2009 New Jersey Local Government Deskbook

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Ideal for the orientation of newly-elected municipal officers, this accessible handbook covers the business of running a town from the perspective of its local governing bodies. Perfect for everyone from town officials and council members to planning boards and emergency management personnel, this guide organizes and updates a town’s procedural and regulatory obligations. Topics include public access to government records, the powers of municipal officials, municipal ethics, and the laws of labor, employment, and election.


Thomas P. Scrivo is a township attorney who has served as special counsel to municipalities for cases involving real estate tax appeals, labor and employment, and civil rights litigation. He lives in Livingston, New Jersey.