City of Trenton, NJ
Mercer County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of City of Trenton 9-7-1967 as Ch. II of the Revised General Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
City Hall — See Ch. 53.
Official Flag — See Ch. 105.
Rules of Procedure — See Ch. A316.
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Editor's Note: The City of Trenton operates under the Mayor-Council Plan C of the Optional Municipal Charter Law of 1950, N.J.S.A. 40:69A-55 et seq. (L. 1950, c. 210). This plan was repealed by L. 1981, c. 465. N.J.S.A. 69A:208.1 authorizes continuance of this form of government until it is abandoned pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:69A-25.
Article I City Council and City Clerk

§ 2-1 City Council.

§ 2-2 City Clerk.

§ 2-3 Assistant City Clerk; other personnel.

Article II Mayor; Chief of Staff; Business Administrator

§ 2-4 Mayor.

§ 2-5 Business Administrator.

Article III Administrative Organization

§ 2-6 Departments.

§ 2-7 Boards, bodies and commissions.

§ 2-8 Department Directors.

§ 2-9 Removal.

Article IV Department of Administration

§ 2-10 Department established; Director.

§ 2-11 Functions.

§ 2-12 Assistant Business Administrator.

Article V Department of Finance

§ 2-13 Establishment; Director; Divisions.

§ 2-14 Chief Financial Officer.

§ 2-15 Division of Accounts and Control.

§ 2-16 Division of Assessments.

§ 2-17 Division of Treasury.

§ 2-18 Division of Tax.

§ 2-19 Division of Water Billing.

§ 2-20 Bad checks.

Article VI Department of Law

§ 2-21 City Attorney.

§ 2-22 Professional assistants.

§ 2-23 Powers and duties.

§ 2-24 Assistant City Attorney.

§ 2-25 Special counsel.

§ 2-26 Records and papers.

Article VII Department of Housing and Economic Development

§ 2-27 Establishment; Director.

§ 2-28 Powers and duties.

§ 2-29 Redevelopment functions.

§ 2-30 Planning Board review.

§ 2-31 (Reserved)

§ 2-32 Bureau of Property Management.

§ 2-33 Division of Economic Development.

§ 2-34 Division of Planning.

§ 2-35 Division of Housing Production.

Article VIII Department of Inspections

§ 2-36 Establishment; Director.

§ 2-37 Powers and duties.

§ 2-38 Organization; personnel.

Article IX Department of Public Works

§ 2-39 Establishment; Director.

§ 2-40 Division of Engineering and Operations.

§ 2-41 Bureau of Engineering and Operations.

§ 2-42 Division of Water and Sewer.

§ 2-43 (Reserved)

§ 2-44 Bureau of Streets.

§ 2-45 Division of Solid Waste Management.

§ 2-46 Division of Public Property.

§ 2-47 Division of Automotive Maintenance.

§ 2-48 Bureau of Traffic and Transportation.

Article X Department of Health and Human Services

§ 2-49 Establishment; Director; Divisions.

§ 2-50 Division of Health.

§ 2-51 Division of Social Services.

§ 2-52 Division of Economic Opportunity.

Article XI Department of Recreation, Natural Resources and Culture

§ 2-53 Establishment; Director.

§ 2-54 Division of Culture.

§ 2-55 Cultural Resources Council.

Article XII Police Department

§ 2-56 Establishment of Department and Police Director; number and types of positions; Police Director stipend; Chief of Administrative Services.

§ 2-57 Authority of Police Director.

§ 2-58 Responsibilities of Police Department.

§ 2-58.1 Division of Communications.

§ 2-58.2 Employment of off-duty police officers.

Article XIII Fire Department

§ 2-59 Establishment; Fire Director; stipend.

§ 2-60 Authority of Fire Director.

§ 2-61 Responsibilities of Fire Department.

Article XIV Boards, Bodies and Commissions

§ 2-62 City Historian.

§ 2-63 Zoning Board of Adjustment.

§ 2-64 Planning Board.

§ 2-65 Municipal Court.

§ 2-66 Parking Authority.

§ 2-67 Housing Authority.

§ 2-68 Library.

§ 2-69 Public Employees Awards Committee.

§ 2-70 Citizens Advisory Committee on Parks and Recreation.

§ 2-71 Landmarks Commission for Historic Preservation.

§ 2-72 Trenton Parking Utility.

§ 2-73 Board of Construction Appeals.

§ 2-74 Board of Review.

§ 2-75 Open Space Advisory Board.

§ 2-76 Board of Education.

§ 2-77 Human Relations Commission.

§ 2-77.1 Americans With Disabilities Act Committee.

Article XV Budget and Expenditure Procedures

§ 2-78 Budget preparation.

§ 2-79 Budget operation.

§ 2-80 Award of contracts; execution.

§ 2-81 Standards and tests.

§ 2-82 Purchasing procedure.

§ 2-83 Audit, warrant and payment of bills and claims; listing for Council.

§ 2-84 Independent annual audit.

Article XVI Officers and Employees

§ 2-85 Department directors and division heads.

§ 2-86 Vacancies in divisions.

§ 2-87 Surety bonds.

§ 2-88 Delivery of funds and records.

§ 2-89 Employee supervision; grievances.

§ 2-90 Removal by Mayor or Council.

§ 2-91 Council investigations.

§ 2-92 Administrative regulations.

§ 2-93 Preservation and inspection of public records.

§ 2-94 Public office hours; working during emergencies.

§ 2-95 Residence requirements; exception; waiver.

§ 2-96 Longevity pay plan.

§ 2-97 Termination of employees after 20 years continuous service.

Article XVII Municipal Insurance Funds

§ 2-98 Comprehensive Liability Insurance Fund.

§ 2-99 Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund.