[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Winslow 7-27-73 as Ord. No. 0-11-73 as Ch. 13 of the 1970 Code of the Township of Winslow. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby established a payroll account for the Township of Winslow, which is hereby designated as the "Township of Winslow Payroll Account." The Township Committee shall approve such an account by resolution at the beginning of each year.
The Treasurer of the Township of Winslow, upon receipt of a check for the amount due the Payroll Account, shall deposit the same to the credit of the Payroll Account, charging the appropriate budgetary accounts with that amount. Said Treasurer shall thereafter draw checks on the Payroll Account to the employees entitled to payment from those accounts. All payroll checks shall be signed by the same officials who sign other checks for the township as designated by resolution each year.
The proper township officials are hereby authorized to sign all checks drawn on the Payroll Account presented to them by the Treasurer, with accompanying vouchers, for any of the following purposes:
The Treasurer is hereby authorized to draw checks on the Payroll Account for payment to such officials as are required to be paid therefrom, and the proper officials of the township are hereby authorized to sign same.
The Treasurer shall present at each regular meeting of the Township Committee, for approval and ratification, as the case may be, the necessary payrolls for the amount due the officers and employees for compensation. The payroll shall be considered by the Township Committee in due course and approved if found to be correct. In case of error or adjustment in the payroll, the Treasurer shall promptly correct any error or make the adjustment and shall make an appropriate record of the correction or adjustment.
In all cases, the head of each department or committee shall certify the payroll to the office of the Treasurer at least four (4) working days prior to the due date of the payment of salaries and wages. Any service rendered after the fifth working day prior to the due date of the payment of salaries and wages of an employee whose compensation is on an hourly basis shall not be certified until the next payroll period. Any overtime for any employee rendered after the fifth working day prior to the due date of the payment of salaries and wages shall not be certified until the next payroll period.