Advisory committees help the governing body make decisions for our Borough. In order to join the Borough's Advisory Committees, you must fill in a Citizen's Leadership Form
Committees & Liaisons
The mayor is an ad hoc member of all committees.
Board Of Education: Liaison - Rosemary Ryan
Liaison between the Highlands Elementary School as well as Henry Hudson Regional School Boards of Education and the Governing Body.
Communications & Public Relations: Liaison - Cody Valkos
Works with the Governing Body to provide a consistent message by and for the Borough of Highlands.
Environmental Commission: Liaison - Rosemary Ryan
Liaison between the Governing Body and the Environmental Commission which was established for the protection, development or use of natural resources within the Borough.
Green Team: Liaison - Cody Valkos
Works with the Governing Body and Sustainable Jersey, a nonprofit organization that provides tools, training and financial incentives to support communities as they pursue sustainability programs to improve waste management, resiliency and sustainablity.
Open Space: Liaison - Linda Mazzola
Liaison between the Open Space Committee and the Governing Body. A dvises the Borough Council as to parcels of land that can be purchased as well as to preserve and improve current property owned by the Borough for open space, conservation, recreation and parklands.
Shade Tree Commission: Tree Commissionor - Christian Lee
Advises the Mayor and Council concerning the proper planting, care, ground maintenance, removal as well as possible administering of treatment to shade and ornamental trees and shrubbery.