40:3-5. Commission to supersede all commissions; body corporate; disbursements; investments
The organization of the sinking fund commission, as herein provided, shall be universally applicable and shall supersede all other sinking fund commissions whatsoever. The members of the sinking fund commission shall, together, constitute and be denominated "the sinking fund commission of the " (giving corporate name of municipality, county or school district, as the case may be). The sinking fund commission shall be a body corporate by the name aforesaid, with power and liability to sue and be sued in such corporate name in any court of competent jurisdiction.
The members of the sinking fund commission shall meet annually during the first week in January to organize the sinking fund commission as herein provided. They shall elect a president, a secretary and a treasurer, and they may elect a vice president and assistant treasurer. A person not a member of the commission may be elected secretary. One person, if a member of the commission, may hold the office of secretary and of treasurer, or of vice president and of assistant treasurer, but no ex-officio member of the commission shall be elected as president or vice president.
All disbursements, investments, sale or transfer of securities shall be by resolution of the sinking fund commission. When funds are disbursed the same shall be by check signed by the president, or, if one be elected by the commission, a vice president, and treasurer, or, if one be elected by the commission, by the assistant treasurer, of such commission, but the same person shall not sign in two official capacities.
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