Borough of Palisades Park, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: [1]Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Palisades Park 4-25-1985 by Ord. No. 1023. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parking on posted land — See Ch. 206.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 282.
[1]
Editor’s Note: The title of this chapter was changed from “Parking Commission” to “Parking Committee” 5-23-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-8.
[Amended 5-23-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-8]
The purpose of this chapter is to create a Parking Commission, which will monitor parking conditions in the Borough of Palisades Park and make recommendations to the Mayor and Council. The Parking Commission of the Borough of Palisades Park is hereby established.
A. 
The Parking Committee shall consist of five persons whom the governing body shall appoint by resolution as follows:
[Amended 5-23-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-8]
(1) 
Seat No. 1 shall be a Council member;
(2) 
Seat No. 2 shall be a member of the Police Department;
(3) 
Seat No. 3 shall be an employee of the Department of Public Works; and
(4) 
Seat Nos. 4 and 5 shall be residents of the Borough of Palisades Park.
B. 
(Reserved)[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection B, which prohibited Borough officers and employees from serving on the Parking Committee and compensation for Commissioners, was repealed 5-23-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-8.
C. 
If any Commissioner owns or controls a direct or indirect interest in any property included or planned to be included in a parking project, he shall immediately disclose said interest, in writing, to the Commission, which disclosure shall be entered upon the minutes of the Commission.
[Amended 5-23-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-8]
D. 
The seats on the Parking Commission shall be designated as Seat Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
[Amended 5-23-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-8]
E. 
The initial appointments to Seat Nos. 1 and 2 shall be for three years. The initial appointments for Seat Nos. 3 and 4 shall be for two years. The initial appointment for Seat No. 5 shall be for one year. Thereafter, all appointments shall be for terms of three years, except appointments to fill vacancies, which shall be for the unexpired terms.
[Amended 5-23-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-8]
A. 
The function of the Parking Commission shall be to recommend to the Mayor and Council parking projects within the Borough of Palisades Park which will promote the safe, orderly and convenient flow of pedestrian and vehicular traffic within the Borough of Palisades Park.
B. 
The Parking Commission is hereby authorized to study and investigate methods to improve, manage and maintain parking conditions in the Borough of Palisades Park.