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Important Conference Sessions: Environmental Protection, Project Funding and Energy Issues
This highlight letter is meant to help you prepare to make the most of your time at our 99th Annual Conference. In the most densely populated State in the Nation, Environmental Protection is absolutely imperative. The Garden State is a national leader in Going Green.

S-264, Public Safety Workers’ Compensation
The League of Municipalities, along with the Municipal Excess Liability Fund and the New Jersey First Aid Council, oppose S-264, which has been scheduled for a vote in the State Senate this Thursday, October 23. Please contact your State Senator, urging opposition to this costly proposal.

COAH deadlocks and does not advance proposed regulations
On Monday, the Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) deadlocked on its motion to adopt the proposed “third round regulations.”

Weekly Update:
Topics include  COAH Meeting; Refrendum on water systems; Local Mandate Relief Act of 2014; Permissible value of door prizes; New UEZ Bill

Annual Conference Shuttle Bus Schedule

Recommended Fire Station Precautions During Election
At the request of William Kramer, Jr., Acting Director of the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety, in the Department of Community Affairs and State Fire Marshal, here is a reminder concerning RECOMMENDED FIRE STATION PRECAUTIONS DURING ELECTION.

Calling On All Mayors! Calling On All Employers!
Organize a "Jeans for Troops" Drive at Work and Honor Veterans Day by Supporting Our Veterans!

The GI Go Fund is a New Jersey based 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization that provides assistance to all military veterans, with a focus on veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan, by helping them find employment, access housing, and secure their educational and health benefits.

Concerns with Potential Recommendations of Pension and Benefit Study Commission
Based on our review of the Governor’s Pension and Benefit Study Commission’s September 25 status report, “Truth and Consequences,” it appears that no consideration has yet been given to the strength of local PERS and PFRS, compared to the State’s system status. Sample Resolution

Draft Resolution on Transportation Infrastructure Funding Available
As indicated in previous correspondence, the future of the State’s Transportation Trust Fund is in doubt... State-provided assistance through NJ DOT’s Local Aid program is vital for local governments to fund necessary improvements and to relieve the property tax burden for residents.



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