Borough of Westville, NJ
Gloucester County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Westville 2-28-1983 (Ch. 4 of the 1974 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Administration of government — See Ch. 3.
Salaries and compensation — See Ch. 62.

§ 7-1 Office created.

There is hereby created in the Borough of Westville the office of Municipal Administrator, and the title of said office shall be "Borough Administrator of the Borough of Westville."

§ 7-2 Appointment.

The Administrator shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Borough Council.

§ 7-3 Term.

The term of office of the Administrator shall be at the pleasure of the governing body.

§ 7-4 Removal from office.

[Amended 3-13-2002; 2-17-2014 by Ord. No. 1-2014]
The Municipal Administrator may be removed by a two thirds vote of the governing body. The resolution of removal shall become effective three months after its adoption by the governing body. The governing body may provide that the resolution shall have immediate effect; provided, however, that the governing body shall cause to be paid to the Administrator forthwith any unpaid balance of his salary and his salary for the next three calendar months following adoption of the resolution.

§ 7-5 Qualifications.

The Administrator shall be chosen on the basis of executive and administrative qualifications, including education and experience. A nonresident may be appointed Administrator, but thereafter must reside within the Borough within a time established by the governing body.

§ 7-6 Powers and duties.

The Administrator shall be the chief administrative officer of the Borough, responsible to the governing body for the administration of all Borough affairs, including but not limited to the following. He shall:
A. 
Direct and supervise the administration of all departments, offices and agencies of the Borough, except as otherwise provided by law.
B. 
Attend all meetings of the Borough Council with the right to take part in discussion but not to vote.
C. 
See that all laws and all acts of the Borough Council subject to enforcement by him or by officers and employees subject to his direction and supervision are faithfully executed.
D. 
Prepare and submit the annual budget and capital program to the Borough Council.
E. 
Submit to the Borough Council and make available to the public a complete report on the finances and administrative activities of the Borough as of the end of each fiscal year.
F. 
Make such other reports as the Borough Council may require concerning the operation of Borough departments, offices and agencies subject to his direction and supervision.
G. 
Keep the Borough Council fully advised as to the current financial condition and future needs of the Borough and make such recommendations to the Council concerning the affairs of the Borough as he deems desirable.
H. 
Perform such other duties as may be required by the Borough.
I. 
Administer the Borough insurance program.
J. 
Participate in negotiations with labor relations in the Borough.
K. 
Coordinate the entire evaluation program of the Borough for all noncontractual employees prior to the adoption of the Salary Ordinance.
[Added 3-13-2002]
L. 
Evaluate the persons holding the following positions:
[Added 3-13-2002]
(1) 
Borough Clerk/CFO/Treasurer.
(2) 
Secretary to Clerk/CFO/Treasurer.
(3) 
Tax Collector.
(4) 
Office clerk(s) and secretaries.
(5) 
Public Works Manager.
(6) 
Chief of Police.
(7) 
Municipal Court Administrator.
(8) 
All professional appointments.
M. 
Apply for all grants, low-interest loans and other financial programs as directed by Mayor and Council to county, state and federal agencies.
[Added 3-13-2002]

§ 7-7 Evaluation of job performance.

[Added 3-13-2002]
The Administrator shall be evaluated by the Mayor and Council each year prior to the adoption of the Salary Ordinance.

§ 7-8 Deputy Administrator.

[Amended 5-13-1991]
A. 
There is hereby created in the Borough of Westville the office of Deputy Municipal Administrator, and the title of said office shall be "Deputy Borough Administrator of the Borough of Westville."
B. 
The Deputy Administrator shall perform the duties of the office of Administrator in the absence of the Administrator or upon a vacancy in the office of Administrator or upon the disability of the Administrator and shall perform such other duties and responsibilities as directed by the Administrator.
C. 
The Deputy Administrator may continue to hold and perform the duties of another Borough office.
D. 
The Deputy Administrator shall be appointed pursuant to § 7-2 of this chapter of the Code of the Borough of Westville and shall be subject to all other applicable provisions of Chapter 7 of the Code of the Borough of Westville.
E. 
The salary of the Deputy Administrator shall be fixed in the annual Salary Ordinance. He/she shall be reimbursed for necessary expenses incurred in the performance of the office. The salary of the Deputy Administrator, together with any other salary or compensation received for any other Borough office or position, shall not exceed the salary established for the Administrator.
[Amended 5-13-1991]