55:19-5. Coordination with other State programs; advisory council
a. In planning for the development and execution of projects authorized by this act, or for the exercise of any of the other powers conferred upon the corporation or its subsidiaries, the board shall consult with the heads of the principal departments of State government having responsibilities or conducting programs relevant to the power to be exercised or the locality in which it is to be exercised, so that the projects of the corporation and its subsidiaries may be coordinated with parallel or complementary programs of other State agencies, to their mutual support and common benefit.
b. For the purpose of assuring regular and effective liaison between the corporation and other public agencies and officers having responsibilities in areas related to the operations of the corporation, the Governor shall establish an advisory council to the board of directors and shall, from time to time and with the advice and consent of the Senate, designate to serve upon the council such persons, and in such number, as he deems necessary or expedient to furthering this purpose, from among representative members of county and municipal governments, State, local and regional authorities, boards and commissions, and other public bodies, whose activities may affect, or be affected by, the operations of the corporation.
c. In planning and carrying out projects pursuant to this act the corporation and its subsidiaries shall endeavor to enlist the cooperation and assistance, on a volunteer basis, of private business firms and individual business executives whose experience and training qualify them to advise on the design and coordination of aid and development programs for the revitalization of urban centers, and upon the most efficient and businesslike manner of managing and directing such programs.
L. 1985, c. 227, s. 5, eff. July 8, 1985.
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