Jet Mode is Taking Off: Step Aboard a First Class Government Software Experience

by Alannah Dragonetti, Head of Marketing for GovPilot View the entire newsletter for more articles:  2018 – NJAC County Biz – January  Each new year brings an opportunity for improvement. In 2018, GovPilot is taking that opportunity and flying with it! Introducing: Jet Mode—an interface that makes it easier than ever to find, process and share your most critical data. Updates Old Favorites Jet Mode improves upon key GovPilot features, including: PropertyProfile The cornerstone of our platform, GovPilot’s PropertyProfile feature ensures that all constituent data links to the appropriate...
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STATE HOUSE NEWS

January 12, 2018 Caps on Binding Interest Arbitration Awards Despite the fact that the 2% cap on binding interest arbitration awards expired on December 31st, NJAC and the New Jersey State League of Municipalities (NJSLOM) are continuing to urge Governor Elect Phil Murphy and members of new State Legislature to permanently extend the cap in the wake of stern warnings from Moody’s Investors Services and Fitch Ratings about failure to reinstate the measure. Moody’s noted “that salary costs are among the largest of municipal expenditures, the cost implications are obvious and considerable,” ...
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LOCAL LEADERS DISAPPOINTED LABOR REFUSES TO RELEASE REPORT

The New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC) and the New Jersey State League of Municipalities (NJSLOM) are disappointed that the public safety union representatives of the Police and Fire Interest Arbitration Impact Task Force are refusing to release the Task Force’s final Report, which was due on December 31, 2017. “The decision of the labor representatives to block the release of the Task Force’s final Report is very disappointing as State leaders have been waiting to review the document before deciding on whether to support extending the 2% cap on binding interest arbitration awards, w...
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State House News

December 22, 2017 Caps on Binding Interest Arbitration Awards NJAC and the New Jersey State League of Municipalities (NJSLOM) met on December 15th with Governor Elect Phil Murphy’s Chief of Staff and Chief Counsel to discuss permanently extending the 2% cap on binding interest awards. We also held a press conference on December 18th with a broad based coalition of community and business leaders from across the State who hailed the cap as a critical tool for controlling personnel costs; negotiating reasonable successor contracts; and, avoiding arbitration awards granted by third party burea...
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2018 NJAC BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING SCHEDULE

During the December 8, 2017 NJAC Board of Directors a resolution was passed proposing the Board of Directors meet on the following dates, and will be ratified at the January 26, 2018 Reorganization Meeting:       Friday, January 26, 2018                     11:00 a.m.             Senate Chambers - NJ State House, Trenton Friday, March 23, 2018                          9:30 a.m.             Senate Committee Room 6 - NJ State House Annex, Trenton Thursday, May 10, 2018                         9:00 a.m.            Palladium Ballroom - Caesar's, Atlantic City Fr...
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2018 NJAC REORGANIZATION MEETING

Beginning at 11:00 a.m. the 2018 NJAC Reorganization Meeting will take place on Friday, January 26th, in the Senate Chambers of the New Jersey State House. Hunterdon County Clerk, Mary H. Melfi, who currently serves as NJAC Secretary-Treasurer, will be sworn in as our organization's 77th President.  Honorable Melfi began her third five-year term as Hunterdon County Clerk on January 1, 2017.  She has been a resident of the county for over 40 years growing up in Lebanon Borough and now residing in the Borough of Flemington since 1977.  Honorable Melfi served on the Borough of Flemington's Cou...
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2018 NJAC ANNUAL CONFERENCE SEMINAR PROPOSALS

The deadline to submit your government agency or company seminar proposal is Friday, January 26th.  NJAC will be accepting seminar proposals for its 2018 Annual Celebration of County Government Conference starting January 2, 2018 through January 26, 2018. It is typical for NJAC to receive several proposals; however the number of workshops are limited and your proposal must be submitted with all necessary attachments to Loren Wizman, NJAC Business Development Director, at loren@njac.org by the deadline of Friday, January 26th.  The Conference Committee executive members will give priority cons...
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2018 NJAC ANNUAL CONFERENCE COMMITTEE MEETING

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  150 West State Street, Trenton NJ 08608 Meeting will take place on the third floor in the Conference Room of Chemistry Council of NJ.  Refreshments and a catered continental breakfast will be served. NJAC is currently accepting applications from our county and business members to actively participate in the planning process for our Annual Celebration of County Government.  In order to be a member of this committee you must physically attend the meeting on the 19th.  No call-ins.  Please email your interest and any questions to Kim Nolan, Office Manager, at kim@n...
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