[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Readington as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Officers and employees — See Ch. 36.
Article I Defined Contribution Retirement Program
[Adopted 8-4-2008 by Ord. No. 23-2008]
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:
Statutory-based, untenured chief administrative officer of the local unit:
Municipal Administrator, Chief Administrative Officer.
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]
Individuals serving in the following positions are exempt from Defined Contribution Retirement Program membership, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 43:15C-2:
Chief Financial Officer.
Registered Municipal Clerk.
Construction Code Official.
Licensed Uniform Sub-code Inspector.
Building Sub-code Inspector.
Fire Sub-code Inspector.
Director Public Works.
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:
Was an active participant in the Public Employee Retirement System on July 1, 2007, and continuously since that time; or
Has been appointed pursuant to a valid promotional process; or
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
Meets such other exceptions that may be approved by the Local Finance Board or the Division of Pensions and Benefits.
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.
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.