Town of South Brunswick
New Jersey

Resolution
RES-2017-297

Certifying that All Members Of
the Governing Body of South Brunswick Township,
Middlesex County, Have Reviewed, as a Minimum,
The Sections of the 2016 Annual Audit Entitled
"General Comments and Recommendations"

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Body

WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 40A:5-4 requires the governing body of every local unit to have made an annual audit of its books, accounts and financial transactions; and

 

WHEREAS, the Annual Report of Audit for the year 2016 has been filed by a Registered Municipal Accountant with the Township Clerk as per the requirements of N.J.S.A. 40A:5-6, and a copy has been received by each member of the governing body; and

 

WHEREAS, the Local Finance Board of the State of New Jersey is authorized to prescribe reports pertaining to the local fiscal affairs, as per R.S. 52:27BB-34; and

 

WHEREAS, the Local Finance Board has promulgated a regulation requiring that the governing body of each municipality shall by resolution certify to the Local Finance Board of the State of New Jersey that all members of the governing body have reviewed, as a minimum, the sections of the annual audit entitled:

                                                        General Comments

                                                        Recommendations

and

 

              WHEREAS, the members of the governing body have personally reviewed as a minimum the Annual Report of Audit, and specifically the sections of the annual audit entitled:

                                                        General Comments

                                                        Recommendations

 

as evidenced by the group affidavit form of the governing body; and

 

              WHEREAS, such resolution of certification shall be adopted by the Governing Body no later than forty-five days after the receipt of the annual audit, as per the regulations of the Local Finance Board; and

 

              WHEREAS, all members of the governing body have received and have familiarized themselves with, at least, the minimum requirements of the Local Finance Board of the State of New Jersey, as stated aforesaid and have subscribed to the affidavit, as provided by the Local Finance Board; and

 

              WHEREAS, failure to comply with the regulations of the Local Finance Board of the State of New Jersey may subject the members of the local governing body to the penalty provisions of R.S. 52:27BB-52 - to wit:

 

              R.S. 52-27BB-52 - "A local officer or member of a local governing body, who, after a date fixed for compliance, fails or refuses to obey an order of the Director of Local Government Services, under the provision of this Article, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, may be fined not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both, in addition shall forfeit his office."

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED on this 22nd  day of August, 2017, that the Township Council of the Township of South Brunswick hereby states that it has complied with the regulation of the Local Finance Board of the State of New Jersey dated July 30, 1968, and does hereby submit a certified copy of this resolution and the required affidavit to said Board to show evidence of said compliance.