[Adopted 3-23-2010 by Ord. No. 2228]
The Mayor, subject to the confirmation of the Borough Council, may from time to time appoint civilian parking enforcement officers/dispatchers upon the recommendation of the Police Committee in such number as may then be deemed necessary. Each such appointee shall possess those qualifications determined to be required by the Police Committee to fulfill those duties specified hereafter and further as may be required by state or county regulation for the continued operation and certification of the Borough's communication system. Said civilian parking enforcement officers/dispatchers shall not be members of the Police Department but as civilian employees of the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights under the immediate day-to-day command and direction of the Chief of Police, his designee or his substitute.
Civilian parking enforcement officers/dispatchers shall have the authority and duty to:
Issue parking tickets for a parking offense;
Serve and execute all process for any parking offense issuing out of the Municipal Court of the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights;
Cause any vehicle parked, stored or abandoned in the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights in violation of a statute, resolution, ordinance or regulation to be towed away from the scene of the violation and to collect from the vehicle owner or the owner's agent, on behalf of the municipality, the costs of the towing and subsequent storage of the vehicle before surrendering the vehicle to the owner or agent;
Serve in the further capacity of civilian communications operators for the Police Department; and
At the specific direction of the Chief, assist in any function of the Police Department to the extent lawful for a civilian to do.