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  2006 Ordinances of Wantage Township

Ordinance No. 2006-02


BE IT ORDAINED by the Township Committee of the Township of Wantage, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey as follows:

Section 1. The Township of Wantage shall pay its municipal officers and employees for services rendered on a level within the range shown below. Figures shown represent annual salary, unless otherwise indicated.

General Government    
Township Committee 3,000 4,000
Township Administrator Clerk/Assessment Search Officer 80,000 112,000
Assistant Township Clerk 35,000 45,000
Sr. Clerk Typist 20,000 42,000
Clerk Typist (Full Time) 20,000 40,000
Clerk Typist (Part Time, annual) 5,000 20,000
Clerk Typist (Part Time, per hour) 8/Hr 15/Hr
Recording Secretary 2,000 3,000
Chief Finance Officer 40,000 50,000
Tax Assessor 35,000 40,000
Assessment Clerk 30,000 38,000
Tax Collector/Tax Search Officer 40,000 52,000
Assistant Tax Collector 25,000 35,000
Township Attorney 60,000 72,000
Judge of the Municipal Court 25,000 35,000
Court Administrator 35,000 47,000
Deputy Court Administrator 25,000 35,000
Acting Violations Clerk 250 350
Court Attendant (per session) 70 85
Constable (per hour) 15/hr 36/hr
Public Defender 2,000 3,500
Land Use Board Secretary 15,000 30,000
Attorney of the Land Use Board 10,000 14,000
Code Enforcement, Zoning, Public Safety & Construction
Construction Official 45,000 65,000
Assistant Construction Official 1,000 2,000
Electric Sub code Official 10,000 17,000
Building Sub code Official 40,000 56,000
Fire Official 5,000 8,000
Code/Zoning Enforcement Officer 10,000 20,000
Assistant Zoning Officer/Housing Inspector 25,000 34,000
Assistant Code Enforcement Officer/Fire Inspector 15,000 25,000
Inspector (part time, per hour) 15/Hr 30/Hr
Construction Department Senior Clerk Typist 27,000 35,000
Clerk Typist (Full Time) 22,000 27,000
Clerk Typist (Part Time, annual) 2,000 5,000
Clerk Typist (Part Time, per hour) 8/Hr 15/Hr
Emergency Management Coordinator 2,000 4,000
Health, Recreation And Welfare
Board of Health Secretary 5,000 10,000
Registrar of Vital Statistics 2,000 4,000
Animal Control Officer 14.50/hr 18.00/hr
Deputy Animal Control Officer 1,300 5,000
Recreation Commission Secretary 5,000 10,000
Department of Public Works
Superintendent 50,000 62,000
Assistant Supervisor 18.00/hr 22.00/hr
Mechanic 16.00/hr 20.00/hr
Senior Road Repairer 16.00/hr 20.00/hr
Road Repairer 14.50/hr 17.50/hr
Laborer 14.00/hr 17.00/hr
Temporary/Seasonal Laborer 10.00/hr 25.00/hr
Custodian 5,000 12,500

Section 2. The adoption of this Ordinance shall not operate to either increase or decrease the present salary of any officer or employee of the Township. Salaries and/or compensation currently in existence shall remain in effect until the Committee, under this ordinance, approves any additional increments. Specific salaries or wages established by the Committee may be made retroactive to January 1st of the year in which the resolution is adopted, at the discretion of the Committee.

Section 3. Nothing in this ordinance shall be construed as making mandatory the payment of annual salary increments to any officer or employees of the Township of Wantage. Salary or wage increases shall be contingent upon availability of the funds.

Section 4.
All former ordinances or parts thereof conflicting or inconsistent with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed.

Section 5. This ordinance shall take effect after publication and passage according to law.

Jeff Parrott, Mayor

James R. Doherty, Administrator/Clerk

NOTICE is hereby given that the above ordinance was introduced and passed upon first reading at a meeting of the Mayor and Committee of the Township of Wantage, in the County of Sussex, New Jersey, held on the 26th day of January 2006. It will be further considered for final passage after public hearing at a meeting of the Mayor and Committee to be held in the Municipal Building, 888 Route 23 South, in the Township of Wantage, on February 9, 2006, at 8:00 P.M., and during the preceding week copies of the ordinance will be made available at the Clerk's office in the Municipal Building to members of the general public.
James R. Doherty, Administrator/Clerk

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