40:55D-79. Membership of regional boards
Every joint agreement creating a regional board under this article shall provide for a representative member on such board for each constituent municipality or county and may provide for additional representative members for any such constituent municipality or county. The representative member or members on a regional board for a constituent municipality shall be appointed by the mayor.
Any such member, after a public hearing if he requests one, may be removed for cause by the governing body of such constituent municipality. The representative member or members of a regional board for a constituent county shall be appointed by the board of chosen freeholders of such county. Any such member, after public hearing if he requests one, may be removed for cause by the board of chosen freeholders of such constituent county. In addition to such members, any regional planning board may adopt a resolution providing that the Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection appoint as a member of the regional planning board a representative of that department's Division of Parks and Forestry and an additional member who shall be a resident of the area served by the regional board but who shall not hold any public office or position excepting an appointive membership on a municipal or other planning board. Within 30 days of the adoption of such resolution the commissioner shall make the appointments as requested.
L.1975, c. 291, s. 66, eff. Aug. 1, 1976. Amended by L.1979, c. 216, s. 26.
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