Oct 26

Division Issues Local Finance Notice on Recent Tax Collection & Tax Appeals Legislation

Posted on October 26, 2020 at 5:38 PM by Legislative Staff

Division Issues Local Finance Notice on Recent Tax Collection & Tax Appeals Legislation

The Division of Local Government Services issued Local Finance Notice 2020-25 explaining recently enacted legislation pertaining to property tax collection, tax appeals refunds, and the waiver of interest and lien enforcement for certain delinquent water and sewer utility payments during emergency circumstances.

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Oct 15

Executive Order Implementing Interagency Task Force to Combat Youth Violence

Posted on October 15, 2020 at 3:20 PM by Legislative Staff

On October 13, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 188 (PDF) which directs various state agencies to implement the recommendations of the Interagency Task Force to Combat Youth Bias Report (PDF) that do not require legislation.

The purpose of the Task Force was to identify and implement strategies to reduce the increase in youth bias crimes that has occurred over the past few years.

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Oct 12

Division Issues Guidance on Coronavirus Relief Bond Law

Posted on October 12, 2020 at 5:41 PM by Legislative Staff

The Division of Local Government Services (DLGS) has issued Local Finance Notice 2020-24, providing guidance on P.L. 2020, c. 74, which allows municipalities and counties to issue special emergency appropriation for the loss of revenue and/or unanticipated expenses directly attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to this, the law also permits the DLGS Director to issue guidance on the calculation of anticipated revenue for the 2021 budget year.

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