Open Space Advisory Council

Council Overview

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).

Mission Statement

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 to protect the environment which provides a natural habitat for wildlife, while offering opportunities for public enjoyment through active and passive recreation.




Joseph Pobega
Vice Chairman
2022 - 2024
Jeffrey Tyler

Jan. 1, 2023 - Dec. 31, 2023

Anthony Chiappone
Alternate #1
For an unexpired term ending Dec. 31, 2024

Michael Glackin 
Township Committee Representative
Steve Grossman
Land Use Board Representative
for a term commencing on Jan. 1, 2023 and ending on Dec. 31, 2024
Greg Remaud, Special Advisor New York / New Jersey Baykeeper, Executive Director

Louis J. Pisano, Special Advisor, GIS Mapping Specialist

Open Space and Vision Plans

Read the Monmouth County Open Space Plan, Hazlet 2030 Vision Plan, Hazlet Master Plan Re-examination report, Bayshore Strategic Plan and more on the Reports and Resources page.

2023 Meetings

7:30 pm on the fourth Thursday of the month, except where indicated with an asterisk (*). Meetings are subject to change and updated in the Calendar

  • September 28, 2023
  • October 26, 2023
  • November 30, 2023*
  • December 28, 2023