[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Riverdale 2-6-1989 by Ord. No. 1-89. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby established the position of Chief Financial Officer.
The Chief Financial Officer shall perform all the duties formerly performed by the Municipal Treasurer and shall perform such duties as determined by resolution of the Mayor and Council.
The Chief Financial Officer shall be appointed for a term of one year and shall be eligible for tenure as provided by law. Appointment to the position shall be made upon nomination by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council.
Commencing January 1, 1991, no person shall be appointed or reappointed as Chief Financial Officer unless said person holds a municipal finance officer certificate issued pursuant to P.L. 1971, c. 413, or P.L. 1988, c. 110; or unless on or before the effective date of P.L. 1988, c. 110, has been granted tenure; and further provided that when a vacancy occurs in the position of Chief Financial Officer, the Mayor and Council may appoint for a period not to exceed one year and commencing on the date of the vacancy a person who does not hold a municipal finance certificate to serve as Chief Financial Officer. A person so appointed may be reappointed as Chief Financial Officer following the termination of the temporary appointment for one additional year; provided, however, that no person shall serve as temporary Chief Financial Officer for more than two years.