INSIDE THIS ISSUE
- Mayors Hall of Fame Inductees
- Mayors Amenities During the Conference
- Conference Schedule and Deadlines
- Conference Links
FROM THE PRESIDENT
By Timothy McDonough, Mayor, Hope
As you make plans to attend the Annual League Conference, I especially want you to attend the League’s Business Meeting on Friday, November 20, at 9:00 a.m. at the Sheraton Hotel. Only the Mayor or their official designee can vote, but we welcome all municipal officials into the discussion of League business.
Here are some very important conference deadlines and cost saving ideas. Take a moment to review these and get all you municipal staff prepared for the Annual League Conference November 17-20, 2009.
The Annual League Conference is the most cost effective way to get your staff trained and up to date on the latest ways to efficiently serve your constituents. Registration is now done on site for $55 per person, by voucher, check, or cash.
A Mayors Luncheon with a cabinet level briefing will be held Wednesday November 18. Click here to see the speaker line up and order tickets.
The Consulting Period puts you face to face with 100 experts in various topics note the start new time 3:00 PM on Tuesday
Check the full list of League sessions and CEUs for your staff at the conference web page.
TIMOTHY C. McDONOUGH,
President , Mayor, Hope
1st Vice President ,
LOUISE CURREY WILSON
2nd Vice President;
Deputy Mayor, Hampton Twp.
Members of the Board:
CORY BOOKER (Ex-Officio)
Mayor, Newark City
ROBERT L. BOWSER, ;
Mayor, East Orange City
Mayor, Evesham Township
Mayor, East Rutherford
Mayor, Buena Vista Township
GIUSEPPE “JOE” CHILA
Mayor, Woolwich Township
JOHN DEAN DeRIENZO
Mayor, Haworth Borough
FRANK J. DRUETZLER
Mayor, Morris Plains Borough
Mayor, Manchester Township
Mayor, Jersey City
JANICE S. MIRONOV
Mayor, East Windsor Township
ARTHUR R. ONDISH
Mayor, Mount Arlington Borough
Mayor, Somerdale Borough
GERALD J. TARANTOLO
Mayor, Eatontown Borough
JOSEPH TEMPESTA, JR.
Mayor, West Caldwell Township
JANET W. TUCCI
Mayor, West Long Branch Borough
BRIAN C. WAHLER
Mayor, Piscataway Township
SUZANNE M. WALTERS
Mayor, Stone Harbor Borough
William G. Dressel Jr., Executive Director
Michael J. Darcy, CAE, Asst. Executive Director
ANNUAL MAYORS’ HALL OF FAME
-Contact Michael Darcy ext. 16 or
These mayors will be inducted to the Mayors’ Hall of Fame during the Mayors’ Box Luncheon on Wednesday November 18 in the Crown Ballroom of the Sheraton Hotel.
Gold ( 20+ years)
Honorable Kenneth Pringle, Belmar
Honorable James Anzaldi, Clifton
Honorable James J. McCullough,
Silver (10-20 years)
Honorable Jason J. Varano, Berkeley
Honorable Gloria M. Bradford, Milltown
Honorable Frank Gambatese, South Brunswick
As your community’s Chief Executive, we offer the following amenities at this year’s Annual Conference November 17-20:
Available at the League Information Center near the top of the second floor escalator.
MAYORS INFORMATION CENTER
Located across from the 2500 aisle of the Exhibit Hall you’ll find photocopying machines sponsored by Stewart Industries (see them in booths 1700) in a lounge setting available to you for brief meetings or relaxing. League Legislative Staff are available for assistance.
MAYORS 10th ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES SURVEY
Early in October, the Mayors 10th Annual Legislative Priorities Survey was mailed to each of you. Additional copies of this survey are available at the League Information Center.
-Contact: Gayle Krygier, Bookkeeper ext 119
The League’s Annual Conference pre-registration forms were mailed to all Municipal Clerks on August 1, 2009. The cut-off date for $45 pre-registration was October 1. After that date, everyone must register on-site at a cost of $55..
