The data is in for the Recreation Needs Survey!  Please review and note that 77% of the town wants passive recreation such as trails, biking, etc., versus 16% that want synthetic turf fields.  

Holmdel Affordable Housing Proposals (click icon to open)
 
 
 
 
 
Local News and Opinion
http://www.app.com/story/news/investigations/watchdog/government/2017/01/24/holmdel-turf-fields-cross-farm-park/96968902/
Letters to the Editor of the Holmdel Journal, pg. 16:
http://monmouth.journalsnj.com/holmdel-current-issue/
http://patch.com/new-jersey/holmdel-hazlet/hope-better-governing-holmdel-residents
 
Holmdel resident's letter opposing Cross Farm development, published in both The Asbury Park Press and  Holmdel Patch: 
http://patch.com/new-jersey/holmdel-hazlet/letter-editor-no-turf-fields-holmdel
http://tworivertimes.com/residents-take-turf-fight-to-the-courtroom/
 
Additional Articles On Artificial Turf
Lawmakers demand big artificial turf investigation:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/mikeozanian/2016/12/08/lawmakers-demand-big-artificial-turf-investigation/#62bf22e73f22
http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2016/12/senators_call_for_federal_investigation_of_fieldtu.html
The 100-Yard Deception", in the Star-Ledger 12/4/16; company made millions selling faulty synthetic turf fields in NJ and throughout the US:
https://readymag.com/njdotcom/fieldturf/
http://www.app.com/story/life/wellness/2016/11/01/samantha-adams-rubber-mulch/93060442/
 
https://www.epa.gov/chemical-research/federal-research-recycled-tire-crumb-used-playing-fields
http://www.espn.com/espnw/news-commentary/article/9348433/espnw-two-years-women-world-cup-turf-war-front-center
http://time.com/4140786/womens-soccer-team-turf/
https://www.whenweall.org/petitions/protect-our-children-stop-using-tire-mulch-on-mn-playgrounds
Holmdel Causes
http://holmdel-cilu.org/
https://www.facebook.com/Save-Holmdel-Open-Space-284437811618878/
https://twitter.com/HolmdelVillage

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