Boards & Commissions

Board of Adjustment

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Membership:

Name Membership Term Expires
Brad BreslinRegular - Vice Chair12/31/2019
Daniel LaneRegular12/31/2019
Deborah NungesterRegular 12/31/2017
Heather BellowsRegular - Alternate #212/31/2018
James RhaticanRegular - Chair12/31/2020
Jeanmarie GenirsRegular12/31/2020
John SuranoRegular - Alternate #112/31/2018
Kathleen MastrangeloRegular12/31/2019
Michael ZaidelRegular12/31/2019
Thomas S. Russo, Jr.Regular - TC Liaison12/31/2017

Meeting Schedule:

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Zoning Board of Adjustment of the Township of Bernards will meet to discuss or act upon public business at 7:30 p.m. on each of the dates set forth below, at the Municipal Building, Collyer Lane, Basking Ridge, New Jersey:

  • 10/04/2017 7:30PM
  • 10/12/2017 7:30PM
  • 11/08/2017 7:30PM
  • 11/16/2017 7:30PM
  • 12/06/2017 7:30PM

Notice of any revisions to the above schedule will be posted, mailed to the newspapers and to those who have so requested as required by law.

Additional Facts About Your Board

  • Membership:
    The Board of Adjustment is made up of seven members and two alternate members. In addition, the Board retains its own staff and consultants annually at the January reorganization meeting.
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  • Board of Adjustment Staff:
    • Board Attorney, Steven K. Warner, Esq., Ventura, Miesowitz, Keough & Warner 908-277-2410
    • Board Engineer, Thomas Timko, PE 908-204-3020
    • Board Planner, David L. Schley, AICP/PP 908-204-3004
    • Board Secretary, Cyndi Kiefer, 908-204-3026
  • Public Participation: Residents are welcome to attend the public meetings of the Board and are invited to ask questions and provide comments and statements regarding applications that appear on the agenda. To review copies of applications submitted to the Board of Adjustment, please contact Board of Adjustment Secretary at 908-204-3026 Monday thru Friday, 8:30AM to 4:30PM.
CONSISTENT WITH THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND THE RELIGIOUS LAND USE AND INSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS ACT OF 2000 (“RLUIPA”), BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, THE PLANNING BOARD, AND THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT DO NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST RELIGIOUS EXERCISE, OR VIOLATE THE OTHER PROTECTIONS OF RLUIPA.