Town of Boonton, NJ
Morris County
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[Adopted 12-17-1990 as Sec. 2-2 of the 1990 Code]
There shall be a Town Clerk appointed by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. His term of office shall be three years which shall run from January 1 in the year in which he was appointed.
No person shall be reappointed as Town Clerk unless he shall have a registered Municipal Clerk Certificate issued pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:9-133 et seq.
The Town Clerk shall:
A. 
Perform all of the functions required of Municipal Clerks by the General Election Law (Title 19 of the New Jersey Statutes) and any other state law or other town ordinance, and receive the fees prescribed therefor for the use of the town.
B. 
Until such time as a separate Alcoholic Beverage Control Board may be established pursuant to law, issue such licenses as may be authorized by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen pursuant to the State Alcoholic Beverage Control Law (N.J.S.A. 33:1-1 et seq.) and ordinances of the town.
C. 
Keep all records, resolutions, ordinances and minutes of the meetings of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.
D. 
Issue all licenses required by law or ordinance, faithfully make all reports required by law or ordinance to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen and monthly account for all fees received by him or her.
E. 
See to it that all ordinances and notices of the Town of Boonton are properly advertised.
F. 
Take care of all correspondence of the municipality and of the Mayor and the Board of Aldermen.
G. 
Administer oaths.
H. 
Event-related signage.
[Added 5-2-2016 by Ord. No. 5-2016[2]]
(1) 
Approve requests for event-related signage submitted by nonprofit and/or civic organizations (excluding politically sponsored or affiliated events) for the placement of temporary signs on public property, provided that the request:
(a) 
Is submitted to the Municipal Clerk, in writing, no later than seven days from the first date requested for the posting of such signs;
(b) 
Identifies at which of the following location(s) a sign will be placed (signs are restricted to these locations only):
[1] 
Chain-link fences:
[a] 
Upper Main Street adjacent to Helen Bosche Park.
[b] 
Washington Street and Lathrop Avenue directly across from Town Hall.
[2] 
Ground stake locations:
[a] 
Near "Welcome to Boonton" signs entering town;
[b] 
Grass area at the intersection of Boulevard and Hawkins Place (near bus stop);
[c] 
Island at intersection of West Main Street and Essex Avenue;
[d] 
Island at intersection of Main Street and West Main Street; and
[e] 
Property adjacent to Santa Land.
(c) 
Indicates that the signs will be placed not earlier than 31 days before the scheduled event and will be removed within 48 hours of the conclusion of the event; and
(d) 
Describes the size of the signs, which shall not exceed 12 square feet in area.
(2) 
Any request not conforming to the above guidelines shall be considered by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen for approval.
[2]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also redesignated former Subsection H as Subsection I.
I. 
Have such other, different and additional functions, powers and duties as may be prescribed by law, or ordinance or regulation.
[1]
Editor's Note: For filing of request for a zone change see Ch. 300, Zoning and Land Use, Art. IV.
Any person who shall be reappointed Town Clerk subsequent to having received a registered Municipal Clerk Certificate pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:9-133 et seq. and having served as Town Clerk or performed the duties of Town Clerk for not less than three consecutive years immediately prior to such reappointment shall hold his or her office during good behavior and efficiency, notwithstanding that such reappointment was for a fixed term of years; and he shall not be removed therefrom for political reasons but only for good cause shown and in accordance with the provisions set forth in N.J.S.A. 40A:9-133.7. No Town Clerk shall acquire tenure of office unless he or she holds a Municipal Clerk Certificate issued pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:9-133 et seq.
The Mayor and Board of Aldermen may at their discretion appoint a Deputy Town Clerk for a term of one year from January 1 in the year in which the appointment is made. The Deputy Town Clerk shall assist and be under the direction of the Town Clerk in the performance of his or her duties and shall perform such other duties as the Mayor and Board of Aldermen may from time to time prescribe. The Deputy Town Clerk shall receive such compensation as may be established by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen in the annual Salary Ordinance.[1] In the absence or temporary disability of the Town Clerk, the Deputy Town Clerk shall perform the duties of the Town Clerk.
[1]
Editor's Note: A copy of the Salary Ordinance, and any amendments thereto, is on file in the office of the Town Clerk.