State Unveils Spending Plan for Third-Round of Federal Sandy Recovery Funding
On Tuesday, December 16, the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs asked for public comments on the State’s plan for the allocation and expenditure of $501,909,000 in CDBG-DR funds (Amendment #11), which the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development allocated to New Jersey pursuant to the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 (Public Law 113-2).
NJLM’s 2015 State Legislative Priorities
The enclosed brochure is provided to you as a service. It provides a brief summary of the League’s major State Legislative Priorities for 2015... three major areas of concern for us: Property Tax Relief; Defending Home Rule; and Promoting Smart Growth.
A number of recent developments in our nation’s Capital deserve mention. Chief among them is passage in both Houses of the Federal spending for the current Fiscal Year.
Weekly Policy Update
Here is a brief update on legislative and policy issues of interest to municipalities.
An Electrical Energy Policy Primer For New Jersey Municipalities
This Primer will give local government leaders a strong understanding of how electrical energy is generated and distributed in their communities.
Municipal Leaders Thank Senate President Sweeney for Leadership on Local Transportation Aid
Today in Trenton, your New Jersey League of Municipalities joined the New Jersey Association of Counties and the American Automobile Association of New Jersey to support Senate President Steve Sweeney’s effort to replenish the State’s vital Transportation Trust Fund (TTF) and to increase funding for local roads and bridges.
99th Conference Follow Up on 20 Resolutions Approved
On Thursday, November 20, twenty resolutions, articulating new legislative and policy priorities for the League of Municipalities, were adopted at the Annual Business meeting held to conclude the League’s 99th Annual Conference.
Important League Annual Survey
PRIMER FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS (Formerly Newly Elected Officials Handbook)
The League is proud to present a NEW & UPDATED Primer for Elected Officials. This excellent resource provides elected officials with the basics of local government. THIS IS A MUST HAVE PUBLICATION!
Local Public Contracts Law Series No. 1 - A Primer on Public Bidding
This first installment of the League’s new Local Public Contract Law series will give municipal officials the basics of public bidding.