Environmental Commission (EC)

Meetings

  • 8 pm
  • 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month
  • Municipal Building
    1033 Weldon Road
    Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849

These meetings are open to the public and public comment and participation are welcome.  

Members

  • Dr. Clifford Williams, Chairman
    Term of 3 Years
    Expiration: December 31, 2015
  • Marvin Fietelson, Vice Chairman
    Term of 3 Years
    Expiration: December 31, 2017
  • Patricia Curley
    Term of 3 Years
    Expiration: December 31, 2017
  • Mehandra Lakhicharran
    Term of 3 Years
    Expiration: December 31, 2015
  • John Ottina
    Term of 3 Years
    Expiration: December 31, 2017
  • Steve Fleishman
    Term of 3 Years
    Expiration: December 31, 2012
  • Alternate 2
    Term of 3 Years
    Expiration: December 31, 2017
  • Vacancy
    Term of 3 Years
    Expiration: December 31, 2015
  • Vacancy Board Secretary
    Term of 1 Year
  • Vacancy OSAB Liaison
    Term of 1 Year

Duties & Obligations

The Environmental Commission (EC) was created for the protection, development or use of the natural resources located within the territorial limits of Jefferson Township. The Commission advises the mayor and council, planning board, and board of adjustment concerning proposed development. Research, site plan reviews, and site plan visits are conducted in order to tender advice to the aforementioned parties.

Recommendations are made by the EC concerning: 

  • Air Pollution
  • Flora and Fauna Protection
  • Marine Resources
  • Noise Control
  • Open Space
  • Soil and Landscape Appearance
  • Water Resources Management

Additional Assistance

In addition, the EC works with other agencies, groups, parties, and individuals to study conditions to educate and to disseminate information relating to Jefferson Township and its environmental well being.

Serve on This Board

Anyone interested in serving on this Advisory Board is requested to submit a letter/resume by emailing the Mayors Office, or sending it by mail:
Township of Jefferson
c/o Mayors Office
1033 Weldon Road
Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849

Additional Information

For additional information send an email to the Environmental Commission.