Borough of Spotswood, NJ
Middlesex County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Derived from Ch. II of the 1969 Revised General Ordinances of the Borough of Spotswood (adopted by the Borough Council 5-11-1970 by Ord. No. 278, as amended through 9/94). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Boards, committees and commissions — See Ch. 5.
Article I General Provisions

§ 2-1 Title.

Article II Borough Council

§ 2-2 Legislative body; powers and duties generally.

§ 2-3 Additional powers.

§ 2-4 Compensation.

Article III Rules of Council

§ 2-5 Governing rules.

§ 2-6 Meetings.

§ 2-7 Officers.

§ 2-8 Agenda.

§ 2-9 Call to order.

§ 2-10 Quorum call.

§ 2-11 Order of business.

§ 2-12 Distribution and reading of minutes.

§ 2-13 Committees.

§ 2-14 Roll call votes and minutes.

§ 2-15 Nominations and appointments.

§ 2-16 Rules of debate.

§ 2-17 Voting.

§ 2-18 Addressing the Council.

§ 2-19 Decorum.

§ 2-20 Ordinances and resolutions.

§ 2-21 Record of action.

§ 2-22 Adjournment.

§ 2-23 Effective date of ordinances and resolutions.

Article IIIA Antinepotism Policy

§ 2-23.1 Antinepotism policy enacted; hiring and supervision of employees.

§ 2-23.2 Promotion of existing employees.

§ 2-23.3 Appointments.

Article IV Mayor and Administrative Organization

§ 2-24 Mayor.

§ 2-25 Business Administrator.

§ 2-26 Acting Mayor.

§ 2-27 Administrative organization.

§ 2-28 Library.

§ 2-29 Zoning Board of Adjustment.

§ 2-30 Planning Board.

§ 2-31 Municipal Court.

§ 2-32 Environmental Commission.

§ 2-33 Statutory agencies.

§ 2-34 Appointments and duties of department heads.

§ 2-35 Interim appointments.

§ 2-36 Cultural and Heritage Commission.

§ 2-36.1 South Central Middlesex County Flood Control Commission.

Article V Borough Clerk

§ 2-37 Appointment; qualifications.

§ 2-38 General powers.

§ 2-39 Additional duties.

Article VI Department of Law

§ 2-40 Borough Attorney.

§ 2-41 Duties.

§ 2-42 Special Attorney.

§ 2-43 Municipal Public Defender.

Article VII Department of Administration

§ 2-44 Director; organization.

§ 2-45 Functions, powers and duties.

Article VIII Department of Finance

§ 2-46 Director; organization.

§ 2-47 Division of Treasury; duties of Treasurer.

§ 2-48 Tax Assessor.

§ 2-49 Division of Collections.

§ 2-50 Fire insurance proceeds; payment of outstanding municipal liens.

Article IX Department of Public Works

§ 2-51 Superintendent of Public Works as Director; duties.

§ 2-52 Division of Buildings and Property.

§ 2-53 Division of Street Services.

§ 2-54 Water-sewer utility.

Article X Department of Public Safety

§ 2-55 Director of Public Safety.

§ 2-56 Division of Police.

§ 2-57 Authorized force of Police Division.

§ 2-58 Police discipline.

§ 2-59 Bureau of Civil Defense.

§ 2-60 Police and fire physician.

§ 2-61 Fire Division.

§ 2-62 Authorized force of Fire Division.

§ 2-63 Fire Division discipline.

§ 2-64 Junior Fire fighters' Auxiliary.

§ 2-65 Municipal Ambulance Division; third-party payment plan.

§ 2-66 Division of Inspection.

Article XI Department of Health, Recreation and Welfare

§ 2-67 Director.

§ 2-68 Division of Recreation.

§ 2-69 Environmental Commission.

§ 2-70 Human Relations Council.

Article XII Department of Engineering

§ 2-71 Borough Engineer as Director.

§ 2-72 Powers and duties of Director.

Article XIII Budget and Expenditure Procedures

§ 2-73 Budget preparation.

§ 2-74 Budget operation.

§ 2-75 Purchase controls.

§ 2-76 Award of contracts.

§ 2-77 Standards and tests.

§ 2-78 Purchasing procedure.

§ 2-79 Payment of bills and claims.

§ 2-80 Charge orders.

Article XIV Officers and Employees

§ 2-81 Compensation.

§ 2-82 Service by directors without additional compensation.

§ 2-83 Surety bonds.

§ 2-84 (Reserved)

§ 2-85 Conflict of interest.

§ 2-86 Delivery of funds and records upon termination of office or employment.

§ 2-87 Removal by Mayor or Council.

§ 2-88 Council investigations.

§ 2-89 Administrative regulations.

§ 2-90 Preservation and inspection of public records.

§ 2-91 Public office hours.

§ 2-92 Independent annual audit.

§ 2-93 Political activities.

§ 2-94 through § 2-97. (Reserved)

Article XV Transitional Provision

§ 2-98 Existing ordinances.

§ 2-99 References in prior ordinances.

§ 2-100 Salaries and wages.

§ 2-101 Temporary procedures.

§ 2-102 Transfer of appropriations.