[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Elk 11-2-1978. Amendments noted where applicable.]
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:5-17, the Township Committee shall approve or disapprove all claims at its regular monthly meeting, in accordance with the following procedure:
All bills and claims against the township shall be presented in voucher form to the Township Clerk, at least one week prior to the regular monthly meeting of the Township of Elk. All vouchers thus presented shall be examined by at least three Township Committeemen. All vouchers presented in timely fashion shall be audited before the regular monthly meeting.
Any three Township Committeemen may, in their sole discretion, audit any bill presented after the deadline described herein for payment at the regular monthly meeting, if in their opinion, the circumstances warrant such action.
The method of disbursing moneys for payments of claims approved shall be by check issued on the order of the Clerk to the Township Committee, signed by the Township Treasurer and countersigned by such other officers as may be required by law or designated from time to time by resolution of the Township Committee.