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November 22, 2016
Trenton, NJ

League Approved 19 New Resolutions

On Thursday, November 17, in Atlantic City nineteen resolutions, articulating new legislative and policy priorities for the League of Municipalities were adopted at the Annual Business meeting held during the League’s 101st Annual conference.

Previously, on Tuesday, November 15, the League Resolutions Committee screened these resolutions. The Committee, chaired by the incoming League President Albert Kelly, Mayor of Bridgeton, recommended all nineteen resolutions.

These resolutions will be key priorities for the League in the upcoming year.  League staff will be working with the sponsors of the resolutions to line up legislative sponsors and taking other steps to see the implementation of these resolutions.

A title summary for each resolution is below.  The full resolutions are posted online at: http://www.njslom.org/resolutions/2016-NJLM-Resolutions-112116.pdf

Resolutions Index

New Jersey State League of Municipalities Resolution No. 2016 – 01
In Support of an Affordable and Sustainable National Flood Insurance Program

New Jersey State League of Municipalities Resolution No. 2016 – 02
Resolution Calling for the use of 9-1-1 Service Fee Revenues for 9-1-1 Maintenance and Next Generation 9-1-1 System Infrastructure

New Jersey State League of Municipalities Resolution No. 2016-03                          
Resolution regarding the Provision of Reliable Telephone, Wireless and Wired Broadband Service to All Residents in All New Jersey Municipalities

New Jersey State League of Municipalities Resolution No. 2016 – 04
In Support of Regulations and Procedures Governing the Use of Municipal Seals

New Jersey State League of Municipalities Resolution No. 2016 – 05
Resolutions Supporting Legislative Reforms Affirm the Language and Intent of the Fair Housing Act in Regards to the “Gap” Period 

New Jersey State League of Municipalities Conference Resolution No. 2016-06
Resolution Urging the State Legislature to Extend the 2% Cap on Police and Fire Arbitration Contract Awards
New Jersey State League of Municipalities Resolution No. 2016 – 07
Veterans Treatment Courts Honor Those Who Served

New Jersey State League of Municipalities Resolution No. 2016 – 08
Resolution Supporting Urban Enterprise Zone Extension

New Jersey State League of Municipalities Resolution No. 2016 – 09
Resolution Concerning investments permitted by a Joint Insurance Fund

New Jersey State League of Municipalities Resolution No. 2016 – 10
Advocating for a 21st Century Water Infrastructure

New Jersey State League of Municipalities Resolution No. 2016-11
Resolution in Support of an Aggressive But Achievable Renewable Portfolio Standard by 2050

New Jersey State League of Municipalities Resolution No. 2016 – 12
Resolution Calling for Legislation Allowing for Enhanced Municipal Oversight of Massage Parlors

New Jersey State League of Municipalities Resolution No. 2016-13
Resolution Supporting the Federal Tax Exemption on Municipal Bonds

New Jersey State League of Municipalities Conference Resolution No. 2016-14
Resolution Calling for a Study on the Cost and Application of the Open Public Records Act

New Jersey State League of Municipalities Conference Resolution No. 2016-15
Resolution Calling for the Restoration of Energy Taxes to Municipalities

New Jersey State League of Municipalities Resolution No. 2016 – 16
Resolutions Supporting Legislative Reforms to the Fair Housing Act For a State Housing Bank as a New Creative Tools to Facilitate Municipal Compliance and Generate Housing Funding

New Jersey State League of Municipalities Conference Resolution No. 2016-17
In Appreciation of League President Joseph Tempesta, Mayor of West Caldwell

New Jersey State League of Municipalities Conference Resolution No. 2016-18
Resolution for the Adoption of Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Concussions and Head Injuries in Youth Sports

New Jersey State League of Municipalities Conference Resolution No. 2016-19
Resolution Calling for Fairness in Reimbursement of Benefits of Non-Vested Employees

Contact: Michael Cerra at mcerra@njslom.org or 609-695-43481 ext. 120

 

 

 

 

 

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