Borough of Paramus, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Paramus 6-24-1986 by Ord. No. 86-15. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 3-14-2000 by Ord. No. 00-4]
There is hereby created a Shopping Center Safety Review Committee for the Borough of Paramus, hereinafter referred to as the "Committee."
[Amended 10-14-1986 by Ord. No. 86-21]
A. 
The Committee shall consist of the following members:
(1) 
The O.E.M. Coordinator of the Borough, who shall serve as Chairman.
[Amended 3-14-2000 by Ord. No. 00-4]
(2) 
One member from each of the following shopping centers:
(a) 
Mall at IV.
[Amended 3-14-2000 by Ord. No. 00-4]
(b) 
Bergen Mall.
(c) 
Fashion Center.
(d) 
Garden State Plaza.
(e) 
Paramus Park.
(f) 
Towne Square.
[Added 3-14-2000 by Ord. No. 00-4]
(3) 
Two Council Commissioners of the Emergency Services. If more than two Emergency Services Council Commissioners exist, the Council shall select two of the representatives by vote of the Council.
[Amended 3-14-2000 by Ord. No. 00-4]
(4) 
The heads of the following services shall serve as members of this Committee:
[Amended 5-9-2000 by Ord. No. 00-15]
(a) 
Fire Department.
(b) 
Rescue Squad.
(c) 
Paramus Ambulance Corps.
(d) 
Police Reserves.
B. 
The Council members shall be selected by their respective parties.
All of the aforesaid appointees shall be appointed with approval of the governing body on an annual basis. Vacancies occurring within the Committee shall be filled in the same manner as a new appointment. The Committee shall organize immediately upon appointment and from its members select a Secretary.
No member of the Committee shall be salaried or incur any expense without approval of the governing body.
The Committee shall have the following duties:
A. 
It shall meet on a quarterly basis as a minimum requirement.
B. 
It shall review present safety measures at the shopping centers on an individual basis and on a collective basis.
[Amended 3-14-2000 by Ord. No. 00-4]
C. 
It shall submit confidential quarterly written progress reports to all members of the governing body.
D. 
It shall, as the need exists, submit written recommendations to all members of the governing body to enable it to enact ordinances and to revise existing ordinances for the continuous updating and improvement of safety conditions for the patrons of the shopping centers.
[Amended 3-14-2000 by Ord. No. 00-4]