Open Space Advisory Council

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Open Space Advisory Council
1766 Union Avenue
Hazlet, NJ 07730

Phone: (732) 217-8674

The Open Space Advisory Council (OSAC) was formed on March 20, 2007 by the Hazlet Township Committee in order to make recommendations to the Township Committee on Open Space acquisitions utilizing the Open Space Trust Fund that was Established on January 1, 2007 as per voter approval of a Referendum passed on the November 7, 2006 Election.


Open Space


The purpose of the Hazlet Township Open Space Advisory Council is to provide guidance and support to the Township Committee and the Land Use Board on issues and matters of acquiring open space for perpetual preservation that are in the best interest of the citizens of the Township of Hazlet. The Council shall create, promote, and disseminate information regarding the preservation of open space within the Township of Hazlet which protects the environment and provides natural habitat for wildlife while offering opportunities for public enjoyment through active and passive recreation.


2019 Open Space Advisory Council Members Term
Joseph Pobega, Chairman 12/31/21
Annie Eng, Vice Chairwoman 12/31/21
Michael Glackin, Deputy Mayor, Township Committee Rep  
Skip McKay, Committeeman, Township Committee Rep  
Anthony Chiappone, Recreation Rep 12/31/21
Robert Friesendorf 12/31/20
Daniel Nothstein, Environmental Commission Rep 12/31/20
Victor Iannello, Alternate #1  12/31/20
Edward Young, Alternate #2 12/31/19

Greg Remaud, Special Advisor, NY/NJ Baykeeper, Acting Executive Director
Jeffrey Tyler, Special Advisor
Louis J. Pisano, Special Advisor, GIS Mapping Specialist

Meeting dates for the 2019 Open Space Advisory Council are as follows:

Thursday, January 24 – (re org) 
Thursday, February 28
Thursday, March 28
Thursday, April 25
Thursday, May 23
Wednesday, June 26
Thursday, July 25
Thursday, August 22
Thursday, Sept. 26
Thursday, Oct. 24
Monday, Nov. 25
Monday, Dec. 30
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - (Re org)

The Open Space Advisory Council meetings take place in the Second Floor Meeting Room in Hazlet Municipal Hall, 1766 Union Avenue, Hazlet, New Jersey - every fourth Thursday (except where indicated) at 7:30 p.m.