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06/25/2015   Chapter 159 Submittals
03/25/2015   States of Emergency Relating to Snow Storms
03/03/2015   CY 2015/SFY 2016 State Aid Certification
01/23/2015   2015 Municipal Information Sheet
01/22/2015   LOSAP Annual CPI Adjustment
01/22/2015   CY 2015 Municipal Levy Cap Referendum Procedures

Chapter 159 Submittals - 06/25/2015

Please be advised that per LFN 2014-11 all adopted Chapter 159 Resolutions submitted to the Director of the Division of Local Government Services for approval must be submitted electronically.  It is no longer necessary to mail hard copies.  If you should have any questions as to how to electronically file the 159 Resolutions, please contact Jorge Carmona at or call (609) 292-1430.  For technical difficulties, please call Mark Brodowski at (609) 633-2504. 


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States of Emergency Relating to Snow Storms - 03/25/2015

Governor Christie recently signed two executive orders declaring States of Emergency for the response and recovery efforts required by various snow storms occurring on: January 26, 2015 and March 5, 2015. Local Finance Notice 2015-08 addresses matters relating to financing and procurement with respect to these declared emergencies.

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CY 2015/SFY 2016 State Aid Certification - 03/03/2015

The Division issued Local Finance Notice 2015-07 on February 26th outlining the state aid for CY 2015/SFY 2016 as funded in the Governor's Budget Presentation on February 24th.  The individual certification of state aid amounts, which are to be used in the preparation of the CY 2015 budgets are also available on the DLGS website under Municipal State Aid

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2015 Municipal Information Sheet - 01/23/2015

The municipal information sheets are now available on the DLGS website under fiscal reports.  For questions, please email or call (609)292-4806.

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LOSAP Annual CPI Adjustment - 01/22/2015

Local Finance Notice 2015-02 provides local units administering a Length of Service Awards Program (LOSAP) with general information regarding LOSAP award increases together with the annual cost of living adjustment to the maximum award amounts.

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CY 2015 Municipal Levy Cap Referendum Procedures - 01/22/2015

Local Finance Notice 2015-03 provides specific instruction and direction to municipalities operating on a calendar fiscal year considering holding a public referendum to exceed either the:
- Two (2) percent municipal property tax levy cap pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:4-45.45 et seq. or,
- One and a half (1.50 ) percent appropriation caps pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:4-45.3 et seq.

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Updated: 06/25/2015