Township Committee

Preston Joins Committee
May 18, 2022

Robert Preston took the formal oath of office at the May 17 Township Committee meeting with his family at his side. The oath was administered by Monmouth County Commissioner Deputy Director Sue Kiley.

The Township Committee appointed Preston, a Republican, on April 26. His term ends at the end of this year. He will serve on the governing body with Mayor Michael Sachs, Deputy Mayor Mike Glackin, Skip McKay and Pete Terranova, who are all Republicans. 

Preston works as an automotive technician. He has been a volunteer firefighter for the Hazlet Township Fire District #1 for 36 years. He has previously been an elected district Fire Commissioner and has served more than 10 years as Treasurer. He has also served as Hazlet Township's fire chief and president of the North Centerville Volunteer Fire Co. 

At the government meeting, Preston was accompanied by his wife Jackie, daughter Nicole, son Matthew, and mother Betty.  

Robert Preston Oath of Office

Terranova Takes Oath to Serve on Hazlet Township Committee
Also, Primary Candidate File
April 6, 2022

Peter Terranova has been appointed to the Hazlet Township Committee. Terranova will fill the vacancy left by Tara Clark who resigned in February for family health reasons.

Committeeman Terranova’s qualifications include a background as a Wall Street technical analyst. He was also a volunteer football coach with the Hazlet Youth Athletic League and is a longtime resident with family in town.

Monmouth County Commissioner Deputy Director Sue Kiley issued Terranova’s Oath of Office on April 5 as his wife, Cindi, held the Bible and his family stood by to support him.

Terranova, a Republican, immediately joined Republicans Mayor Michael Sachs, Mike Glackin and James “Skip” McKay on the governing body. Following his swearing-in, Mike Glackin was appointed Deputy Mayor, following the resignation April 1 of Deputy Mayor Scott Aagre. .

Terranova will serve as Township Committeeman until the certification of the November election.


Peter Terranova Takes Oath of Office

Primary Election June 7

Candidates who met Monday’s deadline to file for the upcoming primary election in Hazlet Township on June 7 are Democrats Kevin Lavan and David Personette, running for a full, three-year terms; and Lucille LoSapio, running for a 2-year unexpired term.

In the Republican primary, it is James Cavuto and Robert Preston, running for full, three-year terms and Terranova, for the 2-year unexpired term.

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Meetings

  • 7 pm Workshop Meeting
    8 pm Regular Meeting
  • Twice monthly (or more), typically on Tuesday nights.
  • View meeting calendar


Agendas & Minutes

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Open to the Public

Meetings are open to the public and in-person, as of July 20, 2021. 

Public Notices

Public notices are posted in Town Hall and published in the Asbury Park Press and The Independent, accessible via NJPA.org.


Members

With links to their pages

  • Michael Glackin, Committeeman
    Term: 2020 to 2022. View page.
  • James "Skip" McKay, Committeeman
    Term: 2022 to 2024. View page.
  • Mike Sachs, Mayor
    Term: 2021-2023. View page.
  • Peter Terranova, Committeeman
    Term: April 6, 2022 through end of year.
  • Robert Preston, Committeeman
    Term: April 26, 2022 through end of year. 

See 2022 Standing Committee appointments at end of this page. 

TERMS

The governing body is comprised of five members, elected to three-year, staggered terms.  There is an election of at least one member every year.  The members appoint a mayor and a deputy mayor for one-year terms.

When a vacancy occurs, candidates' names are put forth by the resigning member's political party for consideration by the Township Committee.

2022 Regular Meetings, 8 p.m.

  • January 18, 2022
  • February 1, 2022
  • February 15, 2022
  • March 1, 2022
  • March 15, 2022
  • April 5, 2022
  • April 19, 2022
  • May 3, 2022
  • May 17, 2022
  • June 6, 2022
  • June 21, 2022
  • July 12, 2022
  • August 2, 2022
  • September 6, 2022
  • September 20, 2022
  • October 4, 2022
  • October 18, 2022
  • November 1, 2022
  • November 14, 2022
  • December 6, 2022
  • December 20, 2022

2022 Workshop Meetings, 7 pm

  • January 18, 2022
  • January 25, 2022
  • January 29, 2022 (Special Meeting: Budget)
  • February 1, 2022
  • February 15, 2022
  • February 22, 2022 (Canceled 2/22)
  • March 1, 2022
  • March 15, 2022
  • March 22, 2022
  • April 5, 2022
  • April 19, 2022
  • April 26, 2022
  • May 3, 2022
  • May 9, 2022 (Special meeting added 5/4) 
  • May 17, 2022
  • May 24, 2022
  • June 6, 2022
  • June 21, 2022
  • June 28, 2022
  • July 12, 2022
  • August 2, 2022
  • September 6, 2022
  • September 20, 2022
  • September 27, 2022
  • October 4, 2022
  • October 18, 2022
  • October 25, 2022
  • November 1, 2022
  • November 14, 2022
  • November 22, 2022
  • December 6, 2022
  • December 20, 2022

2022 Standing Committees


A. Dept. of Public Works 
(Including streets, sewerage water, public buildings and sidewalks.)

B.    Public Safety Liaisons

C.    Insurance

D.    Library

E.    Environmental Commission

F.    Finance and Central Purchasing

G.    Recreation Advisory Committee

H.    Sewer Utility

I.    Board of Education

J.    Personnel Committee

K.    Hazlet PTO's Liaison

L.    Swim Club

M.    Open Space

N.    Construction

O. Economic Development

P. Land Use Board


2022 Appointments to Standing committees

Last Updated Feb. 22, 2022

A. Dept. of Public Works
Sachs, co-chairman

B. Public Safety Liaison to:
Fire Dept. - McKay
First Aid - McKay
Office of Emergency Management - McKay
Police -

C. Insurance

D. Library Commission

E. Environmental Commission / Green Team
McKay-co-chairman

F. Finance and Central Purchasing
Glackin, co-chairman

G. Recreation Advisory Committee
Glackin, co-chairman

H. Sewer Utility
Sachs, co-chairman

I. Boarch of Education
McKay, co-chairman

J. Personnel Committee
Glackin, co-chairman

K. Hazlet's PTO's Liaison
McKay, co-chairman

L. Swim Club
McKay, co-chairman

M. Open Space
Glackin, chairman

N. Construction

O. Economic Development

P. Land Use Board
Glackin, co-chairman