Urge Your Legislators to Support A-1021/S-268, Energy Receipts Property Tax Relief Initiative
As we commence a new legislative session and state budget, it is imperative that you contact your State Legislators and urge them to support Assembly Bill A-1021 and Senate Bill S-268.
Appellate Division orders COAH to meet and adopt regulations
The Appellate Division today issued an order directing the Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) to meet on Wednesday, March 12, Wednesday, March 26 and Wednesday, May 14 to propose and adopt new regulations.
DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, THE MARCH 4TH “BUDGET, ETHICS, AND
PROCUREMENT UPDATES SEMINAR” AT THE CONFERENCE CENTER AT MERCER HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO MARCH 21, 2014.
URGENT – Interest Arbitration Cap Expires in Less Than One Month
As indicated in our January 21 and February 7 letters unless the Legislature acts to extend the April 1 ‘sunset’ of the cap on arbitrator awards for police and fire our taxpayers will lose that essential protection.
Opportunity to Help Ewing Residents Recover
By now, many of you have heard about the massive natural gas explosion that rocked Ewing Township on Tuesday afternoon.....To assist the victims, Mayor Steinmann has established a crisis relief fund.
Invitation to attend Homeland Security Active Shooter Workshop
The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness wants to invite you to attend its Active Shooter Workshop.
Flood Insurance Affordability Advances
Last night in Washington, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3370, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014.
Sample Resolution to Welcome Special Olympians and the Families and Supporters to New Jersey
At our Conference last November, we adopted a formal resolution, jointly sponsored by Hamilton Township (Mercer) Mayor Kelly Yaede and Ewing Township Mayor Bert Steinmann, welcoming 2014 Special Olympics U.S.A. Games to New Jersey.
Levy Cap Exemption for Snow Emergencies
The Division of Local Government Services has issued guidance regarding the recent executive orders declaring States of Emergency for the response and recovery as a result of the various snow storms. Local Finance Notice 2014-5 provides guidance regarding the appropriation, tax levy cap exemption, financing alternatives and procurement issues.
Request for FEMA Snow Assistance Declaration
On February 14, we wrote to New Jersey U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, seeking their help for municipalities dealing with snow budget busting winter storms.
2014 Municipal Legislative Priorities
With the 216th State Legislature in place, and the Governor’s Budget Address on February 25, we would like to identify the major municipal legislative priorities for 2014.
Make sure you have the most current edition at the best pricing! Save $40!
For Mayors and Town Officials – 2014 New Jersey Local Government Deskbook