County of Monmouth, NJ
 
By using eCode360 you agree to be legally bound by the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, please do not use eCode360.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
a. 
The following boards, commissions, councils, committees and agencies are continued. Advisory agencies shall be advisory to the offices or departments to which assigned. Advisory agencies shall have the administrative powers and duties provided by New Jersey State Statute and/or the Board of Chosen Freeholders. The advisory agencies shall accept Federal or State grants on behalf of the County.
1. 
Advisory Council — Office on Aging (N.J.S.A. 40:23-6.38 et seq.)
2. 
Board of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services (N.J.S.A. 26:2B-33 et seq.)
3. 
Agriculture Development Board (N.J.S.A. 4:1C-14 et seq.)
4. 
Construction Board of Appeals (N.J.S.A. 52:27D-127 et seq.)
5. 
Community Development Committee
6. 
Emergency Management Council (N.J.S.A. App. A:9-30 et seq.)
7. 
Employee Suggestion Award Program (N.J.S.A. 40A:5-31)
8. 
Environmental Council
9. 
Fair Housing Board
10. 
Board of Health (N.J.S.A. 26:3A2-1 et seq.)
11. 
Historical Commission (N.J.S.A. 40:33B-4)
12. 
Human Relations Commission
13. 
Human Services Advisory Council (N.J.S.A. 30:1-12 and N.J.A.C. 10:2-1.3)
14. 
Library Commission (N.J.S.A. 40:33-1 et seq.)
15. 
Mental Health Board (N.J.S.A. 30:9A-1)
16. 
Mosquito Extermination Commission (N.J.S.A. 26:9-13)
17. 
Planning Board (N.J.S.A. 40:27-1)
18. 
Police Academy Board of Directors
19. 
Senior Citizen and Disabled Resident Transportation Advisory Committee
20. 
Shade Tree Commission (N.J.S.A. 40:37-1)
21. 
Solid Waste Advisory Council (N.J.S.A. 13:1E-20)
22. 
Transportation Council
23. 
Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee (N.J.S.A. 19:8-3.7)
24. 
Workforce Investment Board (N.J.S.A. 34:15C-15)
25. 
Youth Services Commission (N.J.S.A. 52:17B-180) (Res. No. 09-60)
[1]
Editor's Note: The Smart Money Committee was repealed by Resolution No. 09-60.
To the extent that the agencies described in this chapter are supported by County appropriations, they shall be subject to the requirements of the New Jersey State Statutes and this Code as to budgetary matters, financial controls, personnel management and purchasing.
The Board may, on its own initiative or by recommendation, by resolution create new advisory boards, commissions, councils, committees or agencies to serve such functions as may be provided. The Board may change or dissolve any existing advisory body unless otherwise provided by New Jersey State Statute.
Any appointed member of a County board, agency, commission or committee may be removed from their post if they incur unexcused absences from three (3) consecutive meetings or a cumulative total of fifty (50) percent or more of the meetings in any given year. All boards, agencies, commissions and committees are required to notify the Clerk of the Board when the attendance of any member meets these thresholds. In the case of excused absences, an explanation of the basis for each excused absence shall be provided. (Res. No. 08-757; Res. No. 09-60)
THE ADVISORY COUNCIL
Office on Aging is established by the Board. (N.J.S.A. 40:23-6.39)
THE ADVISORY COUNCIL
Office on Aging shall consist of twenty-five (25) members.
THE TERMS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE ADVISORY COUNCIL
Office on Aging shall be three (3) years or at the pleasure of the Board.
The County Office on Aging shall have the power and duty and it shall be the function of the office to:
a. 
Maintain a central source of information on programs and services for older people;
b. 
Circulate current knowledge related to aging to the public at large and to individuals and groups to which such knowledge would be of benefit;
c. 
Stimulate expansion of existing services to more adequately meet the needs of older people and, where desirable, encourage new programs to meet these needs. (N.J.S.A. 40:23-6.39 et seq.)
THE ADVISORY COUNCIL
Office on Aging shall be assigned to the Division on Aging, Disabilities and Veteran's Interment in the Department of Human Services.
There is established the Monmouth County Board of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 26:2B-33 et seq.
The Board of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services shall consist of no less than ten (10) nor more than sixteen (16) members and shall be appointed by the Board. At least two (2) of the members shall be recovering alcoholics and at least two (2) of the members shall be recovering drug abusers. The Board of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services shall include the County Prosecutor or his designee, a wide range of public and private organizations involved in the treatment of alcohol and drug-related problems and other individuals with interest or experience in issues concerning alcohol and drug abuse. Each Board of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services shall, to the maximum extent feasible, represent the various socioeconomic, racial and ethnic groups of the county in which it serves. The Board of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services shall organize and elect a chairman from among its members. (N.J.S.A. 26:2B-33)
The Board of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services shall be assigned to the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services in the Department of Human Services.
There is established, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 4:lc-14, the Monmouth County Agricultural Development Board. (Res. No. 81-585; Res. No. 09-60)
The Monmouth County Agricultural Development Board shall consist of ten (10) regular members and two (2) alternate members appointed by the Board. Nine (9) of the regular members shall be voting members and one (1) of the regular members shall be a non-voting member. Alternate members shall not vote except in the case of the absence of a regular member from the same appointed category.
a. 
Three (3) regular members shall be nominated by the Monmouth County Board of Agriculture, at least one of whom shall be a farmer with extensive experience in Monmouth County and one (1) alternate member who shall be similarly qualified.
b. 
