Borough of Stanhope, NJ
Sussex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Stanhope 11-30-1993 as Ord. No. 1993-21. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Economic Development Commission — See Ch. 11.
There is hereby established in the Borough of Stanhope a Local Assistance Board.
The Board shall be comprised of three (3) persons. One (1) of the members shall be a woman, and one (1) member shall be appointed from the membership of the governing body, but said membership requirements need not necessarily be fulfilled by separate persons.
All three (3) members shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council. The member from the governing body shall be appointed for a term of one (1) year, and the other members shall each serve terms of two (2) years, expiring in alternate years. The term of each member shall commence on the first day of January, and each member shall continue in office until his successors shall be appointed and shall qualify. Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired terms only.
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 44:8-117, the Local Assistance Board shall organize and select a Chairman and a Secretary and shall appoint a Director of Welfare who shall be the first executive and administrative officer of the Board. Said person shall hold office for a term of five (5) years from the date of the appointment and shall be paid such salary as may be fixed by the Board subject to the approval of the governing body. In the event of a vacancy in the office of the Director of Welfare, one (1) temporary or acting director may be appointed to serve for not more than ninety (90) days.
The powers and duties of the Local Assistance Board and the Director of Welfare shall be as established by N.J.S.A. 44:8-107, et seq. and as set forth in N.J.A.C. 10:85-1, et seq.