Borough of Westville, NJ
Gloucester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Westville 5-10-1932; amended in its entirety 9-13-1977 (Ch. 6 of the 1974 Code). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
The collection and deposit of all Borough revenues and the proper payment of all legal bills shall be done in accordance with state law and the rules and regulations of the Division of Local Finance in the New Jersey Department of Municipal Affairs.
It shall be the duty of the Mayor, within 10 days after the receipt of any voucher filed in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, if approved by him, to deliver the same to the Borough Clerk with such approval noted, and if disapproved by him, to deliver the same with reasons for his disapproval to the Borough Clerk, and such approval may be noted by endorsing upon the voucher the word "Approved," together with the date of such approval and the Mayor's signature, or by merely executing the warrant accompanying the voucher in the space provided for the Mayor's signature.
Whenever the Mayor shall be prevented from signing any check to be issued in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, by reason of death, illness, absence or other disability, the Borough Council shall, by resolution, designate some person to sign said checks in the place and stead of the Mayor until such time as his disability may be removed or until a successor is elected or appointed.
No payment of any bill shall be made unless approved by the Mayor. Said approval shall be deemed given upon signature by the Mayor of any check drawn for payment of a duly submitted bill.