Borough of Madison Water and Electric Billing Office 205 Madison Ave Rm 215, Madison, NJ07940 This office handles billing, general business and utility distribution. The mailing address is 50 Kings Road, Madison,…More N.J. 07940, which is different than the present physical location.
The Public Works Department is headed by the Superintendent of Public Works and includes the Mechanical Services,…More Roads, Parks, and Sewer Departments. The Mechanical Services Department has two mechanics and one foreman. The Roads Department has four employees and one general foreman, who supervises both the Roads and Parks Departments. The Parks Department has eight employees. The Sewer Department has three employees and one foreman.
The borough's electric and water utilities operate out of the Public Works Department and its John Avenue building.
The Chief Financial Officer leads the Finance Department, which includes the following areas: financial…More administration, tax collection, and water and electric utility administration. The department must:
Manage an automated payroll system and prepare all necessary state and federal reports.
Maintain a computerized budget and appropriations control system.
Maintain a general ledger record for all municipal, utility, capital and trust funds.
Prepare and manage the accounts payable functions.
Maintain all the relationships with the borough's commercial banks.
Manage all cash investments to maximize the amount of interest earned on the borough's funds.
Issue the approved borough notes and bonds to capital projects.
Prepare municipal budget, annual financial statements and the budget-in-brief documents with the administrator.
Maintain, analyze and control the various borough trust funds.
Collect all property taxes and follow up on delinquencies. Conduct the sales of tax liens on properties.
Prepare all water and electric bills and provide the required customer service.
Maintain an accounts receivable system for both utilities.
Manage and analyze the financial performance of both the water and electric utilities. Recommend any rate increases or decreases whenever appropriate.
Manage the Borough's insurance coverage for liability, property and automobile damage, and medical and dental benefits.
Prepare and manage the borough’s 21-year capital plan.