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Township Expected to Reaffirm Idle-Free Policy

The policy puts a three-minute idling limit near businesses, schools and churches in the township.

The is expected to approve a resolution Thursday reaffirming its commitment to keeping certain areas in town idle-free.

The resolution is an echo of one passed in 2007 which created idle-free zones for motorists near government buildings, such as the and , schools and businesses, according to Mayor Nicole Hagner.

"This resolution [will] move beyond New Jersey's no-idling code of three minutes," Hagner said.

The resolution comes at a time when the township is preparing for another application to Sustainable Jersey. To continue as a Sustainable Jersey town, township officials must take new steps towards green living and reaffirm their commitments to green policies already in place.

The committee is also expected to alter the fees for to allow for out-of-town residents to join the junior tennis program. The fee for joining will be $50, plus a $50 surcharge for anyone who does not live in the township.

Hagner also said the paddle tennis discussion item on the agenda for Thursday's meeting will likely be postponed to July.

The Chatham Township Committee meets at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Chatham Township Municipal Building. A complete copy of the agenda may be found in the Photos & Videos section of this article.

Dave 2 July 19, 2012 at 04:45 PM
Forgive my auto correct...it is "implying", not "applying".
Dave 2 July 19, 2012 at 04:53 PM
Templin...Do you read the articles that you comment on or just try and make it about your own selfish agenda. The article said "The resolution comes at a time when the township is preparing for another application to Sustainable Jersey." To answer your next question of why we need this, click on http://www.sustainablejersey.com/.
Dave 2 July 19, 2012 at 05:46 PM
Why have we not seen or heard from any of your "professional" supporters? Is your group of "Politics with an Attitude" supporters that organized that only you are their spokesman? Where were these supporters during the Committee meetings? Where are their comments on these posts? You calling me a weirdo and Farmer Boy is just another example of distracting when you are proven to be a liar. As stated time and time again, as long as you post lies and accusations, I post truths. You go away, I go away... Its just that simple!
Sir July 19, 2012 at 08:36 PM
Richard and Dave - how about we try and find some common ground. We can even do it over dinner - which I will spring for in Morristown, Madison or Chatham. The world would be just a bit better if we could all get along in some way - even the slightest way. You both are very passionate about your positions, which is admirable, but finding a bit of common ground might be a good thing.
Dave 2 July 20, 2012 at 01:20 AM
When did I ever call a person a racist, nobody, hack or coward? I ask that you please post the link (your good at that!) that backs up your accusation. This is a typical Templin slanderous accusation made to distract. Let me guess… you want us to visit www.savegreenvillage.com to find out when I called these people names. Are you sure you are reading MY posts? You do know the name at the top right of the post, just above the time and date, is the name of the person making the comment, right? Just double check next time your reading something, it sounds like you may be reading your own posts. More lies and accusations....

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