40:37-15.2. Counties having park system established by referendum pursuant to section 40:37-96
The board of chosen freeholders in any county having a county park system established by referendum pursuant to the provisions of R.S. 40:37-96, and in which, heretofore, the amount to be raised for the support and maintenance of the county parks shall have been fixed and determined pursuant to referendum in accordance with P.L.1951, c. 191, shall annually, in ordering the amount of money to be raised for county purposes, declare the amount necessary to be raised for the purpose of maintaining the public parks and roads or parkways, built in connection with the public park system of such county, which amount shall not be less than 1/4 of one mill on the dollar, nor more than one mill on the dollar of the aggregate true or full value of all property in the several taxing districts of the county, as determined by the county board of taxation. Any county of the first class may, for the support and maintenance of county parks, raise an additional 1/2 mill on the dollar of the aggregate true or full value of all property in the several taxing districts of the county, as determined by the county board of taxation.
If in any year the park commission shall certify to the board of chosen freeholders that an amount less than the minimum hereinbefore prescribed is needed for the maintenance of the park system during that year, and shall also certify the exact amount necessary to maintain the parks during that year, the board shall raise for that year the sum so certified by the park commission instead of the minimum hereinbefore prescribed.
L.1960, c. 144, p. 671, s. 1, eff. Nov. 2, 1960. Amended by L.1968, c. 190, s. 1, eff. July 19, 1969; L.1973, c. 312, s. 1, eff. Dec. 18, 1973.
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