By Karen Mason | Published November 3, 2014 | |
- Of Counsel
In March 2014, the NJ Supreme Court directed the NJ Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) to adopt rules and regulations for municipalities to address their obligations for the period 1999-2024. Rules and regulations were proposed and on October 20, 2014 COAH met to consider these for adoption. The deadline for adoption as required by the Read MoreRead More
On November 1 the Friends of the Mary Jacobs Memorial Library Foundation will host its Annual Food and Wine event. Mason, Griffin & Pierson is an event sponsor. The proceeds will benefit the library. For more information go to https://somerset.lib.nj.us/maryjacobs.htmRead More
Kristina P. Hadinger, past President of the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys (NJILGA), and TrishkaWaterbury Cecil, current NJILGA President, will both be presenting at the NJ League of Municipalities annual convention on November 20. Ms. Hadinger will join a panel of attorneys presenting an update on the Open Public Records Act, and Ms. Read MoreRead More
Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor for the Friends of Dottie’s House Casino Night. The event will be on Friday, November 14 at Hemingway’s Café in Seaside Heights. Dottie’s House is a not-for-profit organization that provides transitional housing for women and children of domestic violence. For information, go to https://www.dottieshouse.org/.Read More
It was great to see the girls running and the community cheering them on. The bi-annual 5K race is a celebration of the participants completing the Girls on the Run curriculum, a life-changing program for 3rd through 8th grade girls that focuses on self-confidence, healthy relationships and feeling good about themselves. MG&P has sponsored Girls on the Run of Central New Jersey for many years and are so pleased to be able to sponsor them again this Spring. Nicole M. Sciotto, Esq.
On June 23, 2022, Mason, Griffin & Pierson, PC, Director, Edwin W. Schmierer, Esq., moderated a panel discussion presented by Affordable Housing Professionals of New Jersey (AHPNJ) concerning the status of affordable housing delivery for the Third Round and preparation for the Fourth Round which commences July 1, 2025. Mr. Schmierer is the President of AHPNJ. The panelists included a representative from the Fair Share Housing Center, former Executive Director of the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, the Chief of Multifamily Program for NJHMFA and a professional planner who has served as a Special Court Master in 40 plus municipalities for the implementation of Third Round Affordable Housing Plans. Mr. Schmierer chairs the firm's Government Practice Group which represents over 30 municipal governing bodies, land use board and affordable housing committees throughout the State of New Jersey.