Environmental Commission


  • Jerry Lewis, Chairman
  • Jane Hankins, Vice Chairman
  • Beth McClain, Secretary
  • Ken Strait, Liaison to Land Use Board
  • Burt Doremus
  • Marion Carll
  • Cheryl LaLancette


  • Prepare an Environmental Resource Inventory (ERI) on the natural resource characteristics and environmental features of Hopewell Township
  • Advise the planning and zoning boards about the impacts of proposals for development on such issues as flooding and runoff, open space needs, water and air quality, and plant and animal habit
  • Investigate environmental problems and offer solutions
  • Educate and inform residents on ways to help protect the environment
  • Advocate planned open space preservation


The Environmental Commission meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM except for the November and December meetings which are on the first Wednesday.

The next meeting is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at Township Offices, 590 Shiloh Pike, Bridgeton, New Jersey.  If there are any questions, please contact Jerry at (609) 247-3903.

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