Township of Readington, NJ
Hunterdon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Readington as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Officers and employees — See Ch. 36.
[Adopted 8-4-2008 by Ord. No. 23-2008]

§ 47-1 Eligible positions.

Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 43:15C-2, the following positions are deemed eligible for and shall participate in the Defined Contribution Retirement Program:
A. 
Statutory-based, untenured chief administrative officer of the local unit:
(1) 
Municipal Administrator, Chief Administrative Officer.
B. 
Positions with principal responsibility of a government function(s), commonly called "department heads" or similar title, that are filled by action of the governing body and who report directly to an elected official(s) or chief administrative officer:
[Amended 2-17-2009 by Ord. No. 05-2009]
(1) 
Planning and Zoning Coordinator.
(2) 
Recreation Director.
(3) 
Housing Coordinator.
(4) 
Administrator of Public Assistance.
(5) 
Social Services Director.
(6) 
Fire Official.
(7) 
Land Use Administrator.
(8) 
Librarian.
(9) 
Museum Administrator.
(10) 
Treasurer.
(11) 
Registrar.
C. 
Gubernatorial appointees who serve in county or municipal government for a fixed term:
(1) 
Mayor and members of the Township Committee.
(2) 
Municipal Court Judge.

§ 47-2 Exempt positions.

Individuals serving in the following positions are exempt from Defined Contribution Retirement Program membership, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 43:15C-2:
A. 
Tax Collector.
B. 
Chief Financial Officer.
C. 
Registered Municipal Clerk.
D. 
Construction Code Official.
E. 
Tax Assessor.
F. 
Licensed Uniform Sub-code Inspector.
G. 
Building Sub-code Inspector.
H. 
Fire Sub-code Inspector.
I. 
Electrical Inspector.
J. 
Plumbing Inspector.
K. 
Fire Inspector.
L. 
Director Public Works.

§ 47-3 Exceptions.

If an individual is appointed to one of the positions listed in § 47-1 and the individual is not serving in a position as described in § 47-2 above, the Pension Certifying Officer of the municipality may determine that the individual is not required to join the Defined Contribution Retirement Program if that individual:
A. 
Was an active participant in the Public Employee Retirement System on July 1, 2007, and continuously since that time; or
B. 
Has been appointed pursuant to a valid promotional process; or
C. 
Is appointed on a temporary, interim, or "acting" basis to a position requiring state certification as set forth in § 47-2 herein, and is in pursuit of the required certification; or
D. 
Meets such other exceptions that may be approved by the Local Finance Board or the Division of Pensions and Benefits.

§ 47-4 Implementation; construal of provisions; applicability.

This article shall be implemented, construed and subject to the aforesaid Chapter 92 of the Laws of 2007 (N.J.S.A. 43:15C-1 et seq.), as amended from time to time, and any regulations or guidance documents from the Local Finance Board of the Division of Pensions and Benefits.

§ 47-5 Filing of article.

A copy of this article shall be filed with the Director of the Division of Pensions and Benefits of the New Jersey Department of the Treasury.