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Borough of East Rutherford, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of East Rutherford 1-1-1982 as Sec. 2-15 of the 1982 Recodification. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Public Works and Utilities Commission — See Ch. 61.
Residency requirements — See Ch. 74.
There shall be a Department of Public Works in the Borough of East Rutherford, the head of which shall be the Superintendent of Public Works. The Department shall have charge of collection and disposal of garbage and refuse, the repairing and maintaining of streets, highways and other public places and the repairing and maintaining of the storm sewerage system of the borough. All members of the Department of Public Works shall be residents of the borough.
The Mayor and Council shall appoint a suitable, qualified person, resident in the municipality, as Superintendent of Public Works to hold office for the term of one year, subject to certification by the New Jersey Department of Civil Service, if required, who shall hold office until his successor is appointed and has qualified. He shall be a resident of the borough.
The Superintendent of Public Works shall have full control and supervision over all officers and employees assigned to the Department of Public Works, subject to the control of the Mayor and Council; and shall coordinate the efforts of this Department, the Superintendent of Public Works and all employees of the Department; and shall perform such other duties as shall be assigned him from time to time by the Mayor and Council, including but not limited to:
A. 
Have full charge, control, direction and supervision of all the duties connected with the maintenance and operation of the Department of Public Works, including the coordination of duties of all supervisory employees of the Department of Public Works and, further, the coordination of the work of the Department with the governing body.
B. 
Have full charge, control, direction and supervision and power to direct and remove or cause to be removed all household or municipal refuse from all households and apartment buildings and such stores, offices and business places as may come within the provisions of the general ordinances of the Borough of East Rutherford.
C. 
Have full charge, control, direction and supervision over the formulation and collection schedules and methods of collection.
D. 
Have full charge, control, direction and supervision of the maintenance of records with respect to the working laws and of all labors in Department of Public Works.
E. 
Have full charge, control, direction and supervision of the approval of the purchase of any material required by the Department.
F. 
Have full charge, control, direction and supervision of all street and sidewalk work and other public work of the borough and see that the same is properly done in accordance with the borough's ordinances and instructions of the Mayor and Council, as well as all rules and regulations which may be adopted from time to time by the Mayor and Council.
G. 
Have full charge, control, direction and supervision over all road equipment, trucks and materials.
H. 
Shall maintain contact with the Building Subcode Official and report to him on new construction, demolition or removal of private building structures.
I. 
Have all other powers necessary and incidental to fully discharge the duties of his office.
J. 
Have full charge, control, direction and supervision of all duties discharged by the Department of Public Works.
There shall be an Assistant Director of Public Works who shall perform such duties as are prescribed by the Superintendent of Public Works. In the absence or disability of the Superintendent of Public Works, the Assistant Director shall exercise the powers and perform the duties and obligations of the Superintendent of Public Works. He shall be a resident of the borough.