Town of Guttenberg, NJ
Hudson County
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[Ord. No. 10-2018 replaced references in § 2-18 from Chief of Police to Commander of Operations.]
[Ord. 5/20/46 § 1; Ord. 7/26/68 § 1; Ord. 4/19/70 § 1; Ord. 4/18/77 § 1; Ord. 7/7/80 § 1; Ord. 1-1981 § 1; Ord. 7/6/87 § 1; Ord. 4/18/90 § 1; Ord. 2/6/91 § 1; Ord. 3/6/91 § 1; New; Ord. 0/2/96; Ord. 005/97 §§ I - III; Ord. #029/97 § I; Ord. #030/97 § I; Ord. #07/98 § 1; Ord. #02/99 §§ I - III; Ord. #032/00; Ord. #018-08; Ord. #12-12; Ord. No. 15-2015; Ord. No. 18-2015; Ord. No. 17-2018]
a. 
The table of organization of the Police Department of the Town of Guttenberg shall be as follows:
1. 
One Commander of Patrol Operations who shall hold the rank of and receive the pay of Lieutenant.
2. 
One Commander of Staff/Administration who shall hold the rank of and receive the pay of Lieutenant.
3. 
Six Sergeants.
4. 
Eighteen Police Officers, along with any Class I or Class II Special Law Enforcement Officers, as may be appointed from time to time by the Town of Guttenberg, in accordance with New Jersey Statues.
b. 
The salaries of any full-time regular Police Officer (not including any Class I or Class II Special Law Enforcement Officers) shall be as set forth in a collective bargaining agreement, as exists and agreed to between the Town of Guttenberg and the collective bargaining unit that represents the regular full-time Police Officers of the Police Department.
c. 
The normal chain of command for police matters shall be (1) the Director of Public Safety; (2) Lieutenant of Patrol Operations, (3) Lieutenant and (4) Sergeant; (5) Police Officer, (6) Class II Law Enforcement Officers; (7) Class I Law Enforcement Officers.
[Ord. 5/20/46 § II; Ord. 005/97 § IV; Ord. #030/97 § I; Ord. #018-08; Ord. No. 15-2015; Ord. No. 18-2015; Ord. No. 17-2018]
a. 
Lieutenant, Sergeant and Patrol Officer shall be appointed by the Mayor and Board of Council by Resolution.
The assignment of each Lieutenant to either the Patrol Operations or Staff/Administrative Officer shall be made by the Guttenberg Police Committee after consideration of the recommendation of the Guttenberg Director of Public Safety. The Guttenberg Police Committee retains the right to change said assignment at its sole discretion at any time after consideration of the recommendation of the Guttenberg Director of Public Safety.
[Ord. 5/20/46 § III]
No member of the Police Department shall be removed from his office or employment except for cause and in the manner prescribed by law.
[Ord. 5/20/46 § IV]
There shall be appointed annually by the Mayor and Board of Council from among the members of the Council, a Committee, to be known as the "Committee on Police," consisting of three members, whose duty it shall be to enforce the provisions of all such rules and regulations as shall be adopted by the Mayor and Board of Council for the government, control and discipline of the Police Department. Such Committee shall have power to inflict such penalties for neglect of duty, misbehavior, incompetency or inability to serve, as are authorized by this section or such rules and regulations as may be hereafter adopted by the Council, provided, however, that the Committee shall not have power to reduce an officer in rank or to dismiss an officer or patrolman from the Police Department, except for cause and in the manner provided by the Statute.
[Ord. 5/20/46 §§ V, VI; Ord. 005/97 § IV; Ord. #030/97 § I; Ord. #018-08]
a. 
The Police Department shall be under the direct charge, control, and supervision of the Committee on Police, as provided in the preceding subsection, and of the Chairman of such Committee, and any orders issued by the Chairman of the Committee on Police the officers or members of the Police Department shall be deemed the action of the Committee.
b. 
