Environmental Commission


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  • Robert LaPlante
  • Aryeh Skorski
  • Eli Gallagher
  • Megan Gardella
  • Jonathan Myers, Vice Chairperson
  • Jeff Riker, Chairperson
  • Kathy Sevcenko, Recording Secretary
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Commission Overview

The Commission is established for the protection, development or use of natural resources, including water resources, located within the territorial limits of the Township of Jackson. 

The Commission shall have power to conduct research into the use and possible use of the open land areas of the Township and may coordinate the activities of unofficial bodies organized for similar purposes and may advertise, prepare, print and distribute books, maps, charts, plans and pamphlets which, in its judgment, it deems necessary for its purposes. 

It shall keep an index of all open areas, publicly or privately owned, including open marshlands, swamps and other wetlands, in order to obtain information on the proper use of such areas, and may from time to time recommend to the Planning Board plans and programs for inclusion in the Master Plan and the development and use of such areas.



PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Jackson Township Environmental Commission will hold its regular meeting on December 15, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 95 West Veterans Highway, Jackson NJ. Public access and the meeting will be held virtually through Zoom. The foregoing Electronic Public Meeting is recommended due to the current COVID-19 pandemic in accord with directives and guidance from State officials. Formal Acton may be taken at this meeting.

JACKSON TOWNSHIP ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.


Topic: Environmental Commission Meeting

Time: Dec 15, 2020 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


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Public Participation Zoom

In an effort to accommodate Public Participation in the meeting concerning matters required to be opened to the public, the Commission Chairman will ask at the appropriate times if anyone from the public has a question. Upon recognition, as appropriate you will have an opportunity to cross examine any witness as well as offer any comments and make any statements on the applications. The Commission Chairman will limit comments to 5 minutes per person and ask that you not repeat what a previous person/objector has already objected to or commented on other than to acknowledge agreement.

A minimum of two days prior to the meeting, you may submit written questions and or/comments via email to the following e-mail address: ksevcenko@jacksontwpnj.net. You must include your name and address in your submission and reference the matter to which you direct your question. The Commission will review the questions and comments and address them as is appropriate. As appropriate, your questions will be acknowledged and read into the record and answered. If you have any exhibits you wish to be considered by the Commission and entered into the record you will have to email them to the Commission Secretary in advance of the meeting at ksevcenko@jacksontwpnj.net . Questions will also be taken at the meeting via electronic means.

Public Access to Application Files

The Agenda for the December 15, 2020 meeting is accessible on the Jackson Township website. http://www.jacksontwpnj.net/. The Environmental Commission reserves the right to conduct an executive session. For those that need to view copies of the materials they will be linked to the agenda posted on the Township website prior to the meeting date. If you do not have a computer to view the documents you may contact the Commission secretary to make arrangements to view the documents.