City of Vineland, NJ
Cumberland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Vineland 12-28-1976 by Ord. No. 1063; amended in its entirety 1-8-2008 by Ord. No. 2007-104 (Ch. 47 of the 1990 Code). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Administration — See Ch. 5.
Claims approval — See Ch. 19.
There is hereby established the Department of Finance of the City of Vineland, the head of which shall be the Director of the Department of Finance.
The Director of the Department of Finance shall be appointed by the Mayor of the City of Vineland, with the advice and consent of the City Council.
The Director of the Department of Finance shall be appointed for and serve during the term of office of the Mayor until the qualification and appointment of a successor.
No person shall be qualified for appointment as Director of the Department of Finance unless such person is certified as a municipal finance officer under N.J.S.A. 40A:9-140.2.
[Amended 9-13-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-30]
The Director of the Department of Finance shall:
A. 
Prescribe the internal organization of the work of the Department, consistent with applicable statutes and ordinances.
B. 
Appoint, direct and supervise the subordinate officers and employees of the Department.
C. 
Approve or disapprove pay rolls, bills and claims chargeable to the departmental appropriations.
D. 
Provide such information and reports on the work of the eight departments as may be required by the Mayor or City Council.
E. 
Perform such other duties, as directed by the Mayor, not inconsistent with applicable statutes and ordinances.
F. 
Provide accounting support and other such reports and statements of revenue and expenses as may be required by the Director of Municipal Utilities.
Within the Department of Finance, there shall be a Division of Assessments, the head of which shall be the City Tax Assessor. All personnel of the City Tax Assessor's office are hereby assigned to the Department of Finance. The City Tax Assessor and related personnel shall continue to administer and enforce the tax laws of the State of New Jersey, but said personnel shall be subject to the general supervision of the Director of the Department of Finance in all budgetary, personnel and administrative matters unrelated to the enforcement and administration of the tax laws and other related laws of the State of New Jersey.
Within the Department of Finance, there shall be a Division of Collections, the head of which shall be the City Tax Collector. All personnel of the City Tax Collector's office are hereby assigned to the Department of Finance. Under the general supervision of the Director of the Department of Finance and the direct supervision of the Tax Collector, the Division shall:
A. 
Perform all tax collection and other assessment collection duties required by law.
B. 
Perform such other collections of municipal funds as directed by the Mayor or Director of the Department of Finance.
C. 
Make periodic recommendations and reports to the Mayor and Director of the Department of Finance as required.