[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Wood-Ridge as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 9-16-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-18 (Ch. 70, Art. I, of the 1986 Code)]
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 43:15C-2, the following positions are deemed to be eligible for and shall participate in the Defined Contribution Retirement Program:
Individuals serving in the following positions are exempt from Defined Contribution Retirement Program membership, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 43:15C-2:
Public Health Nurse.
Chief Financial Officer.
Construction Code Official.
Qualified Purchasing Agent.
Building Subcode Official.
Plumbing Subcode Official.
Electrical Subcode Official.
Fire Subcode Official.
Superintendent of Public Works.
If an individual is appointed to one of the positions listed in § 134-1 and the individual is not serving in a position as described in § 134-2 above, the pension certifying officer of the municipality may determine that the individual is not required to join the Defined Contribution Retirement Program if that individual:
Was an active participant in the Public Employee Retirement System on July 1, 2007, and continuously since that time;
Has been appointed pursuant to a valid promotional process;
Is appointed on a temporary, interim or "acting" basis to a position requiring state certification as set forth in § 134-2 herein and is in pursuit of the required certification; or
Meets such other exceptions that may be approved by the Local Finance Board or the Division of Pensions and Benefits.
This article shall be implemented, construed and subject to the aforesaid Chapter 92 of the Laws of 2007 (N.J.S.A. 43:15C-1 et seq.), as amended from time to time, and any regulations or guidance documents from the Local Finance Board or the Division of Pensions and Benefits.