Frequently Asked Questions:
What is the Environmental Commission?
The Environmental Commission is an advisory Board appointed by the Mayor. By ordinance established in 1972, the Commission may have 5 members, one of whom is a liaison from the Commission to the Gibbsboro Planning Board. All members are volunteers who have expressed an interest in various environmental issues.
What does the Environmental Commission do?
The Gibbsboro Environmental Commission is an advisory Commission to both the Gibbsboro Planning Board and the Gibbsboro Zoning Board. The Commission reviews applications that are presented to the Planning and Zoning Boards for environmental impacts and provides comments and recommendations to those Boards.
Environmental impacts include issues concerning planned land use, waste management, air and water quality, and light and noise pollution.
When are Meetings Held?
The Gibbsboro Environmental Commission meetings are held the first Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. and are open to the public. Meetings are held at Gibbsboro Borough Hall, 49 Kirkwood Road, Gibbsboro, New Jersey.
The Gibbsboro Environmental Commission is a member of the Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions (ANJEC).
Current Environmental Commission Members
Gary C. Dodd
Helpful Environmental Links:
Gibbsboro Community Garden - http://www.sustainablegibbsboro.org/
United States Environmental Protection Agency, http://www.epa.gov
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, http://www.state.nj.us/dep
Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions, http://www.anjec.org