Township of Florence, NJ
Burlington County
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[Amended 12-1-1993 by Ord. No. 1993-32]
The Council shall appoint a Township Clerk for a term as provided by law. Prior to his appointment, he shall have been qualified by training and experience to perform the duties of his office. He shall serve as Clerk of the Council and shall have the following functions, powers and duties provided by the Charter and this code. He shall:
Keep the minutes and records of the proceedings of the Council and of the proceedings of any Council committee upon request of the Chairman.
Preserve and compile all ordinances and resolutions, and at the close of the year, with the advice and assistance of the Division of Law, the Clerk shall compile, codify and bind all the ordinances and resolutions then in effect and shall properly index such compilation or codification and provide for its publication.
Have and take custody of all official books, papers and documents of the municipality for which no other repository is provided by Charter or ordinance and preserve and keep them safely.
Provide secretarial and clerical services for the Councilmen in the discharge of their official duties.
Cause the Municipal Seal to be affixed to instruments and writings when specifically authorized by law or when necessary to exemplify any document or record in his office or to certify any paper.
Publish ordinances as required by law in such official newspaper or newspapers as may be designated by the Council.
Issue and deliver, with the assistance of the Police Department, all notices of meetings required to be given to the Council.
Under the supervision of the Business Administrator, administer regulatory licenses pursuant to the ordinances and general law.
Receive and transmit all communications to or on behalf of the Council.
Charge and receive for the use of the municipality such fees for searches, transcripts and certifications as shall be authorized by resolution of the Council.
Perform all other functions required by general law of a Township Clerk pursuant to Title 19 of the New Jersey Revised Statutes and receive for municipal use the fees prescribed therefor.
[Amended 12-1-1993 by Ord. No. 1993-32]
The Clerk shall receive and keep in safe custody the surety bonds required by the provisions of § 4-61 hereof.
[Amended 8-5-1998 by Ord. No. 1998-25]
The Council shall appoint a Deputy Township Clerk who shall serve as the Clerk of the Township in the absence of the Clerk and shall perform such other duties as directed by the Township Clerk. The term of office shall be for one year.