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News & Public Notices

May Meeting Materials Available - (5/14/2021) An agenda and related materials have been posted for the May 20 Highlands Council meeting. (read)

Public Notice: May HDC Bank Meeting Cancelled - (4/19/2021) Please be advised that the Highlands Development Credit Bank Board meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 4 p.m. has been cancelled. (read)

Highlands Council Releases 2020 Annual Report - (4/15/2021) The Highlands Council has released its 2020 Annual Report, providing a comprehensive update on implementation of the Highlands Act and Regional Master Plan through the end of calendar year 2020. (read)

Request for Proposals to Conduct Annual Audit - (4/8/2021) The Highlands Council is currently soliciting services from qualified firms of certified public accountants with expertise in government agency auditing, to conduct a financial audit for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021 and with the option of conducting such audits for each of the four subsequent fiscal years. The deadline for submitting a Notice of Intent to Respond to this RFP is Friday, April 30, 2021. The deadline for proposals is Friday June 4, 2021. (read)

Washington Borough to Address Downtown Revitalization and Other Priorities through Highlands Plan Conformance - (2/18/2021) At its most recent meeting the Highlands Council approved a petition for Plan Conformance and Highlands Center Designation for Washington Borough, Warren County. The approved petition includes an Implementation Plan and Schedule (ISP) that allocates up to $101,000 in grant funding to address a number of local efforts including Highlands Center planning and downtown redevelopment planning. (read)

Public Notice: 2021 HDC Public Meetings - (12/14/2020) The Highlands Council has published a 2021 schedule of public meetings for the Highlands Development Credit Bank. (read)

Public Notice: 2021 Highlands Council Public Meetings - (12/14/2020) The Highlands Council has published a 2021 schedule of public meetings. (read)

Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Advances Master Plan Goals through Highlands Plan Conformance - (12/3/2020) At its most recent meeting, the New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council approved a petition for Plan Conformance for the Morris County Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills. Approval of the Petition provides the municipality with access to funding and the expertise of the Highlands Council staff in support of efforts to implement priorities in the township’s recently revised Master Plan. (read)

Highlands RMP Receives State Plan Endorsement - (11/4/2020) On November 4, 2020 the New Jersey State Planning Commission voted to approve endorsement of the Highlands Regional Master Plan. (read)


Photography Credit: All photographs on this website are courtesy of the New Jersey Highlands Council staff or Dwight Hiscano with his permission.