Subject to rules and regulations of the Mayor and Board of Council and of the Committee on Police of the Board of Council, Commander of Patrol Operations, the Lieutenant, Sergeants, and Patrolmen shall be under the control and direction of the Director of Public Safety.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Ordinance No. 03/99 created the position of Director of Public Safety who has control over the Police Department. See § 2-13.
[Ord. 5/20/46 § VII; Ord. No. 10-2018]
The Commander of Operations shall be the chief executive officer of the Department, subject to the laws of the State, provisions of this section, the orders of the Mayor and Board of Council or of the Committee on Police of the Board of Council. The chief executive officer may immediately suspend from duty, without pay, any officer or patrolman acting under him until the final hearing and disposition of any charges that may be preferred against such officer or patrolman in the manner provided by this section. The Commander of Operations shall respond to serious fires and riotous or tumultuous assemblages within the Town, take command of the Police who are present, save and protect property, arrest any persons who are violating the laws, disturbing the peace, or inciting others to do so. The Commander of Operations shall, under the direction of the Committee on Police, detail and assign the patrolmen to duty, and may order, temporarily, any or all of the Police Department to any place in the Town where their service may be necessary, but the Commander of Operations shall make no permanent detail without concurrence of the Committee on Police. The Commander of Operations shall attend the meetings of the Committee on Police and of the Board of Council, whenever requested, in writing, by the Chairman of the Committee on Police or the Town Clerk. The Commander of Operations shall communicate to the Committee on Police the presence of any infections or contagious diseases or the presence or the evidence of any nuisance detrimental to the public health. The Commander of Operations shall promulgate to his subordinates orders of the Committee on Police, and it shall be the duty of all the officers and members of the Police Department to render to him and to his orders, implicit obedience. Any order not given by him in person shall be given in writing. The Commander of Operations shall report to the Committee on Police at least once a month the number of arrests made and crimes and incidents reported (where no arrests have been made).
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection 2-18.7, Deputy Chief; Duties, previously codified herein and containing portions of Ordinance Nos. 5/20/46 and 005/97 was repealed in its entirety by Ordinance No. 030/97.
[Ord. 5/20/46 § IX]
The duties of a patrolman shall be to patrol the post to which he is assigned, to act as a peace officer, to enforce all the laws of the State, all ordinances of the Town, and to obey all lawful orders issued to him by any officers of the department.
[Ord. 5/20/46 § X; Ord. 8/2/82 § 1]
The annual salary or compensation of the members of the Police Department shall be established in the Salary Ordinance.
[Ord. 5/20/46 § XI]
No person shall be eligible for appointment as an officer or patrolman in the Police Force of the Town of Guttenberg unless:
a. 
He is a citizen of the United States;
b. 
He has never been convicted of a crime involving moral turpitude which would, in the judgment of the Mayor and Board of Council, be prejudicial to the morale of the force;
c. 
He is sound in body and in good health;
d. 
He is not less than 18 years of age and not more than 35 years of age, provided that any person serving in the Armed Forces of the United States of America or who has recently been discharged from service or may in the future be discharged from services in the Armed Forces of the United States of America, may be appointed to the Department, notwithstanding that his age exceeds 35 years of age, provided that such appointment is permitted by Statutes of the State of New Jersey.
[Ord. 5/20/46 § XII]
The officers and members of the Police Department shall wear police uniforms, the details of which may be established by resolution of the Mayor and Board of Council or by order of the "Police Committee."
[New; Ord. #026/97 § I; Ord. #012/05; Ord. #002-08]
The Mayor and Board of Council, pursuant to the authority granted under the "Special Law Enforcement Officers' Act," N.J.S.A. 40A:14-146.8 et seq., may appoint Class One and/or Class Two Special Law Enforcement Officers. The powers and authority of any Class One and/or Class Two Special Law Enforcement Officer appointed by the Mayor and Board of Council shall be as set forth in N.J.S.A. 40A:14-146.11.
The Mayor and Board of Council may appoint up to 10 Class One Special Law Enforcement Officers.
