UPDATE: Sessions on SHBP & Infrastructure Added
A new session, Considerations as State Health Benefits Rates Increase, has been added to the Conference schedule for Wednesday, November 16, 2022:9:00 AM -10:15 AM in Room: 414, ACC.
Municipalities participating in the State Health Benefits Plan (SHBP) are facing a 22% premium increase in 2023. This expert panel will discuss alternatives to the SHBP, what to consider, the impact on contracts, and much more. This is a must-attend session for any SHBP municipality.
This League session will feature Presiding Mayor Colleen Mahr of Fanwood, NJLM Past President with speakers Kevin Lyons, Legal Protection Plan Administrator and Health Benefits Coordinator, NJ State PBA and Matthew U. Watkins, Labor Consultant, NJLM; Retired Administrator; NJ Community Solutions.
On Thursday, while you are at the League Conference at the Atlantic City Convention Center, come to the exhibit floor at 10:00 a.m., for the live taping of the session Timely Topics: Conversation with Lt. Gov. Oliver & NJDEP Commissioner LaTourette about funding opportunities, infrastructure, resiliency and more moderated by Immediate Past President and Clinton Town Mayor Janice Kovach.
This group conversation will occur near the Mayor’s Information Booth and the food trucks. If you enter the exhibit floor through Entrance B or C, turn left and look for the Mayor’s Information Booth banner hanging from the ceiling. If you enter through Entrance D, walk straight ahead toward the Mayor’s Information Booth banner.
For up-to-the-minute session listings, please visit the Conference website or download the Conference App.
League Events at the Annual Conference
Don’t miss your opportunity to attend League Events at the Annual Conference. To purchase tickets on site, please visit the 2nd-floor Registration Desk at the Atlantic City Convention Center right of Hall C and ask for Marie Kizer or Johnnifer Harris.
Mayors’ Lunch Briefing
Wednesday, November 16, 12 Noon, Crown Ballroom, Sheraton
Join mayors from around the state. Honor your peers for their achievements in the League’s Hall of Fame and the Innovation in Governance awards and build a dialogue with the directors of State agencies. Lively discussions during the event provide information not only from the speakers, but from the audience. Featured speakers include Lieutenant Governor/DCA Commissioner Sheila Oliver and DEP Commissioner Shawn LaTourette. ($30 per person. Mayors Lunch Briefing tickets are limited to the Mayor and two (2) guests of the Mayors choosing.)
Women in Municipal Government Networking & Awards Event
Wednesday, November 16, 5:15 PM, Crown Ballroom, Sheraton
After Annual Conference sessions have concluded, gather with other elected and appointed officials as well as local government supporters to celebrate the accomplishments of outstanding women in New Jersey municipal government. Honorees include Sheena Collum, Village President, South Orange Village and Olga Garcia, City Engineer, Hoboken, and President, NJSME. ($35 per person.)
League Delegates Luncheon
Thursday, November 17, 12 Noon, Crown Ballroom, Sheraton
Gather for this sit-down lunch which puts you in the room with League and State leadership and starts 2023 on the right foot. The League Delegates Luncheon is a gathering of local government officials and those who support their work. Whether a longtime member or newly elected, it’s an inspiring way to wrap up your Conference week. The League will honor David Grubb, Executive Director of the Municipal Excess Liability Joint Insurance Fund, and Edward J. McManimon III, League Counsel and Of Counsel at McManimon Scotland and Baumann, with the Distinguished Public Service Award. Governor Phil Murphy is the keynote speaker. ($45 per person.)