2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:20-9 - Conveyance of certain school property for public, civic purposes for nominal consideration.
18A:20-9 Conveyance of certain school property for public, civic purposes for nominal consideration.
18A:20-9. Except as otherwise provided pursuant to section 14 of P.L.2007, c.137 (C.18A:7G-45), whenever any board of education shall by resolution determine that any tract of land is no longer desirable or necessary for school purposes it may authorize the conveyance thereof, whether there is a building thereon or not, for a nominal consideration, to the municipality or any board, body or commission thereof, or to any volunteer fire company or rescue squad actively engaged in the protection of life and property and duly incorporated under the laws of the State of New Jersey, or to any American Legion post, Veterans of Foreign Wars, or other recognized veterans' organization of the United States of America, located in the municipality or the county, as a meeting place for such organization, or to a nonprofit child care service organization duly incorporated under the laws of the State of New Jersey, to a nonprofit hospital duly licensed under the laws of the State, or to a nonprofit organization duly licensed under the laws of the State of New Jersey to provide emergency shelter for the homeless, or to a nonprofit historic preservation organization duly incorporated under the laws of the State of New Jersey to provide a place for educational, cultural and musical functions. The president and secretary of the board shall be authorized to execute and deliver a conveyance for the same in the name and under the seal of the board, which conveyance may, in the discretion of the board, be made subject to a condition or limitation that said land shall be used by such municipality, board, body or commission thereof for public purposes and by any such fire company for fire company purposes or by such rescue squad for rescue squad purposes or to any veterans' organization, or to any child care service organization, or to any nonprofit hospital, or to any provider of emergency shelter for the homeless, or to any nonprofit historic preservation organization, and in the event that the property shall cease to be used for any of the purposes contemplated by this section, such property shall thereupon revert to and the title thereof shall vest in the board of education making the conveyance thereof hereunder.
Amended 1977, c.447; 1985, c.260; 1987, c.65, s.1; 1995, c.29; 2007, c.137, s.48.
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