The Teaneck Environmental Commission is seeking applications to fill a vacancy. All persons with an interest in maintaining and improving the natural environment and providing enhanced access to our town’s natural resources are encouraged to apply.
The commission is interested in applications from persons with LEED credentials—green associate or accredited professional—according to Chairperson Michael Rogovin. For more information about the Environmental Commission, you can visit its website.
The newly reorganized Advisory Board on Sustainability is seeking applications from persons interested in promoting environmental sustainability by the township government, residents and business. The Advisory Board makes recommendations to the township manager and council on best practices in efficiency, conservation and energy generation, waste collection and processing (including recycling,) green procurement, building construction and renovation, water conservation, indoor air quality, sustainable transportation and land use, and other issues related to sustainability under the Sustainable Jersey Program.
Teaneck is currently certified at the bronze level and working to obtain silver or gold certification.
The Advisory Board consists of members of the Environmental Commission.
Additional members are appointed to ensure broad representation of residents, businesses, institutions, schools and religious institutions, as well as the diversity that makes up the township, according to Township Manager William Broughton.To obtain an application, visit the township website at www.teanecknj.gov. Click on Government, then Clerk, then Documents & Forms, then Application for Appointment.
Applicants can also obtain the form by visiting the Clerk’s Office at the Municipal Building at 818 Teaneck Road during normal business hours, which are Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. and on Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.