Township of Mount Olive, NJ
Morris County
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[Amended 7-10-1973 by Ord. No. 10-73; 3-8-1977 by Ord. No. 6-77; 12-23-1980 by Ord. No. 29-80[1]; 11-24-1981 by Ord. No. 29-81; 12-19-1989 by Ord. No. 35-89; 2-22-2000 by Ord. No. 4-2000]
[1]
Editor's Note: Section 2 of this ordinance provided as follows: "To the extent that the provisions of Ch. 74, entitled 'Sewage and Water,' are inconsistent with the provisions of this ordinance, this ordinance shall prevail." Now see also, Ch. 318, Sewers and Water.
[Amended 12-18-2012 by Ord. No. 37-2012]
There shall be a Department of Public Works, the head of which shall be the Director, there shall also be an Assistant Director of Public Works, which Department shall consist of:
A. 
Division of Engineering.
B. 
Division of Roads.
C. 
Division of Sanitation.
D. 
Division of Water.
E. 
Division of Sewer.
F. 
Division of Equipment Maintenance.
Within the Department of Public Works, there shall be a Division of Engineering, the head of which shall be the Township Engineer. The Division shall assist in the performance of all duties of the Township Engineer as set forth in § 5-16 of the Code.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original § 2-30 of the 1973 Code, Division of Water and Sewer Utility, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 9-25-1990 by Ord. No. 40-90.
Within the Department of Public Works, there shall be a Division of Roads, the head of which shall be the Supervisor of Roads. Under the supervision of the Director of the Department, the Division shall:
A. 
Maintain and repair all Township streets, culverts and drains.
B. 
Undertake and administer road construction projects and road surfacing and resurfacing projects which are to be performed by the Department on force account.
C. 
Maintain all Township streets in a clean and safe condition for travel, free of obstructions and hazards, and remove snow and ice therefrom as required.
D. 
Install, repair and maintain street and traffic signs, lines and markers.
E. 
Receive applications for and authorize street openings and driveway permits and administer the Township's ordinances relating to street and driveway openings, with approval of the Township Engineer.
Within the Department of Public Works, there shall be a Division of Sanitation, the head of which shall be the Supervisor of Sanitation. Under the supervision of the Director of the Department, the Division shall:
A. 
Provide for garbage and refuse collection and disposal thereof, pursuant to ordinance.
B. 
Prepare specifications for sanitation services and supervise the performance of the service.
C. 
Provide for and supervise a Township clean up program with the assistance of the Division of Roads.
D. 
Carry out all Township ordinances relating to the above functions.
Within the Department of Public Works there shall be a Division of Water, the head of which shall be the Supervisor of Water. The Supervisor of Water shall have the state-issued licenses necessary to operate the various facilities assigned to the Division. Under the supervision of the Director of the Department, the Division shall:
A. 
Operate, control and maintain the Township's water supply and distribution system, including any reservoirs, wells and well fields and all equipment and appurtenances for treatment, distribution, conservation and protection of the public water supply.
B. 
Provide for the reading of meters and report the results of such readings to the Division of Utility Collection, Department of Budget and Financial Operations.
C. 
Maintain and service all fire hydrants owned by the Township and supervise and enforce the Township's interest in public contracts for fire hydrant service.
D. 
Develop programs for the extension and improvement of public water services in the Township.
Within the Department of Public Works, there shall be a Division of Sewers, the head of which shall be the Supervisor of Sewers. The Supervisor of Sewers shall have the state-issued licenses necessary to operate the various facilities assigned to the Division. Under the supervision of the Director of the Department, the Division shall:
A. 
Operate and maintain the Township's sanitary sewer system, including all collectors, mains, lines, valves, pumping stations and equipment and appurtenances for collection, treatment and discharge.
B. 
Develop programs for the extension and improvement of public sewers in the Township.
[Amended 12-18-2012 by Ord. No. 37-2012]
Within the Department of Public Works, there shall be a Division of Equipment Maintenance, the head of which shall be the Supervisor of Equipment Maintenance; there shall also be a Fleet Manager. Under the supervision of the Director of the Department, the Division shall:
A. 
Provide for and supervise the care, storage, use and maintenance of motor vehicles and motorized equipment owned by the Township in accordance with policies set by the Director.
B. 
Maintain accurate records on equipment usage and repairs.
C. 
Prepare specifications for the purchase of new equipment.[1]
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Editor's Note: Original § 4-41.5 of the 1990 Code, Division of Buildings, Grounds and Parks, added 4-9-2002 by Ord. No. 13-2002, which immediately followed this subsection, was repealed 3-19-2013 by Ord. No. 10-2013. See now § 5-33, Division of Buildings, Grounds and Parks.
[Added 4-24-2018 by Ord. No. 18-2018]
The Division of Buildings, Grounds and Parks, which was created on April 9, 2002, by Ord. No. 13-2002, is hereby transferred to the Department of Public Works, under the supervision of the Supervisor of Buildings, Grounds and Parks. Under the supervision of the Supervisor of Buildings, Grounds and Parks, the Division shall:
A. 
Operate and maintain public buildings and grounds owned or leased by the Township.
B. 
Provide custodial and janitorial service for all Township buildings.
C. 
Administer publicly owned properties.
D. 
Plant, care for and trim public parks and greens.
E. 
Maintain and repair playfields and playgrounds and recreational areas and facilities, as requested by and pursuant to the instructions of the Division of Recreation.