Borough of Madison, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Madison 12-9-2013 by Ord. No. 48-2013.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
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Editor's Note: This ordinance also superseded former Ch. 12, Court, comprised of Art. I, Establishment of Municipal Court, adopted 11-8-1948 by Ord. No. 513 (Art. 43 of the 1970 Revised Ordinances), as amended, Art. II, Municipal Prosecutor, adopted 2-13-1967 by Ord. No. 850 (Art. 45 of the 1970 Revised Ordinances), and Art. III, Municipal Public Defender, adopted 3-9-1998 by Ord. No. 2-98.
Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 2B:12-1 et seq., a single Joint Municipal Court is hereby established for the Borough of Chatham, Township of Chatham, Borough of Madison, Township of Harding and Township of Morris. The jurisdiction of the Joint Municipal Court shall be coextensive with the territories of the Borough of Chatham, Township of Chatham, Borough of Madison, Township of Harding and Township of Morris.
A Joint Court Committee shall be formed consisting of two representatives appointed by the respective governing bodies of the Borough of Chatham, Township of Chatham, Borough of Madison, Township of Harding and Township of Morris. The Joint Court Committee shall operate as set forth in the agreement for the creation and operation of a Joint Municipal Court pursuant to the Uniform Shared Services and Consolidation Act,[1] dated October 29, 2013, as may be amended from time to time.
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Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 40A:65-1 et seq.
The agreement for the creation and operation of a Joint Municipal Court, pursuant to the Uniform Shared Services and Consolidation Act, dated October 29, 2013 (as it may be amended from time to time) is hereby ratified and approved. Said agreement is on file in the office of the Municipal Clerk, Hartley Dodge Memorial, 50 Kings Road, Madison, New Jersey, and is available for inspection during normal business hours.
The expanded Joint Municipal Court shall be effective and commence on January 1, 2014, and shall remain in effect until December 31, 2017, unless subsequently extended, renewed or terminated by one or more of the participating municipalities pursuant to the Agreement for the Creation and Operation of a Joint Municipal Court pursuant to the Uniform Shared Services and Consolidation Act,[1] dated October 29, 2013 (as it may be amended from time to time).
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Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 40A:65-1 et seq.
A municipality may withdraw from participation in the Joint Municipal Court by delivering written notice to the Joint Municipal Court and all participating municipalities of its intention to withdraw in accordance with the agreement authorized by this chapter.
Additional municipalities may join the Joint Municipal Court. Any amendment to include an additional municipality shall require approval by all participating municipalities as required by law and the agreement authorized by this chapter.
Joint Court personnel and independent contractors shall be appointed pursuant to the appropriate statutory authority, rules of the Court and/or the Joint Court operations agreement, as applicable.