Township of Rochelle Park, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Rochelle Park 8-3-1964 by Ord. No. 255. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Excavations in streets — See Ch. 97.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 161.
[Amended 1-25-1995 by Ord. No. 686[1]; 2-17-2016 by Ord. No. 1095-16]
A. 
There is hereby created the office of Superintendent of the Department of Public Works of the Township of Rochelle Park, County of Bergen and State of New Jersey.
B. 
The Superintendent of the Department of Public Works shall be appointed by the Township Committee and shall, at all times, serve at the pleasure of the Township Committee.
C. 
Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 48:9-154:6, tenure in said office is hereby authorized upon completion of five years in the position; provided, however, that the Township Committee adopts a resolution upon completion of five years of service authorizing and granting tenure in the position.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided for the tenure of the present Superintendent of Public Works, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:9-154.6.
The Superintendent appointed pursuant hereto shall supervise the operation of the sewer pumping station and attend to the care and operation of same and perform such other duties and such other work in connection with the Department of Public Works of the Township of Rochelle Park as the Township Committee may from time to time direct by resolution.
[Amended 5-5-1986 by Ord. No. 519]
The Superintendent of the Department of Public Works shall supervise the erection and construction of all new roads, the repair and alteration of existing roads and the removal of snow from said roads, have charge of any and all street openings, be in charge of cleaning said roads and all appurtenances thereto, such as storm drains and sanitary sewer lines, and perform such other duties and do such other work in connection with the roads as the Township Committee may from time to time direct.
[Added 2-20-1990 by Ord. No. 583]
A. 
There is hereby established within the Department of Public Works a Division of Recycling under the direction of the Recycling Coordinator.
B. 
The Recycling Coordinator shall be under the supervision and authority of the Superintendent of the Department of Public Works and shall have the following duties:
(1) 
Establish, perform and publicize educational programs in furtherance of the township's anti-littering and recycling efforts.
(2) 
Coordinate various industrial, business, civil and volunteer organizations to aid in the township's anti-littering and recycling efforts.
(3) 
Act as liaison between the township and state and county anti-littering and recycling programs.
(4) 
Recommend to the Township Committee the adoption of resolutions and ordinances, as appropriate, to carry out the township's anti-littering and recycling efforts.
(5) 
Encourage and cooperate with all local voluntary and state and county anti-littering and recycling programs to focus public attention on the township's anti-litter and recycling programs.
(6) 
Investigate and report to the Township Committee on the availability of funds from any private or public sources to be used in the township's anti-littering and recycling efforts.
(7) 
Upon the approval or at the direction of the Township Committee, apply for funds from any private or public sources to be used in the township's anti-littering or recycling efforts.
(8) 
Investigate and report to the Township Committee any successful methods of anti-littering, litter pickup and removal or recycling programs in other municipalities and in other states and evaluate their possible incorporation into the township's anti-littering and recycling efforts.
(9) 
Identify and investigate and report to the Township Committee all potential locations and markets for the disposal or sale of recyclables, including leaf disposal.
(10) 
Subject to the approval of the Township Committee, assist the Township Attorney in the negotiation of contracts for the disposal or sale of recyclables, including leaf disposal.
(11) 
Compile, prepare and submit recycling tonnage reports to the New Jersey Office of Recycling in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the Department of Environmental Protection therefor and to the Bergen County Utilities Authority.
(12) 
Pursuant to § 112-15D of the Rochelle Park Code, prepare an annual registration form and semiannual recycling collection forms for use by the owners, lessees and/or occupants of all commercial and/or industrial property in the township and compile and maintain said forms.
(13) 
Receive and handle complaints and inquiries from the public respecting the anti-littering and recycling efforts and report thereon to the Superintendent of the Department of Public Works.
(14) 
Perform such other duties as may be required by law or from time to time prescribed by the Township Committee.
[Added 3-19-1990 by Ord. No. 585]
A. 
There is hereby established within the Department of Public Works a Division of Shade Trees under the direction of the Superintendent of the Department of Public Works.
B. 
Subject to regulations adopted by the Township Committee, the Superintendent of public Works shall be responsible for the care, maintenance, planting and removal of shade and ornamental trees and shrubbery now located or which may hereafter be planted in any public street, park or public place within the Township of Rochelle Park, other than that which is within the jurisdiction of the New Jersey Department of Transportation or the County of Bergen.