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Statutes > New-jersey > Title-40 > Section-40-23 > 40-23-14

40:23-14.  Public works jointly constructed and maintained;  county and municipal co-operation
    The board of chosen freeholders of any county may by contract, join with the  governing body of any municipality within the county or adjoining it, or of any  other county or of any district, to acquire or construct any public improvement  or works, do any act, maintain any department or render any service which any  such municipality, county or district may acquire, construct, do, maintain or  render, but no county under any such contract may acquire, construct, maintain  or operate any property or service defined as a "public utility"  by section  48:2-13 of the title Public Utilities, until a majority of the legal voters in  the county affected shall, at an election advertised, held and conducted in  accordance with the general laws relating to elections, vote in favor of a  proposition to be submitted in the manner provided in section 40:23-15 of this  title.