Township of Florence, NJ
Burlington County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Florence 12-21-1983 by Ord. No. 1983-12 as Ch. 4 of the 1983 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Municipal Court — See Ch. 8.
Environmental Commission — See Ch. 12.
Fire Department — See Ch. 15.
Housing Authority — See Ch. 18.
Police Department — See Ch. 22.
Purchasing — See Ch. 24.
Salaries and compensation — See Ch. 27.
Shade Tree Commission — See Ch. 29.
Article I Title

§ 4-1 Title.

Article II Mayor

§ 4-2 Powers and duties.

§ 4-3 Acting Mayor.

§ 4-4 Authority to fill vacancies.

§ 4-5 Appointment and removal of department heads.

Article III Council

§ 4-6 Legislative powers.

§ 4-7 Election of officers; duties of President.

§ 4-8 Responsibilities of Clerk.

§ 4-9 Meetings.

§ 4-10 Agenda conference.

§ 4-11 Conduct of meetings.

§ 4-12 Enforcement of decorum.

§ 4-13 Silence recorded as affirmative vote; abstentions.

§ 4-14 Standing committees.

§ 4-15 Appointments.

§ 4-16 Removals.

§ 4-17 Investigations.

§ 4-18 Annual audit.

Article IV Ordinances and Resolutions

§ 4-19 Preparation and procedure for adoption.

§ 4-20 Veto; reconsideration.

§ 4-21 Failure of Mayor's approval within allotted time period.

§ 4-22 Filing of reports and resolutions.

Article V Township Clerk

§ 4-23 Appointment; powers and duties.

§ 4-24 Maintenance of surety bonds.

§ 4-25 Deputy Clerk.

Article VI Business Administrator, Assistant Municipal Administrator and Administrative Assistant

§ 4-26 Appointment; powers and duties.

§ 4-26.1 Assistant Municipal Administrator.

§ 4-26.2 Administrative Assistant.

Article VII Organization and Administration

§ 4-27 Departments established.

§ 4-28 Personnel.

§ 4-29 Compensation.

Article VIII Department of Administration and Finance

§ 4-30 Establishment; department head.

§ 4-31 Procedure for payment of claims; preparation of list of payments.

§ 4-32 Tax searches.

§ 4-33 Depositories.

§ 4-34 Division of Administration.

§ 4-35 Division of Accounts and Control.

§ 4-36 Division of Revenue.

§ 4-37 Division of Law.

§ 4-38 Division of Planning and Development.

§ 4-39 Division of Engineering; Township Engineer.

§ 4-40 Division of Health and Welfare.

Article IX Department of Public Works

§ 4-41 Establishment; department head; divisions designated.

§ 4-42 Division of Streets and Roads, Parks, Grounds and Sanitation.

§ 4-43 Division of Recreation.

§ 4-44 Promulgation of rules and regulations; fees.

Article X Department of Water and Sewer

§ 4-45 Establishment; department head; powers and duties.

Article XI Police Department

§ 4-46 Establishment; designation of "appropriate authority."

§ 4-46.1 Chief of Police.

§ 4-46.2 Public Safety Director.

§ 4-46.3 Authorized composition of Police Department.

§ 4-46.4 Qualifications of Police Department members.

§ 4-46.5 Hours of employment.

§ 4-46.6 Powers and duties of Police Department members.

§ 4-46.7 Uniform and badges.

§ 4-46.8 Removal.

§ 4-47 Special law enforcement officers.

§ 4-48 Adult school crossing guards.

§ 4-49 through § 4-50. (Reserved)

Article XII Department of Treasury

§ 4-51 Establishment, powers and duties of Chief Financial Officer.

Article XIII Department of Fire

§ 4-52 Establishment.

Article XIV Statutory Agencies

§ 4-53 Statutory agencies enumerated.

Article XV Budget and Purchasing Procedures

§ 4-54 Preparation of budget.

§ 4-55 Administration of budget; appropriation allotment.

§ 4-56 Awarding of contracts; execution.

§ 4-57 Requisition for purchases; certification by Business Administrator.

§ 4-58 Standards for requisitions and purchases established; enforcement authority.

§ 4-59 Purchasing procedure; emergency purchases.

Article XVA Purchasing Agent

§ 4-59.1 Creation of position.

§ 4-59.2 Appointment.

§ 4-59.3 Certificate required.

§ 4-59.4 Authority; responsibilities.

Article XVI Officers and Employees

§ 4-60 Compensation.

§ 4-61 Surety bonds.

§ 4-62 Conflict of interest.

§ 4-63 Appointment, removal and suspension; grievances.

Article XVII Public Records

§ 4-64 Filing and maintenance; inspection.

§ 4-65 Delivery of funds and records upon termination of employment.

§ 4-66 Public office hours.

Article XVIII Defense and Indemnification

§ 4-67 Indemnification of Township employees, appointees and officials.