2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:60-2 - Elected officers

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 40A:60-2 (2017)

40A:60-2. Elected officers

a. The mayor shall be elected by the voters of the municipality at large and serve for a term of four years and until his successor shall have qualified.

b. (1) The council shall consist of six members, elected at large, and shall serve for a term of three years and until their successors shall have qualified. Their terms shall be arranged, by lot if necessary, so that the terms of two councilmen shall expire at the end of each year; and

(2) Notwithstanding the provisions set out in paragraph (1) above, a borough that has been divided into wards prior to the effective date of this act shall continue to be divided into wards for so long as the ordinance establishing the wards remains in effect.

c. There shall be held annually, at the time provided by law for holding general elections, an election for borough officers. (Source: R.S. 40:87-1, R.S. 40:87-2 et seq., R.S. 40:87-9 and R.S. 40:87-14.)

(Added by P.L. 1987, c.379, effective January 8, 1988.)

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