Boards & Commissions
The Planning Board is responsible under state statute for preparing and adopting a Township Master Plan and for reviewing land use development within Bernards Township. The Planning Board is charged with reviewing subdivisions, site plans, planned development, conditional uses and certain variances. The Planning Board also reviews and recommends revisions to land use ordinances to the Township Committee.
The Planning Board is made up of nine members and two alternate members. In
addition, the Planning Board retains its own staff and consultants annually
at its reorganization meeting.
|Barbara Kleinert||Class IV Member||12/31/2016|
|Jeffrey Plaza||Class IV Member - Chairman||12/31/2016|
|Jim Baldassare||Class I Member - Mayor's Designee||12/31/2016|
|Jodi Alper||Class IV Member - Vice Chair||12/31/2016|
|John Malay||Class III Member - TC Voting Member||12/31/2016|
|Kippy Piedici||Class IV Member ||12/31/2017|
|Leon Harris||Class IV Member ||12/31/2017|
|Paula Axt||Class IV Member ||12/31/2018|
|Randy Santoro||Class II Member - Shade Tree Commission||12/31/2016|
|Rich Moschello||Class IV Member - Alternate #1||12/31/2017|
|Scott Ross||Class IV Member - Alternate #2||12/31/2016|
PLEASE TAKE NOTE that the Planning Board 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, NJ:
- 05/17/2016 7:30 p.m.
- 06/07/2016 7:30 p.m.
- 06/21/2016 7:30 p.m.
- 07/05/2016 7:30 p.m.
- 07/19/2016 7:30 p.m.
- 08/02/2016 7:30 p.m.
- 08/16/2016 7:30 p.m.
- 09/06/2016 7:30 p.m.
- 09/20/2016 7:30 p.m.
- 10/04/2016 7:30 p.m.
- 10/18/2016 7:30 p.m.
- 11/08/2016 7:30 p.m.
- 11/22/2016 7:30 p.m.
- 12/06/2016 7:30 p.m.
- 12/20/2016 7:30 p.m.
Notice of revisions or additions to the above schedule will be posted and advertised as required by law.
Additional Facts About Your Board
- 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 for
development, please contact, Frances Florio, Planning Board Secretary,
at 908-204-3026, Monday thru Friday, 8:30AM to 4:30PM.
As of June 6, 2006, the Planning Board has adopted the following procedure.
There will be no new cases heard after 10:00 p.m. and no new witnesses
or testimony will be heard after 10:30 p.m.
- Planning Board Staff:
Board Attorney, Jonathan Drill, Esq, Stickel, Koenig & Sullivan 973-239-8800
- Board Planner, David Banisch, PP Banisch Associates, Inc. 908-782-0835
- Board Engineer, Thomas J. Quinn, PE, EKA Associates 908-322-2030
- Township Planner, David Schley 908-204-3004
- Board Secretary, Frances Florio 908-204-3026