CLARKSTOWN SEEKS NOMINATION FOR TOWN’S ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARD

The Town of Clarkstown is seeking nominations for its Environmental Excellence Award. The nominations are based on the nominee’s contribution to environmental preservation, beautification and improvement within the Town of Clarkstown. Also considered will be the nominee’s involvement as a volunteer or coordinator in Town environmental programs, and any innovative programs or measures the nominee has taken or developed to better the Town’s natural environment. Consideration will also be given to the nominee’s length of service in these activities.

“The Town of Clarkstown is a leader in environmental initiatives from purchasing to policy to public education,” said Supervisor Alex Gromack. “This award will give us the opportunity to recognize those in our community who share our dedication to our environment.”

Applicants may be organizations, businesses or individuals located, operating or residing in the Town. Deadline for submission is Monday, April 1, 2014. The application consists of a one page nomination form, 100-150 word synopsis, and supporting materials. Residents can access the application on the town’s website or by calling the Town Council Chambers at 639-2056.

The Environmental Excellence Award winner will be announced on Earth Day, April 22, 2014 and the winner will be presented with the Award at the Town of Clarkstown Town Board meeting of Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 8 p.m.