条例 2555: Correction Made On Recently Passed Ordinance

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公表: 11月 15, 2018 @ 6:00 AM EST

The working of government can be tedious, a bit frustrating (even for those who are in government), sometimes a little costly, but necessary.

Such is the case with Ordinance 2555. It is actually the reworking of Ordinance 2541, a law that was unanimously approved by the governing body just three months ago in August.

That original ordinance added a new section to an existing code which wanted to clarify that any time a Roselle Park Municipal Court Officer serves as a Special Law Enforcement Officer, 彼らがそうであるように、彼または彼女はローゼルパーク市裁判所での職務のために支払うのと同じ割合を受け取ることになります. This section was added to remove any confusion for the pay rate set in Ordinance 2540 特例法執行官のための.

条例の後 2541 had its first reading in July then its second reading, 公聴会, and vote by council in August, the Roselle Park Police Department notified the governing body that the language in that section was not interpreted as it was intended.

How to address that?

With another ordinance.

私は知っている, it sounds silly.

There were all these checks, double checks, triple checks, and still it needs to be done again.

Why not just take a pen and put a line through it and be done with it.

よく, because it is important to have bills (proposed laws) go through as much scrutiny as possible. とはい, sometimes, すべてのことで, a government gets it wrong. Not because of malice or spite; sometimes it is just because one step was not followed, one review was not done, or one punctuation was in the wrong place.

It would be easy to say well everyone knows what we mean and not spend the time to do it right, but more often than notsooner or laterit comes back and ends up costing more time and resources than an open process of correction.

In these instances, the new ordinance that will correct a previous ordinanceeven if done just one meeting laterhas to go through the entire process again, including a fee for publication of the introduction and second reading. These costs combined is usually no more than around $30 to $50.

この場合, 44 words had to be removed in order to tighten up the language and remove any ambiguity that could be brought up later.

The wording to be removed is:

そのような特別法の執行役員は、同時にローゼルパーク市裁判所に民間法廷役員となるべき, 彼らがそうであるように、このような特別法の執行役員は、ローゼルパーク市裁判所での職務のために支払うのと同じ速度を受けるもの

This will only leave the phrase that a Special Law Enforcement Officer receive a salary established in the guides of the prevailing Salary Ordinance.

Again tedious but necessary.

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