Resolution #21-30: A Resolution Authorizing the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority to Establish a Cooperative Pricing System and to Enter into Cooperative Pricing Agreements with Other Contracting Units

Date of Adoption: May 6, 2021

WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-11(5) authorizes two or more contracting units to establish a Cooperative Pricing System and to enter into a Cooperative Pricing Agreement for its administration; and

WHEREAS, the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey is desirous of establishing a Cooperative Pricing System and entering into a Cooperative Pricing Agreement with other contracting units;

WHEREAS, the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority has agreed to serve as the Lead Agency for a Cooperative Pricing System; and

WHEREAS, on May 6, 2021 the governing body of the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey duly considered the establishment of a Cooperative Pricing System for the provision and performance of goods and services,

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED as follows:

COOPERATIVE PRICING SYSTEM ESTABLISHED
The Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority hereby authorizes the creation of a Cooperative Pricing System to be known as VTMUA COOPERATIVE PRICING SYSTEM with the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority serving as the Lead Agency.

COOPERATIVE PRICING AGREEMENT
The Administrator is hereby authorized to enter into separate Cooperative Pricing Agreements with the participating contracting units and said Agreement shall be deemed a single Agreement.

COPY OF RESOLUTION TO DIVISION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT SERVICES
A single certified copy of this resolution shall be forwarded to the Division of Local Government Services as part of the application for the registration of this Cooperative Pricing System.

EFFECTIVE DATE
This resolution shall take effect immediately upon passage.