User Fee Bill before Assembly Committee
Tomorrow the Assembly Housing and Local Government Committee will be discussing S-1914/A-2975, which requires certain user fees for the provision of traditional municipal services to be included within the 2% municipal and county property tax levy cap.
Recovery and Rebuilding Resources Reminder
We wanted to remind you that you can access important information on Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts by visiting the Governor’s Office of Recovery and Rebuilding on the internet...
The League Opposition to S-2/A-1171 Shared Services
In anticipation of the Assembly possibly considering S-2/A-1171 during the lame duck session last week we notified the full Assembly of the League’s continue objection to S-2.
NJLM’s 2014 State Legislative Priorities
Last month I had the honor of being elected President of the State league of Municipalities. For the next twelve months I will do all I can to elevate the institution of municipal government by developing meaningful working relationships with policymakers at all levels of government.
FCC Cell Tower Rule Could Threaten Local Land Use and Construction Controls
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has commenced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) which could result in new regulations that expedite regulatory reviews by limiting the kinds of issues local governments can consider, and in some cases preempt any local government review of siting applications for collocation of wireless transmission devices.
DEP Notice- Diesel Vehicle Retrofit Requirement
The League is forwarding to you an important notice from the New Jersey Department
of Environmental Protection (DEP) concerning diesel vehicles, attached herein.
Report of the League Resolution Committee, 17 Resolutions Approved
On Thursday, November 21, seventeen resolutions, articulating new legislative and policy priorities for the League of Municipalities, were adopted at the Annual Business meeting
New Content on DLGS Web Site
The Division of Local Government Service’s has posted the following new content on their website.
Affordable Care Act Update
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reports that their efforts to correct technical problems with the Affordable Care Act website have resulted in improvements and that 90 percent of users are able to create accounts.
Office suites available for lease at League Headquarters – 222 West State Street, Trenton.
As you know, the League of Municipalities occupies only half of its headquarters building. Eight tenants rent the other half. Some of our tenants include associations, attorneys, public relations and government relations firms. The building now has Class A office suites available sized from 240 sf to 815 sf. Larger suites up to 3,000 sf may be made available.