Township of Mendham, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Mendham as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Length of service award program — See Ch. 33.
Personnel policies — See Ch. 45.
[Adopted 3-9-2009 by Ord. No. 7-2009]

§ 65-1 Eligible positions.

Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 43:15C-2, the following positions are deemed to be eligible for and shall participate in the Defined Contribution Retirement Program:
A. 
Township Administrator;
B. 
Department Directors;
C. 
Municipal Attorney;
D. 
Municipal Engineer;
E. 
Municipal Prosecutor; and
F. 
Municipal Court Judge.

§ 65-2 Exempt positions.

Individuals serving in the following positions are exempt from Defined Contribution Retirement Program membership, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 43:15C-2:
A. 
Municipal Clerk;
B. 
Tax Collector;
C. 
Chief Financial Officer;
D. 
Construction Official;
E. 
Qualified Purchasing Agent;
F. 
Tax Assessor;
G. 
Principal Public Works Manager; and
H. 
Municipal Court Administrator.

§ 65-3 Program participation based on certain conditions.

If an individual is appointed to one of the positions listed in § 65-1 and the individual is not serving in a position as described in § 65-2 above, then the Pension Certifying Officer of the municipality may determine that the individual is not required to join the Defined Contribution Retirement Program if any of the following conditions exist:
A. 
The individual was an active participant in the Public Employee Retirement System on July 1, 2007 and continuously since that time;
B. 
The individual has been appointed pursuant to a valid promotional process;
C. 
The individual is appointed on a temporary, interim, or "acting" basis to a position requiring state certification as set forth in § 65-2 herein, and is in pursuit of the required certification; or
D. 
The individual meets such other exceptions that my be approved by the Local Finance Board or the Division of Pensions and Benefits.

§ 65-4 Implementation.

This article shall be implemented, construed and subject to the N.J.S.A. 43:15-1 et seq. as amended from time to time, and any regulations or guidance documents from the Local Finance Board or the Division of Pensions and Benefits.

§ 65-5 Copy to be filed with state.

A copy of this article shall be filed with the Director of the Division of Pensions and Benefits of the New Jersey Department of the Treasury.