Borough of Atlantic Highlands, NJ
Monmouth County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Atlantic Highlands 12-21-2016 by Ord. No. 12-2016. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby established a Department of Public Works, the head of which shall be the Superintendent of Public Works. The position of Superintendent is an at-will management position without a fixed term, created as per N.J.S.A. 40A:60-6b(3) and to be appointed as a Department Head pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:60-5g. The Superintendent, after five years' continuous service, shall be entitled to such tenure of office as specified in N.J.S.A. 40A:9-154.6. The Superintendent shall report to and accept direction from the Borough Administrator. The Superintendent shall be responsible for organizing, scheduling, directing, and coordinating the activities and programs of the various divisions of the Department and their personnel. The Superintendent is not required to be a Borough resident.
Within the Department, there shall be the following divisions. The Borough Administrator may assign such supervisors and personnel to the Department and each division as the Administrator deems appropriate:
A. 
Streets.
B. 
Building and Grounds.
C. 
Fleet Maintenance.
D. 
Sanitation and Recycling.
E. 
Water and Sewer.
F. 
Harbor.
The Division of Streets shall generally be responsible as follows:
A. 
Maintain and repair the municipal streets, roads, parking lots, culverts, and drainage systems, including installing and maintaining public and traffic signing, traffic markers and lines.
B. 
Clear and remove snow and ice from streets, and clear and remove leaves and debris from public streets.
The Division of Buildings and Grounds and shall generally be responsible as follows:
A. 
Maintain and repair Borough parks and Borough open spaces.
B. 
Maintain and repair Borough buildings and properties as directed by the Administrator or Superintendent.
The Division of Fleet Maintenance shall generally be responsible as follows:
A. 
Repair and maintain the Borough's motor vehicles and equipment.
B. 
Participate in, review, and make recommendations of vehicle and equipment purchases and replacements.
C. 
Operate and maintain the Borough garage and maintain an adequate supply of parts and equipment.
The Division of Sanitation and Recycling shall generally be responsible as follows:
A. 
Collect and dispose of all refuse, trash and solid waste authorized to be collected and disposed of.
B. 
Make adequate arrangement for the collection and disposal of recyclables and for programs for such recyclables.
The Division of Water and Sewer shall generally be responsible as follows:
A. 
Manage, administer, repair and maintain the Borough's water supply and water treatment systems, including repairing and maintaining the water wells and pumping equipment, water distribution and piping system, and related equipment in conjunction with the licensed operators.
B. 
Manage, administer, repair and maintain the Borough's sewage collection system and public wastewater collection system in conjunction with the licensed operators.
The Division of Harbor shall generally be responsible as follows:
A. 
To work in consultation with the Harbor Manager and its staff and the Borough Administrator to repair and maintain harbor buildings, facilities, docks, and public areas.
B. 
To provide such assistance and services as appropriate to place and/or remove boats from storage and/or assist in boating services to patrons of the Borough harbor.
The Department shall also generally be responsible as follows:
A. 
Receive and review for recommendation street opening permits or other permits as assigned.
B. 
Provide such services or assistance to other Borough departments as assigned or directed by the Administrator or Superintendent.