[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of South Harrison 5-14-2003 by Ord. No. 0-03-02. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby established a Public Works Department which has the responsibility for care and maintenance of streets, roads, avenues, public parks, buildings and places, and other similar items related to the infrastructure under the jurisdiction of the Township of South Harrison. The Public Works Department shall consist of two divisions to be known as the "Road Division" and "Public Buildings and Ground Division."
Within the Public Works Department is established the position of part-time Principal Public Works Manager, who has management responsibility for the entire Public Works Department and shall implement the projects and work orders for said Department.
The duties and responsibilities of the Principal Public Works Department shall include the following:
Maintain and repair all Township streets, bridges, culverts and drains.
Treat road surfaces and resurface streets and roads.
Maintain all Township streets in a clean and safe condition, free of obstructions or hazards and remove snow and ice therefrom as required.
Install, repair, maintain street traffic signs, lines and markers and check for streetlight outage.
Operate, maintain and repair Township-owned buildings, properties, and parks and provide custodial and janitorial service as required.
Maintain and repair playing fields in public parks in the Township.
Perform other duties of miscellaneous public works nature as may be assigned by Township Committee from time to time.
All ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.
If any section, sentence, clause, phrase, or portion of this chapter, or the application thereof to any person or circumstance, shall for any reason be judged by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair or invalidate the remainder of this chapter.