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Seeking Resident(s) Interested in Volunteering for the Land Use Board


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Seeking Resident(s) Interested in Volunteering for the Land Use Board
 
The Land Use Board meets once per month in the evening.  If you are interested in being considered for the Alternate No. 2 Position for the Land Use Board please send a letter explaining your interest in the Land Use Board, along with your resume to:

Barry W. Conaway, Mayor, City of Burlington, 525 High Street, Burlington, NJ  08016.
 
This appointment will be for Alternate No. 2 and is to fulfill the remainder of a 2-year term that
will run from appointment date until 12/31/2021.
 
Additional Information:
 
The Mayor shall appoint two alternate members who meet the qualifications of Class IV* members. Alternate members shall be designated at the time of appointment by the Mayor as "Alternate No. 1" and "Alternate No. 2." The terms of the alternate members shall be for two years.  An alternate member shall not act on any matter in which the alternate member has either directly or indirectly any personal or financial interest.

Alternate members may participate in discussions or proceedings but may not vote except in the absence or disqualification of a regular member of any class. A vote shall not be delayed in order that a regular member may vote instead of an alternate member. In the event that a choice must be made as to which alternate member is to vote, Alternate No. 1 shall vote.

*Each Class IV member shall hold no other municipal office, position or employment, except that one such member may be a member of the Historic Preservation Commission and one such member may be a member of the Board of Education. For the purpose of this section, membership on a municipal board or commission whose function is advisory in nature, and the establishment of which is discretionary and not required by statute, shall not be considered the holding of municipal office.
 
Purpose of Land Use Board:
 
  1. To guide the appropriate use and development of land, in a manner which will promote the public health, safety, morals and general welfare
  2. To secure safety from fire, flood, panic and other natural and man-made disasters;
  3. To provide adequate light, air and open space;
  4. To promote the establishment of appropriate population densities and concentrations that will contribute to the well-being of persons and neighborhoods, and preservation of the environment;
  5. To encourage the location and design of transportation routes which will promote the free flow of traffic while discouraging location of such facilities and routes which result in congestion or blight;
  6. To promote a desirable visual environment through creative development techniques and good civic design and arrangements;
  7. To protect and preserve the unique character, identity and historic heritage of historic districts and historic sites;
  8. To comport with other such purposes as set forth in N.J.S.A. 40:55D-2.