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Kingwood Township
Address: 599 Oak Grove Road, Frenchtown NJ 08825
Phone: 908-996-4276  Fax: 908-996-7753

   
Environmental Commission

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Members
Position
Name
Phone
Term Length
Term Expires
Governing Body Member
1 year
12/31/20
Citizen Member
Gail Ashley
3 years
12/31/20
Citizen Member
Timothy Cahalin
3 years
12/31/20
Citizen Member, Chair
3 years
12/31/21
Citizen Member
3 years
12/31/21
Citizen Member
Ralph Celebre
3 years
12/31/20
Citizen Member, Vice Chair
Mara Tippett
        
3 years
12/31/21
Citizen Member
Lois Voronin
        
3 years
12/31/22
Alternate #1
Cynthia Niciecki
        
2 years
12/31/20
Alternate #2
Elizabeth Combs
2 years
12/31/21


Meeting schedule for 2020:
January 28, 2020                May 26, 2020                    September 22, 2020
February 25, 2020               June 23, 2020                    October 27, 2020
March 24, 2020          July 28, 2020                   November 17, 2020 (3rd Thursday)
April 28, 2020          August 25, 2020                    December 15, 2020 (3rd Thursday)

Use the OPRA form if you desire minutes or documents that are not on the website.
2020 Agendas:
2020 Minutes:







Minutes (posted after approval):
2015 Minutes
2014 Minutes
2013 Minutes
November - no meeting

June - no meeting
October - no meeting
December - no meeting
2012 Minutes
2011 Minutes
2010 Minutes
June - no meeting
November - no meeting
December - no meeting
2009 Minutes
2008 Minutes
2007 Minutes
December - no meeting


Environmental Issues
NEW 3/16/2019
Daily Precipitation in Kingwood
A Kingwood Resident is a dedicated citizen scientist, collecting precipitation data every day for 8 years (and counting!).  Check out the summary she shared with the Environmental Commission:
DEREWAL FIVE YEAR REVIEW REPORT - PUBLIC NOTICE



Emerald Ash Borer
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Interactive Mapping
Water Quality
Air Quality
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Invasive Species
Native Plants and Rain Gardens
Recycling
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3 Easy Steps to Rid Invasive Plants From Your Landscape

1.  DO NOT Purchase Invasive Plants LIST
2.  Remove Invasive Plants from Your Property
3.  Grow plants that are native to New Jersey

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Climate Information
Septic Systems
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Why & How to
Maintain Your Septic System
in Kingwood Township




PennEast Pipeline
COUNTY PROGRAMS
STORMWATER MANAGEMENT














Links and Documents
Environmental Commission Objectives:  2018

        Archived:       2015    2014    2013    2012
Environmental Commission Annual Reports:        2018

Lockatong and Wickecheoke Creek Watersheds:
A major project underway is theLockatong and Wickecheoke Creek Watersheds Restoration and Management Plan (these two watersheds make up the majority of Kingwood Township). The following links describe some “conceptual” designs for proposed stormwater controls for 4 municipalities as proposed in the Lockatong and Wickecheoke Creek Watersheds Management Plan.  The projects are funded by a federal 319(h) grant administered by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection.  Some of the designs have been submitted by college students at Delaware Valley College (Doylestown, PA).  The designs are undergoing final review by the municipalities and the Lockatong and Wickecheoek Creek Watersheds Technical Committee.  Where warranted, the designs may be somewhat reconfigured. ]Ideas 1 (1.3 mb pdf);Ideas 2 (8 mb pdf);Ideas 3 (0.9 mb pdf);Roadside Drainage Ideas (1.5 mb pdf)
Native Plants and Rain Gardens:
        Go To Garden Page
Parks and Open Space:
                       Kingwood's Parks (information about parks within Kingwood owned by the township and the state)
Pollution Prevention:
Recycling:
        Go To Recycling Page
Septic Systems:
Well Water:
        Drinking Water Links

Environmentally Safe Disposal of Prescription Drugs:  Over the counter and prescription medications should not be disposed down the drain because septic systems are not designed to remove pharmaceutical compounds and they may end up in your local waterways, and may eventually be found in your drinking water. Properly disposing of unwanted and expired prescriptions and over-the-counter medications in the trash promotes a healthy aquatic environment and prevents accidental poisoning and intentional abuse.]What should you do?
Master Plan:
Open Space and Recreation Plan of the Master Plan (May 2011) ]Download Now (3.5 mb)
Environmental Resource Inventory (ERI) update (Jan. 2009) ]Download Now (24 mb)
Conservation Plan Element of the Master Plan (October 2008) ]Download Now (10 mb)
Partners

New Jersey Water Supply Authority:  http://njwsa.org

        









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