Westampton Township Environmental Committee
The Environmental Committee meets at 7:30 PM, the third Monday of the month in the Municipal Building.
The Committee is established to assist in the protection, development and use of natural resources. In order to carry out these purposes, the Committee shall have the following functions:
a. Promoting the conservation and careful management of the natural resources of the Township.
b. Planning and implementing programs to educate the public about local conservation programs and issues.
c. Maintain an up-to-date inventory of the Township natural resources, including all relevant mapping and documentation.
d. Assist the Township Committee in maintaining an up-to-date inventory of all open space and recreation areas, both publicly and privately owned. Investigate possible appropriate use for publicly owned open space.
e. Assisting the Land Development Board in the latter’s duties and responsibilities, including input to the Master Plan and long range planning.
f. Rendering non-binding opinions with respect to any matter referred for review by the land Development Board within thirty (30) calendar days of such referral.
g. Review and make recommendations with respect to all Environmental I Impact Reports filed by a developer with the Land Development Board.
h. Act as a clearinghouse and resource for the community on local environmental issues.
i. To perform such other duties as directed by the Township Committee.