Township of Sandyston, NJ
Sussex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Sandyston 7-3-1986. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Purchasing — See Ch. 17.

§ 4-1 Statutory authority.

Methods and procedures for payment of claims shall be established according to N.J.S.A. 40A:5-17.

§ 4-2 Approval officer designated; duties.

A. 
The certifying and approval officer shall be the Municipal Clerk.
B. 
Duties of the approval officer shall include certification that goods have been received or services rendered as required by N.J.S.A. 40A:5-16b and ascertaining the existence of proper and sufficient appropriations for the payments to be made.

§ 4-3 Approval of claims.

A. 
No payment or claims will be paid unless a detailed bill of items or demand is received, specifying how the bill or demand is made up, with the certification of the party claiming payment that it is correct.
B. 
The governing body may, by resolution, require an affidavit in lieu of said certification, and the Clerk or disbursing officer may take such affidavit without cost.

§ 4-4 Payment procedure.

A. 
All claims properly signed and certified by the approval officer, on forms supplied for such purpose by the approval officer, shall be submitted to the governing body for approval or disapproval.
B. 
Approved claims shall contain the signatures of members of the governing body.
C. 
Checks prepared by the Municipal Treasurer for disbursement shall contain the signature of the Mayor or Deputy Mayor and the Municipal Clerk and be countersigned by the Municipal Treasurer.