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News & Public Notices

Public Notice: October 15 Highlands Council Meeting Cancelled - (10/9/2015) The Highlands Council meeting scheduled for Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 4:00 pm has been cancelled. The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 4:00 pm. (read)

Public Notice: November HDC Meeting Cancelled - (10/5/2015) Please take notice that the meeting of the Highlands Development Credit Bank scheduled for Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 4:00 pm has been cancelled. (read)

Highlands Council Holds Hearing on Proposed Open Space & Landowner Equity Program; Approves Hiring of New Chief Counsel - (9/17/2015) The Highlands Council recently held a public hearing regarding proposed Rules for an Open Space Partnership Funding Program and Highlands Development Credit Purchase Program. The Council also announced the hiring of a new Chief Counsel. (read)

Materials Available: September 17 Public Hearing and Regular Highlands Council Meeting - (9/11/2015) Agendas and associated materials have been posted for the Public Hearing regarding the Proposed Rule for the Highlands Open Space Partnership Funding Program and Highlands Development Credit Bank Program, and the Regular Highlands Council meeting. (read)

Press Release: Clinton Township Advances Planning Goals with Highlands Petition Approval - (6/18/2015) At its June meeting, the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council approved a Petition for Plan Conformance from Clinton Township in Hunterdon County. The Petition covers the entire municipality, including lands in both the Highlands Preservation Area and the Highlands Planning Area, and authorizes funding to support activities related to Plan Conformance including sustainable economic development planning among others. (read)


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