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News & Public Notices

April Meeting Materials Available - (4/15/2024) An agenda and related materials have been posted for the Highlands Council public meeting scheduled for this Thursday, April 18, 2024, at 4 p.m. (read)

JOB POSTING: Regional Planner - (4/15/2024) The Highlands Council is currently seeking a Regional Planner (Planning Associate 1) to assist with implementation of the Highlands Regional Master Plan (RMP). Complete details are available in full job description. (read)

PUBLIC NOTICE: Regional Master Plan (RMP) Amendment Committee Meeting - (4/8/2024) An agenda has been posted for a public meeting of the Highlands Council RMP Amendment Committee, scheduled for Monday, April 15, 2024, at 2:30 p.m. This meeting is being held in person at the Highlands Council office in Chester AND virtually via Zoom. Although this committee meeting is open to the public, there will be no public participation during the meeting. Complete details are available on the Highlands Council website. (read)

Highlands Council Releases 2023 Annual Report - (3/28/2024) The Highlands Council has released its 2023 Annual Report, summarizing activities and accomplishments for the 2023 calendar year. (read)

Highlands Council Welcomes Mayor Dan Bush of Holland Township - (2/15/2024) Mayor Daniel T. Bush of Holland Township, Hunterdon County was sworn in as a member of the New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council at the Council’s February 15 public meeting. His appointment was confirmed by the New Jersey State Senate on Monday, February 12. Bush is replacing Robert F. Holtaway, a former mayor of Bedminster Township in Somerset County, who retired from the Council in December. (read)

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments Sought and Public Hearings Scheduled for Proposed RMP Amendments - (1/29/2024) The New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council has opened a 60-day Public Comment period and scheduled six public hearings to receive input on two proposed amendments to the Highlands Regional Master Plan. Complete details are available in the public notice. (read)

Robert Holtaway Concludes 14 Years of Service as a Highlands Council Member - (12/19/2023) After serving as a dedicated member of the New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council for more than a decade, Robert Holtaway stepped down from his seat on the Council at the conclusion of the December 14 meeting. Highlands Council Chairman Carl Richko presented Holtaway with a plaque commemorating his service and the Council passed a resolution memorializing the occasion. (read)

PUBLIC NOTICE: 2023 Highlands Council Public Meetings - (12/5/2022) The New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council has adopted its schedule of regular public meetings for 2023. (read)

PUBLIC NOTICE: 2023 HDC Public Meetings - (12/5/2022) The Highlands Development Credit Bank has adopted its schedule of regular public meetings for 2023. (read)

 

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