Four (4) regular members shall be appointed by the Board of Chosen Freeholders. Such members may include a rural community leader, a rural realtor, a rural leader, a representative of environmental/conservation interests, a farmer with extensive experience in Monmouth County, a consumer with knowledge of food marketing, or individuals representing more than one of the aforementioned interests or areas of experience and one (1) member chosen from the general public.
c. 
One (1) regular member nominated by and representing the Board of Supervisors of the Freehold Soil Conservation District.
d. 
One (1) regular member nominated by and representing the Monmouth County Planning Board.
e. 
The Senior County Agricultural Agent or his designated representative, who shall be a non-voting regular member. (Res. No. 81-585; Res. No. 91-278)
The terms of the members of the Monmouth County Agricultural Development Board shall be three (3) years except the Planning Board member whose term shall coincide with his term on the Planning Board. Terms shall expire on December 31 of the year of expiration. Appointments by the Board shall be made at the Annual Reorganization Meeting. Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term. (Res. No. 81-585; Res. No. 91-278; Res. No. 06-480)
The Agricultural Development Board shall elect a chairperson annually. Meeting dates shall be determined by the Board and meetings shall be held in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 et seq. (Res. No. 81-585; Res. No. 91-278; Res. 09-60)
The Monmouth County Agricultural Development Board shall promote and coordinate agricultural preservation activities in the County. The Agricultural Development Board shall advise the Board, the Monmouth County Planning Board and other County departments and agencies on matters relating to or affecting agriculture retention and development. The Board may comment on State policies, programs and legislation relating to or affecting agriculture. The Board may provide direct assistance and advice to individual landowners and municipalities on the adoption and implementation of agriculture retention and development techniques and initiatives.
The Agricultural Development Board shall have the following responsibilities:
a. 
Identification of agricultural lands;
b. 
Advocacy of voluntary agriculture retention techniques;
c. 
Initiation, coordination, and monitoring of agriculture retention and development activities. (Res. No. 81-585; Res. No. 91-278; Res. No. 09-60)
The Monmouth County Agricultural Development Board shall operate under the authority and pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 4:1C-11, et seq. (Res. No. 09-60)
The Monmouth County Agricultural Development Board shall be assigned to the Division of Planning in the Department of Public Works and Engineering. (Res. No. 09-60; Res. No. 2011-0541)
The Community Development Committee was created in 1975 by the Board and consists of fifty-one (51) members. One (1) member from each of the forty-nine (49) participating municipalities and two (2) members from the County make up the fifty-one (51) member committee. The two (2) County members are the Director of Planning and the Assistant Director of Planning. The Community Development Committee was created to meet the requirement of the Community Block Grant Program.
The Community Development Committee shall be assigned to the Division of Planning in the Department of Public Works and Engineering. (Res. No. 09-60; Res. No. 2011-0541)
There shall be a Construction Board of Appeals pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:27D-127.
The Construction Board of Appeals shall consist of five (5) members. Each member of the Board shall be qualified by experience or training to perform the duties of members of the Construction Board of Appeals. In addition to the five (5) regular members, the Construction Board of Appeals shall include two (2) special members, one (1) of whom shall be a licensed professional engineer with municipal construction experience, and one (1) of whom shall be a builder. The special members shall serve as additional members of the Board in any case involving an appeal of municipal fees pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-53.2 et al. Board members shall be appointed for a term of four (4) years by the appointing authority of the County. Vacancies on the Board shall be filled for the unexpired term. Members may be removed by the authority appointing them for cause. A person may serve on more than one Construction Board of Appeals. (N.J.S.A. 52:27D-127)
a. 
Qualifications for regular members shall be as follows:
1. 
At least one regular member shall be as qualified as a plumbing subcode official;
2. 
At least one regular member shall be as qualified as an electrical subcode official;
3. 
At least one regular member shall be a registered architect, or a licensed professional engineer with building construction experience, or other person as qualified as a building subcode official;
4. 
At least one regular member shall be as qualified as a fire protection subcode official; and
5. 
At least one regular member shall be certified as a fire official.
b. 
The requirements of paragraph a above shall not be construed as requiring that there be a separate regular member in each of the qualification categories set forth in paragraphs a,1 through a,5. One regular member may satisfy these requirements with regard to more than one such qualification category. (N.J.A.C. 5:23A-1.3)
The Construction Board of Appeals shall also include at least five (5) alternate members. Alternate members shall be appointed to staggered terms, in the same manner as the initial appointment of regular members. Alternate members shall be so chosen so that there will be at least one (1) alternate member in each qualification category set forth above in subsection 8-7.3, Qualifications.
When a regular member of the Board is absent, the alternate member in the same qualification category shall serve in that regular member's place; provided, however, that any alternate member who is as qualified as an elevator subcode official shall serve in the place of any absent regular member in any case involving the elevator safety subcode, if there is no other regular member of the board present who is as qualified as an elevator subcode official.
If a regular member who is not in one of the qualification categories set forth in subsection 8-7.3, Qualifications, is absent, or if a regular member and an alternate member who are both in the same qualification category are absent and the appeal does not involve that qualification category, or if another regular member is present who meets the requirements of the same qualification category as does the regular member who is absent, the chairperson of the Board shall determine which alternate member shall vote in the place of the absent regular member.
Alternate members shall have the right to participate in all Board deliberations, but shall not vote unless serving in the place of a regular member. (N.J.A.C. 5:23A-1.3)
The Construction Board of Appeals shall also include two (2) special members, one (1) of whom shall be a licensed professional engineer with municipal site improvement construction experience and one (1) of whom shall be a builder. The special members shall be appointed for four (4) year terms and shall serve as additional members of the Board only in cases involving appeals of municipal or municipal utilities authority or sewerage authority fees pursuant to P.L. 1995, c.54 or P.L. 1999, c.11.
