Township of Evesham, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Evesham 9-5-1978 by Ord. No. 28-9-78. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Clean Communities Awareness and Recycling in Evesham Advisory Committee — See Ch. 5.
Clean Community Code — See Ch. 97.

§ 6-1 Creation.

Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40:56A-1 et seq. (Chapter 245 of the Public Laws of 1968), as amended, there is hereby created a commission which shall be known as the "Evesham Environmental Commission."

§ 6-2 Powers and duties.

The Evesham Environmental Commission hereby created is a municipal environmental commission as contemplated and provided for by N.J.S.A. 40:56A-1 et seq., as amended, and shall have and exercise all of the powers and perform all of the duties provided for by said statute and any other statutes heretofore enacted and applicable thereto.

§ 6-3 Composition; compensation; removal; vacancies.

[Amended 9-4-1979 by Ord. No. 32-9-79; 4-3-1985 by Ord. No. 15-4-85; 9-9-1997 by Ord. No. 23-9-97]
The Evesham Environmental Commission is hereby composed of seven members and two alternate members, to be appointed by the Mayor of the Township of Evesham, in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40:56A-1, one of which members shall also be a member of the Evesham Township Planning Board and all of which shall be residents of the Township of Evesham. All members shall serve without compensation, and the Mayor shall designate one of the members of said body as the Chairperson thereof. The Mayor or Township Council of the Township of Evesham may remove any member of the Commission for cause, on written charges served upon the member and after a hearing thereon at which the member shall be entitled to be heard in person or by counsel (N.J.S.A. 40:56A-1). A vacancy on the Commission occurring other than by expiration of a term shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as an original appointment.

§ 6-4 Term of office.

[Amended 9-4-1979 by Ord. No. 32-9-79; 9-9-1997 by Ord. No. 23-9-97]
The first three members appointed to said body shall be for terms of three years from the date of appointment. The next two members appointed shall be for terms of two years from the date of appointment. The next two members appointed to said body shall be for terms of one year from the date of appointment. Their successors shall be appointed for terms of three years and until the appointment and qualification of their successors. In the case of the alternate members, one alternate member shall be appointed for a term of one year and the other alternate member shall be appointed for a term of two years. Their successors shall be appointed for terms of two years and until the appointment and qualification of their successors.