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Weekly Policy Update
I. Council on Local Mandates Invalidates Police Camera Mandate
II. Galloway Twp. Wins OPRA Case
III. Open Space Funding Allocation
IV. State Supreme Court Nominee Up for Final Vote on Monday
V. Filing Deadline for Annual Financial Disclosure Statement
VI. America’s PrepareAthon Day of Action celebrated on April 30
VII. Call for Submissions for Inaugural Public Private Partnership Awards – P3

Council on Local Mandates Invalidates Police Camera Mandate
Today, the Council on Local Mandates (the Council) determined that P.L. 2014, c. 54 (chapter 54), which would have mandated body or dash cameras in most “newly acquired” police vehicles, violated the New Jersey constitution’s state-mandate state-pay amendment.

CALL for Submissions - NJBIZ & The New Jersey League of Municipalities Inaugural Public Private Partnership Awards
This is a CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS for the inaugural public private partnership awards.

New Jersey Digital Government Summit - May 17-18, 2016
Please bring this special program to the attention of your manager or administrator.

Federal Update
I. Water Infrastructure Funding
II. Community Development Block Grants
III. Preemptive Drone Proposal
IV. FEMA Proposal Is Problematic
V. Stormwater Rulemaking
VI. Public Employee Pension Rule Proposal
VII. Transportation Infrastructure Funding Available
VIII. Freight Infrastructure Funding Available
IX. FCC Cable Box Proposal Needs Clarification
X. Supreme Court Seminar Scheduled
XI. Service Recognition Day

Governor Presents State Budget Proposal for Next Fiscal Year
Yesterday in Trenton, Governor Christie highlighted components of his State Fiscal Year 2017 (SFY ’17) Budget proposal. Noting that the proposal would give New Jersey a balanced budget without any new taxes, the Governor spoke of the “two key principles” undergirding his proposal: fiscal restraint and a willingness to pursue “hard reforms” to build a stronger economy and to make the State a better place to live.

League Releases Reports on Affordable Housing
In June, the League Executive Board retained two expert consulting firms to provide an analysis of the State’s affordable housing policies and an April report issued by the Fair Share Housing Center.

NJLM Classified Ads Section
Need to fill an open position? Looking to place an ad for equipment for sale? The New Jersey League of Municipalities website offers a Classified Ads section.

 


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