[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Kenilworth at time of adoption of Code 9-11-1979 by Ord. No. 79-19; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A Municipal Court is hereby established under Chapter 8 of Title 2A of the Revised Statutes of New Jersey, as amended and supplemented. The name of said Court shall be the "Municipal Court of the Borough of Kenilworth."
Said Municipal Court shall have and exercise the limited civil and criminal jurisdiction prescribed by said Chapter 8 of Title 2A of the Revised Statutes of New Jersey, as amended and supplemented from time to time.
Said Court shall have a Judge who shall be known as the "Municipal Judge." He or she shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council on January 1 for a term of three years and shall possess the qualifications as set forth in said Chapter 8 of Title 2A of the Revised Statutes.
The Borough Council may by ordinance or resolution provide for a Clerk and other necessary clerical and other assistants for said Municipal Court.
The compensation of the Municipal Judge shall be established by ordinance and shall be in lieu of any and all fees. The compensation of the Clerk, clerical and other assistants may be established by ordinance or resolution.