Alternates may be appointed for the special members in the same manner, and subject to the same qualification requirements, as the special members. (N.J.A.C. 5:23A-1.3)
The appointing authority shall annually designate one regular member of the Construction Board of Appeals to serve as chairperson and another regular member of the Construction Board of Appeals to serve as vice-chairperson. The vice-chairperson shall serve as chairperson in the event of the absence or disqualification of the chairperson. (Res. No. 09-60)
The appointing authority of the County shall appoint a secretary, who need not be a member of the Construction Board of Appeals. (N.J.A.C. 5:23A-1.2) (Res. No. 09-60)
Construction Board of Appeals members shall satisfy the educational requirements of N.J.A.C. 5:23A-1.4. (Res. No. 09-60)
The Construction Board of Appeals shall conduct meetings and hearings pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 52:27D-127, N.J.A.C. 5:23A-1.1 et seq., and N.J.A.C. 5:23A-2.1 et seq.
The Construction Board of Appeals shall be assigned to the Department of Finance. (Res. No. 09-60; Res. No. 2011-0541)
The Emergency Management Council is established by the Board. (Res. No. 94-569) (N.J.S.A. App. A:9-43)
The members of the Emergency Management Council shall serve at the pleasure of the Board. (Res. No. 94-569) (N.J.S.A. App. A:9-43)
The Emergency Management Council shall be assigned to the Department of Public Works and Engineering. (Res. No. 09-60)
The Emergency Management Coordinator of the County shall serve as the Chairman of the Emergency Management Council. (Res. No. 2011-0049)
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:5-31, there shall be a Public Employees Awards Committee that shall be known as the Employee Suggestion Program Committee. (Res. No. 42 [2007]; N.J.S.A. 40A:5-31)
The Employee Suggestion Program shall consist of five (5) members who shall be officers or employees of the County or members of the Board. No two (2) such officers or employees may be employed in the same department. Members shall be appointed for a term of three (3) years. (N.J.S.A. 40A:5-31)
Members shall serve for the terms for which they are appointed and until their successors have been appointed and qualified; a vacancy occurring by reason other than expiration of term shall be filled for the unexpired term. Members of the Committee shall serve without compensation. (N.J.S.A. 40A:5-31)
The Monmouth County Environmental Council is established by the Board. The Environmental Council shall consist of ten (10) members appointed by the Board. Nine (9) members shall be appointed by the Board. One (1) member of the Environmental Council shall be a member of the Planning Board nominated by the Planning Board. (Established in 1972) (Res. No. 09-60)
The terms of the members of the Environmental Council shall be for two (2) and three (3) years, as appointed by the Board.
The purpose of the Environmental Council is to inventory and evaluate the physical and natural features of the County and prepare recommendations to the Monmouth County Planning Board concerning priorities for preserving and protecting the ecology of Monmouth County.
The Environmental Council shall be assigned to the Planning Board in the Division of Planning, Department of Public Works and Engineering. (Res. No. 09-60; Res. 2011-0541)
The Fair Housing Board is established by the Board. (Res. No. 88-352; Res. No. 09-60)
The Fair Housing Board shall consist of sixteen (16) members appointed by the Board and one (1) ex-officio member.
The terms of the members of the Fair Housing Board shall be five (5) years.
The Fair Housing Board shall provide assistance in housing problems and provide education training on fair housing. The Fair Housing Board shall receive and act on fair housing complaints.
The Fair Housing Board shall be assigned to the Division of Planning in the Department of Public Works and Engineering. (Res. No. 09-60; Res. No. 2011-0541)
The Monmouth County Board of Health is established by the Board. (1975 Resolution; N.J.S.A. 26:3A2-1 et seq.)
The Monmouth County Board of Health shall consist of nine (9) members appointed by the Board. No more than two (2) members may be members of the Board. (N.J.S.A. 26:3A2-5)
Each member shall be appointed for a term of three (3) years. All appointments shall designate the date of expiration of the term. The term of office of a Freeholder member shall terminate with his term of office as Freeholder should this date precede the termination of his appointment to the Board of Health and a Freeholder designated as a successor in such case shall be appointed for the unexpired term. (N.J.S.A. 26:3A2-5)
Members other than Freeholders shall be selected, with due regard to their knowledge, interest in health affairs, from participating municipalities so that each of the participating municipalities, where possible, shall have at least one (1) member on the County Board of Health. (N.J.S.A. 26:3A2-5)
The County Board of Health shall meet not less than bimonthly and shall exercise within its area of jurisdiction all the powers granted to a local board of health. (N.J.S.A. 26:3A2-5)
The County Board of Health shall, in order to perform any power delegated to it or in the performance of any duty imposed upon it by law, adopt, amend and repeal health ordinances and provide services necessary for the appropriate control of disease and the improvement of the health of citizens. An ordinance of the County Board of Health shall be effective and enforceable only within the area of jurisdiction of the County Board of Health. (N.J.S.A. 26:3A2-8)
The Monmouth County Board of Health shall be assigned to the Department of Human Services. (Res. No. 09-60)
The Monmouth County Historical Commission is established by the Board. (Res. No. 88-628)
The Monmouth County Historical Commission shall consist of not more than nine (9) members appointed by the Board. Members shall be residents of the County and shall be chosen with consideration of their qualifications by training or experience to discharge the duties and functions of the commission; and appointments shall be made with due consideration to maintaining a balance of community interests and of skills in the composition of the commission. The Board shall appoint one (1) of the members to serve as the chairman and presiding officer of the Commission for a term to run concurrent with their membership appointment. (Res. No. 88-628; N.J.S.A. 40:33B-4)
Each member shall serve for a term of three (3) years, and until his successor is appointed and has qualified. Any vacancy occurring on the Commission other than by expiration of term shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment, but for the unexpired term only. (Res. No. 88-628; N.J.S.A. 40:33B-4)
The Board may remove any member of the Commission for cause, on written charges served upon the member, and after a hearing thereon at which the member is entitled to be heard in person or by counsel. Members of the Commission shall serve without compensation, but shall be entitled to reimbursement for actual expenses necessarily incurred in the performance of their duties as members of the Commission, within the limit of funds appropriated or otherwise available for that purpose. (N.J.S.A. 40:33B-4)
The Historical Commission shall have the power to:
a. 
