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Title: 40 - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES

Chapter: 37 - Shade tree commission; freeholders' powers

40:37-1: Shade tree commission; freeholders' powers

40:37-2: Commissioners' term lengths; alternates

40:37-3: Organization; officers; salary of secretary

40:37-4: Commissioners serve without compensation; expenses

40:37-5: Powers; regulations; trees on highways; parks

40:37-6: Regulations for protection of trees and shrubbery; penalties

40:37-7: Enforcement of rules and regulations; jurisdiction of courts

40:37-8: Copy of rules as evidence

40:37-9: Disposition of fines

40:37-10.1: Estimated expenditures; purposes; annual appropriation

40:37-10.2: Immunity from liability for death, injury

40:37-11: Limitation of powers

40:37-11.1: Contract with federal agency for occupation and use of property by federal government or agency

40:37-11.2: Contract with municipality or administrator of Public Housing and Development Authority for use of lands for veterans' emergency housing

40:37-11.3: Gifts or trust funds for park purposes; investment

40:37-11.4: Capital improvement fund; investment of moneys

40:37-11.5: Indemnification of park police for costs of defense of civil and criminal actions

40:37-11.6: Abolition of county park police force

40:37-11.7: County park commission to maintain Internet website or webpage; contents.

40:37-12: Appropriations for park purposes; referendum; petition

40:37-13: Certain counties governed hereby

40:37-14: Amount to be raised annually; determination

40:37-15: Money paid to park authorities

40:37-15.2: Counties having park system established by referendum pursuant to section 40:37-96

40:37-16: Money for construction or improvement of county parks

40:37-17: Acquisition of lands in adjoining county contiguous to county park

40:37-17.1: Joint development and operation of park and recreational facilities by adjoining counties

40:37-18: Rules and regulations effective throughout park; arrests; prosecutions

40:37-19: Commissioners; terms; powers and duties; vacancies

40:37-20: Assistants; limitation of expenditures

40:37-21: Commissioners; appointment; terms; powers and duties; vacancies

40:37-22: Assistants; compensation and expenses

40:37-23: Recreation building

40:37-95.1: Applicable to all counties; inoperative until approved by voters

40:37-95.10: Moneys required to be raised by taxation; bonds

40:37-95.10a: Issuance of bonds or other obligations of county pursuant to Local Bond Law; limitation on amount

40:37-95.10b: Submission of act to voters

40:37-95.10c: Ballots

40:37-95.10d: Operative upon approval of voters by majority vote

40:37-95.10e: Issuance of bonds or other obligations of county pursuant to Local Bond Law; limitation on amount

40:37-95.10f: Submission of act to voters

40:37-95.10g: Ballots

40:37-95.10h: Operative upon approval of voters by majority vote

40:37-95.10i: Bonds or other obligations; issuance; amount

40:37-95.10j: Additional bonds or obligations; issuance for land, improvements or payment of notes; limitations

40:37-95.10k: Submission to and approval by voters

40:37-95.10l: Public question; submission to voters

40:37-95.10m: Majority vote to adopt; operative effect

40:37-95.10n: Additional bonds, obligations for land and improvements for county parks

40:37-95.10o: Submission of question to voters

40:37-95.10p: Adoption of law

40:37-95.11: Depositories

40:37-95.12: Records; annual statements; audits

40:37-95.13: Powers of commission.

