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News & Public Notices

October Meeting Materials Available - (10/12/2018) An agenda and related materials have been posted for the October 18 meeting of the Highlands Council. (read)

September Meeting Materials Available - (9/21/2018) An agenda and related materials have been posted for the September 27 meetings of the Highlands Council at 4 p.m. and the RMP Amendment Committee at 3:30 p.m. (read)

Public Notice: RMP Amendment Committee Meeting, Thursday, September 27 - (8/29/2018) The RMP Amendment Committee of the Highlands Council will be holding a meeting on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. at the Highlands Council office. The purpose of this meeting is to review the proposed draft procedure for considering amendments to the RMP. (read)

Highlands Council Appoints Lisa J. Plevin as Executive Director - (7/19/2018) The New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council has appointed Lisa J. Plevin of Parsippany to the position of Executive Director. Plevin has more than 35 years of experience in government and nonprofit leadership roles, with a focus on environmental issues. (read)

Highlands Council 2018 Land Preservation Status Report Released - (7/18/2018) The Highlands Council is pleased to present the 2018 Highlands Region Land Preservation Status Report. The report provides an updated accounting of land preservation throughout the Highlands region of New Jersey, with a focus on areas designated in the Highlands Regional Master Plan as priorities for protection. (read)

Governor Murphy Names Carl Richko Highlands Council Chair - (5/14/2018) Governor Phil Murphy has designated Carl Richko as Chairperson of the New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council. (read)

Highlands Council 2017 Annual Report Now Available - (4/20/2018) The Highlands Council has released its 2017 annual report providing a summary of activities and highlights for the 2017 calendar year. (read)

Highlands Council Authorizes Purchase of $4.5M in Conservation Easements - (1/8/2018) The HDC Bank has approved the purchase of conservation easements on 16 properties, which will result in $4.5 million in offers to property owners in the Preservation Area of the Highlands Region. The approvalrepresents offers to all remaining applicants in program. (read)

Public Notice: 2018 Highlands Development Credit Bank Meeting Schedule - (1/3/2018) The Highlands Development Credit Bank has adopted a 2018 meeting schedule. Complete details are available in the public notice. (read)

Public Notice: 2018 Highlands Council Meeting Schedule - (12/12/2017) A 2018 schedule of regular public meetings has been adopted and published by the Highlands Council. (read)


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