Environmental Commission

Dennis Township New Jersey

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Mission Statement

The Dennis Township Environmental Commission DTEC represents the public and its long-term interests as local environmental advocates. Commission Members work towards these goals by:

  • advising the township council and the planning and zoning boards about environmental impacts of proposals for development;
  • advocating for open-space preservation;
  • keeping residents informed on environmental matters and ways to help protect the environment;
  • promoting environmental education;
  • working with neighboring commissions and other organizations to meet these goals

General Information

Environmental Commission Members

Full and alternate members are appointed by the mayor.

Full members are appointed for a term of three years and alternates for a term of two years, on staggered terms so that the terms of a portion of the members expire annually.

Provisions are also made to have associate members who have expertise in a special area but may not be residents.

  • Chairman – Bob Penrose – 2022
  • Vice Chairman – Justin Turner – 2023
  • Recording Secretary – Ray Rebmann – 2022
  • Alt. #1 – Vacant
  • Alt. #2 – Vacant
  • Voting Member – Brad Rosenthal – 2021
  • Voting Member – Sue Slotterback – 2021
  • Voting Member – Lisa Salimbene – 2022
  • Voting Member – Jim Herlihy – 2023
  • Voting Member – Justin Turner – 2023

Meeting Schedule

Please be advised, the State has adopted legislation that has made it possible for the Township of Dennis to hold meetings via electronic means.  While this scenario is not ideal, the Township believes it is necessary to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of our citizens. Therefore, we will be having video conference Environmental Commission meetings on the following dates and times in accordance with the law:

  • Jan. 11, 2022 – 5:30 pm (Reorganization)
  • Feb. 01, 2022 – 5:30 pm
  • Mar. 01, 2022 – 5:30 pm
  • April 05, 2022 – 5:30 pm
  • May 03, 2022 – 5:30 pm
  • June 07, 2022 – 5:30 pm
  • July 05, 2022 – 5:30 pm
  • Aug. 02, 2022 – 5:30 pm
  • Sept. 06, 2022 – 5:30 pm
  • Oct. 04, 2022 – 5:30pm
  • Nov. 01, 2022 – 5:30pm
  • Dec. 06, 2022 – 5:30pm

There are several options for the public to attend this meeting and interact if need be: 

Option 1) Join the video conference and be able to see, hear, and participate during the meeting.  This is how the Board Members will be participating in the meeting.   

1).  Download the “Zoom Cloud Meeting” app on your phone or computer.
2).  Sign up for a free Zoom account.
3). Log into the meeting at or before 5:30 pm using this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86531634471?pwd=NTNwdjFtS1YxWnpJWlJISVBycnRpZz09

Meeting ID: 865 3163 4471
Password: 981887

Option 2) Join the meeting over the telephone.  You will be able to hear and speak during the meeting, but not see the video.

1).  Call (929) 205-6099 from any telephone: 
2).  Enter the meeting ID: 865 3163 4471
3).  Enter the password: 981887
4). It will ask you for a participant ID.  You can enter a number of your choosing or just hit #.  

If you have specific questions you would like answered at the meeting and you know those questions now, please email .

We thank you for your understanding and patience as we navigate through these unprecedented times.

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