40:37-95.13a: County park commissions

40:37-95.14: Right to acquire real estate and other property; grants by franchise, lease or contract

40:37-95.15: Power of eminent domain

40:37-95.16: Surveys; maps

40:37-95.17: Real estate owned by municipality; conveyance to county

40:37-95.18: Roadways; parkways; grade; alteration

40:37-95.19: Sale of land not required for park purposes; auction

40:37-95.2: Park commission

40:37-95.20: Vacation of roadways and other ways

40:37-95.21: Rules and regulations; protection of parks; penalties

40:37-95.22: Adoption of act; referendum; notice

40:37-95.23: Ballots

40:37-95.24: Adoption by majority vote; commissioners appointed within 90 days

40:37-95.25: Existing laws relating to county park systems, etc., not repealed

40:37-95.26: Office and expenses of commission

40:37-95.27: Application of act

40:37-95.28: Submission of adoption of act to voters

40:37-95.29: Ballots

40:37-95.3: Commissioners; term

40:37-95.30: Adopted law immediately operative

40:37-95.31: Funds for land and improvements; limitation upon obligations

40:37-95.32: Application of act

40:37-95.33: Submission of adoption of act to voters

40:37-95.34: Ballots

40:37-95.35: Adopted act immediately operative

40:37-95.36: Disposition of lands by county park commission; resolution

40:37-95.37: Certification of resolution

40:37-95.38: Use of proceeds

40:37-95.39: Effective date

40:37-95.4: Officers; appointees; term; compensation

40:37-95.40: Park police system

40:37-95.4a: Counties of second class between 460,000 and 525,000; tenure of employees

40:37-95.41: Powers of park police.

40:37-95.42: Governing body control of county parks

40:37-95.43: Advisory commission

40:37-95.44: Former commissioners

40:37-95.45: Property transfers

40:37-95.46: Employee rights unimpaired

40:37-95.47: Succession of rights, duties

40:37-95.48: Rules, regulations

40:37-95.49: Limited applicability

40:37-95.5: Powers of commission; records; meetings

40:37-95.6: President; vice-president; secretary; duties; disbursements

40:37-95.7: Appointments of commission; approval by board of chosen freeholders

40:37-95.8: Adverse interest of officer or employee; misdemeanor

40:37-95.9: Office; expenditures; limitation; appropriation of moneys from revenue producing facilities

40:37-96: Counties governed hereby; referendum; exception

40:37-97: Commission; appointment; number

40:37-97.1: Continuation of incumbent commissioners in office

40:37-98: Commissioners; terms; vacancies

40:37-99: Commission a body politic; compensation and expenses; oaths

40:37-100: Powers of other park commissioners cease on appointment of commissioners

40:37-101: Establishment and location of parks; acquisition of property; rules and regulations

40:37-101.1: Counties over 200,000 having park commission; annual appropriation for maintenance of parks in certain cases; limitation

40:37-101.2: Manner of appropriating, paying over and expending funds

40:37-101.3: Adoption of sections 40:37-12, 40:37-14 and 40:37-15 not to be submitted within five years after rejection

40:37-101.4: Additional lands; acquisition after lands valued at 35% of tax ratables have been acquired

40:37-101.5: Assessor's certificate that value of lands acquired exceeds 35% value of ratables

40:37-101.6: Appropriation to municipality in lieu of taxes

40:37-102: Surveys and maps of parks; records

40:37-103: Condemnation for parks; law applicable

40:37-104: Construction of roadways; acquisition of real estate; exemption from taxation

40:37-105: Survey and map of roadways and boulevards; records

40:37-106: Construction and improvement of roadways and paths

40:37-107: Commission may establish grades; pavement and improvement of roadways

40:37-108: Lines of frontage on new parkways

40:37-109: Condemnation for roadways; commissioners appointed; benefits assessed

40:37-110: Commissioners; appointment; duties; oaths

40:37-111: Hearing and notice; view premises; report

40:37-112: Court to hear objections to report; confirmation

40:37-113: Rules of procedure

40:37-114: Compensation of commissioners; expenses; inclusion in cost of improvement

40:37-115: Benefits assessed deducted from damages awarded

40:37-116: Award collected by suit

40:37-117: Assessments a lien; collection; action at law

40:37-118: Improvement of parkways and boulevards already established; assessments for benefits; appointment of commissioners

