Borough of Madison, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Madison 12-9-2002 by Ord. No. 40-2002.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Salaries and compensation — See Ch. 42.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Ch. 6, Commissioners of Assessment (Determination of Public Improvement Assessments) adopted 2-13-1922 by Ord. No. 241, was repealed 3-8-1982 by Ord. No. 3-82. For current provisions on tax assessments, see Ch. 7, Tax Assessor.
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Office of Municipal Attorney created. Pursuant to the authority of N.J.S.A. 40A:9-139, there is hereby created the office of Municipal Attorney, also known as Borough Attorney.
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Appointment and term. The Mayor shall appoint, with the advice and consent of the Council, the Municipal Attorney, also referred to as the Borough Attorney, who shall be licensed to practice law in the State of New Jersey, for a term of one year commencing January 1 and terminating December 31 in each year.
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Powers and duties. The Municipal Attorney shall serve as legal advisor to the Mayor and Council; represent the Borough in all legal matters; advise and assist the Mayor, Council, Borough Administrator and department heads as required in the administration of the Borough government; represent the Borough in all litigation, arbitration, administrative hearings and appeals and other such proceedings; attend Council meetings; draft ordinances and resolutions and such other legal instruments as relate to the business of the Borough; give opinions and rulings on questions of law and render such other professional legal services as may be required by statute or as requested by the Mayor and Council from time to time, whether by ordinance, resolution or otherwise.
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Compensation. The compensation to be paid the Municipal Attorney shall be as the Mayor and Council shall hereafter from time to time prescribe by the Annual Salary Ordinance.[1] In addition to the salary, for litigation, administrative proceedings, legal services related to labor matters, extraordinary proceedings and/or unforeseeable matters or services, the Municipal Attorney shall be paid such reasonable fees and costs as may be necessary and required in accordance with his or her professional services contract.
[1]
Editor's Note: Said ordinance is on file in the Borough offices.
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Office of Municipal Engineer created. Pursuant to the authority of N.J.S.A. 40A:9-140, there is hereby created the office of Municipal Engineer.
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Appointment and term. The Mayor shall appoint, with the advice and consent of the Council, the Municipal Engineer, who shall be a person licensed as a professional engineer in the State of New Jersey. The term of office shall be three years commencing January 1. Whenever a vacancy should occur, the vacancy shall be filled for the unexpired term only.
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Powers and duties. The Municipal Engineer shall provide professional engineering advice and assistance to the governing body; maintain the Borough Official Map and Borough Zoning Map;[1] prepare plans and specifications for public works authorized by the governing body or the Borough Administrator and make such inspections of the work of public contractors as may be necessary or desirable; when so directed, monitor the performance of public works contracts, report to the governing body thereon and certify the amounts due and payable thereunder; and provide any and all other professional engineering advice and assistance as may be required by statute or as assigned by the governing body or the Borough Administrator.
[1]
Editor's Note: Said maps are on file in the Borough offices.
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Compensation. The Municipal Engineer shall receive such salary and/or other compensation as may be established by separate salary ordinances or amendments thereto for the position of Municipal Engineer.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Said ordinance is on file in the Borough offices.