Jersey City and Parsippany-Troy Hills Mayors come Together to Sign Ordinance Protecting and Enhancing Boonton Reservoir
What: Jersey City Mayor Steven M. Fulop will be joined by Parsippany-Troy Hills Mayor Michael Soriano to sign an ordinance increasing the environmental protection of the Boonton Reservoir, enhancing the quality of water for drinking purposes and opening parts of the area to the public while maintaining security surrounding the area.
Following the signing and speakers, a tour of the area will take place. Through City Ordinance 18-04, the administration in consultation with the Open Space Institute, the Jersey City Environmental Commission and other stakeholders, will create a master plan to determine public use of the property, educational components for Jersey City students, and brand new security measures for the Parsippany Police and Morris County Park Patrol to secure the space.
When: Friday, September 28, 2018, at 2 p.m.
Where: Boonton Reservoir
739 Greenbank Drive
Boonton, New Jersey 07005
(Please wear shoes suitable for a walking tour following the press conference to obtain b-roll an photographs)
Who: Mayor Steven M. Fulop, Jersey City
Mayor Michael Soriano, Parsippany-Troy Hill
Chief Gabriele Di Pietro, Morris County Park Police
Chief Andrew Miller, Parsippany PD
Dave Helmer, Morris County Park Commission
Jeremy Farrell, Jersey City Municipal Utilities Authority
Suez Water Representatives
Great Swamp Watershed Assoc.
Open Space Institute
Environmental Commission Representatives
Jersey City Parks Coalition