MAYORS’ INFORMATION CENTER
-Contact Lori Buckelew ext.112
The Mayors’ Information Center continues to provide mayors a place to gather their thoughts, gain information, have a coffee break and catch up with colleagues. Located across from the 2500 booth in the exhibit hall, the Mayors’ Information Center can also serve as an office while in Atlantic City. The Information Center offers major daily newspapers, position statements and space for a small meeting.
Thanks to the courtesy of Stewart Business Systems , located at booth 1700, the League's copy and fax services are also made available to mayors. Mayors may use their courtesy copier at the Mayors Information Center. Mayors may also send/receive faxes at the registration area near entrance “C.” See League staff for access to a fax. The fax number at the registration area beginning Tuesday, November 17th is (609) 449 – 3928. Please instruct incoming faxes to include a cover sheet with the recipient mayor’s name
RETAIN CONFERENCE INFORMATION DIGITALLY
-Contact Michael Darcy ext.16 or
Conference Copy offers audio recordings of the League sessions on CD-ROM for MP3 players.
View the interactive online floor plan and a searchable exhibitor directory. Files of speakers’ power point presentations can be downloaded after the conference from the League conference web page.
IMPORTANT CHANGES IN ANNUAL
NJLM CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
The Consulting Period on General Municipal Topics traditionally held on Thursday of the Conference week, is now Tuesday, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The location remains the same on the second floor of the Atlantic City Convention Center in Hall A.
The League educational sessions normally held on Thursday at 3:00 PM will now start at 2:00 PM. Please note this change in your plans.
Be sure to check the League Conference Web Site for periodic updates and much more information.
Don’t Miss Out—Register Today!
First Annual Sustainable Jersey Luncheon
Tuesday, November 17
12:00 Noon – Crown Ballroom – Sheraton Convention Center Hotel
Please join us in honoring municipal and civic leaders at the First Annual Sustainable Jersey Awards Luncheon. We present the first round of official Sustainable Jersey Certifications and recognize all the municipalities and individuals who are helping to make their communities and our State national leaders in sustainability.
This event includes:
- Mayors Committee for a Green Future Welcome
- Recognition of Sustainable Jersey Partners and Sponsors
- Conveyance of the first Sustainable Jersey Certifications
- Presentation of Sustainable Jersey Individual Community Awards
Speakers include: Honorable Fred Profeta, Jr.
Deputy Mayor, Maplewood;
Chair, Mayors Committee for a Green Future
Honorable Timothy C. McDonough
Honorable Joseph Fiordaliso
Commissioner, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
Honorable John Watson (Invited)
State Department of Environmental Protection
Honorable Louise Wilson
President, League Educational Foundation;
League Second Vice President
Honorable Pam Mount
Mayor, Lawrence Township (Mercer);
Vice-Chair, Mayors Committee for a Green Future
Executive Director, New Jersey Sustainable State Institute,
Bloustein School of Planning and Policy, Rutgers University
To Register contact Gayle Krygier at firstname.lastname@example.org or 609-695-3481, Ext. 119. Ticket Required, $35.00.
Municipal Land Use Center, College of New Jersey
Presented by: The NJ League of Municipalities
Women In Municipal Government Committee
To be held during the 94th NJ State League of Municipalities Annual Conference
Sheraton Atlantic City Thursday November 19, 2009
Pearl Ballroom – 2nd Floor / 8:00 AM - Cost $ 45.00 per person
(No Refunds or Cancellations)
To register download a registration form at the conference web page
“A Salute to Women in the Military”
6th Annual Outstanding Women in Government Award
Commander, NJ Air National Guard
More than 2 million American women have served in the armed forces throughout our Nation’s history. Today, nearly 500,000 women serve in both active duty and reserve capacities. According to the Department of Defense, as of September 30, 2008 there are 275 Major Generals serving in the military, of which 13 are women. Major General Falca-Dodson will be speaking about the triumphs and tribulations she experienced rising through the ranks of the military while simultaneously balancing her family life.