BOROUGH OF BUTLER
ORDINANCE NO. 2014 - 3
ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 40 OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE BOROUGH OF BUTLER PERTAINING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE POLICE DEPARTMENT
BE IT ORDAINED by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Butler, in the County of Morris and State of New Jersey, as follows:
Section 1. Chapter 40, Section 40-1 entitled “Establishment; composition,” of the Revised General Ordinances of the Borough of Butler shall be amended to read in its entirety as follows:
§ 40-1 Establishment; composition.
A Police Department be and is hereby established for the borough to consist of a Chief of Police, two Lieutenants of Police; up to four Sergeants of Police, who shall be patrol supervisors; and up to ten patrol officers.
Section 2. If any section or provision of this Ordinance shall be held invalid in any Court of competent jurisdiction, the same shall not affect the other sections or provisions of this Ordinance, except so far as the section or provision so declared invalid shall be inseparable from the remainder or any portion thereof.
Section 3. All Ordinances or parts of Ordinances which are inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.
Section 4. This Ordinance shall take effect immediately after final passage and publication in the manner provided by law.
Adopted this _18th___ day of
March , 2014.
BOROUGH OF BUTLER
ORDINANCE NO. 2014-4
CALENDAR YEAR 2014
ORDINANCE TO EXCEED THE MUNICIPAL BUDGET APPROPRIATION LIMITS
AND TO ESTABLISH A CAP BANK
WHEREAS, the Local Government CAP law, N.J.S.A. 40A:4-45.1 et.seq., provides that in the preparation of its annual budget, a municipality shall limit any increase in said budget to 0.5% unless authorized by ordinance to increase it to 3.5% over the previous year’s final appropriations, subject to certain exceptions; and,
WHEREAS, N.J.S.A.40A:4-45.15a provides that a municipality may, when authorized by ordinance, appropriate the difference between the amount of its actual final appropriation and the 3.5% percentage rate as an exception to its final appropriations in either of the next two succeeding years; and,
WHEREAS, the Borough Council of the Borough of Butler in the County of Morris finds it advisable and necessary to increase its CY 2014 budget by up to 3.5% over the previous year’s final appropriations, in the interest of promoting the health, safety and welfare of the citizens; and,
WHEREAS, the Borough Council hereby determines that a 3.0 % increase in the budget for said year, amounting to $203,724 in excess of the increase in final appropriations otherwise permitted by the Local Government Cap Law, is advisable and necessary; and,
WHEREAS, the Borough Council hereby determines that any amount authorized hereinabove that is not appropriated as part of the final budget shall be retained as an exception to final appropriation in either of the next two succeeding years.
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Borough Council of the Borough of Butler, in the County of Morris, a majority of the full authorized membership of this governing body affirmatively concurring, that in the CY 2014 budget year, the final appropriations of the Borough of Butler shall, in accordance with this ordinance and N.J.S.A.40A 4-45.14, be increased by 3.5%, amounting to $237,678 and that the CY 2014 municipal budget for the Borough of Butler be approved and adopted in accordance with this ordinance; and,
BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that any amount authorized hereinabove that is not appropriated as part of the final budget shall be retained as an exception to final appropriation in either of the next two succeeding years; and,
BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that a certified copy of this ordinance as introduced be filed with the Director of the Division of Local Government Services within 5 days of introduction; and,
BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that a certified copy of this ordinance upon adoption, with the recorded vote included thereon, be filed with said Director within 5 days of such adoption.
Adopted: March 18, 2014