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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Ordinance 805, Repeal City Engineer to perform duties of Director of Public Services/Duties

CITY OF TRENTON

ORDINANCE NO. 805

 

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE TRENTON ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, BY REPEALING SECTION 2-114  – 131 PROVIDING THAT THE CITY ENGINEER WHO PERFORMED THE DUTIES PREVIOUSLY MAINTAINED BY THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SERVICES  IN ADDITION TO OTHER DUTIES ASSIGNED AND WHICH TRANSFERRED DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS/SERVICES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGINEERING SHALL CONTINUE AND ARE NOW TO BE PERFORMED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SERVICES DIRECTOR.  

 

THE CITY OF TRENTON ORDAINS: 

 

Section 1. Ordinance 757-Section 2-114 providing that the City Engineers who performed the duties previously maintained by the Director of Public Services in addition to other duties assigned and Ordinance 757- Section 2-131, which transferred duties of the Department of Public Works/Services to the Department of Engineering.  

 

Section 2. Savings Clause. Nothing in this Ordinance or in the Code hereby adopted shall be construed to affect any suit or proceeding pending in any court, or any rights acquired, or liability incurred, or any cause or causes of action acquired or existing, under any act or ordinance hereby repealed; nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired or affected by this Ordinance. 

 

Section 3. Severability. Should any word, sentence, phrase or any portion of this Ordinance be held in a manner invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction or by any state agency having authority to do so for any reason whatsoever, such holdings shall be construed and limited to such work, sentence, phrase or any portion of the Ordinance held to be so invalid shall not be construed as affecting the validity of any of the remaining words, sentences, phrases or portions of this Ordinance. 

 

Section 4. Conflicting Ordinances. All prior existing ordinances adopted by the City of Trenton inconsistent or in conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance are, to the extent of such conflict or inconsistency, hereby expressly repealed. 

 

Section 5. Readings. This Ordinance shall be given a first reading on February 1, 2021, shall be enacted on February 16, 2021. 

 

ADOPTED, APPROVED AND PASSED by the City Council of the City of Trenton this 16th day of February, 2021.

 

STEVEN J. RZEPPA, MAYOR

DEBRA R. DEVITT, CITY CLERK

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