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SEC Disclosure Rules Self-Reporting Deadline Approaching
Please share and discuss this matter with your finance professionals, municipal attorney and bond counsel and advisors. This is a serious matter that is having a significant impact on the bidding for bonds and notes by all local governments.

Federal Transportation Funding Severely Depleted Action Needed Now
Right now, we need to focus our attention on Congress . The current federal surface transportation program, MAP-21, will expire on September 30, 2014.

Weekly Summer Legislative Update
The League opposes S-1972, which will preempt any municipal ordinance requiring registration for multi-family dwellings, defined by statute as 3 or more units....
The League of Municipalities supports S-951. This legislation, which would be styled “Michael Massey’s Law,” requires flashing lights on sanitation vehicles and imposes restrictions on drivers approaching sanitation vehicles displaying flashing lights....

Educational Foundation Publishes “My Home Town”
As President on the New Jersey League of Municipalities Educational Foundation Board of Trustees, I am truly pleased to announce the publication of a wonderful new book, “My Home Town.” This manuscript was authored by my friend and fellow League Past President, Mayor Jim Anzaldi of Clifton.

Woodbridge Township will host the New Jersey Senior Olympic Games?
The New Jersey League of Municipalities is pleased to announce that Woodbridge Township will again host the New Jersey Senior Olympic Games on September 5, 6, and 7, 2014.  While last year’s games were tremendously successful, the League is convinced that the 2014 games will be even more exciting and well-attended.

Increase in Prevailing Wage Threshold
As of July 1, the Prevailing Wage Threshold has increased for municipalities from $14,187 to $15,444.  The threshold for non-municipalities, including schools and counties, remains at $2,000.

NEW LICENSE FEES BOOKS AVAILABLE
The League is pleased to announce the availability of a new volume of license books: License Volume IV.  Included in this volume are two publications: “Municipal Recreation Fees” & “Municipal Parking”.

Weekly Summer Legislative Update
Through the summer months, the League will send you a Weekly Summer Legislative Update to provide you updates on any possible legislative action and to focus on issues which we believe may emerge in the fall.  Today, we provide you a summary of the latest State budget developments and a summary of bills of interest on the Governor’s desk.

Consider some Summer Reading...

Suzanne Walters

A message from the President

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NJLM Edicational Foundation

State Fiscal Year Budget Information and Analysis

NJ Property Tax Reform

Storm Recover Information

Affordable Housing Trust Fund

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Energy Tax Restoration Resource Center

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