Develop standards for the designation of any property, or improvement thereto, as an historic building;
b. 
Designate any appropriate parcel of real property located in the County, or any improvement to that property, as an historic building and promulgate regulations concerning the preservation and use of that property or improvement, the environment or immediate surroundings thereof, and any real property adjacent thereto, subject to the provisions of the municipal master plan and planning and zoning ordinances;
c. 
Acquire, in its name or the name of the County, fee simple or lesser interest in any historic building including, where necessary, any adjacent or associated real property, by purchase, bequest, donation or power of condemnation when the Board determines that the acquisition is in the public interest. The power of condemnation shall be exercised in accordance with the provisions of the "Eminent Domain Act of 1971, N.J.S.A. 20:3-1;"
d. 
Preserve and operate any historic buildings under its or the County's ownership and control;
e. 
Sell, lease or otherwise dispose of any historic building under its or the County's ownership and control, subject to the right of public access and other covenants:
f. 
Charge and collect fees and rentals for any historic building under its or the County's control, which fees and rentals shall be deposited with other public funds of the County;
g. 
Designate certain days during which time the public is permitted, upon payment of a reasonable admission fee established by the Commission, to visit any historic building which has come under its or the county's ownership on or subsequent to the effective date of this act. Leases and deeds concerning historic buildings owned by the County or Commission shall provide for this easement. Admission fees shall be deposited with other public funds;
h. 
Conduct surveys of real property situated within the County for the purposes of determining which parcels thereof may be designated historic buildings and gather pertinent facts concerning these buildings;
i. 
Maintain, in collaboration with the County Planning Board, detailed records of historic buildings classified with respect to national, State or local significance, to period or field of interest, and other relevant categories, and maintain detailed records of improvements to and alterations of the buildings;
j. 
Promote and conduct educational programs, publications and other activities relevant to the understanding and interpretation of the historic, aesthetic or cultural significance of historic buildings within the County;
k. 
Cooperate with and advise the County Planning Board and any other appropriate county or municipal agency, authority, board or commission concerning the preservation of historic buildings;
l. 
Submit recommendations to the Board concerning the adoption, repeal or amendment of regulations by the Board, which regulations govern the preservation and use of historic buildings, the environment or immediate surroundings thereof, and any real property adjacent thereto;
m. 
Cooperate with, advise and assist federal, State and local governmental entities, the county historical society and municipal historical societies, and similar private organizations involved in historic preservation, and enlist the aid of persons skilled or experienced in historical research and historic preservation for the purpose of furthering its own activities and those of public and private agencies with similar goals;
n. 
Advise owners of historic buildings on problems of preservation;
o. 
Contract with the State and Federal governments or any agency, authority, board or commission of either or with any other public or private agency or organization, in the pursuance of its objectives; and
p. 
Take any other action not inconsistent with the provisions of this act or any other law, rule or regulation, which action may be necessary or expedient to carrying out its duties and functions. (N.J.S.A. 40:33B-5)
Any designation effectuated or regulation promulgated pursuant to this act shall be subject to an appeal thereof to the Board by the owner of the property involved. (N.J.S.A. 40:33B-6)
The Board is authorized to issue bonds for the purpose of assisting the Commission in acquiring in its name or the name of the County and preserving historic buildings. In addition, the Board is authorized to appropriate for the use of the Commission moneys as may be raised from revenue producing properties owned or operated by the Commission. The provisions of this section shall be effectuated in accordance with the provisions of the Local Bond Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:2-1 et seq., Local Budget Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:4-1 et seq. and the Local Fiscal Affairs Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:5-1 et seq. (N.J.S.A. 40:33B-7)
The Historical Commission may, in the name of the County and with the approval of the Board, apply for and accept any gifts, grants or bequests, including any grants from the Federal government or any agency thereof, the government of this State or any of its agencies, instrumentalities or political subdivisions, or any foundation, corporation, association or individual, and may comply with the terms, conditions and limitations thereof, for the purpose of carrying out any of the functions, powers and duties of the Commission. Funds received pursuant to this section shall be deposited with the public funds of the County and shall be budgeted, expended and accounted for in accordance with the provisions of the Local Budget Law, N.J.S. 40A:4-1 et seq. and the Local Fiscal Affairs Law, N.J.S. 40A:5-1 et seq., and with any terms, conditions and limitations upon which the funds are received. (N.J.S.A. 40:33B-8)
The Historical Commission shall be assigned to the Department of Public Works and Engineering. (Res. No. 09-60; Res. No. 2011-0541)
The Human Relations Commission is established by the Board. (Res. No. 90-274)
Members of the Human Relations Commission shall be appointed by the Board.
