[1997 Code § 81-1]
The Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer shall present monthly to the Governing Body for approval warrants drawn to the order of the City of Absecon City payroll account as follows:
In advance for all officers and employees whose salaries are on an annual, monthly, semimonthly or weekly basis, when such salaries are due and payable prior to the next regular meeting of the Governing Body.
In advance for all officers and employees whose compensation is on an hourly or daily basis, when the compensation has been approved by some responsible designated official and the chairman of the appropriate committee and has been certified to the Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer.
In January of each year, there shall be approved an account to be designated the City of Absecon City payroll account, and from time to time the Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer, upon receipt of a warrant for the amount due such payroll account, shall deposit the same to the credit of the payroll account, charging the appropriate budgetary accounts therewith.
The Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer shall thereafter draw checks on said payroll account to the officers and employees entitled to payment therewith.
At each regular meeting of the Governing Body, the Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer shall submit for approval or ratification, as the case may be, the necessary payrolls for the amount due the several officers and employees for compensation. The payroll shall be considered by the Governing Body in due course and approved if found to be correct.
In case of error or adjustment in the payroll, the Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer shall, and it shall be his duty to, see that such error or adjustment is properly corrected and appropriate record made thereof.
Such officers as may be designated by the Governing Body are hereby authorized to sign warrants drawn in favor of the payroll account upon due notice that the appropriate payrolls have been approved by the proper committee and by the proper certifying authorities, which certifying authorities and committees shall be those designated in a resolution.