Township of Jefferson, NJ
Morris County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Jefferson 2-1-1971 by Ord. No. 1-71 (Ch. 1A of the 1967 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Economic Advisory Board — See Ch. 34.
Environmental Commission — See Ch. 40.
Fire Department — See Ch. 47.
Lake Hopatcong Region Sewer Advisory Board — See Ch. 66.
Open Space Advisory Committee — See Ch. 96.
Senior Citizen Advisory Board — See Ch. 120.
Mobile Home Tenants Advisory Board — See Ch. 460.
007a Appendix A
Article I General Provisions

§ 7-1 Definitions.

§ 7-2 Title.

§ 7-3 Construction.

§ 7-4 Severability.

§ 7-5 Effect of prior ordinances.

§ 7-6 Repealer.

§ 7-7 Enforcement of violations and penalties.

Article II Office of the Mayor

§ 7-8 Powers and duties.

§ 7-9 Acting Mayor.

§ 7-10 Veto power.

§ 7-11 Interim appointments.

Article III Township Attorney

§ 7-12 Retainer.

§ 7-13 Duties.

§ 7-14 Additional duties.

§ 7-15 Special counsel.

§ 7-16 Township Prosecutor.

Article IV Township Clerk

§ 7-17 Appointment.

§ 7-18 Duties.

§ 7-19 Deputy Clerk.

Article V Department of Administration and Finance

§ 7-20 Department established.

§ 7-21 Powers and duties.

§ 7-22 Personnel.

§ 7-23 Purchasing.

§ 7-24 Division of the Treasury.

§ 7-25 Division of Construction and Housing Inspection.

§ 7-26 Division of Assessments.

§ 7-27 Division of Collections.

Article VI Expenditures

§ 7-28 Contracts generally.

§ 7-29 Awarding of contracts; execution.

§ 7-30 Certification for payment of claims.

§ 7-31 Audit, warrant and payment of bills and claims; listing.

Article VII Department of Public Works

§ 7-32 Department established; composition.

§ 7-33 Division of Engineering.

§ 7-34 Division of Roads.

§ 7-35 Division of Buildings and Grounds.

Article VIII Department of Public Safety

§ 7-36 Department established; composition.

§ 7-37 Division of Police.

§ 7-38 Contracted police services; outside employment regulations.

§ 7-39 Police Department fees established.

§ 7-40 Division of Fire Prevention.

§ 7-41 Division of Fire Fighting.

§ 7-42 Division of Emergency Management.

§ 7-43 Division of Communications.

§ 7-43.1 Division of Emergency Medical Services.

Article IX Department of Health and Welfare

§ 7-44 Department established.

§ 7-45 Division of Health.

§ 7-46 Advisory Health Council.

§ 7-47 Division of Welfare.

§ 7-48 Local Assistance Board.

§ 7-49 Division of Animal Control.

§ 7-50 Municipal Alliance for a Drug-Free Community (MAC).

Article X Department of Recreation, Senior and Veteran Services

§ 7-51 Department established.

§ 7-52 Powers and duties.

§ 7-53 Regulations and fees.

§ 7-54 Recreation Advisory Committee.

Article XI Budget and Purchasing Procedures

§ 7-55 Budget document.

§ 7-56 Budget preparation.

§ 7-57 Adoption.

§ 7-58 Budget operation.

§ 7-59 Purchasing generally.

§ 7-60 Awarding of contracts; execution.

§ 7-61 Emergency purchases.

§ 7-62 Standards and tests.

Article XII Administration Generally

§ 7-63 Departments and department heads.

§ 7-64 Vacancies in divisions.

§ 7-65 Bonding.

§ 7-66 Delivery of funds and records.

§ 7-67 Public office hours.

§ 7-68 Township Auditor.

§ 7-69 Political activity.

§ 7-70 Conflict of interest; gifts.

§ 7-71 Conflict of interest; legislation.

§ 7-72 Nondisclosure of information.

§ 7-73 Employee supervision; grievances.

§ 7-74 Removal of municipal officers.

§ 7-75 Council investigations.

§ 7-76 Effect, recording and compilation of administrative regulations.

§ 7-77 Retirement of employees.

Article XIII Statutory Agencies

§ 7-78 Composition.

§ 7-79 Municipal Court; appointment of Judge.

§ 7-80 Court Administrator.

§ 7-81 Public Defender; application fee.

§ 7-82 Cable TV Committee.

§ 7-83 Environmental Commission.

Article XIV Transitional Provisions

§ 7-84 References in prior ordinances.

§ 7-85 Offices abolished.

Article XV Council Rules of Procedure

§ 7-86 Title.

§ 7-87 Meetings.

§ 7-88 Presiding officer; duties.

§ 7-89 Clerk.

§ 7-90 Mayor.

§ 7-91 Agenda.

§ 7-92 Call to order.

§ 7-93 Quorum call.

§ 7-94 Order of business.

§ 7-95 Distribution and reading of minutes.

§ 7-96 Committees.

§ 7-97 Roll-call votes.

§ 7-98 Nominations and appointments.

§ 7-99 Rules of debate.

§ 7-100 Addressing the Council.

§ 7-101 Decorum.

§ 7-102 Ordinances and resolutions generally.

§ 7-103 Adoption of ordinances.

§ 7-104 Passage over veto.

§ 7-105 Ordinances not returned by Mayor.

§ 7-106 Filing of reports and resolutions.

§ 7-107 Adjournment.

Article XVI Effect

§ 7-108 When effective.

Article XVII Department of Utilities

§ 7-109 Establishment; divisions; Director.

§ 7-110 Definitions and word usage.

§ 7-111 Rates and fees.

§ 7-112 Water system construction standards.

§ 7-113 Water Supply Master Plan.

§ 7-114 Construction of mains, service lines and house connections.

§ 7-115 Water service.

§ 7-116 Access to water facilities.

§ 7-117 Water shutoffs and turn-ons.

§ 7-118 Water bills; payment; turn-on fees; meter tests.

§ 7-119 Sewer bills; payment; penalties for nonpayment; standby sewer charges.

§ 7-120 Conservation of water supply; restriction of use.

§ 7-121 Hydrants; maintenance of hydrants; uniform marking.

§ 7-122 License required for plumbing work.

§ 7-123 Compliance with health regulations.

§ 7-124 Water rates; service fees; capacity charges.

§ 7-125 Repealer.

§ 7-126 Severability.

§ 7-127 When effective.

§ 7-128 Utility Advisory Board.

Article XVIII Department of Municipal Parks

§ 7-129 Department established.

§ 7-130 Powers and duties.