The NJ State League of Municipalities (NJSLOM) has just sent out a letter to mayors of NJ towns to explain the detriments of bills S-1534 and A-2586 on their towns. It explains the very dangerous precedent this sets, and how it will impact not only towns that have private universities, …
We started a page to collect press coverage about the bill. If you know of any more articles, op-ed pieces, and other relevant information, please let us know so it can be added!
Just published: Atlanticville article from 8/9/2012 about Long Branch officials opposing the bill.
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An explanation of the bill and its impact in plain English.
For your convenience you will find a sample representative letter here. Feel free to use it as is or as inspiration for your own wording when you write your elected officials. Please encourage your contacts to do the same.
We have a flyer available that you are encouraged to print and hand out to others. Read more here.
This may seem like a dull issue, but it will have a profound impact. Please read and spread the thirty-second pitch.
Mayor Yina Moore from Princeton Borough has posted a letter and link to the APA petition on their official website in opposition of Assembly bill 2586. http://www.princetonboro.org/polDoc.cfm?Doc_Id=1039
The New Jersey chapter of the American Planning Association just launched a petition in opposition to bills S1534 / A2586. This bill would exempt private colleges and universities from any kind of land use oversight and from requirements for compliance with local zoning codes under the Municipal Land Use Law. …