Borough of Netcong, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Netcong 9-9-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-14. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Officers and employees — See Ch. 45.
Police Department — See Ch. 54.

§ 16-1 Background check and fingerprinting required.

Each candidate being considered for a full-time paid municipal position with the Borough of Netcong shall submit to a criminal history record background check. The Administrator shall request that the chief law enforcement officer of the Borough conduct such a criminal history record background check on all candidates for full-time paid municipal positions prior to appointment by the Borough. Each candidate shall submit to being fingerprinted for such purpose in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws, rules and regulations. The Borough is authorized to exchange fingerprint data with and receive criminal history record information from the State Bureau of Identification in the Division of State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for purposes of this chapter.

§ 16-2 Procedure.

In order to obtain criminal history record information, the Administrator or his or her designee, shall:
A. 
Direct all candidates for full-time paid municipal positions to the Netcong Borough Police Department to arrange an appointment for obtaining a criminal history record background check.
B. 
Each candidate shall submit to the Netcong Borough Police Department the candidate's name, address and written consent for a criminal history record background check and shall be fingerprinted by the Police Department.
C. 
The chief law enforcement officer of the Borough shall transmit the criminal history record background information to the Administrator for review prior to the Borough considering the candidate for employment.

§ 16-3 Fee.

A fee of $48 shall be paid by the Borough for the cost of the criminal history record background check. Said fee shall be transmitted to the State Bureau of Identification for the purpose of conducting the criminal history record background check.