The Hazlet Township Environmental Commission invites you to join our Storm Water Management Seminar taking place on Monday, Мау 8, 2023 - 6:00 РМ - 9 РМ at Town Hall located at 1766 Union Ave., Hazlet, NJ.
The Hazlet Environmental Commission, in conjunction with the Hazlet Township Municipal Administrator, Rutgers University Cooperative Extension and the NJ Association for Floodplain Management are pleased to provide this seminar to our residents and neighboring communities.
Meet Our Speakers
Christopher С. Obropta, Ph.D., Р .Е. is the Extension Specialist in Water Resources with Rutgers Cooperative Extension, and he is а Professor with the Department of Environmental Sciences at the School of Environmental & Biological Sciences, Rutgers University.
Dr. Chris Obropta will talk about:
Maintaining green infrastructure practices/projects. The key to long term success of supporting flood reduction through green infrastructure is maintenance. This workshop will discuss the maintenance requirements for each green infrastructure practice. Dr. Obropta will also share how he is working with communities in central New Jersey to design а watershed scale green infrastructure project that will adapt to more intense rainstorms in Hillsboro and Manville, NJ.
Joe Barris, РР, AICP, CFM is the Director of the Department of Planning, Transportation, and Community Services for Monmouth County, NJ and jointly serves as the County's Planning Division Director.
Joe Barris will talk about:
Monmouth County instituted the CRS Assistance Program in 2014 to aid municipalities that participate in the CRS. The Monmouth County Division of Planning and the Monmouth County Office of Emergency Management partnered to offer their professional and technical expertise in hazard mitigation, community planning, puЫic outreach, and Geographic lnformation Systems (GIS) mapping to all Monmouth County municipalities participating in or actively pursuing entry into the CRS. Since then, the County has created а number of initiatives that have increased CRS participation, improved CRS community classifications, and has influenced flood mitigation throughout the State of New Jersey.