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Agenda Topics - Readington Twp. Meeting 9/19/16 7:30pm

Posted by garveyk on September 13, 2016 at 8:15 PM

Hello Members -

I have been able to secure time on the agenda at the next Readington Township meeting on Monday, Sept. 19th @ 7:30pm.

Please show your support by attending if at all possible. Below is a short description of the topics that will be discussed. Your participation will be welcomed and will help to identify the specific and very real problems everyone is having. Your input is very important.

Thank you , 

Ken Garvey


Agenda Topics – Readington Twp. Meeting

Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 @ 7:30pm

 

 

Statement of problems/concerns with Pleasant Run & Holland Brook Watersheds

  • Safety of residents and preservation of property, driveways, & bridges

  • Continued deterioration of storm water handling

  • Erosion of stream beds

  • Debris impeding flow of water within established stream bed (channel)

  • Storm water runoff from roads, farms, homes, golf course & others

Proactive engagement is needed

  • Evaluate and identify grant money opportunities

  • Establish a group of people to identify problems.  For example: Engineers from Readington Twp., Hunterdon County, and the Golf Course,  as well as Police, Fire, Rescue (Safety), DEP, EPA

  • Participation on/with Kip Bateman and Gov. Christie regarding New Task Force to Address Raritan River and Delaware River Flooding in Hunterdon & Somerset Counties

I have passed out material and studies on the Pleasant Run & Holland Brook Watersheds that feed into the South Branch of the Raritan River which is used for drinking water throughout Central New Jersey.

Visit the website below to view photos uploaded by local residents on Pleasant Run – Springtown – Stanton – Pinebank, and other roads that tie into the area experiencing problems.

http/pleasantrunfloodcontrol.webs.com/

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