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95th ANNUAL CONFERENCE PRELIMINARY
WORKSHOP/EDUCATION SESSION SCHEDULE

NOVEMBER 16 – 19, 2010
ATLANTIC CITY CONVENTION CENTER
ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY

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Full Conference Program Booklet PDF (10/26/10)

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16

8:00 a.m.     Registrars

9:00 a.m.     Registration and Exhibits Opens

9:45 a.m.     Registrars

10:00 a.m.   Assessors
10:00 a.m.   Municipal Clerks
10:00 a.m.   Finance Officers
10:00 a.m.   Planning Officials
10:00 a.m.   Tax Collectors and Treasurers

12:00 Noon 2nd Annual Sustainable Jersey Awards Luncheon

1:00 p.m.     Finance Officers
1:00 p.m.     Tax Collectors and Treasurers

1:30 p.m.     Assessors
1:30 p.m.     Planning Officials

2:00 p.m. -- LEAGUE CONSULTING PERIOD                                                   Hall A
4:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m.     League Workshop: Orientation: Getting the Most from Your Conference Experience
2:00 p.m.     League Joint Workshop with Government Finance Officers Association and Tax Collectors and Treasurers Association: Budget and Audit Hurdles – Understanding the Process
2:00 p.m.     League Workshop: Perfect Together – Local Government, Leadership and Laughter
2:00 p.m.     League Workshop: Senior Centers – A Cost Effective Community Asset
2:00 p.m.     League Workshop: Clean Communities Funds Relieve Strained Municipal Budgets
2:00 p.m.     League Workshop:  Faith Based Organizations and Community Initiatives in Disasters
2:00 p.m.     League Workshop:  Building Partnerships for a More Sustainable New Jersey
2:00 p.m.     Municipal Clerks
2:00 p.m.     Court Administrators
2:00 p.m.     Planning Officials
2:00 p.m.     Purchasing Agents
2:00 p.m.     Recreation
2:00 p.m.     Registrars
2:00 p.m.     Tax Collectors and Treasurers

3:00 p.m.     Resolutions Committee

3:45 p.m.     League Workshop:  Special Improvement Districts (SID’s): Evaluating and Restructuring for the Future
3:45 p.m.     League Joint Workshop with Government Finance Officers Association and Tax Collectors and Treasurers Association:  Division of Pensions and Benefits Update on Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits and Services
3:45 p.m.     League Workshop:  Building Capacity to Advance Your Sustainability Agenda
3:45 p.m.     League Workshop:  The Benefits of On-Line Learning for Municipal Officials and Managers
3:45 p.m.     League Workshop: What Technology Managers Really Need to Know About Security – One Size Does Not Fit All
3:45 p.m.     League Workshop: Benefits from the Restoration of the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary
3:45 p.m.     League Workshop: Pedestrian Safety Tool Kit
3:45 p.m.     League Workshop: Solving Problems in an Economic Downturn – Negotiation Skills For Elected Officials and Public Managers
3:45 p.m.     League Workshop:  Traits that Lead to Success and Electability
3:45 p.m.     League Workshop: Artemis, The Records Retention and Disposition Management System

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17

8:30 a.m.     Registration and Exhibits Open
8:30 a.m.     Engineers
8:30 a.m.     Municipal Clerks

9:00 a.m.     League Joint Tandem Session with New Jersey Planning Officials: Commissioner’s Roundtable – Land Use, Environmental and Development Priorities for the Christie Administration – Part 1
9:00 a.m.     League Session:  The Importance of Networking Skills and Techniques to Advance the Municipal Agenda (Sponsored by the League’s Women in Government Committee)
9:00 a.m.     League Session:  Floods – Facing the Facts of Flood Causes and Fixes
9:00 a.m.     League Session:  A Review and Discussion of Governor Christie’s Toolkit
9:00 a.m.     League Session:  New Jersey Board of Public Utilities – Your Partner in Building Networks Supporting Energy Planning, Conservation, Efficiency and Clean Energy
9:00 a.m.     League Session: What Elected Officials Need to Know About Technology
9:00 a.m.     League Session: The Latest Word on I.D. Cards
9:00 a.m.     League Session:  What Do the Federal Elections Tell Us About the Upcoming State Elections?
9:00 a.m.     Assessors
9:00 a.m.     Finance Officers
9:00 a.m.     Tax Collectors and Treasurers
9:00 a.m.     Welfare

9:30 a.m.     Recreation

10:00 a.m.   Assessors
10:00 a.m.   Building Officials
10:00 a.m.   Court Administrators
10:00 a.m.   Engineers
10:00 a.m.   Fire Officials
10:00 a.m.   Purchasing Agents
10:00 a.m.   Tax Collectors and Treasurers

