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Posted on: October 22, 2018

CY 2018/SFY 2019 Best Practices Checklist Issued

CY 2018/SFY 2019 Best Practices Checklist is out. Local Finance Notice 2018-26 provides guidance on this year’s process. Calendar Year municipalities' Best Practices checklist is due Nov. 12, 2018, and State Fiscal Year municipalities April 5, 2019.

On October 15, the Division of Local Government Services issued the CY 2018/SFY 2019 Best Practices Checklist. Local Finance Notice 2018-26 provides guidance on this year’s process. Calendar Year municipalities must submit their Best Practices checklist by Monday, November 12, 2018. State Fiscal Year municipalities will have until Friday, April 5, 2019.  For more on Best Practices, please see our recent blog post.


The League has reviewed the Best Practices Checklist and has a number of significant objections to the questions posed in this year’s list. The League, the New Jersey Municipal Managers Association, and the Government Finance Officers Association will meet with the Division early next week to address our mutual concerns.

Contact: Lori Buckelew, Senior Analyst,, 609-695-3481, x112.

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