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:

  • Garitt “Tony” Kono – Chairperson
  • Sharon Ercoliani – Vice Chair
  • Richard Opiekun
  • Jo Anne Lambusta (Planning Board liaison)
  • Robert Raisch
  • Jill Kovalsky
  • Raymond LeChien
  • Joseph Rampino (Alternate)
  • Ronald Dente (Alternate)

For more information about the Environmental Commission, please call Commission Secretary Vin Palmieri at 732-262-1000 x-1325 or email at

2023 Meeting Dates

Meetings are held in the A/B Conference Room at Town Hall, 401 Chambers Bridge Road at 6:30pm

Tuesday, January 24

Tuesday, February 28

Tuesday, March 28

Tuesday, April 25

Tuesday, May 23

Tuesday, June 27

Tuesday, July 25

Tuesday, August 22

Tuesday, September 26

Tuesday, October 24

Tuesday, November 28

Tuesday, December 12 (Adjusted for Christmas)