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August 20, 2008

Important New Information from the Division of Local Government Services




Dear Mayor:

The State's Division of Contract Compliance and Equal Employment Opportunity in Public Contracts have made important rule changes that affect all local unit public works contracting procedures.  Local Finance Notice 2008-15 presents the changes, which includes the elimination of local unit responsibility to include the ½ of 1% training allocation for their construction projects.  That cost will now be absorbed by the State.  LFN 2008-15 is available at:

If you have any questions or concerns about this communication, please contact Deborah M. Kole, Staff Attorney, at the League, Ex. 137, or at


                                                                        Very truly yours,


                                                                        William G. Dressel, Jr.
                                          Executive Director



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