City of Hoboken, NJ
Hudson County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the City of Hoboken 12-2-1987 by Ord. No. V-144. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Hours and availability of Assessor — See Ch. 54, Art. VIII.
Salaries and compensation — See Ch. 63.
Taxation — See Ch. 177.

§ 11-1 Position created; powers and duties.

A. 
Creation. There is hereby created in the Code of the City of Hoboken the office of Tax Assessor.
B. 
Authority. The Municipal Tax Assessor shall hold a tax assessor's certificate provided for in P.L. 1967, c. 44,[1] and shall have the duty of assessing property for the purpose of general taxation and act as an expert witness to defend those assessments in tax appeals to the County Board of Taxation and the State Court of Tax Appeals. He shall maintain such records as are required by law and necessary for the efficient operation of his office; shall administer his office and supervise all persons employed therein; shall have such other duties and authority as provided in P.L. 1981, c. 393,[2] and shall have such other duties as may be required by law.
[Amended 6-15-1988 by Ord. No. P-11]
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 54:1-35.25.
[2]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 40A:9-146.3 and 9-148.1.

§ 11-2 Qualifications; term; appointment; tenure; compensation.

There is hereby created the position of Tax Assessor. The Tax Assessor shall have qualifications established by P.L. 1967, c. 44, shall be the administrative head of the Tax Assessor's office and shall hold his office for a term of four years from the first day of July next following his appointment. He shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council. He shall have such tenure as is provided by law. He shall receive such compensation for his services as the Council shall by ordinance provide.

§ 11-3 Deputy Assessor.

There is hereby created the position of Deputy Assessor. The Deputy Assessor shall hold a tax assessor's certificate and shall act under the direct supervision of and assist the Tax Assessor. He shall hold his position for a term of four years from the first day of July next following his appointment and shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council. He shall have tenure as provided by law. His compensation shall be fixed pursuant to law.

§ 11-4 Senior Assistant Assessor.

There is hereby created the position of Senior Assistant Assessor. The Senior Assistant Assessor shall be a classified position under the rules of the Department of Personnel of the State of New Jersey. The Senor Assistant Assessor shall have the education and experience specified by the Department of Personnel and shall have the position pursuant to law, and the compensation thereof shall be fixed pursuant to law. The Senior Assistant Assessor shall perform the duties assigned to him by the Tax Assessor and work under the supervision and control of the Tax Assessor.

§ 11-5 Assistant Assessor.

There is hereby created the position of Assistant Assessor. The Assistant Assessor shall be a classified position under the rules of the Department of Personnel of the State of New Jersey. The Assistant Assessor shall have the education and experience specified by the Department of Personnel and shall have the position pursuant to law, and the compensation thereof shall be fixed pursuant to law. The Assistant Assessor shall perform the duties assigned to him by the Tax Assessor and work under the supervision and control of the Tax Assessor.

§ 11-6 Intent to replace Board of Assessors.

The office of Tax Assessor and the position of Tax Assessor are successors to and created to replace the Board of Assessors. Whenever in any law, rule, regulation, order, contract, document or other proceeding reference is made to the Board of Assessors or Assessment of the City of Hoboken, the same shall be considered to mean and refer to the Tax Assessor.

§ 11-7 Transfer of positions.

All positions under the classified service of the Department of Personnel currently in existence in the City of Hoboken pertaining to the work of assessing taxes generally and maintaining the office records and business of assessing taxes be and hereby are transferred to the office of the Tax Assessor.

§ 11-8 Repealer.

All ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed, but only to the extent of such inconsistency.

§ 11-9 When effective.

This chapter shall take effect as provided by law.