2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:65-32 - Adoption of resolution authorizing certain referenda for citizen's commission.
40A:65-32 Adoption of resolution authorizing certain referenda for citizen's commission.
32. The governing body of a municipality may adopt, at any regular meeting, a resolution requesting the clerk of the county to print upon the official ballots to be used at the next ensuing regular or general election, as appropriate, a certain proposition to authorize the creation of a citizen's commission, consisting of members of the governing body, appropriate municipal officials such as the municipal purchasing agent, and at least an equal number of residents of the municipality, and to identify and implement shared service, joint meeting, or consolidation opportunities for the municipality. The proposition shall be formulated and expressed in the resolution in concise form and filed with the clerk of the county not later than 74 days previous to the election. If approved by a majority of those voting at the election, the proposition shall be binding and shall constitute the authority for the governing body to appoint members to the citizen's commission and provide resources as it deems necessary.
L.2007, c.63, s.32.