[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Maple Shade 3-6-2002 by Ord. No. 2002-3. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Township of Maple Shade, in the County of Burlington, New Jersey, has determined that there is a need within the Township of Maple Shade to acquire property for uses as open space.
The County of Burlington ("the county") has established a local open space land grant program ("the program") to assist local units within the county in preservation of open space.
The Township of Maple Shade has determined to request the county to share in the cost of acquiring such property in accordance with the program and pursuant to the terms and conditions of an interlocal services agreement ("the agreement") between the Township of Maple Shade and the county to be executed and delivered in accordance with the Interlocal Services Act, N.J.S.A. 40:8A-1 et seq.
The Township Council of the Township Maple Shade hereby agrees with the County of Burlington to participate in the local open space land grant program created and administered by the County of Burlington and hereby agrees to apply to the County of Burlington for funding by the County of Burlington for the acquisition of open space in the Township of Maple Shade as per the terms and conditions of said program, said terms and conditions being more particularly set forth in a form of agreement, a copy of which is on file in the office of the Township Clerk and available for public inspection during regular business hours.
The Township Council hereby directs the Township Mayor and Clerk to execute and deliver the agreement, and they and the other officers of the Township of Maple Shade as well are hereby authorized to execute and deliver any and all certificates, agreements and documents necessary to effectuate the Township of Maple Shade's obligations under the agreement.