Borough of Paramus, NJ
Bergen County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Paramus 7-11-1972 by Ord. No. 72-15 (Ch. 6, Art. 4, of the 1969 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Municipal Administrator — See Ch. 5.
Code of Ethics — See Ch. 37.
Personnel policies — See Ch. 99.
[Amended 3-11-1999 by Ord. No. 99-02]
There is hereby established a Board of Municipal Swimming Pool Commissioners to consist of five regular members of the Borough of Paramus and two alternate members, all of whom shall be residents of the Borough of Paramus.
[Amended 3-11-1999 by Ord. No. 99-02]
The Mayor shall nominate and by and with the advice and consent of the Council shall appoint all regular and alternate members of said Board of Municipal Swimming Pool Commissioners in the manner provided by law for the appointment of Borough officials.
[Amended 3-11-1999 by Ord. No. 99-02]
All regular and alternate members of the Paramus Municipal Swimming Pool Commission hereafter appointed shall be appointed for periods of three years and each appointee shall serve until his/her successor is duly appointed and qualified, except the initial term of the alternates shall be a term to end on January 1, 2000, and a term to end on January 1, 2001. Thereafter, subsequent appointments shall be for a term, except where filling an unexpired term of three years.
Vacancies occurring in the membership of the Commission shall be filled by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council. A vacancy created other than by the expiration of the normal original term of appointment shall be filled in the manner set forth above for the unexpired portion of the term.
The appointment of Commissioners previously made under Article 4 of Chapter 6 of the Revised Ordinances of the Borough of Paramus, 1969, shall remain effective until the end of the unexpired term of each Commissioner presently holding said position.
A. 
The Board of Municipal Swimming Pool Commissioners shall have the general supervision and control over the maintenance, operation and regulation of the Paramus Municipal Swimming Pool except as otherwise provided by statute or the other provisions of this chapter. The municipal swimming pool referred to herein is located generally south of the site of the Westbrook Junior High School in the Borough of Paramus.
B. 
Subject to the foregoing, the Board of Municipal Swimming Pool Commissioners shall exercise general supervision and control of all forms of recreational playground and public entertainment activities at the Paramus Municipal Swimming Pool.
The members of such Commission shall serve without compensation. Necessary expenses shall be allowed and paid by the municipality out of the municipal swimming pool utility account provided.
A. 
A written or oral report is rendered to the Mayor and Council upon its request with respect to any conventions or seminars attended.
B. 
Such attendance at conventions or seminars is limited by and is within the amounts provided therefor in the annual budget.
A. 
The Commission shall meet at least 12 times each year and at least once in each calendar month of the year. Any Commissioner who for any reason fails to attend at least 60% of such regular monthly meetings shall be deemed to have forfeited his office, and said position shall be deemed vacant for the unexpired term of the last appointment of said Commissioner.
B. 
The Commissioners of the Municipal Swimming Pool shall be subject in all respects to Chapter 99, Personnel Policies, except that the Commissioners shall not be subject to § 99-15C of the aforementioned chapter (regarding certain prohibitions against political activity).
[Amended 11-24-1992 by Ord. No. 92-23]
A. 
In January of each year the Swimming Pool Commission shall submit a budget to the governing body for its consideration. The governing body shall retain the power to approve or disapprove said budget or to modify it or to remake it for each calendar year.
B. 
All appropriations or costs incurred by the Municipal Swimming Pool Commission shall be in accord with the annual budget adopted by the municipality and any salary ordinance controlling the salaries of Borough employees who are employed by the Municipal Swimming Pool Commission.
By resolution adopted at a public hearing, the governing body shall establish fees, rents or other charges for each calendar year for the use and enjoyment of the municipal swimming pool or any of its facilities, with the objective of providing sufficient fees, charges and income so that the municipal swimming pool's total revenue is sufficient to defray its total cost on an annual basis.
A. 
All purchasing of supplies, equipment, construction work and services (other than employees' services) shall be bid as required by statute and processed through Borough procurement policies.
B. 
The estimated cost of services or material furnished by Borough departments or Borough employees to the Municipal Swimming Pool Utility shall be charged to the Municipal Swimming Pool Utility account and charged against its budget so that the total cost of the swimming pool utility to the Borough can be determined in accordance with standard municipal accounting procedures consistently applied.
All financial records of the Municipal Swimming Pool Commission shall be kept and preserved permanently and in accordance with law and standard municipal accounting practices consistently applied. Such records shall be deemed public records and shall be open to public inspection during reasonable business hours.
A. 
The Municipal Swimming Pool Commissioners shall have the power to hire and fire the pool manager, who shall serve for the pool season.
B. 
Upon the recommendation of the pool manager, the Municipal Swimming Pool Commissioners shall have the power to hire and fire all employees of the Municipal Swimming Pool Utility, other than the Executive Secretary.
C. 
None of the employees of the Municipal Swimming Pool Utility, except the Executive Secretary, shall be subject to Chapter 5, Administrator, Municipal (regarding appointment and removal by Mayor and Council and Borough Administrator in certain instances).
[Amended 11-24-1992 by Ord. No. 92-23]
D. 
All employees hired by the Municipal Swimming Pool Commissioners shall be subject to Chapter 99, Personnel Policies, except as otherwise specifically provided herein.
[Amended 11-24-1992 by Ord. No. 92-23]
E. 
Nothing herein shall be deemed to in any way impair or change the status or eligibility of the Executive Secretary with respect to insurance, pension or any other right heretofore or hereafter vested in such person as a Borough employee.
[Amended 11-24-1992 by Ord. No. 92-23]
The holidays or Independence Day and Labor Day contained in Chapter 99, Personnel Policies, § 99-5, shall not apply to employees of the Borough employed by the Municipal Swimming Pool Commissioners.
The pool season shall not be less than the period of time from the date of opening of the pool to the date of closing of the pool, which period shall be from the last Saturday in May of each year to and including two days after Labor Day in September of each year.
A. 
Chapter 5, Administrator, Municipal (establishing the office of Municipal Administrator and stating the duties of said officer), is hereby amended, but only to the extent set forth in this chapter, and in all other respects shall remain in full force and effect.
[Amended 11-24-1992 by Ord. No. 92-23]
B. 
Subsection 7.A.19 of Ordinance No. 72-9 is hereby amended and supplemented to the extent that the same is or may be inconsistent herewith.