Assembly committee passes bond email bill


Make text smaller Make text larger





The Assembly State and Local Government Committee approved legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Hal Wirths allowing counties to send proposed bond ordinances to municipalities by email.

“People have relied on email for almost 20 years,” said Wirths. “We can use technology to replace the old, inefficient ways and save taxpayer money.”

Counties operating under the optional county charter law are required to mail proposed ordinances to municipal clerks. The paperwork can be up to 25 pages and must be sent to as many as 70 municipalities.

Wirths’ bill allows optional county charter counties to modernize with email and provides clarification on the process for non-charter counties.

“It’s a good day in Trenton when we can pass a bill that increases efficiency, improves reliability and saves taxpayer dollars,” said Wirths. “We should be passing more cost-saving bills like this and providing direct relief to property tax payers.”

Assemblyman Parker Space co-sponsors the bill.



Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

Program for military families to begin
The Center for Prevention & Counseling will kick off its 2019 Military Family Night Out Program on Wednesday, Jan. 23.
Read more »

Cinderella coming to Mayo Center
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, will come to Mayo Performing Arts Center...
Read more »
Image

January Thaw festival to close with Michael Cleveland
HACKETTSTOWN — Centenary Stage Company’s January Thaw Music Festival closes on Saturday, Jan. 26 at 8 p.m. in the Lackland Performing Arts Center with Michael...
Read more »
Image

Vernon students visit 'magic bus'
— Proving that you never knows where the road will take you, Vernon Township High School alum Michael Feuhrer (Class of 2010)...
Read more »
Image

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers



MOST READ

Business & Real Estate
Wantage home just reduced
  • Jan 11, 2019
Entertainment
Havana All-Stars coming to Morristown
  • Jan 8, 2019
Entertainment
Johnny Peers bringing canine show to area
  • Jan 8, 2019
Entertainment
Johnny Peers bringing canine show to area
  • Jan 8, 2019

MOST COMMENTED



Find more about Weather in Lafayette, NJ