2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 40A:14-91 - Dissolution of fire district

40A:14-91. Dissolution of fire district

Upon a written application therefor, of at least 5% of the registered voters or 20 legal voters whichever is the greater the governing body of the municipality, wherein the fire district is located, shall consider the dissolution of the fire district. Upon receipt of such an application the governing body of said municipality shall fix a time and place for a hearing thereon. The municipal clerk shall advertise the notice of hearing in a newspaper circulating in the county wherein the municipality is located at least once and not less than 10 days prior to the meeting.

After the hearing the governing body of said municipality shall determine the question of the proposed dissolution.

If a resolution be adopted that the fire district be dissolved, any moneys remaining in the fire district treasury shall be disposed of as the said governing body shall direct.

L.1971, c. 197, s. 1, eff. July 1, 1971. Amended by L.1979, c. 381, s. 3, eff. Feb. 5, 1980.

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