[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Caldwell as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Fees — See Ch. A270.
[Adopted 11-16-1964 by Ord. No. 452 as Ch. 16 of the 1964 Code]
The Municipal Court of the borough is hereby created and established pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2B:12-1 et seq. with all the functions, powers, duties, privileges and jurisdiction now or hereafter conferred by law.
The Municipal Court shall have a seal which shall bear the impression of the name of the court.
A Municipal Judge, duly appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Borough Council, shall preside over the Municipal Court. Such Municipal Judge shall have the qualifications required by law and shall be appointed for a term of three years, and until his successor is appointed and qualified. The Municipal Judge's annual compensation shall be fixed and determined in the Borough Salary Ordinance or resolution and shall be in lieu of all other fees.
There shall be a Municipal Court Administrator of the Municipal Court, who shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Borough Council. The Municipal Court Administrator's compensation shall be fixed and determined in the Borough Salary Ordinance or resolution and shall be in lieu of any other fees, costs and any allowances whatsoever. The Municipal Court Administrator shall perform such functions and duties as shall be prescribed by law, the rules applicable to municipal courts and by the Municipal Judge.
[Adopted 3-14-1995 by Ord. No. 983-95]
A person applying for representation by the Municipal Public Defender shall pay an application fee as set forth in Chapter A270, Fees. The Municipal Court may waive the required application fee, in whole or in part, if the Court determines, in its discretion, that the application fee represents an unreasonable burden on the person seeking representation.