City of East Orange, NJ
Essex County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of East Orange 3-25-1968 by Ord. No. 20-1968.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Abolition of offices — See Ch. 3.
Affirmative Action Program — See Ch. 8.
Board of Health — See Ch. 14A, Art. II.
Board of Alcoholic Beverage Control — See Ch. 14A, Art. III.
Board of Education — See Ch. 14A, Art. VI.
Real Estate Commission — See Ch. 14A, Art. VII.
Arts and Cultural Commission — See Ch. 14A, Art. IX.
Business Development Authority — See Ch. 15.
Claims approval and payment — See Ch. 18.
Court — See Ch. 21.
Defense and indemnification — See Ch. 23.
Public emergencies — See Ch. 28.
Housing Authority — See Ch. 40.
Land use — See Ch. 51.
Parking Authority — See Ch. 56.
Personnel policies — See Ch. 60.
Purchasing and contracting — See Ch. 68.
Records and information — See Ch. 74.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 159.
Licenses and fees — See Ch. 170.
Mayor's Tax Exemption Review Committee — See § 247-21.
[1]
Editor's Note: This Ch. 5 of the 1980 City Code was reorganized and renumbered as part of the 2014 recodification. For a detailed derivation of articles within Ch. 5 of the 1980 City Code, refer to the Derivation Table located at the end of the City Code.
Article I General Provisions

§ 5-1 Operation of City departments; chief administrative officer.

§ 5-2 Creation of boards, commissions and agencies.

§ 5-3 Promulgation of regulations by department heads.

§ 5-4 Terms of office of City officers.

§ 5-5 Use of public buildings and premises.

§ 5-6 Attendance at City Council meetings.

Article II Bonds of City Officers and Employees

§ 5-7 Bond requirements.

§ 5-8 Failure to execute.

§ 5-9 Approval of sureties and bonds.

§ 5-10 Administration and custody of bonds.

Article III City Clerk; Deputy Clerk

§ 5-11 Duties generally.

§ 5-12 Preparation of ordinances for codification and printing.

§ 5-13 Preparation of certified copies of records.

§ 5-14 Assistance to Mayor and Council.

§ 5-15 Custodian of records.

§ 5-16 Deputy City Clerk: office created.

§ 5-17 Appointment of Deputy City Clerk.

§ 5-18 Powers and duties of Deputy City Clerk.

§ 5-19 Access to government records.

Article IV Corporation Counsel's Office

§ 5-20 Office established; duties of Corporation Counsel.

§ 5-21 Limitations of actions; records.

§ 5-22 Substitution of successor in actions.

§ 5-23 Conflicts of interest.

§ 5-24 Assistant Corporation Counsels.

§ 5-25 Duties of Assistant Corporation Counsels.

§ 5-26 Establishment of Municipal Prosecutor.

§ 5-27 Appointment of Municipal Prosecutors and Chief Municipal Prosecutor.

§ 5-28 Duties of Chief Municipal Prosecutor and Municipal Prosecutor.

§ 5-29 Supervision of Chief Municipal Prosecutor and Municipal Prosecutor.

§ 5-30 First Assistant Corporation Counsel.

Article V Office of City Administrator

§ 5-31 Establishment of office, qualifications.

§ 5-32 Duties.

§ 5-33 Additional personnel.

§ 5-34 Establishment of Division of Information Technology; Director's qualifications.

§ 5-35 Duties of IT Director.

§ 5-36 Additional IT Division personnel.

Article VI Division of Finance

§ 5-37 Division established.

§ 5-38 Chief Financial Officer/Comptroller; Treasurer; Manager of Accounts and Controls.

§ 5-39 Duties of officers; "City Comptroller" to be designated "Chief Financial Officer."

§ 5-40 Units of Division; unit managers.

§ 5-41 Uniform system of accounting and maintaining records.

§ 5-42 Examinations, inspections and reports by Chief Financial Officer.

§ 5-43 Bonds, insurance policies and claims against City.

§ 5-44 Payrolls, employee benefits and pensions.

§ 5-45 Assignment of further duties to Chief Financial Officer.

§ 5-46 Chief Financial Officer's attendance at meetings.

Article VII Division of Tax Collection and Revenue

§ 5-47 Division established; Tax Collector to be Division Manager.

§ 5-48 Power to collect taxes and assessments.

§ 5-49 Duties of Tax Collector.

§ 5-50 Tax Collector to issue licenses; Licensing Subdivision.

§ 5-51 Collection and disposition of moneys.

§ 5-52 through § 5-57. (Reserved)

§ 5-58 Position of Auctioneer established.

§ 5-58.1 Duties of Auctioneer.

§ 5-58.2 Qualifications of Auctioneer.

§ 5-58.3 Compensation of Auctioneer.

