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News & Public Notices

December 4 Meeting Materials Available - (11/26/14) An agenda and related materials for the Highlands Council December 4 meeting have been posted. (read)

Public Notice: Stakeholder Outreach Workshops - (11/20/14) The New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council has scheduled three Stakeholder Outreach Workshops to solicit public input on the Highlands Regional Master Plan (RMP) as part of its RMP Monitoring Program. Members of the public are invited to attend to learn more about this process and provide input. Workshop dates, times and locations are available in the public notice. (read)

Materials Available: November 6 Highlands Development Credit Bank Meeting - An agenda and associated materials have been posted for the November 6, 2014 HDC Bank Board meeting. (read)

Press Release: Highlands Council Votes to Appoint Margaret Nordstrom as Executive Director - (10/16/14) At its most recent meeting the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council (Highlands Council) voted to appoint Margaret Nordstrom as Executive Director. Nordstrom had been serving as Acting Executive Director since April, and previously held the role of Deputy Executive Director since being hired to the agency in June of 2012. ... (read)

October 16 Meeting Materials Available - (10/9/14) An agenda and related materials for the Highlands Council October 16 meeting have been posted. (read)

Press Release: Highlands Municipalities Enjoying Benefits of Localized Exemption Decisions - (10/2/14) Since introducing its Municipal Exemption Determination program in March 2013, the Highlands Council has certified 12 municipalities to issue determinations regarding some of the most common Highlands Act exemptions. This means municipal officials in these towns can review these exemptions at the local level, without the need to involve New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) or the Highlands Council. ... (read)

Press Release: Public Comments Now Being Accepted on Highlands Regional Master Plan - (9/15/14) The New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council announced today that it would begin accepting public comments on the Highlands Regional Master Plan (RMP), the document that guides the implementation of the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act. Members of the public are encouraged to submit comments via an online web portal, which is accessible by clicking the “Submit Comments” link on the homepage of the Highlands Council website... (read)

Public Notice: RMP Monitoring Program Comments - (9/15/14) The New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council is now accepting public comments on the Highlands Regional Master Plan (RMP) as part of the Council’s 2014 RMP Monitoring Program. Complete details are available in the public notice. (read)

Press Release: Highlands Council helps ensure permanent protection of 190+ acres in West Milford - (7/31/14) - A 192-acre tract of land in West Milford, NJ has been permanently protected under the stewardship of The Land Conservancy of New Jersey (TLC-NJ) as the result of a recent collaboration between TLC-NJ, the Highlands Council, and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP). (read)

 

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