Township of Monroe

Environmental Commission


The Environmental Commission advises the Township, planning board and zoning board of adjustments and acts as a local watchdog for environmental problems and opportunities.

The Commission works to protect the use of natural resources, including open space preservation, water resource management, air pollution control, solid waste management, noise control, storm water management, soil and landscape protection, and the protection of flora and fauna in general.

Meetings: The Environmental Commission meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM in the lower level of the Municipal Building. There will be no meeting in July. Meetings are held in the lower level of the Municipal building.


Thompson Park Trail Map

Thompson Park Conservation Area Trail Map

Jamesburg Park Trail Map

Trail Network Development


Trail Map - Trail Map Part 2


Take a hike in Middlesex County!  Click to find a location


Learn more about the Middlesex County Conservation Corps & our Open Space Preserves


Getting Ready for Spring

PPT Final Spring

Green Tips Book

Monroe Township Trail & Bikeways Presentation at the GreenFair

Roadway Network Development

Environmental Resource Inventory Update for 2006 (ERI/NRI)

45 Ways to Green the Not So New Home


1st Wednesday of the month at 7:00 PM.

Chairman of the Township Environmental Commission

  • Review and inspect all development applications to ensure compliance with local, state and federal environmental laws

  • Follow up on all Board approved developments to verify adherence to the approved plans with respect to environmental concerns

  • Consult with the Department Director, Township Planner and Township Engineer as necessary to ensure compliance with all matters of environmental nature

Karen C. Polidoro

Phone: (732) 521-4400


Kenneth Konya
Helaine Evans
Renee Haider
Rajani Karuturi
Karen Toth

Karen LaFata

Kathy Budge



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