Township of Maplewood, NJ
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Maplewood 7-1-1975 as Ord. No. 1449. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Administration of government — See Ch. 6.

§ 17-1 Presentation of claims.

All claims against the Township of Maplewood shall be presented, in writing, fully itemized, on such voucher forms as shall be provided for that purpose, and all vouchers shall be certified to by the claimant.

§ 17-2 Initial review of vouchers.

All vouchers shall be reviewed and checked by or under the direction of the township official in charge of the department responsible for the claim, and if found correct, the official shall complete the officer's certification thereon.

§ 17-3 Review by Business Administrator and Treasurer.

All vouchers shall thereafter be presented to the Business Administrator, who, if satisfied with the propriety of the claim, shall so note his approval and refer the voucher to the Township Treasurer. The Treasurer shall then review the claims and, if approved, assign voucher numbers and prepare checks, which shall then be forwarded to the Township Clerk for referral to the Finance Committee.

§ 17-4 Review by Finance Committee.

The Chairman of the Finance Committee, or in his absence some other member of the Committee, shall examine all vouchers referred by the Township Clerk, and if approved, such approval shall be noted upon the vouchers and the vouchers returned to the Township Clerk for presentation to the Township Committee for approval and authorization to pay the same.

§ 17-5 Presentation of approved vouchers to Township Committee.

All vouchers approved for payment pursuant to the foregoing shall be presented to the Township Committee at a meeting of said body.

§ 17-6 Township Committee approval.

Township Committee approval of the claims and authorization to draw the warrants to pay the same shall be by motion adopted by a majority vote of the Township Committee.