[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of West Deptford 12-28-1981 by Ord. No. 81-23. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The office of Deputy Township Clerk of the Township of West Deptford is hereby created.
The Deputy Township Clerk shall be appointed by the Township Committee for a term of one year, commencing as of the first day of January of the year in which he or she is appointed, and shall serve after the expiration of such term until a successor shall be appointed and shall qualify. Any vacancy in said office occurring other than by expiration of term shall be filled in like manner, but for the unexpired term only.
The Deputy Township Clerk shall have all of the powers and duties of the Township Clerk during absence or disability of the latter and shall also have such other powers and duties as shall be prescribed, from time to time, by the Township Administrator or by the Township Committee.
The Deputy Township Clerk shall have the power and duty to execute all documents required by any law or ordinance to be executed by the Township Clerk and affix the seal of the township thereto whenever required and shall have such further power and authority as may be provided by statute.
The Deputy Township Clerk shall receive such compensation as shall be prescribed by the Township Committee according to ordinance from time to time.