Environmental Commission

Meetings


  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Millburn Municipal Building
    375 Millburn Avenue
    2nd Floor
    Millburn, NJ 07041

2019 Meeting Schedule


All 2018 regular meetings will be held at 7:30 prevailing time unless otherwise noted on the following dates:
Month Date
January 8
February 12
March 12
April 12
May 14
June 11
July 9*
September 10
October 10
November 12
December 12
* Meetings held at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum

Agendas & Minutes 

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes 

Members
The Commission is comprised of 7 members who serve 3-year terms, 2 alternates who serve 2-year terms, and a Township Committee liaison, all appointed by the Township Committee. One member of the Commission serves as liaison to the Planning Board, another member represents the Township on the Passaic River Coalition, and another represents the Township on the Rahway River Association.
  • Dianne Eglow, Township Liaison, Term Expires: December 31st, 2019
  • Elizabeth Vollavanh, Chairperson, Term Expires: December 31st, 2019
  • Jorge Mastropietro, Term Expires: December 31st, 2019
  • Vaclav E. Benes, Term Expires: December 31st, 2020
  • Edward Hilzenrath, Term Expires: December 31st, 2021
  • Lisa Chenofsky Singer, Term Expires: December 31st, 2020
  • Priya Patel, Term Expires: December 31st, 2020
  • Joseph Barbanel, Term Expires: December 31st, 2021
  • Alex Moaba, Alternate 1, Term Expires: December 31st, 2019
  • Sarah Rosenthal, Alternate 2, Term Expires: December 31st, 2020

About the Commission


Established in 1969, The Millburn Environmental Commission has a distinguished history as one of New Jersey's first municipal environmental commissions. The Commission attracts Township volunteers with a zeal for environmental stewardship and the professional credentials to advance clean water, clean air, recycling and the environment. The Millburn Environmental Commission oversees the identification, preservation and protection of the Township’s environmental resources. The Environmental Commission also serves as advisor to the Township Committee and the Planning Board on planning and zoning matters.

Activities


Millburn Township Natural Resource Inventory


The Commission periodically updates the Natural Resource Inventory, which catalogs open space, geological features, water, air, soil, vegetative, and animal life in Millburn.
Link to 2014 Environmental Resource Inventory

Public Education


The Environmental Commission aims to impact public education by creating and distributing informational materials, organizing hands-on activities and other projects. The Commission enhances our quality of life and creates awareness of the ecosystem in which we live.

Regional Coordination


The Commission interacts with neighboring community environmental commissions and environmentally oriented non-profit organizations to address local, regional, and state environmental concerns.

Contact Us


Do you have a concern about an environmental issue in Millburn? Feel Free to contact us, or come to one of our monthly meetings.

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Complete Streets Presentation
by James Sinclair from the New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center on January 26, 2017

Safe Routes to Schools Presentation
by Jessica Lubas from TransOptions