[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Evesham 6-21-1989 by Ord. No. 32-6-89; amended in its entirety 9-1-1992 by Ord. No. 21-9-92. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby created a Clean Communities Awareness and Recycling in Evesham Advisory Committee, hereinafter referred to as "CCARE," in accordance with the Clean Communities Act and in furtherance of the Model II Program. The Recycling Task Force, established by Evesham Township Council Resolution 237-81, and the current Clean Communities Advisory Subcommittee, established by Evesham Township Council Resolution 128-88, are hereby abolished.
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 13:1E-213 et seq.
The CCARE will discharge the following responsibilities:
Establish a public awareness program utilizing various forms of media to promote recycling in Evesham Township and publish results of the program periodically.
Develop the feasibility of adding other materials to be recycled.
Schedule meetings with residents, organizations, businesses and various interest groups when necessary to improve participation or to implement a new program.
Develop a timetable for implementation of plan and phasing-in of new material to be recycled.
Implement at least one cleanup day per year.
Implement two projects as required by the Model II Clean Communities Program for the State of New Jersey.
Implement an ongoing education campaign on anti-littering.
Determine enforcement policies.
Function as a liaison between the Township Council and the Department of Public Works on the Recycling and Clean Communities Program.
The Committee shall consist of 15 members, a majority of which shall constitute a quorum. All members shall be residents of Evesham Township during their entire term of service, except for members of Classes B and D, who may reside anywhere. The membership shall be divided into six classes as follows:
Class A: a Council person.
Class B: the Township Manager, the Public Works Director and the Recycling/Clean Communities Coordinator.
Class C: an Environmental Commissioner.
Class D: a representative of a business conducted in Evesham Township.
Class E: a member of the Evesham Township Board of Education.
Class F: eight residents, at least one of whom shall reside in a multifamily dwelling.
All appointments shall be made by a majority vote of the Township Council members present and voting at the Council's reorganization on July 1.
The terms of members first appointed under this chapter shall be as follows: one-year terms for the Class A and Class C members; two-year terms for Class D and Class E members; and three-year terms for the Class F members. Thereafter, the terms of each member other than a Class B member shall be for three years.
Notwithstanding any other provision herein, the term of any member common to the CCARE and the Council or the Environmental Commission or the Board of Education shall be for the member's term of membership on the Council or the Environmental Commission or the Board of Education as the case may be.
If a vacancy should occur for any reason other than the expiration of the three-year term, the unexpired term shall be served by another person of the same class chosen by a majority of the Council present and voting at the time of the replacement selection, which replacement selection may be made at any regular or special meeting of the Council.
Class B members shall serve ex officio for indefinite terms during the occupation of their respective positions of Township Manager, Public Works Director and Recycling/Clean Communities Coordinator.