I. Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program for State and Local Municipalities
This Friday, May 29 is the deadline to apply for the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program for state and local municipalities identified as eligible for funding under the 2019 State and Local Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance (JAG) Program.
If a locality is not listed as eligible under the JAG program, they can contact the state administering agency to learn about possible sources of funding from the state’s received allocation.
Visit the Department of Justice website for more information on the CESF Program.
II. New Jersey Brownfields Assistance Center @ NJIT
New Jersey Institute of Technology has created the New Jersey Brownfields Assistance Center @ NJIT. The Center provides FREE assistance to NJ municipalities and counties that are pursuing brownfields cleanup and reuse.
Contact them at NJBrownfields@njit.edu or 973-596-6415 or visit their web site.
III. Rutgers Eagleton Institute Session
Protecting the Ballot During COVID-19, Tuesday, June 2nd at 10:00am
Speakers will discuss the opportunities and vulnerabilities to be considered, best practices for administering elections by mail, and how vote-by-mail and other solutions can be implemented in ways that protect ballot access and power for all communities. Visit their site for more details.
- Secretary of State Kim Wyman, Washington State
- Charles Stewart III, Kenan Sahin Distinguished Professor of Political Science, MIT
- Joanne Rajoppi, Clerk, Union County, New Jersey
- Connor Maxwell, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for American Progress
- Moderated by Ronald K. Chen, University Professor, Rutgers School of Law
This is an audio conference. Call-In Number: +1-650-429-3300, Access code: 193 228 350
Questions? Contact Maximo Vazquez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
IV. MEL Safety Institute CV-19 Resources
The MEL Safety Director’s office has created a central repository on the NJ MEL website for updated COVID-19 information specific to municipal operations, including several bulletins addressing specific subject areas during the COVID-19 pandemic, and that information may be found at NJ MEL website.