The Mayor and Board of Council may appoint as Class Two Special Law Enforcement Officers a number of such officers which shall not exceed 25% of the total number of regular police officers of the number of Class Two Special Law Enforcement Officers or the equivalent thereof which were in the employ of the Town of Guttenberg as of March 1, 1985, whichever is greater.
All Special Class One and Class Two Officers that are appointed by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Guttenberg shall be appointed for a term of one year. Set appointments shall expire at the end of one year unless renewed by the Mayor and Council by resolution.
[Ord. 5/22/84; Ord. No. 10-2018]
a. 
Appointment. The appointment of part-time School Crossing Guards for indeterminate terms may be authorized by resolution of the Board of Council. The guards shall assist the Police Department and other municipal officers with crossing of children at or about intersections traversed by elementary school children.
b. 
Salaries of School Crossing Guards shall be established by ordinance.
c. 
School Crossing Guards shall be subject to the supervision of the Commander of Operations.
[Ord. 9/6/77]
A copy of the Police Manual is hereby established and adopted. A copy is on file in the office of the Town Clerk of Guttenberg, New Jersey, and is hereby adopted and established for the Police Department of the Town of Guttenberg.
[Ord. #037/00 §§ I - IV; Ord. #006/01; Ord. #010/05; Ord. #021/05; Ord. No. 17-2016]
a. 
Purpose; Policy. For the convenience of those persons and entities which utilize the service of off-duty law enforcement officers of the Guttenberg Police Department and to authorize the outside employment of Town police while off-duty, the Town hereby establishes a policy regarding the use of said officers.
1. 
Members of the Police Department shall be permitted to accept police related employment for private employers only during off-duty hours and at such time as will not interfere with the efficient performance of regularly scheduled or emergency duty for the Town.
2. 
Any person or entity wishing to employ off-duty police shall first obtain the approval of the Director of Public Safety, which approval shall be granted if in the opinion of the Director of Public Safety, such employment would not be inconsistent with the efficient functioning and good reputation of the Police Department and would not unreasonably endanger or threaten the safety of the officer or officers who are to perform the work.
b. 
Escrow Accounts.
1. 
Any person or entity requesting the services of an off-duty law enforcement officer in the Guttenberg Police Department shall estimate the number of hours such law enforcement services are required, which estimate shall be approved in writing by the Director of Public Safety, and shall establish an escrow account with the Town Treasurer of the Town by depositing an amount sufficient to cover the rates of compensation and administrative fees set forth in Subsection d for the total estimated hours of service.
The following utilities shall be and hereby will be exempt from advanced payment for police services:
(a) 
Public Service Electric & Gas.
(b) 
Hudson United Water Co.
(c) 
All telephone companies (Bell Atlantic, Verizon etc.)
2. 
Prior to posting any request for services of off-duty law enforcement officers, the Director of Public Safety or his designee, shall verify that the balance in the escrow account of the person or entity requesting services is sufficient to cover the compensation and fees for the number of hours specified in the request for services. The Director of Public Safety shall not post a request for services from any person or entity unless all fees and compensation required in the manner described above have been deposited with the Town Treasurer. No officer shall provide any such services for more hours than are specified in the request for services.
3. 
In the event the funds in such an escrow account should become depleted, services of off-duty law enforcement officers shall cease and requests for further or future services shall not be performed or posted until additional funds have been deposited in the escrow account in the manner prescribed above.
4. 
The person or entity requesting such services shall be responsible for ensuring that sufficient funds remain in the escrow account in order to avoid any interruption of services.
c. 
Requests for Services.
1. 
All requests to the Town for the services of off-duty law enforcement officers in the Guttenberg Police Department for a period of one week or longer shall be forwarded to the Director of Public Safety for posting at least 10 days before such services are required. Any law enforcement officers, when so employed by the Town shall be treated as an employee of the Town provided, however, that wages earned for outside employment shall not be applied toward the pension benefits of law enforcement officers so employed, nor shall hours worked for outside employment be considered in any way compensable as over-time.
d. 
