Vernon Township

21 Church Street, Vernon, NJ 07462
Phone: 973.764.4055


Minutes: July 15, 2022*




These minutes are a synopsis of the meeting that took place on 7/15/2022.  Copies of the recording are available at the office of the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority (the MUA”).  

  1. Call to Order

This special meeting of the VTMUA commenced at 2:06 pm.

  1. Statement of Compliance

Pursuant to the Open Public Meetings Act, adequate notice of this regular meeting was provided to the public and the press on July 13, 2022 by delivering to the press such notice and posting same at the municipal building and filed with the office of the MUA as well as posted on the website.

  1. Salute to the Flag
  2. Roll Call of Members and Professionals

The following members were present:

Andrew Pitsker

Edward DeYoung

Mark Bower

The following members were absent:

Paul Kearney

Dave McDermott

Kristin Wheaton

Edward Snook

The following professionals were present: Donelle Bright, Administrator/CFO; Steve Benosky, Engineer; Jaclyn McCabe, Recording Secretary.

  1. Open Meeting for Public Comments

Mr. DeYoung motioned to open the meeting for public comment, seconded by Mr. Bower and carried by unanimous votes. Ms. McCabe stated no one from the public wished to speak.

Mr. DeYoung made the motion to close the meeting for public comment, which was seconded by Mr. Bower and carried by unanimous votes.

  1. Resolution:
    1. #22-34 Approving Proposal for Sand Hill Pump Station Replacement

Discussion was held regarding the need for the resolution, stating that the updates are needed as they are required by the DEP. The DEP requires specific wording and standards which are required to be met in order for approvals to be obtained. Additionally, the MUA will only be billed for the actual work performed by Dewberry, although the required standards are higher.

Mr. DeYoung motioned to approve resolution #22-34, which was seconded by Mr. Bower, and carried by the affirmative votes of Mr. Pitsker, Mr. DeYoung, and Mr. Bower.

  1. Adjournment

Mr. DeYoung motioned to adjourn the meeting at 2:15 pm, which was seconded by Mr. Bower and carried by unanimous votes.

Respectfully submitted,

Jaclyn McCabe, Recording Secretary


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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