Open Space Advisory Council
Township of Hazlet

Open Space Advisory Council
1766 Union Avenue
Hazlet, NJ 07730


Phone: (732) 217-8657

The Open Space Advisory Council (OSAC) was formed on March 20, 2007 by the Hazlet Township Committee in order to make recommendations to the Township Committee on Open Space acquisitions utilizing the Open Space Trust Fund that was Established on January 1, 2007 as per voter approval of a Referendum passed on the November 7, 2006 Election.


Open Space


The purpose of the Hazlet Township Open Space Advisory Council is to provide guidance and support to the Township Committee and the Land Use Board on issues and matters of acquiring open space for perpetual preservation that are in the best interest of the citizens of the Township of Hazlet. The Council shall create, promote, and disseminate information regarding the preservation of open space within the Township of Hazlet which protects the environment and provides natural habitat for wildlife while offering opportunities for public enjoyment through active and passive recreation.


2016 Open Space Advisory Council Members
Joseph Pobega, Chairman
Annie Eng, Vice Chairwoman
Sue Kiley, Township Committee Rep
Joseph Bucci, Environmental Rep
Jeffrey Tyler, Land Use Board Rep
William Shewan, Recreation Rep
Victor Iannello
William Shea, Alternate #1
William Kastning, Executive Director
Monmouth Conservation Foundation
(Special Advisor)

Meeting dates for the 2016 Open Space Advisory Council are as follows:

January 28, February 25, March 24, April 28, May 26, June 23, July 28, August 25, September 22, October 27, November 28 (Monday), December 29, (5th Thursday), January 26, 2017 (Re-Org)


The Open Space Advisory Council meetings take place in the Second Floor Meeting Room in Hazlet Municipal Hall, 1766 Union Avenue, Hazlet, New Jersey - every fourth Thursday (except where indicated) at 7:30 p.m.