Rates of Compensation, Administrative Fee, Payment of Services.
1. 
Rates of compensation for contracting the services of off-duty law enforcement officers shall be established as follows:
(a) 
Rates of compensation per hour shall be $45.
(b) 
An additional fee of $5 per hour is hereby established to cover administrative costs, overhead, and out-of-pocket expenses of the Town of Guttenberg.
Therefore, the total hourly rate of compensation shall be $50.
e. 
Insurance.
1. 
Each private person or entity who shall employ off-duty law enforcement officers, pursuant to this subsection, shall agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Town of Guttenberg for any liability or personal liability or property damage claims made against the Town of Guttenberg for actions that arose while the law enforcement officer was employed by the private person or entity. Furthermore, each private person or entity shall be responsible for maintaining his or her own insurance coverage. Such insurance coverage shall include, but not be limited to, general liability property damage and automobile insurance. Proof of said insurance coverage shall be provided to the Town of Guttenberg prior to the assignment of any law enforcement officer to said private person or entity.
f. 
Any persons or entities who request to utilize the services of off-duty police officers and it is the decision of the Director of Public Safety that there is a need to utilize off-duty police vehicles with the detail, then the person or entity shall pay $100 for use of the police vehicle per day for a period not to exceed eight hours. All time after the eight-hour period of each day shall be paid at the rate of $15 per hour.
[Ord. #011/05; Ord. #015/06; Ord. No. 10-2018]
a. 
Appointment and Duties. The appointment of civilian police dispatchers for an indeterminate term may be authorized by resolution by the Mayor and Council. The civilian police dispatcher shall receive and respond to in person, telephone or other request for emergency assistance including law enforcement, fire, medical or other emergency services and dispatch appropriate units to response sites. The police dispatcher shall, in addition to other duties, operate radio, data processing and computer oriented equipment to receive, retrieve, enter and transmit information to law enforcement and or other emergency services agencies. The civilian police dispatcher shall also perform related work, including clerical, as directed.
b. 
Salary of the civilian police dispatcher shall be established by Ordinance.
c. 
Civilian police dispatchers shall be subject to the supervision of the Police Sergeant, Tour Commander, Commander of Patrol Operations, Commander of Operations and/or Director of Public Safety.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection 2-19.1, pertaining to paid firefighters and containing portions of Ordinance Nos. 6/19/39, 008/97, 021/97 and 013/98 was repealed by Ordinance No. 018/02.
[Ord. 6/19/39; Ord. 6/4/73; Ord. 018/02]
Membership in any of the Volunteer Fire Companies of the Fire Department of the Town of Guttenberg shall be open to all citizens of the Town of Guttenberg between the ages of 18 and 35 years, subject to the remaining provisions of this section.
[Ord. 6/19/39 § 2; Ord. 018/02]
Application for membership shall be submitted by the prospective member to the Fire Department.
[Ord. 6/19/39 § 3]
The applicant shall submit with his application for membership, in form approved by the Board of Council, a certificate from the Town Physician or other doctor as the Mayor and Board of Council shall designate by resolution, indicating that the applicant is in sound, physical condition and is physically able to perform the duties of a firefighter of the Town. In the event the applicant is unable to furnish such certificate from the physician, the application shall not be considered.
[Ord. 6/19/39 § 4]
If the Fire Department determines that the applicant is physically, mentally and morally qualified to become a member of the Department, the application shall be submitted at the next meeting, and the department shall then vote for the admission or rejection of the applicant as a member. The voting shall be in accordance with the by-laws of the department.
[Ord. 6/19/39 § 6]
After voting upon an application, a report shall be submitted to the Board of Council at its next regular meeting. This report shall contain a statement of the date when the applicant was voted upon.
[Ord. 6/19/39 § 8]
Only persons who have been residents of the Town of Guttenberg for at least six months shall be eligible for membership in the Fire Department.
