[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the City of Bordentown 3-9-1987 by Ord. No. 1987-5. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Indemnification of employees — See Ch. 45.
There shall be a City Engineer who shall be appointed by the Board of Commissioners for a term of three years from the first day of January of the year of his appointment and until his successor has been appointed and qualified. He shall be a licensed civil engineer of the State of New Jersey but need not be a resident of the city. In lieu of appointing an individual, the Board of Commissioners may appoint a firm of engineers of which at least one member shall be a licensed civil engineer of the State of New Jersey. The City Engineer shall receive such compensation as may be agreed upon and authorized by the Board of Commissioners, plus such fees and charges as shall be deemed reasonable.
The City Engineer shall have such powers and perform such duties as are provided for the office of City Engineer by general law or ordinances of the city. In furtherance of such general powers and duties, but without limitation thereto, the City Engineer shall:
Prepare or cause to be prepared plans, designs and specifications for public works and improvements undertaken by the city.
Provide and maintain surveys, maps, plans, specifications and control records with respect to public works and facilities owned or operated by the city.
Provide technical and engineering advice and assistance to other city departments as may be needed.
All papers, documents, memoranda, reports and other materials relating to the administration of the engineering duties of the City Engineer shall be and remain the property of the city. Upon the termination of his services with the city, the City Engineer shall forthwith surrender to any successor all such property.