Borough of Somerville, NJ
Somerset County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Somerville 6-2-14 as Ord. No. 2442. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The purpose of this chapter is to establish policies and procedures for the collection of fees associated with the performance of marriage and civil union ceremonies performed by the Mayor.
A. 
Collection of fees. Persons seeking to be married or joined in civil union ceremonies by the Mayor shall remit the appropriate fee to be paid to the Borough of Somerville.
(1) 
Fee for officiant in the amount of $150
(2) 
Administrative Fee of $25.00
B. 
Compensation through the performance of marriage and civil union ceremonies.
(1) 
Receipt of fees. The fee shall be paid by check to the Borough of Somerville and shall be deposited in the Borough's current fund.
(2) 
Disbursement of fees. The fee for service in the amount of one hundred fifty dollars ($150) may be disbursed to the Mayor in the amount of one hundred fifty dollars ($150) through the appropriate budget line item and with the appropriate authorization.
(3) 
The Mayor may waive the officiant fee but shall not waive the administrative fee.