Resolution #14-27: Resolution of the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority—VFW Hardship Connection Deferral

Date of Adoption: August 21, 2014

WHEREAS, the VFW Lodge, Block 148, Lot 8, is located in Vernon Township’s sewer service district;

WHEREAS, the VTMUA has established and maintained a policy requiring all improved properties within the sewer service district to hook-up to the sewer system on a mandatory basis;

WHEREAS, the VFW has applied for hardship relief;

WHEREAS, the VTMUA is aware of the community service provided by the VFW Hall and respectful of the members’ service to their country;

NOW THEREFORE IT BE RESOLVED that the VFW is hereby granted a two (2) year deferral on the mandatory sewer connection starting July 1, 2013 and ending on June 30, 2015 under the following conditions:

  1. The VFW will be assessed at 4.5 EDUs;
  2. The VFW will begin making user fee payments to the VTMUA. The current payments will be made on a timely basis. The payments due from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014 will be paid on an installment basis to be negotiated between the VFW and the VTMUA’s Executive Director;
  3. The Vernon Township Health Department will confirm that the VFW’s current septic system is working properly. In the event that the current septic system needs a major repair or replacement, the VFW will be required to connect to the sewer system immediately;
  4. The VFW shall be permitted to apply for an additional one (1) year extension upon a showing of good cause.