[Ord. No. 3158, 7-26-1988, § 2-7.1.]
There shall be a Department of Assessments, the head of which shall be the Assessor, who shall be qualified as required by law. He shall be appointed by the Council and shall serve for such term and with such tenure of office as is provided by law.
The Assessor shall have, perform and discharge all the functions, powers and duties prescribed for assessors by law. The Assessor shall:
Supervise and carry out the duties relative to the appraisal of all real and personal property for taxation in conformity with existing statutes, rules and regulations that are issued by agencies responsible for tax assessment administration.
Prepare all assessment and tax rolls as required by law.
Check all property transfers and maintain such records as will indicate current ownership status.
Prepare and maintain all records pertaining to the assessing function, including records for exemptions and deductions.
Perform other related duties of a statistical nature as may be required by the Tax Court and/or County Board of Taxation.
Represent the Township in tax appeals before the Tax Court and/or County Board of Taxation and, where necessary, before the courts or in other proceedings.
[Ord. No. 3158, 7-26-1988, § 2-7.2.]
[Ord. No. 3158, 7-26-1988, § 2-7.3; Ord. No. 3162, 8-9-1988, § 4.]
There may be an Assistant Tax Assessor who shall generally assist the Tax Assessor in the proper performance of his duties. The Assistant Tax Assessor shall, upon designation by the Manager, exercise the powers and perform all of the duties vested in the Tax Assessor at such times as he shall be absent from the Township or be unable to serve by reason of disability or otherwise.