40:33-13.2g. Offices; expenses; payment; employees, consultants and clerical staff; report of findings and recommendations; referendum question on reorganization of system
a. The governing body of the county shall provide the county library study commission with such offices as may be necessary for the conduct of its business and shall make available such equipment and supplies as it may require.
b. All necessary expenses actually incurred by the county library study commission and its members shall be paid, upon certification of the chairman of the commission, by the county treasurer within the limits of funds appropriated by the county governing body for this purpose, subject to such fiscal procedures as may be established by the governing body.
c. The county library study commission may appoint such employees, consultants, and clerical staff as are necessary to carry out the provisions of this act within the limits of funds appropriated by the governing body of the county for this purpose, subject to such fiscal procedures as may be established by the governing body.
d. The county library study commission shall report its findings and recommendations to the county governing body within 1 calendar year following the date of its establishment and it shall be the responsibility of the governing body to make a copy of the commission's report available without cost to any member of the public requesting the same. If the county library study commission shall recommend the reorganization of the county library system as provided in section 8 of this act, the county clerk shall cause a referendum question conforming with the requirements of section 5 of this act to be placed on the ballot at the next general election occurring not less than 60 days following the clerk's receipt of notice of the commission's recommendations and the summary required to be prepared pursuant to section 5 of this act. If the commission recommends that a county library system be reorganized pursuant to sections 6 and 7 of this act, the county clerk shall cause a referendum question to appear only on the ballots in those municipalities to which the question is applicable at the next general election occurring not less than 60 days following the clerk's receipt of notice of the commission's recommendations.
L.1981, c. 489, s. 4, eff. Jan. 12, 1982.
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