[HISTORY: Derived from Ch. II, Sec. 2-30, of the Revised General Ordinances of the Borough of Fort Lee, 1978, adopted 3-1-1979. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby created the position of Chief Financial Officer. A "Chief Financial Officer" is defined as the person who is a certified municipal officer appointed by the municipality under Section 5 of P.L. 1988, c. 110, to carry out the responsibilities set forth under N.J.S.A. 52:27BB-26 et seq. and 40A:9-140.1 et seq.
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 40A:9-140.10.
The Chief Financial Officer under the direction of the Administrator shall have the ability to research information, investigate and audit all departments of the Borough of Fort Lee and all financial functions therein.
The Chief Financial Officer under the direction of the Administrator shall be responsible for the research and formulation of all fiscal and office procedures of all departments that have matters pertaining to financial functions.
The Chief Financial Officer shall review and research all matters pertaining to the process of long-term financing for the borough and shall recommend ways and means of financing and bonding.
The Chief Financial Officer shall recommend and prepare all documents necessary for intergovernmental transfers and shall perform the work involved in the preparation of various financial reports and statements, and any analytical and nonroutine reports required by the Mayor, Council and Administrator.
The Chief Financial Officer shall with the Administrator prepare the annual budget and shall maintain control of the municipal budget and capital ordinances.
The Chief Financial Officer shall be appointed by the Mayor and Council and shall serve either on a full-time or part-time basis, without union affiliation, as determined by the Mayor and Council.