[Adopted 7-10-1975 by Ord. No. 8-75 (Ch. 2, Art. II, of the 1971 Code of Ordinances)]
The office of Municipal Administrator is hereby created.
The term of office of the Municipal Administrator shall be at the pleasure of the Mayor and Council.
The appointment of a Municipal Administrator to fill said office shall be made by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council.
Said Administrator may be removed by a resolution adopted by a 2/3 vote of the Council, said resolution to become effective three months after its adoption unless it shall specifically provide that it shall take effect immediately, in which case said Administrator shall forthwith be paid any unpaid balance of his salary, together with his salary for the next three calendar months following adoption of the resolution.
The compensation of the Municipal Administrator shall from time to time be fixed by the Mayor and Council by ordinance or, if a salary guide has been adopted by ordinance, then by a resolution regularly adopted. Said compensation may be inclusive of any other salaries or remuneration for any other official duties performed by the same person.
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 2-18, entitled "Administrator to reside in Borough," which immediately followed this section, was deleted 2-22-1979 by Ord. No. 4-79.
The Municipal Administrator shall provide a liaison between the Mayor and Council and the various departments, boards and agencies of the Borough and shall perform such administrative and ministerial duties and functions as may from time to time be assigned to him by the Mayor and Council.
The Borough Clerk may be appointed to the additional office of Municipal Administrator, in which case the Mayor and Council may establish a compensation or salary inclusive of all of the duties performed in both said offices as well as any other official duties performed by the same person.
The Municipal Administrator shall be the chief administrative officer of the Borough of Rockaway under the supervision of the Mayor and shall be responsible to the Mayor and Council for all action relevant to the duties and responsibilities of said office.
During the absence or disability of the Municipal Administrator, the Mayor and Council may, by resolution, determine that an absence exists or that said Administrator is suffering a disability and in said resolution appoint an officer of the Borough or any other person deemed qualified to perform the duties of said Administrator during the term of his absence or disability.
Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to authorize the performance of or interference in any way with the duties and functions of any other elected or appointed official or any other employee.