40:67-18. Spanish American war monuments; municipal contribution
The body having control of the finances of any municipality may appropriate a sum sufficient to pay the cost of the pedestal and foundation of a monument commemorating the services of the soldiers and sailors of the United States in the late war with Spain, which any organization or association of veterans in the county in which such municipality is situated, may propose to erect in or near such municipality; provided, such organization or association shall first file with such body of the municipality, a statement duly verified by the oath or affirmation of at least five members of the organization or association, of its proposal to erect such monument, with a general description and drawing thereof and of the proposed location, the estimated cost of the proposed monument and site, and such body of said municipality approves the proposed site and plan and is satisfied that sufficient moneys have been raised to provide for such estimated cost, except the pedestal and foundation. The sum so appropriated may be paid out of any moneys not otherwise appropriated, or may be borrowed, and a sum sufficient to pay the same included in the next municipal budget and tax levy.
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