[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Secaucus 3-28-00 by Ord. No. 2000-9. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby created and established in the government of the Town of Secaucus a Cultural Affairs Committee.
The Committee shall consist of no more than five members:
There is hereby created the office of the Director of Cultural Affairs. He shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council and shall serve during the term of the Mayor appointing him, and until the appointment and qualification of his successor, and shall be subject to removal as provided by law and at the pleasure of the Mayor appointing him. He shall receive such compensation for his services as the Council shall, by ordinance, provide. He shall be entitled to reimbursement for reasonable expenses incurred in his office. Vacancies in the office of the Director shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment but for the unexpired term only.
The Director shall be the Chairman of the Cultural Affairs Committee and, in addition to the functions, powers and duties that are or may be hereafter be conferred or imposed upon him by law and ordinances of the town, shall:
Exercise supervision and have general responsibility for all operations of the Cultural Affairs Committee.
With the approval of the Mayor and Council, he may organize the Committee and make such assignments of powers and duties as he may deem necessary and from time to time change such organization or assignments as he may deem advisable.
Formulate and adopt, subject to approval by the Mayor, rules and regulations for the efficient operation of the Committee.
Make periodic reports with such recommendations as he deems appropriate to the Mayor and Council concerning cultural affairs.
Exercise such other or different powers of administration, supervision and direction as the Mayor may delegate to him.
The Cultural Affairs Committee shall be the official agency for all cultural affairs sponsored by the town.
The Cultural Affairs Committee shall make all applications for federal, state, county and private funding. All funds received whether from governmental or private funding shall be kept in a separate account, segregated from all other municipal monies.
The minutes of all meetings held by the Cultural Affairs Committee shall be approved by the Mayor and Council.
All ordinances and parts of ordinances inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed.
If any section, paragraph, subdivision, clause or provision of this ordinance shall be adjudged invalid, such adjudication shall apply only to that section, paragraph, subdivision, clause or provision so adjudged, and the remainder of this ordinance shall be deemed to be valid and effective.