City of Absecon, NJ
Atlantic County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Article I Mayor and Council

§ 3-1 Mayor.

§ 3-2 Annual organization meeting; election of officers.

§ 3-3 Regular meetings.

§ 3-4 Special meetings.

§ 3-5 Quorum.

§ 3-6 Parliamentary procedures.

§ 3-7 Speaking on matters before council.

§ 3-8 Limitation on debate.

§ 3-9 Motions.

§ 3-10 Clerk of the City Council.

§ 3-11 Council Committees.

§ 3-12 through § 3-14. (Reserved)

Article II Adoption of Legislation

§ 3-15 Ordinances and resolutions.

§ 3-16 Passage of ordinances over veto.

§ 3-17 Failure of Mayor to return ordinance.

§ 3-18 (Reserved)

Article III City Clerk

§ 3-19 Responsibilities and duties of City Clerk.

§ 3-20 Certification.

§ 3-21 General powers and duties.

§ 3-22 through § 3-26. (Reserved)

Article IV Deputy City Clerk

§ 3-27 Deputy City Clerk; office created.

§ 3-28 Qualifications.

§ 3-29 Oaths of office; bond required.

§ 3-30 Appointment; term of office.

§ 3-31 Powers and duties of Deputy City Clerk.

§ 3-32 Scope of authority.

§ 3-33 Instruction; Absence of City Clerk.

§ 3-34 Duties.

§ 3-35 Care of archives.

§ 3-36 Clerical and bookkeeping duties.

§ 3-37 Compensation.

§ 3-38 through § 3-40. (Reserved)

Article V City Administrator

§ 3-41 Office of the City Administrator created.

§ 3-42 Appointment, term of office and vacancies.

§ 3-43 Statement of duties.

§ 3-44 Experience and residency requirements.

§ 3-45 Salary.

§ 3-46 General powers and duties.

§ 3-47 Qualifications.

§ 3-48 through § 3-52. (Reserved)

Article VI Legal Department

§ 3-53 Establishment; City Solicitor.

§ 3-54 Municipal Prosecutor.

§ 3-55 (Reserved)

Article VII Public Works Department

§ 3-56 Superintendent of Public Works; creation of office.

§ 3-57 Duties of the department; street construction and maintenance supervision.

§ 3-58 Powers and duties of Superintendent of Public Works.

§ 3-59 Assignment of property.

§ 3-60 Responsibilities.

§ 3-61 (Reserved)

Article VIII Fire Department

§ 3-62 Establishment.

Article IX Police Department

§ 3-63 Establishment.

Article X through XIV. (Reserved)

§ 3-64 through § 3-95. (Reserved)

Article XV Officers and Employees

§ 3-96 City Tax Collector.

§ 3-97 (Reserved)

§ 3-98 Chief Financial Officer.

§ 3-99 City Engineer.

§ 3-100 Construction Official; Zoning Officer.

§ 3-101 Secretary to the Mayor.

§ 3-102 City Tax Assessor.

§ 3-103 through § 3-114. (Reserved)

Article XVI Boards, Committees and Commissions

§ 3-115 Planning Board.

§ 3-116 Zoning Board of Adjustment.

§ 3-117 through § 3-119. (Reserved)

§ 3-120 Parks, Playgrounds and Recreation Advisory Board.

§ 3-121 Shade Tree Committee.

§ 3-122 Financial Advisory Board established.

§ 3-123 through § 3-150. (Reserved)

Article XVII Policies and Procedures

§ 3-151 Organizational charts.

§ 3-152 Effect of state statutes and other ordinances.