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Faulkner Act
The Optional Municipal Charter Law or Faulkner Act (N.J.S.A 40:69A-1[1], et seq.) provides New Jersey
New Jersey
municipalities with a variety of models of local government. This legislation is called the Faulkner Act in honor of the late Bayard H. Faulkner, former mayor of Montclair, New Jersey
New Jersey
and chairman of the Commission on Municipal Government.Contents1 Overview 2 History 3 Forms of government 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksOverview[edit] The Faulkner Act offers four basic plans (mayor–council, council–manager, small municipality, and mayor–council–administrator) and two procedures by which the voters of a municipality can adopt one of these plans.[2] The Act provides many choices for communities with a preference for a strong executive and professional management of municipal affairs
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Municipalities
A municipality is usually a single urban or administrative division having corporate status and powers of self-government or jurisdiction as granted by national and state laws to which it is subordinate
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1923 Municipal Manager Law
A municipality is usually a single urban or administrative division having corporate status and powers of self-government or jurisdiction as granted by national and state laws to which it is subordinate
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Council–manager Government
The council–manager government form is one of two predominant forms of local government in the United States
United States
and Ireland, the other being the mayor–council government form.[1] Council–manager government form also is used in county governments in the United States
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Mayor–council Government
The mayor–council government system is a system of organization of local government. It is one of the two most common forms of local government in the United States and is also used in Canada. It is the one most frequently adopted in large cities, although the other form, council–manager government, is the typical local government form of more municipalities. Characterized by having a mayor who is elected by the voters, the mayor–council variant may be broken down into two main variations depending on the relationship between the legislative and executive branches, becoming a weak-mayor or a strong-mayor variation based upon the powers of the office
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Initiatives And Referendums In The United States
Initiative, referendum, and recall are three powers reserved to enable the voters, by petition, to propose or repeal legislation or to remove an elected official from office. Proponents of an initiative, referendum, or recall effort must apply for an official petition serial number from the Town Clerk. In the politics of the United States, the process of initiatives and referendums allow citizens of many U.S
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New Jersey General Assembly
Majority     Democratic (54)Minority     Republican (26)Length of term2 yearsAuthority Article IV, New Jersey
New Jersey
ConstitutionSalary $49,000/yearElectionsVoting systemPlurality-at-large votingLast electionNovember 7, 2017 (80 seats)Next electionNovember 5, 2019 (80 seats)Redistricting New Jersey
New Jersey
Apportionment CommissionMeeting placeGeneral Assembly Chamber New Jersey
New Jersey
State House Trenton, New JerseyWebsite New Jersey
New Jersey
State LegislatureThe New Jersey
New Jersey
General Assembly is the lower house of the New Jersey Legislature. Since the election of 1967 (1968 Session), the Assembly has consisted of 80 members
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992 album by Vesta Williams "Special" (Garbage song), 1998 "Special
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Petition
A petition is a request to do something, most commonly addressed to a government official or public entity. Petitions to a deity are a form of prayer called supplication. In the colloquial sense, a petition is a document addressed to some official and signed by numerous individuals. A petition may be oral rather than written, or may be transmitted via the Internet.Contents1 Legal 2 Early history 3 Modern use 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksLegal[edit] Petition
Petition
can also be the title of a legal pleading that initiates a legal case. The initial pleading in a civil lawsuit that seeks only money (damages) might be called (in most U.S. courts) a complaint
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Bayard H. Faulkner
Bayard Hilton Faulkner (July 19, 1894 – November 1983) was Mayor of Montclair, New Jersey, and chairman of the 1950 Commission on Municipal Government. The legislation crafted by this commission to update and reform New Jersey's municipal law is commonly called the Faulkner Act, named in his honor.[1] Biography[edit] He was born on July 19, 1894 in Bucklin, Missouri
Bucklin, Missouri
to Hilton S. Faulkner and Nellie L. Herreman. This commission was responsible for drafting Optional Municipal Charter Law provides New Jersey municipalities with a variety of additional models of local government, beyond the traditional forms (City, Township, Town, Borough and Village), and the two reform-era forms (Walsh Act and the 1923 Municipal Manager Law). He died on November 1983. Faulkner was buried in Mount Hebron Cemetery, Montclair, New Jersey. References[edit]^ A HISTORY OF MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT IN NEW JERSEY SINCE 1798 p
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Walsh Act
The Walsh Act is legislation in the U.S. state
U.S. state
of New Jersey
New Jersey
that permits municipalities to adopt a non-partisan commission form of government. The legislation was signed by Governor of New Jersey Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson
on April 25, 1911. The commissions in Walsh Act municipalities are composed of either three or five members elected for four-year concurrent terms. The commissioners also serve as department heads in addition to their legislative functions. The commissioners elect one commissioner as mayor, however the mayor is only responsible for his or her departments and serves as the chair of the commission. The Walsh Act was modeled on the commission system that was set up in Galveston, Texas
Galveston, Texas
in the wake of the devastating Hurricane of 1900
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Township (New Jersey)
A township, in the context of New Jersey
New Jersey
local government, refers to one of five types and one of eleven forms of municipal government. As a political entity, a township in New Jersey
New Jersey
is a full-fledged municipality, on par with any town, city, borough, or village. They collect property taxes and provide services such as maintaining roads, garbage collection, water, sewer, schools, police and fire protection. The Township
Township
form of local government is used by 27% of New Jersey municipalities; however, slightly over 50% of the state's population resides within them. Townships in New Jersey
New Jersey
differ from townships elsewhere in the United States
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Walsh Act (New Jersey)
The Walsh Act is legislation in the U.S. state
U.S. state
of New Jersey
New Jersey
that permits municipalities to adopt a non-partisan commission form of government. The legislation was signed by Governor of New Jersey Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson
on April 25, 1911. The commissions in Walsh Act municipalities are composed of either three or five members elected for four-year concurrent terms. The commissioners also serve as department heads in addition to their legislative functions. The commissioners elect one commissioner as mayor, however the mayor is only responsible for his or her departments and serves as the chair of the commission. The Walsh Act was modeled on the commission system that was set up in Galveston, Texas
Galveston, Texas
in the wake of the devastating Hurricane of 1900
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City (New Jersey)
A City
City
in the context of New Jersey
New Jersey
local government refers to one of five types and one of eleven forms of municipal government. Despite the widely held perception of a city as a large, urban area, cities in New Jersey
New Jersey
have a confused history as a form of government and vary in size from large, densely populated areas to much smaller hamlets. History[edit] The 1897 and 1899 city charter laws applied only to areas with a population under 12,000, and provided for a directly elected mayor, who served a two-year term and had strong executive powers. Both featured a council elected from wards to staggered three-year terms, plus one councilman elected at-large for a term of two years. The Mayor had veto power, which could be overridden by a two-thirds vote of the Council
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Borough (New Jersey)
A borough (also spelled boro), in the context of local government in the U.S. state
U.S. state
of New Jersey, refers to one of five types and one of eleven forms of municipal government (in addition to those established under a Special
Special
Charter).[1] Though it is now the most common form of government in New Jersey, by 1875 only 17 boroughs had been created, all by special acts of the legislature. These original boroughs were subdivisions of townships, established by state charter; Elizabeth was the first, established by royal charter in 1740, within the now defunct Elizabeth Township. About half of them had been dissolved, or changed into other forms of government — often cities
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