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Important Conference Sessions - Sustainability
Last week, we sent you the second, in a series of letters, designed to help you prepare to make the most of your time at our 98th Annual Conference.  This third letter will focus on sessions dealing with sustainability.

New Content on DLGS Web Site
The Division of Local Government Service’s has posted the following new content on their website.

FINAL CALL for Submissions Thirteenth Annual Innovation in Governance Awards NOTE REVISED PROGRAM
This is a FINAL CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS.  The deadline is October 1. The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and the New Jersey League of Municipalities continue to recognize Innovation in Governance through an annual recognition program.

Best Practices Checklist Issued
The Division of Local Government Services has issued Local Finance Notice 2014-16 regarding the CY 2014/SFY 2015 Best Practices Inventory.

Weekly Policy Update                               
Governor Signs Police Camera Mandate
Governor Conditionally Vetoes Suspension of 2.5% Non-Residential Development
Governor vetoes Land Banking Bill

Please Ask Your Legislators to Support A-366/S-1713 (Verizon v. Hopewell - Status Update)
New Jersey municipalities need to stand together and support A-366/S-1713, companion bills that have been introduced by Assemblyman Ralph Caputo and Senator Bob Smith to protect taxpayers, and to provide clear direction to the courts regarding the legislature’s intent when the laws regarding State taxation of telecommunications providers were reformed in 1997.

Important Conference Sessions - Budget and Finance
The sessions listed below will deal directly with Budget and Finance issues in detail during the 99th Annual NJLM Conference.

Annual Conference Badge Registration and Ticketed Meal Functions
Register for important functions early to save time and avoid being closed out because a session is sold out.

League provides a library of sample ordinances and shared service agreements
Were you aware that the League provides a library of sample ordinances and shared service agreements?  Over 1,000 sample documents are currently available in the League’s online library.  And while this online service has been provided for over 10 years, these libraries were updated this past spring and redesigned making the documents easier to search by topic, municipality or county.

Red Tape Review Commission Public Hearing Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The Red Tape Review Commission just announced its next public hearing at 11:00 am on Tuesday September 30, 2014...Members of the public are invited to provide commentary that concerns overly burdensome regulations or processes in their interactions with State government.

Important Conference Sessions Ethics
In preparation for our 99th Annual Conference, we would like to inform you of some of the sessions we’ve scheduled on specific subjects. This is the first of a series of letters designed for that purpose.


Suzanne Walters

A message from the President

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NJLM Edicational Foundation

Storm Recover Information

Affordable Housing Trust Fund

Management Reforms and Mandates Relief, click here

Energy Tax Restoration Resource Center

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