10:45 a.m.   League Session:  Crime Fighting Strategies in a Time of Shrinking Resources
10:45 a.m.   League Session:  Artemis, The Records Retention and Disposition Management System
10:45 a.m.   League Session:  Real Property Tax Reform – How Do We Get There?
10:45 a.m.   League Session: Finding Grants: Non-State Funding and How To Be Creative With It
10:45 a.m.   League Session:  Ethics in Government (Part of the Arthur J. Holland Program on Ethics in Government)
10:45 a.m.   League Joint Tandem Session with New Jersey Planning Officials: What Local Governments Want From the State Plan – Part 2
10:45 a.m.   League Session: Old Timers Day:  Former Governors Analyze Chris Christie’s Rookie Year in Office
10:45 a.m.   League Session:  Sustainable Jersey 2011 Program Updates – How is Sustainable Jersey Doing and What is New for 2011?
10:45 a.m.   League Session:  The Partnership for Action – The Blueprint for Our State’s Economic Recovery
10:45 a.m.   League Session:  Pension Reforms – What Do They Mean?
10:45 a.m.   League Session Impact of Childhood Obesity on Municipal Government
10:45 a.m.   League Session: Hot Topics and Emerging Telecommunications Policy Issues Affecting Your Community
10:45 a.m.   League Session: Consolidating Services, The Wave of the Future

11:00 a.m.   Public Works

12:00 Noon Assessors Luncheon
12:00 Noon Building Officials Luncheon
12:00 Noon Engineers Luncheon
12:00 Noon Managers Luncheon
12:00 Noon Planning and Zoning Administrators Luncheon
12:00 Noon Public Works Luncheon
12:00 Noon Purchasing Agents Luncheon
12:00 noon  Recreation Luncheon

12:15 p.m.   Mayors Box Luncheon – An Open Dialogue on Mayors Issues           Crown Ballroom
with the Governor’s Cabinet                                                                  Sheraton Hotel

1:00 p.m.     Finance Officers
1:00 p.m.     Health Officers
1:00 p.m.     Tax Collectors and Treasurers

1:15 p.m.     Attorneys

2:00 p.m.     League Session:  Legislative Leaders Address Shared Sacrifice, State-Local Relations, and Government Reform
2:00 p.m.     League Session: Managing Police Departments in Challenging Times
2:00 p.m.     League Tandem Session: Elected Officials Refresher on Budget, Procurement and Finance in Purchasing Issues – Part 1
2:00 p.m.     League Session: Success Stories from the Front Lines – Case Studies from Leading Green Municipalities
2:00 p.m.     League Session: Transit Villages:  Success and Sustainability
2:00 p.m.     League Session:  Civil Rights in Times Like These – Where Are We Now?  (Presented in cooperation with the Human and Civil Rights Association of New Jersey)
2:00 p.m.     League Joint Session with New Jersey Municipal Management Association:  Doing Less with Less – Prioritizing Needs and Staffing
2:00 p.m.     League Tandem Session: Intergovernmental Cooperation:  Shared Services without Share Grants – Part 1
2:00 p.m.     League Session:  Do’s and Don’ts of Local Government Ethics
2:00 p.m.     League Joint Session with the Municipal Clerks Association of New Jersey and the Governmental Purchasing Association: Making Sense of Pay-to-Play:  What You Need to Know
2:00 p.m.     League Session: Artemis, The Records Retention and Disposition Management System
2:00 p.m.     Court Administrators
2:00 p.m.     Finance Officers
2:00 p.m.     Fire Officials
2:00 p.m.     Health Officers
2:00 p.m.     Planning Officials
2:00 p.m.     Recreation
2:00 p.m.     Tax Collectors and Treasurers

2:30 p.m.     Attorneys
2:30 p.m.     Engineers

3:00 p.m.     Finance Officers
3:00 p.m.     Tax Collectors and Treasurers

3:30 p.m.     Plumbing Inspectors

3:45 p.m.     League Session:  A Successful Mayors Wellness Campaign: It “Takes a Village”
3:45 p.m.     League Tandem Session:  Intergovernmental Cooperation – Merging Municipal Courts: Benefits and Pitfalls – Part 2
3:45 p.m.     League Tandem Session: Elected Officials Refresher on Ethics, Open Public Meetings and Open Public Records and Civility in Public Discourse – Part 2
3:45 p.m.     League Session: How Municipalities Can Create a Redevelopment Identity: A Key Element for Economic Success
3:45 p.m.     League Session:  Creating Opportunity through Economic Growth – A Meeting of the Urban Enterprise Zone Mayors Commission
3:45 p.m.     League Session:  Opt Out of Civil Service and other Reforms – What Do They Mean?
3:45 p.m.     League Session: Should Rent Control Ordinances Mandate a Fixed Annual Increase as Opposed to a Consumer Price Index (CPI) Increase and Include Relief Provisions for Senior Citizens and Disabled Tenants?
3:45 p.m.     League Session:  Controlling Workers’ Compensation and Liability Claims
3:45 p.m.     League Joint Session with NBC-LEO:  Saving Our Children: Where Do We Go From Here?
3:45 p.m.     Municipal Clerks