40:37-119: Assessments a lien until paid

40:37-120: Sale of lands for unpaid assessments; notice and publication

40:37-121: Sale for term of years

40:37-122: Adjournment of sale; notice

40:37-123: Certificate of sale; issuance; assignability; recording

40:37-124: Redemption of property sold

40:37-125: Time for redemption; declaration of sale; contents; filing

40:37-126: Effect of declaration of sale; liability for waste

40:37-127: Redemption by mortgagee; notice to mortgagee; rights after redemption

40:37-128: Unsold land struck off to commission

40:37-129: Freeholders to borrow money upon requisition of park commission; bonds; limitation

40:37-130: Additional bond issues

40:37-130.1: Additional bond issue for county parks and parkways; total amount; disposition of proceeds

40:37-130.2: Additional bond issue; parks and parkways

40:37-131: Bond; issuance; law applicable; how paid

40:37-131.1: Additional bonds; issuance; maximum amount; proceeds

40:37-131.2: Additional bonds; issuance; maximum amount; proceeds

40:37-132: Amount collected from benefit assessment applied to payment of bonds

40:37-132.1: Moneys received for lands transferred by counties of first class for state highway purposes

40:37-132.2: Moneys received for lands transferred by counties for state highway purposes; release for specific purposes

40:37-133: Lands used only for park purposes; railroads excluded; exceptions

40:37-134: Rules and regulations; notice; penalties; disposition of

40:37-135: Control of streets or parks transferred to county park commission

40:37-136: Return of control of street to municipality; consent required

40:37-137: Return of control of streets to county or municipality

40:37-138: Return of park lands to city of the first class

40:37-139: Dedication of park lands for public street in certain cases

40:37-140: Dedication of lands for street upon request

40:37-141: Copy of resolution and a map filed

40:37-142: Conveyance of park lands for school purposes in certain cases

40:37-143: Improvement and care of connecting parkways

40:37-144: Contracts for elimination of grade crossings

40:37-145: Use of park property for sewers and wells; contracts

40:37-146: Exchange of real estate for park improvement

40:37-146.1: Sale of real estate at private sale

40:37-146.2: Sale of real estate separated by highway construction from main park; option to purchase by political entities

40:37-146.3: Leases of lands or concessions to highest responsible bidder; term; conditions

40:37-147: Use of parks for games and other purposes

40:37-147.1: Charges for admission to or use of recreational facilities

40:37-148: Officers and employees; appointment and compensation

40:37-148.1: Allocation of offices, positions or employments to classified service without examination; exceptions

40:37-148.2: Passaic county; tenure of employees

40:37-151: Office; records; open to public inspection

40:37-152: Rules and regulations; penalties for violations

40:37-153: Enforcement of rules and regulations; jurisdiction

40:37-154: Park police; establishment; rules and regulations

40:37-154.1: Vacancies in park police system caused by entry into armed forces during war; substitutes

40:37-155: Powers of park police.

40:37-156: Park police; removal; trial; proceedings

40:37-156a: Review of conviction

40:37-157: Park police pension fund; establishment

40:37-158: Control of fund; bond of treasurer; investments

40:37-159: Source of pension fund; assessment of members of force

40:37-160: Additional annual payment to fund

40:37-161: Return of assessments in certain cases; widow's pension

40:37-162: Beneficiaries; amount of pension

40:37-163: Persons entitled to pension; permanent disability; amount

40:37-164: Persons entitled to pension; age and years of service

40:37-165: Widow's pension

40:37-166: Pension of children

40:37-167: Pension to parents

40:37-168: Pensions paid monthly; rules and regulations

40:37-168.1: Group insurance; deductions from salaries

40:37-168.2: Group insurance; payment of part of premiums by commission

40:37-168.3: Exclusion of new members from park police pension or retirement fund by resolution

40:37-169: Referendum; submission at general election; notice

40:37-170: Ballot; form and content

40:37-171: Results returned and certified; record of

40:37-172: Vote required for adoption

40:37-173: Delivery of copy of statement and certificate to board of freeholders; appointment of commissioners

