The Environmental Commission is responsible for the protection, development and use of natural resources, including water resources located within the township.  The Commission also formulates recommendations to the Township Council concerning open space preservation, water resource management, air pollution control, solid waste management, noise control, soil and landscaping protection, environmental appearance, marine resources and the protection of flora and fauna.

The members of the Environmental Commission are as follows:

  • Leah Thiel, Chairperson
  • Sharon Ercoliani
  • JoAnne Lambusta
  • Tony Kono
  • Richard Opiekun
  • John Achille
  • Michael Gerrity (Alternate)
  • George Frame (Alternate)

For more information about the Environmental Commission, please call 732-262-1050 or email at


Meeting are held at 6:30pm in the Council Room A/B (next to Human Resources) unless otherwise indicated at Town Hall – 401 Chambers Bridge Road

  • Tuesday, January 31
  • Tuesday, February 28
  • Tuesday, March 28
  • Tuesday, April 25
  • Tuesday, May 23 (moved to May 24th at Lake Riviera Park, 371 North Lakeshore Drive)
  • Tuesday, June 27
  • Tuesday, July 25
  • Tuesday, August 22
  • Tuesday, September 26
  • Tuesday, October 24
  • Tuesday, November 28
  • Tuesday, December 19



Municipal Recycling Page

Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions (ANJEC)

N.J. Department of Environmental Protection

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


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