Resolution #15-41: Resolution Authorizing a Refund of Sewer Fees Overpayment for Block 141.01 Lot 12, Tara Properties

Date of Adoption: August 20, 2015

WHEREAS, the property owner was charged from July 1st 2013 to 2nd quarter 2015 sewer fees based on design criteria which was 2.5 EDUs; and

WHEREAS, the property owner submitted a sewer application on 7/28/15 which defined the actual EDUs to be 1.75 EDUs; and

WHEREAS, the payments made at the higher EDU rate by the owner created an overpayment, in the amount of $1,620.00 and

WHEREAS, the owner wishes to apply the overpayment of $1,620.00 to the connection fee owed to Vernon Municipal Utilities Authority, which according to the hardship payment plan is $1,755.25 which is due on August 1, 2015; and

WHEREAS, the date for the meeting to approve this resolution will not occur until August 20th, 2015; the owners first hardship payment due on August 1st, 2015 will be $135.25 and the remainder will be satisfied by a transfer of funds, by the authority’s treasurer, upon passage of this resolution and no penalty will accrue to the property owner for not paying the full connection fee which was due on August 1, 2015.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, that they authorize the VTMUA treasurer to transfer the amount of the overpayment $1,620.00 from sewer fees collected to connection fees.

152141.0112Tara Properties$1,620.005 Church St., Vernon, NJ 07462