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Betsy Uhlman, Chair
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Council Resolution

R 137-2009

 

RESOLUTION SUPPORTING BOROUGH OF MADISON PARTICIPATION IN

SUSTAINABLE JERSEY MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT CERTIFICATION

PROGRAM

 

WHEREAS, a sustainable community seeks to optimize quality of life for its

residents by ensuring that its environmental, economic and social objectives are

balanced and mutually supportive; and

 

WHEREAS, the Borough of Madison strives to save tax dollars, assure clean

land, air and water, improve working and living environments as steps to building

a sustainable community that will thrive well into the new century; and

 

WHEREAS, the Borough of Madison hereby acknowledges that the residents of

the Borough of Madison desire a stable, sustainable future for themselves and

future generations; and

 

WHEREAS, the Borough of Madison wishes to support a model of government

which benefits our residents now and far into the future by exploring and

adopting sustainable, economically-sound, local government practices; and

 

WHEREAS, by endorsing a sustainable path the Borough of Madison is pledging

to educate itself and community members further about sustainable activities and

to develop initiatives supporting sustainable local government practices; and

 

WHEREAS, as elected representatives of the Borough of Madison, we have a

significant responsibility to provide leadership which will seek community-based

sustainable solutions to strengthen our community.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Council of the Borough of

Madison, in the County of Morris and State of New Jersey that to focus attention

and effort within the Borough of Madison on matters of sustainability, the

Madison Borough Council wishes to pursue local initiatives and actions that will

lead to Sustainable Jersey Municipal Certification.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, by the Madison Borough Council of the Borough

of Madison that we do hereby authorize Administrator Raymond M. Codey to

serve as the Borough of Madison’s agent for the Sustainable Jersey Municipal

Certification process and authorize him to complete the Municipal Registration on

behalf of the Borough of Madison.

 

This resolution was extracted from the May 11, 2009 Borough Council Minutes, page 23.