Local Authority Limited as Office of Management and Budget Approves FCC Rules Regarding Cell Tower Collocation
We would like to update you on an important development regarding the FCC’s new rules, adopted in October of 2014, regarding the collocation of cell towers.
UPDATE- Energy Seminar at Rowan University on May 27th
The New Jersey State League of Municipalities Education Foundation cordially invites you to attend a seminar titled, “Mayors’ Primer on Important Energy Issues” at Rowan University on May 27th from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.
BPU Approves Proposed Stipulation Agreement
The League would like to update you of new developments regarding the proposed stipulation agreement between Verizon and the Board of Public Utilities (Board) staff. This proposed agreement was outlined to you recently.
Proposed Agreement Could Remove Verizon’s Service Quality Standards Placed on the BPU’s Agenda for Tomorrow May 19th
On May 12th we reached out to you regarding a proposed stipulation agreement between Verizon and the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) which would, among other things, deregulate basic telephone service and remove existing service quality standards.
Local Aid Infrastructure Fund Program Changes
Please be advised starting June 1, 2015 the New Jersey Department of Transportation will no longer accept paper applications for the Local Aid Infrastructure Fund program.
Weekly Policy Update
Here’s a recap of major policy issues of interest to local governments.
Proposed Agreement Could Remove Verizon’s Service Quality Standards - Deadline to Comment is May 15
On May 6th Verizon New Jersey (Verizon) entered into a proposed stipulation agreement with the staff of the Board of Public Utilities (BPU). This proposed agreement stems from a proceeding dating back to 2011.
Deptford Challenges Chapter 54 Police Camera Mandate
On Tuesday, May 4, Deptford Township filed a Complaint with the Council on Local Mandates (the Council), asking for relief from the unfunded mandate imposed by Chapter 54, P.L. 2014.
NJTV News Video of the League's 100th Anniversary & Bill Dressel Retirement Banquet