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NEWS AND INFORMATION

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Paramus Environmental Commission Year-End Report 2014

Environmental Commissioners:
Anita Diamantis, Chairperson
Gerald Anthony
Thelma Springer
George Quintana
Brian Gatens
Ralph Amato
Inge DiPasquale (resigned)
Jean Weber - Council Liaison

Monthly Environmental Commission meetings were held threw out the year and were generally well attended by the members of the commission and the council liaison, Ms. Weber.

The commission either sponsored or participated in the following activities during 2014:

  • Paramus Farmers Market
  • Paramus Earth Day Celebration
  • The Firewood Give-away
  • National Night Out
  • The Sustainable New Jersey Program
  • Reusable Shopping Bag Design Contest and Give-away
  • Promotion of the ban on Hydraulic Fracturing Waste Product Transportation Ordinance
  • Maintenance and Updating of the Commission's Website
  • Paramus Scholarships Awards Program

Most of these activities will continue during 2015. New indicatives will include the publication of a map of Paramus highlighting parks and hiking trails and the sponsorship of public presentations pertaining to environmental issues of the day.

The minutes of all meetings are available from commission secretary Jean Payoczkowski and details of many of these activities are available on the Paramus Environmental Commission website.

The continuing support of the mayor and council of the Environmental Commissions activities is greatly appreciated.

Anita Diamantes/Chairperson

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