Vernon Township

21 Church Street, Vernon, NJ 07462
Phone: 973.764.4055

Department of Finance & Tax Collection

The Vernon Township Department of Finance oversees the township’s financial operations.

Together with Chief Financial Officer Donelle Bright, it establishes and maintains a general accounting system for the township government and each of its departments. In doing so, it is responsible for the disbursement of all monies and controls all expenditures to ensure that budget appropriations are not exceeded.

Additonal duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • assists the mayor and business administrator with compiling information for preparing the annual budget
  • provides the council and mayor with monthly statements of all receipts and disbursements
  • prepares annual financial statements and reports for the mayor
  • develops financial policies for recommendation to the mayor
  • safeguards the township’s financial interests and investments to the fullest extent
  • manages the township’s debt

The Division of Tax Collections is also part of this department.



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.


Emergencies Dial 9-1-1
Non-Emergencies Dial 973-764-6155


Current Agendas

Township Council

Land Use Board