Borough of Buena, NJ
Atlantic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Buena 1-19-2021 by Ord. No. 692.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Chapter 45, Public Safety, adopted 1-28-2013 by Ord. No. 604, as amended.
A. 
There is hereby established a Public Safety Committee. The Committee shall consist of three members and may be the Mayor and/or members of Council. The members of the Public Safety Committee shall serve without compensation and shall be appointed during the course of the January reorganization meeting of the Borough of Buena by the Mayor with the advice and approval of Council. Each member shall serve for a term of one year.
B. 
The Mayor, with the advice and approval of Council, shall select a Chairman and an Assistant Chairman from the membership.
C. 
The Chairman shall be the head of the committee and shall have general supervision and direction thereof and shall take all measures for the preservation of peace and good order within the Borough of Buena and to enforce all laws of the State of New Jersey and the ordinances of the Borough of Buena.
D. 
The Mayor shall also appoint an Assistant Chairman from the membership who shall have all of the powers and duties of the Chairman to act in his/her absence.
E. 
Nothing herein shall empower the Chairman or the Assistant Chairman to perform those duties which are reserved to law enforcement personnel.
The Public Safety Committee shall undertake the following:
A. 
Meet on at least a quarterly basis.
B. 
Review any and all issues relative to the public safety of the citizens of the Borough of Buena.
C. 
The Chairman shall provide the Mayor and Council with a report on a monthly basis of any public safety issues arising within the Borough.
The Public Safety Committee shall not be vested with any authority to bind the Mayor and Council, and in that regard the Public Safety Committee is strictly advisory in nature.