Township of Evesham, NJ
Burlington County
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Administrative functions, powers and duties, except such as are by the Charter or general law reserved to the Council, shall be allocated as follows:
A. 
Among and within the following departments:
[Amended 8-21-1976 by Ord. No. 21-9-76; 11-1-1977 by Ord. No. 40-11-77; 5-17-1983 by Ord. No. 22-5-83; 12-4-2007 by Ord. No. 33-12-2007]
(1) 
Department of Administration.
(2) 
Office of the Township Clerk.
(3) 
Legal Department.
(4) 
Department of Finance.
(5) 
Department of Public Works.
(6) 
Department of Police.
(7) 
Department of Health.
(8) 
Department of Public Affairs and Senior Services.
[Amended 6-20-2017 by Ord. No. 15-6-2017]
(9) 
Department of Community Development.
(10) 
Department of Recreation and Open Space.
[Amended 6-20-2017 by Ord. No. 15-6-2017]
B. 
Among and within the following boards, commissions, agencies and instrumentalities which are not allocated or assigned to a department:
(1) 
Municipal Court.
[Amended 11-1-1977 by Ord. No. 40-11-77]
(2) 
Planning Board.
(3) 
Board of Adjustment.
(4) 
Municipal Utilities Authority.
(5) 
Local Civil Defense Council.
(6) 
Recreation Committee.
(7) 
Economic Development Committee.
(8) 
Shade Tree Commission.
(9) 
Such commissions and advisory boards as the Council may from time to time create.
[Added 4-2-1974 by Ord. No. 10-4-74]
If no provision is made by this chapter or by other ordinance or law for the establishment of a head of a department, then said department shall be directed by an acting department head to be appointed by the Township Manager, pursuant to § 3-15B.
[Added 2-15-1994 by Ord. No. 5-2-94]
Any person who is appointed to any board, authority, committee, council, commission, agency or organization by the Township Council may be removed for cause, provided that the Secretary or Chairman of the respective agency notifies the Township Council of the reasons and provided that the Township Council affords the appointee an opportunity to be heard prior to the decision to remove. For purposes of this section, just cause includes, but is not limited to, the failure to attend without an approved or valid excuse three consecutive regularly scheduled meetings or the failure to attend 1/3 of the regularly scheduled meetings during any year commencing July 1. For purposes of this section, an approved or valid excuse includes, but is not limited to, nonattendance due to sickness, vacation or death of a member of the immediate family as said term is defined in other provisions of this Code.