2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:8-3 - First board of education; first elected board
18A:8-3. First board of education; first elected board
The first board of education of the new school district shall consist of nine persons, who are legal residents of the district possessing the qualifications requisite for board membership in other school districts, except the two-year residence requirement, which shall not be effective until the fourth annual school election of the newly created district. They shall be appointed by the county superintendent as soon after the creation of the new municipality as possible, and they shall continue in office until the qualification in office of their successors, who shall be elected at the ensuing annual school election for terms to be so arranged by the appointed board that, as soon as possible, the term of each member of the board shall be three years and the terms of three members shall expire in each year.