Town of Boonton, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Town of Boonton 12-17-1990 as Ch. II, Art. III, of the 1990 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Municipal Court Discovery Fees — See Ch. 130, Art. III.
A. 
Establishment of Municipal Court. The Municipal Court for the Town of Boonton previously established pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2A:8-1, et seq. is hereby continued in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 2B:12-1, et seq.
[Amended by Ord. No. 7-94]
B. 
Name of Court. The name of the Municipal Court shall be the "Municipal Court of the Town of Boonton."
C. 
Seal. The Municipal Court shall have a seal which shall bear the impress of the name of the Court.
A. 
Municipal Judge; appointment; qualifications; term of office. There shall be a Municipal Judge of the Municipal Court who shall be appointed as provided by law, for a term of three years from the date of appointment and until a successor is appointed and qualified.
B. 
Compensation of Municipal Judge. The salary of the Municipal Judge shall be as set forth in the Salary Ordinance to be paid in the same manner as the salaries of other municipal officers are paid, and which shall be in lieu of all fees, costs, and any other allowances whatsoever.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: A copy of the Salary Ordinance is on file in the office of the Town Clerk.
A. 
Powers, duties and jurisdiction of Court. The Municipal Court and the Municipal Judge thereof shall have, possess and exercise all the functions, powers, duties and jurisdiction conferred by the provisions of N.J.S.A. 2B:12-1 et seq. as amended and supplemented, or by any other law.
[Amended by Ord. No. 9-94]
B. 
Location of Court. The Municipal Court shall be held in the Parsippany Court House, 3333 Route 46 East, Parsippany, New Jersey 07054. The Municipal Judge shall sit in accordance with the rules applicable to municipal courts.
[Amended 8-20-2018 by Ord. No. 13-2018]
[Amended by Ord. No. 9-94]
Creation of position of Administrator of the Municipal Court. There is hereby created the position of Administrator of the Municipal Court of the Town of Boonton pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2B:12-10. In addition, the Mayor and Board of Aldermen shall provide for other necessary employees for the Municipal Court and for their compensation. The Judge of the Municipal Court may designate in writing an Acting Administrator or Deputy Administrator to serve temporarily for an absent Administrator or Deputy Administrator until the absent Administrator or Deputy Administrator returns or a new Administrator or Deputy Administrator is appointed. The Acting Administrator or Acting Deputy Administrator shall be paid at the rate established by the Judge but not exceeding that established for the Administrator or Deputy Administrator.
[Added by Ord. No. 9-94]
A. 
Creation of position of Municipal Public Defender. The Mayor and Board of Aldermen may employ attorneys-at-law on a full-time, part-time or per case basis to provide for the representation of persons entitled by law to appointment of counsel. Such person(s) shall be designated as the Municipal Public Defender(s).
B. 
Application fee. A person applying for representation by the Municipal Public Defender shall pay an application fee of up to $200. The Municipal Court may waive the required application fee, in whole or in part, if the Court determines, in its discretion, that the application fee represents an unreasonable burden on the person seeking representation.
[Amended 8-20-2018 by Ord. No. 13-2018]