[Ord. 6/19/39 § 9]
Any member of the Fire Department who shall fail to perform his duties for four successive months shall be brought up on charges by a company officer. If the charges are sustained by a majority of the company, the member may be suspended or expelled from the company.
[Ord. 6/19/39 § 10]
Leaves of absence from the department may be granted in accordance with the by-laws of the Fire Department.
[Ord. 6/19/39 § 11]
The Board of Council may, at any time it sees fit, transfer any firefighter or firefighters from one Fire Company to any other Fire Company and thereupon such firefighter shall have the same rights and privileges as the other members of the Fire Company to which he is transferred.
[Ord. 6/19/39 § 12]
Any member of the Fire Department knowingly or willfully turning in a false alarm of a fire, or causing the same to be done shall be expelled from the company.
[Ord. 6/19/39 § 13]
Any member expelled from the Fire Department may be reinstated in the department in the same manner as a new member.
[Ord. 6/19/39 § 14]
The Town Clerk shall keep a book of records of the Fire Department, in which shall be entered the names of all members, their ages, date of confirmation, resignation or expulsion.
[Ord. 6/19/39 § 15]
The membership of the different companies shall be limited to 40 members for each Engine Company, Hook and Ladder Company and Hose Company, and the Exempt Association shall consist of all exempt members.
[Ord. 6/19/39 §§ 16, 17; Ord. 4/6/65 § 1]
a. 
A member, having served his term according to law, may request that his name be reported to the Board of Council to be placed on the exempt roll. The Town Clerk, under the direction of the Board of Council, shall issue an Exempt Certificate to such member providing he is a member in good standing.
b. 
After the issuance of an Exempt Certificate to any member of the Fire Department, such member shall not be an active member of such company except by the direct consent and approval of the Board of Council. Such action of the Board of Council shall be made by resolution.
c. 
For purposes of eligibility, all time spent on active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States shall be credited to the applicant, provided that the maximum credit under such provisions shall be five years.
[Ord. 6/19/39 § 18]
The officers of the Fire Department shall consist of a Chief, First Assistant Chief and Second Assistant Chief who shall be elected by ballot by the members of the department, on the second Wednesday of November annually, and at such other time as a vacancy may occur. Subject to the provisions of Subsection 2-19.7, every member of the department who shall have been confirmed by the Board of Council at least one week previous to such election shall be entitled to vote at such election. Each company shall appoint, previous to the election, two members to act as Tellers at the election, which shall be held at the place of meeting of the several companies composing the department, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. The Tellers shall immediately after closing the polls and canvassing and declaring the result in their respective places of meeting, proceed to the place of meeting of the Board of Council and convene and organize as a Board of Election and canvass and declare the result of the election and notify the Board of Council of the number of votes cast by each company, and for whom such votes were cast. In case of vacancy in the above named officers, the Board of Council shall call a Special Election giving 10 days' notice to the foreman of each company. In the event of a tie vote, in connection with any of these positions, the Board of Council shall appoint a person to fill such office.
[Ord. 6/19/39 § 19]
The duties of the officers of the Fire Departments shall be as described in the by-laws of the Fire Department.
The Chief shall report annually to the Board of Council the condition of the apparatus and hoses of the department and all other property under his control, the loss and damage done by fire to buildings and goods, and keep a register of all fires and false alarms. He shall report all needed repairs to the Board of Council.
[Ord. 6/19/39 § 20]
In the absence of all chief officers, the highest ranking company officers shall be in charge. In the absence of company officers, the senior firefighter shall be in charge.
[Ord. 6/19/39 § 22]
The Board of Council may, upon the advice of the Chief, suspend for misconduct any company from service and may disband the same in case the charges are sustained. The Board of Council may also disband such company in the event it determines the services of such company are no longer needed in the Town.
[Ord. 6/19/39 § 23]
No apparatus shall be taken beyond the limits of the Town or used for private purposes without the consent of the Board of Council or its designee.
