City of Hoboken, NJ
Hudson County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the City of Hoboken 10-7-2009 by Ord. No. Z-14; amended 6-20-2012 by Ord. No. Z-188; 9-19-2012 by Ord. No. Z-2011. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Transportation and Parking Utility — See Ch. 56.
Parking lots — See Ch. 140.
Public parking garages — See Ch. 141.
Parking permits — See Ch. 141A.
Taxicabs — See Ch. 179A.
Shuttles buses — See Ch. 180.
Limousines — See Ch. 180A.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 190.
Parking for handicapped — See Ch. 192.

§ 64A-1 Establishment.

There is hereby established in the government of the City of Hoboken a Department that shall be known as the "Department of Transportation and Parking."

§ 64A-2 Director.

There is hereby created the office of Director of the Department of Transportation and Parking. The Director shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council and shall serve during the term of the Mayor appointing him and until the appointment and qualification of his/her successor and shall be subject to removal as provided by law. Vacancies in the office of Director shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment but for the unexpired term only. The compensation of the Director shall be established by the Council of the City of Hoboken pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:69A-43a and N.J.S.A. 40:69A-180.

§ 64A-3 Director's duties and authority.

A. 
The Director shall be head of the City of Hoboken Department of Transportation and Parking and, in addition to the functions, powers and duties that are hereby or may hereafter be conferred and imposed upon him/her by law and the ordinances of the City, shall:
(1) 
Exercise supervision and have general responsibility for all the operations of said Department and of the personnel employed therein.
(2) 
Supervise the organization of the Department and changes in the organization thereof and, to the extent to which the organization of the Department is not prescribed by law, may organize the Department into such divisions and bureaus and make such assignment of powers and duties among them and, from time to time, change such organization or assignments as he/she may deem advisable, except that the boards, offices and other governmental agencies and positions hereby allocated and assigned to said Department shall be maintained.
(3) 
Formulate and adopt rules and regulations for the efficient conduct of the work and general administration of the Department and the officers and employees thereof.
(4) 
Make periodic reports with such recommendations as he/she deems appropriate to the Mayor concerning the affairs of the Department.
B. 
In addition, and without limitation, to the general duties set forth herein, the Director of the Department of Transportation and Parking shall have the following responsibilities:
(1) 
To direct and administer the operation and maintenance of the City of Hoboken Transportation and Parking Utility created under Chapter 56 of the Code of the City of Hoboken, the parking facilities, and the streets, roads, sidewalks and points of ingress and egress within the City as part of the City's pedestrian and vehicular transportation network, all as more particularly described in Chapter 56, § 56-4, of the Code of the City of Hoboken, by directing and supervising administrative, operational and maintenance staff, ensuring all aspects of the City of Hoboken Transportation and Parking Utility are operating effectively and efficiently to the benefit of the City.
(2) 
To make recommendations to the Mayor and the City Council with respect to increasing the availability of parking, ameliorating traffic, and in general making transportation safer and more efficient.
(3) 
To make recommendations to the Mayor and the City Council with respect to efficiency, operation, maintenance, construction, reconstruction and safety of City streets, roadways, sidewalks, points of ingress and egress, as well as signage and signalization related to the foregoing.
(4) 
To create an overall transportation strategy with an integrated approach to parking, pedestrian and vehicular traffic issues.
(5) 
To coordinate with the Director of Community Development to create a strategy for ensuring that parking, pedestrian and vehicular traffic issues, including street, sidewalk and roadway improvements, are fully addressed in an integrated and comprehensive manner in all development and redevelopment plans reviewed by the City.
(6) 
To coordinate with the Director of Revenue and Finance in assisting, organizing, developing, directing and performing the work involved in the management of the financial affairs of the Department and the Transportation and Parking Utility.
(7) 
To coordinate with the Director of Revenue and Finance in supervising and performing professional functions involved in the analysis and audits of the accounts, vouchers and other records and prepare statements concerning the financial condition of the Department and the Transportation and Parking Utility.
(8) 
To coordinate with the Director of Revenue and Finance to develop, coordinate and execute financial policies, procedures and plans involving the Department and the Transportation and Parking Utility.

§ 64A-4 Employees.

The City shall appoint and employ all necessary employees for the Department of Transportation and Parking in accordance with applicable law. Salaries of the employees will be in accordance with classification and salary ordinances duly adopted by the City Council.

§ 64A-5 Division of Safe Streets.