4:00 p.m.     Attorneys

5:00 p.m.     Registration and Exhibits Close
5:00 p.m.     Health Officers

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18

8:00 a.m.     Women in Government Breakfast:  (Sponsored by the                Crown Ballroom
League’s Women in Government Committee)                             Sheraton Hotel
8:00 a.m.     Court Administrators

8:30 a.m.     Registration and Exhibits Open

9:00 a.m.     League Session:  The Impact of New Legislation on Labor Negotiations
9:00 a.m.     League Joint Tandem Session with New Jersey Planning Officials: Affordable Housing – Crafting a New Affordable Housing Policy – Part 1
9:00 a.m.     League Session:  Pioneering Projects – Reports from the 2009/2010 Sustainable Jersey Winners
9:00 a.m.     League Joint Tandem Session with Association of Municipal Assessors and New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys: Revaluations, Reassessments, and Compliance Plans – Political Suicide and/or Good Government?  Discussion of the Conflicts, Consensus, Arguments and Advice for Creating, Maintaining and Defending Uniform Real Estate Assessments -- Is It a Process or a Perception Issue?
9:00 a.m.     League Session:  The Effect of the New Jersey Site Remediation Reform Act on Brownfields Remediation
9:00 a.m.     League Session: How to Encourage Citizen Donations
9:00 a.m.     League Joint Session with Tax Collectors and Treasurers Association, Government Finance Officers Association and Governmental Purchasing Association: Public Contracts Law Update
9:00 a.m.     League Session: Capital Spending in an Uncertain Economy
9:00 a.m.     Health Officers
9:00 a.m.     Planning Officials
9:00 a.m.     Tax Collectors and Treasurers

9:30 a.m.     Court Administrators

10:00 a.m.   Building Officials
10:00 a.m.   Fire Officials
10:00 a.m.   Welfare

10:45 a.m.   League Joint Tandem Session with New Jersey Planning Officials:  Affordable Housing -- Implementing the New Affordable Housing Policy – Part 2
10:45 a.m.   League Joint Session with Municipal Clerks Association of New Jersey:  A Review of the Open Public Records Act (OPRA)
10:45 a.m.   League Joint Session with New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys:  Recent Legal Issues in Local Government
10:45 a.m.   League Session:  Effective Strategies for Controlling Health Benefit Costs
10:45 a.m.   League Session: EMS – An Emergency Management Update
10:45 a.m.   League Session:  Healthy Communities and Local Food
10:45 a.m.   League Joint Session Continued (NJLM; AMANJ; NJILGA) Revaluations and Reassessments
10:45 a.m.   League Session:  Arts, History and Tourism – Sustaining and Attracting Businesses and Jobs
10:45 a.m.   League Session: New Jersey Life Sciences Industry – Good Jobs, Good Neighbors and Why We All Work for Health
10:45 a.m.   League Session: Diversity and Social Media
10:45 a.m.   League Joint Session with Governmental Purchasing Association of New Jersey -- Cooperative Purchasing – What Is It, and How Can I Use it to Save Money?
10:45 a.m.   League Session:  Artemis, The Records Retention and Disposition Management System
10:45 a.m.   Finance Officers
10:45 a.m.   Tax Collectors and Treasurers

12:15 p.m.  League Luncheon for all Delegates                                                    Sheraton

1:00 p.m.     Exhibits Close
1:00 p.m.     Court Administrators

1:30 p.m.     Assessors
1:30 p.m.     Attorneys
1:30 p.m.     Planning Officials

2:00 p.m.     League Session:  Taking Care of “BID-Ness” – Managed Districts Demonstrate Cash Value of Public/Private Partnerships
2:00 p.m.     League Session:  Legislative and Statewide Policy Update on Sustainable Jersey
2:00 p.m.     League Session:   How to Fund Your Sustainability Agenda
2:00 p.m.     League Joint Session with New Jersey Planning Officials: The Elimination of the Time of Decision Rule – Dealing with The New Law
2:00 p.m.     League Session:  Shaping New Jersey – Creating Active, Healthy Communities
2:00 p.m.     Fire Officials

3:00 p.m.     Registration Closes

5:00 p.m.     Attorneys

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19

9:00 a.m.     League Business Meeting                                                            Sheraton

 

 

 

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