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Seminar: Orientation for Elected Officials - 11/24/2015

The New Jersey League of Municipalities will be hosting an "Orientation for Newly Elected, Re-elected or Experienced Municipal Officials" on Saturday February 13, 2016 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 get the latest information on the most important municipal issues, all while meeting their newly elected peers and the League Staff. Program agenda and registration are available online. For questions, please call 609-695-3481.

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Budgeting for the Elected Official - 12/02/2015

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 20, 2016 from 8:30a.m. - 2:00p.m. at the Conference Center at Mercer on 1200 Old Trenton Rd in West Windsor, NJ 08550. Program topics will include: Budget Law Overview, What is Budgeting and Why is it Important, A History of State Aid and Planning for the Future. Seminar details and registration are available online.

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Webinar: A Review of Budget and Audit Updates - 12/16/2015

On February 26, 2016 the N J League of Municipalities will be hosting a webinar titled "A Quick Review of Budget and Audit Updates" from 11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. At this webinar, attendees will: Review DLGS Local Finance Notices, policies and regulations, get an update on CY 2016 budget issues and legislation, review levy cap requirements and current issues affecting finance officers. Presenter: Christine Zapicchi, Assistant Director, DLGS. CEUs have been approved. Member Rate $25.00 / Non-Member $35.00. Program information and registration are available online.

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Preservation in Practice: Primer for Historic Preservation Commission - 01/12/2016

Will be held on Saturday March 5, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Rutgers Camden - Campus Center. This one-day workshop is open to all preservationists, but specifically geared toward those serving on a local commission. This program is designed to benefit both new and experienced commission members as well as being relevant for planning and zoning board members and elected officials. The course provides an in-depth examination of current topics and issues relevant to integrating preservation into community planning and zoning. Focus will be on legal parameters for implementing a commission, conducting an effective public meeting, and understanding and implementing tools to combat deteriorated, neglected, vacant and abandoned properties.  Program and registration are available at For more information contact or 609 984-0473.

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NJLM Seminar: Budget, Ethics and Procurement Updates - 01/12/2016

The New Jersey League of Municipalities will be hosting a seminar on March 16, 2016 at the Conference Center at Mercer in West Windsor on the topic "Budget, Ethics, and Procurement Updates". Presenters include Christine Zapicchi, Assistant Director, Division of Local Government Services, Susan Jacobucci, Esq., Township Manager, Galloway Township and Gordon Ball, Procurement Specialist, Division of Local Government Services, State Department of Community Affairs. CEUs have been approved. Registration Fee is $60.00 Member Rate and $80.00 Non-Member. Program information and Registration are available online.

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GPANJ Educational Symposium - 01/12/2016

The Governmental Purchasing Association will be holding its Annual Spring Symposium April 6-8, 2016, at the Tropicana South Tower Conference Center & Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ.  Topics to be covered include Ethics, State Contracts, Green Purchasing, Using National Cooperatives, Cooperative Contracts, P-Cards, Prevailing Wage Compliance, Affirmative Action Compliance, and a Legislative Update. There is a special session for schools entitled the Fundamentals of Public School Purchasing. Meals are included in the registration fee and one day registration is available for those who cannot attend the entire conference.  CEU's and/or Credit Hours have been approved for QPA, RPPO/RPPS, RMC, CMFO/CCFO, CWPM, and NJWEA certifications. Details are available at:  For assistance please email:  

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