[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Spring Lake by Ord. No. 412 (§ 2-49 of the Revised General Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Any person, form or corporation claiming payment from the Borough of Spring Lake shall present to the Chief Financial Officer a detailed bill or voucher duly certified or supported by the affidavit of the claimant.
It shall be the duty of the Chief Financial Officer to require the signature of the officer or employee who has knowledge of the facts, to certify that the materials have been received or the labor or services have been performed or rendered, to appear on every such voucher or claim approving such claim and certifying that the materials have been received or the labor or services have been performed or rendered.
Such bill, claim or voucher shall then be presented to the Mayor or Councilperson in charge of the department responsible for the placing of the order covered by bill, claim or voucher, and if satisfied that the claim is proper the Mayor or such Councilperson shall approve the same. No claim shall be paid without the approval of the Mayor or such Councilperson. All claims shall also be approved by the Finance Committee. After such approval the claim shall be filed with the Borough Clerk.
It shall be the duty of the Borough Clerk to record all claims against the Borough in the official minutes indicating that the Mayor and Council have by formal action approved the same and shall keep appropriate records as to any claims disapproved or rejected.
Moneys shall be disbursed for payment of claims in accordance with the statutes of the State of New Jersey in such case made and provided.