May 26, 2009
RE: Important New Information from the Division of Local Government Services
We would like to draw your attention to some important new information on the website of the Division of Local Government Services.
1. In late April the State Division of Purchase and Property released State contract M-7000, "Data Communications Equipment and Associated OEM Maintenance and Training." This is the replacement to data networking equipment and services element of the T-0483 Mini-Micro contract. The contract has two time-frames. The first runs through June 30, 2009 and excludes goods and services in the categories of VOIP phones, call control, and physical security (i.e., video and related surveillance). The second begins July 1, 2009 and includes all items, without exclusion, from the manufacturers and ends May 31, 2010, but provides for several one year extensions. See contract documents at: www.state.nj.us/treasury/purchase/noa/contracts/m7000.shtml.
2. NJ State League of Municipalities and the DLGS have scheduled a professional development seminar, "Fostering an Ethical Culture," focusing on the "Next Step" in fostering our ethical environment, presented by Susan Jacobucci, Director. The date is Thursday, May 28, 2009 at the Bergen Community College, Moses Training Center in Paramus. The times are 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The $75.00 Member fee or $150.00 Non-Member fee includes a continental breakfast and the seminar. Approved are 4.0 Continuing education units in Ethics for CMFO/CCFO, CTC, CPWM, and RMC licensees. Details and registration are available at www.njslom.org/cal_052809.html.
3. Special Main Street New Jersey Seminar for Business Owners: The Department of Community Affairs' (DCA) Main Street New Jersey Program is offering three regional training seminars in June tailored to assist local small businesses succeed in today's volatile economy. Jon Schallert, a respected business consultant, will present at each of the seminars his proprietary 14-step strategy to turn a business into a consumer destination. Business owners will leave the workshops with concrete to-do's that they can immediately implement in their business to drive more customer traffic and increase their sales. The seminars will take place in South Orange, Mount Holly and Boonton on June 16, 17, and 18, respectively.
Please register at http://mainstreetnewjersey.com/regform_june09.html) by June 10. For general information about the Main Street New Jersey program and the seminars, please contact Jef Buehler, Director of Main Street New Jersey, at (609) 633-9769 or email@example.com. For specific information regarding each seminar, please contact Main Street South Orange (973-763-6899), Main Street Mount Holly (609-914-0811) or Boonton Main Street (973-257-9107).
4. NJDARM Computer Training: NJ State League of Municipalities and NJDARM have scheduled three hands-on computer-training workshops on the ARTEMIS Records Retention and Disposition Management system in June. They are Thursday, June 11, 2009 at The Enterprise Center at Burlington County College in Mt. Laurel, Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at The Conference Center at Mercer County Community College in West Windsor, and Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at the Bergen Community College, Moses Training Center in Paramus. The times are 8:30 a.m. to noon. The $55.00 fee includes a continental breakfast and training. Continuing education units are approved for RMC licensees - 1.5 Records and 1.5 Information Technology. Details and registration are available at www.njslom.org/cal-NJDARM.html. Seating is limited at each location.
If you have any questions or concerns about this communication, please contact Deborah M. Kole, Staff Attorney, at the League, Ex. 137, or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Very truly yours,
William G. Dressel, Jr.