Township of Cedar Grove, NJ
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Cedar Grove 7-29-1955, Ch. 5, Art. 4, of the former Revised Ordinances; amended in its entirety 10-7-1963. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Administration of government — See Ch. 3.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY
Public assistance generally — See N.J.S.A. 44:8-107 et seq.
Local boards — See N.J.S.A. 44:8-114 et seq.
A. 
There shall be a Local Assistance Board consisting of five members, and they shall be appointed by the Township Manager in consultation with the Township Council.
[Amended 1-9-1978 by Ord. No. 77-64]
B. 
The members of the Board shall serve without compensation, but shall be allowed their necessary and actual expenses.
A. 
The terms of members of the Board shall be as follows:
(1) 
The term of one member shall be for one year, and such member only may be appointed from among the membership of the Council.
(2) 
The terms of the remaining four members shall be for four years each, one term expiring in each year.
B. 
The term of each member of the Board shall begin on the first day of January, and each member shall continue in office until his successor shall be appointed and shall qualify.
C. 
Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term only.
The Local Assistance Board and its Director of Welfare appointed by the Township Manager shall have and perform the powers and duties prescribed by the General Public Assistance Law (N.J.S.A. 44:8-107 et seq.).