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Borough of Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
Bergen County
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There is hereby established, in and for the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights, such Borough offices, the duties of such positions defined and the compensation thereof fixed as follows.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Section 1(a), which immediately followed this section and dealt with the Board of Assessors, was deleted 5-29-1990 by Ord. No. 1538.
[Amended 5-11-1993 by Ord. No. 1641]
A. 
The Collector shall be the Collector of Taxes of the Borough and shall perform all of the duties prescribed by the several statutes of New Jersey pertaining to such office. The Collector shall hold office for the term prescribed by law. The Borough shall, at public expense, furnish said Collector with an appropriate office in the Municipal Building, together with the furnishings and equipment thereof, and such office shall be open to the public for the transaction of business on weekdays, except Saturdays, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The Collector shall devote all of her time during regular business hours to the performance of the duties of the office. The Collector shall be paid such compensation as may, from time to time, be fixed by the Salary Ordinance of the Borough.
B. 
In addition to any other powers conferred by law or ordinance, the Tax Collector is hereby empowered to impose a fee or charge as set forth in Chapter 133, Fees, for the first duplicate copy of a tax bill and for each subsequent duplicate copy of the same tax bill ordered in the same tax year.
The Clerk shall do and perform the duties of the Clerk of the municipality and Clerk to the Mayor and Council of the Borough and shall be the custodian of the records of the Borough. He shall hold office as prescribed by statute. The Borough shall, at public expense, furnish said Clerk with an appropriate office in the Municipal Building, together with the furnishings and equipment thereof, and such office shall be open to the public for the transaction of business on weekdays, except Saturdays, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The Clerk shall devote all of his time during regular business hours to the performance of the duties of the office. In addition to his other duties, the Clerk shall do and perform such extra, special duties as may, from time to time, be directed by the Mayor and Council. He shall be paid such compensation as may, from time to time, be fixed by the Salary Ordinance of the Borough and, in addition thereto, such compensation for extra services as may be approved by the Mayor and Council.
A. 
There is hereby established the position of Deputy Borough Clerk. Said Deputy Borough Clerk shall act in the place and stead of the Borough Clerk during the absence or illness of the Borough Clerk and shall, in such cases, have all the power and authority of the Borough Clerk. In addition thereto, said Deputy Clerk shall do and perform such other duties as may, from time to time, evolve on said Deputy Clerk by direction of the Borough Clerk or by the Mayor and Council.
B. 
Said Deputy Borough Clerk shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the consent and approval of the Borough Council, and shall hold office for a term of one year or until a successor shall be appointed and has qualified.
[1]
Editor's Note: This section is derived from the provisions of Ord. No. 692, adopted 12-16-1953.
The Borough Treasurer shall be custodian of the funds of the Borough in accordance with the statute, and it shall be the duty of the Treasurer to disburse the same on the order of the Mayor and Council in the manner provided by law. The Treasurer shall hold office for the term prescribed by law and shall devote as much time to the performance of the duties of the position as may be required. The compensation of the Treasurer shall be such amount as may, from time to time, be fixed by the Salary Ordinance of the Borough.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Section 1(e), which immediately followed this section and dealt with Borough Marshals, was deleted 5-29-1990 by Ord. No. 1538.
[Amended 5-29-1990 by Ord. No. 1538]
The Borough Engineer shall do and perform such engineering services as may, from time to time, be directed by the Mayor and Borough Council in connection with the construction of public improvements and the maintenance of public works or in connection with other work in the Borough. Such engineering shall consist of the designing of such work, the supervision of the construction thereof and the inspection of the same. He shall hold office for a term of one year or until a successor shall have qualified and shall devote such of his time to the performance of the duties of the position as may be necessary. The compensation of the Borough Engineer shall be such amount as determined by the Mayor and Council.
[Amended 5-29-1990 by Ord. No. 1538]
The Borough Attorney shall be counsel to the Mayor and Borough Council and the several boards, commissions and department heads of the Borough. He shall do and perform all legal services as attorney as may be regularly recurring in connection with acting as such counsel. He shall be authorized to appear as attorney in all litigation in which the Borough or any department is a party. In addition thereto, he shall do and perform such other special services as may, from time to time, be directed by the Mayor and Borough Council. He shall hold office for a term of one year or until a successor shall have qualified and shall devote such time to the performance of the duties of his office as may be necessary. The Borough Attorney shall be paid such compensation for his regular services as counsel to the Mayor and Borough Council and other Borough departments as may, from time to time, be fixed by the Salary Ordinance of the Borough and, in addition thereto, such reasonable compensation for extra services as may be approved by the Mayor and Council.
[Added 9-7-1966 by Ord. No. 927; amended 5-29-1990 by Ord. No. 1538]
There is hereby created the office of Municipal Prosecutor. Such Municipal Prosecutor shall be appointed annually by the Mayor, subject to the confirmation of the Borough Council, and shall hold office for a term ending December 31 of each year or upon the qualification of his successor. It shall be the duty of said Municipal Prosecutor to prepare for and attend the trial or hearing and prosecute all complaints and other matters pending in the Municipal Court and render such other legal services in the Municipal Court as may be directed by the Judge. In the performance of such duties, such Municipal Prosecutor shall be subject to the control of the Borough Attorney. The Municipal Prosecutor shall be paid an annual salary as provided by the Salary Ordinance of the Borough.
[Added 3-24-1981 by Ord. No. 1189]
A. 
The position of Public Defender to serve in the Municipal Court of the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights is hereby established.
B. 