[Ord. 6/19/39 § 24]
Any member of the department who disobeys the orders of the Chief, Assistant Chiefs or officers of the company of which he is a member, or any person filling the vacancy of any of the above officers, and acting as such at any fire, parade or wash, may, upon being found guilty after an impartial trial, be expelled from the department in the manner provided.
[Ord. 6/18/39 § 25]
Any officers of the Fire Department may be removed by a resolution of the Board of Council.
[Ord. 6/19/39 § 26]
All claims against the Town for the Fire Department shall be certified by the Chief or acting Chief.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsections 2-19.35 through 2-19.37, pertaining to paid firefighters and containing portions of Ordinance Nos. 6/19/39, 12/21/53, 8/8/84, 9/16/92, 1995-07, 005/1996, 021/97 and 013/98, were removed at the direction of the Town in Supplement No. 9.
[Ord. #022/05]
a. 
Purpose; Policy. For the convenience of those persons and entities which utilize the service of off-duty fire watch officials of the Guttenberg Fire Prevention Department and to authorize the outside employment of Town fire watch officials while off-duty, the Town hereby establishes a policy regarding the use of said officers.
1. 
Members of the Fire Prevention Department shall be permitted to accept fire watch related employment for private employers at such time as will not interfere with the efficient performance of regularly scheduled or emergency duty for the Town.
2. 
Any person or entity wishing to employ off-duty fire watch officials shall first obtain the approval of the Fire Inspector, which approval shall be granted if in the opinion of the Fire Inspector, such employment would not be inconsistent with the efficient functioning and good reputation of the Fire Prevention Department and would not unreasonably endanger or threaten the safety of the officer or officers who are to perform the work.
b. 
Escrow Accounts.
1. 
Any person or entity requesting the services of an off-duty fire watch official in the Guttenberg Fire Prevention Department shall estimate the number of hours such services are required, which estimate shall be approved in writing by the Fire Inspector, and shall establish an escrow account with the Town Treasurer of the Town by depositing an amount sufficient to cover the rates of compensation and administrative fees set forth in Subsection d for the total estimated hours of service.
2. 
Prior to posting any request for services of an off-duty fire watch official, the Fire Inspector shall verify that the balance in the escrow account of the person or entity requesting services is sufficient to cover the compensation and fees for the number of hours specified in the request for services. The Fire Inspector shall not post a request for services from any person or entity unless all fees and compensation required in the manner described above have been deposited with the Town Treasurer. No officer shall provide any such services for more hours than are specified in the request for services.
3. 
In the event the funds in such an escrow account should become depleted, services of an off-duty fire watch official shall cease and requests for further or future services shall not be performed or posted until additional funds have been deposited in the escrow account in the manner prescribed above.
4. 
The person or entity requesting such services shall be responsible for ensuring that sufficient funds remain in the escrow account in order to avoid any interruption of services.
c. 
Request for Services.
1. 
All requests to the Town for the services of an off-duty fire watch official in the Guttenberg Fire Prevention Department for a period of one week or longer shall be forwarded to the Fire Inspector for posting at least 10 days before such services are required. Any fire watch officials, when so employed by the Town shall be treated as an employee of the Town provided, however, that wages earned for outside employment shall not be applied toward the pension benefits of fire watch officers so employed, nor shall hours worked for outside employment be considered in any way compensable as overtime.
d. 
Rates of Compensation, Administrative Fee, Payment of Services.
1. 
Rates of compensation for contracting the services of fire watch officials shall be established as follows:
(a) 
Rates of compensation per hour shall be $35.
(b) 
An additional fee of $3 per hour is hereby established to cover administrative costs, overhead, and out-of-pocket expenses of the Town of Guttenberg.
Therefore, the total hourly rate of compensation shall be $38.
e. 
Insurance.
1. 
Each private person or entity who shall employ off-duty fire watch officials, pursuant to this subsection, shall agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Town of Guttenberg for any liability or personal liability or property damage claims made against the Town of Guttenberg for actions that arose while the fire watch official was employed by the private person or entity. Furthermore, each private person or entity shall be responsible for maintaining his or her own insurance coverage. Such insurance coverage shall include, but not be limited to, general liability property damage and automobile insurance. Proof of said insurance coverage shall be provided to the Town of Guttenberg prior to the assignment of any fire watch official to said private person or entity.
