Newly Elected Official Resources
Congratulations on your new position! You are to be commended for your willingness to devote so much of your time to the service of your community.
As a newly elected official, it can be challenging becoming acclimated with many of the laws and best practices set forth in local government. As you will quickly discover, each new day brings new issues to the forefront for municipal officials. But the League is here to help you! As New Jersey’s association of municipalities, NJLM provides a myriad of resources, including education, news alerts, and networking opportunities to elected officials. Let us help you get started in making a difference in our great state!
Getting Started: Training & Education
Training and education will help get you started, and provide a foundation of best practices and a greater understanding of your new position.Link to page
Getting Started: Reading & Topic Backgrounds
Don't feel intimidated when you aren't familiar with a topic - we're here to help. The League offers many resources to provide a scope of topic histories.Link to page
Stay on Top of News
A lot happens at the Statehouse, and sometimes things move fast. Don't miss news on a topic that you're following.Link to page
Participate: Help Shape Legislation
Participate in campains when you receive a Call to Action from the League and submit Conference resolutions for consideration.Link to page
Network with Other Elected Officials
Build your network and learn from others.Link to page
A hub of information related to the League's legislative activities, and a listing of League legislative staff and their contact information.Link to page