New Jersey Revised Statutes § 13:17-79 - Aid And Cooperation By Public Bodies

13:17-79. Aid and cooperation by public bodies
For the purpose of aiding and co-operating with the commission; the planning, undertaking construction or operation of its activities, any public body may upon such terms, with or without consideration, as it may determine:

(a) Dedicate, sell, convey or lease any of its property to the commission or the Federal Government;

(b) Cause parks, playgrounds, recreational, community, educational, water, sewer or any other works which it is otherwise empowered to undertake, to be furnished adjacent to or in connection with projects of the commission;

(c) Furnish, dedicate, close, pave, install, grade, regrade, plan or replan streets, roads, roadways, alleys, sidewalks or other places which it is otherwise empowered to undertake;

(d) Plan or replan, zone or rezone any part of such public body; make exceptions from building regulations and ordinances and change its map;

(e) Enter into agreements (which may extend over any period, notwithstanding any provision or rule of law to the contrary) with the commission or the Federal Government respecting action to be taken by such public body pursuant to any of the powers granted by this act;

(f) Do any and all things necessary or convenient to aid and co-operate in planning undertakings, construction, or operations of the commission;

(g) Cause services to be furnished to the commission of the character which such public body is otherwise empowered to furnish;

(h) Purchase or legally invest in any of the bonds of the commission and exercise all of the rights of any holder of such bonds;

(i) In connection with any public improvements made by a public body in exercising the powers herein granted, such public body may incur the entire expense thereof. Any law or statute to the contrary notwithstanding, any grant, sale, conveyance, lease, or agreement provided for in this section, may be made by a public body without appraisal, public notice, advertisement or public bidding;

(j) Upon such terms as it may deem advisable, with or without consideration, grant, sell, convey or lease any of its property, including real property already devoted to a public use, whether held in a proprietary or governmental capacity to the commission, provided, that the public body making the grant or lease determines that the premises are no longer required for the public purposes to which the property is devoted, and that it is in the public interest so to grant, sell, convey or lease said property.

L.1968, c. 404, s. 77.

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