2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:10-10 - Powers and authority of the commissioners

40A:10-10. Powers and authority of the commissioners

40A:10-10. Powers and authority of the commissioners. The commissioners shall have the following powers and authority:

a. Employ necessary clerical assistants, whose compensation shall be fixed and paid by the governing body of the local unit in the same manner as is that of other employees of the local unit;

b. Invest the fund and all additions and accretions thereto in such securities as they shall deem best suited for the purposes of this article;

c. Adopt rules and regulations for the control and investment of the fund;

d. Keep on hand at all times sufficient money, or have the same invested in such securities as can be immediately sold for cash, for the payment of losses to any buildings or property of the local unit or of a county college which participates in the fund pursuant to P.L. 1988, c. 144 (C. 18A:64A-25.40 et al.) or of a county vocational school which participates in the fund pursuant to P.L. 1988, c. 143 (C. 18A:18B-8 et al.), or liability resulting from the operation of publicly owned motor vehicles, equipment or apparatus;

e. Fix reasonable rates of premium for all insurance carried by the insurance fund, and shall effect all insurance in the insurance fund or with any insurance company or companies authorized to do business in this State;

f. Premiums for insurance, whether carried in the insurance fund or placed with insurance companies, shall be paid to the commissioners by the board, commission, department, committee or officer having charge or control of the property insured;

g. All insurance upon property owned or controlled by a local unit or any of its departments, boards, agencies or commissions, or by a board of education of a participating county vocational school or by a board of trustees of a participating county college shall be placed and effected by the commissioners;

h. If provided by the rules and regulations of the commission, the secretary to the insurance fund commission shall be entrusted with the daily operation of the insurance fund and shall submit a report to the commissioners at least once a month.

L.1979, c.230, s.1; amended 1982,c.25,s.3; 1988,c.143,s.5; 1988,c.144,s.5.

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