Essex County, NJ
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders 4-2-1979 by Ord. No. O-1979-00089. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Americans With Disabilities Policy and Review Committee — See Ch. 8.
Nondiscrimination in County contracting — See Ch. 21, Art. I.
Cooperative pricing system — See Ch. 25.
002a Organization Chart
Article I Title; Purposes; Construction

§ 2-1 Title.

§ 2-2 Purpose.

§ 2-3 Continuation and perpetual succession.

§ 2-4 Governing laws.

§ 2-5 Interpretive statement.

§ 2-6 Word usage.

§ 2-7 Definitions.

Article II The Board of Chosen Freeholders

§ 2-8 Term; election; vacancies; compensation.

§ 2-9 Organization.

§ 2-10 President of the Board.

§ 2-11 Board powers.

§ 2-12 Staff.

§ 2-13 (Reserved)

§ 2-14 Regular, special and emergency meetings.

§ 2-15 Rules of procedure.

§ 2-16 Board legislative committees.

§ 2-17 Clerk of the Board.

§ 2-18 Counsel to the Board.

§ 2-18.1 Appointments.

§ 2-18.2 Open public meetings.

Article III Public Meetings and Legislation

§ 2-19 through § 2-28. (Reserved)

§ 2-29 Resolutions.

§ 2-30 Ordinances.

§ 2-31 Passage over veto.

§ 2-32 Ordinances not returned by County Executive.

§ 2-33 Effective date of ordinances.

§ 2-34 Recording of ordinances and resolutions.

§ 2-35 (Reserved)

Article IV County Executive

§ 2-36 Qualifications; election; term.

§ 2-37 Salary.

§ 2-38 Vacancies.

§ 2-38.1 Filling vacancy by members of same political party.

§ 2-39 Duties.

§ 2-40 Powers of Executive.

§ 2-40.1 Membership on advisory committees.

§ 2-41 Relations between executive and legislative branches.

Article V Administrator

§ 2-42 Appointment.

§ 2-43 Residency.

§ 2-44 Qualifications.

§ 2-45 Duties.

Article VI Contracts and Purchases

§ 2-46 Negotiation of contracts by County Executive; Board approval required.

§ 2-47 Bidding procedures.

§ 2-48 (Reserved)

§ 2-49 Certifications.

§ 2-50 Awards of contracts.

§ 2-51 Purchases to be made by Purchasing Agent; written requisition required.

§ 2-52 Emergency contracts.

§ 2-53 Confirmation of delivery.

§ 2-54 Political contributions disclosure.

Article VII Budget and Fiscal Procedures

§ 2-55 Fiscal year.

§ 2-56 Budget preparation.

§ 2-57 Budget document.

§ 2-58 Capital budget.

§ 2-59 Board action.

§ 2-60 Budget operation.

§ 2-61 Financial reports to the Board.

§ 2-62 Vouchers and certification.

§ 2-63 Method.

§ 2-64 Central payroll.

§ 2-65 Miscellaneous.

Article VIII Constitutional and Judicial Officers

§ 2-66 Constitutional officers.

§ 2-67 Judicial functions.

Article IX Departments

§ 2-68 Enumeration of departments.

§ 2-69 Department of Administration and Finance.

§ 2-70 Department of Health and Rehabilitation.

§ 2-71 Department of Citizen Services.

§ 2-72 Department of Law.

§ 2-73 Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs.

§ 2-74 Department of Economic Development, Training and Employment.

§ 2-75 Department of Corrections.

§ 2-76 Department of Public Works.

Article X Nondepartmental Agencies

§ 2-77 Agencies enumerated.

§ 2-78 Obligation to follow County requirements.

§ 2-79 Annual budget.

§ 2-80 Creation and dissolution of agencies.

§ 2-81 Annual audit.

§ 2-82 Minutes of County Improvement Authority.

Article XI Intergovernmental Relations

§ 2-83 Purpose.

§ 2-84 Legislative conference.

§ 2-85 Grant reporting and management system.

§ 2-86 Municipal Advisory Council.

§ 2-87 Advisory Council on Interlocal Services.

§ 2-88 County-municipal services.

Article XII Regulations Affecting Officers and Employees

§ 2-89 Elective offices.

§ 2-90 Dual office holding.

§ 2-91 Vacancies, temporary absence or disability.

§ 2-92 Surety bonds.

§ 2-93 Ethics Board.

§ 2-94 Fraud; duty to testify.

§ 2-95 Delivery of funds and records at termination of office or employment.

§ 2-96 Political activity.

§ 2-97 Outside activity restricted for full-time officers and employees.

§ 2-98 County Department of Civil Service.

§ 2-99 Violations and penalties.

Article XIII General Provisions

§ 2-100 Resolutions or ordinances saved or repealed.

§ 2-101 Severability.

§ 2-102 Effective date.