On Oct. 19, the N.J. Department of Community Affairs published in the NJ Register the official version of the emergency regulations concerning remote meetings for public bodies. The NJSBA alerted districts to these regulations earlier this month. The published version of the regulations contains a mailing address and e-mail address for comments from stakeholders and the public. Written comments on the proposal are due by Nov. 18, 2020, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by regular mail to:
Jason R. Martucci, Esq., Administrative Practice Officer
Division of Local Government Services
Department of Community Affairs
PO Box 803
Trenton, NJ 08625-0803
For comments submitted via email, please name the subject heading “NJAC 5:39-1: Remote Meeting Protocol for Local Public Bodies.” The NJSBA is reviewing the regulations and will be submitting comments on behalf of its members.