a Class-5 Cannabis Retail Dispensary



Public Participation


Open Meeting to the Public for items other than those listed on the Agenda

 Close Meeting to the Public





LU# 9-23-11- Alias BrewworksBlock 605, Lot 22, - Minor Site Plan for a Proposed Craft Brewery in the existing two-story building

Eligible to vote: Auberger, Williams, Tadrick, Spoerl, McPeek, Cocula, Whitaker, Haley, Theobald

LU# 9-23-14 – Mountain Creek Resort, Inc. – Block 378, Lot 20, - Minor Site Plan to relocate the existing snow tubing Area

Eligible to vote: Auberger, Williams, Tadrick, Spoerl, McPeek, Cocula, Whitaker, Haley, Theobald


Land Use Board Discussion Items (action may or may not be taken)


  • None





  • October 25, 2023 – Regular Meeting Minutes (Auberger, Williams, Spoerl, McPeek, Cocula, Whitaker, Haley, Heftler, Theobald)


Appendix A – escrows, board fees, bond reductions and escrow closure


   escrows, board fees and bond reductions

 A. Board Fees


  1. Board Attorney – Glenn Kienz, Weiner Law Group LLP
  • Land Use Board Business – ($0)

   2.      Board Planner – Jessica Caldwell, J. Caldwell & Associates

  • Land Use Board Business – ($0)

   3.     Board Engineer – Cory Stoner, Harold E. Pellow & Associates

  • Land Use Board Business – ($0)
  1. Board Recording Secretary – Irene Mills ($125.00)


B. Request for Escrows to be closed

LU# 6-15-8 – Wilson Facility Mngt. LLC – Block 605, Lot 22 – Site Plan for a  

      Paving Facility ($1,262.67)



Next Meeting:  December 13, 2023


Vernon Township

21 Church Street
Vernon, NJ 07462

Phone: 973.764.4055 

Township Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


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Non-Emergencies Dial 973-764-6155


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