2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:8-21 - Boards of education of new and remaining districts with elected members; powers, etc.
18A:8-21. Boards of education of new and remaining districts with elected members; powers, etc.
The board of education of the new district, and the board of education of the remaining district, to which members are first elected shall not take charge and control of the schools of their respective districts until the beginning of the next school year, but each may in the meantime exercise any powers which may be necessary for the proper organization and functioning of the public schools of the district when the same shall be created, and any expenses incurred in connection therewith may be paid from appropriations of said districts, when created, if items therefor are included in the budgets of the district, notwithstanding that said expenses were incurred prior to the creation of said district, and they may call special elections for the purchase of land and the construction, alteration or repair of school buildings, and for the making of special appropriations or the issuance of bonds for any lawful purpose.