The governing body of each municipality may appoint a Municipal Alliance Committee, or join with one or more municipalities to appoint a Municipal Alliance Committee. Membership on the Municipal Alliance Committee may include the chief of police; the president of the school board; the superintendent of schools; a student assistance coordinator; a representative of the parent-teacher association; a representative of the local bargaining unit for teachers; a representative of the Chamber of Commerce; a municipal court judge; representatives of local civic associations; representatives of local religious groups; and private citizens.
The Municipal Alliance Committee, in consultation with the Local Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, shall identify alcoholism and drug prevention, education and community needs. The committee also shall implement the Alliance programs formulated pursuant to section 8 of P.L.1989, c.51 (C.26:2BB-8). The governing body of a municipality may match any funds it receives from the Alliance.
L. 1989, c. 51, s. 9.