Borough of Alpine, NJ
Bergen County
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[Adopted as § 2-10 of the 1970 Revised General Ordinances]
There shall be an office of the Superintendent of Public Works, pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40:87-30 and 40:87-16.[1] The Superintendent of Public Works shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Council. His term shall be for a calendar year, and any vacancy during the term shall be filled for the unexpired term only.
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Residency. The Superintendent of Public Works need not be a resident of the Borough.
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Qualifications. The Superintendent of Public Works shall be a person qualified by education, training and experience to perform the duties of office as hereinafter set forth.
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Supervision. He shall be under the direct supervision of the Borough Engineer and the chairmen of the committees of the Council designated as the Department of Roads and Department of Public Buildings and Grounds.
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Editor's Note: Former N.J.S.A. 40:87-30 and 40:87-16 were repealed by L. 1987, c. 379, § 1. For subject matter of former N.J.S.A. 40:87-16, see now N.J.S.A. 40A:60-2, 40A:60-5 and 40A:60-6.
The Superintendent of Public Works shall:
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Set up and maintain adequate inventory and control thereof of all materials and supplies needed for the maintenance and repair of all public works under his supervision.
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Submit to the chairmen of the departments a monthly report of all work performed and services furnished, as well as inspections made, during the previous month.
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Submit to the chairmen of the departments and the Borough Engineer his recommendation for budget appropriations for the ensuing year.
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Recommend for approval the expenditure of funds, by voucher, chargeable against the public works budget.
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Inspect or be responsible for the inspection of all sewer lines in the Borough, individually or in conjunction with other designated officials.
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Attend all Council meetings and meetings of the Public Works Committee when requested to do so.
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Supervise the operation, maintenance and repair of any Borough-owned equipment used in the performance of the work assigned to him.
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Set up, keep and maintain all books, records, field notes, maps, surveys and similar records necessary to perform the duties of his office and turn over all such records to his successor or the Chairman of the Public Works Committee on the termination of his employment by the Borough.
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Recommend to the appropriate department chairmen the need for any repairs and replacements to Borough-owned equipment, structures, buildings or grounds.
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Supervise the performance of the work of any personnel assigned to his jurisdiction.
The Department of Public Works, through the Superintendent of Public Works, shall take charge and be responsible for the construction operation and maintenance of all parks, cutting of brush, mowing of grass, removal of snow, cleaning of ditches and the care of other public works in the Borough subject to the orders and directions of the Council.
The Council shall by resolution make such rules and regulations necessary for the proper regulation of the Department of Public Works, and when they are adopted by the Council they shall be known as the rules and regulations for the governing of the Department of Public Works and shall be binding on each member of the Department.