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There are plenty of ways for you to stay involved and to take action.  Check out some of the many events we have going on throughout the year. Share with your friends and family, and help us protect and restore the Bay!

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“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” -Benjamin Franklin

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Upcoming Events

Dec
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Barnegat Light Town Council Meeting @ Council Room on the second floor of Borough Hall
Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm

***Meeting details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the meeting organizer when planning to attend.

Brick Township Planning Board Meeting @ Municipal Building
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm

***Meeting details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the meeting organizer when planning to attend.

The Planning Board is responsible for preparing, amending and adopting the municipal master plan. The master plan is the blueprint for the development for the township and consists of land use, recreation, housing, utility, recycling, traffic and conservation elements. The Planning Board reviews and reports to the Township Council on any municipal zoning ordinances or revisions/amendments to existing ordinances before its adoption. The Planning Board also reviews applications for subdivisions and reviews site plans.

Howell Environmental Commission Meeting @ Main Meeting Room
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm

***Meeting details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the meeting organizer when planning to attend.

The commission was established for the protection, development, or use of natural resources, including water resources, located within the territorial limits of the Township. In order to carry out these purposes, the commission shall have the following powers:

  • Acting as the coordinating agency for the community on conservation matters and a liaison between local conservation needs and regional, county, state, and federal agencies administering to those needs
  • Advertising, preparing, printing, and distributing books, maps, charts, plans, and pamphlets, which in its judgment it deems necessary for its purposes
  • Conducting research into the possible use of the open areas of the Township
  • It shall keep an index of all open areas publicly or privately owned, including open marsh lands, swamps, and other wetlands, in order to obtain information on the proper use of such areas
  • Managing donated or purchased lands for conservation purposes and operating conservation programs
  • Planning, implementing, and informing the public about local conservation programs
  • Promoting the conservation and development of the natural resources of the Township
  • Recommending to the Planning Board plans and programs for inclusion in a Township Master Plan and the development and use of such open areas
Long Beach Township Land Use Meeting @ Administration Building
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm

***Meeting details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the meeting organizer when planning to attend.

Ocean Gate Town Council Meeting @ Main Council Room at the Municipal Office Complex
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm

***Meeting details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the meeting organizer when planning to attend.

*October 16th meeting is at 1:00pm*

Seaside Park Environmental Environmental Advisory Committee / Green Team @ Borough of Seaside Park Council Meeting Room
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm
Seaside Park Environmental Environmental Advisory Committee / Green Team @ Borough of Seaside Park Council Meeting Room

***Meeting details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the meeting organizer when planning to attend.

Seaside Park’s Environmental Advisory Committee has openings for interested citizens who want to join the committee and the town’s Green Team. The mission of this group is “to define the community’s responsibility to the environment and through educating the public to turn Seaside Park into a model community for Environmental Stewardship.”

Any resident interested in serving on the Green Team must first complete the following Citizen Leadership Form (PDF) and submit it to Borough Clerk Karen Barna for consideration of any future vacancies.

The Seaside Park Environmental Advisory Committee (SPEAC) is a volunteer resident group, which is appointed yearly by the Mayor and Council at its Reorganization Meeting. SPEAC is committed to working with Borough Officials to promote environmental sustainability and to support green projects, which will make Seaside Park a greener place to live, work and play.

Long Term Goals:

  1. To promote Sustainable Environmental Practices
  2. To define the Community’s responsibility to the environment
  3. To educate the public about the environment and turn Seaside Park into a model for environmental Stewardship
Wall Township Committee Executive Session/Public Business Meeting @ Main Meeting Room
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm

***Meeting details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the meeting organizer when planning to attend.

Millstone Planning Board Meeting @ Millstone Township Meeting Room
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm

***Meeting details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the meeting organizer when planning to attend.

The Planning Board is responsible under state statute for preparing and adopting a Township Master Plan and for reviewing any and all land use development within Millstone Township, including alterations/additions to the schools, utilities and municipal agencies. The Planning Board is charged with approving all subdivisions, site plans, planned development applications and conditional uses which conform to Township land use ordinances. The Planning Board is also responsible for reviewing all ordinances proposed by the Township Committee that deal with land use, specifically Chapter 84 of the Township Code, as well Municipal Land Use Law, Chapter 291, Laws of N.J. 1975.

Pine Beach Town Council Meeting @ Municipal Building
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm

***Meeting details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the meeting organizer when planning to attend.

Surf City Town Council Meeting @ Council Chambers
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm

***Meeting details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the meeting organizer when planning to attend.