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 p.m. in the lower level of the municipal building. There will be no meeting in July.


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


First Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m.

Chairman of the Township Environmental Commission

  • Reviews and inspects all development applications to ensure compliance with local, state and federal environmental laws.

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

  • Consults 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

Rajani Karuturi

Renee O. Haider

Helaine Evans

Kenneth Konya

Joseph Slomian

Mihir Majmundar


Kathy Budge



Stormwater Management



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