Section: Effect of definitions on treaties, compacts, or agreements
3. The Historic New Bridge Landing Park Commission shall have the following powers:
a. To sue and be sued in its own name, but the members of the commission shall be held harmless for acts performed in good faith;
b. To adopt a seal and alter the same at its pleasure;
c. To adopt bylaws for the regulation of its affairs and the conduct of its business;
d. To maintain an office or offices at such place or places within the State as it may designate;
e. To appoint officers, who need not be members of the commission, in addition to a secretary and a treasurer, as the commission deems advisable, and to employ other employees and agents as may be necessary or desirable in its judgment, to fix their compensation, and to promote and discharge officers, employees and agents all without regard to the provisions of Title 11A, Civil Service, of the New Jersey Statutes;
f. To acquire in the name of the commission, hold and dispose of real and personal property in the exercise of its powers and the performance of its duties under this act;
g. To make, enter into, and perform all contracts and agreements necessary or incidental to the performance of its duties and the execution of its powers under this act, including agreements to indemnify and hold harmless a local government unit against any claim arising from the use of property leased from that local government unit by the Historic New Bridge Landing Park Commission;
h. To request the State Historic Preservation Officer to place the lands and buildings under the commission's jurisdiction on the National Register of Historic Places pursuant to the "National Historic Preservation Act," Pub.L.89-665 (16 U.S.C. s.470 et al.), as amended and supplemented by the "National Historic Preservation Act Amendments of 1980," Pub.L.96-515, and the "National Historic Preservation Act Amendments of 1992," Pub.L.102-575, or any future amendments or supplements thereto;
i. To acquire and hold real and personal property by gift, purchase, devise, bequest, or by other means and to preserve and administer these properties;
j. To conduct public information and education programs relating to the historic nature of the property under the commission's jurisdiction;
k. To apply to the Department of Environmental Protection for grants from the Green Acres or historic preservation bond programs or other appropriate funding sources, for the purpose of acquisitions pursuant to subsection f. of this section or for the purposes of development, preservation, or maintenance of those acquired properties; and
l. To do all acts and things necessary or convenient to carry out the powers expressly granted in this act.
L.1995,c.260,s.3; amended 2000, c.158, s.1.
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