Township of Mount Laurel, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Mount Laurel: Art. I, 12-6-1965 as Ord. No. 1965-9; Art. II, 3-19-1979 as Ord. No. 1979-7. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 12-6-1965 as Ord. No. 1965-9]
Pursuant to the Municipal Utilities Authorities Law, N.J.S.A. 40:14B-1 et seq., there is hereby created a public body corporate and politic, as an agency and instrumentality of the Township of Mount Laurel, in the County of Burlington and State of New Jersey, under the name and style of the "Mount Laurel Township Municipal Utilities Authority."
The Mount Laurel Township Municipal Utilities Authority hereby created is a utilities authority as contemplated and provided for by said Municipal Utilities Authorities Law and shall have and exercise all of the powers and perform all of the duties provided for by said Municipal Utilities Authorities Law and any other statutes heretofore enacted and applicable thereto and all amendments and supplements hereafter enacted thereto.
The Mount Laurel Township Municipal Utilities Authority shall consist of five members, who shall be appointed by resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Mount Laurel in the manner provided by law. The members first appointed shall, by the resolution of appointment, be designated to serve for terms respectively expiring on the first days of the first, second, third, fourth and fifth Februarys next ensuing after the date of their appointment. On or after January 1 in each year after such first appointments, one person shall be appointed as a member of the Municipal Authority to serve for a term commencing on February 1 in such year and expiring on February 1 in the fifth year after such year. In the event of a vacancy in the membership of the Municipal Authority occurring during an unexpired term of office, a person shall be appointed as a member of the Municipal Authority to serve for such unexpired term. The members of the Mount Laurel Township Utilities Authority shall receive such compensation for their services as shall hereafter be established by ordinance by the Township Council of Mount Laurel Township.
After adoption, a copy of this ordinance, duly certified by the Township Clerk of said Mount Laurel Township, shall be filed forthwith by said Township Clerk in the office of the Secretary of State of the State of New Jersey.
[Adopted 3-19-1979 as Ord. No. 1979-7]
Pursuant to the Municipal Utilities Authorities Law, N.J.S.A. 40:14B-1 et seq., there is hereby created a maximum compensation to be paid to the members of the Mount Laurel Municipal Utilities Authority, as follows:
A. 
Each member of the Mount Laurel Municipal Utilities Authority, other than the Chairman of such Authority, shall receive an annual compensation not to exceed $720 per year.
B. 
The Chairman of the Mount Laurel Municipal Utilities Authority shall receive an annual compensation not to exceed the sum of $820 per year.
The compensation allowed herein is contingent upon each member's and the Chairman's attendance at all regular and special meetings of the Mount Laurel Municipal Utilities Authority. No additional compensation shall be given for attendance at special meetings of the Municipal Utilities Authority.
[Added 2-20-1984 by Ord. No. 1984-5]
The compensation allowed herein may be increased in any given year, said increase not to exceed the increase established for the Township Council in said year.