40:54C-1. Tourist development commission; creation by ordinance; members; term of office; vacancies; service without compensation
The governing body of any municipality enacting an ordinance or ordinances authorized by section 1 of this act, shall by ordinance, establish a " Tourist Development Commission," with all or any significant part of the name of the municipality inserted. The commission shall constitute an agency and instrumentality of the municipality creating it. The commission shall consist of five members who shall be appointed by resolution of the governing body, one of whom shall be a representative of the municipality and shall advise the governing body of the work of the commission, the remaining four of whom shall be municipal licensees upon whom an additional assessment has been imposed pursuant to section 1 of this act or, if a license is issued in the name of a corporation or partnership, their representative. The commissioner representing the municipality shall serve at the pleasure of the governing body. Except as provided in section 6 of this act, the terms of office of the remaining commissioners shall be for 2 years, except that of the members first appointed, two shall be appointed for terms of 1 year and two for terms of 2 years. A vacancy on the commission occurring otherwise than by expiration of term shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as the original appointment. The members shall serve without compensation in performance of their duties as members of the commission.
L.1982, c. 68, s. 3, eff. July 13, 1982.
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