[Adopted 3-16-1982 by Ord. No. 555-82 as Sec. 2-11 of the 1982 Revised General Ordinances (Ch. 61, Art. V, of the 1993 Code)]
There shall be a Township Engineer who shall be appointed by the Township Committee for a term of three years commencing January 1 of the year of appointment. In lieu of appointing an individual, the Committee may appoint a firm of engineers of the State of New Jersey.
[Amended 12-3-1990 by Ord. No. 811-90]
The Engineer shall receive such compensation as may be agreed upon and determined by the Township Committee.
He or she shall be a licensed professional engineer of the State of New Jersey.
The Engineer shall perform such duties as are prescribed by general law and ordinance. As and when directed by the Township Committee, the Engineer shall:
Prepare or cause to be prepared plans, designs and specifications for public works and improvements undertaken by the Township, either on force account or by public contract.
Provide and maintain surveys, maps, plans, specifications and control records with respect to public works and facilities owned or operated by the Township.
Provide technical and engineering advice and assistance to Township departments as needed.
All papers, documents, memoranda, reports and other materials relating to the administration of engineering duties of the engineer shall be and remain the property of the Township. Upon the termination of his or her service with the Township, the Engineer shall forthwith surrender to any successor all such property.
[Added 9-21-1993 by Ord. No. 923-93]
Nothing herein shall be construed to prevent the appropriate Township officials from appointing a consulting engineer who shall serve at the discretion of the Township Committee.