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Planning associations or federations
General Municipal (GMU) CHAPTER 24, ARTICLE 12-B
§ 239-g. Planning associations or federations. 1. Establishment. In
any county or counties, the municipalities may form a federation or
association to promote community or inter-community planning within or
by such municipalities, to provide for the collection and distribution
of information on planning, subdivision and zoning matters and kindred
subjects and to cooperate with appropriate state and county authorities
in matters affecting the county comprehensive plan and county official

2. Appropriation, expenses. A municipal legislative body or a county
legislative body, is hereby authorized to include annually in the budget
and raise by taxation in such municipality or county a sum to meet the
actual and necessary expenses of establishing, maintaining and
continuing such association or federation. Such expenses may include
activities in this state for the purpose of devising practical ways and
means for obtaining greater economy and efficiency in the design, layout
and development of a municipality or county; for promoting the public
health, safety and general welfare by means of local and inter-community
planning, subdivision and zoning activities; or for establishing and
maintaining information services for the benefit of its members.