Township of Buena Vista, NJ
Atlantic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Buena Vista 5-9-1994 by Ord. No. 278-1994 (Ch. 23 of the 1993 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks and playgrounds — See Ch. 199.
Solid waste — See Ch. 238.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 253.
There shall be a Department of Public Works, the head of which shall be the Director. There shall be the following divisions within the Department:
A. 
Division of Roads and Drainage.
B. 
Division of Solid Wastes.
C. 
Division of Buildings and Grounds.
D. 
Division of Equipment Maintenance.
Under the supervision and direction of the Township Committee, the Director shall:
A. 
Administer the work of the Department.
B. 
Supervise or maintain departmental records and collect and report date for payroll and inventory control and costs analysis.
C. 
Supervise standards and procedures for the control, use and repair of all Township-owned equipment, materials and supplies in custody of the Department.
D. 
Perform the function of departmental accounting, indicating the current and future needs of the Department in responding to the maintenance and growth of the community.
E. 
Supervise and direct all of the functions and personnel of the various departments created herein.
In the Department of Public Works, there shall be a Division of Roads and Drainage under the direction and supervision of a Director, which position is hereby created and who shall be responsible for:
A. 
Maintenance and repair of all Township streets, bridges, culverts and drains.
B. 
Undertaking and administration of all Township roads, construction projects and road surfacing and/or resurfacing projects.
C. 
Maintenance of all Township streets in a safe condition for travel, cleaning, removing snow, leaves, ice and debris therefrom as required.
D. 
Installation, repair and maintenance of street traffic signs, lines and markings.
E. 
Maintenance all the Township's storm sewers and drains and appurtenances thereof making up the Township's stormwater drainage system.
In the Department of Public Works, there shall be a Division of Solid Waste under the direction and supervision of the Director, which position is hereby created and who shall:
A. 
Operate and control Township recycling through the designated recycling coordinator, solid waste collection systems and provide such service as may be authorized by ordinance.
B. 
Provide for public information and notice regarding solid waste collection programs, recycling and general information associated with requirements of the collection systems and the scheduling for pickup and removal.
In the Department of Public Works, there shall be a Division of Buildings and Grounds under the direction and supervision of the Director, which position is hereby created who shall:
A. 
Keep accurate records of the work of the Division.
B. 
Submit monthly reports of the work of the Division and any recommendations, repairs or reports.
C. 
Direct and supervise all janitors and building maintenance workers employed by the Township.
D. 
Supervise the heating, air conditioning, lighting, minor carpentry, masonry and plumbing and repair furniture and fixtures on the grounds and in the building.
E. 
Provide maintenance and cleaning services on the Township grounds, Municipal Building, Public Works building, city center building, recreational field house and all other facilities of the Township.
In the Department of Public Works, there shall be a Division of Equipment Maintenance under the direction and supervision of the Director, which position is hereby created who shall be responsible for:
A. 
Cleaning, repairing and otherwise maintaining all motorized equipment of the Township.
B. 
Keeping appropriate records as to the use and repair of all motorized equipment.
C. 
Maintaining and being responsible for all parts and accessories utilized in the maintenance of the motorized equipment or perform such other duties and responsibilities all directed by the Director of Public Works.