#e.24715 Tuesday 9:00AM to Thursday 5:00PM
November 19-21, 2013
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New Jersey State League of Municipalities Annual Conference

New Jersey Planning Officials
Atlantic City, NJ

For 97 years,local officials have gathered annually in the pursuit of good local government. The three-day Annual Conference remains a critical mainstay in the portfolio of services provided by the League. By serving 18,000 people,it is the single largest local government event in the United States.

Offering hundreds of exhibits showing products and services to aid municipalities, it is a central point for learning what is out there to meet local governments' needs. Some of the features of this year's conference include:

• 80 League Educational sessions and more than 50 additional
sessions produced by affiliated municipal professional associations.
• Training for newly elected governing body members.
• Several sessions focused on ethics training. New technical skills and new technologies creating new efficiencies.
• Information on affordable housing; planning; grants, and understanding initiatives coming from State government.

The conference is also a chance to acknowledge local officials' dedication to public service and the work of their colleagues in municipal government across the state. The Annual Conference provides all these opportunities while continuing to charge the lowest registration rate of any municipal league in the country.

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#a.177884 Tuesday November 19, 10:00AM to 12:00PM

"21" - Counties Come up Winners

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County Planning is no longer just a regulatory step in development review or an occasional partner in state and regional planning initiatives. It now serves as ... more

#a.177986 Thursday November 21, 9:00AM to 10:45AM

Affordable Housing Update

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With the legal status of the Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) and the status of the agency’s third round regulations uncertain, this program will highlight ... more

#a.177983 Wednesday November 20, 2:30PM to 4:00PM

Ethics: Doing What's Right When No One Is Looking

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Protecting the board from acting improperly is one of the roles of the board attorney, but knowing what you should and shouldn’t do as a board member, will help ... more

#a.177971 Wednesday November 20, 10:00AM to 12:00PM

Falling Rock Revisited

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The mythical town of Falling Rock, NJ is back. Riveting testimony promises to rock a pair of public hearings as the land use board considers a retail developme ... more

#a.177944 Tuesday November 19, 1:00PM to 2:30PM

Inherently Beneficial, Inherently Problematic

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Is there a whole new meaning to “inherently beneficial uses”? Will that open the floodgates to unwanted applications claiming to prove they meet the criteria? ... more

#a.177959 Tuesday November 19, 3:00PM to 4:30PM

LSRP -- Contaminated Sites and the Planning Process

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Planning trends including smart growth, transit oriented development, walkable communities, and adaptive reuse make it more likely that future land use activiti ... more

#a.177968 Wednesday November 20, 9:00AM to 10:45AM

Obsolete Suburban Office Buildings: What is to be Done?

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Many suburban New Jersey office buildings and office campuses are experiencing growing vacancies and are losing value. This is the result of advances in inform ... more

#a.177943 Tuesday November 19, 10:00AM to 12:00PM

Planning Gremlins

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We all have to deal with them, the gremlins that plague all planning and zoning boards of adjustments: Portable On Demand Storage facilities (PODs), digital dis ... more

#a.177309 Tuesday November 19, 10:00AM to 4:00PM

Planning and Zoning Board Members Certification Training

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This course presents planning concepts and criteria for newly appointed members of Planning & Zoning Boards in New Jersey. The instructors will provide the plan ... more

#a.177974 Wednesday November 20, 10:00AM to 12:00PM

Public Private Partnerships

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In today’s economy and with government budgets stretched to their limits, private developers and public agencies are more frequently turning to each other for a ... more