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News & Public Notices

January Meeting Materials Available - (1/14/2022) An agenda and related materials have been posted for the Highlands Council meeting scheduled for Thursday, January 20, 2022. (read)

PUBLIC NOTICE: 2022 Highlands Council Public Meetings - (12/13/2021) The Highlands Council has adopted and published its 2022 meeting schedule. (read)

PUBLIC NOTICE: 2022 HDC Public Meetings - (12/13/2021) The Highlands Development Credit Bank has adopted and published its 2022 meeting schedule. (read)

Highlands Council Releases Economic Sustainability Plan for the Region - (12/9/2021) The Highlands Council today released an Economic Sustainability Plan for the region that provides a roadmap for ensuring that the economic future of the Highlands is supported and bolstered by its unique resources. (read)

Highlands Council Awards $150k to Byram, Township of Lakes, for Lake Management and Protection - (10/21/2021) At its most recent meeting, the Highlands Council approved multiple resolutions to award grant funding that will help advance the goals and objectives of the Highlands Act and Regional Master Plan (RMP) throughout the Highlands Region. Awards were approved for work in Chester Township (Morris County), Hunterdon County, Washington Borough (Warren County), and Byram Township (Sussex County). (read)

Highlands Council Names Gabrielle Gallagher Chief Counsel - (9/24/2021) At its most recent meeting the Highlands Council voted to appoint Gabrielle Gallagher to the position of Chief Counsel. Gallagher has been serving as Senior Counsel at the Highlands Council since November 2019, and has extensive experience in land use, real estate and administrative law. (read)

Highlands Council Grants Help Advance Water Quality and Sustainable Planning Goals in Phillipsburg, Hopatcong and West Milford - (9/24/2021) The Highlands Council has approved more than $190,000 in Plan Conformance grants for local planning projects that help achieve the goals of the Highlands Act and 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.