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Township of Maplewood, NJ
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Maplewood 12-15-2015 by Ord. No. 2801-15; amended in its entirety 5-1-2018 by Ord. No. 2903-18. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Green Team — See Ch. 40.
Environmental Advisory Committee — See Ch. 53.
There is hereby created for the Township of Maplewood a committee known as "Sustainable Maplewood" ("Committee").
The Committee shall coordinate the planning and implementation of municipal, community-based and intergovernmental sustainability projects. Its work shall include being the coordinating body and point of contact for the work of the Maplewood Green Team and the Township's Environmental Advisory Committee and undertaking projects such as:
Improving the energy performance of municipal buildings;
Making the Township vehicle fleet more fuel efficient:
Expanding the use of renewable energy; and
Making Township operations more sustainable.
The Committee shall ensure that sustainability principles and practices are integrated into policy, planning and development decisions of the Township and its boards and committees.
The Committee shall monitor and guide the Township's progress in meeting agreed-upon sustainability goals and objectives.
The Committee shall maintain and comply with Sustainable Jersey Certification at the highest feasible level.
The Committee standing members shall include:
Two members of the Township Committee, one of whom shall serve as Chair of the Committee.
Township Administrator.
Township Engineer.
Public Works Department Director.
Health Officer.
Director of Community Development.
Chair or representative of the Township Environmental Advisory Committee, upon approval annually by the Township Committee.
Chair(s) or representative of the Maplewood Green Team, upon approval annually by the Township Committee.
Chair or representative of the Maplewood Planning Board, upon approval annually by the Township Committee.
Each member of the Committee shall have one vote.
The Committee shall meet at least once every two months.