Open Space Advisory Council

HOW TO VOLUNTEER

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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.

Members

Name

Term

Joseph Pobega
Chairman
2022-2024
Annie Eng
Vice Chairwoman
2022 - 2024
Michael Glackin
Committeeman

2022

Jeffrey Tyler
2021-2023


Bob Friesendorf
Environmental Representative
2021-2022


Steve Grossman
Land Use Board Representative
2021-2022


Greg Remaud, Special Advisor New York / New Jersey Baykeeper, Executive Director


Anthony Chiappone
Alternate #2

December 31, 2022

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.

2022 Meeting Dates

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

  • January 27, 2022 – Re-organization. Meeting canceled.
  • February 24, 2022 Rescheduled for February 23
  • March 24, 2022
  • April 28, 2022
  • May 26, 2022
  • June 23, 2022
  • July 28, 2022
  • August 25, 2022
  • September 22, 2022
  • October 27, 2022
  • November 28, 2022*
  • December 26, 2022*
  • January 26, 2023 – Re-organization 2023