State agrees to adopt transparency initiative

On August 1, 2014, the New Jersey Libertarian Party (NJLP) formally petitioned the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) for a rule requiring municipalities and other local government units to specify an “up to” dollar amount in each resolution that awards a public contract.

When Parsippany Focus requested records showing the exact contract amount for Epic Solutions, LLC., Parsippany-Troy Hills responded that the contract “hasn’t been signed by the Administration [and that] could take up to 30 days.” Click here to read the Notice of Action on Petition for Rulemaking.

The Resolution passed by The Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills Council on Tuesday, July 8 by the Parsippany-Troy Hills Council 4-1. Council Vice President Robert Peluso voted against the resolution. Parsippany Focus published an article on July 9, 2014 titled, “Kovalick’s company hired to perform financial consulting services.” Continue>>>