Resolution #15-28: Certifying That Each Member of the Governing Body Has Received the Annual Audit, Has Personally Reviewed It, Specifically Reviewing Sections of the Audit Report Entitled “General Comments” and “Recommendations” and Has Evidence Same by Group Affidavit in the Form Prescribed by the Local Finance Board

Date of Adoption: April 16, 2015

WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 40A:5A-15 requires the governing body of each local authority to cause an audit of its accounts to be made, and

WHEREAS, the annual audit report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014 has been completed and filed with the director of the Division of Local Government Services pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:5A-15, and

WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 40A:5A-17 requires the governing body of each authority to, within 45 days of receipt of the annual audit, certify by resolution to the Local Finance Board that each member thereof has personally reviewed the annual audit report, and specifically the sections of the report entitled “General Comments” and “Recommendations,” and has evidenced same by group affidavit, in the form prescribed by the Local Finance Board, and

WHEREAS, the members of the governing body have received the annual audit and have personally reviewed the annual audit, and have specifically reviewed sections of the annual audit report entitled “General Comments” and “Recommendations” in accordance with N.J.S.A.40A:5A-17,

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the governing body of the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority hereby certifies to the Local Finance Board of the state of New Jersey that each governing body member has personally reviewed the sections of the audit report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014, and specifically has reviewed the sections of the audit report entitled “General Comments” and “Recommendations,” and has evidenced same by group affidavit in the form prescribed by the Local Finance Board.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the recording secretary of the authority is hereby directed to promptly submit to the Local Finance Board the aforesaid group affidavit, accompanied by a certified true copy of this resolution.