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September 11, 2017

Re: Daily Update
I.  Mayors Briefing via FREE Webinar
II. USDOT TIGER Grants Available & Instructional Webinars this Week

Dear Mayor:

I. Mayors Briefing via FREE Webinar

“The Need to Extend the 2% Interest Arbitration Cap”
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
11:00am-11:45am
Location: Your Computer

This briefing will provide an update on the efforts of the League and its partners to extend the 2% interest arbitration cap as a means to contain property tax increases and specific steps that can be taken by mayors and governing body members to assist this vitally important effort. As we approach the December expiration of the 2% interest arbitration cap and the lame duck session registration is a must for this important briefing.

Schedule: 11:00am-11:45am -Webinar Topic and Discussion

Presenters:

  • Michael Cerra, Assistant Executive Director, NJLM
  • Lori Buckelew, Senior Legislative Analyst, NJLM
  • Jon Moran, Senior Legislative Analyst, NJLM

To Register:

  1. Click on the Registration Link Below
  1. Fill out the form and click “Register”
  1. A Confirmation E-mail will be sent to you right after registration (save this e-mail, it contains a link that will connect you to the webinar on the scheduled date).
  1. At the scheduled time of the webinar, click the link provided to you in the confirmation e-mail and you will be automatically directed to the virtual classroom. Please note, in order to connect to the webinar, you may be required you to install the GoToWebinar Codec. To do this, hit “run” or “launch” when prompted and the codec will automatically install.
  1. Once the webinar program has been installed, turn on the speakers on your computer and then sit back and enjoy the webinar!

Registration Link for Webinar: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7095401806918510083

If you have any questions regarding the webinar or the registration process please contact
Danielle Holland-Htut at 609-695-3481 ext 118 or dholland@njslom.org

II. USDOT TIGER Grants Available & Instructional Webinars this Week

The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced $500 million in discretionary grant funding. The Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) are now available to communities interested in creating trails and trail connections. The focus is on major transportation projects, but trail advocates might be able to find a way to help projects become truly multimodal projects, complete missing trail links, and bring communities together with trail connections. Questions may be directed to Federal Highway Administration TIGER program staff (Ryan Brumfield or Sam Snead).

The Department of Transportation will hold public webinars on September 13 and 19 regarding “How to Compete for TIGER Grants” and on September 18 regarding “Preparing a Benefit Cost Analysis,”; click here to register.

Be sure to also visit the League’s Grant Resource Center online; updated monthly with links to funding opportunities.

Sincerely,

Michael J. Darcy, CAE
Executive Director

 

 

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