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THE TOWNSHIP OF EWING

COUNTY OF MERCER, NEW JERSEY

ORDINANCE NO. 07-

1st Reading _________________ Date to Mayor _________________

2nd Reading &


Public Hearing _________________ Date Returned _________________

Date Adopted: Date Resubmitted to Council ___________

_______________________________ Approved as to Form of Legality

Effective Date: __________________________


Township Attorney
_______________________________

AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING FEES AND PROCEDURES FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF MAYOR’S


EXPENSES IN CONNECTION WITH MARRIAGE AND CIVIL UNION CEREMONIES

First Reading

MEMBER AYE NAY ABS NV RES SEC

Cox

Murphy

Steinmann

Wollert

Summiel

Second Reading

MEMBER AYE NAY ABS NV RES SEC

Cox

Murphy

Steinmann

Wollert

Summiel

By ____________________________Date _____________Accepted ______Rejected ______


Mayor

Reconsidered
By Council _________________________________Override Vote YEA ______NAY _____

__________________________________ ________________________________
President of the Council Municipal Clerk
TOWNSHIP OF EWING

ORDINANCE NO. 07-14

AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING FEES AND PROCEDURES FOR REIMBURSEMENT


OF MAYOR’S EXPENSES IN CONNECTION WITH MARRIAGE AND CIVIL UNION
CEREMONIES. (2007)

WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 37:1-13 et seq. permits Mayors, and where authorized, the Mayor’s
designee to perform such ceremonies to solemnize marriages and civil unions; and

WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Township Council to establish policies and procedures for the
collection of fees associated with the performance of marriage or civil union ceremonies by the
Mayor or the Mayor’s lawful designee.

WHEREAS, in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40:48-1 fees collected in association with the service
or performance of a marriage or civil union ceremony shall be established and collected pursuant
to an ordinance.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Township Council of the Township of


Ewing that Chapter 100, FEES. Section 100-1, Schedule of Fees, of the Code of the Township
of Ewing is hereby amended as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 100, FEES. Section 100-1, Schedule of Fees, of the Code of the
Township of Ewing is hereby amended by adding the following NEW provision as follows:

A. Administration

(16) Marriage and Civil Union Ceremonies

a. Collection of Fees. Persons seeking to be married or joined in civil union


by the Mayor of Ewing Township shall remit a fee of $50.00 payable to
the Township of Ewing. Fees for service may be disbursed to the Mayor
through the appropriate budget line item and with appropriate
authorization.

b. An administrative fee of $25.00 shall be added to the above established


fee.

Section 2. If any section or part of this Ordinance shall be declared invalid by the judgment
of any court or competent jurisdiction, such section or part shall be deemed to be severable from
the remainder of this Ordinance.

Section 3. This Ordinance shall take effect upon final passage and publication according to
law.

STATEMENT

This Ordinance amends the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Ewing to establish
policies and procedures for the collection of fees associated with the performance of marriage or
civil union ceremonies by the Mayor.