§ 5-58.4 Term of Auctioneer.

§ 5-58.5 Revenue collected from auctions.

Article VIII Director of Department of Property Taxation

§ 5-59 Office created.

§ 5-60 Qualifications of Director.

§ 5-61 Duties of Director.

§ 5-62 Assistants to Director: qualifications and duties.

§ 5-63 Deputy Assessor appointment, term of office.

§ 5-64 Deputy Assessor qualifications.

§ 5-65 Deputy Assessor duties.

Article IX Department of Public Works

§ 5-66 Department established.

§ 5-67 Director of Public Works; Assistant Director; City Engineer; Assistant Municipal Engineer.

§ 5-68 Duties of officers; "City Engineer" to be designated "Director of Public Works."

§ 5-69 Divisions of Department.

§ 5-70 Duties of divisions; division managers; additional personnel.

§ 5-71 Work on behalf of private persons prohibited.

Article X Department of Electronic Data Processing

§ 5-72 Department established; duties.

§ 5-73 Department Director.

§ 5-74 Transfer of recordkeeping and operations to Department.

§ 5-75 Personnel.

§ 5-76 Director to establish Department regulations.

§ 5-77 Power to deal with independent agencies.

Article XI Department of Grants and Aid

§ 5-78 Department established.

§ 5-79 Coordinator.

§ 5-80 Personnel.

§ 5-81 Duties.

Article XII Department of Property Maintenance

§ 5-82 Department established.

§ 5-83 Director; Assistant Director.

§ 5-84 Duties of Director and Assistant Director.

§ 5-85 Divisions of Department; duties of divisions; division managers.

§ 5-86 Additional personnel.

Article XIII Department of Economic Development

§ 5-87 Department established.

§ 5-88 Director: office established, term and qualifications.

§ 5-89 Duties of Director and Department.

§ 5-90 Additional personnel.

Article XIV Department of Policy, Planning and Economic Development

§ 5-91 Establishment of office; qualifications.

§ 5-92 Duties.

§ 5-93 Divisions.

Article XV Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs

§ 5-94 Establishment of office; qualifications.

§ 5-95 Duties.

§ 5-96 Divisions; managers.

§ 5-97 Additional personnel.

§ 5-98 East Orange Golf Course Advisory Committee.

Article XVI Department of Health and Human Services

§ 5-99 Establishment of Department.

§ 5-100 Duties of Director of Health and Human Services.

§ 5-101 Establishment of divisions.

§ 5-102 Establishment of Advisory Board of Health and Human Services.

§ 5-103 Appointment of Advisory Board members; Chairperson; quorum.

§ 5-104 Personnel.

Article XVII Department of Human Resource Services

§ 5-105 Department established.

§ 5-106 Office of Director established; term; qualifications.

§ 5-107 Duties of Director and Department.

§ 5-108 Additional personnel.

Article XVIII Office of Emergency Management

§ 5-109 Establishment of Office.

§ 5-110 System of management procedures.

§ 5-111 Composition.

Article XIX Secretary to Mayor

§ 5-112 Office created.

§ 5-113 Duties.

Article XX Mayor's Office of Planning and Development

§ 5-114 Office established; purpose.

§ 5-115 Director; Assistant Director.

§ 5-116 Duties of Director and Assistant Director.

§ 5-117 Divisions; division managers.

§ 5-118 Duties of Office.

§ 5-119 Personnel.

Article XXI Mayor's Division of the East Orange Golf Course

§ 5-120 Division established.

§ 5-121 Manager.

§ 5-122 Duties of Manager.

§ 5-123 Additional personnel.

Article XXII Mayor's Division of Senior Citizens

§ 5-124 Division established.

§ 5-125 Manager.

§ 5-126 Duties of Manager.

§ 5-127 Additional personnel.

Article XXIII Mayor's Office of Administrative Services

§ 5-128 Office established.

§ 5-129 Divisions; division managers.

§ 5-130 Additional personnel.

Article XXIV Mayor's Office of Employment and Training Activities

§ 5-131 Office established.

§ 5-132 Duties.

Article XXV Boards, Commissions and Authorities: Appointees

§ 5-133 Appointment of employees to boards.

§ 5-134 Employment by City of board members.

§ 5-135 Personal election as to employment or membership.

§ 5-136 Definitions.

§ 5-137 Nonapplicability.

Article XXVI Municipal Court Administrator

§ 5-138 Office created.

§ 5-139 Duties.

§ 5-140 Qualifications.

Article XXVII Administrative Office of City Council

§ 5-141 Office established.

§ 5-142 Director; Principal Legislative Officer; Legislative Information Officer.

§ 5-143 Duties of Director.

§ 5-144 Duties of Principal Legislative Officer.

§ 5-145 Duties of Legislative Information Officer.

§ 5-146 Additional personnel.