Township of Morris, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Morris as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 12-28-1960 by Ord. No. 20-60 (Ch. 22 of the 1969 Code); amended in its entirety at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II)]
There is hereby created and established a Water Pollution Control Utility in the Township of Morris.
[Adopted 12-8-1976 by Ord. No. 29-76 (Ch. 13 of the 1969 Code)]
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 5 of the Municipal Utilities Authorities Law of the State of New Jersey (Laws of 1957, Chapter 183, as amended and supplemented),[1] there is hereby created a public body corporate and politic under the name and style of the "Southeast Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority."[2]
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 40:14B-1 et seq.
[2]
Editor's Note: By Ord. No. 31-76, adopted 12-22-1976, the Township Committee of the Township of Morris authorized a contract with the Southeast Morris County Utilities Authority "providing for and relating to the supply and distribution of water in this municipality."
The Southeast Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (the "Authority") is and shall be an agency and instrumentality of the Township of Hanover, in the County of Morris, the Township of Morris, in the County of Morris, the Borough of Morris Plains and the Town of Morristown (the "creating municipalities"), created by parallel ordinances duly adopted by their governing bodies, and shall be an authority as contemplated and provided for by said Municipal Utilities Authorities Law and shall have and exercise all of the powers and perform all of the duties provided for by said Municipal Utilities Authorities Law and any other statutes heretofore or hereafter enacted and applicable thereto.
From its creation until February 1, 1981, the Authority shall consist of six members, three of whom shall be appointed by the governing body of the Town of Morristown and one of whom shall be appointed by each of the governing bodies of the other creating municipalities.
From and after February 1, 1981, the Authority shall consist of eight members, two of whom shall be appointed by each of the creating municipalities.
[Amended 12-10-1980 by Ord. No. 37-80; 4-8-1981 by Ord. No. 11-81; 10-26-1988 by Ord. No. 25-88; 4-12-1989 by Ord. No. 13-89; 8-19-1998 by Ord. No. 18-98; 3-7-2001 by Ord. No. 4-01]
For the calendar year 1998 and thereafter, members of the Authority shall receive as compensation for their services the sum of $1,500 per annum.
A copy of this article duly certified by the Clerk of the Township of Morris shall forthwith be filed by said Clerk in the office of the Secretary of State of the State of New Jersey.
This article shall take effect after publication thereof by title after its final passage, as provided by law, but shall be of no further force or effect after December 31, 1976, unless, on or before said date, a parallel ordinance shall have been adopted by the governing body of each creating municipality.