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.


2014 Open Space Advisory Council Members
Annie Eng, Chairwoman
Joseph Pobega, Vice Chairman
James DiNardo, Joint Township Committee Rep
Joseph Belasco, Joint Township Committee Rep
Joseph Bucci, Environmental Rep
Jeffrey Tyler, Land Use Board Rep
Henry Pekarsky, Recreation Rep
Christopher Cullen
Louis Pisano, Alternate #1
William Kastning, Executive Director
Monmouth Conservation Foundation
(Special Advisor)
Trish Cullen, Administrative Officer


Please take notice that the Hazlet Township Open Space Advisory Council at its Re-Organization meeting held on January 30, 2014 authorized the meeting dates for the Calendar Year 2014 as follows: 

Open Space Advisory Council Meeting scheduled for July 24, 2014 is cancelled.  Please click here for the Notice of Cancellation.

February 27; March 27; April 24; May 22; June 26; July 24; August 28; September 25; October 23; November 24 (Monday); December 29 (Monday).

The Open Space Advisory Council Meetings take place in the Second Floor Meeting Room of Hazlet Municipal Hall, 1766 Union Avenue, Hazlet, New Jersey at 8:00 p.m.

The Resolutions authorizing the above is available for public inspection at the Office of the Administrative Officer, 1766 Union Avenue, Hazlet, NJ