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Policy Summary

This provision establishes the "Division of Food and Nutrition" within the city's department of human services to provide education and training related to food preparation and administer the Women's Infants and Children (WIC) program, the Meals on Wheels program, the Senior Lunch Program and supervise all farmer's markets authorized by the City.

Background Information

State New Jersey
Jurisdiction Name Jersey City
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 200,000-800,000
Legal Strategies
  • Provides education, promotes awareness, or provides information
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Distribute; Get;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
Yes

"The Division of Food and Nutrition shall provide education and training related to food preparation and administer the Women's Infants and Children (WIC) program, the Meals on Wheels program, the Senior Lunch Program and shall supervise all farmer's markets authorized by the City." § 3-107.3.

Health-related goal?
Yes

Creates a position to provide training on food preparation and presumably, nutrition (based on the title).

Environmental goal?
No

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
No

Includes definitions?
Yes

§ 3-2

Addresses implementation?
No

Enforcement provisions?
No

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra investment?
Unclear

The law establishes a division within the city's department of health and human services. It is unclear whether new staff was required to create the division.

Code context and ordinance history

Section 3-107.3 (Division of Food and Nutrition) is located in Chapter 3 (Administration of Government), Article XII (Department of Health and Human Services). History: Added 12-14-2016 by Ord. No. 16-188.