New Jersey Revised Statutes § 13:8c-6 - Powers Of Trust

13:8C-6. Powers of trust
6.In addition to all other powers granted to the trust in this act, the trust shall have power:

a.To sue and be sued;

b.To have an official seal and alter it at the trust's pleasure;

c.To make and alter bylaws for its organization and internal management and rules and regulations for the conduct of its affairs and business;

d.To maintain an office at a place or places within the State as it may determine, and acquire, own, lease as lessee or lessor, hold, use, sell, transfer, or dispose of real or personal property for that purpose;

e.To acquire, hold, use and dispose of its income, revenues, funds and moneys;

f.To borrow money and to issue its bonds, notes or other obligations and to secure them by its revenues or other funds and otherwise to provide for and secure the payment thereof and to provide for the rights of the holders thereof and to provide for the refunding thereof, all as provided in this act;

g.To issue subordinated indebtedness and to enter into any revolving credit agreement, agreement establishing a line of credit or letter of credit, reimbursement agreement, interest rate exchange agreement, insurance contract, surety bond, commitment to purchase or sell bonds, notes or other obligations, purchase or sale agreement, or commitments or other contracts or agreements, and other security agreements as approved by the trust in connection with the issuance of bonds, notes or other obligations;

h.Subject to any agreement with the holders of bonds, notes or other obligations, to invest moneys of the trust not required for immediate use, including proceeds from the sale of any bonds, notes or other obligations, in obligations, securities and other investments as the trust shall deem prudent;

i.Subject to any agreements with holders of bonds, notes or other obligations, to purchase bonds, notes or other obligations of the trust out of any funds or moneys of the trust available therefor, and to hold, cancel or resell the bonds, notes or other obligations;

j.For its sole purpose as established in section 5 of this act, to appoint and employ an executive director and such additional officers, who need not be members of the trust, and such other personnel and staff as it may require, at an annual expense not to exceed $150,000, all without regard to the provisions of Title 11A, Civil Service, of the New Jersey Statutes;

k.To do and perform any acts and things authorized by this act under, through, or by means of its officers, agents or employees or by contract with any person, firm or corporation or any public body;

l.To procure insurance against any losses in connection with its property, operations, assets or obligations in amounts and from insurers as it deems desirable;

m.To adopt, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) such rules and regulations as it deems necessary to effectuate the purposes of Article VIII, Section II, paragraph 7 of the State Constitution and this act;

n.To make and enter into any and all contracts and agreements which the trust determines are necessary, incidental, convenient or desirable to the performance of its duties and the execution of its powers under this act;

o.To accept and use any funds appropriated and paid by the State to the trust, including, without limitation, appropriations and payments from the Garden State Preservation Trust Fund Account established pursuant to section 17 of this act, for the purposes for which the appropriations and payments are made;

p.To apply for, and receive and accept, appropriations or grants of property, money, services, or reimbursements for money previously spent and other assistance offered or made available to it by or from any person, government agency, public authority, or any public or private entity whatever for any lawful corporate purpose of the trust, including, without limitation, grants, appropriations, or reimbursements from the federal government, and to apply and negotiate for these upon such terms and conditions as may be required by any person, government agency, authority, or entity as the trust may determine to be necessary, convenient, or desirable, provided that all such moneys, grants, appropriations, and reimbursements so received and accepted shall be subject to appropriation by law pursuant to the procedures established by this act; and

q.To do any and all things necessary, incidental, convenient or desirable to carry out its purposes and exercise the powers given and granted in this act.


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