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
Trishka Waterbury Cecil, Of Counsel with the Firm, will be speaking at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities (NJLM) Orientation seminars for Municipal Officials this month. This orientation is designed for municipal officials who are newly elected, re-elected, or experienced. It is fast paced and designed to quickly bring officials up-to-date on important municipal issues. Newly elected officials will get a thorough overview of their major areas of responsibility, key contacts at the State level, and important sources of information and assistance.
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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