Township of Readington, NJ
Hunterdon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Readington as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Sewers — See Ch. 187.
Sewers and sewage disposal — See Ch. 268.
[Adopted 6-21-1976]

§ 52-1 Establishment.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Sewerage Authorities Law of the State of New Jersey, N.J.S.A. 40:14A-1 et seq., and the amendments and supplements thereto, there is hereby created a public body corporate and politic under the name and style of "Readington-Lebanon Sewerage Authority."

§ 52-2 Powers and duties.

The Readington-Lebanon Sewerage Authority hereby created is a sewerage authority as contemplated and provided for by said Sewerage Authorities Law and shall have and exercise all of the powers and perform all of the duties provided for by said Sewerage Authorities Law and any other statutes heretofore or hereafter enacted and applicable thereto.

§ 52-3 Membership.

The Readington-Lebanon Sewerage Authority shall consist of six members, of whom three members shall be appointed by the governing body of the Township of Readington and three members shall be appointed by the governing body of the Borough of Lebanon in accordance with the provisions of the Sewerage Authorities Law.

§ 52-4 Compensation of members.

Members of the Readington-Lebanon Sewerage Authority shall not receive any compensation for their services as members, but said Authority may reimburse its members for necessary expenses incurred in the discharge of their duties as provided for in N.J.S.A. 40:14A-5(d).

§ 52-5 Agreement to contract for service.

The Township Committee of the Township of Readington, in order to more expeditiously eliminate the sewage problem confronting it and to further implement early action on the part of the Authority in the abatement of the pollution of the Rockaway Creek watershed, does hereby covenant and agree to and with each of the other municipalities joining in the creation of the Authority that it will become a service-contracting municipality with the Authority created by the parallel action of the Township of Readington and the Borough of Lebanon.

§ 52-6 Filing of legislation with state.

A copy of this article, duly certified by the Clerk of the Township of Readington, shall forthwith upon its adoption be filed by said Township Clerk in the office of the Secretary of State of the State of New Jersey.

§ 52-7 Filing of membership with state.

A copy of the resolution appointing the members of the Readington-Lebanon Sewerage Authority, as hereinabove provided, duly certified by the Clerk of the Township of Readington, shall forthwith upon its adoption be filed by said Clerk in the office of the Secretary of State of the State of New Jersey.