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Over 20 titles are currently available. Topics include a history of municipal government, the Open Public Records Act, the Faulkner Act, police and fire contract data, licensing fees and more! View the full list below or click here to view the full list (PDF)

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Title Description
A History of Municipal Government NJ’s municipal story and new statutory provisions.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)  
An Electrical Energy Policy Primer Strong understanding of how the electricity market operates. (2014)
Brownfield Properties Examines factors that contributed to Brownfield phenomena with federal/state legislation. (2nd Ed.)
Building Economic Development at the Local Level Sustain & build an economic base, while forming an economic development plan (8th Ed.)
Faulkner Act - NJ Optional Charter Law (2012 Ed.)
Guide to Unfunded Mandates (1st Ed.) (2012)
Laws of Interest Bills enacted into law & information on NJLM’s Legislative programs. (2013 Ed)
Local Government Ethics Law (2014)
Local Public Contracts Law Series 1 (2014)
Local Public Contracts Law Series 2 - Primer on Competitive Contracting This Primer on Competitive Contracting is filled with information about the competitive contracting process for municipal officials, including evaluation forms, sample resolutions, and procedural insights. (2017)
Municipal Directory  Desktop reference guide containing contact information for NJ’s 564 municipalities. ** Print and PDF versions available in March.
Newly Elected Officials Handbook Primer for Local Elected Officials 2017-18 – Instructional materials for elected officials
NJ 5 Traditional Forms of Government Towns, Villages, Boroughs and Cities (2012 Ed)
Open Public Records Act OPRA Quick guide to the Right to Know Law.
Open Public Meetings Act OPMA Guide to the Open Public Meetings Act.
Police & Fire Labor Data Service A series of books tracking trends in police and fire contract settlements. Available in electronic format as a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and PDF. Visit the Police and fire Labor Data Service for more information and specifics of what is included in this publication.
Protecting Your Town’s Environment An overview of key environmental issues facing New Jersey’s municipalities; from brownfields redevelopment, to stormwater and interstate pipelines.
Legislative Bulletin Bills signed into law affecting municipalities (yearly subscription).

License Fee Series
Volume 1

Mercantile, Peddler, Solicitor, Canvasser & Itinerant Vendor Fee; Vending Machine/Taxi and Limousine Fees (2016)
License Fee Series
Volume 2
Alarm Fees and False Alarm Penalties (2016)
License Fee Series
Volume 3
Dog & Cat Licensing Fees; Liquor License Fees; Garage Sale, Flea Market and Auction Fees (2016)
License Fee Series
Volume 4
Municipal Parking Fees & Rec. Fees (2018)
License Fee Series
Volume 5
License Fees for Planning Board of Adjustment, Zoning, Historic Preservation & Construction/Building (2015). This is a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet of data.
Salary Survey Salaries for selected municipal positions, elected officials and superior police officers. View a full listing of positions included.