[Adopted 12-17-1990 as Sec. 2-3 of the 1990 Code]
The Mayor and Board of Aldermen shall provide for the appointment of a Tax Assessor and such Deputy Tax Assessors as they may determine necessary.
The Tax Assessor shall hold the Tax Assessor's Certificate provided for in P.L. 1967, Chapter 44 (N.J.S.A. 54:1-35.25 et seq.) and shall have the duty of assessing property for the purpose of general taxation. A Deputy Tax Assessor shall hold a Tax Assessor's Certificate and shall act under the direct supervision of the Tax Assessor. Nothing in this article shall affect adversely the salary or tenure rights acquired pursuant to Section 7 of P.L. 1967, Chapter 44 (N.J.S.A. 54:1-35.31) or any other law. The Assessor shall work according to a schedule set by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen by resolution. The hours worked by the Assessor and all Deputies shall be monitored by the Town Administrator. In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 54:3-16, the Assessor, when making assessments, shall be governed by directions by the Morris County Tax Administrator. These directions shall be pursuant to rules adopted by the Morris County Tax Board.
The Mayor and Board of Aldermen shall by ordinance determine the amount of compensation for the Tax Assessor and any Deputy Tax Assessors appointed under this article.
Editor's Note: A copy of the Salary Ordinance, and any amendments thereto, is on file in the office of the Town Clerk.
The Tax Assessor and any Deputy Tax Assessor appointed under this article shall hold office for a term of four years from July 1 next following his appointment. Vacancies other than due to expiration of term shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired term.