Member Dispatch


The Member Dispatch delivers important and timely information, resources, and other items of interest to our NJMMA community.

NJMMA Spring 2019 Conference
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The legalization of marijuana has been a consistent, and, at times, contentious topic both in New Jersey state politics and across the state’s many municipalities. At the Spring Conference, a seminar... read-more
NJMMA Spring 2019 Conference -- Cybersecurity
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Cybersecurity was not always a part of the job description for information technology (IT) professionals, but now it is one of the most vital part of their operation. With the rise of cyber-attacks... read-more
NJMMA Spring 2019 Conference -- Community Engagement
calendar icon Jun 11, 19
What are you doing as a municipal government to be the face of your town? At the spring conference, Pamela Borek and David Kois, both of Hillsborough Township, offered a presentation about their... read-more
Negotiations After the 2% Arbitration Cap – What Comes Next?
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The expiration of the two percent arbitration cap in December of 2017 has fundamentally changed how municipalities will negotiate with their first responders. Speakers from both sides of the... read-more
2019 NJMMA Executive Board
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In late 2018, a packed banquet hall at the Sheraton Atlantic City rose to applaud the 2019 New Jersey Municipal Management Association Officers and Executive Board, who took their oaths of office at... read-more
Joel Weisblatt, NJ PERC
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At the recent New Jersey league of Municipalities Annual Conference in late 2018, the New Jersey Municipal Management Association sponsored an important information session and panel discussion on... read-more
Pam Borek, Township of Hillsborough
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In today’s world, the average American is inundated with information overload, be it from television, the internet, and even their smartphones and tablets. Often the sources of information can be... read-more
Social Media and Municipal Management
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The popularity of social media as a communications channel continues to grow, with no sign of waning interest in its role as a way to communicate. When it comes to local municipalities who utilize... read-more
Theresa Casagrande and Matthew Watkins
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This past fall, during its annual membership luncheon and awards ceremony in Atlantic City, outgoing NJMMA President Theresa Casagrande officially passed the gavel to Matthew Watkins, Administrator... read-more
Mathhew Watkins, NJMMA President
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Several years ago, the NJMMA set a goal to increase membership, and, since 2013, the membership of our association has grown each year. We now have the largest membership ever, and participation at... read-more

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