[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Cedar Grove 4-7-1969 by Ord. No. 69-8, Ch. 5, Art. 12, of the former Revised Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Creation of committees generally — See N.J.S.A. 40:69A-90.
There is hereby created a Heritage Advisory Committee, hereinafter in this chapter referred to as the "Committee."
The Committee shall consist of five members, and they shall be appointed by the Township Council for a term of one year. The members shall serve without compensation, but, with the consent of the Township Council, they may be reimbursed for expenses incurred in the performance of their duties as members of the Committee.
The Heritage Advisory Committee shall be responsible for the development of local programs to promote public interest in local history and, with the approval of the Township Council and within the limits of funds appropriated or otherwise made available to it, undertake the restoration, operation, maintenance and preservation of real property acquired by the Township.
The Committee, as from time to time authorized by the Township Council, may establish museum and cultural programs, exhibits and displays, including the fine and performing arts; engage in archaeological, genealogical and historic research; publish reports; and engage in such related activities to promote and develop public interest and understanding of historic and cultural matters.