Sustainable Jersey Holds Meeting in Teaneck To Launch New Certification Program

on Mar 30, 2009

Teaneck, NJ - Sustainable Jersey will hold an information session on Tuesday, March 31 for interested municipalities and the general public in Teaneck. Presenters will discuss program benefits and how to register and mobilize community resources to begin the program.

Sustainable Jersey is a rigorous and meaningful certification program for municipalities that promises to put New Jersey on the cutting edge for innovative sustainable and green programs. All actions taken by municipalities to score points toward certification must be accompanied by documentary evidence. Only efforts that meet the standards will be accepted and counted toward a certification. The program provides municipalities with a comprehensive package of tools, guidance materials, training, and financial incentives, to support and reward progress.

Presenters will include:
• Art Ondish, Mayor of Mt. Arlington and Mayors Committee for a Green Future (MCGF) Committee Member
• Louise Davis, Deputy Mayor of Mountain Lakes and MCGF Committee Member
• Donna Drewes, Community Planner, The Municipal Land Use Center at the College of New Jersey
• Michael Rogovin, Chair of the Teaneck Joint Subcommittee on Sustainability

Who: Sustainable Jersey

What: Information Meeting to Launch Sustainable Jersey Certification Program

When: Tuesday, March 31, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Where: Teaneck Library, Auditorium (Lower Level), 840 Teaneck Road (intersection of Teaneck Road and Cedar Lane), Teaneck, New Jersey 07666

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