To further assist Atlantic City and its residents, the State also created the Atlantic City Coordinating Council. The Coordinating Council brings together state agencies to coordinate policy aimed at addressing the challenges that remain in Atlantic City and to identify technical experts and resources that will help move the city forward.

The Coordinating Council consists of the Lieutenant Governor; the Commissioners of the Departments of Agriculture, Children and Families, Corrections, Education, Health, Human Services, Labor and Workforce Development, and Transportation; the DCA Deputy Commissioner; the Director of DCA’s Division of Local Government Services; the Attorney General; the Treasurer; the Secretary of Higher Education; the Executive Director of the NJ Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency; the Chief Executive Officer of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority; the Executive Director of NJ Transit; the Director of the Authorities Unit; and the Chair of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.