[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Paramus 1-23-1975 by Ord. No. 75-1. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The office of Deputy Municipal Clerk is hereby established and created in and for the Borough of Paramus by and subject to the provisions of this chapter in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:9-135.
The Deputy Municipal Clerk shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council. If the Mayor fails to nominate within 30 days after the office of Deputy Municipal Clerk is created or after the office becomes vacant or the Council fails to confirm any nomination made by the Mayor, then after expiration of said 30 days, the Council shall then appoint the Deputy Municipal Clerk, a majority vote having at least three affirmative votes being required for such purpose, the Mayor to have no vote thereon except in case of a tie.
The Deputy Municipal Clerk need not be a resident of the Borough of Paramus. The term of office shall be at the pleasure of the governing body and shall not be removed therefrom except for good cause shown after a fair and impartial hearing.
The Deputy Municipal Clerk shall receive such compensation as shall be fixed from time to time by a general salary ordinance. However, the compensation shall not be reduced during this term of office except by two-thirds majority vote of the Borough Council.
The Deputy Municipal Clerk shall perform the functions and duties of the Municipal Clerk during the absence or disability of the Municipal Clerk and shall have all of the powers of the Municipal Clerk during such absence or disability.