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Seminar: NARCAN - Now What? - 09/26/2016

On September 26, 2016 the New Jersey League of Municipalities and the New Jersey Association of County and City Health Officials will present "NARCAN - Now What?" from 9:00am - 12:30pm at the Doubletree Hotel on 700 Hope Road in Tinton Falls, NJ 07724. The treatment rate for Heroin and Opiate abuse continues to rise in NJ. More municipalities are using NARCAN to reverse overdoses. But what is the next step to address this public health crisis? This informative seminar will discuss the "Recovery Specialists" program connecting overdose patients with the Opioid Overdose Recovery Program (OORP); NJ Connect for Recovery resources; a one-stop model for connecting comprehensive services to ex-offenders re-entering society; and the Police Assisted Addiction Recovery Initiative. CEUs have been approved: RMC-4.0 Prof Devel; NJCLE-4.0; PACLE-3.5; NJ Public Health Continuing Education-4.0. Registration and detailed agenda are available online.  For questions please contact Danielle Holland-Htut at 609-695-3481 ext 118 or dholland@njslom.org.

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Labor/Collective Negotiations: Chapter 78 and the "Cadillac Tax" - 10/13/2016

On October 13, 2016 at the Doubletree Hotel in Tinton Falls from 9:00 am - 12:30 pm the League of Municipalities will have a seminar on the topic of labor negotiations, collective negotiations and the impact of the sunset of Chapter 78. The seminar will cover the basics involved in collective negotiations with civilian and law enforcement bargaining units. Topics to be discussed include the process of negotiations, preparation for negotiations, and the scope of negotiations. The seminar will also address impasse procedures including mediation, fact finding, and interest arbitration for law enforcement bargaining units. Finally this seminar will focus on the impact that Chapter 78 sunset provisions and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) “Cadillac Tax” have on labor negotiations. If you are negotiating or will be negotiating a contract in the near future this is a must attend seminar. CEUs have been approved. Registration is available online.  For more information please contact Danielle Holland-Htut at 609-695-3481 ext 118 or dholland@njslom.org.  

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How to Prepare your Municipality for Disaster - Funding Sources - 10/17/2016

Local governments have an important leadership role in understanding major pre and post disaster funding resources, developing a comprehensive plan to use a diverse set of financing and funding tools, and ensuring that all supporting approaches are accurate and well-documented. This program will address topics from pre-disaster planning, to understanding what sorts of public service data should be gathered at the time of a disaster, to working through the public assistance sheets and ultimately funding applications. Strategies and scenarios will be discussed along with review of available resources for funding several categories of disaster related planning and recovery. Join us on October 17, 2016 at the Doubletree Hotel from 8:30am-12:30pm for this informative seminar. CEUs have been approved. Registration is available online.  For more information please contact Danielle Holland-Htut at 609-695-3481 ext 118 or dholland@njslom.org.    

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The Gray Areas of Government Ethics - 10/19/2016

Local Government Officials are expected to follow the Local Government Ethics Law as designated by the State of New Jersey. Municipal Attorneys typically advise local officials on proper behavior and conduct in their municipalities. However, in many cases there are "gray areas" or situations that do not fall into these guidelines often leading to confusion in how it should be handled. This can often cause problems as the perception of one person can vary from another. The purpose of this seminar is to review the Local Government Ethics law, discuss these "gray areas," and aide Municipal Attorneys and Municipal Officials in making the proper judgement in these situations. This seminar will be held on TWO DIFFERENT DATES: October 19, 2016 at the Holiday Inn Hasbrouck Heights from 10:00am - 1:30 pm and October 26, 2016 at the Hotel ML in Mount Laurel from 10:00am - 1:30pm. CEUs have been approved. Registration is available online.  For more information please contact Danielle Holland-Htut at 609-695-3481 ext 118 or dholland@njslom.org.  

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