Township of East Hanover, NJ
Morris County
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The following provisions apply to ordinances and/or resolutions:
Each ordinance or resolution shall be introduced in writing and shall be read and considered as provided by general law. The vote upon every motion, resolution or ordinance shall be taken by roll call, and the ayes and nays shall be entered into the minutes.
All ordinances shall be published, pursuant to general law, in full in at least one newspaper having circulation within the Township, unless otherwise provided by law. All members of the public shall have the opportunity to speak on the ordinance at the time of final reading prior to its adoption.
All ordinances shall, after final passage by Council and approval by the Mayor, where such approval is required, in accordance with the appropriate time and notice limits set forth in applicable state law.
The Township Clerk shall record all ordinances and resolutions adopted by the Council, and at the close of each year, with the advice and assistance of the Township Attorney, shall bind, compile or codify all of the ordinances and resolutions, or true copies thereof, of the municipality which then remain in effect. The Township Clerk shall also properly index the record books, compilation or codification of ordinances and resolutions.
Prior to its introduction, any proposed ordinance permitting or requiring administrative action shall be submitted to the Mayor and to the department head concerned.
Subject to the procedure set forth in § 6-8B(1) of this code, an ordinance or resolution may be introduced by any member of the Council. The Clerk shall forthwith provide each member of the Council with a copy thereof and shall provide the Township Attorney with a copy. Each ordinance and resolution shall be limited to a single subject, which shall be clearly expressed in its title.
The Council may determine its own rules of procedure not inconsistent with ordinance or general law, which rules may be adopted by resolution of the Council.