[Ord. 11/15/48 § I; Ord. 12/28/54 § 1]
The cleaning of the streets, collection, removal and disposal of ashes, garbage, refuse and waste matter in the Town shall be performed by the Town operating through the Public Works Department.
[Ord. 11/15/48 § II]
The Public Works Department shall be under the supervision and control of the Mayor and Board of Council and such committee thereof, as may be designated by said Board, to supervise the same.
[Ord. 11/15/45 § 4; Ord. 12/28/54 § 1; Ord. #020/97 § I; Ord. #07-14]
The Public Works Department shall consist of a Superintendent of Public Works, one Foreman and no more than 12 laborers. The position of Foreman shall be a full-time position. Laborers may be appointed either full-time or part-time employees by the Mayor and Board of Council in its sole discretion.
Supervision of the Department shall be the responsibility of the Superintendent of the Department of Public Works. This position shall either be full-time or part-time based upon the sole discretion of the Mayor and Board of Council. The appointment shall be for a one-year term.
The Department shall be responsible for maintaining the public streets, public buildings and all other public areas of the Town of Guttenberg in a clean, safe and healthful condition; for installing, cleaning, maintaining and repairing all traffic signs, signals, controls and equipment; for cleaning and removing snow, debris and all other potentially dangerous things from the public areas of the Town of Guttenberg and for such other services as may be assigned by the Superintendent of Public Works.
Salaries for members of the Department shall be as set forth in the Town Salary Ordinance.
[Ord. 8/20/73 § 1; Ord. #020/97; Ord. #07-14]
The Public Works Department shall have one Foreman, appointed for a one-year term, who shall work with and supervise the men, under the direction of the Superintendent of Public Works. The Foreman shall also, in case of illness, absence or other cause, carry on the duties of Superintendent of Public Works temporarily, during the absence of the appointed Superintendent of Public Works.
[Ord. 5/21/84 § 1; Ord. 6/7/84 § 1]
The Mayor and Board of Council may appoint substitute or temporary workers in the Public Works Department, in the place and stead of the regularly appointed members of the Public Works Department, to serve in the event of illness, accident, vacation or other temporary need, and shall fix the compensation therefor at a rate established in the Salary Ordinance for each day of service.
Each of the substitute or temporary Public Works workers shall be subject to the same rules, regulations and requirements as are applicable to the regular Public Works workers, while on duty.
[Ord. 11/15/48 § VI; Ord. 12/28/54 § 1]
The Mayor and Board of Council may purchase the necessary equipment for the cleaning of the streets, and may, by resolution, enter into contracts with other municipalities or private entities for the collection, removal and disposal of the ashes, garbage, refuse and other waste matter collected in the Town.
[Ord. #001/02]
The Department of Administration and Human Resources of the Town of Guttenberg shall be and hereby is created.
[Ord. #001/02]
The Department of Administration and Human Resources shall be assigned to a Committee, chaired by a member of the Town of Guttenberg's Board of Council.
[Ord. #001/02]
The responsibilities of the Department of Administration and Human Resources shall include, but not be limited to the following:
a. 
Oversee the administration and operation of Town Hall as a business entity in order to create and maintain a productive and cost-effective workplace.
b. 
Coordinate the creation of a Personnel Policy Manual which shall contain all policies and procedures of the Town of Guttenberg for its noncontractual employees.
c. 
Oversee compliance with the Personnel Policy Manual by all noncontractual employees of the Town of Guttenberg.
d. 
Recommend to the Mayor and Council of the Town of Guttenberg a corrective action for noncompliance with the Personnel Policy Manual when necessary.
e. 
Assist with labor relations pertaining to contractual employees of the Town of Guttenberg as may be requested by the Mayor and Board of Council.