40:37-174: Election expenses; payment by county

40:37-195: Counties governed hereby; referendum; exception

40:37-196: Commissioners; appointment, number and qualifications

40:37-197: Commissioners; terms; vacancies

40:37-198: Commission a body politic; compensation and expenses; oaths

40:37-199: Officers and employees; appointment and compensation

40:37-200: Office; records; open to public inspection

40:37-201: Rules and regulations; penalties for violations

40:37-201.1: Powers of commission as to use and enjoyment of parks; franchises; use of proceeds from operation

40:37-202: Park police; establishment; rules and regulations

40:37-202.1: Referendum to determine hours or salaries of county park police

40:37-203: Powers of park police.

40:37-204: Establishment and location of parks; acquisition of property

40:37-205: Lands for parks; lease with option to purchase

40:37-206: Surveys and maps of parks; records

40:37-207: Condemnation for parks; law applicable

40:37-208: Construction of roadways; acquisition of real estate

40:37-209: Survey and map of roadways and boulevards; records

40:37-210: Commission may establish grades; pavement and improvement of roadways

40:37-211: Condemnation for roadways; commissioners appointed; benefits assessed

40:37-212: Commissioners; appointment; duties; oaths

40:37-213: Hearing and notice; view premises; report

40:37-214: Court to hear objections to report; confirmation

40:37-215: Rules of procedure

40:37-216: Compensation of commissioners; expenses; inclusion in cost of improvement

40:37-217: Benefits assessed deducted from damages awarded

40:37-218: Award collected by suit

40:37-219: Assessments a lien; collection; action at law

40:37-220: Assessments for benefits; disposition of funds; payment of bonds

40:37-221: Assessments a lien until paid

40:37-222: Sale of lands for unpaid assessments; notice and publication

40:37-223: Sale for term of years

40:37-224: Adjournment of sale; notice

40:37-225: Certificate of sale; issuance; assignability; recording

40:37-226: Redemption of property sold

40:37-227: Time for redemption; declaration of sale; contents; filing

40:37-228: Effect of declaration of sale; liability for waste

40:37-229: Redemption by mortgagee; notice to mortgagee; rights after redemption

40:37-230: Unsold lands struck off to board

40:37-231: Freeholders to borrow money upon requisition of park commission; bonds; limitation

40:37-232: Additional bond issues

40:37-233: Appropriations; action by freeholders

40:37-234: Appropriations for current expenses included in county budget

40:37-235: Bond issues; law applicable; deductions from debt statement

40:37-236: Certain expenses replaced by bond issue; limitation

40:37-237: Amount collected from benefit assessments applied to payment of bonds

40:37-238: Lands used only for park purposes; railroads excluded; exceptions

40:37-239: Sale of real estate in certain cases; vacation of roadways

40:37-240: Rules and regulations; notice; penalties; disposition of

40:37-241: Transfer of municipal parks and streets to county park commission

40:37-242: Referendum; submission at general election; notice

40:37-243: Ballot, form and content

40:37-244: Vote required for adoption

40:37-245: Results returned and certified; record of

40:37-246: Clerk to deliver copy to freeholders; appointment of commissioners

40:37-247: Election expenses; payment by county

40:37-248: Petition for submission

40:37-249: Petition; contents

40:37-250: Freeholders choose law to be submitted; notice to county clerk

40:37-251: Ballot; law applicable

40:37-252: Maintenance; annual appropriation

40:37-253: Acquisition and improvement of other lands

40:37-254: Purchase and condemnation of contiguous lands

40:37-255: Surveys and maps

40:37-256: General powers

40:37-257: Condemnation procedure; assessments for benefits; award of damages

40:37-258: Construction of casino, stadium and other structures

40:37-259: Rules and regulations; penalties

40:37-260: Bond issues

40:37-261: Establishment of park police system; composition; rules and regulations

40:37-262: Powers of park police.