[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Egg Harbor City 1-23-2020 by Ord. No. 1-2020. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 30, Municipal Court, which consisted of Art. I, Court Established, adopted 11-14-1974 as Ch. 27, Art. I, of the 1974 Code, as amended; Art. II, Prosecutor, adopted 5-8-1975, as amended; Art. III, Public Defender, adopted 3-16-1989 by Ord. No. 2-1989, as amended; Art. IV, Municipal Court Administrator, adopted 6-6-1991 by Ord. No. 13-1991, as amended; and Art .V, Court Attendant, adopted 2-23-1995 by Ord. No. 2-1995.
A Joint Municipal Court is hereby established pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 2B:12-l(b), et seq., as amended and supplemented, consisting of the Town of Hammonton and Egg Harbor City (the "participating municipalities"). The Joint Municipal Court is created in accordance with a certain agreement for Joint Municipal Court for the municipalities of the Town of Hammonton and Egg Harbor City dated January 2, 2020, and executed by the participating municipalities in January of 2020.
The name of the Joint Municipal Court shall be the "Joint Municipal Court of the Town of Hammonton."
This chapter shall take effect following adoption and approval in the time and manner prescribed by law. All summons, warrants and other matters issuing, arising from or within the jurisdiction of the Egg Harbor City Municipal Court shall be within the jurisdiction of the Joint Municipal Court of the Town of Hammonton on and after the aforesaid adoption and approval of the chapter, including those matters arising prior to such date which have not been completed.
The purpose of this chapter is to establish a single Joint Municipal Court to be located in the Town of Hammonton at 100 Central Avenue, Hammonton, New Jersey 08037.
The City Council of the City of Egg Harbor hereby approves the terms and conditions of the agreement for a Joint Municipal Court for the municipalities of the Town of Hammonton and Egg Harbor City to establish the "Joint Municipal Court of the Town of Hammonton" such agreement attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference. The Mayor and Clerk of Egg Harbor City are hereby expressly authorized to execute and deliver the aforesaid agreement on behalf of the City.
The jurisdiction of the Joint Municipal Court of the Town of Hammonton shall be coextensive with the municipal territory of the participating municipalities.