2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:9-154.6b - Public Works Advisory Board, appointment, terms; certification requirements for managers

40A:9-154.6b Public Works Advisory Board, appointment, terms; certification requirements for managers

2. a. The director shall appoint nine persons who shall constitute the Public Works Advisory Board as follows: one designee from the Division of Local Government Services in the Department of Community Affairs, who shall serve as chair; one from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Center for Government Service ; two public works managers who hold certified public works manager certificates and are members of the Public Works Association of New Jersey; one public works manager who has a certified public works manager certificate and a degree in engineering from a four-year institution of higher education, and is a member of the Public Works Association of New Jersey; one public works manager who has a certified public works manager certificate and is a member of the New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers; one public works manager who has a certified public works manager certificate and is a member of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Public Works Association; and two representatives from the New Jersey State League of Municipalities. The terms of each of the appointments shall be for three years except that the initial term of one of the public works managers shall be for one year and a second shall serve an initial term of two years so that the terms of the public works managers shall be staggered. Any member of the Public Works Advisory Board may be reappointed to succeed himself. The director may dismiss any member of the Public Works Advisory Board for cause and then make another appointment to serve for the remainder of that term.

b. The director, with the advice of the Public Works Advisory Board, shall develop and hold examinations semi-annually, or at such times as he may determine appropriate, for qualification as a certified public works manager. An applicant for examination shall present to the director a written application on a form provided by the Division of Local Government Services, showing that the applicant is not less than 21 years of age, is a citizen of the United States, is of good moral character, has obtained a certificate or diploma issued after at least four years of study in an approved secondary school or has received an academic education considered and accepted by the Commissioner of Education of this State as fully equivalent, and has graduated as a public works manager from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. An applicant shall have a minimum of five years' experience as a public works manager.

L.1991,c.258,s.2; amended 1995,c.46,s.2.

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