[Adopted as § 2-17 of the 1970 Revised General Ordinances]
There shall be a Borough Engineer who shall be appointed by the Mayor and Council for a term of one year. In lieu of appointing an individual, the Mayor and Council may appoint a firm of engineers, each member of which shall be a licensed civil engineer of the State of New Jersey. The Borough Engineer shall receive such compensation as may be agreed upon and determined by the Council. He shall be a duly licensed civil engineer of the State of New Jersey.
The Borough Engineer shall perform such duties as are prescribed by general law and ordinance, or as may be requested by any official board of the Borough, and in addition shall:
Prepare, or cause to be prepared, plans, designs and specifications for public works and improvements undertaken by the Borough, either on force account or by public contract.
Provide and maintain surveys, maps, plans, specifications and control records with respect to public works and facilities owned or operated by the Borough.
Provide technical and engineering advice and assistance to other Borough departments as needed.
All papers, documents, memoranda, reports and other materials relating to the administration of engineering duties of the Borough Engineer shall be and shall remain the property of the Borough. Upon the termination of his service with the Borough, the Borough Engineer shall forthwith surrender to any successor all such property.