Environmental

 

The Flemington Borough Environmental Commission was established by Ordinance No. 2008-2 and adopted on February 25, 2008.The Environmental Commission shall have the authority outlined in N.J.S.A. 40:56A-1 et seq., specifically the authority to study and make recommendations concerning open space preservation, water resources management, air pollution control, solid waste management, noise control, soil and landscape protection, environmental appearance, and the protection of environmentally sensitive features such as freshwater wetlands, floodplains, and threatened/endangered flora and fauna. The Environmental Commission may provide comment to the Flemington Planning Board on any plans and programs for inclusion in a municipal Master Plan and also make recommendations about the development and use of such areas. The Environmental Commission is charged with maintaining a Natural Resource Inventory (NRI) of all environmental sensitive lands within the Borough in order to obtain information on the proper use of such areas.  A copy of the NRI is available for download under the “EC Documents” link on the Borough website. The Commission is also active in providing our community with educational information on topics which affect our environment, and welcomes community suggestions or opinions on related subjects. Environmental Commission meetings are held the third Monday of each month* at 7:00 P.M. at the Flemington Borough Hall located at 38 Park Avenue, Flemington, NJ 08822.  The specific dates are posted on the Borough Calendar.  *Unless otherwise noticed.

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