Princeton

The Watershed Association’s Project for Municipal Excellence builds partnerships with municipal leaders to support proactive municipal planning. Working with local leaders we assess a municipality’s land use, zoning and other ordinances and create a tailored “Taking the Next Steps” report with recommendations to strengthen local laws, policies and actions to protect clean water and the environment.

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River-Friendly Resident Count: 22

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Residents of Princeton are encouraged to attend the Princeton Council meeting on June 12 at 7pm to speak in favor of a stormwater ordinance, and urge their elected officials to vote for passage of the ordinance.

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Princeton’s town council is poised to take an important step by considering a strong new measure to address flooding and polluted stormwater runoff—two of the region’s most pressing environmental challenges.

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As we built our communities with more and more concrete, asphalt and buildings, the need to address stormwater arose. Our thinking on how to address stormwater has evolved over the years.