Resolution #17-18: Resolution Authorizing the Payment of All Regulated Utility Bills of Less Than $1,000.00 Prior to Formal Approval

Date of Adoption: February 16, 2017

WHEREAS, the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority has shared services agreement with the Township of Vernon Finance Office to process bills; and

WHEREAS, the usual procedure is to process bills and present them to the VTMUA commissioners prior to that bills being paid; and

WHEREAS, there have been a number of circumstances where utility bills are due before they can be presented to the VTMUA;

WHEREAS, this has the potential to create late fees and possibly even shut-offs; and

WHEREAS, the utility bills are quite standard and the VTMUA commissioners believe they could be paid on a regular basis without presentation to the VTMUA;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the VTMUA finance officer is authorized to pay all regulated utility bills of less than $1,000.00 prior to presentment to the VTMUA commissioners for formal approval provided that the list of bills is then presented to the VTMUA commissioners for ratification at the next available meeting.