The votes authorize the towns to acquire small strips of land by negotiation or by seizing it under the power of eminent domain. Any land seized would have to be paid for.
Speaking from Middlesex on Tuesday, the famously brash governor announced he will personally announce the names of all those who have yet to sign easements to let the government build dunes.
The system will arrive Wednesday around midday, bringing heavy rain and snow that could disrupt travel and cause power problems throughout the Tri-State Area.
Now that federal aid for recovery from Sandy is on the way, Gov. Chris Christie wants dunes from Cape May to Sandy Hook.