Highlands Council Welcomes Mayor Dan Bush of Holland Township
Lifelong Hunterdon County resident brings municipal government and open space experience to role
12/19/23 Robert Holtaway Concludes 14 Years of Service as a Highlands Council Member
10/19/23 Highlands Council Approves Funding for Innovative Ideas to Position Region as Agricultural ‘Hub’
7/20/23 Highlands Council funded plans will protect and improve water quality in more than 30 watersheds
6/19/23 Phillipsburg Riverfront Heritage Trail moves one step closer to reality
Highlands Council-funded plan is basis for $1.3 million grant from NJDOT and NJTPA
5/18/23 Highlands Council will help towns plan for and address next round of affordable housing
4/20/23 Alpha Borough will Expand Highlands Center to Accommodate Planned Growth and Enhance Quality of Life for Residents
Highlands Council Approves $50,000 to Help Municipalities Address Warehousing Concerns
7/26/22 Highlands Council Names Ben Spinelli Executive Director
7/12/22 Exciting New Features and Upgrades for the New Jersey Highlands Trail
6/28/22 Highlands Council Releases Creative Tool for Towns to Identify Important Natural Resources
6/20/22 Clinton Township Maximizes Transit Assets with Highlands Center Designation
Highlands Council also approves grants for Allamuchy Township and Somerset County
4/21/22 Union Township to Support Agricultural Planning and Other Priorities with Highlands Council Grant Funding
2/17/22 Highlands Council Helps Towns Meet New Climate Requirements
Guidance Materials, Workshops, and New Grant Program to Come
12/9/21 Highlands Council Releases Economic Sustainability Plan for the Region
10/21/21 Highlands Council Awards $150k to Byram, Township of Lakes, for Lake Management and Protection
Additional grants approved for stormwater management, redevelopment, and economic development planning in the Highlands Region
9/24/21 Highlands Council Names Gabrielle Gallagher Chief Counsel
9/23/21 Highlands Council Grants Help Advance Water Quality and Sustainable Planning Goals in Phillipsburg, Hopatcong and West Milford
7/15/21 Highlands Council Approves Funding for Projects in Sussex and Morris Counties
5/25/21 Highlands Council To Fund Musconetcong River Streambank Stabilization Project: Grant Award to Roxbury Township Enables HAB Control Measures
5/20/21 Hunterdon County Joins Growing List of Towns and Counties Working with the Highlands Council
2/18/21 Washington Borough to Address Downtown Revitalization and Other Priorities through Highlands Plan Conformance
1/14/21 Highlands Council Funds Watershed Protection Projects in Morris County and Plan Conformance Assessment in Warren County
12/7/20 Highlands Council Approves Projects that Advance Economic Sustainability Planning and Wastewater Planning
12/3/20 Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Advances Master Plan Goals through Highlands Plan Conformance
10/15/20 Highlands Council Approves Multiple Projects to Protect Water Resources
7/23/20 Highlands Council helps preserve nearly 400 acres in Warren County
6/18/20 Highlands Council Approves Major Regional Economic Sustainability Study: Plan will address COVID-related impacts
1/16/20 Highlands Center Designation Approved for Chester Borough: Advances important municipal goals
12/05/19 Highlands Council Awards Grant to Bloomingdale Borough for Sustainable Economic Redevelopment Plan
7/30/19 Highlands Council Names Christine LaRocca, Esq. Chief Counsel
7/22/19 Mobile Map and Enhanced Signage Coming for New Jersey Highlands Trail
1/28/19 Highlands Council preserves unique Hunterdon County orchard
1/22/19 Highlands Council to protect 13 priority preservation properties
12/11/18 Highlands Council awarded over $4.5 million for preservation projects
11/7/18 Highlands Council preservation project helps nonprofit connect kids with nature
7/19/18 Highlands Council Appoints Lisa J. Plevin as Executive Director
5/14/18 Governor Murphy Names Carl Richko Highlands Council Chair
1/8/18 Highlands Council Authorizes Purchase of $4.5M in Conservation Easements
7/14/2017 Highlands Council Releases Draft Monitoring Report for Public Comment
7/7/2017 Highlands Council helps preserve 116 acres in Kinnelon Borough
1/30/17 Highlands Council Awarded $2.4M for Preservation through Federal Highlands Conservation Act
7/21/16 Chester Borough Strengthens Planning Efforts with Highlands Plan Conformance
4/19/16 Highlands Council Announces Availability of Funding for Highlands Property Owners
9/17/15 Highlands Council Holds Hearing on Proposed Open Space & Landowner Equity Program; Approves Hiring of New Chief Counsel
6/18/15 Clinton Township Advances Planning Goals with Highlands Petition Approval
4/16/2015 Highlands Council Approves Boonton Township Petition, Elects Officers
4/7/2015 Highlands Council statement on the passing of former Council Member Jack Schrier
2/13/2015 Highlands Council Lauds Extension of ‘Dual Appraisal’ for Highlands Property Owners
1/22/2015 Highlands Council Announces New HDC Purchase Program and Open Space Matching Grant Program
10/16/2014 Highlands Council Votes to Appoint Margaret Nordstrom as Executive Director
10/2/2014 Highlands Municipalities Enjoying Benefits of Localized Exemption Decisions
9/15/2014 Public Comments Now Being Accepted on Highlands Regional Master Plan
7/31/2014 Highlands Council Helps Ensure Permanent Protection of 190+ Acres in West Milford
5/14/2014 Highlands Council Helps Oakland Borough Address Wastewater Management Planning
4/17/2014 Highlands Council Approves Jefferson Petition and Moves Monitoring Program Forward
10/17/2013 Highlands Council Moves TDR Program Forward with Feasibility Grant to Vernon Township and Contract for Fiscal Analysis Services
9/23/2013 Highlands Council Supports Comprehensive Planning Efforts for Southwest Shore of Budd Lake
5/17/2013 Roxbury Township Receives Approval for Highlands Plan Conformance Petition
3/21/2013 Highlands Council Hires New Chief Counsel
3/15/2013 HDC Bank approves offers to preserve nearly 200 additional acres in the Highlands
1/17/2013 Randolph Township Continues Commitment to Comprehensive Planning with Highlands Plan Conformance


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