The executive power of the county shall be exercised by the county supervisor. The county supervisor shall:
a. Report annually to the board of freeholders and to the people on the state of the county and the work of the previous year. He shall also recommend to the board whatever action or programs he deems necessary for the improvement of the county and the welfare of its residents. He may from time to time at his discretion recommend any course of action or programs he deems necessary or desirable for the county to undertake.
b. Preside over board meetings, with the right to vote in cases of ties; during his absence the board shall designate one of their members to serve as chairman pro tempore of the board;
c. Serve as spokesman for the board on matters concerning policies and programs;
d. Serve as representative of the board at ceremonial and civic occasions;
e. Through the county administrative officer; enforce the county charter, the county's laws and all general laws applicable thereto;
f. Serve as ex-officio nonvoting member of all appointive bodies in county government;
g. Represent the board in all dealings with the county administrative officer, except as otherwise specified herein;
h. Sign all contracts, bonds or other instruments requiring the consent of the county.
L.1972, c. 154, s. 64, eff. Sept. 19, 1972. Amended by L.1975, c. 84, s. 22, eff. May 5, 1975.
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