[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Glassboro 2-9-1971 by Ord. No. 3-71 as Ch. 27 of the 1971 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Individual sewer systems (Board of Health) — See Ch. 500.
There is hereby created under the terms of this chapter a Sewer Utility within the Borough of Glassboro, in the County of Gloucester, New Jersey, which Utility shall be publicly owned and shall for accounting purposes be a separate entity, having its own borrowing capacity, its own separate accounts and its own separate property, whether it be real, personal or mixed. The name by which it shall be known shall be the "Borough of Glassboro Sewer Utility."
It shall be the function of the Sewer Utility to own and operate all sewer facilities, plants, lines and equipment pertaining to the handling of sewage and the treating of sewage in and for the Borough of Glassboro.
The Sewer Utility shall be governed by the ordinances and resolutions adopted by Council. All appointments as well as hiring and dismissal of employees shall be done according to the rules and regulations as adopted by the Mayor and Council.
The financial affairs of the Sewer Utility shall be governed by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Glassboro. The Sewer Utility shall be from time to time authorized to borrow money on its own credit, by ordinances adopted according to law by the Mayor and Borough Council of the Borough of Glassboro.
The Sewer Utility may from time to time acquire such real and personal property as may be authorized by the Mayor and Borough Council of the Borough of Glassboro by duly adopted ordinance according to the laws of the State of New Jersey.
The Mayor and Council of the Borough of Glassboro shall have full authority to appoint and employ all necessary employees for the Sewer Utility; however, the salary of the said employees or appointments of the Sewer Utility shall be paid from separate funds of the said Utility.
The Sewer Utility shall at all times function and operate according to the laws of the Borough of Glassboro, County of Gloucester and State of New Jersey, and any and all directives of the New Jersey State Department of Health or any of the state governmental departments.
The Sewer Utility shall from time to time, when necessary, be permitted to receive monies from the general funds of the Borough of Glassboro whether by grant or loan.
The Sewer Utility shall have the authority to collect monies by levying a sewer rental charge against the property owners of the Borough of Glassboro for the annual sewer service to the said property owners; said monies shall be used by the Sewer Utility to defray cost of construction and operation of the sewer plant and all of its integral parts, including lines and equipment.