[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Seaside Heights 2-19-1997 by Ord. No. 97-1. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 4-21-2004 by Ord. No. 04-05]
The governing body of the Borough of Seaside Heights has adopted "The Borough of Seaside Heights Policy and Procedures Manual," which manual shall be kept on file in the Borough Clerk's office for inspection and review by all employees of the Borough, as well as the general public, during normal business hours. Copies of said manual shall also be distributed to all managerial/supervisory employees of the Borough of Seaside Heights.
The governing body of the Borough of Seaside Heights reserves the right to rescind or revise, by resolution, any and all policies that are not set by any valid bargaining agreement, the New Jersey Statutes or the New Jersey Administrative Code.
The Mayor and Borough Council may adopt policies and procedures for specific departments within the Borough such as, but not limited to, the Public Works Department and the Police Department. Such policies and procedures shall be in writing and a copy provided to the employees of that department. The policies and procedures shall be adopted by resolution and may be amended by resolution of the governing body.
[Added 6-5-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-13]
The Borough shall assume the cost of retiree health insurance coverage and shall pay the employer share of the premium for employees, with the exception of Medicare Part B reimbursements, who have retired after 25 years or more of service credit in the New Jersey State Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) or New Jersey State Police and Firemen's Retirement System (PFRS) and a minimum period of service with the Borough of Seaside Heights not less than 22 years at the time of retirement pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:10-23.
Minimum period of service with the Borough:
Minimum period of service with the Borough shall not include time worked under appointment as a seasonal, temporary, interim, or emergency employee or time worked under appointment as a provisional employee unless the provisional appointment continues for more than 12 months.
The pensionable period of time a Seaside Heights employee has been employed by the "Seaside Heights School District" or any "County of Ocean" county department, up to a maximum of three years, shall be counted cumulatively as "minimum period of service with the Borough of Seaside Heights" for the purpose of qualifying for payment of retiree health benefits premiums by the Borough.
The scope of retiree benefit coverage (retiree, retiree and spouse, retiree and child, or family coverage) shall be defined by the applicable collective bargaining agreement, employee agreement, personnel manual or ordinance where no agreement is in place.
Retirees shall pay for any portion of the costs for such coverage and pay any portion of the premiums as required by the state.