[Adopted 12-17-1990 as Sec. 2-4 of the 1990 Code]
The Mayor and Board of Aldermen shall provide for the appointment of a Tax Collector.
No person shall be appointed or reappointed as Tax Collector unless he shall hold a Tax Collector's Certificate issued pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:9-145.3. Any Tax Collector appointed pursuant to this article may obtain tenure pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40A:9-144 or 40A:9-145. Any person who shall be reappointed Tax Collector subsequent to having received a Tax Collector's Certificate pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:9-144.3 and having served as Tax Collector or who has performed the duties of Tax Collector for not less than four consecutive years immediately prior to such reappointment shall have acquired tenure and shall hold his or her office during good behavior and efficiency and shall be removed only for good cause shown and after a proper hearing before the Director of the Division of Taxation or his designee in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40A:9-145.8. During the months of January, April, July and October, the Tax Collector shall work according to a schedule set by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen by resolution. The hours worked by the Tax Collector and all Deputies shall be monitored by the Town Administrator.
Every Tax Collector appointed under this article shall hold his office for a term of four years from January 1 next following his appointment. Vacancies other than due to the expiration of term shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired term.
The Mayor and Board of Aldermen shall by ordinance determine the amount of compensation for the Tax Collector and any Deputy Tax Collectors 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.