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This committee makes recommendations to the governing body and executes new ideas for the Borough’s ambiance, character and appearance. This includes, but is not limited to enhancing parks and public property and selecting and placing appropriate decorative elements. They also sell residential reflective address signs.
The Diversity Committee, assigned by the mayor, is responsible for assessing diversity and the cultural climate within the Borough of New Providence, identifying strengths and weaknesses, and creating a framework for inclusiveness and unity within our community.
New Providence Alliance
The New Providence Alliance maintains a consistent presence in our community each year, striving to keep our citizens aware of current trends in drug and alcohol abuse impacting all of our lives. We are funded by a grant from the Governor’s Council of Alcohol and Drug Addiction, the Borough of New Providence and via our fund raising efforts. The Alliance conducts programs that reach individuals in every age bracket of our community.
New Providence Mental Health Advocacy and Education Committee
The mission of this committee is to reduce the stigma of mental health in our community by promoting understanding through education, advocacy, raising awareness and connecting people to the right resources to give them hope and help.
New Providence Public Art (NPPA) Committee
NPPA was formed in November 2015. It is dedicated to bringing public works of art to New Providence in order to enhance our environment aesthetically. NPPA receives borough support from the Department of Public Works for installations, but receives no funding from the borough for acquisitions or operations. It raises money through private donations and grants and enjoys non-profit status thanks to its partnership with the Downtown Improvement District. Get information on public art installations in the Recreation hallway and outdoors, how to support NPPA, how to volunteer, and how to contact NPPA.
New Providence Radio Club
The New Providence Radio Club supports emergency services of New Providence with alternate radio communications during training exercises or actual emergency events. Members of the Radio Club work closely with the Emergency Management Committee and report to the Emergency Management Coordinator.
Sustainability Committee – New Providence Green Team
This goal of the Sustainability Committee is to create a healthy community, now and in the future, by proposing measurable solutions to pressing environmental, social, and economic concerns of the Borough of New Providence, its partners and its people. This advisory committee, appointed by the mayor, will focus on the following areas: creating healthy living environments; protecting, restoring, and maintaining ecological integrity; conserving energy and natural resources, and using them efficiently; balancing social, economic, and environmental concerns in decision making; promoting equity, human dignity, and social justice; emphasizing compliance with relevant laws and regulations; and creating strong partnerships with neighbors, businesses and the community.