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Clean Communities Grant Will Be Put To Good Use, Mayor Says

Nonprofit groups in Berkeley can apply for mini-grants


The state Department of Environmental Protection has given the township a $107,386 Clean Communities Grant, Mayor Carmen F. Amato Jr. said.

"The township will use a portion of this grant to offset salaries of employees and to fund mini-grants to local non-profit civic and community groups that take advantage of our "Adopt-a Spot" or "Adopt-a-Road"Clean Communities Program," Amato said.

Berkeley non-profit civic and community groups who apply for a grant can receive $500 for their organization, he said.

Any non-profit civic and community groups in Berkeley Township that are interested in participating in this program can contact Berkeley's Clean Communities Coordinator, Mark Vanella at: 732-341-1022. 

"This grant award is good news for Berkeley taxpayers and local non-profit civic and community groups," Amato said. "The unding also provides for equipment related to the clean-ups, education and enforcement of litter laws."






Chief Wahoo June 04, 2014 at 05:50 PM
So a grant from taxpayers all over NJ, is going to be used to pay public takers salaries. And this clown thinks this is a good thing. And just how much That $107,386 will goes towards public takers salaries. When The entire amount should go towards clean up and fixing up PRIVATE TAXPAYERS property.

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