The MEL will participate in and host a number of events during the 108th Annual NJ League of Municipalities Conference which runs November 14-16 at the Atlantic City Convention Center (ACCC). Make sure to stop by and visit the MEL Booth #1136.

Local Government Ethics 

A discussion of the Local Government Ethics Law and numerous cases presented by David Grubb the Exec. Dir. of MEL, and Paul H. Tomasko, 2nd V.P. of NJLM, Secretary of MEL, and Mayor of Alpine Borough.  CEU’s are available for this program. (Note: This program does not count towards the MEL premium credit)

Date: Tuesday, November 14
Time: 10:45 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location: Room 303, ACCC, 1 Convention Boulevard, AC


MEL JIF Annual Risk Management Seminar (2 sessions)

Property Casualty Insurance costs New Jersey government $1 billion each year and could increase by 10% or more in 2024.  MEL experts will discuss these issues and specific actions local governments can take to control these costs. By completing one of these two Annual Risk Management Seminar sessions, elected officials from communities that are MEL JIF members will be eligible for a $250 premium credit (subject to a maximum).

Session I (Smaller session held offsite in conjunction with the beginning of the AEA Conference – but anyone can attend this session)

Date: Tuesday, November 14
Time: 3:45 p.m.
Location: Empire Room A, Caesar’s Atlantic City Hotel & Casino, 2100 Pacific Ave, AC

Session II (General Session held at the Convention Center )

Date: Wednesday, November 15
Time: 2 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Location: Room 303, ACCC


Annual Professionals Reception

All MEL members and guests are invite to attend this reception.
Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
VIP Lounge, Bally’s Casino & Hotel, 1900 Boardwalk, AC


Community Food Bank of New Jersey will be collecting food during the conference and asks attendees to donate non-perishable food items. In coordination with the Community Food Bank of NJ, donation boxes will be located onsite throughout the Atlantic City Convention Center. Review a list of suggested items to bring.