[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Leonia 10-4-1982 by Ord. No. 949 as Ch. 16 of the 1982 Code (Ord. No. 642). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Every claim against the Borough of Leonia shall be presented on a bill form provided by the Borough, shall contain a detailed bill of items or a demand, specifying particularly how the bill or demand is made up and shall contain a certification of the party claiming payment that the same is correct. Every such claim shall be delivered to the Purchasing Agent or such other person as may be designated by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Leonia.
The Purchasing Agent or another person authorized by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Leonia to receive claims shall forthwith present all certified bills to the officer or other duly designated employee of the Borough of Leonia having knowledge of the facts for certification that the goods have been received or the services rendered.
The Purchasing Agent or another person authorized by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Leonia to receive claims shall thereafter present every claim, certified as hereinabove provided for by §§ 18-1 and 18-2 of this chapter to the chairman of the committee responsible for the claims being incurred. The chairman of such committee, if satisfied with the propriety of the claim, shall approve the same and return the claim to the Purchasing Agent or another person authorized by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Leonia to receive claims as aforesaid. The approval of the Mayor of the Borough of Leonia shall not be required.
The claims shall be presented by the Finance Committee at the next regular meeting for the formal approval of the Mayor and Council and after approval shall be listed in the minutes and thereafter presented to the Collector Treasurer for payment in due course.
Any claim disapproved shall be referred to the chairman of the appropriate committee.
[Added 11-4-1987 by Ord. No. 1059]
No contract or agreement, expressed or implied, to which the Borough of Leonia is a party, shall be made, negotiated or awarded without the authorization by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council of the Borough of Leonia.