Climate Action Committee

April is Earth Month, a time where we can raise environmental awareness and create consciousness around the issues that directly affect mother nature. In Madison, our Green Teams have partnered together to provide multiple free events for residents, visitors, and neighbors to attend, all of which have one overarching goal – working towards a greener and cleaner Madison. Learn more about the events, and register (when necessary), by clicking here.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Established by Resolution (R38-2022), the Borough implemented a pilot program in 2022 to apply the proposed Climate Action process to set municipal-level climate goals aligned with New Jersey state strategies, measure progress towards those goals, and recommend actions the Borough can take to address gaps in reaching municipal climate goals.


The following individuals are serving 1-year terms through December 31, 2023:

  • Rachel Ehrlich, Council Liaison

Madison Environmental Commission Members:

  • Kirsten Wall

Sustainable Madison Advisory Committee Members:

  • Peter Fried
  • Mary Ellen Hennessey-Jones
  • Lisa Jordan
  • Kathleen Caccavale

2023 Climate Action Recommendations 

On February 13, 2023, the Climate Action Committee released their 2023 Climate Action Recommendations. This report is a survey of the work in progress in Madison to meet the climate goals outlined in the 2022 Climate Action Report. It identifies key Climate Actions for 2023 that are recommended for endorsement by the governing body.

2022 Climate Action Report

On January 23, 2023, the Climate Action Committee released their 2022 Climate Action Report, a one-time report to present the findings of the 2022 Climate Action pilot program. 


  • February 13, 2023 Climate Action Recommendations Presentation to Council 
  • January 23, 2023 Climate Action Committee Report Presentation to Council 
  • April 27, 2022 Climate Action Process Presentation to Council
  • January 10, 2022 Climate Change Strategic Planning Initiative Presentation to Council 

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