Borough of Wood-Ridge, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Wood-Ridge 12-26-1975 by Ord. No. 700 as § 2-6 of the 1975 Revised General Ordinances (Ch. 64 of the 1986 Code); amended in its entirety at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. III). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks and playgrounds — See Ch. 388.
Sewers — See Ch. 435.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 468.
There shall be a Department of Public Works for the purpose of performing public works activities including maintenance of streets, drainage, public buildings and places, parks, playgrounds, athletic fields, motor vehicles, equipment and/or similar items related to the physical plant, infrastructure and property of the Borough. The Department shall be staffed by any number of employees possessing the skills and training necessary to perform public works activities as determined by the Mayor and Council.
The Department shall be managed by the Superintendent of Public Works, or an Acting Superintendent of Public Works, appointed by the Mayor with advice and consent of the Council, in accordance with civil service rules. The Superintendent, who shall report to the Borough Administrator, shall supervise the employees of the Department in caring for and maintaining Borough streets, drainage, public buildings and places, parks, playgrounds, athletic fields, motor vehicles, equipment and/or similar items related to the physical plant, infrastructure and property of the Borough.
The Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Council, shall appoint a qualified person to serve as Principal Public Works Manager pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:9-154.6g (2013). The Principal Public Works Manager, who need not be the Superintendent of Public Works and need not be a full-time employee of the Borough, shall perform or cause to be performed such duties as required by N.J.S.A. 40A:9-154.6a (2013) and shall report to the Borough Administrator.