27:14-24. County road supervisor; county engineer; county superintendent of bridges; assistants
After the first county road shall have been constructed under this article in any county, the board of chosen freeholders shall appoint a county supervisor of roads, and a qualified civil engineer as county engineer, and the board of chosen freeholders may appoint a county superintendent of bridges, each of whom, before assuming the duties of his office, shall make and subscribe an oath that he will faithfully perform all the duties of his office to the best of his ability and understanding. Each shall hold office for five years and until his successor is appointed and qualified. He shall give bond to the board of chosen freeholders in the penal sum of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00), conditioned for the faithful performance of the duties of his office with such surety as the board shall approve. The engineer and superintendent of bridges shall receive such compensation for his services as the board shall determine and the supervisor shall receive a salary and allowance for expenses, both fixed by the board. Such compensation or salary shall not be reduced during the engineer's, supervisor's or superintendent's of bridges term of office.
The board of chosen freeholders may appoint an assistant county supervisor of roads and an assistant county superintendent of bridges, who, when appointed, shall hold office for three years and until his successor is appointed and qualified. Each such assistant shall receive such compensation for his services as the board shall determine, which said compensation, when so fixed, shall not be reduced during such assistant's term of office.
Amended by L.1948, c. 111, p. 612, s. 1.
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