[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Borough Council of the Borough of Gibbsboro 11-14-1988 by Ord. No. 88-17 (Ch. 39 of the 1988 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Sewers — See Ch. 311.
There is hereby created under the terms of this chapter a sewer utility within the Borough of Gibbsboro, in the County of Camden and State of New Jersey, which utility shall be publicly owned and shall, for accounting purposes, be a separate entity having its own borrowing capacity, its own separate accounts and its own separate property, whether it be real, personal or mixed. The name by which it shall be known shall be the "Borough of Gibbsboro Sewer Utility."
It shall be the function of the Sewer Utility to own and operate all sewer facilities, plants, lines and equipment pertaining to the handling of sewage and the treatment of sewage in the Borough of Gibbsboro.
The financial affairs of the Sewer Utility shall be governed by the Borough Council of the Borough of Gibbsboro. The Sewer Utility shall be, from time to time, authorized to borrow money in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:2-1 et seq. and Borough ordinances adopted according to law.
The Sewer Utility may, from time to time, acquire such real and personal property as may be authorized by the Borough Council of the Borough of Gibbsboro by duly adopted ordinances according to the laws of the State of New Jersey.
The Borough Council of the Borough of Gibbsboro shall have full authority to appoint and employ all necessary employees for the Sewer Utility; however, the salary of said employees or appointments of the Sewer Utility shall be paid from separate funds of said Utility.
The Sewer Utility shall at all times function and operate according to the laws of the Borough of Gibbsboro, in the County of Camden and State of New Jersey, and any and all directives of the New Jersey State Department of Health or any of the state governmental departments.
The Sewer Utility shall, from time to time, when necessary, be permitted to receive moneys from the Borough of Gibbsboro from bonds or bond notes.
The Sewer Utility shall have the authority to collect moneys by levying a sewer rental charge against the property owners of the Borough of Gibbsboro for the annual sewer service to said property owners, and said moneys shall be used by the Sewer Utility to defray the costs of construction and operation of the sewer plant and all of its integral parts, including lines and equipment.