[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Florence as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Residency Requirement for Enrollment
[Adopted 2-4-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-01]
Purpose. An article to prohibit and penalize any parent or other person from enrolling a nonresident student in the Florence Township School District.
Prohibited conduct. It shall be unlawful for any person over the age of 18 to:
Assist, aid, abet, allow, permit, suffer or encourage a student to register or enroll in the Florence Township School District where the student is ineligible to attend; or
Knowingly permit his or her name, address or other residence-designating documentation to be utilized in the registration or enrollment of any nonresident student in the Florence Township School District.
Enrollment. Subsections A and B shall be enforced by the administrative officials of the school district and/or school facilities where such prohibited activities are undertaken and the attendance/residency officer and/or the attendance/residency investigator. All residents hosting other families in their residence must register with the Township Housing Authority.
Penalty and restitution. Any person violating or failing to comply with the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to the penalties as provided in § 1-10 of the Florence Township Code and shall, further, be required to make restitution to the Florence Township Board of Education. In determining the amount of restitution, the court shall include amounts incurred by the Florence Township Board of Education, including but not limited to tuition costs, investigation expenses and attorneys' fees.
Restitution to be a lien. Restitution ordered by the Municipal Court of the Township of Florence, Burlington County, shall be entered as a judgment in the Municipal Court and shall be docketed in the New Jersey Superior Court as a lien against the property of the offending party.