Awards are for Sustainability, Municipal Engineering &Communications
The City of Jersey City was awarded the “Collaboration Award” from the Sustainable Jersey organization. The Collaboration Award recognizes a municipality that worked in partnership to implement a program or project. This award recognizes that many sustainability issues must be addressed on a regional scale or require the pooled resources of more than one partner.
The panel awarded the award to Jersey City for partnering with several entities (City Green, Washington Park Association, the Jersey City Food Co-op, and Garden State Urban Farms) to actively address food system issues by amending ordinances to allow local food production and sales, establishing and promoting a community gardening program (Adopt-A-Lot), developing a demonstration rain garden, and supporting the school gardening program. Continue reading City of Jersey City Recieves Three Awards at Annual League of Municipalities Conference