Local Public Information & Engagement (PIE) Planning Opportunity

Creating a strategic plan for how you engage the public in decision-making and bring your government and community closer together through technology is critical.  

Learn more about how a PIE Tech Assessment will help four municipalities (population sizes 2,000 to 60,000) begin this strategic planning process with a Local Public Information & Engagement Action Plan by watching the video and reading the Application Information Packet found below.

Step 1: Watch the Video

Watch this short video to hear why Sustainable Jersey is offering this opportunity and meet the PIE Technology Consultant who will be assisting four towns with their assessment.


Step 2: Review the Application Information Packet

Please review the information packet before applying for a detailed overview of the benefits of the PIE Technology Assessment for municipalities, what is expected from participating communities, the Local Public Information & Engagement Plan provided at the conclusion of the assessment, etc.

Download Application Information Packet

Step 3: Submit the Online Application

All applications must be submitted using the button below. Email submissions of PIE Technology Assessment applications will not be accepted.  In order to apply, an applicant must first sign up for an application.  This is true for both NEW and PREVIOUS Sustainable Jersey technical assistance applicants.  Please note this account is different from the one used to access your certification application.

Online Application Deadline: Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 11:59pm

Consulting opportunity recipients will be announced in late August and work will commence in early September and continue through the remainder of 2020.

Complete Application
REQUIRED Attachment: An authorization form signed by the mayor and business administrator must accompany all application submissions.  Download the Authorization Form here.

Informational Webinar Recording & Presentation

If you are a new user it is recommended that you watch a recording of the webinar which provides an overview of the opportunity and a demonstration of the online application process.



For questions about the PIE Technology Assessment Consulting opportunity, contact the PIE Technology Consultant, Alex Torpey, at PIETech@sustainablejersey.com.

For questions about using the online application, contact Kaitlyn Vollmer at grants@sustainablejersey.com.


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