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News & Public Notices

Public Notice: Public Comment – Lebanon Borough Amended Petition for Plan Conformance - (9/15/2017) The Highlands Council is currently accepting public comments on Lebanon Borough’s Amended Petition for Plan Conformance, incorporating a Highlands Center Designation. A copy of the public notice and amended Petition materials are available on the Lebanon Borough Plan Conformance page of the Highlands Council website. (read)

Public Notice: RMP Amendment Committee Meeting - (9/15/2017) The Highlands Council will be holding an RMP Amendment Committee Meeting on Wednesday, October 4 at 4:00 p.m. This meeting will be open to the public. Complete details are available in the public notice on the calendar page of the Highlands Council website. An agenda and related materials will be posted when available. (read)

Public Notice: Public Hearings Scheduled for “Procedure for Considering Proposals to Amend the Highlands Regional Master Plan” - (8/25/2017) The Highlands Council has scheduled six public hearings to solicit public comment on a draft procedure for considering proposals to amend the Highlands Regional Master Plan. A public comment period regarding the procedure will coincide with the timing of the hearings. Complete details are available in the public notice. (read)

Public Notice: September 14 Highlands Council Meeting Cancelled - (8/22/2017) The Highlands Council meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 14, 2017 has been cancelled. (read)

Public Hearings Scheduled for Draft RMP Amendment Procedure - (8/17/2017) The Highlands Council has scheduled six public hearings to solicit public comment on a draft procedure for considering proposals to amend the Highlands Regional Master Plan. (read)

Highlands Council helps preserve 116 acres in Kinnelon Borough - (7/7/2017) The Highlands Council recently completed a transaction that will allow Kinnelon Borough to permanently protect 116 acres around Untermeyer Lake. Other partners in the project include The Trust for Public Land (TPL), the Morris County Preservation Trust, and the Morris County Board of Freeholders. (read)

2016 Highlands Council Annual Report - (4/6/2017) The Highlands Council 2016 Annual Report is now available. (read)

Press Release: Highlands Council Awarded $2.4M for Preservation through Federal Highlands Conservation Act - (1/30/2017) The Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council was recently notified of a $2,420,000 award that will be used to help preserve more than 270 acres in portions of the Passaic and Wallkill Watershed Management Areas of the New Jersey Highlands Region. (read)

Fiscal Impact Assessment and Regional Factbook Released - (1/19/2017) The Highlands Council has released the first components of the Regional Master Plan (RMP) Monitoring Program effort: the Fiscal Impact Assessment and Regional Factbook. (read)

 

Photography Credit: All photographs on this website are courtesy of the New Jersey Highlands Council staff or Dwight Hiscano with his permission.