Such Public Defender shall perform such duties as may be required by law and Rules of Court, and he shall serve in such position under the specific direction and orders of the Borough Judge.
C. 
Said Public Defender shall be appointed annually for a term ending December 31. Such appointment shall be on the nomination of the Mayor and confirmation of the Borough Council. He shall receive a salary in such amount as may be determined and paid by the Annual Salary Ordinance of the Borough.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Section 1(h), which immediately followed this section and dealt with the Poundkeeper, was deleted 5-29-1990 by Ord. No. 1538.
[Amended 9-21-1960 by Ord. No. 833; 5-29-1990 by Ord. No. 1538]
The Superintendent of Public Works shall be the superintendent of highways. He shall be in charge of the maintenance, cleaning and repair of the public streets of the Borough and the municipal utilities and drains therein situate, have charge of the disposal of waste, ashes and garbage throughout the municipality and shall do and perform such other duties as may be directed by the Mayor and Council. He shall hold office for the term of one year. The Borough shall, at public expense, furnish said Superintendent of Public Works with an appropriate office, together with the furnishings and equipment thereof. Such office shall be open to the public for the transaction of business on weekdays, except Saturdays, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The Superintendent of Public Works will devote all of his time during regular business hours to the performance of the duties of the office. He shall be paid such compensation as may, from time to time, be fixed by the Salary Ordinance of the Borough.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Section 1(j), which immediately followed this section and dealt with the Superintendent of the Sewage Treatment Plant, was deleted 5-29-1990 by Ord. No. 1538.
[Added 10-13-1970 by Ord. No. 987]
A. 
There is hereby established the position of Assistant Superintendent of the Department of Public Works. Said Assistant Superintendent shall act in the place and stead of the Superintendent of the Department of Public Works during the absence or illness of said Superintendent and shall, in such cases, have all the power and authority of said Superintendent. In addition thereto, said Assistant Superintendent shall do and perform such other duties as may, from time to time, evolve on said Assistant Superintendent by direction of the Superintendent of the Department of Public Works or by the Mayor and Council.
B. 
Said Assistant Superintendent of the Department of Public Works shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the consent of the Borough Council, and shall hold office for a term of one year beginning January 1. Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term only.
C. 
The salary and compensation of said Assistant Superintendent of Public Works is fixed as provided by the Salary Ordinance of the Borough and shall be paid in the same manner as other Borough employees and officers are now paid.
[Amended 5-29-1990 by Ord. No. 1538]
[Amended 5-29-1990 by Ord. No. 1538]
The Building Inspector shall be the enforcement officer for the Zoning Ordinance of the Borough.[1] The Borough shall, at public expense, furnish said Building Inspector with an appropriate office, together with the furnishings and equipment thereof, in the Municipal Building. Such office shall be open to the public for the transaction of business during such hours as the Mayor and Council may, from time to time, by resolution, designate. The Building Inspector shall devote all of his time during regular business hours to the performance of the duties of the office. He shall be paid such compensation as may, from time to time, be fixed by the Salary Ordinance of the Borough.[2]
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 275, Zoning.
[2]
Editor's Note: Original Section 1(1), which immediately followed this section and dealt with the General Assessment Board, was deleted 5-29-1990 by Ord. No. 1538.
[Added 8-11-1998 by Ord. No. 1831]
A. 
There is hereby established the position of Purchasing Agent of the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights, pursuant to and in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-9.
B. 
It shall be the duty of the Purchasing Agent, upon the direction of the governing body to purchase, hire, acquire or engage any supplies, equipment, materials, property or services when advertising and bidding for the same is required by law or direction of the governing body, to prepare specifications or to review specifications otherwise prepared at the direction of the governing body; to direct the Borough Clerk to prepare and publish the required advertising for bids; and to direct and supervise the Borough Clerk in the receipt of bids on behalf of this Borough.
C. 
It shall be the further duty of the Purchasing Agent, upon the direction of the governing body, to purchase, hire, acquire or engage as aforesaid but when the same does not require advertising and bidding, to supervise and direct the same to assure compliance with the Local Public Contracts Law[1] and other applicable laws, ordinances and regulations and to formulate and enforce rules and regulations as may be necessary to assure such compliance.
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et seq.
D. 
Said Purchasing Agent shall be appointed upon the nomination of the Mayor and the confirmation of the Borough Council for a term of one calendar year.
E. 
The salary and compensation of said Purchasing Agent shall be as provided in the Salary Ordinance of this Borough.
[Added 6-12-2001 by Ord. No. 1934]
A. 
There is hereby established in and for the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights the position of Local Hotel and Multiple Dwelling Inspector.
B. 
It shall be the duty of the Local Hotel and Multiple Dwelling Inspector to perform such inspections as may be required of this Borough pursuant to the agreement of this Borough with the Department of Community Affairs of the State of New Jersey under its State-Local Cooperative Housing Inspection Program in the enforcement of N.J.S.A. 55:13A-1 et seq. and the Regulations for the Maintenance of Hotels and Multiple Dwellings, N.J.A.C. 5:10-1.1 et seq.
C. 
The said Local Hotel and Multiple Dwelling Inspector shall be appointed upon the nomination of the Mayor and the confirmation of the Borough Council for a term ending on December 31 of this year and every year hereafter but only while the said State-Local Cooperative Agreement is in effect.
D. 
The compensation of the said Local Hotel and Multiple Dwelling Inspector shall be as provided for under the said State-Local Cooperative Agreement and shall be derived solely from the fees charged as provided by law and said agreement.