Resolution #21-02: Resolution Authorizing the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority to Execute a Shared Service Agreement between the Township of Vernon and the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority for the Provision of DPW Services

Date of Adoption: January 7, 2021

WHEREAS, the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority (“VTMUA”) is a public body politic and corporate constituting a political subdivision of the State established as an instrumentality exercising public and essential governmental functions to provide for the public health and welfare, established pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:14B-1, et seq.,; and

WHEREAS, the Township of Vernon (“Vernon”) is a municipal corporation of the State of New Jersey, with offices located at 21 Church Street, Vernon, New Jersey 07462; and

WHEREAS, the VTMUA and Vernon currently share certain services pursuant to the Uniform Shared Services and Consolidation Act, N.J.S.A. 40A:65-1, et seq. (the “Act”); and

WHEREAS, the parties have reduced the rights and obligations of the other to writing in the form of a shared service agreement (the “Agreement”), which Agreement is attached hereto and made a part hereof; and

WHEREAS, said Agreement with the Township are for DPW services; and

WHEREAS, the Agreement is authorized under N.J.S.A. 40A:65-1, et seq. in an amount not to exceed $20,000.00 from line item 10-5408-50; and

NOW THEREFORE IT BE RESOLVED by the Commissioners of the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority, that the Shared Service Agreements for the provision of DPW services as outlined in the Agreement between the Township of Vernon and the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority is hereby approved.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Commissioners of the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority hereby authorize and direct the Chairman to execute the Agreements and that a copy of said Agreements be kept on file in the office of the Executive Director.