2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 40A:2-53 - Contents of refunding bond ordinance

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 40A:2-53 (2017)

40A:2-53. Contents of refunding bond ordinance

A refunding bond ordinance shall contain in substance the following:

a. An authorization of the issuance of the refunding bonds, stating in brief and general terms sufficient for reasonable identification the purpose or purposes for which said bonds are to be issued and the obligations to be paid, funded or refunded, and the amount of the cost of issuing such bonds which is included in the authorized principal amount thereof; and

b. The principal amount of refunding bonds thereby authorized; and

c. In either the refunding bond ordinance or a resolution adopted prior to the issuance of the refunding bonds such further provisions as the local government board may require or approve as to deposit, securing, regulation, investment, reinvestment, disposition or application of the proceeds of such refunding bonds, and matters in connection therewith, including the officer or officers of the local unit to be responsible therefor, and amortization or other provision for premiums or other losses incurred.

Such refunding bond ordinance or resolution may also contain provisions, which shall be a part of the contract with the holders of such refunding bonds, as to the establishment of, and the making of appropriations for, reserves or sinking funds and the amount, source, securing, regulation and disposition thereof. Any matter relating to refunding bonds and not required to be contained in the refunding bond ordinance may be performed or determined by subsequent resolution of the governing body, or the performance or determination thereof delegated by resolution to a financial officer of the local unit.

The local unit may enter into any contracts or agreements to implement the refunding program, including agreements with banking institutions with respect to the application of moneys deposited in a sinking fund for the payment of the refunding bonds at their maturity date to the purchase of obligations of the United States Government or obligations the principal of and interest on which are guaranteed by the United States Government or obligations of any agency or instrumentality of the United States Government without regard to any limitations as to the investment or deposit of moneys.

L.1960, c. 169, s. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1962. Amended by L.1978, c. 36, s. 3, eff. June 19, 1978.

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