Environmental - Green Team

Environmental - Green Team

Join the Green Team which works with the Environmental Commission!

Lets keep HP Clean and Green!


Document Shredding has been rescheduled for September 12, 2020 Borough Hall Parking Lot. 9am-Noon

 Bergen County Utility Authority's website BCUA.org under Recycling to see the event schedule.  This website provides all the latest information on recycling of all sorts, from household to hazzardous materials.

Amendment to September 2, 2020, Environmental Commission Meeting

Please take notice that in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 et seq. and in consideration of Executive Order no. 103, issued by Governor Murphy on March 9, 2020 declaring a State of Emergency and a public Health Emergency in the State of New Jersey, and Governor Murphy's Executive Order no. 107 that restricts public gatherings and directs residents of New Jersey to stay at home, please be advised that the already scheduled and advertised September 3, 2020, 7:30 pm meeting of the Harrington Park Environmental Commission will take place via Zoom conference. Instructions to access the Remote Meeting and procedures for commenting are as follows: You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: September 3, 2020, 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: Environmental Commission Please click the link below to join the webinar:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6936944746?pwd=Nm1BQWFsNjFpT1JmVkx3WkJqUzMydz09, Meeting ID: 6936944746, Password: 08052020: One tap mobile +16465588656,, 6936944746#,,,,0#,,08052020# US Or Telephone: Dial: +1 646-558-8656, Webinar ID: 6936944746Password: 08052020. Remote meeting access instructions will also be posted on the Borough Website harringtonparknj.gov. Video conferencing services can be accessed via the Zoom App which can be downloaded to a computer or mobile device before the meeting. Members of the Public can participate in the Public Comment portion of the meeting through both the video and audio conferencing mentioned previously. Questions regarding the Hearing may be directed as provided for on the Borough's website, or to the Board Secretary Tel. (201) 768-1714, or by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. All meetings of the Harrington Park Environmental Commission are public meetings which are always open to members of the general public.

 Follow this link for latest information on the Northern Valley Greenway Project that is being considered for the abandoned CSX rail lines that run through several

Northern Valley municipalities: https://www.northernvalleygreenway.org/


Please be mindful of the neighborhoods where you walk your dog(s). 

All dogs are required by Ordinance to be on a leash.  In addition, you are required to curb your pet and pick up the waste matter, disposing of properly.  Lets work together to keep our neighborhoods, yards, Borough Parks and School ground clean and healthy for our community. 

Thank you for this consideration.


Established by Chapter 15 of the Borough’s Code 7 members, 3-year term, Mayoral appointment


“The mission of the Harrington Park Environmental Commission is to promote in general an environmental,

ecological conservation and natural resources program for the Borough.

The HPEC will study and make recommendations to the Mayor and Council on matters that concern open space,

water resource management, air pollution, noise pollution, solid waste, soil and landscape protection,

environmental appearances, marine resources, and protection of flora and fauna.

In addition it is charged with research into the use of existing or potential open land areas within the municipality,

as well as working with other organizations or unofficial bodies concerned with open space and environmental issues.”

The Environmental Commission generally meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm at the Borough Hall.

Environmental Commission Members:

Peter Ardito, Chair 2006-2022

Meredith Budinich 2017-2022

Theresa Hazelton 2014-2022

Ann Lander 2013-2020

Mary Ann Schran 2008-2022

Sung Min Yoo -Filling Unexpired Term through 2022

Clerk: Marti Francis


Current Minutes

     January 10, 2019   February 6, 2019
        March 6, 2019       April 3, 2019
         June 5, 2019      July 10, 2019
     September 4, 2019  
      January 10, 2018    February 7, 2018
          Cancelled       April 4, 2018
         May 2, 2018      June 5, 2018
        July 11, 2018   September 5, 2018
      December 5, 2018
  ****************** *******************
        January 11, 2017     February 1, 2017
          March 1, 2017        May 3, 2017
          April 5, 2017  
          June 8, 2017        July 5, 2017
         August 2, 2017   September 6, 2017
        October 4, 2017   November 2, 2017
      December 6, 2017  ******************
        January 6,2016     February 3, 2016
          March 2, 2016         April 6, 2016
          May 4, 2016          June 1, 2016
          July 6, 2016        August 3, 2016
     September 7, 2016       October 4, 2016
      December 7, 2016  


 Additional Information and Minute Archives 


Instead of discarding unwanted items, try donating or selling them.  

Not only will you be reducing waste, you can help others at the same time.  

Check out the opportunities on the link above for a variety 


Environmental Resource Inventory

 Link for ERI Complete Document

          Location Map              Vicinity Map     
       Topography & Slopes           Soil Classifications
            Flood Plains      Surface Water Resources
   Hydrography & Watersheds         Env Sensitive Areas
       Property Ownership     Property Ownership Private
      Property Ownership HP     Property Ownership SUEZ

lawnFor Stormwater Management Information:  njstormwater.org


If you have any trouble with accessing information contained within this website, please contact the Borough Clerk’s Office at 201-768-1700 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If you have any trouble with accessing information contained within this website, please contact the Borough Clerk’s Office at 201-768-1700 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Mayor's Corner

"This new website  brings clarity and understanding as to what makes Harrington Park such a desirable community to call home.  I hope this site adds to your appreciation and knowledge of what great services the Borough has  to offer."
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clerk@harringtonparknj gov
Ann H. Bistritz RMC CMC CMR
85 Harriot Avenue
Harrington Park, NJ 07640