New Jersey Revised Statutes § 13:17-7 - Establishment And Organization

13:17-7. Establishment and organization
(a) There is hereby established a Hackensack Meadowlands Municipal Committee, the membership of which shall consist of the mayor or elected chief executive, or his designated alternate, of each constituent municipality.

(b) A majority of the membership of the committee shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of committee business. Action may be taken and motions and resolutions adopted by the committee at any meeting thereof by the affirmative vote of a majority of the full membership of the committee unless in any case the by-laws of the committee or any of the provisions of this act shall require a larger number. The committee shall elect from its membership a liaison-committee consisting of 4 members, 2 of whom shall be residents of Bergen county and 2 of whom shall be residents of Hudson county. It shall be the purpose of the liaison-committee to act as liaison between the commission and the committee.

(c) The committee shall meet regularly as it may determine, and may also meet at the call of the chairman of the commission.

(d) The committee shall appoint a chairman from among its members and such other officers as may be necessary. The committee may, within the limits of any funds appropriated or otherwise made available to it for this purpose, also appoint, retain and employ, without regard to the provisions of Title 11, Civil Service, of the Revised Statutes, such officers, agents, employees and experts as it may require, and it shall determine their qualifications, terms of office, duties, services and compensation.

(e) Members of the committee shall serve without compensation, and each member shall serve only so long as he is the mayor or elected chief executive of the municipality he represents. The committee may reimburse its members for necessary expenses incurred in the discharge of their duties.

L.1968, c. 404, s. 7.

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