2014 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:4-62.1 - Storm recovery reserves; permitted, rules, regulations.
40A:4-62.1 Storm recovery reserves; permitted, rules, regulations.
1. a. (1) A local unit may, by resolution, establish a storm recovery reserve. Unexpended balances budgeted annually for storm recovery may be lapsed into the reserve. Upon passage of a resolution of the governing body, funds in the reserve may be used for any purpose related to storm recovery, including, but not limited to, snow, ice, and debris removal, by the local unit after current budget appropriations for that purpose have been expended. Any reimbursement of these expenditures shall be deposited back into the reserve.
(2)Following the declaration of an emergency by the President of the United States or the Governor, a local unit may, by resolution, authorize the use of funds in the reserve for any purpose necessary to protect the safety, security, health, and welfare, of its citizens from the damage caused by the declared emergency. Any reimbursement of these expenditures shall be deposited back into the reserve.
(3)Unexpended balances budgeted annually for expenses relating to storm recovery may be lapsed into the reserve.
b.The Local Finance Board is authorized to adopt rules and regulations, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), in order to effectuate the purposes of this section.
L.2001, c.138, s.1; amended 2013, c.271.
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