There is hereby established the Division of Safe Streets within the Department of Transportation and Parking, which shall be responsible for maintenance, improvement, reconstruction and safety of the public rights-of-way, including traffic and parking control, streets, sidewalks and concomitant transportation and parking facilities' maintenance, and other operations associated with the management of streets, transportation and parking systems. This Division shall be supervised by one Division head. This Division shall include the following offices, which shall be considered subdivisions of Safe Streets and which shall be overseen by the Division's Division head:
A. 
Office of Street Maintenance. There is hereby established the Office of Street Maintenance within the Division of Safe Streets, which shall be responsible for traffic and parking control and maintenance, improvement, reconstruction and safety of streets, roads, sidewalks and rights-of-way in the City. This Office may Include clerical, operational, supervisory and managerial positions as deemed necessary and appropriate within the budgetary limits established by Council. The Division of Signs and Signals, as previously established, shall hereinafter be incorporated into the Office of Street Maintenance. This Office shall undertake all obligations and responsibilities previously held under the Division of Signs and Signals, and any reference to the Division of Signs and Signals within the Hoboken City Code shall hereinafter be amended to the Office of Street Maintenance.
B. 
Office of Facilities Maintenance. There is hereby established the Office of Facilities Maintenance within the Division of Safe Streets, which shall be responsible for concomitant transportation and parking facilities maintenance, and other operations associated with the management of transportation and parking systems. This Office may include clerical, operational, supervisory and managerial positions as deemed necessary and appropriate within the budgetary limits established by Council.

§ 64A-6 Division of Mobility and Planning.

There is hereby established the Division of Mobility and Planning within the Department of Transportation and Parking, which shall be responsible for management of various streets, roads, transportation systems and programs, as well as the exploration, development and implementation of programs and initiatives that lead to improved street, sidewalk and road conditions, mobility and reduced congestion and parking demand. This Division shall be supervised by one Division head. This Division shall include the following offices, which shall be considered subdivisions of Mobility and Planning and which shall be overseen by the Division's Division head:
A. 
Office of Transport Planning. There is hereby established the Office of Transport Planning within the Division of Mobility and Planning, which shall be responsible for the exploration, development and implementation of programs and initiatives that lead to improved street, sidewalk and road conditions, mobility and reduced congestion and parking demand. This Office may include clerical, operational, supervisory and managerial positions as deemed necessary and appropriate within the budgetary limits established by Council.
B. 
Office of the Hop. There is hereby established the Office of the Hop within the Division of Mobility and Planning, which shall be responsible for management of the community shuttle bus program known as "the Hop." This Office may include clerical, operational, supervisory and managerial positions as deemed necessary and appropriate within the budgetary limits established by Council.
C. 
Office of Taxi/Limousine/Shuttle Licensing. The Division of Taxi and Limousine, as previously established, shall hereinafter be referred to as the "Office of Taxi/Limousine/Shuttle Licensing." This Office shall undertake all obligations and responsibilities previously held under the Division of Taxi and Limousine and shall be additionally responsible for licensing and management of these systems, including private shuttle buses operating on Hoboken streets. This Office may include clerical, operational, supervisory and managerial positions as deemed necessary and appropriate within the budgetary limits established by Council.

§ 64A-7 Division of Transportation and Parking Utility.

There is hereby established the Division of Transportation and Parking Utility within the Department of Transportation and Parking, which shall be subject to the restrictions found in Chapter 56 of the City Code of the City of Hoboken, and which shall be responsible for the management of the supply and demand of the City's parking resources, equipment, services and facilities. This Division shall be supervised by one Division head. This Division shall include the following offices, which shall be considered subdivisions of the Division of Transportation and Parking Utility and which shall be overseen by the Division's Division head:
A. 
Office of Enforcement. There is hereby established the Office of Enforcement within the Division of Transportation and Parking Utility, which shall be responsible for enforcement of parking policies and procedures, as well as ancillary operations that have an impact on the safe and equitable use of limited parking resources. This Office may include clerical, operational, supervisory and managerial positions as deemed necessary and appropriate within the budgetary limits established by Council.
B. 
Office of Customer Service. There is hereby established the Office of Customer Service within the Division of Transportation and Parking Utility, which shall be responsible for serving as the conduit for provision of services associated with parking and other requisite City services and products, including facilitation of the approvals process for various permit applications established by the City Code as a support mechanism for other municipal departments, divisions and offices. This Office may include clerical, operational, supervisory and managerial positions as deemed necessary and appropriate within the budgetary limits established by Council.
C. 
Office of Garage Maintenance. There is hereby established the Office of Garage Maintenance within the Division of Transportation and Parking Utility, which shall be responsible for oversight and management of the operations associated with municipal parking facilities. This Office may include clerical, operational, supervisory and managerial positions as deemed necessary and appropriate within the budgetary limits established by Council.
D. 
Office of Accounting. There is hereby established the Office of Accounting within the Division of the Transportation and Parking Utility, which shall be responsible for conducting accounting operations and services needed to manage the revenues, expenditures, procurement, and personnel activities of the Department of Transportation and Parking. This Office may include clerical, operational, supervisory and managerial positions as deemed necessary and appropriate within the budgetary limits established by Council.