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File #: 16-0801    Version: 1 Name: Amending Newark Identification Program
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 5/6/2016 In control: Administration
On agenda: 5/10/2016 Final action: 6/15/2016
Title: ORDINANCE AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING TITLE II, CHAPTER 32 OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, BY AMENDING THE CITY OF NEWARK IDENTIFICATION PROGRAM ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND COMMUNITY WELLNESS TO THE OFFICE OF THE MAYOR AND AGENCIES.
Sponsors: Council of the Whole
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ORDINANCE AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING TITLE II, CHAPTER 32 OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, 2000, BY AMENDING THE CITY OF NEWARK IDENTIFICATION PROGRAM ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND COMMUNITY WELLNESS TO THE OFFICE OF THE MAYOR AND AGENCIES.


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WHEREAS, the City of Newark desires to restructure and reorganize departments and offices within the City of Newark in order to establish and promote a more efficient and effective municipal government; and

WHEREAS, the Mayor and the Business Administrator of the City of Newark believe it is in the best interest of the City of Newark to amend the Department of Administration by transferring the duties and responsibilities of the City of Newark Identification Program from the Department of Health and Community Wellness to the Office of the Mayor and Agencies.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, THAT:

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CHAPTER 32- CITY OF NEWARK IDENTIFICATION CARD PROGRAM

2:32-1. PROGRAM ESTABLISHED.
The City of Newark hereby establishes a City of Newark Identification Card Program, which shall be issued to individuals who can prove their identity and residency, in accordance with the terms of this ordinance, which shall be liberally interpreted.

2:32-2. ADMINISTERING OFFICE DEPARTMENT.
a. The Department of Health and Community Wellness Office of the Mayor (hereafter referred to as the Administering Office Department) shall be designated as the office department to administer the Newark Identification Card Program.
b. The Administering Office Department shall issue such policies and procedures necessary to effectuate the purposes of this chapter; including, the designation of access sites (including at least one site within each of the five (5) wards of the C...

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