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New Jersey Downtown Institute

February 2, 2017
9:00 amto12:00 pm

A three-hour intensive workshop teaching how to focus your scarce time and money to maximize your business’ and organization’s growth! Designed for current and future business owners and operators, entrepreneurs, and non-profit entities.

Location: Montclair Center, 544 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair

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Trinity Institute Water Justice Dialog

February 4, 2017
10:00 amto3:00 pm

Dialog and live webcast from Trinity Church Wall Street in New York.

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Achieving Water Quality Through Utility/Municipal Partnerships

February 7, 2017
8:30 amto12:00 pm

LocationMiddlesex County Utilities Authority, 2571 Main St., Sayreville 

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Eminent Domain and the City: Government Action, Private Rights and Public Purpose

February 9, 2017 10:00 amtoFebruary 10, 2017 2:30 pm

The goal of this conference is to examine the uses and consequences of eminent domain from a multi-disciplinary perspective, in an attempt to answer the question: “What are the economic, political, environmental, social, and cultural impacts of the use of eminent domain, particularly on cities trying to revitalize themselves?”

Location: Monmouth University, W. Long Branch

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The View From Wall Street: A Pragmatic Approach to Climate Change

February 10, 2017
4:30 pmto6:30 pm

Speaker: Bob Litterman, a founder of Kepos Capital and former head of firm-wide risk assessment at Goldman Sachs.

Location: Bendheim Center for Finance, Princeton University, 20 Washington Rd., Princeton. Metered parking is available on William Street.

Please RSVP to Meghan Wheeler  (wheelerdotmeghanatgmaildotcom?subject=A Pragmatic Approach to Climate Change February 10&body=Please let us know how many seats you would like to reservedot)   to reserve seats.

New Jersey State of the Market 2017

February 14, 2017
7:30 amto11:30 am

Bisnow’s annual New Jersey State of the Market conference will focus on which submarket will explode next; how retail centers are adapting to e-commerce and a movement away from traditional malls; and who the next major tenant to move to to the Garden State will be.

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Webinar: Environmental, Community and Economic Benefits of Green Infrastructure

February 15, 2017
1:00 pmto2:00 pm

Presented by the Wildlife Habitat Council

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Sustainable Jersey: Strategize your Recertification

February 15, 2017
1:00 pmto2:00 pm


Is your town’s certification expiring in 2017, and/or does your municipality wish to maintain its green team activities and certification? Now is the time to start planning for recertification!

This webinar will provide helpful information to help you avoid a lapse and/or maintain your certification including:
• An overview of the certification cycle for the year
• An update on new and existing action including a change to non-expiring actions, and an explanation of variable point actions
• Suggestions to prevent leaving actions “on the table”
• Accessing and using your online application
• Why actions are not approved
If you have questions that you would like us to answer during the webinar, please email them to Email Winnie Fatton  (fattonattcnjdotedu)   or register now!


Sustainable Jersey: Making a Game Plan for Getting Certified

February 22, 2017
1:00 pmto2:00 pm


Calling all registered towns! Have you been thinking that 2017 is the year your town will join the 198 Sustainable Jersey certified municipalities that are making progress toward a more sustainable future? Would you like to receive the prestigious Sustainable Jersey certification at this year’s League of Municipalities Conference? This webinar will share proven strategies and tools to help map out a path to certification within six to twelve months.

Learn how to:
• Mobilize your green team
• Navigate the Sustainable Jersey website
• Select “start-up” actions
• Get assistance completing actions from non-profits and other groups
• Track your progress and more!

If you have specific questions you’d like us to answer during the webinar, please send them to Email Winnie Fatton  (fattonattcnjdotedu)   or register now!

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