Township of Teaneck, NJ
Bergen County
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[Ord. No. 3905, 9-20-2005, § 1]
The Rent Board previously established by Ordinance No. 3158 shall remain in effect to complete the hearing it is currently conducting as of May 17, 2005, through the rendering of its decision at which time the Rent Board shall be abolished without further action. For any cases filed after May 17, 2005, pursuant to Section 29C-5 of the Code, an Administrative Monitoring Officer is hereby established.
[Ord. No. 3905, 9-20-2005, § 1]
The Rent Board shall consist of a nonvoting Chairman and seven members as follows: two members representing tenants, two members representing landlords and three homeowner residents of the Township of Teaneck. The tenant group shall have one vote, the landlord group shall have one vote, and each individual homeowner shall have one vote, making a total of five possible votes. In addition, there shall be one or more alternates for each group, who shall act in the absence of a member of that classification. Three votes shall be required to take affirmative action. The tenant and landlord representative present may cast the vote for his or her group; however, individual homeowners must be present in order to vote. The Board shall hear appeals from all aggrieved parties or parties seeking rulings under this chapter. In the event of a tie vote, the nonvoting Chairman may vote to break the tie. The Chairman, Board members and alternates shall be appointed by the Manager to serve for one year or until a successor has been appointed and assumed office; all of the same shall serve without compensation. Upon abolishment of the Rent Board pursuant to Section 2-118 of the Code, this section shall automatically be repealed.
[Ord. No. 3905, 9-20-2005, § 1]
Upon appointment, the Board shall organize and elect a Secretary and shall prepare bylaws which will become effective after approval of the Council. The Board may call upon the Township Attorney or the Township Attorney's designee for legal advice and opinions. If said legal services are rendered by the Township Attorney or his designee, such attorney may bill the Township for services rendered to the Rent Board upon proper voucher. Upon abolishment of the Rent Board pursuant to Section 2-118 of the Code, this section shall automatically be repealed.
[Ord. No. 3905, 9-20-2005, § 1]
(a) 
The Rent Board heretofore established shall have the powers that are reasonably necessary to carry out its duties and functions under the Code, including but not limited to those powers set forth in Section 29C-5 of the Code in existence prior to the adoption of this ordinance. Upon abolishment of the Rent Board pursuant to Section 2-118 of the Code, all powers of said Board shall automatically be revoked.
(b) 
The Administrative Monitoring Officer shall have the powers that are reasonably necessary to carry out its duties and functions under the Code, including but not limited to those powers set forth in Section 29C-5 of the Code.