Town of Newton, NJ
Sussex County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Newton 6-8-1970 as Ch. 2 of the Revised General Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Personnel — See Ch. 25.
Police Department — See Ch. 30.
Article I General Provisions

§ 3-1 Short title.

Article II Mayor and Council

§ 3-2 Organization of Council; election; terms; compensation.

§ 3-3 Vacancies on Council.

§ 3-4 Powers of Council.

§ 3-5 Selection of Mayor.

§ 3-6 Powers and duties of Mayor.

§ 3-7 Meetings and procedures.

§ 3-8 Additional responsibilities of Council.

Article III Manager

§ 3-9 Appointment and qualifications.

§ 3-10 Absence or disability.

§ 3-11 Powers and duties.

§ 3-12 Appointment and personnel powers.

§ 3-13 Deputy Manager.

Article IV Clerk

§ 3-14 Appointment and qualifications.

§ 3-15 Bureau of Vital Statistics.

§ 3-16 Clerk of Council.

§ 3-17 Ordinances and resolutions.

§ 3-18 Custodian of Records.

§ 3-19 Corporate Seal.

§ 3-20 Insurance, surety bonds and contracts.

§ 3-21 Administrative rules and regulations; filing and publication.

§ 3-22 Additional duties.

§ 3-23 Deputy Clerk.

Article V Town Attorney

§ 3-24 Appointment; term; qualifications.

§ 3-25 Powers and duties.

Article VI Administrative Organization

§ 3-26 Departments, boards and commissions.

§ 3-27 Powers and duties of department heads.

Article VII Department of Administration

§ 3-28 Organization.

§ 3-29 Purchasing procedures.

§ 3-30 Budget.

Article VIII Department of Finance

§ 3-31 Establishment; organization.

§ 3-32 Chief Financial Officer.

§ 3-33 Treasurer-Controller.

§ 3-34 Division of Accounts and Control.

§ 3-35 Division of Tax Collection.

§ 3-36 Fire insurance proceeds.

§ 3-37 Division of the Treasury.

§ 3-38 Payment of claims.

Article IX Department of Tax Assessments

§ 3-39 Establishment; Tax Assessor.

§ 3-40 Duties of Assessor.

Article X Department of Public Works

§ 3-41 Establishment; organization.

§ 3-42 Duties of Director of Public Works or Supervisor of Public Works.

§ 3-43 Division of Water and Sewer.

§ 3-44 through § 3-45. (Reserved)

Article XI Police Department

§ 3-46 Establishment; organization; powers.

Article XII Volunteer Fire Department

§ 3-47 Establishment.

§ 3-48 Organization.

§ 3-49 Composition, government and management.

§ 3-50 Length of Service Award Program.

Article XIII Department of Health and Recreation

§ 3-51 Establishment.

§ 3-52 Division of Health.

§ 3-53 Division of Recreation.

Article XIV (Reserved)

§ 3-54 (Reserved)

Article XV Department of Community Development

§ 3-55 Establishment; organization.

§ 3-56 Powers and duties.

§ 3-57 Planning Board review.

§ 3-58 Division of Program Administration.

§ 3-59 Division of Planning.

§ 3-60 Qualifications of Community Development Director.

Article XVI Municipal Court

§ 3-61 Establishment; powers.

§ 3-62 Municipal Judge; powers and duties.

§ 3-63 Municipal Court Administrator.

§ 3-64 Deputy Municipal Court Administrator.

§ 3-65 Public Defender.

Article XVII Planning Board

§ 3-66 Establishment; powers.

Article XVIII Industrial Commission (Advisory)

§ 3-67 Establishment; membership.

§ 3-68 Powers and duties.

Article XIX Recreation Commission (Advisory)

§ 3-69 Establishment; membership.

§ 3-70 Powers and duties.

Article XX Board of Health (Advisory)

§ 3-71 Establishment; membership.

§ 3-72 Powers and duties.

Article XXI Utility Advisory Board

§ 3-73 Establishment; membership.

§ 3-74 Powers and duties.

§ 3-75 Organization.

Article XXII Municipal Board of Appeals (Advisory)

§ 3-76 Establishment; membership.

§ 3-77 Powers and duties.

Article XXIII Parking Authority

§ 3-78 Establishment; membership.

§ 3-79 Powers and duties.

Article XXIV Housing Authority

§ 3-80 Establishment; membership.

Article XXV Citizens Committee for Community Improvement

§ 3-81 Establishment; membership.

§ 3-82 Powers and duties.

Article XXVI Civil Defense and Disaster Control Council

§ 3-83 Establishment; cooperation with other departments.

Article XXVII Auditor

§ 3-84 Appointment; compensation; powers and duties.

Article XXVIII Department of Code Enforcement and Uniform Construction Code Department

§ 3-85 Department of Code Enforcement.

§ 3-86 Uniform Construction Code Department.

§ 3-87 (Reserved)

Article XXIX Defense and Indemnification of Officers and Employees

§ 3-88 Town to provide defense.

§ 3-89 Definitions.

§ 3-90 Exceptions.

Article XXX Economic Development Advisory Commission

§ 3-91 Establishment; purpose.

§ 3-92 Members; terms.

§ 3-93 Compensation.

§ 3-94 Organization.

§ 3-95 Powers and duties.

§ 3-96 Attendance; removal.

§ 3-97 Appropriations.

Article XXXI Attendance Policy for Elected and Appointed Officials

§ 3-98 Introduction.

§ 3-99 Vacancy due to change in residency or upon resignation; exceptions.

§ 3-100 Vacancy due to any cause other than expiration of term or filing of petition for recall.

§ 3-101 Vacancy due to resignation, incapacity, death, residency, absence or removal.

§ 3-102 Excused absences.

Article XXXII Advisory Shade Tree Commission

§ 3-103 Establishment; membership.

§ 3-104 Powers and duties.

§ 3-105 Terms; meetings; organization.

Article XXXIII Department of Human Resources

§ 3-106 Establishment; organization.

§ 3-107 Duties of Human Resources Coordinator.

§ 3-108 Division of Payroll.

§ 3-109 Division of Benefits.