[Adopted 6-17-2014 by Ord. No. 1544-14]
The Hazlet Township Green Team be and is hereby established as an advisory committee to the Hazlet Township Committee.
The general purpose for the Green Team shall include but not be limited to:
Managing Hazlet's participation in the Sustainable Jersey Program.
Encouraging the Township staff to pursue sustainable practices where possible and implement the Township Committee's environmental goals.
At the recommendation of the Township Committee, work with the existing groups within the Township whose actions effect environmental issues so as to eliminate duplication and assure that important tasks are covered.
Provide suggestions for further research and action to the Township Committee.
At the discretion of the Township Committee, provide advice and suggestions to the Township Land Use Board to assure that environmental issues are considered in their deliberations and actions.
Solicit and evaluate environmental ideas and suggestions from the community.
Promote the causes of sustainability within the Township.
The Hazlet Township Committee shall appoint seven Township residents to serve as the Green Team. The Green Team shall elect from among its members a Chair, Vice Chair and Secretary. Initially, three members shall be appointed to a three-year term, two members to a two-year term and two members to a one-year term. Thereafter, all terms shall be for three years. Additionally, a member of the Township Committee and the Township Administrator shall serve as ex officio members of the Green Team. Ex officio members shall not vote.
The Green Team shall select Township volunteers to work on Green Team projects. The names of the Green Team volunteers shall be periodically submitted to the Township and the Green Team committee reports, minutes, etc., shall also be submitted to the Township Committee.
The Green Team shall meet monthly. Additional meetings of the Green Team may be scheduled by the Chair at his/her discretion.