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Edwin W. Schmierer, Esq. a Director of the firm will be an instructor on March 8, 2014 for the New Jersey Planning Officials training program for members of planning boards and zoning boards of adjustment. Mr. Schmierer will be one of the faculty that will train experienced members of these land use boards regarding issues related to conflicts of interest, legal standards of review for variance relief, etc. Mr. Schmierer chairs the firm’s Government Practice Group and represents planning and zoning boards of adjustment on behalf of the firm. The seminar which will be held at the Burlington Township Municipal Building starting at 8:30 AM. Any one interested in attending should contact NJPO: [email protected]
The mission of the Hunterdon Land Trust is to preserve the integrity of the rural landscapes in the Hunterdon County region by protecting/enhancing natural resources and the cultural landscape of the historic Dvoor Farm for public enjoyment and education. The Land Trust has helped protect more than 10,280 acres of farmland and open space and owns and manages nature preserves throughout Hunterdon County.
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At this webinar, attendees will receive updates and information from League Deputy General Counsel Trishka Waterbury Cecil on ethics and will receive updates/information from the Division of Local Government Services on the topics of Budgeting and Procurement.
Budget, Ethics, and Procurement Update Webinar
Trishka Waterbury Cecil, Of Counsel with the Firm, has completed her annual Year-End Law Review for 2020 (a/k/a the “Big Book”) which is now available for members on the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys (NJILGA) website: https://www.njilga.org/. At a webinar presented on November 19, 2020 at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities Virtual Conference, Trishka (NJILGA Past President) and Steve Goodell (Treasurer), highlighted and discussed selected local government cases from the past year and entertained questions and comments from attendees.
Sharon Dragan, a Director with the Firm, has recently been elected to serve as Secretary for the NJ Institute of Local Government Attorneys in 2021. For more information about the NJILGA, see
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