Members of the Human Relations Commission shall serve at the pleasure of the Board.
The Human Relations Commission shall be assigned to the Department of Human Services. (Res. No. 09-60)
The Human Services Advisory Council is established by the Board.
Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 10:2-1.3, the Human Services Advisory Council shall consist of twenty-seven (27) members appointed by the Board and one (1) Freeholder designee. A seat shall be reserved for United Way. Said members shall have the qualifications set forth in N.J.A.C. 10:2-1.3. (Res. No. 09-60)
Each member shall serve for a term of three (3) years.
The Human Services Advisory Council shall be assigned to the Division of Planning and Contracting in the Department of Human Services.
The Monmouth County Library Commission is established by the Board. (N.J.S.A. 40:33-7)
The Monmouth County Library Commission shall consist of seven (7) members appointed by the Board. (N.J.S.A. 40:33-7)
Each member shall serve for a term of five (5) years. Any vacancy occurring on the Commission other than by expiration of term shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment, but for the unexpired term only. The Monmouth County Library Commission shall serve without compensation. (N.J.S.A. 40:33-7)
The Library Commission shall be assigned to the Department of Finance. (Res. No. 09-60; Res. No. 2011-0541)
The Mental Health Board is established by the Board. (N.J.S.A. 30:9A-3)
Membership shall consist of between seven (7) and twelve (12) members appointed by the Board. (N.J.S.A. 30:9A-3)
Each member shall serve for a term of three (3) years. (N.J.S.A. 30:9A-3)
The Mental Health Board shall be assigned to the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services in the Department of Human Services.
The Monmouth County Mosquito Extermination Commission is established by the Board. (N.J.S.A. 26:9-13)
The Mosquito Extermination Commission shall be composed of six (6) members in addition to the Director of the State Experiment Station and the State Commissioner of Health, who shall be ex-officio members and who shall cooperate with them for the effective carrying out of their plans and work. At least three (3) of the appointive members shall be persons who are or have been members or employees of boards of health, and one (1) appointive member shall be a member of the Board. (N.J.S.A. 26:9-14, N.J.S.A. 26:9-14.1)
Each member shall serve for a term of three (3) years. (N.J.S.A. 26:9-15)
Any vacancy occurring in the membership of the Commission shall be filled in the same manner as an original appointment and for the unexpired term only. (N.J.S.A. 26:9-16)
No member of the Commission while sitting as such shall receive any compensation except for necessary expenses for actual attendance on meetings. (N.J.S.A. 26:9-18)
The Commission shall choose annually from among its members a president and treasurer, appoint a clerk or secretary and such other officers and employees as it may deem necessary, but it shall not employ any of its own members. The Commission shall also make rules and regulations governing the duties and compensation of its employees. (N.J.S.A. 26:9-19)
The Commission shall, on or before the first of November in each year, file with the Director of the State Experiment Station a detailed estimate of the moneys required for the ensuing year, and a plan of the work to be done. The Director shall approve or modify such estimate and plan, and when finally approved by him shall forward them, on or before the first of December each year, to the Board. (N.J.S.A. 26:9-22)
The Board shall include annually in the tax levy the amount of money needed for mosquito control; but in no year shall the amount so raised exceed the amounts established in N.J.S.A. 26:9-23. (N.J.S.A. 26:9-23)
The Mosquito Extermination Commission shall be assigned to the Department of Public Works and Engineering. (Res. No. 09-60; Res. No. 2011-0541)
The Monmouth County Planning Board is established by the Board. (Res. No. 4-7-54; N.J.S.A. 40:27-1)
The Planning Board shall consist of nine (9) members. The members of the Planning Board shall be:
a. 
The Director of the Board;
b. 
One (1) member of the Board, to be appointed by the Director;
c. 
The County Engineer; and
d. 
Six (6) citizens who may not hold any other County office and who shall be appointed by the Director of the Board with the approval of the Board. (Res. No. 4-7-54; N.J.S.A. 40:27-1)
Planning Board citizen members shall serve for a term of three (3) years. The term of the Director of the Board is concurrent with his or her term as Director, the term of the Freeholder representative shall be one (1) year, and the term of the County Engineer shall be concurrent with his or her appointment as County Engineer. (N.J.S.A. 40:27-1) (Res. No. 09-60)
a. 
Appointment. The Board may, by resolution, provide for the appointment of alternate members to the County Planning Board in accordance with the following:
1. 
The Director of the Board, with the approval of a majority of the Board, may appoint two (2) alternate citizen members to serve for a term of one (1) year. These members shall be designated by the Director as "Alternate No. 1" and "Alternate No. 2" and shall participate in the Planning Board's decision in rotation during the absence or disqualification of any citizen member;
2. 
The Director of the Board, with the approval of a majority of the Board, may appoint the assistant or deputy County Engineer to serve as an alternate to the County Engineer;
3. 
The Director of the Board, with the approval of a majority of the Board, may appoint a member of the Board to serve for a term of one (1) year as an alternate to the two (2) Freeholder members.
b. 
Terms. Alternate members shall be appointed for terms to expire at the same time as the terms of the regular members for whom they are alternates.
c. 
Participation. An alternate member shall be entitled to sit with and participate as a member in any hearing before the Planning Board. Any alternate member who has attended the full hearing or hearings may participate in the Planning Board's decision during the absence or disqualification of any regular member for whom he is an alternate. (N.J.S.A. 40:27-1.1) (Res. No. 09-60)
All members of the Planning Board shall serve as such without compensation, but may be paid for expenses incurred in the performance of duties. (N.J.S.A. 40:27-1)
a. 
