Environmental Commission


  • Jerry Lewis, Chairman
  • Jane Hankins, Vice Chairman
  • Beth McClain, Secretary
  • Ken Strait, Liaison to Land Use Board
  • Burt Doremus
  • Marion Carll
  • Cheryl LaLancette


  • Prepare an Environmental Resource Inventory (ERI) on the natural resource characteristics and environmental features of Hopewell Township
  • Advise the planning and zoning boards about the impacts of proposals for development on such issues as flooding and runoff, open space needs, water and air quality, and plant and animal habit
  • Investigate environmental problems and offer solutions
  • Educate and inform residents on ways to help protect the environment
  • Advocate planned open space preservation

Private Well Outreach Project

The State of New Jersey, Department of Health conducted Private Well Testing in 2022 for Hopewell Township.  A presentation was made to the Environmental Commission at its April meeting.  A copy of that presentation can be found by clicking on the link below.

Private Well Testing Outreach 2022 Report


The Environmental Commission meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM except for the November and December meetings which are on the first Wednesday. The meetings take place at the Township Offices, 590 Shiloh Pike, Bridgeton, New Jersey.  If there are any questions, please contact Jerry at (609) 247-3903.

The 2023 Meeting Schedule is as follows:

January 11                  July 12

February 8                   August 9

March 8                       September 13

April 12                        October 11

May 10                         November 1

June 14                        December 6

Bostwick Lake