[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Colts Neck 4-28-1999. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Farmland and Open Space Committee — See Ch. 26.
There is hereby established by the Township Committee of the Township of Colts Neck a Historic Preservation Committee. Such Committee will serve to promote historic preservation in the Township.
Each member of the Historic Preservation Committee shall serve for a term of three years. The Township Committee member appointed as a liaison to the Historic Preservation Committee shall serve for a term of one year.
The terms of the members first appointed shall provide that five members not exceed one year, five members not exceed two years and five members serve for terms of three years.
The Historic Preservation Committee shall be responsible to:
Prepare and maintain a survey of historic structures and sites within the Township from 1875 and earlier.
Carry out advisory, educational and informational functions as will promote historic preservation in the Township.
Preserve the heritage of the Township by preserving resources within the Township which reflect elements of its cultural, social, economic and architectural history.
Promote appreciation of historic structures and sites for the education, pleasure and welfare of the local population.
Encourage the appropriate maintenance and preservation of historic structures and sites.
Promote the conservation of historic structures and sites and to invite voluntary compliance for said conservation.
Monitor and recommend to the Township Committee the submission of any grants related to historic preservation.
Monitor and recommend to the Township Committee the inclusion of any structures or sites within the state or federal historical register.
Recognize structures and sites from 1875 and earlier with appropriate plaques.
Collect and maintain an oral and pictorial history of the Township.
The Historic Preservation Committee shall hold its annual organization meeting in January of each year. At said meeting, the Historic Preservation Committee shall elect: