[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Buena 6-27-2017 by Ord. No. 650. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Borough of Buena Green Team be and is hereby established as an advisory committee for the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Buena.
The general purposes for the Green Team shall include but not be limited to:
Managing Buena Borough's participation in the Sustainable Jersey Program.
Encouraging the Borough staff to pursue sustainable practices where possible and implement the Borough Council's environmental goals.
At the recommendation of the Borough Council, work with existing groups within the Borough whose actions effect environmental issues so as to eliminate duplication and assure that important tasks are covered.
Coordinate input for the Borough's website.
Provide suggestions for further research and action to the Borough Council.
At the direction of the Borough Council, provide advice and suggestions to the Borough Land Use Board to assure that environmental issues are considered in their deliberations and actions.
Manage and organize various ad hoc environmental groups within the Borough.
Solicit and evaluate environmental ideas and suggestions from the community.
Promote the causes of sustainability within the Borough.
The Mayor and Council of the Borough of Buena shall appoint seven Borough residents to serve as the Green Team who will serve without compensation. The Green Team shall elect from among its members a Chair, Vice Chair and Secretary/Treasurer. Initially, three members shall be appointed to a three-year term, two members to a two-year term, and two members to a one-year term. Thereafter, all terms shall be for three years.
The Green Team shall select Borough volunteers to work on Green Team projects. The names of the Green Team volunteers shall periodically be submitted to the Borough of Buena Mayor and Council, and the Green Team Committee reports, minutes, etc., shall also be submitted to the Mayor and Council.
The Green Team shall meet monthly. Additional meetings of the Green Team may be scheduled by the Chair at his/her discretion.
If any section, paragraph, subparagraph, clause or provision of this chapter shall be adjudged invalid, such adjudication shall apply only to the specific section, paragraph, subparagraph, clause or provision so adjudged and the remainder of this chapter shall be deemed valid and effective.
Ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter be and the same are hereby repealed to the extent of any such inconsistencies.
This chapter shall take effect after final passage and publication as provided by law.