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Orientation for Newly Elected, Re-Elected and Experienced Officials - 01/06/2018

The New Jersey League of Municipalities will be hosting an "Orientation for Newly Elected, Re-elected or Experienced Municipal Officials" on January 6, 2018 at the Hilton Meadowlands Hotel, 2 Meadowlands Plaza, East Rutherford, NJ 07073 AND January 20, 2018 at the Hotel ML at 915 Rte. 73, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054. This orientation is fast paced and designed to quickly bring officials up-to-date on important municipal issues. The newly elected officials will get a thorough overview of their major areas of responsibility, key contact at the State level and important sources of information and assistance. Re-elected and experienced officials will receive valuable up-to-date reference materials that will guide them to the answers they seek. They will also get the latest information on the most important municipal issues, all while meeting their newly elected peers and the League Staff. The Luncheon is an integral part of the orientation and designed as an opportunity to informally discuss experiences and share ideas with experienced local officials. The Program Link and Registration Link are available online. For more information contact Danielle Holland- Htut, Seminar Manager at 609-695-3481 ext 118 or

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Budgeting for the Elected Official - 02/24/2018

The New Jersey League of Municipalities is having a seminar titled "Budgeting for the Elected Official: Everything you Need to Know to Create, Balance, and Approve Your Municipalities' Budget". The program will be held on Saturday February 24, 2018 from 8:30a.m. - 2:00p.m. at the Conference Center at Mercer on 1200 Old Trenton Rd in West Windsor, NJ 08550. This program will aid the Elected official in creating and approving a feasible budget for their municipality. The day will be broken into four parts that include: 1. Budget Law Overview: a look at the laws that you must follow to set-up and pass a budget. 2. What is Budgeting and Why is it Important: the practical application and understanding the purpose of a budget. 3. History of State Aid and Other Issues: a look at how State Aid, State Mandates, and other issues impact your Municipal Budget. 4. Planning for the Future: how to utilize a Trend Analysis and create a 5 year Budget Projection, and understanding what a surplus means. Link for registration form and program information are available online.

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Webinar: "A Quick Review of Budget and Audit Updates" - 03/02/2018

The New Jersey League of Municipalities will be hosting a webinar on March 2, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. titled "A Quick Review of Budget and Audit Updates" At this webinar, attendees will: Review recent Division of Local Government Local Finance Notices and review recent policies and regulations / Get an update on CY 2018 budget issues and any legislation that may affect them / Understand the current requirements about and how the levy cap works / Review current issues affecting finance officers / Review of the Financial Automation Submission Tracking Solution (FAST). CEUs have been approved. Program and Registration is available online. For more information contact Danielle Holland- Htut, Seminar Manager at 609-695-3481 ext 118 or 

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