[Adopted 3-10-1982 by Ord. No. 10-82 (Ch. 3 of the 1969 Code)]
The provisions of "An Act Prescribing the Method of Appointment, Term and Powers and Duties of Municipal Tax Assessors, Providing for the Elimination of Board of Assessors and Revising Parts of the Statutory Law Pertaining Thereto," approved January 6, 1982, as Chapter 393 of the Laws of 1981, be and the same is hereby accepted, approved and adopted by the Township of Morris.
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 40A:9-146 et seq.
The Township Committee of the Township of Morris shall, by resolution, appoint a Tax Assessor for the Township of Morris and such Deputy Tax Assessors as may be determined to be necessary by the governing body from time to time.
The Tax Assessor and Deputy Tax Assessors so appointed shall hold office for a term of four years from the first day of July next following his or her appointment. Vacancies other than due to expiration of term shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired term.
The governing body shall, by ordinance, determine the amount of compensation of such Assessors.
The former Board of Assessors of the Township of Morris be and the same is hereby abolished, upon the passage and final adoption of this article.
This article shall take effect immediately as provided for by Chapter 393 of the Laws of 1981.