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I.  Important Conference Sessions: Environmental Protection, Project Funding and Energy Issues
II. Bus Shuttle and Overflow Parking Locations for 102nd Annual League

Important Conference Sessions: Very Special Events
Several very special events will highlight the calendar at our 102nd Annual Conference. Some of these sessions, marked with an asterix (*), will require separate ticketing.

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III. 102nd Annual League Conference 
IV. Also of Interest

2017 Conference App Available Now!

Governor Issues Executive Order Activing Emergency Management Assistance Compact for multi-state mutual aid to Puerto Rico
Late this afternoon Governor Christie issued Executive Order 233 mobilizing New Jersey’s state, municipal, county, and private resources to provide mutual aid to Puerto Rico in response to Hurricane Maria.

Governor’s Appointees to the Interest Arbitration Task Force Release the 2017 Report of the Governor’s Appointees to the Police and Fire Public Interest Arbitration Impact Task Force
Earlier today, the Governor’s Appointees to the legislatively established Police and Fire Public Interest Arbitration Task Force released the 2017 Report of the Governor’s Appointees to the Police and Fire Public Interest Arbitration Impact Task Force.

Make Plans to Attend the Annual League Business Meeting:
Thursday, November 16, 2017, Sheraton Convention Center Hotel

In just 2 months, we’ll be having our 102nd Annual League Conference, November 14th – 16th, 2017 in Atlantic City.  I am writing to you, now, as a fellow local elected official, to impress upon you the importance of attending our annual business meeting.

2% Interest Arbitration Extension
Unanimously approved by the Legislature and the Governor in  June 2014, the extension on the 2% cap on Interest Arbitration awards is set to expire on December 31, 2017. While the 2% property tax levy cap will continue, the cap on Interest Arbitration awards will expire on the same day that the final report and recommendations of the Police and Fire Public Interest Arbitration Impact Task Force is due, unless the Legislature and Governor act.

Be Recognized for your Innovation in Governance – Call for Entries
This is a great opportunity to showcase innovative solutions to any problems that have cropped up – either suddenly or over time – in your municipality.

20th Annual Elected Officials Hall of Fame
In recognition of the many municipal governing body members who are selflessly serving for twenty or more years, the League of Municipalities is pleased to once again accept nominations for the Elected Officials Hall of Fame.

Receive the Recognition Your Town Deserves!
I’d like to extend a personal invitation for you to submit an article to the League magazine, NJ Municipalities sometime this year. With a circulation of 7,558 and a much larger pass along readership, the magazine provides a unique opportunity to bring attention to your community.

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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