General Information
General Information
Historic Preservation Commission
Judy Decker
Historic Preservation Commission
Compliance Officer
Bruce Britton
Planning Board/Zoning Board
Board Secretary
Karen Keenan
Shade Tree
Connie Anderson
Environmental Commission
Meryl Nelson
643 Washington Street
Cape May,

Environmental Commission

The Environmental Commission shall have the powers enumerated in N.J.S.A. 40:56A-1 et seq., specifically the power to study and make recommendations concerning open space preservation, water resources management, air pollution control, solid waste management, noise control, soil and landscape protection, environmental appearance, marine resources and protection of flora and fauna.

The Commission may also conduct research into the use and possible use of the open land areas of the City. It shall keep an index of all open areas, publicly or privately owned, including open marshlands, swamps and other wetlands, in order to obtain information on the proper use of the areas, and may recommend to the Planning Board plans and programs for inclusion in the City Master Plan and the development and use of the areas.

Created by Ordinance No. 375, July 24, 1972
Seven (7) Members
Three (3) members for three (3) year terms
Three (3) members for two (2) year terms
One (1) member for a one (1) year term
Thereafter each appointment shall be for three (3) years

Ordinance 105-2007 created Alternate I and Alternate II positions. 1st appointments shall be 2 years for alternate #1 and 1 year for alternate #2, thereafter the term shall be two (2) years

City of Cape May
Environmental Commission

Michael JonesRegular Member (Cross Member with Planning Board)12/31/2025
Meryl NelsonSecretary
Randell NuschkeRegular Member12/31/2026
Gretchen WhitmanRegular Member12/31/2024
Christopher HajdukRegular Member12/31/2025
Sarah StevensonAlternate II12/31/2025
Kim GronendahlRegular Member12/31/2024
Barbara MeimbresseRegular Member12/31/2026
Hope GainesAlternate I12/31/2025
Justine MagarielRegular Member12/31/2023
Michael YeagerCouncil Liaison

REGULAR MEETINGS: Fourth Tuesday of each month 11:00am

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