[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough of Rutherford Council 3-23-2015 by Ord. No. 3356-15. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: Former Ch. 25, Distribution of Newspapers, adopted 5-4-1988 by Ord. No. 2498-88, was repealed 11-11-1997 by Ord. No. 2825-97.
[Amended 12-14-2015 by Ord. No. 3382-15]
There is hereby established within the Borough of Rutherford the Mayor and Council's Americans with Disabilities Act Advisory Committee/Access for All Rutherford.
The Mayor and Council's Americans With Disabilities Act Advisory Committee shall consider, deal with and provide advice and counsel to the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Rutherford as to the concerns of disabled persons, barrier-free facilities, recreational opportunities, employment practices and the like and general and specific compliance with the requirements of the Americans With Disabilities Act and any appropriate legislation dealing with the subject matter thereof.
Editor's Note: See 42 U.S.C. § 12101 et seq.
The Mayor and Council's Americans With Disabilities Act Advisory Committee shall be constituted to meet at least quarterly, shall by a majority vote select a chairperson to serve for a one-year period, such selection to be made each year and shall act pursuant to bylaws to be created by the Committee and adopted by a majority vote thereof within 90 days from the formation of the Mayor and Council's Americans With Disabilities Act Advisory Committee.
The record of proceedings of Committee meetings shall be kept and such record as well as any recommendations or advice of the Committee to the Mayor and Council, which shall be provided to the Mayor and Council no later than 60 days after each meeting.
Eleven members, of which five shall be persons with disabilities, or parents of a child with a disability or a resident family member who is the caregiver of a person with a disability. Six members of the Committee shall be either residents of, or employed in, the Borough, and shall be appointed by the Mayor with staggered terms so as to result in the expiration of no more than three terms in any one year. Vacancies shall be filled for the remainder of an unexpired term.
The specific appointments to the aforesaid Committee shall be made by the Mayor for three-year terms, such appointments to be made within one month after the adoption of this chapter.
In making appointments, the Mayor may, but shall not be required to, consider representation from the following categories: