[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Township Council of the Township of Dover (now Toms River) 6-22-2004 by Ord. No. 3884-04. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby created the position of Municipal Court Prosecutor.
The Municipal Court Prosecutor shall be an attorney at law of the State of New Jersey in good standing.
The Municipal Court Prosecutor shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council. He or she shall serve for a term of one year and until his or her successor is appointed and qualified.
The Municipal Court Prosecutor shall appear in the Municipal Court on behalf of the State of New Jersey or the Township of Toms River in any case therein pending, upon the request of the Municipal Judge, the Chief of Police or directive of the Mayor or Council. He shall exercise the powers and duties assigned to such office by N.J.S.A. 2B:25-5, any other applicable statutes and Rules of Court of the State of New Jersey.
The Municipal Court Prosecutor shall be compensated in accordance with a professional services contract as approved by resolution of the Township Council. The compensation shall be in lieu of any and all other fees; provided, however, that when a municipal prosecutor is assigned to prosecute a de novo appeal in Superior Court, the prosecutor shall be entitled to additional compensation unless the municipality expressly provides otherwise at the time the compensation is fixed.