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Borough of Pennington, NJ
Mercer County
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[Adopted 11-2-1959 by Ord. No. 189]
The office of Superintendent of Public Works is hereby created.
The Mayor shall annually nominate and by and with the consent of Borough Council, appoint some qualified person to be Superintendent of Public Works.
[Amended 2-3-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-1]
A person appointed Superintendent of Public Works shall be certified by the State of New Jersey as a Certified Public Workers Manager and have such other certificates, licenses and permits required by state law and regulations and municipal ordinances.
The Superintendent of Public Works shall serve until January 1 next succeeding the date of appointment and until a successor has qualified.
A person holding the position of full-time Superintendent of Public Works, who has held that position continuously for five years or more, shall be entitled to tenure in that position in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:9-154.6.
[Added 12-4-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-10[1]]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided that it shall apply retroactively to present Borough employees.
[Amended 2-3-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-1]
The Superintendent of Public Works shall:
Perform all the duties of the Superintendent of Public Works required by Borough ordinances and other applicable laws and regulations.
Supervise the care and maintenance of the Borough streets, roads, avenues, public buildings, public places, storm drains, the motor vehicles of the Borough and the collection and disposal of garbage, trash, brush and snow.
Manage the Department of Public Works and all functions necessary for its effective operation, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
Advise the Shade Tree Commission in connection with the planting and removal of trees.
Serve as Certified Recycling Professional for the Borough.
Respond to complaints and inquiries from residents.
Report to the Borough Administrator and interface with Mayor and Council, the Borough Engineer and other Borough professionals as necessary.
Be on call 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.
Work in connection with the water and sewer systems of the Borough under the supervision of appropriately licensed personnel.
Perform such other duties as from time to time directed.
[Amended 12-6-1999 by Ord. No. 99-14]
The annual salary of the Superintendent of Public Works shall be as provided in the Annual Salary Ordinance.[1]
Editor's Note: A copy of the currently effective Salary Ordinance is on file in the office of the Borough Clerk and available for examination during office hours.