Rocky Hill
NJ

Resolution
RESOLUTION-2017-51

2016 Recycling Tonnage Grant

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Category:Agreement

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BOROUGH OF ROCKY HILL

SOMERSET COUNTY

RECYCLING TONNAGE GRANT RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS,              The Mandatory Source Separation and Recycling Act, P.L.1987, c.102, has               established a recycling fund from which tonnage grant may be made to               municipalities in order to encourage local source separation and recycling programs; and

 

WHEREAS,              It is the intent and the spirit of the Mandatory Source Separation and Recycling Act to use the tonnage grants to develop new municipal recycling programs and to continue and to expand existing programs; and

 

WHEREAS,              The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has promulgated recycling regulations to

              Implement the Mandatory Source Separation and Recycling Act; and

 

WHEREAS,              The recycling regulations impose on municipalities certain requirements as a condition for applying for tonnage grants, including but not limited to, making and keeping accurate, verifiable records of materials collected and claimed by the municipality; and

 

WHEREAS,              A resolution authorizing this municipality to apply for the 2016 Recycling Tonnage Grant will memorialize the commitment of this municipality to recycling and to indicate the assent of Rocky Hill Borough Council to the efforts undertaken by the municipality and the requirements contained in the Recycling Act and recycling regulations; and

 

WHEREAS,              Such a resolution should designate the individual authorized to ensure the application is properly completed and timely filed.

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Borough Council of the Borough of Rocky Hill that the Borough hereby endorses the submission of the recycling tonnage grant application to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and designates Bill Epps to ensure that the application is properly filed; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the monies received from the recycling tonnage grant be deposited in a dedicated recycling trust fund to be used solely for the purposes of recycling.

 

Meeting History

Jul 17, 2017 7:30 PM  Borough Council Summer Meeting
RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Robert Uhrik, Councilman
SECONDER:Mark Sibley, Councilman
AYES:Robert Ashbaugh, Billy Dawson, Anthony Sciaraffo, Mark Sibley, Robert Uhrik
ABSENT:John Hagemann

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