Greenwood Lake Commission promoting bill to get funding

Make text smaller Make text larger

The Greenwood Lake Commission is asking residents to contact members of the State Legislature to support State Assembly and Senate bills that would secure some $500,000 in funding, according to the commission.

In a press release this week, the commission asks members of the public to help promote bill, A-3804/ S-2167 heard in Appropriations Committee, at its next meeting.

According to the commission, Greenwood Lake supplies water to over 3 million residents and thousands of businesses, and most likely, the water local families depend on every day.

The commission has never been funded since legislated into law in 2001/2002, being one of New Jersey’s most important bodies of water, the release said.

It hopes that calls to assembly members to support the bills will help make sure it is heard in committee and then approved.

The $500,000 is for the purpose of protecting the natural, scenic, economic, and recreational resources of the lake, the commission said.

The commission asks to contact the following assembly members; Ass. Coughlin (732) 855-7441, Ass. Burzichelli (856) 251-9801, Ass. Schaer (973) 249-3665, Ass. Conaway (856) 461-3997, Ass. DeAngelo (609) 631-7501, Ass. Mosquera (856) 232-6700, Ass. Pintor Marin (973) 589-0713, Ass. Tucker (973) 926-4320, Ass. Peters (609) 667-7360, Ass. Rooney (973) 237-1362, Ass. Webber (973) 917-3420, Ass. Wirths (973) 300-0200, Ass. Pinkin (732) 548-1406, Ass. McKeon (973) 377-1606, Ass. Giblin (973) 779-3125, and Ass. DeCroce (862) 701-5156.

Make text smaller Make text larger


Pool Rules


Junior Highlanders qualify for national competition
Over the three days of July 12-14, 16 Jr. Highlander Track Club athletes competed at the USATF Northeast Region Jr. Olympics at Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania.

Read more »

Library program recalls 'Space Race' of 1957-75
The West Milford Township Library invites residents to take a step back in time to the dramatic years of the Space Race with author and photographer Kevin Woyce on Wednesday, Aug.
Read more »

Pet of the Week: 'Smithers' wants a loving, loyal boss
On TV, the role of "Smithers" on The Simpsons is one of a loyal, devoted assistant and companion to his boss, Mr. Burns.
This 'Smithers' is 10-year-old male has...

Read more »

Wednesday’s Greenwood Lake Commission meeting changes location
West Milford. The Greenwood Lake Commission meeting, scheduled for Wednesday night, July 24, has changed its location from the West Milford Library to the main meeting room in...
Read more »


Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers


Local News
Honoring 'Mr. Lou'
  • Jul 17, 2019
Harvey Finkelstein
  • Jul 22, 2019


West Milford, NJ