Master Plan. The Planning Board shall make and adopt a Master Plan for the physical development of the County. The Master Plan of the County, with the accompanying maps, plats, charts, and descriptive and explanatory matter, shall show the County Planning Board's recommendations for the development of the territory covered by the plan, and may include, among other things, the general location, character, and extent of streets or roads, viaducts, bridges, waterway and waterfront developments, parkways, playgrounds, forests, reservations, parks, airports, and other public ways, grounds, places and spaces; the general location and extent of forests, agricultural areas, and open-development areas for purposes of conservation, food and water supply, sanitary and drainage facilities, or the protection of urban development, and such other features as may be important to the development of the County. (N.J.S.A. 40:27-2)
b. 
Development Programs and Budgets for Capital Expenditures. The Planning Board shall encourage the cooperation of the local municipalities within the County in any matters whatsoever which may concern the integrity of the County Master Plan and to advise the Board with respect to the formulation of development programs and budgets for capital expenditures. (N.J.S.A. 40:27-2)
c. 
Additional Powers and Duties. The Planning Board shall have such other powers and duties pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:27-1 et seq. (N.J.S.A. 40:27-1 et seq.)
The Planning Board may employ experts and pay for their and such other expenses as may be deemed necessary for the making of the Master Plan and for the carrying out of such other duties as described in N.J.S.A. 40:27-1 et seq., except that the Planning Board may expend only such sums as may be appropriated by the Board or be placed at its disposal through gift. The making of the Master Plan shall be regarded as essential preliminary studies incidental to the later carrying out of capital improvement projects over an indefinite period of years and may be funded by serial notes or bonds to be issued by the County, the terms of which shall not exceed five (5) years. (N.J.S.A. 40:27-3)
Pursuant to the Water Quality Planning Act, N.J.S.A. 58:11A-1 et seq., the Board designates the Planning Board as the Areawide Water Quality Management Agency for the County. (Res. No. 96-143)
The Planning Board shall be assigned to the Division of Planning in the Department of Public Works and Engineering. (Res. No. 09-60; Res. No. 2011-0541)
The Police Academy Board of Directors is established by the Board. (Res. No. 87-121)
The Police Academy Board of Directors shall consist of nine (9) members. Membership shall be as follows:
a. 
The Director of the Board;
b. 
A second member of the Board chosen by the Director;
c. 
The Director of the Police Academy;
d. 
The County Prosecutor;
e. 
The County Sheriff;
f. 
The Resident Agent in charge of the Red Bank Regional Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation;
g. 
The President of the Monmouth County Police Chiefs Association; and
h. 
Two (2) additional members of the Police Chiefs Association designated by the President of the Police Chiefs Association. (Res. No. 87-121; Res. No. 89-100; Res. No. 06-316)
The terms of the members of the Police Academy Board of Directors shall run concurrently with the positions stated in Subsection 8-20.2, Membership. (Res. No. 87-121; Res. No. 89-100; Res. No. 06-316)
The Director of the Police Academy or a person designated by the Board shall serve as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. (Res. No. 87-121; Res. No. 89-100; Res. No. 06-316)
The Police Academy Board of Directors shall serve in an advisory capacity. The Director of the Police Academy shall not be formally accountable to the Police Academy Board of Directors for the operation of the Police Academy, but shall be directly accountable, insofar as permitted by the Police Training Act, N.J.S.A. 52:17B-66 et seq., and the regulations promulgated pursuant thereto, to the Monmouth County Board through the County Administrator. (Res. No. 87-121; Res. No. 89-100; Res. No. 06-316)
The Police Academy Board of Directors shall be assigned to the Department of Public Works and Engineering. (Res. No. 09-60; Res. No. 2011-0541)
The Senior Citizen and Disabled Resident Transportation Advisory Committee is established by the Board.
The Senior Citizen and Disabled Resident Transportation Advisory Committee shall consist of fourteen (14) members appointed by the Board.
The terms of the members of the Senior Citizen and Disabled Resident Transportation Advisory Committee shall be three (3) years.
The Senior Citizen and Disabled Resident Transportation Advisory Committee shall be assigned to the Division of Transportation in the Department of Human Services.
A Board of Shade Tree Commissioners to be known as the Shade Tree Commission of Monmouth County is established by the Board. (Res. No. 5-16-1962 § 1)
The Shade Tree Commission shall consist of not more than five (5) members who shall be residents of Monmouth County. (Res. No. 5-16-1962 § 1)
The terms of the members of the Shade Tree Commission shall be five (5) years. Vacancies shall be filled by the Board by appointment for the unexpired term only. (Res. No. 5-16-1962 § 2)
All members of the Shade Tree Commission shall serve without compensation, but may be paid for expenses incurred in the performance of their duties with the consent of the Board. (Res. No. 5-16-1962 § 4)
The Shade Tree Commission shall organize annually and elect one of the Commissioners as the Chairman. The Commission may also appoint a secretary who need not be a member of the Commission. The salary of the secretary, who may be compensated even if a member of the Commission, shall be fixed by the Board in accordance with the salary schedule for corresponding positions. (Res. No. 5-16-1962 § 3)
The Shade Tree Commission may, with the consent of the Board employ such expert, clerical and other assistance as they deem necessary. The Board may fix their compensation which shall be paid as is the compensation of other employees of the County. (Res. No. 5-16-1962 § 4)
With the consent of the Board, the Commissioners may buy, sell or exchange such trees, plants, equipment or supplies as they deem necessary and proper for the work of the Commission, and make payment in the manner in which such expenditures are ordinarily made by the County. (Res. No. 5-16-1962 § 4)
a. 
