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November 8, 2013

Re: Important Conference Sessions Possible Itinerary for First Time Conference Attendees

Dear Mayor:

We know that a number of new local officials were elected on Tuesday. Some of them may want to attend the League’s Conference to help to prepare them for taking office in January. Others were elected in the May non-partisan elections. And, due to Sandy’s forced cancellation of last year’s Conference, many who were elected in 2012 will be joining us for the first time in just 11 days. First time attendees might want to consider the sessions listed in this letter.


Date

Time

Session

Room

Tuesday, November 19th

 

 

 

 

2:00 p.m.

Orientation: Getting the Most from Your Conference Experience

Room 319

 

3:45 p.m.

The Role and Responsibilities of Municipal Governing Body Members

Room 315

Wednesday, November 20th

 

 

 

 

9:00 a.m.

New Jersey Safety Institute: Resources Available to Municipalities

Room 311

 

10:45 a.m.

Ethical Standards – More Than Just Statutory

Room 303

 

2:00 p.m.

Newly Elected Refresher: Budget, Procurement, and Finance Purchasing Issues

Room 419

 

2:00 p.m.

Dos and DON’Ts of Local Government Ethics

Room 303

 

3:45 p.m.

Elected Officials Refresher: Ethics, Open Public Meetings, OPRA & Civility in Public Discourse

Room 417

Thursday, November 21st

 

 

 

 

9:00 a.m.

Energy Tax Receipts Are Not State Aid

Room 417

 

10:45 a.m.

Open Public Meetings and Transparency in Government: A Familiar Concept, A New Paradigm

Room 201

 

10:45 a.m.

Current Legal Issues that Elected and Appointed Officials Need To Know

Room 313

 

2:00 p.m.

A Review of the Open Public Records Act (OPRA)

Room 418

We look forward to providing high quality training and assistance to all new local officials, beginning later this month in Atlantic City.

For more information on these and other sessions, visit the League’s website at http://www.njslom.org/98thconf/index.html  Also, be sure to read more about these sessions and the Conference in the October and November editions of our magazine, New Jersey Municipalities.

Very truly yours,                    

William G. Dressel, Jr.
Executive Director

 

 

 

 

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