Borough of Dumont, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Dumont by Ord. No. 537 (Secs. 2-1 through 2-4 of the 1970 Revised Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks and playgrounds — See Ch. 283.
Solid waste — See Ch. 368.

§ 81-1 Department continued.

The Department of Public Works of the Borough, heretofore created, is hereby continued.

§ 81-2 Composition of Department.

The Department of Public Works shall consist of a Superintendent of Public Works, the personnel of the former Street and Road Department and of the Department of Parks and Playgrounds and such other employees as may be from time to time authorized by resolution of the Council.

§ 81-3 Superintendent of Public Works.

The Superintendent of Public Works shall:
A. 
Not be required to be a resident of the Borough.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. III).
B. 
Hold office until the first day of January next succeeding his appointment and until his successor is appointed and qualifies.
C. 
Be appointed by the Mayor by and with the consent of the Council.

§ 81-4 Powers and duties of Department.

The Department of Public Works shall, subject to the rules and regulations adopted from time to time by the Mayor and Council and the resolutions of the Mayor and Council, have charge of the streets, highways and public places in the Borough, the repair and maintenance of the trunk sewers and pumping stations and all other public works instituted or conducted or under the control of the Mayor and Council and shall take care of such other matters as may from time to time be referred to it by the Mayor and Council.

§ 81-5 Authority and responsibility of Superintendent.

A. 
Unless otherwise directed by the Mayor and Council, the Superintendent of Public Works shall report to and be subject to the order of the Public Works Committee of the Borough Council.
B. 
Subject to the rules and regulations adopted from time to time by the Mayor and Council, the Superintendent of Public Works shall have charge of and shall be responsible for the proper maintenance and repair of streets, highways, parks and playgrounds, trunk sewers and pumping stations, and all other public works instituted by or under the control of the Mayor and Council, and all other matters, works or services as may be referred to him by the Mayor and Council.