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Village of Ridgewood, NJ
Bergen County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Council of the Village of Ridgewood 8-13-2014 by Ord. No. 3423. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Environmental Advisory Committee — See Ch. 18.
Open Space, Recreation, Farmland and Historic Preservation Committee — See Ch. 55.
A. 
The Ridgewood Green Team, a group of residents dedicated to the sustainability of the Village of Ridgewood, is hereby established as an advisory committee to the Ridgewood Village Council.
B. 
The Ridgewood Green Team shall be a subcommittee of the Green Ridgewood Committee.
[Amended 9-11-2019 by Ord. No. 3740]
[Amended 9-11-2019 by Ord. No. 3740]
The general purposes for the Green Ridgewood Committee, Green Team subcommittee, shall include, but not be limited to:
A. 
Facilitating the successful completion of the requirements for certification of Sustainable Jersey and pursue the goals and objectives of Sustainable Jersey.
B. 
Educating and encouraging all Village residents, employees, and businesses to participate in green initiatives.
C. 
Collaborating with public and private green teams and green committees to ensure the replication of best practices and to ensure a coordinated effort in the Village of Ridgewood and its neighboring communities.
A. 
The Village Council of the Village of Ridgewood shall appoint nine members to serve as the Ridgewood Green Team. This membership shall include three members of the Green Ridgewood Committee, and one member of the staff of the Village of Ridgewood, all of whom shall be voting members.
[Amended 9-11-2019 by Ord. No. 3740]
B. 
The Ridgewood Green Team shall elect from among its members a Chair.
[Amended 9-11-2019 by Ord. No. 3740]
C. 
A member of the Village Council shall be appointed as a liaison to the Ridgewood Green Team, who shall be a voting member.
[Amended 9-11-2019 by Ord. No. 3740]
D. 
The Ridgewood Green Team members shall be residents of the Village of Ridgewood, with the exception of the staff member, who may or may not be a resident of the Village of Ridgewood.
E. 
The term of office of the members of the Ridgewood Green Team shall be for staggered three-year terms. Initially, three members, one of which shall be a member of the Green Ridgewood Committee, shall be appointed to a three-year term; three members, one of which shall be a member of the Green Ridgewood Committee, shall be appointed to a two-year term; and two members, one of which shall be a member of the Green Ridgewood Committee, shall be appointed to a one-year term. The terms for the members shall terminate on December 31 of each year.
[Amended 9-11-2019 by Ord. No. 3740]
F. 
The staff member and the Village Council liaison shall each be appointed for one-year terms.
The Ridgewood Green Team shall meet at least quarterly. Additional meetings of the Ridgewood Green Team may be scheduled by the Chair at his/her discretion.