40:3-9. Custodian of moneys and securities; investments; accounts
The sinking fund commissioners shall have sole custody and control of all sinking fund moneys, securities, books, papers and records appertaining thereto. They shall deposit all moneys which shall come into their hands in a depository or depositories selected by them. They shall invest, reinvest and keep invested all moneys coming into their hands in the securities or forms of investment authorized by this chapter and in none other. They may sell or convert into cash such investments or property as may be necessary from time to time to provide funds from which to pay bonds or the municipality, county or school district, upon maturity, or sell such securities or forms of investment for the purpose of protecting the sinking fund from loss or for bettering the investment.
The commission shall keep accurate and detailed books of account covering all moneys coming into its custody, and the investment, return on investment, increase or loss thereof and the expenditure thereof, in accordance with the requirements of this chapter, make the reports and certificates as and when required, and permit access to and inspection of its accounts and records, at all reasonable hours, by any person duly authorized by the governing body of the municipality, county, school district or the Director of the Division of Local Government in the State Department of Taxation and Finance, or his agents or any interested citizen taxpayer.
Amended by L.1947, c. 117, p. 570, s. 2, eff. July 1, 1947.
Section: Previous 40-3-2 40-3-3 40-3-4 40-3-5 40-3-6 40-3-7 40-3-8 40-3-9 40-3-10 40-3-11 40-3-12 40-3-13 40-3-14 40-3-15 40-3-16 Next
Last modified: October 11, 2016