40:55B-8.1. Contracts relating to transfer of interest in real estate; veto by mayor
Notice of any contract for the sale, lease, option to purchase or lease or other transfer of real property or any interest therein proposed by the commission shall be submitted to the mayor of the municipality whereupon such proposed commission action shall be subject to the mayor's veto. The mayor shall exercise the veto power over this proposed action by a written veto to the commission. The mayor shall have 10 days, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays excepted, after receiving notice of the action to exercise the veto power. The mayor's veto power shall be exercised in accordance with the following guidelines: a. the action conforms to the master plan of the community; b. the action is environmentally compatible with the community; c. the action complies with the zoning of the industrial area; and d. the project complies with the policies and procedures established by the governing body in cooperation with the commission. If the mayoral veto is exercised during the specified time period, the action of the commission shall be considered null and void. If no veto is exercised during the specified time period, the action of the commission shall be considered valid. The mayor, upon receiving notice of the action, may in writing notify the commission of the approval of the action before the expiration of the 10-day period.
L.1984, c. 196, s. 4, eff. Nov. 27, 1984.
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