2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 40A:2-51 - Issuance of refunding bonds.

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 40A:2-51 (2017)

40A:2-51 Issuance of refunding bonds.

40A:2-51. Any local unit may incur indebtedness, borrow money, authorize and issue refunding bonds, notwithstanding any provision or limitation contained in this chapter or in any other law, and in any amount determined to be necessary by the governing body of the local unit and approved by the Local Finance Board, except as provided in subsection c. of this section, to effect the refunding for the purpose of:

a. Paying, funding or refunding outstanding bonds of the local unit, including emergency appropriations, temporary emergency appropriations, advance funding of pension obligations as part of an early retirement program offered by the State, and amounts owing to others for taxes levied in the local unit, or any renewals or extensions thereof, or any bonds issued to fund or refund the same and whether or not prior to the maturity or earliest redemption date of the bonds to be refunded.

b. Paying the cost of the issuance of such refunding bonds, including printing, advertising, accounting and financial and legal expenses.

c. Issuance of refunding bonds to realize debt service savings on outstanding obligations without the approval of the local finance board when authorized by conditions set forth in rules and regulations of the local finance board and upon a resolution adopted by 2/3 vote of the full membership of the governing body.

d. The sale and award of bonds by a finance officer who has been delegated that responsibility by resolution of the governing body in accordance with the advertised terms of public sale. The finance officer making any such sale shall report in writing to the governing body at the next meeting thereof as to the principal amount, interest rate and maturities of the bonds sold, along with the price obtained and the name of the purchaser.

L.1960, c.169, s.1; amended 1978, c.36, s.1; 2003, c.15, s.9.

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