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Administration of Public Water & Sewer Utility Systems

The Adoption & Amendment of Zoning

Business Improvement Districts

Collective Negotiations Primer

Community Redevelopment | Part 1 - The Urban Renewal Law, Urban Renewal Agencies and Community Development Coporations

Community Redevelopment | Part 2 - The Municipal Redevelopment Law and Urban Redevelopment Corporations

Election Calendar of Dates for Villages

Enacting and Enforcing Traffic & Parking Regulations

Enacting Local Legislation and Conducting Referenda

Guide to Local Government Dissolution and Consolidation Under General Municipal Law Article 17-A

Handbook for Village Registration & Election Day

Living in a Glass House: An Ethics Guide for City and Village Officials 

Local Development Corporations

Local Government & The First Amendment

A Local Official's Guide to Performing Marriages-pocket guide

Municipal Real Estate Transactions

Planning Board Basics

The Public's Property: The Constitution's Prohibition Against Gifts and Loans (revised)

Purchasing Goods and Services: A Guide to Competitive Bidding and Procurement

Regulation of Parks & Other Municipal Property

Starting the Village's Official Year: Taking Office, Making Appointments, The Organizational Meeting and More

State and Local Regulation of Animals

Streets, Sidewalks & Everything in Between

You Can't Cap What You Can't Control: Recommendations of NYCOM's Mayoral Task Force on Mandate and Property Tax Relief

Zoning Board of Appeals:101