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Township Expected to Reaffirm Idle-Free Policy

The policy puts a three-minute idling limit near businesses, schools and churches in the township.

Township Expected to Reaffirm Idle-Free Policy Township Expected to Reaffirm Idle-Free Policy Township Expected to Reaffirm Idle-Free Policy

The is expected to approve a resolution Thursday reaffirming its commitment to keeping certain areas in town idle-free.

The resolution is an echo of one passed in 2007 which created idle-free zones for motorists near government buildings, such as the and , schools and businesses, according to Mayor Nicole Hagner.

"This resolution [will] move beyond New Jersey's no-idling code of three minutes," Hagner said.

The resolution comes at a time when the township is preparing for another application to Sustainable Jersey. To continue as a Sustainable Jersey town, township officials must take new steps towards green living and reaffirm their commitments to green policies already in place.

The committee is also expected to alter the fees for to allow for out-of-town residents to join the junior tennis program. The fee for joining will be $50, plus a $50 surcharge for anyone who does not live in the township.

Hagner also said the paddle tennis discussion item on the agenda for Thursday's meeting will likely be postponed to July.

The Chatham Township Committee meets at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Chatham Township Municipal Building. A complete copy of the agenda may be found in the Photos & Videos section of this article.

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