Township of Hanover, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Hanover 2-12-2015 by Ord. No. 2-15.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Code of Ethics — See Ch. 2
Cultural Arts Committee — See Ch. 19.
Economic Development Advisory Committee — See Ch. 21.
Environmental Commission — See Ch. 22.
Board of Health — See Ch. 27.
Landmark Commission — See Ch. 31.
Open Space, Parking and Facilities Preservation Trust Fund Advisory Committee — See Ch. 50.
Board of Recreation Commissioners — See Ch. 59.
Sewerage Authority — See Ch. 65.
Substance Awareness Council — See Ch. 67.
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Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 5, Boards and Commissions, Vacancies on, adopted 5-26-1977 by Ord. No. 16-77, as amended.
It shall be the responsibility of all nonelected individuals appointed to serve on a Township board, commission, committee or authority (hereinafter referred to as "board") to attend all regularly scheduled meetings and faithfully discharge their duties and responsibilities as established by state statute or the Township's Code.
In the event that a nonelected member of a board as described in § 5-4 below is unable to attend a meeting for a valid reason such as illness or business obligations, it shall be the responsibility of that board member to provide the secretary to the board with at least 24 hours' notice that he/she will be unable to attend a regularly scheduled meeting. An absence shall be considered as an "excused absence" when approved by a majority of the members of the board, commission or committee. An absence shall be deemed as excused when that absence occurs as a result of a legitimate illness or business obligation.
If a board member has unexcused absences for the longer period of either six consecutive weeks or three consecutive meetings, it shall be the responsibility of the board secretary to immediately notify the Business Administrator/Township Clerk in writing. Upon notification by the Business Administrator/Township Clerk, the Township Committee shall remove that board member by the adoption of a formal resolution and declaring a vacant seat.
The following boards, commissions, committees and authorities shall comply with the attendance regulations described in this chapter:
 
Board of Adjustment
Cultural Arts Committee
Economic Development Advisory Committee
Environmental Commission
Board of Health
Landmark Commission
Planning Board
Open Space Advisory Committee
Hanover Sewerage Authority
Board of Recreation Commissioners
Substance Awareness Council