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Orientation for Municipal Officials: Newly Elected and Experienced - 01/07/2017

The New Jersey League of Municipalities will be hosting an "Orientation for Newly Elected, Re-elected or Experienced Municipal Officials" on January 7 , 2017 at the Hilton Meadowlands Hotel, 2 Meadowlands Plaza, East Rutherford, NJ 07073 and January 28, 2017 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 received 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.  Member Rate $125.00 / Non-Member $145.00. Program details and Registration form are available online.

 

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Webinar on Brownfield Funding Sources - 01/19/2017

On January 19, 2017 from 11:00am - 12:15pm the New Jersey League of Municipalities will be hosting a webinar on Brownfield Funding sources.  This webinar will discuss potential Brownfields funding sources such as the Hazardous Site Discharge Remediation Fund (HDSRF), Environmental Infrastructure trust (EIT), and other sources and how municipalities should utilize these funds . This webinar will also discuss how municipalities can structure their brownfields projects to take advantage of these funding opportunities. CEUs have been approved. Registration Information is available online.  For more information or questions: Danielle Holland-Htut at 609-695-3481 ext 118 or dholland@njslom.com.     

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Development Program "OPRA In Depth: OPRA and the Common Law" - 02/22/2017

On February 22, 2017 from 9:00a.m. - 12:30p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel in Tinton Falls, the New Jersey League of Municipalities will be holding the seminar titled "OPRA In Depth: OPRA and the Common Law." This seminar will begin with a discussion with Senator Weinberg (invited) of current legislation concerning the Open Public Records Act (OPRA). The seminar will then continue with a discussion of OPRA and the Common Law. Topics of discussion will be: What is the Common Law? - Common Law vs. OPRA - How to Answer OPRA Request with regards to Common Law Issues.  Member Rate: $65.00 / Non-Member $85.00.  CEUs have been approved.  Program information and Registration form are available online.  For questions please contact Danielle Holland-Htut at 609-695-3481 ext 118 or dholland@njslom.org.

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Webinar: "A Quick Review of Budget and Audit Updates" - 02/24/2017

The New Jersey League of Municipalities will be hosting a Webinar on February 24, 2017 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 2017 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. Webinar Topic and Discussion 11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Presenter: Christine Zapicchi, Assistant Director, Division of Local Government Services. CEUs have been approved. Member Rate $25.00 / Non-Member $35.00. Program and Registration Link are availanble online.  

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Seminar: Budget, Ethics, Best Practices and Procurement - 03/01/2017

The New Jersey League of Municipalities will be hosting a seminar on March 1, 2017 at the Conference Center at Mercer in West Windsor. At this seminar, attendees will receive important updates and information from the Division of Local Government Services on the following topics: Budget Updates – Ethics – Procurement - Best Practices - Collective Bargaining. Presenters: Christine Caruso, Deputy Director, Division of Local Government Services, State Department of Community Affairs - Christine Zapicchi, Assistant Director, Division of Local Government Services, State Department of Community Affairs - Jason Martucci, Regulatory Affairs Officer, Division of Local Government Services, State Department of Community Affairs - Susan Jacobucci, Esq., Administrator, Borough of Paulsboro. CEUs have been approved. Registration: Member Rate $65.00 / Non-Member: $85.00. Program and Registration information is available online.

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Seminar: Budgeting for the Elected Official - 03/04/2017

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 March 4, 2017 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. Registration: Member Rate $75.00 / Non-Member Rate: $100.00. Program information and Registration form are available online. 

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