New Jersey Revised Statutes § 40:33a-1 - Creation; Membership; Terms; Vacancies; Compensation

40:33A-1. Creation; membership; terms; vacancies; compensation
The board of chosen freeholders of any county is authorized to create, by resolution, a county cultural and heritage commission to be composed of not less than five residents and not more than nine residents of the county to be appointed by the board for terms of 5 years, except that of the members first appointed on a five-member commission one member shall be appointed for a term of 1 year, and one member each for terms of 2, 3, 4 and 5 years. In the case of members first appointed on a commission with a membership in excess of five members, five shall be appointed in the same manner as prescribed herein for a five-member board. A sixth member if appointed shall serve a term of 1 year, a seventh for a term of 2 years, an eighth for a term of 3 years, and a ninth for a term of 4 years. Vacancies shall be filled in the same manner for the unexpired term. The members shall serve without compensation but with the consent of the board they may be reimbursed for expenses incurred in the performance of their duties as members of the commission.

L.1968, c. 31, s. 1, eff. May 6, 1968. Amended by L.1971, c. 326, s. 1, eff. Oct. 28, 1971; L.1971, c. 451, s. 2, eff. Feb. 16, 1972.

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