Harrison Mayor & Council To Hold Special Zoom Meeting Monday Afternoon To Consider LEAP Challenge Grant

The Mayor and Council of the Town of Harrison will meet on Monday, January 10 at 3:30pm.  The subject matter of the meeting, known at this time, includes but is not limited to the following:  A RESOLUTION PARTICIPATING IN THE LEAP CHALLENGE GRANT.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will be held virtually via the “Zoom” platform.  To join/view the meeting and to participate in the public portion (if so desired):

Using a computer/smart-phone/mobile device, follow this link:


Using a telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 646 876 9923 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 346 248 7799
or +1 408 638 0968 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782.
When prompted, enter:

Webinar ID: 845 1965 9227
Passcode: 479413

Alternatively, from https://zoom.us/join or the Zoom app, enter the Webinar ID and Passcode.

According to the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs website, the Local Efficiency Achievement Program (LEAP) grants provide direct support to advance the efforts of Shared Services in all local governments.  For additional information about Shared Services, please visit the website at: https://www.nj.gov/dca/services/sharedservices.html

Challenge Grants

Allocate funds to the most compelling projects in potentially each of New Jersey’s twenty-one counties, affording municipalities, authorities, and counties the opportunity to compete for grant funding to support efficiency-generating shared services. This grant program is designed to promote innovation among peer communities and counties across New Jersey, and challenge municipalities and counties to collaborate on more extensive partnerships that produce shared services of greater significance than is customary.

Local units are invited to compete for a share of $150,000 in available funds within each county New Jersey counties, municipalities, school districts, commissions, authorities and fire districts may apply. Any two or more of these entities may submit a joint application seeking funding for a proposal.

Application Deadline: 1/15/2022