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Borough of Bay Head, NJ
Ocean County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Bay Head 12-18-1984 as § 2-6 of the 1984 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Any person claiming payment from the borough shall first submit a detailed statement, in writing, of the items or demand necessitating such claim on such forms as the borough shall provide for that purpose. As required by statute, they shall be sworn to by the claimant before submission for approval and payment.
All bills and claims shall be supported by a certification of the receipt of the goods or the satisfactory rendering of the services by the responsible person accepting such on behalf of the borough and who may be held accountable therefor.
The Finance Committee shall then examine all claims submitted and shall indicate its approval on each voucher prior to submitting it to the Council for the authorization to pay such claim. Any disapproved claim shall be referred back to the claimant with such instructions as the Finance Committee may give.
All vouchers recommended for payment shall be presented to the Council by the Municipal Clerk at a regular meeting or at an adjourned regular meeting. Authorization to pay the amounts of the approved vouchers shall be by resolution of the Council. Vouchers for services of borough employees for whom salaries and dates of payment are established by ordinance may be approved at a regular meeting of the Council prior to the date of such payment.
The corresponding vouchers shall accompany all checks drawn in payment thereof when such checks are presented to the Mayor, Chief Financial Officer and the Municipal Clerk for signature.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.