The Shade Tree Commission may exercise control over the regulation, planting and care of shade and ornamental trees and shrubbery planted in any public highway, park or parkway of the County including:
1. 
The planting, trimming, spraying, care and protection thereof,
2. 
The regulation and control of the use of the ground surrounding the same so far as may be necessary for their proper growth, care and protection,
3. 
The moving or requiring the removal of any tree or part thereof dangerous to public safety,
4. 
The care and control of the parks and parkways,
5. 
The encouragement of arboriculture.
b. 
Exception. Except with the consent of the agencies herein named below, the powers and duties of the Commission shall not be valid or operative:
1. 
Within the limits of any highway, park or parkway under the jurisdiction of a municipal Shade Tree Commission;
2. 
Within the limits of any County park where a special park commission has been adopted;
3. 
Within the dedicated limits of any state highway controlled by the New Jersey Department of Transportation;
4. 
Within the limits of any State forest, State reservation or State park. (Res. No. 5-16-1962 §§ 5, 12)
The Shade Tree Commission, with the consent of the Board, may make rules and regulations for the protection and care of trees, shrubbery or ornamental material planted or growing naturally within highways and parks within its jurisdiction.
The maximum penalty for a violation of each rule of the Shade Tree Commission shall be two hundred ($200.00) dollars. (Res. No. 5-16-1962 § 6)
The Board shall annually appropriate such funds as it may deem necessary. Every December the Commission shall certify to the Board the estimated sum necessary for the proper conduct of work during the ensuing fiscal year, which shall include the sums estimated to be expended for the following items;
a. 
Payment of wages and salaries of employees;
b. 
Expenses of Commission members in discharging official duties including expenses incident to attendance at professional meetings;
c. 
Purchase of trees and shrubbery;
d. 
Purchase of necessary equipment and materials and the cost of services for the prudent promotion of work. (Res. No. 5-16-1962 § 10)
The Shade Tree Commission shall be assigned to the Division of Shade Trees in the Department of Public Works and Engineering. (Res. No. 09-60; Res. No. 2011-0541)
The Solid Waste Advisory Council is established by the Board. (N.J.S.A. 13:1E-20)
The members of the Solid Waste Advisory Council shall be appointed by the Board and shall include municipal Mayors or their designees, persons engaged in the collection or disposal of solid waste and environmentalists. (Res. No. 09-60)
The members of the Solid Waste Advisory Council shall serve at the pleasure of the Board.
The Solid Waste Advisory Council shall be assigned to the Division of Planning in the Department of Public Works and Engineering. (Res. No. 09-60; Res. No. 2011-0541)
The Solid Waste Advisory Council shall assist the Board in the development and formulation of the solid waste management plans required by N.J.S.A. 13:1E-1 et seq. and shall provide advice to the Department of Finance and the Department of Public Works and Engineering regarding said plans. (N.J.S.A. 13:1E-20) (Res. No. 09-60; Res. No. 2011-0541)
The Transportation Council is established by the Board.
The Transportation Council shall consist of fourteen (14) members and two (2) alternates appointed by the Board, together with one (1) member nominated by the Planning Board from among its membership. (Res. No. 09-60)
The members of the Transportation Council shall serve for a term of three (3) years.
The Transportation Council shall be assigned to the Planning Board in the Division of Planning in the Department of Public Works and Engineering. (Res. No. 09-60; Res. No. 2011-0541)
The Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee is established by the Board. (N.J.S.A. 19:8-3.7)
The Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee shall consist of seven (7) members appointed by the Board.
The Committee shall consist of:
a. 
The four (4) members of the County Board of Elections; and
b. 
Three (3) public members, to be appointed by the Board as follows:
1. 
A representative of the Board;
2. 
At least one individual with a disability;
3. 
At least one individual trained in the provisions of the federal "Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990" (42 U.S.C. § 12101 et seq.). (N.J.S.A. 19:8-3.7)
The members of the Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee shall serve at the pleasure of the Board.
In order to accurately evaluate the accessibility of all polling locations, the Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee shall undertake a physical inspection of each polling place in the County. A Committee member who has a disability should participate in any such inspection. The results shall be used in completing the list of any polling places found inaccessible, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:8-3.4.
The Committee shall receive notice of complaints filed from the County with the Division of Elections in the Department of Law and Public Safety pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:61-6 that concern the accessibility of polling places to individuals with disabilities and the elderly. (N.J.S.A. 19:8-3.7)
The Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee shall be assigned to the Board of Elections and the Department of Public Works and Engineering. (Res. No. 09-60; Res. No. 2011-0541)
The Workforce Investment Board is established by the Board.
Membership on the Workforce Investment Board shall consist of thirty-six (36) members appointed by the Board.
Each Workforce Investment Board shall be in conformity with section 116 of Pub.L.105-220 (29 U.S.C. s.2831) and the guidelines issued by the State Employment and Training Commission and shall consist of:
a. 
Representatives of businesses who:
1. 
Are owners of businesses, chief executives or operating officers of businesses, and other business executives or employers with optimum policy making or hiring authority;
2. 
Represent businesses with employment opportunities that reflect the employment opportunities of the local area;
3. 
Are appointed from among individuals nominated by local business organizations and business trade associations; and
4. 
Constitute a majority of the membership of the local board.
b. 
Representatives of local educational entities who:
1. 
Are representatives of local educational agencies, local school boards, entities providing adult education and literacy activities, county vocational technical schools and post-secondary educational institutions, including representatives of community colleges; and
2. 
