Township of Riverside, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Riverside 4-7-1971 as Ord. No. 1971-2. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Defense and indemnification — See Ch. 24.

Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 228.

§ 68-1
Establishment; divisions. 

§ 68-2
Duties of the Streets and Roads Division. 

§ 68-3
Duties of the Sanitation Division. 

§ 68-4
Duties of the Building and Grounds Division. 

§ 68-5
Duties of the Park Maintenance Division. 

§ 68-6
Duties of the Mosquito Control Division. 

§ 68-7
Collective bargaining provisions. 

§ 68-1 Establishment; divisions.

[Amended 2-14-1973 by Ord. No. 1-1973]
A. 

There shall be a Department of Public Works. Within the Department of Public Works, there shall be a Division of Streets, Sanitation, Buildings and Grounds, Park Maintenance and Mosquito Control. These divisions will be under the supervision of the Working Road Foreman.

B. 

Working Road Foreman. The head of the Department of Public Works shall be the Working Road Foreman. The Working Road Foreman shall be appointed by the Township Committee and shall be subject to the civil service rules and regulations. The Working Road Foreman shall be responsible for and devote his full time and attention to the proper and efficient conduct of all public works function for the municipal government, and he shall supervise and direct the work of the Public Works Department. The Working Road Foreman shall receive such compensation as prescribed by the Salary Ordinance.

Editor's Note: The Salary Ordinance is on file in the office of the Township Clerk.

§ 68-2 Duties of the Streets and Roads Division.

The duties of the Streets and Roads Division shall be to:

A. 

Maintain and repair all municipal roads.

B. 

Maintain and repair all municipal storm and drainage systems.

C. 

Provide for and carry out snow removal and sanding or salting operations on municipal roads.

D. 

Construct and reconstruct such municipal streets as may be authorized.

E. 

Maintain and repair municipal trucks and other motor vehicles.

F. 

Perform other services as may be directed by the Township Committee and the Director of Public Works.

§ 68-3 Duties of the Sanitation Division.

The duties of the Sanitation Division shall be to provide for the collection of refuse within the Township of Riverside and deposit such refuse at a disposal site designated by the Township Committee.

§ 68-4 Duties of the Building and Grounds Division.

The duties of the Building and Grounds Division shall be to clean, maintain and repair municipal buildings and facilities.

§ 68-5 Duties of the Park Maintenance Division.

The duties of the Park Maintenance Division shall be to:

A. 

Maintain and repair the municipal playgrounds, play fields, outdoor recreational facilities, public parks and grounds.

B. 

Provide facilities such as baseball fields, basketball courts, tennis courts and general seeding, fertilizing and mowing of grass, etc., in the various recreational facilities within the limits of the Township of Riverside, pursuant to the recommendations of the Board of Recreation Commissioners.

§ 68-6 Duties of the Mosquito Control Division.

The duties of the Mosquito Control Division shall be to perform mosquito control operations in conjunction with the Township Board of Health and the Burlington County Mosquito Control Commission.

§ 68-7 Collective bargaining provisions.

[Added 3-24-1976 by Ord. No. 1976-7]
A. 

The Township Committee recognizes Civil Service Council No. 16 as the exclusive bargaining agent for an appropriate unit of Public Works Department employees.

B. 

Assistant Municipal Clerk and senior bookkeeping/machine operator - Clerk stenographer are hereby included in an appropriate unit of Public Works Department employees for the purposes of collective bargaining. The Township heretofore in Ordinance No. 1976-7

Editor's Note: See Subsection A of this section.
recognized Civil Service Council No. 16 as the exclusive bargaining agent for said unit.
[Added 7-28-1976 by Ord. No. 1976-12]