[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Riverdale 12-21-1976 by Ord. No. 14-76. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Board of Health — See Ch. 31.
There is hereby established pursuant to P.L. 1947, c. 156 in the Borough of Riverdale a Local Assistance Board which shall provide public assistance to persons eligible hereto, residing within the Borough of Riverdale or otherwise, when so provided by law.
Editor's Note: N.J.S.A. 44:8-115.
The membership of the Local Assistance Board shall be as follows:
One member shall be appointed from among the membership of the governing body, and his term shall be for one year.
Two members, including one woman, shall serve for two-year terms each, except at the initial organization of the Board one member shall be appointed for a one-year term. The terms of the members under this subsection shall expire in alternate years.
The term of each member shall commence the first day of January and each member shall continue in office until his successor shall be appointed and shall qualify.
The Board shall reorganize during the first week of January of each year at which time it shall elect a Chairman and Secretary, each of whom shall serve for a term of one year and until his successor shall be elected and qualify. Both the Chairman and the Secretary shall be permitted to succeed themselves in office.
At its initial organizational meeting, the Board shall appoint a Director of Welfare who shall be the first executive and administrative officer of the Board. He shall hold office for a term of five years from the date of his appointment and shall be paid such salary as may be fixed by the Board subject to the approval of the governing body. In all respects the Board and the Director of Welfare shall be governed by the provisions of N.J.S.A. 44:8-104 et seq., and all amendments thereto.
Editor's Note: Former N.J.S.A. 44:8-104 et seq. was repealed by L. 1997, c. 38, § 17, effective 3-24-1997.