To provide leadership and vision in support of all Township activities involving protecting, using and restoring natural resources and open space located within the Township.
The Livingston Environmental Commission (LEC) in Livingston, NJ was established by ordinance in 1973. It consists of seven members, one of whom shall also be member of the Planning Board, and two alternates all of whom must be Township residents and are appointed by the Mayor. The members study and make recommendations to the Township Council on issues relating to protecting, developing or using the natural resources — including water resources and open space — located within the Township. The LEC reviews the potential environmental impacts of applications heard before the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment.
Promote “Complete Streets” connecting businesses, schools and residential areas.
A proposal to subsidize residents’ tree replacement planting cost.
A proud sponsor and partner of “Bike Livingston."
LEC at Orchard Hill for open space use assessment and property clean up.
LEC presented about tree preservation during the Lorax movie showing at the Livingston Environmental Film Series.
LEC gave away tree saplings on Arbor Day and at Township electronic recycling days.
LEC supports various town-wide Electronics Recycling and Paper Shredding events.
Reviewed and updated Township Tree Ordinance.
LEC spearheaded the compilation of Township Environmental Resource Inventory Report.
The Livingston Environmental Commission and Open Space Trust Fund Committee were awarded an ANJEC Environmental Achievement Award from the Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions at its annual Environmental Congress on October 21, 2005.