N.J. Admin. Code § 7:22-8.2 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

The following words and terms, when used in this subchapter, shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

"Agent" means any person hired to act for an Authority in the conduct of its business.

"Associated party" means any employee, officer, agent, or members of an Authority.

"Authority" means a public body or utility created pursuant to New Jersey law that conveys and/or treats sewage or supplies water within the identified territorial boundaries of a service area.

"Employee" means an individual employed on a regular basis by an Authority.

"Governing body" means the governmental unit(s) having the statutory authority and responsibility for the establishment of an Authority and/or the appointment of its members.

"Members" means those individuals appointed by a governing body to an Authority. The powers of an Authority are vested in these individuals.

"Officers" means those individuals selected by the members to serve in official capacities, such as chairman, vice chairman, secretary or treasurer. In some organizations, some full-time employees may be considered officers; for example, the executive director or chief engineer.

"Person" means any individual, association, partnership or corporation.

"Responsible associated party" means any associated party who by reason of the individual's position has, directly or indirectly through subordinates, the authority and responsibility for initiating, reviewing, approving, or disapproving policy, financial, personnel, or procurement actions of an Authority.

"Supervisor" means an employee responsible for planning, directing, or supervising the work of others in accomplishing the administration, construction, or operation and maintenance activities of an Authority, including, but not limited to:

1. Any individual serving in the capacity of executive director, chief engineer, and/or chief administrative officer, and members of their executive staff; and

2. Any employee responsible for key administrative functions such as personnel, procurement, finance and accounting.


N.J. Admin. Code § 7:22-8.2
Amended by R.1998 d.407, effective 8/3/1998.
See: 30 New Jersey Register 1144(a), 30 New Jersey Register 2863(a).
Rewrote "Authority" definition.

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