Township of East Hanover, NJ
Morris County
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The Mayor shall be elected at large by the voters of the municipality, as provided by statute.
A. 
Duties of Mayor as chief executive. The Mayor shall be the chief executive of the Township. He shall have all the power and duties set forth in N.J.S.A. 40:69A-115 et seq., as currently enacted or as hereinafter amended. All appointments of all officers and employees, and all members of Township boards, commissions, agencies or other positions of the Township, whether created by ordinance, resolution, statute or other applicable authority, shall be made by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council, except where otherwise provided for by statute.
B. 
Duties of Mayor as member of Council. The Mayor shall be a member of the Council. He shall:
(1) 
Participate in meetings of the Council and vote as other Council members.
(2) 
Preside over the meetings of the Council.
C. 
Duties of Mayor to perform marriage and civil union ceremonies.
[Added 3-5-2012 by Ord. No. 2-2012]
(1) 
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 37:1-13 et seq., as currently enacted or as hereinafter amended, the Mayor is permitted to perform such ceremonies to solemnize marriages and civil unions; and
(2) 
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:48-1, fees collected in association with the service or performance of a marriage or civil union ceremony shall be established and collected pursuant to an ordinance, more specifically set forth in § 79-16.
All of the administrative functions, powers and duties of the Township shall be allocated and assigned by the Mayor, among and within the departments established and constituted by the code or any amendments and supplements thereto. The Mayor may delegate to other officers of the Township such functions, powers and duties as he may deem appropriate and which are permitted by law, except for the duties required by the Charter or by law to be performed by the Mayor.
The President of the Council shall serve in place of the Mayor in the event of the absence of the Mayor or his disability or refusal to act, as set forth in N.J.S.A. 40:69A-120. When serving as Acting Mayor, the President of Council shall have all of the rights, powers and duties of the Mayor, as set forth in the Charter.