Are selected from nominations by regional or local educational agencies, institutions or organizations representing such local educational entities.
c. 
Representatives of local area labor organizations who are nominated by local labor federations;
d. 
Representatives of community-based organizations including organizations representing individuals with disabilities, organizations representing veterans, and faith-based organizations;
e. 
Representatives of local economic development agencies including private sector entities;
f. 
Representatives of each of the One-Stop partners; and
g. 
Representatives that chief elected officials deem appropriate for board membership. (N.J.S.A. 34:15C-15)
The Governor shall certify a Board if it is determined that the Board's composition and appointments are consistent with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 34:15C-15 and section 117 of Pub.L.105-220 (29 U.S.C. s.2832) and the requirements of the State Employment and Training Commission. The certification shall be made or denied not later than thirty (30) days after the date on which a list of members and necessary supporting documentation are submitted to the Governor. The Board shall, within thirty (30) days after its certification by the Governor, be convened by the Board who made the appointments to the Board. (N.J.S.A. 34:15C-15)
Members on the Workforce Investment Board shall serve for a term of two (2) or three (3) years.
The chairperson of the Workforce Investment Board shall be selected from among members of the Board who are representative of business in the local area. (N.J.S.A. 34:15C-15)
The Board shall meet at least four (4) times per year, with meetings open to attendance by interested persons pursuant to the "Open Public Meetings Act," N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 et seq. (N.J.S.A. 34:15C-15)
The Workforce Investment Board established shall:
a. 
Provide policy guidance for, and exercise oversight with respect to, all workforce investment programs within its labor market area in partnership with the unit or units of general local government within the area. To provide the policy guidance and oversight, the Board shall review and evaluate the programs and, as appropriate, make recommendations to the Governor, the Legislature, or any State agency or local governing entity involved in the funding or administration of the programs. The recommendations shall be based primarily on how effective each program is in meeting relevant performance standards, including standards regarding the cost and quality of training and the characteristics of participants. The Board shall provide any planning, policy guidance or oversight with respect to workforce investment programs in accordance with any agreement entered into pursuant to N.J.S.A. 34:15C-6 by the State Employment and Training Commission and the Department of Human Services administering or funding the programs.
b. 
Establish skill level and competency guidelines, which may be above the criteria established by the State Employment and Training Commission, consistent with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 34:15-1 et seq. to be used as a basis for the selection of skill training programs and competency curriculum in its local area;
c. 
Assist in the development, approval and submission of the State workforce investment operating plan for its labor market area;
d. 
Prepare, approve and submit to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development and the State Employment and Training Commission a budget for itself in accordance with the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, Pub.L.105-220 (29 U.S.C. s.2801 et seq.);
e. 
Submit to the State Employment and Training Commission, by September 1 of each year, an annual report covering the immediately preceding program period of July 1 to June 30. The report shall contain:
1. 
An account of activities during the program period, including all coordination activities undertaken by the Workforce Investment Board to eliminate unnecessary duplication of services and foster a unified One-Stop delivery system;
2. 
Information describing the extent to which the activities failed or succeeded in meeting relevant performance standards; and
3. 
The skill level and competency guidelines to be used in the upcoming year;
f. 
Fulfill any other role or function of a Workforce Investment Board required pursuant to Pub.L.105-220 (29 U.S.C. s.2801 et seq.); and
g. 
Assume any additional responsibilities assigned to it by the Governor in consultation with the State Employment and Training Commission. (N.J.S.A. 34:15C-15)
In order to carry out its functions under N.J.S.A. 34:15C-1 et seq., a Workforce Investment Board may:
a. 
Hire staff;
b. 
Incorporate as a non-profit or other entity;
c. 
Select, under agreement with the Board, the administrative entity for workforce investment programs funded within the workforce investment area;
d. 
Seek, obtain and expend additional funding for the programs from public and private sources; and
e. 
Establish as many committees as are necessary to satisfactorily perform its duties. There shall be, at a minimum, a local Youth Council, a Disability Committee, a One-Stop Committee and a Literacy Committee. (N.J.S.A. 34:15C-15)
The Workforce Investment Board and related employment and training functions shall be assigned to the Department of Finance. (Res. No. 09-60; Res. No. 2011-0541)
The Youth Services Commission is established by the Board. (N.J.S.A. 52:17B-180)
Membership of the Youth Services Commission shall consist of twenty-one (21) members appointed by the Board and members shall be appointed in compliance with the criteria set forth in N.J.A.C. 13:90-2.4. (Res. No. 09-60)
The Youth Services Commission shall:
a. 
Recommend to the Board the approval or disapproval of contracts with local government or private agencies that desire participation in the State/Community Partnership Grant Program;
b. 
Monitor the operations of programs receiving State/Community Partnership Grant funds with reference to compliance with standards, policies and rules established by the Juvenile Justice Commission;
c. 
Monitor and evaluate the impact of the programs receiving State/Community Partnership Grant funds, including the nature of the offender or at risk populations served by the funded programs, and prepare a written report with relevant documentation, on an annual basis, to be submitted to the Juvenile Justice Commission as part of the Commission's triennial plan and annual update; and
d. 
Perform such other duties as may be established by the Juvenile Justice Commission to achieve the purposes of P.L.1995, c. 284 (C.52:17B-169 et seq.) which creates the Juvenile Justice Commission and P.L.1995, c. 283 (C.52:17B-179) which creates the State/Community Partnership Grant Program. (N.J.S.A. 52:17B-180)
The Youth Services Commission shall be assigned to the Division of Planning and Contracting in the Department of Human Services. (Res. No. 2011-0541)