2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:9-152.1 - Removal of municipal treasurer; complaint; hearing; review
40A:9-152.1. Removal of municipal treasurer; complaint; hearing; review
Any removal of a municipal treasurer having tenure in office shall be upon a written complaint setting forth the charge or charges against him.
The complaint shall be filed with the municipal clerk and a certified copy thereof shall be served upon the person so charged, with notice of a designated hearing date before the members of the governing body, which shall be not less than 10 days nor later than 30 days from the date of service of the complaint. The said hearing date shall be fixed by resolution of the governing body.
The person so charged and the governing body shall have the right to be represented by counsel and the power to subpena witnesses and documentary evidence.
The Superior Court shall have jurisdiction to review the determination of the governing body which court shall hear the cause de novo on the record below and affirm, modify or set aside such determination.
Either party may supplement the record with additional testimony subject to the rules of evidence.
L.1971, c. 200, s. 1, eff. July 1, 1971. Amended by L.1981, c. 75, s. 3, eff. March 23, 1981.