New Jersey Revised Statutes § 40:5-2.2 - Prerequisites To County's Expending Money To Relieve Losses From General Conflagration

40:5-2.2. Prerequisites to county's expending money to relieve losses from general conflagration
No county shall raise or expend any moneys for the purpose aforesaid unless and until:

(a) The borough, township, city, village or other municipality in which such loss, damage, distress and suffering has occurred shall appropriate and raise a like sum for the same purpose.

(b) A joint commission has been established by and between such county and municipality, on which commission the county and municipality shall have equal representation and which commission shall, after proper investigation, recommend, in writing, to the county and municipality the expenditure of the funds so raised; neither said county nor any municipality shall expend all or any part of said funds, unless and until such recommendation is received and followed.

(c) A resolution making an appropriation of the necessary funds by the board of chosen freeholders of such county, by at least a two-thirds affirmative vote of the members thereof.

L.1941, c. 48, p. 128, s. 2, eff. April 23, 1941.

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