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The Center for Government Services provides timely and relevant training for New Jersey state, county and municipal employees. Enroll now in one of our upcoming classes or seminars.

Course Schedule Changes


Date of Affected Class Meeting Course ID  Title Location Activity
1/13/15 FM-2109-SP15-1 Annual Financial Statement New Brunswick Class rescheduled to 3/13/15
5/14/15 PP-2209-SP15-1 Public School Construction Bidding New Brunswick Course added to schedule on 12/09/14

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What's New at CGS

Strategic Public Communications 

A Certificate Program for Public Managers - click here for details 


The Rutgers NJ Data Book is now online!

After 38 years of print publication, the NJ Legislative District Data Book is available as an interactive, searchable database. Visit

Best Practices Initiative - Policy Paper

Click thumbnail to the left for the document

Read about Retired CGS Director Dr. Ernest Reock

Select thumbnail to the left to read the article

Property Tax Determinants

New research identifies causes of the relative tax burden in New Jersey cities and towns.

Select thumbnail for Dr. Ernest C. Reock, Jr.'s research

Hurricane Sandy & The November Nor'easter: Lessons Learned

CGS and NJMMA convened a forum of municipal managers to discuss "lessons learned" from last fall's devastating storms. Download the checklist to guide in preparations of future storms.

  The Center for Government Services has partnered with the NJ State Police Task Force One Urban Search and Rescue team to provide specialized training for first responders. On the joint military base in Lakehurst, firefighters, police officers, emergency room doctors and others practice skills they may one day need to help rescue people after a building collapse, terrorist attack, or other disaster.